It’s time to round up a list of Father’s Day events and activities that the dad in your life will love. From BBQ and beer to outdoor adventure and activities, Columbia SC has a number of dad-worthy tricks up its sleeve to show dad just how much he is appreciated.  

Nothing says Happy Father’s Day like a road trip for some BBQ. Celebrate dad with a BBQ feast from James Beard restaurant finalist, City Limits Barbeque

If you’re searching for a Father’s Day gift, Brittons of Columbia on Devine Street has coveted Brackish bow ties, Smathers & Branson belts, and an impressive collection of Southern Tide. Help him add that extra Columbia SC touch with a pair of Heart of SC dress socks, available from the Experience Columbia SC online store. While in Lexington, take your dad on a shopping spree at Craig Reagin Clothiers. He can get fitted for a new suit or prep for summertime with a new swimsuit.  

Speaking of swimsuits, for a day of outdoor adventure the whole family can enjoy, book a trip down the river with Palmetto Outdoor and plan to paddle, kayak or tube in the warm Columbia sunshine.  

Whether he’s a fan of lagers, IPAs or ciders, he’s sure to have a happy Father’s Day with a customized selection of his favorites from Craft & Draft or WeCo Bottles & Biergarten.  

Dads who are all about Columbia SC will love heading to work with a Landmark Steel Travel Mug in hand (full of local coffee, of course). 

Grab the fam and head to the Kids Summer Movie Series at The Nick. From films like Back to the Future, ET and Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, you can treat dad to a taste of nostalgia and a fun daytime activity in air-conditioned comfort. 

If he’s a golfer, he will appreciate taking a day to enjoy a round of golf with friends at Golden Hills or Northwoods followed by a pint and pub fare at Steel Hands Brewing or Savage Craft.  

A night enjoying classic arcade games at Transmission Arcade is the perfect way to celebrate for the fun-loving dad. Or, if he’s more about a relaxing meal in an upscale setting, give Halls Chophouse, Saluda’s or Il Giorgione try. Or click here for a full list of restaurants around the region to find the perfect spot to celebrate dad!  

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