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Article updated on June 5, 2023 at 9:00 PM PDT

24 Best Father's Day Gifts for 2024

There's a little something for every type of dad on our list of gifts for Father's Day this year.

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It's that time of year again: Father's Day is just around the corner. So, if you're on the hunt for the perfect gift and hoping to buy something special for Dad this year, we're here to help. Although practical gifts are often a big hit, we say go for broke and spoil your old man this year -- along with grandpa and other important father figures in your life. 

Here you'll find a guide full of thoughtful gifts that our editors have touched, tested, and fully approved. And we're betting your pops will love 'em, too. There are gifts here for the music lover, the outdoorsy type, the stylish dad, the chef or grill master dad, or maybe a dad who just likes to mess around with toys (we found some of those too). 

Read on to see our hand-picked selections for the absolute best Father's Day gifts that 2024 has to offer.

See at Atlas Coffee Club

The best beans from all over

Atlas Coffee Club

I've been on a coffee kick lately. Not necessarily drinking more, but trying more varieties from various regions and producers. How do I do it? With a coffee subscription. It's loads of fun and most subscriptions are fully giftable. You can set Dad up with six months of deliveries via Atlas Coffee Club for under $100.

$90 at Skullcandy

Dope earbuds with good sound

Skullcandy Grind earbuds

These fuzzy Skullcandy earbuds are cannabis-inspired and have seriously clear sound boxed inside a fun design. The Grind 'buds connect easily, won't disconnect at random (praise!) and the sound is about as solid as it gets for models under $90.

$63 at Ekster

A cash and card carrier fit for a spy

Ekster Parliament wallet

Ekster's Parliament leather wallet is sleek, sophisticated, and smartly designed. Credit cards and other plastic are fanned out with the push of a button for quick and easy access. They're protected by an aluminum casing that makes the wallet a bit stiff, so it's not the best for a back pocket, but it'll slide effortlessly into a jacket pocket or front pants pocket.

The Parliament is available in eight colors. You can also add a tracker card if Dad is the type to misplace his wallet every now and then.

$120 at Target

To keep his health on track

Fitbit Charge 5

If you suspect Dad has healthy goals he'd like to hit this year, a health and fitness tracker can keep him on track. After testing every single Fitbit model, CNET's Jessica Rendall determined this midrange model to be the best for "collecting health data, while also being comfortable, easy to use (no buttons) and easy to read outside in the sunshine, all at a reasonable price."

$180 at Guitarcenter

Big sound with Stones flair

V-Moda Crossfade 2, Rolling Stones Edition

It doesn't get much better than these V-Moda "Licks" Crossfade headphones for a Rolling Stones superfan. The sound quality is up there with Bose and Sony's elite models, and the sleek and comfy headphones sport the British superband's signature "tongue" emblem. You can bag the same pair without the logo if he's more in the Beatles camp.

$384 at Amazon

The king of fire pits

Solo Stove Yukon

Backyard fire pits are a keystone of family hangouts and neighborhood get-togethers -- and this is the best of them, hands down. Built from durable stainless steel and with a vented design that promotes airflow, the Solo Stove produces a beautiful and deeply warming fire with little smoke or airborne ash. (Perhaps best of all, your clothes do not reek of smoke the morning after.) 

Though the grandiose, 30-inch Yukon is the king of the lineup, there is also the entry-level 13-inch Ranger, which costs about $200. They're not cheap -- but they're a slam-dunk gift for any fire pit enthusiast. 

And, finally, Solo Stove makes a range of nice accessories, but the stand -- and especially the cover -- are particularly useful for protecting your stove and fire pit area. 

$159 at Amazon

A stylish charcoal grill

Everdure Cube portable grill

Everdure's Cube portable charcoal grill has a lot going for it. It's small enough to carry down to the beach or on a camping trip. It's also multifunctional, with a food-grade storage tray and prep board for dredging meats in seasoning or dicing vegetables. The Cube ain't bad to look at either and comes in a handful of colors.

$169 at Campo Grande

Spanish delicacies for the grill

Iberico pork box

If he already has the grill setup in good form, how about something truly special to throw on top? Campo Grande's Iberico box is pork like you've never had it before. Rich and marbled, it eats like expensive steak. 

