5 ways to celebrate Father's day while travelling

Jun 15,2015

Want to buy something other than a pair of socks for Father’s Day? These ideas will help you celebrate with Dad when you’re away from home.

Just because you’re travelling doesn’t mean you can’t show your dad how much he means to you this Father’s Day. In fact, wherever you are in the world, your Millennium hotel room is conveniently located near a range of dad-friendly activities. Enjoy a delicious meal, head to the theatre or enjoy local Father’s Day traditions. Check out these ideas to make sure this Father’s Day is one he’ll remember.

Make Music Chicago, Chicago, USA

If you’re in Chicago for Father’s Day, be sure to join in the celebrations for Make Music Chicago, a global festival that takes place in 500 cities around the world on the longest day of the year in the northern hemisphere. The free citywide festival showcases people of all ages and musical abilities gathering together to play live music from all genres in public venues. Whether your dad plays a musical instrument or hasn’t sung since his school days, he’s sure to enjoy the participatory events scattered all over the city, as well as the headline acts.

Seventh Heaven festival, New York, USA

For the past 36 years, Father’s Day has been host to Seventh Heaven, a huge street fair in New York’s Park Slope neighbourhood. Featuring more than 500 street vendors – including artists, musicians, local businesses and more – it’s perfect for Dad as well as the whole family. Enjoy everything from antique car displays to music performances by the local high school and, of course, loads of tasty snacks. If Dad fancies a beer, you can always sneak into one of 7th Avenue’s many bars.

Barbecue buffet, Grand Copthorne Waterfront Hotel Singapore

Hotels in Asia are famous for sumptuous spreads and Grand Copthorne Waterfront Hotel Singapore is no exception. Treat your dad to a delicious lunch or dinner buffet prepared especially for Father's Day. Enjoy a huge selection of Asian cuisine, including braised pork knuckle with Chinese spices, Peking duck wrapped in egg pancakes and jumbo tiger prawn noodles. Finish it off by indulging Dad’s sweet tooth with mascarpone cream cake, chilled Red Ruby with Thai Chendol and coconut milk and Shanghai pancakes.

Theatre Tokens, London, UK

There’s no shortage of great theatre productions in London, so how do you decide which show is perfect for Dad? Theatre Tokens let him decide. All you need to do is purchase the tokens – online or in person – which can be redeemed for tickets to plays, operas, musicals or dance productions at more than 240 venues, including all of London’s West End.

The Living Room, Glasgow, UK

If your dad enjoys classic pub fare and stylish surrounds, Glasgow’s The Living Room is the perfect place to enjoy Scottish hospitality. Just a short walk from Millennium Hotel Glasgow, the restaurant and piano bar is popular with locals and visitors alike. The Living Room’s special Father’s Day menu is available all day and includes two and three-course specials as well as a classic Sunday roast.

Whether your dad enjoys culture, music, food or a relaxing day with the family, we’re sure you’ll find the perfect activity for a Father’s Day away from home.


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