Father's Day Gift Ideas

25 Father’s Day Gift Ideas

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Father’s Day is June 18th, which gives you more than enough time to acquire the old man something much more meaningful than the tie you handed him last year. If your father already has a home bar that puts your local watering hole to shame, then a quality bottle of scotch or bourbon obviously isn’t an option.

Instead, try any one of these 25 Father’s Day gifts that any Dad would certainly enjoy unwrapping over a round of beers and a plate of hot wings. The Hallmark card to go with it is optional, but no doubt a nice touch he may appreciate.

Whiskey Peaks Rocks Glasses

Whiskey Peaks Rocks Glasses

Make your next drink with the old man that much more meaningful with a unique set of whiskey glasses. Whiskey Peaks Rocks Glasses are more than just a means of sipping your favorite bourbon. Each glass features impressions of some of the nation’s most recognizable mountain ranges — from Half Dome in Yosemite National Park to Mount Rainier. – Buy It

Father's Day EDC

Everyday Carry

Not quite sure where to begin searching for a Father’s Day gift for dad? Start by replacing his current everyday carry load out. Its a gift he’ll enjoy everyday, and a much-needed upgrade from his velcro wallet and plastic Bic pen.

The Adventure Log – $12; Grafton EDC Pen – $35; Bellroy Note Sleeve Wallet – $90; Gerber Ridge Knife – $$; Jack Mason A102 Aviator Chronograph – $295

CRKT Kangee T-Hawk

CRKT Kangee T-Hawk

What better way to tell dad you love him than with a deadly slab of steel. That’s what you’ll be gifting him with the Kangee T-Hawk by CRKT. The entire tomahawk is made from rugged steel and sports blades with tapered edges designed for splitting, chopping, shaving, or starting a fire on his next outdoor camping trip. – Buy It

Titanium Pocket Tool

Titanium Pocket Tool

There’s no doubt that dad likes his tools, so you can’t miss with the titanium pocket tool By Big Idea Design. Its made from lightweight yet strong grade 5 titanium alloy and includes an array of built-in components including a flat head screwdriver, a mini pry bar, a bottle opener, a fork, a scraper edge, a hex bit driver, a lanyard hole, and a universal wrench. – Buy It

GoRuck GR1

GoRuck GR1

Perhaps your dad already has everything he wants. Naturally, you should gift him something to carry it all in in the form of the best backpack ever made, the GoRuck GR1. Its built from military-grade, water-resistant materials and opens up to reveal a large main compartment and a 17 inch, bombproof internal compartment reinforced to accommodate a hydration bladder or laptop computer. A handful of external and internal pockets and integrated MOLLE webbing improve overall organization. – Buy It

GrowlerWerks uKeg

GrowlerWerks uKeg

Sure, Father’s Day is coming up, but you may very well want to keep this particular gift for yourself. This 64 ounce miniature keg is made of stainless steel and keeps microbrews carbonated, cold, and tasting delicious while on the go. The handsome steampunk design even includes a built in tap for easy dispensing. – Buy It

Maxpedition Fatty Pocket Organizer

Maxpedition Fatty Pocket Organizer

If your father’s everyday carry gear has outgrown his pockets, then he’ll be thankful for the Maxpedition Fatty Pocket organizer. This beefy EDC organizer is crafted from 1000-Denier water and abrasion resistant, light-weight ballistic nylon fabric and is designed to fit inside of or attach directly to your backpack or bag. – Buy It

Howler Brothers oracle Boardshorts

Howler Brothers Oracle Boardshorts

Help dad beat the summer heat with a trip to the beach, and arm him with a solid pair of board shorts. This particular pair by Howler Brothers boast quality fabric and extreme durability for the avid surfer, adventurous swimmer or for those who prefer to just sit on the beach and work on a cooler of beer. – Buy It

Cold Steel American Lawman

Cold Steel American Lawman

The American Lawman sports a CTS XHP Alloy steel blade for better edge retention along with a rust and glare resistant black DLC coating, a contoured G10 handle for a superior grip, and Cold Steel’s Tri-Ad locking mechanism that can stand up to the impact and shock of everyday carry. – Buy It

Gerber Center-Drive

Gerber Center-Drive

One of the most useful gifts on this list, the new for 2017 Gerber Center-Drive is equipped with a plethora of full-size tools including a 30% longer outboard blade and one-thumb opening sliding jaws. This versatile multi-tool also comes equipped with a magnetic center-axis bit driver providing maximum torque and rotation. It’s essentially a portable tool box for dads on the go. – Buy It

Duke Cannon Best Damn Beard Balm

Duke Cannon Best Damn Beard Balm

Growing a beard is the hardest part about having said beard, and maintaining it is a cinch thanks to Duke Cannon’s Best Damn Beard Balm. Its made with superior ingredients such as lanolin and cocoa butter to moisturize your coarse face rug, while a masculine woodsy scent will be sure to keep dad from smelling like a sasquatch. – Buy It

Dango Tactical Wallet

Dango Tactical Wallet

This highly functional wallet features all of the things we prefer in a quality wallet — a 6061 aerospace grade aluminum construction wrapped in genuine leather, RFID-blocking capabilities, and enough room for 12 cards and some cash — along with a removable carbon stainless steel multi-tool with over 14 different functions. – Buy It

