Father’s Day Gifts in Charleston

Brackish bow ties
Brackish bow ties | Photo by Preservation Society of Charleston

Father’s Day is this Sunday, Charleston. If you haven’t gotten your dad anything yet, this is the perfect opportunity to shop local. We picked out 11 cool present ideas for all kinds of Lowcountry fathers in this last-minute gift guide. 🎁

🧺The Lowcountry Lover
Is your dad the ultimate local? Pick up the Dad’s Savory Lowcountry Gift Basket downtown at Tiger Lily. This prezzie features 19 Crimes red wine, Charleston-roasted coffee, 3 kinds of local jerky including Prime Rib, Cherry Maple + Cajun BBQ, Savannah Bacon salsa, Olde Colony Bakery Benne Wafers, plus Jalapeño Lime tortilla chips and a succulent.

🧭 The Adventurer
If you rarely find your dad on the couch — or if you find him there too often — these Holy City excursions are perfect. Snag a voucher for Secret Food Tours: Charleston, good for a year. Or, book a Charleston’s Alleys and Hidden Passages tour on Father’s Day. These intriguing journeys will captivate even the most seasoned adventurer.

🤵The Sharp Dresser
If your pops is a sucker for Southern style, visit the Preservation Society of Charleston shop on King + pick out a snazzy bow tie by Brackish. Check out the Centennial Bowtie, made exclusively for the society to commemorate its hundredth year. Each purchase benefits the organization — so you’ll be giving back to the city you love. These little guys are selling out fast, so grab one while you still can.

📘The Bookworm
Does your dad always have his nose buried in a book? Pick him out a good read at Blue Bicycle Books on King. This beloved Charleston bookstore stocks rare + local books you can’t find just anywhere. According to the website, you can find “just about every new and used Charleston book ever written.” Plus, there’s nothing better than a new paperback for the summer.

🥩The Carnivore
Looking for a rare gift? Get your old man a Father’s Day Gift Set featuring steaks from Hall Management Group. Choose from 3 options — 4 filet mignon, 2 filet mignon and 2 New York strips, or 2 filet mignon, 1 New York strip, and 1 ribeye. Steaks come rare + ready to grill. Place your order by Thurs., June 17 for curbside pickup this weekend at 5 Faber St.

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