Your dad may play it cool and say he doesn’t want a big fuss on Father’s Day, but if ever there were a year to celebrate the big guy, it’s this one. Let’s face it: We’ve all been put through the wringer in 2020, which is exactly why it’s important to take time out to celebrate the people who matter most in our lives.
Father’s Day might look a little bit different this year, and you may be celebrating from afar, but that doesn’t mean your gift is going to be lackluster. In fact, we’re here to make the opposite true: We’ve rounded up 28 unique, thoughtful personalized Father’s Day gifts for your dad — or the other important dads in your life — that will show him you know he’s one of a kind. From a customized growler, to Nikes designed specifically for Pops, to a cornhole set bearing his family name, below you’ll find the special gifts that will totally win him over. (Pro tip: While the holiday is still a few weeks away, order now if you want your personalized presents to arrive in time!)
Artifact Uprising Everyday Photo Book (starting at $59; artifactuprising.com)
This sweet, fabric-bound photo book is proof that big things can come in little packages. Just drag and drop Dad’s favorite photos into your choice of layout, and Artifact Uprising does the rest. Available in six hues and 30-, 40- and 50-page layouts, the book can also bear an foil-engraved title or message on the cover. It takes five business days to produce.
What I Love about Dad Fill in the Love Book Fill-in-the-Blank Gift Journal ($10.39; amazon.com)
This fill-in-the-blank journal lets you write your own messages to dad via prompts that provoke answers even the man of steel himself will appreciate. Just make sure to get him a box of tissues, too.
Made In 8-Inch Chef Knife ($89; madeincookware.com)
If Dad’s a master in the kitchen, he’s going to be thrilled to add this must-have knife to his cooking tool arsenal. Direct-to-consumer cookware brand Made In is loved by professionals, and for good reason — the tools are artisan-crafted and designed with input from chefs across the globe. This knife, which comes in red, black or gray, is made from one single piece of stainless steel and has a Rockwell hardness rating of 58-60. Have Dad’s name engraved into the blade for an additional $20.