Finding the perfect Father’s Day gift for the dad (or father figure) in your life can feel intimidating. For some reason, dads (and actually men in general) can feel so difficult to shop for. They either never tell you what they really want, or they ask for something obscure or strange that you can’t find. If you feel totally stuck on what to get but you want to show your dad some love for the holiday, consider a premade Father’s Day gift basket. Packed with an assortment of products like food, drinks, or accessories, gift baskets are a fun present and make shopping easy.
You can, of course, put together your own Father’s Day gift basket, but this is definitely more of a time consuming project. If you don’t have the time or energy to do it, buying one that’s already done is so much more convenient and still just as thoughtful. There are lots of options out there, so pick a basket that is full of things you know your dad will use and love. This might be a basket of different snacks, a collection of items for cocktail hour at home, or some self-care products to promote some much-needed relaxation. We’ve included some of our favorite Father’s Day gift baskets below.
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For the hot sauce-obsessed
Another reasonably priced item, the
Dad’s Spicy Box Of Champions is such a great gift idea for the dad in your life who can’t get enough spicy stuff. It includes over $60 worth of award-winning hot sauces, so you’re getting a great deal with the $50 price point. Inside, you’ll find Sweet Heat Gourmet Roasted Jalapeno or Seafire Diosa Verde, Lucky Dog Cherry Chipotle, Dirty Dicks Hot Sauce or Pepplish Provisions Peach Agave Hot Sauce, Ghost Scream Hot Sauce or Charman Original Hot Sauce, and Hellfire Ritual Hot Sauce or Hellfire Fiery Fool. It’s a mix of hot, medium, and mild sauces.
For the beef jerky lover
Man Crates is known for the unusual way they ship their items. This
Primal Hunger Crate is no exception. It comes packaged in a sealed wooden crate with a laser-etched crowbar to crack it open, making it really fun to unwrap. Inside, they’ll find Whiskey Hill Smokehouse Bison Jerky, Whiskey Hill Smokehouse Venison Jerky, Chef’s Cut Beef Jerky, Field Trip Cracked Pepper Turkey Jerky, butter toffee almonds, and chili citrus cashews. It’s the perfect mix of savory and sweet, and it’s really the ideal gift for the guy who can’t get enough beef jerky. You might want to sneak some too!
For the dad who appreciates a good skin care routine
A lot of Father’s Day gift baskets are filled with snacks, drinks, and things like that. This one is different because it’s all about self-care, which dads need just as much as moms. This
Self Care Package from Etsy is a thoughtful way to encourage some relaxation, which is probably much-needed. Inside, you’ll find a whiskey scented candle, charcoal soap, mud soap bar, heel balm, hand balm, shea butter lip balm, two shower steamers, and a handy soap coaster. He can use this stuff to take a nice long hot shower and he’ll definitely be able to sue everything more than once.
For the office worker
Whether your dad works from home or in an office elsewhere, a box of office essentials will be appreciated and used. These are great for elevating his office space and they don’t just look nice—they’re also useful. The
Home Office box comes with a Corkcicle Coffee Mug in a really beautiful walnut shade to keep his coffee hot for hours, a Wit & Delight black notebook for taking all of the meeting notes, Well-Kept cleansing towelettes to keep his tech screens clean, a Dress My Desk gold pen, and a bar of chocolate. Everything is packaged so nicely, and gifting this is an absolute breeze.
For the wannabe mixologist
This chic looking box of drink supplies from Marigold & Grey, appropriately titled
Cozy Cocktail, is a perfect gift for the dad who enjoys a good drink once in a while. It comes with everything you need for a delicious happy hour treat: bourbon cherries, a set of four leather coasters, Old Fashioned syrup mix, two glass tumblers, orange crisps, and a weighted bar spoon. The box itself has a magnetic closure, so it can be used for storage one it’s emptied, and is decorated with dried natural greenery and a calligraphy gift tag to make it look seriously impressive.
For the foodie
For the dad who is constantly snacking, a basket full of food is a great gift that he’ll definitely enjoy. This
Harry and David Chalkboard Crate is so cute because it comes with a ton of great snacks, all packed into a useful wooden crate that he can repurpose and use to store whatever he needs. The crate also has a mini chalkboard on it so that he can easily label it however he wants. It comes with a whole bunch of dried meats (like sausage and salami), cheese, olives, crackers, pretzels, popcorn, snack mix, nuts, dips, and an assortment of different sweet candies.
For the outdoorsy dad
If the father figure in your life loves to spend as much time as possible outdoors, this is a cute gift basket option. Filled with elevated campfire essentials, this
Campfire box makes sleeping in a tent on the floor seem just a little more glamorous. It comes with a Compartes s’mores chocolate bar for some sweet snacking, a Public Supply notebook for journaling or jotting down notes, a Matador green pocket blanket to always stay prepared for chilly weather, Public Goods insect repellent because that is always a necessity, and a MPowered inflatable solar light to stay safe. Everything comes packaged in an attractive matte black box that requires no other wrapping.
For the griller
It’s the beginning of summer, which also means it’s unofficially the beginning of grilling season as well. If the father figure in your life loves to spend some time cooking by the barbecue, then this
Grill Master box is a thoughtful gift option that he’ll definitely get a lot of use out of. It comes with Wildwood Grilling Cedar Grilling Planks (these are particularly awesome for making salmon), Wildwood Grilling Cedar Grilling Wraps, RSVP International Basting Brush, Mustard and Co. Classic Mustard, Tom Douglas Rub With Love Smoky Barbecue Rub and Love Ancho & Molasses Barbecue Sauce, a Lamson BBQ Turner, and the book Barbecue Rules for all of the tips and tricks.
