Father's Day on the Wharf 2024

Event Date:
Jun 16, 2024 at 9:00 AM - 10:00 PM


Celebrate Father’s Day at Monterey’s Old Fisherman's Wharf

Bring your Dad, your Grandfather and your entire family and create some special memories! Families are invited to celebrate Father’s Day at Monterey's Old Fisherman's Wharf on Sunday, June 16, 2024. The Wharf will be adorned with festive decorations, creating the perfect backdrop for family photos and selfies.

Wharf restaurants and stores will offer special Father’s Day specials for lunch and dinner, along with exclusive sale items at various shops. Visitors can also indulge in sweet treats from the three candy shops located on the Wharf.

For those seeking unique gift ideas, businesses on the Wharf provide gift certificates for whale watching, fishing, sailing, and glass-bottom boat trips, ensuring an unforgettable experience for dads.

Monterey's Old Fisherman's Wharf invites everyone to come and shop local this Father’s Day! 

About Monterey’s Old Fisherman’s Wharf

Old Fisherman's Wharf in Monterey, California, is a historic waterfront district with a rich legacy spanning over 178 years. Established in 1845 for passenger and freight services, the Wharf is conveniently situated near Downtown Monterey, just off the Monterey Recreation Trail.

The Wharf boasts ten exceptional restaurants, four fish markets, and seven gift shops, all highlighting the region’s cultural heritage and fresh seafood cuisine. Visitors can enjoy award-winning dining, family-friendly events, and breathtaking views of the Monterey Bay. With both outdoor and indoor dining options, guests can savor stunning harbor views or engage in vibrant people-watching.

Gastronomy enthusiasts can delight in a variety of culinary offerings, from Italian cuisine and sustainable seafood to steaks and pizza, including the area’s famous clam chowder and calamari. The Wharf's three candy shops and an ice cream shop offer a wide array of treats, such as saltwater taffy, homemade chocolates, caramel apples, and cotton candy. Wildlife enthusiasts can observe sea otters, sea lions, dolphins, whales, and seabirds up close. Fishing aficionados can watch locals and chartered boats bring in their daily catches.

In addition to its dining and shopping attractions, Old Fisherman’s Wharf features four whale-watching tour companies staffed with knowledgeable marine biologists and naturalists, two fishing charters, sailing excursions, and glass-bottom boat rides that explore the Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary.

Recognized as the "Whale Watching Capital of the World," Old Fisherman's Wharf draws around 4 million visitors annually. It also served as a prominent filming location for HBO's acclaimed series, Big Little Lies, Season 1.

Whether it’s enjoying award-winning cuisine, observing marine life, or taking a scenic stroll, Old Fisherman’s Wharf is an essential destination for anyone visiting Monterey, California.

Ample parking is available in the adjacent parking lot.

For more information, visit www.montereywharf.com or call (831) 238-0777.