What Are the Best Last-Minute Gift Ideas for Father’s Day?

Margaret Lipman
Margaret Lipman
Margaret Lipman
Margaret Lipman

Father's Day is only three days away, but there's no need to panic. You have plenty of time to choose gifts that the dads in your life will truly appreciate.

It’s not too late to order creative and thoughtful gifts for Father's Day – our list has something for everyone.
It’s not too late to order creative and thoughtful gifts for Father's Day – our list has something for everyone.

We've compiled a list of great last-minute gift ideas. You'll find exciting products – many with guaranteed delivery by Father's Day – such as knife sharpeners, craft beer starter kits, noise-canceling headphones, and much more. If you're looking for something a little different, we've also listed creative, personalized gestures that you won't find anywhere else.

Did You Know?

  • Sonora Smart Dodd of Spokane, Washington, campaigned to make Father's Day a holiday to honor her father, Civil War veteran William Jackson Smart. He raised Sonora and her five siblings as a single father after his wife died giving birth to their sixth child.

  • Father's Day was first celebrated on June 19, 1910, but it didn't become an official holiday until 1972, when President Richard Nixon signed a law recognizing it as the third Sunday in June.

  • This probably won't come as a surprise, but the most popular Father's Day present is ... a necktie. Why not try something new this year?

Margaret Lipman
Margaret Lipman
Margaret Lipman is a teacher and blogger who frequently writes for wiseGEEK about topics related to personal finance, parenting, health, nutrition, and education.
Margaret Lipman
Margaret Lipman
Margaret Lipman is a teacher and blogger who frequently writes for wiseGEEK about topics related to personal finance, parenting, health, nutrition, and education.

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    • It’s not too late to order creative and thoughtful gifts for Father's Day – our list has something for everyone.
      By: Rido
      It’s not too late to order creative and thoughtful gifts for Father's Day – our list has something for everyone.