110+ Father’s Day 2024 Free Meals, Freebies & Discounts (6/16)

80+ Father's Day 2022 Free Meals, Freebies & Discounts (6/19)

110+ Father’s Day 2024 Free Meals, Freebies & Discounts (6/16)

Sunday, June 16, 2024, is Father’s Day. So, grab your dad (if you’re lucky enough to still have him around!) and head to any of these restaurants that are offering free meals on Father’s Day, freebies and discounts. I admit it. I’m a Daddy’s girl! Yeah, I’m a full-fledged Daddy’s Girl. But, not in a frilly way. My dad taught me to fix stuff and not be afraid to get dirty. He’s smart, talented (did I mention the man can SING!?) He was singing publicly since he was a kid. Actually, he even had several offers from record companies and promoters to be rich and famous. He was always in a band, either Country music or “Country Rock” as we used to call it. Instead of pursuing fame, in his words, he “got married instead.” After all, it’s family first.

Happy Father’s Day to all the Dads out there, and anyone who is deserving of the title.

To Sum it Up

Father’s Day isn’t just about free meals. Sure, they’re great! But, if nothing else, then I hope you take this away with you: cherish your dad. Spend as much time together as possible, and make Father’s day a tribute to the wonderful men in your life. After all, you didn’t get this awesome without a little help! 😉

Father’s Day Free Meals & Deals 2022

Unless otherwise noted, all freebies are on Father’s Day. Don’t forget to check out all the restaurants rewards that give you free food for signing up!

Remember, you can save even more with up to 30% cash back shopping through Rakuten or TopCashBack. And, both give signup bonuses!

80+ Father's Day Free Meals, Freebies & Discounts (2021)

Where Can Dads Eat Free on Father’s Day?

Great question! And, we’re still working on finding the best Father’s Day Freebies & Deals for you in 2022. But, it’s still early. So, come back and we’ll have this list all nice and updated for you.


From Father’s Day through June 28, score 16 boneless wings for $5 in store at 7-Eleven and Stripes locations, nationwide.


Andiamo Restaurants – This Detroit eatery requires reservations. Dads eat free! Andiamo is the perfect setting to celebrate Dad. Treat him to authentic Italian cuisine, or our famous filet with signature zip sauce. He’ll enjoy a delicious meal complete with impeccable service and a beautiful ambiance.


Arby’s sent their Arby’s Club Extra email list subscribers a ‘coupon’ good for a free sandwich for dads! If you join their list, you’ll also get free and discounted food when you sign up, and again on your birthday! Here’s an example they’ve given in the past:


Arooga’s – If you’re in the Northeastern part of the United States, then you need to check out Arooga’s (they make their own vodka!) And, in past years, Dads could eat free with the purchase of equal or greater value. Join their rewards program for a free hand-breaded mozz triangles appetizer.

Bar Louie

Bar Louie celebrate dad with $2 mimosas (among other drink specials) until 3 p.m. Pricing and participation may vary by location. Also, sign up for more freebies on your birthday with Louie’s Crew. Find Bar Louie in AZ, AR, CA, CO, FL, IL, IN, IA, KY, MD, MA, MI, MO, NJ, NC, OH, PA,SC, TN, TX, VA and WI.

Baskin Robbins

Baskin Robins – stop in for a discounted treat for dad and yourself! They have the coolest cakes for Father’s Day: one looks like a grill and the other like a frosty mug of beer! Take $5 off ANY ice cream cake purchase of $35 or more, using the coupon code GRILLMASTER – valid 6/1 through 6/15 for online pre-orders or use the mobile app coupon in-store.

Beef O Brady’s

Beef ‘O’ Brady’s – Dads eat free at Beefs!


Benihana – Happy Dad’s Day! Get $10 in promotional cards when you spend $50 in gift cards. Or, get $60 in promotional cards when you spend $200 in gift cards. Find 76 Benihana restaurants, 1 Haru Sushi restaurant and 21 RA Sushi restaurants worldwide, including AR, AZ, CO, GA, IL, IN, KS, MI, MN, OH, TN, TX, UT, and WI.

