29 Father's Day Gifts Your Dad Will Truly Appreciate

You might even find a new activity to bond over or way to connect.

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Father's Day 2023 is Sunday, June 18, so there's still time to find the perfect gifts for Dad. To help narrow down your search, we've curated a list of the most-wanted Father's Day gift ideas. Whether you opt for a great book or a gift that helps him celebrate his hobbies and explore his interests, there's sure to be a present your dad will appreciate.

Personalized Men's Bracelet

Brown leather bracelet with silver rings engraved with people's names
Forever My/Etsy

Who says moms get all the family-related jewelry? Silver rings engraved with the family's names adorn this cool (and totally dad-perfect) braided leather bracelet.

HEAD Radical Elite Pickleball Paddle

HEAD red pickleball paddle with a black curve

Pickleball has become the latest sports obsession—and if your favorite dad wants to give it a shot, this pickleball paddle is a great beginner's option, with a hitting surface that helps maximize the power in every hit.

Madok's Interactive Treasure Hunt

Madok's Interactive Treasure Hunt
Uncommon Goods

Bring the fun of an escape room home for a puzzle-loving dad with this kit, which features clues to help him (perhaps with a little help from the rest of the family) solve the mystery and find the treasure. The game is interactive, where your dad can even get hints from characters via text.

Personalized Fan Family Artwork

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A customized piece of art featuring his favorite team (his family) will definitely earn a place of honor on his wall. You can add in all of his favorite family members (including pets!), deck everyone out in the colors of his favorite team, and choose the sayings on the pennant and the bleachers.

Rabbit Freezable Beer Glasses

2 Freezable Glasses

Help your dad keep his favorite brew or beverage perfectly chilled with a pair of freezable beer glasses. Pop them in the freezer an hour before you pour, and the glasses will instantly cool whatever beverage you put into it for up to two hours. The silicone base makes it comfortable to hold onto the glass.

Tame to Insane Hot Sauce Challenge Box

Tame to Insane Hot Sauce Challenge Set
Food 52

If your favorite dad is a Hot Ones fan, let him stage his own hot sauce challenge at home with this set—and see how far he gets into a set that ranges from mildly spice to scorching before he taps out. (Just stock plenty of milk to help tame the heat from this Father's Day gift.)

Kenyon Frontier Portable Electric Grill

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This sleek, portable electric grill is the perfect Father's Day gift for the dad who loves to take his barbecue game on the road—whether he's big into camping or tailgating (or even wants to use it indoors!). The bottom and sides of the grill stay cool, so you can place it on any surface without worrying about damage–though it can still get up to 5500 degrees inside. It can manage up to nine burgers at a time, so Dad can still manage cooking for a crowd.

Betrayal at House on the Hill

Betrayal at House on the Hill Board Game

Horror fans will dig this strategy game, which lets you build a haunted house and take part in some classic horror flick tropes—all while trying to sniff out who's the traitor amongst the players.

The Carryall

Sleek carryall bag in brown and black camo, with a small handle and a longer strap

If Dad's making his way back to the office, this commute bag can help him manage everything, with a built-in laptop sleeve and plenty of roomy pockets to keep all his other gear right at hand. Like all Rothy's products, it's built of recycled plastic bottles and marine plastic for a sturdy and eco-friendly bag.

Lego Mandalorian Helmet

Lego Mandalorian Helmet

Give your dad a little project for Father's Day—crafting this cool helmet from the Mandalorian out of Legos. If Mando wasn't his favorite, you can pick from a few other Star Wars favorites—including Luke Skywalker, Darth Vader, or Boba Fett—or superhero (or supervillain) helmets like Batman, Venom, or Carnage.

Jeni's Splendid Ice Cream Top Sellers Collection

5 pints of Jeni's Ice cream
Jeni's Splendid Ice Cream

This cool best-of collection of Jeni's ice creams has a flavor for every sweet-toothed dad (and perhaps, some he'd be willing to share as well). Chocolate lovers can dig into darkest chocolate or the salted peanut butter with chocolate flecks, while fruit fans can enjoy Jeni's classic brambleberry crisp.

Beekman 1802 Pour-Over Mug

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Help your favorite dad upgrade his daily cup of coffee with this elegant hand-crafted pour-over mug that makes it easy for him to fine-tune his perfect brew.

MMX Vancouver Marshmallow Crossbow

Black Marshmallow Crossbow

Give the fun dad some new ammunition for an epic food fight—this heavy duty crossbow flings regular-sized marshmallows with remarkable accuracy up to 60 feet. (Make sure you stock up on a few bags' worth of ammunition, too!)

