Memories last longer than wrapping paper.

Father’s Day is Sunday 1st September – you remembered right? Well, if you didn’t consider yourself lucky because we’ve done the work for you and rounded up a list of some of the Father’s Day events happening in Canberra. Be the best son or daughter this year and treat Dad to an experience he deserves.


Chifley’s Bar & Grill

Celebrate dad at Chifley’s Bar & Grill with live music, dad sized burgers, a selection of locally crafted beers and loaded fries for the family to share. There will be games in the courtyard for the kids, plus bubbles for mum.

$55 per adult, $45 pp for kids aged 10 – 17, $35 pp for kids aged 6 – 9. Kids 5 years and under eat free.

Book now


Duxton Meatfest

Recently awarded ‘Best Steak’ in Canberra at the Australian Hospitality & Tourism awards, The Duxton is putting on a ‘Meatfest’ this Father’s Day. Choose from lunch or dinner option, including a Newtowner Pale Ale for Dad on arrival.

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First Edition Bottomless Beer High Tea

This Father’s Day First Edition is putting out a spread fit for a king, comprising of rustic beef Guinness pies, beef cheese burger sliders, mini hot dogs, loaded fries and delectable desserts. To top it off, Dads will enjoy bottomless beer during the event.

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Lighthouse Dad’s Day

All day the Lighthouse is going to be pouring tap beer pints at schooner prices. All dads there on the day will go in the draw to win a hamper valued at over $100!

Reserve your table now by calling 02 6253 0390 or book online.


Novotel B&B Package

Novotel are re-inventing the B&B Package with their Burger & Bed special for Father’s Day. Treat Dad to an overnight stay with late checkout plus a burger combo meal at First Edition Restaurant & Bar.

To book, call the hotel on (02) 6245 5000 or email [email protected]


QT Man Tea

QT is putting on the father of all tea parties – a little less Earl Grey and cucumber sandwiches, and a little more grilled Wagyu, beer and whiskey. With 15th-floor panoramic views of Canberra, live music and beer on arrival or bottomless Asahi with our beverage package option, treat the old man to an afternoon he’ll really enjoy in QT Lounge.

Food and Beer/Coffee on Arrival $50.00 or Food and Beer/Coffee Package $65.00

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Soi Noodle

All Dads dining at Soi on Father’s Day will be spoilt with FREE dessert! Call (02) 6247 0888 to book your table.



Treat Dad to a feed at your local bistro or simply grab a bev & watch the live sport. To book call or visit your local Vikings club. Plus, put Dad in the draw to win 1 of 5 $100 gift cards at each club to either BCF, Bunnings, Woolworths or Vikings Group by simply swiping your membership card at the front entrance terminal. Prize drawn 8pm, Sunday 1 September.


EQ Cafe & Lounge

Father’s Day marks the opening of Deakin’s EQ Cafe and Lounge on Sundays! Treat dad to an all-day breakfast menu served until 2pm, delicious sweets and coffee. Bookings are essential. Call 6161 1666.