Father’s Day 2021: Bites, Brews & Things to Do!

Fathers Day

June not only marks the start of summer but also commemorates a special reason to celebrate: Father’s Day!

Dad’s are our heroes and with the day reserved just for them, there’s many ways to shower them with love! Check out the many offerings in the Fox Valley and beyond. From places to eat and things to do, dad can enjoy the day in style!

Red Ox Seafood & Steakhouse
Red Ox Seafood & Steakhouse

Brews & Bites

  • Anduzzi’s
    • Dad can enjoy a FREE tab beer on Father’s Day. Sunday specials will also be offered including $10 One-Topping Pizzas, $11.99 Broasted Chicken and All Day Double Bubble.
    • Anduzzi’s, 800 S. Washington St, Kimberly
  • Benvenuto’s Italian Grill
    • Dine-in with dad and enjoy Prime Rib, Salmon Carbonara and the Western Burger!
    • Sunday, June 20, 2021 from 11 am – 9 pm 
    • Available for dine-in, carry out, curbside and delivery 
    • Benvenuto’s Italian Grill, 300 S. Koeller Street, Unit H, Oshkosh
  • Ground Round
    • Enjoy the new Bourbon Sirloin, the Bourbon Salmon or a variety of other impeccable eats! Loaded Bloody Mary specials will also be available. Each dad will receive a $10 bounce-back coupon and be entered to win a pair of Brewer tickets to a game of their choice!  
    • Sunday, June 20, 2021 
    • A limited amount of reservations for parties or 6 or more will be accepted on a first-come basis. To reserve, call (920) 725-1010
    • Ground Round, 1010 Cameron Way, Neenah
  • Red Ox Seafood & Steakhouse
    • Dig into fresh seafood and juicy seared steaks to commemorate Father’s Day!
    • Sunday, June 20th, 2021 from 11 am – 7 pm 
    • Dine-In reservations available for tables of 8 or less by calling (920) 830-4121, or carryout and curbside will be available
    • Red Ox Seafood & Steakhouse, 2318 S. Oneida Street, Appleton
  • River’s Bend
    • Enjoy a large selection of items available for the Father’s Day Buffet! 
    • Sunday, June 20, 2021 from 10 am – 2 pm
    • Buffet includes: a salad bar, fresh fruit tray, scrambled eggs, breakfast potatoes, sausage, bacon, french toast sticks, broasted chicken, mashed potatoes, stuffing, gravy, mixed vegetables, salmon or fried shrimp, beef tips or Swedish meatballs, a carving station with new york strip or prime rib, an omelet station and an assortment of brunch desserts.
    • Adults $18.95, seniors (65+) $25.95, kids (3-10) $12.95 and under three are FREE
    • Reservations highly recommended by calling (920) 544-9860
    • River’s Bend, 792 Riverview Drive, Green Bay
  • Michiels Bar & Grill
    • Stop in for a brunch buffet and bottomless mimosas, both for $12 each, plus a variety of specials!
    • Sunday, June 20, 2021 from 11 am – 2 pm
    • Buffet includes: tenderloin tips, broasted chicken, bacon & sausage, scrambled eggs, french toast sticks, mashed potatoes & gravy, peel & eat shrimp, desserts, soup and a salad bar.   
    • Other specials include: Tenderloin for 2 for $42 (includes 24 oz. Tenderloin, fresh sauteed mushrooms, 2 sides and a soup and salad bar) and the Tenderloin & Lobster dinner for $25.
    • Michiels Bar & Grill, 1100 Appleton Road, Menasha
  • Otter Creek Sports Bar & Grill
    • Send dad in to relax and take on the crazy Loaded Bloody Mary’s – filled to the brim with nibbles like shrimp, onion rings, corn dogs, celery and more! 
    • Sunday, June 20, 2021 from 10 am – 12 pm
    • By reservation only. Call (920) 779-6869
    • Otter Creek Sports Bar & Grill, 110 W. Main Street, Hortonville
  • The Roxy Supper Club
    • Take dad out to the Roxy and enjoy a homestyle family meal – from shrimp florentine omelets to stuffed tenderloin, there is a favorite for everyone to enjoy!  
    • Sunday, June 20, 2021 from 8 am – 8:30 pm
    • Breakfast menu served until 2 pm and the dinner menu from 11 am to close.
    • The Roxy Supper Club, 571 N. Main Street, Oshkosh
  • Wooden Nickel Sports Bar & Grill 
    • Dad and his buddies can grab a drink and nosh on a variety of appetizers at Wooden Nickel, conveniently located downtown Appleton!
    • 11 am – 2 am
    • Offering a Bloody Mary Bar for $5 and 22 oz. Beers for the price of a pint. 
    • Wooden Nickel Sports Bar & Grill, 217 E. College Avenue, Appleton 
Milwaukee Zoo
Milwaukee County Zoo – FREE admission for dads

