Whether you want to treat dad to a great meal, a round of golf, or experiencing some childhood nostalgia, Oshkosh has something for every dad. We've got a round-up of special events, deals and more happening on Father’s Day in Oshkosh!


Want to dine outdoors on Father’s Day? Check out our outdoor dining guide here. Otherwise, check out these great specials and promotions happening on Father’s Day.

Mineshaft - Did someone say buffet? Mineshaft did! Join Mineshaft on Father's Day, Sunday June 18th, from 8am-2pm for an All You Can Eat Brunch!

Fox River Brewing Company - Why not pair craft beer with live music? Artist Kenny James will be playing at FRBC on Sunday, June 18th from 5:30-8:30pm. 

Fox River Brewing

Parker John's - Enjoy some tasty BBQ and pizza with a side of Live Music by Chicago Mule from 12pm - 3pm! Grab a seat on the outdoor deck and have yourself a Sunday Funday.

TJ's Highland Steakhouse - Make your reservations today to spoil dad with a Prime Rib Brunch from 10am - 3pm on Sunday, June 18th! Check out the rest of the brunch menu too!



Father's Swim Free at Pollock Community Waterpark - With a paying child's admission, dad can swim for free on Father's Day. Beat the heat and dip in the pool with the entire family!

Blades and Boards - Does your father need to relieve some stress? Let him throw axes at Blades and Boards! They are open on Father’s Day from 12-6pm. You can also purchase a gift card for him to throw axes on a later date. 

EAA - Give the gift of flight for Father’s Day! Take dad to the EAA Aviation Museum, where he can see over 200 historic airplanes. If your dad dreams of becoming a pilot, consider flying lessons with EAA and an introductory flight.

EAA Museum Yellow Plane

Escape Oshkosh - If dad doesn’t mind being locked in a room with the family, why not try Escape Oshkosh? Escape rooms are also great for dads that enjoy games and puzzle solving. They will be open on Father’s Day from 11am-8pm, or you could opt to purchase a gift certificate for a later date. 

The Grand Oshkosh - Give a father figure in your life something to look forward to!  Treat him to a live performance at historic Grand Oshkosh or purchase a gift certificate for a future show!

Glow in the Park-  Oshkosh's Glow in the Park mini golf course is sure to be a family hit! Open Sunday 10am - 10pm.

Menominee Park and Zoo - Take dad to the zoo! Explore over 50 animals at the Menominee Park Zoo - with free admission all summer long. Feeling adventurous? Rent kayaks at the new self service kiosk, or take a ride on the kids amusement park train!

Mineshaft Oshkosh - The Mineshaft not only has a great eats, but they also have a large game room that is great for kids and dads who are still kids at heart.


Waterfest Oshkosh - Give the gift music!  Buy dad tickets to an upcoming Waterfest concert!  You can purchase tickets online!

The Great Outdoors

Enjoy the Trails - Take advantage of our trails. We have trails for cyclists, runners/walkers, and horseback riders. If you use our trails, please remember general trail etiquette. 


Go Fish - Go fishing on Wisconsin’s largest inland lake: Lake Winnebago. Learn about the fish in Lake Winnebago here and where to find boat launches/permits/etc. here

Golf - Let dad play a round of golf on Father’s Day. Check out our blog post on different golf courses in Oshkosh. You can opt for traditional golf, miniature golf, or even disc golf. 

Golfing at Oshkosh Country Club

Cruisin' Tikis - Crusin' Tikis is currently taking reservations for your Father's Day cruise! Check out their website for cruise options, dates and times!

Menominee Zoo - If you haven’t been to the Menominee Zoo yet this season, why not go on Father’s Day? 

Midwest Rental Company - Rent a jet ski, kayak, pontoon or stand up paddle board and treat dad to a day on the water! 

Pollock Community Water Park - Let dad be a lazy guy on the lazy river. The Water Park is the perfect place for families to spend Father’s Day together!


The Artful Gift - Find a variety of gifts perfect for dad at The Artful Gift. You can find whiskey glasses, beer bottle openers, flasks and more. 

artful gift fathers day

House of Flowers - If your dad likes green, why not consider buying him a plant from House of Flowers? They offer a variety of houseplants your dad will love.

Oaks Candy - If the dad in your life loves quality hand dipped chocolates, Oaks Candy is the place to visit! Build your own box, or pick up an assortment of delicious chocolates and many other goodies like nuts, fudge, taffy, and more!


Did we miss any Father’s Day specials or events? Let us know in the comments! And don’t forget to share your Father’s Day fun with Discover Oshkosh on Facebook and Instagram for a chance to be featured!

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