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Things to do in San Jose on Father’s Day
June 14, 2022

It’s that time of the year to show dad some extra love. Here is our list of fun events and things to do in San Jose on Father’s Day!

Dads are real-life superheroes! They check for monsters under your bed, carry you on his shoulders, and sacrifice for you. They are the most significant supporters of all we do. He may not wear a cape, but dad can definitely save the day. Let’s give back and celebrate their fatherhood with these exciting events and fun things to do in San Jose on Father’s Day!             

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Fathers are special people in our lives and a constant reminder that we are loved and well-taken care of. They are the head of the family, and there is no denying that fathers are very important. This Father’s Day, embrace dad with some attention and appreciation, and tell him, “Thank you!” Give Dad a gift he’ll never forget – the gift of time and a memorable experience in San Jose!

As June rolls around, San Jose offers many weekend events to celebrate Father’s Day and pay homage to dads everywhere in the Silicon Valley. From free admissions to auto shows and foodie brunch or dinner, there are a lot of fun things to do in San Jose on Father’s Day that are sure to bring on the smiles to their face and create lasting memories!

Special Events and Fun Things to do in San Jose on Father’s Day

Special Events and Fun Things to do in San Jose on Father’s Day - Garlic City Car Show
Photo by: Gilroy Chamber of Commerce

Garlic City Car Show

Chamber of Commerce of Gilroy
7471 Monterey Rd., Gilroy, CA 95020
Phone Number: (408) 842-6437

June 18, 2022 | Saturday | 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM

Rev up the fun at a classic car show. The Garlic City Car Show is back in Gilroy after two years! This year’s car show will take place in Downtown Gilroy, and spectator parking will be available on Eigleberry St. and in areas surrounding Downtown Gilroy. There will be live music, vendors, and over 200 of Gilroy’s most fantastic classic cars.

The Garlic City Car Show is an annual event managed and organized by the Gilroy Chamber of Commerce to create a robust local economy and promote the local community. To register, click HERE!

Father’s Day 2022 - LB Steak
Photo by: LB Steak

Father’s Day 2022

LB Steak
334 Santana Row, Ste. 1000, San Jose, CA 95128
Phone Number: (408) 244-1180

June 18, 2022 | Saturday | 11:30 AM – 9:00 PM

Celebrate Father’s Day in San Jose with a festive feast at LB Steak fit for a king. Their Father’s Day menu is a delicious way to say it with food and spoil dad with a memorable dinner that’ll bring a smile to his face. Relax and enjoy the beauty of family as they attend to every detail. LB Steak is a modern American steakhouse led by Chef-Owner Roland Passot, serving naturally raised and organic meats, organic seasonal produce, and sustainable seafood.

It’s never too early to start planning for reservations. For more details, please click the link HERE.

Celebrate Father’s Day in San Jose - Dia De Los Padres
Photo by: San Jose Harley-Davidson

Dia De Los Padres Pre Fathers Day Party

San Jose Harley-Davidson
1551 Parkmoor Ave., San Jose, CA 95128
Phone Number: (408) 998-1464

June 18, 2022 | Saturday | 3:00 PM – 7:00 PM

Come and celebrate all the dads out there. San Jose Harley-Davidson is hosting an event for dads who love big bikes. Vendors, food, drinks, and more things to do in San Jose on Father’s Day. San Jose Harley-Davidson is a full-service dealership with one of the largest selections of Harley-Davidson motorcycles, parts, accessories, and apparel in the Bay Area!

All are welcome. For more details, please click the link HERE.

Fathers Day Car Show
Photo by: Bernal Church

Fathers Day Car Show

Bernal Church
160 Bernal Rd., San Jose, CA 95119
Phone Number: (408) 226-4534

June 19, 2022 | Sunday | 9:00 AM – 2:00 PM

Bernal Church Annual Father’s Day Car is back! This family event is free to register your pre-1990 vehicle and free to attend. Kids are encouraged to bring their favorite toy car and display it proudly. The event will start with a brief message, followed by a BBQ lunch and live music from Crimson Blues.

There will be awards, raffle prizes, jump houses for the kids, good food, great music, and more fun things to do in San Jose on Father’s Day. There will be a suggested donation for lunch, and all proceeds go toward ‘Foster the City’ to help find local kids a loving home. To register, click HERE!

Special Events and Fun Things to do in San Jose on Father’s Day - Motorcycle Giveaway
Photo by: Southridge Church

Father’s Day Motorcycle Giveaway

Wyndham Garden Hotel
399 Silicon Valley Blvd., San Jose, CA 95138
Phone Number: (408) 728-7471

June 19, 2022 | Sunday | 9:30 AM – 11:00 AM

There is something about men and motorcycles. And Southridge Church, however, will be giving away a 2014 Suzuki VSTROM to a random dad on that day. How do you win the motorcycle? Well, just let your dad show up at the church at either 9:30 AM or 11 AM on Father’s Day. Just stop by the Connect Table to get a ticket.

