This ain’t no Dad joke – Father’s Day is this weekend and you’re going to want to get a rad gift for your dear old dad! Scroll on for some of our top Nantucket-themed picks for your pops.
1. Art from Samuel Owen
Rock Dad’s socks off (okay we had to sneak in one corny Dad joke) with this incredible piece of art from Samuel Owen Gallery. Created by Robert Mars and titled “Rocks Off (Mick Jagger)“, this 2020 mixed media piece is perfect for any Stones lover, or rocker at heart. 48 x 48 2 in – price upon request.
2. Swimwear from Okaicos
Set Dad up for his most stylish summer by the sea with these Retro Electric Blue Stripe Swim Shorts from Okaicos Swimwear ($118). Okaicos has a wide variety of swim trunks that will easily take Dad from the pool deck to the patio at CRU without needing to change. Speaking of CRU, if you want to support one of Dad’s favorite Nantucket restaurants, you can also scoop one of Okaicos’ custom collab pieces with the famous oyster bar on the wharf.
3. Cocktail Cruise from Shearwater Excursions
Celebrate Father’s Day on the water this year on a Nantucket Harbor Cocktail Cruise ($55 per person, or available for private charter) from Shearwater Excursions. This 1.5 hour cruise comes complete with music, breathtaking views, beer, wine, and mixed drinks to enjoy. If you are missing Dad this Father’s Day, this is also a special way to honor your father or just celebrate a beautiful summer Sunday.
4. Libations from Nantucket Wine & Spirits
Get in the spirit to celebrate Dad with a Nantucket classic. Nantucket Wine & Spirits offers Triple Eight Vodka (get the Blueberry!), Cisco Brewers beers (including Gripah and Whale’s Tale), and a wide selections of wines from vineyards near and far. If Dad is a budding sommelier and wants to choose the wine himself, Nantucket Wine & Spirits also offers gift cards to please any oenophile.
5. Sweatshirt from A Salty Soul
Anyone’s dad out there always reminding them to stay on the sunny side of life when they get down? Us too. Do the same for him with this sunset yellow sweatshirt ($88) from A Salty Soul. Cozy and soft with a full zip up the front, this sweatshirt will be perfect for sunset cocktail hour on the beach. If your dad’s more mellow than yellow, the sweatshirt also comes in grey too!
6. Linen Shirt from Peter England
Scoop up something unique for your pops from Peter England Nantucket. Stop by their store at 3 and 11 Old South Wharf to explore their luxury clothing that has been hand loomed in the US for over 40 years. Known for their organic cotton, linen, and cashmere, we’re partial to their latest linen long-sleeve, featuring a cool pirate-like lace up detail that bold Dads will surely treasure.
7. An evening on the Nantucket Sleighride
Surprise Dad with the ride of a lifetime on the one and only Nantucket Sleighride this Father’s Day. As the island’s only luxury charter bus company providing an entertaining transportation experience for visitors and residents, the Nantucket Sleighride will pick him up (and your whole entire crew) and drive you safely around town and back home – and provide an extra dose of fun along the way. Let’s ride!
8. CBD Cream from Green Lady Dispensary
Athletic Dads will love this Topical Body Balm Muscle Salve ($60) from Green Lady Dispensary The CBD-infused cream provides localized relief of pain, soreness, tension and inflammation from his rounds of golf, long runs, or even just working around the house. While you’re at Green Lady, why not pick up a few buds or edibles for Dad as well – nothing wrong with a little MJ to relax on Father’s Day!
9. Nantucket Cuff Links from Murray’s Toggery Shop
Now that restrictions have been lifted in MA, it’s time to celebrate the new roaring 20s in style. Help Dad get decked out with these Nantucket Island cuff links ($195) from Murray’s Toggery Shop. They come in multiple colors (including classic Nantucket Red), are packaged in a luxury gift box, and will make Dad feel and look his best for all the 2021 events to come.
10. Cashmere Blend 1/4 Zip from Vineyard Vines
This cozy Thaxter cashmere blend 1/4 zip ($138) from Vineyard Vines will give Dad all the warm and fuzzies. Laidback yet elevated, this sweater comes in three other colors to suit your father best. It will also pair perfectly with one of Vineyard Vines’ blazers for dinner in Town!
Photo by Kit Noble.