7 Ways to Celebrate Dad This Father’s Day

What are you doing on June 17th? We hope you said calling or seeing Dad because June 17th is Father’s Day! Whether it’s treating him to brunch or hiking through the forest, Red Deer has all the answers to your Father’s Day needs.

  • Heritage Ranch
    Start off the day with a delicious brunch buffet at Westlake Grill with the whole family then take a horse drawn carriage ride through the scenic trails. Book ahead of time to reserve your spot!
  • Bull Skit Comedy
    Bring Dad to downtown Red Deer for a game of Zombie Apocalypse tag. Zombies have infected Red Deer! You will need to use your brains and brain to come out of this alive. Make your way as fast as possible to various checkpoints in the city and try to collect the cure for the zombie disease!
  • Kerry Wood Nature Centre
    Is your Dad a nature lover? Bring him to Meet the Critter at the Kerry Wood Nature Centre. Learn about tiger salamanders and great plains garter snakes then go for a hike through the Gaetz Lakes Sanctuary.
  • Fort Normandeau
    Head to Fort Normandeau with the whole family and participate in a session of family yoga. While you’re there, why not bring along a picnic and make it a day at the Fort?
  • Parklands Nursery
    On Saturday, June 16th join award winning Executive Chef Emmanuel David from the Boulevard Restaurant and Lounge and learn how to barbeque and cook with fresh herbs. This is a great idea for the Dad who is a foodie!

    Dad doesn’t really care for cooking? Don’t worry, Parklands Nursery will also have a variety of activities on the Sunday. There will be birdhouse building, live music, Red Deer garden club and a BBW Delight Father’s Day Draw!

  • Troubled Monk Charity Run
    Does your dad like beer? Troubled Monk Brewery is hosting their third annual charity run on June 16th with a 5k, 10k, or half marathon course. There will be a party after the run sure to be filled with delicious beer.
  • Trillium Relay Race
    Challenge the competitive side in Dad by participating the Trillium Relay Race at Heritage Ranch. Go as a team and compete in a 1k, 4k, or 8k walk/run course and have a blast!