Father’s Day is just around the corner on June 16, 2024, and the Washington, DC area, has some exciting offerings for dads who love small-batch spirits and gourmet food. This year, give your dad a treat he’ll never forget at Sojourn Fermentory.

Sojourn Fermentory is opening soon and has the perfect Father’s Day gift package. The Sojourn Fermentory Father’s Day Gift Box includes a $75 gift card, a cozy T-shirt, and two exclusive invitations to a VIP preview event in Suffolk, Virginia. This package will make your dad feel special and appreciated.

On Father’s Day weekend, from Friday, June 14th to Sunday, June 16th, Equinox on 19th will host a special “Sip & Savor” weekend. Dads can enjoy a trio of bourbon samplings paired with gourmet bites. The bourbon flights include Uncle Nearest 1801 Premium, Willett Pot Stilled Small Batch Bourbon, and Jefferson’s Reserve. For bites, there are Eastern Shore Soft Shell Crab Bites, Smoked Duck Breast Slider, and Pork & Fennel Sausage with Sweet and Sour Red Onions. There are even plant-based options like the Heart of Palm “Crab Cake” Slider and Sweet Potato Sausage with Caramelized Onions.

Another great option for Father’s Day is Lena’s Wood-Fired Tap and Pizza in Del Ray. They offer 25% off growlers for beer to-go and a three-course dinner featuring roasted shrimp prawn, house-made pizza, and chocolate ganache cheesecake.

If your dad prefers lunch over brunch, take him to Lutèce in Georgetown. Their lunch menu includes a fried skate sandwich, Amish Chicken Sausage, and a Dry-Aged Cheeseburger. Pair these with a New Amsterdam cocktail or Brasserie de la Pigeonelle “Loirette” beer for a delightful meal.

For a unique gift, consider Joon’s grill kits curated by Michelin-starred Chef Chris Morgan. These packages include a Joon burger kit, a Shawarma kit, and a Steak Dinner kit with optional grill tools. These kits are perfect for dads who love to cook. Or enjoy halal marinated boneless ribeyes for four!

Ilili DC offers a Lebanese-inspired feast with mezza and a Mixed Grill featuring chicken shish taouk, beef kebabs, lamb chops, and more. They also serve Seared Striped Bass with confit tomato and Aleppo tahini.

For a luxurious experience, join Bresca for a four-course dinner paired with premium Penfolds wines. This is perfect for dads who love fine dining and exquisite wines.

If you’re looking for a weekend getaway, head to Ocean City, Maryland. Spend the day on a golf course and enjoy a rooftop dinner at Spain Wine Bar with beach views.

For dads who deserve the best, JôNT offers a two Michelin-starred dining experience with a luxury tasting menu including truffle pasta. Chef Ryan Ratino’s open fire cooking will impress any dad.

And for a hands-on experience, visit Salamander Resort in Middleburg, VA, on June 15, 2024, for a BBQ Cooking Demonstration. Held at Harrimans Grill, this class will be led by Chef Cesar Mir. From 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM, learn how to smoke and properly eat southern BBQ food, such as beef brisket with house-made BBQ sauce, whole chicken with Alabama white BBQ sauce, collard greens, and house-made mac and cheese. Each participant will receive recipe cards as a take-away gift. The cost is $50.00 per person, and reservations are required.

For a relaxing and rejuvenating experience, check out the Father’s Day Specials at The Spa & Salon at MGM National Harbor from June 1 – June 16. They offer unique treatments created with dad in mind:

The Royal Treatment (4 Hours, $489 per person): A custom signature massage, dapper facial, and MANicure/pedicure.

The Tasting Room (100 minutes, $387 per person): Starts with a therapeutic signature massage, then choose between a gentleman’s facial or signature MANicure/pedicure. This treatment comes with a complimentary glass of bourbon.

The Groomed Gentleman (80 minutes, $153 per person): A luxurious barbershop experience featuring a precision haircut and hot lather shave that includes a steamed towel, rich lather, and close straight razor shave, followed by a soothing aftershave treatment. It includes a complimentary beverage, a relaxing scalp massage, and finishes with a stylish hair touch-up.

The Omni Homestead Resort invites families to an adventure-filled weekend with live music, bourbon tasting, boxing, bladesmithing, and cornhole tournaments. Enjoy golf at The Cascades or The Old Course, fishing at Cascades Creek, and a visit to the shooting club. The activity guide includes bourbon tastings with charcuterie, wine odyssey, nightcap beverages, children’s crafts, a shooting tournament, boxing classes, bladesmithing, a heart health talk, and fishing trips. Celebrate dads with activities for every interest and create unforgettable memories.

So, this Father’s Day, treat your dad to an unforgettable experience. Whether he loves rare distilled bourbons, gourmet food, or a relaxing getaway, the Washington, DC area has something special for every dad.