Author: Gracie Phillips, Downtown Vision Marketing and Events Intern
As we all know, 2020 has turned out quite differently than expected. However, that doesn’t mean Father’s Day can’t be just as special as in years previous! Father’s Day falls on Sunday, June 21, which means it’s time to start brainstorming fun gift ideas. Many small businesses in #DTJax are back open and would love to help you make the holiday extra special. Shopping with Downtown business will make the dad figures in your life feel appreciated, and support the community as we work toward reopening. Here is a list of ways to make dad feel the love all while staying safe.
A Bottle of Liquor from Manifest Distilling
Swing by Manifest Distilling and choose from a number of gifts such as sophisticated spirits, mixers, or merch! Manifest is Downtown Jacksonville’s only full-scale organic distillery, located in the heart of the Sports District.
Cigars from Around the World from Island Girl Cigar Bar
Accompany that new bottle from Manifest Distilling with your dad’s favorite cigar! Or take him out for a night of drinks, cigars and live entertainment.
Delicious Local Craft Beer
Surprise your dad with some local beer and cider, or get him a gift card so that you can all spend some time together in the heart of #DTJax .
Bike and Enjoy a Brewski with Pedal Pub
Hop on the Pedal Pub for an exciting tour around the city with Dad. Take the Heart of Downtown tour and stop in at some of your favorite #DTJax breweries and bars!
Experience Downtown with Go Tuk’n Tours
Enjoy a unique and memorable experience with the entire family by taking a Go Tuk’n Tour! Get driven around #DTJax and absorb the history that can be found on every street corner. They also have a ‘Tuk’n Wine & Taps’ tour which serves as an exciting mode of transportation for adults!
Give the Gift of a Great Read with Chamblin’s Books
If your dad loves to read, a book or gift card from Chamblin’s is a gift he will cherish greatly. Serving as Florida’s largest independent bookstore since 1976, this place is full of history and an appreciation for reading!
Shop for a Unique Gift at Wolf & Cub
Now booking private shopping appointments, pick up a gift from Wolf & Cub. Not only is it a safe way to shop, but it’s the perfect spot for all things Father’s Day.
Enjoy a Day on the Water with the St. Johns River Taxi
River Cruises have resumed and are a perfect way to celebrate dad while getting the whole family together! If you are struggling to find a gift this year, booking an experience that involves quality time with loved ones is a great idea.
Grab Dinner on the St. Johns River at River City Brewing Company
Delicious eats, incredible drink selections and iconic #DTJax views! River City Brewing Company would love to host your Father’s Day dinner. There will be specials available Father’s Day weekend.