Melbourne Father's Day Events & Ideas

Father and SonFathers DayFather's Day is a very special day for dads.  And Melbourne venues are rolling out some terrific ideas to treat your dad and make him feel super on the first Sunday in September.  September is the start of Spring and there is no better place to be than in Melbourne in Spring time.  With sports overload at this time of year Dad will feel right at home visiting some terrific venues, restaurants and events in Melbourne.

And with Father's Day being a Sunday, Melbourne on Sundays has that relaxed, kind of cool feel about it.  Whether you are in the City Centre, around Southbank, Docklands or on the City fringe, we hope we have some great ideas for you to do with dear old dad this Father's Day.

Ideas for celebrating Dad in Melbourne this Father's Day

Father's always repeat sayings and important stuff that later on in life you recall. Here's one memory of dear ol' dad - "When leaving a restaurant always check the bill and make sure it is your bill and not the extravagant table next to you."

  • Wharf Hotel

    Melbourne / 03 8680 6000

    Father's Day in a Private Igloo

    Enjoy Father's Day in an a private ilgoo at The Wharf in Melbourne. Enjoy a bottle of wine or jug of beer whilst you chow down of a platter full of snacks. The whole family is cater for with kids being treated to a soft drink and kids meal.

    Adults $55 and Kids $15 Limited Bookings Available.

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  • Father's Day Lunch at Eureka 89

    Eureka 89

    Southbank / 03 9693 8889

    Father’s Day Lunch

    Enjoy a sky high dinner with your dad from the top floor of Melbourne's Eureka Tower. Treat Dad to a 3 course set menu high above the streets. Fantastic View overlooking Melbourne and the Yarra River

    Bookings Essentials see website for details.

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  • Hopscotch

    Southbank / 03 9690 6999

    Father's Day Special

    Treat Dad to a Brew or Two this Father's Day at Hopscotch. Satisfy his hunger with Mega Steak Sanga and bottomless fries availbe in 2 sizes to cater for different sized groups. And to wash it all down why not try one of the Mini Kegs?

    Sanga + Fries 2 foot $50, 4 foot $90, Kegs from $40

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  • Fathers Day at Young & Jackson

    Young & Jackson

    Melbourne / 03 9650 3884

    Father's Day at Y & J

    Treat dad this Father's Day to a fab September lunch or dinner at Chloe's Restaurant at the iconic Young and Jackson Hotel. A relaxed dining experience awaits in a super location. Old world charm your father will enjoy!

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  • Fathers Day at P.J. O'Brien's

    P.J. O'Brien's Irish Pub

    Southbank / 03 9686 5011

    LIVE Music

    Does dad enjoy a pint and some old world music?  Then this Father's Day in Melbourne head on down to Southbank with dad and enjoy yourselves at PJ O'Briens. Combining great food and great company with a pint will be a winner this Father's Day.

    Dad's recieve a free pot of Guiness with main meal purchase.

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  • Sunday Roast at Ludlow

    Ludlow Bar & Dining Room

    Southbank / 03 9699 1676

    Sunday Roast

    In September the first Sunday is Father's Day. Dad always loves a Roast and on Sundays Ludlow celebrates the Roast.  What better way than to celebrate Dads day with a family Sunday Lunch.  Great price!  Call to book!

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  • Dining at BearBrass


    Southbank / 03 9682 3799

    Father's Day Dining

    Bearbrass has fabulous menus arranged around the best seasonal produce available. Make sure you checkout this awesome venue well located at Southbank with a panorama to the Melbourne cityscape.

    Dad'll enjoy a free Furphy with a main course or pizza.

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  • Meals at Turf

    Turf Sports Bar & Grill

    Melbourne / 03 9670 1271

    Father's Day Meals

    Open from 1pm on Sundays Dad will love the Turf Sports Bar as an option for a family meal this Father's Day. Delicious options from the Turf Kitchen.  And Dad can keep up with all the latest September sports updates.

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  • Tasting Paddle at Hophaus

    Hophaus Bier Bar Grill

    Southbank / 03 9682 5900

    The Hophaus Tasting Paddle

    All dads love a beer.  And with so many to choose from at Hophaus it's always good to get a paddle taster and if you book for lunch or dinner Dad'll recieve one free.  This Father's Day dad will love this.

    And with Hophaus situated at Southbank overlooking the Yarra River he'll also love you!  Happy Father's Day!

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The ideas of things to do to celebrate with the family and Dad keep coming and we've created this shorter summary version to help with your thinking on what to do.

Melbourne Father's Day Things to Do

Here we have a summary guide of things to do on Fathers Day in Melbourne. Ideas for lunch and dinner and to generally celebrate dear old dad!

