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From teaching you to ride a bike to walking you down the aisle, fathers have a special place in all of our hearts, so be sure to show them how special they are this Father’s Day! We will celebrate Father’s Day on Sunday, June 16 this year, however not all countries will.
Father’s Day Traditions
Dads traditionally participate in a 21km run through the capital city.
It is a tradition for dads to sleep in and enjoy their favorite breakfast.
Father’s Day is celebrated on the 6th Sunday after Easter by commencing in all-male activities such as hiking, biking, and drinking.
Father’s Day is celebrated on the Birthday of Kin Bhumibol, December 5, who is considered the “Father of the Nation.”
Much like the US, it is tradition to present father’s with gifts and cards on Father’s Day and enjoy fishing or picnicking with family.
Children traditionally gather flowers, handmade beer glasses and sweets to present to their father’s. Father’s Day is held on the 3rd Sunday in June.
Father’s Day traditions began as a military commemoration known as the “Defender of the Fatherland Day” that now honors all men throughout Russia with parades and gifts.
Plan an extra special day for your father or create a tradition of your own.
Regardless of how you plan to honor your father, the most important thing about Father’s Day is to make sure your dad feels appreciated. If you are still looking for something local to do, check out these fun events below
Local Events to Celebrate Father’s Day
Live on Mars
71 Public Square, Wilkes-Barre, PA
Following its hugely successful 2018 UK tour, LIVE ON MARS, visits North America in 2019 to continue its amazing journey celebrating the very best of iconic pop hero David Bowie; his music, artistry, style and showmanship. More info
Steamtown National Historic Site
Lackawanna Ave at Cliff St, Scranton PA
You’d feel the heat from the firebox, smell hot steam and oil; you’d hear the whistle, feel the ground vibrate, and watch as one-ton drive rods turned steel wheels. Remember the sound of “chuff-chuff” from the smokestack? Today, you can learn the history of steam railroad transportation, and the people who built, repaired and rode, as we work to preserve a special era in America’s industrial history! Daily walking tours, seasonal train rides, and demonstrations. More info
Montage Mountain Waterpark
1000 Montage Mountain Road, Scranton, PA
Montage Mountain’s summer features include a giant wave pool, Lazy River, and ZipRider, and is the perfect destination for excitement-seekers. More info
Alex’s Lemonade Stand Car Show
708 North Blakely St., Dunmore, PA
Fighting childhood cancer, one cup at a time.
Villa Capri Cruisers
500 Arthur Ave, Scranton, PA
The Father’s Day Car Show at Nay Aug Park has been a tradition for a quarter of a century. Enjoy over 600 show cars, amazing food, music, prizes, gifts, and giveaways. This is our largest fundraising event! More info
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