What to Do on Father's Day: A Holiday Event Guide

June 19, 2015

Fathers across the world will be ditching their suits and ties for some good old fashioned family time this weekend. With Father’s Day occurring this Sunday, there are plenty of ways dad can get the most out of his day. Whether heading out to the ballpark for one of the top MLB games this week, taking in a round at the U.S. Open or traveling to Broadway to catch a Tony-Award winning performance, this weekend is sure to please him in ways mom hasn’t since the honeymoon.


If planning on taking pops to get some peanuts and cracker jacks on Sunday, Kauffman Stadium in Kansas City will welcome an A.L. matchup between the Royals and Red Sox. According to TicketIQ, the average price for June 21 Royals vs Red Sox tickets is currently $100.26 and the get-in price starts at $23 on the secondary market. For all the exceptional cooking dad does in the backyard, the Royals are offering a Men’s BBQ apron to the first 10,000 men in attendance.


Other big ball games happening on Father’s Day include bouts between the Cubs and Twins and Orioles and Blue Jays. The average secondary price for June 21 Twins vs Cubs tickets is $120.42 and the get-in price starts at $47. The first 10,000 men at Target Field will receive a Minnie and Paul Ceramic Stein. If hoping to get to a battle of the birds game at Rogers Centre in Toronto, June 21 Blue Jays vs Orioles tickets average at $139.20 and the get-in price starts at just $14.


Don’t fret if baseball isn’t dad’s favorite pastime. Put on your favorite polo and visor and head to the links at Chambers Bay in Washington for the 2015 U.S. Open. Over the tournament’s final two days, the average secondary price for 2015 U.S. Open tickets is $302.37 on the resale market. Saturday U.S. Open tickets average at $344 while Sunday’s U.S. Open tickets own a secondary average of $203.50. The cheapest available ticket for the tournament’s last day is $187.


Father’s Day is a holiday fit for a king, and what better way to celebrate than with a live performance from Sir Paul McCartney himself? The former Beatle and iconic musician hits Philadelphia’s Wells Fargo Center this Sunday for his first of three solo shows in the U.S. this month. Don’t expect prices to be cheap for the gig, however. The average price for Philadelphia Paul McCartney tickets is now $352.62 and the get-in price is $247.50 on the resale market.

New York City’s Theater District is another foolproof option for dad this weekend with shows he’s sure to love. Popular musicals like Book of Mormon and Jersey Boys are sure to get him singing along to the classic show tunes throughout. Book of Mormon will run twice at Eugene O’Neill Theatre this Sunday, with Book of Mormon tickets owning a secondary average of $224.87 over those two shows. The song-filled story of Frankie Valli will be alive and well at the August Wilson Theatre on Sunday, with Jersey Boys tickets averaging $218.83 and get-in price starting at $65.

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