Father’s Day Gift Ideas
We’re nearly at the half way point of the year, and with it comes Father’s Day. Buying the perfect Father’s Day gift can be a tricky thing, so we thought we’d offer a little help. Whether you want a reliable gift that’s sure to do the job, or you want something more wacky and wonderful, we’ve got some Father’s Day gift ideas for you.
From hampers and gadgets, to incredible experience days that dad can look forward to, there’s a ton of great options for Father’s Day gifting. So, whether you want some traditional favourites, or you fancy something a little more out there, have a read and get inspired on the perfect Father’s Day gift this season. But first things first.
When’s Father’s Day?
Father’s Day will be taking place on Sunday, the 20th of June, so it’s worth marking your calendars for the occasion.
Father’s Day Cards
It goes without saying that a Father’s Day card is a must. It’s something small, but by popping a card that says how you feel in with the gift, it can make a big difference. You can get real soppy with it, or you can poke a little fun, it’s up to you. There are plenty of places to grab a card online, whether it’s something sweet and lovely, or something downright ridiculous. Or you can go the whole hog and draw one up yourself if you’ve got the art skills.
With websites like Funky Pigeon and Moonpig, you can find a huge range of cracking cards. So, whatever message you want to send, they’ve got you covered. You can even personalise the cards to make it extra special this Father’s Day. The best part is, whatever the Coronavirus guidelines throw at us, you can have your message typed up in advance and sent directly to dad on the special day.
Father’s Day Hampers
Hampers are a wonderful way to give the gift of choice. A basket packed with goodies is bound to bring a smile to his face, and it can be a great way to get around having to pick out something specific. It really is the perfect Father’s Day present if you’re feeling a little indecisive come the 20th of June.
Fortnum & Mason have got some incredible options for hampers. Whether you want chocolate, booze, fancy meats, or anything in between, they’ve got it. Another great option is to check out Selfridges supply of hampers. You can bet you’re getting a stack of quality products presented in the perfect way.
Gift Dad Some Gadgets
For dad’s who love gizmos, some cracking new gadgets are always a safe bet for Father’s Day. Whether it’s something useful, or a novelty item to bring a smile to their face, Menkind have a huge range of perfect presents. Whether it’s something inspired by their favourite franchise, or just a cool gadget for the kitchen, there’s something for every dad.
Retro gadgets are a great idea. Remind them of their childhood with 70’s, 80’s and 90’s inspired gizmos and you’re bound to make them smile. Or go for something inspired by Star Wars or the Marvel Cinematic Universe, and you’re onto a winner. You can even find things like drones, swiss army knives and more, so you’ll be spoilt for choice.
The Latest Tech for Father’s Day
For those who are looking to go big on Father’s Day, the latest tech might be exactly what you’re after. Whether it’s smart tech to make those everyday tasks a little easier, or you want to treat your dad to some video game goodness, it’s a solid shout for a big gift this June. For the latest tech, you can’t go wrong with a browse of what Currys have in-store this season.
You can grab an Amazon Echo or a Google Home Assistant to make life a little easier. Pair that with some Bluetooth smart tech and you can upgrade their home this Father’s Day. Or you can grab them a copy of the latest video games. Just make sure you’re buying for the right console. With PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X stock being thin on the ground, you don’t want to buy a copy for the wrong platform.
Father’s Day Experiences
Now that Coronavirus restrictions are easing, experience days are back on the menu. It makes for a perfect gift, especially after what feels like a lifetime of being stuck indoors. With Virgin Experience Days you can find a ton of incredible days out that dad won’t forget. And it’s a little bit of a change from the usual which is always appreciated!
Whether it’s a meal, a stay in a hotel, a few laps around a track, hot air balloon rides, or even indoor skydiving, it’s a really unique gift. And there’s something for everyone around the whole of the UK, so you don’t have to be based in London to find the best experiences. The best part is, the voucher can be used anytime, so you don’t have to worry about clashes.
Give a Boozy Gift
A boozy gift is always a great way to go. It goes without saying you might need a little insight into what your dad likes to drink. But with a little research, you can find the right drink. Whether it’s a bottle of wine, a fine whisky, or a keg of something tasty from Beer Hawk, you can push the boat and find him a drink he’ll really enjoy on Father’s Day.
Ask around, see what dad usually likes to drink. Whether it’s beer, ciders, gin, or even a fine wine, it pays to do your research. And for a little help finding the right wine, you can always check out our beginners guide to buying wine. That way you can put down the money without worrying if it’s the right bottle for the job.
Novelty Father’s Day Gifts
While thoughtful gifts are lovely, sometimes you want to have a bit of fun with it. Whether you want something from their favourite franchise, or something that’s just downright hilarious, we could all use a laugh after the year we’ve had. So, head over to I Want One of Those and you can find some wonderful novelty gifts that are perfect for Father’s Day.
From Lego sets for adults and retro toys, to tool box barbecues and novelty cocktail sets, you can go a little wild with this one. You can really make it a surprise this Father’s Day with an imaginative and unique gift, so getting novelty with it is a great option. It’s a break from the traditional that’s still sure to bring smiles to faces.
Personalised Father’s Day Gifts
This Father’s Day, it’s worth making it personal. Whether you harness your inner-graphic design power, or you customise a nice message, you can make a gift unique to your dad. Photobox have tonnes of options for personalising those presents, whether you want to slap on your own design, put on your favourite photo, or just say a few words, it’s all possible.
With t-shirts, hoodies, mugs, coasters, photo books, frames and everything in between, you’re not limited. You can even get jigsaws, mugs that change colour with temperature and more. It’s a really unique way to treat dad this season.
Treat Dad to a Father’s Day Gift
So, whether you’re looking for something traditional, or you want to go for something a little wackier and wilder this June, we hope you’ve got a little inspiration for the perfect Father’s Day gift. Whether you want something brilliant for dad, granddad, or just someone covering the fatherly duties, there’s so much choice to slap a few grins on some faces this Father’s Day.