BJ’s Brewhouse

BJ’s Restaurant & Brewhouse – Dads who dine in at BJ’s on June 18 or 19, get a free Father’s Day glass and a 20% off VIP card that they can use for future purchases from June 20 through July 10. And, through 6/19, buy $50 in gift cards and get a $10 bonus card! Of course, score a free pizookie dessert when you sign up for their eclub. BJ’s operates 209 casual dining restaurants in 29 states.

Black Angus

Black Angus – Join the Prime Club (it’s free!) and get a free dessert on your first visit. And, if your birthday happens to be within a week of Father’s Day, you could get a free Steak Dinner! There are 32 locations in California, Arizona, New Mexico, Washington, and Hawaii. Learn more about their Prime Club and get free dessert now, and a free steak dinner on your birthday.

Bonefish Grill

Bonefish Grill – Has a bunch of Father’s Day specials! While we wait for their 2022 special, be sure to sign up as a Bonefish Grill insider to get free Bang Bang Shrimp or dessert for BFG Insiders Club! There are 185 restaurants in 30 states.

Boston Market

Boston Market – Be sure to check for coupon codes on social media before heading out. Boston Market has 340+ chain locations in 27 states and Puerto Rico.

Brann’s Steakhouse

Brann’s Steakhouse & Grille – No Father’s Day is complete without their biggest sizzler! In past years, dad could get the 11oz Sizzler for $16.99 on Father’s Day. Stay tuned! Brann’s has 7 locations in Michigan.

Cafe Ba-Ba-Reeba

Cafe Ba-Ba-Reeba – In Chicagoland? On Sunday, June 19, celebrate Dad with Tapas for Papas Father’s Day Brunch. The brunch menu will be available from 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM, and includes favorites like Breakfast Paella and Ba-Ba Bloody Mary’s.


California Pizza Kitchen – Buy one pizza, pasta or salad on Father’s Day and get one free on your next visit. Available Father’s Day weekend, June 18 and June 19. California Pizza Kitchen has nearly 200 restaurants worldwide, 12 international cities, and 8 countries and U.S. territories.


Caribou Coffee – Check with your local Caribou for Fathers Day specials.

Carvel Ice Cream

Carvel – Get a chance to win a personalized Fudgie the Whale video shout-out for the dad in your life in Carvel’s new Father’s Day contest


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Central Park NJ

Central Park NJ – In past years, Dads could eat free with additional adult brunch purchase. Haven’t heard what’s up for 2022 yet.


Chick-fil-ACheck with your local Chick-fil-A to see what Fathers Day special they have. They’ve been known to have them. Just remember, they’re not open on Sundays.


Chili’sCelebrate & stay connected with the ones you love from afar by sending them one of our Mother’s Day, Father’s Day & Graduation e-gift cards! Buy $50 worth, and you’ll receive a free $10 e-bonus card. Valid 4/21 thru 6/26.

Cold Beers & Cheeseburgers

Cold Beers & CheeseburgersCalling all Dads! Join us on Father’s Day to celebrate the only way we know how with Cold Beers & Cheeseburgers, where Dads eat free! That’s right, dine-in and enjoy your Cold Beers & Cheeseburgers menu item of choice – free! *Offer valid for dine-in only. They have 12 Phoenix locations.


Denny’s – Check with your local Dennys for any Fathers Day specials they may have. You could try an Endless Breakfast with eggs, pancakes and hashbrowns for just $6.99!


Duffy’s Sports Grill – Duffy’s is treating dad to the first pint for free! They have 30+ locations in Florida.

Einstein Bros

Einstein Bros. Bagels is offering 20% off e-gift cards.


Fazoli’s – From June 15 through June 19, enter coupon code FATHER in the Fazoli’s app for a free order of five boneless wings with any $10 purchase or more. Fazoli’s locations: 221 restaurants in nearly 30 states nationwide.

Firehouse Subs

Firehouse Subs – In the past they’ve always offered free medium sub with the purchase of an additional medium or large sub, chips, and drink. However, you’ll have to ask them yourself. Because, I can’t find anything from them this year. You can get a free sub on your birthday when you join their eclub. Firehouse Sub are located nationwide, in 48 states.

