Excited for Father’s Day 2015? Before you can sit down and have some quality time with that important father figure in your life, you’ve gotta make sure that you’ve found an amazing gift. Whether you are shopping for your own father, a grandpa, a stepdad, or even a husband, there’s something on this list that will be just perfect. If you need a great Father’s Day gift, check out our recommendations below.
1. Multi-Flavor Whiskey Elements
If you were thinking of buying your father a bottle of whiskey for Father’s Day, this is a cool add-on. These “whiskey elements” allow you to alter the taste of whiskey in just 24 hours, adding a deeper barrel-aged flavor to drinks like scotch, rye, or bourbon. This is a cool way for dad to enhance the underlying flavor of his favorite tipple, or to experiment with improving the flavor of cheap whiskey.
Don’t think your dad will want to mess around with flavor enhancers? You might try this whiskey stone gift set instead, which gives him a way to chill drinks without watering them down.
Price: $39.95 for a six-pack
2. Award Winning BBQ Sauce Sampler Gift Kit
For dads who love grilling, there’s no better Father’s Day gift than BBQ supplies. If he’s already got an arsenal of grilling tools, then BBQ sauce is the right choice. This gift set includes four tasty sauces that can be used on beef, pork, seafood, or chicken. The sauces included in this set are Cattle King Texas Brisket & BBQ Sauce, Love Me Tender (a Memphis-style sauce), Colonel Mustard’s Carolina Mustard Sauce, and Key West in a Bottle Citrus Grilling Sauce. These BBQ sauces are approved by acclaimed chef Michael Symon, so it’s a safe bet that your pop will love ’em, too.
Want more grilling gift suggestions? Check out our post on the best Father’s Day gifts for grillmasters.
3. Makita BHX2500CA Commercial Grade 4-Stroke 24.5cc Handheld Blower
Ideal for blowing grass clippings or leaf litter off his lawn, your dad will appreciate this handy blower. Even eco-conscious dads can approve of this tool, since it meets or exceeds EPA and CARB exhaust and evaporative emissions regulations. He can use this gift in the summertime, but he’ll really be thanking you for it once all the leaves start falling from the trees in October.
Price: $185.49 (19 percent off MSRP)
4. Roku 3 Streaming Media Player (4230R) With Voice Search (2015 model)
There are a lot of streaming set top boxes out there, and picking the best one for your dad can be a daunting task. One of the best all-around options out there is the 2015 edition of the Roku 3, which has some excellent special features. The enhanced remote now offers voice search capabilities, making it easier for dads to find the content they are craving. And with over 2,000 channels to choose from, it should be easy for him to find his favorite shows.
Another nice feature are the headphones, ideal for private listening. This is a nice option for households where your dad wants to stay up late watching movies without disturbing mom. If you’re looking for a streaming box that will give dad access to movies, TV, games, and music, this is a solid and user-friendly option.
Price: $89 (11 percent off MSRP)
5. PowerPot 5
Campers and backpackers will definitely love this cool camping stove. Unlike other camp stoves, this one is capable of charging your smartphone. Other USB devices like GPS trackers, radios, or cameras can also be charged. Just twenty minutes on the charger can translate to 90 minutes of talk time. This is a nice gift for dads who love the great outdoors, but it’s also a handy thing to have around the house in case of emergencies.
Price: $94.99 (27 percent off MSRP)
6. Milwaukee Motorcycle Clothing Company Men’s Crazy Horse Jacket
Ideal for dads who ride a motorcycle, or anyone who just wants to look cool, a leather jacket is a must-have. This particular style boasts four air vents to keep dad cool and protected. There’s also a handy internal pocket for his phone. The jacket is fully lined, and made from genuine, full grain leather.
Price: $186.41 and up, depending on size selected (38 percent off MSRP)
7. Shakespeare Ugly Stik GX2 Spinning Rod Combo
Does your dad need a new fishing rod? This is a solid option that’s available in a number of lengths. These models feature reels with a glass-filled nylon body. They are equipped with two or three ball bearings (depending on reel size), plus a one-way clutch instant anti-reverse bearing. If you and your father need to spend a little quality time together, a day of fishing is a wonderful way to reconnect.
Price: $37.49 – $86.96, depending on size selected
8.’This is What an Awesome Dad Looks Like’ Adult T-Shirt
Looking for a classic Father’s Day gift? You can go wrong with a shirt that has such as positive message. It’s an ideal gift for dads, stepdads, or grand-dad. This shirt is available in the colors pictured above, as well as blue, red, heather grey, or maroon.
Price: $9.67 – $26.00, depending on color and size selected
9. Wines That Rock Rockstar Special Mixed Pack
For the dad who loves classic rock and wine in equal measure, this is the perfect gift. This mixed pack includes red wines that have labels inspired by rock legends. The Rolling Stones wine is a merlot, while the Grateful Dead and Police wines are red blends. All of these wines pair well with BBQ or grilled foods, making them a nice choice for any summer party.
Price: $45.80 (10 percent off MSRP)
10. MLB Men’s Colorblocked Raglan Button Down Jersey
Baseball is America’s pastime, and Father’s Day is the perfect chance to get your dad a new team jersey. The sizing is a bit generous here, so you may want to order a size down from whatever your dad normally wears if he prefers a closer fit. Check out the link below to see all of the team options available for this style.
Price: $22.34 – $44.99, depending on size and team selected
Father’s Day is important, but don’t forget about the special women in your life. If you’ve got a birthday or anniversary coming up, check out our gift guide for the best gifts for women.