Stanley Classic Flask

Stanley Classic Flask

There are stylish flasks that are nice to look at, and there are durable flasks designed to take a beating sip after sip. The Stanley Classic 8-ounce flask is both. Its retro design compliments the rustproof-finished stainless steel construction, while its slim profile is perfect for discreetly stowing away in your pocket for that much-deserved sip of whiskey on your lunch break. – Buy It

Grafton Pen

Grafton Pen

A pen made specifically for everyday carry. The Grafton Pen is crafted from 100% anodized aluminum — no plastic here — and is outfitted with a heavy duty bolt-on clip, a simple and efficient click mechanism, an improved grip pattern, and compatibility with both Pilot G2 and Fisher Space Pen refills so you’ll never be short on ink. – Buy It

Timex + Todd Snyder Red Wing Leather Chronograph

Timex + Todd Snyder Red Wing Leather Chronograph

The Timex + Todd Snyder Red Wing Leather Chronograph features a tough, grey-colored Red Wing leather strap , along with a vintage-inspired, yet highly functional, design and the type of styling potential that works in spring, summer, or fall. – Buy It

Streamlight ProTac HL USB

Streamlight ProTac HL USB Flashlight

Don’t leave dear old dad in the dark this Father’s Day. Light up his everyday carry with this hard-charging tactical flashlight from Streamlight. It’s definitely a favorite among among everyday carry enthusiasts, and this particular one is one of the best and brightest tactical flashlights on the market. The best part about the Streamlight ProTac HL is that it can be recharged on the go via any USB charging device and the included USB charging cord, while backup batteries ensure that your dad won’t get left lost in the dark. – Buy It

L.L. Bean Flying Tiger Jacket

L.L. Bean Flying Tiger Jacket

From the heritage-inspired design team at L.L. Bean comes a classic jacket that’s just as well-built and sturdy as any of the brand’s rugged boot offerings. Inspired by the silhouette originally worn by fighter pilots in World War II, this stunner of a jacket features quality details and versatile styling potential galore, made with a Merino wool lining and a body that’s crafted from premium goatskin. – Buy It

Stanley Adventure Cooler

Stanley Adventure Cooler

The cooler itself is foam insulated, thus able to keep drinks hot or cold for 20 hours and iced for up to an incredible 90 hours. It features a rugged construction, a foam-insulated body and leak resistant lid, and integrated adjustable tie downs for containing the included Stanley 25 ounce Adventure Vacuum Bottle. The cooler also doubles as the best seat in the house at picnics, concerts, or on your lunch break. – Buy It

Solo Stove Portable Fire Pit

Solo Stove Portable Fire Pit

Chances are good that dad is itching to get away from the office and out of the house once the weekend rolls around. Whether he’s setting up shop at the campground or kicking back in the driveway, this portable fire pit by Solo Stove will enrich the experience. It weighs only 20 pounds, which means packing it up and moving to another location is much easier than starting a fire from scratch. – Buy It

SOG Camp Axe

SOG Camp Axe

As compact as it is versatile, the SOG Camp Axe measures in at only 11.5 inches which makes packing it for a camping trip a cinch, while a glass-reinforced nylon handle keeps the axe’s weight down to a bit over 16 ounces — a weight that won’t tire your dad out during extended use at the campsite. – Buy It

All Black EDC Kit

All Black EDC Kit

If you’d like to upgrade your father’s everyday carry this year, but would rather not shell out big bucks purchasing each individual piece, then this All-Black EDC Kit is a good option. The EDC blacked-out kit includes a Nano Cache for simple keychain storage, the SOG Key Knife, Gerber’s Shard Keychain Tool, an INOVA XS Flashlight, and an R-10 Keyring to hold it all together. – Buy It

Clamshell Wallet

Clamshell Wallet

Slim enough to fit in your front pocket but large enough to feel substantial, the Leather Clamshell Wallet boasts a classic Horween leather exterior with a pigskin leather lining and an industrial-grade elastic band for stashing extra cash, receipts, movie tickets, earphones, and any other loose items. – Buy It

Duke Cannon Big Ass Brick Of Soap

Duke Cannon Big Ass Brick Of Soap

Made in the same plant that once supplied military soap for GI’s, Duke Cannon’s Big Ass Brick Of Soap neither exfoliates nor moisturizes. It does, however, contain steel-cut grains that cut through grime and serve as a reminder that sometimes it is necessary to be a little rough around the edges. – Buy It

Black Insomnia Coffee

Black Insomnia Coffee

Your dad actually wants to stay up a bit later on Father’s Day to enjoy a round of bourbon whiskey and a cigar with you. Probably. Help him make it past 7 P.M. by making him a cup of Black Insomnia Coffee. In every cup of Black Insomnia lies 702 milligrams of caffeine — enough to jolt his heart rate into high gear long after you’ve passed out from your third glass of Jack Daniel’s. – Buy It

Zero Tolerance 0456 Knife

Zero Tolerance 0456 Knife

This is the last knife your dad will ever own, and it will likely be passed down right back to you one day. Zero Tolerance teamed up with Belarusian custom knife crafter Dmitry Sinkevich to create the model 0456 folding knife. The 0456 was designed to outperform other knives in it’s class, and to look good doing it. The knife features a contoured handle with a titanium frame lock and a hardened steel lockbar insert, and a wear and corrosion-resistant CTS-204P steel blade. What really sets this knife apart is it’s unique, two-tone finish with stonewashed flat areas and satin grinds complete with contrasting blue hues on the aluminum back spacer, reversible pocket clip, and the pivot hardware. – Buy It

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