With the sweltering summer sun already high in the sky, the time has come to celebrate dad. This Father’s Day, the AJT compiled a handful of special events for dads throughout our community. Whether your father wants fun with the whole family, or a quiet meal with all his favorites, take a few minutes to celebrate him this weekend.
On June 16, Park Tavern will host a dog-friendly Father’s Day brunch overlooking picturesque Piedmont Park and the Midtown skyline. Dads can take advantage of a mouthwatering brunch boasting interactive chef stations, including an omelet station, a prime rib station, and a French toast and Belgian waffle station. Brunch goers will also be treated to a bountiful buffet featuring barbecue chicken, North Georgia stone ground cheese grits, blackened salmon over warm quinoa salad, hash brown casserole, fresh salads, a dessert bar with petite desserts and cookies, and much more. New this year, imbibers can also enjoy endless beer and whiskey offerings from 11 a.m. until 3 p.m. during Park Tavern’s Father’s Day Beer & Bourbon experience.
This Father’s Day, join Atlas for a spectacular three-course prix fixe menu created by Executive Chef Christopher Grossman, best known for his seasonal American cuisine with a European influence. Dads that enjoy creative tasting experiences are invited to explore Atlas’s liquor flight menu boasting 13 options, including whiskey and rye, silver tequilas, aged tequilas, Scotch, Japanese single malts, Cognacs, amaro and liqueurs. While dads sip and nosh, they can take in the restaurant’s acclaimed art installation featuring 30 pieces from esteemed artists such as Foujita, Monet, Chagall, Modigliani and Soutine.
Photo Design Gift
Stop by Chuck Wolf’s Photo Design Bar and let associates help you design the perfect Father’s Day gift. Bring your phone, your photos, and your imagination. There are amazing things you can do with your photos these days and incredible materials on which to print.
One of the top brunch destinations in Atlanta, conveniently located in Inman Park on the Atlanta BeltLine, The Brasserie at PARISH will feature a salivating menu on Father’s Day. Brunch lovers can celebrate Dad from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. There will be a steak and eggs dish for hungry dads along with signature brunch favorites such as chicken and waffles. With inspired familiar American food, an inventive beverage program and warm hospitality, PARISH will also be serving Father’s Day dinner from 5:30 to 9 p.m.
TWO urban licks
Celebrate an unforgettable Father’s Day dinner at TWO urban licks. The restaurant is serving a special brunch just for Dad, raising an ice-cold beer to celebrate Father’s Day. Known for its fiery American cuisine by Executive Chef Michael Bertozzi, an acclaimed wine program, live music, and breathtaking views of the skyline, TWO will treat dads to a complimentary pint of beer with the purchase of an entrée during brunch and dinner.
The Shed at Glenwood
Nestled in Glenwood Park and Grant Park, the popular neighborhood brunch and dinner destination, The Shed at Glenwood, is hosting a Father’s Day sizzling steak dinner for two. Guests can spend some quality time with Dad while sharing a 32-ounce porterhouse steak complete will all of the fixings, including an iceberg wedge, Hasselback potatoes, broccoli rabe with blistered heirloom cherry tomatoes, and a special dessert for two created by Executive Chef Quintles Swain. Diners looking to raise a glass of bourbon to dads with Father’s Day can order a bourbon flight.
Atlanta’s beer scene has grown dramatically in recent years, and many of the finest craft breweries are hosting special offers for dads. For just a few of the hoppy happenings this weekend, check out Reformation Brewery’s “Donuts for Dads,” SweetWater Brewing Company’s “Steak and Eggs Father’s Day,” or Scofflaw Brewing Co.’s “All Day Whiskey and Beer Flights.”
Sandy Springs Lantern Parade
For some fun for the whole family, check out the fourth-annual Sandy Springs lantern parade June 15. Parade participation is free and begins at 7:30 p.m. at Steel Canyon Golf Club, ending at Morgan Falls Overlook Park, as part of this year’s unique “Take it to the River!” parade. Be amazed by massive 25-foot-long albino alligator lantern, Alice, and awe-inspiring dragonfly and blue heron puppet lanterns, truly an outing fit for any age.
College Football Hall of Fame
A perfect venue for the sports fan father, on June 16, the Chick-fil-A College Football Hall of Fame will be offering free admission for all dads with the purchase of a regular ticket, as well as free chair massages to relieve his stress and relax his muscles. The first 100 dads through the door will also receive a $25 gift card to the Home Depot. Dad can let loose his inner kid, playing on the 45-yard indoor field or try his hand at analysis behind the ESPN College GameDay desk.
The Marquee Club
Lexus and United Distributors invite Dads and guests 12 to 4 p.m. June 16 for a unique bourbon tasting brunch at the Marquee Club at the Fox Theatre. Taste 11 different bourbons throughout the afternoon with a brunch-inspired menu created by its in-house chef. To remember the experience, each attendee can take home a custom bourbon glass.