Things To Do

  • BackPorch Trades
    • Saturday, June 12, 2021 from 11 am – 3 pm
    • Father’s Day Card Workshop: make a card for dad and check out a fun selection of gifts, including ones that can be personalized! Refreshments will also be available. 
    • FREE Event for all ages 
    • BackPorch Trades, 504 London Street, Menasha
  • Barefoot Gypsies
    • Thursday, June 17, 2021 from 3 pm – 6 pm
    • Decorate your own Father’s Day cake! Order a three-layer 6″ chocolate or vanilla cake with frosting when you make your reservation. At the event, a variety of toppers, sprinkles and colored buttercreams will be available to decorate the cake. Kids can also decorate the box with markers and write a special message for dad! A build-your-own hot chocolate bar, macarons and gift options will also be available!
    • Cost: $25, which includes cake and decorating supplies 
    • Space is Limited! Reserve your hour time slot by contacting Barefoot Gypsies, LLC at (920) 939-3510
    • Barefoot Gypsies, N2894 State Rd 47, Appleton
  • Bergstrom-Mahler Museum of Glass
    • Sunday, June 20, 2021 from 1 pm – 4:30 pm 
    • FREE admission to the museum for the whole family to view a beautiful collection of paperweights, contemporary and Germanic glass and more. 
    • Bergstrom-Mahler Museum of Glass, 165 N. Park Avenue, Neenah
  • Blades & Boards
    • Sunday, June 20, 2021 from 12 pm – 6 pm
    • Dad can become an axe master and practice his throwing skills! On-site tutorials and help is available at no charge. There will also be a special treat and FREE drink provided for all dads. 
    • Blades & Boards, 2283 WI-44, Oshkosh
  • Glide N.E.W 
    • Monday – Thursday, for both the week before and after Father’s Day, dad’s can use the code “10OFF” to get $10 off per person for Segway tours!  
    • Tours for a variety of locations in the Fox Valley and beyond can be booked online 
    • Glide N.E.W, 500 E. Franklin Street, Appleton
  • Green Bay Botanical Garden
    • Sunday, June 20, 2021 from 9 am – 8 pm
    • Bring dad and the whole family stroll the beautiful gardens, including the new Washed Ashore Sea Art exhibit. 
    • FREE admission for dads! Tickets for other guests can be purchased online. Dad does not need a ticket!
    • Green Bay Botanical Garden, 2600 Larsen Road, Green Bay
  • Mid Vallee Golf Course
    • Sunday, June 20, 2021 from 8 am – 9 pm
    • When dad hits the green, he can receive a $10 discount off the next round of playing 18 holes or a $5 discount for playing 9 holes! 
    • Mid Vallee Golf Course, 3850 Mid Valley Drive, De Pere
  • Milwaukee County Zoo
    • Sunday, June 20, 2021 from 9:30 am – 4 pm
    • FREE zoo admission for dads! Take a road trip to Milwaukee and stroll the 190-acre zoo with the family and see over 1,800 animals from Chilean flamingos to Humboldt penguins. It’s a fun way to spend the afternoon outside and see the many animals of the world. 
    • Milwaukee County Zoo, 10001 W. Bluemound Road, Milwaukee
  • Mulberry Lane Farm
    • Sunday, June 20, 2021 from 10 am – 3 pm
    • Pack a tasty lunch to enjoy in the spacious picnic area overlooking the fields, learn to milk a cow and explore the farm with dad!
    • FREE admission for dad (Sunday only) per paid general admission. No other offers apply. 
    • Mulberry Lane Farm, W3190 County Road B, Hilbert
  • NEW Zoo & Adventure Park
    • Sunday, June 20, 2021 from 9 am – 8 pm
    • Kids will love to walk the zoo with dad and see black bears, alligators, lions and more! There will also be other free, fun activities available.
    • FREE admission for dads! Tickets for other guests can be purchased online. Dad does not need a ticket!
    • NEW Zoo & Adventure Park, 4378 Reforestation Road, Green Bay
  • Sunflower Spa
    • Saturday, June 19, 2021 from 9 am – 4:30 pm 
    • Give dad the gift of rejuvenation and relaxation with a 2 ½ hour Burgers, Brews and Bliss experience! He can also enter to win a gift basket from Sunflower Spa and FarmHouse Fresh!  
    • Package includes: a 75-minute massage with Juniper Ale massage oil, a foot scrub, moisturizing mask for the back and feet, a gift, and lunch. Lunch includes beef or veggie burgers, chips, salad, coffee & tea, spa water and beer flight.
    • Cost: $190, tickets can be purchased on Eventbrite.
    • Sunflower Spa, 1024 S. Olde Oneida Street, Appleton
  • The 10th Frame
    • Saturday, June 19, 2021 from 11 am – 9 pm
    • Dad’s bowl for FREE! 
    • The 10th Frame, 618 W. Wisconsin Ave, Appleton
  • The Art Garage
    • Friday, June 18, 2021 from 6 pm – 8 pm
    • Father’s Day Wood Cocktail Muddlers Workshop: learn the process of woodturning to create a wooden cocktail muddler for dad!
    • Cost: $35, sign up on The Art Garage website 
    • The Art Garage, 1400 Cedar Street, Green Bay 
  • The Art Spark
    • Sunday, June 20, 2021 from 1:30 pm – 4 pm
    • Bring dad in to paint on his special day to create beautiful art on canvas! Dad’s will receive a discounted rate and the project will be a 20×16 Alaskan Night canvas. 
    • Cost: $27, sign up at least 24 hours in advance on The Art Spark website
    • The Art Spark, 1051 N. Lynndale Drive, Appleton 
Men's chain bracelets from Avenue Jewelers
Men’s chain bracelets from Avenue Jewelers, Appleton

