Celebrate this special day with Dad: gift him a memorable weekend of togetherness and enjoy some of the events taking place in and around London.
**If your Dad did not get an appointment for COVID-19 vaccine, book one for him.**
Father’s Day Brunch/Dinner/BBQ
Restaurants are slowly opening for dine-in. Plenty of restaurants around London are offering takeout and delivery options, some specifically crafting a Father’s Day menu for the special day. See the list for a selection of restaurants ranging from Father’s day special meals to BBQ kits.
If you want to cook your Dad a delicious meal, check out the local Farmer’s Markets for fresh local ingredients.
Patios across London are open. Check whether his favourite restaurant has a patio, and reserve a table.
Visit the Pioneer Village
Spend a day in the 19th century at Fanshawe Pioneer Village. As the village is slowly reopening you can enjoy the spaces by viewing them through half-doors. Interpretation and demonstrations will continue to take place outside. Details
Wednesday to Sunday | 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Fanshawe Pioneer Village, 1424 Clarke Road, London
Reduced admission: Adults $7, Children $5, and children 3 and under are free!
Reservations will be required, please call 519-457-1296 x 819 during opening hours to book your spot!
Father’s Day Tea Box
Experience a delightful afternoon tea from the comfort of your home. Enjoy a unique blend of strawberry tea with subtle notes of orange pekoe which compliments an assortment of sweets deserts. A thoughtful gift for the fathers and the men in your life. Details
Sunday, June 20, 2021 | 12:00 PM – 3:00 PM
Eldon House, 481 Ridout Street North, London
$25.00 – $28.00 incl. HST
The Father’s Day Walk/Run for Prostate Cancer
June 20th marks the 23rd Annual walk/run for prostate cancer. This signature event is one of Prostate Cancer Foundation BC (PCFBC) largest fundraisers which allows us to continue to promote awareness, assist support groups, and support research. Details
Sunday, June 20, 2021
Wherever You Are, Canada
Free to $35
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- Strength in Abilities 2021 on June 18 – 27, 2021
- Make Tracks! Run, walk, roll or ride to explore your neighbourhood
Go Fishing for Free
Go fishing with Dad for free! OFFE is a province-wide opportunity for Canadian residents to fish Ontario licence-free. Details
June 19 – 20, 2021 (12:01 a.m. Saturday to 11:59 p.m. Sunday)
Go Lazy River Floating or Tubing
With the weather turning warm, it’s time to head outside and enjoy the waters. And if you haven’t tried tubing in calm waters, this is the time to do it! Rent tubes and prepare for a day of careless floating! For more information see, 9 Places to Go Lazy River Floating or Tubing in Ontario.
Adventure Farm at Kustermans
Enjoy acres of family fun and farm-fresh food at the Kusterman’s Adventure Farm. Details
Thursdays – Tuesdays | 9:00 AM – 6:00 PM
Closed on Wednesdays
Kustermans Berry Farms, 23188 Springwell Rd, Mount Brydges
$13 – $15
The Boler Mountain Treetop Adventure Park is open! Enjoy zip-lining and mountain bike trails. Details
Thursday to Sunday | 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Boler Mountain, 689 Griffith Street, London
Drive-In for Thrive-In Kids
Drive-In for Thrive-In Kids from your own home! Park yourself in a comfy spot and tune in virtually to support a great cause. Join us on June 18th for a night of fun featuring a pre-show party, the original Jurassic Park movie, and a silent auction. Snacks included! Details
Friday, June 18, 2021 | 07:00 PM – 09:45 PM
$25.00 for an at home movie package that includes a snack package, link to watch party, and access to a silent auction.
Bring the little ones down to Storybook Gardens’ On The Riverbank Splash Pad and beat the heat! Let your kids run around and get sprayed, splashed, and dumped on as they cool off from the summer heat. Details
Storybook Gardens’ On The Riverbank Splash Pad, Storybook Lane, London
Fun at the Adventure Farm
Take the kids to the Clovermead Adventure Farm! Whether it’s cooling off at the Splish Splashpad, getting lost in the cedar maze, or visiting the goats and chickens at the animal barn, Clovermead has activities for the whole family. Details
Monday – Saturday | 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Clovermead Honey Shop & Adventure Farm, 11302 Imperial Road, Aylmer
Fun at East Park Golf
Golf and Driving Range and Mini Golf are open at the East Park! The tee times must be booked online. East Park also has a Foot Golf course. FootGolf is a combination of soccer and golf where players kick a soccer ball into a cup in as few shots as possible.
East Park also has a 1,800 feet of g0-kart racing track that will thrill both novice and experienced drivers. Also check out their batting cages that are equipped with a Slowpitch and Baseball. Details
Golf | Daily | 7:00 AM – Dusk
Driving Range | Daily | 8:00 AM – 9:00 PM
Mini Golf | Daily | 9:00 AM – Dusk
Foot Golf | Sunday, Tuesday & Thursday | 7:00 AM – Dusk
Batting Cages & Go-karts | Weekdays | 4:00 PM – 8:00 PM; Saturdays & Sundays | 12:00 PM – 8:00 PM
East Park Golf, 1275 Hamilton Road, London
Ontario’s drive-in movie theatres are open for the season. Enjoy watching a movie with the family.
For more options see, Drive-In Theatres in Ontario
Park It At The Market
Stop by the Queen’s Park on Wednesday and Thursday evenings to enjoy great eats, live entertainment, and shop local vendors! Details
Wednesday & Thursday | 4:30 PM – 8:30 PM
Queen’s Park, 900 King Street, London
2021 New Works Festival
Enjoy open-air theatre in the backyard lawns of The Bruce Hotel. The festival will feature eight world premiere one-act plays and a reading series, centred around the timely theme of connection and relationship. Details
June 15 – September 5, 2021
Backyard lawns of The Bruce Hotel, 89 Parkview Drive, Stratford
APTN Indigenous Day Live 2021
APTN Indigenous Day Live 2021 pairs Indigenous artists with Canadian music icons for a refreshing line-up of collaborations in English, French and Indigenous languages. The multi-platform broadcast celebrates First Nations, Inuit and Métis cultures and milestones.
Join hosts Earl Wood and Janelle Wookey for IDL 2021, featuring performances by Snotty Nose Rez Kids, Tom Wilson, iskwē, Neon Dreams, Julian Taylor, Charlotte Cardin, and more! Details
June 20, 2021
Go Hiking or Visit Nature Areas
Enjoy a leisurely walk with the family at any of these locations:
- 25 of the Best Nature Attractions and Hiking Trails in London
- 25 Fabulous Scenic Lookouts to Visit in Ontario
- 100 Adventures in Ontario Provincial Parks
- 25 Waterfalls to Visit Near Toronto
- 25 Nature and Wilderness Adventures in Ontario
Golf courses in the City of London are open. Book a tee time to enjoy golfing at Fanshawe Golf Course and Thames Valley Golf Course. Details
Enjoy a Picnic
Order a takeout of your favourite goodies from a local restaurant or bakery. This not only supports local businesses but also saves you the hassle of preparing for the picnic. You don’t have to venture far – have one in your backyard or at a park.
A bit of Culture
Though there are no in-person events, you can watch plenty of online theatre events from all over the world that you can stream for free. From The Metropolitan Opera to London’s The Globe theatre, there are plenty of famous productions you can watch online.
If you rather enjoy live concerts, there are quite a few of those too.