Father’s Day Gift Ideas

Father’s Day is just around the corner and many of our retailers are safely re-opening their doors with appointments and new safety procedures in place. Before venturing downtown, please be certain to inquire about the policies set by the individual retailer to help keep their staff & customers safe. As our local economy prepares for the recovery phase of the pandemic now is the time more than ever to support local while you shop for Dad!

Here’s a list of thoughtful, practical gifts for Father’s Day:

Jeff’s Guy Shoppe has a huge selection of bold floral prints and graphic tees by Original Penguin!

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Colourful dress socks always make a great Father’s Day gift and Bush’s Men’s Wear has a variety to choose from!

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The Little Pop Up Shoppe just re-opened and is fully stocked full of unique gifts for Father’s Day from local creators & makers! They have a variety of Dad shirts from Vintage Lavender, fishing shirts from Happiness Is Inc., BROmance cleansers & moisturizers for men, 100% recycled fire equipment turned into men’s accessories and a delicious treat in-store from local chocolatier Christy’s Gourmet: a classic old fashioned Dad’s Root Beer dipped in Belgian milk chocolate and topped with caramel, pretzels and flaked sea salt! Yum!

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There’s a sale at Scrivener’s Men’s Apparel for Father’s Day with 30% off all shoes from Thursday, June 11th – Sunday, June 14th! If you didn’t get the sale in time, they’re fully stocked with tons of ideas for Dad. Ask the experts in-store!

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Over at the Village Cigar Company & Barbershop, their June “Cigar Of The Month” is all about Dad. From My Father Cigars, the award winning Flor de las Antillas is their month long feature! June is for Fathers and what better way to celebrate than with a pair of perfect cigars: the Robusto & the 96 rated Cigar Aficionado Magazine 2012 “Cigar Of The Year” award winning Flor de las Antillas Toro by My Father Cigars!

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Branded Burlington has a variety of graphic tees for both Dad and Grandpa. You can even customize them with your kids name on the back edge to make it extra personal and special.

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Looking for that one-of-kind gift he’ll never forget? Our friends at ODDSPOT & Bandzone @ ODDPOST is home to recycled, new and used unusual and unique gifts from new tees, vinyl records, odd stuff, local vendors, media & much more!

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Want to treat Dad to a delicious spread of cured meats and cheeses? Our friends at The Block Co. are our charcuterie connoisseurs in the downtown core who can put together a board like no other. Either bring in your own board or rent one of theirs – but make sure you call in advance to order!

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Or bring Dad a delicious meal with Spencer’s NEW Supper Kits! Their new weekly rotating menu features healthy and delicious dinners that the whole family will enjoy together. Each supper kit comes ready to warm and serve with all of the instructions and accompaniments you need to have a worry-free, delicious, family-style meal with Dad. Their Father’s Day Supper Kit is the ultimate family-style BBQ dinner, made for a family of four (two adults, two children). Pick up your box between 9 am & 12 pm from Ancaster Mill, Cambridge Mill, Elora Mill or Spencer’s at the Waterfront. Bring your box home, fire up the grill, and enjoy!  The BBQ box includes:

  • Spice-Rubbed Pork Ribs, Smoked Beef Brisket, & BBQ Glazed Chicken Kebabs
  • Classic Potato Salad & Summer Slaw
  • Cornbread & Mexican Style Corn Salad
  • Hickory Potato Sticks & Dad’s Classic Root Beer
  • Aunt Susan’s Pecan Pie
  • $120 for a family of four

Order at spencerstogo.ca/ordernow.

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You can also cook him a delicious meal at home by ordering The North Coal’s Grocery pack! They have multiple grocery packs to choose from and one specially curated for Father’s Day packed full of all Dad’s faves PLUS their Small Batch Whiskey Charcoal BBQ sauce – exclusively available with this offer.⁣ View Father’s Day grocery pack here.

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La Crème de la Crème has just added Smores Kits to their online menu available for pre-order! No better way to spend time together than around the fire sharing stories and eating smores. Each kit contains 18 Graham Crackers, 9 Marshmallows and 9 of their in-house Artisan Chocolate tabs. All orders will be ready for pick up in the days leading up to fathers day. Local pick up in downtown Burlington only. (Pre-order only while quantities last)

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