For the perpetual snacker
Another box for all of the snackers out there,
The Big Papa from Mouth is stuffed with delicious goodies that will definitely last your dad more than a day or two… maybe. Honestly, they’re all so good that it will be hard for him to control himself. The box includes interesting and unique options like Pop Art White Pepper Parmesan Popcorn, Roni-Sue Chocolates Beer + Caramel Pretzel Nuggets, Three Little Figs French Onion Confit, and a Morris Kitchen Pineapple Lime Cocktail Mixer. There are also crackers, hot sauce, and some more candy. Whether he has a sweet tooth or a salty craving, this box has it covered.
For the dad who lives in his man cave
If you’re looking for a really different Father’s Day gift basket, opt for this personalized pick from
Etsy. It’s on the pricier side, but it’s a high quality item that can be worth the money if you want to spend it. This is a little Jerry Can Mini Bar that can hold some of your dad’s favorite liquor or beer. Made with vintage stained premium pine wood, each piece has unique various wood grains and is really nice to look at. There’s a middle section that holds one bottle of their favorite liquor, as well as a can rack dispenser that can hold five standard size cans of soda (or beer). There’s also a lock and key to secure the door, and it comes with three tumbler glasses. You can pick the color and get their name laser etched onto it as well.
For the stylish dad
Filled with aesthetically pleasing options that a true gentleman will love, this
Man of Good Taste Deluxe box is a splurge that he’ll really appreciate receiving. It comes with a brass wired journal for jotting down notes at work or just storing thoughts, two chocolate bars made with delicious ingredients for a sweet snack, four leather and felt coasters, a sleek leather catchall that is versatile and travel-friendly, chocolate covered espresso beans for an afternoon kick, and a brass and black pen to dress up his desk. Everything is so nicely curated, and this box feels really special.
For the beer drinker
This gift basket from
Gourmet Gift Baskets features a galvanized steel bucket filled with all of the things that any beer lover will appreciate. It comes with six different bottles of beer, including Red Stripe and Dos Equis XX, and then a bunch of snacks to go along with them. There’s everything seasoned beef jerky, garlic sausage, some spicy cheese, roasted nuts, crackers, and salt and pepper kettle corn popcorn. This delicious assortment of snacks and drinks makes this perfect for a picnic you could take together, or just for a summer afternoon hanging out in the backyard.
For the new dad
New moms absolutely deserve all of the love, gifts, and pamperings, but new dads are adjusting too. If this is his first Father’s Day, then this
Doting Dad gift box is the perfect gift. The large pine gift box comes with baby balm, a bamboo swaddling blanket, baby moccasins, horchata cold brew to help with those really long nights, a teakwood mug, and a Diaper Dude book, which is a dad’s survival guide to getting through those first few years of childhood. Beautifully packaged with a calligraphy tag, this whole set will bring a huge smile to his face.
For the golfer
Golfing seems like basically every man’s favorite hobby right now, so if you want to get the dad in your life the perfect Father’s Day gift basket, this just might be it. The
Hole In One basket is made with golfers in mind (so, that said, if he doesn’t golf, this won’t be quite right) and is really beautifully curated. It comes with a P.F. Candle Co. in Teakwood + Tobacco that smells musky and incredible, a pair of Peper & Harow beige socks for some fancy footwear action, a Rustico Leather Golf Log to keep track of his game, a Lofted book, and some delicious toffee for a sweet treat.
For the coffee lover
What dad doesn’t love a good cup of coffee in the morning? If the dad in your life can’t get enough of his caffeine, then this aptly named
Caf-Fiend gift basket is the best choice. It’s loaded with coffee in basically every way you can have it, which makes it more unique than a Starbucks gift card. Inside, you’ll find Caffe Vita Caffe Del Sol Espresso Whole Bean Coffee, Torn Ranch Dark Chocolate Espresso Beans, a Seattle Chocolate Pike Place Espresso Truffle Bar, Theo Chocolate Coffee Caramels, Spiceology Cowboy Crust Seasoning Blend, and a Magenta Black Palm Desert Stoneware Mug to drink out of.
For the dad who appreciates variety
Many of the gift basket items on this list are a little on the pricey side, but this
Five Star Dad gift basket is one of the cheaper options, coming in at under $50. It’s still filled with so many great items, too, making it a truly awesome deal. You get a little bit of everything: a stainless steel tumbler for keeping drinks hot, a pack of ground coffee, gourmet beef jerky, natural soap, a tin of the gourmet San Francisco hickory smoked salt, a wooden scoop for the salt, and a pack of caramel popcorn. There’s also a complimentary personalized card and everything is wrapped up nicely.
For the traveler
Modern Day Explorer box from Simone LeBlanc is filled with luxury goodies that any man who travels often will appreciate and love. Inside, there’s a Campo Ultrasonic Travel Essential Oil Diffuser and Campo oil to use in the diffuser so that he can make any room smell great, a Terra & Co Brilliant Black Oral Care Set that makes even a toothbrush seem fancy, a Peet Rivko Travel Kit that is basically grab-and-go plane-friendly skincare products, Canyon Instant Coffee for a boost anywhere, and Goodio Sea Salt Chocolate to satisfy any cravings. This is a great box of stuff for the guy who is always on the go.
These gift baskets are all great, so if you’re struggling to find just one, pick the one that most aligns with what the father figure in your life loves. And if you’re stuck, you can never go wrong with the snack options—we promise.
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