Fathers can gather for a round of golf at Camelback Golf Club, which features two, 18-hole championship courses with lakes, lofty trees and mountain views – the 7,225-yard 72 par Ambiente Course and the 6,903-yard, par 72 Padre Course (photo above).
25 ways to celebrate Father’s Day in Arizona
Father’s Day is coming on Sunday. If you’re planning on taking dad out for some fun, here are some ways to celebrate Father’s Day in Arizona — from treating Dad to Father’s Day deals, Father’s Day, and Father’s Day adventures.
See below for some amazing ways to celebrate Father’s Day in Arizona (in alphabetical order):
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Angry Crab Shack
The seafood restaurant is celebrating dads with all-day happy hour beers and mules, available on Sunday, June 20th. Dig into some scrumptious seafood and spend quality time with dad as you thank him for being shrimply the best. Angry Crab Shack has 12 locations in Arizona with additional restaurants opening this year throughout the state. For more information or to find the nearest location, visit angrycrabshack.com.
Black Angus Steakhouse has been mastering their craft since 1964, specializing in sharing comforting, wholesome meals that everyone can enjoy. For Father’s Day, Black Angus is opening all locations starting at 11 a.m. and offering a special menu with limited-time specials such as the Prime Rib and Lobster Tail including a half pound of slow roasted prime rib paired with a choice of one ($35.99) or two ($44.99) cold-water Atlantic lobster tails. Guests will also find fan favorites such as ribeye steaks, Classic Sidekicks, and signature cocktails on the holiday menu. For drinks, guests should not skip the featured Father’s Day cocktail, the Moonshine Lemonade ($9.50), handshaken with Ole Smoky White Lightnin’ 100 Proof Moonshine, housemade lemonade, fresh strawberries, and mint. Reservations for dine-in are required and can be made online or by calling ahead. For those celebrating at home, Black Angus offers easy takeaway packages such as the Steak Family Meal for Four ($68) and the popular Happy Hour To-Go Pack ($29.99), a perfect family-friendly option with all Black Angus’ Classic Sidekicks. Guests dining in on June 20 only for Father’s Day will receive a Black Angus Bounceback that will take off $15 your next purchase of $50 or more, available for restaurant dining, takeout, and delivery.
Chin Up Donuts
Chin Up Donuts will be doing their Father’s Day letter donuts this year, available to order starting this weekend! Pricing will be $3 per donut, so people can order the BEST DAD EVER donuts for $33. Also, Chin Up Donuts will have a Dad’s Day Kit, featuring “#1 DAD” donut letters, a bag of their house-roasted coffee, a mug and a $5 gift card, all for $40. All orders need to be placed 48 hours prior to pick up. Chin Up Donuts is located at The Promenade in North Scottsdale at 7325 E. Frank Lloyd Wright, Suite 103. They offer their brioche donuts alongside house-roasted coffee daily, as well as pop-up events, catering, weddings and special events with their yellow donut trike throughout the Valley. For additional information on Chin Up Donuts, please visit chinupdonuts.com.
Dave & Buster’s Tempe
This Father’s Day, Dads can crack a cold one while showing off their gaming skills at Dave & Buster’s in Tempe Marketplace. Beer buckets will be available for just $21.96 all day long. While you’re there, try out some of Dave & Buster’s brand-new menu items including the All-American Burger, Beast Mode Bacon Burger, Big Daddy Chocolate Cake, IPA Fish & Chips, Giant Bavarian Pretzel and more! Find more information at www.daveandbusters.com.
