49 Best Birthday Gifts for Dad Who’s Quite Impossible To Buy For
Unfortunately, as a breed, dads are altogether quite impossible to buy presents for. What do you get the birthday boy who has everything, and can build anything he lacks? Finding the perfect birthday gifts for dad is no small feat; Whether it’s a new razor or a pair of socks, there’s enough choice out there to make your head spin. So, if you’re struggling to buy your dad a suitable present, why not take away the stress with this handy guide? From kindle readers to traditional pocket watches, these unique dad birthday gifts are guaranteed to put a smile on his face.
Best Birthday Gifts for Dad
Fortune Teller Beer Pint Glass
When faced with a difficult dilemma, dad knows the immediate solution is to reach for his favorite pint. But if he could use some help actually confronting the issue afterward, maybe it’s time he received a birthday gift more than happy to weigh in on the debate. The mystic pint glass combines the delight of an ice-cold pint with all the foretelling properties of a magic 8 ball. With 27-ounces of beer to work through and 20 possible fortunes, dad should have all the help he needs to overcome any tricky problem life throws at him.
World's First Modular Flashlight
A dad should be prepared for every emergency long before it ever occurs. With the gift of a tactical flashlight, though, prepping for the worst-case scenario doesn’t have to be such an arduous task. The DanForce does way more than illuminating (though shining up to 1080-lumens, it certainly doesn’t slack in that department): it charges devices, smashes windows, offers direction, and so much more. This birthday, get your dad a gift that can promise he’ll be around for dozens of more celebrations to come with the tactical power of the powerful flashlight.
Golf ball Shot Glasses
Whether you take him to the golf club or the bar, this birthday you can treat your dad to a shot he’ll never forget. Once the clubs are tied and the grounds are cleared, a glass of smooth whiskey from the golfer’s holy grail is the ideal end to your day. These glasses, holding 1.5-ounces of liquor each, are the perfect vessel for a golf lover looking to unwind after a long day at the green. With 3 golf ball glasses included with this hole-in-one gift, your dad can toast to a birthday like no other with those he holds closest to his heart – his golfing buddies.
Weber Q1200 Gas Grill
Before BBQ season arrives for the year, hook up your resident grill master – a.k.a. dad – with a cooking station worthy of the pros. The entire neighborhood will benefit when dad unwraps his gift Weber grill on his birthday, and stomachs will start rumbling as soon as the propane is fired up. Heavy-duty construction featuring cast iron and stainless steel doesn’t stop the Weber grill from making a fashion statement – available in 6 hot shades, this gorgeous grill will be the real star of the party. And no worries if dad isn’t quite the grill master he thinks he is; With an easy-start ignition, dinner will be served before you can say Happy Birthday.
Orbitkey Leather Key Organizer
Just as dad holds the family together, his birthday gift can too hold his keys firmly in place. The Orbitkey leather keyring is the keyring upgrade dad never knew he needed, holding 2-7 keys in place without any jangling or fumbling. There’s even a D-ring for his larger keyring accessories, keeping fobs and bulkier keys tidy and out of the way. No matter what shade you order it in, the smooth leather craftsmanship of the key organizer makes for a snazzy alternative to the bored, dated keyring dad’s been toting for years.
MarineLand Contour Glass Aquarium Kit
If your dad has been missing his full nest as of late, you can introduce a few new babies into his home for a fin-tastic birthday gift surprise. With a couple of gilled friends inside a MarineLand aquarium, dad can become the responsible parent every fish deserves. Adjustable lighting mimics the effects of the sun and the moon shining on the ocean, supporting the fish’s circadian rhythm without a troubling dad in the process. Thanks to the contoured corners and clear canopy, dad can watch his newest children grow up from every angle, day or night, and rediscover the joys of parenthood firsthand.
