Father’s Day is right around the corner, and now is the time that you’re probably starting to think about what to get your dad or husband for the holiday. If you don’t want to dip into the same bag of tricks — ties, gift cards, or a round of golf — check out our latest gift guides.
This new series of gift guides focuses on specific relationships — Father/Daughter, Father/Son, Husband/Wife, and First Father’s Day. The relationship you have can determine the type of gift you want to give, and in some cases, it’s not just a gift but an experience.
Instead of getting Dad a gift card to his favorite restaurant, take him to a cooking class so you can spend some quality time together. Rather than taking your dad out for a beer, help him make his own with a beer making kit. If your husband wishes he had more time to relax, gift him a hammock and a good book, and set some time aside for a lazy Sunday afternoon together.
It’s about more than the gifts —it’s about the experiences and memories that come with the gifts. Use the time together to reminisce or make plans for the future. Capture your Father’s Day activities and make a digital scrapbook or photo album for your dad. If you don’t live near your dad, is it possible to show up at his door on Father’s Day, or maybe buy him a ticket to come visit you and your family? One of the best gifts we can ever give is the gift of time.
We hope our gift ideas spark a little inspiration this Father’s Day, and remember, Dads are pretty great and deserve to be celebrated!