This assortment comes with one four-rib rack, one 21- to 28-ounce Presa boneless roast, 18 to 25 ounces of Abanico or Pluma cuts with rich marbling and a 14- to 21-ounce Secreto (the best-kept "secret" cut, according to Spanish butchers). They're all Iberico and impossibly tasty.

$10 at Vistaprint

A mug with your mug on it

Personalized coffee cup

Sometimes an overdone or cliche gift becomes that for a good reason. While it's not the most original gift in history, there's no way Dad is not going to love a coffee mug with his partner, kids, grandkids, cat or dog plastered across it. Vistaprint can make it happen all online and starting at around $10.

$159 at Liquorverse

A smattering of American single malts

Bevridge whiskey tasting kit

For a lover of American single malts, Bevridge's tasting kit is a snapshot of some of the best producers in the US. The $160 tag is a little steep, but most of these whiskies retail for around $80 a bottle. You'll also gain access to an interactive platform with on-demand videos and virtual distillery tours, so you can drink along with the men and women behind America's best single malts.

Full list of whiskies included:

  • Westland American Single Malt Whiskey
  • Virginia Distillery Company Courage & Conviction
  • Virginia Distillery Company Courage & Conviction Sherry Cask
  • Colkegan American Single Malt
  • Balcones Texas "1" Single Malt
  • Westward Whiskey American Single Malt 
  • Westward Stout Cask 
  • Westward Pinot Noir Cask 
  • Boulder American Single Malt Whisky Bottled in Bond
  • Boulder American Single Malt Whiskey Peated 
$80 at Amazon

Safe, stylish, easy to carry

Closca foldable bike helmet

Bicycle helmets are a great idea, but they can also be a pain to lug around before and after the ride. This foldable bike helmet will protect his dome but then collapses in on itself when not in use to be easily stashed in a backpack.

$49 at Beer Drop

A monthly drop of new brews

Beer Drop

This beer delivery box startup offers different plans, but with all of them, you can select the type of beer and specific beer styles that go into Dad's monthly craft beer subscription box shipments. Options include hoppy IPAs, fruit-forward beers, rich stouts, Belgian wheats and more. 

Monthly drops of microbrewery offerings start at $49 per month (plus $8 for shipping) for 10 beers. The subscription can be canceled at any time.

$349 at Best Buy

A small projector with big power

AAXA pico projector

A projector is one of the best gifts I've ever received and if Pops loves firing up a live concert video or action flick, there's no better way to make 'em pop than with a projector. This model is compact and portable so you can bring it on vacation or easily set it up outside for movie night. The 1080p resolution hits the image resolution benchmark we look for in a projector, too.

$94 at VSSL

The ultimate camping accessory

VSSL camp supply kit

This sleek, waterproof aluminum tube is an amazing gift that has just about all of the gear an outdoorsy dad could need in a pinch. That includes a 200-lumen LED flood beam flashlight, a compass, a modest first aid kit and everything you need to start a fire -- each neatly packed into a modular storage puck. There's also some rope, a wire saw and a razor blade, some tape, sewing gear, fishing gear and everything you'd need to purify 7.5 liters of water. Weighing in at just under 1 pound, this supply kit is the perfect gift for the camping enthusiast or DIY dad -- but just as useful to stash in a car, boat or home.

$50 at Coral Vita

Some necessary reef restoration

Coral Vita coral adoption

Coral reefs are integral to the health of the planet and support more species per unit area than any other marine environment. They're also vanishing at an alarming clip, but nonprofit Coral Vita is hoping to reverse the trend by planting a wide variety of climate-change resilient corals in the Grand Bahamas.

You can adopt a coral reef microfragment to be planted on Dad's behalf for $50 or a cookie (seven fragments) for $350. He'll get a personalized, printable adoption certificate, access to an exclusive member space and email updates from the farm.

$85 at Kammok

Portable relaxation enhancer

Kammok Roo Double hammock

The Kammok Roo Double hammock is equally well-suited for backwoods camping and a backyard. It's big enough for Dad plus one -- or maybe two other pint-size companions -- as long as you keep the total to under 500 pounds. And, crafted from ripstop nylon, it's lightweight enough to throw in any backpack or day bag.

