Father’s Day Gift Guide: Shop Local This Year!

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Father's Day Gift Guide is a sponsored guide and presented in partnership with the following businesses. That said, we sourced each featured business included in this gift guide and also included our very favorite local ideas and companies.

Our official Father’s Day Gift Guide is here!

At Colorado Springs Moms Blog one of our favorite things to do is share local businesses with you to shop from for holidays and birthdays, and this year we encourage you to shop LOCAL for Father’s Day!

To take some stress off of your plate and to help you shop small and support the families in our community, Colorado Springs Moms Blog has compiled this shopping gift guide just for you! Every business listed in this guide is local to Colorado Springs and the surrounding areas! Keep an eye out for some of the promo and/or discount codes included in this Guide as well.

Below you will find a list of both physical gifts and also experiences available to order or pick up prior to Father’s Day on June 16th, just a few weeks away! Be sure to keep an eye on our Instagram account in the coming weeks as we will have several giveaways leading up to Father’s Day from many of the businesses listed below. 

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This father’s day, gift the bearded men in your life with something special. You can help them soften and grow a healthy, thick beard naturally with one of Simple Body’s beard oils!

Simple Body is a locally-owned business, based out of Old Colorado City, that makes and sells all natural, handmade body, home & baby products that work. Their organic, vegan & kosher beard oil is loaded with argan oil, golden jojoba oil, sweet almond oil,  and a proprietary blend of food grade, organic essential oils.

Dad doesn’t have a beard? Simple Body also offers a variety of other natural products – including SHAVE BARS, which are perfect for the dads who enjoy a good ol’ fashioned shave!

COSMB Pick: Beard Oil ($22)

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Gift dad a drink mix or simple syrup from local Pikes Peak Lemonade!

Pikes Peak Lemonade Company is more than just a cup of lemonade. With organic lemon, organic cane sugar and filtered water, they are proud to serve you a fresh and healthy drink. Pikes Peak Lemonade starts with their organic lemonade or limeade and add Colorado-grown lavender, real hibiscus or a variety of other fresh ingredients. You’ll enjoy their fresh, hand-crafted syrups while also reaping their amazing health benefits. No artificial flavors, colors or preservatives.

You can visit Pikes Peak Lemonade’s taproom in downtown Colorado Springs to sample flavors and shop from lemonade by the glass and gift(s) in person, catch them at a farmers market or vintage market (some of their products are also available on the north side of town, inside Paris Market Vintage at the Shops of Briargate), and/or order online!

Stopping in their shop with dad on Father’s Day? Mention Colorado Springs Moms Blog and receive 2 for $10 lemonades!

COSMB Pick: Jalapeño Margarita Mix {$10.25}

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Gift your sweet dad with something delicious for Father’s Day!

Bonbon Bombardier makes tasty candy and food in Colorado Springs. From small batch confections, chocolates and treats to pop-up dinners, they maintain an ever-evolving seasonal menu and aim to bring you something always fresh, playful and fun. Bonbon’s delicious goodies are available at multiple locations around town – Eclectic Co., Blank Space Coffee, Carnelian Coffee, Radiantly Raw, Pikes Peak Market, Yobel Market, Paris Market Vintage, Heartshake Studios & Ladyfingers Letterpress.  

They take pride in the wide variety of small batch vegan treats and gluten-free friendly products, enjoyed by vegan and non-vegan customers alike!

Bonbon’s current 2019 Father’s Day chocolate & treat offerings:

  • Almond Toffee Crack(er) Crunch & Milk Pecan Toffee Crack(er) Crunch: Decadent brown sugar butter toffee-infused matzo crackers coated in Belgian dark chocolate with toasted almonds and sea salt OR milk chocolate with toasted pecans and sea salt.
  • Bonbon’s Cocoa-Coffee-Chile BBQ Rub: Our signature BBQ rub with natural cocoa powder, Pueblo Green Chile and Coffee. Put it on your favorite meat before smoking or sprinkle a lil’ on cooked veggies for a flavor explosion!
  • Dark Chocolate Almond Hiking Bars: Best pick for outdoorsy dads!  Our nutritionally-dense, superfood bar is a fudgy, nutty, salty & subtly sweet, crunchy & chewy alternative to the boring one-texture energy bars on the market. Think toasted inclusions like almonds, coconut, and pumpkin seeds paired with almond butter, local honey, 72% dark chocolate and oats. (*contains honey)
  • Various Chocolate Barks, including our Belgian Milk Chocolate Bark with Gooseberries, Citrus, Fennel and Sea Salt
  • Dark Chocolate Hot Cocoa with Palo Santo Marshmallows
  • Various small batch caramels, including our Salted Honey, Salted Coconut (vegan) and Dark Chocolate (vegan) caramels 

