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Where to Find the Perfect Father’s Day Gift in Delaware

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Shop local this Father’s Day at Delaware businesses specializing in everything from custom gifts to hobbies like fishing or grilling.

Custom Gifts

Romanick Pottery

The Newark-based shop has been crafting pottery since 1994. It specializes in custom ceramic beer growlers, beer steins, mugs and other functional pottery. You may recognize some of the designs from Dogfish Head Brewery, Little Goat Coffee or one of many other local businesses with which the pottery brand has partnered. Romanick makes some the most creative and dynamic pottery you’ll find in the First State. These pieces would make a wonderful gift for fathers who appreciate good coffee, tea or beer.

391 Welsh Tract Road, Newark | 738-8038

Bill’s Sportshop

Originally specializing in corporate and team uniforms, Bill’s Sportshop has also branched into custom designs and gifts. The gallery includes home décor items and custom woodwork which could make the perfect gift for any father. The brand is based in Magnolia and is family-owned and -operated.

757 West Birdie Lane, Magnolia | 538-5304

Out of The Box DIY

If you want a gift with a little more meaning and heart behind it, why not make it yourself? The DIY kits offered by Out of The Box DIY in Rehoboth Beach are a perfect place to start. The kits include acrylic pour-over sets, candle making kits, yarn and string art and more. This could be an especially fun idea if you’re working with little ones to create a gift for a father in your life. Not feeling up to DIYing it? No problem! The brand also offers a variety of pre-made gifts including handcrafted cocktail mixers, candles and more.

37401 Malloy Street, Rehoboth Beach | 567-2839

For the Grill Master

Shore Smoke Seasonings

If your dad is a self-proclaimed grill master who’s always looking for new flavors to bring to his barbecue, Shore Smoke Seasonings is the perfect Delaware stop for a Father’s Day gift. Operating out of Smyrna, this business specializes in seasonings that are not only flavorful, but also non-GMO and free of any nuts, gluten or MSG. The most popular blend, Game Day, is fantastic on steak and also pairs well with beef, pork, chicken and veggie dishes. If your grill master dad is into experimenting with flavors, why not go for the 15-seasoning sample pack to give him new flavors to try all summer long?

Smyrna | 943-4675

Golf and Other Sports

Al’s Sporting Goods

If your dad is a lover of sports, Al’s is the perfect small business to grab a father’s day gift. With everything from workout equipment to bats and balls to fanwear, Al’s is sure to have something your dad will love.

200 North Market Street, Wilmington | 655-1511

Eastern Shore Custom Clubs

If your dad plays golf, Father’s Day is the perfect time to treat him to custom clubs. This full-service professional club fitting and repair center in Millville serves the entire Eastern Shore with clubs tailored to individual proportions and swing.

32782 Cedar Drive, Millville | 442-7605

Hunting, Fishing and More

Smyrna Sporting Goods

This Smyrna business offers a wide range of hunting supplies and apparel. It carries a variety of brands and products and has an experienced staff ready to answer any questions. From sturdy apparel to accessories and collectibles, you’re sure to find something perfect for Father’s Day if your dad is a hunter.

4 South Main Street, Smyrna | 653-7073

Black Bear Archery

There’s no lack of specialized shops in the First State. If your dad is into something a little more niche like archery, we’ve still got you covered. Black Bear Archery carries a huge range of bows and crossbows. The store also has a variety of accessories, targets, arrows and more. Plus, it even has a range and provides lessons for beginners.

1695 South Dupont Highway, St Georges | 832-2373

A Marblehead Flyfisher

“The East Coast’s premier fly shop” specializes in trout, saltwater warm water, spey and destination angling. The storefront carries all the top brands of flyfishing rods so, if your dad is in need of an upgrade, this is a great place to start.

5716 Kennett Pike, Centreville | 654-6515

Lewes Harbour Marina Fishing & Boating Outfitters

Consider this your one-stop shop for bait and tackle, fishing and boating supplies. If your dad is a boat guy, this is the spot for you this Father’s Day. Along with boating supplies, the store offers top fishing gear brands, as well as reasonably priced gear for more casual fishers.

217 Anglers Road, Lewes | 645-6227

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