Father’s Day 2024

If you're looking for ways to honor Dad on his special day, there are lots of options all around the Bay Area. 

If you’re looking for ways to honor Dad on his special day, there are lots of options all around the Bay Area, including an event at Yerba Buena Gardens to celebrate the creativity of North America’s indigenous people.

East Bay

Father’s Day Car Show at the Blackhawk Museum

JUNE 16. From classic cars to hod rods, the annual Jon Snyder Memorial Car Show will have something for everyone. There will also be live music and family-friendly activities. 9am-2pm. It’s FREE to attend. If you would like to register a car, it’s $50-110 depending on when you register.

Black Hawk Museum, 3700 Blackhawk Plaza Circle, Danville


Open Cockpit Day

JUNE 16. See what it’s like inside a variety of aircraft at the Oakland Aviation Museum’s Open Cockpit Day. The day also includes a color guard, live music, food, train exhibit, Ham Radio exhibit and demonstration and more. 10am-4pm. $10-18, 4 and under FREE.

8252 Earhart Road, Oakland


King of the County Barbecue & Music Festival

JUNE 14-16. Celebrate with Dad at this weekend-long festival featuring barbecue, live music, carnival rides, kids’ activities, arts and crafts and more. Fri. 5-9pm, Sat. 11am-9pm, Sun. 11am-6:30pm. FREE.

Martinez Waterfront Amphitheater, 115 Tarantino Drive, Martinez


San Francisco

San Francisco Giants Game

JUNE 16. Take Dad to the Giants vs. Angels game and receive a Father’s Day straw hat if you’re one of the first 15,000 fans to enter. 1:05pm. Tickets start at $25.

Oracle Park, 24 Willie Mays Plaza, San Francisco


Native Contemporary Arts Festival

JUNE 16. This annual Father’s Day event at Yerba Buena Gardens celebrates the creativity of North America’s indigenous people showcasing native music, dance, spoken word, visual artists, crafts and vendors. 12-3pm.FREE.

Great Lawn, Yerba Buena Gardens, Mission Street between Third and Fourth streets


Silicon Valley

Father’s Day Brew Train

JUNE 16. Spend the day with Dad on a trip from the Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk to Roaring Camp in Felton. Local brewers from Humble Sea will be pouring as you ride the rails. At Roaring Camp, there will be a barbecue and live music. Train leaves Santa Cruz at 11am. Ticket prices to be announced.

Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk, 400 Beach St., Santa Cruz

Roaring Camp, 5401 Graham Hill Road, Felton



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