Father’s Day events, freebies, and deals all around Charlotte


father's day freebies in charlotteIf you haven’t planned anything for dear old Dad, check out this list of fun Father’s Day activities and gift ideas.

Here are the top free events and give-always on Father’s Day weekend in the Charlotte area;

  • Art: Dads get into the Bechtler Museum of Modern Art for free Saturday, June 14th, and Sunday, June 15th. They also get 10% off at the museum store.
  • Birds: Dads get into Carolina Raptor Center for free this coming Sunday, June 15th.
  • Mini-Golf: Dads can play mini-golf  for free at Adventure Landing when accompanied by a paying golfer.
  • Swim: Dads get into Ray’s Splash Planet, the indoor water park, for free from 1:00 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.
  • Race: Fathers and kids can race each other at The Pit, 346 East Plaza Drive in Mooresville, and the first race is free. Sunday, June 15th, 1 p.m. to 8 p.m.
  • Treats: Free yogurt for dads at participating TCBY locations on Sunday.
  • Ribs: Buy a BBQ Ribs meal at Boston Market and get another for free. You will need this coupon.

If you still need a Father’s Day gift – here are some great ideas for last minute gifts;

Here are a few other free things to do this weekend:

  • Shakespeare: Last weekend of Charlotte Shakespeare’s production of Love’s Labor’s Lost, held outside on The Green Uptown.
  • History: Levine Museum of the New South is free every Sunday to groups smaller than 10.
  • Juneteenth: The 17th Annual Juneteenth Celebration of the Carolinas goes on all weekend at Independence Park.
  • Music and Movie: The Charlotte Symphony’s Pops Concert at Romare Bearden Park features music from movies, followed by a showing of a Star Trek movie on Saturday evening. Before hand there will be a food truck rally.