Great Traditional and Offbeat Ways to Celebrate Dad for Father’s Day in Oklahoma City

June 12, 2017

Fathers-Day-Oklahoma-City.jpgFather’s Day is fast approaching! Make sure you have plans in place to celebrate the important men in your life with these engaging events around Oklahoma City.

1. Take a Father’s Day Cruise
701 S Lincoln Blvd
1503 Exchange Ave
4345 SW 15th St
334 Centennial Dr

Board one of the boats with Oklahoma River Cruises on June 17 or 18 and dad rides free! With four landings to choose from, you can easily find a convenient place to meet your family for the excursion. Each trip is about an hour and 40 minutes long. Plan to arrive 10 minutes before your departure to get a ticket and secure your spot onboard for this relaxing trip on the water.

2. Attend the Daddy Daughter Dance
600 S Broadway, Moore

Just 15 minutes from Springs at May Lakes, Moore’s Daddy Daughter Dance is the perfect way for girls to celebrate their fathers this summer. The dance is open to daughters ages 4 to 14. Dancing, punch and cookies provide plenty to keep you going throughout the evening, while door prizes add an extra touch of excitement. The dance will take place from 6 to 8 p.m. on Saturday, June 17. Tickets are $10 online or $15 at the door.

3. Visit the National Memorial & Museum
620 N Harvey Ave, Oklahoma City

On Father’s Day, admission is free at the Oklahoma City National Memorial & Museum for dads when accompanied by one paying guest. The museum is open from noon to 6 p.m. on Sunday, making this the perfect pick for an afternoon activity. The memorial and museum is an interactive experience that walks visitors through the events of the Oklahoma City bombing and includes news footage, artifacts, evidence and survivor stories.

4. Grab a Steak Dinner at Mickey Mantle’s
#7 Mickey Mantle Dr, Oklahoma City

Less than 20 minutes from Springs at Memorial, Mickey Mantle’s is a top pick for fine dining in Oklahoma City. The restaurant is hosting a special Father’s Day dinner on June 18 to celebrate dads. For just $39.99 you’ll get a hearty dinner that includes a prime 24 oz. ribeye steak, baked potato and house salad. Dads also get a tin of Mickey Mantle’s signature steak rub to spice up their grilling at home. Make your reservations now to secure a spot.

5. Experience the Safari Soiree
2101 NE 50th St, Oklahoma City

Adults looking for a grown-up way to entertain dad can get tickets to the Safari Soiree at the Oklahoma City Zoo. Held on June 17 from 7 to 11 p.m., this is a fun way to celebrate Father’s Day the evening before. This event includes special presentations, food and drinks. General admission is $75 and VIP behind-the-scenes tours and experiences are available for $50 each.

How are you planning to celebrate Father’s Day this year? Share your suggestions and ideas in the comments section below!New Call-to-action

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