40 Last-Minute Father’s Day Gifts to Buy Your Husband (or Any Dad in Your Life)
Until the kids are old enough to pick up their own gifts for their dad (which TBH, probably won’t happen until they’re 25), we’re stuck doing double duty on Father’s Day gifts. And while we already nailed down our Dad’s dream gift, we’ve been stumped on what to get our husband for weeks. But the June 20 holiday is fast approaching, so there’s no more time to delay. Here, 40 last-minute Father’s Day gifts he’s bound to love.
Beloved by an audience that includes Olympic discus throwers (so it's tough) and PureWow moms looking for relief while the kids are watching Frozen (so it's quiet), this sleek massager comes with multiple massage heads—and it's on sale for Father's Day.
2. Winc Wine Club
Dad answers a one-minute quiz (seriously, it's 6 questions) then gets two months' worth of wine sent right to his home. Easy-peasy, chardonnay-squeasy.
3. Misfits Market
Does the man in your life like to cook? Is he eco-minded? Or perhaps he just enjoys a good snack? He'll appreciate a box from this delivery service that sources fresh food that's a little too odd-looking or -shaped to sell at traditional markets (the stuff that's usually thrown away). Misfits Market passes these yummy finds to consumers at reduced cost. To make the gift extra-special, add some of the pantry staples you know he loves like coffee, granola and gourmet chocolate when you send.
4. Bespoke Post
We love the idea of sending him one of these gift boxes, which range from an overnight back to a cocktail set to a taco kit (complete with mortar and pestle for next-level guac). Each monthly box costs $45, and if you want to really impress him, include a gift card with credit for an additional month or two, which will be a gift that keeps giving for him.
5. Atlas Tea Club
Every month he'll receive two new loose-leaf or decaffeinated tea blends along with notes about where the tea was harvested, how to steep it and recyclable tea filters. So there's something for him to relax with as well as wanderlust material—a postcard from the origin of the tea.
6. Bona Fortuna The Corleone
Send him a gift set of the finest Sicilian gourmet products, including a Heritage Blend Extra Virgin Olive Oil, Original Marinara Pasta Sauce, Sicilian Sea Salt and Organic Herb Blend, Sicilian Sea Salt with Basil and Mamma Rose's Herb Blend. Serve with a dash of togetherness: Suggest that dad help you cook it all up for the family.
7. Brightland The Essential Capsule
Whether you're enjoying it in salad or in cooking, he'll appreciate two pairs of bright, bold olive oils and fruit-forward vinegars crafted from the fruit of a family-run farm in California's Central Coast.
8. Disco Basics Set
Just because a guy's a hard-working dad doesn't mean he isn't going to be super-appreciative of a little self-care. Scratch his grooming products itch with this four-item set that includes a charcoal face cleansing stick, a eucalyptus deodorant, body wash and face moisturizer.
Bob Iger teaches business. Robert Reffkin holds forth on buying and selling real estate. Daniel Pink teaches sales. Wayne Gretzky talks about the athletic mindset. These are just a few of the experts who your giftee can learn from via this series of fascinating classes available for $15 per month, starting with three-month subscriptions.
10. Omsom Best Seller Set
These meal kits contain all the sauces, aromatics and seasonings you need to cook specific Asian dishes—you just add the protein and veggies asked for by the recipes. This set includes enough for 24 Vietnamese lemongrass BBQ, Thai larb, Japanese yuzu misoyaki and Korean spicy bulgogi.
11. Samsung Galaxy Watch Active
You know the only reason he’s been eyeing the Apple Watch is so that he can track his workouts, but consider getting him this affordable alternative instead. The Samsung Galaxy Watch Active will allow him to view his workout performance and heart rate for over 40 different types of exercises, as well as his sleep stats, so his muscles can recover faster.
12. Patagonia Baggies 5-Inch Swim Trunks
He’s had the same pair of swim trunks since you met in college, so it’s time for an upgrade. Treat him to this quick-drying pair from Patagonia. He’ll be a fan of the comfortable fit and convenient pockets, and the kids will get a kick out of the vintage-inspired alligator print when he wears them to the pool.
13. Brooklinen Super-Plush Robe
Get him this ultra plush, 100 percent Turkish cotton robe and he just might stop leaving his wet towels on the bathroom floor. Sounds like a win-win to us.
14. Brewski Craft Beer Shirt Club
This monthly subscription box combines his two favorite things: Craft beers and comfy T-shirts. Each box features a different craft company from around the world and comes with a shirt, plus stickers, a coaster and info about the brewery.
15. Crystal Clear Shot Glass Darts Bar Game
He’s such a good dad, he deserves to let loose every once in a while. Gift him this dart board drinking game and keep your promise to play with him after the kids go to bed.
16. Materials The Iconics with Midnight Black Base
A subtle hint that will encourage him to spend more time in the kitchen? Maybe. But he’ll appreciate this high-quality nine piece kitchenware set either way.
17. Hulu, Disney+ and ESPN+ Bundle
Between these three platforms, he’ll be able to stream everything from This Is Us to The Mandalorian to live sports games.
