Looking for the perfect way to treat dad this Father’s Day? You won’t have to look far. There are plenty of things to do right here in Hamilton County (or just a short drive away). Here are 5 of our favorite dad-approved ideas:
Take dad on a trip back in time at Conner Prairie
Fire a Civil War-era cannon or rifle. Test wilderness skills and help tan hides and make fish traps at Lenape Camp. Throw an atlatl. Participate in a game of chance, a rounder’s game or even an ant race. Try woodworking techniques at our pop-up maker workshop. Note: Some events are timed or have an additional fee. Click here for details.
Put Dad in the driver’s seat at K1 Speed
This is not your typical go-kart experience. Dad will delight in this world-class entertainment venue in Fishers filled with authentic racing memorabilia, plasma screen TVs and leather couches. And forget those noxious fumes typically associated with go-karts. K1’s electric karts offer a smoother, faster ride for novice and veteran go-kart enthusiasts alike. Get up to speed here.
Set adrift with Dad at the White River Canoe Company
Whether you prefer a leisurely float down the White River on an inner tube or a more adventurous full-day canoe trip, White River Canoe Company in Noblesville has you covered. They take care of the details, including transportation to designated drop-in sites, tips for navigating the river safely and help launching your kayak/canoe, so that you can focus on enjoying the ride. Map out your trip here.
Treat dad to“Thrill of the Grill” at Carmel Market District
The store and Table restaurant will be celebrating Father’s Day with a big grilling event at Table. Or opt for a signature holiday brunch on Saturday/Sunday on the patio. Enjoy grilling stations, meat and seafood promotions in-store, and more. From signature Tomahawk steaks to the freshest seafood in Indy to kabobs of all varieties, the annual Father’s Day event is sure to sizzle all weekend long. For reservations for weekend brunch (or lunch/dinnner) call (317) 689-6330.
Hit the links with Dad at Shortee’s Golf
Beginner and experienced golfers will feel right at home at Shortee’s on Indy’s north side. Hit a bucket of balls at the netted driving range, play a round at the 18-hole pitch and putt golf course or try out foot golf – the latest craze that merges soccer and golf on a modified 9-hole course. With reasonable rates (a traditional 9-hole round of golf is just $8 for adults and $7 for kids 12 and under), this is a fun and inexpensive way to golf together. Get all the details here.