There will also be some other gifts for Dads, so make plans to celebrate Father’s Day in San Jose at Southridge Church. For more information, please visit their website.

The Father's Chastening
Photo by: San Jose Church of Christ

The Father’s Chastening

San Jose Church of Christ – SJCC
2272-D Quimby Rd., Bldg. A, San Jose, CA 95122
Phone Number: (408) 622-8268

June 19, 2022 | Sunday | 10:30 AM – 12:00 PM

Come and celebrate at SJCC Father’s Day Sunday Worship Celebration – “The Father’s Chastening.” SJCC desires to be a place where people enjoy their God-given gifts by discovering them, engaging them in the church, and becoming good managers of their lives, knowledge, resources, and talents to meet needs and build the church.

For more details, please click the link HERE.

Celebrate Father’s Day in San Jose -  Venture Christian Church
Photo by: Venture Christian Church

Father’s Day Car Show

Venture Christian Church
16845 Hicks Rd., Los Gatos, CA 95032
Phone Number: (408) 997-4600

June 19, 2022 | Sunday | 10:30 AM – 1:30 PM

Do you have a classic car, sports car, or other cool rides you can bring to Venture this Father’s Day? Venture Christian Church is hosting a car show this Father’s Day. They would love to have fun and bless our dads with a car show!

Reserve a spot in the front parking lot for your ride. The slots are staggered around the services. Feel free to attend the service your car is at and maybe slip out early. Bring dad and the family and check it out. To register, click HERE!

Father's Day | Free BBQ, Live Music, Mini Golf, Dad Jokes & Bounce House
Photo by: Hue Church

Father’s Day | Free BBQ, Live Music, Mini Golf, Dad Jokes & Bounce House

Hue Church
3350 Scott Blvd., Building #54, Santa Clara, CA 95054
Phone Number: (408) 997-4600

June 19, 2022 | Sunday | 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM

Dads are fantastic at fulfilling the most influential job on the planet, and they deserve adoration and acknowledgment for their hard work. Father’s Day is going to be a fun day at Hue Church. Free BBQ, drinks (non-alcohol), dessert, photo booth, Dad Jokes Slam, mini-golf, bouncy house for kids, and more. This event will bless you and your family with live music and an inspiring message.

At the event, you will also have an opportunity to catch a glimpse of their vision for the bay area and beyond. If you are interested in helping out at the event by grilling or setting up, indicate when you purchase your tickets. Parking spots are available around the building. To register, click HERE!

Special Events and Fun Things to do in San Jose -  Five on Five Father’s Day Special
Photo by: Blast & Brew

Five on Five Father’s Day Special

Blast & Brew
55 River Oaks Pl., San Jose, CA 95134
Phone Number: (408) 770 – 3090

June 19, 2022 | Sunday | 11:00 AM – 9:00 PM

Honor dad with a fine dining experience. Head into Blast & Brew this Father’s Day in San Jose to celebrate the occasion with an elegant but hearty brunch or dinner. Show the special dad in your life how much you appreciate him with this ultimate indulgence. The design and ambiance will definitely make him feel special.

The first five dads get $5 on beer from 12 noon until 2 in the afternoon. The first five dads also get free special drinks from 6 PM to 8 PM. For more details, please click the link HERE.

Ribs and Reds Father's Day Event
Photo by: Burrell School Vineyards and Winery

Ribs and Reds Father’s Day Event

Burrell School Vineyards and Winery
24060 Summit Rd., Los Gatos, CA 95033
Phone Number: (408) 353-6290

June 19, 2022 | Sunday | 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM

Spoil your dad and bring the whole family to this beautiful Ribs and Reds Father’s Day event! Featuring Chef Davis cooking up his world-famous Santa Maria ribs, a few country-style sides, and plenty of Burrell School Vineyards delicious wine, including some cellar wines and new releases.

Show up any time to enjoy the live music and sunshine. This casual event in the rose garden should be one not to miss! Grab your tickets now because this will sell out fast. To register, click HERE!

Things to do in San Jose on Father’s Day

Father’s Day allows us to show and express our admiration, gratitude, and constant love for our dad. As Father’s Day draws near, moms who are confused about what to do on a fun day out with dad and the kids won’t have much trouble finding time to plan a special day to treat dads. All special events and fun things to do to celebrate Father’s Day in San Jose listed above are a great way to make dad feel extra special!

San Jose offers a wide variety of opportunities for kids to enjoy and have fun all year round! Check out our list of kids resources. Are you looking for more things to do with kids around San Jose?

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