Micro Touch Titanium Trim
Dad might not be a professional barber by any means, but even he can tell when his hair is in need of some attention. The Micro Touch trimmer is the haircutting tool even an amateur can use, allowing the birthday guy to get his body hair in check before his big party. With 5 unique attachments and an extendable arm, it helps a man manage all of his hair with accuracy and precision, boosting his confidence without pricey trips to the salon. The cutting tool requires only 2-AA batteries to run, making stylish hair easy to achieve and simple to maintain for even the least coordinated dads of the world.
Wooden Phone Docking Station
No dad feels like cleaning after a long day of work, but no spouse appreciates looking at cluttered surfaces covered in discarded watches, wallets, glasses, and keys. The gift of a docking station is the ideal birthday compromise. With designated spaces for all of dad’s daily essentials, he can easily drop off his stuff at the end of the day without needing to go out of his way, allowing him to skip straight into lounging without leaving a mess in his wake. Featuring a mix of traditional birch materials and modern cuts and angles, the handmade docking station fits into any home for a neat, organized feel without much maintenance required.
Withings Steel HR Smartwatch
As dad has more and more birthdays, the need for active health monitoring increases significantly. While dad still conquers each day without exception, it never hurts to keep an eye on his health with the convenient, non-invasive Withings smartwatch. Withings wears like any other standard timepiece; However, by tracking vital statistics like sleep, activity, and heart rate to the corresponding app, dad can keep an eye out for any concerning trends that might be worth investigating. Even if dad is in the prime of his life, the gift of a smartwatch provides peace of mind through proactive, cautionary health maintenance, day and night.
Lever Gear BitVault
Ever notice how the screwdriver you need never seems to be in the right place? Dad certainly has, and a gift like the Lever Gear has the potential to save him a whole lot of stress next time the situation arises. It is no ordinary portable screwdriver: with a hidden pocket ideal for holding drill bits and other minor must-haves, dad can keep up to 6 unique screwdrivers on his person at all times. It fits on any average keychain or bag, promising that this tool won’t be disappearing anytime soon. This birthday, pick up a tool that dad won’t be able to lose, no matter how hard he might try.
10-in-1 Pocket Multi Tool
Regardless of the problem at hand, dad should always have the tool for the job. Although looking like a mere thin sheet of metal, this credit card-sized birthday gift is much more. Thanks to the seemingly random series of holes and serrations, Gentleman’s Hardware actually functions as 10 different useful tools, including a saw blade, screwdriver, position wrench, and even a can opener. Never again will dad find himself without the equipment he needs – if he just opens his wallet, he’ll find an entire toolbox tucked away with his most used cards!
The Back Pedal
Back pain is a common ailment as parents grow older, but dad’s common aches aren’t necessarily inevitable. With the gift of the Back Pedal, your dad can start to feel a dozen birthdays younger without expensive treatment or endless braces and decompression. Designed by the doctors that understand back pain best, the back massager realigns the spine and improves hip strength, relieving much of the pain that comes with getting older, improving dad’s mobility in the process. Help dad pedal back to his superhero years with a treatment to back pain that actually works.
Bluesound Node 2i Music Streaming Player
Since few dads have much interest in tuning into the modern radio stations, help him relieve the Summer of ’69 with the gift of seamless music streaming. The Bluesound streaming player projects music from CD to any compatible Bluesound player, allowing dad to continue to listen to his favorite tracks non-stop. Alexa and Siri’s compatibility lends the streaming music player hands-free functionality, and wireless control allows the birthday party to travel anywhere dad can imagine.
Pro-LifT M-0004 Tool Cart
They say a dad can never have enough tools, but what happens when he can no longer lift his toolbox? Why, you get him a toolbox on wheels for his birthday gift, of course! The Pro-LifT tool cart is a super-sized toolbox for the biggest handyman you know, supporting up to 350-pounds on its sturdy frame. With huge drawers and open space galore, dad can, at last, find a space for every drill, saw, and Allen wrench he’s received over the years and still have room to grow his collection.
