Steaks with Dad: (pictured above) Enjoy a savory meal at Echo & Rig, a favorite neighborhood steakhouse with indoor and outdoor dining, offering a variety of favorite steaks for Dad, including the Spencer Steak, Bavette and the Baseball Cut Sirloin, a Greater Omaha USDA Prime with “Whisky Marinade.” The Echo & Rig Butcher Shop is a stunning homage to meat featuring one of the most acclaimed butchers in the country, a large open glass meat locker, vertical displays and an exhibition/demonstration area, perfect for choosing meats to grill with Dad, 11-7pm. For reservations, visit echoandrig.com.
Brunch with Dad: Chinglish, a new restaurant in Boca Park with roots in Hong Kong and San Francisco offers Cantonese cuisine in a 4,200 square-foot restaurant and wine bar and patio. This Father’s Day they are kicking off their brunch menu 10am – 3pm, including specialty favorites, such as the CHAR SIU BAO Sliders, a slow roasted pork in a sweet rice bun, served with Hoisin Sauce and green onion. Bring Dad on the patio to watch the Vegas Golden Knights game! Beginning Monday, the trendy restaurant will offer a daily evening happy hour, 9pm to close. Kosher Chinglish, located next door, is a fast and convenient casual restaurant for hot, made-to-order food. chinglishrestaurants.com
Donuts with Dad: Wicked Donuts is offering the BIG DADDY for Father’s Day! Filled with coffee liqueur creme, chocolate icing & sprinkles, topped with a Ferrero Rocher chocolate ball nested in vanilla whip along with a pipette of real Kahlua.
Wild Adventure with Dad: Lion Habitat Ranch is celebrating World Giraffe Day all weekend, Saturday, June 19th to Monday, June 21st from 10am to 2pm. The educational non-profit, with more than 30 lions, macaws, emus and the only giraffe in Nevada, will feature activities such as a giraffe poop guessing contest, giraffe themed enrichment, scavenger hunt and giraffe paintings every hour, where Dad can have his own unique painting by Ozzie. Wicked Donuts is also providing giraffe donuts filled with Banana Cream, with portions of proceeds benefiting the wildlife sanctuary. To book reservations, visit lionhabitatranch.org
Waterpark fun with Dad: Enjoy a family fun way to play and beat the heat at this sprawling seasonal water park at Cowabunga Bay with multiple slides, a wave pool and a kids’ area, plus delicious food or even a VIP cabana experience. Take a trip back to the surfin’ safari beach days at this surf-retro themed water park. The park is open daily, with hours 11am – 7pm on Father’s Day. www.cowabungabayvegas.com
Italian with Dad: D’Agostino’s Trattoria is celebrating Dad all weekend with a delicious gourmet Italian dinner, featuring handmade Raviolis, and great wine selections in an intimate setting surrounded by great service! Their 3 course Restaurant Week menu to benefit Three Square is also extended until June 25. To make a reservation, visit, 702-248-7048 or online www.dagostinoslv.com
Rock out with Dad at Mini Golf: Play mini golf with Dad in the unique 13,000 square-foot “KISS themed” attraction that showcases an indoor glow-in-the-dark custom-designed, rockin’ 18-hole miniature golf course filled with state-of-the-art video, design and never-seen-before KISS props. The environment is filled with arcade games, a special event room, and a colossal sized KISS and rock ‘n roll gift shop. In addition, a live DJ rocks the house, throughout the days and many “Crazy, Crazy Nights” with continuous KISS music, trivia, contests and prizes creating a destination embraced by locals, tourists, and rockers of all ages. kissminigolf.com
Movie & Lunch with Dad: Enjoy Father’s Day Brunch and Dinner menu, including Shrimp Cocktail, Espresso Crusted Ribeye and more (opens at 10am). Watch the classic movie CaddyShack playing all day, alongside the final round of the U.S. Open the Vegas Golden Knights game at 5:00pm. Make your reservations now at https://thearthouz.com.
Give Back with Dad: Donate water to any of the four local Ford Motor Companies to help hydrate the homeless or donate flip flops to area fire stations and partners, with the Las Vegas Fashion Council and Southern Nevada Burn Foundation, to help protect the feet from the heat. If you donate flip flops to Mora Iced Creamery, you also get a free ice cream scoop card, and/or a free donut at Wicked Donuts.
Other gift ideas for Dad, include a membership to the new gym, Movement Fitness, or purchasing gift cards at your favorite local restaurants, including the Juice Standard, Marche Bacchus, Bella Vita, Lolas Summerlin and more.