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How to spend Father’s Day in Austin

Show your dad some Father’s Day love with dining specials + local activities.


The best kind of gift is edible, right?

Photo by Dani Parsons

Father’s Day is Sunday, June 16 and there are plenty of ways to celebrate dads in ATX. Here’s our guide to eats + events for the holiday.


  • Walton’s Fancy and Staple, 609 W. 6th St., Austin | The deli, which is owned by actress Sandra Bullock, is offering dad-themed sweets and pastries.
  • Uptown Sports Club, 1200 E. 6th St., Austin | From 5 p.m. to close, the New Orleans-inspired eatery will serve off-menu specials. Psst — you don’t need a reservation for less than six people.
  • The Driskill, 604 Brazos St., Austin |1886 CafĂ© & Bakery + The Driskill Bar will offer dine-in specials and an exclusive old-fashioned cocktail during Father’s Day weekend, Saturday, June 15-Sunday, June 16.
  • Industry, 1211 E. 5th St., Ste. #150, Austin | Enjoy half-priced whiskies at this east Austin restaurant.
  • VERDAD, 2701 Perseverance Dr., Austin | Looking for a to-go option? From 4 p.m. to close, get deals on dine-in and takeout specials — one includes a free margarita lime pie.

TLC Austin will serve a 22 oz. cowboy ribeye + lobster tail plate for $45 on Father’s Day.

Photo provided by TLC


  • Father’s Day Family Pool Day | Sunday, June 16 | 12-4 p.m. | Fairmont Austin, 101 Red River St., Austin | $30-$75 | Dad’s Lounge tickets include access to the rooftop terrace with Fumar Cigar rolling, a grill station with Tomahawk steaks, and Beam Suntory Bourbon tastings.
  • Big Tex Father’s Day Party | Sunday, June 16 | 11 a.m.-10 p.m. | TLC Austin, 1100 S. Lamar Blvd., Ste. #1150, Austin | Cost of purchase | Watch sports, listen to live music, drink beer, and try a variety of food specials.
  • Father’s Day at Jester King | Sunday, June 16 | 12-3 p.m. | Jester King Brewery, 13187 Fitzhugh Rd., Austin | Cost of purchase | See a classic car show by 12 King Classic Car Club and browse books at a pop-up by Lioness Book Trailer.