Father’s Day is fast approaching (September 6 seemed so far away), which means it’s time to get organised.
Luckily, there are a lot of local business making things easier for us, with gift ideas, lunches, events and more.
So, without further ado, here’s our guide to celebrating Father’s Day.
Château Tanunda has an array of activities taking place this Father’s Day Weekend, including the following:
- Two For One Old Vine Expressions tastings (book online with comment ‘two Please’)
- Personalised Bottle Engraving, available onsite 12-3pm both days
- Free Croquet access all weekend (bookings essential, maximum eight people)
Take dad out this Father’s Day for an afternoon on the water with the best company, cold beer and an authentic high tea experience, fit for a guy.
The Popeye’s ‘Guy Tea’ experience will take you on a scenic tour on the Adelaide Riverbank, featuring, Pikes Pale Ale or Lager on arrival, bottomless coffee or tea, a menu that includes beef & Guiness pie, sausage rolls, beef and caramelised onion sliders, mini chicken pie and more.
Popeye Landing, Elder Park (next to the Paddle Boats)
This experience will set back Adults $65 and children $56.
If the way to your dad’s heart is via his belly, how does this sound? Longview Vineyard are putting on a long lunch so you can celebrate Father’s Day in style. For just $75, enjoy four course meal and, of course, dad gets a complimentary drink. Cheers to that.
Longview Vineyard, 154 Pound Road, Macclesfield.
Tickets for this long lunch are $75.
Celebrate Fathers Day at Little Bang with an exclusive $20 burger and beer combo (their full menu is available too). As you eat, you can hear father/son duo The Young and the Restless DJ’s playing dad rock all day. Lunch bookings include a free 30 minute brewery tour for dad.
Little Bang Brewing, 25 Henry, Stepney.
Tickets are $46
Is your dad an adventurer? Why not give him the opportunity to have the same experience as thousands of sailors across the ages on One and All’s Father’s Day sail. He can get involved in setting the sails, helm at the wheel with the Captain, climb into the bow nets, or alternatively, sit back, relax and soak up the atmosphere. Duration is five hours and the sail sets off from McLaren Wharf, Port Adelaide.
Tours start from $49.
Treat Dad to a Farmers’ Market breakfast this Father’s Day with a massive range of delicious local food cooked fresh at South Australia’s biggest Farmers’ Market. Think bacon and eggs, freshly baked croissants, Dutch pancakes, homemade pies, gluten free fritters, waffles, vegan soup, sushi, curry, toasted sandwiches, honey cake, cupcakes and of course, lots of great coffee.
Free entry for dad and the whole fam.
The Playford Feast is an alternative high tea focused on the savouries. Enjoy their signature Fire Pit cocktail, Craft Beer or a glass of bubbles complimentary on arrival. Tickets are $55 per person, and $39 for children 12 years and under.
The Playford Adelaide Hotel, 120 North Terrace, Adelaide
Tickets will set you back $55 for adults and $39 for children, 12 and under.
What better way to celebrate your dad than… free jugs. That’s right, every booking will be rewarded with a free jug of beer, cider or soft drink, or a bottle of wine. It doesn’t stop there. Book a table of four or more and receive another one. Eight people? Another one. Twelve? You guessed it. 25+? Call them to find out. The offers only apply to dining patrons.
Rob Roy Hotel, 106 Halifax Street, Adelaide
What about bringing the family together and treating Dad to a charcoal grill lunch at Karrawatta? Think gourmet kebabs in Andy Clappis bread by the fire, or on the lawn in the sunshine. Sounds pretty good to us.
Karrawatta, 164 Greenhills Road, Meadows
Tickets for this lunch are $60.
Does your dad love whisky? NOLA has you covered. Why not take your dad along for an afternoon of Aussie whiskies and Cajun and Creole-inspired cuisine, presented by whisky legend Jaime Fraser. 2pm start. Whisky galore.
NOLA Craft Beer & Whiskey, 28 Vardon Ave, Adelaide
Tickets for this lunch are $90.
Dads eat double meat at Soonta
Soonta has launched a free double meat offer with any purchase of any meal on 6th of September to celebrate the hungry dad.
*This offer excludes Elizabeth store and Rundle Place Store.
Now that you’ve got a better idea of what’s out there this year for Father’s Day, go get cracking and cement your position as favourite child.