Amazon Smart Plug
Voice commands are the working man’s – and frankly, the lazy man’s – best friend. If your dad falls into either of those categories, the Amazon smart plug is a gift the birthday boy has more than earned. Any outlet can receive Alexa capabilities with a smart plug, allowing dad to control lights, electronics, and appliances by voice alone. Whether he uses voice control for multi-tasking or no-tasking, let Alexa take on the menial tasks that dad simply doesn’t have the patience for now that he’s another year older.
Himalayan Salt Shot Glasses
On your dad’s birthday, he deserves gifts that will have Him-a-Layan’ on the couch, relaxing, feeling like he’s on the beach vacation he’s always dreamt of. These rocks glasses are shot glasses for the man with an eye for quality and a stomach for tequila. Crafted from genuine Himalayan salt, they add the perfect salty touch to dad’s mixed drinks, providing a tropical, tiki bar taste without the expensive flight. This set of four glasses is ideal for your dad and his drinking buddies at the end of the birthday party in style – or for your dad to sip slowly from, alone, remembering beach parties now long past.
SOG Money Clip Pocket Knife
Dad doesn’t want to weigh down his pockets with clutter, so get him the all-in-one birthday gift that does away with the unnecessary pounds. With the SOG pocket knife, no longer will dad need to carry around bulky wallets for an endless array of cards, cash, and coins. A sleek, minimalist blade of stainless steel secretly doubles as a thin tactical wallet, boasting on its handle a money clip for bills, IDs, and other necessary cards your dad uses day to day. Weighing in at just 2-ounces, the knife/wallet combo is great for minimalists and for trash hoarders in-remission looking to cut back on their unsightly clutter.
Volcano Shaped Smoking Ash Tray
Cleaning up is a pain no dad wants to deal with; That’s why, for his birthday gift this year, he needs the ashtray that prevents the mess in the first place. The Espicades volcano ash tray doesn’t just look cool for the fun of it. Just as the mountains block water vapor from reaching the desert, this sturdy volcano and the surrounding grooves effectively prevent breezes from scattering ash and dust across the entire garden. An ash gray volcano crafted from cement makes for a strong, eye-catching ash tray that dad is sure to “lava”.
Grilling is a staple of summer that brings the whole family together, and is an important tradition to dad as his kids grow up. The Solido grilling tray is a gift for the man who loves the excuse for a family get-together, but finds the loved ones growing tired of the same old BBQ fare. For his birthday, invite dad and his closest companions to a summer picnic featuring such treats as pizza and cookies – all cooked as always on dad’s dependable grill! A spiral pattern on the bottom of the cooking stone ensures even cooking for all kinds of treats, eliminating char and burn that no family dares touch. You don’t need to “grill” dad for long to discover that the Solido baking stone is just the gift to make his birthday a savory event to remember!
Kikkerland Lightwood Fish Corkscrew
Teach a man to fish and he’ll feed his family. Give a man a fish and he’s got drinks to go around! The Kikkerland fish corkscrew, at just 5-inches long, isn’t the meatiest fish a fisherman can catch, but that just means that it’s pocket-sized for dad’s convenience. Featuring a smooth wood handle and stainless-steel tools, this is a tough corkscrew that proves as effective as it is comfortable to wield. After a long day of fishing, good or bad, a tall glass of wine with a loving family is just the gift to make dad’s birthday o-fish-ally amazing.
RazorPit Men's Razor Blade Sharpener
Dull blades on a razor don’t do any good for anyone. This birthday, make sure your dad is getting the most out of his razors with the wallet-friendly, skin-friendly, planet-friendly RazorPit. By sharpening dull razor blades and removing old, trapped skin cells, the sharpener increases the lifespan of dad’s razor to as many as 150-shaves per blade. In the long run, not only will dad save money by using each razor for longer – he’ll also protect his skin using blades as good as new. Gift dad the tools to feel confident in his skin in practical, economic RazorPit fashion.
