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.  You can find them all on our page of things to do on Father's Day in Sarasota, here are a few of the big events we wanted to highlight for you this year.

2019 Sarasota Great Father's Day Race

Father's Day weekend gets the perfect kick off with the Great Father's Day Race on Saturday, June 15th.  You get to take in the beautiful scenery of Siesta Key Beach while running beside the ocean.

Advance registration is currently open for $40, don't miss out there are only 800 spots guaranteed this year.  Registered participants will also receive free race pictures, a dry-fit shirt, race medal, and a goodie bag.  There will be prizes for top finishers in the different age categories, and everyone gets a metal. 

Father's Day at Sarasota Jungle Gardens

You can also take your dad on an adventure to a place that gives your family the opportunity to explore acres of jungle paradise in the heart of Sarasota, the Sarasota Jungle Gardens.  You can relax and take in a show or take advantage of the opportunities they offer to interact with some of the animals.

To celebrate Father's Day this weekend they are offering free admission to fathers and grandfathers, with the purchase of a full-priced same-day ticket.  General admission tickets are $12.99 for children age 4 through 16, $17.99 for adults, and $16.99 for those age 65 and older. 

Dad's Day Block Party

If you are looking to show your dad a good time you can take him to The Mall at University Town Center for their Dad's Day Block Party.  With a putting green contest, Microsoft gaming lounge, and appearances from players on the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and Tampa Bay Lightning there is something for every kind of dad.

There will be good food and live entertainment to enjoy while you spend the afternoon celebrating all things dad!

Father's Day Brunches and Brews

If you are interested in treating your father to a nice brunch or if he'd like to celebrate his Father's Day with a nice, cold brew check out this article on Father's Day Brunches and Brew Events in Sarasota.

No matter what your dad likes, Sarasota has something that is sure to make Father's Day in Sarasota memorable!

If you are looking for more fun events and things to do in Sarasota, return to 941area!  It's your free local guide to Bradenton and Sarasota!

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