45 Best Gifts for Dad: Top Picks for 2021

  • BY Keegan Kraemer
  • January 22, 2021
45 Best Gifts for Dad: Top Picks for 2021

Whether Christmas, birthday, or Father’s Day, you can find the best gifts for dad in 2021 for every occasion in our gift guide. From personalized prints to everything food related (did someone say bacon?), there is no shortage of unique gifts for the man on our list. No matter your choice, he’s sure to appreciate anything you give to him.

Bear Family Retro Map Custom Canvas Print, Gift For Dad

1/ Bear Family Map Custom Canvas Print

Personalized gifts that highlight family make great Father’s day gifts to get him from kids. The personalized bear family print includes Dad, Mom, and up to four children. Each bear can then be customized with where they were born and the person’s name. Don’t forget to include the year established for a meaningful gift idea.

The Love Between Family Knows No Distance Custom Map Photo Pillow, Long Distance Gift For Dad

2/ The Love Between Family Knows No Distance Map Pillow

If members of the family are already grown up and moved out, or headed off to out of state college, this pillow makes a thoughtful long-distance gift for dad. The pillow includes 2 different states with hearts placed where each family lives. Although you might be far apart, you are never far from his heart.

Viking Drinking Horn For Beer Lover

3/ Viking Drinking Horn

Raise a glass to the best dad around with this authentic, Viking style horn mug. A truly one of a kind gift for beer drinkers. Beautifully handcrafted and ethically sourced from Oxen. This is a cool dad gift that he will love to show off to his buddies while enjoying a cold pint of beer.

Baseball Glove Wine Bottle Holder Gift For Dad

4/ Baseball Glove Wine Bottle Holder

If dad is more of a wine connoisseur, then this baseball glove wine holder will be the perfect addition to his vintage and rustic decor. This wine holder glover will be an awesome addition to his sports-themed man cave! A standard size wine bottle will fit like a glove in this handcrafted wine holder.

Sixpence Coin Cufflinks and Tie Clip Birthday Gifts For Dad

5/ Sixpence Coin Cufflinks and Tie Clip

In search of a truly unique birthday gift for dad that he will cherish? These sixpence cufflinks and tie clip set are handmade with love and feature the year 1959, which makes a great gift for his upcoming 61st birthday. This would also make a traditional gift for a daughter or son’s upcoming wedding.

We Love You DAD Custom Photo Collage And Name Blanket

6/ Photo Blanket for Dad

What dad wouldn’t love to snuggle up with all his kids? Make sure he is able to do that with this incredibly soft photo blanket featuring all his favorite people. The best Christmas gifts for dad always come from the heart! You’re sure to win holiday gift giving with this one of a kind present.

Daddy's Ice Cream Shovel Ice Cream Spoon Gift

7/ Dad’s Ice Cream Shovel

For the dad with a sweet tooth, give him a creative gift that he will actually use. This adorable little spoon is shaped like a tiny shovel and will become his favorite spoon to use when digging into a bowl of ice cream. Personalize it and include a funny saying on this shovel shaped spoon.

Monogram Branding Iron For Steak Unique Grilling Gift For Dad

8/ Monogram Branding Iron For Steak

He will be able to create a one of a kind meal with this meat branding set. Not only will the ‘Grill Master’ be able to add a unique touch to steaks, buns, and burgers, this branding set also works on other items like wood and leather. A super hot gift he’ll be burning to use.

Football Whiskey Stones Cool Birthday Gift Sets for Him Man Father's day Dad

9/ Football Whiskey Stones

Whiskey stones are a great addition to any man cave. While he might already have a traditional pair of whiskey stones, you can bet he doesn’t have a novelty pair of stones that look like tiny footballs. A wonderful gift for any sports fan that will keep their drinks the perfect temperature without diluting them.

