Father's Day is celebrated on the third Sunday of June. This year it takes place on June 16.
Learn about the history of the holiday and find ideas to celebrate dad.
The United States celebrates many holidays—some that we share with other countries, and others that are uniquely American.
History of Father's Day
Sonora Dodd of Spokane, Washington, first proposed the idea of a "father's day" in 1909.
Take the Fatherhood Pledge
Join President Obama and take the pledge to be involved in the lives of your childen and be a positive role model for children in your community.
Facts About Father's Day
It's estimated that there are 70.1 million fathers in the U.S. Find more fun facts and figures about Father's Day.
Take Time To Be A Dad
Suggestions for family activities for this Father’s Day and every day.
DADvice: Stuff Dads Really Say
Get consumer tips based on some of dad's favorite quotes.
Buy National Park Passes
Buy one pass to national parks, forests, and all federal lands.
Recreation and Tourism
National parks, National Atlas, outdoor maps, the National Zoo, museums, hobbies, leisure activities...