Treating your dad for Father’s Day doesn’t mean you have to leave town.  Lakeland has plenty of good gift options for your old man. From cutlery to sports, from shooting to a show, our city has what it takes to show Dad a good time.


1. Take him to a show

You know he still likes sweating to the oldies. Take him out for a night at RP Funding Center where he can just relax and enjoy the music.

Show at RP Funding Center

6.14 | Classic Albums Live | Queen – A Night at the Opera | $29-$39

701 W Lime St | Downtown


2. Take him to a game

Is he a sports guy? See Lakeland’s hometown soccer team take on one of their rivals. Cheer the Tropics to victory with the rest of the fans.

Lakeland Tropics

6.16 | Vs. The Villages FC | $5-$10

Bryant Stadium


3. Take him shooting

Ready, aim, fire! Have Dad brush up on his target practice at the local shooting range.

Tenoroc Shooting Center

Sporting Clays | $38 per 100 Targets

North Lakeland

4. Get him a haircut

Dear old Dad looking a little shaggy? Get him the full-service treatment at Gent’s Classic Cuts. This one comes with a shot of whiskey, he’ll be grateful.

Gents Classic Cuts Barber Shop

The Gent | $30

216 E. Pine St. | Downtown

5. Buy him a beer

The best happy hour is the one in your living room. Pick up a growler (or two) for the guy that really deserves a drink.

Lakeland Beer Revolution

Growler | Price Varies

3234 S. Florida Ave | S. Lakeland


6. Buy him a knife 

Whether he’s a culinary captain or just the occasional weekend grillmaster, make sure he’s got the sharpest tools to get the job done.

Doghouse Forge

Cutaway Chef | $295