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Gift Ideas and Things to do for Father’s Day in Collin County

30 Gift Ideas and 12 Things to do

For the first-time father or the perennial dad-of-the-year, it can be hard to come up with a great gift idea for father’s day that you know he will enjoy. You can go creative, customized, homemade, useful or decorative.

Don’t forget to enlist your children’s help in figuring out what to give. And no need to worry, there are some great gift ideas here that won’t break the bank!

Gift Ideas for the Foodie Dad

A Smoker 

Gourmet grilling spice rubs 

Hot sauce gift set 

Salt plate

Gift Ideas for the coffee loving dad

Nespresso coffee maker

Coffee sampler

Insulated coffee mug

Gift Ideas for the outdoorsy dad

Fishing rod 

Camping chair

Outdoor wagon

Yeti cooler

Yeti cup



Best dad ever koozie

Bottle keeper


Gift Ideas for the techie dad


Noise cancelling headphones

Dash cam

Portable speaker


Nest doorbell

Portable charger

Echo dot

Gaming mouse

Gift Ideas for the new Dad

Gift Ideas for the Corporate Dad

Cuff links/tie bar/money clip


Socks – check out these fun pizza socks

Gift Ideas for the Hipster Dad

Cool kicks – Vans

Beard kit

Gift Ideas for the Handy Dad

Cordless drill

Magnetic wristband

Gift Ideas for the Dad who has everything

Man crates

Shave kit

Engraved Leather Wallet

Dad joke book

Stainless steel ice cubes

Ancestry DNA kit

Dad keyring

Photo socks

Beef jerky bouquet

Father’s Day Stamped Penny

Burrito blanket

Local Experiences

Go Dirt Racing

Try the ride along and try 5, 10 or 15-lap Dirt Driving experience nearby in Mesquite. Head to the Devil’s Bowl Speedway for a Dirt Racing Experience.

Dirt Racing Experience in Mesquite TX

A little further afield, head out 50 miles to the Texas Metroplex in Ennis, where Dad can try Camaro or Dragster Racing at Pure Speed Drag Racing Experience

Learn to Smoke Meat or be a Chef?

A serious contender to learn how to use your Smoker, Lockhart Smoke House hosts a regular Smoke Camp

Try out a Cooking Class. Their adult classes make for a great date night learning how to cook a new dish (and eat it too) and enjoy a BYOB night out.

For Active Dads!

Does he want to go up, up, up in the air and fly? Indoor Skydiving is popular with the kids but great for adults too – especially Dads. Check out Ifly in Frisco.

Maybe he likes to practice his swing ahead of going out to the course. A great place to do that, with good food and drinks are any of our local Top Golf locations!

12 Things to do on Fathers Day in Dallas

Pinstack Father’s Day Special in your listings? It is $35 and Dad (or whomever) gets a 35-oz bone-in ribeye, truffle mac & Cheese, grilled asparagus, and a 20-point game card. Offer valid Monday, 6/10 – Sunday, 6/16. Thanks!

COPY: THE MAN. THE MYTH. THE STEAK. Celebrate the Dad in your life at PINSTACK. We are serving up a mouthwatering 35-ounce Tomahawk Bone-In Ribeye with a side of truffle mac & cheese and grilled asparagus for just $35. We throw in a 20-point game card too! This offer is valid at all 3 locations – West Plano, Las Colinas, and Allen – Monday, June 10 thru Sunday, June 16th. You can make reservations for parties of 10 or less but not required. The perfect Father’s Day is right up our alley!

35-0z Tomahawk Steak Special

Menu Item For Guest (excludes platters)

NA Beverages

20-point Game Cards

Main Event Entertainment is making sure this Father’s Day is an unforgettable one! Treat dad to a Summer FUNpass at Main Event and enjoy some family-friendly competition. Challenge dad to all-you-can-play activities – like bowling, billiards, laser tag and much more – starting at $14.95 per guest. Plus, at each laser tag session, the dad with the highest score will receive a FREE laser tag bragging rights t-shirt. While supplies last, maximum 1 shirt per dad. 

Cru Food and Wine Bar – Brunch or Dinner – June 16.

Brunch 10.30 am – 3 pm $26 for 3 courses. $3 mimosas and bellinis.

Dinner – 3  course dinner for two and bottle of BV tapestry wine $120

Father’s Day Brunch at Legacy Hall – 11 am- 4 pm. In honor of fathers everywhere, we’ll be boozin’ the old man up with an EPIC Build-Your-Own Bloody Mary Bar, an outdoor putting green AND the U.S. Open Golf Final Round on in the Box Garden at Legacy Hall with sound.

Father’s Day Lunch and Dinner Service at The Keeper – Celebrate Fathers Day at the best Seafood restaurant in Plano!  The Keeper will be open from 11am-7pm with our Executive Chef Gil Vasquez serving up mouth watering specials that pair perfectly with our cocktail and wine selections. Reserve your spot today and give Dad a unique dining experience this Fathers Day!

Father’s Day at The Holy Grail Pub – The dad in your life wants to enjoy red meat, good beer and whiskey with you. Treat him to Smoked Prime Rib with Bacon Mashed Potatoes, Seasoned Green Beans and Horseradish Crema, Friday, June 14 through Sunday, June 16. Noon to 9 p.m.

Father’s Day at Rodeo Goat – 11 am- 11 pm

Father’s Day at Perry’s Steakhouse – 11 am – 9 pm – Celebrate your favorite grill master this Father’s Day by giving him a break from the grill and treating him to a truly Rare and Well Done® lunch or dinner at Perry’s Steakhouse! On Sunday, June 16, Perry’s will open early at 11 a.m., serving an all-day dinner menu, three cocktail specials, an off-the-menu feature, our traditional Sunday Supper Special and Social Hour specials on select cocktails, beer, wine and bar bites.

Father’s Day Champagne Brunch at Ziziki’s at The Star – 11 am – 3 pm – Dad will dig this Champagne Brunch Buffet on Sunday, June 16th from 11AM to 3PM. We have prepared a lavish buffet with all of your Ziziki’s favorites and traditional breakfast items with complimentary Mimosas, tea and desserts. Buffet only. No menu service during Father’s Day Brunch. $24.95 per person and $12.95 for children. Make your reservations early and reserve your table for this hearty celebration for Dad.

Father’s Day Brunch Buffet at Lava Cantina – 9 am – Dad is a ROCKSTAR… so give him the VIP treatment this year with Lava Cantina’s Jazz Brunch! This menu will be served from 9am to 4pm this special day! We will not be selling tickets or taking reservations this day, however, we will be able to seat MANY guests at once as we’ll be using the entire venue! We’ll be doing a very special Father’s Day Brunch this year with with a full buffet on both the rooftop and the first floor! We’re featuring some incredible LIVE JAZZ from 11am – 2pm.

Day trip to Ham Orchards – note that it is closed Sundays!

Tour of Dallas Star

Head to the Dallas Cowboys World Corporate Headquarters at The Star in Frisco is a destination created to allow fans to connect with the team in ways they have never imagined. The VIP Guided Tours will give Cowboys fans a chance to experience the place where the Dallas Cowboys train and work 355 days of the year.

Reunion Tower

Explore the Geo-Deck for the best view of Dallas (even further out to Fort Worth on a clear day), revolve your eating experience at Wolfgang Puck’s Five-Sixty and make it a special Father’s Day all round.

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