North End Gift Guide: Gifts ideas for Dad
The season of giving is here, and it is time to shop for Dad! We have compiled a list of goodies and gift idea's that Dad's are sure to love, and everything can be found within the North End of Halifax!
Gift Dad something cozy
It can get cold here in Halifax during the winter season; here are some gift idea's for Dad that are sure to keep them warm during the holidays!
It's no secret that Canadian's love flannels! Check out this comfy, cozy flannel shirt from Chain Yard Cidery. This shirt features the Chain Yard logo on the left chest and comes in sizes small to triple-XL. The Chain Yard flannel shirt can be purchased for $69 at the Chain Yard taproom at 2606 Agricola Street, or online here.
Another cozy gift idea for Dad is a warm wool hat from Slowly Slowly. Worn on the best hair days to accentuate your style, and worn on the worst hair days to cover a bad nights sleep. The best pal anyone could ask for!
This chunky wool hat comes in two colours: heritage green and gold. Made in Toronto, this chunky hat is handknit with 100% merino wool responsibly sourced from small farmers in the Peruvian Highlands. This hat can be purchase for $80 in-store at 5685 Cunard Street, or online here.
Gift ideas for the hairy Dad
Give the gift of healthy hair with Blue Collar Provisions products! These barber products are always small batch, and always hand-made. Their products include shave cream, beard oil, aftershave, texture spray, and more! Prices range from $15 - $41. Find these products at Blue Collar Barbershop at 2272 Gottingen Street, or online here.
Maybe Dad isn't into hair products... Treat him to a haircut instead! Benn's Barber Shop now offers gift certificates; purchase yours in-shop at 5693 Almon Street.
This Barber Shop is walk-in only; Dad will appreciate the ease of walking-in, instead of going through the hassle of booking an appointment!
For the proud, new Dad
Help Dad show off his new-found fatherhood with this adorable gift idea from Nurtured Products for Parenting. This shirt features a three button front with long sleeves and tortoise shell coloured buttons, and an embroidered “dada” on the left hand side in black stitch. Plus, this piece was designed and constructed in Canada with environmental integrity!
This shirt come is three colours: black, caribou, and pine. Sizes ranges from medium to extra-large. The "dada" shirt is available for $74 in-store at 2543 Agricola Street, or online here.
Gift ideas for the Fun Dad
Take a look at these fun graphic gift ideas from Biscuit General Store that Dad is sure to love!
Check out the "man with a pan" oven mitt. Not only is this mitt fun and trendy, the sale of every oven mitt supports worldwide hunger causes. Available for purchase for $24 in-store at 2050 Gottingen Street, or online here.
If Dad isn't into cooking, no worries! Biscuit General Store is also home to fun graphic socks, like this pair of "What a guy" socks. These socks come in Men's shoe size 7-12, and is made of 50% combed cotton, 47% nylon, and 3% spandex. Plus, the sale of every sock supports Doctors without Borders.
They are available for $21.99 in-store at 2050 Gottingen Street or online here.
Treat Dad to a drink this holiday season
I don't know about you, but I have never met a Dad who doesn't like beer! This holiday season, treat Dad to a local craft beer, like the "While You're Waiting" IPA from Tusket Falls Brewing Company. This peach mint sour IPA is made with real peaches for a super-juicy, and fruit-forward flavour. Tropical notes of ripe pineapple on the nose and a creamy mouthfeel. Feel refreshed with a mint finish, while you're waiting for the next sip.
This 473ml can can be purchased for $5.13 at Tusket Falls Beer Project at 2220 Gottingen Street, or online here.
Congratulations! You've made it to the end of the gift guide, which means you get to receive information on the Holiday Shopping Contest! Check it out below:
CONTEST: Make a purchase in-store at any participating North End shop and gain access to the Holiday Shopping contest and be entered to WIN a $100 gift certificate to the North End Businesses of your choice!