Celebrate dad in the heart of Old Town Scottsdale at the modern taco spot Diego Pops! Sunday, June 20, dad can enjoy a beer for a penny with the purchase of an entrée. While you’re there, enjoy happy hour with half off appetizers and drink specials from 3 p.m. until 6 p.m. https://www.diegopops.com/
Ghett Yo Pizza
Ghetto Yo Pizza, located at 4747 E Elliot Rd, Ahwatukee 85044, is offering several deals for Father’s Day weekend available Friday, June 18 to Sunday, June 20. For more information, visit https://www.ghettyopizza.com/
• Buy a pizza and dad’s get a beer for $1, dine-in only
• Dough for Dads: buy one pizza get, get a second pizza for free, dine-in or carry out
• Buy two beverages and get a medium pizza for $5, dine-in or carry out
Grimaldi’s Pizzeria is offering a Father’s Day Celebration meal for $40, available June 18 to June 20, which includes an 18” traditional cheese pizza, large Caesar or house salad, and a special bottle of Tribute Cabernet Sauvignon with your choice of custom label. Choose between “Happy Father’s Day June 20, 2021” or “Dad, I love you more than pizza and that’s saying a lot!” Grimaldi’s has seven locations in Arizona including Gilbert, Chandler, Peoria, Flagstaff, and three in the Scottsdale area. For more information or to find your neighborhood location, visit grimaldispizzeria.com.
Keeler’s Hospitality Group
This Father’s Day, Keeler’s Hospitality Group is giving Dads a break from the grill with a special at both their Liberty Station American Tavern and Smokehouse locations in Scottsdale as well as at Keeler’s Neighborhood Steakhouse in Carefree. All day long the restaurants are offering 20 percent off all to-go orders, and Dads dining in can enjoy $2.00 beer or wine (with the purchase of an entrée). So instead of stoking the smoker, all Dad has to do on his special day is sit back and relax with a great meal and a refreshing beverage! Reservations can be made by calling 480-278-7044 for seating at Liberty Station DC Ranch, 480-595-9930 for Liberty Station Terravita or (602) 374-4784 for Keeler’s Neighborhood Steakhouse. For more, visit www.keelerssteakhouse.com or www.libertystationtavern.com.
Bring your dad to experience authentic poke at Koibito Poke! With four valley locations, their traditional Hawaiian poke bowls are made with the highest quality fish, the best toppings, and nine made-from-scratch sauces. Let your dad customize his own poke bowl on Father’s Day and he can receive a FREE medium bowl with any size bowl and soft drink purchase. https://www.koibitopoke.com
Pedal Haus is offering one free Pedal Haus branded glass to Dad with the purchase of Father’s Day Ribs. Dad can also enjoy half off one merch item. The brewery will also have its Bottomless Breakfast available for $12 as well as its Sunday Funday deals, which includes drink specials and discounts on the beloved cauliflower wings. Pedal Haus Brewery has been gaining notoriety in the local craft beer scene since 2015 when it opened its location in Tempe. For more information about Pedal Haus Brewery follow them on Facebook and Instagram, or visit pedalhausbrewery.com.
Give dad the gift of eating healthy with a trip to Pita Jungle on Father’s Day! Dads can enjoy the Mediterranean-style Kafta Burger with either a glass of Jungle Vino or a glass of select beer for only $14.99. At participating locations only. https://www.pitajungle.com/
Press Coffee is releasing the World’s Greatest Dad blend. The specialty blend and limited supply bag will be a balanced blend of coffee with nutty flavors and an overall sweetness. It will be sold at all nine Valley Press locations and online beginning June 7 for $16 until the end of the month. Press Coffee is proud to source the highest quality beans from the world’s best coffee farms and roasts them to perfection here in Phoenix. Press has been Arizona’s local coffee roaster since 2008. Quality driven and community focused, Press shares its passion for specialty coffee by providing the highest quality coffee products, service and knowledge with customers and community every day. Other bags and coffee tools are available online at www.presscoffee.com.
SanTan Brewing & SanTan Spirits
Father’s Day is coming up soon on June 20 and SanTan Brewing Company is offering a variety of cool ways to celebrate your pop! Here are five fun ideas including a comedy shot, tours, brews, spirits and bites.
#1 Live Comedy Shows Featuring Jamie Kennedy
Join us Father’s Day weekend for a fun filled live stand-up comedy event at the SanTan Production Facility with Jamie Kennedy and friends. Treat your husband, boyfriend, father, brother or son to a Father’s Day he’ll never forget!
• Shows available on June 18, 19 and 20.