Flemings Steakhouse

Flemings SteakhouseCelebrate Dad in a big way this Father’s Day — with Prime Bone-In Ribeye & Lobster three-course. Available exclusively from June 16-20. Open early Saturday and Sunday of Father’s Day Weekend, June 18 — 19. Full dinner menu is available. Fleming’s Prime has 63 locations nationwide.

Fogo de Chao

Fogo de Chão Brazilian SteakhouseFree $25 bonus card when you buy a $125 gift card. Located in 22 states and Puerto Rico, with more on the way.


Francesca’sPre-order a grill package, or enjoy patio dining or pickup! They have 13 Illinois locations.

Glory Days

Glory Days GrillEnter to win a backyard barbecue for 10-15 people. Glory Days has locations in MD, WV, VA, NC, GA, and FL.


Graeter’s Ice CreamCheck with your local Graeters for Father’s Day special! You can order a special pack for dad online and have it shipped. Or, stop in to one of their locations. Graeter’s can be found in 50 locations throughout the Midwest. Additionally, it can be shipped nationwide. And, this ice cream is also sold in retail stores nationwide.

Hamburger Stand

Dads get a FREE Old Fashioned Sundae at Hamburger Stand on Father’s Day. Proof of “Rad Dad Status” is required.  They are affiliated with Wienerschnitzel, and have 13 locations in AZ, CA, CO, and WY.


Hooters check out the Hooteroo Festival of Summer Deals including Dream pro fishing trip, VIP race night at Bristol Speedway, Aerial Combat expierince in Vegas, The Gas Card Giveaway, Race with Chase, Golf Beer Giveaways and more!

Hurricane Grill

Hurricane Grill & Wings – Check with your local restaurant for a possible buy one entree and get a free entree for dad. Hurricane Grill and Wings currently has 70 locations open or under construction in 15 states, including AL, AZ, CO, FL, GA, IA, MD, MI, MN, NC, NY, and TX.

International House of Pancakes

IHOPBuy a $25 gift card in-store and get a $5 coupon for your next visit. IHOP restaurants can be found nationwide.

IKEA Cafeteria

IKEACheck with your local IKEA for Fathers Day Specials. IKEA Family members enjoy special IKEA Restaurant offers every Monday through Thursday.

Long John Silver’s

Long John Silvers Nothing says “Happy Father’s Day” like the gift of seafood! Gift cards available for purchase in-restaurant and at the drive-thru. Check out ljsilvers.com/store-locator/ to find a location near you!

Macaroni Grill

Macaroni Grill (Romano’s)Join the e-club and get $5 your next visit. Macaroni Grill has locations in AZ, CA, CO, FL, GA, HI, ME, NV, OH, PA, TN, TX, UT, and VA.

Marco’s Pizza

Treat dad to an awesome meal and save 20% off any regular-price pizza at Marco’s Pizza with promo code JUNE20. Must order online or via app, from June 13 to 19. Marco’s Pizza  has over 1,000 stores across 34 states with locations in Puerto Rico and the Bahamas.

McAlister’s Deli

McAlister’s Deli TeaIn past years, McAlisters has treated with a free nacho basket for dad! McAlister’s Deli has more than 400 restaurants in 28 states.

Melting Pot

Melting PotCheck with your local restaurant for specials for Father’s Day. There are nearly 100 Melting Pot fondue restaurants in AL, AZ, CA, CO, CT, FL, GA, HI, ID, IL, KY, LA, MA, MD, MI, MN, NC, NE, NJ, NM, NV, NY, OH, OK, OR, PA, SC, TN, TX, UT, VA, WA, and WI.

Miller Lite

Miller Lite wants to pick up your tab and let you treat dad to a beer! Enter to win here.

Mod Pizza

MOD Pizza Rewards members get a MOD-size Pizza for just $3.33 on Father’s Day, June 19. Find Mod pizza locations in 29 states across the nation.

