Top Father's Day Things To Do in New Jersey

Father's Day in New Jersey

Your Guide to making Father's Day a special day for New Jersey Dad's

Discover popular events, things to do, ideas and gifts for dad.

In 1972, President Nixon declared Fathers Day a nationally observed holiday on the 3rd Sunday in June ---- this year on June 20, 2021

In New Jersey you can take dad to celebrate Fathers Day at a BBQ, on cruise over New York Harbor, a week end at the Jersey Shore, a car show, and more

Ideas for Fathers Day Gifts (No Ties Please)

This is the time of the year to put your own interests aside and focus on dad to make Fathers Day a memorable and caring day.

Car wash and Detailing
Each member of the family can participate in sprucing up his car. In addition to washing the car, you can purchase services and accessories like having the oil changed, purchase new floor mats, new windshield wipers, a new CD, or new drink holder.

A Weekend Camping, Fishing, or Getaway to the Jersey Shore
This is a nice time of the year to enjoy the outdoors. Spend family time with dad over a weekend camping, or down at the shore doing the things he loves best. Add to the special meaning by packing the car for dad, filling it up with gas, as well as plan for special things for dad over the weekend.

Have the Family Create The Father's Day card. This can be an inexpensive project that the entire family can participate in. Have the kids add their art work and thoughtful sayings, or if they are too young to do that, add their tiny hand and foot prints.

Consider Dad's interests. What is his favorite weekend pastime? Golf? A baseball game? Fishing? Plan and participate in the activity with dad to make it a memorable day.

Father's Day Weekend 2021 Events

Note: Sometimes conditions require cancellations or changes of dates, times and location which are not reflected in the original schedule. Before planning a trip to visit one of the listed events, it is suggested that you call the event sponsor to confirm the event schedule or for additional information on the event.

Father's Day Special at the Auto Race Track
Saturday, June 19, 2021
Wall Stadium SpeedWay
1803 Route 34 South
Wall, NJ
Ticket Prices:
Adult  $20  |  Senior Discount (62+)  $17  |  Active Military  $10  |  Student (ages 6-18 & college students w.ID)  $10
In honor of Father's Day, they will be celebrating Dads and Grandpas with a feast! Dads will enjoy a special discount and we will be featuring hearty homemade food specials at the concession stand.
All races will be cone Races. Modifieds 40 laps | Sportsman | Factory Stocks | Fast 4s | INEX Legends | Limited Late Models

Annual Atlantic Highlands Chamber of Commerce Classic Car Show
Saturday, June 19, 2021, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.  (Rain Date is June 26, 2021)
Along First Avenue
From Highland Avenue to Bay Avenue
Atlantic Highlands, NJ
A great Father's Day gift for Dad's who love classic cars, love entertainment, food, and family entertainment. This fun, family event features all car related items, live music, food, crafts and a "Kid Friendly" area with games and prizes. Two stages will be set up; one in Veteran's Park and one near Bay Avenue, both playing live music throughout the event. Ferry service from New York via SeaStreak is available.

Father's Day Cruise - New York Harbor
Sunday, June 20, 2021: Board: 11:30am | Cruise: 12:00pm - 2:00pm
City Cruises
Departing from Lincoln Harbor Marina
1500 Harbor Blvd,
Weehawken, NJ
A Father's Day  brunch cruise from New Jersey to New York Harbor is sure to create an unforgettable day on the water. Experience a buffet brunch cruise on the East and Hudson Rivers. Dine the day away with friends and family and soak in New Jeresy's iconic skyline view.
+ Two-hour brunch cruise on the East and Hudson Rivers
+ Delicious buffet brunch with freshly prepared entrees, salads and desserts
+ Unlimited coffee, hot tea, iced tea and water
+ Spectacular views of the city skyline and local landmarks
+ Guaranteed table for your party size

River Queen Father's Day Cruise
Sunday, June 20, 2021; 11:30am- 1:30pm
Bogan's Basin
800 Ashley Avenue
Contact: (732) 892-3377

Price: $40 Adults Ages 13 and up, $22 Children Ages 12 and under.
Father's Day Brunch aboard the River Queen 2 Hour Brunch Buffet Cruise aboard the River Queen. Enjoy the sights and sounds of the beautiful Manasquan River, and conditions permitting, the Pt. Pleasant Canal & Barnegat Bay with time for sightseeing on the return trip.
Cash Bar available for both alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages.