Gifts Ideas

  • Avenue Jewelers
    • Shop a variety of classy, sentimental gifts for dad including a wide selection of Seiko watches, Money clips, Tie Bars, Cuff Links, chains and bracelets! 
    • For Father’s Day, save on men’s Seiko Presage Automatic Watches (retail $425) on sale for $319!
    • Shop for Father’s Day Monday – Friday 10 am – 6 pm or Saturday 10 am – 4 pm.
    • Avenue Jewelers, 303 E. College Avenue, Appleton
  • Buoy Underground, LLC
    • Enjoy a 50% discount on all gift certificates for Father’s Day and send dad for a float therapy session!
    • Cost: $45, book online for a Father’s Day float session.
    • Buoy Underground, 116 S. Commercial Street, Suite #10, Neenah
  • Float Light
    • Get $10 OFF gift cards with the code “number1dad” when purchasing online or by mentioning the offer in-store!
    • Float Light, 609 W. College Avenue, Appleton
  • Grinders Coffee Company
    • Surprise dad with locally-roasted coffees in nearly every flavor imaginable! Available in three size bags, there is also a loose leaf tea selection. 
    • Order online and use the code “fathersday” for BOGO 50% OFF (equal or lesser value) on a variety of coffees. Excludes subscriptions. Offer valid until June 30, 2021.
    • Live in the Fox Valley area? Select FREE Door Drop as shipping or ship beyond for only $6.95. 
    • Grinders Coffee Company, locally roasting in Green Bay 
  • Miss Vicki’s Bath N’ Body
    • Offering Father’s Day Beard Kit Boxes for only $20! The kit includes beard oil, shaving cream and after shave. All products are organic and natural. 
    • Miss Vicki’s Bath N’ Body, based in Appleton 
  • Salty Honey Salon & Barbering
    • Dad’s can get 15% OFF all straight razor shaves and beard trims!
    • Services include full-face shaves ($30), beard trim with straight razor lineup ($20) or beard trim with no razor ($15). The special is available for the month of June and can be booked online
    • Salty Honey Salon & Barbering, located inside Escape Salon Studios, 2400 S. Kensington Drive, #400, Appleton 
  • Simon’s Specialty Cheese
    • Customize a delicious cheese basket for dad! Select your items and bring them to the counter for the staff to assemble into a basket for you, or choose from a selection of premade gifts!
    • Shop Monday – Friday from 8 am – 6 pm or Saturday from 8 am – 4 pm
    • Simon’s Specialty Cheese2735 Freedom Road, Appleton
  • Soul Ascension Massage & Shamanics 
    • Sunday, June 20, 2021 from 9 am – 3 pm
    • Dad needs pampering, too! As part of a new client special, send dad in for an hour-long massage for $45 or a facial for $50. The deal will go through the entire month of June. 
    • Soul Ascension Massage & Shamanics, located inside UR Harmony, 1707 S. Oneida Street, Appleton 
Cheese cakes from Just Dzuricks
Cheese cakes from Just Dzuricks. Photo used with permission.

