Father's Day Events 2018




Dad's big day is June 17, 2018, but the father-friendly fun starts early. Celebrate with these pop-friendly Father's Day events, including fairs and festivals in Toronto and the GTA.

Here's what's happening on Father's Day weekend in and around the city...

Celebrate Dad at Medieval Times!
June 6, 2018 to June 17, 2018
Treat Dad like a KING this Father's Day! Experience the beautiful pageantry and the heart-pounding action of our medieval tournament all while eating a four course feast fit for royalty! Dad is free with the purchase of a full-priced adult. Use code “DAD18” for shows through June 17th, 2018. Upgrade to an exclusive Father's Day package for only an additional $25!
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Sound of Music Festival Burlington
June 14, 2018 to June 17, 2018
So much music, so much fun. Every year in June, music takes over Burlington Downtown and Waterfront.  The largest local music event of the year features an eclectic combination of emerging artists, blasts from the past and current performers. A mix of free and ticketed shows continue all over town for nine days.  Activities include a ticketed Kick-off Concert, Sound of Music Club Series, Grande Festival Parade, Downtown Streetfest, Children’s Village, carnival, vendors and FREE concerts on Father's Day Weekend! Bring the whole family, you’ll find something for everyone.
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CHIN Picnic
June 15, 2018 to June 17, 2018
Join us for an incredible weekend of food, entertainment and music visit the 52nd CHIN Picnic! Now part of the Taste of Little Italy on College Street. Free  admission.
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Mississauga Waterfront Festival
June 15, 2018 to June 17, 2018
Join us June 15, 16 and 17 for all the fun, festivities, music and delights for all ages. It’s the best event in Mississauga – and its free!
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Taste of Little Italy
June 15, 2018 to June 17, 2018
Toronto’s most frequented and delicious street festival is gearing up for another year of cultural celebrations. Taste of Little Italy is a summer tradition for many Toronto residences and beyond. It’s the perfect social event for those looking for something to do in the city and best of all, it’s free admission! Explore the tastes and sounds of Italy right in the middle of Toronto as College Street transforms into a classic Italian piazza for the Father’s Day and FIFA World Cup opening weekend. Free.
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Celebrating Dad - SoccerFest at Bridlewood Mall
June 16, 2018
Celebrate Dad with a World Cup Soccer Kickoff party featuring Professional Soccer Freestyler Performances, amazing Virtual Reality Gaming Stations, Prizes & More! Plus enter for your chance to win TFC Tickets!
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Suburban Steam: A Steampunk Fair for the Whole Family!
June 16, 2018
A retro-futuristic community festival celebrating all things Steampunk! Enjoy a day of historical make-believe in and around an authentic 1910 Schoolhouse. This day of steampunk family fun includes entertainment, a dress-up area, crafts for all ages, a costume parade and ongoing performances at centre stage. Free admission.
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Father's Day Chocolate Workshop
June 16, 2018
Get crafty and chocolatey with dad on our Father's Day Chocolate Workshop! Taste a variety of chocolates, roll your own maple-infused chocolate truffles, and leave with a box of your masterpieces (or eat it all, we won't tell). This will be the sweetest Father's Day present yet!
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Father's Day Chocolate Tour
June 16, 2018 to June 17, 2018
Does your father love anything and everything chocolate? Then he will love all the decadent surprises featured on Toronto's original chocolate tour! Book quickly as this event sells out every year.
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Father's Day Sweet & Savoury Food Tour
June 16, 2018 to June 17, 2018
Spoil your dad silly this Father's Day with a smorgasbord of sweet AND savoury delicacies from all over the world as trip we through Kensington Market on a mission to...spoil your dad silly! Whether your dad craves Mexican or Chinese, sweet or savoury, we've got it covered. Just bring your dad, an appetite for lunch, and a thirst for fun!
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Mississauga Halal Food Fest
June 16, 2018 to June 17, 2018
The Mississauga Halal Food Festival is a multicultural platform where the community experiences and enjoys the food, fashion and entertainment of South Asia and the Middle East. There will be a range of restaurants and distributers of Halal food who will be sampling and promoting their products and businesses. Free.
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Toronto International Dragon Boat Race Festival
June 16 to 17, 2018
In 2018, as the Festival celebrates its 30th year, it promises to continue to be one of the most exciting summer events in Toronto. Once again, this year, the Festival will welcome teams and visitors from all provinces across Canada, from the U.S., the Caribbean Islands, Europe and Asia. Free to watch.
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Springridge Farm Food Truck Festival
June 16, 2018 to June 17, 2018
