Father’s Day car shows June 21, Fenders on Front St., Issaquah; Hiram M. Chittenden Locks, Seattle and Burien Wild Strawberry Festival; Washington Brewers Fest, June 19-21, Redmond, and more.
Father’s Day is Sunday, June 21, so it’s all about what Dad wants to do this weekend.
If he’s a fan of classic cars, there’s Fenders on Front Street, celebrating its 10th year of classic and vintage vehicles in Issaquah, with music, Jeff Shade, the host of “Talk About Cars,” and awards for cars in several categories. This year, the event includes Making Music Day performances at several outdoor locations in Issaquah with free trolley service between venues.
Seattle has a classic car show Sunday at the Hiram Chittenden Locks, along with bagpipes and drums with the Elliott Bay Pipe Band at 2 p.m. It’s free. Burien’s Wild Strawberry Festival includes a car show Sunday along with other festivities.
For craft beer fan dads, head to the Washington Brewers Fest at Redmond’s Marymoor Park. Friday is ages 21 and older only, with Saturday and Sunday open to all ages with kids’ activities along with beer from 105 Washington breweries, cider, wine, food vendors and entertainment.
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Cool dads can join the kids at an all-ages dance party at EMP, with discounts for museum admission or special exhibit included with dance party admission.
Several events honor dad with free admission for family outings.
Vintage train rides through the scenic Cascade foothills and a Snoqualmie Falls overlook from Northwest Railway Museum in Snoqualmie are free for dads with a paying child of any age Saturday and Sunday.
Dads accompanied by children get in free at the Museum of Flight Sunday, with family activities including Lego building, along with one of the largest air and space collections in the U.S., with thousands of artifacts and 150 rare aircraft and space vehicles.
Dads also get in free with a paying child at Seattle Children’s Museum with special play activities and story times Sunday.
Have fun, dads!
Fenders on Front Street
8 a.m. to 3 p.m., music 1 to 5 p.m. Sunday, June 21, Front Street, Issaquah (downtownissaquah.com).
Classic Car Show/Concert at the Locks
10 a.m. to 3 p.m., concert 2 p.m. Sunday, June 21, 3015 N.W. 54th St., Seattle (www.nws.usace.army.mil).
Burien Wild Strawberry Festival
10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, June 20-21, car show Sunday only, 152nd Street Southwest and Fifth Avenue Southwest, Burien (wildstrawberryfestival.org)
Washington Brewers Fest
4 to 9:30 p.m. Friday, ages 21 and older only; all ages, 11 a.m.to 9 p.m. Saturday, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday, June 19-21, Marymoor Park, 6046 W. Lake Sammamish Parkway N.E., Redmond; $20-$25, $5/designated driver, ages 20 and younger free (washingtonbeer.com/).
Father’s Day Kids Dance Party
11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday, EMP, 325 Fifth Ave. N., Seattle; $10 (206-770-2700 orempmuseum.org/)
Vintage Train Rides
11:30 a.m., 1, 2:30, 4 and 4:45 p.m. Saturday-Sunday, June 20-21, Northwest Railway Museum, 38625 S.E. King St, Snoqualmie; $10-$18, free for dads with paying child (425-888-3030 orTrainMuseum.org).
Museum of Flight
10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday, June 21, 9404 E. Marginal Way S., Seattle; $12-$20, free for dads (206-764-5720 or museumofflight.org).
Seattle Children’s Museum
10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday, June 21, Seattle Center Armory, Seattle; $7.25-$8.25, one free dad admission per group (206-441-1768 orthechildrensmuseum.org/fathers-day).