Once again we have a national holiday coming up when restaurants and other businesses will be offering freebies and deals for the person for whom the holiday is celebrated. This time around it is dads for Father’s Day 2013, which falls this Sunday, June 16.
Have you planned yet how you’re going to celebrate with dad? According to a National Retail Federation survey, of the $13.3 billion Americans plan to spend on dad, $2.5 billion of that spending will go towards taking dad out for a meal.
What if you could take him out as a treat and not have to pay a thing–or barely anything? Thus this roundup of freebies and deals for Father’s Day 2013, many of which include ways dad can eat for free.
Read on for these 11 Father’s Day 2013 offers, listed here in alphabetical order by company name:
- Ben & Jerry’s: Dad gets a free scoop of ice cream on Father’s Day.
- Boston Market: Boston Market’s special deal for dads (and grandpas!) is a BOGO–buy one get one free meal on June 16 only. Be sure to bring this coupon with you.
- Buca di Beppo: Cannoli is on the house for dad at this Italian eatery. You’ll need to use this coupon to treat him to his free cannoli.
- Fandango: Buy $50 or more in Fandango gift cards, and dad gets a free ticket to see the movie “Man of Steel.”
- Firehouse Subs: Guests who purchase a sub combo at any of the 629 Firehouse Subs restaurant nationwide on Sunday, June 16, will receive a free medium sub of their choice. Sign up for the Firehouse Subs’ Copy That! newsletter prior to June 14 or visit the Firehouse Subs Facebook page on Father’s Day for this sweet deal. To redeem your free sub, simply present the offer via smartphone or printed to the cashier.
- First Watch Restaurants: First Watch will offer a free bottle of its all-natural, 100-percent pure maple syrup to dads who dine at the restaurant on Father’s Day. In addition, guests will receive $20 in Bonus Bucks for every $100 in gift cards purchased during a single visit now through Sunday, June 16.
- h.h.gregg: Thinking about giving dad the give of DirecTV? Well, if you sign him up through h.h. gregg, you’ll get a FREE 7″ Galaxy Tablet and a $150 Visa Card (after mail-in rebates). View the fine print about this offer at hhgregg.directv.com
- Retro Fitness: All members’ dads get a free workout June 14-16, 2013. Available at all participating locations, and each father simply needs to show a picture with his children to a Retro Fitness staff member in order to qualify for the free workouts.
- Shoney’s: Shoney’s will treat all fathers to a free Hot Fudge Cake with the purchase of an entrée or buffet.
- SpaWeek: Save 15% on gift cards at SpaWeek, for gift cards purchased by June 13, 2013. Use the code DADFREE.
- York Photo*: New customers to York Photo can order a free picture mug for dad. Expires June 15th. Be sure to use the code MYMUG. I just ordered mine yesterday. Shhh, don’t tell my husband! *This is an affiliate offer.
Finally, this isn’t a Father’s Day 2013 specific deal but it is worth mentioning. When you sign up for Chili’s email club AND print a coupon, you’ll get a free flatbread. Click on the banner below to claim your free flatbread*!