How to celebrate Father’s Day in St. Louis 2021

Tuesday June 15, 2021

Father’s Day is Sunday, June 20, 2021 and there are lots of ways to show your dad how much you love him in St. Louis. From checking out a car show at the Museum of Transportation to taking a hike through St. Louis’ many parks. Here are several ways to spend time with your dad.


Angad Arts Hotel

Join the Angad Arts Hotel for an inspired dinner with Chef Birk and experience our Food as Art series. This is a five course dinner with paired wines. The experience is limited number of guests, and is held inside our spacious restaurant with socially-distanced seating. This event is on a Saturday evening.

Cinder House

Help spoil the father and father figures in your life with the ultimate tomahawk steak special at Cinder House. The special features a 36oz prime tomahawk steak, served with wood fired broccolini, twice baked Yukon potatoes and choice of a pint of draft beer for $96 (excluding tax and gratuity). The tomahawk steak special will be available on Saturday, June 19th (11am – 2pm and 5pm – 10pm) and Sunday, June 20th (11am – 2pm and 5pm – 9pm). Make a reservation online or by calling Cinder House at 314-881-5759.

Le Meridien St. Louis Clayton

The Le Meridien St. Louis Clayton is inviting dads and their families to its open-air pool deck for a barbecue spread that is “fit for a king” featuring brisket, pulled pork, pulled chicken from Salt + Smoke. The event runs from 11 a.m. – 3 p.m.  Tickets for non-hotel guests are $35 for adults and $15 for kids. The cost for hotel guests is $20 for adults and $10 for kids. Click here to purchase tickets.

Nathaniel Reed Bakery

Nathaniel Reed Bakery is offering a special menu for Father’s Day. The menu features 3-piece milk chocolate golf balls for $15, 6-inch chocolate trio cake for $38, 9-inch summer berry pie for $28 and other items. The menu is available to order from now until June 16 with pickups available June 9-19. The bakery is closed on Father’s Day as part of its with normal hours.

Quattro Bar and Grill

The Quattro Bar and Grill located inside the The Westin St. Louis is welcoming all guests to celebrate Father’s Day. They will be serving a Father’s Day special for $25 that includes a Maker’s Mark Bourbon Burger, accompanied by Dad’s choice of a Makers Mark cocktail or draft beer.


Serendipity Homemade Ice Cream has launched three new local collaborations that are guaranteed to float any father’s boat.” Serendipity launched the Four Hands Beer FLoat, Fitz’s Root Beer Float and finally Old Vienna Red Hot Riplet ice cream.

Music and Performing Arts

King Lear – Shakespeare in the Park

Check out King Lear at Shakespeare in the Park! See Tony, Grammy, and Emmy-award-winning André De Shields star in the titanic title role in William Shakespeare’s greatest tragedy at Forest Park. Reservations are required.

Joe Dirt and The Dirty Boys Band

Head to the Drive-In St. Louis to see the best Rock n’ Roll Band you will ever see in your entire life. 70’s and 80’s Classic Rock with a few songs from the 60’s thrown in! Joe Dirt and The Dirty Boys band hit the stage on June 18 beginning at 7 p.m.

Dr. Zhivegas

Come see The World Famous Dr. Zhivegas! Rocking since ’95! Playing all your favorites: Katy Perry, Bruno Mars, Pitbull, Queen & David Bowie. Dr. Zhivegas takes the stage at the Drive in St. Louis on June 19 beginning at 7 p.m.

Outdoor Fun

Gateway Arch Riverboats – St. Louis Riverfront Cruise

Journey to a time when steamboats ruled the Mississippi River on a St. Louis Riverfront Cruise on the Riverboats at the Gateway Arch. Narrated by the riverboat captain or a National Park Service ranger, this one-hour cruise highlights the river’s role in St. Louis’ past and present, and explores famous St. Louis landmarks and architecture.

Saint Louis Zoo

Get up close and personal with the furry, the flying and the fishy creatures of the Saint Louis Zoo. With home to over 13,000 animals representing 555 species, the Saint Louis Zoo is an amazing experience year-round. Plus it’s ranked one of the Best Zoos in the Country.

Missouri Botanical Garden

Explore 79 acres of lush gardens, landscape architecture, greenhouses and conservatories at the oldest Botanical Garden in the United States. You can Wander through collections of botanical and horticultural plants among beautiful fountains and statuary, visit the Climatron for a real rainforest experience and more.

Sophia M Sach’s Butterfly House

Bring the whole family to the Butterfly House as we celebrate dads, grandpas, and uncles! Enjoy delicious donuts, fun activities, and meet the Biscuit the cutest little puppy! Guests will enjoy story time and have the opportunity to take photos with Biscuit.

Father’s Day Float 

Come play on the river and celebrate your favorite dad. Join Park Rangers on a 10-mile easy float on the beautiful Meramec River. Meet at the boat ramp at Meramec Valley Landing in Valley Park and we will take you to Route 66 State Park to start your journey. Bring your own lunch, water and sunscreen. Canoes, lifejackets and paddles are provided. Advanced registration required. Call 314 615-8822.


From coming face-to-face with birds of prey to spending the day strolling through one of the world’s most beautiful gardens, St. Louis has a variety of options to create your next great outdoor adventure. With hundreds of parks, miles and miles of trails and even a few downhill slopes, St. Louis is paradise for outdoor enthusiasts or those just looking to kick-back and relax.

Father’s Day Car Show

Take date to enjoy a one-of-a-kind car show at the Museum of Transportation featuring classic cars, muscle cars and more. Dads also receive free admission to the museum.

Kimmswick Father’s Day Car Show

Head to the Father’s Day Car Show Sunday June 20th, 2021! Enjoy a day of lunch and shopping, and view the cars, trucks, and motorcycles on display at this one-of-a-kind Car Show! There’s fun for the entire family, including a D.J. and other activities. Open to all makes and models of cars.

Hidden Valley Ski Resort

It’s summertime at Hidden Valley! All guests including Dads, can enjoy an afternoon of ziplining, scenic chairlift rides, and hiking trails.

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