Dads can be hard to shop for but we’ve made your job a little easier with our Father’s Day gift guide. From the traditionalist to the trendsetter, we have something for every type of dad on your list (and no, it’s not socks or whiskey stones…) Surprise him with a thoughtful gift while showing some support for the local businesses in our communities.
*This post is not sponsored by any of the businesses featured. We only showcase products we genuinely love.
Maui Jim Polarized Sunglasses
Give your dad the gift of an island vacation right here in Surrey.
Maui Jim is known around the world for their range of durable, lightweight polarized sunglasses that will allow him to see the world in truly vibrant, glare free colour.
Explore our collection of ready-to-wear sunglasses or pick up a gift certificate for a complete pair with prescription lenses.
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Barbershop Haircut & Shave
Keep him looking his best with a fresh cut and clean shave from our Newton neighbours, Bladez & Fadez Barbershop. Or bring the barbershop to him with their collection of pomades, shampoos, and conditioners.
Plus they offer face masks and eyebrow threading for those high maintenance dads on your list.
Cake in a Jar
Who doesn’t love cake? Just Cakes Bakeshop is one of our favourite local bakeries. These little jars are packed with layers of cake, filling, more cake, and buttercream— perfect for the dad with a sweet tooth.
Did we mention they also launched Canada’s first-ever cake jar vending machine? Visit their location in Surrey or find the vending machine in Willowbrook Shopping Centre.
If your dad is complaining that his arms aren’t long enough to see his phone clearly, it’s time for reading glasses. Our ready-made, prescription quality readers (ranging from +0.50 to +4.00) will sharpen his vision and give him a modern look that won’t reveal his age.
Need something a little stronger? Our custom prescription reading glasses start at $299 for 2 pairs.
The best gift is quality time spent together. Book a hands-on leathercrafting workshop at Hand & Sew in New Westminster. with one of their private classes for individuals and small groups. Choose from a variety of projects including belts, wallets, and bags.
Handmade Wooden Watch
Designed and handmade in Vancouver, Tense Watches are another personal favourite of ours. Their signature watches are made from 100% recycled or reclaimed wood.
He will look good and you will feel good knowing a portion of every sale is donated to nonprofit organizations as part of their partnership with 1% For The Planet.
Oakley PRIZM Gaming Lens
If your dad is more of a gamer than a golfer, he’ll love Oakley’s new Prizm Lens Technology— designed specifically for gamers to enhance colour contrast, sharpen vision, and filter blue light.
Book him an appointment to explore on our collection of headset-compatible frames featuring thinner temples designed for lasting comfort.
3D-Printed Plant Pot
For the environmentalist on your list (we see you, plant dads!) give him a 3D-printed plant pot or propagation station from Tree-D Canvas. Based in North Vancouver, they specialize in custom, 3D-printing using non-toxic, biodegradable, and recyclable materials.
FogBlocker Anti-Fog Cloth
You already know how much we love the FogBlocker anti-fog cloth. Your dad will too (trust us!) FogBlocker is a game-changing, reusable cloth that stops your glasses from fogging. Its ultrafine microfiber cloth can be safely used on any lenses including safety glasses, PPE shields, and even cameras over 500 times.
PS— Don’t feel left out. Pick one up for yourself too with our Buy One, Get One 50% Off promotion!
Skateboard or Longboard
Show those first-time dads that they don’t have to retire their boards after a baby. Community Skate Shop in Surrey has everything they need to share his love of skateboarding with the next generation.
Upgrade his existing gear or shop their ready-to-ride skateboards.