20 Unexpected Father's Day Gift Ideas
As Father’s Day is approaching, many of us have already started the hunt for the perfect gift. This is the ideal time to show your dad not only that you appreciate him but also that you truly know him. So, let his hobbies guide you in selecting a present. If he is a golf or bowling enthusiast, pick out something that he can use to make the game more enjoyable. Also, you can try to pinpoint what he needs. A deluxe briefcase, for example, can help him carry all the important documents and daily work items. The secret to the perfect Father’s Day gift is to combine utility with esthetics.
1. First Father’s Day Gift
This is the perfect gift for a new dad! While the child might be a bit too young to celebrate the first Father's Day, other people can step up and ensure a wonderful surprise. An adorable white onesie with a spot-on message on the baby-s behalf is certainly an unexpected gift!
2. Clear Backpack
An ideal father’s day gift for the ones who love going to the stadium for live games. It is all the more appropriate since this favorite free-time activity is becoming an option again, as restrictions continue to ease nationwide. Having a transparent backpack will make the bag-check go much faster.
Our product comes in two color options, dark and light. Also, the model has a front zippered pocket to store smaller items that might need easy access. What is more, the shoulder straps are adjustable for optimal comfort to the wearer.
3. Golf Bag Tag and Tee Holder
If your dad is thinking about picking up golf, or sports in general, this unexpected Father’s day gift might be the final nudge he needs. The bag tags that also act as tee holders are super practical and very cool. The black leather creates a striking and elegant contrast against the white tees. Also, you can easily personalize the item however you like.
4. Cool Cyber Backpack
A cyber backpack makes for a perfect gift for the modern, tech-savvy fathers out there. It comes in two dark shades and a cool pop of blue on the zippers. Next to the spacious main compartment, there is also a laptop sleeve. What is more, the shoulder straps are padded for extra comfort.
5. Personalized Golf Journal and Matching Tee Holder
Is your grandpa a golf enthusiast? If the answer is yes, this personalized gift set might be the perfect Father’s Day gift for him. Although it is on the more expensive side of presents, it is money well spent. It can even be a common gift, with several family members contributing. The set contains a black leather notebook with initials and a matching tee holder. However, you can choose to customize the items to your liking.
6. Deluxe Polyester Briefcase
Surprise your dad on his special day with this deluxe briefcase. Although our product looks very elegant, it is available at an affordable price. Made from polyester with heavy vinyl backing, it is sure to safely carry a heavy load. The flap offers a zippered compartment to store small items. In addition, there are two zippered side pockets. The briefcase comes in two rich color options, this luscious forest green, and deep black.
7. Personalized Father’s Day Golf Ball
Our final golf-related entry is the adorable personalized golf ball. It is very simple, practical, and cute. The mustache under the message is a cool detail that makes the item all the more personal. Of course, you can spice things up to make it represent your dad more.
8. Mini Size Two Tone Duffle Bag
This cool mini two-tone duffle bag is a great Father’s Day gift. It is not meant only for those who love going to the gym; the bag is highly adaptable and can serve in several ways. Your dad can carry around tools, pack a few essentials when going on a trip, and so much more.
Made from polyester, the bag is not only sturdy but also easy to clean. We recommend spot cleaning to eliminate any stains and a thorough wash only once in a while to prolong its life. The mini duffle bag is available in several color combinations: royal/black, red/black, gold/black. Pick your favorite!
We have designed our product to be resilient and versatile, so we have added both top and side handles for increased comfort while carrying it. Also, besides the main compartment, there is a zippered front pocket and one on the inside to separate the items to which easier access is needed.
For Father’s Day, equip your dad with an amazing toolbelt! This is a wonderfully useful accessory as it can store all the essential tools and have them easily accessible thanks to its numerous pockets and different compartments. While this might not be the most unexpected gift, it is still wonderful to fuel someone’s passion.