Moe’s Southwest Grill

Moe’s Southwest Grill – Every Sunday — including Father’s Day — kids under 12 get free meals with the purchase of an adult entrée of $6 or more. Moe’s Southwest Grill has over 680 locations nationwide.

Mrs. Field’s

Mrs. Fields – Get up to 25% discounts on select items for Father’s Day. No coupon needed, discounts are noted on website.

Neighborhood Grill

Neighborhood GrillCheck with your location for Father’s day deals and freebies! There are three locations in Washington state.

Olive Garden

Olive GardenTake home entrees for $6, family meals and more!

Outback Steakhouse

Outback SteakhouseCelebrate Dad Aussie style with a $50 gift card for him and get $10 for you!

Pasta House

The Pasta House says Bring Dad to our house this weekend! We have something for everyone! There are 22 locations throughout Missouri and Illinois.


PDQIn past years, Father’s Day means a free meal for dad. Free combo meal with a purchase. So, stay tuned. PDQ can be found in FL, NJ, NY, NC and SC.

PF Changs

P.F. ChangsExclusive menu for dad. Honor dad with a 4-course meal and toast of your choice.

Pilot Flying J

Pilot Flying J In past years, PFJ has offered dads a free cup of Pilot Coffee in the free MyPilot app. Be sure to sign up for their rewards program now.


Pluckers Wing BarFree meal for Dad and earn 25 Pluckers Points. There are 25 locations in Texas and one is Baton Rouge, LA.

Pollo Campero

For Father’s Day, Pollo Campero is offering $5 off $25 with coupon code BESTDAD, from June 17 through June 19. You can also score $10 off when you sign up for their rewards program. Find Pollo Campero locations in FL, GA, TN, NC, and SC.

Popeye’s Chicken

Through Father’s Day, Popeye’s is celebrating their 50th anniversary with 2-pieces of bone-in check for only 59 cents!

Potbelly Subs

Potbelly Sandwich Shop You can earn free sandwiches with their Perks rewards program. There are more than 400 Potbelly Subs sandwich shops in 29 states and Washington D.C.

Primanti Bros

Primanti Bros Snag a Free sandwich for dad! You can also get $5 for signing up for their loyalty program. They have locations in Pittsburgh, PA; Fort Lauderdale, FL, Ohio, West Virginia, Maryland, Michigan and Indiana.


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Red Lobster

Red Lobster Offering $10 bonus cards when you buy a $50 gift card. Bring your original CODfather to dinner at Red Lobster. There are over 700 locations, nationwide.

Ricetta’s Brick Oven

Ricetta’s Brick Oven Ristorante Two locations: Saco ME and Falmouth, Maine. Call ahead to see Father’s day specials.

Rio Sabinas

Rio SabinasDads eat free on Father’s Day. Stay tuned! Located in Billings, MT.

Rosa Mexicano

On Father’s Day, all Rosa Mexicano locations are giving dads free entrees with entree purchase. This deal is available on June 19, and excludes ribeye and parrilladas entrees. Rosa Mexicano has locations in MA, MD, and NY.

Ruth’s Chris Steakhouse

Ruth’s Chris SteakhouseThis Father’s Day is the perfect time to thank him for everything he does. On his special day, treat him to an unforgettable family dinner with his favorite steak served sizzling on a 500° plate. From a tender 11 oz Filet to a richly flavored New York Strip to our impressive 40 oz Tomahawk Ribeye, Dad’s sure to be satisfied. Add in a mouthwatering side, like the fully loaded Baked Potato or the decadent Lobster Mac & Cheese, plus a hand-crafted cocktail and it’s a meal he won’t soon forget. Ruth’s Chris Steakhouse has over 100 steakhouses across the United States, Canada and Mexico.


Shoney’sSpecial holiday food bar with free dessert, plus the chance to win $100 gift card! Shoney’s has locations in 17 states, primarily in the South with additional locations in the Midwest and lower Mid-Atlantic states. Plus, get a free starter just for Shoneys eClub.


