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June 01, 2022 4 min read
June marks the time of many special celebrations and events around the world - the Summer Solstice, Pride month, Queen Elizabeth II's birthday, and of course, Father's Day.
We know that the last celebration we mentioned is what you're keenly researching (that's why you're here!) With so many unique and important events happening in such a short time period, how can you possibly keep up with everything, on top of all your personal responsibilities?
Well, you can relax and put away the panic button - we're here to give you 5 creative ideas that you can share and celebrate with your father, grandfather, and father figures.
There's no quicker way to his heart than an afternoon of tasting and touring some of the best beverages that your local estate has to offer! With the summer months just around the corner, what better way to enjoy refreshments and soak in the sun at the same time.
Is he the type to grab a pint of that cold, golden brew? Steamworks Brewery & Taproom has been a staple location in the Gastown, Vancouver area. With a patio just off Water St, a spacious interior, and a view of Coal Harbour - it's no wonder t always a lineup at this spot. Additionally, you can book a tour of their production facility in Burnaby, as it's the only steam-generated brewery in Canada. Availability is limited, so be sure to contact them well in advance.
If he's the type to delight in the history of local vineyards, Phantom Creeks Estate is the place to take him. Located near Osoyoos lake, this beautiful winery not only has gorgeous scenery, architecture, and nature - they offer various types of tours & tasting. From private estate tours to their prized collection cellar, to a helicopter tour that takes you on an unobstructed aerial view of South Okanagan.
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This is often a favourite among people who enjoy creating experiences on such a special day. Taking him on a surprise vacation with the family or travelling away from the day-to-day scenery to a more private destination is another great Father's Day gift idea.
With travelling becoming a little more relaxed around the world, this doesn't deter from the fact that there is still plenty of room for additional resources and improvements available out there. Look to Entrée Destinations for setting up your next personalized experience.
They specialize in creating unforgettable moments around Canada and Alaska. Whether you're looking to travel with the family or have a romantic getaway with your loved ones - the team will create something truly special for you.
If he's a connoisseur of the finer tobacco style, taking him to a local cigar shop or lounge could be an interesting Father's Day experience for him. These establishments are great for creating a unique and upscale gentlemen's club environment, often decorated with masculine fashion and sometimes serving refreshments as well.
Known for their quality and nonchalant character, visiting a cigar shop with a plethora of aromas and flavours is like walking into your favourite chocolatier. Cigar Connoisseurs (also known as CubanBest) is located along historic Water St. Gastown, Vancouver, and offers world-renowned Cuban cigars and accessories. They also have a connoisseurs club - a monthly membership that includes a welcoming package and additional in-store promotions.
Cigar Connoisseurs (CubanBest.com)
I know this sounds a little forceful, but we mean this in the most positive and fun way possible! An exciting and creative Father's Day gift idea is signing him up for a virtual class. This could be a fun way to not only keep expanding his knowledge but also learn something new and interesting as well.
Some of the more popular classes/courses out there are culinary, design & style, sports, gaming, wellness, and business. MasterClass - the online education platform that once subscribed, gives access to tutorials and lectures, pre-recorded by experts in their field such as Gordon Ramsay, Anna Wintour, Rupaul, Stephen Curry, and Alicia Keys.
This can be a little vague in itself, but that's the beauty of our final Father's Day guide! What do we mean by designing something special for him? Well, this can be a luxurious bespoke suit, creating a custom surprise dinner party, or setting up a renovation around the house.
It can be daunting when such a large project such as interior decor, or putting together a special event, but a quick appointment and a couple of inquiries with Secret Location Concept Store and Design Firm is all it takes. Located in Gastown, Vancouver, the team will work closely in collaboration with you to create something truly special.
If you're reading and finding this with only a short amount of time on your hands, you can also look to our Gift Guide. You'll find quality gifts that he'll love, such as the glass coloured tumblers, a ultra-comfortable hoodie, or literature on his favourite topics.
We hope our 5 creative Father's Day guide was able to offer some insightful ideas for you on his special day and for years to come. Let us know what you think of our guide and share with us your Father's Day celebration!