Last updated on May 16, 2017 at 02:41 pm
This Sunday, June 15, is Father’s Day. The team at Plymouth Rock in New Jersey decided to share some of our favorite ways to celebrate so that dads everywhere can have a great day. Here are six ways to have a great Father’s Day.
Take a Load Off Dad’s Back: This is a great way to let dad relax on his big day without spending a dime. All it takes is positioning him in his favorite chair with a cool drink and taking that honey-do list off his hands. Depending on the difficulty of each task, this is something the whole family can help with. Plus, it’s a win-win because all those chores will get done.
Yum, Yum—’s Eat: For those dads who love certain foods that are not doctor recommended, it’s good Father’s Day only comes once a year. This is a great time to cook, or order, his favorite dishes.
The Ballpark: Here in New Jersey, we have some great minor league teams, like the Trenton Thunder or Somerset Patriots. The best part— to these parks is usually less than $15, so the entire family can enjoy it.
Long Distance Call: If you and your Dad no longer live close enough to celebrate together, consider adding some technology to bring you closer. Using video chat, like Skype, you and dad can share some time together watching a ball game on TV, going through old photos, or simply talking. You can also send him a gift ahead of time and video chat while he opens his present.
The Jailbreak: Sometimes dad just needs to escape. Father’s Day is a perfect time to get in some fishing around Sandy Hook, Cape May, or one of NJ’s many lakes. If fishing isn’t dad’s thing, NJ has tons of hiking, golf, museums, and theaters to help dad escape for a few hours. Afterward, have a family meal to keep him smiling.
Quality Time: Some dads don’t want to make a big deal out of Father’s Day. It’s just the dad way for some, but all agree that time with the ones they love is what really matters. Make sure that you spend time with dad this weekend, whether it be manning the grill, tossing a ball, watching the game, cutting the lawn, or just listening.
What do you have planned for Father’s Day? We would love to hear your ideas for a great day!