Father’s Day 2020 is Sunday, June 21, and we’re making the quest to find the perfect father’s day gift easy by curating this list of gift ideas for dad. Offering everything from fishing lures to gourmet snacks, local shops in Wichita are sure to have something perfect for dad.
Unique Gift Items
The doors to Standard Issue Co. opened earlier this month and features high-quality men’s essentials, such as clothing, accessories and other items guys like at a variety of price points. Many local artisans have created items that will be sold in the store. See them at their store in Old Town or shop online.
The Wichita Thunder is offering a special Father's Day promotion. Through June 22, get 15-50% off all merchandise (including t-shirts, hoodies, and more) or take advantage of a season ticket special for the upcoming season!
If the dad in your life likes to pamper himself, Bungalow 26 has mini-shop of men’s grooming products. This local boutique sells bath, body and home goods in the Historic Delano District. Owner Kelsey Metzinger stocks her store with goods made by herself and other local artisans.
Vintage and new signs, fishing lures, books, furniture, collectible rocks and crystals are just a few of the unique items to be found among more than 200 booths spread across the 35,000-square-foot Paramount Marketplace. Paramount, in business since 1999, also has Paramount Antique Mall and Paramount East Antique Mall.
Generations Antiques & Artisans is a source for Wichita flag souvenirs, clothing and more. They feature a great selection re-purposed, up-cycled and whimsical treasures from local artists.
Hatman Jack’s stocks hundreds of hats for men and women from more than 50 brands, ranging in style and price from the least expensive to the finest brands. It is the third-largest brick-and-mortar hat store in the country, and they also sell wallets, scarves, gloves, handbags and other accessories. Or have Jack custom make a hat for your dad.
For motorcycle lovers, Twister City Harley-Davidson offers the biggest and best selection of Harley products, new and pre-owned bikes, parts, and merchandise in the region.
Sign dad up for a Brew Wagon Tour and better yet, go with him! This is Wichita’s only local brew bus tour. You’ll get at least four samples of beer in at least three Wichita craft breweries, plus access to talk to brewmasters and other behind-the-scenes experiences.
Throw some blades with dad at Blade & Timber in the historic Delano District. Book online to guarantee a lane and a time to visit. Not sure when you will go? Purchase a gift card online and visit when it’s convenient for dad.
Also in Delano - try to find your way out of The Room - Wichita, an escape room offering a variety of challenges from three rooms with different themes.
Get active with dad at Bliss Climbing & Fitness, Wichita's only full-service indoor rock-climbing gym. Scale the 38-foot top rope and lead climbing wall, challenge yourself on the 16-foot bouldering wall and try your luck at novice or advanced routes.
For the dad who has everything, sign up to make him a special piece of artwork at Board and Brush. They are offering a Take and Make event on June 18.
Challenge dad to a game of pickleball at Chicken N Pickle. This indoor/outdoor entertainment venue not only offers pickleball and food, you can also take part in lawn games like battleship or cornhole. With 10 pickleball courts, two bocce ball courts, four shuffleboard courts and a game room with table tennis and televisions, you'll want to stay all day.
And if dad is feeling competitive, head to Dave and Buster's and play everything from classic arcade games to exclusive new games while enjoying great food and cold beer.
Take dad to Range 54, a modern indoor shooting facility offering climate-controlled shooting bays with turning targets for a fun, safe shooting experience.
Book a time to tee off at one of the Wichita area’s golf courses, which provide challenges for any skill level. With five public courses, several disc golf and FootGolf courses, and challenging fairways, you’re sure to find the perfect fit for dad.
From chocolates and other sweets to savory items like popcorn and nuts, you’ll find something for every taste and every budget at one of these Wichita specialty foods purveyors. You’ll find hundreds of choices of coffees, teas and spices at The Spice Merchant & Company, along with a large selection of accessories and other gift items. For the popcorn lovin’ dad, find savory flavors like jalapeño cheddar at The Popcorner (east and west) and sweet varieties like caramel and chocolate at Kernel’s Popcorn Express.
You can’t go wrong with giving dad a certificate or picking up a to-go meal from one of the more than 1,000 restaurants in Wichita, from food truck grub to fine dining options. Curbside to go from Wichita breweries and wineries is another great option.