50 Unique Gifts for the Men in Your Life

Best Valentine's day gifts for men

Who says buying gifts for men is hard? Not us. This thoughtful guide includes unique and affordable gift ideas for every guy on your list—from father or husband to brother or uncle. With trending PlayStation games, buzzy tech gadgetsdesigner scents, handy kitchen items and must-have sports merch, you’ll find all of the inspiration you need to warm his heart.

In this guide
1. For the tech fan
$ 47.74

Feob Ultra-High Capacity External Battery Pack

He’ll never have to worry about running out of juice for his devices when he’s on the go with this compact, ultra-high capacity portable charger. It has two USB ports for charging two devices at once.

$ 29.98

Altec Lansing Baby Boom XL Black Bluetooth Speaker

Compact, but mighty—this budget-friendly Bluetooth speaker blasts up to six hours of tunes and has a built-in microphone for hands-free calls. It’s also waterproof and floats in water, making it perfect for jamming out by the pool or on the beach.

$ 77.48

Polaroid 4K Sport Action Camera

If your techie guy is big on adventuring, he’ll love this dual-screen action camera. It’s waterproof and freezeproof—perfect for capturing action on the go anywhere at any time. Plus, it comes with helmet and bicycle mounts, so there’s no need to purchase extra accessories.

$ 129.99

Google Nest Audio Smart Speaker

He can use this miniature voice-controlled smart speaker to play music or podcasts from his Spotify account, check the weather and even control his smart devices hands-free.

$ 221.01

Apple AirPods with Wireless Charging Case

Pop these earbuds out of the case and they’re ready to use with an iPhone, Apple Watch, iPad or Mac. He’ll get five hours of listening time on a single charge.

$ 199.98

Fitbit Versa 2 Smartwatch

He’ll love being able to take hands-free calls and get text notifications all to his wrist with this smartwatch. And if he’s always on the go, he can set reminders so he never misses an important event.

$ 49.98

Skullcandy Cassette Wireless Headphones

Whether he’s taking hands-free calls, listening to a podcast while he works or enjoying a favourite playlist on-the-go, these trendy wireless headphones deliver bright, full sound.

2. For the sports fan
$ 29.99

Titleist TruFeel

Help him improve on his long game with these soft golf balls, made for excellent control. When he gets a hole in one, he’ll have you to thank.

$ 31.06

Zebco Dock Demon Spinning Combo

Catching fish was never so easy. This small but mighty rod and reel combo is made of solid fiberglass and is rigid enough to perform out on the water all day long.

$ 16.97

The Sports Vault Toronto Blue Jays Victory Mug

He can represent Canada’s championship team each morning with this Toronto Blue Jays victory mug. It’s dishwasher and microwave safe.

$ 39.96

Madden NFL 22 for PS4

With its improved gameplay experience—from AI behaviour influenced by player and team stats to new on-field reactions—he will never be more ready for gameday. (For more gaming gifts, check out our top picks.)

$ 50.97

FanMats NHL Toronto Maple Leafs Vinyl Car Mats

With these Toronto Maple Leafs vinyl car mats, he can protect his car’s flooring while showing pride for his favourite hockey team. Yes, they’re bound to get dirty, but hose them down and these car mats will be good as new.

$ 35.97

Wilson NBA Basketball

Whether he’s on the court or on his driveway, he’ll be shooting hoops like an NBA star with this high-performance basketball. Its new cushion layer provides the ultimate grip for all weather conditions.

$ 21.98

Table Top Foosball

This foosball game is ready to play straight out of the box, no setup required. It features an LED illuminated surface and is nice and compact, so he can play anytime, anywhere

$ 5.97

Canadiana Winter Sport Mug

Hockey dads will get a kick out of this large coffee mug. Predictably, they’ll love sipping from it before the kids’ hockey practice!

3. For the gamer
$ 14.96

Turtle Beach Recon Chat Headset for PS4 Pro

Upgrade their current chat headset with this high-quality (and affordable) PS4 headset. Its lightweight design provides maximum comfort while playing and communication with teammates is crystal clear thanks to the high sensitivity microphone and speaker.

$ 49.96

Collectible Retro Pac-Man Micro Player

Bring the classic arcade experience home to him with this retro Pac-Man game. Its compact size makes it the perfect fit for any countertop.

