Fathers Day

35 Gifts for Dad When He Tells You He Wants Nothing

Updated on October 21, 2021 Updated on Oct 21, 2021
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    Buying gifts for dads are hard, especially if they tell you year after year they want nothing? The standard go-to gifts can be lame, so we came up with a list of fun gifts for dad that he will use. Whether your dad is into fashion, cooking, music, or gadgets, our gift guide has. The best gift ideas for dad- we’ve got something he’ll love.

  1. Oculus
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    Take your adventures with you. Explore. Race. Jet-set. Discover. Do what you’ve only dreamed about and go where you’ve never been with Oculus. Oculus Quest 2 is our most advanced all-in-one VR system yet. Every detail has been engineered to make virtual worlds adapt to your movements, letting you explore awe-inspiring games and experiences with unparalleled freedom. No PC or console required. Get the most out of each moment with blazing-fast performance and next-generation graphics.

  3. Neck Massager
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    Powerful 3D rotating massage nodes deep-kneading shiatsu massage to relax overused and tight muscles; Gentle heating function soothes aching muscles and can be turned on & off with ease. The massage Pillow ergonomic designed, fits perfectly behind neck and body contours of the shoulder, lower- & upper back, abdomen, calf, and thigh areas.

  5. Beverage Chiller
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    Never wait for a drink to chill again. This chiller cools hot drinks in less than two minutes and room temperature drinks in 30 seconds. And because there is no ice involved, your drinks won’t ever be watered down. The chiller is BPA free and dishwasher safe. 

  7. Crosley Turntable
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    Now he can listen to those old records in style. Recently updated with Bluetooth and pitch control, the Cruiser Deluxe allows you to stream your favorite music from your Bluetooth-enabled device wirelessly to the turntable’s dynamic full-range speakers and customize your listening experience. Constructed of wood and bound in a leatherette material, the briefcase-styled record player is lightweight and easily transported from place to place.

  9. Ring Wifi Doorbell
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    Answer the door from anywhere. Stay connected to home with motion-activated alerts, HD video, and two-way talk from Ring Video Doorbell. Get alerts on your phone, tablet, and PC when anyone comes to your door, so you can see, hear, and speak to visitors from anywhere.

  11. Projector
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    Do you want to have an amazing watching experience at home? This mini projector is so easy to install, so you can start having the best home cinema experience out there. It saves space, and is suitable for both fixed and temporary use, making it convenient to place in almost any room.

  13. SmartWatch
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    It’s adventure time—this Q Explorist smartwatch keeps you connected wherever the road takes you. Customize the full-round display and three buttons with your handiest features, receive notifications (on the go) and automatically track your activity from the hiking trails to the gym. Smartwatches built with Wear OS by Google are compatible with iPhone and Android phones. Looking st spurge? Go for an Apple Watch.

  15. Sous Vide Cooker
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    Does he Like to cook? Then dad needs this kitchen gadget. The Anova app lets you manage your cook remotely so that you can spend less time tied to the kitchen and more time with loved ones. Start your cook through the Anova app, monitor the status of your food, and come back when you’re ready to eat. Get results that are impossible to achieve through any other cooking method. See consistent results every time because your food is cooked and held at a precise temperature.

  17. Messenger Work Bag


    This is a beautiful leather and waxed canvas messenger bag. You can load it up heavy, and it’s still comfortable to wear and will hold up well to constant use. It also has a nicely padded pocket for your laptop and enough storage areas for all the normal accessories you need. 

  19. Charging Station
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    If your gadgets are smart, you need a smart way to charge them. That’s where the Great Useful Stuff Charging Station comes in – no more misplaced chargers or cable-tripping! This original electronics charging station can house several gadgets firmly in their place with sturdy elastic straps. It has a specially designed magnetic base that can be flipped open to tuck all the wires from all the chargers out of sight, leaving no clutter.

  21. Wingman
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    The Leatherman Wingman is just that: your go-to tool for projects around the house, on the job, or at the campsite. A great, lightweight, pocket-sized, stainless steel tool; the Wingman features an outside-accessible, one-hand opening blade and newly-designed spring-action jaws. 

