Father's Day

12 Father's Day Gifts For Every Type of Dad

It's time to treat your pops.

May 15, 2023
Photo by James Ransom

Now that Mother's Day has passed, it's time to start thinking about the next parent-focused holiday: Father's Day. Ringing in on June 18 this year, anyone who celebrates the occasion might be starting to think about how they'd like to show their dad they care.

We all know that time flies—especially when it's a countdown to an occasion that requires gift-giving—so we thought we'd try to make shopping for the dads in our lives a little easier this year. Whether he's always tinkering around in his garden, is known for having a stocked bar, or loves any opportunity to fire up the grill, here are 12 of our favorite products to make every dad feel loved.

The Dad Who Loves to Grill

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1. Schmidt Brothers Teak Wood Grill Tool Set, $100

If your dad is the kind of guy whose happy place is outside by the grill, then this teak wood grill tool set is bound to bring a smile to his face. Each piece is made with heavy-gauge stainless steel, features a teak-wood handle, and the set includes a spatula, fork, tongs, and basting brush.

If you want to add an extra treat, turn the gift into a bundle by including some hot sauce from Zabs—it'll go perfectly with his grilled meat (or veggie) of choice.

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2. Dutchdeluxes Leather Suspender Apron, $220

Help him keep marinade, dry rub, and grease splatters off of his favorite grilling fit with this leather apron. Not only is it stylish, but it also has roomy pockets, adjustable cross-back suspenders, is made from 100 percent REACH-certified leather, and is easy to clean with a damp cloth.

The Dad Who Loves to Garden

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3. Barebones Living Classic Leather Work Gloves, $22

Help your dad keep his hands safe and cut-free with these leather gardening gloves. They’re handmade from cowhide leather, making them durable enough to tackle thorns, prickly plants, rugged bark, and weather-worn tool handles. Available in three sizes and two colors, you can easily find the right fit for him.

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4. Gardening Tool Seat & Bag, $62

Squatting or kneeling for long periods of time can be brutal on anyone's knees, so give your dad a little bit of relief with this gardening bag that doubles as a seat. Now he can pull weeds, trim plants, or even plant seeds a little more comfortably.

The Dad Who Loves His Bar

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5. Elevated Craft Hybrid Cocktail Shaker, $70+

If he's the type of guy who loves a nice ice-cold cocktail or playing host, he needs a cocktail shaker he can rely on. This hybrid cocktail shaker is just that. Don't believe us? Just read through this list of features: a leak-proof twist top, a built-in strainer, an integrated measuring lid, vacuum insulation to keep drinks colder than ever, and a roomy 28-ounce capacity—it really doesn't get much better than this.

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6. Estelle Hand-Blown Colored Rocks Glasses , $95

Once he's done shaking or stirring his cocktail of choice, he'll need the perfect glass to pour it into. This hand-blown rocks glass is chic, has a nice weight to it, and will look great on any bar or table.

The Dad Who Loves to Camp

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7. Barebones Living LED Rechargeable Railroad Lantern, $99

If he's an outdoorsy guy, he needs a reliable light source for after-dark camping adventures. This LED lantern is rechargeable and can run for over 100 hours on low, or three to five hours on high. It also comes in five different colors so you can find the right one for his aesthetic.

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8. Picnic Time Portable Folding Backpack Director's Chair, $176

No more lugging around collapsable plastic lawn chairs to the campsite. This director's-style chair folds into a backpack for easy carrying, has insulated beverage pockets, a hanging storage pocket, and even includes a small side table to hold drinks and snacks. Making s'mores or roasting hotdogs just became a whole lot easier.

The Dad Who Loves Coffee

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9. Breville Barista Express Espresso Machine, $750 $600

If you're willing to splurge a little, treat your dad to this (on-sale!) espresso machine. It'll take him from whole bean to freshly brewed espresso in under a minute, so he can start every morning with a caffeine kick.

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10. Self-Heating Ceramic Mug, $88

If your dad is always re-heating his once-hot coffee in the microwave hours after it was brewed, surprise him with this self-heating coffee mug. It's one of our Shop's best sellers for a reason.

The Dad Who Loves to Snack

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11. Stone Hollow Farmstead Artisanal Popcorn Gift Set, $80

Give the gift of food this Father's Day with this artisanal popcorn gift set. It's simple, delicious, and shows you care.

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12. Tartuflanghe Truffle Cocktail Hour Snacks Kit, $69

If he's a fan of anything truffle, snag him this collection of truffle-centric snacks. He can enjoy the different potato chips, nuts, and mini snack sticks individually or toss them all together to make a big snack mix—he can't go wrong either way.

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