• GA $100 and include entry to show and open bar (limit 6 drinks).
• VIP $150 and include preferred seating, food voucher, open bar (limit 6 drinks) and meet & greet.
• Open to guests 21+ only.
• Get your tickets online at https://bit.ly/3fNzB5E.
• SanTan Production Facility at 495 W. Warner Road, Chandler.
#2 Brewery + Distillery Tours
Spend some quality time with dad and take a behind-the-scenes tour of SanTan Brewing & Distillery. SanTan Tours feature 10 stops along the brewery and distillery path. You’ll visit stations like grain handling, the brewhouse, barrel aging, packaging and more. At select stops, you’ll have the opportunity to taste samples of the products at various stages of production. Each tour is led by a SanTan expert who will guide you through the 35,000 sq. ft. facility and answer questions along the way. At the conclusion of the tour, relax at our tasting bar where you can purchase additional tastings, canned beers, bottled spirits and exclusive merchandise.
Tours are available Thursday-Sunday at SanTan Production Facility at 495 W. Warner Road, Chandler. Reservations are required, visit www.SanTanTours.com to schedule yours.
#3 Hoppy Father’s Day Buffet @ SanTan Chandler Pub
If the way to your dad’s heart is through his stomach, then you’ll want to treat him and yourself to a delicious buffet meal at SanTan Brewing Company’s pub in Downtown Chandler. The Hoppy Father’s Day buffet will be Sunday, June 20 from 8 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Visit SanTan’s Yelp page to reserve your table: https://www.yelp.com/biz/santan-brewing-company-chandler-chandler.
STK Steakhouse – Sunday, June 20, 10 a.m. – 11 p.m.
Show Dad he is the RAREST of them all by treating him to STK Steakhouse this Father’s Day! Make his reservation for Dad’s Day Brunch, featuring STK signature brunch classics, OR Dad’s Night Out where he can indulge in wagyu & whiskey! For dinner, indulge in delicacies like Wagyu Beef Tartare & Caviar for $32, Korean Style Short Rib for $59, Joshu A5 Filet or Strip for $29 per ounce (3oz minimum), Zingy Rubbed Skirt for $49 and Tomahawk for $139 per pound. Pair your meal with the STK’s signature whiskey cocktail, Not Your Daddy’s Old Fashioned. For brunch try any of STK’s brunch classics including the Waygu Beef Skirt Tostada for $34 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.. Bottomless Mimosas and Bloody Mary’s served all morning long. Offers apply to dine-in only. For more information or to make a reservation, visit www.stksteakhouse.com
The Humble Group
Humble Pie and Humble Bistro are celebrating Father’s Day with a special for a $25 bottle of Cabernet and the Gentleman’s Pizza, available all-day on Sunday, June 20th. The pizza features Italian sausage, ricotta cheese, sauteed leeks, spicy honey, toasted thyme and chili oil drizzle. Humble Pie has two locations in Scottsdale and Glendale opening at 12 pm. For more information, visit humblepieusa.com. Humble Bistro is located at High Street City North. For more information, visit humblebistro.com.
Can’t bring your dad on a beach vacation? Bring the east coast to him at The Montauk on Father’s Day. Dads can sip on $1 Peroni beers with a purchase of any entrée. Catch their brunch from 9 a.m. until 2:30 p.m. and listen to live music from 10:30 a.m. until 12:30 p.m. https://www.themontaukaz.com/
The Sicilian Butcher (Tatum location)
During the week leading up to Father’s Day, June 14-20, The Sicilian Butcher Tatum location will be donating 100% of the proceeds from two of chef Tomaso’s favorite dishes to the foundation. The first specialty dish is a Veal Osso Buco ($36) braised in aromatic herbs and vegetables in a red wine reduction and served over a bed of saffron risotto. The second is a Lobster Fra Diavolo ($29) with roasted garlic, san marzano tomatoes, Calabrian chilis, saffron, de-shelled lobster meat and linguini nero. Both of these dishes will be available at The Sicilian Butcher Tatum location for one week only.
