The Ultimate Guide to Father’s Day Gifts Your Dad Will Actually Love

updated May 9, 2023
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June is quickly approaching which means one thing: Father’s Day is just around the corner (I know, can you believe it?). You’re probably thinking the same thing a lot of people are: What in the world will the dad in my life want as a present? Whether you’re shopping for your father, grandfather, husband, brother, or father figure, finding something that shows them just how important they are can be a challenge, especially given how radically different every man’s tastes can be. But don’t fret: We took them all into account. From the cool dad to everyone’s favorite — the “dad joke” dad — we’ve curated a list of gifts to celebrate the dads in our lives, quirks and all. And if you’re looking for a great last-minute Father’s Day gift, check out our favorite picks here — we promise they’re all still incredibly heartfelt and something he’ll totally want.

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Give him his new favorite hobby with this backyard bocce set. This high-quality set allows two to four people to play and is stowed in a wooden carrying case for fun on the go. He’ll make the most of his time at home with a challenging yet fun game that he can enjoy all summer long.

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was $34.75

Help Dad become a grill master with this multifunction grilling tool from Temp-tations. This unique tool is crafted from stainless steel and bamboo. It has a comfortable design for easy use. The tool includes a spatula, a meat fork, a brush, a corkscrew, and a bottle opener — you know he will love showing it off all summer.

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Artifact Uprising

Snag something that will jazz up his desk space, like this brass desk calendar. This gift checks all the boxes: It’s functional, sentimental, and thoughtfully designed. Customize it with 12 of your favorite family photos, and your dad’s got a beautifully designed calendar that’ll make him happy whenever he sees it.

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Uncommon Goods

If he’s more of a DIY guy, gift him a fun project he can really sink his teeth into. This DIY Bluetooth radio will not only be a fun project for him, but it will result in a beautiful, vintage-inspired radio with Bluetooth capability to play all his favorite tunes on.

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This Father's Day, put your dad one to one of the hottest drinks on the market: Poppi! The functional beverage brand has become beloved for its better-for-you prebiotic sodas that are not only good for you but taste delicious, too. This variety pack comes with six of its most delicious flavors including strawberry lemon, ginger lime, raspberry rose, watermelon, orange, and cherry limeade.

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If a French press has been on Dad's wishlist for a while, gift him the best of the best: the Fellow Clara French Press. Beloved by our staff, this chic French press is leagues above the rest thanks to its insulated design that keeps coffee hot for hours, an easy clean interior, and an ultra-fine mesh press for the purest, grind-free cup of joe around.

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was $149.00

We know — an alarm clock in 2022? Hear us out: This gadget is much more than an alarm clock. With features including a clock, sound machine, breathwork exercises, and a nightlight, the Loftie is a bonafide wellness device. But the real kicker is its two-stage alarm system that gently lulls you out of a deep sleep instead of jolting you awake, something Dad's sure to appreciate.

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For the dad with a sweet tooth, bring the best of New York City's Carnegie Deli home to him with one of their iconic cheesecakes. Handmade to achieve satin perfection, this cheesecake is bliss in dessert form.

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Field Company
was $195.00

Help your dad complete his kitchen essentials with this well-made cast iron skillet from Field Company. This quality cast iron pan is perfect for strip steaks, eggs, and anything else your chef dad can dream up, and they’ll only get better with time. Choose from one of five sizes, or if you really want to go the extra mile, consider gifting him this 2-piece set.

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was $129.99

If your dad is still getting tangled up in his headphones, he could definitely use a pair of wireless ones. These high-performance in-ear headphones from Marshall are stylish thanks to Marshall's classic styling and feature 25 hours of battery life.

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Is he a total sports fanatic? Hook him up with a subscription to ESPN+ so he can stream all his favorite teams. He’ll get access to thousands of events from MLB, NHL, MLS, Series A, FA Cup, Top Rank Boxing, and more. Or, you can get a bundle deal with ESPN+, Hulu, and Disney+ for $12.99/month.

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Williams Sonoma

If he loves his craft beer, he’ll love this pressurized growler. Every time he brings home a growler from his favorite craft brewery, he can keep it fresh longer thanks to this pressurized growler that prevents the beer from going flat. With a CO2 regulator cap that stays charged with a C02 cartridge, this growler is great for soda, kombuchas, and homemade micro-brews, too. 

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There’s nothing like a pair of slippers that are soft enough to lounge around in, yet durable enough to wear on short trips outside. These moccasin slippers check both those boxes. Available in four colors and machine-washable, they’ll help your dad unwind in comfort (and style).

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Williams Sonoma

Complete his at-home bar with a sleek cocktail shaker set. This set combines vintage flair with modern ergonomics, giving dad all the tools he needs to make the perfectly crafted cocktail. It includes a Boston shaker, Hawthorne strainer, jigger, and wooden muddler — basically everything he needs for all his at-home mixology adventures.

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Mr. Steak

For the dad that loves to get his grill on (or just enjoys a nice steak every now and then), there's nothing like a curated box of quality steaks. Coming with two USDA Prime New York Strip steaks, two USDA Prime Filet Mignon steaks, one USDA Prime Boneless Ribeye steak, a USDA Prime T-Bone, and a pack of Wagyu burgers, he may even be tempted to share with you.

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was $249.95

Gift him this Nespresso machine and fulfill all his at-home espresso dreams. The Centrifusion technology in this machine automatically adjusts brewing parameters, creating the perfect cup of espresso, latte, cappuccino, or coffee, plus this bundle version comes with an Aeroccino for excellent milk frothing.

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Not all socks are created equally, and we’re pretty sure your dad will agree. These purpose-built athletic socks from Bombas will be his new favorites. Cleverly designed with a blister tab and v-shape stitching around the heel, these are some of the most comfortable socks on the market. Even better, for every pair purchased, another is donated to someone in need. A thoughtful gift for someone you love, while also helping those in need — win-win!

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As we head into summer, help get your dad ready by gifting him these polarized Ray-Ban sunglasses. He’ll love the classic style of this pair and can count on them lasting for many years.

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Even if Dad's commuting routine has changed a bit over the last few years, he still needs a trusty place to store his laptop and papers. This functional laptop case has smart pockets for easy organization and is an affordable, stylish, and durable option. It’s also a great carry-on bag for traveling, too.

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If you’ve ever borrowed a dollar or two from your dad, pay it back with this flexible, waterproof wallet. Measuring just a few millimeters thick, this billfold won’t look or feel overly bulky in his pocket. The matte black finish is simple yet sleek, but it can hold up to 16 cards. 

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A quality, durable cooler is a must-have for anyone who likes to spend time outdoors, and this hard-sided YETI cooler is the holy grail. The Roadie 24 can hold 18 cans and plenty of ice. Expertly designed, it even has designated slots to hold long-neck bottles. Whether he’s camping or hanging out in the backyard, this is a great option for all his cold beverage needs.

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was $499.00

Whether he’s looking for an eReader or a computer alternative, an iPad mini is a great gift idea to show the dad in your life just how much you care. With an 8.3-inch retina display, it's small enough to be easily held and can be used for surfing the web or watching TV on the go. It may be expensive, but makes for a smart group gift with your siblings.

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was $128.00

We know, a watch for Father's Day? Groundbreaking. But this isn't any watch we're talking about, it's an MVMT watch. With a mission to bring quality, minimalist designs to consumers at radically fair prices, these are some of the best and most stylish watches around. Just take a look at the Legacy Slim watch: sleek and stylish, your dad will definitely be impressed with this pick while your wallet breathes a sigh of relief.