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with Dad: things to do in NKY for Father's Day

Celebrate dad this weekend with this list of ideas for fun things to do on Father's Day weekend.

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Brewery comedy show

Find out which beers pair best with hysterical laughter when this nationwide comedy tour comes to Wooden Cask Brewing Company in Newport on June 19. Learn more.

Baseball game

Take your dad out to a Florence Y'alls ball game on Father's Day. Bring your glove and play catch on the field before the game. Kids will be able to run the bases after the game & get autographs from some of the players. Learn more.

Mountain bike ride

Join experienced leaders on a mountain bike ride through Devou Park's trails on June 19. This ride is for all levels, from beginner to advanced and spectators are welcome.

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Live art creation

Stop by Purple Paisley Artisan Shop to watch artist Steve Nassano create a painting and chat about his process.

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Sail the Ohio on a riverboat, gazing at the spectacular views and enjoying a delicious brunch or dinner on Father's Day.

Riverboat cruise

Theatre tickets

Treat dad to a future show (live or streaming) at Newport's Falcon Theatre. Their Flex Passes let him pick the show!

Baseball history

Behringer-Crawford Museum's current "Diverse Diamond" exhibit examines the fascinating history of Negro League baseball. 

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Whiskey & waffles brunch 

Dad will love the combination of delicious waffles paired with whiskey tastings. Bourbon Whipping Creme or Irish Whiskey-Infused Maple Syrup, anyone?

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Meet a shark

Dare to explore Newport Aquarium's Surrounded by Sharks exhibit. Walk across a bridge, just inches above the shark tank. You'll see the new Sandbar Sharks and you can even pet a live shark! Learn more. 

MainStrasse food tour

Take a guided tour of Covington's MainStrasse Village,  enjoying food from 5 restaurants, history of the neighborhood and an adult drink or two! Learn more.

Self-guided art walk

Take a river city stroll and learn about the beautiful public art you see. Find a free tour that interests dad at NKY Art Tours.

Happy Father's Day!

Whatever you do, have fun celebrating dads everywhere!