Families and Kids

Spend Father’s Day in Tempe

Father’s Day is just around the corner on Sunday, June 20, 2021. Spend some quality time with your dad to show him how much you appreciate all he’s done for you over the years. Tempe has lots of great options to make Father’s Day memorable. Here are a few cool ways you can celebrate with your dad. 

Begin Dad’s Day with one of his favorite food groups—donuts. Treat him to some donut decadence he’ll love in Tempe. Learn more about where to find the best donuts in Tempe to spoil your dad. 

Dining Specials in Tempe for Father’s Day

Press Coffee
Located at Nexa | 1221 E. Apache Blvd., Tempe, AZ 85281 | (480) 566-5380 
Located at Skywater | 601 W. Rio Salado Pkwy. #103, Tempe, AZ 85281 | (480) 794-1107 

Press Coffee is releasing the World’s Greatest Dad blend. The specialty blend and limited supply bag will be a balanced blend of coffee with nutty flavors and an overall sweetness. It will be sold at all nine Valley Press locations and online beginning June 7 for $16 until the end of the month. 

Press Coffee is proud to source the highest quality beans from the world’s best coffee farms and roasts them to perfection here in Phoenix. Press has been Arizona’s local coffee roaster since 2008. Quality driven and community focused, Press shares its passion for specialty coffee by providing the highest quality coffee products, service and knowledge with customers and community every day. 

Other bags and coffee tools are available online at www.presscoffee.com  

photo courtesy of Press Coffee

Chompie’s
1160 E. University Dr., Tempe, AZ 85281 | (480) 557-0700
Chompie’s is a Tempe staple, IMO. And dad gets a free slice of cake or Black & White cookie, while supplies last with the purchase of an entree. You and dad can thank us later!

Pedal Haus Brewery
730 S. Mill Ave. #102, Tempe, AZ 85281 | (480) 314-2337
Pedal Haus is offering one free Pedal Haus branded glass to Dad with the purchase of Father’s Day Ribs. Dad can also enjoy half off one merch item. The brewery will also have its Bottomless Breakfast available for $12 as well as its Sunday Funday deals, which includes drink specials and discounts on the beloved cauliflower wings. 

Wildflower Bread Company
6428 S. McClintock Dr., Tempe, AZ 85283 | (480) 838-9773
Dine in at Wildflower Bread Company, and all guests gets two mini chocolate chip cookies that are made in-house daily. While supplies lasts. 

Courtesy of Pedal Haus Brewery

Morning Squeeze
690 S. Mill Ave., Suite 110, Tempe, AZ 85281 | (480) 264-4688
Enjoy mimosas for 99 cents all day at Morning Squeeze!

Crêpe Bar
7520 S. Rural Rd., Tempe, AZ 85283 | (480) 247-8012
Still looking for something for your pops for Father’s Day? Crepe Bar has a meal kit that’s sure to make him happy! Order the meal kit (serves 2-4 people – $65 + tax) by 1 p.m. on Friday, June 18th. To place your order, call the restaurant or email [email protected]  They will also be open on Sunday for dine-in service.  

Father’s Day Box includes: 

  • Red Chili Beef 
  • Crispy Pork Belly 
  • Poached Eggs 
  • Coffee Infused Crêpes 
  • Chocolate Nib Cookies 
  • Mixed Fruit 
  • 2 – Cans of Shift Cold Brew 
  • 2 -16oz Dirty Chai Bourbon 

Caffe Boa
398 S. Mill Ave., Tempe, AZ 85281 | (480) 968-9112
Bring Dad by for some homemade comfort food and amazing drinks. Dads get penny drafts all day. We’ll drink to that! 

The Lodge Sasquatch Kitchen 
26 S. Farmer Ave., Tempe, AZ 85281 | (480) 967-0578 
Dads deserve their day in the spotlight! This Father’s Day treat dad to a famous burger that received the approval of Guy Fieri on Diners, Drive-ins and Dives.  
The Lodge Sasquatch Kitchen is a unique and loved restaurant in Tempe. With one location off Mill Ave, the restaurant focuses on providing the best neighborhood service and food from their scratch-kitchen. Their quirky, woodsy wonderland features beamed ceilings, a stone fireplace, two pine log bars, signature antler chandeliers and plenty of sasquatches throughout the space. They also have a massive patio perfect for outdoor dining and games. 

