The best last minute gifts look like they took weeks to plan. Impress Dad, Grandpa or husband with unique, last minute Father’s Day gifts he can truly appreciate.
Your last minute gift for Dad doesn’t have to be a boring, off-the-shelf item from your local store. You still have time to create a unique, beautiful present that is thoughtful and personal – and won’t break the bank. Take a few minutes to customize the perfect gift for Dad, Grandpa or husband to guarantee plenty of smiles on Father’s Day.
What Is A Good Last Minute Gift For Father’s Day?
The key to a great last minute Father’s Day gift is the thought you put behind it. Think about what your Dad, Grandpa or husband enjoys the most, whether its his favorite pastime, hobby or something he can use. You can then make it extra special by personalizing it just for him, with a photo, name, monogram, message or quote and other custom details.
Browse these top-rated and best-selling items in three budget categories: under $25, under $50 and under $100. Then get creative and customize your gift to make it one-of-a-kind, thoughtful and meaningful.
Here are 15 last minute Father’s Day gift ideas:
- Dad’s Favorite Mason Jar Mug
- Personalized Fishing Lure
- Best. Dad. Ever Photo Keychain
- Custom Photo Tie
- Personalized Tape Measure
- Engraved BBQ Grilling Tools
- Embroidered Grilling Apron Set
- Personalized Ammo Box
- Engraved Money Clip Credit Card Case
- Remote Control & Snacks Pocket Pillow
- Dad Photo Blanket
- Sit ‘n Fish Cooler Chair
- Carhartt Gear Bag
- Personalized Leather Watch Box
- Luxury Robe for Dad
Dads who spend time fishing, hunting and camping will love a handy cooler chair or a unique ammo box that can also serve as a gift box. If he loves grilling out then he’ll appreciate a new BBQ tool set or a grilling apron with all the accessories he needs. If he prefers spending time at home watching movies, then a cozy blanket and a pocket pillow to hold his snacks and remotes will make him happy. If he loves fixing things he’ll enjoy a sturdy tool tote or a personalized tape measure with a loving message just for him. Think about what your Dad is into and find that perfect last minute gift in no time!
Father’s Day Gifts Under $25
Finding a unique and thoughtful Father’s Day gift under $25 is totally doable – even last minute. Many of these gift ideas are well under $25 so you can get Dad something else, too.
1. Dad’s Favorite Mason Jar Mug
This frosted glass mason jar mug is a great gift for any Dad. Whether he likes cold beer, whiskey or sweet tea, he’ll be able to enjoy drinking out of this custom mug all summer long. What makes this mug unique and special is the message you put on it. Let him know he’s the best or make it funny so he always has a smile while using it. Pair it with a bottle of his favorite drink or make it for him on Father’s Day!
2. Personalized Fishing Lure
Whether he’s an avid fisherman or simply enjoys the great outdoors, this small gift will make a big impression. You can customize it by choosing from seven different designs and phrases, like “Dad’s lucky lure,” “My fishing buddy calls me Dad” or “Dad my first reel love.” You can the add your own message below the phrase just for him. Invite Dad for a day of fishing on Father’s Day to make this gift even more memorable.
3. Best. Dad. Ever Photo Keychain
Here’s another small gift idea that can have a big impact. This photo keychain is the perfect last minute gift for Dad from kids. Personalize it with any photo and your choice of designs and colors. Surprise Dad by attaching it to his keys instead of presenting it as a gift for a fun surprise that will make him beam from ear to ear.
4. Custom Photo Tie
Sure, a necktie is a cliche Father’s Day gift, but this one has something that other don’t. If your Dad wears a tie to work every day, surprise him with this custom photo tie that showcases up to five cherished photos of his kids. Upload color or black and white photos to create a photo collage he can proudly wear.
5. Personalized Tape Measure
Every Dad can use an extra tape measure around the house and this one has a sweet little bonus. This 16 foot retractable tape measure features a wrist strap, metal belt clip and handy lock button. It also includes a note for Dad from you and one of three Father’s Day tape measure puns, like “Dad you rule!” or “Daddy you are loved beyond measure.”
Father’s Day Gifts Under $50
With a $50 budget you can get Dad an awesome last minute gift for Father’s Day. No matter what he’s into, you can personalize an item that’s memorable and practical.
