Like trying to shower with a toddler banging on the door, finding the perfect Father’s Day gift for the dad who already has everything can feel close to impossible. It’s a problem of saturation: There are just so many options out there. Thousands of tools, tech, kitchen appliances, and clothes that don’t make him look dumpy — they all await online.
So, how do you find something he’ll not only like but actually love? What do you get the guy who says he’s “fine with nothing?” Where do you even start? That’s where this list of Father’s Day gifts comes into play. We’ve curated a list of products that we can say with confidence stand out from the rest of the pack. We guarantee you’ll find something here to make him smile, laugh, or, at least, feel appreciated this Father’s Day. Letting him shower uninterrupted might be a nice gift, too.
The Perfect Father’s Day Gift for the Dad Who Has It All
You could get a ball. Or you get a ball that’s twice the size of his head. This massive kickball set includes one oversized ball, three bases, one home plate, one pump, and hours of remorseless good times.
The Ultra One is the first blaster to use Nerf's brand-new Nerf Ultra darts, dubbed the farthest flying Nerf darts ever. The new design features an innovative flight tip, lightweight foam construction, and 'aerofin' technology, basically a grooved surface that decreases wind resistance.
A good duffel bag is a staple of every guy's collection. Made from rip- and weather-proof 100 percent recycled 600D nylon canvas and featuring a large handle for easy carrying, this duffel bag can haul it all.
Not only can he organize and store every single photo that matters to him, he can stream from ibi to his TV with Fire TV, Roku, and Google Chromecast. There's also a cool feature called the inner circle, where he can share snaps with specific friends.
This year, Glenmorangie updated its venerable Quinta Ruban expression. Previously a 12 year finished in port wine casks, the new iteration receives two additional years of aging. Those additional 730 days give the whisky added complexity and deeper, distinct notes of orange, chocolate and apple that compliment the juicy berry and rich nuttiness imparted by the the port finish.
When he's back from hiking, or just hauling the kids around, his muscles might just well be aching, so get him this powerhouse four-speed massage gun. It has a four-speed muscle massage gun that delivers targeted pressure to use pre- and post-workout.
If dad is big on bleu, crazy about cabot, or just a lover of cheese, why not send him a selection from Jasper Hills Creamery. The Vermont-based dairy farm and creamery takes their cheese-making very seriously and offers a number of excellent gift boxes. Our favorite is the World Central Kitchen box, which includes their Bayley Hazen Blue, Cabot Clothbound Cheddar, and washed-rind Willoughby. Ten percent of sales generated by this box will support the World Central Kitchen.
This is the Ferrari of fans, able to push cool air in the summer and hot air in the winter. Even better, the newest Dyson filter captures 99.97 percent of particles as small as 0.3 microns, including bacteria, viruses and mold — and it destroys formaldehyde.
Outside the century-old warehouses at the Buffalo Trace distillery in Kentucky, you can smell the vanilla, toffee, mint and molasses hints of this stellar bourbon caught on the breeze. Made the same way for 200 years, Buffalo Trace is consistently one of the finest and most affordable bourbons out there. This Father's Day, why not give him a bourbon that has more gold and silver medals than Michael Phelps?
Dexter-Russell has been making top-notch, affordable knives for more than 200 years; they opened their first workshop in New England in 1818. This 8-inch stainless-steel meat cleaver, with high-carbon steel blade, is an essential accessory for the backyard chef and master griller. It's also just a handsome and classic tool that will get more classic by the year.
Boos cutting boards are a favorite of industry pros because of their craftsmanship and heft. This board is hardy enough for restaurants and more than able to serve as your kitchen prep hub. It's 12 inches square, 1.5 inches thick, made from sustainably sourced maple.
If dad is into fantasy or watched Game of Thrones religiously, he'll love this work by Marlon James. Likened by some as the African Game of Thrones, this book, the first of a presumed trilogy, follows a man known only as Tracker who is asked to find a young boy. There's magic, violence, and shades of Tolkien and Martin as the characters journey through an ancient land. It's bloody and brilliant.
