In 2012 the date for Father's Day is June 17th. If you and your father live in the Greater Phoenix area, here are some unique ideas for Father's Day activities. If you live elsewhere but your father lives in metro Phoenix, you can still arrange for him to attend these events with someone else.
Looking for a brunch, dinner or barbecue to celebrate Dad's special day? You'll find all price ranges, all over town.
These Father's Day specials are presented in no particular order. Some images are stock photos and are not related in any way to the events or products described. Images provided courtesy Getty Images, unless otherwise stated. All dates, times, prices and offerings are subject to change without notice.
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If Dad loves baseball, the Arizona Diamondbacks will be playing at home hosting the Mariners and Cubs on the six days following Father's Day weekend. Here's how you get tickets.
Whether he's into metal, country or top 40, Phoenix is a popular spot for bands to stop on their summer tours. Check out who's coming to town this summer, and get tickets for Dad to the concert.
Does Dad like the theatre? comedy? the circus? there's more to live performances in the valley of the Sun than bands. Check out what else is happening in June and beyond and take Dad out for a good time.
Take Dad to the Scottsdale Plaza Resort Grande Ballroom, 7200 N. Scottsdale Rd., Scottsdale from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. to enjoy the talents Of Dennis Rowland & the Extreme Decibel Big Band Orchestra. Complimentary salsa and chips along with a no-host bar and a special lite fare menu. Proceeds Benefit Jazz in AZ. $30 per person, $35 at the door, $10 for youth under 18 with parents. The dance is a fundraiser to support the youth jazz education programs of Jazz in AZ and The Nash, the new nonprofit education and performance center of Jazz in AZ in downtown Phoenix.
On Sunday, June 17th enjoy live indoor performances by father/son or father/daughter music duos, and live painting by local artist Such Styles and his son Champ, free with paid museum admission from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Later, at 8 p.m. Curt & Elmo Kirkwood present A Father’s Day Concert. Tickets for the concert are $25 each and may be purchased in advance online.
Fire & Rain pay particular close attention to the details of each song and have crafted a sound that captures the live and recorded sounds of James Taylor in concert. James Taylor fans leave each concert with a sense of having just left JT's concert itself! Saturday, June 16, 2012 at 8 p.m.
All shows June 15th and 16th (Friday & Saturday at 7 p.m. and at 9 p.m.) are free for fathers that come with one or more of their children. If a father comes alone he get in for $8. Reservations are required at 480-423-0120, tickets must be purchased in advance. Scottsdale.
Kevin Sterner and Strait Country performs a "Tribute to the Music of George Strait" on Saturday, June 16. Dinner and show $39 per person; show only $20 per person.