Father’s Day 2018

Do you have any special Father’s Day traditions? A family outing, a special dinner or a quiet stroll in the park? If you’re looking for things to do this Father’s Day in Somerset County, look no further. Here are some exciting events to treat dad to:

*Make it an early morning with dad at the Farm To Table Market hosted by Duke Farms. Pick up some fresh, locally grown produce, some award-winning rubs and sauces for a BBQ or some Jersey wine. Or stay for the whole day and enjoy all Duke Farms has to offer. Additionally, they will be hosting a Father’s Day celebration on Sunday which includes live animals, special café menu, grilling demo, shopping and so much more!

*Let dad check out all the Mustangs, Corvettes, Model T’s and more while taking a stroll down Main Street for Downtown Somerville’s Friday Cruise Nights.

*Is dad a baseball fan? The Somerset Patriots will be home the weekend of Father’s Day and will be playing the New Britain Bees. Come on Sunday, June 17 and enjoy a BBQ Picnic with dad from 12-2pm.

*What dad doesn’t like brunch? Treat dad to brunch at any of these fabulous Somerset County eateries:

*Feeling adventurous? Take dad on a Father’s Day Horseback Ride on Lord Stirling Stable’s beautiful trails.

*Barnes & Noble will hold a special Father’s Day Storytime and activities featuring the book, With My Daddy: A Book of Love and Family. A little girl honors her dad and all the fun they have together in this sweet book.

*Enjoy live music at Downtown Somerville’s outdoor Summer Stage. SunDog will be preforming.

*Grab dad and the kids and head over to Pony Up! Festival at the United States Equestrian Team Foundation Headquarters in Peapack-Gladstone. This festival gives parents and kids a fun, hands-on experience into the world of horses and all things equestrian.

*Somerset County is known for its remarkable diversity of birdlife. Take dad to one or more of Somerset County’s Important Birding Areas (IBAs) to check some new species off your life list. Don’t forget your binoculars!

*Make sure to get dad’s growler filled at Flounder Brewing Co.

*Hit the trails with dad at Duke Farms! Bike or hike breathtaking trails through a variety of habitats, attend a nature or horticulture program, take an organic gardening class, go on a geocaching adventure. The sky’s the limit at Duke Farms.

*Take in a show at State Theatre New Jersey. They are featuring Happy Together Tour 2018 and Jo-Ann’s Dance Studio.

*Tee off with dad at one of Somerset County’s many award-winning public golf courses. Dad can choose from three championship nine-hole courses – Meadow, Lake, and Ridge or have him head over to the double-ended driving range to practice his swing. The Somerset County Park Commission offers five fantastic public courses – Neshanic Valley, Green Knoll, Quail Brook, Spooky Brook, Warrenbrook – check out Royce Brook Golf Club in Hillsborough.

Can’t pick just one way to celebrate Dad this year? Make it a weekend getaway with an overnight stay at one of Somerset County’s more than 35 hotels, motels and inns, suited to every taste and budget. However you choose to mark the occasion, it’s sure to be a fun-filled Father’s Day weekend in Somerset County, NJ!