Where to Celebrate Father’s Day in Los Angeles

Scrabble coasters at Maker’s Mess

Decked-out dinners, outdoor music, crafting stations, group games– LA has plenty of ways for you to celebrate Dad.

Edited by Alicia Luchak.

Bacari W. 3rd
June 16. Enjoy Mediterranean-style brunch on the shaded patio. Delicious bites include potato hash, lamb-stuffed eggplant, pistachio lamb kebab and free-range egg pizza. Dad’s first drink is on the house. 8030 3/4 W. 3rd St., Beverly Grove, 323.452.9149. bacariw3rd.com 

Boomtown Brewery
June 16. Toast Dad with one of the many craft beers on tap. Then head to the craft station where you can make him a last-minute gift. Also: games, raffle and bounce house and face painting for the kids. Noon-6 p.m. Free. 700 Jackson St., downtown, 213.617.8497 boomtownbrew.com

June 16. Castaway’s bottomless mimosa brunch buffet features dishes like maple baby back ribs and fried chicken and waffles, plus a raw bar. Special a la carte selections include fire-roasted heirloom tomato gazpacho, and for dessert, black forest cake. 9 a.m.-3 p.m. 1250 E. Harvard Road, Burbank, 818.848.6691. castawayburbank.com

Concerts on the Green: Beatles vs. Stones
June 16. Kick back with some fresh air and free entertainment at the Valley Cultural Foundation’s Concert on the Green. Tribute bands Abbey Road and The Hollywood Stones face off in a musical duel. Pack a picnic basket and some lounging blankets and make sure you snag yourself a good spot for the show. 5:30-8:30 p.m. Free. Warner Park, 5800 Topanga Canyon Blvd., Woodland Hills. valleycultural.org

CUT Beverly Hills
June 16. Start with a round on the 19-hole miniature golf course, then sit down for a three-course prix-fixe barbecue dinner in the garden patio featuring live music and dessert from a pop-up cobbler shop. Dads get special gifts to take home. Lucky golfers who score a hole in one on the first hole win a Glenmorangie Scotch Whiskey tasting. Seatings from 5 p.m. $150. 9500 Wilshire Blvd., Beverly Hills, 310.385.0880. Tickets

Bar seating at Crustacean, Beverly Hills

June 16. What better way to celebrate with your father and family than at an elegant, family-owned restaurant? Run by four generations of An women, the Vietnamese restaurant has special dishes and drinks carefully selected for both brunch and dinner, such as the tomahawk steak and scallop sashimi. For a little extra fatherly flair, their bar chef put together a celebratory cocktail, the Daddy-o. $65 brunch; $135 dinner. 468 N Bedford Dr., Beverly Hills. 310.205.8990. crustaceanbh.com

Daddy Issues: A Father’s Day Charity Event
June 16. Treat Dad to some laughs at The Comedy Store, with a solid lineup of all-star comedians in support of the Tyler Robinson Foundation, the Imagine Dragons’ non-profit that fights for pediatric cancer patients. 21+. 8-11 p.m. $20, plus 2 drink minimum. 8433 Sunset Blvd., West Hollywood. Tickets

Father’s Day Catch at Dodger Stadium
June 16. See the Los Angeles Dodgers take on the Chicago Cubs, then stay after the game to play catch on the field. Game: 4:05 p.m. See website for ticket prices. Dodger Stadium, 1000 Vin Scully Ave., L.A., 866.363.4377. Tickets

Barbara Jean BBQ at The Fields LA

The Fields’ Beer & Grill Event
June 16. Family fun at The Fields includes patio games, live music, barbecue and unique craft brews in the outdoor beer garden. Kids can play ladder golf, or oversized games of Jenga and Connect Four. First drink for Dad is free. 11 a.m.-3 p.m. 3939 S. Figueroa St., downtown, 213.419.9465. thefieldsla.com

June 16. Celebrate Father’s Day while sipping on one of Granville’s savory handcrafted cocktails, like the crowd-pleasing “Wake N’ Bacon,” garnished with a candied strip of crispy bacon. 8701 Beverly Blvd., West Hollywood. granvillecafe.com

H&H Brazilian Steakhouse
June 16. Try the all-you-can-eat Churrasco with pineapple and 12 different kinds of meat grilled to perfection at the recently opened eatery. For the non-meat eaters, there’s also an extensive organic salad bar, featuring soup and sides plus a variety of gluten-free, vegetarian, and vegan choices. Dads get a glass of Malbec or Stella draft on the house. Noon-9 p.m. 518 W. 7th St., downtown, 213.266.8103. hhsteakhouse.com

Perfectly grilled pineapple at H&H Brazilian Steakhouse

Humble Sea Beer Dinner
June 16. At this Los Angeles Beer Week event, treat Dad to a four-course meal with beer pairings selected to complement each course. Highlights include a pretzel-wrapped house smoked sausage and 10-hour smoked meats platter. 21+. 5 p.m. $65. Mikkeller DTLA, 330 W. Olympic Blvd., downtown. Tickets

Hyperion Public Studio City
June 16. Feast on classic outdoor barbecue at the neighborhood pub. Selections include 10-hour smoked brisket, pulled pork sandwiches, smoked beer-can chicken and Beyond Meat sausages. Dad’s first beer is free. 12969 Ventura Blvd., Studio City. 818.464.3750 hyperionpublic.com

Le Grand Restaurant
June 16. Bring the family to freshly-opened Le Grand for an impressive modernized Mediterranean-inspired menu of tender prime meats and seafood. For Father’s Day, the Manos brothers will be preparing Aspen Ridge ribeye cap with sunchoke, espresso, passion fruit, broccolini and shallots, as well as a 32-oz. New York steak and a 40-oz. Porterhouse. Dads get a free North Coast IPA. 707 South Grand Ave., downtown, 323.303.2535. legrand-restaurant.com

Maker’s Mess Open Studio
June 16. Surprise Dad with a hand-crafted gift, or bring him along to join this crafting workshop. Options include infused olive oils and salts, concrete photo holders, Scrabble coasters and a wood-burning station. $50. 11 a.m. 602 N. Hoover St., Silver Lake. Tickets

The Proud Bird
June 16. Celebrate Dad with bottomless mimosas, cornhole, bocce ball, a photo booth, and an unlimited bazaar food pass to feast on selections like chili, barbecue tri-tip chicken and waffles and more. Dad’s first beer is on the house. 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m. $38.95 adults; $19.95 children. 11022 Aviation Blvd., Westchester. theproudbird.com

Rodeo Drive Concours D’Elegance
June 16. Beverly Hills’ largest public annual event, now in its 26th year, fills up legendary Rodeo Drive with rare automobiles and motorcycles. Gourmet food trucks are also on hand. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Free. 200-400 blocks of Rodeo Drive, Beverly Hills. lovebeverlyhills.com

Watson Adventures’ Wizard School Scavenger Hunt
June 16. For literature-loving families with kids 10 and up, join an offbeat and fun scavenger hunt at The Getty. sending teams on a wild exploration of exceptional art pieces throughout the center, and tying everything together with the enchanted thread of references to everyone’s favorite fictional wizard. Must buy tickets in advance. 4-6 p.m. $18-$24. 1200 Getty Center Drive, Bel-Air. Tickets

Photos: Makers Mess courtesy @makersmess/Instagram. Crustacean courtesy Crustacean. Barbara Jean BBQ by Aliza J. Sokolow. H&H Brazillian Steakhouse courtesy H&H.


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