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Find the Best Father's Day Gifts Locally Around Dexter

The Dexter area has an eclectic mix of shops offering ideal gifts for dad. Buy local and support businesses in Dexter.

Father's Day is approaching on Sunday, June 17, and shopping for gifts especially for the dad who has everything can be challenging. Let Dexter merchants help in finding the perfect gift!

has a selection of T-shirts ($20), hats and glasses, as well as a selection of beer for the connoisseur in your family. Beer bottles range in price from $8 to $18. Gift cards are also available.

For a great gift idea, give dad a Metroparks gift card, which can be used at park golf courses, marinas and interpretive centers, for a variety of services, including golf fees, picnic shelter rentals and more.  Or, if he likes to fish, take dad to Father’s Day Fishing at k from 1-3 p.m. Sunday. Rods and reels, tackle and bait will be supplied. The fee is $3 per rod and reel, and free for dads. Preregistration is  required by calling 1-800-477-3191.

For the diehard Dexter Dreadnaughts football fan, check out the selection of memorabilia at the . Gifts range in price from $20 for T-shirts to $30 for a sweatshirt.

Does dad have a sweet tooth? Try an ice cream cake from . Cakes start at $16.99.

Are you on a budget? Why not treat dad to a pizza from and a movie from . Nothing says "I love you, dad" like an action packed shoot 'em up flick. Or if dad is more of the artsy type, attend a performance at the . Season tickets also are a neat gift for dad. Buy two sets, and he can take mom.

Earlier this month, we asked our readers to share some of their ideas for Father's Day gifts.

Polly's Country Market suggests a new outdoor grill for dad. Meijer has a Char-Broil two burner gas grill on sale for $100 this week.

Debby Bow says sports fans will do best by surprising dad with a pair of Detroit Tigers Tickets.

Visit www.shopdexter.com and check out other shops, restaurants, entertainment and events for more gift ideas. Don't forget to stop by this weekend. The store is holding a sweepstakes in honor of Father’s Day. Go in to the store between now and Sunday and fill out a free entry form. Your dad could be the lucky winner of a Craftsman five-drawer tool chest, a $90 value.

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