Who says Father’s Day has to be super serious? For those with a more jokey father-child relationship, these Father’s Day memes (as well as
classic dad jokes) are sure to make your dad crack up a little. Most of these jokes are of the so-bad-it’s-good variety, so laugh along shamelessly with your own father at the silly puns and situations.
While there are plenty of
inspiring Father’s Day quotes and musings to share with your dad as well, there’s nothing quite like the gift of laughter. And if your dad’s meme game is strong, even better. Some of the internet in-jokes will be even funnier with a little context. In any case, these Father’s Day memes reflect on daily life as a dad (even as a dad of adult kids), and all the occasional hilarity that results.
Fair warning: the number of dad jokes in this piece only increases as the list continues. It’s about to get cheesier than a nacho stand. The whole parenting thing takes a lot of work, after all, and sometimes all you can do is laugh. So text, email, or post these Father’s Day memes on social to share you and your dad’s comedic genius with the world.
1 What’s in a name?
OK, but the kid’s expression makes this meme 100% better. The insult is so clear.
2 For dads who are constantly battling in the thermostat war
It just wouldn’t be a childhood memory without dad yelling that it shouldn’t feel like an icebox in here, it feels cooler with the ceiling fan on, and if you leave all the lights out all day the temperature is cooler and you save on electricity. And as for winter, there was, “Put on a sweatshirt and get a blanket!”
3 Raising the child
How cute is this duo? It’s basically parenting goals. Oh, and if your dad is a fan, there are plenty of
to consider, from comics to punny mugs. Star Wars Father’s Day gifts 4 The protector
Thank your dad for always being there for not only you, but all of your friends and people you care about by sending him this funny Father’s Day meme appreciating everything good dads do.
5 The only reaction
To be fair to kids, it takes a while to understand sarcasm. To be fair to parents, this joke literally never gets old.
6 For the dads who practice constant vigilance
How dare someone need to turn around in your driveway. “What kind of debauchery is this minivan trying to get into? And stay off my lawn!” Says every dad everywhere, probably.
Not going to lie, I laughed at this one. It’s just the epitome of a dad joke.
8 The little things
Well, it takes a few years for kids to really get these concepts. But they’ll appreciate it one day.
9 For dads who always rest their eyes
My husband (who is also a dad) is super guilty of this as well. Not just with movies, but TV shows too. Perhaps it’s because we have a 4-year-old who runs us ragged daily? Let them rest for Father’s Day, y’all.
10 The uniform
There’s so many jokes about Dads and New Balance shoes. But they’re kind of true?
11 Heartfelt appreciation
Despite all their antics, the family from
Bob’s Burgers shares a lot of love. This moment of sincerity from Gene is pretty adorable. 12 Perspective
would Vader be like as more of an involved father figure, though? It’s fun to imagine him in this role. 13 For dads who have selective memory
My dad literally calls me with weather updates that aren’t typical sunny days. He knows the 14-day weather forecast for Montana (we live in Georgia) but he can’t remember my friends’ names. But we love him anyway.
14 He’s an old softie
Is your dad a little rough around the edges, but deep down he’s a giant teddy bear? This dad meme is for you and for him.
15 The right speed
For some dads, auto care is their love language. And he’ll always ask about when your car last had an oil change, no matter how old you get.
Honestly, dads who can get a little *extra* are treasures. This is perfection.
17 Phone tag
Is this hand-off common in your family? Not everyone is a phone person, and that’s OK.
18 It’s the thought that counts
It still counts as a gift, right?
Right? 19 Wait a minute. . .
Of course, you’re always welcome to have your own family tradition. Maybe dad wants to go for brunch or Sunday? Or if you’re into cooking, there’s a ton of great
Father’s Day recipes to consider, including salmon and salad dishes. 20 Whoops
At least the sentiment is good? It’s going to take more than a little touch-up paint to remove that custom message.
21 Hooray for dads
It takes real Dad-ication to write a meme this silly. Also, you’ll never look at a ukulele the same way again.
22 100% Done
The doctor’s expression is so accidentally perfect. It’s how many people deal with classic dad humor.
23 Grill love is real love
For dads who enjoy cooking outdoors, there’s nothing like firing up a new grill. As it turns out, plenty of unexpected foods can be grilled, including watermelon and even French toast. There’s a lot to be said for getting creative with the charcoal.
24 The giving dad
Some dads will do anything for their kids, no matter how big or small. It’s honestly endearing.
25 For the clean and organized dad
This is a good problem to have. My husband and my dad definitely pull out the garbage bag once that very first gift on Christmas Day is opened, or birthday gift, or any holiday that includes opening presents. Thankfully, they also tend to take it out to the trash can, too.
Whatever else you do for the holiday this year, some silly Father’s Day memes are the perfect complement.
This article was originally published on
June 16, 2021