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Bring Dad out to the Garden and enjoy games on the lawn!

When: Father’s Day, June 16, 2024

Time: 10 am – 4 pm

Celebrate Father’s Day with a fun-filled “Game Day with Dad” at Daniel Stowe Botanical Garden! This special event is designed to create lasting memories and offer a day of relaxation and fun for dads and their families. Plus, Dads get into the Garden for free!

Bring your dad and enjoy a variety of lawn games set up throughout the garden. Challenge each other to a friendly game of cornhole, bocce ball, or giant Jenga. There’s something for everyone, whether you’re a seasoned player or just looking to have a good time.

In addition to the games, our bars will be open, offering a selection of cold refreshments. Grab a drink, sit back, and take in the beautiful garden surroundings. It’s the perfect setting for quality time with your dad and a chance to unwind and enjoy the outdoors.


  • Lawn Games: Challenge your dad to a friendly game of cornhole, giant jenga, and more out on the lawn!
  • Refreshments: Bars will be open to buy a cold drink and relax in the garden. Little Taste of Chicago and Nacho Business will both be on-site with delicious treats available for purchase.

Cost: Fathers get in Free! Regular Daily Admission prices apply for the rest of the family. (Free for Members.)

Join us for a memorable Father’s Day celebration filled with laughter, games, and great company. Whether you’re looking to bond over a game or simply enjoy the serene beauty of the garden, “Game Day with Dad” is the perfect way to celebrate.

We look forward to seeing you there!