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Celebrate Father's Day 2024: Los Angeles Happenings

Indulge in Delicious Meals and Unique Experiences with Dad

This Father's Day, treat your dad to a memorable celebration in Los Angeles with a variety of exceptional dining options and exciting activities. From gourmet feasts at top-notch restaurants to special events and unique experiences, there's something for every dad to enjoy. Here's a curated list of some of the best Father's Day happenings in LA, including dining delights and festive activities to make this day truly special.


Celebrate DAD this year with Recado Negro Short Rib and mezcal shots at KA'TEEN.

In celebration of Father's Day 2024, KA'TEEN will be offering complimentary tequila and mezcal shots for Dad upon arrival for dinner reservations on June 16th. The Yucatan-inspired restaurant will be serving up a special Recado Negro Short Rib dish featuring char-braised 13oz prime short rib, corn huarache, queso fresco, and jus. Daily, Chef Wes Avila presents a menu that beautifully combines traditional Yucatán influences with his own unique artistry, making KA'TEEN a true culinary destination. Highlights from the highly-inspired dinner menu include Stripe Bass Ceviche, Carne Asada Ribeye, Cauliflower Al Pastor, and much more.

Reservations: via RESY

Address: 6516 Selma Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90028

Courtesy Ka'Teen

KA'TEEN is a Yucatan-inspired restaurant.


The Kings Feast at Ardor with a Dry Aged Strip Loin, topped with Grilled Shishitos.

This Father's Day, Ardor by Chef John Fraser, the signature restaurant at The West Hollywood EDITION, invites families and loved ones to gather in the lush, greenery-filled dining room and jungle-esque outdoor patio for "The Kings Feast" fixed menu. The Feast will begin with a choice of one craft beer or glass of wine for Dad. Then a series of dishes will be served family style, including Milk Bread, Raw Cauliflower Cacio E Pepe, and a Green Goddess salad. The entree course offers a 10 oz Dry Aged Strip Loin, topped with Grilled Shishitos, Bonito Nori Salt, and Yuzu Himalayan Salt. Guests will have the option to add on Grilled Shrimp for $20 or upgrade to a 32 oz Bone-In Ribeye Tomahawk for $90. Sides will include hand-cut fries, Ardor's signature Onion Rings, and Charred Snap Peas with Yerba Santa Tzatziki. The Kings Feat will be available exclusively on June 16th for $200.

Reservations: OpenTable

Address: 9040 Sunset Blvd, West Hollywood, CA 90069

Courtesy The Ardor West Hollywood

The Ardor West Hollywood

Sirena at The Georgian

Italian Californian Restaurant, Sirena, Unveils at The Georgian.

Courtesy of The Georgian

The Georgian Sunset Terrace

Santa Monica's newest all-day restaurant with beach views is now open, showcasing fresh cuisine by Executive Chef & Osteria Mozza Alum, David Almany. Perched above the Santa Monica waterfront on Ocean Avenue, The Georgian has been a fixture of the Southern California coastline since its debut in 1933. This iconic turquoise property offers Italian Californian cuisine crafted by Executive Chef David Almany with an emphasis on fresh seafood flown in weekly from around the world, an extensive wine list curated by award-winning sommelier Kristin Olszewski, and a dessert and pastry program by Chef Thessa Diadem.

Reservations: via Resy | | +1 424 722 6845

Address: Sirena - 1415 Ocean Ave, Santa Monica, CA 90401

Courtesy of The Georgian

Savor the Buccatini and Artichoke Entree for Father's Day

Parkers' Lighthouse

Looking for a little adventure? Nestled in the heart of Long Beach's vibrant Shoreline Village, the restaurant is renowned for its Southern California seafood dishes and an award-winning wine list.

This Father's Day, the restaurant will be offering a new special: 12 oz. New York Strip Steak, Broccoli Rabe, Potato Gratin. For an added touch, pair this with a nice Cabernet Sauvignon or Dad's favorite scotch! For those seeking an upscale experience, Queensview Steakhouse, located on the third floor of Parkers' Lighthouse, offers an elegant supper club atmosphere with live jazz music on Father's Day and a menu featuring prime steaks, chops, lobster, and fresh grilled fish.

Reservations: Highly encouraged

Address: 435 Shoreline Village Dr, Long Beach, CA 90802

Courtesy Parker's Lighthouse

Parker's Lighthouse in Long Beach is worth the drive.

What's New at The Viv Hotel & Top of The V Restaurant

Need a weekend getaway the whole family will love? Check out our review of The Viv Hotel, an awesome resort near all of the Anaheim Theme Parks.

The Viv Hotel, located near the Disneyland Resort, invites the community to upcoming events this June.

* On June 9, from 12 to 6 p.m., kick off Pride Month with a rooftop pool party hosted by Drag Divas summer Daze and Kiko Couture. Guests can sip on summer cocktails and enjoy light bites while DJ @h2predman spins hits from Madonna and Cher to Beyonce and Rihanna. The $35 ticket includes admission, one free drink, and complimentary parking.

* On June 11, from 6 to 10 p.m., Top of The V will host a Garrison Brothers Five Course Bourbon & Dinner Pairing, featuring a five-course dinner led by Master Distiller Donnis Todd, with dishes curated by Chef Nate McCoy. Tickets are $200 per person.

* Celebrate Father's Day on June 16 with a family-friendly brunch at Top of The V, enjoying a buffet crafted by Executive Chef Nate McCoy, scenic rooftop views, and live music by guitarist Deen Anbar. The brunch is $55 per person, with an option for bottomless draft beer or mimosas for an additional $25.

* Additionally, every Saturday in June from 7 to 9 p.m., Valencia's at The Viv Hotel offers a free Pixar Family Game & Movie Night, featuring classic Pixar-themed games and movies, with dinner or dessert available to make the evening even sweeter.

For more information about Top of The V or The Viv Hotel, visit and follow on Instagram @TopofTheV, and and follow on Instagram @TheVivHotel.

Courtesy of The Viv Hotel Anaheim

Top of the V Restaurant at The Viv Hotel

Santa Monica Place: Father's Day Gifts & Activities

Dining Delights: Treat Dad to a special brunch at LouLou at Santa Monica Place on Sunday, June 16, from 11:30 am - 3:30 pm including a DJ, live performances, and a buffet along with prime rib roast at $85 per adult and $45 for children.

Unique Experiences: Give Dad a memorable experience with a themed cooking class at The Gourmandise School at Santa Monica Place including summer Pies at 10 am or Bread 101 at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, June 23. Guests are also welcome to join the waitlist for the Father's Day special, Thin Crust Pizza, on Sunday, June 16, at 3 pm. Sounds of Santa Monica will have a special Father's Day live musical performance by Sierra Sellers for families to enjoy on Sunday, June 16, from 12 - 3 pm.

With these fantastic options, Father's Day 2024 in Los Angeles promises to be an unforgettable celebration. Indulge in gourmet dishes, enjoy live music, or participate in unique experiences! Los Angeles offers something special to make every dad feel appreciated. Make your reservations now and prepare to create cherished memories with the extraordinary man in your life. Happy Father's Day!


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