Get Father’s Day Sorted!

Father’s day is coming up and you might be wondering how to make it special for the Dads in your life. Here are some fun and memorable ways to celebrate Father’s Day this year!

Spend some unique quality time together.

Battleship New Jersey Museum Is Set To Return To Camden Waterfront on June 20

After nearly 12 weeks in dry dock at the Philadelphia Navy Yard, Battleship New Jersey will return to her home port on the Camden Waterfront on Thursday, June 20. The Battleship will depart from the Philadelphia Naval Yard on June 14 and will dock in Paulsboro for six days for ballast work . On June 20, she will make the trip to her home berth along the Camden Waterfront. The public is invited to celebrate this historic milestone and welcome home the nation’s longest, fastest and most decorated battleship.

Take him shopping or surprise him with a special gift. You can find something unique and special at a local business!

The Royal Port Antiques 

Surprise your dad with a trip to The Royal Port, the largest single owner shop in Southern New Jersey! You’ll find amazing antiques, collectibles, and treasures that will make your dad smile. Don’t miss this opportunity to show your dad how much you appreciate him. Visit The Royal Port today!

The Old Mill Antique Mall

This Father’s Day, surprise your dad with a special trip to one of the largest Co-Op Antique Stores in South Jersey. You’ll have a blast exploring two floors of Antiques & Collectibles with him and finding treasures from the past. Whether he’s into Coins, Jewelry, Sports Memorabilia, Tools, Furniture, or anything else, he’ll surely find something he loves at this amazing store. 

Have some fun outdoors! If your dad loves nature and adventure, you can take him to one of the many parks and trails in South Jersey. You can go hiking, biking, fishing, boating, or camping.

Historic Smithville Park

Why not take your dad to Historic Smithville Park? It’s a beautiful park with a lot of history and nature to explore. You can learn about the industrial past of Smithville, which was a model town with innovative machinery, transportation and social welfare. You can also enjoy the scenic views of the Rancocas Creek, Smithville Lake and the butterfly garden. There are plenty of activities to do, such as hiking, biking, fishing, canoeing and picnicking. You can also visit the Smithville Mansion and Museum. Historic Smithville Park is a great place to make some memories with your dad on his special day.

Fort Mott State Park

Bring your dad to Fort Mott for a fun and educational Father’s Day! Fort Mott was built in the late 1800s to protect the Delaware River from enemy attacks. You can explore the old gun batteries and learn about the history and technology of the fort. The park museum has interesting displays and artifacts from the fort’s past. You can also enjoy the scenic views of the river and have a picnic on the shore. Fort Mott is a great place to spend quality time with your dad and learn something new!

Rancocas Nature Center

Bring your dad to this amazing non-profit center that offers environmental education for everyone. You and your dad will love exploring the 210 acres of beautiful parkland, with trails that lead you through meadows, forest, and wetlands. The center has been open since 1977 and has a rich history of inspiring people to care for nature. 

Take him to a golf course. You can book a tee time and enjoy a round of golf together. 

Deerwood Country Club

This Father’s Day, treat your dad to a special day at Deerwood Country Club. He will love playing golf on the beautiful Carolina-style links course, surrounded by nature. He can also enjoy the tennis courts, swimming pool, and fine dining options. The staff is friendly and professional, and the facilities are top-notch. Whether he wants to join a tournament, take a lesson, or host a private event, they have it all at Deerwood!

Is your Dad a car guy? Treat him to a thrilling Car Show or Swap Meet:

Father’s Day Car Show

Celebrate Father’s Day with a blast from the past! Bring your dad to Racks Pub (NJ) for a Father’s Day Car Show featuring classic cars, live music, food and crafts. Your dad will love admiring the vintage vehicles and supporting a good cause. Racks & HotRod Garage are teaming up to raise funds for Pancreatic Cancer research. Don’t miss this fun and meaningful event!

Yesteryear Drags Car Show & Swap Meet

Make this Father’s Day unforgettable! Surprise your dad with a trip to the Atco Dragway and enjoy the Yesteryear Drags Car Show & Swap Meet. Watch the amazing cars zoom by and root for your dad’s favorites. It’s a fun and exciting way to celebrate your dad’s special day!

You can’t go wrong with a delicious meal at one of South Jersey’s many restaurants. 

Coriander Indian Bistro 

Celebrate Father’s Day with a fun and delicious experience at Coriander Indian Bistro! Learn how to make amazing Indian dishes with your dad in their cooking classes. Enjoy the outdoor seating and the veggie options in this modern restaurant. Don’t miss this opportunity to bond with your dad and taste the best of India!

The Red Hen Restaurant

Fort Mott was designed after the American Civil War as part of a defense system for the Delaware River. Visitors can still wander through the old gun batteries. The ramparts seen today were made in the late 1890s. A nature interpretive trail can be found within the park. (Excellent for beginners.) There are also ample areas for biking or mountain biking.

DiPaolo’s Italian Ristorante

Surprise your dad with a delicious meal at DiPaolo’s Italian Restaurant! You’ll love the authentic flavors of Italy and the elegant atmosphere of South Jersey’s finest dining spot. Plus, check out their new banquet facility, Maria’s by DiPaolo’s, where you can host your next big event with up to 250 guests! They offers personalized service and attention to every detail.

The New Dodge’s Market

What better way to celebrate Father’s Day than with a trip to The New Dodges Market in Elmer Nj? Your dad will love the fresh produce, delicious baked goods, and friendly service at this family-owned market. Don’t miss this chance to show your dad how much you appreciate him!