Great Gift Guide for Dad this Father’s Day


June 20th is Father’s Day, the one Sunday we set aside to let Dad know we care. This is an extensive list of unique presents for athletes, foodies, car lovers and every type of dad.


Adidas Sport Sunglasses

These Adidas Sport sunglasses are versatile, stylish and will protect athletic dads sight allowing them to see all details in every condition, $139 at

Chill Boys Underwear

Much more than traditional tidy whities, these soft roomy supportive underwear will keep dad comfy and chill, $19.95 at

NOMATIC Messenger Bag

For the business traveler dad, this messenger bag is the perfect shoulder carry bag for everyday use with water bottle pockets, magnetic buckles that can be removed to carry like a briefcase and a TSA ready laptop compartment, $229.99 at

Vionic Sandals

Dad can be comfortable and stylish in Vionic sandals , perfect for any occasion. We love their sleek sneakers and easy Men’s Tide sandals, $69.95 and up at

Deckers Shoes

Let dad slide into the comfy Deckers X Lab KO-Z slides offering optimal foot support with a thick memory foam. The slide features an EcoTan nubuck leather upper lined with wool for a barefoot feel while keeping feet at an ideal temperature, $140 at

Ibkul Shirts

Ibkul shirts, jackets and shorts are perfect for active dads. Their clothes create a cooling thermal reaction to stay comfortable on hot and humid days and provide UPF 50+ sun protection, perfect for golfers and tennis lovers, prices vary at

Swaggr Socks

These sustainable socks made from recycled plastic containers helps the environment and provides dad with comfy socks, $12 and up,

Outdoor Backpacks and Camping Gear

Outdoor Products has a variety of choices for gear for moms who love the outdoors. She can choose from daypacks, frame packs, hydration packs and camping gear and accessories in various colors and sizes, prices vary at

Pixel Eyewear

Dad’s who spend a lot of time in front of the computer screen will love Pixel’s clear blue light computer glasses designed to protect eyes from digital screens while combating eyestrain and headaches, frames $75 and up, at

Opolis Optics Eyewear

Protect dad’s eyes while keeping him in style with Opolis Optics sunglasses, made from recycled plastics and materials from oceans and landfills. Keep the earth sustainable and give dad eyewear that he will love, $180 and up,

OverLand Hunting Socks

OverLand Hunting Socks from Wolfgang Man & Beast are perfect for trekking and offer an option to get a matching collar and harness for dad’s best dog, every purchase helps a dog, $12.95 at

Coalatree Eco-Minded Clothing and Goods

These eco-minded gear and apparel are perfect for adventure seeking dads or weekend warriors. Their shorts and shirts are practical, stylish and functional, prices vary,

Dr. Squatch Soaps, Sanitizer and Oils

Dr. Squatch makes a wide variety of men’s grooming products including soaps, deodorant, hair care and toothpaste, their Suave gift bundle is a perfect present for dads including some of their favorite products, $59 at


Healthmade creates alcohol free hand sanitizer, lip balm, deopdorant and lotion bars to help dad keep fresh, $8 and up,

NB Naturals Nourishing Biologicals

NB Naturals cleansers, creams and serums are perfect to help dads skin

stay smooth and subtle, $19.99 and up, at


Dewar’s Special U.S. Open “Champions Edition” Scotch

Perfect for golf loving dads, Dewar’s has released a “Chmpions Edition” scotch for the 2021 U.S. Golf Open. For a limited time only, this special 19 year aged blend with the U.S. Open bottle design is available for $79.99 at ReserveBar.

Aberfeldy Whisky

Dad will love Aberfeldy’s 12-year single malt whisky, scented with spices and honeyed plump fruits with tastes of vanilla and fudge and a smoky finish, $32.99 at

Ballotin Chocolate and Chocolate Peanut Butter Cream Whiskey

Inspired by a love of bourbon whiskey, a passion for chocolate, and a dedication to bringing people together, Ballotin Chocolate Whiskey produces elegant and delicious sipping whiskeys designed for flavor-craving friends. Ballotin  brings subtler bourbon flavors including chocolates, nuts, caramels, mints, and vanillas, into greater prominence and balance with the complementary flavors of traditional whiskeys, $23.49 at

Bombay Bramble Flavored Gin

Infused with natural blackberries and raspberries, Bombay’s Bramble gin is great for cocktails or simply over tonic and a refreshing drink for summer, $22.99 at

Bribon Tequila Blanco

Made from 100% blue agave, this tasty tequila uses pot still and column distillation with tropical fruit aromas and notes of pineapple and coconut, $19.99 at

Broken Shed Vodka

Based in New Zealand, Broken Shed Vodka is crafted with two blended water sources resulting in an all natural vodka with no added sugars and is both gluten and GMO-free, $29.99 at

The Busker Triple Cask Triple Smooth Whiskey

This pretty yellow gold whiskey provides a rich body flavor with notes of malt, dark chocolate, toffee fudge and cinnamon, $28.99 at

