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    31 Splurge-Worthy Gifts To Surprise Your Dad With This Father's Day

    CAUTION: dad jokes (and gifts) ahead.

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    1. A grill kit and a BBQ smoker wood chip set, for the father who loves a good BBQ and who is always (lovably) getting up in your grill.,

    Get the grill kit from Amazon for $35.99 and the wood chip set for $59.99.

    2. A bottle opener made from genuine baseball bats used in major league games that'll seriously make up for all the times you drove your dad ~batty.~

    Get it from Uncommon Goods for $115+ (available in 30 teams).

    3. A rotating food heater β€” it's gonna make game day with your dad seriously great, particularly because you can both eat your feelings if the game doesn't go your way (or even if it does).

    Promising review: "This machine is battle tested as I've owned one for over three years now and have yet to experience one problem with it. It'll keep your house cool while you heat things up. I can honestly say this is one of the most used things in my kitchen." β€”Jordan Flack

    Get it from Amazon for $43.54.

    4. A hammock sleeping bag to let your dad know how much you appreciate ~hanging~ out with him.

    Promising review: "I've never had a bag this warm. In the cabin of my boat I used just this as a blanket on a night in the teens. This is just long enough to pull over my face when it's zipped into the sleeping bag configuration and my feet are at the bottom. I've used it almost every night for over a month now and I've only seen two loose down feathers. I've never seen something insulated with down that didn't loose one or two a day. You will never find gear this good for this low a price, used or new." β€”huck

    Get it from Amazon for $179.97 (available in two colors).

    5. A pair of luxe sweatpants for the dad who always asks for a nap for Father's Day, but it's his worn-out pajamas that are starting to look ~tired.~

    Get them from Cariloha for $39 (available in sizes S–2XL) or get a similar pair from Amazon for $17.99+ (available in four colors and sizes S–XXL).

    6. A grownup Lego set sure to help your relationship ~take off~ even though he sometimes thinks you're a little ~spacey.~

    And for all the history buff fathers out there, this set has exactly 1969 pieces, which is the year of the Apollo 11 mission.

    Get it from Amazon for $119.99.

    7. An ice cream machine to be the cherry on top of his Father's Day gifts (get ready to make your siblings feel inferior).

    Promising review: "This machine is awesome! My girlfriend and I are both 68 and we make ice cream with this usually twice a week! It works perfectly every time! It also tastes way better than any store bought ice cream. It's easy to clean and maintain. I would recommend this to anyone who likes ice cream!" β€”Steve

    Get it from Amazon for $69.86.

    8. An Inflat-A-Bull pool float may ~steer~ your dad in the right direction and convince him to finally get a pool out back.

    Get it from Amazon for $44.99.

    9. A vintage-style custom portrait of your dads lookin' fab, because you want them to know you think they are ~picture perfect.~

    Get it from Jordan Grace Owens on Etsy for $160+ (available with two to four people/pets and customized colors).

    10. A cool gel memory foam pillow, because your dad sometimes says you're a pain in the neck and this can help solve that problem without your having to stop all the practical jokes you play on your old man.

    Promising review: "I have been searching for a pillow that works for me and finally found it. I almost can't believe how perfect it is. The foam has ideal firmness, it supports my neck while allowing my head to sink in just right. I switch from back to side sleeping and the pillow accommodates both sleeping positions. The cool gel keeps the pillow from heating up so I don't want to flip it around like I do with most pillows. I highly recommend this pillow." β€”Julie

    Get it from Amazon for $32.47.

    11. A customizable gift set designed to be filled with whatever your father loves.

    This one is great for the great outdoors, but you can find items for any of your dad's hobbies. Hiking? Covered! Cooking? They've got it! Giant Tick-Tack-Toe games? Yes. Yes indeed. Knack is owned and run by women who want to make the shopping and gifting experience better for everyone. Check out all of their unique customizable Father's Day options.

    Get this specific set from Knack Shops for $188 or make one of your own.

    12. A minimalist phone charger as lovely as the sweet-as-can-be texts you'll be sending your dad all day long.

    This charger is compatible with the iPhone X, 8/8 Plus, Samsung Galaxy S9, S8, and Note 8. With 5W wireless standard charging for all Qi enabled devices. There is also a nifty port in the back that will let you connect and charge more than one item at a time.

