Father's Day is the perfect occasion to celebrate Dad and his passions, and it's the perfect time to ensure he feels special! In Montgomery, there are plenty of activities to create lasting memories. Whether you've been planning for months or are scrambling to put something together at the last minute, we've got you covered with fantastic ideas to show Dad how much you care. Picture a leisurely day at the park fishing or enjoying a live orchestra performance of Coldplay favorites, perhaps even sipping drinks while cruising down the Alabama River. Whatever you decide, top it off with a delightful dinner at one of Montgomery's fantastic restaurants!

After all, your dad deserves a day of celebration dedicated just to him. Happy Father's Day!

Outdoor Adventure

Bond over your shared love for the great outdoors by joining the Go Fish, Alabama! event on June 8th. This is a fantastic opportunity for you and your dad to pick up some fishing skills from experienced mentors. As June marks Great Outdoors Month, Montgomery provides an ideal setting to commemorate the occasion with an exciting fishing escapade during the Father's Day weekend.


Explore the wild side of nature at the Montgomery Zoo and Mann Wildlife Learning Museum on June 16th for Father's Day at the Zoo. Get close to the wildlife and enjoy the exhibits. Dads get free admission, so this is a perfect opportunity for families to bond, create cherished memories, and enjoy quality time together.

father and son at the Montgomery Zoo

Car and Bike Show

Spend the morning perusing a wide array of expertly crafted vehicles while enjoying the company of fellow car enthusiasts at the 14th Annual Father's Day Car and Bike Show. This event is a haven for anyone who loves automobiles, whether it's the timeless beauty of classic cars or the exhilarating speed of modern vehicles. You can even sign your dad up to showcase his own wheels and share his passion with others. 

Take a Cruise

Take in the stunning views of the Alabama River while treating your dad to a delicious multi-course dinner and bar on the Harriott II Dinner Cruise on June 16th. Enjoy an evening of live music, and as a token of appreciation, each father will receive a special gift to remember the occasion. 

Reserve a few spots on the Sip-n-Cycle Pedal Cruise for a unique cruise adventure. While enjoying drinks, music, and mingling with fellow guests, you and your dad can pedal down the Alabama River as you sing and dance to some of your favorite hits. Turn this Father's Day into a party and the perfect way to celebrate!


Cheering on the home team, the Montgomery Biscuits, as they compete against the Biloxi Shuckers or the Birmingham Barons at the Riverwalk Stadium, offers an exhilarating experience for sports enthusiasts. Take the chance to treat your dad to a baseball game and share the excitement of America's favorite pastime with your father.

Live Show or Music

Father's Day is the perfect time to show your appreciation for Dad, especially if he has a passion for theater, live music, or maybe both!

"Zelda in the Backyard" at the Alabama Shakespeare Festival is a must-see for the theater-loving dad. This charming play tells the story of a young lady named Libby and the wrecked 1961 Rolls Royce she inherited. In the play, Libby struggles to reassemble the car and the pieces of her father's past. It's a unique theatrical experience that will engage and inspire, making it an excellent choice for a memorable Father's Day.


If your dad is a Coldplay fan, don't miss Candlelight: A Tribute to Coldplay. This concert features an orchestra playing all Coldplay's best tunes in a stunning candlelit setting. The incredible lighting and music will make it a night to remember for your dad.


The R&B Money Tour is a one-of-a-kind concert experience tailored for fathers who deeply appreciate R&B music. This exceptional lineup, featuring Tank, Keri Hilson, and Carl Thomas, promises an unforgettable evening filled with soul-stirring melodies, mesmerizing vocals, and sensational performances. Whether Dad is a seasoned fan or new to these artists, he will have an incredible time singing along and soaking up the show's electrifying ambiance.

This Father's Day, make Montgomery, AL, your ultimate destination for an adventure-packed and truly memorable celebration. From outdoor escapades to culinary delights and live entertainment, this lively city offers a variety of experiences to honor and cherish the amazing father in your life.