14 Father’s Day Gift Ideas That are Thoughtful and Fun!

Finding a Father’s Day gift that shows how much you appreciate everything your husband, father, grandfather, brother, or someone who’s been a father figure to you in some form, can be difficult. It’s even harder when this father has been through so much, either fighting cancer, a survivor getting back into a new normal, a caregiver who deserves the world, or simply a supporter who has been there for you every step of the way. A truly one-of-a-kind gift will be one that pays dividends for years to come. That is the gift of time. Whether spending the day together, having a virtual meet, or a good old fashion phone call, dedicating an uninterrupted period of time with this person can’t be beat. However, we understand that sometime that may be difficult for several reasons and we have put together some thoughtful and fun ideas to keep the guesswork out of finding the perfect Father’s Day gift!

Related: 10 Great Father’s Day Gift Ideas for Dads Fighting Cancer


We don't know a single father that doesn't have a love for cooking! As summer draws near, grilling seems near impossible during the time of social distancing. If your family is used to being able to grill at the local park, here are some alternatives to bring the barbecue closer to home. This smokeless indoor grill is perfect for anyone who lives in an apartment and can't grill outdoors. If you do have a backyard, this small tabletop charcoal grill is a cheap alternative to the larger versions he may be missing. 


This 7 in 1 grilling tool will be perfect for easy grilling at home without as much mess. You can use it whether grilling over charcoal or grilling on a smokeless indoor grill. 


For easy, marinated meat this marinade injector would be the perfect Father's Day gift. It also includes a basting pastry brush for that delicious meat glaze. It even works for things such as injecting jelly and pudding into cake and pastries if he prefers baking to grilling.



This fun kit is perfect for the dad who loves gardening. These logs come with plugs that grow delicious Shiitake mushrooms.


All dads love coffee and this Ninja Coffee Maker will make him the specialty coffee he has been craving from coffee shops. You don't need pods for this coffee maker, all you need are his favorite coffee grounds for any brew. Pair this with a Yeti cup, and he will have delicious hot lattes or cappuccinos for weeks to come. 


Another thing all dads love, watches. These personalized watches can use any photo and engrave it onto the wooden face. You can also engrave text on the back to customize it even further.  It is made out of natural bamboo, and there are many options for the watch straps. For fathers in treatment, this is a great way to remind him of what he's getting back to when he's done.


For dads suffering from chronic pain, arthritis, foot issues, or any other aches and pains whether cancer or non-cancer related, these acupressure slippers are perfect. They also promote blood flow to improve overall health.


These custom wooden sunglasses can be engraved with the name of the father you are celebrating for Father's Day. There are several different versions of the frames, anyone is sure to love this gift. 


Hammocks are a great way to relax while distancing in the backyard, and this hammock is strong enough to hold up to 400 pounds. It is also lightweight and portable so it can not only be used at home but it could be brought on a camping trip!


Dad always seems to have back pain, and this bed rest will keep his back comfortable as he reads or relaxes in bed. It even comes with a neck pillow to relieve any neck pain. This lumbar support back brace will also give him the support he needs while doing things around the house. 


We all have struggled to find keys, wallets, phones, and other small yet important objects. The Tile links to an app on your phone so you can set an alarm on these objects. If you lose your phone and have something like your keys, you can press the Tile to make your phone ring even if it is on silent. This would be the perfect gift for the forgetful dad.



A portable record player will be perfect for the music-loving dad. This record player has built-in speakers, but there is a port to plug in your own speaker set and have the music play that way. If you are looking for a record player that could also play CDs and radio, this Electrohome would be the Father's Day gift for you.


Wireless headphones are must-haves for dads who are always exercising and on the move. These affordable ones are praised by reviewers for their high-quality sound. 


For the family photographer dads out there, this digital photo frame is the perfect way for him to show off the best photos he's taken over the years. An SD card can be placed inside, filled with hundreds of photos, that can be cycled through. It can also play videos and has a built-in speaker!

We hope you found the perfect Father's Day gift amongst this list, if not, check out even more gifts on our Amazon Shop!


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