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13 Best Father’s Day Gift Baskets That Make the Perfect Presents

This year, skip the tie and get dad a cleverly curated Father's Day gift basket that he'll truly love.

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Let’s be real: Dads aren’t exactly surprised on Father’s Day when they open yet another pair of socks or a coffee mug. They’re used to practical presents. But why settle on a single gift for dad when you can shower him with a collection of goodies tailored just for him? Change things up this year by giving him a Father’s Day gift basket that perfectly reflects his personality, interests and hobbies. These unique gifts will satisfy every type of guy, from grill masters to cocktail connoisseurs.

Wondering what goes into a Father’s Day basket? The sky’s the limit. Fill gift baskets for dad with anything from snacks to tools to his favorite beer. We’ve compiled a list of Father’s Day basket ideas for every type of dad. Add a personal touch by pairing his Father’s Day gift basket with a sweet Father’s Day craft from the little ones.

Looking for more gift ideas? Before you start shopping for Father’s Day gifts, it’s a good idea to consider dear old dad: Is he the sort to appreciate personalized gifts or will a homemade gift warm his heart? Think about what’s doable for you too. If you’re prone to procrastination, last-minute Father’s Day gifts may be your best (and only) option. Use this list to find the perfect present to celebrate the VIP man in your life.

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Gourmet Gift Baskets Around The World Beer Bucket
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For the dad who loves beer: Around the World Beer Bucket

Lager-loving lads will go wild for this Gourmet Gift Baskets assortment of beers from around the globe. He’ll get to taste 12 international ales, packaged inside a galvanized steel bucket. And because snacks and stouts go hand in hand, there’s also a selection of gourmet goodies, including popcorn, roasted pistachios, seasoned jerky and beef sausage. Bonus idea: Pick a Father’s Day movie to add to this gift basket, crack open a cold one and spend the day chilling with dad.

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 Little Flower Soap Co. Spa Gift Set
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For the self-care dad: Spa Gift Set

Dads need a little self-care too, but they tend to be clueless when it comes to purchasing products. Take the guesswork out of grooming with this spa gift set by Little Flower Soap Co. It has a full-size soap available in 11 scents, 14 different lip balm flavors, a tin of muscle balm, a jar of cream deodorant, a tobacco and bay leaf candle and a handmade matchbook.

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Knack Grill Master Bbq Gift Set
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For the grill master: Knack Grill Master BBQ Gift Set

Whether grilling hot dogs and hamburgers or trying his hand at brisket, this BBQ gift set cements his status as the ultimate grill master. He’ll receive essential tools of the trade including a rosewood natural bristle basting brush, two cedar grilling planks, a punny “Big Butts” cotton towel, a barbecue spatula, two stainless steel tall boys and a copy of Barbecue Rules which has more than 30 mouthwatering recipes to try.

He’ll also receive an assortment of popular seasonings and sauces from Spiceology, Junebug’s Sauce and Rub with Love. Go ahead and add Knack’s premium packaging to your cart to turn this into a personalized gift.

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Man Crates Bacon Crate
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For the bacon aficionado: Man Crates Bacon Crate

For the dad who brings home the bacon, this Father’s Day gift basket is a fantastic way to show appreciation for his hard work. Plus, it’s impossible to go wrong with a crate full of bacon. Wicked Cutz’s Breakfast Bacon Jerky and Old Fashioned Maple Bacon Jerky prove this meat is more than an add-on for meals, and the Bourbon Bacon Seasoning Grinder turns anything into a bacon-flavored fare.

The box also includes surprisingly delicious bacon-enhanced snacks, like Sir Francis Bacon Peanut Brittle and Terrapin Ridge Farms Hot Pepper Bacon Jam. To add to the fun, this savory compilation comes sealed in a wooden crate and requires the included laser-etched crowbar to open it.

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Mouth All The Snacks Gift Basket
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For the snack fiend: Mouth All the Snacks Gift Basket

If your dad or grandpa is always on the hunt for a light bite, then he’ll love this basket full of snacks. Most of the gourmet snacks in this Father’s Day gift basket come from small-batch makers from across the U.S. while the rest are MouthMade treats from the brand’s exclusive private label. Let dad spend his day noshing on an assortment of artisanal cookies, chips, popcorn, jerky, pretzels, nuts and candy. And if you’re lucky, he might even share.

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Mouth All Cooked Up Gift Basket
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For the foodie: Mouth All Cooked Up Gift Basket

If he loves spending time in the kitchen, then he’ll appreciate this gift basket of pantry upgrades. It’s packed with artisanal staples like saffron-infused pasta, a fruity olive oil, boozy maple syrup, bourbon smoked black pepper and black garlic sea salt. He’ll also enjoy a selection of elevated condiments.

