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Father’s Day Philly Gift Guide

Dads work day and night all year to provide their kids with guidance, protection, and memories to last a lifetime. On Sunday, June 18, we honor them for all they do. We suggest celebrating with with local pride, pick up a organizing a day full of fun activities suited for all the Philly dads!

Just like our beloved city, we understand that your father is multifaceted. Follow our Father’s Day Guide for recommendations on eateries and outdoor activities that are sure to make for an unforgettable day of memories.

Phillies Father Appreciation Day

Citizen’s Bank Park, 1:35 p.m.

Dads love sports, and the Phillies love dads just as much! On Sunday, take dad out to the ball game for the ballpark’s Father Appreciation Day. While the team is putting in work on the field against the Arizona Diamondbacks, chill out with dad with hot dogs, peanuts and beers in hand.

Kensington Quarters

1310 Frankford Avenue

What better way to end the evening than to pig out? If dad has an appreciation for good old-fashioned barbeque, don’t make him do the grilling on Sunday. Come down to Kensington Quarters in Fishtown from 5 to 9 p.m. where they’ll take care of it for you. The restaurant will be hosting a Father’s Day barbeque on their back patio for $30 per person. Executive Chef Damon Menapace will be roasting a whole pig along with grilling sausages, chicken, and sides.

Co-Op Restaurant and Lounge*

20 S. 33rd Street

Start the day off with brunch or end it with dinner at The Co-Op Restaurant and Lounge. Brunch features our favorite varieties of sweet and savory. Pair your food with a choice of a Bloody Mary with vodka or Maria with tequila. Both menus are full of mouthwatering and healthy dishes prepared with fresh and flavorful ingredients. Weekend brunch runs from 10 a.m to 3 p.m. Dinner starts at 5 p.m. and runs until 10 p.m.

Philly’s Beer Gardens

Take a visit to your local Philly beer garden to chat it up with dad over a cool brew and entertainment, whilst surrounded by cool cityscapes or lush greenery. These trendy spots make for great pit stops anywhere on your journey as there are numerous located throughout the city. Check out more our favorite al fresco bars.


Father’s Day Cruise

Penn’s Landing

Fathers can be the captain and the anchor that holds the family together, so take dad to sail the Delaware River for an onboard dinner and entertainment. The Philadelphia Spirit Cruise holds private tables with incredible views of the city’s skyline. For this Father’s Day, partake in a buffet-style menu, live DJ and interactive games.


Art In the Age

116 North 3rd Street

If your dad would appreciate something unique to hold onto, find him the perfect gift at this Old City shop. Present these during a low key day at home for a chance to still impress him. Pick up exclusive items like fine apparel, bar essentials, or luxe grooming accessories. For edible gifts, try any of the organic boozes or Side Project Jerky.


What are some of your favorite activities to do with your dad? Share with us in the comments!


* Co-Op Restaurant is a client of Philly PR Girl.