9 Perfect Father’s Day Gifts Under $30
Looking to show your dad lots of love without doling out lots of cash this Father’s Day? We handpicked these affordable Father’s Day gift ideas fo your No. 1 guy.
Is your dad aiming to find his inner chi? The ultimate grill master? Perhaps he just loves a triple-scoop ice cream sundae? Regardless of the kind of dude your dad is, one of these selections from Real Simple editors will be the perfect (and most inexpensive) gift for him.
Barbecue Tool 6 Piece Gift Set
If your dad loves his grill…
World Market’s barbecue tool set offers six pieces to help him prepare your next family feast. Your culinary-inclined pop will love his popping his stainless steel and wood products in an easy-to-carry canvas case. With this set, your dad will be firing up the grill with your favorite meats and veggies in no time.
To buy: $30, worldmarket.com.
Cold Spring Apothecary Citrus Wood Soft Hold Pomade
If your dad has great hair…
The Cold Spring Apothecary pomade instantly softens hair and keeps his style in place. The batches are made from natural oils and beeswax, and the ingredients give it a smell that's a delicious combination of woods and sweet citrus. With this set, dad may just have his best hair days yet.
To buy: $25, coldspringapothecary.com.
Dad’s Ice Cream Shovel
If your dad has a sweet tooth…
Etsy’s customizable options provide the ultimate gift for dad on his big day. He’ll love this vintage engraved spoon to enjoy ice cream and quality time with his little ones. The reference to “shoveling” in that delicious dessert makes it a gift that will cater to both his stomach and funny bone.
To buy: $18, milkandhoneyluxuries.etsy.com.
Manduka Cork Yoga Block
If your dad is a yogi…
Support his practice with the Manduka cork yoga block. It's made from sustainable, renewable cork, so your dad with flow in eco-friendly bliss. The green product is also slip-resistant and supportive, allowing your favorite guy to perform his best poses yet.
To buy: $20, amazon.com.
Hudson London Black Shoe Care Kit
If your dad is a frequent flier...
He'll shine even brighter during any big business meetings with this shoe care kit from East Dane. The set includes a buffing brush, polishing cloth, and a can of polish for the ultimate shoe shining system. Gift wrapping is also available, so you’re just one click away from giving your shoe-loving dad the ideal Father’s Day present.
To buy: $39, eastdane.com.
Maine Guide Waxed-Canvas Fly Wallet
If your dad is a fishing fiend...
Before you head out to the lake for a little friendly competition this Father's Day, give him a little leg up (just this once!) with this useful fly wallet. The canvas and leather-lined compact set is water resistant and features shearling lining.
To buy: $25, llbean.com.
Corkcicle Whiskey Wedge
If your dad is a regular at happy hour...
No home bar is complete without this smart accessory—it makes a slower-melting ice to cool down dad’s pour of whiskey without watering it down. As a bonus, the device created an interesting diagonal look that's nothing short of eye-catching. It’s a great conversation starter and a thoughtful gift for any spirited dad.
To buy: $18, eastdane.com.
The Art of Shaving Sandalwood Starter Kit
If your dad is a fan of at-home luxury...
He doesn’t have to leave the house for a high-quality shave. This kit offers pre-shave oil, shaving cream, after-shave balm, and a mini shaving brush. The products make up enough for one week of optimal shaving, protecting your dad from getting ingrown hairs, razor burn, or cuts.
To buy: $30, theartofshaving.com.
If your dad loves adventure…
These Serenflipity cards provide nonstop entertainment for the entire family. Each card features a little dare or fun suggestions to push your loved ones outside of their comfort zones—together. One challenge? “Find a secret local restaurant and surrender yourself to the whim of the chef.” Happy exploring!
To buy: $13, amazon.com.