Manual Nose Hair Trimmer
Pain is too often the price of beauty that can be high, even for a man as beloved as dad. Your dad deserves better than that for his birthday, though – he deserves a unique gift that keeps him feeling good without the pain of plucking. ROYAL’s nose hair trimmer requires no painful pulling to keep dad’s hair in check, saving him the torture of plucking stray hairs. The battery-free trimmer is a small, manual contraption that’s as easy to use as a pair of nail clippers. If inopportune hairs have dad feeling down, it’s time to order him a gift that his “nose” will do the trick!
Traeger Smoked Simple Syrup Cocktail Mixer
Spicy wings and a Bloody Mary: what birthday gift could be better for dad? As it turns out, this full birthday meal isn’t so complicated to make a reality. Traeger’s Bloody Mary mix is a 2-in-1 gift for the man with a passion for spicy cuisine. Mix the Traeger mix with tomato juice for a Bloody Mary rich in smoky, southern taste. Use the Traeger mix as a marinade to cook a plate of wings rocking the spicy flavors of cayenne and horseradish. However your dad decides to use the 25-fluid ounces within the bottle, it can promise bold flavor and spice that leaves the taste buds tingling and the stomach begging for more.
Men's Wally Stretch Loafer Shoes
Style and comfort might not always go hand in hand, but when they do, you can bet it’s in the form of a Hey Dude shoe. With color and size options that put bigger brands to shame, these loafer shoes are the birthday gift for the man who wants it all. Soft lining, synthetic memory foam soles, and stretchy fabric provide a fit more comfortable than a shoe has the right to be; In a matter of seconds, your dad can slip on the stylish shoes and walk the streets like a catwalk. Support your dad with the gift that supports him back – and manages to look good in the process.
Umbra Arling Magazine Rack
Getting older doesn’t mean dad’s home needs to look outdated or dull. Add a pop of modern style with the Umbra Arling magazine rack. With an aged walnut or natural finish, the streamlined magazine rack makes getting organized look good from every angle. For work or for play, for the office or for home, your dad can rediscover his passion for interior design with a birthday gift that makes modern stylings as warm and open as your dad himself.
What I Love About Dad Book
Take your dad on a trip through memory lane on his next birthday. Family is about more than just sharing some DNA; your relationship with your father is made up of thousands of little moments accumulated across a lifetime. With this fill-in-the-blank book, you can personalize the contents to reflect the most important moments you two have shared. “What I Love About Dad” is a thoughtful, inexpensive present that will nevertheless bring tears to his eyes.
Dad Prayer Wood Framed Plaque
It can be difficult to find the right words to express how much you care for someone, especially a figure as central to your life as your father. When the sentences just won’t flow, this framed plaque provides the words for you. Eloquent and heartfelt, the simple prayer written on the rustic plaque makes clear to your dad this birthday how grateful you are for him.
Bottle Cap Collection Display Case
Many of us share fond memories cracking open an ice-cold beer with our father. For the father that doubles as the ultimate drinking buddy, the creative bottle cap display case is an innovative solution to the annual birthday present conundrum. Just set your caps into the individual compartments, and proudly display your collection of bottle tops. Though an individual bottle cap may not seem like much, each represents the memory of a life well-lived. It’s time to commemorate that life properly.
Thank You for Helping Me Building My Life Hammer
It’s easy to take a hammer for granted. It’s a staple of the toolbox. Without it, you will struggle to complete the projects you take on. In the toolbox of your life, your father is the hammer, an irreplaceable element in laying the foundation for the rest of your life. For this reason, the engraved hammer is a practical gift as well as a deeply symbolic one. You might say that the sweet message on the handle really hits the nail on the head!
Dad Moments Coffee Mug
Raising you to be the responsible adult you are now was no small task. Your father had to labor and sacrifice to shape you into a functioning, well-adjusted member of society. This birthday, show your father that you truly appreciate his effort by acknowledging all the less-than-ideal moments you two have shared. Now, as your father sips his morning coffee, he can look back proudly on how far you both have come.
