60 Great Gifts for Dad Under $60
From the practical to the just for fun, our list of gifts for dads will help you finish up your Father's Day shopping—long before June 21 sneaks up on you.
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Wondering what to get your dad for Father’s Day that he a) doesn’t already have and b) doesn’t cost a fortune (because we all know money is a little extra tight right now)? We’ve got you covered with our best picks for 60 great gifts for dad, all under $60. None of them will replace actually spending time with your dad but he will at least know you are thinking of him.
Note: Prices listed were accurate as of press time; pricing fluctuations may occur.
Everlasting Comfort Gel-Infused Seat Cushion
Your dad might not be able to change the fact this his job involves a lot of time sitting or driving, but this seat cushion could be a game-changer in terms of how he feels after all those hours spent at a desk or behind the wheel of a car. Not only is it ergonomically designed for pain reduction and comfort, it is also gel-infused for temperature control.
Hudson’s Candle Unbothered Cedar Leather Candle
Yes, you can give a dad a candle for Father’s Day—just make sure it has a masculine scent, like this one from Hudson Candle with hints of cedar, leather, and amber. Bonus: it is made from natural coconut wax and essential oils, so no worries if he (or anyone else who might be nearby) is sensitive to synthetic fragrance. Feeling funny after lighting a candle? Your scented candle might be making you sick!
Full-Zip Hooded Fleece Sweatshirt
There’s a reason this classic hoodie has thousands of five-star reviews—it’s durable, it’s comfortable, it’s affordable and it comes in more than 30 colors/patterns—making it the perfect gift for dad. Plus, because no man can have too many hoodies so this gift is basically a sure thing. Find out 30 more products on Amazon with practically perfect reviews.
Anker Soundcore 2 Portable Bluetooth Speaker
A Bluetooth speaker is pretty much essential these days (for dads and everyone). This outdoor-friendly/waterproof version can go just about anywhere your dad wants to go—camping, fishing, the beach, even just another room in the house. It is wireless, weighs less than a pound, and offers 24 hours of playtime and 12 watts of “pure audio power.”
Bamboozle Eclipse Server
If the dad in your life is used to dipping tortilla chips directly into the salsa jar, it might be time to elevate his snacking experience with a proper chip and dip server. This biodegradable sun-and-moon inspired set, made from bamboo fiber, and is great for a binge-watching sesh, taco night, or even a backyard summer party with the neighbors (remember those?).
Anker PowerCore 20100 Portable Phone Charger
A portable phone charger is quite possibly the best (and the most practical) tech-related gift for dads this Father’s Day. Why? Because at some point, he will need to charge his phone and he won’t be able to find a place to plug it in. This one is lightweight, highspeed, and works with many different phones (including iPhone and Samsung Galaxy).
MPIX Custom Photo Book
Forget the brag book for Grandma—it’s Dad who couldn’t be prouder of his brood. Put his greatest loves into a custom-made photo book from Mpix as a keepsake of an amazing family vacation, the kids’ highest-scoring sports games, or just a great collection of Daddy-daughter snaps. The website is a cinch to use and the resulting photo book is absolutely stunning. Even the most basic paper options feel luxe.
MKMen® Cooling After Shave Gel
Men and Mary Kay? Yes, the iconic women’s cosmetics company also has a line of skincare and shaving products designed just for guys. This oil-free gel will be a welcome addition to his post-shave regimen (especially if he already uses the MKMen® shave foam, face wash, sunscreen, or eye cream).
Kiehl’s Men’s Skincare Starter Kit
Thanks to its simplicity, Kiehl’s is always a hit with those who want to keep their skincare routine no-nonsense (which, let’s face it, includes most dads). This starter kit of necessities includes a face wash, body scrub, shave cream, and moisturizer—basically everything he needs for a fuss-free regimen. Here are 10 more skincare products that men love.
Waterpik Cordless Plus Water Flosser
Considering so many dental cleanings were canceled or delayed the past few months, keeping up on flossing has never been more important. If your dad is the gadget-type, this rechargeable electric flossing device will help him keep his teeth in top shape until he can reschedule that missed appointment with the hygienist.
The One Where I Was Quarantined T-shirt
Could this gift be any more perfect? After all, this Father’s Day is sure to be unforgettable, just like certain episodes of his favorite show.
