Fantastic Father’s Day Gift Ideas for Toledo-Area Dads

Father’s Day is just around the corner and finding the perfect gift for your Toledo-area dad doesn’t have to be a challenge. Whether your dad is into music, local crafts, sports or fine dining, we’ve curated a list of fantastic local gift ideas to make this Father’s Day unforgettable. Here’s our ultimate guide to making your dad’s day special in Toledo.

Toledo-themed T-shirts from Printed on a Lark

For the proud Toledoan dad, Printed on a Lark offers high-quality, locally-themed t-shirts that celebrate the spirit of the Glass City. These shirts are stylish and meaningful, featuring designs that showcase Toledo’s unique culture— like Jeep, 419, and SoTol themes. Visit their shop at 3660 Rugby Dr. in Toledo, or find their products at Culture Clash Records and Handmade Toledo. Their online store also offers a convenient way to browse and purchase these cool, locally-inspired tees.

Records or Gift Cards from Culture Clash Records

If your dad is a music lover, visiting Culture Clash Records is a must. With an excellent selection of vinyl records and a variety of store merchandise like shirts, stickers and drinkware, this shop is a haven for music lovers. While you can shop online, the experience of browsing their new location at Monroe & Tenth in person is unbeatable. A gift card from Culture Clash ensures your dad can pick out his favorite tunes or memorabilia.

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Unique Gifts from Handmade Toledo

Handmade Toledo is the perfect place to find unique, locally crafted gifts. From bath products like shower beer and bat-shaped bath bombs to glasses, mugs, stickers, key chains, and books by local authors, there’s something for every dad. Their MAKERSHOP shines a light on the work of local and regional independent artists, offering a space where they can sell their DIY products. The store is open for shopping from 11am-7pm, Tuesday through Sunday, making it a breeze to find the perfect gift.

Taste of Toledo Gift Basket

For a delicious and thoughtful gift, consider a specialized gift basket from Taste of Toledo. These baskets include local favorites like Packo’s pickles and salsa, Marsha’s Buckeyes, and gourmet popcorn, giving your dad a taste of the best Toledo offers. Additionally, they have beautiful plaques from Carruth Studio for sale, which make great keepsakes.

Book Subscription from Gathering Volumes

If your dad loves to read, a book subscription from Gathering Volumes in Perrysburg is a wonderful gift idea. This community-based bookshop offers a unique subscription service that delivers one book a month for six months, curated to match your dad’s personal tastes. This personalized service, curated by humans rather than algorithms, makes for a thoughtful and engaging gift that keeps on giving.

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Mud Hens Baseball at Fifth Third Field

For the sports-loving dad, tickets to a Mud Hens game at Fifth Third Field are the perfect gift. The lively atmosphere of the ballpark provides a delightful way to spend quality time together. Remember to visit the Hens Swamp Shop for some team merchandise to complete the experience.

Father’s Day Brews & BBQ at Maumee Bay Brewing Co.

Celebrate Father’s Day with a special Brews & BBQ event at Maumee Bay Brewing Co. on Sunday, June 16. This family-friendly event runs from 12-6pm and features a selection of delicious local brews and a tasty menu for adults and kids. Tickets are priced at $38 for adults, $15 for kids aged 4-10, and free for children 3 and under. Even if you can’t make it on Father’s Day, Maumee Bay Brewing Co. is a great spot to visit anytime, especially on hot summer days.

Concert Tickets

If your dad enjoys live music, Toledo has an array of upcoming concerts that could make for an unforgettable Father’s Day gift. Consider getting tickets to one of these exciting shows:

With these fantastic gift ideas, you’re sure to find something that will make your Toledo dad’s Father’s Day truly special. Happy shopping and celebrating!

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