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Gift Ideas for Fathers

Updated on March 2, 2014

What to Buy Dad?

Whether it's for his birthday, Christmas, Father's Day, or any other occasion, it's hard to know what to buy dad for a gift. Below are a list of ideas of gift ideas for you father.

Cuisinart 10-Piece Premium Grilling Set

Most fathers are "king of the grille" so what better gift to buy dad than the Cuisinart 10-Piece Premium Grilling Set which is ever grilling tool any man could dream of all in it's own custom, leather carrying case.

The set includes Chef's Spatula, Grill Tongs, Chef's Fork, Set of 4 Skewers, Grill Brush, and 2 Replacement Heads. The tools are made of forged stainless steel and have handcrafted Pakka wood handles.

This high quality set retails for about $90, but is typically sold on Amazon at a discount of around $60.

The Cuisinart 10-Piece Premium Grilling Set is the perfect gift for dad for Father's Day (at the height of grilling season) or any other occasion!

Corkcicle One Wine Chiller and Aerator

Is Dad a wine lover? How about the Corkcicle One Wine Chiller and Aerator? The Corkcicle is made of stainless steel and should be left in the freezer to chill between uses.

Simply place the Corkcicle in your favorite bottle of wine and it will create a perfect seal. The Corkicle chills white wine and brings red wine to room temperature. It also has a built in aerator with an easy pour spout allowing you to pour the perfect glass of wine right out of the bottle without having to wait for it to chill or aerate. The Corkcicle also has a flip-top cap so that you can tightly seal the wine and prevent a messy spill if the bottle accidentally gets knocked over or if you want to store it on its side in the refrigerator or in a wine rack.

The Cockcicle actually made Oprah's list of "Favorite Things" in 2012!

The Corkcicle retails for $49.95 and is available for purchase at Amazon or

Corkcicle Chillsner Beer Chiller

Dad not a wine fan? How about beer? Corkcicle make a beer chiller, the Chillsner, that fits into most standard long neck beer bottles and will rapidly chill any beer after the Chillsner has been properly cooled in the freezer.

The Chillsner will ensure that your beer is cool from the first sip right through the last--you can drink your beer right through the Chillsner and it will chill each swig instantly!

A 2-pack of Chillsners typically retail for $29.99, but you can typically buy them for less on Amazon.

Beer Making Kit

Another great gift idea for a dad who loves beer, is a beer making kit. What dad wouldn't love to make his own beer at home?

The Brooklyn Brew Shop offers its own beer making kit which allows anyone to make a tasty I.P.A. at home. The kit, which retails for $39.95 and can be purchased at makes one gallon of beer which works out to 9-10 bottles of beer.

After you've used the kit, you just need to purchase new ingredients and can use the kit over and over again.

Allow dad to be his own brew-master by getting him a beer making kit as a gift.

Motorized Grill Brush with Steam Cleaning Power

We've already established that most dads are grill masters, why not buy dad a gift that will make cleaning the grille easier? Brookstone's Motorized Grill Brush with Steam Cleaning Power will make cleaning the grille a breeze with its battery-powered, rotating grille brush and will help loosen gunk off the grille with its steam power.

Brookstone's Grill Brush retails for $39.99 but can be purchased on Amazon for much less.

Garmin Approach S1 Special Edition GPS Golf Watch

Most dads love to golf, so why not get dad the Garmin Approach S1 GPS Golf Watch. The Garmin Approach comes pre-loaded with thousands of golf courses throughout the United States and will provide dad with the yardage to the front, middle and back of the putting green.

The S1 measures the precise yardage of shots played from anywhere on the course and will also track the distance walked by the user both on and off the course.

The S1 is an excellent gift for any dad who wants to play golf like a pro!

The S1 retails for $179.99 but can often be found on Amazon for less!

Callaway Hex Black Tour Golf Balls

Another great gift idea for dads who love to play golf are the Callaway Hex Black Tour Golf Balls. These specially designed golf balls have I-Core technology that are specially formulated to offer excellent distance on a drive as well as great control and accuracy.

The HEX Black Tour promotes low spin off the tee for more distance in your long game and high spin on approach shots for total control and aggressive stopping power into the green.

These gold balls are the ultimate gift for the father who wants to improve his golf game and impress his buddies on the course.

Callaway Hex Black Tour Golf Balls retail for $58.00 but are sold on Amazon for the discount price of $34.99!

Bluetooth Virtual Keyboard

Dad's love gadgets, so why not get dad one of the coolest gadgets around--a bluetooth virtual keyboard to use with his other gadgets--his iPad, smartphone, tablet, laptop, and more!

The Magic Cube will harness bluetooth technology to connect to any of dad's gadgets and then project a virtual keyboard through a laser display that dad can use as a typical, full blown keyboard to type quickly and efficiently on any of his gadgets.

The virtual keyboard is straight out of a Sci-Fi movie and dad will love using it!

Although a bit pricey, retailing for $199.99, you can buy the Magic Cube for the much lower price of $139.99 on Amazon!

© 2014 Maya Frances

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