Treat dad to burgers with a 4 for $20 signature burgers deal at Smashburger, from June 17-19. Smashburger more than 370 corporate and franchise-owned restaurants in 37 states and 9 countries. Join Smashclub and new members get a free entrée with purchase of a side and a drink as a sign-up bonus.

Smokey Bones

Smokey Bones – Buy a $50 gift card, and get a $10 bonus card. Check with your location for Father’s day specials. Smokey Bones Bar & Fire Grill, has 60 locations nationwide in FL, IL, MI, OH, PA, and SC.

Spaghetti Warehouse

Spaghetti Warehouse – is ready to serve you for dad’s day! Spaghetti Warehouse has locations in OH, NY and TX. Be sure to sign up for their club, and get free food now and on your birthday.


From Father’s Day through June 28, score 16 boneless wings for $5 in store at 7-Eleven and Stripes locations, nationwide.

Suzy’s Swirl

Suzy’s SwirlGrab a Swirl for Dad on Father’s Day. There are two Chicago area locations.

Taphouse Grill

Tap House GrillFree meal for dad with purchase of sandwich or entree, 11 am – 4 pm. Check with your local Tap House for participation. There are 8 Chicagoland locations.

Tavena Opa

Tavena OpaCome to our Greek Father’s Day brunch here in Orlando and we’ll make his day the occasion of a lifetime. Father’s Day at Taverna Opa – Sunday, June 19, 2022, open 11am to 10pm. Dad eats lunch FREE with a family-style menu for 4 or more from 11am to 3pm. Belly dancing entertainment beginning at 7 pm!


TCBYA free 6 oz treat for dad on Fathers Day at The Country’s Best Yogurt! TCBY has over 300 locations nationwide.

Texas Steakhouse

Texas Steakhouse & Saloon – Join them on Father’s day and dads will get a coupon good for a up to $15 off a meal – which can mean a free meal – on their next visit. Texas Steakhouse has 6 locations in NC and WV.

Texaz Grill

Texaz GrillThe Big Daddy steak is $36 and looks enormous! Located in Phoenix.

TGI Friday

TGI Fridays – In the past, TGIF has had Father’s day specials and drink specials. They’re running a HappyEveryHour happy hour. Stay tuned for updates. Locations


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Tony Romas

Tony Roma’s Check with your local restaurant for Father’s Day specials. Tony Roma’s has locations in CA, CO, FL, IA, MT, NC and NV.


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Tropical Smoothie Cafe

Head over to a participating Tropical Smoothie Cafe on June 17 — National Flip Flop Day — for a free smoothie! Read more. Find Tropical Smoothie Cafe’s in 45 states and D.C.

Waba Grill

On Father’s Day, BOGO half off entrees for WaBa Rewards members and Text Club member. To join, text JOIN to 96227 to become a member of the WaBa Text Club. There are over 150 WaBa Grill locations in Arizona and California.

Wahoo’s Tacos

Wahoo’s TacosCheck with your local for any specials for Fathers Day. Find Wahoo’s Tacos locations in CA, CO, NV, NJ, TX, HI and Japan.


WienerschnitzelDads, get a free old fashioned sundae on Sunday, Father’s Day. Join the Weiner Lover club and get free food, too! Wienerschnitzel locations are found predominantly in California and Texas, with a few others in AZ, CO, IL, LA, NM, NV, UT, and WA.

Zea Rotisserie

Zea Rotisserie & Bar Zea Thai Rib Kit $45 – includes 2 full rack of ribs to grill from the comfort of your backyard, pint of Thai sauce, sesame seeds and Asian Herbs. There are 9 Louisiana Zea locations, and 1 in Mississippi.


Free Entrance/Admission For Dads

No self-respecting Father’s day freebies list would be complete without things dad can do for free! Because, nothing says Happy Father’s Day like free things to do!

Akron Zoo

Akron Zoo OH – Free admission for all dads and grandpas. Parking rates apply.

Canobie Lake Park

Canobie Lake Park NH – In the past, dads have gotten in free but they haven’t listed it on their events page yet.

Chattahoochee Nature Center

Chattahoochee Nature Center GA – Dads and Grandpas get in free, 12 – 5 pm.

