Top Places For Last-Minute Father’s Day Gifts In St. Louis

June 12, 2012 6:00 AM

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Since Father’s Day always comes right around the time when the excitement of summer seems to be looming, it has a way of sneaking up on us. Not to worry though––St. Louis has great places to find last minute Father’s Day gifts. Whether your dad loves swinging the club out on the green, throwing back cold brews on the river or spending his time at the bowling alley, there’s something perfect out there for him this Father’s Day.
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Square One Brewery
1727 Park Ave.
St. Louis, MO 63104
(314) 231-2537

Does your dad love a frosty craft brew? Square One Brewery sits in Lafayette Square and while it has been around since 2006, four years ago it actually became Missouri’s very first “micro-distillery” restaurant. The brewery recently introduced its Beer of the Month Club, the perfect gift for beer-loving dads this Father’s Day. You can opt to purchase three certificates for $30, six for $55 or nine for $75. Each certificate gets dad one growler and can be redeemed once a month or throughout the year as your dad sees fit. Or opt for 12 certificates for $100 and give your father the gift that keeps on flowing–he can redeem his cards for a new growler each month.

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Feather-Craft St Louis Fly Shop
8307 Manchester Road
St. Louis, MO 63144
(314) 963-7884

Does your dad love spending his early summer evenings fly fishing? Feather-Craft is an established retail business that has been serving the St. Louis area and surrounding communities for 34 years. The owner, Ed Story, is an experienced fly fisherman himself, so he and his staff can help give even the most novice fisherman some suggestions on what to get dad for Father’s Day. The store carries fly rods from Echo, Sage, Orvis and other brands; fly tying materials and accessories; and an impressive line of flies, starting at as little as 80 cents. Stop in for a great, last-minute gift for the angler in your life, then take him out to his favorite river on Sunday.

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Sappington Garden Shop
11530 Gravois
Saint Louis, MO 63126
(314) 843-4700

Sappington Garden Shop has supplied St. Louis gardening enthusiasts with everything they could possibly need for a thriving landscape for 45 years. The shop supplies live trees, shrubs and flowers, most of which are locally grown in Sappington’s greenhouses. There is also an impressive selection of lawn ornaments, fire pits and unique furniture that can’t be found in other lawn and garden shops. So whether dad has a green thumb or wants to spruce up the backyard with some cool accessories and furniture for his next barbecue, Sappington is sure to have what you’re looking for. The shop also features weekly specials, so be sure to check them out out to save on any last minute gifts.

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Proam Golf
3174 S. Brentwood Blvd.
St. Louis, MO 63119

Proam Golf supplies a full line of golf clubs and irons, bags, clothing, shoes and golfing accessories. As a mom and pop retail store, Proam delivers excellent customer service, focusing on individuals, their swing and personal taste. Golf clubs and irons are personally fitted to the golfer, using demo irons to access stance and swing. Surprise dad with golf clubs and he can return to the shop for a personal fitting. Or, opt for a gift card with no expiration date so that he can spend the day picking out the perfect set of clubs.

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Ray Orf’s Bowling and Trophy Shop
9516 Gravois
St. Louis, MO 63123

If your dad loves spending his Saturday nights knocking pins down with the guys, think about getting him a new bowling ball or accessory. Locally owned and operated in Afton, Missouri, just a little more than a 10 minute drive from St. Louis, Ray Orf’s Bowling and Trophy Shop’s staff offers a cumulative 150 years of hands-on bowling knowledge and experience. The shop offers a full line of bowling balls, bags and shoes featuring the best brands in bowling. Drill service is included in the price of each bowling ball, and Ray Orf’s will let you surprise your dad with a great bowling ball that he can bring in at his convenience to drill to fit.

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Pennee Struckman is an accounting professional in St Louis, MO. She currently writes for on topics related to parenting teenagers and living well on a budget in St. Louis. She is also a professional financial management writer with articles and white papers published by a well-known information firm. Her work can be found at

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