Father’s Day is Sunday, June 17. Here’s a sampling of what to do to celebrate Dad this year in 40509.

Friday June 8

UK basketball and John Calipari host Father/Son Camps June 8-9, June 15-16, and June 22-23. Participants will be instructed by the Kentucky coaches and staff, along with current Wildcat players. The camp is open to all fathers and sons ages 6-17, regardless of basketball experience.


Friday June 15

Buffalo Trace Distillery hosts Pappy for Your Pappy on June 15 at 6 pm. This Father’s Day, take your dad to a one-of-a-kind dinner event where Julian and Preston Van Winkle guide you through a tasting of the various ages of Van Winkle Bourbons.


Saturday June 16

The Dads and Grads Car Show presented by Bluegrass Mustang Club is June 16 from 9 am to 4 pm at Ashland Oil Headquarters on Blazer Pkwy. The Bluegrass Mustang Club is a group of car enthusiasts dedicated to the preservation, restoration and enjoyment of all model years of Ford Mustangs.

Father’s Day Storytime at Hamburg Barnes and Noble is June 16 at 11 am. The featured book is With My Daddy: A Book of Love and Family, by Jo Witek. 

Man O’ War Harley Davidson hosts a Father’s Day Grill Out & Chill Out on June 16 from 11 am – 3 pm.


Sunday June 17 – Father’s Day

City Barbecue is offering a gift card promotion for Father’s Day. When you buy $30 in gift cards, you also get a $5 bonus rewards card.

Hooters in Hamburg is offering a BOGO special on wings for Father’s Day.

Father’s Day Train Ride: Enjoy an 11 mile, 90 minute round trip train excursion through the horse farms of Central Kentucky. Departs 2 pm at Bluegrass Scenic Railroad and Museum in Versailles, KY. Dad’s ride for half price.

Holly Hill Inn is offering a Father’s Day brunch on June 16 & June 17. Chef Tyler McNabb’s menu includes Bluegrass Eggs Benedict with local country ham, an 8-ounce bourbon brined Stone Cross Farm Pork Chop, Smoked Prime Rib, Pan-Fried Flounder, Fried Green Tomatoes and more. Brunch seatings begin at 11 am, call for reservations.

The Kentucky Castle is hosting guided tours followed by a Father’s Day buffet on June 17 at noon and 2 pm. The country style buffet includes various salads, country ham soup with cornbread, a carving station, fried potatoes, green beans, sliced pork shoulder, and strawberry shortcake trifle for dessert.

Logan’s Roadhouse in Hamburg is offering a special Father’s Day menu that includes a Porterhouse T-Bone, Fall off the Bone Ribs, Mequite Smokin’ Wings, and a 16 oz Ribeye.

OBC Kitchen is featuring a Maker’s Mark Old Fashioned and Private Selection tasting for brunch and dinner on Father’s Day.

O’Charley’s is offering a gift card promotion for Father’s Day. When you buy a $25 gift card, you get two $5 bonus rewards cards.

Outback Steakhouse in Hamburg has a Father’s Day menu including Bone-in Ribeye, shrimp topped filet, Filet Mignon & lobster, and more.

Ted’s Montana Grill in Hamburg is accepting reservations for Father’s Day. Entrees include various chicken, seafood, and Bison options (burgers, steak, meatloaf, and ribs).



Baskin-Robbins is honoring dads nationwide this Father’s Day with a new Banner Cookie Cake and Bowtie and Suspenders Cookie Cake that combine cookies and ice cream. All of Baskin-Robbins’ Father’s Day ice cream cakes are fully customizable and are available for pre-order through June 17.

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