Father’s Day is just around the corner (on Sunday, June 19, in case you weren’t sure!) We’ve rounded up a few of the best Calgary Father’s Day food, gifts, and events to celebrate with the all the dads in your life – even if that dad is you!
Calgary Father’s Day Fun
Take Him Out for Brunch for Father’s Day in Calgary
Sure, your dad is a hero on the barbecue, but he can show his perfect grill marks off at dinnertime. There are tons of fantastic brunch options being offered for Father’s Day in Calgary this year. Here are a few of our favourites:
Father’s Day Bottomless Brunch | craftbeermarket.ca
Jun 19 until 3 pm
Head over to Craft Beer Market downtown for an all you can eat Father’s Day Buffet, available until 3PM. Pricing is $29.95 per adult and $15 per child under 12, and includes mouthwatering brunch fare like bacon, sausage, omelettes, hash browns, fruit and more. Be sure to make a reservation in advance to secure your table and to enter your dad to win a premium golf pack from White Claw. A la carte reservations are also available.
Calgary Zoo’s Father’s Day Safari Brunch Buffet | calgaryzoo.com
June 19 with 9 am, 11:30 am & 2 pm seatings
What could be a better way to spend the day with dad than checking out adorable animals and then grabbing a bite at one of the best brunch buffets around? Calgary Zoo and the Wilder Institute have a fantastic spread at their Safari Brunch, including everything from salads and sushi to waffles, sausages and strip loin. Prices are $49.95 for adults 16-59, $46.96 for seniors 60 and over, and $31.95 of kids between 3 and 15. Tickets must be purchased in advance and are selling out quickly!
Father’s Day Brunch at Delta Calgary South Hotel | facebook.com
June 19 from 9:30 am until 1 pm
Delta Calgary South Hotel is hosting a Father’s Day Brunch in their Atrium Commons that you won’t want to miss. Their huge selection of buffet items includes both breakfast and lunch fare, like fresh omelets, pancakes, and Belgian waffles, salad, brisket, ravioli and more. There are even charcuterie selections, and maybe most important of all, dessert! Prices are $49 for adults, $40 for seniors 65 and over, $19 for kids 7-12 and free for kids 6 and under. Call 403-278-5050 to reserve your table!
Take Him Out for a Meal with a Twist
Having a delicious meal together is great, but why not kick things up a notch with an activity to round out the experience? If you’ve got a dad who loves cars or golf, you’ve gotta check out some of these awesome Father’s Day offerings.
Father’s Day Pancake Breakfast Show and Shine | eventbrite.com
June 19 from 11 am until 2 pm
If dad’s got an appetite for breakfast and a good time, you won’t want to miss the Father’s Day Pancake Breakfast Show and Shine in support of the South Calgary Colts Football Association. $10 gets you breakfast of pancakes, sausages, and juice as well as access to the Show and Shine and Carnival Games.
Father’s Day Mini Golf and BBQ At Granary Road | granaryroad.com
June 18 and 19
Does your dad love to hit the links? Sure, a round on the regular course is fun, but why not test his skills on the mini golf course in a shotgun style mini golf tournament that the whole family can compete in? A $20 ticket gets you entry to the mini golf competition as well as your choice of hot dog, beef, chicken or veggie burger provided by Unicorn Farms. When you’re done, be sure to check out the vendors in the Farmer’s Market for some extra-special Father’s Day treats, or grab day passes to visit the Active Learning Park!
Bikes, Brews, and Bratwurst at the CFM | calgaryfarmersmarket.ca
June 19 from 11 am – 2 pm
Head over to the South Patio at the Calgary Farmers’ Market to join in the ultimate sausage showdown. A cash donation to the Calgary Food Bank gives you and your pops the chance to try out bratwursts from CFM’s favourite sausage makers including Missing Link, Big T’s BBQ, Spragg’s and Margarita’s to cast your vote for the best brat at the market. Afterwards, sample brews and cocktails from Troubled Monk Brewery and Eau Claire Distillery and check out the Vintage bike and car show parked around the patio.
Check Out a Fun Event Together
Looking to get out and do something together with dad this Father’s Day? Here are a few fun options!
Father’s Day Nerf Event | yycfoamwars.ca
June 19 from 1 pm – 3 pm
Have you ever wanted to show your dad who the boss is? This might be your chance! YYC Foam Wars is proud to present a special Father’s Day Nerf Event with free entry for all the dads on the turf. Tickets for everyone else in the family aged 7 and up are $30 if purchased in advance and $45 at the door. Bring your own blasters, eye protection, indoor shoes and water – ammo is provided for the Father’s Day battle of a lifetime! Stick around for tons of door prizes, including a rare Nerf Titan CS-50 mini gun.
Father’s Day Bonbon Workshop | tendegreeschocolate.ca
June 19 from 11 am – 1 pm
Does your dad have a sweet tooth? Why not try your hands at making chocolate bonbons every step of the way, from tempering the chocolate to molding them into the perfect shape? Join Ten Degrees Chocolate and their chocolatiers as you create fine chocolates of your own to take home or give as a gift. Tickets are $75 per person and can be purchased in advance.
9th Annual Wings and Wheels Event | thehangarmuseum.ca
June 18 – 19 from 10 am – 4 pm
If your dad is a flight fanatic or a car connoisseur (or maybe a bit of both), he’ll be wheels over wings for the Hangar Flight Museum’s 9th annual Wings and Wheels Event. Each year, the museum partners with local car clubs to bring in special cars to view and explore along with their collection of planes. During your visit, tour the inside of a selection of aircraft, try out some crafts, check out the vehicle show and shine, and even take a helicopter city tour (weather dependent and at additional cost). Tickets can be purchased online or at the door.
How will you be celebrating Father’s Day in Calgary in 2022? We’d love to hear your ideas and suggestions in the comments!