Our Favorite Unique Father's Day Gifts for Grandpa
Grandpa is a father, after all. On Father’s Day, we get the chance to show our grandfathers how much they mean to us. It can be hard to put into words just how much we appreciate everything they’ve taught us and everything they’ve passed down to us. That’s why we want to give Grandpa a gift he’ll love and use all year long. Whether your grandpa is a gardener, a fisherman, a traveler, a hiker, a busy businessman, a wine connoisseur, a grill master, a musician, or a foodie, we have the perfect gift for him.
Browse our favorite Father’s Day gifts for great gifting ideas. These picks won’t break the bank, and they range from the classic to the utterly unexpected. Pair any one of these gifts with a card telling him how much you love him, and it will make his day, guaranteed.
Men's Herbal Warming Slippers
These slippers can be warmed in the microwave for ultimate relaxation.
BUY IT: $48; uncommongoods.com
Weber Rapidfire Chimney Starter
This tool will help the master griller get a fire started and the food cooking in less time.
BUY IT: $19.99; target.com
Custom Leather Grandfather Scrapbook
Here’s an idea: Give this customizable leather scrapbook a start by filling in a few of your favorite memories together; let Grandpa fill in the rest once he’s good and inspired.
BUY IT: $42 and up; etsy.com
YETI 14 oz. Rambler Mug
If Grandpa isn’t already a YETI fan, let’s go ahead and kick-start the obsession. This heavy-duty, 14-oz. coffee mug comes in 12 colors—but we’re partial to Clay (shown here).
BUY IT: $30.99; amazon.com
“Papaw Since” Custom Men’s T-shirt
Personalize with Papaw’s date of entry into the grandpa club.
BUY IT: $20 and up; etsy.com
Accelerator Pro Indoor Putting Green with Ball Return
This small indoor putting green has one extra enticing feature: auto-return. It makes this indoor activity ideal for even the laziest golfer.
BUY IT: $56.90; amazon.com
The Necktie Travel Roll
No wrinkles here! Keep him looking sharp no matter where he roams with this travel roll.
BUY IT: $24; uncommongoods.com
Flask Book Box
A reclaimed library book becomes the perfect hiding place for the included 6-ounce flask. Not that Grandpa has anything to hide. If he’s a fan of Prohibition-era historical fiction, this might be a winner.
BUY IT: $56; uncommongoods.com
Smith's Jiffy Pro Handheld Sharpener
This savvy tool refreshes dull knives like a charm, using two sharpening slots: one with crossed carbide blades for dull, damaged knives and another with ceramic rods for quick touch-ups. You can even sharpen scissors and shears.
BUY IT: $13; amazon.com
Bose SoundLink Micro Bluetooth speaker
This water-resistant, Bluetooth-connected speaker will let him play his tunes anywhere.
BUY IT: $99.95; nordstrom.com
Circle Hummingbird Feeder
Let’s give his bird-watching a boost of curb appeal with a cherry red bird feeder designed for the prettiest fast flyers out there: hummingbirds.
BUY IT: $28; shopterrain.com
The Ultimate Sinatra Vinyl Record
Because he’ll always love listening to the Chairman of the Board.
BUY IT: $25.97; walmart.com
Sneeboer Garden Tool Maintenance Kit
A brass-bristled wire brush designed to slough off dirt from potting tools, a soft polishing cloth and wood-handle conditioning linseed oil, and a sharpener featuring extra hard silicon-carbide stone will keep all those hardworking tools in tip-top shape. Everything comes housed in a wooden box.
BUY IT: $74; shopterrain.com
Corkcicle Whiskey Wedge
It cools down all the bar cart favorites without watering them down. Whiskey, bourbon, scotch, or tequila will be chilled, sip by sip, as the glass is tipped back and the spirit glides over the ice wedge.
BUY IT: $24.95; amazon.com
The South's Best Butts: Pitmaster Secrets for Southern Barbecue Perfection
Up Papa’s barbecue game with Matt Moore’s compelling exploration (and recipes!) of the South’s best pitmasters.
BUY IT: $16.42; amazon.com
Solar Iron Stakes Set
These solar-powered iron stakes are perfect for lining dark paths or gardens, so no one takes a tumble. Plus, they add a warm white glow to evenings spent enjoying the outdoor scenery. It comes as a set of four stakes.
BUY IT: $30; shopterrain.com
Family game night just got a new MVP. You can play with either two players or two teams with up to four players each.
BUY IT: $56; uncommongoods.com
Stanley Heritage Stainless Steel Vacuum 1/1qt Bottle
Every grandfather needs one of these classic, heavy-duty bottles for adventures near and far.
BUY IT: $19.82, walmart.com
Booms Fishing X07 Quick-Cut Fishing Pliers Saltwater with Lanyard and Sheath
For the fisherman, these lightweight, sturdy pliers are a tackle box must-have. There’s no fishing line that the stainless-steel jaws can’t handle.
BUY IT: $16.99; amazon.com
Old-Fashioned Chess & Checkers Set
A folding, tournament-size wooden game board for playing both chess and checkers won’t be banished to the game closet.
BUY IT: $24.99; target.com
Corkcicle Arctican Beverage Can Cooler
It’s designed to fit most 12-ounce cans and retains temperature three times longer than the classic foam coolers Grandpa has been hanging onto for years.
BUY IT: $19.95; williams-sonoma.com
Nikon Prostaff 3S Binoculars, 10x42
If Grandpa wears glasses, he won’t have to take them off for optimal viewing thanks to twist-up rubber eyecups designed to sit securely against glasses.
BUY IT: $136.95; amazon.com
YETI Rambler 20 oz. Stainless Steel Vacuum Insulated Tumbler with Lid
He still doesn’t have one, and he still wants one. Get Grandpa a Yeti.
BUY IT: $30; amazon.com
Gourmet Oil Dipping Spice Kit
Treat your grandfather to a gourmet oil dipping kit—a personalized treat that re-creates (at home!) the best part of any fancy dinner.
BUY IT: $42, uncommongoods.com
Magnetic Collar Stay Set
It's time to ditch the plastic versions and upgrade him to this set of six magnetic stays in a leather case.
BUY IT: $59.50; nordstrom.com
Rabbit Pro Electric Corkscrew
We bet he has been hearing about these nifty wine openers for years. Perfectly corked wine with the press of a button—what will they think of next?
BUY IT: $49.95; williams-sonoma.com
Rosewood Flex Grill Basket
A chromed steel basket and rosewood handle keep veggies, kebabs, steaks, and more secure and easily flippable. Sunday dinner is coming right up.
BUY IT: $20.36; homedepot.com
Field & Stream FS6 Polarized Sunglasses
The outdoorsman will love these lightweight polarized lenses that provide complete protection from UVA-UVB rays. They reduce glare while increasing visual experience—whether he’s gandering down at the ocean or up at a perfectly blue sky.
BUY IT: $19.99; dickssportinggoods.com
Alfani Shoe Accessories Cedar Shoe Tree
There’s nothing like a red cedar shoe tree for keeping Grandpa’s loafers in tip-top shape. They’ll keep wrinkles and creases at bay while the cedar works to naturally absorb moisture. Four sizes (small to extra-large) accommodate shoes sizes from 6 to 13.
BUY IT: $13.99; macys.com
J.A. Henckels Zwilling Sorrento Double Wall Tumbler Glasses, Set of 2
Lightweight, mouth-blown glass helps keep beverages at their ideal temperature for longer and without condensation. This comes in a set of two, so get ready to enjoy a beverage together.
BUY IT: $20.99; macys.com