Father’s Day Gifts He Will Actually Enjoy


Men are often impossible to buy for, but we’re here to make gift giving for the men in your life a little more fun. They really don’t need much. Perhaps you want to get him tickets to a Rockies game or a concert, or take him to a fabulous brunch with a bottomless Bloody Mary bar. But if you’re the type of mom that wants to get your husband or father a tangible item, here are some fun ideas collected from our contributors at Denver Metro Moms Blog.

Gifts for For the Beverage Lover

Cheers to Beer Wood Coasters – These letterpress printed wood coasters are perfect for a cold one. These coasters are from VelvetCrate, who also have other fun items for men including a bottle opener and shave cream.

Hydroflask – These vacuum insulated stainless steel containers are perfect for water, coffee, beer, spirits, or food! They come in shapes, styles, and colors that are too pretty (I mean masculine) to pass up.

Custom Copper Moscow Mule Mug– A hammered custom copper mug is a great gift idea for the Moscow Mule lover in your life.

The Microbrewed Beer of the Month Club – A subscription includes 12 Microbrews each month from lightly distributed US Microbreweries. It’s like the Jelly of the Month Club, but better.

Father’s Day Gifts For the Man Who Loves to Cook

Wine Infused Cedar Grilling Plank Set – Infuse your favorite recipes with smoky notes of cedar wood and wine. This set is sure to up his grill game.

BBQ Briefcase – This traveling ‘briefcase’ transforms day trips, parks and backyards with it’s fully-equipped set of flame-retardant cooking tools.

Flavors of America Salt Collection – Add zest to any dish with this all-American assortment of gourmet salts. Included is a guide so you can get the most out of each salt.

Hot Sauce Set – Great hot sauce is about flavor. Enjoy four bottles that feature unique combinations made from all-natural ingredients. And better yet, these local sauces are handmade in Indian Hills, Colorado!

Father’s Day Gift Ideas For the Outdoorsman

Enjoy the Ride Bike Chain Coaster Set – Does he like to drink beer and ride his bike? Then he needs this handy beverage companion made from reclaimed bike chain and bamboo.

Portable Speaker – This waterproof, shockproof, dustproof, and manproof wireless speaker will withstand and enhance all of his outdoor adventures.

GoPro – The world’s most versatile camera can be worn or mounted to document all of his ‘I hope my wife doesn’t see this’ shenanigans.

Eno Double Hammock – This got multiple votes from the DMMB contributor team. It is compact for hiking, sets up in seconds and has plenty of room for two.

Father’s Day Gifts For the Dad that Needs to be Dressed

Choose Your Breed Dog Tie – Take your dog to work any day! Featuring your choice of 17 popular pooches, he will love this tribute to man’s best friend.

Engraved Wooden Watch – These simple watches, made from real wood, can be engraved with a personal message for dad.

Beer Me Socks – Stick these socks in with a case of dad’s favorite brew for an instant smile.

Herbal Warming Slippers – The insoles of these cozy, aromatic slippers are filled with lavender buds and thermally conductive flax seeds. They can be warmed for the winter and cooled for the summer. Sit back, relax, and mow the yard when you are done please.

Father’s Day Gifts For the Man with a DIY Wife

Build a Bro-quet – Whether this DIY basket is filled with bourbon, candy, grilling essentials, or beer, you can find loads of ideas online. A step-by-step for the bro-quet shown above can be found here.

Homemade Shaving Balm – Mom tested, dad approved. And if your toddler happens to eat some, it’s fine! This post from DMMB last year will tell you exactly how to make this easy gift.

Colored Golf Balls – This fun activity for kids will result in a great gift for dad or grandpa. They sure won’t want to lose these!

Daddy Footprint or Handprint Art – The ideas are endless. If dad likes fishing, grilling, hunting, monsters, spaceships, Star Wars… I mean there is something for everyone! The tutorial for the grilling art shown above can be found here.

Happy Father’s Day to all of the wonderful dads in our lives!

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Jackie M. is mom to an adorable little boy, wife to David and dog-mom to the cutest German Shepherd around. She is an allergy mom, learning to navigate the various trials and tribulations ‘mom status’ brings to life. The good, the bad, and of course, the sometimes slightly ugly. In Jackie’s other life, she is the Marketing and Communications Director for a local Country Club. Jackie is ‘Miss DIY’ and has an Etsy shop {Fancy Flamingo} where she makes custom banners for life’s special occasions. Born and raised in the Midwest, Jackie is originally from Kansas City. She has called Colorado home since 2008, and loves experiencing all that this amazing state has to offer! A few or Jackie's favorite things include caramel lattes, clothes from Loft, M&Ms, a well organized craft room, taking too many pictures, exploring Colorado and the great outdoors, her husband’s cooking, and of course, the occasional time that she can spend on the couch.


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