Childrens Museum

The Children’s Museum of La Crosse, WI In the past, they’ve offered free admission for dads on Father’s day. Stay tuned.

Cincinnati Zoo

Cincinnati Zoo and Botanical Gardens OH – take Dad to the Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden on us! All dads will receive FREE admission to the Zoo on Sunday, June 21, 2015. Open 10 am – 6 pm.

Cleveland Aquarium

The Greater Cleveland Aquarium OH – Saturday, June 18 & Sunday, June 19, 9 am – 5 pm, Did you know Banggai cardinalfish fathers do not eat for weeks while they turn and guard eggs in their mouths or that male weedy seadragons carry eggs on the base of their tails? Learn more about the Greater Cleveland Aquarium’s residents’ parenting habits onsite with extended Father’s Day Weekend hours, an I SPY trivia hunt, special interpretive signage and a chance to win a one-year Family Pass (or a one-year extension on a current membership). All fathers also receive a “jaw-some dad” button while supplies last.

Cleveland Metroparks Zoo

Cleveland Metroparks Zoo OH – Fathers enjoy FREE admission to the Zoo on Father’s Day courtesy of Wayside Furniture. Limited space, so call ahead.

Columbus Zoo

The Columbus Zoo and Aquarium OH – In the past, they’ve offered free admission for dads on Father’s day. Stay tuned.

Downeast Scenic Railroad

Downeast Scenic Railroad ME – Dads ride free with one full paying child! Trains depart at 10:30 am and 1:30 pm.

Dover Skating Center

Dover Skating Center DE – Kids skate free on Thursday from 6:30 – 9 pm, and Saturday 11 am – 2 pm.

Gadsby Tavern Museum

Gadsby Tavern Museum VA – Nothing listed yet, but in the past dads have gotten free admission on Father’s day.

Harley Davidson Museum

Harley-Davidson Museum Milwaukee WI – Make Father’s Day weekend an unforgettable experience! Take a tour, shop the newest arrivals for him at the Harley-Davidson® Shop, and treat him to BBQ and Blues on Saturday night or a special Father’s Day brunch at MOTOR® Bar & Restaurant on Sunday. For reservations, head to Motorrestaurant.com or call 414-287-2778. Plus, take in the sights on the Museum’s campus walking tour and riverfront lawn games the whole family will enjoy.

Harry P Leu Gardens

Harry P. Leu Gardens Orlando, FL – Enjoy this special day with your dad in the beautiful 50-acre gardens. FREE Admission for Dads, Sunday, June 19, 2022. Stroll the winding pathways and discover all the amazing gardens including the butterfly garden, rose garden and tropical stream garden. Garden Admission: $15 adult and $10 child (4 – 17 years of age) and Free for Dads on this special day.

Hayes Presidential Library

Hayes Presidential Library & Museums Fremont, OH- Free admission for Dad; special activities are planned.

Heritage Museums

Heritage Museums & Gardens MA – On this day, all fathers receive FREE Admission to Heritage! This event is generously sponsored by Cape Cod 5. Regular admission rates apply to all other visitors: $21 Non-Member Adults, $11 Non-Member Youth (3-17), Free for children 2 and under, Free for all Members. If reserving your tickets online, use the code DADS2022 on Father’s Day Non-Member Adult Tickets at checkout. Click the link for more information and to get tickets: Father’s Day Tickets

iPlay America

iPlay America Freehold, NJ – hit the sims with Dad and $10 off!


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Jungle Island

Jungle Island, Miami Florida – Do a virtual meetup with the animals on Zoom!

Lane Motor Museum

Lane Motor Museum Nashville, TN – Dads get in FREE! Join us for this special event day when we honor Dad with FREE admission! We’ll have Vault tours, rides, and demonstrations all included with your admission (Vault tours are normally an additional $10!). Vault Tours are limited to the first 240 (throughout the day) to sign-up and tickets will be handed out first come, first served. Rides in the museum cars will also be first come, first served. These typically fill up quickly on Father’s Day so arrive early to get a spot!

