Father’s Day is right around the corner, coming up on Sunday, June 19th! Looking for a gift for dad? Check out Old East Village to find some thoughtful gifts that will let him know you’re thinking of him and support local. Whether it’s taking dad out to the Jazz and Musical Arts Festival or getting a gift to thank him for all that he does, come on down to OEV to scope out some excellent gift options for Father’s Day!
Check out The Aeolian’s Jazz and Musical Arts
Bring dad to The Aeolian Jazz and Musical Arts Festival, happening in Old East Village (at the corner of Dundas and Rectory) from June 15-June 19th! Perfect for the music-lover, the mainstage ticketed performances include Polaris Prize nominee Julian Taylor this Thursday at 7 pm, Payadoro Tango Ensemble this Friday, and Carol Welsman coming to the mainstage on Saturday, June 18. The three stages on Saturday and Sunday are free to the general public (donations accepted). Weekend acts include Denise Pelley, Brian Gloyd Combo, Dizzy & Fay, and more. Drop by and enjoy some jazz!
Unique Gift Options for Dad
Visit Regency Florists for Father’s Day floral options! If flowers aren’t his thing, don’t fret, Regency Florists carries a wide range of retail gift options and cards that make great gift options—including Lucy’s Grilling Sauce!
Check out Illbury + Goose for unique Father’s Day gift ideas. Illbury + Goose has a focus on staying local with all designs made in-house and garments manufactured in Toronto. With an arrangement of flannels, mugs, apothecary items, and more, you’re bound to find a nice gift for dad!
Does your dad make a mean sausage on the grill? Why not get him some fresh Eastern European-style sausages to make on the grill this weekend? Check out The Hungary Butcher, a local gem for Hungarian sausages and meats.
You can also find an array of options for the grill at the Western Fair District Market on Saturday from 8-3 pm and Sunday from 10-2 pm!
Grab a Drink to Celebrate
Looking for a night out with dad to celebrate? There are many options in the village, of course! Take dad out for a night on the town on Saturday and visit The Mockingbird Bar for some cocktails on their back patio or visit Dundas and Sons Brewery for some locally-brewed beers. Make sure to also check out the beached-themed back patio at Union Ten Distilling Co.! Union Ten also has a special Father's Day Smokin' Caeser gift box available. There are many other options that you can check out as part of the OEV Libation District!
Gift Cards for Lunch
Make sure to come on down to Old East Village to find unique gifts for Dad or bring him down to celebrate this Father’s Day weekend! Whether it’s enjoying a nice night out together or checking out the inaugural Jazz and Musical Arts Fest, there’s tons to do this weekend to celebrate Father’s Day!