Marietta Father’s Day Ideas

Posted: 06.12.23

CATEGORY: In our Community

Father’s Day, June 18, is almost here! If you live in the Marietta area, you’re in luck: There are all kinds of fun activities you can enjoy with the special men in your life. Here are five of our top picks for a fun Father’s Day weekend in Marietta area. 

Family Food Fest

  • Where: Georgia Railroad Freight Depot
  • When: Sunday, June 18

Treat your dad to a food-filled day for a good cause! The 9th annual Family Food Fest takes place in the surrounding Marietta area and features cooking tutorials, silent auctions, entertainment, and, of course, tons of food. The event is also a fundraiser for a nonprofit that organizes after-school and weekend programs for children.

Learn more about Family Food Fest and purchase tickets to the event here.


  • Where: Ellsworth Industrial Blvd
  • When: You decide!

Whether the special men in your life are avid golfers or would just enjoy some family game time, Topgolf is a great way to spend part of your Father’s Day weekend. With a location less than 30 minutes from Marietta, Topgolf is a great way to golf by the hour, relax around a rooftop fire pit, or grab lunch from the venue’s on-site restaurant. 

Learn more about this Topgolf location and make your reservation here.

Atlanta Braves vs. Colorado Rockies

  • Where: Truist Park
  • When: Sunday, June 18

Enjoy this perfectly timed baseball game with your dad: The Braves play the Rockies on Father’s Day! Grab a meal on The Battery before or after the game, or get drinks and concessions inside Truist Park. If the men in your life are sports fans, this is the perfect way to celebrate a special weekend with them.

See the full game schedule and buy your Braves tickets here.

Chattahoochee Nature Activities

  • Where: Chattahoochee Nature Center
  • When: Sunday, June 18

For a relaxing outdoor Father’s Day the whole family can enjoy, consider heading to the Chattahoochee Nature Center in the surrounding Marietta area for an outdoor picnic. Fathers and grandfathers get free admission! Take a canoe around the pond, see and learn about the animals in the center’s wildlife refuge, or take a walk on the 2.5 miles of beginner-friendly nature trails located within the park.

Learn more about the park and get tickets here.

Juneteenth Parade and Music Festival

  • Where: Centennial Olympic Park
  • When: Friday, June 16 – Sunday, June 18

Celebrate emancipation in the U.S. at the Juneteenth Parade and Music Festival. While not Father’s-Day-focused, this event is a great way to enjoy a day celebrating the men in your life while also watching dance troupes, live music, and parade floats in the surrounding Marietta area. 

Learn more about the Juneteenth celebration and parade here.

What Will You Do in Marietta for Father’s Day?

Marietta and its surrounding areas have so much to offer our beautiful community. That’s one of the reasons we’ve been proud to call Marietta home since 2014. We hope this list gave you some ideas for how you can spend Father’s Day with the important men in your life. Start making your 2023 Father’s Day plans now!