Ann Arbor Father’s Day Gift Guide

A collage of artwork.

Fathers Day is coming up and it’s the perfect time to pick out a gift for the father in your life. The Ann Arbor area is full of a ton of businesses that have great gift options. We have compiled a list of gift ideas in the Ann Arbor area!

Candy or Pop from Rocket Fizz

Rocket Fizz has a plethora of unique sodas and candies. This makes it the perfect place to get sweet treats for Father’s Day. Many of their flavors are a blast from the past and may bring up some fun memories. Other’s are simply wild flavors that your Dad may love to try!

306 S. Main Street, Suite 1A Ann Arbor

Massage from Thrive

Would the hard working father in your life enjoy a few hours of massage relaxation? Thrive is open 7 days a week and offers massages ranging in length from 30 minutes to 120 minutes. They have a skilled team of massage therapists to make sure that their clients receive the best services possible. Thrive makes it easy to purchase a gift certificate online or in person.

2500 Packard Street, Suite 208A, Ann Arbor

Notebook or Journal from Found Gallery

A notebook.

Located in Ann Arbor’s Historic Kerrytown neighborhood, Found is the perfect place to find gifts for any occasion. The Found Gallery has been an important part of the community since 2005. They feature local artists and have a variety of notebooks, gifts and home decor.

415 N 5th Ave. Ann Arbor

A Book From Literati Bookstore

Whether the father in your life has been dying to read a certain book, or is looking for something unique to read, Literati has you covered. They have unique books from every genre. On their display tables their staff features their favorite reads with notecards about the books. Their knowledgeable staff is also always willing to give book recommendations to help you find the perfect book.

124 E. Washington Ann Arbor

A Watch from Shinola

Shinola believes in the beauty of American design. Because of this they work with a network of manufacturers across the country to provide high quality watches and leather goods. They offer many different watch designs to fit your father’s style and even offer personalized engravings on some items!

301 S. Main St. Ann Arbor.

University of Michigan Gear at the M Den

Is the father figure in your life a Michigan fan? The M Den is the place to go to get any Michigan gear. From t-shirts to sweatpants to memorabilia, they truly have it all. With each purchase a portion of the revenue is given directly back to University of Michigan Athletic Programs.

Visit the store at one of the many locations listed on this page M Den Store Locations

Running Shoes from Ann Arbor Running Company

If the father in your life enjoys running, check out the Ann Arbor Running Company for a great Father’s Day gift. They have all sorts of running gear such as running shoes, clothing, technology, belts, and more. They also offer group runs on their website, so after you grab your dad some new gear you can get him connected with a group to run with!

Or visit one of their 3 locations at

901 W Eisenhower Pkwy, Ann Arbor

209 S Ashley St, Ann Arbor

2621 Plymouth Rd, Ann Arbor

Graphic Novel or Game from Vault of Midnight

An Avengers comic book.

Vault of Midnight has a variety of games, graphic novels, manga and dice. Their Ann Arbor location is their flagship store but they have since opened two new locations. They strive to be a unique store that makes comics and games intriguing to all.

219 S. Main St. Ann Arbor

Stationary from 826 Michigan 

826 Michigan has a variety of fun items that would make great Father’s Day Gifts. All of their sales directly benefit the free student writing programs offered at 826 Michigan. They serve around 3,000 students in the area and provide writing help and tutoring from skilled adult volunteers.

115 East Liberty Street, Ann Arbor

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