5 Great Ideas For Father’s Day Activities in NYC

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Father’s Day is just a few weeks away, and what better city is there to celebrate your dad in than New York City? There are so many diverse activities, you can be sure to find something your dad or father figure will appreciate! If you are wondering what to do, we have curated a few great activities that your dads are sure to enjoy! We have suggestions for dads who love to golf, boat, enjoy some time at a spa, participate in a fun scavenger hunt or go to a sports game. Keep reading to find out more.

Tackle A City Wide Scavenger Hunt

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If you and your family love a good scavenger hunt, this Father’s Day be sure to check out The Amazing Father’s Day Scavenger Hunt put on by POGO Events. The hunt takes three hours and will begin at Slattery’s Midtown Pub on 8 East 36thStreet at 2pm. This is closest to Glenwood midtown residents. What will you need?

  • 21 and older
  • Sneakers!
  • A Metrocard
  • A smart phone—the scavenger hunt gives you clues from the app ScanQuest, which you will need to download on your phone before the event

Interested but still have some questions? Click here for more information.


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Take A Speed Boat Ride!

Climb aboard The Beast, the speed boat reaching up to 45 mph, and enjoy a ride towards The Statue of Liberty. This is a great activity for the dad who loves fun, adrenalin filled activities! The ride is 30 minutes long, and is better suited for adults and older children. Call 212-563-3200 for more details or visit www.thebeastnyc.com. Tickets are $30 for adults and $25 for children. You embark the boat at Pier 82 W 42ndSt. which is most convenient for Glenwood westside and midtown residents.



Hit The Range

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If your dad loves golf, there are some fun ranges to check out in NYC that are close to Glenwood buildings





Go To A Ball Game

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If your father loves baseball, specifically the Mets or Cardinals, you are in luck! The St. Louis Cardinals are playing The Mets at Citi Field, 1:10pm. This is fun for any Glenwood resident who loves baseball!


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Relax And Pamper

If your father loves a good massage or relaxation class, be sure to treat him to one this Father’s Day. Even if he has never gotten a massage or facial, if you think he would enjoy a spa treatment we have some great suggestions! Check out this post previously written by us that is all about wellness and where to go close to Glenwood buildings!


What are you doing to celebrate Father’s Day in NYC? We’d love to hear on Facebook and Twitter!

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