With Father’s Day on June 19th this year, we’re thinking a lot about our father figures, and those hilarious, sometimes cringe-inducing jokes they’re so well-known for. They might be cheesy, but we have to admit we love a good dad joke. They’re a great ice breaker for any occasion. If you’re looking for your next joke to make everyone groan and smile, look no further than our list of 25 dad jokes!


#1. Did you hear about the claustrophobic astronaut?

He just wanted a bit more space.

#2. Why can't a leopard hide?

He's always spotted.

#3. Why did the orange lose the race?

It ran out of juice.

#4. What's the best thing about Switzerland?

I don't know, but the flag is a big plus!

#5. Where do boats go when they're sick?

To the dock.

#6. I'm so good at sleeping that I do it with my eyes closed.


#7. I was going to tell a time-traveling joke, but you didn't like it.


#8. How do astronomers organize a party?

They planet.

#9. Two guys walked into a bar.

The third guy ducked.

#10. Why are elevator jokes so classic and good?

They work on many levels.

#11. How can you tell it’s a dogwood tree?

By the bark.

#12. Why is Peter Pan always flying?

Because he Neverlands.

#13. I used to hate facial hair, but then it grew on me.


#14. It takes guts to be an organ donor.


#15. Why do melons have weddings?

Because they cantaloupe.

#16. Two goldfish are in a tank. One says to the other,

“Do you know how to drive this thing?”


#17. If a child refuses to nap, are they guilty of resisting a rest?


#18. I know a lot of jokes about retired people, but none of them work.


#19. I told my girlfriend she drew on her eyebrows too high.

She seemed surprised.


#20. Why shouldn’t you write with a broken pencil?

Because it’s pointless.

#21. The wedding was so beautiful, even the cake was in tiers.


#22. Why did the envelope take so long to get ready?

It had to get addressed.

#23. What does a writer have in common with a football player?

Anxiety over a rough draft.

#24. Why couldn’t the couple get married at the library?

It was all booked up.

#25. Why don’t phones ever go hungry?

They have plenty of apps to choose from.

Let us know in the comments what you think of these dad jokes, and if you have any of your favorites you want to share! We always love hearing from you. For an extra dose of funny, check out our other list of dad jokes here.

Cleo Egnal
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