Father’s Day is Sunday, June 17, 2012. Honor Dad and keep your budget in line with these great Father’s Day freebies at restaurants, retailers, amusement parks, zoos and more. Dad can eat free, get free golf balls, enjoy a day at the zoo, or walk away with a gift card for a future visit with the deals listed below.
Free Food and More on Father’s Day
FREE GOLF BALLS: Smith & Wollensky restaurants are offering a free sleeve of special edition golf balls while supplies last when you take dad out for a delicious meal. There is a special Prix Fix Menu ($65 per person) that features a Coffee & Cocoa Rubbed Bone-In Rib Eye, or Dad can choose from the regular menu. Make Father’s Day reservations here.
TCBY:Get Dad a free frozen yogurt at most locations.
IKEA:If you’re going shopping (Dad loves that!), the man of the house can get a free breakfast and cup of coffee until 11 a.m. on Sunday.
The Counter: Get a free 1/3 pound burger when you shout “BFD” when you order (‘burger for dad’). Of course, this freebie is only for Dad, but maybe he will share.
Fleming’s Prime Steakhouse: Take Dad to Fleming’s for Father’s Day lunch or dinner, and get a $25 dining card to use towards a future meal.
Spaghetti Warehouse: Get a free entree for Dad choice of a free 15-layer lasagne entree or original recipe spaghetti. Dads who were born in 1972 get a free dessert, too. Bring your ID!
Friendly’s Ice Cream: Print this coupon and get a free 3-scoop sundae with the purchase of another.
Caribou Coffee: Text DAD to 70626 and get a coupon on your phone, valid for a BOGO Free drink on Sunday.
Champps: Dad gets a free burger with the purchase of an entree on Sunday, June 17. Print the coupon here.
Denny’s: Get a free pancake puppies sundae with the purchase of an entree priced $2.50 or more when you send a Father’s Day e-card here.
Quizno’s: Get a free sub with the purchase of a drink and chips. Expires June 17.
Lamar’s: Free donut for Dad on Father’s Day.
Free Entertainment for Dad
Free Zoo Admission: Many zoos across the country are offering free admission for Dad on Father’s Day. Check with your local zoo to see if they are participating. The list includes Roger Williams Park Zoo in RI; Salisbury Zoo in MD; Jacksonville Zoo in FL; Montgomery Zoo in AL; Staten Island Zoo in NY; and many more. See a list of many of the zoos participating here.
Madame Tussauds in Las Vegas is offering free admission for Dad with the purchase of an adult or child ticket.
Seattle’s Museum of Flight is offering free admission for Dad to their Father’s Day Celebration – 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Sun Splash Family Waterpark is offering free admission to dads during Father’s Day weekend, June 16-17, with the purchase of a regular-priced child or teen ticket. The waterpark is located on 400 Santa Barbara Blvd. in Cape Coral, FL.
Medieval Times: Dad gets in free with the purchase of another adult ticket from June 15-17. Find Medieval Times in GA, DC, CA, IL, TX, NJ, SC, FL, and Toronto, ON.
Michael’s Arts & Crafts has a Father’s Day t-shirt and tie craft session from 10 a.m. – noon at most stores. You must purchase a tie or a t-shirt. Ages 3 and up.