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Where to Buy Local for Father's Day in DSM

2021 Father's Day Guide

The Greater Des Moines Partnership is continuing to look local first when it comes to buying from Greater Des Moines (DSM) shops, restaurants and more. By supporting small businesses, the money you spend in the region will stay within the community. This week’s #DSMlocal buying guide is for Father’s Day shopping, so check out the featured items below for where to buy gifts for Dad, as well as ideas for dining together.



Featured Item: IRONMAN Performance + Race Gear
Description: The IRONMAN 70.3 Des Moines North American Championship is set for Sunday, June 20, 2021. If your dad is a fan of fitness, check out the race and the IRONMAN online shop for men’s tech tees, jerseys and more.

Game Kastle — Ankeny

Featured Item: Star Wars Legion Learn to Play + Open Play
Description: If Dad’s a Star Wars fan, reserve a spot to play Star Wars Legion.

Jester Park Golf Course

Featured Item: IGA Father-Son/Parent-Child Championship Tournament
Description: At least one member of the team must be a resident of Iowa to take part in the tournament at Jester Park Golf Course.


Brickyard Burgers & Brews

Featured Item: Burgers
Description: Treat Dad to a burger at Brickyard Burgers & Brews. Options like the Barnyard Burger, wild West Burger and Slider Trio can be enjoyed on the patio along the Raccoon River Bike Trail.

Firetrucker Brewery

Featured Item: Iowa IPA
Description: Firetrucker Brewery has released its new Iowa IPA, which celebrates the state with a painting-turned-label of Iowa landmarks by artist Ben Schuh.

The Station on Ingersoll

Featured Item: Local Brews
Description: Dad will love this neighborhood sports bar and restaurant. Local brews sold here include: Capital Gold (Confluence Brewery), Burnout Brow and Cloud City (Firetrucker Brewery), Blonde Fatale (Peach Tree Brewery) and G.G. (Exile Brewery). Outdoor dining, carryout and delivery options are available.


AE Outdoor Power

Featured Item: Automower
Description: Dad will love cutting his mowing time down with an automower from AE Outdoor Power.

Broheim’s Indoor Golf & Pub

Featured Item: Indoor Golf Lessons
Description: Receive swing and balance analysis and tips for grip, posture and alignment from a Broheim golf instructor.

Canoe Sport Outfitters

Featured Item: Canoe/Kayak Instruction Classes
Description: Sign Dad up for paddling instruction at a kayaking or canoeing class.

Dinner Dispatch

Featured Item: Dinner Deals
Description: Give Dad a gift card that lets him pick out meals for the month (at least three meals per week).

Iowa Cubs at Principal Park

Featured Item: Skybox Suite
Description: Reserve and gift Dad a skybox suite for a home game this summer. He’ll enjoy a great view of the game, air conditioning, parking passes — all with friends and family for a night of baseball in Downtown DSM!

Kyle’s Bikes (Ankeny + Waukee Locations)

Featured Item: Gift Certificates
Description: Find biking shoes, trainers, cases and bikes for all riders at Kyle’s Bikes locations in DSM.

Loyal Sons

Featured Item: Hot Towel Shave
Description: Book Dad an appointment at Loyal Sons in DSM.

The original #DSMlocal Buying Guide offers gift ideas for a variety of recipients from bookworms to pet lovers and more. Throughout the year, The Partnership will continue to add even more buying guides to encourage buying local, curated with DSM shops, restaurants and service providers in mind for shoppers like you! The Partnership’s most recent guides are listed below:

If you’re a business owner and Member of The Partnership interested in being featured in one of the buying guides, sign up here.

Greater Des Moines Partnership

The Greater Des Moines Partnership is the economic and community development organization that serves Greater Des Moines (DSM), Iowa. Together with 23 Affiliate Chambers of Commerce, more than 6,500 Regional Business Members and more than 400 Investors, The Partnership drives economic growth with one voice, one mission and as one region. Through innovation, strategic planning and global collaboration, The Partnership grows opportunity, helps create jobs and promotes DSM as the best place to build a business, a career and a future. Learn more at DSMpartnership.com.