McKinley Presidential Library

McKinley Presidential Library OH – in past years, all dads admitted FREE! Where: 800 McKinley Monument Dr. NW, Canton, OH 44708

Medieval Times

Medieval Times– In past years, they’ve offered freebies and discounts for Father’s day. So, stay tuned! Find locations in AZ, CA, FL, GA, IL, MD, NJ, SC, TX, and Ontario.

Miami Scaquarium

Miami Seaquarium FLEveryone can save $10 with code REEF. Or, from June 13 – 19, 2022, celebrate your dad this Fathers day with a trip to Miami Seaquarium! Get 50% off general admission with purchase of an adult entrance with code FATHER. And, get 25% off a once in a life time experience during our Dolphin Encounter with code DOLPHINDAD.

Milwaukee County Zoo

Milwaukee County Zoo WI – Dads deserve to be celebrated too! Spend the day with Dad and visit his favorite animals. All Dads receive free admission on their special day.

Monmouth Park

Monmouth Park NJ – Live horse racing at the Shore! Continue the Shore’s greatest Father’s Day tradition and treat Dad to a day at the track. FREE admission for all Dads. Enter to win a pair of Dave Matthews Band concert tickets.

Morey’s Piers

Morey’s Piers and Water Parks NJ – In the past, on Father’s Day, Morey’s Piers has given dads FREE all day admission to all three piers — Mariner’s, Surfside, and Adventure, as well as sister water parks, Raging Waters and Ocean Oasis.

Mulberry Lane

Mulberry Lane Farm Sherwood, WI – Don’t give Dad another tie! Bring him to Mulberry Lane Farm because Dads are FREE on Father’s Day. (Sunday only.) Is Dad brave enough to milk a cow? Can he catch a chicken? Dare him to kiss a pig! It’ll be the most memorable Father’s Day ever. One dad free per paid admission.

Museum of Flight

The Museum of Flight, Seattle WA – Join us in celebration of all the dads out there! Dads accompanied by their kids (of any age) receive FREE general admission on Sunday, June 16! Explore the Museum with the family and be sure to check out our Weekend Family Workshops at 11:00 A.M. and 1:00 P.M. that feature a fun STEM and aviation-themed activity.

Naples Zoo

Naples Zoo FL – In past years, they’ve offered free admission for dads. Stay tuned.

National Museum of Transportation

The National Museum of Transportation, Kirkwood, MO – Remember, Sunday is Father’s Day! Celebrate Dad by coming on over to TNMOT! More information can be found on our website www.tnmot.org

Niabi Zoo

Niabi Zoo Coal Valley, IL – Free admission for dad, 10 am to 5 pm (last entry at 4 pm). Nothing beats spending quality time with dad! On Father’s Day, Sunday, June 19, all dads will receive free admission to Niabi with paid child admission.

North Georgia Zoo

North Georgia Zoo – on Father’s Day, Sunday June 19th, Dads will get BOGO Free Safari Admission or $14.99 off one of the following: Explorer, Expedition, or Adventure Package; Multi Park Combo, and Kiddie Combo. Use promo code Fathersday at checkout. This discount only applies to pre-reserved bookings. Furthermore, you must book by midnight on June 18th.

Piney Point Lighthouse Museum

Piney Point Lighthouse Museum, Piney Point, MD – in the past, they’ve offered free admission to dads on Father’s Day. Stay tuned.

Six Flags

Six FlagsSix Flags parks nationwide have various specials for Father’s Day, so be sure to check with your local park. Season pass holders coupon books has a pass that is only good on Father’s Day.

Splash Lagoon

Splash Lagoon Erie, PA – Please note: If you are visiting Splash Lagoon between June 17, 2022 and June 30, 2022 the Tiki Tree House and the Frog Pond area will be closed as we complete renovations and updates to our Tree House and new Splash Pad. We intend for all other pools, slides, and attractions to be open during your visit. Due to ongoing renovations, other attractions may close.

St. Clements Island Museum

St. Clement’s Island Museum, Colton’s Point, MD – No Father’s day specials announced yet.

