27 Father’s Day Gift Ideas + Giveaway

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It’s finally June which means Father’s Day is just around the corner. I don’t know about you but I always find it much harder to shop for a gift for Father’s Day than Mother’s Day. Have you thought of a gift yet? If you’re always stumped when it comes to buying something for your dad or husband, no worries because I’ve rounded up the ultimate list of Father’s Day gift ideas that are sure to please. Happy Shopping!!

Oh..and since I have you in the Father’s Day shopping mood, I thought I throw in a giveaway too (details below)!

The Tech Guru

fathers day gift guide tech

  1. GeekDad – Geeky Projects for Dads and Kids DIY Book- This book has awesomely geeky project and activities for dads and kids to share.
  2. iGeek Large Capacity Portable Charger- A charger that work for both iDevices and non-iDevices. Charge once and it’ll keep your device alive for over a week!
  3. 2GB USB Silver Cufflinks- Where fashion meets technology. This flash drive will enable him to bring his work with him wherever he goes.
  4. Binary Dad TShirt- For the tech-savvy dad, this binary tshirt is the perfect inexpensive gift to give to your dad.
  5. Moleskin Shell Case- This is the ideal case for your smartphone, ipod or your compact digital camera.
  6. Bodum Stainless Steel Double Wall French Press Mug- Brew coffee or loose leaf tea while on-the-go!
  7. Avengers “Iron Man” MAGTITAN NEO LEGEND Power Band- If your dad or hubby is an Avenger fan, than this is the ultimate gift. It’s exactly like the Power Bands seen in “The Avengers” – worn by Tony Stark.

Still need more inspiration? Find more tech and gadget gift ideas from my favorite tech site ThinkGeek.com!

The Outdoorsman

father's day gift guide outdoorsman

  1. Soleus GPS Fit 1.0 Watch- This is the perfect gift to give to your dad or husband who enjoys running or hiking.
  2. Remote Control (RC) Cooler- This amusing remote-control cooler can roll across the floor, patio, and rug to deliver beverages to parched party guests.
  3. Bluetooth BBQ Thermometer- This BBQ thermometer puts an end to constantly checking the food you’re grilling.
  4. Trademark Home 18-pc. Heavy-Duty BBQ Set- Every grillmaster will love this bbq set. Perfect to transporting utensils for camping, tailgating, and more!
  5. Coleman PerfectFlow Instastart Portable Gas Grill- Where the Grillmaster meets outdoorsman. He’ll enjoy outdoor grilling on his next road or camping trip with his family.
  6. Clarity Enhancing Sunglasses- These sunglasses provide maximum protection and superior polarization and will allow him to see everything more vividly with better contrast and definition.
  7. Wenzel Hiking Pole- This hiking stick is a must-have and will help your dad stay on course.
  8. Men’s Softshell Heated Jacket- He’ll love having this lightweight, 3-season jacket that can adapt to the weather change with its built-in heating technology.

Still need more inspiration? Find more outdoor gift items from Sharper’s Image!

The Sports Enthusiast

father's day gift guide sports enthusiast

  • Golf Club Drink Dispenser- This automatic drink dispenser will keep everyone on the course hydrated.
  • “Safe” Paperweight- A great gift for the ultimate baseball fan!
  • Golf Ball Finder Glasses- These innovative glasses will help find missing and “hidden” golf balls while protecting his eyes from UV rays.
  • Portable Ping Pong Set- Can’t compromise with a coworker? A handy portable ping-pong set can be the perfect conflict resolution.
  • Bicycle Glasses (Set of 8)- This glass set is the perfect gift idea for the cyclist dad.
  • Ticket Stub Diary- He can preserve his precious memories from concerts, museums, movies, sporting events and more!

Still need more inspiration? Find more sports-inspired gifts from Amazon.com!

The Pampered Dad

father's day gift guide pampered dad

  • Working Man’s Hygiene Kit- This all-natural set has everything your dad needs after a hard day at work.
  • Spa Finder Gift Certificate- Men need to spa too! A trip to the spa is just the break he needs from his everyday routine. Over 20, 000 spas to choose from!
  • The Leading Man Fragrance Impressions Sampler- This collection represents Sephora’s most stylish men’s fragrances for the modern dad.
  • Molton Brown Bracing Silverbirch Thermal Muscle Soak- After a rough day of playing football with his friends,  help restore his aching body with this muscle therapy soak.
  • Beer Soap 6-Pack- He’ll enjoy the soaps manly yet fresh scents.
  • The Shaving Kit- Let your husband enjoy a luxurious shave day-after-day with this shaving kit from Molton Brown.

