Forget the Socks and Ties and Try One of Our Unique Father's Day Gifts

Forget the Socks and Ties and Try One of Our Unique Father's Day Gifts

Father's Day comes every year but somehow we struggle to find a great gift, even though we've had all year to think about it. With a little out-of-the-box thinking we found that there are many unique gifts out there for all kinds of dads.

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Dads can be some of the most difficult folk to buy gifts for and with Father’s Day right around the corner it’s time to start thinking of some ideas. There are only so many ties, socks, and wallets you can buy before you just want to cut up your card and give up. But with a little planning and creativity, you can actually find a gift that your dad will like and that isn’t cliche. 

Father and son

For the Drinking Dad


  • Whiskey Wedge

This special glass freezes water into a wedge-shaped block of ice, making every sip perfectly chilled and avoiding the problem of melting ice and a subsequently watered down drink.


unique fathers day gifts whisky wedge

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  • Southern Bourbon Stout Beer Brewing Kit

With a little effort, you can now find all kinds of kits to inspire your dad to make his own beer, gin, whiskey, or rum. 

unique fathers day gifts Southern Bourbon Stout Beer Brewing Kit

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  • Homemade Gin Kit

unique fathers day gifts Homemade Gin Kit

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  • West Coast Style IPA Beer Brewing Kit

unique fathers day gifts West Coast Style IPA Beer Brewing Kit

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  • Whiskey and Rum Making Kit

unique fathers day gifts Whiskey and Rum Making Kit

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  • Himalayan Salt Tequila Glasses

But your dad also needs something to drink from. These beautiful and strangely tasty salt glasses are a great addition to his collection. 


unique fathers day gifts Himalayan Salt Tequila Glasses

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  • Sling Beverage Cooler

A unique way to carry around beer without lugging around a cooler. Stylish, unique, and beer-friendly. 

unique fathers day gifts Sling Beverage Cooler

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  • Beer Cap Map USA

For the beer enthusiast, get a beer cap map and help him collect local beers from all over the US. Do you think you can help him get one from every state? Now, this is a gift that keeps on giving. 


unique fathers day gifts Beer Cap Map USA

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For the Artsy Dad

There are also unique Father’s Day gifts for the dad with an artsy flair.


  • Fort Standard Balancing Blocks

Help your dad create his own MOMA-inspired desk sculptures with these balancing blocks. 

unique fathers day gifts balancing blocks

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  • Baseball Stadium Blueprints

For the wall art lover, you can get your dad a blueprint of his favorite stadium or dog breed. 

unique fathers day gifts Baseball Stadium Blueprints

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  • Dog Blueprints

unique fathers day gifts Dog Blueprints

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  • Shakespearean Insults Chart

Sometimes dads run out of insults to yell at the TV or maybe he just needs to insult his boss without anyone knowing. The Shakespearean insults chart gives him a huge range of possibilities. Before you know it he will be biting his thumb at everyone he knows. Just a little Shakespeare humor there. 


unique fathers day gifts Shakespearean Insults Chart

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For the Outdoor Dad

If your dad loves the outdoors, skip the gifts and get out there and take him somewhere. There are lots of things you can do to help the dad in your life celebrate Father’s Day.

unique fathers day gifts fishing trip

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  • Fishing Trip

  • Scuba Diving

  • Hiking

  • Camping


All are great options to get your dad out of the house and celebrate a unique Father’s Day. 


For the Adventurous Dad

Maybe your dad is the type for the outdoors and a bit of adrenaline. If so, there’s no better way than to take him on some sort of adventure man bungee jumping

  • Flying Lessons

  • Skydiving

  • Bungee Jumping


What better way to help your dad feel young again than to take him on one of these exciting trips. Hopefully, he’s not scared of heights. 

For the Tired Dad

After all the outdoor activities and adventure, you might have to get him another gift. A tired dad is one who needs to rest and relax.

  • Spa Day

Take him to a local spa and get him a few treatments: facial, mud bath, massage, whatever he wants. You might have to push him a bit, but once he experiences all this luxury it might be difficult to keep him away from the spa. 


unique fathers day gifts spa day

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  • Couch Arm Table

He might also need to spend some time on the couch relaxing his muscles. He won’t have to reach far for his favorite drink or snack with this unique arm table. 


unique fathers day gifts Couch Arm Table

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For the Foodie Father

Some dads are the foodie types. Maybe they love cooking, going out to eat, or learning everything they can from the Food Network. These unique gifts are a perfect Father’s Day treat for these types.

  • Molecular Gastronomy Kit

Nothing says expert chef like molecular gastronomy. Help him impress all his foodie buddies with this mixture of food and chemistry.  


unique fathers day gifts Molecular Gastronomy Kit

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  • Boozy Caramels

For a mix of sweet caramel and a bit of his favorite alcohol, buy your dad some of these sweet treats. 

unique fathers day gifts Boozy Caramels

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  • Avocado Tree Starter Kit

If might be a while before you get an avocado out of this tree, but it will be worth the wait if you live in an area where you can plant it outside. 

unique fathers day gifts Avocado Tree Starter Kit

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  • Kabob Grilling Baskets

Maybe a bit on the cliche side, but we couldn’t leave out the dads who love to grill. 


unique fathers day gifts Kabob Grilling Baskets

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With so many unique options, there’s no excuse for getting the dad in your life that same old lame Father’s Day gift. So get shopping and find something for your type of dad. We’re sure he will love it, but if not, we’re sure there’s a pair of socks you could regift him. Maybe your dad is just a sock dad after all!