It’s that time of year again. The day is approaching when families everywhere take some time to show their dads just how much they care. If you’re still on the hunt for how to spend Father’s Day this year, here are the best spots to take dad in the Tampa, St. Pete, Clearwater and Sarasota areas. Make this a day you and dad won’t soon forget.
– Top Ways to Spend Father’s Day in Tampa Bay –
For the Adventurous Dad…
Tampa Bay, FL
There’s no better way to spend some family bonding than by doing so out on the waters of Tampa Bay. Make memories with your kids while enjoying a riveting day fishing with a local captain.
3500 Pinellas Bayway South
Tierra Verde, FL 33715
Fort De Soto is the largest park within the Pinellas County Park System, spanning 1,136 acres consisting of five interconnected keys. Explore Florida nature—from mangroves and palm hammocks to beach plants, birds and seven miles of waterfront and white sandy beach. Take America’s #1 dad to America’s #1 beach for an afternoon of sunshine.
Paddleboard / Kayak
Sand Key Paddlesports
1060 Gulf Boulevard
Clearwater Beach, FL 33767
Take dad on a waterworld adventure paddling atop the sparkling waters of Tampa Bay. If you’ve never been, you can both take a 20 minute lesson before venturing out. This company also has kayaks for rent and is offering up to 64 percent off on groupon.
For the Sporty Old Man…
Great Father’s Day Race 5K
Al Lopez Park
4810 N. Himes Avenue
Tampa, FL 33614
If your father is the athletic type, registering for a 5K race is a wonderful way to spend the day and fit in some physical fitness. The whole family can enjoy a little competition while you create lasting memories at the Great Father’s Day 5K. If you live in the Sarasota area, you can sign up for the race on Saturday, June 18 at Siesta Key Beach.
Vertical Ventures St. Pete
116 18th Street South
St. Petersburg, FL 33712
Vertical Ventures in St. Pete is the perfect place to take the thrill-seeker of a father. There’s something for everyone, whether you’re a beginner or a pro. The 20,000 sq. ft. facility boasts 40-foot tall routes and over 80 climbing lines.
Father’s Day at the Rays Game
1 Tropicana Drive
St. Petersburg, FL 33705
Father’s Day at the Rays is one of the most popular events of the year. Bring the whole family for an exciting day of American baseball.
For the Foodie Father…
Urban Brew and BBQ
1939 Central Avenue
St. Petersburg, FL 33713
If you’ve got a barbecue-loving grillmaster of a father, Urban Brew and BBQ is the place to dine this Father’s Day. Enjoy the best mac and cheese you’ve ever hard, pulled pork, brisket, peach cobbler and craft beers from local breweries. It’s one feast dad won’t forget.
Hoppy Gilmore BeerFest at Tampa Theatre
711 North Franklin Street
Tampa, FL 33602
Head to downtown Tampa for the 5th annual movie-themed beer festival. Hoppy Gilmore will feature craft beers from local brewers and tasty snacks from some of Tampa’s top restaurants.
Call Blair’s Air for Clearwater AC Repair
Whichever exciting event you choose to embark on this Father’s Day, make sure you give dad the certainty of returning to a nice, cool home. Since 1974, the expert technicians at Blair’s Air Conditioning and Heating have provided homeowners across Tampa Bay with a number of comfort services—from air duct cleaning and IAQ assessments, to AC repair, system replacement and routine maintenance.
Call us today at (727) 800-4148, or visit us online to schedule an appointment right away! We look forward to keeping you and your family comfortable and cool through the height of another Florida summer.