Father’s Day 2021 is just around the corner, but what date does it fall on this year?

To celebrate Father’s Day in the Philippines, it is observed on the third Sunday of June and throughout the country. It started to be celebrated since the 1980s. So, for this year, Father’s Day in the Philippines will be celebrated by many Filipinos on June 20, 2021.

Father and Son moment
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Why Father’s Day is a Special Day?

Father’s Day is a special day because it provides recognition or appreciation to the father figure in everyone’s life. It is a chance for families to reflect on what their fathers have done for them throughout their whole lives.

Father’s Day is a chance for everyone to show appreciation to their father for his hard work and irreplaceable role in the family.

The father serves as a role model for his children and carries on his family’s traditions and culture. Besides being a role model for children, many Filipinos and I also think we can all agree that fathers play an important role in providing the basic needs for their families. Thereby, fathers are deemed the pillar in their respective family.

How to Show Appreciation to Fathers on Father’s Day

There are many ways to show appreciation to fathers this Father’s Day. One way is to honor your father by giving him a card or take him out for breakfast or lunch. You and your family can also make a gift for your father with a homemade dinner in the evening where you can all spend time together.

Another way is to write a letter to your father thanking him for his unconditional love and support. You can also express your appreciation to your father by giving his favorite meal or buying him a gift (i.e., clothes, watches, sunglasses, etc.)

There are many ways to show your appreciation for fathers on Father’s Day, but we should never forget that the best gift is giving them respect and love every single day. Cherish every moment you have with your father.

More Gift Ideas on Father’s Day

One idea for a gift on Father’s Day is to buy him something he can use in his line of work, like a tie, some cologne, or new socks. Additionally, buying your dad dinner at one of his favorite restaurants or cooking him his favorite meal also makes for an excellent treat.

Another great idea is to take your father out and explore the area together. The two of you could go hiking at the park or fishing for shrimp. Rather than spending money on material things, it’s often safer to spend time with your father and do something that he enjoys.

One thing you could do is to make a homemade Father’s Day card. Another option is to bake him something he really likes or even take him out for a nice dinner.

Another idea is to give your dad a massager because he might be working hard and have sore muscles. If you have the money, you could also buy your dad something like a watch or new sunglasses. The best gifts are often simple and small.

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