Harley Davidson Blueprints Wall Art Prints

10/ Harley Davidson Blueprints Wall Art Prints

If the dad on your list is a gear head and has owned a couple Harleys, then he is going to love these vintage style Harley Davidson motorcycle blueprints. These would make a perfect addition to dad’s man cave or for any motorcycle themed room or garage.

Galvanized Beverage Bucket & Wine Ice Bucket Chiller

11/ Galvanized Beverage Bucket

Give a gift that he can use for any occasion. Make sure his home parties are filled with good times and cold brews with this sturdy beverage bucket. Include his name on the side of the bucket for a one of a kind gift. Large enough to hold all of his favorite brews and beverages!

Dad, I Wrote a Book About You

12/ Dad, I Wrote a Book About You

There are so many meaningful gifts for dad from daughter. And this book is sure to bring a tear to his eye when you include all of your favorite memories of your dear old dad. He is sure to have a #prouddadmoment when he reads through all of your sweet sentiments that you have included.

Dad, I Wrote a Book About You Thanks for putting up with my

Pizza Cutter With Dad's Name

13/ Pizza Cutter With Dad’s Name

Dad will be able to get perfect pie slices with this heavy duty pizza cutter. Constructed from sustainable and eco-friendly bamboo and durable stainless steel, this pizza cutter is made to last. Include his name or funny saying on the wooden handle for a special gift that he won’t think is too cheesy.

dad's spot pillow gift

14/ Dad’s Spot Pillow

Every dad has one, whether he admits it or not. That one unique spot on the couch or chair that he always sits in that fits him just perfectly. He’s worked years to get that butt groove just right! Make sure he’s comfortable and has all his essentials with this creative Dad’s spot pillow.

Tire Coffee Tea Mug For Daddy

15/ Tire Mug

Keep hot drinks hot and cool drinks ice cold with this stainless steel interior travel mug. A cool gift for the dad who is a mechanic or avid car lover. He will never get tired of using this tire mug! Rugged and durable, just like dad himself.

Best Farter Ever Oops! I Meant Father Photo Mug

16/ Best Farter Ever Oops! I Meant Father Photo Mug

Make sure he knows he’s the best farter, oh wait… father, with this custom coffee mug. Funny gifts for dad are never in short supply, especially when he’s the kind of guy always making bad dad jokes or beating you to the punch line.

Pint Glass with Real Golf Ball, Novelty Gift For Dad

17/ Pint Glass with Real Golf Ball

He’ll be ready to tee up his favorite beverage in no time with this golf themed pint glass. If golf gifts are his favorite by par, then he is going to love this best gift for dad fore-sure. Handmade by artisan glass makers, each glass is as unique as your dad.

Leather Golf Log Book

18/ Leather Golf Log Book

Whether he’s new to the game or has been on the green most of this life, this journal makes a great gift for an avid golfer. Compact enough to fit in a pocket or his golf bag and made from durable materials, it will help him to keep track of his best and worse scores.

Best Dad Ever Magnetic Wristband

19/ Magnetic Wristband

For the dad that always has a hammer in his hand fixing something, he is going to love this cool and useful gift idea. The gift has two special messages for him, that he is the best dad around and as a thank you for always being there to fix things for you.

Daddy’s Workshop Metal Sign

20/ Daddy’s Workshop Metal Sign

Dad always seems to know how to fix things when they are broken. If it is a woodworking gift you are after, he will surely adore this vintage style sign. This gift works great whether he specializes in fixing cars or things around the house.

Retirement Fishing Lure For Men Dad

21/ Retirement Fishing Lure

When the man, the myth, the fishing legend retires, it’s time to get him something extra special. These retirement themed fishing lures will have him reeling in a good time, even on Mondays. The perfect gift for a retired dad just looking to take it easy or snag the catch of his life.

Bacon Gift Pack

22/ Bacon Gift Pack

Other than his beloved pooch, bacon is a man’s best friend. Whether he likes it chewy, extra crispy, or smothered in chocolate, dad is sure to love this meaty Broquet gift set. From sweet, savvory, and spicey, there is a little bit of everything for that big ham in this gift set.

