Last Minute Fathers Day Plans and Gift Guide
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Fathers Day is almost here! This year I have felt like the biggest slacker when it comes to planning for special days! In fact, I’m writing this post with Fathers day coming up next weekend. This last minute thing is new to me and I’m pretty sure it has been a byproduct of the grief our family has been processing since our foster girls left us in January. So, if you find yourself in my shoes, trying to make sure the fathers in your life feel the love in just over a week, take advantage of my last minute gift search! Here are some celebration and gift ideas that you should be able to get before Fathers day!

If you’re feeling at a loss for what to do or where to go, here are a few ideas to get your wheels turning. While Fathers day falls on a Sunday, don’t feel like you can’t utilize Saturday as an alternative celebration day!

For The Golfer

Take the family and head to the mini golf course followed by lunch at his favorite restaurant. 

Send him away for a morning round of 18 holes at his favorite golf course. Meet up at his favorite lunch spot or make a delicious meal at home. 

Gift Guide:

Golf Balls and Tees

New Polo – or head to RSVLTS for fun, unique options. May not arrive by Sunday though!

Golf Themed BBQ Tools

Novelty Socks, Ball Bag, and Towel

For The Nature Lover/ Adventurer

Do a sunrise hike followed by breakfast at a local food joint

Head to the beach, lake, or river for a day of water and fun. Pack a picnic lunch and tasty drinks

Rent some jet skis, grab a kayak or paddle board for the afternoon and cruise around the local beach, or body of water. Bring something to bbq if the amenities offer it or grab their favorite meal on the way back home.

Gift Guide:

Daypack Sling Backpack

Yeti Cooler

Deluxe Camping Chair

LED Flashlight Gloves

For The Homebody

Stick around the house. Set up horseshoes, cornhole, croquet, or other favorite activities. Have a family friendly competition followed by their favorite meal. 

Get all the makings for a movie night. Up the experience if you have the yard space for an outdoor movie event! Watch their favorite movie, eat their favorite snacks, and if the weather outside calls for it, light up a bonfire to stay extra toasty.

Gift Guide:

New Lawn Game

Uber Eats Gift Card

Shiatsu Neck and Back Massage Pillow

Cell Phone Stand W/ Bluetooth Speaker

For The Chef

Find a new restaurant, order a sampling of several dishes and eat away!

Sign him (and you too!) up for a cooking class to learn a new dish.

If he is the kind who may want a respite for the cooking duties, turn the tables and make him a special dish.

Gift Guide

BBQ Seasoning Sampler


Customized Cutting Board

Japanese Boning Kinfe

For The Sentimental

Recreate a favorite memory of his, football in the park, fishing at the lake, etc.

Grab tickets to a ball game and take the family.

Gift Guide:

Engraved Key Chain

Coffee Mug- Funny

Shutterfly for Custom Options- May not arrive by Fathers Day

For The Handyman

Dad’s love to pass their skills on to their kids. Come up with a project you all can do together. Create yummy mocktails to cool off while you work.

Take him on a shopping trip to the local hardware store and let him pick out a new toy! Grab a yummy meal to finish off the outing.

Gift Guide:

Telescoping Magnetic Pickup Tools

Universal Socket Set

T-Shirt- Funny

Magnetic Wristband

I hope these helped take off some of that last minute stress you were feeling. Many of the items listed above should arrive before Fathers Day but be sure to verify before you check out!



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