Father’s Day is a wonderful opportunity to show your dad how much you appreciate and love him. And while an extravagant gift may seem a good way to show your gratitude, the gift of spending quality time with your dad, doing an activity he loves, will be something he will treasure for a lifetime. Fortunately, if you live in Vaughan, Newmarket or Bowmanville Ontario, there are many fantastic opportunities to enjoy this important day with your dad. Below are several Father’s Day activities in Vaughan, Newmarket, and Bowmanville your dad is sure to enjoy.

If Your Dad Loves Riding Roller Coasters or Viewing Art Vaughan is the Place to be on Father’s Day

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Canada’s Wonderland Amusement Park

If your Dad loves amusement parks, take him to Canada’s Wonderland, Canada’s largest theme park, and together ride all 16 of their roller coasters.  And, if it is hot, hit Canada’s Wonderland’s 20-acre (8.1 ha) water park – Splash Works.

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McMichael Gallery

If your Dad loves art, take him to the McMichael Gallery to view its remarkable collection of nearly 6,000 artworks, inspired by the Canadian wilderness and natural landscape. The art is all displayed within the log and barnboard walls of the original home of Robert and Signe McMichael, founders of the collection. In addition to the galleries, McMichaels provides 100 acres of forested land, from a ridgetop ‘wilderness garden,planted by the McMichaels to the northern forest beloved of the Group of Seven, to the heritage waterway vital to the Aboriginal peoples.

For Outdoor Father’s Day Fun, Visit Fairy Lake Park in Newmarket

Father's day activities

Father's day activities

If your Dad likes to be outside, surrounded by his entire family, organize a picnic to Fairy Lake Park in Newmarket. Fairy Lake is a man-made lake maintained by a dam on the East Holland River, and the park offers playground equipment, walking trails, covered pavilions, and washrooms.

For the Nature Loving Dad, take him to the Ontario Falconry Centre in Bowmanville

Father's day activities

The Ontario Falconry Centre is an excellent chance for your nature-loving dad to observe Falcons, Hawks, Eagles, Owls, and Vultures up close and personal. For more information on opportunities for you dad to meet and greet the birds of prey, learn falconry facts, and observe feedings and flight demonstrations, contact the Ontario Falconry Centre.

Take Your Dad Out for a Wonderful Meal in Vaughan, Newmarket, or Bowmanville

Don’t forget to feed your Dad, either after or before your Father’s Day activity.   Below is a list of some of the top rated restaurants in the Vaughan, Newmarket and Bowmanville areas serving special Father’s Day Meals.

Father's day activitiesThe Doctor’s House, in the heart of Kleinburg Village (in the city of Vaughan), will be hosting a Father’s Day BBQ lunch, live off of their patio, on Sunday, June 19, 2016.

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TETRA Kitchen and Vines in Bowmanville will be serving their Father’s Day Brunch from 10 am – 2pm on Sunday, June 19, 2016, and you can find their Brunch Menu here!

Visit Falconcrest Homes for more information on Father’s Day activities in Vaughan, Newmarket, and Bowmanville.

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