Exciting Father’s Day Activities in Portland

Wondering how to spend Father’s Day this year? Here are a few ideas!


Wine Weekend

Some fathers just really love their wine. If your dad is one of these people, it’s probably a good idea to take part in Wine Weekend. Wine Weekend is an exciting two-day event where over 20 different wineries participate in a celebration of all things wine. From tastings to tours, this is a really great way to spend Father’s Day weekend. There will also be live music, delicious food, and a chance to spend some quality time with Dad.


Father’s Day Cruise

Portland’s Spirit cruise ship might just be where you want to have your Father’s Day brunch or dinner. Not only will your dad be able to experience a five-star course, but he’ll have breathtaking views of Columbia River Gorge. Bring your camera. Bring the family. Then, see how many memories you make. Seats are filling up fast, though, so reserve your spot here.

Three Gift Ideas for the Tech-Savvy Dad

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He always seems to know what’s wrong with the computer, knows way more about phones than you, and has all the latest gadgets. Yes, if he’s the tech-savvy type, then it’s time to treat him this Father’s Day. Here are a few gifts he might like.


Portable Charger |$29.42

It’s portable, lightweight, and charges as maximum speed. Now, he’ll never have an excuse to not answer his phone!


Amazon Fire Stick | $39.99

Let the dad in your life binge-watch his favorite shows or catch the latest movie with this easy-to-use device.


Wireless Floating Bluetooth Speaker | $49.99

Let him enjoy all his favorite tunes with a 60-ft. Wireless range Bluetooth speaker that’s completely waterproof!

Show the Dad in Your Life How Much He Means With These Unique Gift Ideas


Whether you’re looking to get the perfect gift for your dad, your husband, your grandfather, or any special man in your life, we’ve got some meaningful gift ideas that are sure to let him know how much you care.

DIY Dishware: All you need are oil-based Sharpie paint markers and white ceramic dishware. Decorate the dishware with a nice message or your favorite thing he always says. Once it’s dry, bake it for 30 minutes at 350º, let it cool off, then hand-wash it and you’re done! Turn it into a fun craft for the kids and get creative!

His Favorite Meal: Nothing says “I love you” like cooking up his favorite meal or dessert. Better yet, surprise him by treating him to breakfast in bed!

Framed Portrait: That time you went fishing together? Took a picture with all of the grandkids? Make a memory last forever by framing a picture of the people who matter most in his life.

Try Something New This Father’s Day Near Your Portland Apartment


One of the wonderful things about living in Portland is that there is always something to do! So why not try something new this Father’s Day? Mix it up this year and treat your dad to one of these awesome events happening Father’s Day Weekend.

Shakespeare Play
Treat Dad on Saturday, June 20, to see Macbeth performed by The Portland Actors Ensemble in Portland’s historic Lone Fir Cemetery at 7 pm. Bring your blankets, lawn chairs, and picnic supplies and make it a memorable day for the entire family! Cost: Free.


Walking Tour Of Portland’s Past
Take Dad to Shanghaiers, Saloons & Skullduggery! Join historian Doug Kenck-Crispin June 21 at 4 pm as he shows you some famous saloons, bars and bordellos, card rooms, and gambling dens. Meet at Thirsty Lion Pub and let your dad enjoy seeing some of the most historic places in Portland. Cost: $15. Must be 21 or older.


Father’s Day Brunch Cruise
Don’t know what to do for the dad who has everything? Make it a day he won’t forget by treating him to amazing views and a delicious buffet with Portland Spirit’s Father’s Day Cruises! Bring family and friends and spend quality time enjoying scenic views of Portland. Brunch pricing: $58 for Adults, $29 for Children Ages 4-12.