Every year in May we celebrate our moms and all the wonderful things they do for us every day. Just a few short weeks later, we celebrate the other most important person in our lives: our fathers. A whole day is dedicated to our dad (or other father figure) to shower them with cards, gifts and meaningful time spent together.
It’s always fun to do something special on fathers day and this year should be no different. Here are 5 great ideas for how you can spend the day with dad…
For the “Athletic Dad”
This year spend the day with your father running a 5k, but this is not your ordinary 5k – it’s a virtual 5k. How is that possible? You may be wondering what that is: it’s a 5k where you can start whenever you want and you can run wherever you want. All you have to do is time your self and send your times back to the people at virtual racers. They will send you over a racing bib and a medal and the shipping of those to you for the entry fee of $18. For more information and to sign up click here.
For the “Animal Lover Dad”
Who doesn’t love going to the zoo? You and your dad can spend this Father’s Day at Lincoln Park Zoo and be treated to a brunch to start off your day! You can choose from one of three 2-hour brunch slots (8 am, 10:30 am and 1 pm) and enjoy food, live music, & drinks. BONUS: Every father gets a free Bloody Mary! The cost is $45 and of course, you can visit the free zoo after or before your meal. Click here for more information and to get your tickets.
For the “Gear Head Dad”
Every car-loving dad at one point or another dreams of a dream car they would love to own. From a luxury Cadillac to a rugged Jeep or even a lightning fast Challenger Hellcat. This year show your dad you really love him and take him car shopping and help your dad find the car of his dreams. For help with Title, Vehicle Registration and even plate transfers, Checkexpress has got you covered!
For the “Family Dad”
He wouldn’t be a dad if he didn’t have a solid family backing him up every inch of the way. Show your dad just how much you have his back this year with a surprise family BBQ! Help him break out the grill and have the whole family over. Spend the day with family, burgers and maybe even a few beers. Make it a day your father is sure not to forget!
For the “Chi-Town Dad”
Spend the day with your dad in the greatest city on earth, Chicago! Start your day off at one of the many amazing restaurants downtown, follow it up with a trip to one of the many fascinating museums and finally end the night at Navy Pier looking at the boats and riding the Ferris wheel. Need some cash for food and parking? Visit one of our 9 locations!