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GOT LOCAL: Father's Day Guide

Looking to create the perfect Father’s Day for the ultimate Austin dad? We’ve compiled a curated list of local gifts, experiences, and restaurants that he’s sure to enjoy. 

Father's Day: Local Gifts

We’ve compiled a list of local gifts that dad is sure to love and instantly make you his favorite!

Bobalu Cigar Co.

Nothing but the best for dad! Bobalu Cigar Austin knows how to make an excellent cigar. Every cigar in their shop is hand-rolled on-site by an expert and they only sell their unique brand.

ByGeorge: Sunglasses

Simple and practical! Jazz up dad’s eyewear this summer with a pair of stylish, modern-designed, and durable sunglasses.

Estilo Men: Athleisure

A fresh take on athleisure and the newest staple in his wardrobe, the Hedge Fench terry shorts are premier in fit, function, and soft stretch. Great for running, traveling, and hanging around the house!

Delysia Chocolatier: Virtual Tasting

Spoil dad this Father’s Day with Delysia Chocolatier’s whiskey and chocolate virtual pairing experience. With their smooth layered aromas, whiskey and chocolate share many qualities that make them a perfect pair.

Garrison Brothers Whiskey

Cheer’s to the finest. Dad will greatly appreciate a bottle (or two) of this home-grown and handcrafted whiskey made right here in the Lone Star State.

Old Enfield Supply Co: Duffle Bag

This ruggedly smart duffel bag has a spacious main compartment for easy packing, making it perfect for weekend trips to the cabin. Old Enfield bags are Veteran designed out of Austin.

STAG Provisions: Watch

Stick to the classics! An ageless design with a stitched black leather strap and white dial, this watch honors its heritage of craftsmanship and brings it into the modern world.

Tecovas: Boots

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

YETI: Cooler

The YETI Roadie® will be dad’s new best friend. With its compact body and rotomolded construction, this small but mighty outdoor cooler is ready to hit the road, whether he is in for a day of tailgating or kicking back at the ranch.

Father's Day: Local Experiences

Show dad the best that our city has to offer with a unique and fun-filled Austin experience.

Alamo Drafthouse

Treat dad to some R&R and air conditioning with a trip to Austin’s Alamo Drafthouse. Make it even more special by renting out your own theater, then filling it with friends and family.

Various Locations

Bike and Brew ATX Tour

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.

102 W 3rd St | 832.773.4012

Butler Park 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 new clubhouse featuring a menu from local Olamaie chef and two-time James Beard Award finalist, Michael Fojtasek.

201 Lee Barton Dr  | 512.477.4430

Deep Eddy Vodka: Tasting Room

Take dad to Deep Eddy’s new distillery and tasting room that allows guests to enjoy simple mixology at their spacious bar or on the outdoor terrace overlooking the Texas foothills.

2250 US-290 | 512.994.3534

Pasta Social Club: Cooking Class

Get yall’s hands dirty and discover the magical world of fresh pasta-making in a (virtual) private class or group workshop.

Peter Pan Mini-Golf 

Operating since 1946, this cash-only family attraction features a variety of characters, obstacles, and surprises on two 18-hole courses.

1207 Barton Springs Rd | 512.271.5475

Pinballz Arcade

Dad will love this family-friendly arcade experience that offers an assortment of classic and new arcade gameplay. Don’t forget it’s also BYOB!

Locations in both Austin and Buda

Retro Boat Rentals ATX

Cruise the lake with dad in a rare classic boat while enjoying casual outdoor drinks and eats.

74 Trinity St | 512.663.5145

WonderSpaces Austin

Take dad to WonderSpaces new Austin exhibit that features twelve extraordinary works of art, spread across their 28,000 square foot space. Grab your tickets online now!

1205 Sheldon Cove # 2-A

Father's Day: Local Eats

From casual to fine dining restaurants, here are a few favorite spots to grab a bite with dad.

Home Slice

Who doesn’t love this independent neighborhood pizza joint that serves up authentic NY-style pizza – by the slice or pie?!

Various Locations


A Clarksville fine dining icon featuring dry-aged prime beef, French American classics, seasonal favorites, and a full bar.

1204 W Lynn St | 512.477.5584

Lonesome Dove

This downtown spot features both classic and new tastes, with Austin-inspired dishes that showcase the chef’s creative use of bold flavors, wild game, and signature wood-fired cooking techniques.

419 Colorado St | 512.271.2474


Treat dad to this SoLa restaurant that features an Asian smokehouse meets Texas barbecue menu with beer, wine, and cocktails plus a giant patio.

2115 S Lamar Blvd | 512.916.4858

Ramen Tatsu-ya

This popular noodle house + bar offers a fun and funky atmosphere while serving classic ramen with many options for topping.

Various Locations | 512.893.5561

Salt & Time

Pay a visit to this rustic-cool eatery located in their butcher shop that offers meat-centric farm-to-table American fare, beer, and wine.

1601 Waterston Ave | 512.477.5584


Contemporary spot serving interior Mexican specialties and snacks, beer, wine + craft cocktails.

1800 E 6th St  |  512.953.0092

Terry Black’s Barbecue

Take dad for some BBQ at this spacious, casual spot that features pit-smoked meats and housemade sides from their famous 4th-generation pitmasters.

1003 Barton Springs Rd | 512.394.5899

Uchi + Uchiko

Whether you visit Uchi or its sister restaurant Uchiko, the ambiance, upscale sushi, and small plates will not disappoint.

4200 N Lamar Blvd | 512.916.4808