Personalized Metal Smoke Shop or Grill Sign
Your dad’s brisket is unsurpassed, and his outdoor grill set-up is first-rate. Now, all he needs is some signage. This one comes personalized with your dad’s name, and/or whatever else suits him in 256 characters or less. Make sure he knows these 31 delicious grill recipes.
Mr. Beer Complete Beermaking Kit
Maybe you’ve heard the news that a potential beer shortage is on the horizon, another indirect impact of COVID-19. Well, your beer-loving dad won’t have to worry about that if he has his own homebrew kit. It comes with everything he needs to brew a batch of beer (literally, everything), and it will be ready to drink in less than a month.
KeySmart CleanKey™ Brass Hand Tool
Stores, restaurants, and other public places are opening back up again, but that doesn’t mean door handles and pin pads are clean. This handy tool fits right onto a keychain and keeps your dad from having to touch all of those filthy surfaces when he is out and about. Made from copper and zinc, it is antimicrobial and easy to clean. Find out 12 things you need to clean after coming back from the outside world.
Hawaiian Isles Kona Classic Coffee
The summer trip to Hawaii? It probably isn’t going to happen. A major bummer for sure—but your dad can still enjoy classic Hawaiian coffee at home. This blend features Kona beans harvested on the Big Island and roasted on Oahu (aka paradise). And, it is the perfect coffee pairing for Macadamia Nut pancakes (or whatever he likes best for brunch). Not up on all the coffee lingo? Our handy guide explains the difference between a macchiato, a flat white, and just about every other drink on the menu.
Stinger Compact Wet/Dry Shop Vac
Even if your dad already has a powerful, full-sized shop vac, he’ll definitely appreciate this compact, hand-held version. It is easy to carry around (making it an ideal car vacuum), and can even be used as a mini leaf/debris blower. Find out 13 cleaning tricks car washers won’t tell you.
Harbinger Push-Up Elite
The gym still closed? That doesn’t mean working out is canceled! These ergonomic push-up handles will help him build strength and maintain proper form while he exercises in the garage, the man cave, the backyard, or wherever.
Jack Black Shave Essentials Kit
Another practical choice in the skincare department is this Shave Essentials Kit from Jack Black, (which, by the way, is not affiliated with the famous comedic actor of the same name). It comes with a glycolic acid facial cleanser, a moisturizer/sunscreen combo, and a creamy shave lather. Many dads will appreciate the fact that it is paraben-, sulfate-, and phthalate-free. It is 100 percent vegan, too.
Powercap LED Hat
A hat that lights up might sound like a cheesy made for TV product, but these hats actually make super cool gifts for dad. With LED lights placed strategically inside the bill, it provides visibility up to 72 feet and is perfect for any activity that requires hands-free lighting (camping, late-night jogging, home improvement projects, etc.).
Inkbird Bluetooth Smoker Thermometer
Your grill master dad will appreciate the ease of use and accuracy of this Bluetooth thermometer for his grill or smoker. It pairs with his iPhone or Android device, so even if he’s occupied with a game of cornhole he’ll know when the burgers are done. Find out 22 things you wouldn’t think to grill but totally should.
Alka Seltzer Extra Strength Cool Action Heartburn Relief Gum
To go along with the barbecue-related products, hot sauces, and booze, buy pop a four-pack of the new Alka Seltzer gum. It has the same tummy-soothing action as the original tablets in a cooling peppermint gum that will instantly tame acid indigestion, heartburn, and sour stomach.
Megir Casual Analog Wristwatch
If your dad loves the look of the Reverso Classic watch but you’re not in love with the $4K+ price tag (that’s a lot of money for a watch, even when the economy isn’t in the tank), this under $30 watch is a good alternative. It will look great on his wrist, and it won’t require you to sacrifice what’s left of your life savings.
Aaron Leather Multi-Use Shop Apron
Woodworking? Welding? Painting? No matter what project your dad has going on, he needs a heavy-duty shop apron to protect his skin and clothing. This one has a bunch of pockets and is adjustable (so it will fit anyone).
