Fathers are notoriously hard to shop for, so when Father’s Day rolls around, many people find themselves struggling to think of the perfect Father’s Day gift. Sometimes, all you need is a little inspiration to get the ideas flowing, so take a look at our comprehensive Father’s Day gift guide.
Whether you’re looking for a budget-friendly present or you’re looking to splurge, you’re bound to be inspired to start shopping after checking out these gifts, ranging from hilarious to heartfelt. And remember that June 20 doesn’t just have to be about celebrating your own father, but also father figures, friends and other loved ones who guide us on our paths!
theme your gift around your dad’s hobbies
Celebrate your old man’s interests by giving him hobby-themed presents. From golf to vintage cars, all the classic dad hobbies are represented on these fantastic socks. Each pair could be given as a sweet token of your love and appreciation or added to a larger themed gift.
For instance, the golf socks would make a fun addition to a weekend golfing trip gift or even a new set of clubs, while the baseball socks would be perfect with some tickets to see his favorite team play.
What car enthusiast wouldn’t love to sport classic models, such as a Stingray Corvette and a 1995 Chevy Bel Air on their socks? If your father has a passion for automobiles, these are the socks for him.
Does your dad love spending time in the mountains? These gray and sky blue socks have an attractive motif of a snow-capped mountain that would inspire any hiker to head for the great outdoors.
Many people grow up playing baseball with their fathers and associate the sport with him. If that rings true for you, how about celebrating those memories by giving your Pa a pair of baseball-themed socks? These simple black crew socks are cleverly designed so that the baseballs look similar to polka dots, making them a fun but classy option.
Depicting a golf course complete with sand traps and lakes, these colorful golf socks are a hole-in-one for the golf-loving dad.
Is your dad a bit of an old rocker? If so, he's probably already got an extensive record collection, but you can add to his rock star paraphernalia with these fun classic rock socks. Featuring a silhouetted dude rocking out on the guitar and some psychedelic colors, the socks implore you to “turn that s**t up!” So if rock isn’t your jam, you better get out of the house quick!
Bookworms will be delighted by these quirky bibliophile socks that show a stack of books and a cup of coffee: Heaven! Pair them with a book and perhaps a nice pen, and you’ve got yourself a sophisticated gift your father will love.
He may also be interested to know that former U.S. President George H.W. Bush wore these socks at his wife’s funeral. Reportedly he wore them to celebrate her love of literature and the work she did for improving literacy around the world.
Give your dad the best gift of all: Time with you! Present him with these cute camping motif socks and take him on a weekend camping trip. You’ll make his day by planning fun activities like fishing and hiking in the great outdoors. Perhaps you could even visit an old family vacation spot and relive old memories. You’ll go straight to the top of the favorite child list after this one!
have a laugh with your gift choices
If your old man has a good sense of humor, why not get him a present that will make him chuckle this Father’s Day? From sarcastic socks to a funny lavatory mist, this hilarious list of Father’s Day gift ideas is perfect for a family full of jokers.
Funny gifts like these are always a hit with parents who know you might not have the money to splurge on an expensive Father’s Day gift. However, if you and your siblings are following the trend of giving experience gifts, such as a visit to the spa or a hot air balloon ride, a small token like a pair of wacky socks will give your dad something to open on the big day.
You don’t want your dad’s head to grow any bigger than it already is, so instead of showering him with “best dad” goodies, give him these socks that tell it like it is: He’s “good enough” and totally “decent,” just like the socks say. They make an excellent present for fathers with a dry sense of humor.
Does your dad stink up the bathroom? If you answered “yes,” this beautiful lilac and amber scented lavatory mist is a gift for the whole family. Your dad will get a kick out of the reference to the 1980s classic, Bonnie Tyler’s Total Eclipse of the Heart, and the rest of the household can finally use the bathroom!What Better Gift for Dad Than a Pair of Dad Socks?!
If your father has a tendency to grumble, it’s time to let him embrace his new status as a Grumpy Old Man with these bold red, black and white socks. However, the bright color combination and checkerboard pattern are so fun it will make even the most curmudgeonly father smile!
remember: everyone loves food
Getting your dad a bottle of his favorite liquor or a hamper of his preferred snacks is always a safe bet for a Father’s Day gift, but once it’s gone, it’s gone. This year why not add a matching pair of socks, so your gift lasts more than a few weeks?
Whether your old man likes his whiskey on the rocks or neat, he’ll love these whiskey-themed socks. The classic black crew sock is decorated with whiskey decanters, bottles and glasses that look so good they’ll make you thirsty.
These socks are an excellent choice for the dad who loves grilling. Sporting delicious-looking chicken legs, burgers, kebabs and more, they are the perfect pair for your dad to wear at a Father’s Day barbecue.