Information: 15530 N. Tatum Blvd., Suite 160, Phoenix; (602) 775-5140; www.thesicilianbutcher.com
This Father’s Dad treat dad to what he likes by stopping by one of Thirsty Lion’s four Valley locations on Sunday, June 20 for a free 16-ounce draft for dad! To receive the free beer, Dad’s must sign up for Thirsty Lion’s free loyalty program. Dad can also enjoy a hearty meal like the grilled ribeye steak which includes a center cut ribeye served with white cheddar mashed potatoes and grilled asparagus. Visit one of the four Valley locations at 21001 N. Tatum Blvd., 2212 E. Williams Field Rd., 2000 East Rio Salado Pkwy., 3077 W. Frye Rd. or visit www.thirstyliongastropub.com.
The Italian Daughter
On Father’s Day, expect a variety of new Sicilian dishes that were Tomaso’s favorite. Like her brother’s specials, all of the proceeds from the following dishes will be donated to the Tomaso Culinary Arts Foundation. The Italian Daughter will feature new dishes like a Sicilian seafood salad, Cioppino with lobster tail, Veal Spiedini and classic dishes on The Italian Daughter menu like the Veal Osso Buco (normally only offered on Friday and Saturday) and the Spaghetti Picchiu Pacchiu ($18).
Information: 23687 N. Scottsdale Rd, Scottsdale, AZ 85255; (480) 404-6085; www.theitaliandaughter.com
The Lodge Sasquatch Kitchen
Dads deserve their day in the spotlight! This Father’s Day treat dad to a famous burger that received the approval of Guy Fieri on Diners, Drive-ins and Dives. The Lodge Sasquatch Kitchen is a unique and loved restaurant in Tempe. With one location off Mill Ave, the restaurant focuses on providing the best neighborhood service and food from their scratch-kitchen. Their quirky, woodsy wonderland features beamed ceilings, a stone fireplace, two pine log bars, signature antler chandeliers and plenty of sasquatches throughout the space. They also have a massive patio perfect for outdoor dining and games. Their entrees are famous with the Triple D Burger and Pork Green Chili being featured on Diners, Drive-in and Dives! The Sasquatch burger has been ranked one of the best burgers in Phoenix because of its excellent taste and impressive size. It was also featured on the Food Network. The restaurant is also part owned by NFL star Jared Allen!
On Sunday, June 20, in celebration of Father’s Day, Taphouse Kitchen locations (with one in Phoenix and one in Scottsdale) are making a big deal out of Dads when they dine. All day long Dads receive a FREE TAPS Brewery Flask filled with house-made Smoked Prime/Brisket Seasoning and a recipe for beef roast, a thank you card with photo (photo will be taken in-house with Dad) and a $20 gift card.
For reservations at the Phoenix location, call 602-482-2800; for reservations at the Scottsdale location, call 480-656-0012. To make reservations online or for more information, visit www.taphousekitchen.com.
Celebrate Dad this Father’s Day with tasty specials (and of course something delicious to wash it down with!) at Urban Margarita! On Sunday, June 20 Urban Margarita is featuring the following brunch dishes in addition to its regular menu:
• Cabernet-braised Short Ribs Eggs Benedict
• Bananas Foster Frosted Flake French Toast
Guests can also raise a glass to Dad with a draft beer for just $3.00 or a Bloody Mary for just $5.00 each. For more, visit www.urbanmargarita.com.
Z’Tejas Southwest Grill
Z’Tejas Southwest Grill wants to toast dads by giving them their first drinkg FREE on Sunday, June 20. Whether Dad likes a cold beer, zesty margarita or pour of bourbon, the Southwest Grill will pour it out with no charge. Z’Tejas is destination for Mexican and Southwestern style cuisine. Open daily for lunch, dinner and offering happy hour specials. For more information, visit www.ztejas.com.
More Father’s Day celebration ideas in Arizona
Celebrate dad in the desert this Father’s Day at Arizona properties offering something that all dads will enjoy, whether he’s looking to catch a ballgame in Scottsdale or golf on the green on his well-deserved day.
