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By Michelle Smith, Contributor

Father's Day dates back to 1910 when a woman in Spokane, WA decided to recognize the man who raised her in June, the month of his birthday. This year, Father's Day is on Sunday, June 19. Spending for the holiday was expected to rise to $12.7 billion, or about $116 a person, in 2015, according to the International Business Times. This year, you can avoid spending so much money by using these Father's Day discounts from Coupon Sherpa, Offers.com and more.

Father's Day Restaurant and Food Deals

Eating is usually a key part of holiday observance and Father's Day isn't an exception. Here are deals for every meal of the day, so you can take Dad out for his favorite meal, or send him some delivered treats.

  • Benihana: Purchase $50 in gift cards and get a $10 bonus card for free until June 19. Gift cards can only be used between June 20 and July 25, however.
  • Bonefish Grill: Purchase $50 in gift cards and get a $10 bonus card for free for a limited time.
  • Carrabba's: Purchase $50 in gift cards and get a $10 bonus card for free for a limited time.
  • Edible Arrangements: Get $10 off an order of $49 or more with promo code EDHT0516 until July 4.
  • Mrs. Fields: Save 15 percent off your order of $75 or more with promo code COOKIE15 until July 3.
  • Omaha Steaks: Purchase one of the Father's Day Combo packs (Father's Day Griller Pack, The Dad Sample Pack, Dad Sample Pack, Father's Day Favorites or Father's Day Deal) and get free shipping and four free burgers until June 30.
  • Outback Steakhouse: Purchase $50 in gift cards for dad, and get a free $10 bonus card.
  • Papa John's: Order online and save 25 percent off regular menu prices with 25OFF until Dec. 31, 2017.
  • Waffle House: Watch this trailer for "Still The King" and get a free order of hash browns using the printable coupon until June 30. Offer valid for dine-in only.

Father's Day Gifts for Dad

If you've been trying to think of great Father's Day gift ideas, check out these discounts on great Father's Day gift ideas.

  • Avis: Surprise dad with a visit this Father's Day and save up to $20 off weekend rentals depending how many days you keep the car. Weekend spans from Thursday to Monday until July 31. Offer based upon vehicle availability.
  • Cheryl's: Save 15 percent off Father's Day cookie gift assortments with promo code TAKE15 until June 19.
  • Craft Beer Club: Save $5 and get free gifts with any purchase with promo code DADSBEER until June 20. While supplies last.
  • Dylan's Candy Bar: Get 25 percent off everything with promo code SWEETDAD until June 20.
  • GiftBaskets.com: Save 20 percent off your gift basket purchases with promo code DAD20 until June 19.
  • iSmartAlarm: Save 15 percent off purchases site-wide with promo code DADSANDGRADS until June 19.
  • Light in the Box: Save $10 off a $90 purchase with promo code FATHERS10 until June 21.
  • MonthlyClubs.com: Use promo code FD25 to save $25 during the Father's Day Sale until June 30.
  • Sur la Table: Take 45 percent off select Nespresso, De'longhi and Jura machines when you activate this coupon until June 22.

Father's Day Sales on Tools, Clothing and More

If shopping is on the agenda ahead of or on Father's Day, check out these deals before you pay full price.

  • Ace Hardware: Use a Visa debit or credit card and promo code VISASPR16 to save $20 off a purchase of $100 or more until June 30.
  • Jockey: Save 15 percent with promo code SAVE15 until August 29.
  • Kmart: Get an extra $10 off your purchase of $75 or more with promo code KMART10PSAVINGS until Jan. 31, 2019.
  • Kohl's: Save 10 percent off your order of $75 or more and receive free shipping with promo code SAVEVS4 for a limited time.
  • Perry Ellis: Take an additional 20 percent off with promo code PE20APP until Sept. 30.
  • Rawlings: Take 20 percent off apparel from June 1 to June 30 with this promo code.
  • Sears: Take up to 50 percent off tools for Dad until June 19.
  • Stage Stores: Save $15 to $30 on purchases of $75 and more with these printable coupons valid at Bealls, Goody's, Palais Royal, Peebles and Stage until June 30.
  • Timex: Use code DADGRAD20 to get 20 percent off any order until July 1.
  • Zales: Take 25 percent off regular priced items from June 9 to June 19 with this promo code.

Keepsake Deals for Father's Day 2016

Cherish your memories, but do it in a money-savvy way with these great Father's Day discounts on photos, frames and more.

  • Art.com: Take 70 percent off Photos-to-Art Canvas and get free shipping with promo code 70ARTDAD16 until June 20.
  • Hallmark: Take $5 off Father's Day frames until June 19.
  • PaintYourLife.com: Use code DAD40 to get 40 percent off your purchase for a limited time.
  • Picture People: Use this coupon to take 40 percent off portrait sheets and a high resolution CD plus get a free sheet with Father's Day overlay until June 19.
  • Things Remembered: Save $15 off Father's Day gifts of $50 or more and get free shipping with promo code 5068 until June 30.

Saving money is always a good idea, no matter the occasion. And just remember that spending quality time with your dad, or father figure, on Father's Day will probably be his favorite gift of all.

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