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Thursday, June 13, 2013

Not sure what to get dear old Dad? We've got your Father's Day covered!

Posted By on Thu, Jun 13, 2013 at 3:30 PM


Hey there, kiddos! Don’t you know we’re always watching out for you? So consider this a friendly reminder: this Sunday, June 16 is Father’s Day.

In case you haven’t yet planned/bought anything for dear old Dad, we’ve got you covered with a slew of dining specials, shopping sales and other Father’s Day events.

Although, we will say, when it comes to pops, a six-pack of beer and a Home Depot gift card do actually go a long way.


Father’s Day Dining Deals:

Dexter’s of Winter Park is offering a special brunch and dinner menu for Father’s Day. Call ahead and make reservations. (558 W. New England Ave., Winter Park; 407-629-1150;

Rangetsu is giving the gift of a free draft beer or sake with a purchase of an entrée; sign up for diner rewards to receive this offer through your email. (901 S. Orlando Ave., Maitland; 407-345-0044;

Will’s Pub is celebrating Father’s Day with a Southern Fried Sunday concert featuring Matt Woods, Bartender Bria, Beartoe and a stand-up comedy showcase hosted by Matt Gersting. They are also offering dads a free beer and Southern-style dinner. (1042 N. Mills Ave.; $7;

A complimentary meal for dads at Taverna Opa with the purchase of any family-style meal for four on Father’s Day. (9101 International Drive, Suite 2240; 407-351-8660;

Ming Court is offering a special prix fixe menu on Father’s Day with choices of Ming Court’s Signature Dim Sum Medley or California Roll for $39.95 a person on Saturday and Sunday. (9188 International Drive; 407-351-9888;

Dad gets 10 free wings at Hooters with the purchase of 10 wings. (Various locations;

Special four-course prix fixe menu at Emeril’s Orlando with dishes such as an 18-ounce porterhouse steak and banana fosters bread pudding. (600 Universal Blvd.; 407-224-2424;; $80)

Duffy’s Sports Grill has a special for dads to receive a discounted New York strip dinner. (1700 Evans Road, Melbourne; 321-725-2840;; $11.99)

Crave is offering a special all-you-can-eat prime rib for dads on Father’s Day. (4158 Conroy Road; 407-345-8788;; $19.95)

Firehouse Subs is giving dads a free medium sub with the purchase of one combo. (Various locations;

And because some kids know the way to their dad's heart is through his stomach, you might try treating him to lunch or dinner at any one of these burger joints.


Father’s Day Shopping Sales:

Quantum Leap Winery is offering a special 10 percent discount on the purchase of three or more wine bottles until Saturday, June 15. (1312 Wilfred Drive; 407-730-3082;

Buy dad a $25 gift card at Floyd’s 99 Barbershop and get a free shampoo. (3150 S. Orange Ave., Ste. 107; 407-601-5960;

Present Dad with a beautiful orchid or bonsai tree from City Oasis – mention Mills 50 and save 10 percent. (1214 N. Mills Ave.; 407-898-8101;

Schedule dad for a free Lasik surgery consultation with Dr. Hershel and receive $700 in savings. (1911 N. Mills Ave.; 407-894-8081;

At Saya Couture you can save 10 percent on Father's Day purchases under $200 and 20 percent off Father's Day purchases of $200 or more. Dads also receive $5 off custom airbrush tanning and $5 off foot detox and free wine with a purchase of a gift card. (934 N. Mills Ave.; 407-292-4300;

Barnes and Noble is offering a coupon for 15 percent discount off of one item on Father’s Day. (Various locations;


Father’s Day Events/Shows/Activities:

Enzian Theater is having a special Father’s Day showing of Major League starring Tom Berenger, Charlie Sheen and Wesley Snipes, with food specials of 50 cent chicken wings, $5 cheese pizzas, $6 ultimate nachos, $10 pulled pork sliders, half-price pitchers and one complimentary Yuengling draft. (1300 S. Orlando Ave., Maitland; 407-629-0054;

Dads are free for the week of Father’s Day at Medival Times Dinner and Tournament Show when accompanied by one full-priced adult admission. You can also purchase a special “King of the Castle” package that includes a 25-ounce glass “King of the Castle” stein, knights cheering flag and a photo frame. Mention code DFWEB at time of purchase to receive discount. (4510 W. Vine St., Kissimmee; 866-543-9637;

The Orange County Regional History Center is offering entry for dads free of charge during any regular museum hours on Father’s Day. (65 E. Central Blvd.; 407-836-8500;

The Third Annual Father’s Day Triathlon Festival will be held June 15-16. Saturday events will include an Olympic Aquabike, Duathlon and Triathlon. On Sunday, there will be a Sprint Aquabike, Duathlon, Triathlon and My First Triathlon. (12901 Moss Park Road; $75-$150; 407-504-3742;; 6-10:30 a.m. Saturday, 6-9:30 a.m. Sunday)

Free entry for dads at Ripley’s Believe It or Not! on Father’s Day with the purchase of a ticket. (8201 International Drive; 407-345-0501;

Free entry for dads on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday at the Pirate’s Dinner Adventure Show with the purchase of one fully priced adult or child ticket. (6400 Carrier Drive; 407-248-0590;

Dads can jump free at Boing! Jump Center with the purchase of a child’s admission. (532 S. Econ Circle, Suite 120, Oviedo; 407-542-7844;

Rosen Hotel and Resort is throwing a Father’s Day Daddy-O Pool Bash and BBQ on Saturday filled with poolside fun and an interactive DJ. A combo meal gets you a choice of barbecue chicken, grilled all-beef hotdog, or angus burger, plus chips and a drink. (8990 International Drive, Suite 200; 866-996-9939;

A special comedy improv show is being performed at Sak Comedy Lab at 3 p.m. on Father’s Day with free admission for dads. (29 S. Orange Ave.; 407-648-0001;; $12)

Dads get free entry into Harry P. Leu Gardens on Father’s Day. (1920 N. Forest Ave.; 407-246-2620;

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