Wanting to find Christmas gifts for dad to make his Christmas feel extra special? Here are all the best things to be your dad for Christmas this year.
One key to being the favorite child is finding the perfect Christmas gifts for dads.
Let's be real...that's easier said than done. Dads are slightly easier than moms when it comes to gifts but still pull the "I don't need anything" card. Like, no just tell me what you want!!
We have found the best Christmas gifts for dads and believe me, this is one of the best gift roundups we have EVER had. I want to get my dad like six of these things!
This post is all about the best Christmas gifts for dad.
CHRISTMAS GIFTS FOR DAD:
1. Leather Wallet
We all know that there is a running joke between dad’s that “their kids only love them for their wallet”. This Christmas, feed into that joke with this gift!
A new leather wallet is a great Christmas gift for dad because it is thoughtful and one that he will use often and remember you by.
2. Amazon Echo
Amazon Shows are lifesavers, they help you do everything - they turn off your lights, they play your music, etc... wouldn’t your dad love all of this too? DUH!
Give your dad the gift of basically a personal assistant with an Amazon Show this Christmas. There are so many to choose from that you are sure to get him a gift he will love.
In today’s time, smart watches are all the rage. But they often times look out of place with a suit and tie. That’s why I recommend getting dad a nice watch for Christmas. Like, an actual watch that he can wear to work and look very professional in.
A watch as a Christmas gift for dad is the perfect way to get him something useful that also says “hey, I’m not entirely turned off of old ways!”
A stylus is a great gift for dad because it allows him to better navigate the technology of today. I mean seriously! I have heard so many parents say that their stylus makes their phone seem so much easier to use. So if you have parents that struggles with basically all technology, get them a stylus because I promise it will work.
Honestly, this Christmas gift idea for dad makes me a little sad, because it means that physical books and libraries are truly a thing of the past. And I debated putting this in here because I don’t want to accept that but to stay current I’m adding it.
Kindles are great, don’t get me wrong. I now prefer to read on my iPad or Kindle. But for parents it might be more difficult. Ease them into it with a basic kindle, and I promise within time it will be their new best friend!
6. Espresso Machine
I have my dad to thank for my obsession with all things coffee. If your dad loves coffee, then this is a great Christmas gift idea for him!
An espresso machine basically gives him a Starbucks in his home. So not only are you saving him time, you’re saving him money too.
7. A Record Player
I LOVE that record players are coming back and are almost “on trend” now! And parents are enjoying it too.
A lot of parents — dads especially — have their old record collections somewhere in the house. Give them a chance to break them out with this awesome Christmas gift idea just for dad!
FireTV is just like adding a new and improved second TV to the one that you already have.
FireTV’s have Netflix, YouTube, Hulu, etc. AND the newest ones have Alexa built into the remote so he won’t even have to push buttons. How awesome is that?
9. Noise Cancelling Headphones
TBH, I’m putting these on my Christmas list, but I know that my dad would love them too!
Noise cancelling headphones are apparently magic because you can only hear your music if you’re playing it, with literally no other background noise. This is a perfect Christmas gift for dad because it gives him the “peace and quiet” that he always begs for. Or, if he travels a lot these are perfect.
10. Leather Phone Case
This is the dad version of phone cases, I’m convinced.
Did you know that most dads believe that they don’t need a case on their phones? It’s true, phone cases are typically thought of as a “more feminine item.” But a leather phone case? Oh that completely changes the game because it’s totally male. So if you're constantly worried about your dad breaking his phone, I totally suggest this Christmas gift for him.
11. Wireless Charger
I got one of these for Christmas last year, and I cannot say enough good things about it. You just set your phone and watch on it and it charges them! How cool is that?
It is only available on iPhone 8s and up, but if your dad has one of those, I think this is a great Christmas gift for him!
If your dad is into fitness or looking to get into it, then this is a great way to do just that! Fitbits are great for those that just want to track their steps or physical activity.
And another great thing about a FitBit as a Christmas gift for dad is that it's on the more inexpensive side compared to other kinds of smart watches. So it won’t completely break your bank!
13. Ember Mug
This is a genius product, so if you want to shop for me, feel free to get me this... But order two, one for me and one for your dad!
Ember Mugs are coffee mugs that stay heated so that your coffee never gets cold! You set their temperature and they keep whatever beverage is inside at that temperature. So if your dad hates cold coffee, save his life with an Ember mug for Christmas!
