Best Gifts for Dads

The Best Gifts for Dads: The Ultimate Guide

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Last Updated on May 27, 2021 by Juliette Sebock | An Ideal Life

Did Father’s Day come up at out of nowhere?  Maybe Mom just called to remind you that Dad’s birthday is tomorrow?  No need to panic! Whether you need something for a special occasion, or you just want to thank him for everything he’s done, you’re bound to find the perfect gifts for dads of all sorts.

Prices are accurate as of May 2021 but are subject to change.

For the dad who loves sports:

Baseball, football, or hockey? There’s a gift out there for every fan!

NYT Custom Baseball Book $72.00, Uncommon Goods

New Era NFL Men’s Team Pride Dri-Tek Short Sleeve T-Shirt $15.65+, Amazon

Mullybox – Better Golf, $39.58+, Cratejoy

NBA Men’s Full Primary Logo Tee $9.10+, Amazon

For the dad who’ll always be your favourite sweetheart:

You’re never too old to remind Dad you love him.

What I Love about Dad Fill in the Love Book $10.32, Amazon

“I Love That You’re My Dad” Sign $9.99, Amazon

Best. Dad. Ever. Tee $12.99+, Amazon

Like Father Like Daughter Personalized Mug $14.50+, Heartwarmeies (Etsy)

For the absent-minded dad:

You’ve helped him find his keys more times than you can count.

Tile Essential Pack $69.99, Amazon

Davek Alert Umbrella $135.00, Davek

All Out of Pad $8.10, Amazon

Emergency Cash Capsule for Key Ring $9.65, Amazon

Lightning Cable Keychain Charger $8.29, Amazon

For the literary dad:

He can and will quote Shakespeare.

Shakespearean Insults Chart $25.00, Uncommon Goods

Personal Library Kit $20.93, Amazon

Banned Books Socks $12.00, Out of Print

The Intoxicated Intellectual $47.00+, Cratejoy

For the grillmaster dad:

It’s a win-win. . . you can help him eat his creations!

Quesadilla Grill Basket $18.00, Uncommon Goods

18-Piece Stainless Steel Barbecue Accessories Set $63.00, Amazon

Flavor Infusing Grill Wraps $10.00, Uncommon Goods

Grill Masters Club $24.99, Cratejoy

For the techy dad:

He had the latest tech device before you did.

Zamkol Bluetooth Speaker Portable 30W Waterproof Wireless Speakers $55.99, Amazon

PhoneSoap Smartphone Sanitizer $80.00+, Uncommon Goods

Echo Show 10 $249.99, Amazon

BREO BOX $144.75+, Cratejoy

For the dad who’s a fitness fanatic:

You could even be his spotter!

Fitness Dice $19.00, Uncommon Goods

Massage Gun $129.99, Amazon

Sport Medical ID Bracelet $24.95, MyID

Running Buddy Running Pouch $18.99+, Amazon

gain[z] box $29.00+, Cratejoy

For the dad who’s always down to open up a cold one:

Perk of turning 21? You can join him!

Beer Foaming Stones $9.95, Uncommon Goods

Go Fetch Magnetic Bottle Opener $15.00, Uncommon Goods

Growl’r Gift Set $84.99+, BrüMate (get 15% off your first order using our ambassador link!)

First Sip Brew Box $20.99, Cratejoy

For the geeky dad:

He probably has a strong Star Wars/Star Trek preference. 

Boba Fett (Re-Armored) Premium Electronic Helmet $119.99, Amazon

Geeky T-Shirt Club $23.17+, Cratejoy

Dungeon Master Beer Mug $41.99, Amazon

Marvel Ultimate Periodic Table Of Elements Graphic T-Shirt $22.99, Amazon

For the dad who’s most happy behind the wheel:

It’s the journey, not the destination. 

Mechanix Wear – Original Gloves $15.99, Amazon

TEKTON 5941 Digital Tire Gauge $7.99, Amazon

Car Molding Strip $13.59, Amazon

GloveBox $89.99, Cratejoy

For the dad who’s really just a big kid:

Has your mom joked about him being her “other” child?

Microwave S’mores Maker $14.20, Amazon

Desktop Boxing $9.95, Amazon

Foldable Quadcopter Drone $59.99, Amazon

Shark Socks $10.00, Uncommon Goods

Candy Time $14.95+, Cratejoy

For the movie buff dad:

He’s seen all the classics, he knows every line.

Universal Classic Monsters Collection $19.99, Amazon

1,001 Movies You Must See Before You Die $35.00, Amazon

Movie Buff Card Game $17.97, Amazon

Microwave Popcorn Maker $20.00, Amazon

Reel Snack Box $30.00+, Cratejoy

For the dad who loves to cook:

Like the grillmaster dad, this one will feed you, too. 

Italian Cheesemaking Kit $29.00, Uncommon Goods

Annual Membership $59.95, Thrive Market

Molcajete with Tortilla Basket $62.00, Uncommon Goods

EatTiamo $74+, Cratejoy

For the dad who’s always hungry:

. . . and doesn’t want to grill or cook the food.

Microwave Pasta Cooker $16.98, Amazon

Jerky Snob subscription box $15.00+, Cratejoy

Nostalgia Taco Tuesday Heated Lazy Susan Topping Bar $34.99, Amazon

Hot Lollies, $43.33+, Cratejoy

For the dad who wants to go camping every weekend:

He knows all the best spots to pitch a tent.

KEDSUM Portable Camping Shower $47.99, Amazon

Folding Camp Stove Toaster $9.99, Amazon

Outdoor Survival Paracord Bracelet/Emergency Kit $6.99+, Amazon

Camp Life Crate $41+, Cratejoy

For the dad who’s always cracking jokes:

So. Many. Dad. Jokes.

Punderdome: A Card Game for Pun Lovers $18.40, Bookshop

Dad Joke Fuel mug $14.99, Amazon

The Official Dictionary of Sarcasm $13.75, Bookshop

Hi Bored, I’m Dad Tee $19.99, Amazon

Dad Joke Button $16.99, Amazon

For the dad who would rather be travelling:

He’s got wanderlust down pat. 

Camry Luggage Scale $11.29, Amazon

Watch Roll Travel Case $22.99, Amazon

Road Trip Pillow $55.00, Uncommon Goods

Travelon Multi-Bag Stacker $12.99, Amazon

Explore Local Box $39.00+, Cratejoy

Did you find the perfect gifts for dad? Let us know in the comments if the list helped you out!

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