25 Father’s Day Gifts

by Valentina Hughes · Updated on April 10, 2021

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We’ve hand-picked a list of 25 unique, fun, personal, and thoughtful gifts for Father’s Day. If you’re looking for a last-minute gift idea, we’ve got you covered.

25 Father’s Day Gifts

1. History by Mail Subscription

History by Mail Six-Month Subscription

A monthly subscription featuring replicas of fascinating historical documents.

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Looking for a unique Father’s Day gift? Buff up his history skills with this fun history by mail six-month subscription. This service sends detailed replicas of personal documents and letters, like Albert Einstein’s communications with FDR about the atomic bomb or Rosa Parks’ police report from when she refused to give up her seat. This is also a great creative learning tool that dad can share with his kids.

2. Tovolo Leak-Free Ice Molds

Tovolo Sphere Ice Molds

The large 2.5" sphere size is perfect for your favorite low or highball glasses. This globes chill drinks quickly without melting for a long-lasting, refreshing drink.

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Whiskey-lovers will appreciate this gift – not only does it look cool, but these ice spheres chill liquor more evenly and melt slower than typical ice cubes. Pair these ice molds with his favorite bottle of spirits and you’re good to go.

3. Gardener’s Tool Seat

Gardener's Tool Seat

This lightweight steel and nylon garden stool combines the features of a tool bag and a folding chair.

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Combining the features of a tool kit and folding chair, this thoughtful gift will be appreciated by the gardener dads out there.

4. DNA genetic and ancestry test kit

23andMe Ancestry + Traits

Discover what your DNA has to say about your well-being and how it can influence certain lifestyle choices.

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A thoughtful and fun Father’s Day gift, this kit will help him discover his roots and learn about his heritage. This DNA kit can be done from home and mailed straight to the lab, no contact necessary. You can discover other DNA relatives from around the world, share reports with family and friends, and learn more about your family history.

5. Smokey Mountain Cooker

Weber 18-inch Smokey Mountain Cooker, Charcoal Smoker

The Weber Smokey Mountain charcoal smoker helps you achieve an authentic smokehouse flavor at home.

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The perfect smoker for his summer meats. This charcoal smoker will help him achieve an authentic smokehouse flavor at home. The 18-inch size can accommodate an entire turkey and an entire ham at the same time.

6. Copper Rain Gauge

Copper Rain Gauge

Archimedes might yell “Eureka!” if he could see this cool precipitation-measuring device.

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It’s just a dad thing, monitoring the rainfall.

7. Universal Waterproof Phone Case

Universal Waterproof Case

Compatible for iPhone 12 Pro, 11 Pro Max, XS Max, XR, X, 8, 7, Samsung Galaxy s10/s9, Google Pixel 2, HTC up to 7.0".

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Sometimes the simplest gifts are appreciated most. This is an inexpensive and useful gift for the dad who loves fishing, boating, and swimming. He can even snap some photos with the volume buttons.

8. KA-S Mahogany Soprano Ukelele

Kala KA-15S Satin Mahogany Soprano Ukulele

With Gig Bag, Tuner, Strap, Fender Play, Austin Bazaar Instructional DVD, and Polishing Cloth.

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This Father’s Day, give dad the gift of music. This bundle includes everything he needs to start playing – get ready for your backyard BBQs to take on a Hawaiian tone.

9. “Space Exploration: A History from the Pages of The New York Times”

The New York Times Space Exploration

A History from the Pages of The New York Times.

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Does your dad track comets in the backyard and use YouTube primarily to watch Mars Rover videos? This book is a compilation of 75 years of space coverage from The New York Times, all in one place. A unique Father’s Day gift he won’t forget.

10. Titanium Multi Utensil

The Muncher Titanium Multi Utensil

Multitool for camping, travel, backpacking gear.

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For the outdoorsy dad, this lightweight titanium multitool is a great zero-waste eco-friendly tool for camping, picnics, parties, hiking trips, road trips, traveling, fishing, the list goes on. He’ll never have to use a cheap plastic spork again!

11. Black Leopard Red Wolf by Marlon James

If he loves fantasy, this novel is for him. One of the most celebrated books of 2019, it has been called the “African Games of Thrones.” In this gripping read, James combines mythology and history in the story of a skilled mercenary that is searching for a missing child.

