Father’s Day (June 18) will be here before you know it, and if you’re looking for a gift that will really show pop how awesome he is, a gift basket is a worthy option. Of course, the fastest way to dad’s heart is through his belly, which is why we’ve included plenty of selections in the edibles category, like a decadent lobster dish and other dad favorites like steak, beer and chocolate.
If you’re not into food delivery, send a box full of stylish clothing or order a gym crate. There’s even a starter vegetable garden that will be sent straight to Dad. Luckily, it’s possible to find baskets to suit all kinds of interests, so whether dad is a foodie, wine lover, or workout junkie, you’re sure to find something he’ll love. To help you out, we’ve put together a list of the best Father’s Day gift baskets for every type of dad. Check out our list and cement your position as dad’s favorite kid this Father’s Day.
If your dad loves weekend getaways, you can’t go wrong with this gift box from Zingerman’s. Inside, you’ll find an assortment of sweet and savory snacks perfect for on-the-go enjoyment, including a Chabot’s Creamery cheddar stick, farm-fresh bread, salami sticks, peanut brittle, coffee cake, and more. That’s pretty much all she should take on her next trip, and it’s easy to freeze anything she doesn’t get used to right away.
Start Father’s Day the right way with a mega-brunch that dad can enjoy from home. Each box includes overnight baked French toast with lemon curd and blueberries; quiche with cheese and asparagus; avocado toast with feta, radishes and chives; and (dumb please) delicious, delicious brown sugar and maple candied bacon.
The Runner box
If your dad is serious about his fitness goals, consider getting him a gift box filled with everything he needs to stay motivated. Choose from The Runner Box or The Rider Box (both $38). The selection of items changes each month, but each box includes snacks and gear designed to help people refuel after a long run or bike ride, including protein bars, energy bars, electrolyte hydration mix and more.
When it comes to performance, Williams Sonoma never disappoints—and this Best of Beehive Picnic Basket is no exception. Inside the wicker basket, you’ll find Rustic Bakery artisan crackers, Creminelli salami, Italian plum spread, and a variety of cheeses from the family-owned Beehive Creamery, including Cajun, Smoked Apple Walnuts, Barely Buzzed cheese, and more.
The Popcorn Factory
An adorable box full of delicious popcorn is a great gift for the dad who likes to snack while watching his favorite movie. This 3.5 gallon can comes with three of The Popcorn Factory’s biggest hits: Classic Butter, Crunchy Caramel, and Cheesy Popcorn. And if you really want to impress your movie-loving dad, you can pair it with one of our picks for the best streaming services to give as a gift.
Cousins Maine Lobster
Cousins Maine Lobster is known for its fantastic seafood, but it also does a mean combination of surf and turf. Get Dad two tenderloins, two lobster tails, a lobster bisque shipped frozen and ready to cook, along with four packages of chocolate pies. “Delivery was flawless and everything was delicious!” raved one happy customer.
Knack gift boxes are unique because you create them with only the products you want, and prices vary depending on the items (and how many) you choose. Knack then packages it all up and ships it. Options for The Grill Master box include cedar grill boards ($15), mesquite chips ($5), barbecue sauce ($10) and more. A personalized note completes the thoughtful gift box.
Watch Dad’s taste buds light up as he makes a towering tower of delicious BBQ Garbage Nachos. Everything he needs to make Guy Fieri-inspired comfort food is included in this convenient package, plus a mix to make two Caliente Margaritas (the alcohol is the only thing missing). Choose from black bean, brisket or pulled pork nachos.
If the dad on your list loves wine, this handy gift box is a lot of fun. Vinebox has prepared a collection of six European wines – bold reds and crisp whites – with trivia questions so dad can have the ultimate tasting at home. After sampling each 100-milliliter portion, he can view Vinebox’s virtual tasting videos to see how he scored on the trivia questions.
Dad might have to share a little if you give him the Compartes chocolate gift tower. There’s plenty to share: Each tower contains a 20-piece gift box of luxury chocolates and two premium chocolate bars. You also get a small gift box with a variety of chocolate-dipped sweets such as apricots, Oreos, fruit, turtles and marshmallows. (Each tower may vary slightly based on availability.) These luxurious sweets are handcrafted in Los Angeles.
Maybe a facial cleanser or moisturizer aren’t things dad would normally buy for himself, which is why this set from Kiehl’s makes a great gift. Six of the brand’s best-selling products are packed into this bundle: Ultra Facial Cleanser, Calendula Herbal Extract Toner, Rare Earth Deep Pore Cleansing Masque, Midnight Recovery Concentrate, Ultra Facial Cream, and Avocado Eye Cream.
Treat Dad to a hearty snack with a Microbrew beer bucket from Gourmet Gift Baskets. He will receive six bottles of beer, including Shed Mountain’s Smuttynose Old Brown Dog, Fat Tire and Brown Ale. Plus beef, popcorn and a variety of nuts are thrown in there for maximum enjoyment. What don’t you love?
Start Dad’s garden with a Leaf’d set. You can get this vegetable kit as a quarterly subscription or as a one-time surprise box. Includes 10 starter plants in the box so dad will be ready for the garden. There are cucumbers, peppers, squash and tomatoes all ready to plant, and video tutorials and activities are also provided to ensure growing success. Bonus: A portion of each kit is donated to the OnetoOne program, which provides clean water to people in need.
Steak lovers will go crazy for this Vermont Wagyu Gift Box. Included are two large NY Strip Steaks and one large Chuck Eye shipped frozen in vacuum sealed packages. A satisfied customer posted: “The Vermont Wagyu steaks were some of the best I have ever tasted. Roasted at 600 degrees and served very rare.” Make these babies for the Father’s Day dinner of dad’s dreams.
Some dads find shopping for clothes a chore. Take that work off his plate this Father’s Day with the fashion-packed Revtown Men’s Crate Bundle. He’ll get two jeans, two shirts, and a t-shirt, all for under $300. Choose from a variety of washes, styles and sizes and get personalized braces just for dad.
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