Shopping for men isn’t always easy. The market is flooded with all sorts of gift boxes, gift sets, novelty tools and gadgets that all look like they might be good gift ideas, but leave you wondering, ‘is there any chance my guy would actually use this?’
It probably doesn’t help that men are notorious for saying stuff like, ‘I don’t need anything,’ or ‘I’ll love whatever you give me.’ Thanks dude, that’s super helpful.
Luckily, we’re here to help take the guesswork out of finding the ultimate fathers day gifts for the dad, the dad-to-be or other role model in your life! These are 15 excellent manly gift ideas that the man in your life will actually like!
10-Piece Mixology Bartender Kit
For experienced and aspiring mixologists alike, this 10-piece bartender kit offers everything you need to shake, stir and strain your favorite cocktails. It looks good enough to display too. A lot of bartender sets can look cheap and dated, but this sleek, modern set features copper-coated stainless steel construction and a mahogany display stand that will stand proudly on your home bar.
Keep your man’s noggin warm this winter with a Huckberry Beanie, made of a soft, thick and cozy wool blend. It’s not easy to find a winter hat that’s both warm and stylish, but this ribbed knit roll-up cap has a classic fisherman beanie design that never goes out of style. It looks good out on the ice, off in the woods or at home by the fire. You can also pick between more than a dozen colors, from Heather Rust to Marled Navy Blue.
Tactical Baby Gear Deuce 3.0
For the dad on your holiday shopping list, the Deuce 3.0 from Tactical Baby Gear is an essential piece of equipment. This pack was designed by dads for dads, and offers ample storage capacity, three-tiered interior organization, MOLLE-compatible webbing and a included ‘drop zone’ changing mat. The TBG Deuce is finely crafted and instantly recognizable, there is nothing else like it! Parenting can often feel like going into battle, and this tactical diaper bag backpack will have you feeling ready for anything.
Esschert Design BBQ Tool Set
Grilling is an art, and a grill master without a good set of tools is like a painter without his brushes. This four-piece barbecue tool set includes a spatula, fork, tongs and BBQ brush, all made of handsome stainless steel with sturdy wooden handles. Best of all, they come in a rugged canvas carrying bag that keeps the tools clean and secure. It’s a great set to take on camping trips and family cookouts.
Rocketbook Smart Reusable Notebook
This is no ordinary notebook. The Rocketbook Smart Reusable Notebook features 36 dotted grid-pattern pages that are fully erasable, so you can get all your big ideas down any time without wasting paper. Use the Rocketbook App to digitize every page before you erase it, so anything you want to save can easily be uploaded to the cloud. A Pilot Frixion Pen and Microfiber Cloth are included.
NedFoss 13” Hatchet
A man needs a good hatchet, and this 13” model from NedFoss is a great balance of function and style at an affordable price. The forged, heat-treated axe head is fitted to a beautifully contoured beechwood handle, and the hatchet is the ideal size for hiking, camping and backyard use, making it a great gift for outdoorsmen of all stripes. It also comes with a full-grain leather sheath and a sharpening stone.
Parks Project Candles
Look, dudes like things that smell good too. Anyone who disagrees has clearly never taken a whiff of these Parks Projects candles, which bring the ambiance of America’s National Parks right into your home. Each candle is inspired by the scents of a specific park, like Zion Sweetgrass and Amber, Joshua Tree Desert Campfire, and Glacier Cedarwood Forest. The candles are hand-poured in the USA using a natural soy blend with no toxins or paraffins, and have a tasteful, timeless design.
Gravity Weighted Fleece Robe
This is not your grandfather’s bathrobe (thankfully). The Gravity Weighted Fleece Robe is essentially a weighted blanket that you can wear, which is every bit as cozy and comforting as you might imagine. The robe features a 3-pound weighted wrap inside the collar, which provides just the right amount of pressure to promote deep relaxation.
Tactical Baby Carrier
Another perfect option for dads, the Tactical Baby Carrier 2.0 from Tactical Baby Gear is the ideal mode of transportation for father/baby adventures out in the world. Designed for both inward and outward-facing carry, the Tactical Baby Carrier is durable, easy to use, comfortable for carrier and carried alike, and above all, safe. It’s travel tested, water resistant, and made of soft-yet-tough 600D Nylon.
YETI Sidekick Dry Bag
For anyone who spends time on or around the water, keeping valuables dry is a constant struggle. A great gift for fishermen, sailors and whitewater enthusiasts, the YETI Sidekick Dry Bag is the perfect solution. Featuring a Dryhide shell, RF welded seams and Hydroshield closure, this bag uses powerful magnets to seal tight and stay completely watertight. The bag measures 11 ¾ x 7 ⅛ x 3 ¼ inches, making it ideal for phones, keys, wallets, tools, and even tablets and small laptops.
Sondiko Butane Torch
A butane torch is the kind of item you often don’t know how much you need until you get one. From lighting stogies to firing up the grill, the Sondiko Butane Torch is one of the most reliable torches around. It fits all butane tanks, and has an adjustable flame for various situations. Guys who like to cook will find it perfect for caramelizing creme brulee, searing steaks and achieving wok hei.
Northern Brewer Craft Beer Making Kit
Drinking a frosty beer is even more satisfying when you’ve put in the work to brew it yourself. This home brewing kit from Northern Brewer includes everything one needs to get started, including siphonless bubbler, step-by-step instructions, bottle capper and caps, and your choice of beer recipe kit. You can choose between brown ale, Irish red ale, pale ale and American wheat ale.
G.B.S Men Deluxe Travel Shaving Kit
Shaving tends to be seen more as a daily chore than a luxury, but the G.B.S. Men Deluxe Travel Shaving Kit might change that. Featuring a double edge safety razor, chrome shaving dish, pure badger bristle shaving brush, natural shaving soap and G.B.S. alum block, this kit has everything one needs for a relaxing, luxurious clean shave. It all comes in a handsome leather carrying case, making it perfect for travel.
Easton Press – Greatest Books Ever Written
For anyone who has ever wanted shelves lined with books that truly impress, these amazing volumes from Easton Press make the perfect gift. The Greatest Books Ever Written series includes classics like Hamlet, Moby Dick, Of Mice and Men, To Kill a Mockingbird and The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, all in rich, leather-bound editions with gold accents and satin ribbon page markers that will look beautiful on any shelf.
SOTECH Pour Over Coffee Maker Set
The perfect gift for guys who want to take their coffee game to the next level, this kit includes everything one needs to make amazing, barista-quality coffee at home. The SOTECH Pour Over Coffee Maker Set includes a gooseneck kettle, manual coffee grinder, 40 filters, pour over dripper, 600ML carafe, 250ML mug, and digital scale with timer, all inside a beautiful case for storage and display.