The 27 Best Father's Day Gifts to Show Your Love

Wow him with one of these thoughtful presents

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Throughout your life, your father has been there for every important moment, from helping you learn to ride a bike to drop you off at college—but with your wedding, this year might be the biggest milestone yet. Whether your dad supported your bridal journey from near or far, this Father's Day is a wonderful time to honor your relationship and thank him for all he does.

Your wedding year is also a fantastic opportunity to celebrate your future or recent father-in-law. Use this Father's Day to show him how much you appreciate his role in raising your spouse, and how excited you are to become a part of such an amazing family. It's also a wonderful way to further your connection if you haven’t had the chance to get to know him all that well, yet. 

No matter how many father figures you have on your list this year, show them your love and appreciation with our round-up of favorite, father-approved presents.

Read on for the best father's day gifts.

Shutterfly Custom Photo Book

photobook

 Courtesy of Shutterfly

 

A photo book filled with favorite memories is something that he'll hold onto forever. This service allows you to choose from three different versions, including DIY and custom layouts to a designer-created book that you approve.

Ocushield Oculamp All Day, All Night Light

oculamp

Courtesy of Ocushield

Too much blue light—emitted from computer screens and traditional light bulbs—can disrupt sleep patterns and contribute to eye strain. This modern alternative to the traditional desk lamp features three settings that he can control for late-night reading and crossword puzzles.

The Art of Words Dorset Dad Definition Print

Dad Noun Print

 Courtesy of Etsy

Looking for a décor piece that's a bit more unique than the usual framed photo? This smart, modern print is a great way to give your father’s space a refresh.

Nomad Wireless Charging Pad

Nomad Wireless Charging Pad

 Courtesy of Mark and Graham

This sleek wood charging pad can charge your dad’s home and work phones (or his phone and Airpods) at the same time. For an extra-special touch, you can customize the wood platform with a debossed foil monogram.

Duro Med Contour Foam Lumbar Back Support Pillow

Duro Med Contour Foam Lumbar Back Support Pillow

 Courtesy of Walmart

Enhance dad’s office chair with this supportive memory foam pillow that relieves lower back pressure and supports the spine. The cover is also washable, which means it's easy to clean and built to last—not to mention affordable.

Fuego Box Tame to Insane Hot Sauce Box

Tame to Insane Hot Sauce Box

 Courtesy of Food52

A cheeky gift for your favorite spicy food enthusiast, your dad will love the challenge of tasting a variety of hot sauces that increase in heat.

Mark and Graham Essential Tech Folio

Essential Tech Folio

 Courtesy of Mark and Graham

If your dad is a tech guru who also needs help staying organized, this leather folio has holders for everything from credit cards to USB chargers. The folio zips closed to keep everything together, and you have the option to personalize it with a debossed foil monogram.

Ward Wallau MLB Game Used Bat Bottle Openers

MLB Game Used Bat Bottle Openers

 Courtesy of Uncommon Goods

If you and your dad have countless memories together at the ballpark, he'll love this unique gift. Crafted from baseball bats used in games at the nation's most iconic stadiums, your dad is sure to show off this bottle opener at his next MLB watch party.

Phonesoap Smartphone Sanitizer

Phonesoap Smartphone Sanitizer

 Courtesy of Uncommon Goods

Our constant reliance on phones can make them a convenient vessel for germs. Help keep dad (and the rest of the family!) healthy with this UV sanitizer box.

Apple Airpods Pro

Is dad still using a clip-on ear Bluetooth device? If so, gift him an upgrade with the new Airpods. Not only will he be able to take conference calls in style and listen to his music with high-quality audio, but this new model offers much more comfortable ear inserts that won’t fall out.

Omaha Steaks Gourmet Gathering Kit

Omaha Steaks Gourmet Gathering Kit

Courtesy of Omaha

If your dad loves steak dinners but you want to get him something more unique than a restaurant gift card, look no further than this gourmet delivery from Omaha Steaks. It features favorites such as filet, burgers, and pork chops—and it even includes a seasoning kit and a side dish of potatoes gratin. Yum!

Masterclass Online Classes

masterclass

 Courtesy of Masterclass

If he's a lifelong learner or passionate about a range of different subjects, gift him something that he'll really enjoy. This online treasure trove includes everything from cooking classes with culinary luminaries like Thomas Keller and Wolfgang Puck to photography classes with Annie Lebovitz and a comedy workshop with Steve Martin.

