Ways to Celebrate Father's Day in St. Louis

Ideas on How to Spend the Day with Your Dad

Gateway Arch and Paddlewheelers
••• A river cruise is a great Father's Day activity. Buddy Mays / Getty Images

St. Louis area attractions are hosting special events for Father's Day. In 2017, Father's Day is Sunday, June 18. If you're still trying to decide how to spend the day with your dad, here are some ideas you may want to check out.

  • 01 of 10

    The City of Kimmswick is hosting its annual Father's Day Car Show from noon to 3 p.m. The show is open to all makes and models of cars, trucks and motorcycles. There will also be music and other family activities. The show is held on Market Street near City Hall. For more information, call the Kimmswick Visitor Center at (636) 464-6464.

  • 02 of 10

    The Museum of Transportation in St. Louis County is hosting its Father's Day Car Show from 11 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. After the car show, visitors can take in the impressive train collection of more than 70 locomotives, including many historic and one-of-a-kind steam engines. For more information, call (314) 965-6885.

  • 03 of 10

    The Boathouse in Forest Park is serving brunch on Father's Day from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The menu includes breakfast items like scrambled eggs, bacon and biscuits, along with burgers, salads and sandwiches. After a meal out on the patio, take Dad for a paddleboat ride on Post-Dispatch Lake. For more information, call (314) 367-2224.

  • 04 of 10

    On Father's Day, the St. Louis Symphony is paying tribute to Frank Sinatra. Singer Steve Lippia joins the symphony for Sinatra: 100 Years and Beyond. The performance will include classic songs like "One For My Baby" and "I'll Be Seeing You." Tickets are $35 to $65. The show begins at 3 p.m. For more information, call (314) 534-1700.

    Continue to 5 of 10 below.
  • 05 of 10

    Bring Dad to Pere Marquette Lodge on Father's Day for live blues music, slow cooked BBQ pork steak sandwiches and Shlafly Beer. The beer garden is open from noon to 4 p.m. There's no admission fee. For more information, call (618) 786-2331.

  • 06 of 10

    The St. Louis Cardinals may be on the road for Father's Day this year, but you can still take Dad to a ballgame. The Gateway Grizzlies are hosting Traverse City at 6:05 p.m. There will also be giveaways and kids can run the bases after the game. For more information, call (618) 337-3000.

  • 07 of 10

    Take Dad to the Biergarten at the Anheuser-Busch Brewery for Father's Day. The Biergarten is serving brunch from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. The menu includes an omelet station, waffles, chicken, ribs, salads and more. Dad's first drink is free. For more information, call (314) 577-2626.

  • 08 of 10

    Take Dad on a river cruise along the Mighty Mississippi. Cruises leave from Grafton Harbor at 2 p.m., aboard the Hakuna Matata River Rambler. The boat is a double-decker 49 passenger vessel with an air-conditioned first level and an open-air second level. Tickets are $18 for adults and $9 for children. For more information, call (618) 786-7678,

    Continue to 9 of 10 below.
  • 09 of 10

    Mount Pleasant Winery in Augusta, Missouri, is a relaxing place to spend Father's Day. The winery offers live outdoor music from the Ralph Butler Band from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. Reserved seating is available for $5 a person. For more information, call (636) 482-9463. 

  • 10 of 10

    Enjoy a free evening of music with Dad and the rest of the family. The Alton Municipal Band is playing a free concert on Father's Day evening at Haskell Park at 7 p.m. For more information, call (618) 465-6676.