Celebrating Father’s Day in Lakeland – Gift Ideas, Family Activities, Weekend Freebies

Father's Day Lakeland

We know all of our fellow Lakeland Moms love to find unique gifts for Lakeland Dads, and we’re here to help you think of the perfect gift for the sports enthusiast, outdoorsman, daredevil, or music loving guy in your life. We’re big on “experience gifts” that give dad an adventure to remember.

We’ve also got a list of activities if you’re looking for something to do Father’s Day weekend (June 21, 2020), including places offering free admission or free food deals just for dad!

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Don’t miss all of our Summer Fun posts, including Things to Do at Home and Things to do with Kids this Summer in Lakeland.

Father’s Day Weekend Freebies & Deals

  • Family Fun Center –  Dads get a FREE round of mini-golf on Father’s Day. Challenge the family to a mini-golf competition or a lazer tag battle.
  • All of the other attractions offering discounts in previous years don’t seem to have those offers for 2020. If you know of a Father’s Day freebie – contact us to let us know!

 Things to do with Dad

Brunch/Lunch/Dinner Ideas

The Sports Enthusiast

  • Fanatics – Check out the selection of Father’s Day Gifts – you’re sure to find something with his favorite sports team.

The Outdoorsman

  • Paddleboard Winter Haven – Book a paddleboarding trip on the Chain of Lakes. They offer lessons and tours from beginners, to advanced paddleboarders, families, and fitness enthusiasts.
  • Airboat Tours – Have a real Florida adventure and view native wildlife on an airboat tour. There are multiple companies offering tours in Polk County, including Alligator Cove, Alligators Unlimited, Captain Fred’s, Grape Hammock Fish Camp, and Camp Mack. Most tours allow children of all ages, certain ages require an adult. Every child is different, and airboats are LOUD, so use your own discretion.
  • Charter Fishing Trip – Book a day out of Tampa, Clearwater, St. Petersburg or Anna Maria Island. While we don’t have anyone specific to recommend, we’ve included links to reviews and contact information on Trip Advisor.

Other Gift Ideas

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Do you have any Father’s Day traditions? Leave us a comment below!