There are loads of wonderful gift ideas and things to do to show your love for dad while in Southern Indiana.
Is your dad or grandad a self-proclaimed foodie, a dapper dresser, a bourbon connoisseur, an outdoorsman, or a music lover? We have several unique ways to show him some Father’s Day love and put a smile on his face!
For Dad, the Dapper Dresser
Keep dad in style with the latest fashions found at Him & Her Boutique. This downtown New Albany shop has the latest seasonal trends for all body types and styles. From casual to business wear to a night out on the town, be sure to drop in to keep dad “fly” and ready for any occasion.
If thrifting is more dad’s style, take him in search of gently used clothes, shoes, gadgets, and games at Eureka! Menswear in New Albany. This shop also offers new items, including sustainable fashion, perfect for the dad who is mindful of his impact on the earth.
For Dad, the Foodie
Treat dad’s sweet tooth for Father’s Day. You can find homemade and one-of-a-kind sweets all over SoIN! Make a stop at Schimpff’s Confectionery where you’ll find all types of sweet gift options to satisfy his sweet tooth. Stock up on cinnamon red hots, made the same way since 1891. If dad likes to try new things, pick up funky sweets from the New Albany Sugar Shoppe or select from more than 50 cotton candy flavors at Mrs. & Mr. Cotton Candy inside Wacky Nachos!
Say cheers to dad while enjoying sightseeing along the beautiful SoIN riverside! Celebrate Father’s Day aboard The Belle of Louisville during a leisure cruise featuring delicious food and drink for every dad on board.
Bring dad to a local favorite, Pints&union. This rustic Eurocentric pub, more reminiscent of a man-cave with taxidermy and wooden planks for table-tops, is a great place for dads to sit back, relax and enjoy craft beer specials, cocktails, and amazing food.
For Dad, the Music and Art Lover
Channel dad’s inner artist at Viva Art during a painting class. No art experience is required for these 2 – 2.5-hour classes! Cost includes one 16" x 20" canvas and painting materials. Click to reserve your spot.
Take dad out for a night of music on the riverfront at Jammin' in Jeff in Jeffersonville or for an outdoor show at the Bicentennial Park Summer Concert Series in New Albany. Performances are free to attend, but you can treat dad to a pre-show dinner at one of many nearby restaurants.
For Dad, the Bourbon Connoisseur
Enjoy a day on the farm at one of the top distillery attractions in the area according to Louisville Business First. Huber’s Starlight Distillery at Huber’s Orchard, Winery & Vineyards offers tour and tasting packages that make a great gift for the dad who appreciates fine wine or handcrafted bourbon. You can also enjoy live music on the Starlight Café patio.
For Dad, the Outdoorsman
Ride through the rolling hills of SoIN—the knobs as we like to call them—on a U-Drive ATV adventure. The Woods ATV Adventures allows you to ride along with a trail boss, or let dad take the wheel for a two- or four-hour guided tour, exploring 600 acres of classified forest in Starlight. After your excursion, treat dad to a home-cooked meal at Joe Huber’s Family Farm & Restaurant, located just one mile from The Woods. SoiN is full of outdoor adventures, which you can learn more about on our outdoor recreation page.
For Dad, the Golfer
Tee up with dad on one of Southern Indiana’s fairways. Enjoy the beautiful, hilly scenery of the Ohio River Valley at SoIN’s six public golf courses. Masters champion Fuzzy Zoeller designed two of the golf courses here: Champion’s Pointe in Henryville and Covered Bridge in Sellersburg. Both were designed by Zoeller and Clyde Johnston. They offer 18 holes that can match every golfer's skill level.
Fuzzy’s new restaurant “The 15th Club” at the Hilton Garden Inn is open and they feature Fuzzy Zoeller’s vodka. Book an overnight stay at Hilton Garden Inn or another Southern Indiana accommodation to make sure you and dad have plenty of time to explore SoIN.
And finally, for the dad who has everything, you can never go wrong with a perfectly cooked steak or a craft beer! Check out our blog for recommendations on the best Savory Steaks in SoIN or pick up dad a 6-pack of his favorite SoIN Craft Brew!