10. Natural Jute Wine Bags
Made from 100% natural jute, these wine bags are an ideal Father’s Day gift for someone with an eco-friendly mindset and a love for wine. The truly great thing about this material is that beyond being sustainable it is also strong, and thus it can easily carry several bottles of wine. The reinforced handles further add to its durability. In addition, the interior is laminated to protect the textile from any spillage or moisture from the bottles. Dividers separate each bottle for extra protection and security. However, these can be removed.
11. Personalized Father’s Day Hammer
A hammer is certainly not the first gift idea that pops up in someone’s head, but it is a practical, cool, and unexpected alternative. A hammer, as rudimentary it may be, can be tied to some wonderful shared experiences. Perhaps to how you used to work on craft projects as a child with your dad. You can include a short memento as a text or image on the handle to make the item more personal.
12. Dual Squeeze Hydration Pack
Do you go on hikes or other nature adventures with your dad? If your father is an outdoor type of guy, this waist pack will ensure that he can comfortably carry all the essentials. There are two bottle holders, one on each side, which offer plenty of storage space for liquids. Staying hydrated is important, especially during intense activity. In addition, there are several pockets and compartments strategically placed inside and out, so items can be stored with easy access in mind.
13. DIY Funny Father’s Gay Gift
A fun DIY Father’s Day gift idea that any kid can do! It is also perfect as a joint present from siblings. You can print the text or write/paint it yourself and add handprints in different colors. The trick is to respect the message and place your hands upside down on the paper, like in the image above. A beautiful natural wooden frame is the perfect finishing touch to this playful surprise.
14. High Quality Canvas Tote Bag
Your dad will probably not expect to receive a tote, so go for the surprise factor. This heavy canvas tote bag was built to carry heavy loads. Your father will be able to use it for years as a reliable companion when going out for groceries or running other errands. Although we have different color options available, this deep blue is a special and masculine shade.
15. Dad & Son Apron
If your dad loves being the king of the kitchen, make sure he has all the accessories he needs. This personalized apron is not only practical but also super fun, as it speaks about the unbreakable bond shared between father and son. Of course, the same goes for daughters as well; the text can be easily adapted to reflect that. Check out our selection of plain aprons, which would be a great starting point for this unexpected Father’s Day gift idea.
16. Jumbo Size Heavy Canvas Wide Shopper Tote Bag
Another heavy canvas grocery tote bag idea, this time in jumbo size. The storage compartment is 7-inch wide, and it can fit a fair load of products. While the bottom gusset and full sides help the bag keep its shape at any time. We invite you to check out our selection of colors that include this vibrant green, fresh yellow, as well as darker shades.
17. Father’s Day Gift Notebook
An artsy notebook is a pretty safe gift for anyone on all occasions. There are plenty of creative options out there for all budgets. You can go with a simple hardback notebook or one with a leather or wood cover. The one from the photo even has a hollowed-out image carved straight into the cover. Add a simple message to further elevate the item.
18. Travel Bag
Surprise your dad with a rich purple travel bag. The item was designed to be lightweight making it more comfortable to carry even when it is packed full. As you can see, the bag is well compartmentalized; there are plenty of zippered pockets to store belongings in an orderly fashion. This Father’s Day gift is more than just about the bag; it is about what the bag can promise, a relaxing vacation, dedication to a healthier lifestyle by going to the gym regularly, and so much more.
19. Bowling Grandpa T-Shirt
It is important to remember that this day is as much about grandpas as it is about dads. If your grandfather is really into bowling, fuel his passion with a personalized T-shirt that shows just how proud you are of him. This simple black on white shirt is both comfortable and funny. Your grandpa will probably feel like you are by his side on the bowling alley, even if you are not physically there.
20. American Flag Pattern Bandana
This might be a relatively small gift, but there is a lot of symbolism behind it. Help your dad express his love for the country through a bandana with an American flag print. What is more, this would be a perfect item to sport on the approaching Independence Day. Our product is made from polyester, which makes it easy to clean.
Happy Father’s Day!
We, at Tote Bag Factory, wish a very happy Father’s Day to all dads and grandpas! While a cool gift, be that small or big, will certainly bring happiness, there is no greater joy than spending quality time with family and friends.