11 June 2021 (updated)

Father's Day Gifts for Every Type of Dad

What's the best way to thank the dad in your life for all that he does for you? Read on for the best Father's Day gifts for 2021!

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What Are the Best Father's Day Gifts?

Fathers Day means it's time to celebrate the dad with a great gift. For some fathers, this means something new for his grill to enjoy with a cold beer. Other fathers think a great gift is a sleek new pair of shoes, a personalized leather wallet, or a fun, personalized coffee mug. Yet other fathers may be happy with a personalized craft or card made by their kid. For some fathers, the perfect Father's Day gift is activities for the entire family to do together or a special Father-Daughter or Father-Son outing. No matter your budget, we have some great gift ideas that won't be too hard on your wallet.

Some men are hard to shop for! Luckily there is no shortage of Father's Day gift ideas so that you can find the perfect Father's Day gift for the father in your life. Read on to make sure the father in your life is a happy father, whether it's his first Father's Day or his eighteenth.

You're sure to find the perfect Father's Day Gift Ideas for every type of father, step-dad, or grandpa.

Father's Day Gifts for the Stylish Father

Help Dad look sleek with stylish gifts! There are plenty of ideas for the Father who likes to look his best, even if he already has a closet full of clothes. Get the stylish dad that pair of Allbirds he's been coveting.

Or, upgrade his wallet to a buttery-soft leather wallet from Andar. Some leather wallets can be personalized, making them truly meaningful.

Father's Day Gifts for the Coffee Drinker

Sleep-deprived Dads can't have too many coffee mugs! Best-selling YETI coffee mugs are popular because they are double-walled and BPA-free.

Since Father's Day comes at the beginning of summer, get the coffee-loving dad in your life an ESPRO Cold Brew coffee kit. That way, Dad can stay cool and caffeinated.

Gift Ideas for the Beer Lover

Any father who prefers beer as his favorite beverage will love a case of his favorite brew - and a few coupons good for a night off of bedtime duty to drink them. Add a bottle opener and a personalized Father's Day beer mug.

Gift Ideas for the Foodie Dad

Dads who love beer (and even those who don't) will appreciate a gift box with artisan Wisconsin cheese to snack in style.

Dads who enjoy spending time in the kitchen may like a small personal appliance or cookware. You can't go wrong with a personal blender or George Forman Grill.  Or, splurge on a Le Creuset skillet. 

Or, give Dad the night off and order him some homemade desserts! Good and Tasty Bakes Cheesecakes makes flavors including Key Lime Pie and Chocolate. 

Gift Ideas for the Grilling Father

Fathers who love to grill will appreciate an upgraded fire pit, and Breeo smokeless fire pits are a perfect choice. They come in different sizes and finishes to fit in any yard. Options like a sear plate rim, outpost grill, and iron kettle mean Dad can add variety to how he grills in the backyard or on the campground. Add on a variety pack of hot sauce from Hot N Saucy in flavors like Sweet Potato Habanero and Garlic and Pepperoncini to spice things up when Dad is done grilling, and it's time to eat. Dad does not need to do his own gardening to get food that tastes fresh and delicious! 

Father's Day Gift Ideas for Backyard Games

Golfer Fathers want to golf anywhere, anytime.

The perfect gift idea for the Father who would rather have a 9-iron in his hand is a bestselling putt-a-bout that brings the golfing green to the backyard (or to the living room).

Another gift option the kids can use to have fun, too, is a cornhole set.

Father's Day Gift to up His Office Game

Dads work hard at home and the office. Help Dad be more efficient at work so he can be more present at home. A good pair of noise-canceling headphones like the Classic All Day Headphones by Beats by Dr. Dre will help him tune out distractions at the office. They can also double as a way for new dads to drown out the sounds of a crying baby. They are also more substantial than AirPods!

For the Dad who is always on his computer, a Quartet is the perfect Father's Day gift. This gadget raises Dad's laptop to a comfortable position and even has a built-in whiteboard. Pair with a desk organizer to make sure Dad can always find what he needs.

