“Dads are like chocolate chip cookies; they may have chips or be totally nutty, but they are sweet and make the world a better place.”
Aren’t dads just the best?
From buying you your very first football to tucking you into bed on weekends, to picking you up from your first party (and probably yelling at you for attending the said party), to helping you chalk out a career plan, and teaching you valuable life-long lessons, dads do all this and so much more for us.
That is why purchasing a beautiful, meaningful Father’s Day gift that will please him no end is a tough task.
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Dads maybe easy to love but are notorious for being difficult to shop for.
Luckily for you, we have scoured and searched and hunted for the best Father’s Day gift that will suit all Dads and all sorts of budgets. Whether you’re helping your kids pick a Father’s Day present for their golf-loving Daddy, or interested in getting something truly cherish-worthy for your own father, or something fancy for your grilling-pro Grandpa, we’ve got you covered.
There’s some sage advice for you here, my friend – forget the outdated gift ideas like ties and mugs, and get your father some out-of-the-box cool presents like we have listed below.
We started with 11 cool Father’s Day gift ideas. We have added even more great gifts this year!
…Now for more gift ideas!
Let’s dig into the fun details, shall we?
Father’s Day Gift Shopping Made Easy – 3 Tips to Score an Awesome Present
- Budget. Here is rule number one for all you shoppers out there – most expensive doesn’t necessarily mean most meaningful. Quality and thought counts. Bloated budgets don’t.Be realistic and have fun while shopping.
- Type of Daddy. Is your Dad always going on about his golfing prowess? Does he love cooking and surprising everyone with scrumptious dishes? Or maybe your Dad is a fitness addict and works outs every single day.So, a new pair of golfing clubs, a gorgeous set of grilling skewers or a personalized wooden measuring set, and a latest fitness tracker will cover you in all 3 respective scenarios.End point? Write down what your Dad loves and take it from there.
- Personalized. Nothing speaks sentimentality and exclusivity more than a personalized present.We just mentioned a set of wooden measuring spoons as an example, but you could have anything personalized as long as it is relevant and thoughtful.Personalized cuff links for your father who works in construction and hates formal wear is just getting it wrong on a big scale.
Now for the wonderful, something-for-every-man list of gift ideas for celebrating Fatherhood.
Father’s Day Gift Idea #1. – Amazon Echo
All tech-savvy fathers would love to play with this new tech toy which operates via voice control, will recite news for him from around the world, soothe his nerves after a long day with his favorite classical Mozart music, or read him the latest audiobook he desires as he works out, and when all that is said and done, order a delicious pizza with toppings of his choice.
The Echo can also help your darling ole’ Daddy do chores around the house, like switching off lights, locking doors, controlling the thermostat to a comfortable level and a lot more fun stuff like that.
You can choose from a variety of finishes – from chic, sleek fabric to elegant subtle wood and more – to match your Dad’s taste and style perfectly.
Father’s Day Gift Idea #2. Yeti Tundra Roadie
The Yeti cooler packs in 14 cans and lots and lots of ice to keep all his drinks nice and frosty. It is sturdy, portable and very resilient to tough journeys and harsh weather.
Road trips and beach days will never be the same again for your most favorite guy in the world as he guzzles down one super cool drink after another, and he will adore you and thank you for this ever-thoughtful present.
Father’s Day Gift Idea #3. – Walt Whitman’s Guide to Manly Health & Training
An intriguing collection of 19th century male views, opinions and reflections on the type of dresses the people of that era wore, the food they enjoyed and their exercise regimes – some of which can still apply to our modern times – and others which just make for a really fun and riveting read.
Curated from a newspaper column which Whitman himself penned in 1858, this eclectic collection of thoughts will definitely please all bibliophile Dads, and even those who enjoy some light reading from time to time.
This a no-brainer budget-friendly gift that will fire up your old man’s imagination, but not your wallet.
Father’s Day Gift Idea #4. – Philips Series 7200 Vacuum Beard Trimmer
The Philips Series 7200 Vacuum Beard Trimmer does a great job in shortening and trimming beards, mustaches and sideburns effectively and easily.