Beer Brewing Starter Kit

23/ Beer Brewing Starter Kit

If dad has talked about brewing his own beer, what better time to start than now? This beer brewing kit is great for beginners and comes with everything he needs to be whipping up some suds. Choose from ale, lager, or stout to start with. He’ll be sipping his own brews in no time!

Personalized BBQ Sign, Grilling Gifts

24/ Personalized BBQ Sign

For the dad who is always lighting up the grill, he is going to love this sign. Sure to spark up a conversation by including meat themed references on these one of a kind signs. They make hot grilling gifts and are a great addition to any patio or outdoor kitchen.

“Thank You for Being the Dad You Didn’t Have To Be” Photo Desktop Plaque, Photo Gift For Step Dad

25/ “Thank You for Being the Dad You Didn’t Have To Be” Photo Desktop Plaque

It can be difficult to find beautiful and sentimental gifts for stepdads. Make sure he knows that you appreciate everything he has done for you over the years, even though he didn’t have to. Personalize this frame just for him with a simple message of love and appreciation.

LED flashlight gloves men gifts

26/ LED Flashlight Gloves

Whether he’s got his head by the engine block or riding solo on his bike, these LED gloves make a useful and practical gift he will get a ton of use out of. These gloves are a cool mechanic tool that won’t just be another gadget that gets lost in his tool box.

LED Flashlight Gloves Demo

Smart Cordless Screwdriver

27/ Smart Cordless Screwdriver

You can never go wrong with tools for dad, he can never seem to have too many. This useful screwdriver combines the latest technology for a powerful little tool he can take anywhere. It’s compact and easy to use with an intuitive operation style and long lasting battery charge.

Flavors of the World Hot Sauce Gift Set

28/ Flavors of the World Hot Sauce Gift Set

If he’s the daring kind of guy who likes to put hot sauce on EVERYTHING, then he is going to get a kick out of this hot sauce sampler pack. He’ll have a blast exploring all the spices of the world with 30 international flavors. A hot gift that just might leave him speechless.

Dad's Recipe Book

29/ Dad’s Recipe Book

For the guy who is always whipping up the family favorites, he will think this is an egg-cellent gift. You butter believe that the chef dad in him will appreciate the thyme you spent pickling out his gift. The a-peeling best gift for dad that will make him love you even s’more than before!

Coffee Pod Carousel that Holds 35 K-Cups - Gift For Dad

30/ Coffee Pod Carousel

If k-cups are the first thing he reaches for in the morning, then he is going to like this gift a latte! Warm his heart with this gift to express-o your love for him. He will be whipping up his favorite cup of coffee in no time with this brew-ti-ful k-cup stand.

Shiatsu Foot Massager For Dad

31/ Foot Massager

While you might think massagers are great gifts for old dads, they make wonderful gifts for dads of any age. Whether he’s on his feet all day for his job or chasing after kids, this foot massager makes a thoughtful gift for any dad. A great gift to show you care about his well being.

Survival Gear and Equipment Gifts Ideas for Him

32/ Survival Gear and Equipment

There are so many great outdoorsy gift ideas for dad! Whether he is off hunting, fishing, camping or hiking, this gift will be a necessity for all of his outdoor adventures. A compact gift filled with14 multifunctional tools that he can use for anything the wilderness throws at him.

Between Dad and Me- A Father and Son Guided Journal

33/ Between Dad and Me: A Father and Son Guided Journal

While dads might be great at giving advice, they might not always be great with listening. This guided journal makes a thoughtful daddy and son gift that will become a keepsake later in life. A perfect gift to use with a young son filled with coloring pages, writing prompts, and top secret father son instructions.

