This article is all about the best Christmas gift ideas for men, be they our fathers, husbands, brothers, sons, grandfathers, boyfriends, or just guy friends at work. We’re featuring a wide array of gadgets, toys, books, music, movies, tools, car accessories, and everything else the guy in your life might like.
So, here’s what you’ll find in this article:
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Christmas Gift Ideas for Fathers
Is your dad into technology or is he more the artist type? Is he thrifty, or does he revel in a bit of luxury now and then? Is he hands-on practical, or a thinker? No matter what he’s like, we’re sure he’s the best, so that’s why he deserves the best Christmas gift ideas for men. Check them out!
1. Cuisinart CGS-5014 Deluxe Stainless-Steel Grill Set
Okay, so your dad might not be a ‘master griller’ just yet, but with this beauty, he’s got every odd to turn into one overnight. As the product promises, not only will his BBQs taste better with it, but he is also going to look good while grilling. And who wouldn’t want to blend form and function, right?
2. Long Walk to Freedom: The Autobiography of Nelson Mandela
One of the greatest men in contemporary history has unfortunately passed away, but he left behind some powerful lessons on humanity and the power of man’s spirit. So, perhaps gifting your dad this book will serve as an inspiration for change and empowerment in his life – after all, what better way is there to celebrate Mandela’s memory?
3. Streamlight Septor LED Headlamp
It doesn’t matter what age his ID card says he is, we’re willing to bet your dad still has his sense of adventure intact. Reward it with this headlamp that comes with the strap included, and features no fewer than 7 ultra-bright LED lights, three levels of lighting, a 90-degree tilt mechanism, and up to 120 hours of run time.
4. Wine Country Gift Baskets The Italian Collection
Nothing says style, taste, and an appreciation for the finer things in life than this gourmet gift basket containing the cream of the crop in Italian cuisine. Included inside: imported pasta, Basilicata sauce, tiramisu wafer rolls, risotto, bruschetta, polenta soup, and Tuscan herb dipping oils, plus biscotti and cappuccino. Want rave reviews from your dad? This is your winning ticket!
5. Amazon.com Gift Card in a Blue and Silver Gift Box
All right, ok, we know what you’re going to say. Gift cards are such an impersonal gift. But, really now, if push came to shove, would he not enjoy buying something for himself that he really likes? Why not let him have more options, while also showing him you didn’t forget about his Christmas gift?
6. Pioneer FH-S700BS Car Stereo Receiver
Driving is supposed to be fun, and no one knows that better than your dad. This in-dash stereo receiver from Pioneer is supremely easy to install, and can sync perfectly with your smartphone, no matter its make, via USB or Bluetooth. It also comes with a Pandora link, and a wide range of backlight color options – which makes it great for nighttime driving.
7. Picnic Time ‘Gardener’ 5-Piece Garden Tool Set
Let’s face it: us sons and daughters have no clue how much old dad actually enjoys gardening – perhaps he just does it to get away from it all and have a bit of quiet ‘me time’ alone on the green. With this set, though, he might actually come to enjoy it: it’s sturdy, but light, and even allows you to sit down while you’re tending to the garden!
8. ecko unltd. Men’s Stay Puff Jacket
Dad, it’s cold outside. If you’ve had it with seeing your dad in the same old down jacket he used to wear in college, perhaps it’s time to suggest something more stylish. This puff jacket from ecko unlimited is great, because it manages to be both trendy and chic, as well as somber. It will keep dad warm, and it won’t hinder his freedom of movement either.
9. Attitude Aprons Fully Adjustable “Grill Master Man Myth Legend” Apron
Can’t grill without the right attitude, right? This one-size fits most apron says all there is to say about your dad’s grilling. That it’s LEGEN-wait for it…-DARY. And with this apron, it most certainly is going to stay that way.
