20 Best Father’s Day Gifts to Spoil Your Husband
He's not only the world's best dad—he's also the world's best husband. These meaningful Father's Day gift ideas from a wife will show him he's still that guy you fell in love with.
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Every year for Father’s Day, you help the kids pick out personalized Father’s Day gifts, create cute Father’s Day crafts and plan fun Father’s Day activities. But Father’s Day gift ideas from a wife or partner are a very different thing. You want the gift to really represent your love and appreciation for him and show that you understand him as a person.
Of course, that’s sometimes easier said than done, especially when you’ve used up all the best gift ideas on birthdays, anniversaries and other holidays. That’s why we’ve put together this list of unique gifts that he’ll love, whether he’s an outdoorsman, a techie, a foodie or just your favorite person in the world.
There are gifts for men in every price range, and if you need more suggestions or you’re still shopping for the other dads in your life, browse through our comprehensive Father’s Day gift guide, which even includes last-minute Father’s Day gifts.
How can I make my husband’s Father’s Day special?
Father’s Day is a special occasion that deserves a special gift. Go beyond the traditional necktie with a personalized gift he’ll treasure—think photo books or framed photos of him with the little ones who gave him his title. Or maybe give him something to remind him he’s still the same person he was before he became a dad.
You can even give him one of these books about dads to remind him he’s part of a pretty cool club. And if your husband is a first-time father, make this Father’s Day extra special by getting him one of these first Father’s Day gifts in addition to these Father’s Day gift ideas from a wife to a husband.
For the outdoorsman: Solo Stove Bonfire 2.0
Chances are, he’s dreamed about treating himself to the Solo Stove Bonfire for ages—which is why it makes one of the best Father’s Day gifts for husbands who aren’t likely to spend their hard-earned dough on themselves. This smokeless fire pit allows him to set up camp just about anywhere, whether he’s on a backwoods getaway or in the comfort of his backyard.
For the guy who knows it’s 5 o’clock somewhere: Man Crates Personalized Shower Beer Crate
Here’s a funny Father’s Day gift that’s also practical. He’ll immediately know there’s something special waiting for him inside this wooden crate but first, he’ll have to pry it apart with the enclosed tool—a fun and challenging experience in itself.
When he sees what’s inside, he’ll run to the shower to try out the Bluetooth shower speaker and IPA-scented soap while drinking his favorite beverage from a personalized plastic beer cup, which he can rest in a suction-cupped holder. Talk about happy hour. Keep impressing him by including some funny Father’s Day quotes on the card.
For staying in his comfort zone: Quince Mongolian Cashmere Quarter Zip Sweater
This oh-so-cozy cashmere quarter zip from Quince (a favorite, thanks to their Editor-Tested $50 cashmere sweater) is the perfect layering piece, and he can wear it by itself or over a T-shirt for extra warmth.
Lightweight yet durable, it has a flattering silhouette and is available in seven colors that are perfect for work or play. And while he might object to twinning with his dad, it should be noted that this pullover is a pretty nifty gift for fathers-in-law too.
For the insomniac: Cozy Earth Bamboo Sheet Set
If he’s tried weighted blankets, weighted eye masks and cooling sheets and continues twisting and turning, this bestselling bedding just may be the answer. At the very least, it will make him enjoy his time in bed more. Oprah’s favorite sheets remain beloved because they are indescribably soft and silky.
Made of 100% premium viscose from bamboo, they’re temperature regulating to keep him cozy yet cool. Best of all, this is a gift you’ll get to share.
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For the home chef: Ooni Karu Multi-Fuel Pizza Oven
No home chef’s arsenal is complete without the beloved Ooni pizza oven. This particular model offers multiple fuel options, so he can experiment with wood, charcoal or gas to see which produces his favorite pizzas. With the Ooni, he’ll be whipping up handcrafted pies for the whole family in a matter of minutes—so it’s just as much a gift for you as it is for him.
For the guy who worries about the planet: MyBevi Classic Stainless Steel Premium Travel Tumbler
Help him make the world a better place for the kids with this reusable water bottle that’s an eco-friendly alternative to plastic. This travel tumbler holds 26 ounces of his favorite beverage and keeps it hot or cold for up to 12 hours.
Because it’s available in more than a dozen colors and fits in most cup holders, consider buying one for each member of the family for the next road trip. That’s how to be a sustainable traveler and how to make your husband proud.
For the binge-watcher: Nokia T20 Tablet
Keep him connected with this powerhouse of a tablet he can use anywhere. Its long battery life will last through 10 hours of movies, 15 hours of surfing the web and 7 hours of online meetings so you can sneak away on one of the best cruises for couples (there’s a reason it comes in Ocean Blue) and he can still keep up with work.
Featuring clear, vivid pictures and stereo speakers with OZO playback, he’ll enjoy streaming his favorite series and because the tablet is low blue light certified, it’s easier on his eyes. You can even snuggle up together to watch one of the most romantic movies.
For the man who wants to hold on to his money: Ekster Senate Cardholder Wallet
Instead of stuffing his cash and credit cards in his pockets, he’ll be relieved to get everything organized in this slim, elegant wallet with built-in RFID blocking to keep his valuables safe. Handcrafted from premium top-grain leather, it even features a James Bond-like patented card ejection mechanism so he can instantly pop out its contents with the click of a button. Consider adding an Ekster Wallet Tracker Card to ensure he never loses this practical gift for men.
For the guy who screams for ice cream: McConnell’s Fine Ice Creams Pint of the Month Club
If his daily habits include a bowl (or two) of ice cream, he’ll be grateful for this gift that sends four carefully chosen pints of creamy deliciousness straight to his door every month. McConnell’s has been making ice cream—and making people happy—for more than 70 years, and they’ve pretty much perfected both.
