40 Unique Birthday Gift Ideas for a 70-year-old man

While it may seem like he has everything he could possibly want, there’s a good chance he’s missing out on something he’d enjoy or love to receive.

Below you’ll find 40 unique gifts to help him celebrate his big day!

Birthday Gifts for a 70-Year Old Man


Fun Comfy Tee: The Man The Myth The Legend Shirt

This fun classic fit tee is available in small – 3X. It comes in black or gray and every imaginable name for a grandpa you can think of. It’s available with Pop Pop, Papa, Dad, Uncle, Brother, Stepdad, and you can even choose to have their actual name put on it.

The black tees are 100% cotton, and the heather gray shirts are 65/35% cotton/polyester. This will be his favorite lounging t-shirt ever!

handkerchief gift set

Patterned Handkerchiefs: Men’s Handkerchief 6 Piece Gift Set

This set of 6 patterned 100% 60S cotton handkerchiefs is a great present idea! Each one measures 17″ square. There are several patterns/colors to choose from.


Hands-Free Light: ThxToms LED Flashlights Gloves

This set of lightweight flashlight gloves is perfect for working in tight places. It has adjustable velcro and is one size fits most. He’ll be able to see while he works and keep both hands free.

cloudliving experiences

To Get His Heart Pumping: Epic Adventure Tours From Virgin Experiences

Anyone can take a flying lesson, but it’s another class of man that climbs into the front seat of a vintage 1941 biplane.

With Virgin experience gifts, you can treat him to all kinds of awesome, edge-of-your seat thrills, including piloting, sailing, skydiving, white-water rafting and race car driving. Some of the experiences are everyday bucket list items like scuba diving or going on a hot air balloon ride, but others are tailored to specific interests. If he’s a history buff who would love World War II planes or a surfer who would kill to ride some extreme waves, see what virgin has to offer.

white mug that says grumpy old man

Fun Gag Gift: Grumpy Old Man Coffee Mug

This ceramic 11 ounce mug is perfect for those with a great sense of humor! It’s dishwasher and microwave safe and will quickly be his favorite coffee mug!

lego bottle boat set

Who Doesn’t Love Legos: LEGO Ideas Ship in a Bottle

If he enjoys building and is still a kid at heart, he’ll love this ship in a bottle set by Lego. It’s designed for expert builders and is unbelievably detailed. It has 962 pieces that create a ship with captain’s quarters, a mast, cannons, a crow’s nest, sails, a flag, and a display stand.

It’s perfect for keeping the mind and hands busy, and it’s a lot of fun! The bottle on the stand measures 3″ high and 12″ wide. The ship is 3″ high and 5″ long.

leather dress belt

Leather Belt: Marino Avenue Men’s Genuine Leather Ratchet Dress Belt with Linxx Buckle

Available in 40 different styles including brown, black, and tan, this genuine leather belt features a Linxx buckle. You can purchase it in 2 sizes including 28″ to 44″ or 38″ to 54″. It’s simple to buckle; he just slides the belt in to the desired fit and the belt will automatically lock.

The buckle is also easy to remove if he needs to adjust the length of the belt. It also arrives in a gift box!

toilet night light

No More Searching for the Bathroom Light: 16-Color Motion Activated Toilet Night Light

Another fun gift idea for the seventy years old man, is this motion sensing night light for the toilet. When anyone gets within 5 feet, it automatically turns on. Using the control button, he can choose 1 of 16 colors or rotate through all of them.

He’ll get a kick out of this gift every time he has to get up in the middle of the night! These toilet light sensors are available in 1, 2, or 3 packs.

compass with display stand

Gorgeous Keepsake: God is My Guide Compass with Display Stand

This will be one of his very favorite presents! This working compass is made of solid brass and measures 2 1/8″ in diameter. It comes with a 5″ gold display stand. It has an antique look and includes the scripture from Joshua 1:9 engraved on the back.

electric foil shaver with clean and charge station

Pamper Him With This New Shaver: Braun Series 7 Electric Foil Shaver with Clean & Charge Station

This shaver by Braun includes Sonic technology that practically reads the curves of his face. It increases power when shaving difficult areas or on denser hair. It also includes features like ActiveLift and OptiFoil guaranteeing a close shave and helping to reach problem areas.

It’s 100% waterproof and charges in 1 hour.


A Little Potty Humor: I’m Too Old For This Shit Hat

If he loves coming off as the cranky old guy, he will love this hat. It’s one size fits all and has an adjustable velcro back strap. It’s doubtful his spouse will let him leave the house with it on, but he’ll still have a lot of fun with it!

digital sports watch

A New Watch: Digital Sports Watch

This stainless steel watch is high quality and durable. It’s waterproof and has 3 alarm settings. It features the date, a stopwatch, and includes a light for checking the time in the dark.


Keep Him Stylin: Merrell Men’s Jungle Moc Slip-On Shoe

These comfy and stylish slip on shoes by Merrell makes a great gift! Available in sizes 7-15, they’re made of 100% suede leather. They have an air cushion midsole, breathable mesh lining, an air cushioned heel, and a rubber sole.

