Zinc's Father's Day Guide 2016

Father’s Day is next Sunday and have you started planning gifts and activities for dad? Well, rest assured because we’ve got a variety of ideas for how dad and you can spend the day! Your dad does a lot for you, and if you want to give him a great gift there are some dad-approved clothing stores where you can find it! While you’re spending quality dad time, the Roncesvalles neighbourhood is the perfect spot for some family friendly activities!




Shopping for dad can sometimes be difficult and confusing. However, you can always play it safe with clothing and get him a simple shirt or shorts for the summer weather! Whether or not he’s a business guy or a casual gentlemen, Gotstyle clothing store has a variety of styles that dad will surely love! Gotstyle is a men’s clothing store located on Bathurst and Wellington, right inside of the Distillery District. This is the perfect store to buy a suit or casual apparel for your dad, without breaking the bank!


Another great store to check out is Sydney’s. It is located on Queen West and this menswear retailer sells simple and minimalistic styles that suit men who do not like to dress too loudly. Sydney’s has great high-end clothing but they also have tons of budget friendly clothing if you don’t want to spend too much!


The Ace


Eating is probably one of dad’s favourite things to do and The Ace restaurant is a great family brunch spot! It is located in a hot spot area, at High Park and Roncesvalles. The Ace menu has great variety including eggs, pancakes, waffles, and french toast! There is also a kids menu for your little picky eaters. The best part about The Ace’s location is that after you’re done brunch you can take dad on a walk by our well known 35 Wabash project and enjoy the beautiful design and Roncesvalles neighbourhood!

Easy Restaurant

Easy Restaurant is another great brunch spot to bring dad! They offer the usual delicious brunch staples such as: eggs benny, waffles and french toast. Easy Restaurant’s mexican inspired dishes are what sets them apart; specifically, the Huevos Divorciados, a well-known speciality! This restaurant has something for everyone and you can be sure that dad will enjoy himself. Take the family there on Sunday to enjoy a yummy brunch!


Jay's Game

Is you dad a sports guy? If yes, then going to a Blue Jays baseball game is the perfect spot for bonding time and excitement! The Blue Jays will be giving away free ties for Father’s Day and you know dad will have an amazing time!

Budapest Park

With the beautiful weather you will definitely want to spend some time outdoors, and Budapest park is the perfect place to go! The park is located on Lake Shore Blvd West and is also close to our wonderful 35 Wabash project! Get the chance to play with the kids and catch up, then take a stroll by our well-known 35 Wabash home!

Yorkville Exotic Car Show

A lot of dad’s love cars, and Yorkville’s Exotic Car show is the perfect place to take a dad who has a car passion! There will be over 150 classic and exotic cars, including Porsche, Aston Martin, Ferrari and more! These cars will be lining the streets of Bloor-Yorkville for the duration of the day. Each year nearly 100,000 people take part in the show, sharing their love of classic and exotic cars. Dad will surely love to be spending time with the people he loves and the cars he loves too!

Regardless of how you spend father’s day, we hope that you enjoy the day and hopefully this blog has helped make your father’s day planning easier! Enjoy!