This list of Father’s Day events, deals and freebies is brought to you by The Broken Spoke, 227 Southside Drive. Treat Dad to a special Father’s Day meal on Sunday with items right off the grill, like Sweet & Spicy Ribs, Smokey Rua BBQ Chicken, Corn on the Cob with a compound herb butter, grilled veggie salad and more. Choose a meat, two sides, and a dessert, plus either a Rua Old Fashioned, a GWR flight, or mix and match two beers and wines, for $40. Or purchase food items a la carte. 12 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Father’s Day. Tickets available online or purchase tickets on Father’s Day at The Broken Spoke.
Make Father’s Day 2018 special in the Charlotte area and save some bucks at the same time. As Dad always says, “We’re not made of money.” Also, “Close the door, we don’t own the electric company.” And “If your friends jumped off the bridge would you do it too?” Check out some of these deals and start planning for a special Father’s Day on the cheap. Father’s Day is Sunday, June 17th, 2018.
Some of these events also take place Saturday, June 16th, or earlier. Make sure to follow the links for important details. This list will be updated as more Father’s Day deals are announced.
Also, scroll down for a list of events going on Father’s Day Weekend. Bet you’ll find something fun to do on the list.
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Father’s Day event freebies
- Mini-Golf: Dads play mini-golf at Adventure Landing for free on Sunday when accompanied by a paying golfer.
- Race: Fathers can race against their kids at The Pit, 346 East Plaza Drive in Mooresville, and Dad’s first race is free. Subsequent races are half price for dads. Sunday, June 17th.
- Gardens: Dads get into Daniel Stowe Botanical Garden for free Saturday, June 16th, and Sunday, June 17th.
- Bechtler Museum: Dads get into Bechtler Museum of Modern Art for free Saturday, June 16th, and Sunday, June 17th, and also get 10% off in the museum store.
- Donuts with Dad: Billy Graham Library is celebrating Father’s Day Weekend with Donuts for Dad Saturday, June 16th. Free donuts and beverages, plus a gift for dad while supplies last.
- Queen City Father’s Day Festival: This free Father’s Day festival takes place Saturday, June 16th, from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m., at The Carole Hoefener Center, 615 E. 6th Street. It features 100 free swag bags, 50 vendors, crafts, games, a bounce house, a visit from Homer the Dragon, cornhole, raffles and a lot more.
- Father’s Day Jazz Brunch: Harvey Cummings Duo will be playing at 7th Street Public Market from 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. on Sunday.
- Laser Quest: Moms and dads play for free on Sunday, June 17th, when a child plays at regular price.
- Extreme Ice Center: Dads skate for free on Sunday, June 17th, when they purchase a child’s admission and skate rental.
- Father’s Day Fest at Olde Mecklenburg Brewery: Saturday, June 16th, Discovery Place will be there, with T-Rex themed activities, including digging for fossils, pre-historic art, and temporary tattoos. On Sunday, June 17th, Pints 4 Prostates will be offering free men’s health screenings (a simple blood test.)
Father’s Day food and drink freebies and deals
Most freebies and deals haven’t been announced yet, so keep checking back. This is just a start!
- Beer: Dads get a free pint of beer at Flying Saucer, 9605 N. Tryon Street. They’re also offering a Father’s Day brunch for purchase. One featured item: Mancakes, which are Imperial Stout pancakes stuffed with bacon, sausage and cheddar cheese, topped with a fried egg and bourbon-maple syrup.
- Hot dog: At all locations of JJ’s Red Hots on Sunday, dads get a free hot dog with any purchase.
- Coffee: 25% off online orders at Magnolia Coffee through June 17th with the promo code DAD25.
- Tijuana Flats: Sunday, June 17th, dads get a free non-alcoholic drink and a free upgrade to a Megajuana (double meat and double cheese.)
- TCBY: Dads get a free 6-oz. frozen yogurt at participating locations on Father’s Day.
- Firehouse Subs: Dads get a free medium sub when they purchase an additional full priced medium or large sub, chips and drink on Father’s Day.
- Bulla Gastrobar: On Father’s Day, guests will be given a chance to solve a crossword puzzle. If they do it they get a free order of churros. Bulla Gastrobar is newly opened and is at 4310 Sharon Rd.
- Hooters: Buy 10 wings for dad on Father’s Day and get 10 boneless wings for free.
- Macaroni Grill: 25% off electronic gift cards through Father’s Day. Use promo code DAD18.
- PDQ: On Father’s Day, dads get a free meal with the purchase of any meal, bowl or salad.
- Ruth’s Chris Steak House: When dads dine here on Saturday or Sunday of Father’s Day they get a $25 gift card to use from June 18th to August 31st. An entrée must be purchased in order to get the gift card. $9 Sizzle, Swizzle & Swirl® Happy Hour food and beverage menu excluded. Valid towards food purchases only, exclusive of tax and gratuity. Limit 1 per table. May not be combined with coupons, discounts or other offers.
- Free coffee: Download the Pilot Flying J app and you can get a free coffee June 15-17.