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Father’s Day in Des Moines

Father's Day, Des Moines, dads

Father’s Day in Des Moines 2019

Father’s Day is Sunday, June 16 this year. There are several ways to spend the day with your dad. Check out some events and activities going on Father’s Day weekend. If I am missing your event, please let me know. Make sure you check our event calendar for an even more detailed list of events and activities.

Keep checking back. We will continue to add more events to this list as they are announced.

Father's Day, Des Moines, dads

Date with Dad

Thursday, June 6

6:15 to 7 p.m.

Free at the Clive Public Library. Register here.¬†Father figures are invited to bring their children for a fun evening of stories, dancing, crafts, treats, and games! Let’s celebrate fatherhood.

Father-Son & Parent-Child Mini Golf Tournament

Sunday, June 16

10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Jester Park Miniature Golf Course

Sign-up for the first Father-Son & Parent-Child Mini Golf Tournament! *Alternate Shot* ALL AGES WELCOME! Cost: $10/Team. Sign up by calling the golf course: 515-999-2903.

Father’s Day at Reiman Gardens

Sunday, June 16

9 a.m. – 6 p.m.

In honor of Father’s Day, all dads can visit Reiman Gardens for free. Spend the day wandering around the gardens with your dad.

Father’s Day at Greater Des Moines Botanical Garden

Sunday, June 16

10 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Enjoy walking around the gardens at the Des Moines Botanical Garden. All fathers receive free admission.

Swim for Free with Des Moines Parks & Recreation

Sunday, June 16

1 to 5 p.m.

Father’s receive free admission to any Des Moines pool or aquatic center with the full-price admission for their child/children.

Historic Baseball Game at Living History Farms

Sunday, June 16

1:30 p.m.

Take your dad out for a 1870’s-rules baseball game. There is not overhand pitching, the hitter can request the height of his pitch and more. All games are free with paid admission to Living History Farms. Spend the day exploring the farms and catch the game.

Father’s Day at Summerset Winery¬†

Sunday, June 16

2 to 5 p.m.

Treat Dad to an afternoon of live music and a cold beverage this Father’s Day June 16th. Dad’s get in FREE and receive a complimentary glass of beer. The iNFUZiON Band will be rocking the vineyard.
Weather permitting the band will perform outside. On rainy days we bring the music inside to perform in our banquet hall. Cover Charge: $5 per person, or $15 per carload or bicycle gang (5 bikes) FREE FOR DAD!

Bass Pro Shops

Buy your father a gift card to Bass Pro Shops. Not only to shop, but you can spend the afternoon dining and bowling at their restaurant Uncle Buck’s Fish Bowl & Grill. Afterward, help your dad pick out new hiking, fishing, or boating equipment.



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