When it comes to Father’s Day, all dads like to celebrate a little differently. Whatever kind of day your pops is looking for, we’ve got the details on something to do with him this Father’s Day in Phoenix.

Updated for 2016

Weekend Activities

Family Drumming Workshop for Dads and Kids-and Moms, Too at Musical Instrument Museum

June 19
Make it a tradition! Catch the rhythm and learn the basics or African, Latin, and pop-music hand drumming with master instructor Frank Thompson. This workshop is fun and relaxing—a great chance to make music and rhythm together. After basic instruction, the session will end with a thrilling jam session. All levels are welcome to join in the fun. Bring your own drum or use one of ours.

4725 E. Mayo Blvd., Phoenix 85050
(480) 245-6919

Father's Day Musical Instrument Museum

Photo credit: Musical Instrument Museum

Father’s Day Sidewalk Sale

June 17-19
Outlets at Anthem is helping you score on gifts for that hardest person in the family to buy for. Find something for the man who has everything at a great price during the Father’s Day sidewalk sale.

4250 W Anthem Way, Phoenix, AZ 85086
(623) 465-9500

Drams for Dads

June 17-18
Treat Dad to an experience he will long remember: “Drams for Dads,” a special Scotch tasting at The Scotch Library at The Westin Kierland Resort & Spa. In addition to sampling the Scotches, guests will learn about the differences between the labels, unique aspects of the various whisky regions of Scotland and explore different ways to drink Scotch.

6902 E. Greenway Parkway, Scottsdale, 85254
(480) 624-1202

scotch library westin kierland

The Scotch Library. Photo via Westin Kierland Resort & Spa

Father’s Day at the Children’s Museum of Phoenix

June 19
The Museum celebrates dads everywhere by offering free admission for dads and grandads on Father’s Day.

15 N. 7th Street, Phoenix, 85034
(602) 253-0501

Cheesy Tie Weekend: Father’s Day Comedy Shows

June 17-18
There are no better Father’s Day gifts than neck ties and comedy shows… NCT’s Cheesy Tie Weekend has both! Come down to the shows this weekend to celebrate Father’s Day with hilarious comedy and great deals. Dads get in for $5, and everyone saves $2 when they wear a cheesy tie.

National Comedy Theatre, 1111 S. Longmore, Mesa 85202
(602) 374-5638

Father’s Day Dining Specials (June 19)

Father’s Day Brunch + Brew Master Dinner

Celebrate dad with a savory brunch or dinner inside the hip Hotel Valley Ho. Order favorites off the seasonal, à la carte brunch menu at Cafe ZuZu, enjoy live music and treat yourself to a custom drink from the Bloody Mary + Mimosa Bar. Or, make it a beer-filled Father’s Day with ZuZu’s Brew Master Dinner, part of a monthly series featuring different craft breweries. For this event, explore the wonderful ales and lagers of Huss Brewing Co. of Tempe with food pairings.

Hotel Valley Ho, 6850 E. Main St., Scottsdale 85251
(480) 421-7997

hotel valley ho father day

Photo via Hotel Valley Ho


TEXAZ Grill is serving up “The Big Daddy”, a 16 oz. rib eye smothered in sautéed onions. Dads will also receive complimentary strawberry shortcake! Proof of fatherhood required. The regular brunch menu featuring biscuits and sausage gravy for $6 will be available on Father’s Day until 4:00 p.m., as well.

6003 N. 16th St., Phoenix 85016
(602) 248-7827

Father’s Day Beer Brunch at the Westin Kierland Resort and Spa

The Resort will offer families a special Father’s Day Beer Brunch at Nellie Cashman’s Monday Club Cafe. Menu items will include a variety of beer-infused dishes such as Oatmeal Stout Braised Short Ribs and Shiner Bock Braised Mussels as well as Lobster Mac & Cheese, Sweet & Sour Pork Belly, and a fresh seafood presentation with crab legs, snow crab claws, Pacific Coast Oysters and more.

6902 E. Greenway Parkway, Scottsdale, 85254
(480) 624-1202

Organ Stop Pizza

Not normally open for lunch, Organ Stop Pizza will open their doors for the 2016 Father’s Day Musical Lunch. Enjoy a pizza buffet and the concert on the Mighty Wurlitzer with your favorite dads, grandfathers and friends. All -you-can-eat pizza and salad, unlimited soft drinks. Alcoholic beverages and ice cream available at additional charge.

1149 E. Southern Avenue, Mesa, 85204
(480) 813-5700

Father’s Day at The Wigwam

Red’s Bar & Grill at The Wigwam resort is running a half-off Dad’s lunch or dinner deal. Those in search of a more upscale Father’s Day celebration will find it at Litchfield’s, which is also offering half-off Dad’s meal with a number of specials in honor of the occasion including an 18 oz. Prime Porterhouse ($34) and BBQ Berkshire Spare Ribs ($26).

300 E. Wigwam Blvd., Litchfield Park 85340
(623) 935-3811

Tanzy Restaurant

Dine at Tanzy Restaurant in the Scottsdale Quarter to celebrate Father’s Day with an exquisite 3-course meal sure to impress any Dad on his special day. The menu will feature the Chef’s special Prime Rib along with a wedge salad and dessert of refreshing mint brownie.

15257 N Scottsdale Rd #220, Scottsdale 85254
(480) 483-3255

Father’s Day Weekend at Proof

Treat Dad to a great brunch with us at Proof Canteen – they’ll keep the buffet open until 1 pm today in case he wants to sneak in a quick round of golf (or sleep in!) before brunch. The Father’s Day brunch will be enhanced with additional, chef-attended stations.

10600 E. Crescent Moon Drive, Scottsdale 85262
(480) 513-5085

Proof at the Four Seasons Scottsdale at Troon North

Proof at the Four Seasons Scottsdale at Troon North

El Chorro Father’s Day Special

Paradise Valley’s iconic El Chorro invites guests this Father’s Day to treat Dad to a truly memorable holiday brunch featuring great food and cool cocktails amid the beauty of Arizona’s natural desert landscape.

5550 E. Lincoln Dr. Paradise Valley 85253
(480) 948-5170

Father’s Day at LON’s at the Hermosa

For Dads who enjoy fine dining, LON’s will be hosting a special Father’s Day BBQ menu for both brunch and dinner. The three-course Father’s Day BBQ menu includes a starter, BBQ entree with sides and sauces, followed by dessert. Dads who love local brews can also enjoy $5 craft beer specials throughout the day.

The Hermosa Inn, 5532 N. Palo Cristi Road, Paradise Valley 85253
(602) 955-7878

Father’s Day at Roaring Fork

This Father’s Day, Roaring Fork will be offering a special Burger and a Drink special.  Available in the saloon and patio only, dear old dad can treat himself to the restaurant’s signature burger, with a glass of wine or a cocktail.

4800 N. Scottsdale Road, Scottsdale 85251
(480) 947-0795

Father’s Day at Tavern Americana

Bring in Dad to enjoy a special 3-course menu to celebrate Father’s Day. The special menu consists of items such as white truffle mac-n-cheese, boneless short ribs, and pecan wood 12 oz aged rib eye of beef. The entree includes a glass of wine and dessert.

20469 N Hayden Rd, Scottsdale 85255
(480) 502-6740

Roka Akor Father’s Day

Dad will love this three-course dinner specially created by Executive Chef Jason Alford with optional beer pairings from Huss Brewing Company.

7299 N. Scottsdale Road, Scottsdale 85258

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