7 unique Father’s Day experiences your dad will love across Alabama

Top Golf Brunch 4
Have some fun for Father’s Day. (Bham Now)

Father’s Day is coming up on Sunday, June 18 and now is the time to start planning a fun excursion for you and your dad or father figure in your life. Read on for unique ideas across the state.

1. Take him out to a ballgame

Adamson Ford Regions Field 24
Regions Field in Birmingham. (Bham Now)

There’s nothing like watching America’s favorite pastime with your pops. Grab your cracker jacks and hot dogs and catch one of these Father’s Day weekend home games:

Birmingham Barons vs. Tennessee

Sunday, June 18 is Family Day at Regions Field—kids 12 and under will have the chance to run the bases after the game.

Montgomery Biscuits vs. Biloxi Shuckers

Arrive early and score a free Biscuits-branded pint glass. Plus, you can bring your pup along, play a game of catch on-field before the game and kids can run the bases after the game.

2. Swing at a fun golf experience

Top Golf Brunch 15
TopGolf is always a good time. (Bham Now)

One thing about Dads—most of them love a good game of golf. These fun golf experiences have something for everybody, regardless of how good your swing is.


Cinderella Story—Birmingham

Tee Time Golf Studios Opelika

X Golf Huntsville

Fairways Indoor Golf Club—Spanish Fort

3. Zoom on go karts

A Person Riding A Go Kart In A Race Track
Time to race. (Unsplash)

Catch a thrill and feel the wind in your hair when you zoom at great speeds at these go-kart tracks. 

Autobahn Indoor Speedway—Birmingham

BigTime Entertainment—Oxford

The Track—Gulf Shores

Sonny’s Family Fun Center—Jasper

4. Rent a boat and hit the water

Get ready for an incredible day on the water! (Matthew Niblett / Bham Now)

Don’t have a boat of your own? No need to miss out on a fun day on the lake. From fishing boats to pontoons for the whole family, rent a boat and hit the water.

Town Creek Fishing Center

River’s Edge Marina

Squirrel’s Boat Rental

Duskin Point Marina

Coosa Island Marina

5. Attend a concert

Saturn 1
Saturn venue in Birmingham. (Bham Now)

For all the music lovers out there, take your father to a concert you can share memories of for years to come.

James Taylor at Oak Mountain Amphitheatre

Frank Fletcher Band at The Hangout

The Beths at Saturn

Early James at Callaghan’s Irish Social Club

6. Take a cool tour

Img 2379
Where the races happen. (Maddi Miller / Bham Now)

Talladega Superspeedway

Go behind the scenes with a track tour at Talladega Superspeedway, perfect for any NASCAR lover.

Ozan Winery & Vineyard

Sip on a glass of vino while you explore a relaxed Alabama winery and vineyard.

Cathedral Caverns

Go below the surface and see stunning rock formations at Cathedral Caverns.

7. Go axe throwing

Challenge your family and try your hand at axe hurling. Just make sure to keep your aim on the target.

Civil Axe Throwing

How are you spending Father’s Day in Alabama this year? Tag us @thebamabuzz and let us know.

Gabby Gervais
Gabby Gervais
Articles: 223