7 Things to Do with Dad on Father’s Day

Father's Day is June 18! If you're looking for ways to celebrate dad on his special day, we found plenty of ways to help create new memories. Grab the family, and head out for a fun-filled Father's Day with these events.

Camp out on the North Shore.

Celebrate all things Dad with a weekend of activities at the Land-O-Pines Campground in Covington. A Tether ball tournament, horseshoes & beer, flag football and the “All Male Drag” fashion show are some of the activities planned.

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Team up with your dad for a race.

Team up with your dad or grandfather for the Richard Newcomb Memorial Father’s Day Race Sunday at Audubon Park. Registration starts at 7 a.m., and the race kicks off at 8 a.m. The New Orleans Track Club says the race is open to all runners and walkers. Enjoy activities before and after the race inside Audubon Park. Entry fees vary.

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Head to the Zoo with the family.

Celebrate Father’s Day at Audubon Zoo. The Zoo celebrates World Giraffe Day a few days early with an event to raise awareness for the world’s longest-necked animal. Families will have a chance to get up close and feed giraffe carrots.

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Take your pops on a beer tour.

Beer and Father’s Day make a pretty good combination. The New Orleans metro area has a hopping craft beer scene. Take your dad on a tour of breweries throughout the area.

Cool off at a local pool.

Want to keep it chill this Father’s day? Try cooling off at a hotel pool. We found plenty of local pools that will let locals swim.

Treat your father to brunch.

Let your day know he’s appreciated on Father’s Day. Treat him to a nice brunch. Here are some great brunch spots to take your dad if you’re on a budget or get a great deal on booze with your brunch at these restaurants. You can also grab a bite with a great water view at these waterfront restaurants.

Celebrate Father's Day New Orleans-style at a second line.

Nothing says Father’s Day in New Orleans like a second line. The Perfect Gentlemen Social Aid & Pleasure Club present a Father’s Day Second Line starting at 3 p.m. The parade starts and ends at Gladstone Bar and Lounge. Visit the website for more information and the full route.

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