Classic Car Pop Up Birthday Card
Take your father’s birthday card to the next level – and the third dimension! Hallmark’s car-themed pop-up card is impressive to say the least. Dad’s with a mind for auto-mechanics will especially appreciate the complex design of the card’s featured classic car. For his birthday, get your dad the unique card that stands almost as tall and proud as he does.
Happy Birthday Dad Toilet Paper
The chances are good that you won’t be following your father into the bathroom to wish him a happy birthday. Luckily, this toilet paper can tag in and spread the birthday cheer when you can’t. Printed toilet paper is a hilarious present idea that your dad definitely won’t see coming. The birthday message appears throughout the entire 300-sheet roll of toilet paper, meaning your dad will be able to enjoy some birthday fun for quite a while!
11-in-1 Survival Gear Kits
Life with your dad has been an adventure! But for dads who tend to explore off the beaten path, get them a birthday gift that could one day save their life. The firestarter, whistle, flashlight, and emergency blanket are only scraping the surface of all that is tucked away within the pockets of the handheld survival kit. With his tools in hand, your dad will be prepared to travel further than ever before.
Wood Poetry Frame
You would write an entire book of poetry filled from cover to cover with words of love for your father if only you could craft a verse. But alas, a poet you are not. What you can do for your dad’s birthday this year is buy him a framed poem that expresses all the things you’ve been meaning to share. The poem is affectionate and loving, and your dad is sure to appreciate the sentimentality of its message. No longer should your lack of poetic talent prevent your dad from receiving a thoughtful poem from his favorite child!
It’s My Fucking Birthday Hat
Your dad knows he’s the best, and as much as you try to deny it, you know that he’s the best as well. Well, there’s no better time than his birthday to confess to your father this simple truth. And if you can’t seem to get those words out, you can count on this card to express the sentiment instead. Just be careful that the words go to his head – nobody wants to have a boastful dad on their hands.
Funny Happy Birthday Hat
Some dads are moved by elegant, eloquent, honey-dripped words; others are content with a more straightforward message. Your dad wants the world to know that it’s his special day; when he pops on this hat, no one will be caught unawares. Help get your dad the birthday wishes he dreams of and remind the world that is is, in fact, his f****** birthday.
Old As Shit Sash Birthday Gift
This satin sash may just be the perfect birthday present for your dad: it’s amusing, it’s eye-catching and you know he isn’t going to buy it for himself. Make your father laugh out loud this year with the amusing sash that reminds everyone that he is just as aged as the pictured poop emoji. Its brash, bold and brilliant for dads everywhere!
While everyone loves to read a good paperback now and then, sometimes it’s simply not practical to carry all your books around. If your dad is the type that likes to spend his afternoons with a good novel, then this birthday send him a Kindle Paperwhite. With a storage capacity of around 6,000 books, he won’t be likely to run out of reading material any time soon. If that’s not enough you can also opt for a larger version and each model also comes with audible, meaning he can wind-down at the end of his birthday with a good audiobook.
Old Fashioned Cigar Whiskey Glass
When it comes to birthday gifts for dad, you can’t go wrong with this nifty whiskey glass. Not only does it make for a cool desk accessory, but it also contains a cigar holder, meaning your dad can sit back and relax without even getting out of his chair. It’s a great conversation piece for friends and family and is perfect for the more refined gentleman. This gift is ideal when paired with a bottle of your dad’s favorite whiskey and is a great addition to any home bar.
I Love You 3000 Father's Day Pillow Covers
If your dad is the type that loves to sit down and watch a good Superhero flick, then consider buying this Avengers-themed “I Love You 3000” pillow on his birthday. This gift is only made out of high-quality cotton and linen, perfect for when your dad wants to cool down with his favorite movie. Not only is it comfortable, but it also makes a perfect addition to every man-cave.