Docklands Platform 28
Father's Day at Platform 28 TBC Great Melbourne venue that loves to celebrate Dad's Day. Has various areas for lounge, dining and functions. Easy access to this Hotel from Southern Cross station.
Melbourne The Wharf Hotel
Father's Day $65 Let dad relax and watch the Sports Channels (8 Big Screens) at Wharf Hotel. Great location on the north side of the Yarra River of Melbourne's Northbank and great bistro meals for the whole family.
Docklands Woolshed
Celebrate Father's Day TBC This fabulous venue on Victoria Pier normally has a full a la carte menu available for families to spoil Dad. And a tip is it's best to book a table.
Southbank Hopscotch
Father's Day at Hopscotch $50 Normally has a Father's Day Special Dinner for the whole family. Great restaurant location on the Southbank side of the Yarra River
Southbank PJ O'Briens
Father's Day TBC Treat your Dad and book today at this awesome Southbank venue. The venue has an Irish theme and a Guinness for Dad can go down well with their fabulous Bistro Meals.
Southbank BearBrass
Father's Day Cheer for Dad TBC Normally has a Father's Day deal with dads favourites including food and drinks. Spoil Dad for a great Day out with family.
Southbank Hophaus
Father's Day Lunch or Dinner TBC Treat Dad to lunch or Dinner at Hophaus. It's upstairs at Southbank and overlooks the Yarra River. A German themed venue so Dad might like a Stein. Best to book online for this one and be quick.
South Wharf Munich Brauhaus
Father's Day Bavarian Feast TBC Spoil Dad with a Bavarian Feast at Munich Brauhaus. Families are catered fro with Kids meals available. Great location on the Yarra River at South Wharf.
Melbourne Sake
Father's Day at Sake TBC Enjoy contemporary Japanese cuisine with Dad and the whole family. Normally has full a la carte menu available and even craft beers for Dad.
Melbourne Campari House
Fathers Day Dining TBC A fabulous venue with 4 floors including a roof top to find the right offering for Fathers Day. Campari House is an Italian themed restaurant with awesome food and drinks to spoil dear old dad.
Collingwood Le Bon Ton
Treat Dad TBC Normally a lunch and dinner restaurant for Fathers Day and able to cater for families. Bookings go fast.
Melbourne Young & Jackson
Fathers Day Dining TBC Chloes Bar and Restaurant could be the perfect place to celebrate Fathers Day with the whole family. So close to Flinders St stations and an iconic Melbourne Hotel that Dad will appreciate.
South Yarra Temperance Hotel
Dads Day TBC A great venue on Chapel St in South Yarra that Dad will enjoy. Normally has dining and drinks to celebrate all Fathers Days.
Melbourne European Bier Cafe and Aer Rooftop
Fathers Day on the Roof TBC This Father's Day in Melbourne take dad 4 floors up and head to the Aer Bar Rooftop at the European Bier Cafe. Try a range of biers and enjoy the ambience of being above the traffic and noise.
South Wharf Melbourne Public
Fathers Day Fun TBC This Father's Day along the quiet space of the Yarra River, Melbourne Public will be warm inside with fabulous dining options. The Darcy Family understand that family matters and Dads Day is special! Bring the family and have a memorable lunch or dinner.
North Wharf Byblos
Fathers Day Dining TBC Byblos is a Lebanese inspired dining treat overlooking the Yarra River. Open 7 days your dad will enjoy his time at Byblos on the first Sunday of September! At Byblos they love families and will welcome your family to dine for a special Father's Day!
Richmond Precinct Hotel
Dads Sports Day TBC The first Sunday of September is Father's Day in Melbourne and no better food fare than at the Precinct Hotel in Richmond. Bring dad down for a memorable steak and sides or other great options! Lots of screens to watch sport too!
Southbank Ludlow
Fathers Day Roast TBC In September the first Sunday is Father's Day. Dad always loves a Roast and on Sundays Ludlow celebrates the Roast. What better way than to celebrate Dads day with a family Sunday Lunch. Great price! Call to book!
Melbourne Turf Bar
Dads Day Sports TBC Open from 1pm on Sundays Dad will love the Turf Sports Bar as an option for a family meal this Father's Day. Delicious options from the Turf Kitchen. And Dad can keep up with all the latest September sports updates.
Melbourne Riverland
Fathers Day by the Yarra TBC Dads always get thirsty and Melbourne dads deserve to have their thirst treated! At Riverland it's an Urban Beer Garden on the banks of the Yarra River. Come and share some Fathers day memories at Riverland this Father's Day! They have got good tucker too!
Melbourne Pilgrim
Dads Day Melbourne TBC Spoil Dad this Father's Day overlooking the Yarra River in Melbourne on Federation Wharf. Gorgeous food from midday onwards and select wines and ales will delight! Spring time in Melbourne can be lovely out and about and you'll enjoy the waters edge atmosphere that the Yarra brings
Southbank Eureka 89
Fathers Day in the Sky TBC Awesome venue overlooking Melbourne's splendid September Spring. Dining on the Top floor of the Eureka Tower is bliss and Dad will be spoilt. Bookings essential.
Richmond Amora Riverwalk
Fathers Day Treat TBC Great dining at this Hotel that also offers awesome accommodation. Book in and really spoil Dad this Fathers Day.

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