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Celebrate Father’s Day in the Harrison River Valley

Father’s Day is on the horizon, and chances are, dad has enough cologne, socks, and “World’s Best Dad” t-shirts to last a lifetime! We have some great ideas for meaningful gifts and fun experiences for dad right here in the Harrison River Valley. Whatever his hobbies are, from camping to cooking, gardening to golf, fishing to fine dining, you’ll find something any father will love! 

GIFTS

There are a marvelous variety of shops in the Harrison River Valley where you’ll find a unique gift for dad. These are just a few ideas; you’ll find even more here!

THE BACK PORCH

6116  Golf Road, Agassiz. Phone 604-796-9871.
The Back Porch is famous for its rich, delicious coffee. The organic, shade grown beans are fresh as can be; roasted right on-site in a circa 1919 Flame Roaster.

THE BLUE DANDELION GIFTS AND COLLECTABLES

HARRISON LOCATION: 140 Esplanade Avenue, Harrison Hot Springs. Phone: 604-491-3555|
AGASSIZ LOCATION: 7026 Pioneer Avenue, Agassiz. Phone 778-999-3634
You’ll find a huge range of gifts: shaving and grooming accessories, coffee mugs, puzzles, rustic “man cave”décor, and so much more. With locations in Agassiz and Harrison, shopping for dad is a breeze!

ROCKY MOUNTAIN CHOCOLATE FACTORY

328 Esplanade Avenue, Harrison Hot Springs. Phone: 604-491-2010
Dad will love whimsical treats like their famous Bear Claws and Sasquatch Feet, crafted right in-shop from their divine chocolate and candy. Get a treat for yourself while you’re at it!

GARDEN HOUSE

52905 Yale Road, Rosedale. Phone: 604-794-9884
A new rose bush, a half-barrel planter, a hanging basket overflowing with color; if dad has a green thumb, he’d adore a gardening gift!

THE PRO SHOP AT SANDPIPER GOLF RESORT

14282 Morris Valley Road, Harrison Mills. Phone: 604-796-1000
Besides carrying all things golf, Sandpiper’s Pro Shop also offers everything from handmade pottery, to bath and body products. This golf store with more is sure to have something to delight dad.

EATERIES

Sitting down and sharing a meal with dad is a great opportunity to catch up and enjoy each other’s company over a hearty meal. Another fun option is grabbing take-out and sharing a lakefront picnic.

CLUBHOUSE RESTAURANT AT SANDPIPER RESORT

14282 Morris Valley Road, Harrison Mills. Phone 604-796-1000.
Take dad out for Sunday Brunch on Father’s Day, 8am – 2pm. Flavourful fare with stunning views of the golf course, Harrison River and the surrounding mountains make the Clubhouse an easy choice!

HARRISON CORNER CAFE

310 Hot Springs Road, Harrison Hot Springs. Phone 604-491-4429.
Try favourites like the Fish & Chips, Beef Dip, and Crispy Chicken. Or order their picnic to go, which includes items like cheeses, cured meats, a French baguette, hummus, salad, and much more. Call or email [email protected] to order.

MOLLY HOGAN’S BAR & GRILL

20955 Hemlock Valley Road, Harrison Mills. Phone 604-797-4411.
Check out their fresh new menu while enjoying mountain views! Open Thursday to Sunday throughout the summer, offering brunch on Sundays 10am-2pm. 

BUTTER CHICKEN HOUSE

101, 7168 Pioneer Avenue, Agassiz. Phone 604-491-8033.
Awaken your tastebuds with mouth-watering flavour! Delicious Indian cuisine with rich, classic flavours. Vegan options too!

OLD SETTLER PUB

222 Cedar Avenue, Harrison Hot Springs. Phone 604-796-9722.
A huge menu full of flavourful choices, and a warm and inviting ambience makes Old Settler a favourite of locals and visitors alike.

WILD FORAGER CATERING

Pickup at Agassiz Agricultural Hall, 6800 Pioneer Avenue, Agassiz. Phone 604-798-0712.
Their special Father’s Day pop-up menu features tasty choices like their Texas BBQ Beef Brisket Sandwich, BBQ Pineapple Pulled Pork Sandwich, Greek Beef Pita Wrap, and more. See their menu here and place your order by emailing [email protected]

EXPERIENCES

Dad will often say that the best gift you can give him is your time. Share one of these amazing experiences with dad for memories that will last a lifetime!

KILBY HISTORIC SITE

Fly a kite with dad. Daily programming will include Kite Kits available for purchase with an interpreter on the ready to assist. Visit the 1906 General Store museum, feed the friendly farm animals, and get some take-out from the café to enjoy on the beautiful grounds.

HIKING

Walking and talking together is a great way to bond with dad, and we have a wide assortment of trails, ranging from the easiest lagoon stroll to a challenging hike up the Harrison Grind/Campbell Lake trail.

GOLF

Book a tee time and enjoy 18 holes at the scenic Sandpiper Golf Resort or 9 holes at the Harrison Hot Springs Resort Golf Course. Sandpiper also offers some great golf getaway packages.

KAYAK/CANOE

Take a kayak or canoe excursion together on Harrison Lake or Harrison River. Guided tours and rentals are available from the Harrison Resort Dock. Visit Harrison Eco Tours and Killer’s Cove Boat Rentals for pricing.

RIVER & LAKE CRUISES

Enjoy a comfortable boat cruise in style on Shoreline Tours’ luxurious 62 foot boat. It features a sightseeing deck, dining area, BBQ grill and more.

BBQ BOAT

Get the whole family together; these unique boats seat six people. Bring some steaks to grill or get take-out and spend time on the water in a Harrison Watersports BBQ Boat.

STURGEON FISHING

BC Sportfishing Group offers the ultimate in fishing tours: guided fishing for White Sturgeon. These prehistoric river monsters can grow up to 20 feet in length and over 1000 pounds, and trying to land one is a thrilling and exhilarating experience! If your Dad has limited mobility, their large and comfy boats feature wheelchair accessibility.

LAKE FISHING

Harrison Hot Springs has an abundance of great fishing holes. Take dad and try your luck at Harrison Lake and the beautiful pocket lakes in Sasquatch Provincial Park: Hicks Lake, Deer Lake, and Trout Lake all offer excellent opportunities to reel in the big one!

 

We hope these ideas have sparked your gift-giving imagination! With so much to see and do, the Harrison River Valley is an ideal place for exploring and enjoying Father’s Day fun. For more information on these or other activities and local businesses, visit Tourism Harrison.

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