Meguiar Complete Car Care Kit
Washing the car will seem like much less of a chore to your dad if you hook him up with all the right products. Everything he needs to give his car a complete detail is included in this kit—exterior wash, tire gel, wax, an interior cleaning spray, and more. Find out how exactly you should be cleaning your car’s interior.
Black + Decker 6.0-Amp Jig Saw
Tools always make a great gift. Especially one that you know he’ll use but won’t go out and buy for himself—as a quality jigsaw.
Handcrafted 10×8 Leather Valet Tray
This is a handy (and nice-looking) place to toss his keys, wallet, glasses, and phone. Custom engraving is available, too. After all, giving everything a home is one of the 9 ways to ensure you never lose your car keys again.
Aeropress Coffee and Espresso Maker
If your dad loves artisan coffee, he will love the Aeropress. It is a favorite among coffee connoisseurs for a reason. Make sure he knows not to do any of these 7 things that could shorten the life of his beloved coffee maker.
Daydream HQ Rustic Wood American Flag Print
With the ability to stand up to wind, rain, and sun, Daydream HQ’s American flag wall hanging can stay outside all year long (or indoors, if your dad prefers). It is printed with eco-friendly ink and is truly a beautiful—and patriotic—work of art. Speaking of the flag, have you taken our fun American Flag quiz yet?
10-cm/3.9-inch Precision Woodworking Tool
A simple, but essential tool, for every DIY dad. It will help him get straight edges when he’s gluing boxes, picture frames, tables, etc.
Swiss+ Tech Multitool
Two wrenches, six screwdrivers, pliers, a bottle opener, a wire cutter/stripper, a wire crimper, a hand drill, and two rulers and ruler extensions all in one small, lightweight package. It is OK if you don’t know what all of those tools do—your dad will, and he’ll love having this at his disposal.
Multicolor Retractable Pen
It is a digital world, but a good pen is still a necessity. How about giving your dad a four-one-multicolored one? It is retractable, refillable, and perfect for the dad who prefers pen-and-paper to screen-and-stylus. Test it out by writing one of these 50 dad quotes in his card.
True Utility FireStash Lighter Multitool
A mini waterproof lighter that fits on a keychain will have your dad all set for camping trips or backyard bonfires. It’s refillable, too.
Goodfellow and Co.™ Ricky Slide Sandal
A versatile pair of slide sandals are a summer wardrobe staple. Available in gray or black, your dad will love these for a day at the pool, running to the mailbox or just hanging out.
Grill Rescue Cleaning Brush Set
Do you know that nails-on-a-chalkboard screech you get with a regular grill brush? The Grill Rescue eliminates that—it cleans with steam and has no wire bristles. Your dad’s post-grilling clean-up regimen just got a lot easier.
Thermos® Vacuum Insulated Food Jar
Eventually, carrying a lunch to work will once again be routine (or maybe he’s an essential worker and has been doing this all along?). When that time comes, a dual compartment container that keeps hot things hot and cold things cold will be much appreciated.
First Father’s Day Personalized Picture Frame
This frame is perfect for the brand-new dad, so he can commemorate his first official Father’s Day. Personalization is available.
Columbia Sportswear Deschutes Runner™ Long Sleeve Shirt
A lightweight shirt designed to keep the trail-running enthusiast comfortable for short and long treks through the woods (or wherever he likes to run). It even has reflective detailing, meaning he’ll be more easily spotted in the dark.
Godiva Signature Chocolate Truffles 12-Piece Box
You should probably ship this gift direct; otherwise you might be tempted to keep it for yourself. The festive box contains a variety of Godiva’s best Belgian chocolate truffles, including fan favorites like salted caramel and Aztec spice. Oh, and did you know chocolate has health benefits?
Sur La Table Cast Iron Fish Pan
A cast-iron pan will significantly improve your dad’s fish-grilling experience. No more fish falling through the grates! Make sure he knows these other common fish-cooking mistakes.
Golf Storage Hanger
He’s always talking about getting the garage more organized. This no-frills storage system for his golf clubs will get him started. It is easy to install and will hold his golf shoes, too.
What I Love About Dad Fill-in-the-Blank Journal
Father’s Day would not be complete without something cute from the kids, and this fill-in-the-blank journal is fun for them and heartwarming for him—making it one of the best gifts for dad out there. While your shopping, grab the What I Love About Grandpa edition and you’ll be all set for dad’s day.
