Father’s Day

Celebrate Dad in Downtown Tampa

Shop Downtown for Dad

Hayman Jewelry is featuring Pulsar watches at 50% off and all Men’s jewelry at 35% off.  Father’s Day sales run June 9th through June 19th;

Marketplace at the Bank of America building is discounting father’s day gifts 10% when you purchase two gifts. Choose from bar accessories, journals, travel accessories, and much more.

Tampa Bay Rays Pro Shop has discounted NIKE products at 50%, and has an amazing 75% off rack too, or pick up tickets for a game; and

Don’t forget City Bike, Greiner’s Fine Men’s Clothing, Oxford Exchange, and Tampa Bay Sports Store at AMALIE Arena are all excellent places to shop for dad.

Dining with Dad

Cruisin’ Dad: Give Dad the best views in town on a luxury dining yacht with Yacht Starship. In addition to a delightful brunch or dinner, each dad on the cruise can enjoy three (3) complementary premium level drinks during the cruise.

Caffeinated Dad: When you take dad to First Watch for breakfast, brunch or lunch on Father’s Day, he’ll get a free small bag of premium coffee to take home. If you buy $100 in First Watch gift cards, you’ll get a $20 bonus bucks for your father’s favorite offspring.

Artsy Dad: Sono Café savory brunch specials are with dad in mind.  There’s also complimentary beverage selections for Dad including, coffee, craft beer, or cocktail.  (Plus, free admission to Tampa Museum of Art!)

Family Dad: Bring dad to The Portico Café for a pre-Father’s day celebration on Saturday, June 17th when all fathers receive a free meal when dining with family!

Athletic Dad

Join Dad on Richard’s Father’s Day Walk/Jog. Beginning at Ulele at 8am, this is a non-timed fun run of 5K or 1 mile on the beautiful Tampa Riverwalk. In this family-friendly event, parents are encouraged to bring their children and stroll together. Or, you can pick up the pace and jog.

Dad on Exhibit

Florida Aquarium suggests a different kind of gift—free admission (with the purchase of a full paid admission) to The Florida Aquarium on both June 17 and 18! Bring the whole family and encounter more than 20,000 amazing creatures and plants.

Florida Museum of Photographic Arts invites dads with free admission from Noon to 5pm. The Museum’s exhibits will include “By the Yard: Cirkut Camera Photography” and “She Loves Me She Loves Me Not.”

Plant Museum welcomes dads with free admission on Father’s Day from Noon to 5pm, just in time to tour the exhibit “Menus: The Epicurean Experience.”  Don’t forget the Museum Store, with its one-of-a-kind gifts and treasures.

The Tampa Bay History Center celebrates Father’s Day with free admission for Dads with one paid adult admission from 10 a.m. until 5 p.m. As part of their Father’s Day celebration, free arts and crafts for kids will be available and all guests will receive a 10% discount on great finds in the Museum Store.

The Tampa Museum of Art is free for dads on Father’s day from 11am to 5pm, and their beautiful gift shop is offering 10% discounts for dads (on top of membership discounts), and Sono Café’s  savory brunch specials will be offered!

Daddy and Me

Glazer Children’s Museum reminds kids to bring their dad to the museum on Father’s Day because his admission is free! Kids can visit the open art studio to make dad an original, personalized Father’s Day present, from 1pm to 5pm.

Literary Dad

Beginning at 1pm, “Papa’s Day at Oxford Exchange” is a great way to celebrate Father’s Day with a special presentation on Ernest Hemingway with acclaimed biographer Mary V. Dearborn—author of “Ernest Hemingway,” the first full biography of his life and work in more than fifteen years.

Retro Dad

Tampa Theatre is screening Raising Arizona (1987) at 3pm on Sunday. A perfect film for Father’s Day (if your Dad has a good sense of humor), it’s full of awful people you love to watch being awful, and it still feels as fresh and funny as the day it came out.

Stage Dad

mad Theatre Presents Steven Sondheim’s Tony Award-winning musical, which finds a bachelor contemplating his unmarried state get the pros and cons from his circle of friends. Show starts at 2pm in the Shimberg Playhouse at Straz Center.

Stageworks Theatre brings to you The Elaborate Entrance of Chad Deity at 3pm. A drop-kicking, body-slamming, theatrical happening set in the larger-than-life world of professional wrestling. Move over Hulk Hogan, there’s a new sheriff in town.