This Fatherâs Day, we put on our thinking hats to come up with the best way we can make this special for the real superheroes without capes. But before you jump in headfirst into the preparations, letâs learn a few things about this day. This Blog will take you over the date, history, and what you can do to make this day even more special.
When is Father’s DayÂ 2023?
Generally, Fatherâs DayÂ is celebrated on the third Sunday of June each year. This year, it is celebrated on the 18th of June. This day is dedicated to all the fathers of the world, honouring their sacrifices and hard work for their children and society as a whole. Also, with every passing minute, this day gets closer & closer, so you better be prepared.
What is The History of Fatherâs Day?
Fatherâs DayÂ was originally dedicated to the father of Sonora Smart Dodd, who was a Civil WarÂ veteran living in Spokane, Washington. Her father raised her and her 5 siblings alone, as her mother passed away during childbirth. Sonora came up with the idea on Fatherâs Day in 1909. Upon hearing this the local leaders also supported her.
19th June was celebrated as Fatherâs Day. Throughout the years, several presidents showed their support for this day but finally pres. Richard Nixon signed the legislation declaring this day as a national holiday.
Fatherâs Day Dates (Previous/Future)
So, you can be prepared next year, hereâs a list of dates on which Fatherâs Day will be celebrated in the coming years:
2024 â 16th Jun
2025 â 15th Jun
2026 â 21st Jun
And here is the list of dates Fatherâs Day was previously celebrated.
2023 â 18th Jun
2022 â 19thÂ Jun
2021 â 20th Jun
2020 â 21st Jun
2019 â 16thÂ Jun
How to celebrate WorldÂ Fatherâs Day?
Here is a list of things you can do for Fatherâs Day celebrations.
1. Cook together
Not to be sexist but neither of you may have ever seen the inside of the kitchen. So, why not explore this forbidden place where food comes from? Cook something new & tasty, here is a list of the best electric vegetable choppers to make it easier for you.
2. Long drives
This day gives you an awesome opportunity to spend some quality time with your father, so donât mess it up. Go out for a long drive with your whole family and strengthen your bond by jamming on some music.
3. Go on a father-daughter/son trek
Today we spend so much time inside we have forgotten how beautiful nature is. Take a break from the hectic routine and go out for a trek in the mountains. Just you and your dad, you guys can do so many things together this way. Also, he will always remember this day.
4. Take him on a trip
You know the place, your dad always wanted to visit but never did. Why not go there together, possibly with the whole family?Â The best thing about trips is that good times begin the moment you set out for one the journey, the destination,Â and the stay.
5. Build something
Guys like building things, all the men in this world can back this up. If you canât go out for whatever reason, then build something together, this is one of the best Fatherâs Day ideas. You can build: A shoe rack, patio chairs or plant a tree the options are limitless.
6. Clean his car
If your dad is anything like a typical Indian dad, we all know their car or bike is their prized possession. So, clean it together and make it new & shiny again.
7. Fatherâs Day homemade cards
Bring out the inner child in your dad with some arts and crafts, instead of coming up with a card by yourself. Make the process of creating it fun, by doing it with your daddy dearest. This way he will have something that you created together, you can be sure he will hold on to it forever.
8. Take up yoga classes
It might be a stereotype that all dads are fatty, but oftentimes itâs true. Help your Papi get into shape again, he will definitely appreciate it.
9. Learn to ride a bike
You have to accept that, itâs high time you learned how to ride a bike.Â Ask your dad to teach you this skill and while you are at it bond over the little moments life presents you with.
10. Pour a glass of whisky
In our culture drinking is considered to be taboo, let alone drinking whiskey with your dad. But with daddy cool it’s a-okay, also getting drunk together has a different level of bonding experience that nothing else can provide.
11. Buy him a gift
Sometimes the best things are simple, a simple yet meaningful gift can go a long way. Make sure he can see it every day, so it can remind him of you.
12. Fatherâs Day photo frame
Another great Fatherâs DayÂ idea is to create photo frames and albums. After all, photos carry a lot of memories, and they are long-lasting.
13. Breakfast in bed
Believe it or not even dadâs like being pampered and spoiled sometimes. So, do exactly that, cook a tasty meal and serve it on the bed in the morning.
14. Spa Day on Fatherâs Day
A spa day doesnât have to be limited to just one day, but this day makes it even more special. So sign him up for the best spa in town.
15. Preserve time with a time capsule
Gather random stuff from around the house like a photograph, a watch, glasses or whatever you like, and pack it into a box. Now bury it in the ground to be discovered after 10 to 15 years, by then you might have kids of your own.
16. Take a tour of Mars
Head on over to NASAâs website and take a virtual tour of the rocky planet Mars. So grab a pair of Oculus Rift and get lost on this planet.
17. Video call all your loved ones
Spread love and joy by calling all your loved ones, reconnect and chillax with your dad. Also if at all possible keep it a secret and surprise your dad.
18. Play video games
Our dads were also kids once, they must have loved playing video games. So, buying & playing some old video games may bring back the feeling of nostalgia.
19. Junk food fiasco
There is no better feeling in this world than stuffing yourself with junk food. So, put on a TV series and sink on the couch with a whole lot of junk food.
20. Spend some quality time with him
The bottom line is before you rush into Fatherâs Day celebrations make sure itâs meaningful and memorable. Also, check out theÂ best offers on Fatherâs Day GiftsÂ in case you want to buy him one. And to help you find the perfect gift, here is a list of the best Fatherâs Day gift ideas.Â Finally, the hope is this blog serves its purpose of giving you the best Fatherâs Day ideas and making the day special for both you and your daddy.
Happy Fatherâs Day!!