Father’s Day rolls around every third Sunday in June, right around the same time summer weather and outdoor activities begin to be enjoyed, and it’s a great opportunity to show dad just how much he means to you. Choose from several options to find the perfect fit of one that’s sure to please your dad. Whether your dad enjoys outdoor or inside fun, a trip down the K-T trail on bicycle, strolling through history, playing 18 holes of golf, eating a feast, or cheering on the St. Louis Cardinals, it’s his day. Let him enjoy his special occasion with these top ways to celebrate Father’s Day in St. Louis.
Missouri History Museum
5700 Lindell Blvd.
St. Louis, MO 63112
314) 746-4599

The legacy he leaves is part of you, so what better way to spend his special day but exploring history. It’s not that he’s old, but he is the dad, and he has a genealogy and history to explore. Why not spend Father’s day side-by-side dad looking back at the past in St. Louis at the Museum of History. Choose from ongoing exhibits, attend a genealogy workshop, or wait a few days and enjoy a short-term exhibit that focuses on Route 66, starting on June 25.

Busch Stadium
700 Clark Ave.
St. Louis, MO 63102
314) 345-9600

Baseball and Father’s Day go hand-in-hand with apple pie and USA traditions. Take in a home game on Father’s Day between the Texas Rangers. Come early to enjoy other giveaways on Father’s Day. Enjoy Prairie Farms ice cream, and if you are among the first 30,000 fans to enter the ballpark that day, also take home a pair of Cardinals dress socks for dad.

Bevo Mill
4749 Gravois Ave.
St. Louis, MO 63116
314) 832-6776

Satisfy your dad’s appetite with one of the best Sunday brunch buffets in the area. Eat a special Father’s Day meal inside a historic windmill. Munch on a rotating menu buffet that includes delicious items such as buttermilk biscuits, smoked salmon, made-to-order waffles, beef schnitzel and other German and American fare. Make reservations ahead of time to make sure your table is ready, because they fill up quickly.

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The Landing at Spirit Golf Club
80 N. Eatherton Road
Chesterfield, MO 63005
636) 728-1927

Play a full 18-hole round of golf with dad, and then kick back to relax inside. Be prepared to play this course designed for highly skilled players. Call for reservations soon, because Father’s Day week always fills up fast at this golf club. If they are filled up when you call, opt to give a gift certificate instead for a future day of golf.

Klondike Park
4600 MO-94
Augusta, MO 63332
636) 9497535

Camp, hike, climb rocks, go for a bicycle ride or a walk along the adjoining K-T Trail, or just hang out with your dad overlooking the scenic Missouri River. On the spot of a former silica quarry, the park offers something for every style of dad. This area park provides 250 acres and miles of hiking and biking trails that connect to the statewide K-T Trail. Spend the weekend together on campsites with showers and restrooms, or spend an hour or two on a peaceful stroll.

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