$ 259.96

Nintendo Switch Lite, Grey

He can game on the go with this compact and lightweight console. The library of games is endless. (Looking for Nintendo Switch games the whole family can enjoy? Check out our list of 18 favourites.)

$ 49.98

Three-Month Xbox Game Pass Ultimate

From Halo Infinite to Grand Theft Auto, this three-month game pass grants access to over 100 high-quality Xbox Game Studios games the same day they release. Play directly on Xbox consoles, PC, or even android mobile devices from the cloud.

$ 79.96

Mario Party Superstars for Nintendo Switch

This ‘superstar’ collection comes with 100 classic minigames from Nintendo 64 and Nintendo GameCube games, plus more. They’ll have a blast playing against friends and getting to save their turns in board game mode.

$ 89.96

PlayStation 5 DualSense Wireless Controller

Get him set for an immersive gaming experience with this wireless controller with haptic feedback. Dynamic vibrations simulate the feeling of in-game actions and environment.

$ 109.98

Seagate 2TB Game Drive for PS4

Give him the gift of more game storage with this portable game drive. This PlayStation 4 device offers up to 2TB to accommodate about 100 games. (We’ve got even more gifts for gamers—51 to be exact.)

4. For the outdoorsman
$ 19.96

Bell + Howell Tac Tool 18-in-1 Multi-Tool

This smart little 18-in-1 tool is basically an entire toolbox that will fit in his pocket. It features an axe blade, bottle opener, hammer, chisel, pliers, flathead screwdriver and more.

$ 15

Forcefield Men's High-Visibility Precision Fit Gloves

Whether he’s working in the garden, shoveling snow, or doing home renos, his hands will stay protected with these precision-fit gloves. The adjustable cuffs keep them secure.

$ 58.26

iGlow Rechargeable Work Light

This LED work light is also perfect for campingauto emergencies and home repairs. He’ll appreciate that it has different power levels and long battery life (up to six hours on high and ten hours on low).

$ 59.99

Tough Duck Box Quilt Vest

He can stay warm in style with this classic sherpa-lined waterproof vest. It conveniently includes pockets on the inside for important items like his cell phone and wallet.

$ 41.99

Portable Manual Espresso Machine

Nature buffs and coffee lovers alike will adore this pint-sized manual coffee maker that is perfect for making a small cup of strong coffee in the woods or on the go, sans electricity. (If you think he’d prefer something for the countertop, check out our roundup of the 6 top Nespresso machines.)

$ 16.97

Outset Oversized BBQ Grill Brush

The short handle and oversized bristle head on this grill brush make for an easier, more thorough clean and better-tasting bbq every time.

$ 24

Expert Grill Portable Tabletop Gas Grill

Help him ‘cue up some delicious outdoor meals with this thoughtful gift. Foldable and portable with its own handle, this gas grill moves easily from the balcony or backyard to a campsite. Pair it with some BBQ accessories and spices for the ultimate present.

5. For the social guy
$ 39.99

Brilliant Ashford 5 Piece Whisky Set

Consider this set the perfect (budget-friendly!) gift for the whiskey lover on your list. It features old-fashioned glasses and a decanter made of quality cut crystal glass for a luxurious feel.

$ 50.93

Viper League Pro 18 Bristle Dartboard

The perfect addition to any man cave, this dartboard is constructed with self-healing compressed sisal fibers, making it perfect for steel tip darting. Rest assured, it’s designed to last years longer than old-school wood and paper boards.

$ 29.93

Professional 300-Piece Poker Set in Aluminum Carry Case

Bring poker with the guys to the next level with this awesome gift. He’ll love the professional weight, casino-style poker chips and sleek case.

$ 37.97

Asobu by Adnart Stainless Steel Beer Growler

A stylish gift that comes in black, copper, silver or amber, this portable growler comes with a carrying strap so he can enjoy beer while hiking, camping or at a party.

$ 32.97

Taboo Game

Does your son, brother or boyfriend enjoy games? This bestselling adult party game challenges players to describe ‘guess’ words to their teammates without using any of the Taboo words in their clues. It’s sure to be a riot!

