The Ultimate List of Father’s Day Ideas in Kansas City
Whether you’re with your dad, son, husband, or sibling, we’ve got you covered.
There are a ton of ways to celebrate Father’s Day this year for any personality type. What does you father like to do?
Kansas City Zoo (5.9 miles)
Spend Father’s Day at the Kansas City Zoo! The best news is…dads will have FREE admission all day long! Stop lion on your bed and get on over to the zoo! 6800 Zoo Dr., Kansas City, MO 64132 (816) 595-1234
Union Station Kansas City (2.8 miles)
Looking for culture, education, and entertainment all in one place? The Union Station is over 100 years old homing national exhibits, 3D movies, a science city and even more! The building has something for every age in the family to enjoy! The Union Station Ticket Office, Father’s Day: 11:45AM – 4PM. 30 W Pershing Rd Kansas City MO 64108
The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art (0.4 miles)
The home of the greatest creations of humankind. Your dad and family will have the opportunity to appreciate, enjoy and take in the finest visual arts. FREE admission! 4525 Oak Street Kansas City, MO 64111. Father’s Day Hours: 10 am – 5 pm
Lakeside Nature Center (6.5 miles)
If your dad love to be outdoors, this is the place for him! Lakeside Nature Center is a great place to learn about local native wildlife, including snakes, turtles, fish and more! Your family can explore on their own or sign up for a wildlife program. Make sure to bring your camera! 4701 East Gregory Boulevard in Kansas City, Missouri’s Swope Park. Father’s Day Hours: 9 am – 4pm
Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts (3.6 miles)
Does your Dad have an appreciation for the Fine Arts? Performing on Father’s Day is Kansas City’s “Symphony Classical Series Mendelssohn’s “Italian” and Haydn”. This is a show you won’t want miss! Line Up: Michael Stern, conductor, Augustin Hadelich, violin, Rautavaara Cantus arcticus, F.J. Haydn Violin Concerto No. 1 in C Major, Thomas Ades Violin Concerto “Concentric Paths”, Mendelssohn Symphony No. 4, “Italian”. To get tickets go to: http://tickets.kauffmancenter.org/single/SYOS.aspx?p=11619 Father’s Day: Sunday, June 17 at 2 p.m.
Negro Leagues Baseball Museum (4.1 miles)
From the average player to the superstars, the NLBM acts as a museum to tell the stories of Negro Leagues Baseball. This is a great place for a dad who is interested in sports history and players. Admission only $10.00 for adults, $9.00 for seniors (65+ years) and $6.00 for kids (5-12 years). Father’s Day: 12 pm – 6pm
The College Basketball Experience (3.5 miles)
Is your dad a fan of college basketball? Want to take him to a high-energy interactive facility? The College Basketball experience provides the opportunity to learn about all the legends who contributed to making basketball what it is today. Check out the College Basketball Hall of Fame or immerse yourself into a game. All ages are welcomed! Father’s Day: 11 am – 6pm
Kauffman Stadium (7.1 miles)
“Take me out to the ballgame” is what most dad’s say, but does yours? This year the Kansas City Royals are celebrating their 46th season at Kauffman Stadium. On Father’s Day the Astros will be playing at Royals. Father’s Day Game: 1:15PM. Purchase Tickets here: http://purchase.tickets.com/buy/MLBEventInfo?orgid=11&agency=MLB&pid=8501840&tfl=Kansas_City_Royals-Schedule-Kansas_City_Royals:_Schedule:_Schedule-na-x0-Desktop-Landscape
Martin City Sports Complex (11.7 miles)
Does your dad enjoy a nice round of Golf? Rated as the Top 100 New facilities in Golf Digest, the Martin City Golf Center is the Recreation Supercenter place to be this Father’s Day. They offer Golf Instruction, Equipment Sales, Driving range, Batting cages, and Miniature golf! In case that isn’t enough, the Martin City Golf Center has a Double Decker Enclosed Driving Range! Father’s Day: 9 am – 8pm
For dads that have never gown up or are always acting like one-of-the-kids, here a some places to have a great time on Father’s Day in Kansas City.
The Food Lover Dad
If your dad is a real food lover in Kansas City, you can not miss out on taking him to KC’s well-known BBQ.
Not a fan of BBQ? Don’t worry we have other options too!