37 Christmas Gifts For Dad He’ll Totally Appreciate

Updated on August 31, 2022 Updated on Aug 31, 2022
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    Dad’s been there for you through it all. So let him know he’s the best dad you could ask for with something meaningful and practical. From cool gadgets to kitchen tools to outdoor relaxation, our Christmas gift guide is brimming with ideas that he’ll both use and appreciate.

  1. Shiatsu Back, Shoulder, & Neck Massager 
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    This personal masseuse uses deep-tissue Shiatsu therapy and infrared heat to help improve blood circulation, body aches, and tension. An Amazon bestseller, it comes with adjustable speeds, a shut-off timer, and it’s easy to clean. Plus, Dad can take it anywhere with the car charger.

  3. Adjustable Dumbells


    Jumpstart Dad’s home workout routine with a pair of transformable dumbbell weights that are compact and easily adjustable from 5.5 through 27.5 lbs. Then, show him how to browse strength training videos on YouTube, and he’ll be all set for the new year.

  5. Badass Whiskey Decanter
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    This intricately handcrafted, old-world ship decanter will transport him to the beauty of a bygone era. The gift set is rust-resistant and leak-proof and comes with two glasses to please that whiskey lovin’ Dad.

  7. Wireless Charging Station


    This stylish and simple cordless station is super convenient for charging all of his favorite gadgets. Using only one cable, he’ll be able to wirelessly charge his iPhone, Apple Watch, and Airpod earbuds, and it’ll make his desktop neater. 

  9. Armrest Table
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    Make Dad’s life more comfortable with a clip-on bamboo armrest tray. Replace that huge console side table, and create a stable (and storable) end table in seconds. It can easily hold remotes, coffee, snacks, and phones and fit on round and square armrests in his man cave.

  11. Magnetic Handyman Wristband  
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    Need gift ideas for the dad who has everything? This one is simple but effective –– a wrist band with ten strong magnets that hold screws, nails, bolts, washers, and drill bits while he works. Perfect for all of Dad’s DIY projects. No more swearing when he drops small items, and Mom can retire from her reluctant “assistant” position.

  13. UGG Slippers
  14. christmas-gifts-for-dad-ugg-slippersThe Ascot is a slipper he’ll want to wear everywhere, which—thanks to the durable rubber sole and smart corduroy outer— he can. This shoe is a best-selling style that’s like a giant hug for the feet due to the 100% wool interior. 

  15. Hot Dog and Bun Toaster 


    Is Dad a mad sports fan? Wish he could get to the game more often? Now he can bring the game to him (the vibe, at least) with this all-in-one retro toaster, which cooks two hot dogs and two buns at the same time. It includes a timer, mini tongs, and an easy-clean drip tray.

  17. Personalized Leather Wallet
  18. christmas-gifts-for-dad-walletDoes dad have a tired, old wallet? Well, this wallet is made from genuine cowhide leather, and you can personalize it with a message in your handwriting! You can also monogram the front with Dad’s name or initials. A truly one-of-a-kind personalized gift.

  19. Luxury Shave Kit
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    Make any dad happy with this wet shave kit. It contains everything he needs to keep his face silky smooth or trimmed up –– a safety razor with 10 blades, razor stand, shaving brush, shaving bowl, shaving soap, a preshave oil, and aftershave balm–– all presented in a gift box tin. A great Christmas gift for dad or any other man in your life.

  21. Aqua Audio
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    Fantastic clarity, deep bass, super-rich sound, and … waterproof! Dad can shower like never before. He can adjust the volume or switch tracks directly from the Bluetooth speaker. Or, take your calls by clicking the phone button and chatting through the built-in microphone. Just be thankful there’s no camera …

  23. Flipbelt
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    Is dad an avid runner? The FlipBelt is a really simple but revolutionary product to go hands-free. Made of machine-washable high-tech Spandex-Lycra blend material with an internal pocket system accessible from four openings around the belt’s exterior. The four pockets let you easily tuck in your phone, keys, gel packs, credit cards or whatever you may need for your workout. You then flip the belt inside out and everything gets locked in place. Great gift for runners.

  25. NFL Kitchen Knife Set
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    The knives may be out in more ways than one after a Sunday game. But Dad can proudly prepare dinner with these five NFL team knives – a pairing knife, utility knife, carving knife, bread knife, and chef’s knife. A unique gift that’s sure to be a favorite, the blades are custom-printed on both sides with his favorite team’s artwork.

  27. Personal Sous Vide Tool
  28. No matter his kitchen prowess, this gadget will step up his cooking game. Joule is the smallest, most powerful sous vide (vacuum sealing) cooking tool available and pairs with an app. It heats water faster than other immersion cookers and holds the temperature accurately for perfect dinners every time. 

  29. Monogram Steak Branding Iron
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    The best gift for the grilling fanatic dad, this branding iron will give dinner a truly old-fashioned western vibe. Not only will your grillmaster enjoy branding their steak, burgers, or buns, it will also work great on wood and leather.

  31. Projector
  32. 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 anywhere. Upgrade their living room this holiday season with this awesome gift.

  33. Meat Smoker
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    With the Masterbuilt 30-inch Analog Electric Smoker, you’ll achieve competition-ready results in your own backyard, without the hassle of charcoal or propane. Simply plug this smoker in, set the analog controls, and it does the work! The three chrome-coated racks provide plenty of room to smoke up to 3 chickens, 2 turkeys, 3 racks or ribs, or 3 pork butts. Master the art of smoking with Masterbuilt.

