june wl 2020This year, Father’s Day falls on June 21st. Normally that would consist of going out to brunch or celebrating a big BBQ celebration with family, Father’s Day this year will undoubtedly be different. Never fear, there are still plenty of fun ways to celebrate Dad at home! Here are some unique ways to celebrate all of the Dad’s, Step-Fathers, Father-in-Laws, Grandfathers, and Father’s-to-be

Plan a BBQ Picnic at Home

Order BBQ from Kelvin & Company or your favorite local BBQ place

Plan a movie night and watch Dad’s favorite movie or TV Show. You can even set up a projector and screen indoors or outdoors (Amazon has some great deals!)

Buy popcorn from Kalamazoo Kettle Corn Company for movie night

Buy dad Grilling Cookbook

Have the kids make homemade Father’s Day Cards

Support your local winery or distillery and grab Dad his favorite Wine or Spirit (Tempo Vino Winery, St Julian Winery, Kalamazoo Stillhouse, Green Door Distillery are all great options!

Take a walk or bike ride on the Kal-Haven trail

Surprise dad with a new grill or smoker

Order Brunch, Lunch, or Dinner from a local restaurant

Make Homemade Pizzas together

Buy an ice cream cake from Menchie’s Frozen Yogurt or try the New Roll-up Ice Cream Shop in Kalamazoo called Kalamazoo Roll up Ice Cream and Tea (located off Stadium Drive)

Dad a coffee lover? Kalamazoo offers so many great coffee shops. Support local and buy a bag of coffee or gift card (we love Factory Coffee, Rose Gold Coffee, Water Street, Fido Motors Café, Civil House Coffee!)

Camp out in the back yard

Make a bonfire and make s’mores

For the beer lovers, Presidential Brewing Company is offering Beer & Ice Cream Delivery within 15 miles of their location- you can always order ahead for beer to-go

Even though we are home for Father’s Day, it doesn’t mean we can’t still celebrate Dad. You don’t have to spend a lot of money to be creative. Just remember, the best thing about being home is that we are forced to slow down and spend more time with family, creating unforgettable memories.

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