Events and gift ideas to really treat Dad this Father’s Day

Looking for a great event to spoil the Dad in your life this Father’s Day? From backyard BBQs to brunch at the Adelaide Zoo we’ve rounded up Adelaide’s best Father’s Day events.

Image: Prohibition Liquor Co.

September 5th is fast approaching, which means it’s time to organise what to do to celebrate Dad this Father’s Day.

Luckily there’s a heap of local SA venues taking the stress out of Father’s Day – with tickets for a number of events from gin masterclasses to brunches and BBQ there’s something to suit every Dad no matter where his passions lie.

Can’t be with Dad this Father’s Day? We’ve included some great unique gift suggestions from a number of incredible Adelaide businesses at the bottom of the guide!


Popular Italian eatery Farina 00 Pasta & Wine is hosting a decadent Father’s Day lunch and dinner menu, perfect for the pasta loving Papa. 

Featuring mouth-watering dishes such as beef carpaccio, creamy burrata, gnocchi and lasagne filled with 12-hour slow cooked pork shoulder, this is a meal out that Dad won’t soon forget, and is the ideal distraction for any family who were hoping to be holidaying in Italy at this time of year!

To book your sitting at Farina 00, click here.

Pricing for the set menu is $65 per head for a 3 course meal. 

Find Farina00 at 128 King William Rd, Goodwood. 

Miss Perez Kitchen & Bar

Stirling favourite Miss Perez Kitchen & Bar are hosting a Father’s Day Smokehouse Roast, perfect for Dad. Putting on two feast times: 12pm-2pm, and 2:30pm-4:30pm, people have the option to select either a two, or three courses menu with a shared entree platter, smokehouse roast main course featuring succulent meats and sides, and a shared dessert board as the icing on top of the cake.

Book your Father’s Day Smokehouse Roast at Miss Perez here.

Find Miss Perez Kitchen & Bar at 2 Druid Ave, Stirling SA 5152

Image: Miss Perez Kitchen & Bar.

Little Bang Brewing Company

Little Bang Brewing Co. is a local, independent Brewery and Tap Room based just minutes from the CBD. This year, Little Bang is celebrating Father’s Day with a BBQ inspired menu, live DJ, and a number of gift packs available for Dad.

Book your table for Father’s Day at Little Bang Brewing co. here.

Find Little Bang Brewing Company at 25 Henry St, Stepney SA 5069

Image: Little Bang.

Pertaringa Cellar Door

Bec Hardy Wines are hosting a family-friendly and fun Father’s Day celebration at the Pertaringa Cellar Door featuring all of dad’s favourites: wine, a lamb on the spit, and a brazier! Guests can expect a buffet-style lunch, and a glass of wine on arrival.

Purchase your tickets for fathers day at Pertaringa here.

Find Pertaringa Cellar Door at 327 Hunt Rd, McLaren Vale SA 5171

Image: Pertaringa Cellar Door.

Adelaide Zoo

Looking for something a little more unique to celebrate Father’s Day? Start dad’s day off right with a delicious brunch in the fig tree room at the Adelaide Zoo. Indulge in unlimited juices, tea or coffee, yoghurt cups, freshly baked Danish pastries, a big breakfast and more! Zoo admission is included. Find the full Father’s Day brunch menu here.

To book your Father’s Day brunch tickets contact Quality Events on 8230 1286 or email [email protected]

Find the Adelaide Zoo at Frome Rd, Adelaide SA 5000

Image: Adelaide Zoo.

The Marion Hotel

The Marion Hotel are putting on a backyard inspired BBQ where their Yoder Smoked shared family menu is sure to hit the spot! The Marion have partnered with Mismatch Brewing to give every dad a free beer; plus one lucky dad will win a voucher for Lot 100. Sit back in the hotel’s Secret Garden and listen to live acoustic tunes from Marcus Ryan while enjoying your feast.

Book your tickets to the Marion Hotel’s Backyard BBQ here.

