Father’s Day Events

1. International Cultures Festival
Sample the food of lands you may never actually visit (Vietnam, Herzegovina), see folksy dance performances, and snatch up kitschy souvenirs. (Madison Avenue from 42nd to 57th Streets. International Immigrants Foundation, 212-302-2222; 11 a.m.–6 p.m.; free.)

2. WABC Father’s Day 5-Mile Run
If he’s a jogger, sign him up for this five-mile run in Central Park to benefit prostate-cancer research. Your job? Cheering wildly and waiting with a frosty beverage at the finish line. (Call the New York Road Runners Club to register; 212-860-4455; 8 a.m.; $20.)

3. A Multi-Ethnic Eating Tour: From Naples to Bialystock to Beijing
Dare to depart from the manly menus offered at most dad-friendly restaurants and treat him to a gastronomic bonanza. Visit the Lower East Side, Chinatown, and Little Italy, munching at every stop. (Big Onion Walking Tours; 212-439-1090 for reservations; 1 p.m.; $15, including tastes.)

4. New York Liberty vs. Charlotte Sting
So you gave up on the Knicks this year – why not see New York’s winning hoopsters? On Sunday, the first 15,000 attendees get free Liberty hats. (Madison Square Garden. Ticketmaster; 212-713-6300; 2 p.m.; $8–$225.)

5. Celia Cruz
Spring for a round of Heinekens and relax on the grass at SummerStage for a performance by Grammy-winning Afro-Cuban legend Celia Cruz, the Queen of Salsa. (Rumsey Playfield, Central Park; 3 p.m.; free.)

Father’s Day Events