Celebrate Dad at These 8 Father’s Day Events in Metro Detroit

Whether your dad loves sports, art, or cars find events to fill your Father’s Day weekend and create incredible memories.
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Father’s Day is just around the corner, and there are so many ways to celebrate dad. Whether your dad loves cars, sports, the great outdoors, art, or comedy, this weekend is all about time spent together. These metro Detroit Father’s Day weekend events will keep you and Dad busy while building lasting memories together!

Baseball Games All Week Long 

Take Dad out to the ball game and celebrate the weekend at Comerica Park with the Detroit Tigers. Book ending the weekend, the Tigers play at home on Wednesday, June 14 and Monday, June 19. Check out the full game schedule and find what day works best for you and your dad! Tickets start at $20. Comerica Park, 2100 Woodward Ave., Detroit; 313-962-4000; ticketscenter.com.

Father’s Day Crafts

Calling all homemade gift givers! This family-friendly library event is the perfect opportunity to let your creative side shine and make a personalized, handmade craft for Dad — because everyone knows handmade gifts are always the best. Supplies are limited, so make sure you reserve your spot on the website. 6-7 p.m. June 15. Free. Chandler Park Branch Library, 12800 Harper Ave., Detroit; detroitpubliclibrary.org.

The Man, The Myth, The Legend Father’s Day Celebration

B. Mo’s Sweet Catering is hosting a Father’s Day celebration with live entertainment by Elevate Band and a performance by comedian Mike Chase. Join for delicious food, raffles, and entertainment. 4-8 p.m. June 17.Tickets start at $25. Considine Little Rock Recreation Center, 8904 Woodward Ave., Detroit; eventbrite.com.

Father’s Day Paint & Sip

Raise a glass and cheers to Dad at Luxury Park’s “Canvas & Cognac” paint and sip event. Not only will you have the chance to create a memorable art piece, but guests will also enjoy a raffle, vendors, a cash bar, music from Young Roc, and unlimited pancakes! Show off your artistic ability and make unforgettable memories with your dad. 2-5 p.m. June 18. $50 per person. McCarthy’s Music Venue, 1600 West Fort St., Detroit; eventbrite.com.

Father’s Day Comedy Explosion

Laugh with dad at this comedy show hosted by Horace HB Sanders. Expect performances by comedians Shanie D, Comic J Will, Foolish, Mike Chase, Simply Shanell, and Ms. Joyce. 7:30 p.m. $35+. Music Hall Center for the Performing Arts, 350 Madison St., Detroit; musichall.org.

Time For a Nature Walk

Get some fresh air and take Dad for a relaxing nature walk. All fathers receive free admission to the Wild Wonders Wildlife Park, Ambassador Trail, and Alexandria’s Nature Scape at Howell Nature Center all day long! Start at the welcome center to register and check in. June 18. Dads and children under two free, $8 for adults, $6 for kids. Howell Nature Center, 1005 Triangle Lake Road, Howell; 517-546-0249; alleventsin.howell.

Pops 4F Fest Car Show  

Calling all car lovers. Pops Entertainment is hosting a car show and community event. Bring Dad to enjoy live music, food trucks, games, and cool cars. There will be multiple classes for the car show and so much to do! 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. June 18. $20 per car. Knights Park & Pavilion, 11541 21 Mile Road, Shelby Township;cruisnmedia.com.

Father’s Day Comedy Show

This special Father’s Day performance is hosted by “The God Mother of Comedy,” COCO and features comedian Michael Colyar as the headliner with special guests Cletus Kassady and Josh Adams. Enjoy general admission to the show or enjoy VIP access, which includes a dinner, meet and greet, and private afterparty. 7 p.m. June 18. $50+. Flagstar Strand Theatre for the Performing Arts, 12 N. Saginaw St., Pontiac; livenation.com.

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