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Local Father’s Day Gifts: Raleigh NC Edition

In today’s social and economic climate, it is more important than ever to #shoplocal for gifts and support small Raleigh NC businesses this Father’s Day. The Raleigh area is rich with local artisans who can craft the perfect gift for Dad! Scroll down for just a glimpse into the local Father’s Day gifts Raleigh NC has to offer.

BBQ Sauce from The Pit Authentic Barbecue

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Give Dad the gift of the perfect barbecue for Father’s Day

Whether dad prefers Eastern or Western NC style BBQ, there is a sauce for him from The Pit Authentic BBQ Restaurant in Raleigh NC. At $6.50 per bottle, this sauce is the perfect addition to any cookout this summer. Tangy & vinegary or sweet & tomato-y. Which will you choose?

Check out our blog post about The Pit here!

The Pit Authentic BBQ will also be having a Father’s Day meal special on Sunday 6.21.20.

Range Card from Triangle Shooting Academy

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A day at the gun range is a perfect social distancing activity.

Whether dad is a shooting expert or interested in learning his way around a firearm, Triangle Shooting Academy has the perfect package. Annual range cards start at $15 and can be used as many times he wants within the year. Triangle Shooting Academy also allows caliber rentals for firearms that serves as a perfect “Try Before You Buy” experience. For example, a customer may rent the 9mm caliber, start off with the Glock 19 and switch to the Sig Sauer P226 without any additional costs.

For more personalized instruction, Triangle Shooting Academy offers private instruction at $90/ hour, as well as several classes to make the most of your shooting experience.

“I Love U Dad” Cookie Decorating Kit from NC Cookie Momster

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This is an activity the whole family can do together

Here is a fun activity for the kids to make for Fathers Day! These “I love u dad” cookie decorating kits include these 6 plain sugar cookies, sprinkles and confectioner’s sugar with instructions to make icing. Kits are now available for $12.00. Porch pick up or local delivery in Apex (27539 zip). They will also be available at the Clayton Farmer’s Market on Saturday (6/20.20). Send NC Cookie Momster a message to order.

Engraved Hammer from Adventures in Bloom

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Give Dad a gift he will cherish forever.

Dad loves a thoughtful (and useful) gift, and what could be better than this engraved hammer! Adventures in Bloom, a Cary NC boutique, offers gifts, workshops, and crafting sessions to help you find the perfect gift for anyone in your life. If the hammer is not your jam, you could pick up a card, beard balm, hand-thrown pottery, or any number of unique gifts. Order online or message them for available items.

Peanut Butter Pie from Stick Boy Bread Company

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The way to a man’s heart is through is stomach.

Stick Boy Bread Company’s  Peanut Butter Mousse Pie is a celebration of peanut butter and chocolate! The pastry team fills homemade graham cracker crust with a thick layer of chocolate ganache, adds rich peanut butter mousse, and tops it with melted chocolate and peanut butter chips. Available June 19th-20th, pre-order today by giving them a call or simply sending them a direct message!

T-Shirt from House of Swank

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The Dad Jokes of all Dad Jokes.

House of Swank is the premier downtown Raleigh shop for unique apparel and gifts for dad. They have even made shopping for a gift easy by making a list of Father’s Day Picks. You can choose from a variety of witty shirts for men, current events apparel, as well as gifts repping Raleigh. Order online or message them for available items.

Beard Lube from NOFO at the Pig

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All beards need a good lube.

NOFO at the Pig is located in Raleigh’s Five Points district and is home to an eclectic array of local gifts and novelties, exclusively from local artisans. This beard lube (well the whole line really) from Jack Black is the perfect gift for the bearded dad! Order online or message them for available items.

Box of Cookies from Crumbl Cookies

The way the cookie crumbles can be oh so sweet!

What better way to say “I love you” than getting dad his own box of warm Crumbl Cookies from the newly-opened Raleigh shop? Choose from the 4 flavors of the week, go with classic chocolate chip, or mix it up. Order online for delivery or curbside pick up. Don’t forget the ice cream to go with his delectable treats.

Do you have a favorite from this list? Is there something you think should be added? Leave us a comment!

5 thoughts on “Local Father’s Day Gifts: Raleigh NC Edition

  1. I was in Raleigh earlier this year before Covid happened and man we enjoyed our meal at The Pit. So good! My dad would love it there.

    1. There’s so many amazing restaurants in Raleigh! I hope you’re able to visit again once the world gets a bit safer. Take care of yourself!

  2. We go to Raleigh all the time and are always looking for new things to do. I had no idea there was so much fun to be had around Father’s Day! Will definitely make notes for next year!

    1. We are hoping next year is even better as the state opens up more and more. Thanks for checking us out and stay safe!

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