Jun. 7, 2024

Our gift ideas for Father’s Day

Fête des Pères 2024

Sunday June 16 is Father’s Day. And there’s no better place to celebrate than downtown! Whether you’re looking for original gift ideas or beautiful places to bring your family, the area has it all… and more! Shopping, restaurants, bars and original activities: Montreal is the place to find the most fulfilled dads!

Sporting goods stores

With the return of warm weather, it’s the perfect time to get – or get back – into sport! Whether your father is an accomplished sportsman or an enthusiastic amateur, you’ll be able to find something to spoil him in one of the many downtown boutiques.

Right in the center of town, Sports Experts welcomes you every day, offering clothing, footwear, sporting goods and outdoor equipment. You’ll find all the top brands, especially for clothing, but above all, the store offers the items you need to practice every sport – so you’re sure to find something to suit your needs!

Across the street, in Centre Eaton de Montréal, you’ll find the indispensable Décathlon . Once again, you’ll find an eclectic range of products, covering most sports and activities. The store offers many of its own-brand products, all of good quality and at very attractive prices. The little extra? The opportunity to try out certain items and activities on site!

On the same street, head to Chlorophylle for local shopping. This Canadian company offers high-end products designed and developed in Quebec. Conscious of environmental issues, the brand strives to offer sustainable clothing and accessories made with respect for nature. The ideal boutique for outdoor enthusiast!

Finally, further up Sainte-Catherine, Arc’teryx is there to meet the needs of more seasoned sportsmen and women; the high-performance equipment on offer should satisfy climbing, skiing and alpine technology enthusiasts. But you don’t have to be a professional to wear the brand’s clothing: beautiful, timeless and well-made, it combines utility with elegance.

Sports Experts: 930 Rue Sainte-Catherine Ouest

Décathlon: 705 Rue Sainte-Catherine Ouest (Centre Eaton de Montréal)

Chlorophylle: 716 Rue Sainte-Catherine Ouest

Arc’teryx: 1515 Rue Sainte-Catherine Ouest

Chlorophylle, cadeau pour la fête des pères à Montreal
© Chlorophylle

Clothing stores

It’s impossible to disappoint with a beautiful garment or an original accessory. When it comes to fashion, there’s no better place than downtown! You’ll find a wide range of boutiques, from ready-to-wear to made-to-measure.

For example, you can store at Tozzi (rue Crescent), which offers a top-of-the-range selection of the world’s best designers. The boutique even offers accessories and objects for the home; chosen with the same care as the clothes, they’re sure to delight men of taste.

And why not offer a personalized shopping experience? Many of the stores in the center offer a stylist to accompany you, or a made-to-measure experience with a tailor.

2115, 2095, 2121 & 2085 Rue Crescent 

Tozzi, cadeau pour la fête des pères à Montréal
© Boutique Tozzi

Twin Roads 

Who says socks are boring? Then you haven’t heard of Twin Roads! For Father’s Day, Twin Roads is offering ultra-trendy, eye-catching socks! From the most original to the most classic, from the most colorful to the most sober, there’s a pair of socks for every taste. Perfect for dads who love to stand out and express themselves with style.

1500 Avenue McGill College

Twin Roads, cadeau pour la fête des pères à Montréal
© Twin Roads


A jewelry: a classic that always hits the mark! Opt for a timeless, elegant gift that will go straight to the heart. Watches, chains, bracelets, signet rings: downtown jewelry stores offer a wide range of gift ideas.

Many boutiques also offer a refined selection for Father’s Day. Maison Birks, for example, offers a vast choice of items, each more elegant than the last. From cufflinks and tie clips to wallets, pens and watch winders, a whole range of top-of-the-range accessories is available. Gifts that last and that, without a doubt, will be passed on.

Maison Birks, cadeau pour la fête des pères à Montréal
© Maison Birks

Cheap Thrills

Is your dad a delightful rock’n’roller? Does he like to tap his foot to a good blues tune, or play the double bass in the air while singing his favorite jazz tune? You’re due for a visit to Cheap Thrills! The store has been selling used CDs and vinyl since 1971. You’ll find works at unbeatable prices and, above all, titles that are sometimes impossible to find. Cheap Thrills is a music lover’s paradise, a musician’s Eldorado, and a sure bet if your father is a music lover. Between the vast selection and the team’s sound advice, there’s no doubt you’ll be able to find the gem that will make him happy.

Note that the boutique also offers used books and DVDs, a great way to buy even MORE gifts for your dad… or for yourself!

2044 Rue Metcalfe

Cheap Thrills, cadeau pour la fête des pères à Montréal
© Cheap Thrills

Stogies Cigar Lounge / Bar à Cigare

An original gift, an experience that’s both fun and sophisticated: head for the cigar bar! You can offer your father a privileged moment, alone or with friends, in the beautiful lounge and hushed ambience of Stogies. On the menu, a selection of cigars, of course, but also a refined range of scotches and martinis to perfect the tasting experience. The Stogies also offers cigars for sale, with rare Cuban cigars among other guilty pleasures. For your convenience, gift cards are also available on the website.

2015 Rue Crescent

Stogies Cigar Lounge, cadeau pour la fête des pères à Montréal
© Stogies

Le Cloakroom Bar

You may be familiar with Maison Cloakroom – a particularly elegant and refined high-end menswear store. But did you know that a bar of the same name lurks in the back? Like the store itself, this speakeasy is sober, chic and wildly sophisticated. Above all, it has just been voted second best bar in Canada by Canada’s 100 Best. It’s the perfect opportunity to spend some time in this intimate, hushed setting, where you can sample cocktails made to order by a team of passionate professionals. A great way to share a moment with your dad – and a place he’ll remember.

2175 Rue de la Montagne #100

Cloakroom Bar, cadeau pour la fête des pères à Montréal
© Cloakroom Bar

AviaSim flight simulator at Hotel Delta

AviaSim has a flight simulator in the city center: a gift that couldn’t be more original! Various packages are available, from discovery to introductory flying courses. For the ultimate experience, your dad will be at the controls of an Airbus A320 with a real pilot, in an authentic, fully enclosed cockpit. Four people can enter the simulator, so you’ll even be able to witness his debut! The lucky participant will also be able to choose his or her preferred airport: 24,000 departure and arrival airports are available. A gift that’s sure to be the envy of many!

475 Avenue du Président-Kennedy (in hôtel Delta Hotels par Marriott Montréal)

AviaSim, cadeau pour la fête des pères à Montréal
© AviaSim

Circus performances at Jardin du Monastère

Le Monastère is a cabaret offering contemporary circus shows in the sumptuous setting of St Jax church. Immerse yourself in the magical world of Cabaret du Jugement Dernier 2024. Enjoy a nice cocktail in Le Jardin before entering the Sanctuary for a dazzling international circus show. Join in the excitement by voting for the performances and make for an unforgettable evening.

1439 Rue Sainte-Catherine Ouest

Le Monastère, cadeau pour la fête des pères à Montréal
© Le Monastère

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