Sweet Treats

  • Frio Mexican Treats
    • Sunday, June 20, 2021 from 12 pm – 9 pm.
    • FREE “Grande Papa” deal for dad when he brings the family in on Father’s Day! The exclusive treat features TWO scoops of ice cream or choice!
    • Mention this offer from Go Valley Kids to get the deal!  
    • Frio Mexican Treats, 131 W. Wisconsin Ave, Appleton
  • Just Dzuricks 
    • Sunday, June 13 thru Saturday, June 19, 2021 from 11 am – 4 pm
    • Decorate a personal-sized New York-style cheesecake for dad for only $10! Use the code “DAD” when ordering online and select the date to stop in to decorate your treat.
    • Just Dzuricks, 214 W. Wisconsin Avenue, Neenah
  • Mom & Pop Bakery
    • Sunday, June 20, 2021 from 6:30 am – 12 pm
    • Stop in early to pick up from scratch baked goods and surprise dad with breakfast! From gooey-filled doughnuts and soft cookies to other sweet items, there is fresh deliciously baked goodness for all!
    • Mom & Pop Bakery, 710 W. Kimberly Avenue, Kimberly
  • Simple Simon Bakery
    • Place your order to pick up by Saturday, June 20 for buns for grilling out or a fun, picnic-themed cake for dad! There is also a large variety of delicious, gourmet cupcakes available. 
    • Simple Simon Bakery, 218 E.  Wisconsin Avenue, Appleton
  • The Sweet Lair, LLC
    • Pre-order by Friday, June 11 for pickup on Friday, June 18, 2021
    • Offering Father’s Day Cookie Towers ($15): chocolate chip cookies stacked on top of each other with layers of buttercream in between. Also available in Peanut Butter Cup and Caramel Candy / Brownie Towers ($20): chocolate brownies stacked on top of each other with buttercream frosting in between. Available in Peanut Butter Cup and Caramel Candy. Gluten-free options are available upon request. / Towers will come boxes and ready for gifting! 
    • The Sweet Lair, LLC, 4108 N. Orion Lane, Grand Chute
  • Whisk & Arrow
    • Saturday, June 19, 2021 from 6 am – 12 pm
    • Pickup celebratory cakes, cheesecakes, and cookie cakes to celebrate dad! Cakes will be available first-come, first serve and are available via drive-thru or online order. 
    • Whisk & Arrow, 1915 N. Richmond Street, Appleton
  • Wilmar Chocolates
    • Saturday, June 19, 2021 from 9 am – 5 pm
    • Shop a variety of sweet gifts for dad like an All American Box with handpicked chocolates, Sports Balls: milk chocolate goodies in clever wrappers, perfect for the sports lover! There is also a variety of home-roasted cashews for dads who prefer to snack on something nutritious. See all sorts of other  Father’s Day gifts on Wilmar’s website! 
    • Pre-orders early in the week are highly encouraged to assure availability
    • Wilmar Chocolates, 1222 N. Superior Street, Appleton

Bonus Freebies 

Happy Father’s Day to all the dads! Hope your day is wonderful and relaxing. Thank you for all you do! 

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