It’s fairly quiet, comes with a lot of height adjustment features, and a sharp blade guard which lifts hairs smoothly. Plus, it is cordless and has a rechargeable battery to boot.
And the best bit? Perfect for messy Papas as clean-up is a breeze because of the built-in vacuum which stores all the stray hair.
So, go on, let your Daddy rock the stubble look with flare.
Father’s Day Gift Idea #5. SKLZ Gold Flex Golf Swing Trainer
Talking about it – especially gabbing about their own golfing prowess. Let your father brag to his golfing buddies about the secret of his impressive swing that keeps on improving with every game.
The SKLZ Gold Flex Strength and Tempo Trainer will make your Daddy dearest a golfing champion out on the greens and it will make you pat yourself on your back for your excellent choice of gifts.
Plus, he might even boast to his sports pals about what an intuitive kid he has. Just sayin’.
Father’s Day Gift Idea #6. Portable Stainless Steel BBQ Barbecue Grilling Basket
These Dads would trade their golfing clubs for a stainless steel whisk any day.
If your favorite guy loves chopping and dicing and baking and grilling, then get him this heavy-duty portable stainless steel grilling basket with a large surface that will change his grilling game.
Forget about pesky skewers with food falling all over!
This low-priced bbq basket will keep all his veggies and meats right where they belong – on the grill.
Father’s Day Gift Idea #7. Smartphone Sanitizer
Some folks just can’t clean their gadgets like their phones and IPads enough. Smudges are their enemy and they’re keen on wiping away their screens and keeping them smear-free.
Enter – A smartphone sanitizer cum universal charger.
Leave your phone in it for 5 minutes and be germ-free. Our mobiles and tablets harbor a LOT of bacteria. So, zapping it free of it would be a wise move.
Dear ole’ Dad can even leave his phone charging overnight in the compact canister and it will be squeaky clean by the time he is up.
Father’s Day Gift Idea #8. UrbanEars Plattan ADV Wireless Bluetooth On-Ear Headphones
Gift him these ultra-cool super comfortable ergonomic dark grey on-ear headphones that promise to go on for 14 hours straight when paired with Bluetooth.
He will take calls wirelessly with a built-in mic. And change tracks with a single swipe on the ear cup.
His music will go with him wherever he wants – with no strings attached.
Check out more details right here.
Father’s Day Gift Idea #9. Fujifilm Instax Gift Set
Men love acting like know-it-alls when it comes to technical stuff, but if your Papa is clueless about the bells and whistles on the latest smartphones, and loves taking pictures, gift him the Fujifilm Instax Gift set.
This quirky camera is a wonderful blast from the past. It is fool-proof and dummy-proof because all you have to do is simply point and click. Plus, it prints photos instantly.
You can pick from a variety of enchanting shades. This attractive instant-camera set also comes with rechargeable batteries and photo strips.
Father’s Day Gift Idea #10. Sheffield 12913 Premium 14-in-1 Hammer Tool
But this isn’t some ordinary run-of-the-mill pocketknife.
Oh, no. This is a heavy-duty stainless steel constructed many-tools-in-one system which includes a hammer, a can opener, pliers, a saw, a slotted screwdriver and many more.
Whatever situation your adorable Dad faces, he will be ready for action with this multipurpose gadget. It’s portable, tiny and you get a nylon belt pouch as well.
In fact, this could be the last tool he ever needs. Seriously.
Father’s Day Gift Idea #11. Fitbit Versa Smartwatch
Q. What do you get a fitness-enthusiast?
A. This gorgeous looking Fitbit Versa Smartwatch.
It is a lightweight, waterproof smartwatch that looks stylish and makes for a wonderful Father’s Day gift.
There are apps, clock faces, 300+ offline song storage, health coaching, sleep tracking and many more interesting and valuable features.
Pick a luscious color for your Papa and give him the gift of health this year – quite literally.
Father’s Day Gift Idea #12. – Slim Metal Blocking Wallet
Protect credit cards with this wallet by Ridge.
- LIFETIME GUARANTEE – We chose our military-grade materials for their durability and, in turn, created a wallet that’ll last a lifetime — guaranteed. If you ever feel your wallet isn’t functioning properly, you can make a claim and we’ll do our best to make it right. This includes the replacements of elastic, screws, money clip, and cash strap plate. Each purchase of The Ridge is just the beginning of many years of you carrying a better wallet.
- RFID BLOCKING – Breathe easy because your cards will be surrounded by the metal body of this wallet protecting them from even the most powerful RFID Chip Readers.
- FUNCTIONAL & SLIM – Holds 1-12 cards without stretching out. The slim wallet is ideal for carrying business cards, credit and debit cards, bills etc. The outside notch allows you to push out the cards easily.
- INTEGRATED MONEY CLIP – The money clip allows you to secure several bills to the outside of your wallet in a traditional money clip form. The proprietary metal clip is designed for enhanced security and reliability. See our other listing for options with the Cash Strap.
- SPECIFICATIONS – RFID-blocking materials - 6061-T6 aluminum | anodized gunmetal plates - 2 oz | 86 x 54 x 6 mm frame - Interchangeable elastic and screws
Father’s Day Gift Idea #13. – Dual Chamber Water Bottle and Snack Holder
This is a new product that holds both your water and snacks in one convenient holder. Dual chamber keeps liquids hot/cold and snacks or accessories dry.
- MADE FOR ADVENTURE: FLPSDE Dual Chamber Water Bottles are so much MORE than just a water bottle! The Inner Chamber can hold your favorite snacks, keys, cash, pet food or other personal essentials while the Outer Chamber keeps your liquids ready when you are. What combos can you come up with?
- CAPACITY: 20oz Outer/7oz Inner (27oz Total Capacity).
- CLEANING: The Removable Inner Chamber delivers exceptional access for simple and efficient cleaning which means no need for special brushes, etc. Yay!
- HOT/COLD: Heavy-Duty Stainless Steel Vacuum Insulated Outer Chamber keeps items hot/cold for hours, safe, and tasting how they should.
- EASY AND FUN TO USE: The low profile caps on each end provide a stable base no matter which end is up. Each cap is designed with an extended lip for upright carrying in addition to a rubber grip across the center for when the adventures get intense. Wide mouth openings on both ends for easy loading. Get flippin’!
Father’s Day Gift Idea #14. – Aura Wifi Digital Photo Frame
Give your Father, Grandfather, Papa, or Poppa the perfect gift with a digital picture frame. From phone to picture frame almost instantly!
- CUTTING EDGE DIGITAL PICTURE FRAME: Instantly share photos from our App to your digital photo frame. Stay in touch with loved ones with the convenient and user-friendly iOS/Android phone & tablet app, Alexa which allows anyone in your family to share photos via WiFi. No emailing or USB sticks.
- UNLIMITED DIGITAL PHOTO SHARING AND UPLOADS FROM MILES APART: Aura stands apart with its family-centric and user-friendly digital frame design, that anyone in your family can use. Share unlimited photos to the digital picture frame without subscription fees with unlimited cloud storage.
- LIFE MEMORIES PERFECTLY EXPOSED: The digital photo frame automatically displays your photo at the perfect brightness for the room you're in, and sensing the light, will go to sleep when you do.
- INDUSTRY LEADING HD DISPLAY: Brilliant 2048x1536 resolution ensures your digital photos display in vibrant clarity, presenting family photos beautifully. Rotate for vertical or horizontal display. Automatically crops and positions photos to fit the digital frame.
- INTELLIGENT PHOTO CURATION: Facial recognition software via the Aura app identifies your closest relationships and can send photos to your digital picture frame automatically, or you can select which photos to add.
Father’s Day Gift Idea #15. – Fishing Rod and Reel Set
Does he enjoy fishing? This set by Sharky is popular among the serious fishing enthusiasts.
- POWERFUL Toray IM7 Graphite Blanks – Sharky III fishing rod and spinning reel combos feature powerful, sensitive and light-weight Toray IM7 Graphite blanks designed for serious fishing enthusiasts. All spinning fishing pole combos are 2 pc and come in lengths from 6’6” for panfish, trout and bass fishing and go all the way to 9’ for catfish, salmon and steelhead.
- PREMIUM - KastKing uses only premium Fuji guides with O-ring inserts that are perfect for mono or braided lines. We also use Fuji reel seats that keep your reel firmly in place during long days fishing and under the pressure of large, hard fighting fish.
- COMFORT - Light Weight EVA Handles and Fighting Butt – KastKing finishes these fishing rods with first-class EVA handles and fighting butt so the rods feel great in your hand and provide all day comfort and a sure grip.
- QUALITY - Includes Best Selling Sharky III Spinning Reel – Each combo includes perfectly matched KastKing Sharky III fishing reels for the rod and the type of fish that it is intended for. Fishing reel sizes start at a compact size 2000 and go all the way to a powerful size 5000 for the longer rods. A KastKing reel and rod combo will look great in your fishing rod holder.
- EXCEPTIONAL REEL – VALUE PRICE – KastKing Sharky III spinning reels have 5.2:1 gear ratios, 10+1 stainless steel shielded ball bearings, lightweight graphite frame, aluminum spool, and a unique protection water resistant design for its spool, body, and rotor that helps keep water and dirt out. This super smooth spinning reel has one of the most powerful triple disc carbon drags in the industry up to 39.5 lbs.
Father’s Day Gift Idea #16. – Hammock Cocoon Sleeping Bag
Is he a camper? This hammock cocoon sleeping bag will keep him warmer.
- Designed to completely encase a single person hammock from the outside to provide a more effective means of heat retention
- Equipped with a full length zipper that allows you to customize how sheltered your hammock is; provides easy entry and exit
- Features Travelsoft filling, which offers superior heat retention and a lightweight construction; the cocoon weighs 4.3 pounds
- Micro Diamond and Paratex treatments provide the cocoon with efficient water repellent, antimicrobial, and antibacterial properties
- The cocoon’s dimensions are 118 inches long by 34 inches wide; not designed to be weight bearing, includes a stuff sack
Father’s Day Gift Idea #17. – Seat Massage Cushion
Get rid of his aching back with this seat massage cushion for the office or car.
Father’s Day Gift Idea #18. – Solar Phone Charging Lanterns
Charge phones without electricity with these solar phone charging lanterns.
- 2000mAH BATTERY (Built in). Extra bright LED solar lantern and phone charger. Lightweight, inflatable, and portable, Turbo mode and can recharge your smartphone or tablet with a 2.1 Amp output port and built in 2000 mAh lithium ion battery.
- UP TO 150 LUMENS: Long battery life provides approximately 50 hours of light on Low mode when battery is fully charged, making this solar lantern awesome for camping, outdoor recreation, and emergencies. Choose from 5 brightness settings.
- TWO WAYS TO RECHARGE (SOLAR and USB): Recharges in 12-14 hours of direct outdoor sunlight (approximately 2 to 3 days depending on location and time of year) or 1 to 2 hours by USB (cord included).
- VERSATILE: Lightweight and collapsible makes this easy to take or store anywhere. Use the convenient carrying handle to daisy chain or carabiner to a backpack while hiking. Inflates to 6" cube and packs down to 1" thick.
- WATERPROOF, SHATTERPROOF, and DURABLE. Made from heavy duty, rugged TPU to endure tough environments. It is 100 percent waterproof and dustproof.
Father’s Day Gift Idea #19. – Perfect Desk Accessory – Wireless Charger and Mug
- ⚡ FAST WIRELESS CHARGING⚡: A great gift for dad this holiday season! The Nomodo Trio quickly charges your wireless capable device utilizing Qi Fast Charging technology. In today’s world, your phone is your lifeline. The Trio will keep it juiced while you kick @$$. Avoid pesky charging cords getting in your way by utilizing the Qi charging mat on your Trio. Set any Qi enabled device directly on the mat and watch your battery quickly go from zero to hero
- KEEP YOUR ☕ HOT: Coffee is only good cold when you intend it to be. Keep your coffee and tea hot while you work with the heated plate that was designed to keep your mug as toasty as it was when you brewed it
- OR KEEP IT CHILL ❄️: Tired of your ice cubes melting and watering down your drink? The cooling plate will keep those cans and cold brews chilled, so they’ll always quench your thirst
- WE GET YOU. WE GOT YOU: Designed in Detroit for people who want to shake up the industry. We create and source high-quality products without the price tag of those other guys
- WHAT'S IN THE BOX: (1) Nomodo Trio, (1) Power Adaptor, (1) Coffee Cup, (1) 1-Year Limited Warranty
Father’s Day Gift Idea #20. – Philips Air Fryer
An air fryer is the perfect gift for the health conscious chef. Read the full Philips Air Fryer review here.
- Unique TurboStar Technology for healthier cooking and frying.
- The air fryer cooks fried food 50% more evenly
- 5 presets for most popular dishes including a keep warm function.
- Quick control dial with digital display
- Over 200 recipes in app and free recipe book included
Father’s Day Gift Idea #21. – Kan Chef Knife
Every cook needs a good knife and this 8 inch knife has been called “Dreamy.”
- NOTE: This knife is the AUS-10 Kickstarter version of the KAN Core chef knife. The recently upgraded variation is VG-10, and you can select it from the dropdown menu.
- The core of the 7.9-inch (200mm) KAN Core chef knife is Japanese special steel AUS-10. The special makeup of AUS-10 allows for a high hardness (59-60 HRC) without becoming brittle. This means our blade can take a very sharp edge and retain it for a long time, yet it also avoids chipping easily. This core is clad by 66 layers of Damascus stainless steel, giving it strength, corrosion resistance, as well as a beautiful, one-of-a-kind pattern.
- We balanced our knives right at the pinch point, so you intuitively use a blade grip (much safer, and much better control).
- The Damascus pattern, hammered finish, and a beautiful dark ebony wood handle all combine to create a work of art you'll be proud to have in your kitchen.
- We strongly recommend that you always hand-wash any good knife, then dry it immediately.
Father’s Day Gift Idea #22. – Dremel Rotary Tool Kit
Is he a handyman? The number of projects that he can complete with his rotary tool is limitless!
- The product is SGL Speed Moto Tool
- Single speed control for fulltime 35,000 rpm operation
- Cool-running ball bearing construction for smooth and quiet operation
- Replaceable motor brushes extend tool life
- Lightweight design for comfort during prolonged use
Father’s Day Gift Idea #23. – Finger Flashlight Gloves
Perect for fishing or any time you need extra light right at your fingertips!
- Practical Finger Flashlights Glove - This flashlight gloves are pretty useful, from early morning fishing to working on cars or other tight places where light is needed, doing electrical work. They will totally help you.
- Bright Enough - Flashlight work gloves with 2 LED on index finger and thumb and could point to anywhere you want., bright enough for tasks.
- Comfortable Material - The finger flashlights glove made of cotton, breathable and stretchy, besides they strap is adjustable, comfortable to wear and fit most of men or women hands.
- Easy to Use and Convenient - There is a turn on/off button on the back of the glove which is easy to turn on or turn off, makes fixing things in tight area a lot easier when you need our hands free from holding flashlight.
- Battery and Screwdriver Include - Our mechanic gloves with flashlight comes with 2 x CR2016 button batteries in glove and one screwdriver for easy battery replacement. The included battery works last 30 hours and can be replaced.
Father’s Day Gift Idea #24. – Desktop Miniature Toolbox
This mini toolbox is a great desk organizer with its deep storage bin.
- The mini measures 9 inches length, 4 inches wide and 5 inches height
- Interior is approximately 3 inches deep
- Each toolbox is constructed of heavy duty 0.24 gauge steel and is bent and spot-welded to create an authentic replica of the toolboxes professionals use
- The top flips open revealing a deep storage bin with felt liner on the interior floor
- The top of the lid has a grooved rubber mat
Father’s Day Gift Idea #25. – MoonRun Aerobic Trainer
New way to exercise at home. For a detailed review, visit Home Fitness Focus MoonRun Home Cardio Trainer Review