Find the Marion Hotel at 849 Marion Rd, Mitchell Park SA 5043

Image: Marion Hotel.

Longview Vineyard

With tickets setting you back from $80 per person, the picturesque Longview Vineyard at Macclesfield will be hosting a Father’s Day Long Lunch from 12pm – 5pm in their rustic heritage barn, offering an epic four course shared lunch and a welcome drink for Dad included.

To scope out the delicious menu and to book your ticket click here.

Find Longview Vineyard at 154 Pound Rd, Macclesfield. 

Image: Longview Vineyard.

National Wine Centre of Australia

Treat dad to a decedent lunch – without the stress of planning! A steak lunch with all the trimmings will be prepared by the National Wine Centre’s kitchen team, where all you have to do is collect, heat (instructions will be included) and enjoy.

The National Wine Centre are also hosting a Father’s Day brunch and lunch in the Wined Bar where they will be offering all the breakfast and lunch dishes that are currently on their menu, plus a breakfast board priced at $100 serving four people. Lunch will be served from 12pm-3pm with live music. You can book a table for Father’s Day via their website here.

Purchase your tickets to the National Wine Centre’s At Home Father’s Day Lunch here.

Book your table for lunch Father’s Day Lunch at the Wined Bar here.

Find National Wine Centre at corner of Hackney Rd &, Botanic St, Adelaide SA 5000

Image: National Wine Centre.

Prohibition Liquor Co.

The team at Prohibition Liquor are hosting a Father’s Day gin masterclass, where guests will gain an in-depth knowledge of gin and flavour botanicals, and a special insight into the distillation process. Guests will be guided through the masterclass with a tasting of three of Prohibition’s finest gins, along with a signature Prohibition’s gourmet toastie.

Book your tickets to PLC’s Father’s Day Masterclass here.

Find Prohibition Liquor Co. at 22 Gilbert St, Adelaide SA 5000

Image: Prohibition Liquor.

Stamford Grand Hotel

The Stamford Grand are hosting a Smoker BBQ lunch at The Grand Bar. The Father’s Day feast includes a full plate of low and slow BBQ South Australian meats, of tender beef brisket, lamb shoulder, pork neck and chicken wings served with tangy slaw, crispy baked potato and their own house-made BBQ sauce. The Stamford Grand has also teamed up with the SA brewery Prancing Pony, who will be there to share their story and history, with all adult ticket prices include a Prancing Pony beer tasting.

Purchase your Father’s Day Smoker BBQ Lunch at the Stamford Grand here.

Find the Stamford Grand at 2 Jetty Road, Glenelg SA 5045

Image: Stamford Grand.

Glen Ewin Estate

The beautiful Glen Ewin Estate, nestled in the Adelaide Hills, is offering South Australia’s Dads a choice of breakfast in their cellar door, a casual lunch ideal for the burger-loving Dad or a three-course sit down lunch in their stunning Gatehouse function space. 

Tickets start from $15 and can be booked through Glen Ewin’s website here.

Find Glen Ewin Estate at 43 Lower Hermitage Rd, Houghton. 

Image: Glen Ewin Estate.

Howard Vineyard

Treat dad to a special lunch at the gorgeous Howard Vineyard in Nairne. The family owned business are putting on a lunch this Father’s Day in their rustic, stone barn restaurant that is perfect for a dad who loves his food and wine. For $70 per person Howard Vineyard are offering the following lunch menu:

  • Yaki Pork Dumplings 
  • Salt and Pepper Squid 
  • Slow cooked Beef Ribs 
  • Chocolate brownie to finish
  • Complimentary first drink for Dads

Book your table at Howard Vineyard here.

Find Howard Vineyard at 53 Bald Hills Rd, Nairne SA 5252.

Image: Howard Vineyard

Brighton Metro Hotel

Brighton Metro Hotel are celebrating all dads this Fathers Day with a free can of West End beer for all dads as well as an entry into a prize draw to win a hamper.

Book your spot at Brighton Metro Hotel here.

