Whether it is a 5 a.m. fever or just a tantrum-busting tickle-fest, Dad takes care of his own. Why not celebrate him this Father’s Day with some locally-made loot? From handcrafted wares he can wear to fun, foodie finds—here are 6 Atlanta-made gifts he is sure to love.


Lincoln’s Links
This set of Lincoln pennies converted into cuff links by Atlanta artist AmySueCraft celebrates baby’s birth and the date he became a dad. $10.49 on Etsy


Staying Power
The message of these hand-stamped aluminum collar stays from Block and Hammer with stay with him long after Dad’s Day. Shop B&H’s site for other sweet sayings and custom creations that are perfect for Dad’s Day.
$24.99 on Etsy 


Sweetwater Suds
Atlanta’s own Brown Bag Soap Company‘s “handcrafted beer soaps” are just the thing for Dad. Choose from their three beer bars—Pale Ale, Brown Ale or Blue Ale—all made with ales from locally loved Sweetwater Brewery.
$6 on Etsy


Pops for Pops
Make him the “King of Pops” with a special themed Pop Pack from King of Pops that includes 12 pops and a t-shirt.
$40 online at King of Pops or 678-732-9321


Meat Treats
If dad is a meat-lover, surprise him with a basket of goodies from The Spotted Trotter. This boutique charcuterie offers an ever changing selection of cured meats, sausages and more. Try the Peppered Umami Beef Jerky or the Kimchee Salami. Their bacon is pretty awesome, too.
Prices vary. At The Spotted Trotter, 1610 Hosea L. Williams Dr., 404-254-4958

growler shop

Dad Needs a Beer
Dad may just need a cold one to celebrate his special day. How about a growler of local beer from a growler shop? With over 40 beers on tap to choose from, the folks at My Friend’s Growler Shop can help you land on a beer that he will love.
Prices vary. My Friend’s Growler Shop, 415 Memorial Dr. SE, 404-963-7882

Looking for other ways to show pops he’s tops? Click here for our list of subscription services fit for fathers!

—Rachel Quartarone

Photos courtesy of Etsy, King of Pops, My Friend’s Growler Shop via Facebook and Yelp! Jim C.