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Tampa’s Best Father’s Day Gift Ideas

Whether you’re celebrating your own dad, a father figure, your partner, or someone who is a first-time father, Tampa Bay is full of great ways to celebrate. In fact, there’s so much to do on Father’s Day weekend in Tampa Bay that we’ve put together quite a list. And if you’re trying to find Father’s Day gift ideas, read on. We have lots of ways to support local Tampa businesses and find treasures he’ll love – this is pirate country and their treasure after all.

Father’s Day Gift Ideas – Local Tampa Businesses

Support local businesses and give him something he’ll appreciate. These Father’s Day gift ideas are all about something tangible that represents your love of family and maybe your love of Tampa Bay.

Tampa Bay craft beer and local spirits

Everyone loves the craft beer scene in Tampa. Father’s Day is the perfect time to celebrate everything that’s brewing in town. Has he ever been on the Brew Bus? Give it a annual pass and he can take advantage of the Brew Bus all year round. Bring guests or family with you to enjoy the Brew Bus without having to buy their tickets! This pass will give you the opportunity to redeem at 50 events throughout the year.

Few things say “I’m a fan of the Tampa Bay beer scene” than wearing it proudly. Tampa Bay Brewing Company has cool clothes And so on Cigar City Brewery.

Image credit: Cigar City Brewing

You can also get a dad passport to try different brews in the Tampa Bay area. The Tampa Bay Ale Trail Passport is $25 and runs from January 1 through December 31. Visit a participating brewery and present the passport when purchasing a beer to receive a “first visit” stamp. The more breweries you visit, the more incentives you’ll get such as pints and BOGO merchandise.

Not a beer fan? Tampa is also home to some amazing distilleries where you can take a tour, a tasting, and buy bottles to take home. Spirits of the Dark Gate, Florida Cane Distilleryand Kozuba & Sons Distillery offer a range of vodkas, bourbons and gin. For rum drinkers, 82 West Distillation, Tampa Bay Rum Companyand St. Petersburg Distillery bottle rum that even Jose Gaspar and his clique would be proud of.

Gourmet grills for Father’s Day

If he wants to fire up the grill to celebrate Father’s Day in Tampa, then grab a bunch of treats from these great Tampa gourmet grocery stores.

A stroll through one of the many farmers markets in the Tampa area is a great way to get some fresh produce to go with the grill.

Painting with a Twist and the Pinot Palette

You don’t have to be a professional artist to create a one-of-a-kind masterpiece! Paint with a twist and The Pinot Palette are instructor-led classes that can be a fun Father’s Day gift idea if it has an artistic side to it. Paintings can be chosen online and reserved in advance. Guests can also bring food and drink to enjoy while they paint. Painting with A Twist also has date nights, and Pinot’s Palette also has options for painting wine glasses, vases, and cookie jars. Both locations have multiple locations in the Tampa Bay area.

The poured candle

Create your perfect fragrance at The poured candle in Hyde Park. Customers can choose from over 100 different scented oils to create their own personalized candle to take home. After they are created, they must rest for around two hours, which creates the perfect opportunity to enjoy the plethora of food, drink and shopping around Hyde Park.

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Tampa Bay Fishing Charters

If he loves the outdoors or has always wanted to see what he can catch in the waters of Tampa Bay, book him a fishing charter. There are many fishing charters in Tampa Bay. These are just a small sampling of options that make great Father’s Day gift ideas.

  • Tampa Fishing Charters fishing these waters for over 30 years
  • Poseidon Charters can customize a charter to include dolphin sightings, beautiful beaches and waterfront restaurants
  • ACHTFISH offers a premium experience that’s perfect for special occasions and holidays like Father’s Day

Cooking classes as a gift idea for Father’s Day

Located in Hyde Park, On the table offers a range of cooking classes. Attend a themed evening class and learn how to create cuisines such as lobster dumplings, Thai dishes and Italian specialties. You can also satisfy your sweet tooth by learning how to create donuts and French pastries. For those who want to learn basic cooking skills, they also offer courses such as Knife Techniques and Cast Iron Cooking. Other cooking class options include Cozy meal and AJ’s kitchen drawer.

Tickle his funny bone with Improvisation and Side Splitters

The Tampa Improv and Side Splitters are two of the best comedy clubs in the Tampa area. Located in Ybor, the Improv offers a schedule of upcoming shows that include stand-ups from TV and film personalities, as well as open-mic nights. Side dividers, which has locations in Carrollwood and Wesley Chapel, also has a lineup of shows for 2022, including late-night TV comedians and traveling comedy troupes. All three locations also offer a full food and drink menu.