  23. Personalized Hammer
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    Langxun Wood Handle Steel Hammer is a sentimental Father’s Day gift or birthday gift for Dad. A bright steelhead and a smooth hardwood handle make for a functional, yet beautiful, hand tool. Whether on duty or display, this laser engraved hammer is sure to please. Because every piece of wood is unique, the final engraved product may be slightly lighter or darker than pictured. Hammers make a perfect Father’s Day gift, anniversary gift, or birthday gift for a handyman or do-it-yourselfer. This engraved hammer is functional and beautiful.

  25. Travel Book
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    It’s time to get off the beaten path. Inspiring equal parts wonder and wanderlust, Atlas Obscura celebrates over 700 of the strangest and most curious places in the world.

  27. Comfy Slippers
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    This best-selling men’s style is a perennial favorite. Rendered in soft water-resistant suede or leather and fully lined with natural wool, the Ascot is a slipper you will want to wear everywhere, which—thanks to the durable rubber sole—you can.

  29. Engraved Whiskey Decanter 
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    Beautifully engraved Whiskey Decanter Set that holds 23.75 oz of your favorite spirit. It comes with 4 round rocks whiskey glasses that are engraved the same as the decanter so he can enjoy an old fashioned with his favorite whiskey. A unique gift to give to your wedding party on the big day!

  31. Contigo Travel Mug
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    Modern life moves at a fast pace, and reliability is a must whether you’re traveling on a plane, car, bus, or train, working at a desk, standing on your feet for a 12-hour shift, or burning calories on a treadmill. Meet the Contigo Autoseal West Loop Vacuum-Insulated Stainless Steel Travel Mug with Easy-Clean Lid, which combines intelligent design and innovative technologies to adapt to any commute, agenda, or lifestyle.

  33. Grill Set
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    If dad is a self-proclaimed grill master, this high-quality set comes with everything needed for a successful cookout. Easily season steaks with the basting brush, flip hot dogs or burgers the spatula or tongs, eat corn with the corn holders or grill kabobs with the skewers. With a heavy-duty aluminum case, you can easily store this bbq set between uses and ensure each tool is neatly organized. The case also makes it easy to take these tools on-the-go to picnics, while camping, tailgating, and more.

  35. Kindle Paperwhite
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    if they don’t have a kindle, this is a no-brainer. By design, Kindle Paperwhite is purpose-built for reading and creates a sanctuary so you can lose yourself in a book. Unlike tablets and phones, Kindle doesn’t distract you with social media, emails, and text messages. Perfect for the dad who loves to read.

  37. Wireless Headphones

    Upgrade his earbuds with these Audition Pro is a top-rated wireless Bluetooth headphone compatible with any aptX-LL supported Bluetooth transmitter to provide you with an in-sync, lag-free audio experience. These over-the-ear wireless headphones come with super soft earpads and with an easily adjustable headband providing great comfort and a customized fit. The perfect gift for a music lover.

  39. Solar Power Rechargeable Bank
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    A phone charge will last long enough for a day-long kayaking trip, but an extended trip means you have to have a way to charge your phone. But for anyone who isn’t outdoorsy, there isn’t electricity in the woods! So solar power it is! This charging bank pack is solar powered. The solar panel will charge the battery pack when placed in direct sunlight, and the bank has a flashlight that features an SOS strobe mode in case of an emergency. 

  41. Minimalist Slim Wallet
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    Carry the things you need & access them easily with our patent-pending “Quick Draw” Wallet. Effortlessly access cards and ID from the exterior pockets. Low Profile, designed to fit every pocket. Our ultra-slim, easy to retrieve, compact design makes it the perfect everyday wallet no matter the occasion. It provides comfortable front and back pocket wear and effortlessly fits in any standard pocket imaginable.

  43. Parka Jacket
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    No matter what kind of weather fall and winter throws at you, the Expedition Parka by Boulder Creek is ready for it. Water-resistant microfiber turns away rain, sleet, snow, and whatever “wintry mix” is. Its plush fleece lining will keep you warm all the way through and past the winter solstice, while a set of elastic, adjustable storm cuffs further work to seal out the bitter cold.

  45. Fuego Sauce Gift Set
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    Fuego Hot Pepper Sauces are inspired by exotic flavors and peppers from around the world. Enjoy the rustic flavors of Mexican chipotle pepper or the traditional spice of the Indian Ghost Pepper, right from your home! Seven different hot sauce varieties to satisfy daring culinary explorers. A great Christmas gift for a hot sauce lover.