The only thing more fun than roughhousing is roughhousing without fear of the consequences. Like an inflatable forcefield, this set gives dad the opportunity to safely play a bit rougher with the kids, throwing his weight around on the soccer field just like he fantasizes about from the sidelines.
Laser Tag is, simply put, fun. It's fun indoors. It's fun outdoors. It's great. Let dad in on the action with this easy-to-use set. Will the kids gang up and attack him? Absolutely, but there's a particular joy in getting to be the big bad.
This bike-packing tent stuffs down to a bike-friendly size and has its own sack that straps to his bars. When unpacked, this it's a roomy 17 feet in size. It's made of 45-denier nylon with three mesh panels for ventilation and is fully waterproof. And instead of using poles, the Bikamper uses the bike's front wheel to maintain its shape.
A simple pair of durable boots always serve a purpose. These are made of 2.5-millimeter-thick weather-proof leather, feature a shock protection system, and have a removable Cambrelle footbed that wicks moisture away. They're tough, comfortable, and warm.
This Garmin smartwatch has blue, silver, and brown leather elements and a brushed stainless-steel bezel modeled after Captain America's shield. And it has a display resolution of 260 x 260 pixels... but most of all, it looks truly dope, and the case back of the watch is emblazoned with Captain America’s saying, 'I can do this all day.' A shoe-in for any Marvel lover.
Hard to believe but these Bluetooth headphones sound even better than they look. Nice features abound, including three different app-controlled, noise-canceling modes so users can select to have some, less, and no ambient noise filter in. In other words, they're great for dads who want to listen to something but need to keep an ear out for kid chaos. When he does need to take them off, they automatically pause, resuming music when he puts them back on.
The Leatherman is a classic, the must-have multitool that has stuck around for 30-plus years for a reason. The Wave Plus features a nifty one-handed design and 17 tools, including pliers, replaceable wire-cutters, wire strippers, plain and serrated knives, a saw, spring-action scissors, a ruler, files, and screwdrivers.
The Sonos Move would be a great portable speaker even if you took away half of its features. It's waterproof and drop-resistant, and it comes with a charging base that makes finding the right cord and maneuvering it into place a thing of the past. The Move has wi-fi and Bluetooth built-in, which means you can control it with the Sonos app or your Apple AirPlay setup at home. It's also one of the few speakers that packs Google Assistant and Alexa into one product, so you can choose the digital assistant you enjoy bossing around the most (sorry, Siri). And because it’s a Sonos speaker, you know this thing sounds damn good.
Spicy and substantial, Four Roses Small Batch Select is a welcome addition to the brand’s core line up. Bottled at 104 proof, Small Batch Select is a fruit forward whiskey with notes of chocolate and nuts balancing a substantial spice. One thing's for certain: this will sell quickly. So keep your eyes peeled and stock up.
When on the road, everyone needs a place to stash their toiletries without worrying that they'll be a foamy disaster when they arrive at their hotel. This dopp kit an hold everything from cologne and shaving tools to trimmers and toothbrushes. It's also water resistant so it will be fine in the event of a TSA-influenced shampoo-explosion.
This hat, so simple yet so perfect, combines waffle-knit and 3M Thinsulate lining to keep his noggin warm, no matter how gnarly the weather is.
With this kit, a simple paper plane turns into a phone-controlled flyer that can go up to 180 feet. It's as simple as it is brilliant.
Does his workbag look like a tangle of charge cords and other loose necessities? This organizer corrals his cables, pens, and tools, as well as a phone, passports, and even SD cards. The more use it gets, the better the leather looks. It ages well. Just like dad. Tell him that at least.
There's a time and a place for minimalist wallets, but if dad needs something a tad bigger, go with this beauty. We dig everything about this wallet, from its vegetable-tanned leather to its durability to its surprising roominess. It holds unfolded bills in a full-length pocket, has six card slots, and features an international currency pocket.
Packing your lunch is a simple way to eat healthier, control your portions, and save money. You'd be hard pressed to find a better take-to-work food container. Durable and tight sealing, it fits a good portion of food and, best yet, its bamboo lid doubles as a cutting board.
