Things To Do for Father’s Day in Vancouver, Washington and Throughout Clark County

Father’s Day is Sunday, June 18, 2023

It’s time to celebrate all things dad! Father figures teach us so many things about life and help us out when we need it most. Say thank you and bond with a day – or weekend – of stuff dad likes! Here are some fun things to do for Father’s Day in Vancouver, Washington and throughout Clark County.

Rose City Round-Up

June 16-17
Shilo Inn
11707 NE Airport Way #1075, Portland

Just across the river, the Rose City Round-Up is happening just in time for Dad’s Day! Check out vintage and classic cars and motorcycles, all pre-1980, along with live music, food and vendors. The main show is on Saturday, with a pre-event happening Friday evening. Bring your own car to show, or just come and look at all the incredible paint jobs! For more information, including a complete schedule, check the Rose City Round-Up website.

classic convertible car with white walls in a parking lot
The Rose City Round-Up is happening June 16-17 and is a fun thing to do for Father’s Day. Photo courtesy: Rose City Round-Up

Wander Clark County: Old City Cemetery Tours

June 17
Old City Cemetery

If your dad loves local history, this is a great way to celebrate Father’s Day in Vancouver, Washington. Old City Cemetery is one of the oldest cemeteries in Vancouver. On your walking tour, your guide will retell the stories of the people now buried in it and how they helped shape the local area. Tour is put on by Clark County Historical Museum and you can purchase tickets on their website.

Open Saturday

June 17
Pearson Field Education Center
201 E Reserve Street, Vancouver

Have a dad into history and/or aviation? Head to the free Open Saturday event at the Pearson Field Education Center. Activities will include a flight simulator, a wind tunnel, glider building and more. They will also have historic aircraft on display as well as other collections.

Olympic Air Show FG1D Corsair
This FG1D Corsair is on regular display at the Olympic Flight Museum where its distinct, fold-up wings make it stand apart from the other airplanes. Its unique design allowed it to be used aboard US aircraft carriers in WWII. Photo credit: Perry Knowles

Father’s Day Breakfast Cruise-In and Trophy Run

June 18: 9 a.m.
Vancouver Trap Club
11100 NE 76th Street, Vancouver

Does your dad love to cruise in his classic muscle car or modern show car? Or maybe he likes to look at cars. Head to the Father’s Day Breakfast Cruise-In and Trophy Run! It’s $15 without a car or $25 with for a morning of good food and loud engines.

Game Night

June 18: 6 p.m.
Bat Cave Games
13215 SE Mill Plain Boulevard #C9, Vancouver

Bat Cave Games is hosting a game night on Father’s Day in Vancouver and it’s a great way to spend some quality time. Bring a game to share and learn new ones! They are Vancouver’s oldest game store and know their stuff, so if you’re dad is into tabletop games, he will enjoy the evening.

large group of people playing board games at tables
Game night at Bat Cave Games is an enjoyable evening for the whole family. Photo courtesy: Bat Cave Games

Paint and Sip

June 18: 5 p.m.
Heathen Brewing Feral Public House
1109 Washington Street, Vancouver

A Paint and Sip Night is another fun thing to do on Father’s Day in Vancouver. Heather Brewing Feral Public House provides all the supplies you need – including the drinks! – to create a fun masterpiece in just a couple hours. Attendees must be 21 or over. For more information, contact Heather Brewing at 360.836.5255.

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