Treat Dad Right

Dad deserves a cool treat on Father’s Day and the East Bay is full of fun activities to please the big guy. Below are some ideas to get you started on your own celebration for Sunday, June 17th.

Dad’s and Jazz Father’s Day Festival
This annual celebration honors the influence of fathers in society. Presented by the City of Oakland’s Parks and Rec Youth Development Department, bring your Father to enjoy live music, delicious food, artisan gifts and more.

Date/Time: Sunday, June 17th, 2 – 6 PM
Tickets can be purchased here >

Dunsmuir Hellman Historic Estate
2960 Peralta Oaks Court Oakland

Father’s Day Grateful Dead-themed Concert for Kids
You read that right. It’s a VERY East Bay way to do Father’s Day. Presented by Rock and Roll Playhouse, this event is designed to welcome kids to the world of classic rock through a fun concert experience.

Tickets and more information here >

Date/Time: Sunday, June 17th at 11:30 AM
UC Theater on University Ave. Berkeley

Open Cockpit Day at the Oakland Aviation Museum
Risk takers might enjoy this one. The Oakland Aviation Museum will let attendees try out a flight simulator that mimics the Korean War MiG-15. Movie buffs may also appreciate the Solent Flying Boat from Raiders of the Lost Ark, which will be on display.

Date/Time: Sunday June 17th, 12 PM
Cost: Free (children 4 and under) up to $12 for adults

Oakland Aviation Museum
8252 Earhart Road Oakland
Get the details here >

Brunch at Public Market Emeryville!
It doesn’t get more flexible, fun and tasty than in our very own food hall. Public Market vendors are among favorites for families, particularly for the Dads on your list. Put us in your meal plan over the Father’s Day weekend … or anytime.