Seven Ways to Celebrate Father’s Day in St. Louis

Wednesday June 12, 2013

Whether you call him dad, papa, or daddy, your father deserves some love this upcoming June 16. Give your Dad the gift of time and treat him to a special St. Louis outing this Father’s Day. Here are seven ideas for Father’s Day in St. Louis for that stellar dad in your life.

BBQ and Concert at Mount Pleasant
Dads and the rest of the family can enjoy a little barbeque at Mount Pleasant Winery in Augusta, Missouri. On the menu is a buffet of chicken, pulled pork, apple fennel cole slaw, creamy potato salad, cookies, or brownies and more from 12 p.m. to 3 p.m.  Don’t just leave after brunch stay and relax with the music from Ralph Butler Trio who takes the stage from 2 p.m. – 5 p.m. The cost for brunch is $18 for adults and $8 for children. For more information visit:

Father’s Day Gateway Arch Riverboat Cruise Brunch
Set off on the Gateway Arch Father’s Day Brunch River Boat Cruise. Set sail on the 19th-century paddle-wheel boat for a festive Sunday along the Mississippi River while taking in magnificent views of the Gateway Arch and the St. Louis Skyline. The two hour brunch cruise includes reserved seating, an extensive brunch buffet and live Dixieland music. 1 p.m. – 3 p.m; boards at 12:30 p.m.

Kimmswick Auto Show
The City of Kimmswick is hosting its annual Father’s Day car show from 12 p.m. until 3 p.m. The show is open to all makes and models of cars, trucks and motorcycles. So if your dad has a special hot rod he wants to show off this is definitely the place to do it. There will also be music and other family activities. The show is held on Market Street near City Hall. For more information click here:

Brunch at Bevo Mill
The historic Bevo Mill is  hosting a Father’s Day brunch from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Dad’s and their families can enjoy a wide variety of traditional brunch items, barbeque and of course delicious deserts. The cost is 38.95 for adults and 16.95 for children 6-12. To make a reservation call 314-832-6776

Father’s Day at the Kemp Auto Museum
All those car loving dads get free admission to the Kemp Auto Museum in Chesterfield this Sunday for Father’s Day from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Dads can see one of the most finest private car collections of Mercedes Benz in North America. There will also be special family activities and tours all day long.

GO! St. Louis All American 5k & Fun Run
The GO! St. Louis All American 5k race & fun run is a summer family tradition, so grab your dad and even the whole family and join GO! St. Louis for a beautiful Sunday run. The run promises to be pure All-American fun complete with Apple Pie and Ice Cream and it’s open to all ages and fitness ability. The flat downhill 5k course will be ideal for those athletes looking for a new personal record on a scenic neighborhood course. The fun begins at 7:30 a.m. for 5k and 8:30 a.m. for the Fun Run For more information and to register visit:

Contemporary Art Museum Summer Family Concert
Celebrate Father’s Day weekend with a special family concert Saturday, June 15 from 1 p.m. – 3 p.m. featuring the foot-stomping musical acts Babaloo known for his hilarious, high-energy music, the Chicago-based rockers Boogers display their music talent with a combination of pop and punk, and Crystal Brown a local singer and songwriter who will present an acoustic set. So get ready to dance, jump, and sing along – plus enjoy face painting and balloon animals and make your own “air guitar” to take home. Admission: Free for Members and children under 12. $10 for first adults and $5 per additional adult.

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