From classic cars to classic Central Coast bbq, entertain dad with the best that SLO CAL has to offer this Father’s Day weekend. Spend a lazy day listening to music, catch a fly ball at Sinsheimer Stadium or grub on some delicious eats. No matter the plan, dad will want to experience it all so check out some of our dad-approved activities and events.


Brunch at The Grill at Hunter Ranch

Cost: $49.95 for adults, $49.95 for seniors 65+ and teens 13-18 years, $15 children 8-12 years, 7 and under Free

Delight Dad with the Central Coast's best brunch! Enjoy a brunch buffet, taco bar, seafood station, pastry & fruit bar and a complimentary draft beer for dad! Make your reservation today.

Father’s Day BBQ at Cello Ristorante

Cost: $64

Enjoy a delicious feast of baby back ribs, dry rubbed free-range chicken, Pacific salmon, cornbread, roasted garlic mashed potatoes with an assortment of desserts and a complimentary Texas Vodka Bloody Bull. Sip on flights of local craft beer and artisan bourbon whiskey as you enjoy an afternoon of backyard barbecue favorites and live music!

Pinot & Pizza at Tolosa

Cost: $25

Visit the Tolosa Terrace for the inaugural Pinot & Pizza event. Enjoy a glass of your favorite Tolosa Pinot Noir, savor delicious pizzas from Bear & The Wren’s Valoriani wood-fired oven, built on their impeccably restored 1951 Ford F6, and delight in the soulful sounds of Jill Knight.


Pismo Beach Classic Car Show

Bring dad this Father's Day weekend and peruse over 850 classic cars and street rods in Pismo Beach.

SLO Blues Game

Nothing says summer like baseball. Grab dad, mom and the rest of the gang to enjoy a summer night with SLO Blues baseball at Sinsheimer Stadium.

Roll Out the Barrels Weekend

Does your dad love wine? Treat him to Roll Out the Barrels weekend in SLO Wine country! Choose between Thursday evening's "Barrels in the Plaza" grand tasting where he'll be able to taste over 50 wineries and restaurants dishing out world class wine and tantalizing treats, Friday and Saturday's 4x2 Passport, or let him enjoy all three days of wine-filled fun.

6th Annual Mac and Cheese Fest

Unwind and relax while taking in breathtaking views of Avila Beach at this year's Mac and Cheese Fest. You'll be able to grub on plenty of mac and cheese, plus tastings of wine, beer and spirits with opportunities to buy full pours.


Lazy Locals Concert

Groove amongst the vines at Castoro Cellars while listening to Martin Paris with food for purchase from the Hurricane Kitchen food truck.

Summer Nights in the Garden

Sip on a local wine flight from Hearst Ranch Winery at Robin's Restaurant in Cambria while enjoying music from the Julie B. Trio.

Sizzlin’ Sunday Summer Concert

Head on over to Ramona Garden Park in Grover Beach for live music by Critical Mass and a stroll through the Farmer's Market.

Barrelhouse Brewing

Treat dad to a game of cornhole, a tasty craft beer and night of music and food trucks at one of these weekend events:

Friday, June 16 - 33 RPM and The Pairing Knife food truck

Saturday, June 17 - Truth About Seafood and Ruddell's Smokehouse food truck

Sunday, June 18 - TC's It's All About the Food food truck

Or, check out one of these or these other musical events happening this Father's Day weekend.


Get adventurous this Father's Day and try one of these great outdoor activities in SLO CAL.

Hike and Nature Walks in SLO CAL

Whether you’re looking for a quick trail out to the coast or an elevation-gaining scenic lookout, you’ll be able to experience and explore SLO CAL at your own pace.

Kayak or SUP the Day Away

Rent a kayak from Avila Beach Paddlesports and venture out to the Point San Luis Lighthouse in Avila Beach. Hop on a standup paddleboard from The Paddleboard Company and cruise Morro Bay while watching for local wildlife.

Experience an Epic SLO CAL Sunset

From sunsets over the Pacific Ocean to sunsets amongst the oak trees, SLO CAL has some of the most epic places to watch the colors dance across the sky. Pack a picnic or just find a spot to park and enjoy them with dad this Father's Day.

Hit the Links

From golfing amongst the oaks in Paso Robles at Hunter Ranch Golf Course and Chalk Mountain Golf Course in Atascadero, feeling the cool sea breeze at Avila Beach Golf Resort to being surrounded by an Audubon Sanctuary at Dairy Creek in San Luis Obispo, the courses of SLO CAL are definitely a hole in one on our scorecard.