It’s time to show Dad some love, and luckily there are many amazing things to do on Father’s Day in Toronto this year.

Whether you’re looking to indulge your dad’s adventurous spirit, treat him to a mouthwatering meal, or create lasting memories together, the vibrant city has something for everyone.

Let’s dive into the best things to do on Father’s Day in Toronto and treat Pops to the special day he deserves!

 13th Annual Yorkville Exotic Car Show

If your dad loves cars, this event is a must.

In support of Melanoma Canada, the Yorkville Exotic Car show will feature 85 classic and exotic Corvettes, Jaguars, McLarens, Porsches, Ferraris, Lamborghinis, and Aston Martins.

In addition to the red carpet displays, there will also be performances by Karl Wolf and other local artists as well as street performers.

When: June 18th, 2023, 15 PM to 5 PM
Where: Bloor Street from Avenue Road to Bay Street

Free family fishing

What better way to spend some quality time with dad then fishing at Ontario lakes?

The province has made fishing free for everyone on four days out of the year, including Father’s Day.

That means you do not need to buy a fishing licence if you want to participate.

When: June 17th & 18th, 2023
Where: Ontario-wide

Taco Fest

This will give Dad something to taco ’bout!

The beloved annual Taco Fest is coming to Toronto this Father’s Day at a brand new location.

Get ready to feel the heat this summer and mouthwatering eats at the Taco Fest, coming back to the city this June 16th to 18th.

You’ll have the chance to enjoy more than 150 taco creations, taste test Canada’s largest hot sauce bar, sip on Margaritas, Sangrias, sip on tequila, and party it up!

When: June 16th to 18th, 2023
Where: The Grounds at Hotel X, 111 Princes’ Boulevard

Taste of Little Italy

Treat your pops to some great food, live music, and shopping. The beloved annual food and street fest, Taste of Little Italy is back in Toronto this Father’s Day.

Come through for live music on multiple street corners and on a main stage, extended patios, multicultural vendors, carnival rides for the entire family, and all the delicious Italian food you can handle.

When: June 16th to 18th, 2023
Where: Along College Street from Bathurst Street to Shaw Street

Toronto International Dragon Boat Race Festival

Take Dad to a day at the races! The Dragon Boat races, that is.

This beloved annual tradition will once again take over Centre Island for a thrilling dragon boat race festival.

In addition to the race, the event will also feature music, demonstrations, and authentic Chinese cultural performances throughout the day.

When: June 17th and 18th, 2023
Where: Centre Island, Toronto Islands

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Toronto Argonauts vs. Hamilton Tiger-Cats

Cheer on the Argos with the family this Father’s Day!

Toronto’s very own CFL team is taking on the Hamilton Tiger-Cats and it’s not a game to be missed.

Fresh air, great energy, and live sports. Name a better dad-friendly combo, we’ll wait.

When: June 18th, 2023, 8 PM
Where: BMO Field

Head to a gorgeous garden

Fathers with a green thumb will definitely appreciate the scenic gardens and parks that the city has to offer.

Enjoy the beautiful weather and the company of family all in one place at these picturesque destinations.

Whether you’re uptown, downtown, east or west, you’re sure to find a beautiful spot near you.

Where: See Toronto’s best public gardens and parks here

Race at the go-kart track

Does your dad have a need for speed?

These go-kart tracks in and around Toronto are a fast-paced thrill your pops is sure to love.

Whether you want to challenge him to a race or just want to hit the pedal to the metal and fly, these epic tracks are calling your name.

Where: See Toronto’s best go-kart tracks here