On Father's Day weekend, our farm will welcome food trucks from across the region to celebrate at our Food Truck Festival. Bring dad to the farm June 16 & 17 to  savour tasty treats from one or more of the food trucks in attendance. We have a wide variety of trucks serving up delicious cuisine that is sure to please every palate. Free admission. Food purchases.
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Soldiers and Spies at Black Creek Pioneer Village
June 16, 2018 to June 17, 2018
Enjoy a fun filled weekend of muskets, soldiers and spies at Black Creek Pioneer Village! Join us next weekend, June 16 & 17, for Soldiers and Spies and experience a live revolutionary war re-enactment! Also catch a musket demonstration, march along side soldiers to the North Property, crack codes and hunt for clues while Tracking the Yankee spy, challenge friends to the rubber band shooting gallery or even treat your dad for Father's Day to a beer sampler in the Black Creek Brewery.
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Father's Day Tours at Canadian Automotive Museum
June 17, 2018
The Canadian Automotive Museum is a great place to bring Dad for Father's Day. The museum will have tours available throughout the day and volunteers available to answer questions. Our friends at Hagerty Insurance will be onsite with complimentary coffee and a few extra special cars on display in the parking lot.  Make it a full day in Oshawa and combine your visit with lunch and a trip to the Ontario Regiment Museum.
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Father's Day at Halton County Radial Railway
June 17, 2018
Come ride the streetcars! Located at 13629 Guelph Line in Milton, Ontario the Halton County Radial Railway (HCRR) is a full-size operating electric railway and museum, featuring historic electric railcars operating on two kilometers of scenic track. Bring dad for a ride on the streetcars! Father’s admission free with the purchase of one youth admission.
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DadFest: Father's Day Lunch Buffet (BBQ Menu)
June 17, 2018
The Guild Inn Estate is hosting their annual DadFest Father's Day Lunch buffet with a selection of menu items straight from the grill. The event is on Sunday June 17 from 12 pm - 3 pm. Children menu items will also be served.
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Father’s Day Event at Glama Gals
June 17, 2018
Join us for our very popular Father’s Day Spa Party at Glama Gals. Guests of all ages are invited to spa with dad. Event includes: Cologne & perfume making for the two of you, Ultimate Daddy Makeover – Use our makeup and give dad a makeover, Chocolate Facial Masks for the both of you, Tattoo Parlour – Get inked with matching father and child tattoos, Root Beer and Pretzels served throughout  and robe and slipper service.
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Father’s Day Heritage Train Ride
June 17, 2018
Is your dad a railfan? Then this experience is for him! This Father’s Day treat your dad to a ride through the Oak Ridges Moraine on-board the York-Durham Heritage Railway. Don’t forget to check out our doors open baggage-car! Dads ride for ½ price when accompanied by a child.
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Explore with Dad on Father’s Day at Mountsberg
June 17, 2018
Celebrate Father’s Day with Dad at Mountsberg. Search for frogs and dragonflies, dip a net for pond critters, search for snakes and explore a swamp. Learn how to start a campfire and end the morning with a hot dog roast.
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Fathers are Free at Mysterious Minds
June 17, 2018
Bring your dad out to mysterious minds escape rooms on Sunday, June 17, 2018 and he will receive free admission!
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Father's Day at Ripley's Aquarium
June 17, 2018
We're not clowning around! Dive deeper this Father's Day at Ripley's Aquarium of Canada and save on your experience. Treat yourself and your dad to a memorable trip to the tropics without leaving the city. Get a $115+ value for only $60+HST!
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ROM Family Fundays: Father's Day
June 17, 2018
Celebrate Dad this Father’s Day with a special day at the ROM exploring art, culture and nature. Make wonderful memories with family. Free with Museum admission.
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Bring a Picnic for Father's Day at Westfield Heritage Village
June 17, 2018
Treat Dad to a day in the country.  Bring your own picnic to enjoy in the beautiful, picturesque setting of Westfield.  Purchase sweet treats and cool drinks form the General Store.
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Annual Yorkville Exotic Car Show
June 17, 2018
Walk the red carpet and see over 100 examples of classic & exotic cars. The Bloor-Yorkville area, Toronto’s destination neighbourhood for high-end boutiques, restaurants and hotels welcomes everyone to the Annual Yorkville Exotic Car Show on Father’s Day. Join us to s see over 110 classic and exotic cars, ​including SuperCars, Ferrari, Lamborghini, Porsche, Acura and more. As always, admission is free.
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More Father's Day Events
Our Calendar of Events is always being updated! CLICK HERE for an updated list of Father's Day. 

Happy Father’s Day!

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