12. Minimalist Skagen Watch

Skagen Signatur Three-Hand 40mm Minimalist Watch

The Skagen Signatur aesthetic is simple, and works with every style.

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These Danish watches embody a modern, minimalist, and playful style. This simple watch works for every style, taking dad’s everyday look up a notch.

13. Baseball Stadium Blueprints

Baseball Stadium Blueprints

Celebrate baseball's greatest stadiums with the vintage blueprint aesthetic of these art prints.

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If you’re looking for a personalized Father’s Day gift and your dad is a baseball fan, look no further. You can choose his favorite team’s stadium and they’ll ship the custom blueprint to his door.

14. Wireless Charger

Fast Wireless Charging Station

No more messy cables to dangle or hook up to a power outlet like an octopus.

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Get dad something that he’ll actually use. This wireless charger station can fully charge his phone in three hours, and he can charge his AirPods and iWatch at the same time, too. Plus, it’s inexpensive and a great last-minute father’s day gift.

15. Tennessee Straight Bourbon

Heaven's Door Straight Bourbon Whiskey

"We wanted to create a collection of American whiskeys that, in their own way, tell a story." - Bob Dylan

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Sure, alcohol is usually a safe bet, but this bottle has a special touch. This award-winning bourbon was crafted from Bob Dylan’s distillery, with “smooth and lasting with notes of baking spices and vanilla layered over a bed of toasted oak.”

16. Desktop Sand Windows

Desktop Sand Windows

Bring a calming, natural presence and a sense of wonder to your office or home with this work of sand art.

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Bring a calming and natural presence to dad’s desk with this work of sand art.

17. Electric Indoor Grill and Panini Press

George Foreman Electric Indoor Grill and Panini Press

It fits two servings of your grilled favorites, and it’s perfect for small apartments and couples.

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Does he like to cook? Consider an affordable and thoughtful gift that the whole family can enjoy. This countertop grill doesn’t take up too much space and makes excellent grilled cheeses.

18. The Hobbit and the Lord of the Rings Deluxe Boxed Set

This four-volume deluxe pocket boxed set includes J.R.R. Tolkien’s masterpieces. Each book is the perfect size to bring anywhere, with a lux and soft leatherette covering and gold stamping. If your dad is a LOTR fan, or you have a hunch he should be, these books are a must-have.

19. Red Wing Heritage Ranger Boots

These highly-rated, quality boots will be on his feet for years to come. For the rough and tough dad, or for the dad that simply appreciates a pair of great boots, these Red Wings are the ticket.

20. Travel Coffee Mug

Hydro Flask 12 Oz Coffee Mug Stone

TempShield insulation keeps drinks cold or hot when used with lid.

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This is a great and affordable father’s day gift for the campers, travelers, and carpoolers out there. He can savor every sip of his morning coffee, whether he’s on a mountaintop or dropping the kids off at school.

21. Key Hiding Rock

Key Hiding Rock

Keep your spare key safe and hidden in a secret cavity in this inconspicuous, natural stone.

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It’s just a dad thing.

22. Birds of Prey Rocks Glass Set

Birds of Prey Rocks Glass Set

Raise a glass to some of nature's most majestic creatures.

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Raise a glass to the most majestic birds on the planet. Pair these with his favorite bottle of spirits and you’re set for Father’s Day.

23. AirPods Pro

Apple AirPods Pro
  • Active noise cancellation for immersive sound.
  • Transparency mode for hearing and connecting with the world around you.
  • Sweat and water resistant.
  • Adaptive EQ automatically tunes music to the shape of your ear.
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These in-ear, cordless, Bluetooth headphones can go with him everywhere. Whether he’s mowing the lawn, working from home, or going on a run these best-selling earphones are sure to be a hit.

24. Handmade Glass Guitar Picks

Ridged Glass Guitar Picks

Inspired by the beauty of molten lava, these handmade guitar picks fuse glasswork and music.

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He can strum his guitar in style with these handmade picks.

25. Stoneware TV Dinner Trays

Stoneware TV Dinner Trays

Serve up a home-cooked version of the TV dinner in this set of two stoneware trays.

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This nostalgic gift will take him back in time. The best part is that that these stoneware trays are reusable, and he can serve up a home-cooked version of his favorite Friday night TV meal.