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Father's Day gives us a reason to show appreciation for every dad in our lives! The hardest part about it: gifting! Who else has a partner or a dad in their life that seems to have everything they want and need?!
Here are some gift ideas for different types of dads:
- The Tech Dad
- The Outdoorsy Dad
- The Sports Fanatic Dad
- The Foodie Dad
- The DIY Dad
- The Stylish Dad
- The Fitness Dad
Still unsure? Consider getting a book from The Adventure Challenge to give you a ton of at-home date ideas for you and your partner! Or call an airport local to you and purchase an introductory flight lesson as a gift!
More interested in creating an experience you two can enjoy together? Here are some at home date night ideas that you can plan for Father's Day:
- Backyard Movie Night:
- Set up a cozy outdoor movie night in your backyard. If you can, hang a white sheet and use a projector screen. If not, a laptop will do just fine!
- Create a comfortable seating area with blankets, pillows, and outdoor chairs.
- Prepare Dad's favorite snacks, popcorn, and drinks. Or you can get your favorite take-out!
- Choose a movie that he loves or one that you can enjoy together.
- Indoor Picnic:
- Set up a picnic in your living room or any indoor space.
- Lay out a picnic blanket and decorate the area with fairy lights or candles for a cozy ambiance.
- Prepare a picnic basket with Dad's favorite foods.
- Play some soft background music and enjoy a leisurely picnic together.
- Game Night:
- Plan a game night with board games, video games, or make up some of your own games that contain meaningful memories from your life together.
- Set up a dedicated game area with comfortable seating, snacks, and drinks.
- Prepare a selection of snacks, appetizers, and beverages for the evening.
- Play games, compete, and have fun together. Consider keeping a tally of wins and offering a prize at the end.
- Cooking Adventure:
- Plan a special cooking night where you and your partner can prepare a delicious meal together.
- Choose a recipe that he enjoys or one that you can try for the first time together.
- Get all the necessary ingredients and cookware ready.
- Put on some music, pour a glass of wine, and enjoy the process of cooking and creating a memorable meal together.
- DIY Tasting Experience:
- Set up a DIY tasting experience with Dad's favorite beverages, such as craft beers, wines, bourbons, or whiskeys.
- Research and select a variety of different brands or types for the tasting.
- Prepare a charcuterie board that you can enjoy together during the tasting.
- Romantic Candlelit Dinner:
- Set up a romantic candlelit dinner at home for your partner.
- Decorate the dining area with candles, flowers, and soft lighting.
- Prepare a special meal that he loves or order takeout from his favorite restaurant.
- Dress up for the occasion and enjoy an intimate and memorable dinner together.
- Spa Day:
- Create a relaxing and pampering spa day for Dad.
- Allow him to sleep in and bring him breakfast in bed.
- Prepare a warm bubble bath or a foot soak for him to relax.
- Offer massages or foot rubs using essential oils or lotions.
- Have a selection of his favorite snacks and beverages available for a truly indulgent experience.
Remember, the most important aspect of a Father's Day is showing your appreciation for him. Customize the activities based on his interests and preferences, and make it a memorable and enjoyable experience for him!