Your Guide to ‘Experience Gifts’ in Greater Fort Dodge, Iowa

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7 Dec 2021


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Stumped searching high and low for the perfect gift for that special someone? Try broadening your horizons to the world of experience gifts! When you give a life experience or adventure instead of the same old sweater or necklace, that’s “experience gifting.” Now while there’s no denying a sparkly bauble can bring joy, research indicates that experiences lead to longer-lasting happiness. Experience gifts enrich, inspire, and teach while initiating and developing human connections.

Greater Fort Dodge has some great local businesses ready to serve up memory-making. Nothing could be easier than grabbing a gift certificate today. It couldn’t be easier to end your shopping quest and win the “Best Gift Ever.” It’s not really a competition . . . but you’ll be winning.

Fun for the Whole Family

Fort Frenzy is the Midwest’s most unique event center with a large arcade, go-karts, mini-golf, bumper cars, laser tag, pizza, beer, state-of-the-art events venue with a full bar, and more. Fort Frenzy has something for everybody in the family no matter the occasion! Give passes or check out their Stay & Play package with Brookstone Suites! It includes one night in a deluxe room for up to four guests, a grab-and-go breakfast, use of the Brookstone pool, four all-day passes to Fort Frenzy attractions, a large pizza, and unlimited fountain soda. Be a gift-giving hero with Fort Frenzy experiences!

The Rec, also known as the Fort Dodge Community Recreation Center, is ready to help you reach, excel, and celebrate! Give a membership to provide family and friends access to cutting-edge exercise equipment, an Olympic-size pool, fitness classes, and youth activities. What could be better than giving the gift of health and fitness with a side of community?

Feeling Sporty

Golf Central, in addition to selling top-of-the-line products and providing club repair, offers year-round golfing opportunities with their golf simulator. Book time on the simulator, a lesson, or even a party for all of your friends! There’s also a winter league starting in January. Another unique option is to book Flightscope sessions. This diagnostic tool provides golfers with an easy-to-understand look at their swing and ball flight to help them fine tune their golf game. Give them a call today for help finding the perfect experience for the golfers on your list!

Ax throwing is immensely popular. It’s a great group activity because turns rotate quickly and it doesn’t take much time to learn. Shiny Top Axe Throwing is the premier ax throwing venue in Fort Dodge, Iowa. Shiny Top Axe Throwing is part of the Shiny Top Brewing family, offering craft beers and homemade pizzas as part of your experience. Grab a gift certificate or book a time today!

Give Artistic Discovery

Blanden Memorial Art Museum is a center of art and culture, not only for Fort Dodge but for a large area of north central Iowa. The museum has art classes for all ages that would make fantastic experience gifts. You could also give a membership or book a private tour for your family and friends. The docent led tours must be scheduled, but they are provided at no cost. The museum offers so many unique (and economical) ways to let those you love get in touch with their artistic sides!

Art BrushesStudio Fusion is “your happy place!” Studio Fusion provides a wide open space and the tools to create fused glass, pottery, ceramics, canvas art and more! No appointments are necessary to use the studio to pursue your passion at your own pace, on your own schedule, but classes are also available. Private parties are a great option and mobile services are available. Give the gift of creativity and time spent together today!

Book a Fort Dodge Experience Today!
Giving the gift of experiences also delivers the delight of exciting anticipation. Your friends and family will feel joy from an experience before it has even begun. Be the best gifter ever and book an experience in Fort Dodge today!

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