  35. Smart Light Starter Kit
  36. Adjusting lights and shades from a smart phone has never been easier more reliable or affordable Experience the ultimate convenience with the Lutron Caseta Wireless dimmer Pico remote control and Smart Bridge The wireless dimmer gives you the ability to set the right light for any activity whether it’s reading watching TV entertaining or having a casual dinner.

  37. Funny Oven Mitt
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    Perfect for the dad who not only loves to cook but loves to BBQ, bake, or roast. This witty and retro oven mitt is made of cotton, with extra-quilted insulation. And, as far as useful Christmas gifts for dad go, this one is sure to give him a chuckle.

  39. Star Wars Dad Tee
  40. christmas-gifts-for-dad-star-wars-teeDad will love to be celebrated while wearing a rad, licensed, “dad joke” Star Wars tee. The 100% Cotton t-shirts are printed in the USA with eco-friendly inks, and are perfect for last-minute Christmas, dad’s birthday, or father’s day gifts.

  41. His Life Story
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    Inspire Dad to create a lasting family keepsake with a beautiful journal that will be treasured for generations. Beginning with “The Early Years,” this thoughtful gift is organized into sections containing thought-provoking prompts to spark a colorful personal memoir. There’s even a section dedicated to what he hopes to accomplish next!

  43. Fuego Sauce Gift Set
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    The perfect gift for the “foodie” dad may just be his very own hot sauce kit. This “Good Hurt” kit contains seven varieties of Fuego Hot Pepper Sauces inspired by exotic flavors from around the world –– from Mexican chipotle to the legendary Indian Ghost Pepper.

  45. Apple TV 4K (2021)
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    There’s no denying that Apple products are pretty useful and can link up your life (and devices) seamlessly. Apple TV will manage all of Dad’s favorite streaming services and he’ll get a  free year’s subscription to Apple TV+ – Apple’s premium streaming service.

  47. 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.

  49. 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.

  51. Outdoor Beer Table
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    Table for two? Grassy glades are perfect for picnicking, but not ideal for keeping beer bottles or cans upright. This innovative table is designed to hold everything you need when it’s “beer o’clock” including a bowl for snacks and a built-in bottle opener. Plant the spike in grass or sand, then remove the leg to easily tote.

  53. Apple Watch
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    The new AppleWatch SE model brings a cheaper price point but has LOADS of fitness features. For example, it can track Dad’s physical activity and sleep, and motivate him with coaching and workouts. And, it comes with fall detection that connects with emergency services. 

  55. AirPods Leather Case with Strap
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    This leather case is made from premium genuine leather and is a stylish way to carry around his AirPods. The metal clasp allows pods to be safely attached to a bag or belt while on the go, while a precise cutout in the base allows easy access to the charging port. This one makes a great stocking stuffer.

  57. A Hammock
  58. retirement-gifts-for-women-hammockLife can get busy and stressful, so it’s vital to perfect the art of doing nothing. This relaxing gift is a great way to help Dad’s mind unwind – in the backyard, in the garage, or around the pool – and to show him you know how hard he works.

  59. Star Wars Coffee Mug


    This mug is the perfect gift for the Star Wars loving dad in your life. The mug holds 16 ounces and is perfect for coffee, tea, hot chocolate, or even a tipple of whiskey.

  61. Sweat-wicking T-Shirt
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    If your dad loves to get sweaty during workouts (or can’t help it), this sweat-wicking t-shirt from Under Armor will be a great addition to his workout wardrobe. The fabric is ultra-soft and wicks away sweat fast. Meanwhile, anti-odor technology prevents “the stink.”

  63. Cool Running Shoes
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    The fresh foam Cruz shoe from New Balance features award-winning technology for a well-cushioned, stable ride. It’s a sophisticated yet technically engineered runner to keep Dad’s feet feeling and looking fresh, mile after mile!

  65. Minimalist Key Ring
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    How many times have you found yourself trying to fit a big bundle of keys in your pockets? And then, how annoying is the sound of keys jangling? Now, Dad can keep all of his keys tightly organized with this ultimate key organizer, that’s both smart and soft (it’s made from full-grain leather.)

  67. Travel Tumbler
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    Yeti Ramblers are built tough and come with a unique lid that uses the power of magnets to keep his favorite drink on lock. Ramblers are made from stainless steel and are BPA-free, dishwasher safe, with a No Sweat Design to make sure hands stay dry. Pair it with Dad’s favorite beans as a great gift set for overworked or tired new dads.

  69. Vinyl Record Coasters


    The gift that every music-loving dad needs, these vinyl coasters celebrate the good old days before digital music. A rubber underside prevents any slippage or scratching.

  71. Ultimate Shoe Polish Kit 
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    Every man needs a solid shoe-polishing kit around the house, whether for work or special occasions. This kit is an Amazon fave and includes everything he could need –– two wooden horsehair brushes; neutral, black, and brown wax conditioner polishes; a buffing cloth; a shoehorn; and three shine sponges.

  73. Matching Daddy/Mini-Me Tees
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    For the new daddy who loves Nintendo, this matchy-matchy t-shirt set will melt his heart – now he has a player 2 for life! Made right here in the USA from soft, preshrunk cotton.