Here’s to dear old Dad! He’s been there for you through thick and thin, taught you a trick or two about how to fix the toilet, and always has a corny joke up his sleeve to lift your spirits on tough days. Thank him and treat him this Father’s Day to one of our Nantucket-inspired gifts below.
1. Peter Millar Jacket from Murray’s Toggery Shop
For Father’s Day, you simply can’t go wrong with Peter Millar. Deck Dad out in their latest Riva Garment-Dyed Soft Jacket in Beach and pair it with one of Murray’s crisp button-down shirts. He’ll be ready for drinks at Galley Beach (or even just in the backyard) in a flash. And we can’t forget a little Nantucket Red action! Complete the look with one of Murray’s signature ribbon belts in that famous island hue.
2. Beach Bronco Art from Centre Pointe Nantucket
Add a little vroom vroom to Dad’s office space with this work of art from legendary lifestyle photographer Gray Malin. Photographed on Nantucket and signed by the artist himself, this piece from Centre Pointe will keep him inspired all through the year to put the pedal to the medal at work so he can hurry back to beachin’ it in his favorite place.
3. Private Dinner Party with Pocomo Wine Co. and Local Chefs
There’s nothing fathers love more than quality time with you, so this year why not kick your dinner for dad up a notch with a private celebration with Pocomo Wine Co.? Oenophile fathers will love Pocomo’s personalized approach, pairing rare and delicious wines with outstanding cuisine from local chefs including Annie Hauser and Dan Shaw. Cheers and bon appetit!
4. Whaling Book from Nantucket Book Partners
If your dad is a bit of a history buff (and we know many are – how do dads inherently know the entire history of the civil war by heart??), we recommend Whaling Captains of Color: America’s First Meritocracy by Skip Finley. For Nantucket-history-lovers, it’s a no-brainer, as it details how whaling became one of the first American industries to exhibit diversity (Nantucket’s history included). Pick up a copy from Nantucket Book Partners, and don’t forget to grab him a bookmark while you’re at it!
5. Game Night Gifts from Nantucket Looms
This set is perfect for the dads who double as card sharks. Whether your pops is a Poker player or a mean Gin Rummy expert, he’ll love this deck of cards fit for a king like himself. Take your game night with him to the next level with Nantucket Looms’ Multicolor Backgammon board, or their larger than life tile Domino set. Game on!
6. A Bottle of Calirosa Tequila
Pop bottles with your pops this Father’s Day with a bottle of Calirosa Tequila (only if you’re 21 or older!). Their Extra Añejo tequila is aged for thirty-six months in California red wine barrels, giving it hints of vanilla, caramel, butterscotch, leather, and honeycomb flavors and a rich and bold color. Pick up a bottle at Hatch’s and pair with A Salty Soul’s Nantucket State of Mind glasses from Milly & Grace for a special celebratory cheers.
7. Tickets to Tom Petty Project at the Box
If you’re free fallin’ through Father’s Day planning and none of these gifts seem like a good fit, we won’t back down from the challenge of helping you find the perfect present (had to throw a dad joke in there somewhere!). Take dad to the Tom Petty Project at the Chicken Box on June 30 for an evening of tunes inspired by Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers. He’ll love singing along to some of their greatest hits and you’ll love seeing his dance moves take center stage.
8. A Vest from Vineyard Vines
When in doubt for Dad, a vest is best. They’re useful, they’re versatile, and they give major “I can fix that for you while coaching soccer and barbecuing at the same time” vibes. This soft blue Stretch Dorset Quilted Vest from Vineyard Vines will take him from the boardroom to the barbecue with ease, and the durable water repellant fabric will keep him clean and dry all year long.
9. Tickets to N Magazine’s Platinum Party
This might seem like a shameless plug, but it’s because we know dads will love this one-of-a-kind Nantucket celebration for the ages! Snag tickets to N Magazine’s 20th Anniversary Platinum Party on July 20 and get ready for a date with dad you’ll remember for years to come. Dress in your platinum best and enjoy beats by DJ Maple Syrup, surprise guest appearances, delicious cocktails and light fare, and more. Grab them now before they sell out!
10. Cruise on the Wauwinet Lady
Take water-loving fathers (and grandfathers!) on a special cruise to the Wauwinet this Father’s Day. If you’re dining at Topper’s for lunch or dinner, skip the Uber and book their complimentary water taxi ‘The Wauwinet Lady’ to enjoy the sights and sounds of the harbor on your way. This would also be a happy way to remember and honor your father who has passed on, a father figure in your life, or treat yourself if Father’s Day isn’t a big deal in your house.
Sending love to all the father figures out there this Father’s Day!