If you’re looking for a complete guide to The Best Father’s Day Events in NJ, then you’ve come to the right place! Below, you’ll find event listings for activities and restaurants that are hosting special Father’s Day celebrations. Some of the events we’ve listed are not specifically devoted to dads, and some may occur right before or after Father’s Day, but they all make for a potentially great day out with dad. In any case, happy Father’s Day, New Jersey!

Did you know that Father’s Day was founded in 1910 by Sonora Smart Dodd? In fact, Dodd’s father was a Civil War veteran as well as a single parent who raised six children. It was founded to compliment Mother’s Day.

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Featured Father’s Day Events


Father’s Day at Cucina Calandra

Father's Day at Cucina CalandraWhere: 216 US-46, Fairfield, 07004
When: Noon – 10:00 pm
Price: A la carte
Details: Both the dining room and lounge at Cucina Calandra will be open this Father’s Day. Click here to see the full flyer. A special menu is in the works from Chef Constantino just for the day. Of course, the full menu will also be available for the whole day. Don’t forget to enjoy one of their many fine wines during the meal as well. Cucina Calandra is also looking for feedback and suggestions about their holiday specials. If you have a comment or any other feedback, you can email them.
More info: Call 973-575-7720 to make a reservation, or visit their website.


Father’s Day at il Vecchio Cafe

Father's Day at il Vecchio CafeWhere: 234 Bloomfield Ave, Caldwell, 07006
When: Noon – 10:00 pm
Price: A la carte
Details: il Vecchio Cafe invites you to spend your Father’s Day eating, drinking and relaxing on their patio. In addition to their usual menu, they will offer a number of specials that dad will love. Call ahead to book a spot so you don’t miss this great event.
More info: Call 973-226–8886 to reserve your table, or visit their website.


Father’s Day BBQ at Calandra’s Mediterranean Grill

Father's Day BBQ Items at Calandra's Mediterranean GrillWhere: 118 US-46, Fairfield, 07004
When: 1:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Price: A la carte
Details: Don’t make dad cook his own BBQ this holiday. Instead, head over to Calandra’s Mediterranean Grill for their a la carte specials. They offer two seating times during the day (1:00 pm – 3:00 pm, 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm). Chef Robert is cooking up a number of favorites, including baby back ribs and sausage with pepper and onions. You can also find classic BBQ items such as hot dogs and hamburgers/veggie burgers.
More info: Call 973-575-6500 to reserve your place, or visit their website.


The Best Father’s Day Events in New Jersey


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Farm to Table Brunch for Dad

Saturday, June 15, 2019 - Sunday, June 16, 2019: The whole family will work up an appetite on a scenic tractor drawn wagon ride through beautiful acres of strawberry fields and farm scenery, followed by a gourmet buffet spread …


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Run For Dad

Sunday, June 16, 2019: Run For Dad is the American Cancer Society’s premier community event to raise funds and build awareness about prostate cancer. It consists of a 5K Run and 2-mile walk. Info


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Kolor Run 5K

Sunday, June 16, 2019: Join in for the first ever Kolor Run! A 5K run/walk with a colorful twist. Runners/walkers will start the event wearing white, and will end the event in a multi-colored …


Father's Day Events in NJ

Bernards Inn Father's Day

Sunday, June 16, 2019: This sumptuous buffet will feature a variety of breakfast and lunch selections including French toast, pastries, salads, fruits, cheeses and frittatas, as well as seafood, pasta and hot entrées. Info


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Father's Day at The American Hotel

Sunday, June 16, 2019: Enjoy a Father's Day brunch buffet.This Father’s Day Brunch Buffet is always a hit with Dad. Seatings 10:00am-3:00pm. Info


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Father's Day Brews & BBQ

Sunday, June 16, 2019: Father’s Day Brews & BBQ in the Chef's Garden, featuring Sam Adams. Call 855.977.6473 Ext. 3 to reserve your table. Info


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Nutley Father’s Day Street Fair

Sunday, June 16, 2019: Along the street fair site there will be a special “Crafters Corner” with exhibitors displaying their hand made works, festival foods, over 100 merchandise vendors, nonstop music & entertainment, face …


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Chevys Fresh Mex Father's Day

