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How to Celebrate Father’s Day 2022

When is Father’s Day 2022 in Canada? It’s Sunday, June 19. If you're stuck on where to look for Father’s Day Gift ideas, start with our curated collection of books and products to bring a smile to his face. Treat the dads in your life on Father’s Day 2022 by making them feel like an MVP with quality time together—whether virtual or in-person—and gifts he’ll truly enjoy. Here’s how to make Father’s Day in Canada extra-special this year.

Indigo’s Top Father’s Day 2022 Gift Ideas

Indigo’s top gifts for dad are sure-fire crowd-pleasers, with a heavy dose of classic Canadiana. Father’s Day Canada-themed gifts will always be appreciated, especially since many dads are thinking about the NHL and NBA playoffs. For basketball fans, you can’t go wrong with dad-approved Stance NBA Raptors socks. Got a serious hockey lover in your family? Gift Call Me Indian by the late Fred Sasakamoose, the first Treaty Indigenous NHL player. If dad’s been working hard at home, curate the ultimate WFH care package with a mug and coffee beans from Toronto-based Balzac’s Coffee Roasters, and a Oui terry robe and joggers. Can you say comfort?

The Top Books for Dad

Give dad a great new read with the best books for Father's Day 2022. For non-fiction lovers, there’s a brand-new book from Thinking Fast and Slow author Daniel Kahneman. Noise, co-written with Olivier Sibony and Cass R. Sunstein is all about combatting cognitive biases. If he loves memoirs, don’t miss the gut-wrenching Measuring Up by Dan Robson. If he’s hoping for some thrilling summer reading, help dad build up his to-be-read pile with the latest from big-name authors, like Thomas King (Sufferance), James Patterson and former U.S. president Bill Clinton (The President’s Daughter), and Andy Weir (Project Hail Mary). For big belly laughs, don’t miss Seth Rogen’s Yearbook essay collection. And if he’s a 1970s music buff, you’ll want to gift journalist Dawnie Walton’s debut novel and Indigo May Staff Pick of the Month, The Final Revival of Opal & Nev.

Father’s Day Gifts by Price

No matter your budget, shop by price for Father’s Day 2022. Find great gifts under $15, like made-in-Thunder Bay hot sauce—that’s also a Heather’s Pick. Under $25, you can find Father’s Day Canada-centric gifts, like gourmet burger condiments from B.C. and Malcolm Gladwell’s latest book, The Bomber Mafia. Bring some sparkle to your Father’s Day 2022 gifting with luxe gifting. Hint: pool your money together to get one big gift, like a portable grill, backyard fire pit, or Oura Ring. Then, watch him light up on the big day!

Father's Day Gift Cards

Gifts for dads who want nothing are hard to find, so let him do the shopping with an electronic gift card on Father’s Day 2022. If you have a little more time, order a physical gift card, and place it in a classic, timeless wallet. Add even more love to your gift by having your kids create a DIY element to go along with whatever you wrap up. Or, plan time to craft or read together because quality time is the best Father’s Day gift of all. No matter what you give dad, don’t forget to include a handwritten Father’s Day card. Whether you go cheeky or sentimental, dad will appreciate the heartfelt sentiment of your words.