Cakebread Cellars Cabernet Franc

With aromas of violets, boysenberry and blackberry, this smooth wine has flavors of dark cherry and fresh boysenberry and is great with grilled meats, pastas and just for sipping, $60 at

Cask & Kettle Brews

These ready to brew hot cocktails are so easy dad will be able to create them in minutes, ready in seconds they come with everything in easy to use pods, flavors include Irish coffee, mint patty, Mexican coffee, hot blond coffee and spiked dry cider, $14.99 per package containing five cocktails at

Chamucos Tequila Reposado

Preserved in white oak barrels for six months, this fruity tequila made from 100% blue agave is spicy and balanced with earthy notes, $46.99 at

Chene Bleu Abelard

This sweet and spicy red berry wine is a blend of Grenache and Syrah with limited amount of bottles produced each year, $104.99  at

Coen Malbec

This dry red wine has aromas of ripe mixed red and blackberries and pairs well with salads, cheeses, tapas and pastas, $24.99 at

DELOCE Espresso Martinis

Give dad a refreshing boost with DELOCE signature espresso martini canned cocktails. This on the go cocktail is perfect for on the move dads at the beach, golf course and beyond, available at

Dos Maderas Caribbean Rum

Matured in American oak casks for five years in the Caribbean, this rum is then shipped to Spain where it is aged another three years in Sherry casks. With aromas of dark cherry, brandy and sugar and notes of caramel, butterscotch and sugar this is a tasty rum for cocktails, $30 at

Drumshanbo Gunpowder Irish Gin

This complex gin is made of botanicals, citrus, green tea leaves and juniper. It’s light and perfect for making a Tom Collins or Gimlit, $4499 on Instacart.

Cupcake Lighthearted Sauvignon Blanc

Cupcake has added a refreshing sauvignon blanc to their lighthearted line. Lower in calories and sugar, it’s a perfect pairing for Mother’s Day dinner, $9.99 at retailers nationwide.

Gracias a Dios Espadin Mexcal

This double distilled Mezcal is made from 8 year old cultivated agve with subtle notes of lemon tree leaves and peels rounded out by caramel and spices, $41.99 at

Grey Goose Essences

These tasty vodkas infused with fruit and botanical essences are perfect for moms watching their sugar and carbs. Available in strawberry & lemongrass, watermelon & basil and white peach & rosemary, $26.09 at

Hahn Rosé

Perfect for summer sipping, this rosé has red plum and red currant aromas with plum and cooked melon flavors,  $15 at

High West Whiskey’s Rendezvous Rye

This blend of straight rye whiskeys is spicy with cinnamon mint and fennel and underlying sweet notes of caramel, molasses, cocoa and vanilla, $64.99 at

Bribon Blanco Tequila

Bribon Blanco Tequila  is the culmination of three generations of experience to create a complex and sophisticated tequila with notes of pineapple and coconut, great for a Mother’s Day margarita, $19.99 at

 Don Julio Blanco Tequila

This “silver” luxury tequila has crisp agave flavor and hints of citrus, perfect for Father’s Day cocktails,  $45.99 at

Don Q Rum

Don Q makes a variety of rums perfect for cocktails, straight or in the perfect pina colada, their Reserva 7 and Gran Reserva XO make perfect Father’s Day gifts, $24.99 and $49.99 at

Santa Teresa Solera Rum

This Venezualan Anejo rum is ultra smooth with a fruity sweet palate, $18.99 at

True Myth Cabernet Sauvignon

This smooth Paso Robles cabernet saubignon has aromas of blackberry, pepper and cassis with flavors of dark red fruits and cocoa powder, $19.99 at

Vina Esmeralda Sparkling Wine

This festive sparkling wine from Spain has white floral and citrus notes, $18.99 at


Pots & Co Desserts
These individual desserts are perfect for after dinner treats with dad, available in
lemon cheesecake, salted caramel and chocolate and chocolate fudge lava cake,
$3.99 at Ralphs and local supermarkets.

Kerrygold Butter and Cheeses

Crafted from premium quality milk from grass-fed cows on small family farms in Ireland, Kerrygold products deliver a delicious taste on every dish, prices vary, at local Ralphs and supermarkets.

Oshen Salmon

Dad will love Oshen Salmon, fresh and sustainably raised Atlantic salmon with healthy omega 3s. Sustainable sourced, it’s available in a variety of frozen and fresh options at

Curdbox Cheese

Give cheese loving dads Curdbox, a monthly cheese and pairing experience delivered to her door, $49.95 plus shipping at

Dirty Sue Whiskey Cherries and Olive Juice Packets

Perfect for dads who love mixing cocktails, Dirty Sue makes single serve olive juice packs that are great for dirty martinis and whiskey cherries for cocktails and garnishes, olives are $12.99 for a 10 pack and cherries are $17.95 per jar at

Southern Caramel

Dad will love these melt in your mouth handmade caramels with a variety of unique flavors to choose from. Their handmade caramel gift set includes a box of sea salted caramel, old fashioned caramel, bourbon caramel and a jar of caramel sauce, $50 at

