Father’s Day is a day to celebrate dads across the nation. Why not join in the fun with a local celebration? Here’s what’s happening this Father’s Day weekend:

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Stroll through Leu Gardens.

Address: 1920 North Forest Ave., Orlando

Spend the day with dad outdoors as you stroll through 50 acres of Leu Gardens and its fairy doors exhibit. Dads receive free admission on Sunday, while general admission is $10 for adults and $5 for children (ages 4-17). 

Outside food may be brought in. However, it can be enjoyed on the Garden House Welcome Center’s patio as picnics are not allowed in the garden. Seating is first come, first serve. 

Enjoy entertainment at Taverna Opa.

Address: 9101 International Drive, No. 2240, Orlando

Treat dad to a special day at Taverna Opa. There will be an authentic Greek feast, and belly dancing approved by Zeus himself. Dads eat free when ordering the family-style menu for four or more. 

The Zeus family-style, four-course menu is priced at $46 per person. The Aphrodite family-style, four-course menu is priced at $35 per person. 

Paint a Pop at Caritas Comics, Collectibles and Cosplay.

Address: 3813 Pleasant Hill Road, Kissimmee

Caritas Comics, Collectibles and Cosplay is hosting a special Pop Paint Party just for Father’s Day. Stop by the shop between noon and 5 p.m. to create your own customized Funko Pop. Bring dad and the whole family — and get creative.  

Dine Father’s Day features at Columbia Restaurant. 

Address: 649 Front St., Celebration

Five of Columbia Restaurant’s locations are open for Father’s Day — this includes the location in Celebration. The restaurant will open at 11 a.m. with complete lunch and dinner menus, plus Father’s Day features.

Father’s Day features include platano con pollo, prime rib “Don Cesar,” grouper en pastel and a blueberry rum cheesecake for dessert. Reservations are encouraged, but walk-ins are welcome if the restaurant is not booked.


Visit Island Grove Wine Company for a low country shrimp boil.

Address: 3011 Formosa Gardens Blvd., Kissimmee

The event at the winery in Formosa Gardens includes $5 craft beers, low country style shrimp boil, angus burgers and more. The fun is happening from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Have a complimentary beer at Tapa Toro. 

Address: 8441 International Drive No. 260, Orlando

Tapa Toro is offering dads a $28 Father’s Day prix fixe menu, featuring a three-course meal, flamenco entertainment and a complimentary 20-ounce beer. The multi-course menu will feature a Portuguese “Caldo Verde” and surf and turf, and a chocolate volcano for dessert. 

Share a laugh at a SAK show.

Address: 29 S. Orange Ave., Orlando

It’s a Father’s Day tradition at SAK Comedy Lab to treat dad to a free comedy show. Come see performers improvise a comedy show, with showtimes at 2 p.m., 4:15 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. Dads receive free admission for all three shows.