We Found the Best Father’s Day Gifts for $50 or Less
We've rounded up the best Father's Day gifts—all for $50 max. So stop asking yourself "what should I get Dad?" and start your shopping here.
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What’s the perfect Father’s Day gift?
Every year we find ourselves asking What are some good Father’s Day gifts? While shopping for Dad can be challenging, there are plenty of Father’s Day gift ideas to be had! All you have to do is tap into Dad’s favorite things—maybe it’s cooking or camping or just kicking back—and find those why didn’t I think of that! items. We found plenty of them for you this Father’s Day season—all for $50 max. All that’s left is to add them to your cart and then plan the menu for the big day.
Relaxing with a quality box of chocolates is one of life’s simplest pleasures. And this collection from Vosges Haut Chocolat is infused with The Dalmore Scotch whisky for over-the-top indulgence. Do you know the difference between whisky and whiskey?
Chewie’s always thinking with his stomach—and now dad can, too. This Millennium Falcon waffle maker is perfect for Sunday brunch or Star Wars marathons. These other gadgets will bring The Force to your kitchen as well.
Know a dad who’s a griller? A carpenter? An electrician? A butcher? An artist? Whatever your dad is passionate about, this is the apron to do it in. This heavy-duty waxed canvas apron provides protection and convenient pockets to keep tools. Best yet—it’s available in multiple sizes so Dad can get a perfect fit. Discover more gifts that dad actually wants for Father’s Day.
Is your dad a pizza fanatic? Of course, he is. Give him the tools he needs to make the perfect pizza in the oven or even on the grill. This pizza stone helps create the crispy crust that everyone craves.
A great gift for tech-savvy fathers and tech newbie dads, the Amazon Echo Dot is a great way to jump into the world of smart gadgets. Ask Alexa to tell you the weather, play your favorite radio station or even convert a measurement for a recipe. Until your Dot gets delivered, you can follow our guide for cutting down recipes.
Campers and backyard hosts know that a well-stocked cooler is the secret to a great outdoor shindig. After dark, though, that cooler full of drinks isn’t so easy to navigate. Keep the party and the bonfire going for Dad and the whole crew with a waterproof, rechargeable cooler light.
Does your pop love to grill? Introduce him to a new grilling technique this Father’s Day. Plank grilling imparts a whole new level of flavor to fish, meats and poultry—here’s our beginner’s guide. Get him started this summer with a pack of cedar planks.
An instant-read thermometer, like this one from our Test Kitchen’s favorite thermometer brand, is a must for any foodie dad. This small yet mighty tool is the one dads need to check steaks on the grill, the roast working in the oven or the chops sizzling on the stove.
If your pop is a bit of mixologist, consider gifting him some out of the box ingredients to stock his bar. These small-batch bitters from Wisconsin-based Bittercube add unique flavors to any cocktail. We like their orange bitters in this old-fashioned recipe.
Make the most of summer and level-up Dad’s grilling game. This set of spices from Penzeys’s will take your favorite cuts—everything from steaks to chops to ribs—taste better than ever.
Use it for water, beer or a great cocktail. Whatever’s inside, this tumbler from Hydro Flask will keep his beverages cold (or hot) for hours on end. Pour Dad his favorite drink and let him kick back this Father’s Day.
Fore! This clever mug will keep dad entertained while he sips his coffee. Plus, the included mini golf club doubles as a pen, so he can jot down his actual tee time with ease.
For the outdoorsy dad who already has everything, this popcorn popper is the way to go. It pops dad’s favorite snack to perfection right over the campfire or grill.
Whether Dad likes to spend time in the garden, on the boat or just kicking back on the porch, he’ll need something to keep his head covered and the sun out of his eyes. This wide brim hat from Duluth Trading Company is a great Father’s Day gift. It’s designed to withstand crushing (feel free to shove in a back pocket or in a suitcase) and even float if it goes overboard.
You get a lot of beef (and pork!) for your buck with this jerky gift box. It’s packed with everything dad could want to stay satisfied—including pepperoni snack sticks, beef sausage sticks and old-fashioned maple bacon jerky.
Another Father’s Day gift that’s on our list is this insulated thermos from Stanley. We love its vintage style and how it can keep Dad’s favorite drink hot (or cold) for hours on end.