    Promising review: "I really like this charger. I love that it comes with an extra port in the back to charge other items. I use it for my Apple Watch so there isn't much clutter. The cloth feels nice and the unit doesn't overheat. One of my favorite things about this is that the plug is thin, so it doesn't take up the other outlet space. Did I mention it's very fast at charging??" β€”Yvette G

    Get it from Amazon for $49.95 (available in three colors).

    13. A DIY beer kit, because your dad already knows you're ~brewing~ up something special for him this year.

    This kit includes a gallon glass fermentor, air lock, rubber stopper, transfer tube, tube clamp, racking cane, thermometer, funnel, malt extract, specialty grains, hops, yeast, sanitizer, a grain bag, and instructions.

    Get it from Uncommon Goods for $45 or get a similar kit from Amazon for $48.

    14. A seat cover massage pad sure to add a whole new luxurious level to your dad's den. Just be prepared to never see him stand up ever again.

    Promising review: "This massage cushion is literally the best thing I have ever purchased. There are so many options to this chair that you can spend hours on it. There are four deep massaging nodes and you can pick your targeted massage zone. You can select full back, top of back, and lower back. You can also select how deep you want the massage. It can be as vigorous as you want or as relaxed. You can use this item in your home (where it's on my recliner), in the office, even in your car. It's VERY lightweight, so you don't have to keep it in one spot. There are many other options as well, such as the vibration massage, heated massage, and rolling massage. In addition, there is an auto timer you can control. I highly recommend this item and would suggest this to anyone who wants a nice relaxing massage. Get this! You WON'T regret it!" β€”Gnaps22

    Get it from Amazon for $64.95.

    15. A customizable pillow β€” it may make your dad cringe as much as it makes him laugh, but he'll just have to ~face~ it.

    Get it from FireBox for $34.

    16. A messenger bag for the dad who appreciates practicality, durability, and an unnecessary amount of pockets.

    Promising review: "Wow! What a great bag. You will not be disappointed. This is very well made, has plenty of pockets, and is well designed. Depending on the adventure, I like to just throw some essential in this bag and take off. All together it can fit my camera, accessories, a shirt or towel, water bottle, bars, note pad, tablet, flashlight, batteries, light tools, and a few more small items. Throw this around your shoulder, make a quick adjust of the strap, and you're good for the day. This really will fit your individual needs." β€”FJD

    Get it from Amazon for $39.36+ (available in eleven sizes and 79 colors).

    17. A fancy AF handcrafted leather wallet your dad will love so much, he may even give you some of the cash he puts inside it.

    Also available in Dublin and black.

    Get it from Rose Anvil for $40 (available in seven thread colors).

    18. A quality speaker so he can rock out in the comfort of his own home (instead of at yours).

    Promising review: "This is the most amazing speaker. The setup is super easy and it really gives you unbelievable sound for just one speaker. I still can't believe the quality of the sound. This product is amazing, the tuning is fun and helpful, and the sound is better than my multi-speaker setup (clearly because of the tuning app I used during the setup). The next holiday season will be filled with perfectly clear, exceptionally filling music in my living room. This product is worth every penny. Saving for the next one because they can connect and talk and play in different rooms, syncing the music. I can't wait." β€”Charlie B.

    Get it from Amazon for $149.

    And check out our picks for the best Bluetooth speakers on BuzzFeed Reviews!

    19. An Echo Dot, because Alexa will be way better at doing what your dad asks than you ever were.

    The Echo Dot is a hands-free, voice-controlled device that uses Alexa to play music, control smart home devices, make calls, send and receive messages, provide information, read the news, set music alarms, and read audiobooks from Audible (like, literally I have told her to tell me a bedtime story and she does a way better job of it than my spouse β€” and with far less complaining). The Echo Dot can also control Amazon Video on Fire TV, give random facts throughout the day, tell you the weather (which I use literally every morning instead of just opening my curtains and letting in some light), and can help you with grocery lists, recipes, and set timers... I'm still just trying to figure out what my Echo Dot CAN'T do.

    Promising review: (Echo Dot) "I love this incredible little helper! It was super easy to set up and I was playing music in my stereo within 15 minutes. I have two, and I set up a group so the music can play on both dots at the same time. They respond quickly to voice commands and it's rather fun to check out what they can do. The funniest thing is to ask Alexa to tell me a vegetable joke! And the most useful for me is being able to tell Alexa to add things to my shopping list, which is sent to my phone, and not having to write things down. You can even set reminders so you don't forget things, timers so you don't burn dinner, and alarms that wake you. I'm going to explore and see what all this little device can do!" β€”CactusMama

    Get it from Amazon for $49.99.

