Father’s Day is fast approaching and dad deserves the best on this special day. There’s nothing wrong with a homemade breakfast and his favorite cup of coffee. But if you’re looking to go the extra mile, we’ve got you covered. We put together 50 of our favorite gifts for dad under $50. Whether you’re shopping for your own dad, your grandfather, or your friend with a newborn, there’s something for everyone.


Laguiole Oyster Knife

Any self-respecting seafood fan deserves a quality oyster knife. This specialty tool is an absolute necessity if you’re attempting to shuck your own oysters. The wood handle model from Baladeo is as handsome as they get and would make an ideal gift.


World Travel: An Irreverent Guide

Let the legend himself Anthony Bourdain lead your father through the wonderful culinary world. Along with Bourdain’s own musings, you’ll find essays from his friends, family and fellow chefs. It’ll make a great beach read for any dad.


Rove 3 Pack

[Partner]  For a long time, it felt like no one had updated the car air freshener. Your options were the classic pine tree cardboard freshener or the plastic plug-in that always smelled a bit too artificial. Well, our friends at drift have developed a stylish alternative with the Rove. Chemical-free and easy to clip on, the airplane-grade aluminum metal fresheners feature unique, authentic scents like Grove, Teak, and even Saturday morning breakfast cereal. The 3-pack set makes for a great Father’s Day gift for your next family road trip or just a trip to the grocery store.


Leatherman Bond

[Partner]  Leatherman are the uncontested kings when it comes to multi-tools. They arguably kicked off the EDC craze with their trusted, beloved pocket knives and tools. And we were thrilled to hear that the brand was reaching back into their history to release an innovative new product: Bond. Inspired by founder Tim Leatherman’s original PST multi-tool, the Bond is sleek, lightweight, and minimalist. With 14 tool attachments, there’s virtually nothing the Bond can’t handle. And, just coming in under the $50 mark, the Bond makes a perfect gift for the DIY dad.


The New York Times Cooking No Recipe Recipes

And, while Bourdain’s book is a charming read, maybe dad just needs a cookbook upgrade. Sam Sifton’s New York Times Cooking recipe book collects many of the easy-to-make recipes you’d find in the pages of the Times. Featuring beautiful photographs and simple instructions, add this guide to your kitchen bookshelf.


Tennessee Peanut Co. Cajun Roasted Peanuts

If your dad is anything like mine, he loves snacking. And there are few better dad snacks than whole shell peanuts. And the cajun flavor from Tennessee Peanut Co. offers a balanced kick. So grab a 2lb bag in time for Father’s Day. Just make sure you snag a spare bowl for those shell scraps.


Whiskey Peaks Glasses

Swap out dad’s plain old whiskey glasses for something truly unique. The Whiskey Peaks tumbler glasses, exclusively available through Huckberry, feature a raised topographic impression of the world’s most stunning peaks like Mt. Everest, the Grand Canyon, and more.

$30/set of 2

Tactica M.100 Multitool

Tactica crafts some of the most visually appealing EDC gear we’ve come across. But, more importantly, they also get the job done. The M100 multitool in particular is durable, compact, and features a universal wrench, Philips- and flat-head screwdriver, storage tube, bottle opener, and more. Perfect for the mountains, bike rides, or odd jobs around the house, this is a gift that will last dad a lifetime.


Pappy Van Winkle 23-Year Bourbon Barrel Pure Maple Syrup

While securing a bottle of Pappy might be a near-impossible feat, gifting this limited-edition bourbon barrel-aged maple syrup is a bit easier. The syrup itself is courtesy of Bissell Maple Farm in Jefferson, OH. While a bourbon for breakfast might not be the best idea, there’s nothing wrong with some Pappy Maple Syrup on a stack of pancakes.


Rustico Leather Golf Log

Step up your golf game with a proper scoresheet. The leatherbound Rustico golf log. Available in a variety of colorways, this notebook makes even the worst slices stylish.


Whiskey Candle

Wax Buffalo crafts some of our favorite candles on the market. Their cocktail collection recreates many spirits and cocktails but the whiskey edition is one of the best. Notes of cognac, ginger, and whiskey will fill the room as you enjoy your boozy candle.


Good Cigar Adventure Pack

There’s nothing like a quality cigar to mark a special occasion. And Good Cigar offers some of the best cigars you can buy online. The Adventure Pack makes an ideal gift set and includes two cigars, a cutter, matches, and instructions on how to enjoy your new cigars. Whether your dad is an aficionado or new to the game, Good Cigar has something for everyone.


Scrabble: Nostalgia Edition

Give game night a retro boost with this nostalgia edition of everyone’s favorite word game. This set of Scrabble, available through MoMA’s Design Store, is inspired by the 1948 edition. The vintage tin packaging is the icing on the cake.


Shaken: Drinking with James Bond and Ian Flemming

Drink like 007 with the official James Bond cocktail recipe guide featuring extracts from the writing of Ian Flemming himself. You’ll find recipes, designed by Swift, the award-winning London bar, divided into five categories: Straight Up; On the Rocks; Tall; Fizzy; and Exotic. Recreate Bond’s iconic martini or sip on a cocktail inspired by the various characters in Flemming’s writing.