Still need more inspiration? Find more beauty-inspired gifts from Amazon.com!


Here’s a special giveaway to help with your Father’s Day shopping. One lucky reader will have get the chance to win a $50 Amazon gift card to spend on your dad or husband, and maybe a little something for you too!

How to Enter:

To enter, sign up through the Rafflecopter widget below! Contest ends June 10th, 2013 at 11:55 PM PT. The winner will be announced on this page within 24 hours of the contest end date and will receive an email from me (also check spam folder). Winner must respond within 2 days or another winner will be chosen. Giveaway is open to U.S. residents, 18+ only. By entering you agree to the rules of the contest. Please refer to the Rafflecopter form for complete terms and conditions.

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  1. We’ll be hosting a bbq with my Dad, my brother and his family, my Father in law and my husbands family. All total, we’ll be having over 30 people.

  2. HI, I plan to spend Father’s Day with my husband and son. My son and I will be taking my husband out to dinner and giving him a gift. Thanks for the Giveaway.

  3. My dad lives 2 1/2 hrs away and this year he will be on vacation, on his honeymoon with his bride.

  4. I will be going to church, then probably calling all my sons to win them a Happy Fathers Day, but otherwise, not much.

  5. We will actually have some Skype time that afternoon 🙂 They live across the country…and I won’t be able to be home for Father’s Day this year 🙁 I’m sending a gift that he has to wait until we are talking live to opne…it isn’t the same as being there, but it means a lot to my children 🙂

  6. Well, my dad and I live in different cities. but I will be calling my dad and sending him a gift and card through the mail.

  7. Our father is deceased so this year we’re treating our brother to his favorite restaurant!
    Thank you.

  8. We’ll be celebrating my dad with a fun afternoon BBQing and playing games, and sending a care package to my father-in-law since he’s 11 hours from us!

  9. My Dad and my husband have passed away but we always get together and have a dinner and celebrate their lives.

  10. I plan on leaving a card and gift for my ex-husband with one of our kids on Saturday for him to get on Sunday. Ialso plan on adding my own father to the special intentions at church on Sunday.

  11. My dad passed away years ago, so I will be spending Father’s Day with my boyfriend doing what he loves fishing. I hope we do more catching than fishing, though!

  12. Since I live far away from my dad, I will send him a card and call him on Fathers Day…I wish I could be there with him though….I miss him dearly :0(

  13. I get to spend my birthday with my father which is really great since I will be in town to celebrate with him by grilling and hopefully spending the day at the beach

  14. I lost my father last year not long before Father’s Day. This year, I plan to honor his memory. I even bought him a card. I also plan on spending time with my grandfather and my husband’s grandfather.

  15. we didn’t do nothing for mother’s day so I don’t see us doing anything special for father’s day either

  16. We’ll be going out to dinner and I always bake him a special cake. Nothing he loves more than food!

  17. I will make my husband a cake and then we will most likely relax and just enjoy the day together with him!

  18. We plan to either just hang around and relax maybe with a movie, or go out bowling with the family!

  19. We are having a family BBQ for all the father’s. It will be fun to have all my family in town.

  20. We will be going to the lake for camping and fishing and swimming with my hubby, children, my parents and my husbands parents and all our siblings and their families.

  21. I sort of leave it up to my husband, what we are going to do. He is the father, so we let him decide. He usually picks some outdoor activity. And then going out to eat, his choice.

  22. I sent my Dad and FIL a card as they live out of town and will be taking my husband out to dinner.

  23. My dad passed about 20 years ago so I’ll spend part of Father’s day with my friends & their dad.

  24. I want to surprise my husband with a great father’s day gift, but I’m still not sure what to get him. Either way, we will probably grill out as a family

  25. I am not doing anything special for Father’s Day, my dad lives out of town. I will be calling him. I would love to be able to send him a gift.

  26. I’m not sure what we’re doing for Father’s Day yet. Probably stay in and make my husband a nice dinner.

  27. I’m surprising my hubby with a special dinner…I never cook at home, so it really is going to surprise him!

  28. I will send him fishing, with or without the kids, whichever he prefers. I will have a steak dinner ready for him when he comes home. We will then put the kids to bed. The rest of the evening will be for the two of us!

  29. Part of the day with my Dad and part with my husband, with gifts and good food for both!
    Thank You!

  30. I am going to start by honoring my wonderful father and visiting his grave side. I love for my kids to come and share special memories of him too! we will also have a family dinner with all the siblings!

  31. I’m not quite sure yet. I will probably make him his favorite meal and get him a nice gift.

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