Colavita Pasta and Oils

Take dad to Italy with Colavita’s extensive line of delicious olive oils, pastas and flavorful pasta toppings. Their gift baskets are perfect for dads who love to cook,  starting at $39.99 at

Dirty Lazy Keto 5 Ingredient Cookbook

Perfect for Keto loving dads, this new cookbook features tons of Keto friendly recipes that only require five ingredients, $19.99 at

 Gino Angelini Authentic Italian Artisanal Sauces

Italian Chef Gino Angelini has created a range of bottled pasta sauces based on sauces used at his famous restaurants. Sauces include marinara, arrabbiata, limone, amatriciana and pomodorini, $9.99 at

Laudemio Frescobaldi Olive Oil

This blend of three Italian olive varietals produces a perfect Tuscan olive oil. With notes of artichoke and wild arugula, it is perfect for salads, over vegetables and as a finishing oil, $42 at Amazon.


Zeno Gym

Zeno Gym easily brings the gym experience home with their all in one resistance bench. Dad can do more than 100 workouts without ever leaving home,  prices start at $345 at

Alani Nu

Alani Nu has a wide variety of healthy gummies, energy drinks and fit snacks and shakes to keep mom healthy and fit, prices vary,

AquaSonic Pulse Sonic Toothbrush

Built with industry-leading ultrasonic technology, AquaSonic’s Black Series toothbrush is sleek and modern providing a great clean without damaging dad’s gums, $36.95 at

Blossom Essentials Lotus Hydrating Scalp Oil

Keep dad’s hair healthy and eliminate dryness and itchy flaking with Blossom Essentials Lotus Hydrating Scalp Oil, with 13 soothing natural ingredients, $39.99 at

Cooling Cuff

Help dad keep cool this summer with these wrist wearing cooling cuffs which will rapidly lower core body temperature, perfect for working out or outdoor activities, $34.95 at


Help dad unwind and sleep better with JustCBD’s line of gummies, oil tinctures, vape pens, bath bombs and soaps, prices vary at

LIFEWTR Immune Support

LIFEWTR Immune Support hydrates and supports immune function for active dads and features 10 percent of the daily value of Zinc, 12 bottles, $14.99 at

Justice Joints

These pre-rolled joints make them easy for travel, and proceeds go to support criminal record expungement, release and reentry programs, prices vary, at

 Trainiac Fitness

Trainiac Fitness makes it easy to connect with a personal trainer for virtual one-on-one coaching, custom weekly workouts and advice, at

 Unity Hemp Drinks

Help dad achieve physical and emotional well-being with these mood boosting, focus enhancing and anxiety busting wellness drinks, in strawberry lemonade, elderflower rose, blueberry lavender and ginger lemonade flavors, $41.94 for a six pack,

Vital Proteins Performance Recovery Products

Help dad get his daily dose of collagen with these protein powders, bars, and gummies, prices vary at



Nesting Days Baby Wear

Nesting Days provides new dads with an extra hand with their baby carriers and cardigans. Both are sleek and comfortable and provide dads the ability to bond with their newborns, $$48 and 105 at

Shaker 33 Cocktail Shaker

Dad can make cocktails like a pro with the Shaker 33 Cocktail Shaker. This modern easy to open and clean shaker is perfect for making any cocktail, available in black, clear and frosted, $39.95 at

Geekey All in One Tool

This all in one tool is perfect for dads to add to their keychain. Combining 16 different functions, it’s perfect for camping, hiking and general repairs, $26.99 at Amazon.

SideTrak Computer Screen

SideTrak’s computer monitors make it easy to combine productivity for busy dads by allowing them to work from two screens with the portability of a laptop, $299 and up, at

Lorex Wired Video Doorbell

Lorex cameras combine convenience and security and detect motion before people arrive at your home. Dad can answer your door from anywhere, $149.99 at


0 0 votes
Article Rating
Previous articlePride Poets Hotline Received 534 Callers this Past Weekend
Next articleUnofficial WeHo Dyke March and Protest to Kickoff June 19th
Shaena Engle is a food, lifestyle and travel writer for a variety of publications, including the Los Angeles Times, Pasadena magazine, AOL, The Daily Meal, The San Diego Union Tribune and PokerPro magazine. She has interviewed top chefs including Lidia Bastianich, Michael Chiarello, Hubert Keller, Jean-Georges Vongerichten, Jose Andres, and many others. She has authored three books, The Cheap Bastard’s Guide to Las Vegas (Globe Pequot Press), The Best Places to Kiss in Southern California (Beginning Press, a romantic travel guide) and Silver Linings: Triumphs of The Chronically Ill and Physically Challenged (Prometheus Books).  She is also an amateur magician and often writes on gambling, poker and magical happenings.  She also is a freelance consultant on restaurant, food, travel and hospitality public relations and marketing efforts.
Notify of
Inline Feedbacks
View all comments