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10 Unique 2016 Father’s Day Activities In Orange County


Here’s a question: just how many ties does your dad have in his closet? Or slippers for that matter? This Father’s Day, it’s time to get creative about celebrating your dad. After all, how many socket wrench and barbecue sets can one person possibly own? Don’t worry, this is “the OC,” and that means there are a ton of fun, exciting, and unique things you, dad, and the whole family can do to make his special day a most memorable one.

Lucky for you, we put our collective, fatherly heads together here at your local Orange County Buick GMC dealership, Simpson Buick GMC of Buena Park, and come up with a list of surefire, blockbuster, and sensational ideas for Father’s Day 2016 in Orange County that your dad is sure to love.


  1. Make Dad Your Top Gun For A Day

“Goose” and “Maverick” better watch their six when your dad gets into the cockpit of real military aircraft at Air Combat USA. Your Pop can pop a few “G’s” and become a fighter pilot for a day. Dad is sure to be sky-high about this unforgettable experience. For more information, please call Air Combat USA’s national headquarter at the Fullerton Municipal Airport at 714-525-7590 or 1-800-522-7590.

  1. Cruisin’ Brea Classic Car Show

Put Father’s Day into overdrive this year by taking dad to this awesome festival of classic cars in Downtown Brea featuring 72 categories, 41 car clubs, and more than 175 vehicles on display. Plus there’s live music and free general admission. It’s Brea’s biggest classic car show yet. Bring a can of food to benefit the Orange County Food Bank.

  1. Take Dad Fishing

Let dad try out that brand-new rod & reel you bought him by taking him out for an exciting day of deep-sea fishing or whale watching courtesy of Davey’s Locker of Newport Beach. Davey’s Locker Sport Fishing and Whale Watching has a 40-year track record of delivering some of the best fishing experiences in OC. They’re located near the Balboa Pavilion on Balboa Island. Special Father’s Day Fishing Frenzy gift cards are now available.


  1. Take Dad On A Cruise

If your dad isn’t into fishing but he still loves the water, then a Father’s Day Live Music Dinner Cruise may be the answer. Sailing out of Dana Wharf, the Dana Pride offers a unique and memorable experience with live music by Mike Obryan, a delicious BBQ buffet, delectable desserts, and his favorite libations.

  1. Let Dad’s Imagination Take Flight

If you dad wants to experience all of the exhilaration of flying a fighter jet while not ever leaving the ground, he can at the Flightdeck Air Combat Center in Anaheim. Located just two miles from Disneyland, Flightdeck uses state-of-the-art, military-grade flight simulators that allow dad to pilot either an F-16 Fighting Falcon fighter jet or a Boeing 737 jetliner.

  1. Have Your Dad Soaring

Jetpack America in Newport Harbor offers fathers the thrill of a lifetime. The world’s first recreational jetpack allows dad to soar to new heights of unparalleled excitement. Certified Flight Instructors prepare dad with a brief, but intensive, training process before he straps on the jetpack and get airborne.

  1. Father’s Day At The Pretend City Children’s Museum

If you’re looking for the perfect activity for dad and the kids to share this Father’s Day, Pretend City Children’s Museum has the answer. This is a chance for Super Dads to interact with their children in a unique way by participating in educational play experiences. Pretend City is a pint-sized metropolis designed to show children how the real world works by assuming real-world roles.

  1. Father’s Day Champagne Brunch Buffet At Laguna Cliffs

Treat dad to a sumptuous and sophisticated Father’s Day All-American Brunch at the Laguna Cliffs Marriott Resort & Spa’s Vue Restaurant in Dana Point. Vue offers a spectacular perspective of Orange County’s fabled coastline and an elegant ambiance for his special day.

  1. Father’s Day At The Old World German Restaurant

Your dad will exclaim “Ausgezeichnet!” (excellent!) when he surveys the cornucopia of delicious, all-you-can-eat selections at the Old World German Restaurant in Huntington Beach. He’ll fill up to his heart’s content on eggs, bacon, ham, roast beef, bratwurst, and enjoy unlimited Champagne. Oh, and did we mention the “Wiener Dog Races” at 3 p.m.? Well, of course, there are Wiener Dog Races. Why would you ask?


  1. Let Dad Get Medieval For A Knight

If you dad is a Game of Thrones or Vikings (not Minnesota, we mean the History Channel TV show) fan, he’ll love being whisked back to the “Ol’ Days of Yore” when chivalry reigned, and brave knights fought for glory. Medieval Times Dinner Tournament is well-known in Buena Park and throughout So Cal for offering a unique and exciting evening of thrilling, non-stop entertainment. So take dad joust for the fun of it! (Sorry, couldn’t resist one last pun.)

Celebrate Dad’s Day At Simpson Buick GMC Of Buena Park

Let’s get down to what dad REALLY wants, a beautiful new 2016 Buick luxury car or “Professional Grade” 2016 GMC truck or SUV from Simpson Buick GMC of Buena Park.

This summer, we’re dealing with our entire inventory of new 2016 Buicks and GMC trucks for sale in Orange County with exceptional, money-saving special offers and lucrative GM Factory Incentives that will put your dad behind the wheel of a new Buick or GMC in no time flat. How about the outstanding 2016 GMC Acadia or the 2016 Buick Enclave, for example? Both the Acadia and Enclave are luxurious, capable, versatile, and feature-packed SUVs that offer the ultimate expression of GM’s legendary design and engineering prowess.

If you’re in the market for quality used cars for sale in Los Angeles, we have a stellar selection of some of the best used cars in Orange County to choose from. And for top-notch vehicles that go the extra mile for quality and reliability, may we suggest our superior selection of superbly reconditioned GM-Certified Pre-owned vehicles for sale near Anaheim.

All roads lead to Simpson Buick, GMC of Buena Park, your Orange County 2015 5-star Dealer Award Winner. Our OC Buick GMC dealership is conveniently located just north of the intersection of the 91 and the 5 freeways at 6600 Auto Center Drive, Buena Park, CA 90621. Call us today at 866-894-7589. For Service, please call 877-832-6194.

Happy Father’s Day!


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