Father’s Day Guide 2023
Father’s Day is just around the corner and we’ve gathered a bunch of fun ideas for the special father figure in your life! Whether it be a backyard barbecue, a basket of his favourite beverages or a special day out, there are a bunch of locally-inspired ways to celebrate dad this year.
BBQ Grill Essentials
Who doesn’t love a good backyard barbecue?! Here is a list of a some bbq essentials the dad in your life will enjoy.
- Grill up some seriously delicious eats with some meats and seafood from Masstown Butcher, Afishionado Fishmongers, Meadowbrook Meat Market, Clearwater Seafoods, The Pork Shop and so many other great retailers.
- It’s not a backyard barbeque without some grilled veggies! Grab some of the freshest produce from retailers like Masstown Market, Noggins Corner Farm Market, Stirling Fruit Farms Ltd. and Uprooted Market & Café.
- Up their grill game with some local seasonings and spices from Big Cove Foods, Maritime Salt Makers of Canada, Shivani’s Kitchen and Tidal Salt.
Impress your dad with a homemade Beverage Basket! Grab some of your dad’s favourite drinks from their favourite wineries, distilleries, breweries, cideries and more. Need some ideas on where to buy some deliciously refreshing local drinks? We’ve got you covered! Check out Annapolis Cider Company, Glenora Inn & Distillery, Benjamin Bridge, Lake City Cider, Caldera Distilling Inc., Good Robot Brewing Still Fired Distilleries and Saltbox Brewery just to name a few.
As an added bonus, add a Good Cheer Trail passport to the basket to inspire some summer road trips with dad – with 89 trail stops to discover, the road trips and memories you’ll make along the way will be the gift that keeps on giving!
Father Day Events
Have a fun day out with your dad! Here are some events planned for the special day where you can enjoy some quality time and good eats.
Enjoy a Father’s Day Brunch at The Flying Apron! A delicious menu curated for the special day, enjoy a yummy buffet and join them for a 2-day celebration for the fatherly fellows in your life!
Where: The Flying Apron Inn & Cookery
When: Saturday, June 17 and Sunday, June 18
Time: 11 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Price: $40 + HST per person, $15 + HST (ages 6-12), 5 & under FREE
With a specially curated menu, indulge in a mouthwatering and delightful Father’s Day brunch at Liscombe Lodge! From fresh seafood chowder and salt cod fishcakes to omelettes and maple sausages, this menu is one you won’t want to miss!
Where: Liscombe Lodge Resort
When: Sunday, June 18
Time: 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Price: $39.99 + tax
Reservations: 1-800-665-6343, press #2
Treat the special father figures in your life to an extraordinary journey of flavours and celebration on Father’s Day at Planters Ridge Winery! Join them for their Cheese, Wine & Father’s Day: A Tasting Experience.
Where: Planters Ridge Winery
When: Sunday, June 18
Time: 1 p.m.
Celebrate Father’s Day with a delicious 12oz AAA Ribeye dinner served with a Smoked Manhattan at 5 Fishermen Restaurant!
When: Saturday, June 17 & Sunday, June 18