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Do Downtown with Dad!

dad with his child
June 2013

There are plenty of cost-friendly options to explore with Dad this Father's Day. Treat the man of the house to museums, music, a steak dinner and much more all weekend long.

Sunday, June 16, 2013

To Do:

No matter what Dad enjoys in his free time, there are several affordable things to do with him this weekend.

FREE Downtown IMAX admission on Father's Day

IMAX Theater in the Indiana State Museum

FREE admission with the purchase of at least one regular-priced adult admission ticket

Flight of the Butterflies in 3D: 11:15 a.m. & 1:20 p.m.

Great White Shark 3D: 12:25 & 3 p.m.

Iron Man 3 An IMAX 3D Experience: 4:15 & 7 p.m.

Classical Concerts at Central

Central Library

2 p.m.


Brian McKnight

Old National Centre

7 p.m.

$34.50 - $54.50

Guitars! Roundups to Rockers (Exhibit)

The Eiteljorg Museum of American Indians and Western Art

Noon – 5 p.m.

Adults $10; seniors $9; kids $6

Star Wars®: Where Science Meets Imagination (Exhibit)

Indiana State Museum

11 a.m. – 5 p.m.

$10 in addition to general admission

To Eat:

Leave the grilling to a few of Downtown's top restaurants offering special Father's Day menus.

Rathskeller – Lunch, Time for Three and Spamalot

The Rathskeller BierGarten is hosting a fun Father's Day combo from noon – 4 p.m. June 16. Enjoy lunch in the BierGarten while listening to entertainment by the Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra's string trio, Time for Three. After lunch, see a special local production of the Broadway musical Monty Python's "Spamalot" in The Athenaeum Theatre. Lunch is $30, "Spamalot" is $30, or save $10 and attend both the lunch and show for $50.


Morton's, The Steakhouse

Give Dad the gift of good eats this Father's Day for $69. Dad can choose from a special three course Father's Day Menu with entrees such as a double-cut prime pork chop or a center-cut filet mignon. 229.4700

Chef Joseph's at The Connoisseur Room

Enjoy a very special "Meat and Potatoes" menu with your special father figure in your life Sunday. Julie Houston will be performing at 7 p.m. 600.3577

Weber Grill

Indulge in Father's Day specials such as a Grill-Seared Angus T-bone or the "Big Daddy" BBQ Platter at Weber Grill. 636.7600

First Watch

Bring Dad in for breakfast, brunch or lunch and he will receive a complimentary take-home bottle of 100 percent pure maple syrup on Father's Day. 423.2212

Bucca di Beppo

Bring the whole family out to celebrate Father's Day with dinner at Bucca and enjoy family-style cuisine in a fun, relaxed atmosphere. Plus, dad gets a FREE cannoli! 632.2822

Indianapolis Colts Grille

Want to spend Father's Day VIP-style? Send in a picture of Dad to Indianapolis Colts Grille's Instagram, Twitter or Facebook wall using the hashtag #ColtsDad. One lucky winner will enjoy their Father's Day dinner in the VIP Owner's Box! 631.2007

Iozzo's Garden of Italy

Dads can enjoy a special $30 three-course menu that features filet, lobster ravioli and more! 974.1100

To Give:

Give your dad a gift he'll always remember (even if he eats it quickly).

Edible Arrangements is the perfect gift for any dad that has a sweet tooth! Order the perfect Father's Day Edition arrangement that fits your dad best, like the "Dad's Day Double Indulgence Box!"

The Indianapolis Indians have a special Father's Day Package to celebrate your dad. Buy a vintage t-shirt and two box seat vouchers for only $50 online! Through June 17, 15% of purchases through the Indians' online store will be donated to MiLB charities for disaster relief efforts in communities recently affected by tornados in Oklahoma.

Stop by Circle Centre mall to check out fine clothing and cool gadgets for dad. Don't know what to get him? Play it safe with a Simon gift card.

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