Thursday, June 12, 2014

Father's Day is this Sunday!

Bill Cosby once said, "Fatherhood is pretending the present you love most is soap-on-a-rope." This Father's Day, June 15, treat your Dad to an experience he'll really love, from award-winning golf and micro-brews to truly unique outdoor recreation in West Michigan.

Don't see anything you like below? Head over to our Event Calendar for even more listings of great Father's Day events taking place around West Michigan!


Boulder Ridge Wild Animal Park
Boulder Ridge Wild Animal Park is offering Fathers half price with a child's admission on Father's Day.

Battle Creek

Binder Park Zoo
Celebrate dad this Father’s Day by taking him to the Zoo for a day full of family fun! Binder Park Zoo is offering a Father’s Day special and all dads are admitted free when accompanied by their children or grandchildren. The Zoo will be open Father’s Day June 15th from 11:00 am to 6:00 pm. So bring dad out to Binder Park Zoo and safari in Wild Africa this Father’s Day!

Boyne Falls

Boyne Mountain Resort
Dads can enjoy the thrill of ziplining for FREE this Father’s Day Weekend (6/13-6/15) at Boyne Mountain! Friday through Sunday, show your love for Dad by joining her on a Zipline Adventure Tour or a Twin Zip Ride. Both are FREE for Dad when accompanied by one or more paying family members.
Reservations are required for the Zipline Adventure Tour. Please book by calling 231.549.7256. Reservations are not required for the Twin Zip Ride.


Charlevoix Country Club
We are going to do cart fee only $24 per person for 18 holes, $12 for 9 holes.

Castle Farms
Treat Dad Like a King on Father’s Day! Bring your dad to Castle Farms on Father’s Day, June 15th and his historic self-guided tour is FREE. Visit the magnificent stone buildings, gardens and museums. View the Model Garden Railroad (one of the largest in Michigan), feed the fish in the Reflection Pond, play a game of giant chess. Scavenger hunt for kids. Great fun for Dad and the entire family! Castle Gates open daily 9:30 am-4 pm. $10 Adults, $9 Seniors (65+), $6 Children (12-4). Under 4, free. Castle Farms, 5052 M-66 N., Charlevoix. (231) 237-0884.


Pine Cone Accommodations
$50.00 gift with any reservations booked Fathers Day Weekend. *One per Vacation Home.

Grand Haven

Nelson Charters
Fathers day weekend special: Book a 4 hour fishing trip get 1 extra hour free: 5 hour for the price of 4 hours.
Book a 6 hour fishing trip get 1 extra hour free: 7 hours for 6 hours. Must mention that you saw this offer on WMTA while booking.

Chocolates by Grimaldi
Jun 14, 2014
Time: 10:00 AM To 01:00 PM
Location: Chocolates by Grimaldi 219 North 7th Street Grand Haven, MI 49417
Phone: 616-935-7740
Chocolates by Grimaldi is hosting the Dear Ol' Dad event on Saturday, June 14 from 10AM-1PM. Create a special gift for the man who deserves it all! Make your very own hand made card and taste FREE samples while shopping for an array of gourmet chocolates Dad will love! Show Dear Ol' Dad what he means to you with CHOCOLATE! All ages are welcome!

Grand Junction

Stokes Homestead Farm Market
We will be open on Father’s day. We will be doing a “Donut for Dad’s” Giveway. Every dad who comes in on Father’s Day will get a free donut of his choice! Will also be featuring a Father's Day lunch special.

Grand Rapids

Grand Rapids Art Museum
Celebrate Dad this Father’s Day with a trip to GRAM! Bring your Dad, Granddad, or kids and enjoy discounted admission for all fathers, and free admission for fathers of GRAM Members. Treat the father figure in your life to an afternoon exploring the cars, boats, and camping gear in Michigan Modern—an experience he’s sure to love. Sunday, June 15, 2014, 12:00 noon - 5:00 pm

Grand Rapids Children’s Museum
We will have free admission for Fathers on Fathers day!

Treat dad to some new outdoor gear this Father's Day! Help him stock up on supplies for hunting, fishing, camping, and more.

Brewery Vivant
We'll be celebrating Dads the best way we know how: Smokehouse Sunday.
Sunday June 15 - Father's Day at the Pub = Smokehouse Style. Treat Pops to some classic BBQ fare and a delicious beer. He's put up with you this long, he deserves this, right? (Moms welcome, too!)
June 15-22 Smoke Week: Our regular house specialties will be replaced for the week with succulent smokehouse specials. See our website for menu details:

Downtown Market Grand Rapids
Buy a market gift card for Dad from June 1-June 15 and get $5 gift certificate for any June-August, 2014 class.


Historic Charlton Park
Charlton Park hosts one of the largest Car Shows in the Midwest on Father’s Day. 8am-4pm. Rain or Shine. Michigan's largest single day car show, displaying over 1000 cars! 1990 and older. Admission: $5 13 years & older, $3 kids ages 5-12.


Coast 3
We will be offering one month free membership for all Fathers when they signup to become a year round or summer member.


Food Dance
We will be open special hours on Father's Day! Normally we are closed Sunday evenings, but we open for our "dads and grads" it's also K-college graduation, so we want dads to make reservations early! 8am-9pm, taking reservations from 5pm-9pm.
Also, for Father's Day, we have a huge Great Grilling Promotion in our Market. We are featuring grilling packages with sustainable meats, delicious sides, fresh bread and accoutrements. Our three packages are designed to feed 4-8 people.


