Father's Day Events & Brunches in Monterey County

Score some points with Dad this Father's Day and head to Monterey County. Perhaps some golf, a picnic on the beach or a Father's Day brunch? Here's our round-up of some of the best Father's Day events and brunches offered Father's Day Weekend, June 16-17, 2018.


Carmel Valley Art & Wine Celebration

Is Dad a wine connoisseur? Surprise him with two tickets to the Carmel Valley Art & Wine Celebration on Saturday, June 16th. Carmel Valley Village will be sprawling with various tastings from award-winning local wineries, several art exhibits and plenty of live music! Wine tasting tickets are $30 in advance and $40 at the door.

Run in the Name of Love 5K

Show your Dad how much he means to you by participating in the Run in the Name of Love 5K in Carmel-by-the-Sea on Sunday, June 17th. The 5K run begins at 8:30 a.m. at Carmel's historic Sunset Center and follows a coastal path alongside sandy white beaches and the dramatic Pacific Ocean, with a finish celebration at Carmel's Ocean Beach. All runners and walkers are encouraged to run in the name of someone they love, either as a memorial to a loved one or as a tribute to someone who is loved in life.


Please note that all Father's Day brunches take place on Sunday, June 17, and prices do not include sales tax or gratuity.

Carmel Valley

Carmel Valley's Lucia Restaurant at Bernardus Lodge & Spa features a Father's Day BBQ with free range chicken, natural Angus beef hamburgers, artisan sausages, country potato salad, organic green salad and corn-on-the-cob. After lunch, families are welcome to enjoy the bocce and croquet lawn. The barbecue buffet is $45 for adults (13 and up) and $20 for children (five to 12). Brunch will be served from 12pm-2:30pm. Call 888-648-9463 to reserve.

Quail Lodge & Golf Club celebrates Father’s Day the only way Dad would want…with a full-day barbecue! Celebrate the leading gentleman in your life with a delectable barbecue menu comprised of all of dad’s favorites.  Edgar’s will be offering a slow smoked BBQ family platter complete with the delicious mains including tri-tip, chicken, salmon and classic BBQ sides. The BBQ will be served all day for $65 per platter. Call 831-620-8910 for reservations. 

Salinas Valley & Carmel

If your Dad has a refined palate bring him to Hahn Family Wines for a special wine and sausage pairing. Pairings are available in both of their tasting rooms in Carmel-by-the-Sea and Soledad for $20.

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