Not sure what to do for Father’s Day? District Fray has plenty of ideas.
Finding things to do for Father’s Day — which is this Sunday, by the way — is never easy.
If you’re stumped on how to celebrate dad or the father figures in your life this year, we’ve got you covered.
The Escape Game
Give togetherness a whole new meaning as you try to escape from one of several immersive game rooms before time runs out. $32.99+. Various times and locations. theescapegame.com // @theescapegame
Indoor Mini Golf at Swingers Crazy Golf
Golf-loving dads may enjoy spending Father’s Day out on the green, but try something different than the normal 18 holes with D.C.’s latest attraction, Swingers — essentially an indoor mini putt putt/bar and gourmet food. Plus, every Sunday they have bottomless signature drinks for two hours; unlimited crazy golf; epic street food from Kneadza Pizza, TuTaco, Lil’ Succotash and Mah-Ze-Dahr Bakery; and live DJs. 21+. $24+. Various times and locations. swingers.club // @swingersus
Pickleball is the hottest game in town. Help Dad earn cool points with a game at a local court. Free. Times and locations vary. washingtondcpb.org
Aries Spears at The Comedy Loft
Make it a night of LOLs with comic and “MADtv” veteran Aries Spears before his new Showtime sketch show. 18+. $30+. Various times. 1523 22nd St. NW, DC; dccomedyloft.com // @dccomedyloft
Nationals vs. Marlins at Nationals Park
Peanuts, crackerjack and family bonding. The Nationals slide into home plate for a three game series. Bobblehead giveaway to the first 20,000 fans. $19+. Various times. 1500 S Capitol St. SE, DC; mlb.com/nationals // @nationals
DC United vs. Real Salt Lake at Audi Field
Show your support for the home team ahead of next month’s much-anticipated clash with Inter Miami and Lionel Messi. $29+. 7:30 p.m. 100 Potomac Ave. SW, DC; audifield.com // @audifield
Axe Throwing at Kick Axe Throwing DC
Work out your paternal issues with some friendly competition and a game of axe throwing, board games, hot dogs and beer to round out the fun. $33+. Various times. 1401 Okie St. NE, DC; kickaxe.com/dc // @kickaxedc
Father’s Day Brunch at Pinstripes Bowling & Bocce
It wouldn’t be Father’s Day without grilling. Belly up to a BBQ brunch buffet with all the meats, plus waffle, carving and omelet stations. $40. 10 a.m. 1064 Wisconsin Ave. NW, DC; pinstripes.com // @pinstripesbb
Father’s Day Whiskey Tasting and Food Pairing at Frederick Social
Treat dad to a rare whisky tasting and food pairing. $25. 2 p.m. 50 Citizen’s Way Frederick, MD; frederick-social.com // @frederick.social
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