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Father's Day is about celebrating Dad and all that he is — but sometimes finding a gift that truly expresses your appreciation can be a challenge.
While you've likely searched many places for a great gift this year, some might not have checked all the boxes while still being budget-friendly. However, an inexpensive Father's Day gift can still be truly thoughtful, so we rounded up 36 affordable gifts to show Dad how much you appreciate him.
Whether he enjoys standing behind the grill or kicking up his feet and relaxing, there's an affordable Father's Day gift for every kind of dad on this list.
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Personalized Father's Day gifts under $25
The dad with the mega sweet tooth needs their own ice cream spoon. Surprise them with one that's all theirs, courtesy of Etsy.
Mugs can be overdone, but can he resist a mug with adorable family photos on it? You can customize his new favorite coffee cup with up to nine photos and remind him that he truly is the “best dad ever.”
He'll finally be an official "grill master" with this custom apron. You can select the color of the text and fabric, and even choose a different “title” to personalize your message.
These socks are perfect for the dad who's inseparable from the family pet. You can customize these socks with “dad’s best friend” for a unique gift he’ll be able to wear time and time again.
Customized gifts can always bring a smile to his face, and this phone card holder is one that he’ll be able to use right away. Whether he’s a pet dad or a human dad, he’ll have a photo close by of his loved ones at all times.
Whether he prefers to hit a few practice swings in the backyard or head out for a day on the green, he’ll have some unique good luck charms to take with him.
Clothing and accessories Father's Day gifts under $25
Whether he's heading to the pool or grabbing the newspaper on the porch, he'll be wearing these Nike slide sandals all summer long — and beyond.
In case he needed another reminder of his status as the "best dad ever," this Yoda shirt will let him know. As Yoda might say, "A new wardrobe staple, he will have."
If he prefers to only keep the essentials at hand, this wallet is slim enough to fit in his front pocket so he won’t have to worry about losing track of it or misplacing it. Even better? For a custom touch, you can get it embossed for free with his name or initials.
If he’s a self-declared comic book nerd, he can finally claim his own superpower with this T-Shirt.
These celebratory "best dad" slippers are available in two patterns. The memory foam insole and sherpa footbed make every step plush, so he can finally ditch his old pair of slippers without compromising comfort.
For the dad that loves all things retro, this Atari-inspired wallet is a vintage dream. It even includes the buttons and font designs he likely remembers from his childhood.
Kitchen and grilling Father's Day gifts under $25
Dad loves flavorful meat! Ensure every bite is juicier and tastier than the last with this top-rated injector from OXO.
Who can resist chocolate and caramel? Putting their own spin on grandma's signature turtles, Vosges Haut Chocolat's caramels are filled with New Mexican pecans and Madagascar vanilla, coated in a lush dark milk chocolate and topped with a hint of Maldon salt.
If he likes his bold, hair-raising brews, this pick from BLK & Bold will definitely get them going in the morning. As an extra perk, 5% of their profits directly support programs and initiatives for at-risk youth across the country.
A bacon, egg and cheese sandwich is a craving most dads likely experience on a weekly basis. This breakfast sandwich maker combines all of the steps into one easy process so he can enjoy a quick bite before work or even on the weekends.
If he’s always grilling up more than burgers, these simple kabob baskets with more than 500 reviews can help step up his grill game.
If he takes his coffee seriously, this ceramic coffee dripper will help deliver flavor in every sip. Since it pours directly into the mug, it takes away the need for any multistep processes, leaving him with a flavorful cup.
For the dad that has become his own barista over the last few months, this simple kitchen gadget can be a game changer. Goodbye boring coffee, hello lattes and cappuccinos.
If he’s guilty of midnight snacking, he can make his own tasty creations right in the kitchen. This mini ice cream maker can whip up a personal pint in just 30 minutes, leaving him with complete flavor autonomy.
Home Father's Day gifts under $25
Most dads like to do it all, even when they're not at home. If they're glued to their Swiss Army knife, they'll be obsessed with this multipurpose tool that can open bottles, make small incisions and more. Best of all, it's easily accessible!
Wrestling fanatics either love or hate John Cena when he's in the ring, but nobody can doubt how inspirational and encouraging he is on social media. Now Dad can have all of the megastar's words of wisdom in the palm of his hands with his new illustrated page-turner.
Weekends were made for Moscow mules, so hook him up with his own copper mug with his initial on it.
Does he love talking about his vinyl collection of yore? Even if all of his records are sitting in storage, he'll at least appreciate whiffing the nostalgic aromas coming from this candle.
Hook your dad up with a seriously spirited gift on a budget! This sparkling crystal whiskey set may look like a huge splurge, but it's surprisingly 65% off for a limited time.
If he claims he just wants quality time as a gift this year, these conversation cards can make things interesting. You can choose from different topics ranging from “family” to “teen” for some classic fun.
For the at-home bartender, this durable cocktail shaker will have him whipping up his own creations in no time.
This durable insulator works to keep cans and bottles ice cold, which any dad can appreciate in the heat of the summertime. It’s also dishwasher-safe, so he won’t have to do any of the cleaning.
Presentation is everything, and this wooden caddy will be his new favorite showcase at family barbecues. For an added touch, throw in a few of his favorite brews before you wrap it up.
Self-care Father's Day gifts under $25
This year was a great opportunity for Pops to grow out his beard. Make sure he keeps it looking pristine with this beard oil, formulated to keep his facial hair feeling super soft.
Does he prefer smelling like calming bergamot and cucumber or masculine suede and musk? If you can't figure it out, let him decide for himself with this mini discovery set from Ralph Lauren.
Who says men can't enjoy a good face mask? Crafted with purifying ingredients like charcoal powder, kaolin clay and argan oil, this skincare essential will leave his skin radiant, renewed and feeling like....well....buttah!
This self-care kit from the barber-approved brand Baxter of California features everything he’ll need for some pampering. It includes body wash, deodorant and shampoo that will have him feeling his best.
Tech gear Father's Day gifts under $25
Keep their phone, AirPods or other wireless-enabled devices at full charge without breaking the bank.
Whether he’s headed out for a hike or simply wants to relax in the backyard, he’ll likely want to bring some tunes along with him. This portable speaker comes with its own carrying strap and boasts 10 hours of playing time on a single charge.
For the tech enthusiast, this charging stand will keep up to two of his devices charged and organized at the same time. The stand features two USB charging ports so he won’t have to use multiple outlets to charge overnight.
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