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9 NYC Activities for Father’s Day!

Dad’s day is coming up and KidPass wants to make sure all the hardworking fathers out there have a great weekend!

From workshops, to creating one-of-a-kind gifts, to adventures undersea, to a family yoga outing, we’ve got something for every kind of dad. Check out all of our great picks below and have a happy Father’s Day!

Funikijam’s Out in the Country: Farm Fun! at Raising Astoria
Saturday, June 15th, 9:30 AM / Astoria / Birth – 3 years old

Does your dad love a good country tune? Take him and your New York City tots to this high-energy music class and “go country” for the morning! This fast-paced interactive program features 12 to 15 activities designed to build skills and celebrate “Farm Fun” with original songs, rhymes, and stories—plus carefully curated country hits!

Father’s Day Craft at ACD Play Space
Friday, June 14th, 10:30 AM / Astoria / 12 months – 5 years old

Give the “World’s Best Dad” a special mug for Father’s Day—or any day! Little artists will design a DIY mug that Dad can use to hold his favorite beverage or the pencils on his desk! After crafting, kids can enjoy Open Play.

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Father’s Day Workshop at the Craft Studio
Saturday, June 15th, 9 AM / Tribeca / Upper East Side / 5– 17 years old

Not sure what to get Dad? Create the perfect gift at this workshop featuring a special Father’s Day-themed craft. Dress to get messy!

Family Yoga at Monkey Do! Yoga
Sunday, June 16th, 10:15 AM / Park Slope / 4 – 17 years old

Help Dad channel his inner zen on Father’s Day at family yoga!  Dad and his yogis can take time to bond, get fit, and have fun in a class designed to make you laugh and stretch.


Virtual Reality Gaming at VR World NYC
Daily, various times / Murray Hill / 7 – 17 years old

Experience the best of virtual reality from gaming to art and film. The perfect activity for any tech-loving dad, a guide will greet you and lead you through each experience to ensure a full understanding of the equipment.

Family Painting Day at The Paint Place 
Sunday, June 16th, 10:30 AM / Upper West Side / 4 – 8 years old

Paint a masterpiece together! Cost is per canvas, so make your own or paint together to create a family work of art. Dad can take home the finished product to remember his great Father’s Day!


National Geographic Encounter: Ocean Odyssey
Daily, 10 am to 8 pm / Hell’s Kitchen / 3 – 12 years old

Dive into an ocean of fun in the heart of Times Square without getting wet! This ground-breaking immersive entertainment experience uses cutting-edge technology to transport you on an interactive underwater journey across the ocean to encounter its greatest wonders and mightiest creatures.

The Intrepid Air, Sea, and Space Museum
Daily, 10 am to 4 pm / Hell’s Kitchen / 5 – 12 years old

Spend the day aboard the aircraft carrier Intrepid with Dad. Explore the space shuttle Enterprise, the world’s fastest jets, and a guided missile submarine, along with other exhibits.

Go Bowling at Bowlmor
Daily, various times / Chelsea Piers / Hell’s Kitchen / 4 – 17 years old

Whether you keep score or throw up the bumpers and roll for fun, these bowling allies are a hit for the whole fam. Make a day out of it and enjoy tasty snacks and meals lane side and let the kids hit up the arcade for some extra fun.

Want to discover and book more new activities in NYC? Check out all upcoming activities across the NY Metro area for more Big Apple fun! 

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