Subscribe to Fig Weekly

Fig Weekly is your digital guide to all things Lancaster. Every Thursday, you’ll receive fresh content including local stories, special features, upcoming events, and city insights, delivered directly to your inbox.

Suggest an Event

The online Fig calendar is a curated list of community events happening in Downtown Lancaster.

  • Contact Us

  • Search

    Father’s Day Finds

    As Father’s Day approaches, it’s time to recognize the amazing father-figures in your life and applaud them for all they’ve done and continue to do for you. There’s nothing preventing you from celebrating your Dad every day, but if you’re looking for a reason to get him something extra special, Father’s Day is the perfect occasion.


    You don’t have to look far for gifts for the men in your life—Lancaster is home to thriving small businesses brimming with hidden treasures! From personal training to fine clothing, handmade goods, and everything in between, there are countless ways to shop small and celebrate Dad by supporting local businesses and securing the ideal gift.

    Rieker Bottle Works

    With over 335 varieties of craft beer for sale, it’s safe to say that Rieker Bottle Works is the place to snag a brew! Pick up a 64 oz. growler, a 32 oz. crowler, a single, a keg, or a custom 6-pack. One popular Father’s Day option is buying an empty growler with a gift card so Dad can come in and select his own favorite. Featuring domestic brews and well-loved imports, Rieker’s is a booze-filled haven.

    Photos from Rieker Bottle Works

    Cabalar Meat Co.

    For all the foodie fathers out there, there’s nothing quite like a nice, locally-sourced cut of meat to say, “Thanks for all you do, Dad.” At Cabalar Meat Co., choose from the highest quality 100% grassfed beef, hormone and antibiotic free poultry, and pork from woodland and pasture raised pigs for your next meal. All of Cabalar’s baked goods, sausage grinds, and smoked meats are made in-house, and they provide specialty cuts of meat that can’t be found elsewhere. A family-owned and operated business, every purchase supports one of several family farms.

    Photos from Cabalar Meat Co.

    Ellicott & Co.

    Finding unique, functional gifts is no easy task, but Ellicott co-owners Ryan Martin and Ryan Smoker make finding a great gift for Dad as simple as 1, 2, 3. Ellicott is a men’s specialty shop with a selection made for Father’s Day. By offering high-quality products like leather wallets, Teakwood and Tobacco candles, and more, Ryan and Ryan hope to inspire intentional living and provide the best for the men in your life. Take 20% off storewide with the code “ThanksDad” and check out their Father’s Day Gift Guide for more gift inspiration.

    Photos from Fig Lancaster and Ellicot & Co.

    Penn Stone

    High-quality grills and ALFA ovens are outdoor kitchen essentials! As summer heats up and Dad wants to get creative with his cooking, Penn Stone offers a variety of appliances for the father in your life. Acquiring an ALFA oven so he can make wood-fired pizza or installing a built-in grill for all his grilling ventures are just two great gift ideas—there are endless outdoor kitchen possibilities! Drop by their showroom to decide what’s best for him in-person.

    Photos from Penn Stone

    Coleson Fine Clothiers

    Outfit your Dad with a brand new custom suit this Father’s Day. Coleson Fine Clothiers specializes in high-quality, fashionable pieces that look and feel good. For the month of June, save 20% off Coleson Bespoke custom suits—their very own private label custom clothing. If suits aren’t his thing, Coleson also offers a variety of dress shirts, pants, socks, and ties great for any stylish look.

    Photos from Coleson Fine Clothiers

    iTrain Studio

    After all those years investing in you, help Dad invest in himself by gifting him an investment for his health. Passionate, knowledgeable, and personable head trainer Wayne Mutata founded iTrain Studio to offer individuals a warm, welcoming fitness space where they can feel comfortable in their own skin. The iTrain family trains together, gains together, and encourages its members to keep striving after new goals. Their services include fitness coaching, small group training, and nutrition planning—all great gift options!

    Photos from Fig Lancaster

    Spice & Tea Exchange

    Every grill master has his special ingredients, and Lancaster’s Spice & Tea Exchange is the perfect place to get them. You name the spice, Spice & Tea Exchange probably has it. Swing by their location on Orange Street to browse more than 140 spices and 40 teas! Their selection includes exclusive hand-mixed blends and sugars and salts from around the world. Perfect for the Dads who double as home cooks, chefs, and tea lovers. Consider treating your Dad to one of their recommended products curated with fathers in mind.

    Photos from Spice & Tea Exchange and Fig Lancaster

    Make Father’s Day extra special and spread some Lancaster love with a gift from one of these locations! Father’s Day is all about recognizing all your Dad does and showering him with appreciation. Whether you can spend the day with your father or you’re only able to send him a text, remember to thank Dad for being the amazing man he is—you won’t regret it.