$ 27.10

Mens Cartoon Crew Socks

Fun seekers can add a touch of personality to any outfit with these fast-food themed socks. He can alternate between each of the five pairs during the week.

$ 64.97

Sport Squad Table Top Air Hockey Table

Who doesn’t love a game of air hockey? This lightweight and easy-to-move table functions just like a full-sized one, but it’s more convenient for small spaces and transporting to a friend’s house.

6. For the fierce foodie
$ 14.98

Farberware Bamboo Cutting Board Set

Because three cutting boards are better than one. He’ll will get plenty of use out of these moisture and scratch-resistant boards that also double as the perfect charcuterie surface. (Looking to assemble the perfect charcuterie board? Check out our how-to guide.)

$ 39.96

GraniteStone Nutriblade 6 Piece Knife Set

He’ll be chopping up a storm in the kitchen with these ultra nonstick knives. Their mineral-based coating is also infused with diamonds, ensuring rust and stain resistance.

$ 11.47

KitchenAid S/4 Measuring Cups Aqua Sky

If he’s always in the kitchen cooking up a storm, these adorable measuring cups are sure to come in handy. They feature soft handles for a more secure grip and can be used with both wet and dry ingredients. Throw in some matching measuring spoons as an added present.

$ 22.98

Oster Belgian Waffle Maker

Nothing quite compares to homemade Belgian waffles in the morning. (Are you drooling yet?) He’ll be tempted to use this waffle maker every morning, especially with its non-stick plates and adjustable temperature control.

$ 34.97

Lodge Cast Iron Skillet

Help him get the perfect sear with this pre-seasoned cast-iron skillet that can be used on all cooking surfaces, grills and even campfires. Its easy-release finish improves with use and the assist handle allows for easier handling.

$ 24.97

Bodum Kenya French Press

A gift that’s sure to please coffee fanatics, he’ll love the rich flavour that comes from this french press. The magic is in the stainless steel mesh filter that brews an aromatic cup every time in just four minutes.

$ 79.98

KitchenAid Hand Blender

With this easy-to-use stick blender, he’ll be in the kitchen whipping up smoothies and pureeing soups in no time. Plus, the blending arm twists off and can be tossed in the dishwasher for quick and easy cleanup.

7. For the well-groomed dude
$ 49.96

Philips Electric Shaver Series 1000

Men with more than a little stubble can enjoy a clean, barber-quality shave from home with this electric shaver. It features 4D flex heads that follow the contour of your face and powercut blades engineered for a consistent shave.

$ 83.90

Adidas Moves Him Spray

The fresh, airy scent of this Adidas spray with notes of green apple, musk and sandalwood will have him smelling divine. The affordable price point makes it a go-to fragrance.

$ 39.97

Crest 3DWhitestrips Glamorous White At-home Teeth Whitening Kit

Your man deserves pearly whites that pop. These whitening strips help remove tough set-in stains and have a no-slip grip for a comfortable teeth whitening experience that’ll leave him with the most radiant smile.

$ 44.96

Philips One by Sonicare Rechargeable Toothbrush

This sleek electric toothbrush takes on plaque and debris with its contoured bristles and micro-vibrations. It’s lightweight, portable and comes with a travel case, making it perfect for on the go. (For more electric toothbrush options, check out our current 8 favourites.)

$ 29.97

Bulldog Beard Care Kit

Guys who take pride in their facial hair will appreciate this set, which contains a cleansing beard shampoo and moisturizing beard oil, plus a wooden comb for detangling and styling.

$ 12.97

Barbasol Personal Travel Grooming Kit

Grooming is serious business. If he’s on the go, this compact travel kit complete with two nail clippers, a nail file, tweezers and safety scissors will come in super handy.

$ 34.81

Irish Spring Moisture Blast Men's Moisturizing Body Wash

This powerful body wash offers a deep clean with an invigoratingly fresh scent. It’ll also keep his skin soft to the touch, thanks to its nourishing formula.

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Adriana Monachino is theHUB’s editor for kids, gifts and tech. She has a master’s degree in Literatures of Modernity (but she has a thing for the classics, too!). When she’s not indulging in a good book, she’s searching the web for outfit inspiration, bingeing re-runs of The Office and planning her dream home on Pinterest.

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