Father’s Day around Newark, NJ

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Father’s Day around Newark, NJ 

Newark. This hub of the Tri-State area is carving out a name for itself. Between the growing activities, influx of business and new arrivals, Newark is increasingly becoming a destination, and with good reason. Whether a tourist drafting an itinerary or a curious local, both will find that Newark has so much to offer, and more with each year. Read on for some of our favorite ways to celebrate this Father’s Day here around Newark.

Ax Throwing

Take Dad to enjoy the simple pleasure of hurtling axes at a variety of targets. Who said Father’s Day fun had to be more complicated? With a variety of ax-throwing locations around the Newark area, this makes for quite the conversation starter and is wildly popular for visitors of all interests. Whether for the unique thrill, a memorable and fun way to celebrate Father’s Day or just something new to try over the weekend, try out Ax Throwing this June!

Dining around Newark

Of course, no Father’s Day is complete without delicious food, thankfully, with the selection of talented chefs, kitchens, eateries and restaurants here around Newark, dads of every palate and taste will find themselves truly spoiled for options. Fornos of Spain is an indulgent establishment serving up tapas and paella classics to write home about,  while Vonda’s Kitchen is a laid-back and beloved local spot for hearty portions and delicious seafood dishes. Marcus B&P sports an innovative mix of cocktails and carefully crafted fusion dishes with jazz music on sundays, and Finch’s is a great option if dad wants to eat unforgettable contemporary American cuisine.

That being said, Father’s Day doesn’t have to stop at lunch, as there is also an envious roster of restaurants to choose from for looking at Father’s Day dinner, whether with the whole family or just for Mom and Dad. Luigi’s Italian Tradition is a great choice for visitors from out-of-state to enjoy some of the best in Italian-American cooking, while Casa Vasca’s tile filet and paella selections are growing a loyal following. La Fiamma is suitable for large and small parties offering a versatile Italian menu, while Fernandes Steakhouse is a great destination for all steak-loving dads and families. Our highlight is the Adega Grill, with its imaginative presentation and esteemed Peito de Frango ao Alho.


New York Red Bulls Game

While this is New Jersey, the New York Red Bulls actually play at home in nearby Harrison! The spectacle of a Major League Soccer Day is a great way for the whole family to get out and enjoy the energy of Newark sporting culture. This Father’s Day, The Red Bulls will defend their home from visiting Toronto FC, a great preview of the competition to come later in the North American Club Campionships. 


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