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Father's Day freebies and events in San Diego

Posted at 1:41 PM, Jun 11, 2019
and last updated 2019-06-12 14:44:26-04

SAN DIEGO (KGTV) — Around San Diego, there are plenty of chances to treat dad to a special freebie or event for Father's Day.

San Diego's local Father's Day events celebrate the day for dads with some BBQ fun, with live music and plenty of delicious food.

A handful of local eateries will also toss in a freebie along with the meal on Father's Day for dads.

Here are a few specials to treat dad to this Father's Day:


Ruth's Chris Steakhouse: Dads get a $25 gift card if they dine at Ruth's Chris on Father's Day. Also, when buying $200 worth of gift cards, get a bonus $50 gift card.

Fogo de Chão Brazilian Steakhouse: Dads who eat at Fogo de Chão on Father's Day get a complimentary dining card for one full Churrasco lunch, dinner or Sunday brunch on his next visit.

Mimi's Cafe: Dads get a free appetizer with purchase of an entree on Father's Day.

Wienerschnitzel: Dads get a free old fashioned sundae at Wienerschnitzel restaurants on Father's Day.


Belmont Father's Day Fest and Car Show: Check out nearly 200 classic and modern cars, live music, a Father's Day brunch and cornhole tournament, and free activities during Belmont Park's Father's Day celebration.

Maritime Museum Father's Day Sail: Sail aboard the Maritime Museum's tall ships, like the "Californian" or "San Salvador," on Father's Day weekend for a three-hour trip around San Diego Bay. Lunch with a drink will be included on the journey.

Father's Day BBQ at 10 Barrel Brewing: Celebrate dad at 10 Barrel Brewing's Father's Day BBQ, complete with shuffleboard, games, beer, and a BBQ feast for $20 from Chef Tommy Fraioli.

Father's Day Concert and BBQ: The Hotel Del Coronado will hold their annual Father's Day Concert & BBQ to support the Gary Sinise Foundation. The event kicks off with a skydiving show followed by food, drinks, and live music from Gary Sinise & The Lt. Dan Band.

Father's Day cruises: Take dad on a Hornblower Father's Day cruise for a two-hour tour of San Diego Bay, a special Father's Day brunch buffet, and live music. Dad also gets a free pint glass.

Classic Car Show: Check out Belching Beaver Brewery's 6th annual Classic Car Show in Vista for a day of cars and brews.