Father's Day Gifts for the Fit Dad

Dads who are used to exercising may find that their trips to the gym are a thing of the past when they become first-time dads. Keep him moving all day long with a balance board from Fluid Stance he can use while working or while trying to get the baby to sleep.

If Dad finds that muscles he didn't know about were sore, he will love a Theragun to help him recover faster.

A Smartwatch makes a great Father's Day gift for any dad who wants to track his fitness - or his sleep. A Fitbit Versa 3 is the perfect smartwatch to keep Dad motivated to keep going with built-in GPS, music, a heart rate monitor, and more. Plus, it's waterproof!

Last-Minute Father's Day Gifts

If Father's Day sneaks up on you, don't panic! You don't need to be a no-show. You just need some creative ideas for last-minute gifts. Find something you can order through Amazon Prime or head to Bed Bath & Beyond. Go for a gift all dads need, like an upgraded multi-tool or new t-shirts with his favorite Mandalorian character or a FOCO t-shirt with his favorite team. If that fails, have the kids make a DIY Father's Day craft. Look for a free printable the kids can color to make a nice Father's Day card. If Dad or Grandpa has a special interest, look for a magazine he will love and get him a subscription.

Another way to make the day special is to learn some good Dad jokes and give Dad an IOU for his real gift that you ordered too late to arrive in time for Father's Day.

Father's Day Gifts That Make It Personal

Family photos don't have to live on your computer rarely to see the light of day. That Blanket makes custom, personalized blankets using your favorite photos. For the funny father, chose the most ridiculous photo you can find. No suitable pictures? That's okay. Reach for some new ideas. Make a blanket with a heartfelt, handwritten note printed on a blanket for Dad. Or, make a reference to his favorite movie. This personalized Dad gift is one that Dad will treasure. You can also be sneaky with the camera to get the perfect photo just in time for Father's Day!

Father's Day Gifts for Grooming

COVID-19 may have meant a lapse in Dad's well-being. Get him back on track with some products he can use in the bathroom. Even men like to look their best.

OneBlade shaver paired with a Bluegrass Hive & Honey Beard Grooming Kit in mint julep makes a great Father's Day gift for Dads with beards. For clean-shaven Dads, check out SallyeAnder soaps for men with scents, including Absinthe and Alpine. Haircare fragrance

Give him a trip to the driving range!

Gifts for Fun Activities

Sometimes experiences make the best and most fun gifts. Plan fun Father's Day activities or surprise him with a gift certificate for a fun outing later in the year.

If you need some help getting started, get him the gift of an Adventure Challenge. These scratch-off challenge books for families, couples, friends, and solo adventures are really multiple gifts in one since you can complete the challenges throughout the year. 

Another great option for activity gifts is Tinggly. This unique gift box comes with hundreds of activity ideas Dad can choose from locally or on his next vacation. Tinggly takes the pressure off since Dad can choose his own activity gift thanks to your thoughtfulness and generosity.  

Father's Day Gifts for the New Dad

Make sure Dad's first Father's Day is special! Get Dad a book of Dad jokes to welcome him to the New Dad club! 

All new parents need gifts that help them sleep better! Peach Skin Sheets have been called the "best sheets ever" for good reason. They are incredibly soft, breathable, and temperature-controlled. Help Dad track his sleep with the new Nest Hub. The Nest Hub does it all, from playing music to showing videos. But, the most impressive feature of all may be the ability to track sleep and provide suggestions for better sleep. Another great option is a summer-weight bamboo quilt from Simply Organic Bamboo that helps regulate temperature and feels divine whether or not Dad is holding a baby. There is no greater gift for any Dad than the gift of a good night's sleep. 

New dads will love baby gear made just for them. A Mission Critical tactical baby carrier made with men in mind will make all of the other Dads jealous! 

No matter which Father's Day gift ideas you choose to give the special dad in your life, be sure to write a heartfelt, personalized card letting him know what he means to you. You can even share it on FamilyApp, along with some favorite photos of the two of you over the years.

Fathers of young children always appreciate a hand-made craft to help them celebrate. No matter who the special dad is in your life, find a gift that is wallet-friendly, meaningful, and useful.



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