Father and Son Hiking on large rock

Wondering how to celebrate Father's Day in the Rocket City? Here’s a list of deals and activities perfect for spending time with dad!

Get Outdoors

We've got a list of hikes where you can see a waterfall with dear ol' dad. 

If you're looking to hike to the perfect spot for a photo op to post online, here are our Insta-worthy hikes.

If you are up for doing some duck hunting, check out the Lucky Duck scavenger hunt or our other hunts!

green mtn

We've got a list of the best spots for fishing in the Rocket City.

You can always float the Flint in a kayak or canoe over the weekend.

You can always go for a round of disc golf, and while you're at it learn how Huntsville played a part in its history! 

Hampton Cove Golf RTJ

You can always socially distance with some rounds of regular golf too at the Robert Trent Jones Hampton Cove Golf Course

We have plenty of farmers markets you can hit up to grab fresh food to cook for him over the weekend.

If you are both old enough, hit the Downtown Huntsville Craft Beer Trail and have a cold one with your Pop.

Take a Sunday drive and enjoy some time hitting the open road with some of our favorite scenic spots.

Things to Do

Aerial photo of Rocket Center

US Space and Rocket Center: They are celebrating Father's Day by giving dad FREE admission on Sunday with a paid guest. Before you go, know they have new policies in place to keep their staff, members and visitors healthy while you have a great day at the Rocket Center! You can learn more about the new procedures by visiting https://www.rocketcenter.com/help/faq. To purchase your timed ticket: http://rck.tc/5H

North Alabama Railroad Museum

Father's Day Special Train Ride: Is your dad a train enthusiast? Does he love big engines? Does he enjoy spending quality time with his family? If you answered yes to any of those questions, take a train ride for an hour and twenty minute excursion with North Alabama Railroad Museum on Saturday. 2 departures: 10am & 1pm. Ticket Prices: Adults-$15, children 12 and under-$10. Order tickets online or call 256-851-NARM.


Have a Block Party with the Rocket City Trash Pandas: Celebrate Dad with fireworks! Hang out with the fans of the Rocket City Trash Pandas Saturday night at Toyota Field. They will have live entertainment, music from The Beasley Brothers, fireworks, trivia, and delicious ballpark fare for you to enjoy with family and friends! Admission is $10 per person. Kids 2 & under do not require a ticket, and parking is free. Fans are encouraged to purchase tickets in advance. Gates open at 5PM! 

Grab a Meal

Harrison Brothers / Commerce Kitchen

There are plenty of places to grab brunch or dinner with your dad. We'll list a few of our blogs and you can take your pick! Make sure to call ahead to make sure everything is a go with the restaurant.

- Best Places for Brunch

- Best Upscale Restaurants in Huntsville

- New and Coming Soon Restaurants

- Dine at Home with GrubSouth 

- Wheelchair Friendly Restaurants

- Best Patio Dining