Father's Day Activities

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Looking for a fun way to spend your Father’s Day? Fishing, having a barbeque or picnic, celebrating the summer solstice, and going camping are all dad worthy activities.

Father’s Day Activities

Father’s Day (Sunday June 21, 2015) falls on one of our Best Fishing Days. Not sure where to go? Check out this list of best fly fishing holes. For insight on what to bring, see our list of items to include in a tackle box here. Be sure to look at these handy fishing tips before you and your dad head out! Once you’ve caught some fish, cook them up for the family with the help of this article.

This leads to our next idea, a cookout! After a day of fishing, make this “Dad’s Catch” Baked Fish! Our list of “Gotta Have It” grilling recipes is also sure to satisfy the whole family. Don’t forget to check out this list of grilling tips and recipes for guidelines and inspiration. Remember, dads are more than just grill masters! For a sweet finish to a great Dad’s Day, try these dad-created and approved chocolate oatmeal cookies.

This year, Father’s Day and the Summer Solstice fall on the same day of the year. Summer Solstice is the official start of summer, and the “longest day of the year” (the day with the longest period of daylight). This means you’ll have plenty of time to celebrate your father!! Make the most of this daylight by packing up a picnic basket and heading outdoors to your favorite spot. Click here for some recipe ideas from the Cooking Fresh cookbook. Be sure to check out this article on the solstice and how to celebrate it!

Camping is a tried-and-true way to spend quality time with Dad. This Father’s Day, take him on a camping expedition both of you will never forget. No one wants to spend all day cooking when you could be enjoying the outdoors, so try these quick and easy “Potato Hobo Packs,” which can be made for either breakfast or dinner. Don’t forget to make s’mores, the most important part of any camping trip.

We at Old Farmer’s Almanac hope you have an unforgettable Father’s Day!

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