If things were up to us, specials occasion dedicated to honoring and appreciating fathers for their love, guidance, and support would be taken more seriously. Dads are loving, kind, and supportive, among other unique qualities and meaningful contributions they make. Here are 20 ways to express your gratitude and love toward your dads this Father’s Day if they have positively impacted your lives.
Travel Gifts For Father’s Day
If he loves the great outdoors, chances are, he loves traveling too. Luxury travel gifts aren’t limited to travel accessories gifts alone. They include experiences too. Look at some top luxury travel gift ideas for Father’s Day that’ll impress the greys out of any dad.
Young or old dad wants a bit of an adventure once in a while. To surprise them this Father’s Day, plan an all-expense paid ultra-luxury expedition. Treat him to a weekend getaway at a luxurious villa in LA, a quaint town in New Zealand, or a resort in Hawaii. It may not be a once-in-a-lifetime adventure, but this relaxing retreat will do wonders for his mind and body. From helicopter tours and yacht cruises to golf courts, wellness centers, and the best gourmet meals.
Once the ball has been set in motion and the destination is confirmed, consider travel gear, and accessories. Luxury wristwatches and fitness trackers, AirTags, sunglasses, Kindle e-book readers, wallets, WiFi, camera, pieces of luggage, etc. As they make memories while on their trip, these luxurious gift items are constant reminders that they are loved. Also, they carry a touch of luxury wherever they go, courtesy of their loved ones.
Home & Kitchen Gifts
Kitchen and other home gift sets can be an excellent choice for Father’s Day gifts, especially for most dads who enjoy cooking. Or those who enjoy spending time at home doing chores. From knives and cutting boards to measuring cups and spatulas, these items can even be narrowed down to their preferences to make them even more thoughtful. For example, if he’s a barbecue-obsessed dad, you can opt for a BBQ grill set complete with aprons, skewers, tongs, etc. If he enjoys baking, a set of baking pans, whisks, and oven mitts would be a brilliant pick.
For home items, there are ways to make dads look forward to cleaning their front porch and a manual brush isn’t one of them. Try sprucing up their living space with home essentials that make life easier for them. Replace the manual vacuum cleaner with a robot one, Or better yet, an automatic trash can. Check out some of the tech gear gift ideas below.
Purchase a rare bottle of aged whiskey, a collection of fine wines, or a set of craft beers. Pair these libations with a selection of his favorite home-cooked meals in a personalized hamper filled with his favorite treats. It’s a gift that will appeal to his taste buds and re-invent his space, and at the same time, leave a fond memory.
Personal Items & Accessories
Luxury pieces of jewelry and classic timepieces are all symbols of elegance and sophistication. And make the perfect personal gift item ideas for Father’s Day. Consider gifting a luxurious watch from renowned brands such as Tom Ford, Rolex, Omega, or Patek Philippe. Most dads may prefer a sleek and simple design, others might fancy bold, statement pieces. But overall, the high-end watch should be both a functional accessory and a lasting reminder of your love.
Nothing exudes luxury quite like fine leather accessories. Another sure way to celebrate special fathers is by gifting them a handcrafted leather briefcase, wallet, or belt. There are prestigious brands like Louis Vuitton, Gucci, and Hermès with practical and stylish leather accessories.
Latest Tech Gear
Tech-savvy dads appreciate futuristic tech items that combine practicality and luxury. Organizers, smart-touch leather gloves, noise-canceling headphones, and smart toothbrushes, would make great Father’s Day travel gift options. Consider tech gifts like the Roomba i3+ EVO Robot Vacuum or Dyson Pure Hot+Cool HP01 Purifying Heater & Fan for their living spaces.
Smartwatches, voice-controlled trash cans, sunrise alarms, and the latest smartphones or computers are equally ideal gifts. Don’t forget smart coffee mugs like the Ember Temperature Control Smart Mug² to keep beverages warm.
How to Celebrate Father’s Day at Home
Aside from physical gifts, there are other amazing ideas on how to spend the day with fathers and create memories that last forever. Yes, they need appreciation in the form of items, but they also value time and loving relationships with their family. Despite the tight schedule, take out some time to be with them and make them feel loved and recognized. You can follow the list we curated below to spend an entire day with your dad, doing anything you both want. Start by organizing a family picnic—an excellent way for them to spend quality time together with the people that are important to them.
Instead of ordering or eating out, you can cook a meal, reminisce about the good old times, share life experiences with them, and laugh as you go through family photos together. Also, consider planning a weekend getaway not just “for” Dads, but “with” them. It’s another great way to revive memories and put smiles on their faces.
Bond With Them
If he’s up for a night out, take your dad out for a movie date to watch their favorite movies. After enjoying some quality cinema, you can also take them to dine at their favorite restaurants where you order their favorite meals and drinks. If he’s a dad who enjoys singing, then organize a karaoke night on Father’s Day. You can also invite over their close friends and other family friends. Sure, everyone will end up having a great time together, singing out loud to their favorite songs, and bonding with their favorite people. But don’t forget to read the room. Know when they need quality time to themselves.
If they do not already have anyone doing their chore, hire people to clean the whole space, including the lawn, and laundry, clear out the garage, and do grocery shopping. And if they have special hobbies such as hiking, fishing, playing board games, skydiving, golfing, etc, join them to do the things they love. Or to do those things that they always wanted to do.
In case there’s any doubt about throwing them a party, do it. Absolutely nothing beats the charm and satisfaction of throwing a workaholic dad a surprise party, especially themed ones.
Indoor Activities To Celebrate Dads
- Have a movie marathon night
- Plan a barbecue
- Host a game night
- Have a gardening session
- Treat them to breakfast in bed
- Organize a surprise party
- Play board games and solve puzzles
- Plan a backyard Picnic
- Play video games together
- Set up a makeshift karaoke bar
- Make DIY crafts
- Play basketball, football, mini-golf, or baseball
- Watch his favorite movies
- Plan a Zoom party
- Work out together at home
- Play a water fight in the yard
- Treat him to a spa day at home
- Camp in the yard
- Try birdwatching
- Or stargazing
Outdoor Father’s Day Activities
- Enjoy outdoor adventures
- Go Golfing
- Plan a fishing trip
- Take a Hike
- Hit the gym together
- Treat him to a spa day
- Visit a museum
- Go Stargazing
- Go to a wine/beer-tasting event
- Take a trip to the beach
- Go Camping
- Go Paint Balling
- Take a Weekend Road Trip
- Head to an Amusement Park
- Go to a Baseball Game
- Go Shopping
- Volunteer Together
- Take a music class
- Take a physical or virtual cooking class
- Attend a live concert or event