If you're looking for a fun way to celebrate Father's Day, we found some deals and freebies just for Dad on Sunday, June 16, on Long Island. Here are family-friendly events and venues offering special Father's Day promotions.
Mattituck Lions Club Strawberry Festival
The Mattituck Lions Club Strawberry Festival is a four-day ode to the peak season.
Long Island Aquarium
The Long Island Aquarium and Exhibition Center (431 E. Main St.) in Riverhead will pay tribute to the kid at heart in every dad on June 16 by offering them the child admission price ($24 for the day).
Dad's can enjoy trapeze classes for half price all week, ending on Father's Day, with a paid flier at I.FLY Trapeze (East Meadow and Long Beach locations)
Greenport Harbor Brewing Co.
Greenport Harbor Brewing Co. (both the Greenport and Peconic locations) will be offering dads their first beer free on Father's Day.
Garden of Eve Organic Farm & Market
Take dad to Garden of Eve Organic Farm & Market (4558 Sound Ave.) in Riverhead on Father's Day where he gets free admission to the strawberry field, hay ride and all attractions for their annual strawberry festival.
Harbes Family Farm
Enjoy Father's Day weekend at Harbes Family Farm (715 Sound Ave.) in Mattituck where dads get free admission to the Barnyard Adventures on June 15 and June 16.
Head to Adventureland (2245 Rte. 110) in Farmingdale on June 16 and check out the Turbulence coaster, take a ride down the log flume or spend time in the Mystery Mansion haunted ride. Dads ride free with the donation of a toy.
Janet Bates, Kathy DiPilato, Alan Bates and Joe DiPilato, all from Putnam, Connecticut, taste wine at Pindar Vineyards in Peconic, while wine-educator Colin Palladino answers their questions.
Spend the day at Splish Splash
Celebrate Father's Day at Splish Splash (2549 Splish Splash Dr, Calverton). Dads pay just $19.99 with the purchase of a full price ticket. Enjoy a Father's Day Bash comprised of special activities featuring all of the things that dads love to do: fishing, baseball, golf, live music, eating hot dogs and more.
Treat dad to a free cup of frozen yogurt up to 6 ounces at TCBY in East Northport (1955 Jericho Tpke.) from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. on June 16.
Barnes & Noble
Bring the kids to Barnes & Noble on June 15 at 11 a.m. for story time and other activities to celebrate dad. Locations in Manhasset, Massapequa Park, Carle Place, Lake Grove, East Northport and Bay Shore will be reading "Hop on Pop" by Dr. Seuss. Activities follow reading.
Long Ireland Brewing Co.
Dads enjoy a discount of $4 pints on June 16 at Long Ireland Brewing (817 Pulaski Rd.) in Riverhead. Food and cigars available for purchase.
In the spirit of Father's Day, Roosevelt Field in Garden City invites all dads to enjoy an afternoon of shopping, food and drink samples, special savings, music and more as it hosts "Celebrate Dad" on June 8 from 1- 4 p.m. in the North Court.
Karts Indoor Raceway
Dads can indulge their inner child at Karts Indoor Raceway in Ronkonkoma (701 Union Pkwy.) and ride for free with a paying child on June 16.
Fathers can enjoy a free waterproof pouch to keep their belongings dry with every kayak rental at Empire Kayaks (4 Empire Blvd.) in Island Park on June 16.
Cold Spring Harbor Fish Hatchery & Aquarium
Pop on over to the Cold Spring Harbor Fish Hatchery & Aquarium (1660 Rte. 25A) in Cold Spring Harbor on June 16 when dads get free admission when accompanied by a child.
Five Towns Mini-Golf & Batting Range
Five Towns Mini-Golf & Batting Range (570 Rockaway Tpke.) in Lawrence will offer dads a free round of mini-golf on June 16.
The Whaling Museum & Education Center
Dads get free admission to the Whaling Museum & Education Center (301 Main St.) in Cold Spring Harbor on June 16.
Merrick Car Show
Head to the Merrick Long Island Rail Road station at Hewlett and Merrick avenues for a Father's Day Car Show and Swap Meet that dads can attend free on June 16. The event will also feature rides, food and vendors.
Long Island Museum of American Art, History & Carriages
Dad and grandpa can swing over to the Long Island Museum of American Art, History & Carriages (1200 Rte. 25A) in Stony Brook and receive free admission while they stroll the grounds and view exhibits on June 16.
Long Island Adventure Park
Dads can zip line for free, with a paid climber, on June 16 at Long Island Adventure Park (76 Colonial Springs Rd.) in Wheatley Heights. When reserving online use promo DAD19 in check-out.
Dads can enjoy live music and a free glass of wine at RGNY Vineyard (6025 Sound Ave.) in Riverhead on Father's Day.
Heckscher Museum of Art
Take dad over to The Heckscher Museum of Art (2 Prime Ave.) in Huntington to celebrate him on this special day. The museum will be offering free admission to any gentlemen, while they view more than 2,500 pieces of art on Sunday, June 16.
Birch & Main Candle Company
Birch & Main (230 E. Main St.) in Port Jefferson will be giving dads a free handmade bar of soap (while supplies last) on June 16. No purchase necessary, just tell the cashier "my dad's rad" to receive the gift