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Celebrate Father's Day With 5 Fun Ideas

dad-serving-melon-sqForget the tacky ties, whacky socks, silly mugs and funny T-shirts, all of which are sure to disappoint Dad. As Father’s Day is the perfect opportunity to celebrate the incredible men who have shaped our lives, make his special day memorable with the gift of time together.

Here are five fun ways to
create lasting memories together:

1. Imbibe Boulder’s Natural Beauty

Take advantage of the great outdoors by packing a picnic and hitting the trails for a family hike or bike ride. Boulder’s stunning scenery offers the perfect backdrop for a day of adventure and quality time together.

2. Bond Over Barbecue

Fire up the grill for some delicious barbecue bonding. Gather around to cook some lean meats and create healthy salads together. Not only is it a fun activity, but it also gives Dad a break from cooking duties.

3. Have a Movie Night Marathon

Enjoy a cozy evening at home with a movie night marathon featuring Dad’s favorite films. Make sure to have plenty of popcorn and his other favorite snacks on hand.

4. Get Your Game On

Add a little friendly competition to Father’s Day! Break out some board games, card games, or video games, and for some extra fun, make up a special scoring system. You may even want to let Dad win a game or two.

5. Give a Gift From the Heart

Just as your father cherished that card or ornament you made as a child, he’ll also love a homemade gift that you’ll make as an adult. Some ideas: a handwritten note, photo album, candle or Dad’s favorite jam. These thoughtful gifts are sure to be appreciated.

Grilled Bone-In Pork Chops Recipe

Make the day even more special with this delicious grilled pork chop recipe that’s sure to be a hit.


  • 4 cups water
  • 1/4 cup honey
  • 1/4 cup apple cider vinegar
  • 1/2 teaspoon crushed red pepper
  • 4 1/2 teaspoons salt, divided
  • 4 bone-in pork chops
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon black pepper


Stir together water, honey, vinegar, crushed red pepper, and 4 teaspoons of the salt in a small bowl until honey and salt are dissolved. Place pork chops and water mixture in a zip-top plastic bag; seal and refrigerate for 1 hour.

Preheat a grill or grill pan to high (450°F to 500°F). Remove chops from the bag; discard marinade and pat chops very dry with paper towels. Drizzle chops evenly with oil on both sides; sprinkle with black pepper and the remaining 1/2 teaspoon salt.

Place chops on oiled grates; grill, covered, until a thermometer inserted in the thickest portion of meat registers 140°F, about 4 minutes per side. Remove from grill; let rest for 5 minutes.

Make this Father’s Day unforgettable with these fun activities and a delicious meal. Try out the grilled pork chop recipe, and share your family moments with us. Happy Father’s Day to all the amazing dads out there!


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