Thoughtful Ideas to Celebrate Father's Day for Every Type of Dad


Father’s day is just around the corner and although Dad swears he doesn’t want to do anything to celebrate his special day, you know that doing “nothing” is just not an option. So, that’s why we have rounded up a few thoughtful ideas to celebrate Father’s Day for every type of dad.


For the Handyman Dad

A Trip To Home Depot

2002 Washington St, Oregon City, OR 97045

To some Fathers, Home Depot is like their version of Disneyland. Has your Dad been itching to start a new renovation project around the house but just can’t seem to get away from purchasing supplies? Perhaps he has had the latest power tool on his wish list but hasn’t been able to make that purchase! Well, maybe a shopping trip to Home Depot might be the perfect activity to make your Dad feel loved and appreciated. Oregon City’s local Home Depot is open Monday through Saturday, 6am to 10pm.

For the Competitive Father

Blue Ox Axe Throwing

230 12th St, Oregon City, OR 97045

If your Father loves competition, then the Blue Ox Axe Throwing is the ideal place to celebrate your Dad! This unique Northwest premier ax throwing location offers various groups large and small (ages 12 and older) to gather for a once in a lifetime axe throwing experience. Open Thursday - Saturday, check out their website to for their Oregon City location and their hours of operation.

For The History Nerd Dad

The Museum of the Oregon Territory

211 Tumwater Dr, Oregon City, OR 97045

For the Dads who are history-buff lovers, The Museum of the Oregon Territory is just the place to explore! This local museum features vintage recreations, interactive exhibits and a beautiful view of the Willamette Waterfall! The Museum of the Oregon Territory's latest exhibit “Line’s of the Land: Mapping Clackamas County” is now on display! Perfect place for all ages, this exhibit showcases historic maps, survey equipment and journal to introduce you to the formation of the current boundaries of Clackamas County. Explore the history of people and events that were changed by these lines on the land. You can enjoy this exhibit along with many others during the Museums open hours Wednesday through Saturday, 10:30am - 4:30pm.

For The Foodie Father

Oregon City Brewing Company

1401 Washington Street Oregon City, Oregon 97045

For those Dads who live for a good cold one, be sure to treat him to the best place in town -- Oregon City Brewing Company. This new American brewery offers the finest taps of Oregon craft beer. Inspired by the deep-rooted culture of Oregon City the brewery reflect the values of community, quality craftsmanship & a spirit of innovation. This brewing company will tickle your taste buds and capture your heart. Check out their website to see their hours of operation.

For The Outdoorsy Dad

Jon Storm Park

1801 Clackamette Drive, Oregon City, OR 97045

If your Dad is a lover of the outdoors, and even more so of the Willamette River, then we highly recommend a day out at Jon Storm Park to celebrate Father’s Day! Jon Storm Park is located on the bank of the Willamette River and just south of Clackamette Park. This 1.5 acre park overlooks the river and features a view of the Willamette Falls! Other amazing amenities include a boat dock, restrooms and picnic shelter. If you are interested in exploring the Willamette River, stop by eNRG Kayaking, at 1701 Clackamette Dr in Oregon City from 9am to 7pm, to rent kayaks, paddle boards, canoes and more!


How are you planning to celebrate Father’s Day? Please share it and we will be sure to add it to our Father’s Day ideas post!

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