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Father's Day Top 5

Category Downtown Vibe

Father's Day is just around the corner! Check out our top five categories of activities with dad and make it the best weekend ever in Downtown Indy. Why rush home? Use our special rate to book a hotel and enjoy what Indianapolis has to offer. Whether your father is a music super-fan, a sports enthusiast, or just the world’s-best dad, he deserves to be celebrated this Father’s Day weekend. 

1. Food - Don't let dad get hungry!

  • Father's Day three or four course meal specials are being offered at Melting Pot.
  • The Capital Grille features a special Father's Day 20oz  NY Strip with shaved black summer truffles.
  • You can always give dad the best of both worlds with a Father's Day two course Surf & Turf from Hyde Park Restaurants.

2. Music - Listen to some tunes with dad 

  • Check out some music AND local art at the WonderRoad Music Festival, taking place this Saturday and Sunday in Garfield Park.
  • Sit back and chill by the water at the Indiana Historical Society's Concerts on the Canal series.
  • Counting Crows and special guest Dashboard Confessional make a special stop at TCU Amphitheater this Saturday, June 17.
  • Pair some wine with your music at Easley Winery's Groovin' In The Garden, a family friendly event.

3. Exhibits - Check out Downtown's world-class museums with dad

  • See how much your dad knows about Indiana's history of transportation at the Indiana Historical Society's exhibit, Rivers, Rails and Roads.
  • Start the weekend early with Late Night Thursdays at the Indiana State Museum.

4. Sports - Cheer on your favorite team with dad

  • The Fever have the #1 Draft pick Aliyah Boston on their roster! Watch her and the rest of the team face off against the Atlanta Dream on Sunday, June 18
  • Head over to "The Best Minor-League Ballpark in America," Victory Field, and take in some baseball with dad watching the Indianapolis Indians homestand June 20-25.

5. For the kids! - Bring dad along for a family-friendly outing

  • Have some fun at the award winning Children's Museum. Jim Henson's Dinosaur Train is full of hands on dino-mite fun. 
  • Does dad need a little zen during the weekend? Head out to the Canal near the Colts Playground and feel the flow of Family Flow Yoga.

So much to do Downtown! Book a hotel room and try to squeeze it all in!