Father’s Day is quickly approaching, and our downtown stores have everything you need to wow your dad this year. We know how hard it is to find the perfect gift, so we did the hard work for you, and found the best gifts right here in Milly.

Lake items

For the Lake Lover

Head over to Bayne’s Army Store for a fishing line, a cooler for his catch, and a hat to keep him cool on the lake. Eclectic and Market Collective also have great selections of décor for your dock, like metal fishing signs, or maps of Lake Sinclair

Beer Gift idea

For the Beer Connoisseur

Market Collective’s famous hand-made soy candles will wow your dad, not only for their amazing smell, but because they are made with his favorite types of beer bottles! Not a candle guy? Grab him this vintage wall-décor from Auntie Bellum’s Attic.  

Southern Gentleman gift

For the Southern Gentleman

Jack & Milly has some great gear from Roudy Gentleman and Hari Mari. Any of these items, from swim trunks and visors to bow ties and button downs will be great for his preppy style. You can also find the coolest locally made bow-ties at Market Collective. They feature several different designs that your dad will love.

Dad gift

For the Intellectual

Pick up some freshly ground coffee and a matching mug from Blackbird for your cool dad. He would also love this leather wallet from Jack & Milly. With a 15% discount for dad, you can’t go wrong. The Red Door also has locally made wine, and wine tastings to treat your dad on his special day.

Adventure Dad

For the Adventure Seeker

Schedule a kayak tour with Oconee Outfitters to thrill your dad this Father’s Day. Pick up a sticker decal featuring your favorite outdoor brands for your dad’s car or water bottle. Speaking of water, make sure your dad stays cool while he adventures, with Bayne’s Army Store’s supply of Yeti merchandise.

records antique gift

For the Vintage Dad

The Red Door has awesome civil war artifacts that your history-loving dad will appreciate. Downtown Milledgeville also has an array of antique stores, like Auntie Bellum Attic, where you can find all of his favorite records.

Cookies Sweetreats

For the Foodie

Or, for dad with a sweet tooth, grab him some cookies and cakes from SweeTreats and Ryal’s Bakery and a gift card from Chilly Milly. He will love a freshly baked treat, and he will be so excited to try out the newest frozen yogurt place downtown.

Any Dad gift

For any Dad

Any dad will love a personalized t-shirt just for his from 42 Floor. They have hats and t-shirts that will remind him what an awesome dad he is! Short on time? You can’t go wrong with a t-shirt from one of his favorite downtown restaurants, like Local Yolkal. Eclectic also has several fun knick knacks for your dad, like Beer Soap, coasters, and mugs.