We’re talking a seedy mustard that pops in your mouth, a complex mole, spicy Korean BBQ sauce, small-batch harissa and hot honey that he’ll drizzle all over everything from grilled chicken to pizza. Not only is this Father’s Day gift basket a gift for your husband that he’ll actually use, but you’ll benefit too when you taste all of his delicious creations.

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Cheryl’s Cookies You Bring The Sunshine Cookie Gift Pail
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For the dad with a sweet tooth: You Bring the Sunshine Cookie Gift Pail

If you don’t have the skills to make your own homemade treats for Father’s Day, leave the baking to the experts with this cookie-filled pail by Cheryl’s Cookies. This cheery bucket comes filled with a dozen gourmet cookies. He’ll enjoy a selection of both classic and buttercream-frosted sugar cookies along with classic chocolate chip cookies. Each sweet treat is individually wrapped to take them on the go.

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Igourmet Old Fashioned Barcuterie Board Gift Set
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For the cocktail lover: Old Fashioned Barcuterie Board Gift Set

Whether he’s playing host or wants to unwind at the end of a long work week, this cocktail gift set includes everything he needs to craft the perfect Old Fashioned from the mixer to garnishes. Simply lay out a cheese spread, crackers and spiced pecans on the dishwasher-safe, slate cheeseboard. Dad will realize how much he’s enjoying this gift while sipping his nightcap.

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Bespoke Post Gift Box
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For the dad who is impossible to shop for: Bespoke Post Gift Box

Finding the perfect gift for your dad is tricky. And with so many to choose from, selecting the perfect Father’s Day gift basket feels overwhelming. Rather than try and guess what he might like, Bespoke Post gift boxes are tailored to his many interests.

They offer over a dozen ready-made boxes each month and will send out the best box for dad based on the quiz you take when signing up. Each box contains a curated selection of products from small, under-the-radar brands to match his interests. Is your dad always looking for an activity? Then get him this weekender carryall for his next outdoor adventure.

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The Art Of Shaving Sandalwood Full Size Kit
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For the well-groomed dad: The Art of Shaving Sandalwood Kit

If your dad prefers a clean shave, help him elevate the experience with this popular sandalwood shaving kit. It has everything he needs for the perfect shave including a pre-shave oil, shaving cream, after-shave balm to prevent razor bumps and a shaving brush. Not only will his skin be silky smooth, but it’ll smell heavenly too.

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Cozy Earth Deluxe Bedding Bundle
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For the comfort connoisseur: Cozy Earth Deluxe Bedding Bundle

Need a gift for a new dad? Odds are he’s not getting enough sleep, so anything that helps make the most of those precious hours is a plus. Cozy Earth’s deluxe bedding bundle will make dad feel like he’s sleeping on a cloud. It comes with a set of temperature-regulating bamboo sheets plus two extra pillowcases, a bamboo comforter and a duvet cover.

Customize the set by choosing color options for sheets, pillowcases and duvet covers as well as filling options for the comforter. This comfy bedding comes packaged in a reusable, canvas tote bag that can double as a diaper bag too.

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Gourmet Gift Baskets Chippin’ Dippin’ And Margarita Sippin’ Gift Basket
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For the dad who loves Taco Tuesday: Chippin’ Dippin’ and Margarita Sippin’ Gift Basket

Did someone say margaritas? If dad loves making a good cocktail on Taco Tuesday (or a good excuse to have a cocktail whenever the mood strikes), he’ll appreciate this hilariously named gift basket with all the fixings. It’s loaded with a margarita mixer, limes, guacamole mix, jalapeño tortilla chips and cheese, and Mexican chocolate cha-chas for when he gets the munchies. Complete this gift with a bottle of top-shelf tequila and throw in some taco puns to really get him laughing.

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Spiceology Ultimate Rub Collection
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For the flavor obsessed: Spiceology Ultimate Rub Collection

Whether he’s the neighborhood grill master or a seasoned home chef, Spiceology’s ultimate rub collection will certainly rub him the right way. This gift box contains 12 one-ounce jars of the brand’s best-loved signature blends to experiment with including the popular Black & Bleu, Black Magic, Cowboy Crust and Smoky Honey Habanero. Opt for premium shipping if this is a last-minute Father’s Day gift that needs to be delivered on time.

This Father’s Day, get your dad what he really wants and up your gift-giving game with these gift baskets that are sure to win him over.

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Marisa Hillman
Marisa Hillman is a freelance writer and product expert covering product reviews, gift guides and sales for RD.com. She is a former educator turned professional shopper dedicated to finding the best sales and products on the market. When she's not on deadline, she can be found exploring the East Coast or curled up at home with her nose in a book. She lives in New England with her husband, three children and two dogs.