Top 5 things to do with Dad this Father’s Day Weekend

Are you looking for things to do with dad this weekend?  Here are our Top 5 picks of the best Father’s Day weekend activities to do with dad in the suburbs.  We looked at events in Westchester, Connecticut and New Jersey and these are our top 5 picks.

Dads Go Free to LEGOLAND® Discovery Center Westchester

LEGOLAND Discovery Center | Dads Go Free

When: June 16, 2018 and June 17, 2018

Where: LEGOLAND® Discovery Center Westchester at Ridgehill Mall in Yonkers.  1 Ridge Hill Boulevard, Yonkers, NY 10710

In honor of Father’s Day, LEGOLAND® Discovery Center Westchester is inviting families to a special Dads Go Free Weekend on June 16 and 17.  Dads will be treated to free admission with the purchase of a child ticket and are encouraged to enjoy the venue’s numerous attractions, including the newly opened LEGO® City Builder and LEGO® Ninjago City Adventure – a two-story, 2,300-square-foot play structure with more than 20 interactive features.  The Dads Go Free offer may be redeemed online using promo code 181009 and is valid for one free one-day adult ticket with the purchase of a full-price one-day child ticket to be used on June 16 or 17. The offer is also valid on walk-up tickets with the coupon (either printed or displayed on smart phone).

Tri-County Fair

When: June 14, 2018- June 17, 2018

Where: Tri-County Fair at Christ Church located at 140 Green Pond Road, Rockaway, NJ 07866 – Exit 37 off of RT-80.

Take your dad to the Tri-County Fair.  Carnival attractions, rides, games, live music, fireworks and more is coming back to the sprawling 107 acre site of Christ Church.  Come out and enjoy spectacular rides such as Dream-catcher or the Sky Hawk, classic rides like the Ferris Wheel, kiddie rides, games of chance, fun fair foods such as Coldstone Ice-Cream, handmade zeppoles, fried Oreo’s, po’boy sandwiches, sausage and peppers, delicious homemade lemonade and much more!  The Tri-County Fair will also feature free family entertainment such as; family friendly music, a spectacular fireworks show, a complimentary live musical showcase where local bands will display their talents and entertain fair-goers an old time car show complete with 50’s music and all new for 2018 the Kent Family Magic Circus and Monster Truck Rides!

Dads Ride Free on Father’s Day at Rye Playland

dragon coaster

When: June 17, 2018

Where: Rye Playland at 100 Playland Parkway Exit 19 off I-95, Rye, NY 10580

Take dad to Rye Playland.   Ride the Log Flume with dad or the Dragon Coaster.  Go on the bumper cars.  Take the Playland Plunge.  Be entertained with musical acts.  Dads Ride free on Father’s Day and $15 admission for everyone.

The Maritime Aquarium Auto Show

When: June 16, 2018 from 10am-5pm

Where: The Maritime Aquarium, 10 North Water Street, Norwalk, CT 06854

On the day before Father’s Day, bring dad to check out some of the finest rides ever named for fish in The Maritime Aquarium Auto Show: “Barricudas, Sting Rays & More Show Cars from the Sea.” The aquarium’s first-ever Auto Show will feature 11 rare and exquisite cars all named for marine animals. The Maritime Aquarium Auto Show is free with aquarium admissions.

Family Pond Exploration at the Audubon Greenwich

When: June 17, 2018 from 10am-11:30am

Where: Audubon Center in Greenwich at 613 Riversville Road, Greenwich, 06831

Join an Audubon naturalist at the Georgie’s Pond teaching pavilion to learn about the plants and wildlife we can find in this special habitat. The newly constructed teaching pavilion and updated dock and platforms overlook one of the best locations for spotting wildlife at Audubon Greenwich. At this family-fun program, attendees will use nets, buckets and other tools to discover an entire world just below the surface.  All ages welcome.  $5 members, $8 non-members.  RSVP to Eli at 203-930-1349 or eschaffer@audubon.org.