The air is thick with the smell of beer and BBQ, which means only one thing: Father’s Day is upon us. Whether you’re looking for cool Father’s Day gifts for your own dad or searching to find unique gift ideas for the father of your own children, we’ve got you covered with gifts for geeks, grillers, gentlemen, and beyond.
On this list, you’ll find Father’s Day gift ideas for every type of dad. Check out our top picks and give him a little somethin’ somethin’ that will make him feel appreciated and loved. (Bonus points if you can make him laugh.) Finding a great gift for your dad isn’t as hard as you think. Read on.
Being a dad is stressful. This handy device will work out the knots in his neck and back, so you don’t have to. He’ll probably let you use it, too! This deep-kneading massager will relax his muscles, but his favorite part will be the adjustable heat function that feels so soothing. Don’t be surprised if he disappears on Father’s Day to spend some time with his new gift.
Dad will drool over this gourmet hot sauce, and after he tastes it on his wings he’ll be calling this bottle of Truff “daddy.” Red chili peppers are blended with black truffle and agave for an earthy, yet sweet-and-spicy sauce that will bring a dad to his happy place. Mmm!
3. Tile Pro
If you know a hot-mess dad (or really “busy” dad), gift him a Tile. The Tile connects to an app which makes it easy to always check in on where his belongings are. No more scrambling around looking for the keys or remote! A Father’s Day gift like this will bring stress levels down for everyone in the household.
If your dad’s baby is actually his car and not you, he’ll go gaga for this complete car care kit. It includes protectant, shine wash and wax, all-tire foam, and all-glass wipes. The more confident he feels about his wheels, the more free rides you can get.
This sturdy, made-in-the-USA cooler by ORCA lights up when it’s opened. It’s the perfect, unique gift for a dad who goes camping, hosts tailgates, and invites the neighbors over for classic summer backyard barbecues. The navy color is so classic for Father’s Day and these coolers are bear-proof, too. Now you won’t have to worry about him stumbling over the brews in front of company, either.
If you know a daddy who takes pride in his beard, this is the perfect Father’s Day gift for him. The set includes four different oils, a beard brush, and a wooden comb. His bushy beard is about to transform into a work of art. Be sure to compliment him on it and encourage the grooming! You can also gift him this cool beard shampoo which has over 1,000 rave reviews on Amazon.
This gift might seem a little impersonal at first, but honestly, it’s the opposite. 23andMe’s DNA testing kit reveals not only information about ancestry, but also provides accurate insight on health issues, too. All your favorite dad has to do is send in a saliva sample and wait for his results. Usually, the results that come back are remarkable and informative. This gift will show your dad that you not only want to know more about where he (and where you!) came from, but it will also remind him that you care about his health and encourage the preventative approach to his overall wellness. You can also just go for the kit from 23andMe that’s available at a lower price point without the health analysis.
It’s the perfect time of year for a refreshing Moscow mule. Give your favorite dad a solid excuse to sip until he feels silly on Father’s Day. This gift set has over 1,000 positive Amazon reviews. It’s super affordable, and it even includes a copper jigger and four copper straws.
If he’s not into strapping a baby carrier on, but is still open to “babywearing” in general, consider gifting him the a classic kangaroo shirt — with an easy-to-use pouch that’ll calm a newborn baby in no time. It’s totally foolproof — no wrapping, adjusting, strapping, or tying. He can just slip baby right in the pouch and carry on with his day. (Pun intended.)
This Roku device makes watching television more enjoyable, if that’s even possible. The gadget delivers smooth HD streaming, so dad can easily connect to the internet and use the remote to flip on Netflix or even YouTube. After the Father’s Day festivities are over, he’ll appreciate being able to unwind with this.
Dads need eye cream, too. The best time to fight aging is overnight, and men tend to really take to the masculine packaging and scent of the product, in addition to the magic powers this balm possesses when it comes to fading dark spots underneath his eyes. The eye balm contains natural ingredients, including caffeine.
This LEGO set is perfect for dads who love to tinker with things and build. This set includes 3,599 pieces, and dad can build up the luxury car with an active rear wing, an eight-speed gear box (with a paddle gear shift), an engine, steering wheel, suspension, and spoked rims. The packaging is super sleek, so it really does make the perfect gift. If your dad opens up this sick gift on Father’s Day, he’ll feel like the coolest dad in the world. And isn’t that what all dads really want?
These Jabra Elite wireless earbuds will stream dad’s favorite music at his preferred volume. They’re perfect to use during the morning commute or even at the gym. Reviewers obsess over the customizable equalizer and dad will really appreciate the five-hour battery life. Ready to watch him get in the zone?
This hammer comes with a heartwarming message: “Thank you for helping me build my life.” Sniff, sniff. As beautiful as the engraving is, this hammer is totally functional. He’ll get all warm and fuzzy inside when he stumbles upon it amongst the rest of his tools.
This gorgeous fragrance blends salt, sea, and icy peppermint to deliver a masculine sexiness with each spray. Are you familiar with ambergris? It’s a rare ingredient in the fragrance world that’s uniquely inviting and sensual, and this bottle contains it. It’s rated as one of the best colognes of 2019, and any dad would love to experiment with it.
These Bear Paw meat claws will help dad serve up tasty dishes like pulled pork in a pinch! With these claws, dad can lift, handle, pull apart, and shred meat until he’s satisfied.
Sure, you can gift dad his favorite beer on Father’s Day, but chances are he has a pretty nice supply of his own hidden somewhere. Take things to the next liquid level with this craft beer kit. It includes everything dad could ever need to brew his own. You can either help him, or hop right out of his way.