Courtesy of The Lodge Sasquatch Kitchen

Top of the Rock Restaurant at Marriott Phoenix Resort Tempe at The Buttes
2000 W. Westcourt Way, Tempe, AZ 85282 | (602) 431-2370
Top of the Rock Restaurant & Bar is offering a beautiful 3-course menu this Father’s Day along with a specially designed menu for the day to enjoy with your favorite guy. Dad will feel like a king for the day! Check out their Instagram page for the specialty menu and make your reservations now.

Father’s Day Dining Deals at Tempe Marketplace 

Tempe Marketplace is like Father’s Day Central, with all kinds of specials that will make his day.

Dave & Buster’s Tempe 
This Father’s Day, Dads can crack a cold one while showing off their gaming skills at Dave & Buster’s in Tempe Marketplace. Beer buckets will be available for just $21.96 all day long. While you’re there, try out some of Dave & Buster’s brand-new menu items including the All-American Burger, Beast Mode Bacon Burger, Big Daddy Chocolate Cake, IPA Fish & Chips, Giant Bavarian Pretzel and more! Find more information at www.daveandbusters.com

Nekter Juice Bar  
Treat dad to a smoothie on  Father’s Day with a Buy One Get One Free Small Smoothie *in app only *

Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory  
20% OFF 14.5 oz Boxed Chocolate for Father’s Day - Valid June 7-20, 2021.  

Thirsty Lion Gastropub & Grill 
This Father’s Dad treat dad to what he likes by stopping by Thirsty Lion on Sunday, June 20 for a free 16 oz. draft for dad! To receive the free beer, Dad’s must sign up for Thirsty Lion’s free loyalty program. Dad can also enjoy a hearty meal like the grilled ribeye steak which includes a center cut ribeye served with white cheddar mashed potatoes and grilled asparagus. 

Slices Pizza 
Get any 2 Jumbo Slices & 20 oz drink for $7.99  

Lucille’s Smokehouse Bar-B-Que
$10 bonus cards for dads on Father’s Day weekend. 
Details at https://lucillesbbq.com/promos/fathers-day  

Courtesy of Thirsty Lion Gastropub & Grill

Cool Things To Do With Dad

Go to the park for lunch & fun
Grab takeout from your favorite Tempe restaurant and head to a Tempe park. We’ve put together an awesome list of Tempe parks to inspire you about parks in Tempe that you may know… or maybe you don’t and some near by restaurants that can make your day a breeze. Pack lots of water, snacks and games for fun day!

As You Wish Pottery
Tempe Marketplace | 2000 E. Rio Salado Pkwy., Tempe, AZ 85281 | (480) 557-9100 
FREE Studio Fees for dad’s on Father’s Day (6/20). Reservations are recommended. 

Phoenix Rock Gym
1353 E. University Dr., Tempe, AZ 85281
Take your dad to experience the vertical world of climbing as never before – inside at the Phoenix Rock Gym. Explore the thirty foot high walls with over 17,000 sq. ft. of climbing surface. No experience is necessary! Hours are 3 to 10 p.m. Monday through Friday, and Saturday and Sunday open from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Phoenix Rock Gym

LumberjAxes Axe Throwing
3105 S. Fair Ln. #100, Tempe, AZ 85282 | (480) 773-6551 
This Father’s Day, head to LumberjAxes to celebrate the men we appreciate most! Come with a group or have a little one on one competition with your dad! 

Axe throwing at Lumberjaxes Axe Throwing Tempe
Written Rachel Semik

Lover of all things social media and staying in the know, you'll find Content Strategist/ASU Alumni, Rachel out devouring ice cream sandwiches and tasting her way through Tempe's margarita scene.