10. Oggi Pro Stainless-Steel 10-Piece Cocktail Shaker and Bar Tool Set
This ten-piece bar tool set, which comes with its own cocktail shaker, of course, is likely to turn any cocktail loving dad into a genuine mixology pro. It’s got a double jigger, a glass and stainless steel shaker, a slicing knife, bottle opener, cocktail strainer, stirrer, and tongs, as well as a cutting board and black stand to store it easily. It’s got it all!
11. Logitech Harmony Smart Control
Look, we all know how much dads (and men in general) are invested into finding that one remote controlling device that can control everything, right? Well, the Harmony Smart Control, which also comes with a smartphone app and a simple remote, promises to do just that. The app can turn your dad’s smartphone into a remote, it can control devices behind closed cabinets, and works with some 5,000 brands and 225,000 devices!
12. Black & Decker GCO18SFB Cordless Drill/Driver
If your old man still likes fixing things around the house, you can be sure he’s going to love this awesome 18-volt, Ni-Cad, 3/8 inch cordless drill/driver from Black & Decker. It comes with a super-sleek carry-on bag for storage and easy transport, and it can make drilling holes a breeze – not to mention a whole lot of fun. It’s lightweight, the bits can be changed easily thanks to the keyless chuck, and it also includes a stud finder.
13. Garmin Forerunner 310XT Waterproof USB Stick and Heart Rate Monitor
With this portable GPS on a wristband, your dad can safely navigate the woods and the canyons at will. The high-sensitivity tracking device works in deep forests and canyons, keeps track of the routs, and can help retrace one’s path. It also comes with sunset and sunrise times, information about the hunting and fishing seasons, a compass, and a barometric altimeter.
14. Meguiar’s Complete Car Care Kit
Does it sometimes strike you that your dad seems to love his car more than anyone else around him, including you, his other potential offspring, and his own life-partner? Well, that may or may not be true, we can’t tell – but what we do suggest is that you honor this bond by gifting him a complete, premium quality car care kit. He can shampoo and condition the upholstery, wax the car, and even detail it himself!
15. Samsonite Golf Hard Sided Travel Cover Case
If your dad enjoys golfing, and often finds himself traveling, either for business or for pleasure, why not let him travel in style with this silver grey hardcover golf case from Samsonite? It’s easy to push and pull, lightweight, and comes with a spacious interior.
16. Calvin Klein ETERNITY for Men Eau de Toilette
It might strike many as a cliché gift, but the truth is you can’t really go wrong with a cologne from Calvin Klein – they’re classic, great quality, and fashionable. The seller recommends this particular one for casual wear, but we say dad should be the one to decide when to wear it.
17. Bobby Flay’s Grill It!
If dad is into grilling, but can’t quite wrap his head around the proper way it should be done, then this fully illustrated hardcover book, penned by grill-master extraordinare Bobby Flay, is just what he needs. Not only does it cover veggies and all meats, but it also includes scrumptious marinades, rubs, vinaigrettes, and sauces – all for the manly men with a foodie habit.
18. Bose QuietComfort 15 Acoustic Noise Cancelling Headphones
If your father is a music lover, he is going to adore these Bose QuietComfort acoustic noise canceling headphones, if only for the fact that they are the absolute best on the market. They’re comfortable, and fit around the ear, they produce life-like sounds for watching movies and listening to music, and are perfect for those who fly a lot. They work with an AAA battery, which can insure an average running time of 35 hours.
19. Relaxzen 60-2907P08 10-Motor Vibration Massage Standard Mat
This motorized massage mat is the definition of home comfort, and will do a whole lot to soothe your poor dad’s over-worked, tired back. Simply let him kick back with a glass of bourbon and his favorite team playing on TV. He will be in relaxation heaven in no more than 7 minutes and 40 seconds – which is as long as the mat’s heat treatment function takes to heat up.
20. Creative Covers for Golf Bass Golf Club Head Cover
We’re sure your dad has got a great sense of humor, because he’s your dad and he’s awesome. Right? So what could make him laugh and honor his passion for golfing better than this golf club cover from Creative Covers for Golf? It’s made from soft plush, and it comes with a knit sock, so it’s bound to become a collector’s must-have!
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