14. ...or a regular mug!
This is a great Christmas gift for dad if you’re trying to gift shop on a budget. Amazon has a ton of regular mugs, and some of them are so funny! Definitely look into this gift idea if money is tight this holiday season.
15. Tile Set
Does your dad always lose his keys? Then get him a Tile set for Christmas. A tile set connects your keys to your phone so that if you have one, you can always find the other! It’s the perfect Christmas gift for that forgetful dad.
Oh this is a total dad gift. A multi tool just has — you guessed it — multiple tools in one!
We all know that dads like to be the handy one in the group. And they should be, they’re dads! So keep them feeling like they’re still the most handy person around with a multi tool as a Christmas gift.
17. Tool Set
This Christmas gift is a great idea for dads. Most dads probably already have a conglomeration of tools but these are probably ones he's had for years. Any dad will appreciate a new, matching tool set like this one with everything he needs!
18. Old Fashion Glass Set
If your dad loves a good high ball or just some whiskey in the evening after work, this is the gift for him.
Get him a set of glasses for his bar cart or bookshelf in his office. Then, he’ll think of you every time he pours a glass and be super thankful that his favorite child added such a classic piece to his favorite part of the day!
19. Braun Grooming Kit
Did you know that some dads use the most basic kind of shaving products? A lot of them say that it's because they “dont see the need to get anything more expensive.”
Well we, their children, do. And if you see that need then this is the perfect Christmas gift for dad. A precision grooming kit has fresh and brand new products that will give him a clean and fresh shave or haircut every time and drastically reduce their chances of cutting themselves while shaving.
20. Custom Whiskey Decanter
This is another great Christmas gift idea for the dad that loves a drink after work. He’s not in college anymore, so the liquor bottles as decor probably isn’t as enticing to him as it is to you.
But with this custom whiskey decanter, he’ll be much more likely to showcase his favorite whiskey in his office or in the kitchen. And in doing so he’ll be showcasing a gift from YOU so that you have actual evidence you're the
best gift giver.. We love mutually beneficial gifts don't we?
21. Duffel Bag
This is perfect for the dad that travels a lot, or goes to the gym a lot.
A lot of dads don’t think to carry their things in a duffle bag. But once they have one, they'll realize it makes life so much easier. So if you’re dads a frequent flyer or gym rat, this is the perfect Christmas gift for him.
A go-to Christmas gift idea for dads is always to just get him another one of his favorites or a product he uses daily. Cologne is a great product like this. So if you dad has one he wears daily, get him another bottle so that he stays stocked!
23. Blue Light Glasses
Most dad’s jobs involve looking at a computer for at least some part of the day. If that’s your dad, I highly suggest thinking about getting him blue light glasses as his Christmas gift!
Ever notice how when you stare at a computer screen your eyes get tired and start to hurt? Or maybe you develop a headache. Well, whatever happens, blue light glasses keep that from happening! They block the things that make your eyes hurt. And the best part is that even if you don’t have to have glasses, there are blue light glasses that are available as non-prescription as well!
Bottom line: blue light glasses are a great Christmas present for the dad that looks at a phone or computer for too much of the day.
24. Bluetooth Speaker
This is a great Christmas present for the dad that loves to host. Whether it be a dinner party for colleagues or a backyard grill session, a bluetooth speaker is a great Christmas present idea!
25. Travel Toiletries Bag
Again, another great idea for the dad that travels a lot. Also pro tip: if you can get him one that is leather, they last forever! They’re more expensive, but totally worth the money.
This is for the dad that really needs to pamper himself because he works way too hard! A nice fuzzy bathrobe guarantees that he starts his day in a relaxing way, and wouldn’t it be awesome if he had you to thank for that?
Everything I have to say about this is the same as the bathrobe, so just read that again if you have to. It’s a great Christmas present for dad, and you wouldn’t regret getting it for him!
28. Electric Toothbrush
Ok, I’m not just talking about the basic ones that we’ve been using forever. I’m talking about one of the super nice ones with the like water ability to do the same thing as floss.
It’s a great Christmas gift for the practical dad who only likes gifts that he will actually use in his every day life... and I guarantee he will use this every day (or at least we can hope!)
29. Tool Box
I know what you’re thinking, most dads already have this! Ok true, but do they have one that really fits their needs? Too small? Too old and worn out?
