Looking for some things to do for Father's Day? Look no further! Even with social distancing guidelines, there are still plenty of great ways to celebrate dad from a distance or in-person! Here is a list of ideas to help make your dad's day.

Gift Cards

Looking for ways to get the best gift without leaving your home? Buy gift cards so your dad has the opportunity to treat himself later when things get back to normal. You can buy gift cards to her favorite local shops, restaurants, and more. Plus, many attractions, hotels, and restaurants have online gift shops. You can buy dad a Father's Day mug or T-shirt, etc. to show your love! 

Museum of Flight Small Grazie Restaurant Gift Card 13 Coins Gift Card Anthony's Gift Card

Staycation in Seattle Southside

Give the gift of a future staycation in one of our top hotels for a relaxing getaway. Seattle Southside is a happening hub that’s perfectly situated between urban attractions and natural wonders. Seattle Southside, made up of the cities of Des Moines, SeaTac and Tukwila, is the perfect home base for a Washington staycation. Many of our hotels offer spas, indoor pools, and in-room dining service; perfect for some R&R. 

Cedarbrook Lodge from edge of lawn in SeaTac Courtyard by Marriott Seattle South Center Hotel Interurban
Cedarbrook Lodge Courtyard by Marriott Seattle Southcenter Hotel Interurban

Dine-In or Take-out

From Anthony's HomePort to Din Tai Fung, most restaurants have reopened to dine-in visitors. If you're not comfortable going out yet, there are plenty of great restaurants offering takeout in Seattle Southside as well. Seattle Southside is known for its booming international dining scene. From Ethiopian to Thai, Japanese to Salvadorian and everything in between, you’ll quickly discover that Seattle Southside doubles as a gateway to the world. Whether you’re in search of seafood, African, Indian, or Italian restaurants, you’ll find Seattle Southside is ready to help make Father's Day special.

Gai Hor Bai Toey Pandan Leaf Wrapped Chicken in Dish with Sweet Sauce at Bai Tong Kaihana Sushi Shrimp & Chorizo Tacos, Jars of Hot Sauce and Ingredients from Moctezuma restaurant. Via Marina
Bowl of spicy ramen Bahama Breeze Indian Cuisine Burger on plate surrounded by beer in glasses


Burien's Classic Car Show

The 13th annual Father’s Day car and motorcycle show gets bigger every year. Bring dad out to Burien to see some beautifully restored classic cars, hot rods and choppers at this fun-filled event. They may not be able to stop and gather just yet, but they'll be cruising through Burien and Normandy Park! Burien's Classic Car Show

Golf at Foster Golf Links

Reserve your tee time at Foster Golf Links! This historic, beautiful course along the Duwamish River has reopened and it makes for a perfect Father's Day.

Emerald Downs
Hear the pounding of hooves and test your luck at the races! Emerald Downs is the premier Thoroughbred horse racing venue in the Pacific Northwest. You can simply hang out on the track level or sit out in the Park. If you want to have a "home base" at the track, you can reserve a seat in the Grandstand or a table in the Rainier Restaurant. On Father’s Day, attendees will receive a free commemorative hat.

*$7 General Admission

Explore music and science fiction history… Since the Museum of Pop Culture opened in 2000, they have welcomed more than 4.5 million visitors through the doors. This place is like no other and is extremely hard to miss in the heart of downtown Seattle. MoPop is dedicated to popular music and currently features the world's most extensive exhibition of memorabilia celebrating the music and history of Seattle grunge luminaries, Nirvana. 

*Ticket prices start at $21

Hydroplane & Raceboat Museum
Discover the history of hydroplane racing… The Hydroplane & Raceboat Museum is the nation's only public museum dedicated solely to powerboat racing. Formed in 1983, the museum features an incredible collection of vintage hydroplanes spanning seven decades, including boats that have won 17 Gold Cups.

*$10 Admission

Mariners Game
Hit a home run with a day at T-Mobile Park… Home of the Seattle Mariners, the field is a 19.59-acre outdoor baseball park with a retractable roof for rainy days. On Father’s Day weekend, the Mariners will be playing the Tampa Bay Rays. You can also schedule a T-Mobile Park Tour and wonder through areas of the ballpark that are not normally open to the public including the Press Box, Private Suites, Field, Dugouts and Visitors Clubhouse.   

*Ticket prices start at $7 

Olympic Outdoor Center
Take dad out on the water with a kayak or paddle board rental. Enjoy the rich marine wildlife, spectacular Cascade mountains, Mount Rainier and Olympic mountain scenery. Join in for an hour or the day, a lifetime memory awaits.

*Rentals start at $16