Dads Love These Father’s Day Activities

by May 16, 2017The Blog, Wrightsville Beach

Let’s make Dad feel special on his day! For every different kind of dad, there’s a perfect Father’s Day treat, especially in Wilmington. Is your dad an active, sporty guy? Is he more of a spectator? Does he like to eat? If any of these are true of your father, check out our Father’s Day activities and make June 18, 2017 a great day for Dad.

Get Out and Do Something with Dad

The gift dads appreciate most is time with the kids, so get out and play this Father’s Day! If time doesn’t allow an outing on the big day, give Dad a gift certificate for a fun activity.

A Golf Game is a Great Gift

Is your dad a duffer? He may appreciate a game at a new course–or a gift certificate for his favorite. Some of the area’s finest links include:

Have Father’s Day on the Water

Wilmington Yacht Charters' Sanjema II

Wilmington Yacht Charters’ Sanjema II is moored on the Cape Fear River in downtown Wilmington, NC.

On a hot June day, there’s nothing better than a boat ride. Book a yacht or fishing charter, or just head out on the river for a sightseeing cruise. Try these watery treats for Father’s Day:

Take Your Dad Out to Eat on Father’s Day

holiday inn resort wrightsville beach

Patio dining at Holiday nn Resort in Wrightsville Beach

A dinner out where Dad doesn’t have to pay is always welcome! Or give your father a gift certificate to his favorite restaurant. Try one of these favorites:

See a Father’s Day Show

upcoming theater wilmington nc

If your dad likes live theater, you’re all set for Father’s Day, June 18, 2017.

  • Thalian Hall: Take Dad to see the classic Jesus Christ Superstar, playing June 7 to 25, 2017. The greatest rock opera ever created sets the greatest story ever told to music.
  • Big Dawg Productions: The Laramie Project is a compelling collage of inhumanity and compassion.


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