Modern Landscape Custom Photo Art

Modern Landscape Custom Photo Art

 Courtesy of Minted

What better time to give your father a sentimental gift than your wedding year? This custom art print from Minted features your favorite childhood photo alongside the words “Best Dad Ever” in a modern, luxurious foil font.

Timex 40mm Watch

Timex 40mm Watch

Courtesy of Verishop

Timex is well-known for crafting high-quality watches, and the clean, minimalist design of this piece is sure to suit a variety of personal styles and outfits—all at an affordable price point.

SWIMS Men’s Penny Loafers

SWIMS Men’s Penny Loafers

 Courtesy of Zappos

If your dad loves to sail or do anything outdoors near the water, these breathable waterproof loafers are a serious style upgrade. They come in a variety of colors and are built to last with a flexible rubber outsole and cushioned insert for comfort.

Cuisinart 20-Piece Deluxe Grill Set

Cuisinart 20 Piece Deluxe Grill Set

 Courtesy of Williams Sonoma

Just in time for summer barbecues, this set of stainless steel grill essentials comes with its own travel case. Armed with this best seller, your dad can turn up the heat on his grilling skills this year.

Bose SoundLink Revolve Portable Bluetooth Speaker

With Bose's newest Bluetooth speaker, dad can really take his favorite jams everywhere. It’s waterproof, features 360-degree sound, and stays charged for up to 12 hours.

Fitbit Versa2

If your dad loves fitness or is looking to prioritize his health, the newest Fitbit is the perfect Father's Day gift. He can use it to track activity, sleep quality, and heart rate—plus, it has message notifications and syncs with Alexa and Spotify.

Spiegelau Craft Beer Tasting Kit

Spiegelau Craft Beer Tasting Kit

 Courtesy of Crate and Barrel 

Give dad a way to enjoy his favorite brews with these custom beer glasses that were developed as a collaboration between Spiegelau, one of the world's finest glassmakers, and master brewers.

Keepsake Frames

keepsake frames

Picture frames make perfect gifts; not only are they thoughtful, but they double as decor to easily elevate a room. Frame dad's favorite photo in any of Keepsake's gorgeous frames—available in small, medium, and large sizes—to ensure he'll never forget that special moment.

Nespresso Essenza Mini Espresso Maker

Nespresso Essenza Mini Espresso Maker

 Courtesy of Bed Bath and Beyond

This compact Nespresso machine is perfect for an afternoon pick-me-up at home or at the office. Choose from a black, grey, or cream-colored exterior to match your dad’s favorite space.

Ugg Ascot Leather Slippers

Ugg Ascot Leather Slippers

 Courtesy of Zappos

The classic design of these Ugg slippers will look great on any dad. Plus, we love that they have a leather outsole so he can pop outside to grab the paper or walk the dog.

Warby Parker Topper Sunglasses

Topper Sunglasses

 Courtesy of Warby Parker

Just because he’s your dad doesn’t mean he has to wear old-school shades. Give him a summer makeover with these comfort-fit sunglasses that are equal parts practical and stylish.

Jaybird Vista 2 Wireless Earbuds

For active dads, wireless earbuds that actually stay put during workouts are a gamechanger—we're talking even the most intense sweat sessions. With three sizes of interchangeable ear gels, these Bluetooth-enabled buds offer a snug yet comfortable fit. It doesn't hurt that they're super sleek too.

Reidel Vinum Cabernet Savignon/Merlot Glasses

Reidel Cabernet Glasses

 Courtesy of Zola

Give dad the opportunity to enjoy the fruits of his wine collection with these premium-quality glasses. Although this set is specifically tailored to full-bodied red wines, you can purchase these instead if your dad prefers white.

Himalayan Salt Plate

salt plate

Courtesy of World Market

If your dad is always looking for new ways to take his culinary creations to the next level, this Himalayan salt plate is the perfect addition to his cooking repertoire. The crystalline surface adds a unique flavor to meat and seafood cooked in the oven or grill—it can also be used as a trendy serving piece.

Mark and Graham Lacquer Bean Bag Toss

Lacquer Bean Bag Toss

 Courtesy of Mark and Graham

Give dad a family game that everyone will want to play with this fun, personalized bean bag set. The lacquer boards have a folding stand for easy storage and a canvas tote is included for travel.

When is Father's Day?

Father's Day is always held on the third Sunday of June. This year's Father's Day in 2021 is on Sunday, June 20th.

Why Trust Brides?

Contributor Michela Stevenson is a former Brides editor and wedding planner. In addition to finding the perfect invite or reception place card, she's also well versed in sourcing unique gifts for her father, husband, and brothers.

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