Credit: Leila Kwok

Dads, it’s your time to shine!

Father’s Day is just around the corner, and it’s time to show your dad how much you appreciate him. Instead of resorting to generic gifts, why not explore the wonderful city of Burnaby for some unique presents that will make your dad’s day truly special? From outdoor adventures to delicious treats and everything in between, Burnaby offers a variety of options to suit every type of dad. Let’s explore some fantastic gift ideas you can find right here in Burnaby, ensuring your dad feels loved and cherished on his special day.

Mon Paris

Located in the heart of Burnaby, Mon Paris Patisserie is a haven for those with a sweet tooth. Treat your dad to an assortment of delectable pastries, macarons, or handcrafted chocolates. Surprise your dad with the Best Dad Ever Opera Cake from Mon Paris Patisserie. This indulgent dessert features layers of delicate almond sponge cake, coffee-infused buttercream, and rich chocolate ganache. For a unique twist, consider Mon Paris Patisserie’s chocolate cigars. These handcrafted treats resemble real cigars, but they are made entirely of premium chocolate.

📍4396 Beresford St., Burnaby, BC V5H 2Y4
📷 Mon Paris


Chez Christophe

Chez Christophe is known for Burnaby’s finest chocolates and pastries. Their collaboration with Dageraad Brewing brings a unique fusion of flavors. Combining the classic Italian tiramisu with the rich flavors of Dageraad Brewing’s craft beer, it’s the Beeramisu Cake. It features layers of light sponge cake, paired with creamy mascarpone filling and chocolate. For the golf dads, surprise him with the Daddy’s Caddie Showpiece. This stunning chocolate sculpture showcases the golf scene. Offers come with selected beverages by Dageraad Brewing.

📍4717 Hastings St, Burnaby, BC V5C 2K8
📷 Leila Kwok


Purdy’s Chocolatier

Purdy’s Chocolatier has been delighting chocolate lovers for over a century with their premium creations. This Father’s Day, surprise your dad with a selection of their indulgent chocolates. Show your dad how much you care with the Father’s Day Classic Box from Purdy’s. This beautifully designed box is filled with an assortment of their finest chocolates, including creamy truffles, smooth caramels, and rich nut clusters. The other option is the Dad’s Stash. It is a specially curated collection of chocolates that pays tribute to all the wonderful dads out there. This gift box includes a variety of Purdy’s most popular chocolates, such as their signature Hedgehogs, Sweet Georgia Browns, and Chocolate Bars.

📍Various locations across Burnaby
📷 Purdy’s Chocolatier


Studio Brewing

For dads who appreciate craft beer and love exploring unique collaborations, Studio Brewing is a must-visit destination. Known for their innovative and flavorful brews, Studio Brewing offers a diverse selection of beers that cater to different tastes. This Father’s Day, treat your dad to their latest collaboration with Nikkei cuisine. Introducing “Yuzually” a refreshing and vibrant beer collaboration between Studio Brewing and Nikkei. This unique brew combines the bright citrus flavors of yuzu, a Japanese citrus fruit, with Studio Brewing’s expertly crafted beer. The result is a tantalizing blend of fruity and hoppy notes that will awaken your dad’s taste buds. Whether he enjoys it on its own or pairs it with a delicious meal, “Yuzually” is sure to be a hit.

📍5792 Beresford St., Burnaby, BC V5J 1J1
📷 Studio Brewing


Burnaby Golf

Burnaby boasts several exceptional golf courses that are perfect for a memorable Father’s Day outing. Take your dad to the Burnaby Mountain Golf Course, a scenic 18-hole course that offers breathtaking views of the city. Alternatively, visit the Riverway Golf Course, a challenging yet rewarding course surrounded by lush greenery. Treat your dad to a round of golf, enjoy quality time together, and create lasting memories on the fairways.

📍All over Burnaby
📷 City of Burnaby


Coffizen Coffee Roasters

For coffee-loving dads, a visit to Coffizen Coffee Roasters is a must. This local Burnaby coffee roastery is passionate about sourcing and roasting high-quality beans to create a delightful cup of coffee. Surprise your dad with a bag of freshly roasted beans from Coffizen and let him savor the rich aromas and flavors from the comfort of his own home. Alternatively, take him to Coffizen’s cozy café, where he can enjoy a cup of their meticulously crafted coffee.

📍7655 Edmonds St #104, Burnaby, BC V3N 1B6
📷 Coffizen Coffee Roasters


Marvel Avengers S.T.A.T.I.O.N.

For dads who are fans of superheroes and the Marvel universe, a visit to the Marvel Avengers S.T.A.T.I.O.N. in Burnaby is a must! This interactive exhibition brings the world of Marvel to life, allowing visitors to immerse themselves in the stories and adventures of their favorite superheroes. From Iron Man’s armor to Captain America’s shield, the exhibit showcases iconic props, costumes, and interactive displays that will transport you both into the Marvel universe. Capture special moments with your dad as you pose with life-size statues of Marvel characters and take memorable photos together.

📍The Amazing Brentwood
📷 Ryan Emberley


Bird Watching

Burnaby Lake is home to a diverse array of bird species, making it a paradise for bird enthusiasts. For dads who appreciate nature and enjoy exploring the outdoors, bird watching at Burnaby Lake is a wonderful activity to bond and connect with the beauty of the natural world. Take your dad on a leisurely stroll along the well-maintained trails surrounding Burnaby Lake. These paths offer scenic views of the lake, marshes, and surrounding forests, providing the perfect vantage points for bird watching. Make use of strategically placed viewing platforms to observe the birds in their natural habitats.

📍Burnaby Lake Regional Park
📷 Lisa Zral