Solid Cologne

Men’s fragrances have moved away from liquid perfumes in favor of solid colognes. They’re much more concentrated and provide a longer lasting scent meaning a gentle application can last you all evening. The “Hurytt” from Bawston & Tucker is ideal if you’re looking for that clean, woodsy smell.


Grilled Personal Pizza Maker

While you could invest in a pretty serious backyard pizza oven, we’d reckon that your dad already owns a grill. And, if he’s looking to make homemade pizza, all he needs is this personal pizza baker. This cast-iron tool turns your charcoal grill into a brick oven delivering delicious pizza in minutes.


The Very Embarrassing Book of Dad Jokes

This could be a father’s day gift to regret but it’s sure to entertain. The Very Embarrassing Book of Dad Jokes is chock-full of so-terrible-it’s-funny jokes that’ll please even the most serious dad.


Yeti Rambler 14 oz. mug

Bring coffee, tea, or dad’s favorite adult beverage on the go with the Yeti Rambler mug. Made from the same durable material that’s made us fall in love with their coolers, this Yeti travel mug is durable and easy to use.


Truff Hot Sauce

There are few more stylish hot sauces on the market than Truff. And, this black truffle-infused hot sauce also happens to taste great. Give dad’s pantry an upgrade with Truff Hot Sauce.

$35/set of 2

Magnetic Pick Up Tool with LED Light

Maybe a few years back you got dad a basic tool kit. It’s about time for an upgrade. This magnetic pick up tool with telescoping flashlight is perfect for car repair, camping, fishing, or any DIY projects. The extending magnet will help pick up dropped items and the bright flashlight illuminates even the darkest corners of the garage.


GOSHI Exfoliating Shower Towel

Ditch the loofa and give dad a proper spa day with the GOSHI exfoliating shower towel. Made in the textile capital of Gunma, Japan, the GOSHI is crafted to make your skin softer and cleaner with a blend of lathering and exfoliating threads.


Bear Paws Shredding Claws

Take a walk on the wild side with these shredding claws. Shredding up BBQ has never been so easy–or fun. Just grip the Bear Paws and get to work. The Bear Paws Shredding Claws are melt proof up to 475 degrees and dishwasher safe.


Tile Mate Bluetooth Tracker

Is dad constantly losing his keys, wallet, or phone? Get him the Tile Mate Bluetooth Tracker. This handy item locator connects to Bluetooth to help you track down misplaced gear.


Soft Pretzel & Beer Cheese Kit

Is there anything better than a warm pretzel covered in melted cheese? Maybe a cold beer to wash it down. Well, we can help you with the first part with Farm Steady’s Soft Pretzel & Beer Cheese Kit. Make this tasty treat with dad for a Father’s Day snack!


Cast Iron Smoker Box

Any BBQ dads out there? Splurging on a full-on smoker might be out of the budget this year but you can still get that authentic smoked flavor on the grill with this cast iron smoker box. Just load it up with some wood chips, grill up some ribs, and you’ve got a hell of a night ahead of you.


Leather Case for Airpods Pro

Don’t let your airpods go naked. Dress them up in style with Native Union’s stylish leather cases. Made with authentic Italian leather, the case will develop a natural patina with wear and tear. And, while it offers an extra layer of protection, you can still wirelessly charge through the case.


Gardener's Tool Seat

Does your dad have a green thumb? Then this gift is for him. The Gardener’s Tool Seat is an ingenious tool bag/gardener’s seat. Store all your garden tools in the side pouches and tend to your garden with the comfort of a sturdy stool.


Urb Delta 8 Gummies

I know for a fact that my dad has no idea what Delta 8 is. But, if you’ve got a “certified cool dad” in your life, these Delta 8 gummies might be the best gift you can get. These gummies come in a variety of flavors (from Birthday Cake to Strawberry Smoothie) and include 25 mg of Delta 8-THC.


Dad Grass Pre Rolled CBD Classic Joint

It’s grass like dad remembers. Dad Grass specializes in smokable CBD hemp that is low dose but fully chill. Their classic pre-rolled CBD joints deliver mellow vibes with the highest quality organic hemp. Split a joint with dad this Father’s Day.


MLB Stadium Illustration Poster

If your dad loves America’s pastime, he’ll appreciate this stylish poster with illustrations of all 30 MLB ballparks. From the classics like Wrigley Field and Fenway Park to the recent stadiums like Citi Field and Target Field, this poster brings the spirit of baseball to life.


Avocado Tree Growing Kit

Dad doesn’t need a green thumb to grow some fresh produce. This Avocado Tree growing kit is unobtrusive and easy to use, giving a second life to that Avocado pit. Simply place the seed in water and watch your avocado tree grow.


Carbon Fiber Comb

We wouldn’t be surprised if dad got you your very first comb. Well, why not return the favor with this ergonomic, carefully constructed carbon fiber comb. With an easy-to-hold built-in loop and medium-fine teeth, this comb is great for everyday use. Plus, you can engrave your dad’s initials and even add on a leather holster.


