15 Father’s Day Gifts the Dads in Your Life are Sure to Enjoy

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Father's Day Gift Guide | Wit & Delight
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With Father’s Day just around the corner, we’ve rounded up fifteen gift ideas for all the dads (and father figures) in your life.

From beverage and cooking accessories to outdoor gear to unique virtual experiences you can do from afar, the dads in your life are sure to love these items (even if they do show up a little late this year).

Cocktail Mixer

Father's Day Gift Ideas | Cocktail Mixer
Photo via Ace General Store

Bittermilk Bourbon Barrel Aged Old Fashioned Mixer

$16

The perfect gift for any dad who loves a good old fashioned. Simply stir one part mix with four parts rye or bourbon in a glass with ice, add an orange garnish, and you’ve got yourself one delicious beverage.

Beard Care

Father's Day Gift Ideas | Beard Balm
Photo via Oh Hunni

Oh Hunni Beard Balm

$15

A balm made with shea butter, coconut oil, almond oil (and more) that’s sure to moisturize and nourish any and all beards.

Virtual Classes

Father's Day Gift Ideas | Online Experience
Photo via Airbnb

Airbnb Online Experiences

Prices Vary

Airbnb Online Experiences are the perfect gift for anyone looking to learn a new skill or try out a new experience (even if it is from the comfort of their own home). There are numerous class options available, including this class on propagating plants (as pictured above) or this homemade pasta cooking class.

State Parks Permit

Prices Vary ($35 in MN)

For the dad who loves to spend time outdoors, gift them a state parks permit. While prices and details vary by state, in Minnesota, the year-round permit provides unlimited visits to all state parks and recreation areas.

Hot Sauce

Father's Day Gift Ideas | Hot Sauce
Photo via Ace General Store

Zab’s Hot Sauce

$12

Spice up dad’s cooking routine with Zab’s hot sauce. This is the gift for the dads in your life who can’t get enough heat and flavor in their food. Zab’s flavor profile is versatile and is recommended for foods like meat, veggies, soups, eggs, and tacos.

Hammock

Father's Day Gift Ideas | Hammock
Photo via REI

ENO DoubleNest Hammock

$70

Give the gift of outdoor relaxation with a portable, comfortable hammock. This high-strength hammock is breathable and packs down to the size of a grapefruit, so it can be transported to a campground or the nearest park with ease.

A Donation

Amount Varies

There’s always good reason to provide support to others and to donate to a cause your dad cares about. If you’re looking to donate to current rebuilding initiatives in the Twin Cities, or to an organization that specifically supports BIPOC individuals and communities, and you can find a list of options compiled here.

Wine

Father's Day Gift Ideas | Wine
Photo via Maison Noir

Maison Noir Pinot Gris

$25

For the wine lovers in your life, order a bottle (or three) of Maison Noir’s Other People’s Pinot Gris. If Pinot Gris isn’t their thing, Maison Noir has a selection of other wine varieties to choose from, and they all sound delicious.

Sunglasses

Father's Day Gift Ideas | Sunglasses
Photo via Warby Parker

Warby Parker Hayes Sunglasses

Starting at $95

Gift a pair of stylish, functional sunglasses for all the outdoor walks and activities to come in the summer months ahead.

Coffee

Father's Day Gift Ideas | Coffee
Photo via Red Bay Coffee

Red Bay Coffee East Fourteenth

$19

Make mornings easier by giving the gift of coffee, whether you gift your dad’s favorite local blend or something new to him entirely. Might we recommend this dark roast option from Red Bay Coffee?

Their Favorite Food

Prices Vary

Make dad their favorite meal or order takeout from a local restaurant and throw together an afternoon picnic. As a reminder to us all (myself included), gifts don’t have to be complicated to mean a lot.

Skincare

Father's Day Gift Ideas | Sunscreen
Photo via Beautycounter

Beautycounter Counterman Oil-Free Face Lotion

$32

For the guy who wants to dip their toe into a skincare regimen but doesn’t quite know where to start, give them a daily, lightweight moisturizer (or another product that’s catered to their skin type) to test the waters.

Knife Set

Father's Day Gift Ideas | Knife Set
Photo via Williams Sonoma

Shun Classic 2-Piece Prep Knife Set

$160

A good, quality knife is a necessary item for any home chef, but kitchen tools can be expensive and tend to be low on the list of things a person wants to buy for themselves. If the dad in your life loves to cook, treat him to a really great knife set, like this one from Shun.

The Gift of Time

Free

Let dad sleep in one morning while you take the kids out for an adventure (and, if you’re feeling generous, bring back donuts or pastries from their favorite bakery to have for breakfast). Or give them the gift of unencumbered time to do something they love, like spending an afternoon biking.

Clothing

Father's Day Gift Ideas | Clothing
Photo via The Brooklyn Circus

The Brooklyn Circus BKc “3D B” T-Shirt

$38

Give dad a tee from The Brooklyn Circus to add to his rotation for the summer months ahead. This shirt is made in the USA and made of 100% cotton for ultimate, breathable comfort.

BY Kate Arends - June 10, 2020

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becca jackson

Please reconsider recommending Beautycounter products. Beautycounter is an MLM, which have predatory practices, are extremely unethical, and prey on vulnerable people like people of low SES and single mothers. John Oliver has a great video on the danger of MLMs: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s6MwGeOm8iI
Please don’t use your far-reaching platform to support or advertise for MLM products.

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