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For some dads, heading out the back door is just about as far as he needs to go to feel “at one” with nature. Our editors have gathered some great BBQ gift ideas to help dad feel like he’s king of the grill on Father’s Day.

It may sound a bit cliché to call dad “king of the grill,” but that’s the way it is in my house: I do the prep work, and Rob is the one standing outside searing and grilling. It’s truly a combined effort. If the dad in your life is king of the grill, you’re in luck! You’ll find BBQ gift ideas online and in-store to suit every budget.

BBQ Tools and Accessories

Here’s a budget-friendly Grill Tool Set that would make a great gift for the kids to give dad. Sleek and handsome, just like dad.

Backyard Grill Tool SetBackyard Grill Tool Set – Seven Pieces

This Backyard Grill tool set includes tongs, spatula, fork and four skewers.

Or, maybe dad would prefer this five-piece BBQ tool set. All pieces fit neatly into its storage case, so the tools don’t take up precious drawer space.

u-Grill 5 piece BBQ tool setu-Grill Five-Piece BBQ Tool Set

The u-Grill BBQ tool set features long handles to help keep hands away from the heat. Each tool is made of stainless steel to help achieve longer lasting use. Hinged case with carrying handle is included.

Help protect the deck, patio or balcony with this large grill mat that lays under your griller.

Backyard grill heavy duty grill matBackyard Grill Heavy Duty Grill Mat

Backyard Grill’s grill mat is designed with a polyvinyl diamond tread material to help protect concrete, stone and deck materials. To clean, simply rinse off with water and let air dry.

Whether you already have a BBQ or are looking to surprise the dad in your life with one for Father’s Day, you should help protect it from the elements. So, be sure to pick up a barbecue cover if you don’t already have one.

Classic Accessories Veranda Cart Grill BBQ CoverClassic Accessories Veranda Cart Grill BBQ Cover

This BBQ cover by Classic Accessories is designed to fit BBQs up to 58” L x 24” W x 48” H. It features click-close straps that snap over legs to help secure cover on windy days. Air vents help reduce inside condensation and wind lofting. Fabric is made with a water repellant and resistant PVC under-coating.

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BBQs and outdoor cooking

My dad isn’t much of a griller. I don’t know why; perhaps it’s because his dad wasn’t. Nevertheless, I do remember the year he brought home a round-shaped charcoal BBQ. I still prefer that old-school charbroil flavour. I wonder if that’s just nostalgia talking or the fact that I burn just about everything?

Is your happy griller toying with the idea of smoking meat, veggies or fish? Your first foray into this tasty domain could come with the Premium Kettle Charcoal Grill & Smoker.

Premium Kettle Charcoal Grill SmokerPremium Kettle Charcoal Grill & Smoker

Char-Griller’s charcoal grill and smoker is porcelain-coated. It features a heat thermometer, removable ash catcher, storage rack and tool holder.

If he’s pining for a hardwood pellet BBQ and a smoker, this Pit Boss beauty uses natural BBQ hardwood pellets that help give food a versatile smoky flavour.

Pit Boss Austin XL 1000 sq in Pellet GrillPit Boss Austin XL 1000 sq. inch Pellet Grill

This pellet grill by Pit Boss is designed with a flame broiler for direct flame grilling. It features two tiers of porcelain-coated grill surface, natural convection and LED control. It can be used to bake, roast, grill or smoke and can reach 500°F.

Looking for a portable BBQ? This tabletop Dual-Burner Portable Gas Grill is ideal for outdoor grilling away from home or for grilling on the balcony (if it’s permitted, of course).

Pit Boss Dual Burner Portable Gas GrillPit Boss Dual Burner Portable Gas Grill

This portable gas grill, also by Pit Boss, is outfitted for a 20-pound propane tank but you can use a 1-pound cylinder adapter (all sold separately) for extra versatility. It features two burners, a stainless-steel exterior and up to 20,000 BTU of firepower.

If dad likes cooking with gas, he might enjoy grilling with the Performance Series: the TRU-Infrared 3-Burner Gas Grill. This mid-size, mid-budget range BBQ is backed by a 5-year burner, 2-year firebox and 1-year all other parts warranty.

Performance Series TRU Infrared 3 Burner Gas GrillPerformance Series TRU-Infrared 3-Burner Gas Grill

The TRU-Infrared cooking technology of this Char-Broil gas grill helps prevent flare-ups, delivers even heat and creates juicier food. It features three burners, a side burner, secure tank storage and 27,000 BTUs on primary burners.

Imagine king of the grill’s surprise if he were to open a 36-inch griddle cooking station! A griddle station is ideal for preparing breakfasts and brunches outside (when you’re trying to keep your kitchen cool in the summer heat). You can also stir-fry veggies and side dishes while the meat’s on the grill. Rob and I own this griddle, and we love it!

Blackstone 36 Griddle Cooking StationBlackstone 36″ Griddle Cooking Station

Blackstone’s griddle cooking station is engineered with a steel powder-coated frame and a 60,000 BTU capacity. It features a thick cold rolled steel griddle cooking surface which is ideal for cooking breakfast foods and dinner side dishes.

Help the dad in your life feel like he’s king of the grill by presenting him with a Father’s Day BBQ gift that will help keep him grilling all summer long.

Happy Father’s Day!