You'll need some sturdy straps to rig the hammock to trees. If you're willing to splurge, however, I'd recommend Kammok's Swiftlet hammock stand: It's lightweight, surprisingly simple to assemble and adjust and it comes with a nice carrying case.

$399 at Walmart

Rugged boombox

DemerBox

There are plenty of great waterproof Bluetooth speakers on the market but perhaps none quite as distinctive as the DemerBox. The sound quality of this Bluetooth speaker is top-notch: This thing has audio that's loud and crisp, with a big-time low end. Built in the US, the "crush-proof" Pelican case is waterproof and nearly indestructible, and the DB2 model is big enough to carry Dad's favorite beer and a handful of other valuables. The rechargeable battery lasts for roughly 40 hours. 

That noted, if you're looking for a much more affordable speaker, we recommend the $37 Tribit X Sound Go, which is also a great gift, and it's waterproof and delivers surprisingly good sound for the price. 

See at Cameo

Get your dad a video from his favorite celebrity

Cameo

The father in your life absolutely has a favorite movie, sports team or TV series. Every one of those fathers would smile ear to ear to see a personal video from someone on that favorite thing wishing them a great day. Cameo allows you to seek out the person you think would delight dad and pay for a quick video from them. Prices vary quite a bit, but the end result is always pure joy.

Editors' choice
$50 at Amazon

Beef up his Wi-Fi

Google Nest Wifi mesh router

A robust Wi-Fi signal has never been more important. The Google Nest Wifi features speedy performance, pleasing aesthetics, and doubles as a Google Assistant smart speaker. It's easy to set up, easy to use, and easy to rely on -- and we think it's the best solution overall for upgrading your home network.

$181 at Amazon

Affordable TV sound upgrade

Vizio V21

When Dad's ready to move beyond his TV's built-in speakers, this is where we suggest you start. Our longtime favorite, the V21 comes with a compact but powerful subwoofer, HDMI connectivity, and terrific overall audio quality. Hands down, this is the best soundbar if you're looking for value.

$827 at Amazon

Airborne fun for Dad

DJI Mavic Air 2

DJI's Mavic Air 2 delivers everything you want in a drone: more than 30 minutes of flight time, a 6-mile range and safety features including high-quality obstacle avoidance and air traffic alerts. And the camera hardware is legit: This drone can capture 48-megapixel photos and 4K video at 60 frames per second. If you're looking for something a bit cheaper for dear old Dad, the excellent Mavic Mini is also a great dad gift at a lower price.

$250 at Amazon

A feature-heavy cooler

Igloo Trailmate

This tank of a cooler is for a dad that takes his food, drink, and outdoor adventures seriously. The Trailmate has useful accessories in spades. Those include (*takes breath*) oversized, never-flat wheels, a metal telescoping locking handle that pulls double-duty as a mounting point for the included serving tray, a dry/food basket, a padded glove box, two accessory/bottle holders, four cup holders on the lid, a built-in mobile device stand, two bottle openers, four tie-down points, an outside pocket, and a removable serving tray securely stored on the underside of the lid. Oh, and the drain plug for ice melt, can't forget that. 

$179 at Tidbyt

A retro smart display

Tidbyt

Yes, the $179 price is a bit steep, but the Tidbyt display is a fun piece of functional decor that's well-built and stylish, with some serious retro charm. The Tidbyt can display all sorts of useful info on rotation, including the local time, weather, stock ticker, sports scores, event reminders, and even the next departing train for your local subway stop. 

It also displays pictures, but the LED matrix lights make them look very pixelated. It's all part of Tidbyt's throwback charm, and there's no question it'll look cool on Dad's desk or bookshelf.

Editors' choice
$60 at Amazon

Better audio than AirPods Pro

Jabra Elite 75t

Jabra's Elite 75t earbuds deliver better sound quality than the AirPods Pro, with superior clarity and tighter bass, and 7.5-hour battery life. And there are physical volume controls right on the buds.