Dad. Pop. Father. Daddy. No matter what you call him, your dad is often the first guy in your life who you truly love. And why wouldn’t you?! He’s basically a superhero, a king, and movie star rolled into one! And now it’s time to celebrate and honor that superhero.
Don’t have a king sized budget? No problem! There are lots of ways to make your dad feel like a hero without spending a fortune.
10 Ways to Spend Father’s Day
Here is our list of 10 ways to spend Father’s Day without breaking the bank.
Take a special Father’s Day train ride!
Bonus Points: Bring your dad a conductor hat to wear on the ride.
Enjoy a relaxing day in the park with a picnic lunch.
Bonus points: Stock your basket at one of the area’s local farmer’s markets.
Grab a couple water bottles, some trail mix, your dad (not literally) and head to the closest hiking trail or greenway for a fun (and FREE) Father’s Day experience.
Bonus Points: Bring your smartphone & capture the journey. Print up the pictures & give them to your dad as a momento.
Father’s Day is the perfect afternoon to try out the Downtown Open, Downtown Huntsville, Inc’s FREE outdoor mini golf course!
Bonus Points: Rock matching golf attire while putting through the course.
Spend an afternoon geeking out on all things space at the US Space & Rocket Center.
Bonus Points: On Father’s Day dads get in FREE with one paid admission!
It’s prime berry picking season! Take advantage and head to one of the area’s U-Picks and get all the berries you can carry.
Bonus points: Make your dad a pie with your collections.
Is your dad a fan of craft beer? Take him to one of Huntsville’s local breweries for a sampling of the area’s best brews.
Bonus points: Buy your dad some of his favorite brew to take home.
It’s a Father’s Day classic: go fishing. While you’re waiting for the fish to bite talk about the meaning of life, love, and what you had for breakfast.
Here are some local spots to go fish:
Braham Springs Park
Sharon Johnston Park
Madison County Lake
More information about fishing spots in Madison County
Why only celebrate on Sunday? Make it a Father’s Day weekend with these events: