Where to start with buying gifts for dads? How does one pick something just right for the man who raised you? Do you take a page from his book and buy him a joke gift that has absolutely no purpose besides a good laugh? Maybe take the more serious route and buy him cufflinks like last year? Or just turn to ol’ reliable: grilling and golfing essentials? No matter the angle you land on, look no further because we’ve rounded up the best gifts for dads to give this holiday season. Use these gifts for the perfect end-of-year thank you for all the times you’ve called him to ask how to fix your broken dishwasher and how to do an oil change.
If you can’t get enough of these to-die-for finds, be sure to shop our entire holiday gift guide for presents that are perfect for everyone on your list.
This genius electric heater mounts to the wall and uses infrared technology to warm up a room while reducing your heating bill—and what dad wouldn’t be overjoyed by that? The smart features allow you to adjust temperature settings, set heating schedules, and monitor energy use from anywhere using your phone.
This medical-grade infrared light therapy device can safely stimulate blood circulation, relax muscles, accelerate healing, and relieve pain in just 20 minutes. It can help battle everything from surface-level pain to deep tissue discomfort from the comfort of his favorite chair. A gift your dad will use every single day!
Nothing says “dad” like a high-quality yard work-tool, and this cordless leaf blower’s light weight allows for easy control and arm movement.
On the list of things dads never buy for themselves but absolutely need are these cushioned socks.
This heated foot massager is the ultimate luxury and will help him relax after a long day.
10/10 chance dad will eat this gift box of soft pretzels while watching sports and drinking a beer.
If you have a dad who forced you to watch his favorite movies from his childhood when you were a kid, this mini projector makes for a meaningful yet practical gift.
This packable puffer jacket from Patagonia is incredibly warm in spite of its light weight, thanks to its horizontal quilting pattern and recycled polyester insulation.
Celebrate one of his favorite days with this 500-piece puzzle.
Just like dad, this cutting board does it all!
This fire pit is low smoke, efficient, portable, and long-lasting, which makes it the perfect companion from the backyard to the beach.
Gift a memory book to dad so he can preserve his stories. You and your siblings will cherish them for decades.
This handy dispenser turns any can or bottle into a nitro-style draft, improving the taste of any beer.
For pros and beginners alike, this wood smoking kit will earn dad compliments when he’s in charge of dinner.
Have a dad who wants to expand his talents on the grill? This personal pizza maker is the ultimate gift for cooking up a deliciously crisp crust.
This electric muscle massager has over 20 modes to stimulate the sensory nerves, relax muscles, and alleviate pain.
The dad who loves his alma mater will get great use out of this collegiate embroidered quarter zip pullover.
Whether dad has season tickets to his favorite team or is always at your and your sibling’s games, this deluxe stadium chair will keep him comfortable well into overtime.
As its name suggests, this handy piece of luggage is part duffel and part garment bag. Traveler-approved and available in three colors.
A hard-working dad definitely needs this level of luxury. It warms towels up to 120 degrees within 18 minutes!
He’ll easily blow the competition out of the water when you play this ESPN trivia game at family game night—which is why it’s such a perfect gift.
Big baseball guy? A baseball stadium print instantly find its place on the entryway wall.
For the dad who lives to barbecue for everyone, take his menu up a notch with this pizza oven, which can be used with gas, charcoal, or wood.
A cookbook for making pizza at home, no matter what kind of oven or equipment dad has.
Comfy and casual, these UGG slippers will keep his feet cozy and warm all winter long.
For the dad who always has sore muscles, we introduce this portable, mini version of the Theragun.
Gift a custom history book of your dad’s favorite football team through reprinted coverage from The New York Times.
These performance joggers are incredibly soft and will be his new favorite item to wear.
This set comes with a dozen personalized golf balls and an equal amount of tees and pencils; the perfect gift for an avid golfer.
This charging station provides ultimate convenience—which we know every dad lives for.
Designed to create perfect grill marks without the mess, this nonstick mat cooks amazing food while keeping your dad’s grill squeaky clean.
Whether dad is outdoorsy or loves to tailgate, this high-tech cooler bag will help him keep food and drinks cold and fresh effortlessly.
Dads despise bulk, so help him keep his ID and credit cards close at hand with this card holder that snaps effortlessly onto the back of his phone.
Sure, it’s important to be able to carry golf clubs around comfortably, but perhaps more important? Carrying some cold ones around the course comfortably.
Raking leaves is tiring work. Make it easier for dad with these leaf scoops that are designed to make outdoor cleaning much faster.
This select sausage set includes four different types of wild game sausage with a combination of delicious flavorings from black pepper to mustard.
Made of combed, long-staple Turkish cotton, this luxurious robe has wide sleeve adjustable cuffs, pockets, and a tie at the waist.
For the dad who can’t get through the morning without a cup of joe, this coffee subscription features coffees from six of the nation’s top roasters.
This water broom pressure washer allows for quick and powerful cleaning of decks, driveways, patios, and sidewalks.
If you want to gift something that will get a lot of use, a drill brush attachment for cleaning basically everything in sight is it.
These are the perfect around-the-house shoes for Dad as they offer unmatched comfort and practicality.
For the dad who enjoys an outdoor lifestyle in warm temps, this lightweight, sun-protective hoodie will be their new favorite thing to wear.
Give dad the gift of exploration! Help him discover more about his ancestry, genetic heritage, and family history.
This portable ice maker makes ice in under 10 minutes. It’s the perfect addition to an office space, a trip to the campgrounds, or anything in between.
These collegiate glasses are printed with hand-drawn illustrations of iconic buildings on campus, plus the university’s logo at the bottom of the glass.
DIY your own whiskey flavor with three types of oak and six herbs and spices.
These wood handle baskets make grilling and flipping the perfect kabob easy AF.
Pops: Fatherhood in Pieces features six essays on the meaning and nature of fatherhood from Michael Chabon, including a piece he wrote for the 2016 issue of GQ about accompanying his young son to Paris fashion week.
Dad can become an official lord, which is just the kind of cheesy thing we think a dad would love.
Stylish and versatile, this leather hanging toiletry case from Mark & Graham is designed to easily hang on doorknobs and hooks, and can be personalized with a foil monogram.
Pickleball is the racquet sport everyone is raving about in 2023. Get dad in on the fun with this set, which includes a paddle, rally bag, and balls.
Snazzy sneakers are a welcome gift for anyone, and this pair from Gola has a classic yet still on-trend silhouette.
The dad who misses his vibrant garden during the winter months will love this indoor hydroponic gardening system for his favorite fruits, vegetables, and herbs.
A comfortable luxury floating chair that dad can take from the pool to the lake for well-deserved relaxation.
History buffs will geek out over this subscription which mails replicas of important historical documents—like Albert Einstein’s correspondence with FDR, for example—each month.
A Himalayan salt rock for grilling will spice up dad’s typical grilling style and taste. Plus, it will earn him compliments from guests.
This gorgeous tortilla press has been lauded by multiple food publications as the best in the game thanks to its hefty size and custom reusable liners to help with tortilla sizing.
Designed to keep important items and keepsakes locked away during travel, this unique safe send smart notifications directly to your phone and is made of lightweight aluminum alloy.
This teardrop-shaped pillow from Casper will easily align your back for proper posture, providing the extra lumbar support that’s necessary to truly sit back and relax after a long day.
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