Father's Day at the Shore
Still don't know what to do for Father's Day? Check out our list for local happenings and cuisine ideas.
With Father’s Day fast approaching and dad’s tie rack overflowing, why not give dad a Father’s Day gift he won’t soon forget.
Start the morning off with brunch at the Fromagerie Restaurant in Rumson. Featuring a numerous amount of mouth-watering delicacies including omelets, French toast, waffles, seafood, salad, fruits, a carving station, as well as, unlimited complimentary champagne, this brunch will satisfy even the most pickiest of palates. Seating is from 10 am to 2:30 pm and the price is set at $45.00 for adults and $25 for children. Fromagerie is also offering a price fixed menu at $65.00 for evening courses as well.
After a hardy brunch, take advantage of the local wildlife and enjoy a stroll through Fair Haven Field’s Natural Area. Enjoy the wildlife and birds of the area, More into sports? Head grab a bat and a ball for a game at the Fair Haven Fields or why not swing your club at the Rumson Country Club and enjoy a round of golf with dad right around the corner.
With weather expected to be in the 80's and sunny, you could head to the beach to soak in the sunshine and work on your base tan at one of many of Monmouth County beaches or head down to Point Pleasant for a day of fun in the sun. Dads get free admission to the Aquarium, Fun House, Miniature Golf and Rides when accompanied by a paying child. At night enjoy New Jersey’s local talent at the Pavilion Beach Stage beginning at 7:00 p.m. where contestants ranging in age 3 to 80 compete for the title during Big Joe Henry’s Summer Talent Show.
Still not satisfied? How about a day at the races at Monmouth Park? A day at the races is not just a day for adults anymore. During Monmouth Park’s Family Fun Day, kids can enjoy free pony rides, face painters, clowns and live music by Tim McLoone and The Shirleys. While the kids are having a blast, dads have the opportunity to win tickets to their favorite sports teams and enjoy Thoroughbred racing.
Need help getting around? Why not get dad a GPS for Father’s Day? Best Buy is currently running a special on multiple GPS models including the Garmin - Nüvi 1300LMT GPS or the Magellan RoadMate 2036 GPS.
Looking for something a little different? Why not get dad a beautiful flower arrangement or a gourmet-gift basket from Alan’s Rumson Florist or pack the car and head to Red Bank farmer’s market at the Galleria and enjoy some homegrown New Jersey tomatoes or blueberries.
After a day of resting and relaxing head to What’s Your Beef? on West River Road for a great steak. From filet mignon to NY sirloin, satisfy your carnivore with one of the prime cuts from this delicious steak restaurant. After you fill up on beef, seduce your sweet tooth with a cone from Crazies Ice Cream on West River Road. Walk along the riverside in Victory Park and catch the sunset.
Whatever you choose to do this Father's Day, remember to thank all of the wonderful men in your life for being the man.
Here's to you dads!