Coffee aficionados will go nuts for these fun socks covered with cute pictures of French presses, coffee pots and cups. They would make a lovely addition to a care package with your dad’s favorite beans and an attractive coffee mug.
If your pop is the kind of guy who likes to crack open a cold brewski at the end of a long hard day, he’ll enjoy wearing these beer tap socks. Their rather unique design includes an open beer tap, turning your dad’s feet into a pair of beer glasses. If your dad is wondering should his socks match his pants or shoes, this may not be the pair for him, but if he’s got a sense of humor and a taste for beer, he’ll love them!
honor the almighty dad joke
Father’s Day is the perfect time to honor the almighty dad joke, and the sock fairies have got you covered with these pun-tastic gift ideas. You could go all out and make this a pun-themed Father’s Day by purchasing various gifts with puns. Think t-shirts, mugs, notebooks and phone covers.
For the easygoing dads, these cool llamas do all the talking. The cute sunglasses-wearing llama is bound to make your father smile this June, and the jazzy heel and toe patches add a fun splash of color.
If you’ve ever groaned at your dad’s jokes, these socks are the perfect gift to give him this Father’s Day. He’ll wear them as a badge of honor, but beware: They may encourage him to amp up the joke-telling in the future!
Another classic punny gift, this bright oven mitt is perfect for budding chefs and bakers. The mitt has a stylish and bold design featuring a man cooking in a colorful kitchen and bears the words “man with a pan.” Get it?
Let your dad know just how special he is with these unique “chubby unicorn” socks. Featuring a hip rhino wearing shades set against pink, blue, orange and yellow stripes, the multi-colored socks are for fathers with a big personality!
Does your pops need a cup of java before he can be classified as human in the mornings? Poke fun of the sleepyhead with these chic-yet-silly socks. The stylish navy blue and red spotty socks feature a detailed illustration of a tired bear drinking a coffee and spell out the great pun “bearly awake.”He'll Love Our Fancy Socks for Men
if in doubt, stick to the classics: socks, socks and more socks
Socks are a traditional gift for fathers, so why not embrace that fact and get him some cute or funny dad socks this Father’s Day? You can never go wrong with a classic, so why stop at one pair? Get him a different pair for each day of the week, starting with a serious pair for Mondays and finishing with a wacky pair for Sundays at home!
These brightly-colored socks have an unusual Tex-Mex style print that makes them unique. The word “dad” is printed in a modern font across the side of the sock, so there’ll be no debate about who they belong to, and they’ll stand out in your father’s sock drawer.
Poke gentle fun of your old man with these silly “dad bod” socks. If the grumpy gorilla depicted on the socks is a dead ringer for your dad, he’s sure to get a kick out of wearing them this Father’s Day.
Put a smile on your dad’s face by finally recognizing that he is the ringmaster of your crazy family — until your mom turns up that is! The design of these cool crew socks also has a vintage feel your retro-cool father is sure to appreciate!
If some of the suggestions on this list have been a bit wacky for your dad’s taste, you could stick to the sock theme but spoil him with some luxurious fancy socks for men, such as these stylish blue and green striped bamboo socks. Not only are they stylish, but they are super soft and breathable, meaning he'll be comfortable all day long.
show your dad you love him with sweet gifts
Your dad will be touched by some unique love cards, a gift card to the spa and some sweet socks that remind you of him. If you’ll be visiting home on Father’s Day, you can top off the gift with a home-cooked meal featuring his favorite dishes or treat him to an evening at that restaurant he’s been meaning to check out.
You could also create a big gift basket filled with best dad trinkets, like a Truly Best Ribbon, a whole book describing the things you love about him and some socks that show him how you feel. If your dad is a cool dude, throw in a pair of our Here Comes Cool Dad socks. For dads who give great bear hugs, a pair of Papa Bear socks is the perfect gift.
To drive home the fact that you think your dad is the sweetest man alive, include his favorite desserts in your gift basket. Whether that’s fresh doughnuts from the bakery, a big slice of New York style cheesecake or a selection of candies, make sure your dad has a range of sweet things to nibble on all day long.
keep your father’s day gifts personal
The best gifts show the recipient you’ve really thought about them, so when you’re mulling over these gift ideas, remind yourself who it’s all for. If your dad is a jokester, he’ll go mad for some of our silly or sarcastic products. On the other hand, if he’s a big ole softie, he’s more likely to appreciate a heartfelt gift with a moving message. And if you can’t decide what pair of socks to get, pick a few, and the sock fairies will make a unique sock bouquet for you to gift your pop on Father’s Day!