If you answered yes to any of these, you should totally get dad a new tool box for Christmas! Amazon has a ton of tool box options, so you’re bound to find the perfect one for your ole man this Christmas.
30. Magnetic Tool Wrist Band
This is a genius gift for that handy dad. My friend bought this for her dad on his birthday and she says he absolutely loves it.
Basically, this wrist band has metal in it, so screws and nails stick to it. So while he’s hanging things up or putting something together, he doesn’t have to worry about losing the nails and screws that he needs, because they’re right on his wrist!
31. Bulk of His Favorite Candy
Did you know that Amazon has 5 lb bags of several kinds of candy? If your dad has a sweet tooth, I totally suggest checking this Christmas gift idea out. AND: it isn’t super expensive. So it's another great option if you’re ballin’ on a budget this holiday season!
Whatever reason, socks are a necessity and dads often don’t think about buying them when they need them! So if you’re really struggling and don’t know what else to get him, get him socks!
These Bombas socks are apparently amazing and every dad that I've met loves them.
33. Dress Shirts
This is another more basic idea for that easy to please dad. You can’t go wrong with dress shirts because every dad needs a couple. They’re a great Christmas gift idea and there are so many colors and styles on Amazon that you are bound to find the one that suits him perfectly!
34. Beer Bottle Caddy
This is for the dad who loves to tailgate! This beer caddy holds 6 beers and keeps them the perfect temperature. What dad wouldn’t love getting this as a gift for Christmas?
35. A Tie
Ties are so fun! I love that ties always give a glimpse into the kind of personality a guy has, and with dads it's no exception.
A great Christmas gift idea for dad is a tie. Either add to his funny tie collection, or add to his collection of professional ties so that he has a new look he can sport.
36. Charging Phone Case
This Christmas gift idea is for the dad that is always on the go. A charging phone case keeps his phone protected and on full battery. And, charging phone cases have become so much sleeker throughout the years that dads will love them even more!
37. Shower Beer Holder
This is a Christmas gift idea for the jokester dad who loves beer, or if he loves beer and you’re on a budget. This neat contraption allows him to keep his beer with him in the shower. I have a feel that the kids who get their dads one of these for Christmas will be their forever favorites.
38. A Bottle of His Favorite Alcohol
Ok, maybe your dad isn’t the biggest beer fan (that’s probably unlikely but you know what I mean) and he prefers some kind of hard liquor instead. Perfectly fine! Like I’ve said before a great Christmas gift idea for dad is getting him another of something that he already knows and loves.
Alcohol totally applies to this category! So grab a nice bottle of his favorite whiskey or bourbon for him this Christmas, you know he’ll definitely enjoy it.
If you have some extra cash to spend on your loved ones this holiday season, I highly suggest sunglasses as Dad’s Christmas gift.
Amazon actually has a ton of name brand sunglasses available, so you can order them for him and return them for free if they don’t work and dad needs a different style!
40. Grilling Box Set
This is for grill master dad. This grilling box set provides your dad with top notch tools for the grill AND a place to keep them.
41. Lap Desk
My dad loves to work from his chair, but if he did it for too long he would begin to feel pain in his neck and back. I got him a lap desk so that he didn’t have to slouch down all the time and the pain is gone but he can still work from his chair!
If your dad likes to be productive while being comfortable I highly suggest looking to lap desks as his Christmas gift. They even have ones that fit a phone and a laptop, how cool is that?
42. Car Mount
This has personally saved my life so I know that it will help dads too. A car mount attaches to the dashboard and keeps your phone upward and visible to you by being clipped in. It’s another great Christmas gift idea for dad, especially a dad that is always on the go!
43. YETI Beer Can Holder
To keep his beer ice cold at all times, this Yeti beer can holder is a great gift your dad will love. Yeti products really are the cream of the crop and do exactly what they say, keeps things ice cold. Your dad will love this!
44. Portable Charger
If your dad is a guy on the go but also believes that there is no point in phone cases, get him a portable charger. The one above can completely charge your phone 4 times if its full. How cool is that? It will ensure that he doesn’t have to find an outlet and can always stay fully charged - he’ll love it!
45. Gift Cards
If your dad is just the pickiest person in the world and you really think that nothing you get him will make him happy, you’re wrong. Why? Because a gift card will make him happy!
Amazon has its own gift cards online, but it also has a ton of gift cards to restaurants and other places as well. So if you’re gonna go with a gift card, look on Amazon first!