Personalized Platter Gift For Dads

34/ Personalized Platter

Your childhood home is something you never forget. This hand painted platter is a great way to make sure dad knows how special that home is to you. Make him proud that he was able to provide you with such a memorable time. A novelty item that he will love to display anywhere he lives.

Bike Chain Coasters For Dad

35/ Bike Chain Coasters

Whether he’s cruising around on his road bike or tackling the terrain on his mountain bike, one of his favorite places to be is up on two wheels. These recycled bike parts coasters make a great gift for cyclists of all kinds.

Life is Better at The Campsite Retro RV Shaped Bamboo Wood Cutting Board for Food Prep

36/ Retro RV Shaped Bamboo Wood Cutting Board

For the dad whose motto is “Life Is Better At The Campsite,” he will love this camper shaped bamboo cutting board. This makes a great gift for a dad who would love nothing more than traveling around in his RV on the weekend or when he retires.

Adult Weighted Blanket For Elderly Dad

37/ Weighted Blanket

Everyone can benefit from a weighted blanket. Help him to get a peaceful night’s sleep with this thoughtful gift idea. Weighted blankets help to soothe sore and achy muscles and will help dad to get a deep sleep. No matter if he is always hot or cold, this blanket is suited for him.

Pizza Rotating Oven

38/ Pizza Rotating Oven

Whether he’s cooking up pizzas for the big game or a late night snack, this rotating pizza oven makes a practical gift. This gift will easily and quickly cook fresh or frozen pizzas and other convenience foods like fried chicken and onion rings. A great gift for a dad with a small kitchen.

Wall-mounted Bottle Opener With Magnetic Cap Catcher

39/ Wall-Mounted Bottle Opener With Magnetic Cap Catcher

Every man cave should have a wall mounted bottle opener! With this gift he can be popping tops and playing a fun bar game with his buds while sipping some suds. A great gift idea for any beer loving dad that he will love to put on display.

Grave Before Shave Beard Care Pack

40/ Grave Before Shave Beard Care Pack

For the dad who takes pride in his beard, he will love this beard grooming kit. This kit includes everything he will need to continue (or start) to grow that signature stash. Whether he’s growing a goatee or loving his lamb chops, he will be smelling good and looking handsome with this inclusive kit.

Men's Casey Slippers For Dad

41/ Men’s Casey Slippers

Moccasin slippers are a signature style for many dads. These slippers are not only stylish, they are incredibly durable. A luxury slipper that is soft enough for lounging around the house and ultra-comfortable. Well-made with rubber soles, these slippers will outlast any other pairs he has bought.

Apple Watch Series 6 - Blood Oxygen

42/ Apple Watch Series 6

Even if dad can’t figure out how to use his smartphone, he’ll find this Apple watch a thoughtful and useful gift. A great gift for an elderly dad that can help him to monitor his health, equipped with fall detection and electrical heart sensor. An easy to use, wearable device that he will use daily.

Sound Wave Art For Dad from Kids

43/ Sound Wave Art

One of a kind gifts like this sound wave picture make sentimental gifts to dad from his kids. A beautiful and artistic way to tell dad how much you love him. Each print comes with a QR code that he can scan to hear the soundwave whenever he wants.

American White Oak Barrel With Custom Dad's Name

44/ American White Oak Barrel

No matter what he is filling this wooden keg oak barrel with, it is going to taste great! His name, special symbol, or favorite sports team logo can be engraved on the frond for a one of a kind gift. Fill with whiskey, rum, tequila, or any other spirit drink for a good time.

watch stand Personalized Watch Display Watch gift for Dads

45/ Watch Stand

For the dad who has a lot of time on his hands, he’s going to love displaying his treasured time pieces. This watch stand displays his prized possessions in a truly unique, timeless style. Make the stand into a one of a kind gift by having his name or initials engraved on the front.


No matter his hobbies, there’s something in this gift guide for dad. From the latest tech gift and outdoor gear for every occasion, you are sure to find the best gifts for dad for his birthday, Christmas, or, Father’s day!

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