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Deals and events for Dad on Father's Day weekend

Looking to do something special for your dad on Father's Day? We've found deals for dads and events that pops are just going to love.

By Hendrix Magley/WTHR intern

Looking to do something special for your dad on Father's Day? We've found deals for dads and events that pops are just going to love. 

Father’s Day Events this Weekend

Brickyard Vintage Racing Invitational – June 17 through June 19 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway

  • Take your dad to see The Sportscar Vintage Racing Association’s annual Brickyard Invitational. The cars will be from a variety of decades and they all will compete against each other on the track in competition.

Warbird Expo – June 17 to June 18 at Mt. Comfort Airport in Greenfield

  • This weekend, take dad to see the 4th Annual CAF Warbird Expo. This event honors veterans and the machines that they used to help protect the United States. New this year is the Red Tail Squadron with the original P-51 Red Tail.

Father’s Day Weekend at Conner Prairie – June 18 to June 19 at 10:00 a.m.

  • Kick off your Father’s Day Weekend by firing a Civil War-era cannon or rifle at Conner Prairie. You can also test your wilderness skills and learn how to cook in a wood-fired cob bake oven.

Florida Georgia Line with Cole Swindell, the Cadillac Three and Kane Brown – June 18 at Klipsch Music Center

  • Is your dad a country music fanatic? Take him to see a few of the top country acts in the genre today at Klipsch Music Center.

IHSAA High School State Baseball Finals at Victory Field – June 18 1:00 p.m. at Victory Field

  • There’s nothing like taking dad out to a ballgame. This Saturday, the top teams from Classes 2A-4A will be squaring off.

Kevin James – June 18 8:00 p.m. at Old National Centre

  • Does your dad enjoy some good old fashioned comedy? Take him to see the star of movies such as Zookeeper and Paul Blart: Mall Cop do live standup at the Old National Centre. 

Father’s Day Deals – Food


  • Baskin-Robbins is offering special ice cream cakes for Father’s Day. An example is the “Cold One” cake which is designed to look like a big frosty mug of beer.


  • Denny’s is offering a coupon for a free Father’s Day sundae with a purchase of two entrees. This coupon is good for a free Build-Your-Own-Sundae.

Eddie Merlot’s

  • Take your dad to Eddie Merlot’s on Father’s Day and he’ll receive a free $25 bonus card for his next trip.

Firehouse Subs

  • Take your father out to Firehouse Subs for a free medium sub when you buy another sub, chips and medium drink on Father’s Day.

Fogo de Chao

  • The Brazilian steakhouse will be offering a free Dining Card good for one complimentary lunch or dinner for dads on their next visit.


  • Hooters is offering a buy any 10 wings, get 10 free boneless wings deal on Father’s Day. Also, if you buy a $25 gift card leading up to Father’s Day you can earn $5 in Dad’s Bonus Bucks.

Joe’s Crab Shack

  • Joe’s will be offering all-you-can-eat shrimp for $29 on Father’s Day weekend. The meal will also be served with corn and potatoes.

Outback Steakhouse

  • Outback will be celebrating Father’s Day a bit differently by offering a 35-ounce Tomahawk Bone-In Ribeye topped with roasted garlic butter for $49.99. Outback is also offering several new desserts including a Double Chocolate Mini Dessert Parfait, Salted Caramel Cookie Skillet and a Fresh Strawberry Shortcake Mini Dessert for just $2.99.


  • Everyone that dines in at Palomino on Saturday June 18 and Sunday June 19 will receive a special gift.

Primanti Bros.

  • Dad’s eat free on Father’s Day at any of the Primanti Brothers locations in Indianapolis.

Ruby Tuesday

  • Ruby Tuesday will be offering a special Father’s Day menu including the Big Daddy Burger and a Knob Creek Classic. Also, if you buy a $50 gift card you will receive a free $15 Bonus Card in return.

Ruth’s Chris Steak House

  • Ruth’s Chris will be celebrating Father’s Day by giving dads a $25 dining card when they dine in on Father’s Day.

Tavern on South

  • Take Dad to Tavern on South and he’ll receive a complimentary dessert. 

Father’s Day Deals – Non-Food


  • Sears has a wide variety of Father’s Day sales including up to 50 percent off tools, auto gifts, men’s shoes and up to 20 percent off grills.

Home Depot

  • Home Depot is offering several special Father’s Day deals including up to $800 off appliances and free shipping on grills.


  • If you have a handyman for a dad, he’ll enjoy what Lowe’s has to offer. Lowe’s is discounting several brand-name tools by as much as 40 percent.


  • Amazon has been releasing new deals for dad every day this week and they last up until Sunday. These deals have included things such as men’s clothing, watches and electronics.


  • If your dad is more of an online shopper, he’ll enjoy these deals from Overstock.com Dads can get an extra 20 percent off watches, extra 10 percent off tools and home-improvement gear and extra 10 percent off clothes, shoes and accessories.


  • JCPenney is currently offering 10 percent off select watches and furniture, 25 percent off of Nike apparel and also 50 to 60 percent off of big and tall apparel.


  • If you spend over $40 on certain gifts for dad at Kohl’s, you can get $10 off. These items include clothing, electronics and grilling and fitness gear.

Foot Locker

  • Foot Locker will be having several limited time deals for dads including 30 percent off of running shoes, basketball shoes and tennis shoes.

Dick’s Sporting Goods

  • Dick’s Sporting Goods has 25% off on several clothing options for dad including select Nike apparel, select Nike footwear and select Under Armour apparel.

Radio Shack

  • Some highlights of Radio Shack’s Father’s Day sale include up to 25 percent of tools and up to $100 off digital scanners.

Microsoft Store

  • Dads can get up to as much as $300 off items such as tablets, laptops, video game consoles and electronic accessories.


  • Target is offering 20% off grills, 20% off firepits, and up to $50 off power shavers and electric toothbrushes for dad.