Father’s Day Gift Guide

Posted By Masako Sparks / June 11, 2020 / New local business / Comments are disabled

Which best describes Him…?  

A. Trendy and Fashion Conscious

B. Sporty and Outdoorsy

C. Chill and Grill Master

D. Sweetest Dad

E. Inquisitive Entrepreneur

F. Artistic Decorator

G. One of a Kind

H. Darien Dad


All of the above!

For the Trendy, Fashion Conscious Dads…..

Come see us at Darien Sport Shop, for Fathers Day gifts by various designers. We cannot wait to see you all back again.


J.McLaughlin has you covered for Father’s Day with our new Linen Polo’s, Striped Tee’s, Fun Swimwear and Novelty Socks. They all tuck away nicely in our new Hudson Duffle for that weekend away. Stop by the store to see our collection in person or Email stctdarien@jmclaughlin.com or call 203-621-8562 for personalized service and gift wrap.


Sokayri  Sokayri is the spot to shop for Dad for a variety of mask patterns, the smartest item ever—the mask lanyard and even a finely made shirt with the most wonderful fabrics available. Stop in at 1084 Post Road, call (203) 202-7788 or email  info@sokayri.com.

For the Sporty, Outdoorsy Dads…

The Dock Shop The Toadfish Non-Tipping Can Cooler is the first of its kind un-spillable beverage cooler. From a lack of cup holders on a rocking boat to wagging dog tails, this product will keep your drink upright, accident-free, and icy cold.


Danny’s Cycles has the best ideas for the Dad in your family to get the most out of his bike rides. Simply call Ed and his team for ideas at (203) 355-0002 or email Ed at darien@dannyscycles.com


For the Chilling and Grilling Dads…

Any Dad would love relaxing in his own Adirondack Chair or Hammock from Seasons Too. Brett, Joe and Debbie can help you select just the right one for your special guy. Take a look at Season Too or contact the shop directly at Darien@seasonstoo.com or 203-655-8444.


Palmer’s Gift Section This Father’s Day, Palmer’s Gift Shop has everything you need to brighten up Dad’s special day. He’ll love firing up the grill with his new Great Scrape accessory, perfect for grilling. Plus add a touch of Darien with unique items like wooden maps, coffee mugs, t-shirts and so much more. #dariennow For more follow us on Instagram @palmersgifts


Helen Ainson Gift Idea for Fathers Day. Beer Freeze.



Sipstirs recommends Town Branch Bourbon as a perfect sipping gift for Father’s Day. Town Branch has been making whiskey and beer for 200 years. It joined the renowned Kentucky Bourbon Trail in 2014, becoming the only house on the trail to make both whiskey and beer as a distiller and brewer.


For the Sweetest Dad…

Give Dad Chocolate This Father’s Day! Check out Chocolate Works for more information on how we can customize a gift perfect for dad!


For the coffee loving Father in your life. NEAT gift cards available online or stop by and order in person.

For the Inquisitive Entrepreneurial Dad…

Summer time reading for Dad! Whether he is an entrepreneurial thought-leader, a sports enthusiastic, or fiction lover…give a book he will love to relax with and enjoy! Barrett has Fathers Day cards to choose from to go with your gift! Call (203) 655-8618 or stop in at 6 Corbin Drive. Local delivery available.


Find some SMART gifts for Dad at Everything Is Rosey— Great ideas that every man will love! www.everythingisrosey.com or (203) 202-9977

For the Artistic Dad…

Help Dad improve his work from home view with a nod to his favorite actives. Whether he’s partial to tennis or sailing…if he has an affinity for books or bourbon…or simply wants to add some masculine touches to his home office, Mandarine Home has him covered. Contact us directly to learn more and follow us on IG for all the latest arrivals! 475-328-9962 or darien@mandarinehome.com


Succulent Oyster shell garden low maintenance freight for Dads.  Exclusively at Flowers & Flowers. We offer delivery and curbside pick up. Any questions let me know.We can be contacted at 203-662-9666


Browne and Co has Fun gifts for Dad! Grilling Cookbooks, Dad Jokes Books, whiskey glasses, and Festive socks! We also have great Art and decorative items for Dad’s zoom background!! Dads just need a little something, so come on in and Show Dad some love! Follow us @browneandco for all your gifting ideas!


Geary Gallery Delight Dad with a special memory custom framed in a shadow box or piece of art to enjoy for years to come. Tom Geary of Geary Gallery can help you decide on that very special gift of a lifetime for Father’s Day 2020!


For the One of a Kind Dad…

Baubles has more than just jewelry! Come in and see the many options the Dad in your life. They engrave money clips, frames, trays, flasks, and key chains for the dad in your life! Wide range of prices and very reasonable pricing for engraving or embossing to personalize your gift! Sterling Silver is “Made in America”! For more information stop in, call 203-655-8618 or @Baubles


Looking for that unique gift for the unique Dad in your life? Looking to support local small business in our community? Hoping for no contact sales with curbside pickup or free delivery? Custompressions.com can provide all of this for you. Create a unique masterpiece for the best dad in town. If you need a suggestions, the featured items for Father’s Day are personalized, double-walled, insulated drink ware. Your design or ours, give the best Father in your life something to smile about!


For the Bluewave Dad…

Come check out local artist Nobu Miki‘s artwork at Barrett Bookstore! Her excellent touch and taste captures the essence of our lovely town, Darien!! You can find Mugs, Cards, Cutting Boards/Glass Trivets and Small Prints. Want something extra special? Contact Nobu, and ask about a house portrait!


The one-stop local pharmacy store has the solution to making sure Dad shows up to your next town/sporting event with proper Darien swag! Look no further. Grieb’s has you covered with fun “Darien” T-shirts, Sweatshirts, Hats and more.



One Gift Fits All Dads!!

Still not sure?  Here is the ultimate choice!


Sold at DR BANK on Post Road.

$10, $25, $50 denominations.  No expiration. Supports local businesses.

Redeemable at the participating stores in the online directory

(search by category “Accepts Darien Gift Certificates”)

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