Treat Dad to a Minor League Baseball Game
Weekend of Sunday, June 20. 2021; 1:05PM
Somerset Patriots
TD Bank Ballpark
1 Patriots Park
Bridgewater, NJ 08807
Celebrate Father's Day at the ballpark! The first 1,000 dads will receive themed BBQ Aprons!
Also, Kids and the family in attendance will get to run the bases on the field after the game!

Father's Day at iPlay America
Sunday, June 20, 2021
iPlay America
110 Schanck Road
Freehold, NJ 07728-2938
Dad's ride Free with a "Free IRide Plus or Power play Pass
iRide Plus Pass includes:
Freedom Rider Spinning Coaster, Kite Flyer, Skyscraper, Speedway, Reverse Time, Happy Swing, Crazy Cabs, Dizzy Dragons & Carousel
Power Play Pass includes:
4 Hours of UNLIMITED non-redemption video games, 1 Laser Tag Session, 1 4D Theater experience, and UNLIMITED Go Karts

Father's Day at Bellview Winery
Sunday, June 20, 2021 ; 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Bellview Winery
150 Atlantic Street
Landisville, NJ 08326
Cost: $14 – $20.00
Their lawn will be open and they will be taking reservations for seating. They will have Sound of the Island here playing steel drums as well as Wipe Out Eats! and Top Shelf Mobile Cuisine. Bottles and growlers will be available for purchase, at this time we will not be offering flights, or tastings. So sit back, listen to the steel drums and enjoy the little things with us!

Father's Day Dinner at Four Sisters Winery
Sunday, June 20th 2021; 12 pm-4 pm
Four Sisters Winery
783 North Bridgeville Road (County Route 519)
Belvidere, NJ
Tickets are required for the Father's Day Pig Roast by calling 908-475-3671
The winery will be having it's annual Father's Day BBQ with roasted pork and ribs being the focus along with live entertainment for this celebration of Father's on the farm. No need to worry about the weather as the celebration takes place under the party tent or the deck tent.
The winery will offer strolling vineyard and wine cellar tours. Wine tasting will feature Proprietor's Red Reserve a dry, full bodied and rich wine produced from 100% of grapes grown on our farm. Up to 8 wines may wines will be available for tasting on the deck.Dinner includes succulent pork fresh from the roaster and bbq ribs hot off the grill,  baked beans, coleslaw,  and rolls and a lemon sheet cake for dessert. Cost is $42.50 per person including tax. $25 for ages 4-12 and ages 3 and under free.Free wine tasting and a complimentary glass of wine for each Father.

Father's Day Whippany Excursion Train Ride
Sunday, June 20, 2021
Railway Museum
1 Railroad plaza
Whippany, NJ 07981
Website Buy your tickets online up until 1 hour before departure time.
Trains depart the Whippany Station at 12:30; 1:45; 3:00, & 4:15 PM and is a 45 minute, non stop, round trip.
Climb aboard the Whippany Railway Museum's Excursion Trains and take a ride into the past! Visit the museum and enjoy an afternoon of relaxing family fun.

Father's Day Walk
Sunday, June 20, 2021; 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Tenafly Nature Center
313 Hudson Ave.,
Tenafly, NJ 07670
Celebrate Father's Day with a guided walk outdoors. Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just hoping to spend some quality time with Dad, a walk might be the perfect activity to celebrate this special family day. All ages welcome.