They taught us to ride a bike, stand up for ourselves, and make a mean grilled cheese. Now it’s time to celebrate them! Father’s Day is here, Edmonton, and as always, there will be a ton of exciting events happening in and around the city.

Not sure what’s going on? Here are 10 things you can check out this Sunday!

Edmonton River Boat 

Drinks, food, and a stunning view! This Sunday Take your Dad on an Edmonton River Boat Cruise where, in addition to sun and fun, you can enjoy a buffet!

When: Sunday, June 16th, 2024
Where: 9734 98 Avenue NW
Time: 11 am
Cost: $60

Fathers Day Extravaganza

What’s better than Sunday Brunch?! This year, to celebrate the 16th, the Sherbrooke Community League will be hosting a Dad-centric extravaganza with axe throwing, beer, and food. Check it out!

When: Sunday, June 16th, 2024
Where: 13008 122 Ave, Edmonton, Alberta
Time: 11 am
Cost: $22

Father’s Day at the Edmonton Zoo

Lions, tigers, bears, oh my! This Father’s Day, Edmontonians are encouraged to celebrate with the animals – who will be getting special enrichment treats throughout the day. It’s going to be charming!

When: Saturday, June 15th – June 16th, 2024
Where: 210 St. George’s Drive NE
Time: 9 am
Cost: $15.95+


Adrenaline-seeker! This Sunday, those looking to relive their childhoods with their parents are encouraged to ride a coaster or eat all the carnival food their stomachs can handle at West Edmonton Mall’s Galaxyland.

When: Sunday, June 16th, 2024
 8882 170 Street NW
Cost: $64+

Father’s Day BBQ

This weekend enjoy fun, a petting zoo, and games, as well as a big BBQ to celebrate your pops. This Sunday, Prairie Gardens will be hosting a huge Father’s Day event – but you’ll have to get tickets! For more info check out the link above.

When: Sunday, June 16th, 2024
Where: 56311 Lily Lake Road, Bon Accord
Cost: $39+


Start your engines! This Sunday, check out Speeders for a wild day of fun and competition. Here you can enjoy 1,250 ft. of raceway as you wind through the complex.

When: Sunday, June 16th, 2024
 12808 170 Street NW, Edmonton
Cost: $69+

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Royal Canadian International Circus


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Looking for something that the whole family will love? This Sunday, catch The Royal Canadian International Circus. Don’t miss it!

When: Sunday, June 16th, 2024
Where: 17310 – 90 Avenue NW
Cost: $35+

Father’s Day Car Show 

Edmonton’s largest Father’s Day is here! This weekend, grab grub at the food trucks, ride rides and enjoy activities that are fun for the whole family. What’s more – it’s FREE to attend

When: Sunday, June 16th, 2024
Where: See location here
Time: 7:30 am
Cost: Free

Muttart Observatory

This Father’s Day, check out the Muttart Conservatory, an indoor botanical garden with bright colours and exotic plants from all over the world.

When: Sunday, June 16th, 2024
 9626 96a Street NW, Edmonton
Tickets: $14.95+

Laser Tag

This Father’s Day parents can play a game of laser tag for FREE between 11 am and 7 pm. The catch? There must be at least one paid play with the group. Enjoy!

When: Sunday, June 16th, 2024
5104 67 Ave NW, Edmonton
Tickets: Free+

And there you have it, friends! 10 things you can do on Father’s Day in Edmonton! Now get out there and enjoy!