If you’re still looking for a celebration for your family’s number one hero, look no further. The Bay Area offers many of ways to honor dad this holiday weekend. From football at Candlestick Stadium to a picturesque train ride through wine country, here are our haute picks for Father’s Day celebrations.
1 Legends of Candlestick
Look no further for the best gift out there for the sports fan dad! On July 12th, NFL Hall of Famers Joe Montana and Jerry Rice, along with their 49er teammates including Roger Craig and Dwight Clark, will face off against a team of NFL stars captained by Hall of Famer Dan Marino in the ultimate flag football showdown - “Legends of Candlestick”. As the last football game ever played at Candlestick Park, kids can win big with dad by treating him to this memorable and historic event.
Candlestick Park 602 Jamestown Avenue San Francisco, CA 94124
2 The Grill at Wente Vineyards
If you haven't already discovered LIvermore, then Wente Vineyards is the perfect reason to make the hop, skip and jump to the East Bay. Wente Vineyard’s Father’s Day Gift Package includes a round of golf and tickets to their Craft Beer Dinner on Friday, June 13th. The Grill at Wente Vineyards’ Chef Owen Nattrass will prepare a four-course dinner designed to highlight local Livermore Valley brews. Representatives from Altamont Beer Works, Schubros Brewery, Working Man Brewing Company, and Eight Bridges Brewing will be present to provide a variety of tastings and talk about their brews as Chef Owen explains the reasoning behind each pairing his favorites with each course of the meal.
3 Presidio Social Club
Presidio Social Club will host its annual Father’s Day Pig Roast on Sunday, June 15. Following in the spirit of a backyard luau, the Pig Roast is a goodtime, vintage-Hawaiian themed event taking place throughout the restaurant with two pigs rotating through the spit on our sunny back patio. Available from 1 PM through dinner service, the Pig Roast meal is a composed plate including meat right off the spit, two sides and a scrumptious Pineapple Upside-down Cake with coconut sorbet for dessert.
563 Ruger St, San Francisco, CA 94129
4 Napa Valley Wine Train
Have you ever dreamed of driving a train? Train enthusiast or not, it is hard to contest that the thought of operating a locomotive is thrilling – and the classic dream of many boys. This Father’s Day, the Napa Valley Wine Train is making this fantasy a reality for dads with its “Go Loco” experience, affording guests the opportunity to ride in the engine along with the train conductor and engineer. Currently celebrating its 25th Anniversary, the Napa Valley Wine Train is one of the few active historic passenger railroads in the United States, offering an engaging and memorable experience that echoes the glory days of train travel.
1275 McKinstry Street Napa, CA 94559
5 Vitrine at the St. Regis
Vitrine will be open for Father’s Day Brunch on Sunday, June 15 from 11:00AM – 2:00PM. Executive Chef, Olivier Belliard, is offering a selection of exceptional brunch items including, a black truffle frittata; Petaluma-farmed organic eggs any style; Gérard & Dominique Smoked Salmon; Buttermilk Pancakes; Eggs Benedict Vitrine and Chef’s signature selection which includes a glass of sparkling wine with any selection of either Dad’s Spanish Omelet; Grilled Storm Hill Grass-fed Rib Eye Steak; or Wild Organic Mushroom Tart. The brunch menu also features delicious libations such as St. Regis’ signature Bloody Mary along with classic mimosas, and “Bespoke Old Fashioned.”
St. Regis San Francisco 125 3rd Street San Francisco, CA