Ottawa Father’s Day Gifts, Activities, and Food Suggestions

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Celebrate Father’s Day in Ottawa with a range of great gifts and memorable experiences tailored for that special father figure in your life. From local brewery tours and outdoor adventures to spa packages and personalized gifts, Ottawa offers a plethora of options to make this special day truly exceptional. Whether your father is a sports enthusiast, a food lover, an outdoor adventurer, or simply in need of relaxation, Ottawa has something to suit every taste and interest.

Explore the vibrant culinary scene, immerse in the city’s natural beauty, or indulge in unique local experiences to show your dad just how much he means to you.

Best Best for Ottawa Father’s Day Gifts & Activities

Local Brewery or Distillery Tour

The Ottawa area has several breweries and distilleries that offer tours and tastings. Invite dad out to enjoy the craft beer or spirits scene in the National Capital Region and enjoy some tasting along the way! Enjoy Beyond the Pale Brewing Company in the centre of Ottawa, Dominion City Brewing Co in the east end, Tooth & Nail Brewing Company in Hintonburg, Kichesippi Beer Co in the west end or head over to Chelsea to the brand new Brasseurs des Collines. This is just a few of the many options in the Ottawa area.  Looking for some spirit options? North of 7 Distillery, Artist in Residence Distillery and AiR Distillery Quebec are all great options in the Ottawa/Gatineau region.

Outdoor Adventure

Ottawa is surrounded by beautiful nature and outdoor recreational areas. Consider organizing a hiking trip through Gatineau Park or white water rafting with Wilderness Tours.  Or head to Camp Fortune for some mountain biking followed by a zip line from peak to peak mountain with a 50 foot free fall jump at the end (tethered of course!)

Golfing Experience

If your dad is a golf enthusiast, treat him to a round of golf at one of Ottawa’s many golf courses. You can book a tee time at a scenic course and maybe even join him for a friendly game. Larrimac Golf & Tennis Club in Chelsea will give you a quick but scenic journey of 9 holes, The Marshes Golf Club in Kanata is one of Ottawa’s most popular public golf courses and Pineview gives you multiple course options on site.

Spa or Wellness Package

Give your dad the gift of relaxation and self-care this Father’s Day in Ottawa with a spa or wellness package. Many spas in Ottawa offer massages, facials, and other treatments tailored for men. Want to make it a parent and child day out? Le Nordik is having a kids spa day on June 28th where children ages 8+ can join a parent for a day of pampering. Bode Spa  has lots of wellness packages for men or book some time at ISO spa to float away.


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Sports Event Tickets

If your dad is a sports fan, check if there are any Ottawa sports events happening around Father’s Day. Get him tickets to an Ottawa Black Jacks game,  Ottawa Redblacks football, Atletico Ottawa soccer game or Ottawa Titans baseball game to enjoy a thrilling live sports experience.


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Cooking Class

If your dad enjoys cooking or wants to learn new culinary skills, book a cooking class for him. Many cooking schools and culinary centers in Ottawa offer classes for various cuisines and cooking techniques. The Urban Element in Hintonburg offers a variety of in person cooking classes as well as C’est Bon Ottawa in the Byward Market.

Outdoor Concert or Music Festival

Love live music? Consider purchasing tickets to Ottawa Bluestfest, Ottawa JazzFest and / or City Folk. These festivals have options for single day tickets, multi day, or full festival passes.

Get ready to make Father’s Day in Ottawa an absolute blast! With a wide array of playful and exciting options like local breweries, outdoor adventures, and rejuvenating spa experiences, this city is the perfect playground for celebrating all the father figures in our life. Embrace the vibrant culture, stunning nature, and delicious food scene to create unforgettable memories that will have your dad grinning ear to ear.


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