Where to celebrate Father’s Day in Northern Virginia

From modern and classic car shows to brunch at Nats park, there are countless ways to celebrate the dad in your life this Father’s Day.

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Read our 2019 Father’s Day events roundup here.

From modern and classic car shows and hikes followed by campfires to brunch at Nats park and dinner in Great Falls, there are countless ways to celebrate the dad in your life this Father’s Day. Here’s what’s happening in NoVA this weekend.

Father’s Day Campfire
June 15, 7-8:30 p.m.

Outdoorsy dads will enjoy this hike and campfire with s’mores at Ellanor C. Lawrence Park. // Ellanor C. Lawrence Park: 5040 Walney Road, Chantilly

Father & Daughter Dance
June 17, 6-9 p.m.

Dads and daughters can celebrate Father’s Day together at this event with dancing, games and food. // The Stacy C. Sherwood Community Center: 3740 Old Lee Highway, Fairfax

Father’s Day Golf Tournaments
June 17-18

Oak Marr and Burke Lake golf courses will host Father’s Day tournaments on Saturday and Sunday. Read more here. // Oak Marr Golf Complex: 3200 Jermantown Road, Oakton; Burke Lake Golf Center: 7315 Ox Road, Fairfax Station

Father’s Day Weekend at Mount Vernon
June 17-18, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.

Historic Mount Vernon will celebrate Father’s Day with a program led by a George Washington impersonator, who will speak about Washington’s role as a father in his family and of the country, plus a whiskey-making demonstration at the distillery and brunch at Mount Vernon Inn Restaurant. // Mount Vernon: 3200 Mount Vernon Highway, Mount Vernon

Prince William County Father’s Day Weekend Tours

June 17-18, 11 a.m.-4 p.m.
Dads and children 6 years old and younger can tour Prince William’s historic sites—including the Ben Lomond Historic Site and Rippon Lodge—for free this weekend. // Multiple Prince William County locations

Father’s Day at La Côte d’Or Café
June 18

The French restaurant will host a special Father’s Day brunch and dinner with beef tenderloin Benedict, crab meat casino, bread pudding and more. // La Côte d’Or Café: 6876 Lee Highway, Arlington

Father’s Day at Salamander Resort & Spa
June 18

The Middleburg resort will offer a variety of special events and discounts for Father’s Day, including Beer, Brisket and Bourbon at the resort’s Culinary Garden, an archery competition, zip lining, horseback riding and spa discounts. // Salamander Resort & Spa: 500 N. Pendleton St., Middleburg

Zero Prostate Cancer Run/Walk
June 18, 8:15 a.m.

This run/walk aims to raise awareness about prostate cancer and reduce the number of diagnoses, and proceeds go toward treatment research, patient support services and education. // Pentagon Row Courtyard: 1101 S. Joyce St., Arlington

Sully Antique Car Show
June 18, 10 a.m.-3:30 p.m.

The 44th annual car show will feature more than 400 antique and classic cars along with lunch and live music. // Sully Historic Site: 3650 Historic Sully Way, Chantilly

Father’s Day at 2941 Restaurant
June 18, 11 a.m.-8 p.m.

The Falls Church restaurant (and Best of NoVA winner) is offering a three-course prix fixe menu on Father’s Day with mushroom risotto, filet mignon, lamb and more. // 2941 Restaurant: 2941 Fairview Park Drive, Falls Church

Father’s Day Celebration at Colvin Run Mill
June 18, noon-3 p.m.

Dads and children receive free tours of the historic mill this Sunday. // Colvin Run Mill: 10017 Colvin Run Road, Great Falls

Father’s Day Brunch at Nationals Park
June 18, noon-4 p.m.

If your dad is a big Nats fan, treat him to Brunch on the Baselines with all you can eat and drink (eggs, bacon, sausage and bloody marys are all on offer) while watching the Nats play against the Mets in New York. // Nationals Park: 1500 S. Capitol St. SE, Washington, D.C.

Father’s Day Open Houses
June 18, 1-5 p.m.

Dads can take free tours of Alexandria’s Friendship Firehouse, Gadsby’s Tavern Museum and  Stabler-Leadbeater Apothecary Museum. // Friendship Firehouse Museum: 107 S. Alfred St., Alexandria; Gadsby’s Museum: 134 N. Royal St., Alexandria; Stabler-Leadbeater Apothecary Museum: 105-107 S. Fairfax St., Alexandria

Animal Dads
June 18, 1:30-2:30 p.m.

Dads and kids can visit Hidden Oaks this Father’s Day to learn more about animal dads, like penguins, wolves and beavers, and meet live animals at the nature center. // Hidden Oaks Nature Center: 7701 Royce St., Annandale

Crystal Car Father’s Day Auto Festival
June 18, 2-6 p.m.

Crystal City is also hosting a car festival, but this one highlights modern models alongside classic cars, including electric vehicles, sports cars and more. // 220 20th St., Arlington

(Father’s Day Guide)

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