Sunday, June 16, 2019: This year, Chevys Fresh Mex is inviting deserving dads in to celebrate their special day with a Grande Mexican Bulldog Margarita, paired with a ½ lb. Chimichurri Skirt Steak. These specials …


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Chevys Fresh Mex Father's Day

Sunday, June 16, 2019: This year, Chevys Fresh Mex is inviting deserving dads in to celebrate their special day with a Grande Mexican Bulldog Margarita, paired with a ½ lb. Chimichurri Skirt Steak. These specials …


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Father's Day Brunch Club: To Kill A Mockingbird

Sunday, June 16, 2019: A delicious and entertaining Father's Day brunch with a screening of To Kill A Mockingbird. Enjoy a sumptuous buffet with an array of delectable food items while listening to the …


NJ Events Happy Father's Day Green

Father's Day Brunch Done For Dad

Sunday, June 16, 2019: Treat Dad or your favorite father figure to a special brunch at Rat’s Restaurant. Brunch is served in their stunning kitchen, and for this special event, they're getting the grills …


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New Jersey Father's Day Brunch Cruises

Sunday, June 16, 2019: 2 hour cruise departing from New York or New Jersey. Private table with incredible views of the iconic NYC skyline. Delicious brunch buffet-style menu. Onboard entertainment with DJ music and …


River Belle

River Belle Father's Day Brunch Cruises

Sunday, June 16, 2019: Enjoy the sights and sounds of the Manasquan River, Point Pleasant Canal and Barnegat Bay while enjoying an abundance of food from the Brunch Buffet. Info


Father's Day at Cucina Calandra

Sunday, June 16, 2019: The Calandra Family Invites you to enjoy your Father’s Day Celebration at Cucina Calandra!   Please enjoy a selection from our a la carte menu along with a large selection …


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Father's Day at il Vecchio

Sunday, June 16, 2019: il Vecchio Cafe celebates Father's Day with Dining Outdoors! Celebrate Dad at il Vecchio Café and dine a la carte! Eat, drink, and relax while dining on their outdoor patio! …


Father's Day Cruises

Father's Day Cruises

Sunday, June 16, 2019: Set sail on one of the nation’s most celebrated waters this Father’s Day for an exceptional holiday celebrating Dad. Enjoy an experience that combines indulgent dining, personalized service, and onboard …


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Father's Day Luau at Bellview Winery

Sunday, June 16, 2019: Aloha! Get out your favorite Hawaiian shirt and join in to celebrate the fathers in our lives at this Father’s Day Luau. The Luau wouldn’t be complete without tropical flavored …


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Father’s Day Picnic at Auburn Road Vineyards

Sunday, June 16, 2019: Bring your own picnic or Ravello Woodfire Pizza will be available for sale! Featuring Ragtime Blues Guitarist, Steve Byrne! Admission is free! Info


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Father’s Day Pig Roast at Four Sisters Winery

Sunday, June 16, 2019: Roasted suckling pork is the focus of this wonderful day on the farm. No need to worry about the weather as the celebration takes place under the party tent. The …


Father's Day Train Rides

Father's Day Train Ride at Whippany Railway Museum

Sunday, June 16, 2019: Father's Day excursion Train Rides at the Whippany Railway Museum. Come Along and Ride The Train! Info


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Father’s Day Barbecue Buffet at Calandra’s Mediterranean Grill

Sunday, June 16, 2019: Calandra’s Mediterranean Grill's Annual Father’s Day BBQ!   Celebrate Father's Day at Calandra’s Mediterranean Grill's Annual Father’s Day BBQ on our beautiful outdoor patio! Give Dad a break from the …


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Father's Day Comedy and Concert

Sunday, June 16, 2019: Annual Father's Day Comedy and Concert Matinee with a Live Band. Info


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New Jersey Father's Day Dinner Cruises

Sunday, June 16, 2019: 2-2 1/2 hour cruise departing from New York or New Jersey. Private table with incredible views of the iconic NYC skyline. Delicious dinner buffet-style menu. Onboard entertainment with DJ music …


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Father's Day BBQ & Hike at Strawberry Hill Mansion

Sunday, June 16, 2019: They will open the doors of Strawberry Hill Mansion to enjoy the food and then a naturalist from Mercer County Park will guide you in a very entertaining hike. Info


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