Did he spend hours playing Goldeneye during his youth? Remind him of happy hours spent slaughtering his friends with this still-great relic of the 1990s, which is pre-loaded with hundreds of games.
For the gamer dad, here's a less expensive but equally entertaining take on the wildly successful console that’s now insanely portable. Where the original Switch could be plugged into a TV, the Switch Lite cannot. It's a purely handheld gaming machine, which means it's not compatible with Nintendo Switch games that don't support that gaming style. But it's perfect for gaming on the go.
He gets a customized shave with this razor, which has six fully adjustable settings thanks to the different plates he can swap out. They work on every skin type and every beard length. Oh, and the razor looks damn fine, too.
The Polaroid Lab projects the photo from his phone, exposing it onto Polaroid film. It’s low-fi and moody, but it produces a vintage result difficult to match with filters and other modern hacks. And he'll wind up with very dope-looking keepsakes.
Technically, Old Forester Birthday Bourbon doesn’t release until September 2, in commemoration of Brown-Forman founder George Garvin Brown's birthday. But we want to remind you to start making nice with your liquor store owner now on the off chance you can charm your way into getting them to set one aside for you. We tasted a small, early sample, and the 2019 Birthday is has notes of dark fruit and maple as well as seasoned oak and some mint and pepper. It's a hell of a bottle.
Whether he has a thing for James Bond-ian tools that transform into different items or just would like something that makes his pockets a bit less bulky, this ballpoint pen features a stylus, bottle opener, mini flat-head, Phillips screwdriver, metric and inch ruler, plus a phone stand.
Part hiking backpack, part daily work tote, this multipurpose rucksack has a laptop sleeve, an electronics pocket, and a ventilating back panel, and its roomy main compartment holds a day's worth of supplies.
This summer of lockdown presents the perfect time for dad to get into stargazing. This handy Celestron portable scope lets him zoom in on celestial bodies, wherever he goes. It has fully-coated glass optics, a powerful 70mm objective lens, a lightweight frame, and a custom backpack to carry it all around.
If dad loves his home-improvement and DIY projects, he'll dig this personalized hammer. Find a quote, saying, or memorable dates, that mean something to dad, and have it engraved on the front side of the tool. Because this is laser engraving, it's permanent and will never rub off, no matter how hard he wails on those nails.
Baby Yoda! The breakout star of 'The Mandalorian' is proudly showcased on this casual yet cool T-shirt.
There's nothing wrong with busy hands and nothing wrong with ballin' indoors. This door-mounted net and foam ball combo is good for hours of fun or — better yet — the home office, where it provides a minor distraction from majorly frustrating zoom calls.
These workhorse outdoors sunglasses have it all: They block out UVA, UVB, UVC and harmful blue light, up to 400mm. The lenses are made of ultra-lightweight Plutonite, so they won't crack or break. And they provide killer clarity at every angle.
Pendleton wool sweaters are classic and timeless. This particular option is so cozy, so comfortable, he'll never take it off. But when he does, it's machine-washable.
The release of Michter’s 10 Year Rye (as well as their bourbon) is always cause to celebrate. It’s always a special bottle we are keen to add to the bar and this year’s edition is particularly delightful, not only because it’s delicious but it’s also the first release newly-minted Master Distiller Dan McKee. Supple vanilla rolls around the palate, while caramel and touch of salt play off the peppery rye spice.
Think about tennis icons like Jimmy Connors or John McEnroe. Those dudes inspired this Stan Smith classic, which features a sleek upper with three perforated stripes for breathability. They have a full grain leather upper with a soft moisture-wicking lining, so his feet won't stink (much). Hey, even Kanye and Alexander Skarsgård have worn them.
This cool, understated bomber will elevate any look. Bonus: it's water-resistant and machine-washable.
No, it’s not entirely whiskey, but the Basil Hayden Caribbean Reserve Rye is none the less delicious. A blend of Kentucky rye and Canadian rye, plus a touch of black strap Caribbean rum. The result is a mouthwatering glass of hooch. That small portion of rum goes a long way, giving the juice strong notes of burnt sugar and rum spice, that plays nicely with the rye’s vanilla and oak.
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