27 holiday gift ideas for the dad who has everything

He's the type of guy who says he doesn't want any gifts, but we all know you can't show up for the holidays without a present.
by Julie Loffredi /  / Updated  / Source: TODAY Contributor

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This Christmas, forget socks and ties, and surprise dad with a gift he will truly love.

Whether he's a food lover, a music fanatic or a bookworm, there's bound to be something on this list that will make him feel extra special!

Samsung Galaxy Smartwatch, $350, Target

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Even when dad's phone isn’t in reach, he can make and take calls with an integrated speaker and voice mic, respond to texts, and access scores, headlines and playlists. Also, it keeps track of workouts and monitors heart rate.

For more of our favorite fitness trackers, check out this article by TODAY Health.

Smart Watch Wood Stand, $60, Personal Creations

Dad can put his favorite smartwatch, smartphone and other gadgets on this handsome wood stand. Personalization available.

FreshJax Smoked Spices Gift Set, $25, Amazon

If he's all about kicking it up a notch on the grill, dad will surely enjoy this gourmet spice kit with flavors ranging from spicy to citrus. Set includes smoky sea salts, Southwest grill seasoning, mesquite lime and burger seasonings.

UGG Ascot Suede Slippers, $110, Nordstrom

These slippers are shaped from rich suede with a rubber traction sole and are perfect for the dad who likes to lounge around the house.

Yeti Hopper Cooler, $250, Amazon

This cult cooler will be on the list of any outdoorsman this Christmas.

AMERICAN ATELIER Daphne' Decanter & Whiskey Glasses, $60, Nordstrom

This set from American Atelier will give a major boost to dad's bar. Four stylish whiskey glasses and decanter are included.

Coleman Road Trip Grill, $150 and up, Amazon

Tell dad to show off as the grill master with the Coleman Road Trip grill. It's easy to set up — just tell your dad to fold it up and roll it to his favorite backyard cooking spot. Burgers, anyone?

For more grill ideas, check out our post on the best grills for barbecuing, tailgating and more!

JBL Flip4 Waterproof Bluetooth Speaker, $90, Amazon

This portable speaker delivers clear, full-range sound you might not expect from a compact speaker. It's water-resistant, durable and simple to use. Connect two smartphones to this device and take turns playing dad's favorite tunes.

BlenderBottle Radian, $23 and up, Amazon

The all-new leak-free BlenderBottle shaker cup will keep dad's drink hot or cold. Three styles to choose from, including insulated stainless steel.

Whiskware Pancake Art Kit, $24, Amazon

Forget boring pancakes! Now, dad will love whipping up some creative pancakes the whole family can enjoy. Use the included shapers or follow the app's directions to make everything from animals to emojis.

Aaptiv Membership & Yoga Mat Gift Set, $128, Aaptiv

With this bundle, dad will love working out! This set includes a one-year membership to access over 2,000 workouts, on demand. Bonus? This cool yoga mat is included.

Sunbeam Neck and Shoulder Heating Wrap, $35, Amazon

If your dad needs some pain relief, this neck wrap may do the trick. It contours to the shape of his upper shoulders and delivers soothing therapeutic heat.

Jack Black Beard Grooming Kit, $35, Amazon

This travel-friendly grooming kit can help dad keep his beard looking fly — and leave his skin and facial hair looking their best.

Life Is Good Tee, $25, Amazon

Isn't life good? Dad will love this soft and comfy t-shirt. Many different colors and styles to choose from!

Omaha Steaks Classic Combo Pack, $60, Amazon

Yum! This food pack from Omaha Steaks comes with sirloins, burgers, chicken breasts, gourmet franks and individual cheesecakes for dessert! Just heat up and serve. Serves four.

FoodSaver FM5000, $160, Amazon

Help your dad save some money and ensure the family has fresh, flavorful food all year long. This powerful vacuum sealing system removes air locks in freshness, extending the life of food up to five times longer.

Elyx Martini Gift Set, $129, Amazon

This martini set will be a perfect addition for dad's bar. Includes a copper plated jigger, julep strainer, mixing glass and bar spoon.

Woodstock Candy Gift Box, $39, Amazon

This gift will be a sweet trip down memory lane. The candy capsule is filled with dad's favorite treats from the 80s — includes nerds, sour patch kids, bubble tape and much more!

IPA HomeBrewing Beer Recipe Kit, $49, Amazon

He loves beer, but has he ever had the joy of making his own? This kit includes ingredients to brew IPA. Just follow the simple instructions, and within just a few weeks, your dad will enjoy 5 gallons of homemade beer. Cheers to that!

Maverick Digital Thermometer, $60, Amazon

With this gadget, dad can fire up the grill with confidence! This meat thermometer guarantees chicken, steak, pork, hamburgers and more will be cooked to perfection.

Monogram Leather Wallet, $54, Nordstrom

A metallic monogram adds understated refinement to this smooth leather wallet. Wallet clip also included.

Ultimate Shave on the Go, $50, Amazon

This travel shaving kit includes all the essentials — pre-shave oil, shaving cream, after-shave balm and a badger shaving brush — in a TSA-compliant zip-up bag.

Philips Norelco OneBlade, $30, Amazon

Dad can get ready in a jiffy with this super fast electric trimmer from Philips. It grooms beards, mustaches and trims hair. Also, check out the new Philips Norelco 9700.

Combatant Gentleman Men's Dress Shirt, $40, Amazon

Dad will look as handsome as ever in this dress shirt by Combatant Gentleman.

Promise Me Dad by Joe Biden, $16, Amazon

If your dad loves memoir, he’ll love this inspiring No. 1 New York Times bestseller from former Vice President Joe Biden.

Also, consider a book dad can enjoy reading with his kids like the Harry Potter series, Diary of A Wimpy Kid The Meltdown. Or, for those with teens, try the fast paced thriller Hide With Me by new author Sorboni Banerjee.

For other recommendations, check out these TODAY book picks.

Parker JOTTER Stainless Steel Set, $30, Amazon

Dad will feel like a cool professional at his next office meeting with one of these ballpoint pens. The pen has a durable tip and comes with black ink to provide a smooth writing experience.

Sunbeam Heated Throw Blanket with Controller, $60, Amazon

With this soft and heated throw blanket, your dad will be extra cozy this holiday season. The attached controller includes three heat settings.

Honeywell Bluetooth Smart Allergen Remover, ($181 On Sale) $250, Amazon

If dad suffers from allergies, this may be a gift that may help him breathe easier this season. This smart air purifier comes with an air quality sensor tells you the quality of the air in the room in real time. Other air-friendly gifts to consider: AllerSoft Allergy Control Duvet Protector ($71) or Dyson Ball Allergy Upright Vaccum ($319).

The ONE Smart Keyboard Pro, $799, Walmart

Splurge on this smart keyboard and dad will easily become a stellar pianist! Just attach a smart device and browse video lessons and sheet music. Follow the lights and dad will start playing his first song!

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