Zoom Focus Flashlight Combo Pack
Light up your dad’s life with a weather- and impact-resistant flashlight set. Two are included—a 750-lumen and a 350-lumen (no worries, if you don’t know what that means; your dad probably will).
TOZO T10 Bluetooth Wireless Earbuds
Give your dad the gift of hands-free calling, so he can talk to you while working on one of his many DIY projects. Be sure he knows the etiquette of wearing earbuds so he never comes across as rude.
Polo Ralph Lauren Sleep Shorts
Guess what? Guys like comfortable clothes to wear around the house, too, so you can’t go wrong with this gift. Don’t take our word for it, though—these shorts have tons of positive reviews from men who have actually work them. Word is they run slightly large, though, so keep that in mind when ordering.
Streamlight Keychain Flashlight
You never really know when you are going to need a flashlight. Your dad can carry this compact one on right on his keychain—it doesn’t get handier than that!
Johnston & Murphy Calfskin Belt
A very handsome, affordable, and versatile leather belt for the sharp-dressed man. Available in chestnut or black.
Sugarfina You Had Me At Tequila Candy Bento Box
Luxury candy maker Sugarfina is known for its cute and kitschy confections, but did you know they also have treats that appeal to dads, too? This sweet bento box contains tequila-flavored gummy candies and an on-theme shot glass. Patron not included.
Hydroflask 40-Ounce Wide Mouth Cap Bottle
Your dad already has a Hydroflask, you say? That is OK, because everyone needs multiple Hydroflasks—for home, for the office, for the car, etc. These bottles keep hot liquids hot for up to six hours and cold liquids cold for up to 24 hours (in other words, no more stale coffee or lukewarm water).
Tykho 3M Radio & Bluetooth Speaker
This compact radio/speaker looks retro, but it is totally contemporary. Waterproof and constructed with silicone, it can be used in the shower or even at the pool or beach. It’s available in dark grey or white. Watch these 10 movies that will pull at dad’s heartstrings together on Father’s Day.
Quay Australia Helios 54mm Navigator Sunglasses
If your dad likes the look and feel of designer sunglasses, he’ll love these smart-looking shades from Quay. They are polarized with 100 percent protection and the quality is right up there with any luxury line.
We’ll Be Back Cloth Face Mask
Face masks are necessary these days, meaning they make great gifts for dad. And if your dad is an Arnold Schwarzenegger fan, he can represent in this Terminator-themed version. Best of all, 100 percent of the proceeds go to After School All-Stars, a charity founded by Schwarzenegger nearly three decades ago. Find out the right way to DIY your own masks.
Houdini Red Wine Aerator
This is a decanter-and-aerator-in-one, so your dad can enjoy that celebratory bottle of Cabernet Sauvignon without giving it time to breathe.
Seedlip Non-Alcoholic Spirit
If he prefers mocktails over cocktails, how about giving him a bottle of Seedlip’s distilled botanicals? The spicy and sweet spirits can be used in place of the real thing in just about any cocktail, with zero alcohol. Available in three flavors—Spice, Grove, and Garden.
Fiskars Garden Bucket Caddy
Gardening is a lot easier when all the tools are right there. With this convenient caddy, your dad will love the fact that he won’t have to keep running back and forth between the raised beds and the shed every time he realizes he needs to grab another tool. It even has space for a water bottle!
Dabka Chili Sauce
Chili sauce goes great with just about everything—meat, veggies, eggs, you name it. Dabka’s has a deep, rich flavor to spice up your dad’s life (or at least his lunch). Plus, it is paleo, vegan, and gluten-free, which is really another way of saying it works for almost everyone.
Goodfellow & Co.™ Novelty Crewneck T-Shirt
What can we say? This shirt is casual, stylish, and super affordable. Oh, and it looks great on dads of all ages. Get it in black, fighter pilot blue, or overcast. Maybe even get him one of each!
Wacaco Minipresso Portable Espresso Machine
With this brilliant gadget, your dad will never be without his beloved morning espresso again — even if he’s backpacking in the middle of nowhere (just make sure he doesn’t leave without coffee beans). Read on to find out the best gifts for dad on Amazon that aren’t ties.
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