Father's Day Deals and Events for Dads in the Triangle

Score big savings and free food for Dad this weekend
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Keep in mind that these offers are only valid at participating locations and some offers are actually available for multiple days. We will update this list as new deals are announced.


Dads climb for free at TreeRunner Adventure Park with the purchase of a full price ticket (valid all day). Use this promo code: DadClimbs19. Reservations are required and can be made online or by calling 919-410-7347. The promotion is only valid on Father's Day, June 16, 2019. TreeRunner Adventure Parks feature a variety of color-coded aerial trails of differing challenge levels, beginner through expert. Climbers choose their trail depending on their age and/or climbing experience. Before venturing onto the trails, climbers receive an interactive orientation and practice session.

Adventure Landing on Capital Boulevard in Raleigh is celebrating Father’s Day by letting dads play for free on Sunday, June 16, 2019, when accompanied by a paying golfer.

Bass Pro Shops in Cary and Cabela's in Garner will host Gone Fishing from 1-4 p.m., Saturday, June 15, and Sunday, June 16. Aimed for kids (but surely of interest to the outdoorsy father), this free event includes catch-and-release ponds, free fishing seminars, a first catch certificate, a Happy Father's Day photo download and a kid’s craft area.

Brunches Brew is a weekly jazz jam brunch, noon-3 p.m., at Golden Belt Campus in Durham. Each Sunday grab a seat on the lawn and enjoy good vibes, food trucks and a cold brew from Hi-Wire. This event is free. RSVP on the website.

During Durham Central Park Father's Day Food Truck Rodeo featuring The Up and Up, dozens of the Triangle’s most popular food trucks gather noon-4 p.m. It’s free to attend; just pay for what you want to eat. You’ll also find locally-brewed craft beer and live music. Dogs are allowed if they’re on non-retractable leashes. 

Enjoy Father's Day at Mason Jar Lager Co. in Fuquay-Varina from 1-6 p.m. for Guys' Day Off. Enjoy The Cow and The Oak food truck, hand-rolled cigars, competitive games likes Giant Jenga, mini BMX race, Super Soaker shooting range and more. You don't have to be a dad, but you must be 21 or older to compete.

Watch "Caddy Shack" on the big screen at Ponysaurus Brewing's Summer Movie Series at 8 p.m.

The Man Expo III is back at the North Carolina State Fairgrounds for Father's Day weekend. Explore and sample craft beers and spirits and discover the latest in electronics, automotive, travel, gaming, fitness and health, grooming, gadgets, sports, hunting, fishing, apparel and more.

Save up to $50 on regular daytime admission at Biltmore Estate on either Saturday, June 15, or Sunday, June 16, with the purchase of one adult or youth daytime admission ticket. Treat Dad to fantastic Father’s Day dining, the fascinating new train display, Biltmore Gardens Railway, and so much more. (And don't forget, kids ages 16 and younger get free admission to Biltmore Estate all summer long.)

If Dad is a night owl, Buffaloe Lanes Cary is offering a Father's Day special of Dad gets in for free with a purchase of a Starlite Bowling entry on June 15, 10:30 p.m.-1 a.m. Contests, prizes and giveaways. $10 per person; shoe rental included.


B.GOOD: Dads get a free entrée with purchase of a kid’s meal. Valid in-store at participating U.S. locations all weekend long, from June 14-16, 2019. Adult entrees range from burgers to grilled chicken sandwiches, salads, and green and grain bowls. Find locations. 

Bonefish Grill is offering a special bacon-filled meal deal composed of an 18-ounce bone-in ribeye topped with a Woodford Reserve bourbon bacon jam and served with a choice of two sides for $34.99 this Father’s Day.

At Boston Market, get a free sandwich when you buy a sandwich and a drink through Sunday, June 16, 2019, with this coupon. This offer is valid at participating locations. One per person per visit. Not valid with any other offers. 

At Bruegger's Bagels, get a free breakfast or lunch sandwich with the purchase of a breakfast or lunch sandwich of equal or lesser value June 16, 2019, with the offer loaded to your Bruegger's Bagels Inner Circle Rewards account. If you are signed up for a free rewards account, you should have received an email about the offer, which is not valid at the following locations in Raleigh: 3300 Duraleigh Rd. and 10750 Wakefield Commons Dr. Details on the rewards program can be found here.

At Burger Bach in Durham, dads get free fries with purchase on June 16, 2019. Valid for dine-in only. See the details on their Facebook page.

At Carolina Ale House, dads get a free burger on Father's Day with a minimum $10 purchased required. Dine-in only. Tax and gratuity not included. All burgers allowed, add-ons will still be charged. More than one burger per table is allowed if multiple fathers/grandfathers are at the same table. Carolina Ale House is located in downtown Raleigh, North Raleigh, Cary, Garner, Brier Creek, Wake Forest and Durham. 

At Firehouse Subs, dads get a free medium sub with the purchase of an additional medium or large sub, chips and drink on Father’s Day.

At PDQ, dads get a free meal and beverage with the purchase of any meal, salad or bowl. Dad's free meal includes "choice of one free meal, one free salad with a 20-ounce beverage or one free bowl with a 20-ounce beverage with the purchase of any meal, salad or bowl (the free meal will be of equal of lesser value). 

At Penn Station East Coast Subs, dads get a free 6-inch sub with the purchase of any sub of equal or greater value. The coupon is valid on June 16, 2019. One coupon per person allowed per order.

At P.F. Chang’s, dads get a free Sapporo bottle opener when you make a reservation to dine there on Father's Day, June 16, 2019. The freebie is subject to availability, while supplies last. Limit one bottle opener per guest. Offer valid only for guests over the age of 21. Valid for in restaurant purchases, according to the e-mail sent to rewards members.

Pizza La Stella is running a special Father's Day offer this Sunday, June 16, the entire family can enjoy: Bring Dad in for buy one pizza, get one pizza free, plus Dad gets a free pint of beer of his choice. Valid at both Pizza La Stella downtown Raleigh and Cary locations.

At Potbelly Sandwich Shop, Dads can get a free shake with any purchase from June 10-16—just tell the cashier it’s Father’s Day!

At TCBY, Dads get a free 6-ounce frozen yogurt at participating locations on Father’s Day. Offer valid for dads only on June 16, 2019. The special offer will vary by location, and may include the first 6 ounces free, a small cup or a cone of yogurt for free. Ask an associate for more details. Valid at participating locations only. Some restrictions may apply. The only local TCBY is in Crabtree Valley Mall in Raleigh.



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