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5 Unique Ways to Celebrate Dad this Father’s Day

Make it a day he won't soon forget

5 Unique Ways to Celebrate Dad this Father’s Day

Looking for a unique way to spend some time with dad this year? Tired of the standard backyard BBQ? We’ve found a lot of fun things to do with your favorite guy. From a relaxing concert in the park to an exhilarating zipline canopy tour, there is no doubt you can make it a day he won’t soon forget.


Austin Symphonic Band Presents Father’s Day in the Park
Sunday, June 18, 2017 – 7:30 pm
Zilker Hillside Theater

Celebrate Dad’s day with a concert in the park. The band will play marches, big band medleys and patriotic tunes. Bring a picnic basket and spread your blanket under the trees at the beautiful Hillside Theater.

Austin Water Bikes 

What better way to view Lady Bird Lake and the surrounding gorgeous downtown Austin skyline than by being on the water! Austin Water Bikes are a blend of a kayak and a bicycle, powered by you! These bikes travel up to 7 miles per hour and offer a unique experience for cruising town lake!

Indoor Go Kart Racing 

Get your adrenaline fix with dad at K1 Speed, America’s premier indoor karting experience! If you want a taste of F1 racing for yourself, the first K1 Speed center to call the great state of Texas home,K1 Speed Austin is the place for you! Challenge dad to a race around the track or go for the best time. Racing and dads go hand in hand!

Blue Starlite Drive In 

The BlueStarlite Drive-in has relocated to far (ok its really in Manchaca now but we love them still!) South Austin and what better way to celebrate Father’s Day than by showing both Indiana Jones and the Raiders of the Lost Ark and Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade! Doors open at 7, see ya there!

Zipline Adventure Canopy Tour 

Fly through the canopy of old-growth cypress trees, some up to 100 feet tall. A new world unfolds as you glide on steel ziplines from platform to platform high in the tree tops. Join us at Cypress Valley Canopy Tours® for a thrilling eco-adventure, and renew your experience of nature on our exhilarating zipline tours at Cypress Valley Canopy Tours in Spicewood, Texas USA, just 30 miles west of downtown Austin.