A Guide to Father’s Day in Downtown Jacksonville

Author: Allie Frey, Downtown Vision Summer Marketing Intern

Ready to celebrate the amazing dads and father figures in your life? This year, Father’s Day falls on June 16th, and we have put together a guide full of #DTJax activities, eats and gifts with something fit for everyone! Join us as we explore fun and heartfelt ways to show the special dads in our life how much they mean to us! 

Brunch at First Watch

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Start Father’s Day off on the right foot with brunch at First Watch! A fast and casual dining spot, First Watch offers tasty house-made juices and classic favorites that are sure to give you and dad the energy needed to enjoy the day

Dinner at Indochine 

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Looking for the perfect place to celebrate father’s day? Look no further than Indochine in #DTJax! Treat dad to a memorable dining experience featuring delicious Asian fusion cuisine in a vibrant and stylish setting! 

Grab a Sweet Treat from Mayday Ice Cream 

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Finish off Father’s Day with a sweet treat from Mayday Ice Cream! From classic and seasonal flavor favorites to dairy-free scoops, there’s something for every taste bud.

Swing by a Jumbo Shrimp Game 

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Is your dad a big sports fan? If so, then take him to the Jacksonville Jumbo Shrimp game on Saturday, June 15th against the Indianapolis Indians. Sit back, relax and enjoy a classic all-american baseball game. Make sure to check off the Jumbo Shrimp from Visit Jacksonville’s Mayport Shrimp Trail while you’re there!

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Fathers Day Celebration with Kraken Cycleboats 

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Make Father’s Day unforgettable with a cruise on the St. Johns River! Tour the city, while pedaling your way through the heart of the Bold City with Kraken Cycleboats.

Learn more and book a tour.

Spend the Day With Dad at Intuition Ale Works 

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Head to Intuition Ale Works in #DTJax for a hoppy, fun-filled day with dad! Treat him to a day with craft beer tastings and chill vibes. Intuition Ale Works is the perfect place to raise a glass to dad! 

Get the Perfect Fathers Day Gift from the Riverside Arts Market

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Stop by the Riverside Arts Market on Saturdays from 10a.m. to 3p.m. to pick up an  amazing gift for Father’s Day! The Riverside Arts Market is located under Fuller Warren Bridge and is a great place for an outing for the whole family! From handmade art to baked goods, there’s surely something your dad will love at the Riverside Arts Market! 

Get Dad Some Treats From Peterbrooke Chocolatier 

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Is dad a chocolate lover? If he is, then he will love the chocolate goodness from Peterbrooke Chocolatier! With handmade caramels, truffles, chocolate covered pretzels, and many more delicious treats, Peterbrooke Chocolatier is a stop you don’t wanna miss! 

We hope you have a wonderful Father’s Day downtown! Remember a DTJax gift card is always the perfect gift if you are struggling with what to get your dad and don’t forget to tag us at #DTJax for an opportunity to be featured on our socials!!