Last Minute Father’s Day Plans Around Charlotte

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — In need of plans for Father’s Day 2021? Check out our list of holiday events and specials around the Charlotte area.

Victory Lane Karting

2330 Tipton Drive #100, Charlotte, N.C. 28206

  • Sign up for the 2021 Father’s Day Lemans 3-hour endurance race on June 20th.
  • VLK opens at 10 a.m., racing will not be available until 11:30 – 12 p.m.
  • Call 704-377-FAST or click here for more information.

Carrigan Farms’ Swimming Quarry

1261 Oakridge Farm Highway, Mooresville, N.C. 28115

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  • Take a dip in the water at the granite stone quarry, just 30 minutes outside of Charlotte, for Father’s Day 2021.
  • Reservations are required to maintain social distancing.
  • Guests will pay a $5 reservation fee per person in advance, and an additional $15 per person upon entering
  • Guests who reserve ahead of time with get a $5 voucher towards dining at the quarry that includes farm fresh favorites like the “Quarry Burger”, grilled chicken sandwiches, salads, fruit, and more.
  • Click here to make a reservation online.

National Whitewater Center

5000 Whitewater Center Parkway, Charlotte, N.C. 28214

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  • Head to the the National Whitewater Center on Sunday and enjoy the holiday outdoors with some rafting, climbing, hiking, mountain biking, and more.
  • Center officials say there will even be free yoga classes on Father’s Day, with an open level flow yoga at 11:30 a.m. and a slow flow yoga at 2:30 p.m.
  • Parking is $6 for a day pass ($60 for an annual pass), and activity passes are on sale here.

Armored Cow Brewing

8821 JW Clay Boulevard, Unit 1, Charlotte, N.C. 28262

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  • The brewery will have a Father’s Day Dunk Tank on Sunday, June 20th from 1 p.m. to 6 p.m.
  • $5 for 10 throws.
  • The brewery reminds participants to bring their own towels!

Good Drip Coffee 

108 South Main Street, Suite A, Davidson, N.C. 28036


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  • Dads get a free drip coffee on Sunday, June 20th from 12 p.m. to 4 p.m.

Insomnia Cookie

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  • All dads are encouraged to stop by an Insomnia Cookie location for a free cookie, no purchase required!
  • Officials say dads can also get one free 6-pack of classic cookies with any in-store purchase.
  • Click here to place an order online.


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  • In celebration of Father Day’s 2021, the yogurt store is offering dads the first 6 ounces of yogurt free of charge.

Camp North End

300 Camp Road, Charlotte, N.C. 28206

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  • Take your loved one on a walk around Camp North End and check out all the small shops, art, and food the center has to offer.
  • Click here to read more about Camp North End.

Drive-in movies

Hound’s Drive-In

114 Raven Circle, Kings Mountain, N.C. 28086


  • Moviegoers are invited Sunday night to watch Peter Rabbit 2 & Cruella or Hitman’s Wife & The Conjuring 3 for $20 per car at Hound’s Drive-In in Kings Mountain.
  • Gates open 6 p.m. (movies starts at dusk or 8 p.m.).
  • Tune into 88.1 FM for the movie’s audio (radios can be purchased for $20).
  • Click here to buy your tickets online in advance.

Badin Road Drive-In

2411 Badin Road, Albemarle, N.C. 28001

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P.C. @badinroaddrivein

  • Badin Road Drive-In will show a double feature on Sunday night, one on each of the two screens.
  • Drive-in officials say tickets are $7 per adult, $5 per children ages 6-11, and free for kids under 6-years-old.
  • On the first screen Spirit Untamed and Shrek will play, and on the second screen Conjuring: The Devil Made Me Do It and A Quiet Place II will play.
  • Gates open at 6 p.m., and the first shows start at dark.
  • Click here for more information.