His guiding hand is the gift that keeps on giving. This Father’s Day, you get to use this handy guide to give back. We’ve gathered gift ideas and activities the whole family can enjoy with the father figure in your life.
For the Sweet Tooth
Opt for a sweet treat with Japanese-style mochi donuts. This Pleasanton bakery offers multiple flavors and seasonal drinks for those who love a sugar rush. Our personal fave? You just can’t go wrong with the strawberry!
For the Beer Enthusiast
World of Beer
Sit, sip and indulge. This craft beer restaurant is located just minutes from Boulevard at Hacienda Crossings. With a menu of hearty American fare and 50 types of beer on tap from local breweries, dad is sure to find favorite after favorite (after favorite after favorite).
For the Golfer
Pleasanton Golf Center
Tee off with dad at this nine-hole course open to players of all ages. The Pleasanton Golf Center offers an extensive driving range, a dedicated putting and chipping green, equipment rentals, lessons and gift cards. Basically anything and everything to fulfill any golf lover’s wishes. Maybe dad can put those freshly fine-tuned skills to use at the 2022 LVCC Golf Tournament on June 30.
For the Baseball Aficionado
Take Me Out to the Ballgame
Is your dad rooted in sports the way the A’s are rooted in Oakland? If so, a good old-fashioned Oakland A’s game may be right up there on his list of favorite things to do. Find tickets to watch the A’s take on the Kansas City Royals in a series that starts on Friday, June 17 right here. The best part? It’s all BART-able from Boulevard.
For the Dad Who Likes to Vroom
Blackhawk Museum’s Car Show
If the father figure in your life has got a need for speed—then the Blackhawk Museum’s inaugural Father’s Day Car Show is sure to get him revving. This casual event is open to all. So pull up to show off your drive or spend the morning amongst other car enthusiasts. Register your car here—the first 175 to sign up will receive a swag bag.
For the BBQ Chef
Livermore Butcher Shop
This family-owned and operated butcher shop and deli offers a wide variety of freshly sliced meat to choose from for dad’s next grill out. Dinner just got (extra) delicious.
For the Gamer
Located at Bishop Ranch City Center in San Ramon, Sandbox VR is a futuristic experience for groups of up to six, and it’s suitable for kiddos aged eight and above. There are multiple experiences to choose from, so hit your next adventure-filled family outing with a little bit of Silicon Valley spice.
For the Artist
Paint your heart out at this Pleasanton-based studio where art meets technology. Enjoy a variety of painting projects or attend a workshop that the whole family can enjoy. Picasso, who?
For the Love of Fairground Fun
Alameda County Fairgrounds
The road to summer leads straight to the fairgrounds—because the Alameda County Fair is back. And on June 19, dads get in free until 3pm. So get your summer started the Tri-Valley way!
There are so many ways to celebrate the father figure in your life. And because Boulevard is home, everything you need to make this day special for your hero is in your neck of the woods. So in the (very) wise words of dads everywhere—you’ve got this, kiddo.