Indianapolis Dates with Dad this Father’s Day Weekend

It’s Father’s Day weekend in Indianapolis, and there are plenty of ways to show dad he’s the tops. Whether you’re planning a day for your own father, or honoring your partner, there’s some happening around town for all interests. Make an Indianapolis date with dad for a day everyone will remember.

victory-field-actionTake Dad out to the ball game. The Tribe takes on Gwinett Braves at Victory Field. Catch the 1:35pm game and enjoy an afternoon at Victory Field. As a total bonus, all kids 14 & under eat for free.

Enjoy Chow Down Mid-Town. Sunday marks the end of the Chow Down Mid-Town, the two week celebration of midtown eateries. Each restaurant offers a 3-course menu at a great price. Make a it a date with dear old dad, or choose a kid-friendly place so it’s enjoyable for everyone. For handy guide, see

Race Through History. As part of their special summer programing, Sundays offer something special at the Indiana History Center. For Father’s Day, challenge dad to a die-cast car race. A unique track will be set up from noon until 4pm and promises to be fun for old and young alike.

Make a Date for World Cup Action. World Cup action has started, and if dad is a futbol fan, make a date with him to watch the USA play. The Studio Movie Grill, located on W. 86th Street  is offering free admission to see Team USA play on the big screen. Enjoy a match in the most comfortable seats in town, and treat dad to lunch or a beer while you’re there! Dates and times are as follows:

USA vs. Ghana, Monday, June 16th 6pm

Mexico vs. USA  Tuesday, June 17th 3pm

USA vs. Portugal Sunday, June 22 at 6pm

USA vs. Germany Thursday, June 26th at Noon

Chinese Lanterns in the Sunburst Atrium at the Children's MuseumSee the Terra Cotta Warriors. If Dad’s a world history buff, tickets to see the Terra Cotta Warriors are the perfect gift. This National Geographic touring exhibit is only making one North American stop in 2014, and it happens to be here. Specifically, the Terra Cotta Warriors are on display at the Children’s Museum of Indianapolis. Get timed tickets online and save time when you get to the museum. The entire museum, is celebrating the warriors this summer, so be sure to also check out the new permanent exhibit, Take Me There, China.

No matter what you choose to do to honor Dad, the memories you make together will stay with him forever.