The 50 Best Gifts for Every Type of Dad

Red Christmas sweater, a coffee maker, a holiday-themed mug and large white and green swirled candy canes are on display over a green background.

When it comes to gift 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. Outdoorsy dad? Golf lover? Dad who has everything? From the smart home tech he’s been craving to the hottest workout gear—we have it all covered.

In this guide
1. For the handyman dad
$ 19.98

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

This Father’s Day, gift dad this smart little 18-in-1 tool, which 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.

$ 31.48

Stanley Four Outlet Power Hub and Heel

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

$ 56.98

WorkPro Home Repair Tool Set

This all-in-one set is the perfect gift 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.

$ 105.62

3M WorkTunes Connect Hearing Protector

Dad will appreciate that this gift pulls double duty to protect his hearing while he listens to music via Bluetooth. (Since it’s a little pricey, it makes a good group gift!).

$ 52.84

Electronics Tool Kit

Is dad forever accidentally dropping his phone? This kit comes with multiple tools and parts so he can repair it (and other electronics).

2. For the dad who has everything
$ 124.99

Bare Home Weighted Blanket

Dad will sleep better thanks to the light pressure stimulation of this weighted blanket, which replicates the feeling of being held (aww!). Plus, it’s machine washable.

$ 8.97

Starbucks Caffe 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 machinepour-over or French press.

$ 15.78

Starfrit Double Wall Coffee Cup

Dad’s favourite beverage will stay hot longer with this transparent coffee cup. Bonus: It doesn’t cause condensation, so no more ring stains on tabletops!

$ 351.86

Apple AirPods Pro

Pop these earbuds out of the case and they’re ready to use with an iPhone, Apple Watch, iPad or Mac. He’ll get more than 24 hours of total listening time with the included charging case.

$ 30.16

Globe Electric LED Integrated Metal Desk Lamp

This is the perfect desk lamp for late-night working or reading. The touch button dimmer easily controls the light levels and the slim, minimalistic design won’t take up too much space.

3. For the techie dad
$ 259.98

Fitbit Versa 3 Smartwatch

It’s pricey, but techie 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.

$ 129.98

Kobo Nia

If dad loves to read the latest bestsellers, he’ll enjoy this useful gift. This e-Reader can hold up to 6,000 e-books. He’ll also have 24/7 access to the Kobo bookstore.

$ 34.98

Wireless Charging Base 10 W Boost-Charge

Dad can set his phone down on this wireless charging base without even having to remove his phone case. A helpful light will let him know if it’s properly aligned.

$ 29.97

Black + Decker Coffee & Spice Grinder

One of the best Father’s day gifts for techie dads who like to cook, this budget-friendly grinder chops and grinds coffee beans, nuts herbs and spices in seconds. He can even customize the consistency, from ultra-fine to coarse, with just one touch.

$ 436.99

Nintendo Switch

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 28 favourites.)

4. For the sporty dad
$ 24.98

Contigo Purity Glass Water Bottle with Silicone Thethered Lid

An ideal gift for sporty dads, this glass water bottle will keep him hydrated at the gym or on the go. The protective silicone sleeve makes it easy to hold and he can keep it in his gym bag without a second thought.

$ 50.98

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.

$ 9.98

GoZone Slimeline Waist Pack

He can keep his phone, wallet and keys together while he’s on a run or walk with this practical gift. This isn’t your grandpa’s ‘fanny pack’—it’s way cooler than that, with an adjustable fit and a handy headphone port.

$ 34.96


With new kits, squads and clubs—including top women’s clubs—and twice the real-world motion capture as previous versions, dad’s pro-footie dreams can finally come true. Available for Playstation, Xbox and Switch.

$ 109.98

GoZone Massage Gun with Storage Case

This is a great gift idea for the dad who does intense workouts. The four massage heads work to help prevent injuries and increase circulation. Plus, it comes with a handy case for travel and storage.

5. For the nostalgic dad
$ 136.85

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.

$ 99.99

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.

$ 49.98

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—making the job easy for dad!

$ 107.59

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.)

$ 129.98

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.

6. For the dad who golfs
$ 12.99

TaylorMade Soft Golf Balls

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

$ 105.54

Garmin Approach CT10 Golfing Automatic Club Tracking System Starter Pack

The sensors in this system automatically track every stroke, including distance and location, which makes it a great gift for dads who love to golf. It can even pair with Garmin golf watches so he can accurately view stats on the go.

$ 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.

$ 69.98

JBL GO 3 Portable Waterproof Speaker

If dad likes to listen to tunes on the course, this portable speaker can give him five hours of playtime. The integrated loop means he can easily carry it around with his golf bag. (For more Bluetooth speaker options, check out our top choices.)

$ 24.97

Tour Mission Chip and Drive Mat

Dad 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.

7. For the dad who loves to cook
$ 42.38

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.

$ 139

Nespresso Inissia Espresso Machine By Breville

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!

$ 29.93

Kalorik Silver XL Digital Kitchen Scale with LCD Screen

Amateur chefs and bakers will appreciate this handy gift, which can measure up to 22 pounds of food and ingredients. The large LCD display is easy to read and the sleek design won’t take up much counter space.

$ 17.97

Libbey Mix It Up Set

The perfect gift for any dad who enjoys entertaining, this seven-piece set—which includes a wooden muddler, shot glass and metal strainer—will have him whipping up cocktails like a pro.

$ 38.97

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!)

8. For the well-groomed dad
$ 54.60

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.

$ 39.96

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.

$ 3.34

Garnier Super Purifying Charcoal Sheet Mask with Algae Extract

Fathers who take pride in their skin care routine will appreciate this sheet mask. Infused with activated charcoal, it promises to leave skin refreshed, smoother and more even.

$ 8.98

Bulldog Skincare for Men Original Moisturizer

With ingredients like aloe vera, camelina oil and green tea, this moisturizer is formulated to leave dad’s skin hydrated without leaving a sticky or greasy feeling behind.

$ 15

George Men’s Karl Slippers

Give dad’s feet a well-deserved rest with these classic plaid slippers. They’re comfy and lightweight, making them perfect for everyday wear.

9. For the stylish dad
$ 34.88

Canada 28" Rolling Duffle

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

$ 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.

$ 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.

$ 19.97

Ashlin Leather Men's Wallet

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.

$ 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.

10. For the outdoorsy dad
$ 19.98

Decorative 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.

$ 9.97

Ozark Trail Unisex Hat

Whether it’s a super sunny day or there’s a chilly windy blowing, this hat (which offers UV protection) is great for outdoor activities. Dad can pair it with just about any jacket and a pair of boots during the spring, summer and fall.

$ 36.97

BBQ Grill Tool Set

This 5-piece set is the best gift for dads who spend a lot of time grilling outdoors. It includes a spatula, tongs, carving fork, knife and basting brush. He’ll be the star of every summer BBQ! (Bonus: Print out some of these BBQ recipes the whole family will love.)

$ 58.26

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).

$ 53.18

Vivere Parachute Double Chocolate/Turquoise Hammock

Not only is this hammock ideal for hiking and camping, but he can also use it for relaxing afternoons at the park or lounging in the backyard. It easily fits under the seat of a car, so he can bring it anywhere.

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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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