Father's Day is always on the third Sunday in June. In 2019 that date is June 16. 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.
Your father will certainly know that he is appreciated if you take him out for a tasty meal at one of these restaurants. Some restaurants serve both à la carte and buffet brunches. Check out Thirsty Lion Gastropub & Grill, which has half-price beer flights on Father’s Day. For $5, choose six of the more than 24 beers and ciders on tap for your beer flight samples. Choose from a selection of IPA’s, ciders, and local seasonal beers.
You might want to plan a special activity or outing that your father would especially enjoy. Scottsdale' Museum of the West has a Father's Day special where dads get free admission and a tour of the exhibits.
Here are some gift ideas for the Arizona man to whom you want to say Happy Father's Day. All of these gifts are available at local Phoenix-area retailers, and most of them are locally owned and operated. Wet Shaving Products offers organic, handmade small-batch grooming products for men. One unique and practical holiday gift is the Full Size Wet Shaving Kit in the "Black Amber Vanille" scent ($65). The kit includes all four components of a Perfect Shave: pre-shave oil, shaving soap, a shaving brush, and an after-shave splash.
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. Having a party for Dad at the house? You'll want to check out these 10 party-appropriate recipes from local Arizona chefs.
Cocktails for Dad
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.