Father’s Day is just around the corner, and, this year, plan to give Dad the best gift: a day with you. Get out into Charleston and spend the day doing all the fun activities he never seems to get around to while making memories. Not sure where to begin? Check out our list of the the best things to do with Dad for Father's Day in Charleston.
Brunch at SOL Southwest Kitchen
Fuel up for your day together by heading to this favorite eclectic brunch spot in Charleston. Their menu has a variety of items like brunch tacos, avocado toast, potato hash plates, and Southern classics. Enjoy their spicy take on shrimp and grits or try their fried green tomato BLT. Treat Dad to a morning drink whether he likes Bloody Marys or mules; they also have El Diablo, a jalapeno-infused tequila. With a spread like this, seats will fill up quickly, so be sure to reserve your brunch spot at SOL ASAP.
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Charleston Zip Line Adventures
Charleston Zip Line Adventures is celebrating their first business year by honoring dads. On Father’s Day from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m., there will be live music, a climbing wall, corn hole, and discounted pricing on zip line tours. Dad zips on Father’s Day for half price with the purchase of one full price admission ticket for the Zip Line Canopy Tour.
Father’s Day Field Day by Palmetto Goodwill
On Saturday, June 16 from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m., Palmetto Goodwill is set to show their appreciation for dads with their first-ever Father’s Day Field Day. This day of fun with be jam-packed with sports and water balloons as well as games, raffles, and refreshments. Tickets are free, but be sure to register your Dad and the rest of the family.
If your dad loves beer, there’s no better gift than taking him out to a brewery and spending the day seeing how beer is made. Two Blokes Brewing offers tours and tastings and will be open on Father’s Day for your dad to enjoy the whole experience. From 1 p.m. to 6 p.m., they’ll have Johnny Popper’s burger buggy serving up burgers and fries to pair with your beer. The brewery opens at 12 p.m., so make sure you leave enough time in your day for your dad to see everything.
Golf is the sport of dads, and there’s no need to travel far on Father's Day to play a round with Dad. Patriots Point is a beautiful course overlooking Charleston Harbor at the foot of the Cooper River Bridge. Four sets of tees allow players of all skill levels to enjoy this links course and its spectacular views. Rates are generally $63 from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. and $55 after 3 p.m. To book your tee time call (843)881-0042 or book online.
Knot Stressed Inshore Charters
Take your dad out for a day on the water and inshore fishing with Knot Stressed Charters. Captain Danny will take you out to all the best spots, and you can go fishing with custom made rods from local fishing legend, OC Polk. Taking this charter is a great experience for novice and seasoned fishers alike; you'll learn a thing or two from Captain Danny while making fantastic memories with Dad. Call (843)847-1614 to book your tour.
After a long day out having fun, treat Dad to Michael’s on the Alley for a true steakhouse experience. You’ll be offered succulent steaks, fresh seafood, tableside salads, delectable sides, and enticing the desserts. Here, dinner is not simply a meal but an experience. Be sure to make a reservation so you and your dad can enjoy the best of fine dining on Father's Day.
There's plenty to do with Dad on Father's Day in Charleston; all you have to do is make plans and have fun with Dad!
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