By Paul Sisolak, Contributor
With work, school, everyday responsibilities and everything in between, there seem to be fewer opportunities to sincerely thank Dad for all he's done. Now that Father's Day is approaching, what better way to express your gratitude than to give him a gift that comes straight from the heart?
According to the National Retail Federation (NRF), consumers this year are expected to spend $12.7 billion on Father's Day gift shopping, buying golf lessons, home improvement tools, coffee mugs and more. The NRF's recent Father's Day Spending Survey also predicts the average person is expected to individually spend $115.57, up from last year's $113.80.
To keep you on budget, but without skimping on treating Dad to the best gift money can buy, GOBankingRates compiled some of the hottest retail and dining promotions for Father's Day. Save money and make Dad proud that his child grew up to be a financially savvy shopper!
With the help of CouponSherpa, BeFrugal, RetailMeNot and other sites, GOBankingRates rounded up the best deals, promo codes and coupons for use in-store and online. Before paying full price this Father's Day, check out some of the discounts and freebies available for limited times.
- 1-800-Baskets: Save 20 percent on all Father's Day gift baskets through June 21 with promo code SHERPA20.
- ACE Hardware: For the dad who's handy at being the jack-of-all-trades, use promo code RMN15NOW and receive $15 off any purchase of $200 or more online.
- Amazon.com: Take 20 percent off an assortment of Father's Day gifts by using promo code JUSTFORDAD at checkout -- the offer expires June 21. And for every Father's Day purchases through Amazon Prime, Amazon will donate $10 to the Movember Foundation.
- Cabela's: Save up to 50 percent during the Father's Day sale. Get free shipping on orders of $99 by using the promo code 5DADSDAY during checkout.
- Canon: Show him that he's the picture-perfect dad by shopping the online Father's Day sale, which offers deals on a variety of camera equipment and accessories.
- Golfsmith: Tee up by shopping the Dad's Gift Center. Save $20 off orders of $125 or more through June 30 with code 86PUB061.
- Harry & David: Any order $75 and up from the Father's Day Gift Collection gets 15 percent off with promo code LOVEDAD at checkout.
- Kmart: The store is offering an online-only deal: Get an extra 10 percent off $59 or more on men's clothing with code GREATDAD.
- Kohl's: Take $10 off men's purchases of $30 or more through June 21 with this printable coupon or promo code DADSDAY10.
- L'Occitane: Choose from a number of discounted grooming and shaving gifts for dad -- you can enjoy free shipping on all orders $49 and up.
- Mrs. Fields: Save up to 15 percent on your order through June 21 with coupon code TREATDAD. Get the deal of the day for Dad with code DEAL4DAD. Or, get 10 percent off online with the code SAVE10.
- Omaha Steaks: Fire up the grill with Father's Day gifts that start at $49.99, and get free standard shipping when you order select Father's Day deals.
- The Popcorn Factory: Take 15 percent off all Father's Day popcorn gifts through June 21 with code SHERPA15.
- Sierra Trading Post: From clothing to camping gear, take 50 percent off shipping, plus an extra 25 percent off your purchase through June 23 with promo code ACADAD5.
- Sports Authority: You can save up to 70 percent during the Father's Day Sale.
- ThinkGeek: Shop the Father's Day Gift Center and receive a free Superhero Dad Mug with all orders over $25 -- just use promo code SUPERDAD through June 21.
- Timberland: Get $30 off purchases of $100 or more through June 21 with code 4360.
Keep reading: 13 Father's Day Gifts That Won't Break the Bank
This article originally appeared on GOBankingRates.com: 17 Father's Day 2015 Freebies, Discounts and Deals He'll Love