34 Father’s Day gifts under $100 that he’ll actually use and appreciate

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  • Getting dad a thoughtful and personal Father’s Day gift doesn’t have to break the bank.
  • We rounded up plenty of great Father’s Day gift ideas under $100.
  • From headphones to a plush robe, these gift ideas for Dad span a wide range of interests.

Father’s Day is right around the corner on June 20, which means it’s time to start looking for gift ideas for Dad if you haven’t already.

Dads can be notoriously tough to shop for, but luckily you don’t have to break to find a thoughtful gift. We’ve found plenty of great Father’s Day gifts under $100 that he’ll actually use and appreciate. We found a wide range of options to suit dads with various interests, whether he into cooking, style, grooming, or joke delivery.

The top 5 best Father’s Day gifts under $100:

  1. A book of Dad jokes that’ll make him laugh
  2. A nice pair of Status Audio headphones
  3. A comfortable pair of Allbirds sneakers
  4. A beach chair with a built-in cooler
  5. A plush Parachute robe

Here are 34 of the best Father’s Day gifts under $100

A portable speaker

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Gift the JBL Clip4 Portable Bluetooth Speaker, $69.99

This handy Bluetooth speaker is easy for Dad to take on the go thanks to the fact that he can clip it right onto his backpack or even belt loop. It’s also waterproof, dustproof, and offers up to 10 hours of playtime.

A super comfy beach chair

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Gift the Tommy Bahama Beach Chair, $95.99 

Dad will be sitting oceanfront in serious style with this beach chair. This chair super is super comfortable, can lay flat like a lounger, folds up and has straps so he can easily carry it like a backpack, and it even has a drink and a phone holder. The best feature though is the zippered cooler on the back for keeping drinks cold even on hot summer days.

A chic leather laptop sleeve

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Gift the Parker Clay Sira Laptop Sleeve, $78.40

Help Dad keep his tech essentials safe with this elegant leather laptop sleeve. Made from premium Ethiopian full-grain leather, the case zips shut and has extra interior storage pockets for easy organization. 

 

A pop-up shade structure

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Gift the Academy Sports + Outdoors Easy Shade Slant Leg Canopy, $44.99

Whether dad likes to spend time lounging in the backyard, tailgating for game day, or hanging near the beach, this simple canopy structure will ensure he has a shady place to relax. The insta-lock adjustable frame folds down and it even comes with a carry bag for easy storage and transport. 

A personalized notebook for letters

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Gift the Letters to My Dad Notebook, $23.40

Give dad the gift of several heartfelt letters this Father’s Day. This notebook can be customized by size, color, and you can have your name and Dad’s name added to the front. The inside is blank so you can fill the pages with your personal thoughts.

A personal pizza maker

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Gift the Grilled Personal Pizza Maker, $35

For the pizza-loving dad, this compact baker will allow him to make his own brick oven-style pies right at home. All he has to do is add his favorite toppings to his crust, place it in the mini-oven with the lid, and place it on the grill. He’ll have homemade pizza in under 10 minutes. 

A stylish subscription box

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Gift a StitchFix gift card, from $20

StitchFix will allow Dad to take a style quiz and have a personal shopper pick out new clothes just for him. Sizes even come in big and tall to fit a range of men. Best of all, his new clothes will be delivered right to his front door for him to try on at home. He can easily send back or swap any options he doesn’t like and he only pays for what he keeps. Gift cards are available to email, mail, or print out.

Tile trackers

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Gift the Apple AirTag, $29

Ensure dad never again misplaced his keys, wallet, phone, luggage, and other essentials. The AirTag can be attached to just about any item and connects with the Find Me app on his phone. You can even have the AirTag engraved for free. If dad has a serious knack for losing items, a 4-pack is also available.

A picture hanger

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Gift the Artifact Uprising Wooden Photo Ledge, from $49

This elegant photo ledge is made from real maple wood and solid brass screws (simply adjust these to switch out the prints). A delightful spin on the traditional picture frame, it’s an artistic way to display your favorite pictures with Dad. 

A box of meats

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Gift the Porter Road Stay At Home Bundle, $90

For the culinary dad, there’s nothing better than a chance to show off his chops in the kitchen. This box contains a curated assortment of ground pork, dry-aged ground beef, and sausages.

A reel viewer of great memories

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Gift the Create Your Own Reel Viewer, $29.95

Give Dad a walk down memory lane with a custom reel viewer filled with seven images he can click through. It’s sentimental, nostalgic, and something he probably hasn’t seen before. 

An insulated bottle that keeps his beer cold and protects it from drops

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Gift the BottleKeeper, from $29.99

If your dad is the type who’s never seen at the barbecue without a beer in hand, he’ll appreciate the BottleKeeper, an insulated bottle that he can stick his beer bottle in to keep it cold, crisp, and carbonated.

The coolest (literally) shoes on the block

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Gift the Allbirds Tree Runners, $95

These textured sneakers are made from eucalyptus tree fiber, so they’re not only cooling and breathable but also more environmentally friendly. Meanwhile, the insole is lined with Allbirds’ signature merino wool fabric, making them extremely soft and comfortable.

Three hand-picked vinyl records every month

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Gift a VNYL membership, from $19.99/month

VNYL’s music curators will choose three records for him based on his music tastes and “vibe” he’s feeling that month. It’s a fun, affordable, and convenient way to grow his vinyl collection.

A super-easy way to grill

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Gift the Mesh Grill Bags (Set of 2), $22

Dad will never again have to worry about pesky veggies falling through the cracks of the grill with these handy mesh bags. The feature grommeted edges to keep all his favorites firmly in place and make it extra easy to flip and keep tasty juices on his food.