JW Marriott Scottsdale Camelback Inn Resort & Spa, embodying the authentic spirit of the Southwest with its rich history, desert-inspired design and adobe-style architecture, and nostalgic charm, will be wishing families an old-fashioned Happy Father’s Day with a “Better with Age” cocktail and $5 bottled beer all weekend. Beginning Thursday, June 17 to Sunday, June 20, enjoy this specialty cocktail is a $29 maple-smoked old-fashioned, made with:
• WhistlePig whiskey
• Antica vermouth
• WhistlePig maple syrup
• Angostura bitters
• Bacon garnishSmoked in a smoke box
Families can also treat their fathers to a Pamper Him Package at The Spa at Camelback Inn, including a Sport’s Pedicure and a choice between a Men’s Facial or a 60-minute Custom Massage – all complete with a relaxing cold beer (or two!). The package is priced at $250.
Additionally, fathers can gather for a round of golf at Camelback Golf Club, which features two, 18-hole championship courses with lakes, lofty trees and mountain views – the 7,225-yard 72 par Ambiente Course and the 6,903-yard, par 72 Padre Course. With a special Camelback Golf Club Summer Pass priced at $129, enjoy discounted golf rates on tee time, merchandise and golf instruction. After morning tee time, delight in Sunday brunch at Rita’s Cantina & Bar, and meet the Hawk. Images can be found here.
Over at JW Marriott Phoenix Desert Ridge Resort & Spa, dads can tee off on two championship golf courses at Wildfire Golf Club, dine at stonegrill or lounge in the lazy river and enjoy the following summertime deals. All packages are valid for stays through September 15, 2021:
• Sunny Days, Longer Stays: Book three nights and receive the fourth night free and enjoy the property’s five pools, lazy river, tranquil Revive Spa, Wildfire Golf Club, 17 pickleball courts, an assortment of dining options, and lush grounds for exploring and desert lounging. How to book: Use promo code D3Q when booking online here.
• Splash into Summer: Enjoy a $50 resort credit good for food and beverage, spa, golf, pool or pickleball, plus a waived resort fee (value of $198). The waived resort fee includes amenities like pickleball or tennis for four, use of the Wildfire Golf Club Driving Range, a two-hour bike rental for four, and access to fitness classes at Revive Spa. How to book: Use promo code SPJ when booking online here.
• Fling + Swing Golf Package: The resort is home to the Wildfire Golf Club featuring two championship golf courses showcasing Arizona’s natural beauty. With the Fling + Swing Golf Package, dads can enjoy an unlimited golf experience, unlimited use of the golf practice facility and a $50 daily resort credit good for food and beverage, spa, golf, pool or pickleball. Tee off on the 6,846-yard 71 par Faldo Championship Course offering generous fairways and large greens or the 7,145-yard Palmer Signature Course with flashed bunkering and putting greens offering plenty of undulation. How to book: Use promo code GOF when booking online here.
On Father’s Day on June 20, the Arizona Diamondbacks will play the Los Angeles Dodgers at Chase Field, just five minutes away from Sheraton Phoenix Downtown, a central hub for sports fans boasting a community-forward ethos. Treat dad to the ballgame and to the property’s Sports, Sip & Stay Package, and enjoy $15 & More by Sheraton credit and free self-parking after catching a game (or two) in Phoenix / Scottsdale.
Treat dad to a Father’s Day brunch celebration at ADERO Scottsdale‘s signature restaurant, CIELO, on June 20 from 7 a.m. – 2 p.m. Priced at $75 / person ($25 / child), families can indulge in delectable entrees using the freshest ingredients, including smoked herb-crusted prime rib of beef; chilled seafood display serving crab legs, oysters and a shrimp cocktail; and Mediterranean frittata. To complement, guests can enjoy starters and sides, from an imported and domestic cheese board to fresh tropical fruit & citrus with lime mint yogurt. Families can round out their Father’s Day brunch with a dessert display of “Dad’s Favorite Cookies” and an assortment of brownies, cakes and pies.