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GOT LOCAL: Father's Day Guide

Dad’s turn! Looking to create the perfect Father’s Day for the ultimate Austin dad in your life? Whether he’s a stylish dad or an adrenaline junkie dad, we’ve done the leg work for you and compiled a curated list of local gifts, getaways, and experiences he’s sure to love. 

Zilker belts

Zilker Belts

Take his wardrobe to the next level with a belt from Zilker Belts. Combining world-class leather and handmade craftsmanship from Argentina with Austin’s creativity, Zilker Belts will provide a unique addition to his wardrobe.


Feathered Bowtie | Hearth & Soul

Honoring the beauty found in nature, these feathered bowties are sure to add a little something to Dad’s black-tie style.

Howler Brothers

Howler Brothers

From buttons to patches to patterns to pockets, Howler Brothers designs everything they make in Austin – a place that provides daily inspiration with its vibrant and diverse creative culture.

Krewe sunglasses

Sunglasses | Krewe

Keep Dad looking cool with a pair of these high-quality sunglasses that are both stylish and durable. He can also enjoy life without the fear of breaking his frames because Krewe offers a replacement pair should the frames get damaged.

Tecovas boots


These boots were made for walkin’! Dad will have a pep in his step with a pair of these high-quality handmade boots that won’t break the bank.

Yeti backpack

YETI Crossroads Backpack®

The YETI Crossroads Backpack® is BYOB’s new best friend. With its durable construction, this efficient backpack cooler is ready to hit the road, whether he is in for a day of hiking or kicking back at the ranch. 

Alamo Drafthouse

Alamo Drafthouse

Treat Dad to some R&R and air conditioning with a trip to Austin’s Alamo Drafthouse. Be sure to check out their Dad Movies series featuring films by dads, for dads, with dads, that dads love.


LALO Tequila

Cheers to the truest and purest spirit! Dad will greatly appreciate a bottle (or two) of this twice-distilled tequila with no additives or flavors founded right here in Austin.


Sushi Class 101 | Uroko

If Dad has always dreamt of mastering the art of sushi making, this one’s for him!

MMHL gift card

MML Hospitality Gift Certificate

Treat him to some delicious food with a trip to one of McGuire Moorman Lambert’s restaurants. From burgers to sushi to fine dining, this hospitality empire is sure to have a spot that is right up his alley, if not two or three!

Franklin Barbecue: A Mean-Smoking Manifesto book

Franklin Barbecue Cookbook

A pitmaster’s holy grail! This cookbook covers all the elements of a successful barbecue: smoker, wood, fire, meat, and precise, slow cooking.

Ceramics by Keith Kreeger

Dinnerware | Keith Kreeger

With only five batches created a year, this made-to-order dinnerwear is worth the wait and will last a lifetime.

Bike and Brew

Bike and Brew Tour ATX

Enjoy some quality time with Dad while also discovering the highlights of Austin along with some local breweries during this half-day beer tasting and bike tour.

Pitch and Putt

Bulter Pitch & Putt

For a hole-in-one, take Dad to this historic 9-hole, par-3 golf course in Bouldin Creek. Be sure to also visit their clubhouse featuring a menu from local Olamaie chef and two-time James Beard Award finalist, Michael Fojtasek.

Dell Diamond

Catch A Game | Round Rock Express

Get into the swing of baseball season and take Dad to catch a game. The family-friendly ballpark features a kids’ fun zone, plus theme nights and regular fireworks displays.

Cornhole boards


Whether you’re tailgating, cooking at a backyard barbeque, or lounging at the beach, this game is a sure way to bring family and friends together.

person going paddle boarding

Paddleboard | SUP ATX

This Father’s Day, celebrate the standup paddling dad in your life with a gift that helps him enjoy his favorite pastime.


Waterproof Speaker | Hearth & Soul

Made for life’s adventures! This ultimate outdoor speaker is truly meant to withstand the elements without compromising on sound quality.

Stag clothing store

Bathing Suit | Stag Provisions

Whether Dad is lounging by the pool or spending time at the lake, this is the perfect suit to wear to soak up the Texas sun.

Scuba Charters boat

Lake Travis Scuba

Lake Travis is an exciting destination for amateur and technical divers alike. Offering full training and certification from beginner through advanced, Lake Travis Scuba is here to help Dad explore Lake Travis like never before!

COTA karting

COTA Karting

Does Dad have a need for speed? This premier karting destination will kick his adrenaline into overdrive with 15 hair-raising turns throughout the course.

Austin ninja

Austin Ninjas

Whether you’re an American Ninja Warrior expert or a beginner, this obstacle gym caters to both children and adults alike as they break down movements to improve skills and strength.

Fly Texas

Hang Gliding | Fly Texas

Let Dad experience Marble Falls like never before! For another exciting thrill check out FlyTexas, who will take Dad hang gliding high above Lake LBJ.

fried chicken

Tumble 22 “Stupid Hot” Chicken

At this Nashville-inspired hot chicken restaurant, only daredevils are encouraged to try the “Stupid Hot” spice level.