6. Engraved BBQ Grilling Tools
Elevate Dad’s BBQ game with a set of grilling tools custom engraved just for him. This four-piece set includes an 18-inch spatula and fork, engraved with any message in your choice of font options. The BBQ set also includes a basting brush and tongs. All pieces are made from rust resistant stainless steel and wood with leather rope hangers, creating a practical and thoughtful last minute gift he can appreciate.
7. Embroidered Grilling Apron Set
If Dad already has his BBQ tools, consider this grilling apron set embroidered with his name or title and this fun “flippin’ awesome” design. The apron features an insulated cooler pocket to keep his beer cold while grilling along with multiple pockets and hooks for keeping his utensils at hand. In addition to the personalized apron, the set includes a black oven mitt, kitchen towel and a bottle opener that can be attached to the apron. Dad will never guess this gift was a last minute find!
8. Personalized Ammo Box
For a truly unique last minute gift, surprise Dad with this authentic ammo box that is a genuine military surplus item, complete with real scratches, scuffs and other marks from use by the U.S. military. The design can be customized with your own text, to create a Father’s Day gift your Dad will never forget. The ammo box can also be used as a gift box to hold snacks, treats and other goodies for Dad.
9. Engraved Money Clip Wallet
This engraved leatherette money clip and credit card case is another gift that on the surface might seem small and insignificant; but it’s the personalization that makes it special, unique and not at all like a last minute effort. You can personalize the money clip with any title and a fun message. Dad will have this credit card case with him every day, being reminded of your thoughtful gift.
10. Remote Control & Snacks Pocket Pillow
If Dad enjoys reading, movie nights or spending the day watching sports on TV, then he’ll love this personalized pocket pillow to hold his remote control, reading glasses, favorite snacks and more. This fun last minute gift can be customized with any title, message, his favorite color and up to 30 names printed in a repeating pattern. This is also a great last minute gift for Grandpa from all of his grandkids.
Father’s Day Gifts Under $100
If you’re looking to spend over $50, you can be sure you’ll be spoiling Dad with these lavish Father’s Day gift ideas. He’ll never guess these were last minute finds!
11. Dad Photo Blanket
Create a Father’s Day gift he’ll never forget with this custom photo blanket. Choose from a variety of blanket styles, materials, sizes and design colors. Then add your own photos and text to make it one-of-a-kind. Beautiful and practical, this photo blanket will melt his heart.
12. Sit ‘n Fish Cooler Chair
Dads and Grandpas who love fishing will get good use out of this portable folding chair that doubles as an insulated drink cooler. With a durable metal frame, adjustable shoulder strap, comfy padded seat and a 24 can cooler capacity, this cooler seat will be his favorite fishing accessory. Customize it with any name or monogram embroidered in your choice of colors.
13. Carhartt Tool Bag
This tough tool bag from Carhartt is perfect for any handyman, gardener or fisherman to hold tools, equipment and more. The sturdy, versatile tote has plenty of interior and exterior pockets and compartments for organization, including a main zippered pocket for his phone, wallet and keys, all made from heavy duty water repellent material. It’s the perfect gift for Father’s Day and the custom embroidered name, monogram or initial on the side will guarantee that he’ll never guess this was a last minute choice.
14. Personalized Leather Watch Box
Give Dad the perfect place to store his favorite time pieces with a personalized leather watch box, available in a five or ten slot configuration. The glass top can be customized with your own custom engraved message for Dad along with your choice of quote, like “Time has a great way of showing us what matter,” or “Spending time with you is my happiness.” This elegant gift will surely make a grand impression on any Dad who appreciates his watch collection.
15. Luxury Robe For Dad
Want to really spoil Dad this Father’s Day? This plush robe will surely do the job! Let your hardworking father relax in style with this luxury robe custom embroidered with his name, initial, monogram or title: Dad. Available in three color options, this kimono-style robe is unbelievably soft and perfect for using after a bath or for casual lounging. Give your Dad the perfect way to indulge in comfort, stay cozy and simply relax and enjoy his day.
Looking for more unique last minute gift ideas for Dad, Grandpa or husband? Check out this updated Father’s Day Gift Guide to find expert picks for any type of Dad.