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11 Things to Do in LA for Father’s Day to Show Your Pops Some Love

Celebrate the Man of the Hour

Written By: Jarone Ashkenazi LA Father’s Day

Celebrate the man of the house with a few special events and offerings around Los Angeles. Whether you’re looking for a special outing, restaurant with special offers or an event, look no further than this Father’s Day guide.

Rock ‘N Pop!

Rock & Brews El Segundo

Celebrate Father’s Day at Rock & Brews El Segundo, the restaurant known for its hand-crafted American food, ample craft, international beer selection and rock and roll. The menu features a variety of signature dishes and regional favorites highlighted by American Kobe steaks from Snake River Farms. Choose from the American Kobe Top Sirloin or R&B’s Hawaiian Steak, marinated 72 hours in house-made Teriyaki.

Rock & Brews El Segundo
143 Main St
El Segundo, CA 90245

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Drive Time

Automobile Driving Museum

From 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., join the Automobile Driving Museum and El Segundo Brewing Company for their annual rides and beer tasting event. With over 130 vintage, antique and muscle cars, the Automobile Driving Museum is one of Southern California’s premier destinations for car enthusiasts.

Automobile Driving Museum
610 Lairport St
El Segundo, CA 90245


On Island Time

Perfect for a local Father’s Day getaway, Catalina Island just about an hour away by Catalina Express boats from San Pedro, Long Beach and Dana Point. In Avalon, take a guided tour of the Catalina Casino, check out the new Catalina Aerial Adventure, fly high on the top-rated Zip Line Eco Tour, or search for bison on a biofuel Hummer tour

Vegan Playground Festival

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For the plant-based dad, head to the Vegan Playground Festival on June 16 from 12 to 10 p.m. at Pershing Square. Presented by Vegan Hard, the festival unites lovers of food, music, art, ideas and good vibes to a fun-filled outdoor event encompassing one square block—over 100,000 sq. feet!

Vegan Playground Festival
532 S Olive St
Los Angeles, CA 90013, USA


Break Out the Dad Dance Moves

Rose Bowl

Although Arroyo Seco Weekend takes place the weekend after Father’s Day, the second iteration of the world-class, cultural affair, features a stellar music lineup and a wide range of cuisine that dad would love to have tickets to attend! Taking place on Saturday and Sunday, June 23 and 24 at Brookside at The Rose Bowl in Pasadena, rock out to a music lineup headlined by Neil Young + Promise Of The Real​ and ​Jack White on Saturday and Kings Of Leon and Robert Plant on Sunday, along with enjoying award-winning restaurants and fan-favorite dishes from Los Angeles’ vast culinary community.  

Rose Bowl
1001 Rose Bowl Dr
Pasadena, CA 91103


Cheers to You, Dad!

The Stalking Horse

Treat your dad to World Cup games on the big screen starting at 7 a.m. $4 beers are available during the games or dinner and a movie at The Stalking Horse on Sunday, June 17. And if that’s a bit early, starting at 4:00 p.m. on Sunday, bite down on their English pub menu with a special Starring King of the Castle Burger while Clint Eastwood and James Bond movies play in the background.

The Stalking Horse
10543 W Pico Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90064


Class It Up

The Belvedere

Join the team at The Belvedere for a special Father’s Day brunch featuring Executive Chef David Codney’s menu of fresh seafood, prime rib and crispy fried chicken. Sit back and let Codney and his team spoil you and your dad with this lavish offering which is served buffet-style and includes culinary stations and free-flowing craft beer and champagne. Highlights from the menu include traditional eggs benedict, oysters on the half shell, buttermilk fried chicken and more.

The Belvedere
9882 South Santa Monica Blvd
Beverly Hills, CA 90212


Luxe Wheels

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For all the car-loving dads, the Rodeo Drive Concours d’Elegance is free and open to the public. A Father’s Day tradition celebrating its 25th anniversary, the event draws high-quality classic automobiles and luxurious new models to Beverly Hills, year after year.


Hit It Out of the Park!

Dodger Stadium

Take your father out to the ball game, take him out with the crowd! This Father’s Day, bitter rivals San Francisco Giants make their way to Dodger Stadium to take on the Dodgers at 1:10 pm. Bring your dad, buy him a Dodgers cap and make sure to get a special Father’s Day money clip upon entrance to the stadium, and if you come early enough, participate in the Father’s Day catch on the field with your dad.

Dodger Stadium
1000 Vin Scully Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90012



Angel City Brewery

For the beer-loving pops, join Angel City Brewery at their Father’s Day Food Truck and Music Fest from 12 p.m. to 6 p.m. Head over to the DTLA brewery and groove to music from The Vignes Rooftop Revival, The Howling Faith and the soulful sounds of Samm Henshaw. Enjoy eats from Downtown Taco Co. and check out merch from the Bad Dads Club pop-up shop. And, of course, beer!

Angel City Brewery
216 Alameda St
Los Angeles, CA 90012

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Jarone Ashkenazi is a freelance writer who covers restaurants, bars, travel, sports and other lifestyle topics. View more work at Connect with him on Twitter at @JaroneAsh.




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