Dads mean so much to us — which is why it can often be difficult to find a gift he’ll love on his special day. Whether he is a car enthusiast or into the great outdoors, we’ve highlighted our top picks that he may actually want this year!
For the Car Enthusiast
Is your dad a budding mechanic? Hook him up with the tools he deserves to pursue his passion. Stores like NAPA Auto Parts and Advance Auto Parts will have the specialized equipment he needs.
A good screwdriver set is essential for taking apart and reassembling car parts. This 21-piece set from NAPA Auto Parts includes several sizes and types of screwdrivers to get the job done, and are always a welcome addition to any tool collection.
A good floor jack is a must when working on cars. Get the job done safely with a jack and jack stand combo from Advance Auto Parts to help support any repair.
When working in the garage, a good pair of safety gloves is key for staying protected. This pair from NAPA Auto Parts provides both full coverage hand protection and comfort.
Whether Dad is a pro in the garage or just doing some light work, this 52 piece socket set from Advance Auto Parts will make it easy to get the job done.
Give Dad the gift of a quality car polish at home. A machine polisher is perfect for getting rid of unwanted scratches and shining the car’s surface before taking it out for a spin. Check out this option at NAPA Auto Parts that will be sure to wow Dad.
For the Family Chef
If your Dad’s cooking is a family hit, nurture his talent with professional equipment that will take his kitchen creations to the next level.
This gas and charcoal grill available at Home Depot will make backyard and patio cookouts a breeze. With three burners and an easy start with the push of a button, this grill will make Dad feel like a true grillmaster.
Grilling tools are just as important as the grill itself. This four piece stainless steel set from Big Lots includes all the essentials to help Dad serve up his favorite BBQ treats.
Complete the look and give an on-theme gift with this Best Dad Ever apron that will make Dad feel like it’s Father’s Day every day. Available at Walmart.
Want some crispy fries or onion rings to go with those fresh-off-the-grill burgers? The Vortex air fryer available at Target will get the job done without oily messes or splatters.
For the Nature Lover
For the dads out there who enjoy the great outdoors, give them a gift that they can take on their next adventure.
Take a camping trip to celebrate Father’s Day with this 10-person tent that’s big enough to comfortably fit the whole family. This tent, available at Costco, features an LED lighting system and H2O block technology to keep the inside of your tent dry.
Whether he’s camping, picnicking, or simply enjoying a few cold ones with the guys, a Yeti cooler is an essential for keeping food and drink cold for hours on end. Available at Ace Hardware.
Having a folding chair essential for being outdoors. If Dad is always on the go, a folding quad chair is the perfect gift. Available at Family Dollar, this chair is compact and comes with its own carrying case and shoulder strap for easy travel.
Does Dad love fishing and kayaking? Give him the ultimate Father’s Day gift that combines his two passions with this Lifetime Sport Fisher Kayak. This kayak available at Cabela’s has enough space for three people, and includes built-in fishing rod holders and a 6” storage hatch.
For the Entertainment Junkie
If your dad loves staying in to watch his favorite movie or ball game, then we've found some gadgets to elevate his viewing experience.
Upgrade his viewing experience with this 85” 4K Samsung Smart TV from Best Buy. Dad will appreciate the vibrant colors and detailed visuals while enjoying his favorite movies and ball games.
Give Dad a thrilling cinematic experience from the comfort of home with the Bose Soundbar and Surround Speakers 700 available at Walmart. This powerful combo will leave nothing to miss about the traditional movie theater (except maybe the popcorn), allowing for an immersive experience the whole family will enjoy.
Is Dad’s special chair looking a little worn out? Surprise him with a new recliner chair from Big Lots to let him relax and unwind at the end of a long day.
For the Tech-Savvy Dad
Whether he’s a gamer or simply enjoys the latest technology to be more productive at work, we found some accessories that tech-oriented Dads will love.
Elevate his gaming experience with the Turtle Beach Recon 200 Amplified Gaming Headset, available at Target. Compatible with Xbox One and Playstation 4, this headset features a mic to easily chat with team members and crush opponents.
Have a forgetful dad? It’s a good thing we have technology on our side! Improve health and productivity with the Fitbit Versa 2 Smartwatch, which allows you to check messages, send voice replies, get calendar reminders, and of course track fitness and monitor vitals. Available at Best Buy.
For the PC gamers out there, increase comfort and control with the ROCCAT Kone Aimo PC Gaming Mouse available at Target. Known for its legendary ergonomics and LED lighting effects, this gaming mouse is the ideal tool for any gamer dad.
You could say drones are like toys for grownups. Explore the world from above with the Contixo F22 RC Foldable Quadcopter Drone available at Walmart. This drone is the perfect balance between portability and features — perfect for Dad to take on his camping trips or to the next family outing.
We hope these gift ideas have given you some inspiration, and will make selecting a gift a little easier. If you need to browse around a bit more, check the Flipp app for gift ideas on a budget and deals from stores near you.
Happy Father’s Day from all of us at Flipp!