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Father’s Day Gift Ideas for Every Type of Dad

From sporty to spirit-loving, this list has you covered.

May is all about giving love to the moms in our lives. But June is for the dads. Father’s Day -- June 20 -- is a time to celebrate those special guys who’ve helped take care of the brood. But shopping for dad can sometimes be a bit tricky. Don't worry, we’ve got you covered. Here are several Father’s Day gift options that will suit just about any personality type.

For the Sporty Dad:

Hammerhead Karoo 2 Cycling Computer


If you have a serious cyclist dad in your life, or if your dad is one of the thousands who bought a bike during the pandemic, Father’s Day is the perfect time to help him upgrade his ride with the latest and best gear. Cycling tech company Hammerhead recently launched Karoo 2 — dubbed the “best cycling computer” — which has impressive features, including high-resolution mapping and performance data visualization. Plus, your dad can customize more than just his routes with the first-of-its-kind custom-color kits. Tour de France champion Chris Froome, Lance Armstrong and Sean Gardner all speak highly of the new device, so you know it has to be good. ($399)

For the Watch-Loving Dad:

Porsche Design Sport Chrono Subsecond Watch

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A watch is often a dad’s most stand-out accessory so get him the sports car version of a timepiece, literally. The new Porsche Design Sport Chrono Collection features the Sport Chrono Subsecond, equipped with the new Porsche Design Calibre WERK 03.200. It has a display of the running seconds just above 6 o’clock and is available in several Titanium-based colors. It’s a minimalist design that’s still sure to turn heads. ($4,750)

For the Chef Dad:

Messermeister Adventure Knife

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Does dad like to cook and camp? He can prepare a meal like a pro with Messermeister's Adventure Chef collection of full-sized knives. The collection — which was designed in partnership with celebrity chef Adam Glick — includes a Folding 6-Inch Chef’s Knife, in addition to other knives and products that are perfect when having people over by the pool or on the patio. The company finds the best materials, and the knives have high-quality blades, so you'll never run into a dull knife again.

For the Spirits-Loving Dad:

Death & Co Home Cocktail Kit


Is dad a fan of spirits? Well, whip him into your personal bartenderby getting him the Death & Co Home Cocktail Kit. It comes with weighted shaker tins, a strainer, an etched mixing glass, a bar spoon and a jigger. Pair it with the Death & Co: Modern Classic Cocktails book, and before you know it, he will be getting creative in the kitchen — especially with the drinks. ($150)

For the Fashionable Dad:

Moral Code x Donald Driver Collection Shoes

Whether your dad is going back into the office or getting ready to travel, Moral Code has the perfect shoes for any occasion. With three newly launched collections, these kicks will add some extra flavor to any outfit. They are sustainable, and the company ships directly to you — without a middleman. Moral Code has paired with former Green Bay Packers receiver Donald Driver and his 17-year-old son Christian to design a five-piece collection and a portion of every sale Moral Code x Donald Driver Collection. A portion of every sale will be donated to organizations that focus on teaching young men about self-empowerment. ($169)

For the Active Dad:

JWP Dynamic Jacket

Help dad be prepared for any outdoor activity. The JWP Dynamic Jacket is perfect for traveling, hiking or just hanging out outside in the chilly weather. This lightweight tech fleece — which is part of the company’s PACK AND GO! series — is not just a regular piece of clothing. Instead, it is virtually windproof, provides UV protection and packs small so that you can take it with you wherever you go. Choose from black, lava red, night blue or indigo blue, and you'll always look good. ($89.95)

For the Mellow Dad:

Bearaby Weighted Blanket

Help your dad unwind with this buttery soft, breathable, knitted, weighted blanket by Bearaby. Whether he wants to take a snooze by the fire or wants to stay in bed the whole day, the accessory helps him sleep more deeply to become fully rested and rejuvenated. A bonus is that weighted blankets — you can pick from 15, 20,or 25 pounds — are medically proven to help you instantly relax. ($259)