  47. Gin Making Kit


    If your dad loves his gin, this gift is for him. The homemade gin kit contains everything you need to transform a generic bottle of vodka into a unique and delicious home-blend of your very own gin.

  49. BirchBox Subscription Box
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    Birchbox Men has got him covered. The monthly subscription service sends sample-size versions of some of the top grooming, skincare and lifestyle products on the market for you to try from the comfort of your own home packaged in a gift box. Personalize your box by telling us your grooming preferences and needs so that you get the most relevant samples each month—the perfect Holiday gift this Holiday season for guys who are into self-care and trying products. A great last minute gift.

  51. Exceptionally Bad Dad Jokes
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    The perfect gift for any Dad who loves telling jokes and making everyone laugh! (cough cough) The first page has space for you to write a special message, an ideal alternative to a card. Please note this book is not a joke book about Dads. It is a joke book full of Dad jokes. A Dad joke can best be described as an embarrassingly bad joke. Often demonstrated during special occasions & makes the family wince.

  53. Espresso Maker
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    Tired of spending too much to get your caffeine fix at your local coffee shop?  Make a wise one-time investment in an espresso machine and enjoy a quality brew at home with this coffee maker every day! It’s time for you to become the barista, a true espresso specialist. This will brings the richness of espresso to your countertop for a quick espresso on your way to work or a slow and easy after-work espresso to help you unwind.

  55. Golf Game Simulator with Swing Stick
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    Is dad a golfer? Connect the app to your big screen and immerse yourself in realistic golf courses available in Full HD. Improve your skill or enjoy a round of golf without the need for additional setup. This makes for one of the coolest golfing gifts around and makes the family game night in the living room a must-see event! The most realistic golf simulation around!

  57. Charger Stand
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    This nightstand gadget charging station is made of a patented silicone tray that steadily holds iWatch 45 Degree with Nightstand Mode for time viewing or alarms while prevented from falling off or scratching. The ancient sycee-shaped design makes it more than a stand but a luxury.

  59. Baseball Park Map Glasses (Set of 2)
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    Calling a baseball stadium just a building is like calling the Louvre just a museum. A true fan’s ballpark is sacred ground, and these are a true fan’s glasses. Each set of two whiskey glasses features an overhead map of an iconic MLB™ stadium in the team’s two main colors. When you’ve taken your last sip, you’ll see your team’s logo at the bottom. They make a fantastic gift for the baseball lover who knows diamonds are forever.

  61. Leather Cashmere Gloves
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    In Italy, great style is a part of daily life. It’s a luxury everyone can afford, and it’s why Fratelli Orsini every day created this line of authentic Italian leather gloves with such exceptional value. Now, we can all enjoy the finest hand-selected leathers, exquisite craftsmanship, and a perfect fit at prices that won’t break the bank. Choose from many colors and styles. Finally, genuine Italian quality and fashion for everyone, every day!

  63. New York Snack Exchange Gift Box
  64. Start spreading the news, people! Thank a shareholder or a team that pulls out all the stops with these winning sweet and savory goodies from the NYSE. All are crafted by independent makers from the city that never sleeps. Ready to trade up?

  65. Whiskey Mug
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    Some people call these a gag gift. Sure, they’re for people with a sense of humor, but they’re also high quality, a fun mug that will be loved but used for a long time. It holds 11oz of your favorite liquid – that’s a lot of coffee, whiskey, wine, or beer!  The mug is lightweight but extremely durable.  Makes a great gift for the coffee or whiskey lover in your life!

  67. Floating Bluetooth Speaker
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    A day on the water is even better when you can bring your favorite music along! The speaker is waterproof and comes in a silicone case, so it’s protected from drops and bumps. The carabiner loop lets you easily clip it to a bag, belt, or lifevest. 

  69. Cutting Board
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    Display the engraved side and cut on your solid side. You get a beautiful piece of home décor and a usable cooking tool all in one. These personalized cutting boards are engraved with precision on a premium, top-quality wood of your choosing. They offer a large variety of wood types, sh, pes and sizes. So whether you’re displaying this one-of-a-kind piece as art in your kitchen or prepping the family dinner, this wood cutting board provides a unique and personal touch.