Father's Day 2017 in Phoenix

Your Guide to Celebrating Phoenix Dads and Grandpas

Father's Day is always on the third Sunday in June. In 2017 that date is June 18.

Whether your father is just down the street, or thousands of miles away, don't miss this opportunity to let him know how much you appreciate everything he's done for you. In the Phoenix area, there are plenty of ways that you can let your father know that he is special.

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    The Ultimate Nachos
    © Judy Hedding

    Your father will certainly know that he is appreciated if you take him out for a tasty meal at one of these restaurants. This list includes restaurants serving both à la carte and buffet brunches.

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    © Judy Hedding

    You might want to plan a special activity or outing that your father would especially enjoy. Every year we have several from which to choose.

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    Omni Scottsdale Resort & Spa at Montelucia
    Omni Scottsdale Resort & Spa at Montelucia

    Here are some gift ideas for the Arizona man to whom you want to say, "Happy Father's Day" in 2017. All of these gifts are available at local Phoenix-area retailers, and most of them are locally owned and operated.

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    Tonto Bar & Grill, Cave Creek

    You want to try to make something unique for a Father's Day treat? Why not surprise him with a scrumptious breakfast in bed? Some of our local chefs have provided some wonderful recipes for you to try. There are even some adult beverages included in the list.

    Tonto Bar & Grill in Cave Creek shared a recipe for Sonoran Potato Skins, but I warn you -- it's not for the beginner!

    Having a party for Dad at the house? You'll want to check out these 10 party-appropriate recipes from local Arizona chefs.

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    Cocktails for Dad

    Oak & Smoke Cocktail Recipe
    Stingray Sushi

    Stingray Sushi offered this recipe to celebrate Dads. It's the Oak & Smoke cocktail, a variation of a the Whiskey Sour, mixing bourbon, lemon juice and honey with the zesty flavors of ginger liqueur and bitters topped with a smoking cinnamon stick.

    Oak & Smoke

    • 2 oz Basil Hayden Bourbon
    • .5 oz Domain de Canton Ginger Liqueur
    • .75 oz Lemon Juice
    • .75 oz Honey Syrup
    • 1 Dash Angostura Bitters

    Add all ingredients in a cocktail shaker with ice. Shake and strain into a rocks glass. Garnish with an orange peel and charred cinnamon stick.

    If you are serving adult beverages for Dad's party, try these other special cocktails from local Arizona mixologists.