Photo Gallery: 22 Father's Day Gift Ideas

Still on search for the perfect gift for dad? Whether he is a Mr. Fix-It who loves a weekend reno, a foodie who always has something on the grill, or an outdoorsman who can't wait for cottage season, we've got some great ideas. Take a look at our top selections for gifts dad will love!

  • Retro Kitchen Clock

    Morba's Alice Clock adds a hit of nostalgia. 

    This vintage-inspired wall clock looks like it belongs in a diner from the 1950s, but is subtle enough to work in a home kitchen or office.

    Source: Morba
  • Edison Lamp

    An industrial spin on the hurricane light. 

    With a dark wood base and exposed bulb, this lamp tweaks the classic hurricane style and appeals dads who appreciate a vintage, industrial look. To amp up the antique quality, replace an everyday bulb with one that has a visible filament.

    Source: Old Faithful
  • Picnic Basket With Bar Tools

    Pack a lunch to share with dad.

    A dad with classic style will love a wicker and leather picnic hamper for a quick al fresco meal. This one from Pottery Barn has a place for bar tools as well as the standard necessities like plates and utensils.

    Source: Pottery Barn
  • Leather iPad Case

    Traditional style for new tech.

    This Ralph Lauren media case from The Bay captures the rich look of a leather-bound book, but is geared to a modern man on the go.

    Source: Hudson's Bay
  • Leather Shaving Kit

    Keep dad organized.

    A timeless shaving kit from Canuck leather icon Roots holds all of dad's toiletries; keeping the bathroom clutter free.

    Source: Roots
  • Waxed Canvas Tool Roll

    Grab and go tool kit.

    If your dad already has a collection of tools, consider coralling them all in a tool roll that's easy to tote for jobs around the house. With an interchangeable screwdriver, adjustable and needle-nose pliers, wire cutters, utility knife, hole punch and micro roller, this pack is perfect for quick fixes.

    Source: Drake General Store
  • The Holmes Manual

    Handy tips for the handyman dad.

    For a dad who wants guaranteed perfection in his home repairs, pick up a copy of Mike Holmes' latest book, The Holmes Manual. In it the HGTV star answers the most common home maintenance questions and offers solutions and instructions.

    Source: Harper Collins
  • Power Tools In A Neon Case

    Sturdy tools for big projects.

    The tools in the Ryobi combo kit are all cordless and work off the same type of battery, to help keep work benches clear. This pack holds a drill, circular saw, reciprocating saw, flashlight, charger and batteries.

    Source: Home Depot
  • Hand Tool Kit

    A large selection to tackle home repairs.

    Give dad a fresh start with the Fuller kit from Home Depot. If you've been guilty of "borrowing" items that never find their way back to him, this 53-piece kit includes everything from a hammer, to clamps and a bit driver.

    Source: Home Depot
  • Orange Tool Cabinet

    Keep the garage and work room clutter-free.

    Once dad gets a collection of tools he'll need somewhere to store them. This sharp orange steel option from Home Hardware withstands workshop wear and tear and keeps tools safe and organized.

    Source: Home Hardware
  • Marking & Measuring Kit

    Help dad measure twice.

    The saying goes: measure twice, cut once and Lee Valley's marking and measuring kit makes it easier, and faster, to ensure accuracy. The 19 pieces all fit in the single carrying case that is included.

    Source: Lee Valley
  • Barbecue Sauce Gift Set

    Bring some flavour to the grill.

    If your dad can be found parked in front of the grill in the summer months, pick up Olivier Napa Valley's sauce gift set at Indigo. Shake up his rib recipes with Kansas City-Style Honey-Apple Cider, Texas-Style Rum-Molasses and Kentucky-Style Bourbon-Black Pepper.

    Source: Indigo
  • Cocktail Bitters

    Signature bitters from an Ontario-based distillery.

    If your dad is more of a mixologist than a chef, Dillon's Bitters will add enticing flavour, including anise and pear, to his cocktails.

    Source: Williams Sonoma
  • Coffee & Espresso Machine

    An at home machine for gourmet coffee.

    Get dad his coffee fix with Nespresso's stylish Vertuoline coffeemaker. This machine delivers a signature coffee bar crema finish to home brewed coffees and espressos.

    Source: Nespresso
  • Wood Beer Caddy

    Add bottles of his favourite microbrew.

    This old-fashioned West Elm caddy makes it more convenient to bring refreshments to the patio or park, or when watching the big game with friends.


    Source: West Elm
  • Monogrammed Barbecue Set

    Personalize a useful gift.

    For the established king of the grill, a monogrammed set is a worthwhile investment. Williams Sonoma's set includes a basting mop, fork, slotted spatula and tongs that can be stored in a carrying case.

    Source: Williams Sonoma
  • Army Green Backpack

    Holds everything an outdoorsy dad could need.

    For dads who love to hit the open trail, the leather straps on Herschel's Little American backpack makes it resemble a classic mountaineering pack, but it also comes in multiple colours and patterns.

     

    Source: Herschel
  • Horseshoe Set

    Get the family together for an outdoor games day.

    If your dad is old fashioned at heart, unpack the CB2 set of horseshoes on his big day and spend some quality time.

    Source: CB2
  • Stainless Steel Thermos

    Stay stylish outdoors with a vintage-green hued bottle.

    The Stanley thermos keeps things heated (or cooled) for up to 24 hours, perfect for outdoorsy types who camp or fish, or spend time at the rink.

    Source: Stanley
  • Survival & Safety Kit

    Always be prepared.

    Stocked with items like waterproof matches, snare wire and survival instructions, Home Hardware's kit takes care of any emergency that might arise in the great outdoors.

    Source: Home Hardware
  • Swiss Army Knife

    A five-in-one tool.

    A perennial favourite with so many uses, the Victorinox Swiss Army knife from Target includes camping necessities like a blade, tweezer, can opener and bottle opener.

    Source: Target
  • AM/FM/MP3 Radio

    A small sound system for the audiophile dad.

    Some things never change. If your dad is dedicated to the classics, let him listen to them on this radio, with an authentic vintage-look wood frame and brushed silver plating.

    Source: RH Restoration Hardware