Kalamazoo-Inspired Gifts Dad Actually Wants for Father’s Day
Every year dad gets the same old boring tie- get him something he will love that represents his love for his hometown of Kalamazoo.
Dads don't want scented candles, flowers, or brunch, they want something they can use (or showoff) and a beer. This list of Kalamazoo-inspired gifts for Father's Day will put you at the top of dad's list as the favorite child.
Ultra-Detailed Kalamazoo Map
This practical piece of artwork includes every street, avenue, lane, boulevard, path and trail in Kalamazoo.
Kalamazoo Skyline Vinyl
Not just any photo to hang on the wall, it's the Kalamazoo skyline carved in actual vinyl.
Vintage Shakespeare Spinning Reel
If your dad is from Kalamazoo and he's a fisherman, he knows Shakespeare. This vintage 1950's piece is probably not usable to catch the big one but makes a great Father's Day gift.
A save the stack t-shirt representing the Kalamazoo rock & roll heritage of Gibson guitars.
Kalamazoo Bar Map
All of dad's favorite Kalamazoo bars, watering holes, pubs, taverns, taprooms, saloons, and lounges.
Gull Lake Bottle Opener
If dad loves Gull Lake and a good beer that doesn't twist off, this is your go-to gift.
Antique Card Game
This unique card playing set was made in the late 1800s. It's Kalamazoo Duplicate Whist, made by Ihling Bros. & Everard in Kalamazoo Michigan.
Save him some trouble from mom. Dad's scotch won't sweat onto the woodwork and leave a ring if he uses these Kalamazoo County coasters.
Derek Jeter Kalamazoo High School Rookie Card
Before he went on to become a World Series Champion with the Yankees, Derek Jeter was a 4-sport athlete at Kalamazoo Central.
Vintage 1800 Prints
Whether he is a railroad buff or not, these Kalamazoo inspection car themed prints will look great on the walls at home or at the office.
1913 Flinch Card Game
If dad loves cards, get him a game created right here in Kalamazoo- Flinch.