Best Farter Ever Funny Coffee Mug
If your dad is the kind of person who needs a morning pick-me-up to get the day started, then this hilarious coffee mug makes for a perfect present on his birthday. Each mug comes with the words “Best Farter Ever” embossed on the front and is guaranteed to get a chuckle out of your dad. This mug is around 15 ounces and plenty large enough for him to get his morning-fix. If blue isn’t his color there’s also a plain white version and it makes for a great conversation piece during breakfast time.
World's Greatest Dad Trophy
Is your father always referring to himself as the World’s Greatest Dad? Well, now he can prove it with this engraved trophy. He might not win an Oscar any time soon, but this thoughtful gift is the perfect way to brighten up his birthday and bring a smile to his face. Not only will it look great around the home, but it makes for a great conversation piece too. Buy your dad one for the office, and he can even show off to his co-workers.
Day Birthday Pocket Watch
Let’s be honest, dads aren’t always the greatest when it comes to keeping track of time. So, why not show your appreciation on his birthday with this wonderfully thoughtful and practical pocket watch? Each gift contains a beautiful inscription that is guaranteed to put a smile on your dad’s face, and the watch even comes packaged in a quality box making it perfect for gift giving. The watch also comes with a waist chain meaning that your father gets to look stylish wherever he decides to take it.
World's Best Farter T-Shirt
If you’re looking for the perfect companion gift to the “World’s Best Farter” gift mug, then consider buying this hilarious gag T-Shirt. This birthday present is guaranteed to put a smile on your dad’s face whenever he looks in the mirror, and it’s a great way to give friends and family a laugh too. The shirt is made from high-quality fabric and each order even comes with a free “World’s Best Dad” certificate to make it official.
World's Coolest Dad Beer Chiller Sticks
If your dad feels like relaxing at the end of his birthday with a cold beer (and let’s be honest, who doesn’t?), then this set of beer chillers makes for an ideal present. Each pack contains a pair of engraved chiller sticks, perfect for keeping your dad’s favorite drink ice cold whether he’s watching sports, enjoying a barbecue, or relaxing after a hard day of work. Simply place in the freezer for forty minutes and enjoy it.
Birthday Coffee Mug for Dad
Does your dad appreciate dry humor? This hilarious birthday gift is a great way to bring a smile to his face on that special day. The mug is perfect for tea lovers or coffee drinkers alike and is sure to make a great conversation piece around the home. Made from high-quality white ceramic, the mug is also easy to clean so he’s sure to get plenty of use out of it, and the present even comes individually boxed, perfect when gift-giving.
The Original BenShot Bullet Glass
If you’re looking for the perfect birthday gift to accompany the Godinger Cigar Whiskey glass, then consider making a set with this Ben Shot Bullet Rocks Glass. Each shot glass contains an authentic 0.308 bullet and makes for a wonderfully unique decorative piece around the home. If that wasn’t enough, each gift is also entirely made by hand in the USA, meaning you can rest assured that your dad will receive only the best quality.
Best Dad Ever Folding Pocket Knife
Your dad may not be joining Bear Grylls any time soon, but this personalized folding pocket knife is a perfect birthday present for those who love the outdoors. Featuring a wooden inscription that reads “Best Dad Ever”, this knife is perfect for everyday tasks and is a great way to let your father know that you’re thinking of him. There’s even a pocket clip for your dad to carry around with pride, and it’s perfect for those father and son fishing trips.
70th Birthday Gifts for Dad Made 1951
Turning 70 doesn’t have to be all doom and gloom with this birthday T-Shirt. Made out of one-hundred percent cotton, this shirt is sure to bring a smile to your dad’s face on that special day. If green isn’t quite your dad’s color, this gift also comes in a range of colors including grey and red, so there’s sure to be something for everyone. It is guaranteed to make a great addition to his wardrobe.