Fathers provide strength and guidance in our everyday lives. While their support can never truly be repaid, it doesn't mean we can't try and show our love in small ways. Shop downtown Harrisonburg for unique and personal gifts—items sure to be appreciated and cherished by dads everywhere.
Open Monday through Saturday 12-9
If your Dad enjoys fine wine and artisan cheese, look no further than Downtown Wine and Gourmet. With their stock of almost 300 different beers and over 500 different wines, you're sure to find a new beverage for him to try,
Open Monday through Saturday, 11-6
Celebrate this Father's Day with a gift that serves a purpose and makes everyone laugh. Glen's Fair Price, Harrisonburg's most unusual store, stocks items like camouflage toilet paper and the kind of quirky gifts Dad would never expect.
Open Monday through Friday, 11-5:30
We've all seen "#1 Dad" on mugs, but what about shirts? The Laughing Dog specializes in personalized cotton t-shirts, complete with full color pictures with text. Laughing Dog also stocks a wide range of funny, creative, and beautiful cards which make it a one-stop-shop for all your Father's Day needs.
Open Monday through Friday, 10-6
Laser etching is the future of gifts for Dad. From pint glasses to wooden boards, almost anything can be laser etched with your personal photos to create a modern gift from The Mark-it.
Open Monday through Thursday 11-9 // Friday through Saturday 11-10 // Sunday 11-7
Midtowne Bottle Shop's craft brew selection is impressive. Owner Lauren Penrod has offered up some suggestions below. And what dad wouldn't love a craft beer like the Imperial Doughnut Break?
Open Monday through Friday 11-7 & Saturday 10-4
Is Dad a cyclist? Rocktown not only sells bikes, but great cycling accessories such as bottle cages, gloves, cycling wear and more. If you want to make sure he stays safe and easy to spot on the road, a Nathan reflective vest is a great gift. They also carry Darn Tough socks guaranteed to never wear out--great for dads who bike or run.
Hours: Monday through Friday 11-7 & Saturday 9-4
Shenandoah Bicycle Company is known for its huge stock of cycling related equipment. For Father's Day, SBC has reduced the price of SBC and PULP clothes kits with matching jerseys and bibs. Their kits are optimized for cross country or road style riding. The bibs have a built in seat pad to make riding more comfortable and the jerseys have three storage pockets for anything from phones to food.
THE SOLE SOURCE
Open Monday through Friday 10-6 & Saturday 10-5
If Dad is a runner, hiker, or just in need of a comfortable pair of footwear, The Sole Source should be your first stop. Treat the dad who is constantly on the move to a comfortable of shoes, such as these OluKai sandals, perfect for the warm Father's Day weekend weather. Who doesn't like new shoes, especially when they fit right and look great?
Open Monday through Saturday 10-7 & Sunday 11-6
Walkabout is your supplier for dads who like to 'live' outside or simply enjoy a neighborhood walk. From metal growlers and hammocks to tents and maps, Walkabout has everything Dad needs to enjoy the great outdoors. Does your Dad think he's hiked all the trails around? Walkabout's maps and books could give him the inside scoop on some of the less-traveled paths.
Open Monday through Sunday 12-7
Head to Whatever Vintage to find the perfect Father's Day fashion. Whatever Vintage has an eclectic selection of rare t-shirts, polos, and button ups--many of these great shirts may even be older than the person you're buying them for!
Open Monday through Sunday, 1-6
Is Dad a music lover? Stop and browse Wonder Skate and Records' selection of vintage vinyl and tapes for a musical Father's Day gift. Genres such as Pop, R&B, Jazz, Country, Classic Rock, and others can be found in multiple formats.
Can't decide on the perfect gift? Buy a downtown gift certificate that can be used at more than 60 locations downtown, including retail shops, restaurants, and service businesses. For a full list of locations where downtown dollars are accepted, visit http://downtownharrisonburg.org/downtown-dollars