Father’s Day around Times Square, NYC
Vibrant Times Square. This energetic and dynamic part of New York City with its shops, shows and lights showcase so much that New York City has to offer. Whether visitor or local resident, you don’t need to go too far from here to see and do it all. Read on for some of our favorite ways to enjoy Father’s Day here around Times Square.
Concerts and Shows on Broadway
Don’t pass up this chance to take Dad and the family to see a performance at one of the world’s most renowned concentrations of theaters and acting troupes. The various celebrated acts and theaters of Broadway are a great addition to your travel itinerary here in New York City, especially during the many community events when the troupes and companies take to performing in the street! This Father’s Day weekend, the Oz Noy Trio will illuminate the Iridium with jazz, funk, rock, blues, R&B, and creative genius, while Game Grumps will interest those families who love game night, where the audience faces each other off in a hilarious contest to prove the best gamer. Finally, the revered Vanessa Williams is coming to The Town Hall to sing her greatest hits and tell her story.
Dining around Times Square
Of course, no Father’s Day is complete without delicious food. Thankfully, with the selection of talented chefs, kitchens, eateries and restaurants here around Times Square, dads of every palate and taste will find themselves truly spoiled for options. Times Square Diner and Grill features a menu of delicious comfort food and a great place to dig into a “breakfast” of eggs Benedict, the vast selection of omelets and picturesque strawberry french toast. Meanwhile Juniors Restaurant and Cheesecake offers meaty sandwiches and acclaimed cheesecake varieties in a family-friendly environment, while David Burke Tavern’s innovative menu of lobster dumplings and crab cake pretzel rafts are memorable and sure to appeal to Dad and the whole family.
That being said, Father’s Day doesn’t have to stop at brunch, 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. This concentration of restaurants is a great way to enjoy the celebrated atmosphere, mouthwatering dishes and fuel your party while enjoying your stay in New York. Of note are Sake Bar Hagi, a cool, underground Japanese Izakaya boasting shumai, gyoza and karaage, the Russian Vodka Room, with hearty fare such as bliniys, pirozhki and caviar, or the esteemed Toloache.
One of New York City’s most immersive and intense escape rooms, this is a great option for those Dads and families up to the challenge. Here, visitors will brave secret laboratories, mad scientists, laser mazes, escaped serial killers of the night, time travel and unrivaled set design for a captivating and thrilling experience.
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