Father’s Day is just around the corner, and people across the region will be looking for ways to treat the father figures in their life this year.
Whether it’s your grandfather, or guardian, Newcastle is home to some of the best places to take them to commemorate the special day.
There are a tonne of events happening across the weekend, whether they are specifically designed for Father’s Day or not.
So, what are some of the best events happening across the weekend?
Here’s a breakdown of some of the highlights happening throughout the region.
When is Father’s Day?
Father’s Day falls on the third Sunday of June every year.
This year the day will fall on Sunday 19 June 2022.
What events are happening in Newcastle?
Tynedale Beer Festival
Price: £8.00- 31.60
Celebrate Father’s Day by hitting one of the North East’s biggest beer and cider festivals with your father figure.
Over three days in June there will be the best beers and ciders that the region and the UK have to offer, along with great wine, a gin and rum bar, delicious street food and live music.
This event will run from 2:00 pm on Saturday 17 June – 7:30 pm on 19 June 2022.
Address: Tynedale Rugby Club, Station Rd, Corbridge NE45 5AY Website: Tynedale Beer Festival
Big Fat BBQ - Warehouse Party
Price: £5 - 10
This promises to be a full day of good food, good music and sunshine at the Old Coal Yard in Newcastle.
If you’re looking for a day of good food and dancing with your Dad this is the place for you.
The running order will be as follows:
- 2pm - 12am - Music all day
- 2pm - 6pm - Food
There is also an after party at an undisclosed location.
Address: The Old Coal Yard, 12 Elizabeth St, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE6 1JS Website: Big Fat BBQ event
Durham University Orchestral Society will be returning to Sage Gateshead for a concert featuring Zemlinsky’s Sinfonietta, before journeying to the studios of Hollywood in Korngold’s Violin Concerto in D major (soloist Jamie Frost) and concluding with Shostakovich’s exhilarating Symphony No.10.
Doors are scheduled to open at 3:30pm.
Address: Sage Gateshead, St Mary’s Square, Gateshead Quays NE8 Website: Orchestral Society
Big Fact Quiz
Price: From £1.00
Why not team up with your Dad to be in with the chance of winning the cash prize of the Big Fact Quiz?
We all have a father figure in our life who has shocked us with random facts, now is the time to put them to use and win big.
Address: The WonderBar, The Gate, Newcastle Street, Newcastle, NE1 5RE Website: Big Fact Quiz Event
Feast by the Sea
This fantastic festival by the sea will be returning to our lovely coast just in time for Father’s Day.
It’s your chance to sample some of the best food and drink the North East has to offer, as well as enjoying some live outdoor music in the summer sun.
The festival will run from 11am on Saturday 18 June to 7pm on Sunday 19 June.
Address: Spanish City, Whitley Bay Website: Feast By the Sea