Father’s Day Gift Guide 2018
by Abby Moore
For the fathers who allow us to pursue our own passions, and for the fathers who allow us to share in theirs. We’ve put together a list of gifts from local Austin shops to show our appreciation this Father’s Day (Sunday, June 17).
Help Dad beat the summer heat in these trendy swim trunks from STAG.
$60, Weathered Coalition
Is your dad bogged down by work? Allow him to escape with The Outsiders: New Outdoor Creativity. The picturesque coffee table book combines adventure with aesthetic to rebalance the rigorous mind.
$145 for 2 people, Bike and Brew ATX
Need some quality bonding time with dear old dad? Book a tour with Bike and Brew ATX, where you can explore the city on two wheels and refuel with local libations. Rental bikes are included, and various routes and difficulty levels are offered.
$175.00, Old Enfield Supply Co.
This handsome and durable duffel bag from Old Enfield Supply Co. is making camo cool again. Use the code dads10 to get 10% off from now until Father’s Day.
Any price, McGuire Moorman Hospitality
Oysters? Bar-B-Que? Steak? Burgers? Let dad decide where to eat this Father’s Day with a gift card to any McGuire Moorman Hospitality restaurant (Lamberts, Perla’s, Elizabeth Street Café, Clark’s Oyster Bar, Jeffrey’s & Josephine House, June’s All Day and Pool Burger).
$55, Will Bryant Studio
Add some squiggle to Pop’s office with Austin based illustrator and artist, Will Bryant’s drawing: Mirrored Too.
From $250, Noah Marion Quality Goods
Whether a sophisticated traveler or a day-to-day commuter, this Noah Marion dopp kit is designed for a dad on the go. Choose from nickel or brass hardware and add a monogram to make it more personalized.
Lessons from $170, Sportsman’s Finest
Revisit the days when your dad first taught you to bait a hook. But this time, ditch the live worms. Sportsman’s Finest, a local hunting and fishing store located in Bee Caves offers fly casting lessons starting at $170 for 2 persons, for 2 hours. If your dad prefers fishing as a solitary sport, the store offers gift certificates here.
$50, Outdoor Voices
Does your dad have a hard time letting go of the past? Upgrade his old polo collection with this limited-edition Outdoor Voices top. With its lived-in, cotton feel, he’ll hardly notice that you replaced his tried and true.
The Roadie 20 Cooler from YETI is perfect for the snack-packing, always-prepared kind of father. Pick one up at their flagship store located at 220 S Congress Ave, Austin, TX 78704.
Free-$35, Vista Brewing
Not in the market for a gift? Vista Brewing is hosting a Father’s Day event from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. featuring 11 beers on tap, live music and an open fire buffet. Ticket prices include a Crowler of your favorite beer to take home!
And to cap it off – a hat by Cisco’s Restaurant and Bakery for your consideration!