Father’s Day is one of the most celebrated days of the year, where we dedicate time to honor our fathers. This day recognizes the influence of men on their children. There are many father’s day activities you can enjoy to make the most of this special day. Here in this article we will provide you with some great ideas for fathers day, but first, let’s dive into its history.

History of Father´s Day

The idea of dedicating a day for our dads first arose in the United States. In 1910 a woman named Sonora Smart Dodd wanted to pay tribute to her father who she deeply loved. He raised her and her five siblings alone on a farm in the state of Washington.

Sonora came up with the idea while listening to a sermon at church on Mother’s Day. She proposed the date for the 5th of June, which was her father’s birthday. In 1924 president Calvin Coolidge released an official statement supporting the idea of establishing a national father’s day.

So what day is father’s day? US president Lyndon Johnson released a statement in 1966 regarding the official date of father´s day. The date was set as the third Sunday in June. The celebration of father´s day on this date gained followers and spread throughout the world. Although each country has their own culture and traditions, many countries celebrate father´s day on the third Sunday in June. The most important factor is that we have a day to honor our dads and let them know how important they are.

Fathers Day 2021

fathers day 2021

What date is fathers day this year? Dad´s day falls on the 20th of June this year (2021). It´s only a few days away so we recommend you decide on what you will do for dad this year. Luckily, father´s day is always on a Sunday, so you can convert the day into fathers day weekend. By extending the fathers day celebration you can get to enjoy more quality time with dad.

Fathers Day Ideas

Wouldn’t it be nice to enjoy a unique fathers day weekend? In Spain it is tradition to unite as a family with parents, grandparents, great-grandparents, and give dad a present. Fathers day gift ideas such as a photo album full of family pics, are priceless, and show the unique bond you have together. Any act that shows dad you remember and appreciate him will give him a happy fathers day.

If you are far away, give dad a call and let him know how special he his. If you live in the same city or a short distance away, take the time to visit him this fathers day weekend. You could invite him over for a nice meal or perhaps go enjoy an activity together.

More Ideas for Fathers Day Weekend

Why not organize a family barbeque for father´s day weekend? This idea is simple and rather easy to plan. Or maybe you could plan a picnic at a picturesque local park. Your dad will really appreciate quality time together. You could also book a table at a nice restaurant and enjoy some delicious food and drinks with dad.

If your family is more adventurous, you could always go fishing this fathers day weekend. Or perhaps organize a family camping trip where you can get to bond with dad for a few days. Other cool ideas are ten-pin bowling, go-cart racing, beer/wine tasting, bike riding, cinemas, and mini golf.

To enjoy a happy father´s day weekend you may need to think outside the box. Unique fathers day gifts will always surprise dad. One of the best things to do for father’s day is a luxury yacht cruise of Miami.

Fathers Day Weekend aboard Luxury Yacht

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If you are in Miami this fathers day weekend, treat your dad to the experience of a lifetime! We recommend you surprise your dad with a half day luxury yacht cruise of Miami. Indulge and enjoy quality time with dad this fathers day weekend aboard a private motor yacht. We offer 4hr, 6hr, and 8hr skippered yacht cruises of Miami´s picturesque Biscayne Bay. If you still haven´t decided on what to do for father’s day, look no further.

Father´s Day Deals

Charter Solution run fathers day specials each year. This year we offer you a 5% Discount and a Free bottle of Champagne when you rent one of our yachts on the 20th of June, 2021. Take advantage of our father’s day special by calling Kristina on (786) 796-0812. Or fill in the yacht charter form below for a Free no-obligation quote. Celebrate in style this fathers day weekend and treat your dad to a magnificent day out!

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