2.9 min readBy Published On: June 17th, 2022Categories: Features0 Comments

Dear old dad

Father’s Day is Sunday, June 19th!  Here’s a roundup of gift ideas for dear old dad – and you won’t even have to leave the neighborhood to get them. #shoplocal Also there’s nothing like spending quality time with your dad and Dorchester is filled with plenty of spots for a Father’s Day experience!

Cozy Dad  This dad very much likes to be comfy, so a cozy hoodie is the perfect gift. A hoodie or hat from Dorchester Apparel could be the perfect gift. You could even customize something that the whole family could wear!

The Fun Dad  Let’s hear it for the fun dad!  The dad who lets you eat cake for dinner and stay up late when mom isn’t home.  Take Dad out for a night of bowling at Boston Bowl or head to AMC South Bay and catch a flick with Dad.  Top Gun, Lightyear and Jurassic Park are all playing! 

The Fit Dad  How about a cycling class at CrossFit 617, a walk along the Neponset River Reservoir, bootcamp at Backyahd Boston or a yoga class at Open Doors Studio.  Run the Boston Waterfront 5K with dad and spend some quality time!

Animal Loving Dad Celebrate dad by taking him to the zoo! At Franklin Park and Stone Zoos this Father’s Day, with FREE ADMISSION for all fathers throughout the day. Tickets are required for all other guests, and advance online tickets are required for non-members. No ticket purchase necessary for dad! For more information visit here! 

Dad With A Sweet Tooth Make a stop at Top Shelf Cookie’s and pick up a care package of Dad’s favorite cookies! Or swing by Phillip’s Chocolates for a box of chocolate turtles! 

Beach Dad  This dad loves a day a beach! Head to Malibu beach or Tenean Beach for a day of fun in the sun with dear old dad! Stop by The Daily Market and grab some snacks or Lambert’s for a picnic lunch!

Beer Lover Dad This dad loves his beer!  And not just a can of Bud Light but really good craft beer! Why not surprise him with a gift card to Dorchester Brewing Co. They are also offering A bottle, a t-shirt and a pint glass for dad at a special price! Or swing by American Provisions and pick up a 4 pack of his favorite brew. 

Wine Lover Dad This dad sips in style! Take dad to the Boston Winery for great views and a wine tasting! Or if you’d rather spend time at home, American Provisions has a great selection of natural wines! 

Craft Cocktail Lover Dad How lucky are we to have a distillery right here in the neighborhood! Boston Harbor Distillery offers tours, product sampling and a cocktail bar! You can also get product shipped right to your door. 

The Foodie Dad Check out some of our favorite neighborhood spots perfect for dinner out with Dad or a gift card for him to enjoy! dbar, 224 Boston, The Industry Yellow Door and Lower Mills Tavern are some of our top picks!  The Industry is even offering a 3 course Father’s Day menu!

Lawn Guy Dad This dad loves his lawn, pruning the hedges, playing in the dirt. Head to Lambert’s or Cedar Grove Gardens and pick up all the essentials needed to spend a day outside in the garden with dad!

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