The 50 Best Gifts for Every Type of Dad

Gifts for dads

When it comes to holiday shopping for dad, finding a thoughtful present that he will actually use is no easy feat. That’s why we’ve rounded up the best gifts for dad that are trendy, useful and personal all at once. Gadget-obsessedGolf lover? Dad who has everything? All covered—from the smart home tech he’s been coveting to the hottest workout gear.

In this guide
1. For the dad who has everything
$ 49.97

Beautyrest Plush Weighted Blanket

Dad will sleep better thanks to the deep pressure stimulation of this weighted blanket, which replicates the feeling of a gentle squeeze or hug. Plus, the removable plush cover is machine washable.

$ 129


Sometimes dad misplaces his keys—it happens to the best of us. With an AirTag, he’ll be able to locate them (and other items like his wallet or gym bag) at all times using his iPhone’ or iPad’s Find My app. The one-tap setup makes it easy to sync AirTag for tracking.

$ 59

Timex Briarwood 40mm SS Expansion Band Watch

A classic timepiece, dad will love accessorizing with this elegant watch. The silver-tone band and blue dial offers a timeless look at an affordable price point.

$ 15.97

Starbucks Caffè Verona Dark Roast Ground Coffee

This aromatic and full-bodied blend of Latin American and Asia/Pacific coffees with Italian roast will give dad the morning wakeup he needs. It’s perfect to use in any drip machine, pour-over or French press.

$ 279.99

Eufy by Anker Smart Video Doorbell

Dad can keep a watchful eye on his (and mom’s) packages at the front door in picture-perfect resolution with this smart video doorbell. The self-installation is simple and there is no monthly fee.

2. For the sporty dad
$ 69.99

Viper League Pro 18 Bristle Dartboard

The perfect addition to dad’s 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.

$ 22.98

Contigo 20 oz Stainless Steel Water Bottle

This vacuum-insulated water bottle will help keep dad’s pre- and post-workout drinks cold for up to 24 hours. Plus, the spout cover prevents leakage and keeps dirt and grime away, so dad can toss it into his gym bag without a second thought.

$ 49.96

Madden NFL 22 for PS4

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

$ 26.97

Iron Body Fitness Acupoint Foam Roller

Dad can skip the massage and use this foam roller with pyramid-shaped pressure points to relieve muscle tension after a workout. It’ll also help prevent injuries and increase circulation.

Fitbit Versa 3 Smartwatch

It’s pricey, but sporty dads will appreciate the notable upgrades to this Fitbit like Active Zone Minutes, which tracks peak, cardio and fat-burn zones. It even has a built-in GPS and speaker so he can take calls from his wrist while on the go.

3. For the techie dad
$ 29.97

Krups Fast Touch Electric Coffee And Spice Grinder

One of the best holiday gifts on our list, this budget-friendly grinder quickly chops or grinds coffee beans, nuts, seeds, herbs and spices. Dad can even customize the grinding consistency, from ultra-fine to coarse, for the perfect cup of coffee.

$ 49.98

Anker Soundcore Mini 3 Pro Bluetooth Speaker

This small Bluetooth speaker does not disappoint on the sound. Dad can blast his tunes for up to 15 hours of playtime.

$ 54.94

Feob Ultra-High Capacity External Battery Pack

Dad will never again 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.

$ 259.96

Nintendo Switch Lite

Dad 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.)

$ 198

Apple AirPods with 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.

4. For the outdoorsy dad
$ 19.47

3M Folding Earmuff

Mowing the lawn and other noisy tasks will sound a lot different (read: quieter) with these noise-reducing earmuffs. The soft ear cushions and padded headband offer comfortable protection.

$ 30

Bourbon Planter

Dad’s plants will take on a rustic appearance in this whisky barrel-inspired flower pot. Throw in some Miracle-Gro potting mix and dad will think of you when his plants grow tall and healthy.

$ 19.97

V. Fraas Textured Knit Hat

A knit toque is a winter essential. He can pair it with any coat or parka and a pair of boots and stay warm all season long.

$ 34.97

Ozark Trail Hiking Backpack

No need for him to travel light on his next excursion with this heavy-duty hiking backpack. It has plenty of room for storage, plus a padded airflow back system and side compression straps to secure the load.

$ 45.98

iGlow Rechargeable Work Light

This LED work light is also perfect for camping, auto emergencies and home repairs. Dad will also appreciate that it has different power levels and long battery life (up to six hours on high and ten hours on low).

5. For the dad who golfs
$ 29.99

Titleist TruFeel

Help dad 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.

$ 9.97

Tour Mission Black Men's Hat

He’ll look slick on the course while blocking the sun rays with this comfortable cotton Tour Mission cap.

$ 117.97

Classic Accessories Golf Car Enclosure

This four-sided golf enclosure is exactly the cart accessory he needs for fast and portable protection against wind and rain on the course. Plus, the zippered rear window provides easy access to golf clubs.

