Father’s Day Activities in Charlotte: 2023

How to treat Dad like a King in the Queen City
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HeroesCon (June 16-18)

Does dad like comics? He’ll be in heaven at HeroesCon, where he can rub elbows directly with professionals and exhibitors. Family-friendly atmosphere. Visit website for hours and ticket info. Charlotte Convention Center. 

Dierks Bentley (June 17)

The country star tours in support of his new album, “Gravel & Gold.” 7 pm. PNC Music Pavilion Charlotte.

Lucy Yeghiazaryan  (June 17)

The Armenian-American vocalist performs the music of Shirley Horn with her quintet. Shows at 7 & 9:15 p.m. The Jazz Room, JazzArts Charlotte.

Counting Crows (June 18)

Calling all fans of  ’90s music! Join Adam Duritz and his Grammy Award-winning band for an outdoor Father’s Day concert. 7:30 p.m. PNC Music Pavilion Charlotte.

Father’s Day 5K (June 18)

Head to Pineville to run a course that takes you through the new Little Sugar Creek Greenway. All family members are encouraged. Runners can also participate virtually. Starts at 8 a.m. Belle Johnston Community Center, Pineville.

Father’s Day at Hoptown (June 18)

Visit Hoptown Brewing Co. for a Father’s Day block party with a golf simulation competition, parking lot cornhole and Dogs R’ Us hot dogs. Noon-9 p.m. Hoptown Brewing Co., Moorseville. 

Free Mini Golf for Dad (June 18)

Gather the family and head to Mr. Putty’s, where dads are treated to a free round of mini golf on their special day. Open 10 a.m-9 p.m. Mr. Putty’s, Tega Cag, S.C.

King for a Day (June 18)

This special Father’s Day celebration serves up a three-course meal with a tasting  of rare whiskies. 4-7 pm. The Crunkleton.

Larry the Cable Guy (June 18)

Treat dad to an evening of laughter courtesy the Billboard Award-winning comedian and voice of Mater in “Cars.” 7 pm. Knight Theater, Levine Center for the Arts.

Laughingstock Agricultural Dad Joke Competition (June 18) 

The Charlotte Regional Farmers Market hosts a free comedic joke off for comedians 18+. 11 a.m-1 p.m. 1801 Yorkmont Road.

Love & Hiking Date for Couples (June 18)

A chance for mom and dad to get away for some quality time as they hike and take part in fun digital activities along the way. 10 a.m-4 p.m. 15222 York Road.

Music in the Garden (June 18)

Kick back for a relaxing Sunday evening with blues, rock and folk music from the HC Oakes Band, and cocktails in the garden, Charcuterie boxes are also available. 5-7 p.m. Duke Mansion. 

7th Annual Father’s Day Cruise for a Cause (June 18)

The cruise: Hot rods and bikes head from Matthews to Belmont. The cause: The Humane Society of Charlotte, who receives 100 percent of all proceeds. 9 a.m.-6 p.m. 316 N. Trade St., Matthews.