Father’s Day is on Sunday, June 21st this year, so there’s plenty of time to find the perfect gift for the dad in your life. You don’t have to have a large budget for gifts, either, and this guide may help you find something that your dad will love that is also in your price range.
How to Shop for Father’s Day Gifts
When you’re ready to look for the perfect gift for Dad this Father’s Day, follow these steps:
- Determine your budget
- Make a list of your dad’s favorite things (sports teams, hobbies, interests, foods, etc.)
- Browse online (unless the lockdown is over)
- Refine a list of the best gift options
- Pick your favorite, as long as it fits with steps number one and two above
Father’s Day Gift Ideas
If you need some initial inspiration about great gifts for Dad, here are some ideas:
- For the Beer Lover – Cooling pint glasses are a great gift for dads who love to kick back and enjoy a cold one after a long day. Just pop them in the freezer for a couple of hours and keep Dad’s beer chilled.
- For the Fashion-Forward Dad – Skeleton watches make a stylish and masculine fashion statement, and you don’t have to spend thousands for a beautiful timepiece. If your budget is $200 or even $75, you can find an excellent watch for your fashionable father.
- For the Bearded Dad – Beards are back in style for many men, especially after being stuck at home with the barbershops closed. Just because your dad has stopped shaving, doesn’t mean he wants to look like a vagrant So, find him an excellent beard oil and comb set or buy him a hair clippings catcher bib to equip him to shape and style his whiskers.
- For Dads with a Green Thumb – Gardening tools make great gifts if your dad likes to get out in the garden. If he has trouble spending a lot of time on his hands and knees, consider getting him a folding seat with pockets for his tools so that he can muck around comfortably and conveniently in the backyard.
- For the Whiskey Enthusiast – There are some great gifts out there for dads who love their whiskey or bourbon. From unique decanter sets to scotch-infused toothpicks, to ice ball molds to master the perfect melt for his nightcap, you’ll find something that he will love.
- For the Dad Who Cooks – Lots of dads grill, but it’s a special dad who gets busy in the kitchen. Support your dad’s growth as a chef with things like a molcajete (mortar and pestle) – perfect for making guacamole from scratch. A tabletop grill is another great gift for your dad’s kitchen.
- Personalized Gifts – Personalize things like shirts, mugs, pocket knives, wallets, whiskey decanter sets, and more. Personalization allows you to put your dad’s name on things and make them more special. In some cases, you can even add an engraving to send him a special message every time he uses or wears it.