Looking for something fun to do on Father's Day in Manhattan? Here are some free and low-cost activities that dads and kids will love.
May was all about the mamas, but June is the time to show some appreciation for the dads of the world. Gather the family together and enjoy any one of these Father's Day activities. Whatever you do, just make sure to let Dad know he’s the man!
Make Dad a Handmade Gift
For those who just can’t wait until June 17 to start celebrating, head to Sony Wonder Technology Lab’s June 14: where your child can have his or her picture taken and use it to create a unique Father’s Day card. Family Workshop: Father’s Day Heroes
If you’re waiting for the weekend to start celebrating, you’re in luck: Saturday visitors to the Technology Lab can check out June 16: and create a special sports-themed hat for Dad. Family Workshop: Father’s Day Sports Cap Creations
Team Up for Some Fun
Sunday is the official national holiday, so be sure to say the words “Happy Father’s Day,” and maybe add breakfast in bed to the usual itinerary. Then get moving, because you’re not going to want to miss the June 17: at the Father’s Day Scavenger Hunt DiMenna Children's History Museum at New-York Historical Society. Kids and dads will practice their history detective skills with a tour and hunt, which is designed specifically with dads in mind.
Appeal to Dad's Appetite
Can’t bear to end the celebrations? You don’t have to. Head to Taste Buds Kitchen in Chelsea for a June 18: where you’ll celebrate by taking to the kitchen with Dad or other loved ones to make pizza from scratch. Register as a group for this family class. Father’s Day Pizza Party
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