16 Awesome Father’s Day Gift Ideas Under $25

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* Father’s Day is June 20
* Don’t get him another tie this year
* Unique gifts that won’t drain your bank account

Father’s Day is coming up on June 20th, but there’s one problem: dads are notoriously hard to shop for. That being said, it may be a good idea to start brainstorming gift ideas early. Instead of buying him another tie or his go-to pair of socks, get him something special this year. Below are some unique, heartfelt gifts that any dad (or grandpa) would love to get this Father’s Day.

  

1. Rabbit Whiskey and Beverage Jumbo Chilling Stones

FOR THE WHISKEY DRINKER

If your dad loves a cold glass of whisky, get him these chilling stones. They’re much more stylish than regular ice, and they don’t dilute “the good stuff” that he won’t let anyone else touch.

rabbit whiskey stones Courtesy of Amazon

  

2. Crock-Pot Lunch Crock Food Warmer

FOR THE THRIFTY WORKING MAN

Lots of dads like to be thrifty by bringing a lunch to work or on day trips, and this lunch warmer from Crock-Pot elevates every meal he packs. The gadget comes very highly rated with over 2,000 reviews, and doesn’t cost much either.

Lunch Box Crock Pot Image courtesy of Amazon

  

3. ProMaster 15-in-1 Multi-Tool

FOR THE HANDYMAN

For the handyman dad, get this 15-in-1 multi-tool from ProMaster. It’s wide variety of tools are great for handymen, as well as campers, and it’s very well priced under $15.

Best Mulit-Tool Leatherman Image courtesy of Amazon

  

4. Portable Travel Cigar Humidor Case

FOR THE CIGAR AFICIONADO

If your dad isn’t a regular cigar smoker, he may still be a vacation cigar smoker. This leather and cedar wood travel humidor case will keep his cigars fresh and intact through any sort of travel, even if that’s just a drive to the golf course. He can pay for the expensive cigars, and you can just contribute the affordable case that protects them.

portable travel cigar humidor case Courtesy of Amazon
  

5. Beef Jerky Subscription

FOR THE MEAT EATER

Whether your dad is a big camper or just likes to snack on some jerky at home, he’ll definitely appreciate this craft beef jerky subscription that allows him to try new kinds every month. It’s a great cheap father’s day gift that’ll keep on giving if he loves it and decides to continue his subscription.

beef jerky subscription box Courtesy of Craft Jerky Co.
  

6. Stainless Steel Tumbler

FOR THE HOT AND COLD 

This tumbler keeps coffee hot when your dad is going to work, and beer cold when he’s relaxing on the weekend. It’s a great gift he might not normally buy for himself, but he’ll use it all the time.

Stainless Steel Tumbler Beast Image courtesy of Amazon

  

7. Miusco Shaving Brush and Stand

FOR THE BEARDED DAD

This high-end shaving brush is made of 100% badger hair, which offers a warm lather before shaving. It minimizes shaving irritation and exfoliates the skin, and also comes with an elegant stand that looks great in any bathroom.

Shaving Brush Lather Image courtesy of Amazon

  

8. Apple Watch iPhone Stand

FOR THE TECHY DAD

Streamline your dad’s bedside table with this charging dock for Apple devices. It can fit an iPhone and an Apple watch, or a tablet for easy viewing.

 

iPhone Stand Apple Watch iPad Image courtesy of Amazon

  

9. Record Coasters

FOR THE MUSIC LOVER

These record coasters are made of actual reclaimed records, adding a nice touch to any kitchen or bar space. They come as a pack of 6 coasters, and feature a reasonable $18 price tag.

Coaster Ideas Records Image courtesy of UncommonGoods

  

10. 5-in-1 Tool Pen

FOR THE GADGET GUY

At first glance this may just look like a sleek steel pen, but it also features a stylus, screwdriver, bubble level, and ruler. It makes a great gift for any kind of handyman or creative dad.

Pen Multi-tool Ruler Image courtesy of UncommonGoods

  

11. Stainless Steel Soft Grip BBQ Grill Tool Set

FOR THE GRILL MASTER

Even if dads cook nothing else, it’s generally assumed that they’ll be manning the grill for every summer barbecue. Something about cooking meat outdoors just suits them. Especially since Father’s Day falls right at the start of summer, it’s the perfect time to get them a new grill tool set for under $20.

grill tool set Courtesy of Walmart
  

12. Magnetic Mount Holder for Mobile Devices

FOR THE DIRECTIONALLY CHALLENGED

If you’ve ever been in the car with your dad when they thought they knew where they were going and were too proud to use directions and ended up driving in circles, this is the perfect cheap Father’s Day gift. It suctions to their windshileld and will hold their phone secure via magnetic mount, so they can safely follow directions while driving.

magnetic phone mount Courtesy of Amazon
  

13. Wireless Bluetooth Headphones

FOR THE GOOD LISTENER 

Music, podcasts, sports radio— whatever your dad likes to listen to, it’ll sound good in these wireless bluetooth headphones. This wrap around style means they’ll stay secure, so they can listen while they workout, go on walks or lounge in the backyard without disturbing the neighbors or rest of the family.

wireless bluetooth headphones Courtesy of Amazon
  

14. Fuzzy Microsuede Indoor/Outdoor Slippers

BEST EARLY MORNINGS

Dads always seem to be the early risers of the household, so the responsibility of walking the dog and grabbing the paper first thing in the morning falls on them. These slippers are super warm and comfortable, and they’re suitable to wear outside, so they won’t actually have to get dressed or put on real shoes to venture outside at the crack of dawn.

indoor/outdoor slippers Courtesy of Amazon
  

15. Leather Golf Log Book

FOR THE GOLFER

This handmade refillable leather golf log book is a great cheap Father’s Day gift for the dad who golfs. It comes in three differen worn leather washes so they can track their game in style, and swap out the logs once they’re all used up.

leather golf log book Courtesy of Amazon
    

16. Single-Serve Coffee Packs

FOR THE COFFEE CONNOISSEUR  

If dad is the only one in the house who likes to have an extra cup of joe in the afternoon, they’ll appreciate these single serve coffee packs. They won’t have to waste a whole pot, it brews quickly like a cup of tea, and there’s zero cleanup.

single serve coffee pack Courtesy of Kahawa