Silverwood Theme Park

Silverwood Theme Park in Coeur d’Alene, ID, offers dads Free Admission on Father’s Day with paid admission. Celebrate Father’s Day at Silverwood! When a family brings Dad to the park and PURCHASES their tickets online or at the front gate, Dad gets in FREE! (Only one free Dad ticket per ticket purchase with a maximum of 2 per family, not valid with any other discounts, coupons, promotions or special offers.)

Summit Metro Parks

Summit Metro Parks OH – Summit Metro Parks is wishing a happy Father’s Day this weekend to all the father figures out there! To celebrate Father’s Day, grab a father figure in your life and come join a naturalist for a fun Saturday stroll. We will be exploring the strange and diverse world of paternity in nature along the way.

Sunset Zoo

Sunset Zoo, KS – You could win two Free general admission to Brew at the zoo 2022, Family day pass, souvenir and grill basket!

Sun Splash Waterpark

Sun Splash Family Waterpark, Cape Coral FL – June 18-19, celebrate Dad in the coolest way ever! And the best part…..Dad’s get in free with paid admission ticket. As an added bonus, we will be presenting a special Dad’s Day Ohana Games featuring great prizes that Dad will be sure to cherish!

Washington Park Zoo

Washington Park Zoo Michigan City, IN – Father’s Day, Sunday, June 19, 2022, 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Spend a special day making memories that will last a lifetime. The Washington Park Zoo will offer free admission for all fathers and grandfathers with a paid child admission.

WK Kellogg Bird Sanctuary

W.K. Kellogg Bird Sanctuary Augusta, MI – The Washington Park Zoo will offer free admission for all fathers and grandfathers with a paid child admission. Open Father’s Day, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Zoo Atlanta

Zoo Atlanta GA – Typically they give free admission for dads with purchase of any regularly-priced child’s or adult’s general admission ticket. However, they haven’t announced anything for this year.

Zoo Knoxville

Zoo Knoxville TN – In past years, Dads were offered free admission to the zoo. Stay tuned.

More to Father’s Day than Free Meals

Father’s Day is one of my favorite holidays. A great dad might spend all their time with their kids, or they might have to spend more time working than they want. It doesn’t require 24/7 time spent with your child to be a good influence. The point is that they make an impact. In my humble opinion, great dads teach their kids what’s important, what’s good, what’s right and how to prioritize those things to be a good person.

What Fathers Day Means to Me

My Dad is a family man in every sense. In his world, family comes first. I can’t even begin to tell you the extent of his generosity toward strangers. And, animals! They love him almost as much as he loves them. There’s one heartbroken giraffe that we left at a theme park in Florida who could not stop chewing on my dad’s beard. (HA!) Seriously, the man is good at everything. He’s not perfect, but he’s sure a good dad. His are some pretty big shoes to fill.

Father In Love

I had the privilege of calling another great man my “father” (in law). And, he happened to be a lot like my dad. It was uncanny how much they had in common. He, too, was in a Country Western band! He played bass guitar, just like my dad. (All the way down to having the same guitar, same year & model – everything!!) He was my father-in-law and he passed away, unexpectedly. We were able to be with him for a very short week before we lost him. He called me his angel. When I had to say goodbye, I told him now he could be my angel. Why am I writing this with tears all the way down to my toes?

Free Card for Dad on Father’s Day

If your dad needs encouragement, you can grab free Encouragement Cards from the Recovery Card Project.

Hallmark Gold Crown members an also get a free Father’s Day card in store through June 30. Check your emails for your personal code!


Download this super cute Father’s Day printable coupon book. Not only will Dad get his honey-do list done faster, he’ll spend quality family time with the kids.

Are you clamoring to find a gift? Don’t worry, we’ve got you covered!

  • LL Bean – Let the DADventures begin!
  • Home Depot – Save up to 40% on power tools
  • Massage Envy – Show Dad you’ve got his back!
  • Old Navy – Special Sale items for Dad.
  • Omaha Steaks Mail-order has Fathers specials with many items at half price or less.

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