He’ll be excited to try unique flavors like Honey & Cornbread Cookie, Sweet Cream Caramel Brownie and Garrison Brothers Whiskey & Pecan Pralines along with old favorites like Vanilla Bean, Coffee and Chocolate Chocolate Chocolate. Thanks to the monthly deliveries, these Father’s Day gifts for husbands will win you wife-of-the-year.
For the fella with the hella good hair: Formulate Personalized Made-to-Order Haircare
If he’s serious about his hair, he’ll love the idea of having his own personal chemist create a shampoo and conditioner that addresses his specific needs. After filling out a quick online questionnaire, he’ll receive products to give his hair volume, shine or anything else he’s looking for. His chemist will check in with him afterward to see if anything needs tweaking, including the fragrance, and from then on, it will be just good hair days.
Plus, Formulate is committed to sustainable living and is helping to reduce the industry’s 142 billion units of packaging waste each year by using refillable and recyclable bottles. It’s a terrific eco-friendly gift.
For the gym rat: OffCourt Gym Bag Kit
Working out keeps him in good shape, but exercise your right to keep him smelling good with this high-performance three-piece set. It comes with a Facial Hydrator, Travel-Size Body Wash and Body Spray, all in your choice of three distinctive scents: Fresh Citron + Driftwood, Fig Leaves + White Musk or Coconut Water + Sandalwood. These Father’s Day gifts for husbands arrive packaged in a zip pouch to toss in his gym bag for a post-game win.
For the multitasker: Yummly Smart Meat Thermometer
Instead of taking him away from his guests, let the Yummly Smart Meat Thermometer monitor the grill for him. Completely wireless, it will do the job from up to 150 feet away, keeping an eye on the food and sending alerts when it’s time to turn it over, adjust the heat, and take it off the grill. Everything happens through the free Yummly app, which he can download on his phone, then step away from the flames. For more holiday fun, check out these Father’s Day quotes that’ll bring a smile to his face.
For the homebody: Ugg Ascot Slippers
Boasting all the cushy comfort you’d expect from Ugg, these best-selling men’s slippers will immediately become his favorites. The Ascot Slippers come in five go-with-anything neutrals and have a loafer-like design that’ll make him want to wear them outdoors as well. Luckily, thanks to the rubber sole, he can.
For the scent-sational guy: C&E Craft Candles Scented Car Fresheners
Make his commute more pleasant with one of these unique little diffusers that look and smell heavenly. A far cry from those old-fashioned, overpowering tree-shaped air fresheners, it comes in dozens of clean, modern scents like Flannel Musk, Hawaiian Sunset and even Fruit Loops. It will improve his car time so much he’ll add it to his list of road trip essentials. The brand also offers matching scented candles for the home.
For the man with sole: Oofos Ooriginal Sandal
For anyone with any kind of foot pain, the Ooriginal Sandal is a game changer. In fact, this pair of walking shoes will actually let him get back in the game. Using proprietary technology, OOFOS makes recovery footwear that absorbs 37 percent more impact than traditional foam materials and reduces energy exertion in the ankles by 47 percent when compared with competitors.
Put simply, his feet won’t hurt, and he’ll feel like a new man.
For the podcast listener: JLab JBuds True Wireless Bluetooth Earbuds
There is so much to love about these earbuds, from the sound quality and the fact that they automatically charge when they’re placed in their case (which is included) to their shockingly affordable price. With more than 9,500 five-star ratings on Amazon, these Father’s Day gifts for husbands may be the best budget earbuds out there; that’ll be music to his ears.
Plus, they boast a sweat- and water-resistant feature and a Bluetooth playtime of more than 24 hours. They’re the perfect gift for music lovers.
For Netflix and chilling: Dash SmartStore Stirring Popcorn Maker
Movie buffs who like their cinema with snacks will be all over this adorable popcorn maker, which pops up to 24 cups of movie theater-style popcorn in minutes. It works with any size of kernels, has a built-in measuring cup and features a vented cover that doubles as a butter-melting tray.
Storage is a breeze too: The lid and base stack together, saving you cabinet space. He may never want to go out to a movie theater again. Put it to immediate good use by snuggling up and watching one of these touching Father’s Day movies.
For the guy who could use a hug: Bearaby Hugget Knot Pillow
Substitute that knot in his neck and shoulders for this tension-relieving knot pillow from Bearaby, the maker of some of the best weighted blankets. Hand-knotted from plant-based natural rubber foam and encased in 100 percent organic cotton, the pillow comes gently weighted to deliver therapeutic sensory and stress relief. It’s available in five soothing colors and three sizes. He’ll want one in every room.
For the enlightened man: Tommy Bahama Mini Edison Lanterns
Whether he likes to go camping, throw backyard parties or grill outdoors all year long, he’ll appreciate this set of three beautifully designed lanterns, which run on two AA batteries or can be plugged into a USB port. These Father’s Day gifts for husbands are lightweight and water- and rust-resistant, so they’re also perfect for a romantic dinner under the stars. They make a special gift for an outdoor enthusiast, and he’s likely to light up when he sees them.
For the fire starter: Cutting Edge Firewood Hickory Firewood Box
Come on, baby, light his fire with everything he needs to create a cozy, romantic hearthside experience. This unique company provides the best firewood available—it’s kiln-dried at 12 times the USDA standard, so it lights easily and burns brighter and longer, with less smoke. Hickory, the company’s best-seller, features a nostalgic aroma and a crackle that invokes a sense of comfort.
This gift box comes with fire starters, kindling, matches and firewood. Add a pair of cozy men’s slippers and bring on the chilly nights.
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