'Tis the season to bask in the summer weather and it's almost time to celebrate Father's Day on Sunday, June 16. There are just two weekends to go, and we've put together some of the best things to do to celebrate dad on Father's Day. Maybe he needs another pair of socks, but what he truly deserves is some quality time and some summertime fun in the perfect base camp city. There's plenty of nature to see, amazing food to eat, and craft beverages to enjoy in Bellevue, Washington with dad. Reservations, if applicable, are recommended.

If Dad Deserves To See Some Waterfalls

Just in time for Father's Day, a new Wine & Waterfalls Tour has launched, with pick ups from the Bellevue Hyatt Regency and the Bellevue Westin. Treat dad to some quality time with other people who love waterfalls and wine. You'll get to hike around and check out Twin Falls, Snoqualmie Falls, and South Fork, followed by some food and wine at Sigillo WInery. 

Waterfall & Wine Tour

Price: $169 Dates: June – October Description: Embark on a 6-hour journey that combines the...

Bellevue Area Waterfall Wanderings

Just like Cascade peaks, evergreen conifers, and moss-covered everything, waterfalls are an integral...

4 Unforgettable Summer Hikes Around Bellevue: Where to Enjoy Lake Views, Waterfalls, Wetlands & More

Bellevue is a joy to visit all year long, but there’s something special about summer — when the...

If Father Enjoys The Outdoors In General

Add some outdoor activity to your day, such as kayaking, canoeing or paddle boarding on Lake Washington, or going ziplining, or riding a seaplane, or paragliding! There's even a really cool collection of mountain biking trails around for the adrena-dad. And the trails are lovely this time of year. 

REI Boathouse at Enatai Beach Park

REI’s Boathouse at Enatai Beach Park in Bellevue is conveniently located just off Interstate 90. The...

REI Boathouse at Meydenbauer Bay

REI’s Boathouse in Meydenbauer Bay Park is at the heart of Bellevue. Close to downtown, the park...

Bellevue Zip Tour

'Feel Wild in the City' - The Bellevue Zip Tour is a recreational zip lining program located in...

If Dad Likes Dad Things

To fuel up for your day of Dad, you'll want to reference this list of breweries, diners, bars with food, gastropubs, and dad-approved craft beer-serving establishments. From artisanal pizzas to well stacked burgers, these are excellent Father's Day spots that serve excellent food and has a "cool hangout" vibe. 

Bellevue Brewing Company, LLC

So raise your glass and join the millions of voices worldwide as you say “cheers!” to your friends...

Cascadia Pizza & Brewery

Cascadia Pizza Co. has been serving wood fired pizza to the greater Seattle and South King County...

Gilbert's Main Street Bagel Deli

For 26 years Gilbert's On Main has been Bellevue's only authentic deli sandwich experience....

The Redd Dog

The Redd Dog is a local self-pour brewhouse that offers a wide selection of craft beers, ciders, and...

If Father's A Brunch Guy

Maybe brunch is his thing. Then, you'll want to check out the brunch menus at these spots. From pancakes and waffles to bacon and premium ingredients, Bellevue's brunch scene is pretty, pretty impressive. Treat your dad out to a nice, long brunch while you listen to him chat about the good ol' days. 

Bis on Main

Bis on Main BRUNCH Saturday: 10am-2pm Sunday: 10am-2pm Bis on Main takes Chef/Owner Bobby Moore back...

Ascend Prime Steak & Sushi

Experience Bellevue’s best views with an unparalleled dining experience from the 31st floor at...

13 Coins Restaurant

Established in 1967, 13 Coins Restaurant is a cherished restaurant with iconic high-backed booths...

Fogo De Chao

Fogo de Chão is a leading Brazilian steakhouse, or churrascaria, which has specialized in...

Eques

Start your morning out with a signature omelet or stack of pancakes in Eques. With Pacific Northwest...

If you two need a little friendly competition

Perhaps father, or dad, enjoys a little friendly competition on the day that celebrates fathers. Bellevue has plenty of these games to play, whether it's outdoors on a golf course or a showdown in the bowling alley. You'll just need to make sure you have a reservation. 

Newcastle Beach Park

Located on the shores of Lake Washington, Newcastle Beach Park is Bellevue’s largest beach park. The...

Monster Mini Golf

Monster Mini Golf is now Open!! Indoor, glow in the dark 18 hole mini Golf course now open in...

Forum Social House

Forum Social House is a locally owned and operated restaurant, entertainment and nightlife...

Bellevue Golf Course

Bellevue Golf Course is a public golf course, maintained by the City of Bellevue and managed by...

Dave and Busters

Dave & Buster's is the ultimate sports viewing experience in the Bellevue Area. Boasting 34, 75" big...