11 Not-So-Obvious Last-Minute Father's Day Gifts

So you waited until the week leading up to Father's Day to get the dads in your life gifts to commemorate the day. Sunday is creeping up on you faster than you'd like, but you shouldn't fret or stress yourself out too much. It's not too late to pick up (or even order) the perfect gift for your dad, father-in-law, husband, grandfather, or anyone else in your life who deserves a little celebration with some fanfare. If you're looking for last-minute Father's Day 2017 gifts, you're not alone in your search efforts. But, never fear. There's still time to find Dad a gift that will suit his personality and that he will really love.

Dads, like moms, can be exceptionally difficult to shop for, but that doesn't mean you have to settle for something basic and cliché (yes, I'm talking about ties.) From an assortment of his favorite local beers to grilling sets to board games, there are plenty of gifts that you can make, buy, or assemble for Dad, even on a limited schedule. Here are 11 ideas to help alleviate your panic and end your gift-giving brain block, with a gift for every father or father-figure on your list.


Assortment Of Local Beers

Pick up a bunch of Dad's favorite local beers for a quick, but thoughtful, last-minute Father's Day gift. Not sure what his faves are? Get him a six pack of your favorites and introduce him to his new beloved brew.


Bifold Wallet

Fossil Men's Kenny RFID Large Coin Pocket Bifold, $65, Amazon

Dads' wallets tend to take a beating, so buy him a nice new one for Father's Day. The Fossil Men's wallet features RFID-blocking technology to help keep his credit card information safe and sound, plus cacti for personality.


Tickets To A Show, Concert, Or Sporting Event

If your dad is into theater, art, music, or sports, getting him a few tickets to an even is the perfect Father's Day gift, last-minute or not. Look at online event calendars to see what's coming to your closest city or pick a destination and make a weekend out of it.


Pizza Cutter

Fred Pizza Boss 3000 Circular Saw Pizza Wheel, $12, Amazon

This circular saw pizza wheel is undoubtedly a step up from however Dad is currently cutting his pizza. If he's a fan of tools and loves pizza (who doesn't), he'll get a kick out of this great gift.


Personalized Grill Set

Personalized Grill Set, $40, Etsy

If Dad is the grill master in your family, he'll certainly love this personalized grill set full of everything he needs to cook up a feast for the whole family — and maybe the neighbors, too.


Beard And Mustache Oil

ArtNaturals Organic Beard Oil and Conditioner, $13, Amazon

A luxurious gift of a beard oil and conditioner is just the thing for your bearded, mustachioed dapper dad. It's basically like a spa treatment.


'Anywhere Travel Guide' by Magda Lipka Falck

Anywhere Travel Guide, $9, Amazon

For the adventurous dad, these travel guide cards facilitate exploration and new discoveries. He can even use them right in his own town to explore parts he may not be all that familiar with yet — no extreme travel required.


Keyboard Waffle Iron

The Keyboard Waffle Iron, $68, Amazon

The tech nerd buried deep (or maybe not so deep) down in your dad will appreciate this quirky keyboard waffle iron. Waffles for everyone.



Loog Electric Guitar, $160, Amazon

Your musically-inclined dad will love receiving this three-string Loog electric guitar for Father's Day. Maybe now he can finally teach you how to play.


Game For The Whole Family

Watch Ya' Mouth Family Edition, $20, Amazon

Family game nights just got a little more lively and a lot more hilarious. The Watch Ya' Mouth Family Edition is great for adults and kids alike and with 10 mouth openers included, no one will need to sit on the sidelines.


Plan A Day For The Two Of You To Spend Together

Ultimately, one of your parents' favorite gifts will nearly always be time spent with you. Plan an entire special day or weekend with them for a gift that's sure to please. Go sightseeing, have a picnic, shop till you drop, take a hike or scenic drive, or eat your way around town, the possibilities are endless. It'll be a Father's Day to remember.