5 Father’s Day experiences to do with your dad in Birmingham

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Are you unsure what to give your dad this Father’s Day? Instead of presenting him with another tie, give the gift of quality time this year with these five fun father’s day activities for every kind of dad.

1. Take him to a Legion or Baron’s game

Legion FC
Birmingham Legion FC v. Memphis 901 U.S. Open Cup at Protective Stadium (Trent Giles)

Is he a Ted Lasso fan? The Birmingham Legion FC is playing the Indy Eleven the day before Father’s Day on June 17th at Protective Stadium. If you’re looking for a fun sporting event with a lively atmosphere, this is the perfect experience for you. You can purchase your tickets here

How about Bull Durham? The Birmingham Barons will be playing all Father’s Day Weekend, on Friday, Saturday and Sunday nights. Secure your seat in Regions Field here

2. Enjoy the theater or cinema together

If your dad is a theater-enthusiast, there are two great shows playing this Father’s Day weekend! Both Shrek at Red Mountain Theater and Peter Pan at Virginia Samford would be fun for the whole family. Here are tickets for Shrek and Peter Pan. 

Is he a movie buff? Classics films like Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid and All That Heaven Allows, Sirkwill be premiering all weekend long at the Sidewalk Film Center + Cinema. Check out the cinema’s schedule here.

3. Alabama Adventure and Splash Adventure Park!

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Alabama Splash Adventure. (Jacob Blankenship / Bham Now)

Stay cool this Father’s Day at Alabama Adventure and Splash Adventure Park. With rollercoasters, waterslides and more, there are a variety of exciting options. Check out Bham Now’s guide for additional water parks around the Birmingham Area.

4. Check out local breweries

Is your old man a beer enthusiast? Birmingham is home to 30+ breweries! You can pregame the weekend next “Thirsty Thursday.” Read our guide for more info on the best breweries around town and what to order at each of them.

5. Golf with him on the course or at TopGolf

Highland Park Golf Course
Highland Park Golf Course. (Pat Byington / Bham Now)

Pack up your clubs and take your dad golfing right here in Birmingham. Even if you aren’t a member somewhere, there are many open public courses in and around town. Limestone Springs, the Robert Trent Jones courses, Roebuck Golf Course and Highland Park are all great options!

Both you and your dad will enjoy the fun atmosphere at TopGolf. This high-tech driving range tracks each golf ball and automatically scores each player. The venue also includes a kitchen with delish entrees and drinks.

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Grace Brindley
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