Theres a lot happening this year on Fathers Day, Sunday 2 September. If you want to get out, here are a few options that might interest you.
Arthurs Seat Eagle Skylift
1085 Arthurs Seat Road, Arthurs Seat, 10am-4pm
Free ride for Dads over the Mornington Peninsula in a gondola cabin on the Eagle Skylift, if accompanied by one other full priced return ticket holder. The 200th dad to purchase a ticket wins a slab of beer from Dromana’s Jetty Road Brewery.
You can also check out the classic car display by Southern Peninsula Car Club, the Father’s Day BBQ, or one of the many walking tracks of the Arthurs Seat State Park.
Book at aseagle.com.au.
Father's Day @ Luna Park
18 Lower Esplanade, St Kilda, 11am to 6pm
Unlimited rides, sausage sizzle and a Big Swing voucher for a 30-min golfing experience.
Book at lunapark.com.au.
Shop G14-16, Southgate Arts & Leisure Precinct, Southbank, 6.30pm to 8.30pm
Free pot of Guinness for all dads with any main meal.
Werribee Open Range Zoo
Choose between a hot buffet breakfast (from 9am) or a special two-course lunch (from 11.30am) in the zoo's Meerkat Bistro, then head out on a Safari. Free family entry if you are attending the breakfast or lunch.
Book at www.zoo.org.au/werribee/whats-on/fathers-day-at-werribee-open-range-zoo-0.
Father's Day lunch @ Collingwood
The Craft & Co, 390 Smith Street, Collingwood, 12 noon to 3pm
Special 3 course set menu for $55, and all dads get a complimentary pint of craft beer or a glass of Merlot.
Book at www.thecraftandco.com.au.
Cranbourne Racecourse, Grant Street, Cranbourne, 10am-6pm
Whether your hobbies are cars, boats, motorbikes or fishing golf or collectibles, Melbourne Mancave has something to capture your interest. Merchandise, interactive displays and cars on show. Live music and great food and drinks. Tickets $5 for adults, kids free.
Dandenong Market, Clow Street, Dandenong
Free entry to indulge your love of spicy food from the food trucks and stalls at Melbourne's home of multicultural street food. Also live performances by Tiya Sri Lankan Dance Group, African drumming, stilt walkers and Mauritian dancers.
For more events visit www.onlymelbourne.com.au/fathers-day-guide-melbourne.