    20. A framed origami gift of your fathers' wedding suits, because you love them both equally, which means you can totally get away with only getting them one gift this year (but particularly when it means this much).

    Get it from Mei Original Studio on Etsy for $109.47.

    21. A sailing ship kite that'll be a total upgrade from the ship in a bottle you get him every other year.

    Get it from Uncommon Goods for $40.

    22. Or a sailing globe whiskey decanter so you can both drink to the family vacations you plan together.

    Get it from Amazon for $35.

    23. A shave set and a razor set, because your dad is always talking about how you should shave your beard, so you know he must really love doing it himself.,

    Get the shave set from The Art of Shaving for $60 and the razor set from Harry's for $25.

    24. An Apple Watch you and your siblings can go in on. Be sure to get it in space gray... to match his hair.

    Get it from Apple for $399+ (available in two sizes) or get a similar one from Jet for $329 or grab a Series 1 from Walmart for the wee price of $149 (available in two colors).

    25. A coffee subscription for the man who made you a coffee connoisseur β€” it's always been good to know your dad has such good ~taste.~

    Every crate has three 4 ounce bags of beans and includes a surprise artisanal treat.

    Get a subscription from Cratejoy for $29+/month.

    26. A pair of nice pair of dress shoes, because you've always wanted to follow in your father's footsteps, but you have never wanted to walk in his (choice of) shoes.

    Get them from Nordstrom for $159 (available in two colors and sizes 8–13).

    27. Or give in and get him a pair of Birkenstocks β€” he'll be thrilled and his feet will feel fantastic.

    Just have a stern talk with him about socks and sandals beforehand.

    Get them from Birkenstocks for $99.95 (available in two colors and sizes 6–13, wide or narrow) or get a similar pair from Amazon for $90+ (available in three colors and 11 sizes).

    28. A box of Omaha steaks, because your dad is sometimes hard to shop for, but shopping for his stomach is easy as (literal) pie.

    Oh, don't worry, Cratejoy has a pie option for dads with more of a sweet-tooth than a meat-tooth.

    Get it from Omaha Steaks for $79.

    29. A pair of walnut headphones your father ~wood~ ask to get on his birthday anyway, so you can ~beat~ him to the punch.

    Promising review: "I bought my headphones in December of last year. Since then, I've used them daily, often for hours at a time. They don't hurt my ears, ever. They don't get overly warm, either. I have dropped these headphones out of my car onto pavement, accidentally jerked them onto the floor a dozen times, and they seem to be able to take a beating. The sound quality has never wavered. They sound great. Better than any pair I've ever owned. Most of the time I listen to them quietly, but they go loud incredibly well over a wide range of music." β€”Amazon Customer

    Get them from Amazon for $64.99 (available in six colors).

    And check out our picks for the best wireless headphones on BuzzFeed Reviews!

    30. A Dremel β€” it's like getting your dad 15 different gifts, so you're gonna be covered on Father's Day until you're a parent yourself.

    Includes 15 accessories and two speeds.

    Promising review: "I can't believe I waited so long to get a Dremel. I love this thing. I want to do everything with it, even things that don't require a one. It's great for lots of household and hobby projects. The battery lasts a long time and the tool comes with terrific accessories, a convenient battery charger, and it's extremely simple to change out the accessories and such. LOVE IT!!!" β€”bugpig

    Get it from Amazon for $38.39.

    31. And finally, a VHS adaptor, which might not seem like the flashiest of gifts, but this'll help you preserve the memories you and your dad have made throughout your childhood. And (get the waterworks ready) those are genuinely the best gifts of all.

    Promising review: "I got this so I could transfer all of our old VHS-C tapes to a DVD for a family birthday present. It worked flawlessly for all 31 tapes. The motor works great and the quality overall for the adapter is very high. It's much nicer than the old one we used to have. It takes batteries and the motorized function is way too fun. This is a funny device, but super handy. I highly suggest transferring your tapes, and using this to do it." β€”Jac

    Get it from Amazon for $33.

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    The reviews in this post have been edited for length and clarity.