The 21 Best Gifts for Dads Any Time of the Year 2023

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Dads – you love them but you (probably) hate shopping for them. Rather than doing the opposite, we embrace the fact that they can be choosy and prepare with gifts well in advance, regardless of the holidays or life events you’re shopping for.

Do you have a father who just retired? What about someone who likes tools and gadgets? Or does he say he already has everything he wants? We have ideas for the best gifts for your dad for every occasion. Plus, they all cost less than $200.

If your dad likes taking the boys to his house, consider gifts that will make him Entertainer of the Year — like a new cookbook full of delicious recipes or a poker set.

West Elm decanter and glassware set with a metal base

We may not know the science behind it, but it certainly looks great and we’re sure your dad will love it – particularly if he is a whiskey connoisseur.

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If he binge-watched The bear, He’ll love this cookbook, which looks great on any bookshelf and will teach him how to make the best double beef patty melt.

YETI Rambler Stainless Steel Beer Colster

Perfect for keeping his drink cold while watching a game.

Trademark Poker recreational poker set

Imagine an improved version of Boys’ Night in.

For this category, think of much-needed upgrades for things he already uses or would never buy for himself – like new shoes or socks.

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Hoka Men's Clifton 9 Running Shoes

If your dad has had the same pair of running shoes for years, these new Hoka Clifton 9s would make the perfect gift.

Jack Black Beard Oil

If he has a beard, this will be a lifesaver for the most conditioned, healthy looking beard out there. The serum contains marula oil, carrot extract and vitamin E and protects the skin from itching and dryness.

Bombas Socks Men's Marl Calf Socks 4-Pack

Nothing beats new socks – especially these extra padded ones from Bombas.

Whether it’s a birthday or a holiday, sometimes a gag gift is just what your dad needs.

Retro Vinyl Record Coasters

Not really a gag gift, but still kind of silly, these vinyl coasters will impress any music fan.

Big Mouth Billy Bass

Either he saw it The sopranos or loves to fish.

Maybe he’s never told a dad joke, or maybe he’s telling one too many, but this is sure to get him cracking up on a few more.

If he knows skincare is about more than just facial cleansing and likes a handful of fashion brands, he’ll appreciate the following gifts.

Everlane ReNew fleece zip

This teddy fleece is not only super smooth, but also extremely soft to the touch. Fashion and function, babe.

Humanrace routine pack

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If your dad knows there’s more to facial cleansing but still needs to venture into the realm of beauty, this is the perfect starter pack from Pharrell’s Humanrace brand. It has the three most important products in its own routine (a cleanser, a scrub and a moisturizer) and the most elegant packaging.

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OffCourt Scent Fresh Lemon + Driftwood

A fragrance that is not too strong thanks to its subtle notes of lemon and driftwood. At less than $50, it won’t break the bank and double as his favorite post-workout scent.

He could hold his phone right in front of his face to read a text message, but the man still likes his tech toy. If this sounds like your dad, consider the following gifts.

Black Diamond Spot 400 headlamp

Behold one of the best headlamps on the market. This will impress any dad who loves the great outdoors or simply needs some extra lighting to find their keys.

Ring video doorbell

I use my little eye to spy on a dad who is a bit curious and would love to see your face pop up on the doorbell video when you come home for the holidays.

KeySmart desk pad with wireless charging

Thanks to this wireless charging pad, your devices will never run out of battery.

Meater wireless meat thermometer

Whether they’re a wannabe grill master or just the casual cook, this meat thermometer is highly rated and the easiest tool to enhance their meals.

Or if he just has too much time.

The classic New York Times crosswords

If Wordle isn’t enough for him anymore, give him this New York Just Crossword Puzzle Book.

DIY beer making and bottling kit

You’ve heard of brewing your own kombucha, but take it to the next level with this DIY beer brewing kit.

MasterClass Subscription

Maybe he wants to learn chess or how to shoot a basketball better. Regardless, he has endless possibilities with a MasterClass subscription.

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