For the adventure seeker – bike and zipline

Tampa Water Bike Company

Take part in one of the most unique ways to explore downtown Tampa and its waterways. Choose your own path through the Hillsborough River on your own personal water bike or enjoy a tandem ride for two.

Empower Adventures Zipline

It’s the perfect experience for thrill seekers. Guests can take a two-hour zipline adventure which sends them over 3,000 feet of water and unspoiled land. Cross a 200-foot wooden suspension bridge and compete in an aerial obstacle course, while enjoying panoramic views of Tampa Bay. The sunset zipline tour is the perfect gift for a little extra romance.

Help him relax in a spa

Give your partner the gift of relaxation by booking a day at the spa! Treat yourself to a romantic couple’s treatment or plan an epic day of relaxation for your partner to enjoy alone. Check out our article on the best Tampa Bay spas perfect for couples for more Father’s Day gift ideas.

Head to Orlando to pamper dad at Orlando Beer Spa

Ideal for first-time dads: When he has to take care of a newborn, he and his partner need to relax! This unique spa experience is a great way to treat dad to some relaxation. My Beer Spa in Orlando is a spa made with – you guessed it – beer. Guests can book a private room with access to hops and antioxidant baths, an infrared sauna, and a German-style hay bed, while also having access to unlimited craft beer and cask wine during their stay. stay. While this experience isn’t kid-friendly, it’s a great getaway for mom and dad and their gift cards also make the perfect Father’s Day gift. Check out our first-hand experience when we visited the New Orlando Beer Spa!

Unlimited craft beer and wine are included with your appointment.

For animal lovers – ZooTampa, Clearwater Marine Aquarium and a Ranch

This award-winning zoo is a must visit for any animal lover. Wildlife habits are spread across Africa, Asia, Australia, and Florida. Visit elephants, feed giraffes and watch manatees swim. There are also exhibitions and shows. ZooTampa also hosts several annual events such as Creatures of the Night and Christmas in the Wild. They also organize several fundraising events such as Zoo Brews, Karamu Gala and Sunset Safari (not included in admission). ZooTampa offers day tickets and annual passes. An encounter with an animal is also an excellent complement!

Clearwater Marine Aquarium (AMC)

CMA is best known for the rescue and rehabilitation of the Late Winter Dolphin (we miss her!), who received a prosthetic tail after her rescue in 2005. The newly expanded aquarium is home to rescued marine animals such as dolphins, sea turtles, sharks, otters, pelicans and stingrays. You can participate in animal encounters and enjoy live presentations. Day tickets and subscriptions are available.

Clearwater Marine Aquarium

At Breeze Ranch

Give your partner a Horse ride on a nature trail or, for more seasoned cyclists, there is an advanced trail. For a more romantic setting, you can take an evening stroll after 6 p.m. They also offer opportunities to swim with the horses in their spring-fed stream.

Starship Yacht Father’s Day Cruise

June 16, 10 a.m. to 9 p.m.
Try something new this Father’s Day and board a Starship cruise. On board, savor a sumptuous meal prepared by the executive chef and take in the magnificent views from the water that Tampa Bay has to offer. Guests can purchase a brunch cruise or a dinner cruise depending on their preferences and availability. In honor of Father’s Day, drinks ordered by dads are free! Admission is $59.95 per adult and $34.95 per child for brunch and $69.95/$39.95 for dinner.

Take a Pirate Cruise for Father’s Day

June 19 at 2 p.m., 4 p.m. and 7:15 p.m.
Ahoy, pals! This Father’s Day, take Dad on a 90-minute pirate adventure on The Lost Pearl pirate ship. There will be adult and child drinks that will be free at sea, and dad will also receive additional loot, including a free boarding photo. Adult tickets start at $30, children start at $25.

Sea World Orlando

Thrilling roller coasters, shows and aquatic animal encounters can be found at Sea World Orlando. There are also a host of events throughout the year such as the Seven Seas Food Festival, St. Patrick’s Day Celebration, Cinco de Mayo, Craft Beer Festival and Christmas Celebration. The park offers day tickets, Fun Cards and annual passes.

Impress him with a Saturday night at the new SeaWorld Fireworks Party: Ignite 360 ​​Happy Hour.

SeaWorld Ignite 360 ​​| Image credit: SeaWorld Orlando

Universal’s Volcanic Bay

If water parks are his thing, you can make waves at Universal’s Volcanic Bay. You can slide down thrilling water slides, relax in the lazy river, or splash around in the wave pool. Don’t forget the unique TapuTapu feature that’s included with park admission, letting you skip the long lines and allowing you to pay for delicious food and drink, as well as merchandise, without your wallet.