Father’s Day Fun Around the ValleyPosted 06/11/2019
Mix things up this Father’s Day with an unexpected adventure or by exploring a new place. We’ve rounded up some of our favorite spots from around the Valley to treat dad to a full day of fun. Here’s our list of activities he’ll be sure to love:
Estrella Mountain Regional Park: A perfect weekend stop for all of the adventurous dads out there, Estrella Mountain Regional Park offers more than 33 miles of trails for hiking, biking and horseback riding for all skill levels. The family-friendly park covers nearly 20,000 acres of land, making it an ideal destination for some quality family time. After your hike, play some catch at one of the recently upgraded baseball parks or enjoy a picnic by the river bank to end your holiday celebration.
Top Golf: Eat, drink and play this Father’s Day at Top Golf. Located in Glendale, the ultimate entertainment destination is only a short drive away and a perfect fit for any occasion. When you’re here, everyone is guaranteed to have a good time – it’s really a hole in one!
Peoria Artisan Brewery: In addition to outstanding local craft beer, Peoria Artisan Brewery serves a variety of wines and hand-crafted cocktails developed in-house and made from scratch. The community-oriented brewery and gastropub provides endless options so that every drinker and foodie alike will find something to enjoy. If you’re looking for a last-minute gift for dad, be sure to take home any one of the freshly brewed beers on tap for a delicious after-dinner surprise.
Cactus Yards: Come play and feel like a professional athlete at Cactus Yards in Gilbert. Making your next baseball game experience a step above the rest, the park features small-scale replicas of world-famous baseball stadiums such as Fenway Park, Yankee Stadium and Wrigley Field, each available for rent for as low as $21 per hour. Also enjoy indoor soccer and flag football fields, playground equipment and batting cages. After a full day of activities, head over to the nearby Sliders Sports Grill for some dinner and relaxation.
The Perch Brewery and Pub: Located in the historic Downtown Chandler district, The Perch Brewery is home to 40 craft beers on tap and specialty cocktails that will be sure to make dad’s experience unforgettable. Amazingly, The Perch is also home to more than 50 tropical rescue birds, garden seating and a rooftop lounge with stunning views of Downtown Chandler.
Arizona Commemorative Airforce Museum: Discover a rare, multi-sensory experience at the Arizona Commemorative Air Force Museum located in Mesa this Father’s Day. Venture through history, learn how aircraft evolved and climb aboard historical planes at the one and only combat aviation museum in the Valley. After touring, stop by the museum gift shop to get dad his very own bomber jacket.
O.H.S.O Brewery and Distillery: A restaurant, nano-brewery, distillery and dog-friendly social hotspot, O.S.H.O Brewery and Distillery offers more than 40 beers on tap as well as wine and house cocktails. Located in Gilbert, O.H.S.O is an oh-so wonderful stop for Father’s Day.
Children’s Museum of Phoenix: One of the top museums in the country, the Children’s Museum of Phoenix offers more than 48,000 square feet of freedom to play, create and imagine. Choose from more than 300 play experiences and a diverse range of classes and programs exploring music, yoga, math, science, art and more. To help make the day even more fun, the museum is offering free admission to fathers and grandfathers during the holiday.
Phoenix Desert Botanical Garden Flashlight Tours: Head out on a self-guided, nocturnal adventure tour with dad this Father’s Day at the Phoenix Desert Botanical Garden. Experience a night in the desert and check out the blossoming plants and animals that come out after dark during the flashlight tours. The best part, Dad gets a free pass with a paid children’s admission fee.
Arizona Wilderness Brewing Co.: Celebrate Father’s Day with hand crafted, artisanal beers inspired by the beautiful state of Arizona. Located in Downtown Phoenix, Arizona Wilderness Brewing Co. is an ideal destination for nature-loving dads everywhere to combine their passions for high-quality craft beer and the outdoors.
From all of us at Maracay, happy Father’s Day!
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