COSMB Pick: Dark Chocolate Almond Hiking Bars

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Have a dad who loves the great outdoors? We’ve got your gift covered.

Based right here in Colorado Springs, Eiman Design Co. is owned and operated by local Alex Eiman, a digital creative with a mission to create clean, minimal, and functional design. You can shop his variety of stickers and other swag (posters & postcards) online

If you have an adventure-seeking dad in your life, consider gifting them one of Eiman Design Co.’s awesome eye-catching products for Father’s Day this year!

Take advantage of 20% OFF a purchase of $10 or more – just use promo code “DAD2019” at checkout on nationalparkbadges.com!

COSMB Pick: National Park Stickers -Pick 6 {$22}

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Shopping for someone with a sweet tooth?! Look no further than Sweet Addict Bakery, offering gourmet confections crafted to perfection!

Sweet Addict specializes in gourmet caramels, caramel sauce, marshmallows and brittles – with the occasional cake and cookies, too! They are set out on a mission to add a little joy to your day! 

You can find Sweet Addict’s offerings in-person at Paris Market Vintage (located in the Shops of Briargate) and  Crafted Colorado Handmade Market (located downtown).

COSMB Pick: Chocolate Fudge Caramel Sauce {$10}

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Looking for a place with a wide variety of Father’s Day gift options under one roof? Head downtown to Eclectic Co!  Eclectic Co. is a boutique-style maker’s market offering a range of local,  sustainable, handmade goods from Southern Colorado makers and creatives.

With collections from 55+ local artisans and small businesses, Eclectic Co.’s shop offers shoppers a chance to find a variety of products including vintage, jewelry, art, body products, home goods, and much more! 

Some of Eclectic Co.’s 2019 Father’s Day gift options include:

COSMB Pick: Cheese Slicer Board, from FishRule Studios {$50}

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Papa Bear Card ($4.50)

From Heartshake Studios
Find this adorable greeting card and a full line up of “Gifts for Dads” online or in their shop, located in Old Colorado City
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DIY Father’s Day Mini Sets – Cookies ($15)

From Ten Thousand Cookies
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Building Three Coffee – Mirr Insulated Mug ($25)

From Building Three Coffee
Located in The Lincoln Center, 2727 N Cascade Ave Suite 155
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The Weekender Duffle Bag ($109)

From The Mosaic Collective
Ethically made fashion + decor available ONLINE and at Eclectic Co {214 1/2 Tejon St.}

 

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Personalized Push Pin Framed Wood USA Travel Map ($42)

From Sugar Blush Studios
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The Passport Program – Colorado Springs ($25)  

From The Passport Program
This is a boozy field guide to exploration in Colorado Springs, packed with 2-for-1 craft libations from the city’s best drinking establishments!
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One Dozen Cookies, delivered ($17.99)

From Sasquatch Cookies
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Stainless Steel Razor with 10 blades ($25)

From Weighstead
Shop online & in-person at Eclectic Co. 
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Brass Easel & Calendar ($55)

From Artifact Uprising 
Snag 15% OFF  your order until Tuesday, June 4th using promo code “FATHERSDAY” at checkout.