18. Urban Accents Bodacious BBQ Grilling Spices and Meat Rubs
This set of three meat rubs and two grilling spices from specialty food company Urban Accents will help him earn the Grill Master title he’s been coveting.
19. Highline Wellness CBD Body Cream
You two are always cracking jokes about getting old, but lately his back has actually been bothering him. Enter: This CBD body cream from Highline Wellness. It’ll help soothe aches and pains while relieving sore muscles.
20. Hampton Bay Windgate Steel Fire Pit
He’ll take pride in getting the fire going, and the kids will love the excuse to make s’mores multiple times a week. Opt for a scheduled delivery to ensure it arrives in time for Sunday.
21. L.L. Bean Camp Comfort Recliner
Now he can kick back (literally, this baby reclines just like his La-Z-Boy) and relax while keeps an eye on the kids playing in the yard.
22. Bevel Shave Kit
He thinks shaving and razor burn go hand in hand, but this six piece set from Bevel will prove him wrong. It includes a priming oil, shave cream and restoring balm to keep his complexion soothed, plus a razor that cuts at skin level to prevent bumps, ingrown hairs and irritation.
23. Parachute Waffle Robe
A lightweight, machine-washable 100 percent Turkish cotton robe is the comfortable and luxurious amenity that's the choice of spas and luxury hotels worldwide.
24. Puffy Dog Bed
A memory foam dog bed that's going to help Dad's best friend? We can't think of anything that Dad will enjoy more than making his little four-legged buddy comfortable. (And there's a 101-day return policy, if Fido just can't be persuaded to get off the bed.)
25. Central BBQ Ribs and Pulled Pork for 8
Show the paterfamilia you really know what he loves by gifting him a ready-to-eat spread of Memphis-style barbecue with pre-cooked dry-rubbed pork and sauce. When all the kids come over for brunch, all everyone's going to be talking about is how your gift is the way to Dad's heart.
26. Pebbl Portable Meditation Chair
From sitting at picnic tables and in sports stands to meditating cross-legged on the floor, this gift shows Dad you literally have his back.
27. Haus The Sampler Kit
These low-alcohol aperitifs are a refreshing alternative to wine or whiskey for a pre- or post-dinner drink to savor. Haus is made on a family-run farm in Sonoma County, California.
28. Lululemon Surge Short 6“ Liner
A pair of super-lightweight shorts with their own supportive liner is an essential for everything from touch workouts to something comfortable to wear while driving on a summer road trip. And Lululemon's highly engineered design and 100 percent recycled polyester are fan favorites.
29. Adventure Essentials Survival Kit
At nine inches, this flashlight kit fits right in his glove box or backpack so that he's never without survival water purification tablets, a compass, a wire saw, reflective trail markers and waterproof matches he'll need in case he's stranded.
30. Craft Beer Club
Talk about surprise and delight: Each month, he'll receive 12 beers from the best independent small-batch producers across the country—so that he'll never run out of beer and will learn more about what types and makers he likes best.
31. Pluto Pillow
Your giftee answers a short questionnaire about their sleeping preferences and habits, then an algorithm selects between 35 options to craft his perfect pillow.
32. Ocushield Anti Blue Light Glasses for Men & Women
Blue light filtering has been shown to improve sleep and reduce eye strain in our screen-facing population, and these classically styled glasses have anti-fog and anti-smudge lenses and come in tortoise, shiny black and clear white frames.
33. Frank and Oak Short Sleeved Floral Resort Shirt in Green-Blue
A fresh floral update on the Dad-wears-a-Hawaiian-shirt-trope, this linen-cotton button-front top is smart-looking enough so that he can even wear it out to dinner.
34. Ghia Non-Alcoholic Aperitif
Inspired by Mediterranean aperitivo culture, this botanical blend of fragrant (and yummy) herbals is meant to be mixed in equal parts with the bubbly mixer of your choice. Squint your eyes while sipping this and your backyard almost becomes the Cote d'Azur.
36. Carne Collective
Pasture-raised Argentinian beef from family-run farms is sent fresh frozen to your home; and these five steaks, tenderloin tips and ground beef can be enjoyed (dare we say grilled outdoors all summer) exactly how your husband likes them.
37. True Temp Sheet Set
Cooling sheets with technology that minimizes humidity keeps a balanced temperature all night long—and sewn-on anchor bands ensure the fitted sheets stay put on all four corners.
38. Tommy Bahama Read-Thru Beach Lounger
All the bells and whistles beachside, because he's worth it: An angled slot to hold a cell phone, a lumbar pillow, a seat that adjusts to five positions, a beverage holder—and a bottle opener built right into the arm.
39. Eagle Creek Travel Gear Pack It
These three zippered compartments optimize luggage space as well as keep him organized...and he'll appreciate you giving him a gift that encourages his travel bug.
40. Instant Pot Duo 7-in-1 Electric Pressure Cooker
This is seven appliances in one: An electric pressure cooker, rice cooker, slow cooker, yogurt maker, steamer, sauté pan and food warmer. (So if there's anything that's going to wean him off his takeout dependency, this is the device.)