Portland Buy Local Gift Ideas – Forgo the Maine Mall this year and shop in your downtown. This year we reached out to our members to ask them for the best local gift ideas for Father’s Day.
Beer Sleeve – $25
Dad is a hard worker, don’t make him work harder while he relaxes with a beer! Kurier has beer sleeves and mason jar Camp Mugs available in beautiful local leather every Dad will appreciate!
615A Congress St., Portland
Banana-Strawberry-Nutella Crepe with Ice Cream – $5.75
Normally priced at $6.45, this delicious treat is available with the purchase of a drink and is an amazing way to kick start Father’s Day. But who is to tell Dad he can’t have dessert all day? Swing by for a delicious treat during weekday hours on Tuesday-Friday from 6:30 am to 6 pm, opening at 8 am on the weekend.
229 Congress St., Portland
Mini Cut Chop Board – $125
Busy Dads work hard and play hard, get them going with invigorating men’s apothecary available at Angela Adams. Does Dad fancy himself a bit of a culinary wiz? What about a new chop board fit for the domestic king in your life. Angela Adam’s curated kitchen accessories will have him ready to entertain in style!
131 Middle St., Portland
100% Beeswax Candles – $19.99
The Honey Exchange has a wide variety of candle size and styles to help you find the perfect fit for Dad this Father’s Day. Get his collection started with or add to the mix, one of these outdoor patio or formal dining table candles! They will burn clean for 50 hours and remove allergens from the air!
494 Stevens Av., Portland
Milbridge Bow Tie – $59
A hipster Dad, funky Dad, and classy Dad all walk into a bar. What do they have in common? They are all rocking an awesome Milbridge bow tie and have style you’re proud of! The perfect addition to any outfit, from nautical chic Maine weddings to country cocktail parties by the lake! Keep Dad in style while he tells those classic Dad jokes.
35 Hammond St., Portland
Seedling DIY Solar System Kit – $50
Little has lots of different goodies for Father’s Day! They are equipped with gifts such as “A Guide to Discovering Nature”, and kits to do with Dad from Nature Art Kits to Seedling DIY Solar System Kits! For someone who has taught you so much, do something you both can learn about together!
477 Congress St., Portland
Hand Carved Oyster Trays – $120
These beautiful pieces are hand carved in Maine, and an absolute must for Oyster lovers. Make it a gift set with the Oysters of North America tea towel, and the “Oyster, A Gastronomic History” (with Recipes) Book. Dad will be thanking you between every bite!
83 West Commercial St., Portland
Sea Kayak Tour to Fort Gorges – $52 per person, $26 for fathers
Portland Paddle has two sea kayaking tours scheduled for Father’s Day that head to Fort Gorges, the Civil War-era fort surrounded by water near Portland harbor. All fathers get 50% off for the day! A great adventure to enjoy the sights and test any history buff Dads on their Civil War-era knowledge!
East End Beach., Portland
Three Crow Rum – $32.49 (750 ml, 40% Alc.)
Classic Three Crow Rum from Award wining Maine craft distillery Sweetgrass makes a perfect gift for Dad this Father’s day. Let him prop up his feet and relax for the day with his favorite rum cocktail!
324 Fore St., Portland
Pocket Monkey – $14
PocketMonkey® is a 12-in-1 multi-tool that fits in your wallet, so it’s always there when you need it. From opening bottles to adjusting screws, PocketMonkey helps you conquer life’s everyday tasks. And it’s even TSA-approved, so you can take it with you whenever you fly. A few of its features include: bottle opener, phone kickstand, flat, micro and Philips screwdriver, ruler, orange peeler and more!
170 Anderson St., Portland
Full Dog Wash – start at $20
Baths in the kitchen sink? Save it for the photo album. Let Dad take advantage of our ergonomic tubs, professional equipment and expert staff. No bending, no lifting, no struggle, no mess! A gift certificate for a self- or full-service dog wash guarantees a clean dog, tidy bathroom and quality one-on-one time with their second favorite.
1037 Forest Ave., Portland
Rising Tide Items – Prices listed
Provide dad with useful items that rep Rising Tide! Spread the love of one of Portland’s local breweries this Father’s Day, and go in for a beer while your at it!
4 pack of Maine Island Trail Ale: $11
Rising Tide Brewing Company Maine Island Trail Ale Tee Shirt: $18
Hand Made Beer Lotion: $12
Bar of handmade Beard Shaving Beer Soap: $7
Rising Tide Baseball cap: $12
103 Fox St., Portland
Cards and Chocolate Boxes – Prices vary by selection
Dads come in various types and so do the cards at Old Port Card Works. They provide a wide selection of unique cards and custom chocolate boxes made for every Dad.
3 Moulton St., Portland
In Spa Package – $87
SOAKOLOGY is offering a package that will cater to a very special Dad for a wonderfully affordable price. The package includes: an aroma therapy foot soak and foot massage along with a snack and beverage plus a personalized gift to take home. Also available are SOAKOLOGY gift cards if you are unsure when Dad will be able to take the time for a spa package. Gift cards never expire and hold their value for ever.
A pre-packaged gift set is also offered that includes Maine Forest soaking salts and a full size bar of Maine Forest soap. Both are large enough to enjoy for quite a few baths and/or foot soaks & showers; a favorite wonderful woodsy fragrances of spruce and eucalyptus for $28.
511 Congress St., Portland
Little Tap House Gift Card – personal choice of price
Enjoy a pint of local beer and easy atmosphere with Dad this Father’s Day at Little Tap House! A great place to share all your favorite stories and reasons why he is the best guy around!
106 High St., Portland
3 Mystic Spray Tans – $66
Send some love in the form of a spay bottle this year! Dad will look great with the perfect spray tan for that special occasion or just his everyday routine. Maine may not have Florida’s sun, but Tanorama Tanning & Clothing has Dad’s perfect tan! Also look into The Tuxedo Shop at Tanorama, and take him out for a night he will feel a million bucks for!
287 Marginal Way, Portland
Dogs: Better Than Therapy Tee – $22.99
Who’s your Doggie Daddy? Know someone who treats his best pal to car rides (with the window open!) and lots of extra treats before bedtime? Dog loving Dads will love these T shirts to wear on their next trip to the dog park!
195 Commercial St., Portland
Staroborshov Chilled Tea – $4.25
Bring dad in for a beer! A “tea beer” that is! Dobrá’s Staroborshov makes for a fabulous sunny weather treat, as does their Kyoto Kinen and many other chilled drinks!
89 Exchange St., Portland
House Cleaning – $259.00
A Common Area Special! A deep cleaning of your Entry/Mudroom, Kitchen, Dining Room, Living Room, ½ bath, and staircase. This will be done by one of Green Clean Maine’s Earth-Loving, Dirt-Fighting cleaning teams who will scrub, polish and shine your home to perfection, all using their own hand-made, super-effective cleaning supplies. You’ll love the results, and the time you’ll free up to focus on the more important things in life!
Green Clean Maine
179 Sheridan St., Portland
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