18. The Dad Book
This is possibly one of the hottest Father’s Day gifts of the season. Truths, hacks, and dad-isms fill the pages of this brand new release from the editors of The Dad. The book is loaded with content, but it’s pocket-sized. (Well, cargo pocket-sized). P.S. If you order it at this point, it may arrive after Father’s Day.
This shave set is ideal for the gentleman who grooms on the reg. The products include eucalyptus and menthol fragrance, which is super soothing for a daddy who’s grooming.
We all know it: Dads secretly love candles, too. These man cave candles are perfect to gift on Father’s Day. This set includes scents like mahogany, leather, and straight razor.
Spruce up your favorite dad’s shoe collection with these 100% natural red cedar shoe inserts. They’ll help keep his shoes fresh and formed.
This Ember coffee mug is temperature-controlled, which means your dad can keep the same cup of coffee hot for hours. He’ll love the gadget aspect of this gift, too. It connects to an app where he can save his temperature preferences and customize his mug with an LED light. Plus, if you splurge on him for Father’s Day, maybe he’ll splurge on you for your birthday.
In this hysterical book by comedy God Jimmy Fallon, all the dad animals try to teach their babies to say “Dada” first. Unfortunately, all the babies just respond with their animal sounds! It’s cute and silly, and dads will get a kick out of annoying wifey with this read. Write a sweet note inside, and it’s ready to go.
24. Ice Sphere Molds
If the dad you’re shopping for is a fan of Scotch, these ice spheres provide a classy version of his favorite pour on the rocks. They melt slower and keep his drink cold without watering it down as fast as ice cubes would. Plus, they look cool. Dads love to look cool.
This cool grill tool makes it simple to cook and season kabobs without losing a single piece of fruit or chicken.
26. 5-in-1 Tool Pen
This 5-in-1 tool pen is an office essential. Dad will feel like he can come to the rescue and fix anything with this pocket pen that also functions as a screwdriver, stylus, level, and ruler.
This gift is so worth the splurge for Father’s Day. Dad can use a connected app to see all activity on his front porch at any time. If he’s getting something dropped off on the front porch while away from home, he can connect and communicate with the person who is on your front porch. Ring doorbells make it possible to do cool things like scare intruders away or check in on if the babysitter’s boyfriend comes around. It’s easy to install, too.
If the dad in your life would eat steak every night for dinner if he could, he’ll appreciate this wooden steak serving board. It has grooves to catch drippings and space to house seasonings and sauces. Stepping up the steak game for dad is good for his soul.
29. Phone Soap
Phones get really gross and dirty. This cool gadget will cleanse a phone in a pinch. Dads love gadgets and phones, so this is what we consider a Father’s Day fusion gift. (Aka, it will go over well.) His phone likely holds 18x more bacteria than a public bathroom, by the way.
Gag gift alert! Shittens are here to give your favorite father a laugh on Father’s Day. They’re like mitten-shaped baby wipes, but chances are he’ll end up using them on himself, too.
This super sentimental gift is one that dad will treasure for a lifetime, and there’s also a version with a dad and his son, too. These wooden statues by Willow Tree celebrate the loving and ever-growing bond between father and child.
Dads are flipping their sh*t over this Hawaiian shirt that features grills, beer, and beyond when you look close enough. Plus, what daddy doesn’t get a kick out of sporting a fresh Hawaiian shirt at the start of the summer season?! If you order this shirt at this point, it might arrive after Father’s Day.
If you know a dad who always complains about his razor, freshen up his arsenal of grooming gear with this electric option by Phillips. The self-sharpening blades provide a clean shave. Dad will use it on the go, which means less beard hairs in your sink. Gross!
If your dad needs his caffeine fix every morning, this KitchenAid grinder will motivate him to grind his own coffee and that alone will make him feel more connected to his java. Gift it with his favorite, fresh coffee beans! It produces enough coffee grinds for four to 12 cups of coffee.
These adjustable dumbbells are one of the best on the market. The thousands of rave reviews point out how comfortable and easy it is to use these dumbbells on a daily basis. Get ready for daddy-o to get buff, because these adjustable dumbbells will inspire him to work his way up to curling a higher weight.
Give dad a little more freedom around the grill. This thermometer has a wireless device he can carry around the house and yard so he can monitor the heat of his meat. It comes with preset temperatures for a variety of different meats like lamb, fish, and beef, so he won’t have to remember what temp he’s aiming for, either.
The Alpha Fit takes Clarisonic’s technology used for skincare devices and personalizes it for men. The men’s daily cleanse brush gives a powerful cleansing that can even scrub beneath beards. It even has two power settings so he can get a boost after a workout or when his facial hair is a little grimy. It’s not cheap, but it’s worth the coin.
38. The Bro Basket
These baskets ship same-day and are themed with all kinds of culinary and beverage preferences. Does your dad love a good whiskey? There’s a basket for that. Has your husband been really into CrossFit since he saw all those guys jumping on boxes on ESPN? There’s a basket for that. Your son recently became a new father and is in desperate need of all the coffee? There’s a basket for that. You can even build your own for a custom basket that hits all the things the man in your life enjoys.
You really can’t go wrong with these classic styles, and everybody likes a quality pair of sunnies. He’ll keep this pair in his car. (Away from the kids.)
Warm beer, be gone! Have dad keep these in the freezer, and he’ll never need to wait for his beer to get cold again. And you will never have to yell at him for putting bottles in the freezer to chill them for “just a minute,” only to forget and leave them to explode.
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