Father’s Day Guide

This year, do something extra special with your dad to show how much you love and appreciate him. One of the best ways to do this is to spend quality time together. With our busy schedules, it’s more important than ever to take a day to give gratitude for our fathers.

There are plenty of things to do with your dad on Father’s Day on Fort Lauderdale Beach; some activities are even free – like a day at the beach. Every dad is different, so below is a guide to help you plan the perfect Father’s Day, even for the most difficult of dads.

Sunday, June 17

Get Outdoors

Celebrate Father’s Day with Beach Yoga and enjoy the beautiful beach with the yoga cOMmUNITY. We meet on the sand of Ft. Lauderdale Beach and each week will feature south Florida’s leading yoga teachers for 60 minutes of detoxing with warriors, core work, twists, breathing and meditation. Class is open to ALL LEVELS and NEWBIES to Yoga. This is a casual and inviting environment where every color, shape and size is welcome! The class is scheduled from 9:00am – 10:00am. Please arrive 10 minutes before class begins and bring a mat and/or large towel (s), sunglasses, sunblock, water. Donation of $5 or $10 cash pp.

Step back in time and experience life as it was in the 20s and 30s at Bonnet House Museum & Gardens.

Dads receive complimentary admission with one full paid adult admission.  Tour the historic house museum filled with a delightful collection of art and personal treasures from the Bartlett family as well as explore the nature trails filled with native plants, trees and an occasional monkey or swan. Tickets sold at the door. Bonnet House Museum & Gardens | 900 N Birch Rd, Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33304



Raise a glass to “Dad” at Coastal within the Atlantic Hotel & Spa, with a complimentary Draft Beer during their Father’s Day Sunday Brunch.

Specialty items include unlimited small plate Bananas Foster French Toast, Crab Cake Eggs Benedict, Mini Lobster & Bacon Panini and more, plus eight decadent buffet stations, 2.5 hr valet parking and a Sweet Treat for your Furry Friend (Patio Only).  Bottomless sips package available for $18 or $5 each. $59/Adult; $29/Child (3 – 12). Reservations are suggested for service between 10 am and 3pm.

With menu items that cater to both sweet and savory lovers, you can’t go wrong with a Father’s Day brunch at Terra Mare.

Located oceanside at Conrad Fort Lauderdale Beach,  Terra Mare provides casually sophisticated dining, and it’s brunch offerings are equally such. Highlights include a spicy peach sandwich ($12), ropa vieja empanadas ‘n eggs ($19), Korean fried chicken ‘n waffles ($23), lemon poppyseed pancakes ($16) and a lineup of mimosas and bloody marys. Brunch is served from 11 am to 5 pm

Try out Lona Cucina & Tequiliaria‘s new bottomless Sunday brunch during Father’s Day.

Priced at $35 per person, indulge in a number of stations featuring made-to-order chilaquiles, waffles with assorted toppings and build-your-own tacos filled with chicken carbon and braised short ribs. For an additional $5 per person, upgrade brunch with a guacamole or queso fundido, which is served in a steaming skillet. Brunch is served between 11:30 a.m. and 3:30 p.m.

If you are looking for a fabulous Father’s Day brunch, at Stephen Starr’s Steak 954 inside W Fort Lauderdale, a fantastic meal you’ll get.

As the restaurant’s name suggests, steak is a specialty here, and the brunch options are plenty but beyond Steak & Eggs is the decadent, yet lighter Crab and Avocado Benedict with tomato Hollandaise, heaven s(c)ent Vanilla French Toast, and of course for the kid at heart in everyone, their homemade Pop Tarts. Brunch is served between 10am – 3pm Saturday and Sunday.

Treat the special men in your life to Sunday Brunch in the Sky at Pier Top, and experience the iconic rooftop at Pier Sixty-Six Hotel & Marina. Enjoy stunning 360 panoramic views of Fort Lauderdale while you indulge in a delectable, impressive buffet featuring made-to-order dishes and signature tapas selections, coupled with unlimited Bloody Marys, Mimosas and impeccable service. Adults: $75 | Children: $45. Reservations: 954-728-3530


Poolside Lunch

Celebrate Dad at Bahia Mar Hotel’s Waves Rooftop Pool Bar & Grill from 11 AM – 7 PM. Catch some rays while catching up on World Cup Soccer, a enjoy a decadent BBQ and Papa’s Pilar Rum tasting of their Blonde and Dark Rum from 1-5pm.




Treat dad to a special dinner for Father’s Day at Ilios within Hilton Fort Lauderdale Beach Resort from 5 pm – 11 pm. Dinner will include a three course meal with menu highlights featuring: Mediterranean Salad, Aged Ribeye, Filet, Dessert Trio and more. Dinner will be served in the resort’s Ilios restaurant and is priced at $45 pp for adults; $15 pp for kids.  Additionally, families dining for Father’s day will also enjoy a color-your-own “World’s Greatest Dad” baseball hats and ties, bowling and cornhole competition, and DIY keychains from 12 pm – 4 pm.