$ 9.97

Tour Mission Golf Towel

He’ll love this golf towel for a few reasons. It’s made of premium cotton for maximum absorption, plus it’s great for all-purpose cleaning and has a clip that can attach to his golf bag.

$ 24.97

Tour Mission Chip and Drive Mat

He can work on perfecting his swing all year long with this heavy-duty portable drive mat. It has a rubber tee for wood shots, while the synthetic grass is for iron shots.

6. For the nostalgic dad
$ 17.47

Monopoly Classic Game

A classic board game the whole family can enjoy, with a new token lineup that includes Rubber Ducky, Tyrannosaurus Rex and Penguin. (For more options, check out our favourite board games.)

$ 34.98

Nostalgia Air-Pop Popcorn Maker

Movie nights will be more fun with fresh air-popped popcorn. The built-in measuring cup ensures the proper amount of kernels are used every time—an easy job for dad!

$ 199.96

Pac-Man Arcade Game

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

$ 86.98

Victrola Bluetooth Portable Vintage Suitcase Turntable

Finally, dad can dust off those old records and listen to them on repeat with this portable suitcase turntable. It features three speeds, built-in stereo speakers and Bluetooth connection.

$ 89

Fujifilm Instant Mini 11 Camera

He’ll love capturing new memories on old-school instant prints with this instant film camera. It even has a selfie mode, complete with a built-in selfie mirror and lens for the perfect up-close shot.

7. For the handyman
$ 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.

$ 28.98

160 Piece Home Repair Tool Kit

This all-in-one kit is perfect for home repairs and maintenance (thanks, dad!), or more involved DIY projects. Plus, it’s inexpensive for the number of tools that come inside the box.

$ 29.98

Stanley Four Outlet Power Hub and Reel

‘Portable 20-foot extension cord‘ will be music to his ears. This one is surprisingly lightweight and retractable, meaning no tangles.

$ 15

Forcefield Men's High-Visibility Precision Fit Gloves

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

$ 15.99

Stanley Sortmaster Jr Organizer

This organizer will keep dad’s tools in one convenient place. He can customize the space inside to fit small parts or larger tools using the removable dividers.

8. For the dad who loves to cook
$ 33.97

Fox Run Tortilla Warmer

This durable tortilla warmer will take at-home fajita nights to the next level! Dad will appreciate how easy it is to use, too. Simply soak the base in water and heat the warmer and lid. (Check out this classic chicken fajita recipe!)

$ 19.97

Farberware Bamboo Cutting Board Set

Because three cutting boards are better than one. Dad 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.)

$ 42.97

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.

$ 24.97

Signature 28 Centimetre Wok

The advanced non-stick coating makes this wok easy to cook with and clean—a.k.a. the best news ever for dads who hate having to wash the dishes.

$ 99

Nespresso Inissia Espresso Machine by DeLonghi

This Nespresso machine may be tiny, but it makes a powerful cuppa. It has a quick heat-up time of 25 seconds, which means coffee will be ready for the whole family in no time!

9. For the stylish dad
$ 19.97

Nicci Men's Grain Milled PU Belt

Elevate the look of dad’s chinos with this classic black belt. It’ll be the perfect accessory for any outfit.

$ 19.98

Men's Performance Solid Short Sleeve Polo Shirt

From work to the golf course, nothing says versatile quite like a polo shirt. Dad will surely appreciate this shirt’s sun-protected and moisture-wicking fabric.

$ 19.97

Ashlin Leather Men's Wallet

A wallet is always a great gift idea for dad—especially because they often need replacing. This wallet features a classic bifold design, tons of pockets and a double billfold to store cash.

$ 15.97

George Mens Aviator Sunglasses

Practical and stylish, these aviator sunglasses offer 100 percent UVA and UVB protection and go well with just about any look. The dark gunmetal detail and smoke black mirror lenses will make dad look like a total boss.

$ 36.99

North 49 Folding Wheeled Duffle

This sleek black duffle bag offers a ton of storage at a great price point. The easy-glide wheels and pull handle also make it easy to transport—great for a weekend getaway or air travel carry-on!

10. For the well-groomed dad
$ 49.96

Philips Electric Shaver Series 1000

Dads 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.

$ 29.97

Bulldog Beard Care Kit

Fathers 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.

$ 47.94

Oral-B Pro 500 Precision Clean Electric Toothbrush

Say hello to pearly whites! This rechargeable electric toothbrush comes with a precision oscillating brush head (bye-bye, plaque!) and a two-minute timer that will let dad know when he’s done brushing. (For more electric toothbrush options, check out our current 8 favourites.)

$ 7.47

Old Spice Bearglove Body Wash for Men

This powerful body wash offers a deep clean and long-lasting citrusy scent, with a dash of spice of course.

$ 29.97

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.

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Adriana Monachino is theHUB’s Editorial Assistant. 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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