Celebrate Father's Day

Dads mean so much to their families. Why not show it? Whether you want to treat him to a cruise or car show, take him to meet his favorite sports team, or make him a special craft, this roundup of Father's Day events has the perfect way to show him you care. Many museums and other sites are also offering special dad discounts today.

Check out all the events going on in Annapolis, Solomons, Chesapeake Beach, Bowie and other locations around the state in our calendar.

Always call ahead or check the event website before attending an event.

2018 Father's Day Celebrations 

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Crafternoon: Father's Day - 2018
June 12. Make a craft project celebrating your father or another special person in your life. Free. 1-9pm. Largo Kettering Library. 301-336-4044,

Dad's Day Beer Craft - 2018
June 12. Create your very own rustic bottle-cap crab. Ages 21 and older. BYOB. $25. 6:30-8:30pm. Night Owl Gallery, Baltimore.

Fearless Father's Day - 2018
June 17. This Father's Day give Dad the gift of adventure on one of the challenge courses. Dads get a full-course challenge for free when you book any 2 paid challenges. 10am-5pm. Terrapin Adventures, Savage. 301-725-1313,

Dawson's Father's Day 10K - 2018
June 17. 10K, run predominantly on the B&A Trail. Prizes awarded. Registration required. $5-20. 8am. Severna Park High School, Severna Park.

Fathers Day Canoe - 2018
June 17. Discover wildlife in the Patuxent River wetlands. Bring water, sunscreen, sun hat, sun glasses, a lunch, and shoes that can get wet. $20. 10am-2pm. 410-741-9330,

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Father's Day - 2018
June 17. Half-priced admission tours for fathers, fathers-in-law, grandfathers, or any other special father-figure in your life. Light refreshments and an opportunity to speak with Revolutionary War reenactors about war and weapons in the eighteenth century to follow. $6-8. 11am-4pm. Mount Clare Museum House, Baltimore. 410-837-3262,

Dad's Day Challenge - 2018
June 17. Celebrate Father’s Day colonial-style. Hands-on activities highlighting different colonial trades, 18th-century entertainment, colonial cooking and more. Free. Noon. Darnall's Chance House Museum, Upper Marlboro. 301-952-8010,

Tennison: Father's Day Cruises - 2018
June 17. Father's Day brunch cruise at 11:30am; Evening cruise at 5pm. Registration required by June 14. $15-30. Calvert Marine Museum, Solomons. 410-326-2042,

Fathers Day Tours - 2018
June 17. Bring your dad, grandpa, or other special gentleman for a guided tour of the house. One free admission with each paid admission. Noon-3pm. Riversdale House Museum, Riverdale. 301-864-0420

South x West Rhode Fest - 2018

June 17. Celebrate Father's Day at the inaugural SPLASH South x West Rhode Fest at Mayo Beach! From 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., families can participate in free outdoor activites and learn about the importance of our Chesapeake Bay. Mayo Beach Park, 4150 Honeysuckle Dr., Edgewater, MD 21037.



Carnival season is underway. Don't forget to check out our roundup of Maryland fairs, festivals and carnivals here. Or take a look at our calendar for even more fun events.

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