Solo Bonfire Elemental Series

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A Solo stove makes it easy to create a cozy, s'mores-worthy fire pretty much anywhere—so it's a perfect Father's Day gift for the dad who wants to upgrade his outdoor game. This upgraded version comes with a semi-gloss ceramic coating in several colors that'll perfectly coordinate with his patio furniture.

Classic Cassette Pool Float

Cassette Tape-Shaped Pool Float
Urban Outfitters

If you're looking for a relaxing Father's Day gift (or a conversation piece), this cool pool float that's shaped like an old-school cassette tape will do the trick.

Lectric eBikes XP 2.0

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For the guy who's looking to green his commute, an electric bike is the perfect splurge gift. This foldable version is easy for him to stow in his office, or on public transport, and the battery can take him up to 45 miles on a single charge.

Tropical Tiki Mugs

Tiki Glass Set
Artful Home

Let your guy get a little vacation vibe at home with these gorgeous blown-glass tiki mugs. Get him a single glass to sip his favorite tropical cocktails poolside, or splurge on the set of four so he can raise a glass with everyone.

Granite Press Minimalist Travel Prints

Granite Press Print for Father's Day

Commemorate that amazing national park vacation you took with him as a kid with these sleek, stylized prints inspired by beautiful destinations.

Saucony Jazz Court Sneaker

Father's day gifts - Saucony Jazz Court Sneaker

Celebrate the icon you call Dad with a similarly iconic shoe. Based on Saucony's classic Jazz Original sneaker, this premium shoe has a full-grain leather make that will make him feel like a true sneakerhead—and maybe even inspire him to hit the courts.

Yard Games Kubb

Father's Day gift ideas - Kubb yard game

Get him outdoors for a little fun with this large-scale lawn or beach game. Teams toss batons to try to knock down wooden blocks; it's the larger, heavier cousin of cornhole or ladderball, and the perfect activity for long summer evenings.

Jaybird Vista earbuds

Father's Day gift ideas - Jaybird Vista earbuds

If Dad's constantly complaining about his earbuds dying—and just as he was about to go on a run, too—give him this compact, long-lasting set, which offers up to 32 hours of uninterrupted bud use. The buds are sweatproof, too, with a sport fit that won't fall out while he's working out.

Infuse & Pour Alcohol Kit

Father's Day gifts, ideas - Alcohol infusing kit

Help him give his home bartending skills a boost with this flavor-enhancing kit, which allows him to give his basic liquor of choice an elevated taste. Choose between four different flavors—or get all four—to really expand his mixology horizons.

Food52 Five Two Ultimate Apron

Father's Day gift ideas - Food52 Five Two Ultimate Apron

From the dynamic range of colors to the useful features—think built-in pot holders and pockets for holding phones, grill spatulas, pepper grinders, and more—these foodie-approved aprons are a must for any dad who loves cooking or grilling. He'll keep his clothes clean and his tools close-by for a smoother stint in the kitchen from start to finish.

Heng Balance Lamp

Father's Day gift ideas - Heng Balance Lamp

This meditative, soothing lamp is sure to be a conversation starter, whether he keeps it in the living room or displays it in his office. (It may even inspire him to seek a little more work-life balance.)

Brooklyn Brew Shop Everyday IPA Beer Making Kit

Father's Day gift ideas - Brooklyn Brew Shop Everyday IPA Beer Making Kit

If he's already familiar with all the beers at his local brew shop, give him something new to sample with a beer he brews at home. This kit has everything he needs to brew an IPA, and the equipment is reusable, so he can keep brewing after the initial batch if he so chooses.

Sriracha for You Package

Sriracha For You

If your dad is known for adding hot sauce to everything from eggs to chocolate ice cream, don't let him leave the house without one of these mini Sriracha keychains attached to his belt loop. Designed for Sriracha-lovers who want to enjoy their favorite sauce both at home and on the go, the set includes one 9-ounce bottle, a 1.7-ounce keychain, and a one-ounce keychain.

Avantree 10W Bluetooth Bike Speaker

Bluetooth Bike Speaker

Outdoorsy dads don't have to leave their music at home thanks to this bluetooth-enabled, water-resistant speaker. The cylindrical design lets it strap onto a bike or tuck into the mesh pocket of a hiking backpack. With a splash-proof, shock-proof rubber exterior, this rugged speaker will survive Dad's great adventures.

Cook's Books Set


Whether he's an aspiring home cook or well on his way to becoming the next Bobby Flay, dad will love his food-focused collection of five best-ever cookbooks. From Mark Bittman's How to Cook Everything to the essential Cook's Illustrated Cookbook, each hardcover guide is a kitchen staple.

Orbit Turntable


A classic turntable is a no-fail gift option for record collectors, and this customizable present is no exception. Choose from four different turntables in an array of colors, finishes, and platter types.

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