How to Celebrate Father’s Day in Colorado

Looking for a Father’s Day event? Scattered throughout Colorado are some awesome activities for Dads and the whole family to attend. Scavenger hunts, concerts and festivals are all listed here so read on and see what’s in store for the mile-high city.

Father’s Day at Aspen Grove

Aspen Grove is hosting a Father’s Day event on June 16th. Adult tickets are $20 and tickets for kids are $15. Each ticket purchase gets you a $10 credit towards food. In addition to food, you get to enjoy mini golf, putt challenges, axe throwing, live music, and fish casting by Fishing the Good Fight.

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Date- Sunday, June 16th, 2024
3 – 6pm MDT.

Location- Aspen Grove Shopping Center
7301 S. Santa Fe Drive Littleton, CO 80120

The Dadcathlon

The Dadcathlon event is bringing comedy and athleticism to downtown Greeley for Father’s Day. At this event, Dads can put their skills to the test with the following competitions:

  • 40 Yard Stroller Dash
  • Baby Bottle Chugging
  • Take Out The Trash Toss
  • Toolbox Assembly
  • Diaper Change
  • Grocery Carry
  • Build a Toy
  • Lawn Mower Dash

If the competitors tie, they will have to answer a parenting question to win the grand prize. There is a registration limit, so check out the event link and register early. A $20 fee is required to participate.

Date- Saturday, June 15th, 2024
12pm – 6pm MDT

Location- Downtown Greeley
802 9th Street 100 Greeley, CO 80631


If it’s a full bar and seafood you’re looking for, the Father’s Day crawfish boil at Edgewater brewery is the event for you. It’s the place to be for great atmosphere and food. The best part is the party only stops when the food runs out. Ticket prices range from $5 to $45 and depend on the type of meal you choose.

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Date- Sunday, June 16th, 2024
11am – 6pm MDT

Location- 905 Struthers Ave
905 Struthers Avenue Grand Junction, CO 81501

Annual Father’s Day Scavenger Hunt

Do you remember your last scavenger hunt? For Father’s Day, you can take part in one again, this time with the whole family. On June 16th, Benson Sculpture Park will hold a scavenger hunt, and the three competitors with the fastest times will receive prizes. There will also be food and games for those who just want to sit and enjoy the sun. Also, admission is free.

Date- Sunday, June 16th, 2024
11am – 3pm MDT

Location- D2903 Aspen Dr
2903 Aspen Dr. Ste E Loveland, CO 80538

Colorado Renaissance Festival – Larkspur

Colorado Renaissance Festival is determined to transport you back in time. At this extraordinary event happening in Larkspur, visitors can sample free wine and purchase flowers, leather, woodwork, jewelry, perfume, and, of course, swords. The festival also features your everyday, run-of-the-mill festival entertainment: firebreathers, acrobats, knife swallowers and jousters.

If you love history or kilts (there is a kilt contest) or new adventures, the Colorado Renaissance Festival is what you need.

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Each weekend of the festival has its own theme. The theme for Father’s Day will be Magical Fantasy Weekend. Tickets are $20 for adults and $12 for single-day admission. Kids under 5 get in for free.

July Dates- Saturday & Sunday | June 15-16 & 22-23, 29-30, 2024

Location- 650 Perry Park Ave Larkspur, CO 80118

Scandinavian Midsummer Festival

Celebrate the Summer Solstice with Scandinavian song, dance, and music. The Scandinavian Midsummer Festival takes place in Golden, Colorado, and has been going strong for 31 years. The festival starts on June 14th and ends on June 16th.

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There, you’ll find a market, a storytelling section, craft demonstrations and games. Dance around the Maypole, marvel at some Scandinavian classic cars, and gather around the campfire when evening rolls in. Don’t let this free festival pass you by.

Date-Friday – Sunday | June 14th–16th, 2024

Location- Parfet Park 719 10th St Golden, CO 80401

Palisade Bluegrass & Roots Festival

The Palisade Bluegrass & Roots Festival brings three days of musical artistry to the picturesque Riverbend Park. The festival returns for the 14th time and gathers the country’s top bluegrass players together for non-stop jamming. There is more than bluegrass in store at the festival. You can test your balance with a morning yoga class on the river or go on a tour of a local lavender farm in the evening. At the Palisade festival, you can take the entire family, lay in the sun, and let the bluegrass wash over you.

Date- Friday – Sunday, June 14th-16th, 2024

Location- 451 Pendleton St, Palisade, CO 81526

SKA fest

What’s a better combo than Ska and sunshine on Father’s Day weekend? Rush to Sculpture Park on June 15th for Ska Fest 2024 and take in the Caribbean rhythms of bands like Goldfinger, Less Than Jake, and Five Iron Frenzy. Tickets range from $59.95 – $69.95.

Date- Saturday, June 15th, 2024

Location- 1400 Curtis St.
Denver, CO 80204

2024 Vail Craft Beer Classic

Get in line for Colorado’s highest-altitude beer tasting. That’s right, the Vail Craft Beer Classic is back for the eighth time, and it’s bringing Breweries and beer lovers together again for a one-of-a-kind spirits and beer event. It’s going to be a day full of Stouts, seltzers, and ciders.

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Pair your beer with a snack from one of the many food trucks that will be on-site and sip away the evening. Great drinks and breathtaking mountain views will make Vail Village the place to be to celebrate Father’s Day. Tickets range from $49-$75.

Date- Friday and Saturday, June 14th -15th

Location- Vail Village
141 E Meadow Dr Vail, CO 81657

City Park Pavilion

Free concert alert! The open-air City Park Pavilion will become a jazz club every Sunday from June to August. On Father’s Day, Mistura Fina, a Denver-based group, will be performing. This is a chance to hear some unique Latin-jazz music, so take something comfortable to sit on and bask in the lovely jazz atmosphere of City Park on Sunday.

Date- Sunday, June 16th  2024

Location- 2001 Steele St. Denver, CO 80206

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Levitt Pavilion Denver

Levitt Pavilion Denver is the site for a whopping 50 concerts each summer. This beautiful outdoor venue will host several concerts close to Father’s Day. The concert that will be held on Father’s Day will be a free opera concert. Check out the dates and find a concert you like.


Thursday, June 13th, 2024: Buffalo Nichols (Free)

Friday, June 14th, 2024: Caifanes with Café Tacvba (Ticketed)

Saturday, June 15th, 2024: Cool Vibes Reggae Fest 2024 (Ticketed)

Sunday, June 16th, 2024: Central City Opera with Grande Orquesta Navarre (Free)

Location: 1380 W Florida Ave, Denver, CO 80223

Summer Cookout Series at Rare Bird

If you need a dinner spot suggestion, this is it. At Rare Bird, Chef Dan mans the grill and creates these decadent dishes that play on each of your senses.

Every Saturday his menu rotates:
1st Saturday: Pig Roast
2nd Saturday: Baby Back Ribs
3rd Saturday: Smoked Chicken
4th Saturday: Smoked Brisket

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For wonderful views, wine and roast, go to Rare Bird.

Dates- June 8th – June 22nd, 2024

Location- 245 Columbine Street, Denver, CO, 80206


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