Michigan Historical Museum
Free admission to all visitors on Father's Day.

Mackinac Island

Mackinac Island Carriage Tours
We will have reduced hours (9:00 AM to 1:00 PM) on Father's Day for the Carriage Tours, due to the Lilac Festival Parade on June 15.


Cornwell's Turkeyville USA
Cornwell's Turkeyville presents "The Battle of Turkey Run: A long and forgotten battle of the war between the states." We have 400 acres of land to create a one of a kind reenactment. The civilian living area to include such things as a post office, a school, a surgeon, dress shop, dressmaker general store and saloon complete with lemonade and big pickles in a crook. The military will be set to Battle at Turkey Run. General Davis as well as President Lincoln We will have a debate with the generals and active conversation throughout the entire weekend. Saturday June 14th, 10am-6pm. Sunday June 15th, 10am-4pm.


Lakeshore Museum Center
Free tours of the homes of Muskegon’s most famous lumber barons are being offered to fathers who visit the site on Father’s Day, Sunday, June 15. The restored homes of Muskegon’s most famous lumber barons, Charles H. Hackley and Thomas Hume, are two of the finest examples of Queen Anne Style Victorian homes in the country. Built in the late 1800s, they feature lavish woodcarvings, stenciling, stained glass windows and period furnishings. The site is located at 484 W. Webster Avenue at Sixth Street and is open from Noon to 4 pm. Admission is $5 for guests 13 and older, visitors 12 and younger are admitted free. Call 231-722-0278 with questions or visit

Port City Princess
We have a father's day brunch, 12-2pm. Price is $35 (plus service fee). Dad is 1/2 price.

New Era

Lewis Farm Market
Celebrate Father’s Day at Lewis Farm Market & Petting Zoo. Dads receive free general admission and coffee & apple cinnamon donut. June 15, 9am to 6pm.


River Country Chamber
Father's Day Fun at the White Cloud Airport. Looking for something fun and exciting for Dad on Father's Day? Planes, cars, games, food, & kids pedal tractor pull! The Annual Father's Day Fly-In, Cruz-In Car Show & Pancake Breakfast is the place to be! Games, prizes, and free ice cream at noon. Breakfast served 8am-11am. Adults $5, Dad $3, Kids 6-10 $3, All pilots eat for free. Cruz-In Car Show 9:30am-1:30pm. Free to enter! No class, all makes, models, & years are welcome. Trophy for "Best of Show" will be determined by vehicle owners. Register day of show, or online at


Double JJ Resort: Thoroughbred Golf Club
This Father's Day treat Dad to championship golf! Dad golfs for free with a paid round at the Thoroughbred Golf Club. Call (231) 894-4444 to reserve your tee-time. Reservations required.


Crystal Mountain
On Sunday, June 15, dads get special treatment all around Crystal Mountain.
Mountain Activities: Dads play for FREE with at least one paying family member. Activities include:
• Crystal Coaster Alpine Slide - Fulfill dad's need for speed on Michigan's only alpine slide!
• Park at Water's Edge Outdoor Pool - Let dad relax in the pool or challenge him to a game of water volleyball, basketball or water cannon tag.
• Vertical Edge Climbing Wall - See if dad can make it to the very top to ring the bell.
• Bike Rental (2 Hour Rental) - Join dad for an exploration of Crystal's mountain bike trails.

Also, challenge dad to a game of paintball on our Speed Ball course. Dad gets 50% off! Call the Park at Water's Edge at 888.968.7686 ext.7000 for more information.

Golf Crystal: Dads get 50% off a round of golf at our Betsie Valley or Mountain Ridge courses. Includes cart fees and complimentary use of the Practice & Learning Center. Reserve tee times online or call 888.968.7686, ext. 4000.

Guided Fishing Trip: Book a guided river fishing trip with dad and get $25 off your trip. Trip must be reserved between June 15-22, 2014. Call 888.968.7686 ext.7010 to reserve dad's fishing trip.

Crystal Spa: Treat dad to some well-deserved spa time. On June 15, dads receive a FREE upgrade on any 50 or 80 minute spa services at Crystal Spa. Dad's choices for the free upgrade include: Deep Tissue, Hot Stones, Wild Lime Scalp Massage or Eco-Fin Moisturizing Hand and Foot Treatment. Advance reservations required. Call (855) 995-5146.

Thistle Pub & Grille: Has dad worked up an appetite after a full day of fun? Treat him to 50% off his meal at ourThistle Pub & Grille. Special offers only available Sunday, June 15, 2014.

Traverse City

Traverse City KOA
Remember how special it was spending time with your Dad? We want to make spending that time even easier, so on Fathers Day we are making sure all kids camp absolutely free with their Dads. Call for details or book online now!

White Lake Area

White Lake Chamber of Commerce
The White Lake Area's June Arts and Crafts Festival is Father’s Day weekend. This 36th Annual festival takes place Saturday 10am-5pm and Sunday 11am-4pm at Goodrich Park Annex on Lake Street. Enjoy over 75 juried exhibitors, live entertainment, children's activities, a food court, and more.


Odawa Casino
June 15th, beginning at 8am. The first 500 men receive a FREE gift!

No comments: