Take it from a father. Getting and giving Father’s Day gifts can be challenging, particularly in a family with two dads. We both have to get each other a Father’s Day gift to honor our roles on this special day. But we also have to guide our kids towards gifts for each other that will be meaningful and dare I say useful! Whatever your situation, you might find yourself looking for Fathers Day gift ideas.
So we put together a little list of our favorite Father’s Day gift ideas!
Father’s Day Gift Ideas
Dads are known to receive really bad Father’s Day gifts. It doesn’t have to be that way. Many modern fathers are trendy and interesting (we know we are!). So why shouldn’t our gifts be too? Finding the perfect Fathers Day gift ideas just takes a little thought and a lot of love. Here are some suggestions to help make your dad’s day special.
Father’s Day Gift Ideas For The Dapper Dresser
The kind of socks you wear makes a statement. Society Socks helps dad make that statement and helps out someone in need at the same time.
Did you know that socks are the most needed item in shelters but the least donated? That’s because homeless shelters only accept new, unused socks. Society Socks donates a pair of socks with every pair purchased to fill that need.
Society Socks are fun and come in a variety of colors. Does Dad really love to wear interesting socks? Then get him a monthly subscription and help even more people. Pick a subscription plan, get 2 pairs of socks per month and they’ll donate two pairs to the homeless.
The Art of Shaving
Keeping quaffed and stylish is easy with a gift from The Art of Shaving. Because with razors, shaving brushes, hair grooming products and creams, there’s something for every dad.
Or try their simple gift finder. Just answer a few questions about his hair/beard length, style and favorite places. The best suggestions will be shown for you making it that much easier.
Isabelle Grace Jewelry
For dads who like to accessorize, consider a gift from Isabelle Grace. Handmade in the US, there’s something for everyone.
The Scout Tag Necklace is a take on the traditional dog tags. Made of silver and 22kt gold accents, it’s customizable with children’s names or dates of birth. The Hero Dad Thin Cuff is a hand-forged, distressed arm cuff stamped with a message of love. And for the Pop who’s not into jewelry, there are the Hipster Dad and Sentimental Dad key chains.
Personalized Leather Toiletry Bag
Every well-dressed man needs a toiletry bag. Perfect for travel or home, it’ll hold all his grooming and shaving needs. A perfect Father’s Day choice is a personalized leather toiletry bag. From the Texas company TealsPrairie and made of 100% cow leather, this bag can also be personalized to make it more special.
Father’s Day Gift Ideas For The Fitness/Sports Lover
Bose Wireless Headphones
Does your dad enjoy exercising? Gift him a pair of Bose wireless headphones. Powered through Bluetooth™, Bose wireless headphones are designed to stay in your ears even while moving. Water-resistant and with plenty of battery life, all three models are perfect while getting in a workout.
With over 5 days of battery life, a heart rate monitor, GPS, on-screen workouts and phone-free music, the Fitbit Ionic is the watch for an exercise lover. Durable for all kinds of exercises, the Ionic syncs to both Android and iPhones devices. It’s water-resistant up to 50 meters. And can be used to track swim laps. Its classic look makes it able to transition from the gym to the office.
Subscription to Sports Illustrated
Published since 1954, Sports Illustrated is the grandfather of all sports magazines. Covering a variety of sports and with award-winning reporters, it’s known around the world. Making a gift subscription the perfect present to your sports-loving father.
Sometimes hitting the links can be expensive or crowded. Let dad play whenever he’d like with a home golf simulator. Connect to your tv, select your course and that’s it! The included swing trainer allows it to be used in smaller spaces.
There are programs to help beginners practice their skills. More experienced players will love being able to play simulated games on 24 famous courses. There’s even an opportunity to compete against other players around the world.
Father’s Day Gift Ideas For The Foodie
Hot Sauce Gift Set
Dad loves good, spicy food? Gift him the ultimate hot sauce gift set. With seven varieties of sauces including the hottest ghost pepper sauce, it’ll put a zip in his Father’s Day.
Indoor/Outdoor Electric Grill
Grilling is a great time. But if your dad lives somewhere with restrictions on the types of grills allowed, gift him a George Foreman Indoor/Outdoor Electric Grill. Large enough to cook 15 servings, it has adjustable temperature controls, a removable stand, and temp gauge. Even better – it’s electric and can be used inside or out.
Niman Ranch NY Strip Steaks
Need something to put on that grill? How about Niman Ranch NY Strip Steaks. Aged for 21 days, they come from cows that were never given antibiotics or added hormones and were fed 100% vegetarian feeds. A division of Perdue Farms, Niman Ranch prides itself on raising their animals on pastures and are Certified Humane®. Great food and great animal welfare – what a great gift for dad.
Artesian Cheese Collections
If your dad is a cheese aficionado, send him an artesian cheese collection from Cowgirl Creamery. Based just north of San Francisco, Cowgirl Creamery was started by two friends who had worked at famous eateries such as Chez Panisse. Promoting artesian cheeses became their calling and Cowgirl Creamery was born.
Their Artesian Cheese selections offer a variety of styles and are shipped overnight for free so you know it’ll be fresh. The varieties available include a meat and cheese selection, a party box and the Good Neighbor Collection, which includes a donation with every purchase to World Central Kitchen.
Father’s Day Gift Ideas for the Booze Connoisseur
Beer of the Month Club
Beer lovers will love this gift – different beers from around the US and world sent every month for a tasting experience. Created to provide consistently good beer, the Beer of the Month Club says “. . . we drink a lot of bad beer so you don’t have to!”. Perfect for beer drinkers who like to experiment and enjoy local breweries in their area.
Personalized Liquor Bottles
What’s more personal than your favorite liquor with a message of love? Celebrate your dad with a message that lets him know you’re thinking of him. Just select his favorite bottle and the message you want engraved on the bottle. It’s that simple (and tasty).
Any liquor lover needs a whiskey wedge. The set includes an old-fashioned glass and a silicone ice former. Use them to create the perfect, chilled setting for a relaxing glass of his favorite drink. Not only is it functional, but it looks great too.
Automatic Wine Opener
If wine is your dad’s drink of choice, then an automatic wine opener is his perfect Father’s Day gift. Completely portable it can open up to 400 bottles on one set of batteries. The stand doubles as a foil cutter too so no more hunting in the drawer for tools that don’t work.
Father’s Day Gift Ideas For The Outdoorsman
Perfect for lounging around and taking a dad nap! These hammocks are created by Brazilian crafters and made of 100% cotton. Partially made on a loom and then finished by hand, the hammocks have been made in the same style in northern Brazil for hundreds of years. Even better – part of the proceeds goes to UNICEF to help children around the world.
Swiss Army Knife Pioneer Alox Limited Edition
The best tip for an outdoorsman – be prepared for anything! And the best way to be prepared is to have a Swiss Army Knife. Originally created for their namesake, the Swiss Army, it’s an iconic tool that is used to open cans, act as a screwdriver, has a knife and a bunch of other handy tools when on the go. Available is a wide variety of styles and price points, there’s definitely one for every Dad.
Does your dad love to hike, visit interesting places or snorkel? Get him a GoPro to record all his adventures. Waterproof up to 10 meters, GoPro cameras take video and pictures in any setting. With voice control, GPS, and noise-wind reduction they’re easy to use and take along wherever dad is headed.
Keeping cold drinks cold and warm drinks warm is important when outside. That’s why a HydroFlask is a great Father’s Day gift. Known for their quality insulated products, HydroFlask has water bottles, tumblers, coffee flasks, beer growlers, wine bottles, food flasks and even lunchboxes. Perfect for the dad in your life who loves camping, hiking, biking or just being outdoors.
Father’s Day Gift Ideas For The Electronics Lover
Is your dad always misplacing his phone? Or remote control? Or car keys? Because if he is, then the Tile should be his Father’s Day gift. Bluetooth based, Tile alerts the item it’s attached to so you can easily locate it, no matter where it is. And it’ll ring a missing phone, even if the phone is turned on silent. You can even track items for up to 30 days in case something is stolen.
HyperX Cloud Revolver S Gaming Headset
Some dads love their video games. Help them get a unique gaming experience with a HyperX Cloud Revolver S gaming headset. Rated one of the top gaming headsets by BestProducts.com, the HyperX also works for music and movies. And with Dolby surround sound, a wide headband and detachable microphone it’ll help him get to the next level every time.
Electronic Cord Organizer
Every electronics lover has too many cords. Help him get organized with a cord organizer case. With loops for cords, pockets for USB drives, slots for smaller pieces and a place for a mouse, it’s a great way to get Dad organized for travel or home.
Dockers RFID Wallet
Dads who love electronics know that thieves can steal their identity anywhere. Even when dad’s wallet is still in his pocket.
RFID is the technology that embeds important information into your credit/debit cards and passports. The Dockers RFID wallet blocks the waves that transmit that information. Because the transmission is blocked, thieves can’t steal electronic info out of the airwaves. It’s a Father’s Day gift that protects the whole family.
No Matter What Kind of Dad
Fathers Day isn’t all about the gifts – it’s really just about love. We know that at our house, the girls are very thoughtful and personal with the Fathers Day gifts. But really in the end, any gift would be perfect because they are giving to us with their love. Double dads equals double the love on Fathers Day!