 

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Mzuri Leather Wallet ($60)

From Yobel Market
Retail boutique ONLINE and located in The Ivywild School, 1604 S. Cascade Ave
Goods also available at Eclectic Co.
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Dry Gin  

From Lee Spirits
Their flagship product. Created with original prohibition-era cocktails in mind.
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Father’s Day Cards, locally made ($5)  

From Ladyfingers Letterpress
Shop located downtown CO Springs at 113 East Bijou St. 80903
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Therapeutic Massage 60 Minutes ($88)

From Camino Massage
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Custom or Original Watercolor Painting

From Emma Kelly Studio
Offers custom watercolor portraits and originals, you can find her work at Eclectic Co. in Downtown CO Springs. 
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Beehive Beer Soap ($6)

From Lotion Bar Cafe
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Family Photo Session ($350+)

With Life Photography by Melissa
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Raspberry Chipotle Fruit Spread/Jam ($9)

From Blue Owl Preserves
Add it to your tacos, quesadillas or a Monte Cristo sandwich!
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Colorado Gray Trucker Hat ($28.99-$36.99)

From Colorado Girl
Shop online or in-person at Paris Market Vintage (located in Shops of Briargate)
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Cheese Slicer Board ($50)

From FishRule Studios
Handmade products crafted from domestic and exotic hardwoods and acrylics available ONLINE and at Eclectic Co {214 1/2 Tejon St.}
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Wood rings ($69.95+)

With Handmade by Branden
Handmade rings available ONLINE and at Eclectic Co {214 1/2 Tejon St.}
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Switch Stance 6-Pack, Citrus Wine ($72)

From Evergood Elixirs
From the Colorado mountains, Evergood Elixirs makes Skier Pee, Snow Bunny & Switch Stance, refreshing wines made from lemons, not grapes. 10% ABV. Gluten-freeVegan. Low in sugar.
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Coffee Club Subscription ($20)

From Hold Fast Coffee Co.
This club is for someone who loves coffee and loves surprises. Hold Fast Coffee Co. will be sending a different coffee that they’re excited about each month and a fun selection of goodies.
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Golf Artwork, can be personalized ($9+)

From Everyday Summit
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Farm Dinner Event Ticket ($135)

With A Grazing Life 
Enjoy a curated, social dinner event featuring Colorado Springs area chefs and restaurants, breweries, local meat and produce, and life music. 
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Tickets to CO Springs’ Public Party Bus Crawl Event ($25)

With Local Motive Party Bus
Colorado Springs’ only PUBLIC party bus company is on a mission to change Colorado Springs by supporting local business, bringing community together, and getting you out of your house and doing something different.
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Old Fashioned Root Beer BBQ Sauce ($8.95)

From Savory Spice
Pick it up at our local Savory Spice Shop, located downtown. Try as a burger topping or a dip for wings.
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Straight Razor Shave, Service ($35)

From Lincoln St. Barbers
Lincoln St. Barbers is a locally owned and operated classic barbershop, passionate about traditional barbershop craft & culture. They specialize in straight shaves & precise haircuts.
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Monthly Climbing Gym Membership ($67+/month)

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Three Month Membership, new members only ($165)

With City Rock
Three months membership for only $165! Sign up between today – June 15 and get 10% off all introductory and movement classes! Pre-paid only. Restrictions may apply, view full details here.
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Handmade Ceramic Mug (price varies)

With Gray Mountain Clay
Custom orders available online, or shop Gray Mountain Clay’s awesome goods locally at Eclectic Co., Yobel Market, Heartshake Studios or The Kreuser Gallery
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Modern Men’s Care Aloe & Shea Butter Body Wash ($38)

From Formulary 55
Formulary 55 offers modern botanicals for body & home, complete with a line of men’s products. Use code “COSMOMS” for 25% off your purchase online. Code expires Sept. 30, 2019.

We hope this gift helps you feel inspired as you shop for Father’s Day! Stay tuned for more local gift guides coming later this year. Happy Father’s Day to all the amazing dads that are a part of the Colorado Springs community!

Are you a local business looking to be featured in this Guide? Email [email protected] with all questions and inquiries. 

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Laura is the Instagram Director for Co Springs Mom Collective. She has a heart for local businesses and exploring (and introducing people to) new fun spots around COS. Laura was born and raised in Minnesota, but headed for the mountains for college at the University of Denver, and has stayed in Colorado since 2009. She currently lives in a 1920’s home downtown with her husband, daughter (2016), and massive Labradoodle. When she isn’t hanging out with family or friends, she can be found in her art studio downtown, managing the COS Moms Blog Instagram account, or walking to a neighborhood coffee shop. Laura is passionate about seeing Colorado Springs thrive, and loves the opportunity her team has to create connections and experiences that truly promote the growth of community in our city.