If you don't already have your plans lined up for Father’s Day this year, we've got you covered. Here are several simple and meaningful ways to celebrate Father's Day in Bradenton and Sarasota:
Painting with a Twist
Sunday, June 18 from 5 to 7 p.m.
5917 Manatee Ave W – Suite 209, Bradenton
Looking for a creative way to spend quality time with dad? Painting with a Twist in Bradenton will host a special Father's Day painting project called Gone Fishing. The event is $35 per person to attend and space is limited, so reserve your seat now!
Born to Ride Beach Day
Saturday, June 17 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Palma Sola Causeway, 9000 Manatee Ave W, Bradenton
This local trail riding service is offering a Beach Day in honor of Father's Day. This family-friendly event gives you the opportunity to ride a horse down the Palma Sola Causeway and into the water. Rides are $15 per person and must be paid in advance. Contact Born to Ride to learn more about this one-of-a-kind event.
Great Father's Day 5K Race
Saturday, June 17 at 8 a.m.
Siesta Key Beach, 948 Beach Rd, Sarasota
This one-of-a-kind 5K race is a beach-based run and takes place at Siesta Key Beach along the pristine ocean. Starting the day by participating in the Great Father's Day Race will certainly cause you to work up an appetite for the brunch or BBQ you have planned for dad later in the day!
5th Annual Fathers and Fenders Car Show
Sunday, June 18 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Five Points Park, 1 Central Ave, Sarasota
If your dad appreciates a fast ride and the classic beauty of the cars of the past, you won't want to miss the 5th Annual Fathers and Fenders Car Show. The show features more than 120 vintage vehicles on display, and trophies and door prizes will be handed out to the best contenders. There will also live music to take in at the show.
McCurdy's Comedy Theater
Sunday, June 18 at 7 p.m.
1923 Ringling Blvd, Sarasota
Well-known comedian Tommy Savitt will take over the stage this Father’s Day. He's known for his unorthodox comedy routine and pure craftsmanship in transporting his audience to a state of hilarity. Tickets are $15 per person, and seats will fill up fast.