Scrambling to find a last-minute gift for Dad this Father’s Day weekend? Put down the necktie and treat him to one or more of these wonderful events taking place in Minneapolis instead. Trust us when we tell you he has enough ties and dress shirts to last a long, long time. And spending the day with his family will mean so much more!
1. Stone Arch Bridge Festival
If you think your father would like the idea of beers, cars and the arts this is the spot for you. Take him to the 23rd Annual Stone Arch Bridge Festival with a concert on Friday evening and then two full days of art, food, music and more!
June 16-18, 11am - 5pm
Main Street SE between Hennepin Ave. and 8th Ave. SE, Minneapolis
2. Star Tribune Ugly Tie 5K
Does your dad like to exercise? Well, this year he can finally put that old tie you got him a few years back to good use! Treat him to a 5K along the Mississippi riverfront and don’t forget to pack your ugliest tie!
June 18, 9:15am - 10:15am
Father Hennepin Park, 420 SE Main Street, Minneapolis
3. Padelford Riverboats Father’s Day Brunch
If Dad is a foodie, he’s going to LOVE brunch on a boat. After all, what’s better than cruising around the Mississippi River on a two-hour boat ride while consuming French toast, smoked salmon and other breakfast staples?
June 18, 11am - 1pm
Dock at 205 Dr. Justus Ohage Blvd., St. Paul
And remember, don’t make Dad spend his weekend tending to problems around the house. Call on the experts at Uptown and let us tackle all of your plumbing and air conditioning needs!