Calgary Father’s Day Best Bets
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 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 a Meal for Father’s Day in Calgary
Your dad may be a master on the grill, but even the best chefs deserve a day off once in a while. Here are a few of our favourite places to check out for a fantastic Father’s Day meal in Calgary:
Father’s Day Dinner Buffet at Grey Eagle | greyeagleresortandcasino.ca
June 18 from 4:30 until 10:00 pm
For an unbelievable spread at a price that absolutely can’t be beat, head to Grey Eagle Resort and Casino for their incredible Father’s Day dinner buffet. For just $34.95 per person, you can load up your plate with soups, a huge variety of salads (like spinach and strawberry salad, beet salad with arugula and goat cheese, cobb salad and Thai noodle salad), shrimp cocktail, prime rib, Yorkshire pudding, crispy fried chicken, buttered corn on the cob, ginger beef, grilled pork dumplings and more! Don’t forget to save for dessert – you’ve got a huge array of pies, cakes, hot deserts, diabetic desserts and even a chocolate fountain to choose from!
Father’s Day BBQ Brunch at Flores and Pine | floresandpine.com
June 18 from 10:30 am until 4:00 pm
If your dad loves a meal fresh off of the BBQ, he won’t want to miss Flores and Pine’s all-day BBQ event on their spacious patio. Prepare to dine in style with whole roasted pig, succulent baby back ribs, and tender prime-grade beef prepared by their outdoor grill masters. Sides include BBQ staples like baked beans, coleslaw and potato salad. There’ll also be fun activities for the whole family to enjoy! Kids 12 and under are $25 and everyone else is $65.
Father’s Day Bottomless Brunch | craftbeermarket.ca
June 18 from 10 am until 3 pm
Head over to Craft Beer Market downtown for an all you can eat Father’s Day Buffet, available from 10 am until 3PM. Pricing is $34.95 per adult and $14.95 per child under 12, and includes mouthwatering brunch fare like vanilla waffles and fried chicken, bacon, sausage, eggs benedict, a live omelette station, cheese plates, pastry platters, and more. Be sure to make a reservation in advance to secure your table!
Calgary Zoo’s Father’s Day Safari Brunch Buffet | calgaryzoo.com
June 19 with 9 am, 11:30 am & 2 pm seatings
Whether you want to make a stop to say hi to the critters at the zoo, or are just in it for the buffet, Calgary Zoo and the Wilder Institute have a fantastic feast at their Safari Brunch, including everything from salads and sausage to Belgian waffles, made-to-order omelettes and a chef-attended carving station. There are three seating times to choose from, and your ticket includes zoo admission. Prices are $54.95 for adults 16-59, $49.95 for seniors 60 and over, and $34.95 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 | eventbrite.com
June 19 from 9:30 am until 1:30 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 eggs Benedict, a tater tots bar, chicken and waffles, slow cooked brisket, truffle mac and cheese, and more. There are even charcuterie selections, and maybe most important of all, dessert! Prices are $70 for adults, $60 for seniors 65 and over, $25 for kids 7-12 and free for kids 5 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 Longest Drive and Closest to the Pin Competition at Schank’s | schanks.com
June 18 from 1 pm until 5 pm
Tell dad to bring his best golf swing and a big appetite to Schank’s on June 18th where he can put his skills to the test! Try your luck at hitting the longest drive and getting the ball as close as possible to the pin, and then whet your appetite with $0.49 chicken wings, half-priced poutine and burgers at $5 off! If golf isn’t your dad’s thing, be sure to check out their arcade games at half price!
Father’s Day Mini Golf and BBQ At Granary Road | granaryroad.com
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 $25.95 ticket gets you entry to the Active Learning Park, the mini golf competition, and your choice of a beef or veggie burger and beverage provided by Homestead Bakery and Cafe. Be sure to come with your best dad joke in your pocket – the best one wins a prize! When you’re done, be sure to check out the vendors in the Farmer’s Market for some extra-special Father’s Day treats!
BBQ & Beer at Shoe & Canoe | opentable.com
June 18 at 12 pm
The barbecue is on at Shoe & Canoe’s beautiful rooftop Stargazer patio! In addition to a drool-worthy buffet of items like Korean BBQ chicken, pork ribs with Stargazer BBQ sauce and sides like jalapeno mac and cheese, cheddar biscuits and bacon scallop potatoes, your ticket gets you two pints of local craft beer and a “Stargazer” beer stein for dad. Work up your appetite playing patio games like mini putt, corn hole and ladder golf while listening to some awesome live music in the sunshine. Tickets are $59 per person. Be sure to reserve your spot ahead of time!
Check Out a Fun Event Together
Looking to get out and do something together with dad this Father’s Day? Here are a couple of fun options!
9th Annual Wings and Wheels Event | thehangarmuseum.ca
June 17 – 18 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, and check out the vehicle show and shine. Tickets can be purchased online or at the door – dad gets in free!
Father’s Day Fun at Calgary Farmer’s Market | calgaryfarmersmarket.ca
June 17 and 18 from 9 am – 5 pm
Both locations (South and West) of the Calgary Farmer’s Market are bringing on the Father’s Day fun! At CFM South, enjoy a motorcycle show from 9 am til 1 pm with bikes by Vintage Japanese Motorcycle Club. Grab a beverage at the outdoor bar by Sips between 11 am and 5 pm, and enjoy live music by Ty Marshall Deer from 12 pm until 3 pm. Over at CFM West, head to the Kids Craft Corner between 9 am and 7 pm on Saturday and 9 am and 5 pm on Sunday.
How will you be celebrating Father’s Day in Calgary in 2023? We’d love to hear your ideas and suggestions in the comments!