A fast wireless charger

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Gift the Anker PowerWave for $29.99

The Anker PowerWave Fast Wireless Charger supports Qi wireless charging, meaning it’ll work with recent iPhone models and Samsung Galaxy models. All he has to do to use it is place a supported phone directly on it, and it should start charging right away.

A sleek shaving kit

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Gift the Harry’s Winston Shave Set, $25 (+$15 to engrave)

German-engineered shave cartridges combine with a sleek polished chrome finish handle to make the daily shaving routine feel luxurious. Choose between a foaming gel which lathers into a rich foam, or a smooth shave cream. 

A pair of headphones

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Gift the Status Audio CB-1 Closed Back Studio Monitor Headphones, $59

Although our tech reporter Brandt Ranj has reviewed tons of headphones, most of which are more expensive, he keeps coming back to this Status Audio pair. If you’re on a budget but still want to gift headphones, these are the best-sounding studio monitor ones under $100. It certainly helps that they’re comfortable and still look sleek. 

All the best bacon treats you can imagine

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Gift the Man Crates Bacon Crate, $59.99

There’s no better way to say “I love you” than a giant box full of bacon and bacon treats. The crate contains two different types of bacon jerky, bacon popcorn, bacon seasoning, bacon peanut brittle, and hot pepper bacon jam. 

Some of the best socks we’ve ever tried

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Gift the Bombas Calf Sock 4-Pair, $45.60

These calf socks from popular startup Bombas are made from extra-long staple cotton for softness and comfort and won’t slip down. The honeycomb structure around the mid-foot distributes pressure evenly while the footbed is reinforced for support, making these socks a step up from the usual pairs of Father’s Days past. 

A cold brew maker

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Gift the Takeya Deluxe Cold Brew Iced Coffee Maker, $19.99

If there’s anything that can jolt him awake in the mornings, it’ll be cold brew made from this affordable, bestselling coffee maker. The airtight lid locks in freshness and flavor and it makes one whole quart of delicious cold brew. 

A streaming box with access to all his favorite shows, movies, and music

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Gift the Roku Ultra, $69.99

Roku offers affordable 4K and HDR streaming in its compact Ultra box. He can even continue watching once everyone else in the house is asleep thanks to the included private-listening JBL earphones.  

Stylish computer glasses

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Gift a pair of Felix Gray Blue Light Computer Glasses, from $95

If he sits in front of a computer every day, he needs these blue light glasses that increase magnification, reduce glare, and filter out blue light in order to reduce eyestrain. They’re also available with prescription lenses — we tried them and loved them.

A cosmically cool chart about space exploration

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Gift the Pop Chart Lab Chart of Cosmic Exploration, $40

Pore over the impressive, hand-illustrated details of this chart, which shows all the different spacecrafts that have dared to explore the depths of our vast solar system. The beautiful print is printed on museum-grade paper and deserves its spot on your dad’s wall.

A book of Dad jokes in case he ever runs out of his own

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Gift “101 So Bad, They’re Good Dad Jokes”, $5.99

We have a love-hate relationship with dad jokes, and this book will only fuel it — whether we like it or not. Get ready to groan and possibly regret giving this gag gift. 

A slim wallet

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Gift the Bellroy Slim Sleeve, $79

In our opinion, it’s the best wallet you can buy, and here’s why: Bellroy eliminates as much excess material as possible, paring it down to the minimal essential of four pockets. At the same time, it still looks and feels good because it’s made from top-grain leather that ages gracefully. 

A subscription that makes buying cologne less confusing

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Gift a Scentbird subscription, from $12/month

Buying a fragrance for another person can be tricky because everyone’s personal scent preferences are different. Let him experiment and decide for himself with Scentbird, which will send a 30-day supply of a designer cologne to his door every month. Scentbird takes the pressure off buying cologne so that once he does find his perfect one, you’ll know what to gift next time. 

A pen plated with 23-karat gold

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Gift the Cross Century II Black Lacquer Pen, $50.47

High-quality Cross pens have been around since 1846 and used in the White House to sign legislation since the 1970s. This weighty, sleek pen with gold-plated details is the perfect gift to add a touch of luxury to everyday writing tasks.

A plush bathrobe

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Gift the Parachute Classic Bathrobe in Stone, $99

Prime relaxation and comfort is just a bathrobe away. He’ll feel like a king in this soft, attractive Turkish cotton robe with a cozy shawl collar and two front pockets (to stash snacks, of course). 

A monogrammed leather shave bag

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Gift the Leatherology Small Shave Bag, from $90 (+$10 monogram)

Upgrade to a bag he’ll be proud to bring out during his travels. The full-grain bag has one main zippered compartment and a front exterior zippered pocket to fit the essentials. 

A sturdy camera strap

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Gift the Peak Design Slide Camera Strap, $64.95

The strap is compatible with DSLRs and easy to attach and detach. It’s comfortable and durable, helping him lighten the load of a heavy camera and focus on the real task at hand — capturing family memories.

A kit that lets him channel his inner mixologist

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Gift a Saloonbox subscription, from $49/month

Every month’s Saloonbox includes two creative drink recipes featuring top-shelf spirits and quality ingredients. He’ll receive everything he needs to make four cocktails. Past recipes have included a cinnamon mezcal margarita and a “Buzzed Bee,” a combination of cold-brew coffee, honey, gin, and tonic. 

A waterproof phone case for the outdoorsy dad

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Gift the LifeProof FRĒ iPhone Case, from $31.99

The dad who can frequently be found fishing, sailing, or otherwise gallivanting near water will appreciate a waterproof case that fully protects his phone, even if he drops it for a prolonged period. 

A SodaStream

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Gift the SodaStream Jet Sparkling Water Maker, $79.99

The SodaStream lets you to turn plain water into sparkling water in mere seconds. And Dad can adjust the fizziness and flavor level to his personal taste.

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