The Whiskey Wedge

Do you prefer your whiskey without any dilution? You’ll want to invest in some serious ice cubes. Thankfully, we came across the Corkcicle whiskey wedge which creates a triangular block of ice turning your cocktail into a piece of art.


Huge Head Cutout

If you’re looking for a gag gift that still feels special, this is the one for you. With Build-A-Head, you can print a larger-than-life-size cardboard cutout of your dad’s headshot.


Michter's US1 Kentucky Straight Rye Whiskey

Step up your father’s day gift game with a bottle of Michter’s Rye Whiskey. Michter’s single barrel Kentucky rye is a serious bang-for-your-buck purchase at $48/bottle. Commemorate a special occasion with one of our favorite whiskeys.


Saltverk Lava Salt

If you’re looking to give dad an assist in the kitchen, get him this eye-catching black lava salt. Saltverk blended Icelandic geothermal flaky sea salt with activated charcoal for a unique, flavorful salt that’s perfect for grill night.


Rastal Teku

Craft beer lovers know that the Italian-made Rastal Teku is one of the best beer glasses you can own. The elegant stemmed glass is built for accentuating the flavors and aromatics of your favorite sour, saison, or hazy IPA. Snag this nucleated 2-pack for under $50 or splurge for the original 6-pack.


Bondic LED UV Liquid Plastic Welding Kit

Give dad the gift of infinite DIY with this UV Liquid Plastic Welding starter set. Easily repair just about anything by simply applying the liquid adhesive and bonding with the UV light. That’s it! Even the least handy dads can become repair pros with this kit.


New Star Foodservice BBQ Tool Set

If your dad’s a grill pro, he might want his own custom tools. But, if you’re just starting your journey in the world of grilling, this all-in-one BBQ set is the perfect starter kit. You’ll get all the basics in a stylish stainless steel with handsome wood handles. Light the grill – let’s get cooking!


Black Waterproof Playing Cards

Poker night just got classy. The matte black, textured, waterproof playing cards from BIERDORF are classy and durable. Swap out those old bent cards for something a bit more stylish.


Whiskey Club Alcoholic Cocktail Gummies

These cocktail gummies from Smith and Sinclair let you “eat your drink.” These alcoholic confections mimic your favorite cocktails with authentic spirit infusions and ingredients. Take a bite into a Whiskey Sour or an Old Fashioned. While you can enjoy them on your own, we think they make great garnishes if you still want your whiskey the old-fashioned way.


Carhartt Deluxe Dual Compartment Insulated Lunch Bag

Your dad’s bagged lunch just got an upgrade. This Carhartt Deluxe Insulated Lunch Bag includes separate pouches to keep your food organized and protected. Plus, the water-repellant exterior and comfortable shoulder strap means you can bring this bag anywhere.


Carbon Carabiner

A quality carabiner on its own would make a good gift. But the Carbon Carabiner from Nomad has a hidden feature. Tucked into the back is a discreet USB to Lightning cable perfect for charging your iPhone on the go. Minimal though impactful, this carabiner is sure to leave an impression.


Mini Electric Screwdriver Set

You haven’t lived until you’ve swapped out your manual screwdriver for an electric one. This mini electric set will make any task easier with included LED light and a suite of bit sizes that can tackle even the tiniest project.


Pull Start Fire Weatherproof Fire Starter

There’s nothing worse than finally setting up camp after a long day of hiking only to struggle to get a fire going. We’ve been there plenty of times – this is a shame-free zone. But, with this pull start fire starter, you’ll never have to worry about getting a roaring campfire. No matches or lighters are required, simply pull the string on the starter and watch the spark ignite.


Camber Top Tool Box

Now that you’ve purchased dad a variety of tools, he’s going to need a place to store them. Sure you could go with a cheap storage box, but we’d recommend this handsome tool box from Toyo. This Japanese-made stainless steel box is available in three colors and sports a sleek design giving your tools a proper home.


Breakfast Sandwich Maker

Missing that bodega breakfast sandwich? We’ve got the perfect solution. This device cooks each part of your favorite breakfast sandwich simultaneously so you’ve got a perfectly prepped bacon, egg, and cheese in minutes.


OCT17 Wooden Alarm Clock

Wake up easy with the OCT17 alarm clock. This sleek wooden clock combines form and function in a unique triangular shape. The LED display shows the time, temperature, and humidity. Plus, if you need total darkness while you sleep, you can have the display shut off after 10 seconds. Then, you can bring the display back with a clap or a tap.


Anker Bluetooth Speaker

While the best Bluetooth speakers on the market cost a good deal more than the $50 cutoff of this article, the Anker Bluetooth Speaker is an excellent budget option. It’s powerful enough to handle a backyard hangout but easy to lug around to the beach or on a camping trip.


Dissim Inverted Lighter

There’s obviously a nostalgic charm with the classic BiC lighter but it’s not always the most practical option. Dissim managed to flip the pocket lighter on its head, literally. This inverted lighter keeps your fingers protected when you need to light a candle or your campfire. Plus, the circle grip means you can easily clip it to your keychain. It’s such an ingenious little device that is sure to wow dad.

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