It’s time to treat the man in your life to a fun day out at one these special Father’s Day events happening in Hertfordshire. From classic cars and jousting to a doggy fun run, we’ve rounded up the best dad-friendly events that the whole family can enjoy.
Father’s Day Events in Hertfordshire 2018
Family Bushcraft and Survival Basics Weekend at Lee Valley Almost Wild Campsite, Broxbourne
Sat 16 & Sun 17 June 2018, 9.00am-4.00pm
Nazeing New Road, Broxbourne, Hertfordshire EN10 6TD
This two day, overnight course is aimed at people over the age of 8. The great outdoors can be a great way to engage the entire family and how better than to the team for Fathers Day weekend at Almost Wild and learn some basic but highly useful bushcraft and survival skills before taking on a few fun challenges as a family unit. You will need to provide all of your own food for the two days. We will provide tea, coffee, water and biscuits. Please bring your own camping equipment, including a tent and wear suitable outdoor clothing and foot wear.
Cost: Adult £100, Child £60
Classic Car Show at The Vineyard Church
Sun 17 June 2018, 9.00am-1.00pm
Stubbins Hall Lane, Waltham Abbey, Essex, EN9 2EF
Treat your dad, or any guy you appreciate, to a show of classic cars this Father’s Day! re expecting 40 cars to feature between 9am and 1pm. Entry is completely free – even the parking! And you’ll even get to vote for your favourite car through our People’s Choice competition.
Mucky Pup Fun Run 2018 at The Royal Veterinary College, Hatfield
Sun 17 June 2018, 10.00am – 2.00pm
Hawkshead Campus, Hawkshead Lane, Brookmans Park, Hatfield, Hertfordshire AL9 7TA
It’s back and bigger than ever!Last year, over 400 runners and their pups ran, walked and stumbled their way across the 2 mile Mucky Pup course and raised a magnificent £10,000 for the ACT. This year, it’s back and bigger than ever with a new 2km course at home in the beautiful grounds of the RVC. *New obstacles* *new prizes* *new dog show* *new stalls*. This is the perfect event for the whole family, including your 4-legged friend and this year there is a brand new Dog Show as well as our popular demonstrations and delicious food. The perfect way to spend Father’s Day this year with a few sneaky treats for the Dads too! Obstacles will be very easy and suitable for all ages. Dog must be over 1 year old.
Cost: Adults and children over 12 years £10, everyone else goes free
Open Day at the Gunpowder Mills
Sun 17 June 2018, 10.00am – 5.00pm
Royal Gunpowder Mills, Beaulieu Drive, Waltham Abbey, EN9 1JY
Enjoy a relaxing Sunday at the Royal Gunpowder Mills with 20% off the standard admission fee for selected Sundays. For families there will be the fantastic Mad Lab show delighting children of all ages where Professor Nitrate creates chaos setting of bangs, crashes and fizzes! Join the Professor’s assistant each Sunday and get hands on with the activity of the day – Get a taster of what’s to come during Professor Nitrate’s Summer of Science!
Cost: 20% off the standard admission fee
Father’s Day at Lee Valley Park Farms
Sun 17 June 2018, 10.00am-5.00pm
Stubbins Hall Lane, Waltham Abbey, Essex, EN9 2EF
Treat your dad to the perfect Father’s Day with the ultimate family day out. With special offers and FREE entry for the best dad’s in the world, we guarantee a fantastic day for all ages!
Cost: Dads go FREE. £10 normal admission charges apply for everyone else.
Father’s Day at Knebworth House Gardens and Park
Sun 17 June 2018, 11.00am-5.00pm
Knebworth House, Knebworth, Hertfordshire, SG1 2AX
On 18th of June we will be hosting our annual jousting event. The turrets and towers of Knebworth House provide a spectacular backdrop to the costumed knights on majestic warhorses galloping at full tilt across the arena in a fantastic display of horsemanship. Knights demonstrate their skills in hand to hand combat to the delight of the crowds who are encouraged to cheer, and jeer, their favourite knights. There are two scheduled jousting displays on both days at about 12.30 and 2.30 pm (dependent on the weather).
Cost: Early bird tickets from £8.55 per person or £30.60 per family. Under 3s go FREE
Bayford Musical Gardens Day
Sun 17 June 2018, 11.30am-5.00pm
Bayford, Hertfordshire, SG13 8PX
This year Bayford celebrates the 30th anniversary of its’ biennial Musical Gardens Day which raises money for local community charities, The National Gardens Scheme, the NSPCC and the Red Cross. Visitors are invited to enjoy more than a dozen gardens of variour sizes and styles in the village. Live bands, including Jazz, Brass, Steel and Acoustic, will be playing in the village & gardens and visitors can enjoy a variety of ploughman’s lunches, BBQs, teas and licenced bars. There will be stalls selling local produce, plants, cakes and ice cream, as well as a number of signed walks surround the village. Kids can search for knitted animals on the children’s’ trail.
Cost: Adults £10, Children under 12 FREE
Celebrate Father’s Day with us at Shendish Manor Hotel & Golf Club
Sun 17 June 2018, 12.00pm-3.00pm
London Road, Apsley, Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire HP3 0AA
Give Dad a treat he will love this Father’s Day at Shendish Manor! The venue is offering two different options on their Father’s Day meals: Gentleman’s Afternoon Tea with a Beer and Two course Steak and Beer. Both options also come with a complimentary Golf voucher for 2 for all dads attending
Cost: Afternoon Tea with a Beer – £23.95 per adult £10.95 per child (aged 3 – 12) and Two course Steak and Beer – £28.95 per adult £16.95 per child (aged 3 – 12).
Father’s Day at Watford Football Club
Sun 17 June 2018, 12.30pm-3.00pm
Vicarage Road Conference & Events, Vicarage Rd, Watford, Herts, WD18 0ER
Treat your dad to Sunday lunch at Watford FC this Father’s Day.We have two special dining packages available this year in our premium hospitality suites, The View and The Gallery.
Cost: From £30 per adults, £12.50 children
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