Find Brighton Metro Hotel at 466 Brighton Rd, Brighton SA 5048.

Beach Hotel

This Father’s Day the Seaford Beach Hotel are hosting a buffet breakfast for dad. Unlimited breakfast for only $25 per adult, and $15 per child.

Book your table at the Beach Hotel for the Father’s Day buffet breakfast here.

Find the Beach Hotel Seaford at Commercial Road &, Griffiths Dr, Seaford SA 5169.

Image: Seaford Beach Hotel

Can’t be with dad this Father’s Day?

5 Nines Distilling

Just in time for Father’s Day, 5Nines Distilling have released a limited series of Cola Whisky. This playful whisky will bring back youthful memories of “whisky and cola”, with a blend that will take dad back to the days of ‘Scotch and Coke’ by having a refined blend that gives a hint of sweetness without overpowering the whisky.

The limited edition whisky will be released on Sunday August 8 and there will only be 300 bottles available – perfect for the whisky-loving Dad.

Purchase a bottle of this limited edition whisky for $195 here.

Howard Vineyard

Treat dad to one of Howard Vineyard’s curated gift packs this Father’s Day.

Shiraz Trio Howard Vineyard Shiraz Black Label Shiraz Amos Shiraz 
Sale Price: $99.00 
Dads Reds Trio
1 x Howard Vineyard Shiraz 1 x Black Label Shiraz 1 x Black Label Sangiovese
Sales Price: $75.00 
Dads Pack
2 x Reidel Wine Glasses 1 x Sparkling Pinot Noir Chardonnay 1 x Howard Vineyard Shiraz 1 x Black Label Shiraz 1 x Black Label Sangiovese
Sales Price: $110.00

Shop Howard Vineyard’s products here.

Smelly Cheese Co.

Say thank you to the father figure in your life with four cheeses to compliment a stunning McLaren Vale wine.

Spoil your dad with this indulgent pack that includes:

200 grams of BellaVitano Espresso
200 grams Mons Camembert, 200 grams of Bay of Martyrs Blue
200 grams Fromage de Herve Léquis washed rind, 100 grams of muscatels
100 grams Cheese Culture Crispbreads
Bottle of 2019 S.C. Pannell Montepulciano.

With a handwritten card included the cheese pack is $120.

Orders are open now for click and collect and delivery will be available for $18 with dispatch on Monday August 30.

Shop all Smelly Cheese Co. products here.

KJ Barbers 

Newly opened KJ barbers is changing the game when it comes to beauty for men, blurring the line between traditional barbershops and luxury salons for the modern-day guy. 

KJ Barbers offers selfcare with men’s beauty treatments and skincare available for purchase making it a one-stop Father’s Day shop for dad. Currently KJ Barbers offer three treatments for men to really indulge the skin, as well as traditional barbershop offerings such as haircuts and beard trims. Possibly the best part of all? They’ve got booze on tap too! If you’re stuck for choice on what dad would like, KJ Barbers also offer gift packs and gift cards to make it even easier. Book in dads ultimate Father’s Day experience here.

KJ Barbers is located at Shop 2/44-52 Hawson Ave, North Plympton SA 5037. 

Gerard McCabe

If you’re looking for something special to mark a first Father’s Day or want to spoil Dad with a thoughtful, unique gift, Gerard McCabe Jewellers have a wide range of stylish Timepieces to suit every kind of Dad. Buy online to utilise their handy free delivery to your door or visit them in-store at 2 Adelaide Arcade or 50 Rundle Mall.

Check out the full Timepiece collection here.

Megan Potter

Image: Megan Potter

Spoil Dad this Fathers’ Day with the gift of natural hair, skin and body products. Megan Potter’s Natural Moisturising Shower Gel is a top-to-toe wash, suitable for hair, face and body. Bundle this with Megan Potter’s Organic Healing Facial Oil that is the perfect lightweight moisturiser for both shaving and post-shaving. Buy online and utilise their free Australia wide shipping.

Check out the full range of Megan Potter products here.

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