Wondering what to give dad for Father’s Day 2014?? He’s got enough neckties and #1 dad mugs. Even a card won’t cut it. (Besides, have you seen the price of a card lately?) Don’t worry, it’s not too late to wow dad with a Father’s Day 2014 he’ll remember all year long.
Top 5 Picks for Father’s Day 2104
Give dad what he really wants—quality time. A little R & R. And maybe a cold beer. We’ve been scouring Jacksonville FL looking for the best things to do. So for Father’s Day we put together this list of “Tops” we think dad will enjoy on his day.
You may recognize this winner from the popular Food Network Show, “Diners, Drive-Ins, and Dives” hosted by Guy Fieri. There’s no shortage of Irish hospitality here thanks to the four sisters who brought their American dream to Jacksonville from Limerick, Ireland. Live music, eclectic ambiance and European pints on tap here. Everything made from scratch with only the best local ingredients. Don’t miss the authentic fish ‘n chips! Open early on Father’s Day 2014 and featuring live music and sports trivia. So get there early and grab your seat.
What could be a better Father’s Day 2014 gift for a golfing dad than a free round on the putting course at World Golf Village in St. Augustine, FL? After a family scavenger hunt through the Hall of Fame where he’ll get free admission, treat dad to some BBQ ribs at the Murray Bros. Caddyshack restaurant. Its decor and props are themed from this movie classic of the same name. After dinner, enjoy the IMAX theater with special Father’s Day 2014 discounts for dads!
Got a country music loving dad…or just a tailgater? Take him to Everbank Field for the official Florida Country Superfest Fan Fest & Tailgate Party already underway! Watch live performances by country music singers Big and Rich, Miranda Lambert, and Florida Georgia Line. Catch an up-close peek with meet and greet events with the artists! Dad will love the festive food and the outdoor fun! Concert tickets range from $35 to $250 but the Fan Fest is located just outside Everbank field and full of free giveaways and tailgating activities.
Often called, “The People’s Place,” but surprise, this place is FULL of animals! Possibly the largest privately owned collections of taxidermy in the country. And food that will feed the most manly of appetites! Steaks, ribs, filet, jumbalaya, and every assortment of fresh seafood–this place is sure to please any dad! Dine inside or outside on the deck overlooking the creek. Fox News called this place one of the best reason’s to visit Jacksonville!
Looking for something of a ‘wilder’ nature to give dad this Father’s Day 2014? When you buy your ticket, dad gets in free at the Jacksonville Zoo! He’l love watching the smiles and giggles of his favorite munchkins as they watch over 2,000 animals like the 2.5-acre Land of the Tiger! Plenty of hands-on fun, too, where kids can feed the giraffes, pet and feed the stingrays in Stingray Bay, or cool off from the summer heat in the Splash Ground! Take dad to Zoom at the Zoo car Show for some BBQ and live music on the Great Lawn. Download coupons for admission at the Jacksonville Zoo website.