Father's Day is an important day to honor and celebrate the fathers and father figures in our lives. If you are in Anaheim and Orange County, California, there are many ways to celebrate Father's Day. Whether your dad is sporty, artsy or a foodie, we’ve compiled a list of exciting Father’s Day activities and events to make his day special this year. Here are some ideas of things to do with your dad to let them know they’re the world’s best!


Take A Cruise


Dana Wharf Sportfishing & Whale Watching Dana Pride Cruise

Sea-ze the day and take Dad on a Father’s Day Dinner Cruise adventure hosted by Dana Wharf Sportfishing & Whale Watching on Sunday, June 18 starting at 6 pm. This 2-hour coastline cruise on the 95’ foot Dana Pride is sure to make a special Father’s Day celebration. Enjoy an evening with live classic rock n’ roll music, a delicious BBQ buffet, beer tasting, desserts and more. Make your reservations today.



Newport Beach City Cruises

Embark on a wonderful Newport Beach Father’s Day Brunch Cruise for an elegant family get-together. Just off the Newport Beach Harbor, City Cruises is hosting a 2-hour cruise that includes a delicious brunch buffet with bottomless mimosas and domestic beer. Setting the mood with a live DJ set, enjoy the fantastic panoramic views as you soak in the Newport Coast. This cruise is available on June 17 and 18.


Is brunch not your thing? Create wonderful memories over the Newport Beach sunset with City Cruises’ Father's Day Premier Dinner Cruise instead. On this 2.5-hour dinner cruise, experience spectacular views, DJ entertainment and a delicious plated dinner prepared with fresh ingredients. Available all Father’s Day weekend, this activity is perfect for the whole family and a special treat for Dad. Water you waiting for? Book your cruise today.



Calling all Berry Good Fathers


Knott's Summer Nights 2023 Father's Day

Knott's Summer Nights is a celebration of summer that you don't want to miss. Every night, you can enjoy live music and tasty treats at Knott’s Berry Farm. There will also be plenty of fun activities to explore, such as interactive experiences, family-friendly games, and Instagram-worthy photo opportunities. Bring the whole family and have a great time!



The Office Trivia at Improv Irvine

If Dad’s a fan of The Office, you won’t want to miss The Office Trivia at Improv Irvine. Actor David Koechner will be there to share his best behind-the-scenes stories. Koechner played Todd Packer in the hit show, who was Michael's best friend and an obnoxious paper salesman.



Enjoy a Steak Dinner


THE RANCH Restaurant & Saloon

Take Dad to THE RANCH Restaurant & Saloon this Father’s Day weekend for their special Father’s Day Surf & Turf consisting of a nice Bone-In Filet Mignon and buttery South African Lobster Tail. They will also be serving their regular dinner menu with house favorites. 


Morton's The Steakhouse Anaheim Ca

Located in the Anaheim Resort area, Morton's The Steakhouse offers an award-winning menu year-round. Celebrate Father’s Day with their special for the day, the Slow-Roasted Prime Rib on Sunday, June 18.



Mastro's Steakhouse Costa Mesa, CA

Mastro's Steakhouse Costa Mesa combines atmosphere, comfort and elegance this Father’s Day. Celebrate Dad with their award-winning wines, craft cocktails, USDA Prime steaks, and seafood. Make your reservations now.



Root for the Home Team with Dad


Angels Stadium In Anaheim Ca

The Angels may not be around on Father's Day, but shortly after Father’s Day, you will not want to miss the thrilling games against the Los Angeles Dodgers on June 20 and 21. Get tickets and give Dad the perfect present for any baseball fan!



Play a Round of Golf


The Resort At Pelican Hill Gold Course

The Resort At Pelican Hill takes it to the next level with beautiful panoramic ocean views and Italian-inspired architecture. Offering 36 holes, this beautiful course offers professional instruction and unforgettable sunsets.



Anaheim Hills Dad Miller Golf Course and Club House

Anaheim Dad Miller Golf Course and Club House has become one of the best golf destinations for players of all levels. While on the course, enjoy a lake and many beautiful trees. This golf course is very walkable and offers shaded areas.



Anaheim Hills Golf Course

Located in the enchanting, natural terrain of the Santa Ana Canyon, the Anaheim Hills Golf Course is a popular destination for tournaments and remains one of Southern California’s best golf courses. The 18-hole park is beautifully maintained and includes a beautiful creek and old-grown trees that any golfer can appreciate.



Explore Local Breweries


Golden Road Brewery in Anaheim Ca

Does your dad like craft beer? Exploring local breweries in Orange County could be a great Father's Day activity. Since Anaheim was built on a strong German beer heritage, you will find the most dynamic craft beer scenes right here.  Let's make it a surprise and plan a fun day out! There are plenty of options to choose from, including Noble Ale Works, Radiant Beer Co., Golden Road Brewery, Unsung Brewing Company, Brewheim and Bottle Logic Brewing, all in Anaheim. Make sure to sign up for the Anaheim Brew Pass which allows you to enjoy exceptional savings on these breweries while celebrating Dad!


No matter what you choose to do, the most important thing is to spend quality time with your dad and show him how much you appreciate him. Are you looking for more inspiration? Check out Fun and Unique Things to Do in Anaheim for more fun activities you can do with Dad or as a whole family!


Happy Father's Day!