Dad-Approved Gifts for all Father Figures

Papa, dad, daddy, daddio…We may not like to admit it, but most of us would be lost without our dad, or someone we look up to as a father figure. Who needs a TaskRabbit when Dad is just a call away? Exterminator? Forgot it, just call Dad. However your relationship with your father looks like, you probably had him on speed dial at some point in your life. And the thing about dads, is that you can essentially buy them anything, and they’ll be pleasantly surprised that you, a) thought about them, and b) (hopefully) nailed the gift! Most dads are practical, and so gifting your dad, stepdad, granddad, or father figure something that is useful and that will elevate their life, is key here. Oh, and food & drink-related gifts, he’ll love those too. We’ve compiled a few ideas below, but for more great gift ideas, click here.

For the Handydad



If your dad’s tools have been living in a vintage fishing box for the past 20 years, now’s the time to change that. Sturdy, compact and functional, we guarantee you he will appreciate the unique, well, character of this toolbox.

And in case his tools could use an upgrade too, you can shop our full Character gift assortment here.



Writing measurements on a spare piece of wood or paper is an inefficient way for a handyman to work. This exceptionally-made notepad will help Dad stay organized. Refillable, and features a solid metal base that keeps the paper nice and secure, so he can easily flip the pages one-handed, while the other continues doing whatever crafty thing it was doing.



The screwdriver patent brought to life through watercolor! Perfect for his man cave or workshop, this unique gift shows off his favorite hobby in an exciting way. Check out other fun patents here.



Designed to mimic the popular Japanese Garden Knife, this multi-purpose tool was built for versatility. Pound in tent stakes with the flat pommel base, measure planting depth with the handy inch marks, saw a branch with the rust-resistant doubled edge. Made for use in the backyard, woodshop, or anywhere Dad needs it.



Upgrade his tee time with this next-level stemless cup. Spill-proof, vacuum-insulated, and includes a glass insert, so Dad can wave goodbye to that not-so-pleasant metallic taste.



Possibly the most tee-changing gift you can get him. These socks were designed with golfers in mind, and with 250+ positive reviews, we guarantee you these socks are so good, Dad won’t stop talking about them to his golf buddies.



Have Dad unleash his inner DJ on the course with the Wingman. This “first of its kind” product combines high quality audio with the ability to receive audible GPS distances, and conveniently mounts to his cart bar via magnetic technology.



Give Dad the gift of pinning his golf adventures on this handy golf course bucket list tracker. A fun way to show off where he has putted around and makes a unique keepsake of his favorite memories spent on the green!

For the Refined Da(n)ddy



If he’s a tequila fan, look no further. With lasting notes of cranberry, vanilla and cream, this bottle comes beautifully presented in a gift box and includes glassware as well as a handwritten note with the messaging of your choice, making this the perfect gift if you can’t celebrate in person. Add a custom engraving for a timeless keepsake.



In case you wanted to splurge on Dad this Father’s Day, or maybe team up with your siblings on a group gift, this is the gift to do so with. Young, smart and uncomplicated, the cub will take care of his watch with ease. This patented innovation features six sides perfectly proportioned to encase his timepiece safely and precisely.



Embody the height of luxury with this elevated gift of truffle-infused hot sauces and oil, packaged in an elegant gift box.



Calling all wine-loving dads and sommeliers. This preservation system will allow him to enjoy an amazing glass of wine, on a Tuesday, without the guilt of popping open an expensive bottle of vino.

For the Grilling Boss



A must for grilling dads, this carving board will elevate BBQ sundays by highlighting the presentation of his creations. Plus, you can customize it with the engraving of your choice, adding a little bit of you to his grill game.



Made from 100% cotton and 12.5 oz. soy-waxed, water-resistant canvas, this apron is virtually indestructible and crafted to work hard, so Dad can keep looking badass behind the grill, without the grease stains.



Customized to celebrate the many flavors and styles of American barbecue, this gift crate has what he needs to create a mouthwatering rack of ribs, finger-licking glazed wings or fall-of-the-bone brisket. It also includes the tools needed to get the job done.



Dad deserves the highest quality meat on the planet. Gift him this large assortment of classic cuts, ready to be frozen, just in time for the summer months.

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