Dads have plenty of fun options for Father's Day in Sarasota. There are several activities and dining options that even offer specials for dads! From one of the area's biggest annual races to family-friendly events, there's something that every father will enjoy on Father's Day. Find them all on our list of things to do on Father's Day in Sarasota. 

The Great Father's Day Race

Father's Day weekend gets the perfect kick off with the Great Father's Day Race on Saturday, June 16. The 5K takes place on beautiful Siesta Key Beach, allowing runners to take in great scenery while they complete the race. 

Advance registration is currently open for $38. Runners receive free race pictures, a dry-fit shirt, race medal, custom bib, and goodie bag. 

Summer Circus Spectacular

The Summer Circus Spectacular takes over the Historic Asolo Theatre every year and is one of the top events of the summer. The Circus Arts Conservatory partners with The Ringling to offer incredible high-flying acrobatics and great family entertainment. 

There are three shows on Father's Day at 11 a.m., 2 p.m., and 5 p.m. Tickets for the Summer Circus Spectacular are $16 for adults and $12 for children 12 and under. 

Sarasota Jungle Gardens

Another activity that is sure to delight every member of the family is a trip to the Sarasota Jungle Gardens. Visit with over 200 native and exotic animals while touring the ten acres of tropical landscape that has been created to best simulate natural habitats. 

General admission tickets are $17.99 for adults and $12.99 for children between the ages of four and 16. Throughout Father's Day weekend, dads and granddads receive free admission with the purchase of one regular ticket. 

Father's Day Brunch

There are great brunch spots to enjoy across Sarasota, and several are offering deals for Father's Day. From 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Louies Modern in downtown has their Market Brunch buffet available, and dads eat at half-price!

Marina Jack serves a great brunch menu and has waterfront views. A walk around St. Armands Circle can end at Shore, a restaurant with brunch favorites like the Crunch Challah French Toast, Huevos Rancheros Burrito, and Crispy Chicken Biscuit & Gravy. 

No matter what your dad likes, Sarasota has something that is sure to make Father's Day memorable. Enjoy the day spending time with family and doing something fun!

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