Father’s Day in Houston

If you haven’t already done so, it’s time to make some plans to celebrate that special guy in your life – your dad! Father’s Day is this Sunday, June 19th, and there are so many great things to do for Father’s Day in Houston, we don’t know where to start! Below is a list of a few choice options to choose from.

Attend a Pop-Up Shop

Shop a curated selection of gifts that dad will love while enjoying live music, craft beer, and a burlesque performance. There will be a mustache contest and free DIYs for the guys. This FREE event starts at 5pm on Friday June 17th at Buffalo Bayou Brewery.


Attend a Festival

The 3rd Annual Houston Firkin Fest at Hennessy Park is this Saturday. Enjoy craft beer from Texas served in traditional casks, aka “firkins”. The event features rare and hard-to-find beers from craft breweries in Houston and around the state. Expect specialties from Real Ale, 8th Wonder, Karbach, No Label, and Saint Arnold, among others. Tickets range between $10 to $80. 1pm-6pm.


Catch a Game

Cheer on the Dynamo as they play DC United in the only home game of the month at BBVA Compass Stadium. This game will have a Star Wars theme and will feature photo ops with characters and entertainment. Tickets start at $28, packages start at $35.


Take the Big Guy to Brunch

A lot of restaurants are serving up special Father’s Day menus and great deals. For a complete list of restaurants visit the Open Table website here. Pro Tip: If you’re planning on brunching this Sunday, be sure to make reservations as far in advance as possible!


See a Movie

Shout out lines like “you’re killin’ me, Smalls” during this quote-along for the classic movie The Sandlot at Alamo Drafthouse. Guests will receive an Alamo baseball cap. Tickets are $12, not including ticket fees. 6pm.


Whiskey Tasting Whiskey-Tasting

Give the gift of whiskey this Father’s Day and treat dad to a tasting at downtown whiskey bar Reserve 101. The cost of the tasting is $35. 6:30pm.

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