It comes in 13 colors including black slate leather, gunsmoke, dark earth, and mossy oak. These will be his favorite pair of shoes!

bottle opener and cap cather

For the Harley or Beer Fan: Harley Davidson Wall Mounted Bottle Opener and Cap Catcher

This bottle opener is made of 100% pine. It features a rustic cast iron opener and a galvanized bucket for catching bottle caps. It measures 15″ tall.


Healing & Fashionable: SB SOX Compression Socks

This set of compression socks helps improve blood circulation and is great for several different ailments. They’re available in 16 different colors including blue argyle, blue gray, and solid black. They come in sizes small, medium, large, and x-large.

complete golf set

For the Golf Fan: Callaway Men’s Strata Complete Golf Set (12 Piece)

This will be one of his favorite gifts ever! Everything he needs for a great day on the green is included in the lightweight stand bag. It has 5 pockets, an additional cooler pocket, a rain hood, and a backpack strap.

It’s available in blue or red.
He’ll love the putter mallet with a t-style alignment, the driver, 3 woods, and hybrid. They all come with headcovers.

handled shoehorn

A Little Hel: 24 Inch Extra Long Handled Shoehorn

If you’ve ever known him to have a shoehorn, chances are, he’s due for a new one. This 24″ long handled shoehorn comes in a variety of colors including baby blue, black, chocolate brown, dark gray, delightful red, turquoise, white, and gentlemen’s blue.

It makes putting on shoes or boots much easier while standing and is made from high tech plastic making it extremely sturdy.


To Keep Him Dry & Warm: Carhartt Men’s Rain Defender Rutland Thermal Lined Hooded Zip Front Sweatshirt

This 50/50 cotton and polyester blend hooded sweatshirt is perfect for cold rainy days. Available in sizes small – 2X, the inside thermal lining is 100% polyester. It is designed with a water-repellent finish and comes in colors black, carhartt brown, new navy, dark brown, and carbon heather.

The hood has a draw string closure.

ear-and nose hair trimmer clipper

For Those Stray Hairs: Ear and Nose Hair Trimmer Clipper – 2019 Professional Painless Eyebrow and Facial Hair Trimmer

Made of stainless steel, this ear and nose hair trimmer is cordless making it easy to use. It’s battery operated, waterproof, and has dual edge blades.


A New Bathrobe: TowelSelections Men’s Robe

Everyone loves to get a new bathrobe, and this one is perfect. Made of Turkish cotton, it’s available in sizes x-small – xx-large. It’s soft and absorbent and features front pockets and a belt.

It’s available in 19 different colors including white, deep sea, desert sand, and alaskan blue.

You’re sure to find his favorite!

leather briefcase

For the Businessman: BOSTANTEN Leather Briefcase

If he’s still working hard in the business world, he’ll be thrilled to receive this leather briefcase by Bostanten. It’s made of genuine cow leather and has a polyester lining. The hardware is made of brass alloy.

Available in small, medium, and large, you can choose black or brown.

The large measures 17.3″ x 4.5″ x 12″. It has 1 big inner compartment, a cell phone pocket, and a zipper pocket. On the outside, it has 2 pockets.

One has a zipper closure and the other has a magnetic snap.

cooling towel

For Fishing, Yard Work, & More: Alfamo Cooling Towel

This cooling towel by Alfamo is perfect for those who enjoy working in the yard, golfing, fishing, or anything outdoors on hot summer days. It’s available in 4 sizes: 33″ x 11″, 40″ x 13″, 47″ x 14″, and 60″ x 29″.

It chills instantly and stays cold for 3 hours. The fabric is soft to the touch and also contains UPF 50 sunscreen protection. It’s available in 17 different colors including blue, gray, green, and red.

It also has a carrying pouch with a carabiner clip that fits easily to a backpack, belt loop, or golf bag.

zoom monocular telescope

Hunting, Bird Watching, & More: Emarth High Power 10-30X50 Zoom Monocular Telescope

This high powered BAK4 Prism monocular telescope is waterproof and fog proof. He can adjust the magnification up to 10x – 30x and rotate the focus knob for a perfect image. It has advanced configuration with extra-low-dispersion glass, a full multi-coated 50mm lens, and is durable enough for any type of outings.

magnetic wristband

Handy Tool Wristband: Magnetic Wristband by Kusonkey

How many times have we all had to stop and search for screws, bits, etc. when working? This magnetic wristband solves that problem easily. It’s made of 100% 168D ballistic polyester with a velcro strap.

It’s lightweight but gets the job done. With 15 heavy duty magnets inside, it will capture all of his loose drill bits, screws, nails, and more.

leather wallet

Handmade to Last: Trifold Leather Wallet

This genuine leather wallet is handmade and measures 4.5″ x 3.25″. It has two cash compartments the length of the wallet, 7 credit card slots, and 3 slip pockets. It also has an ID window slot. It’s available in 12 different colors including suede brown, navy blue, and black.

It also comes with a gift box.

forescast station with alerts

For the Weather Geek: La Crosse Technology Wireless Atomic Digital Color Forecast Station with Alerts

If he enjoys staying on top of the weather, he’ll love this forecast station. It features a full color LCD with weather icons such as sunny, cloudy, rainy, and more. It automatically sets the time and date and monitors the temperature and humidity indoors and out.

It comes with a 5.0V AC adapter and can also run off batteries. After a few weeks of calibrating, it will forecast accurate weather in his location. The backlight settings are adjustable, and it even includes an alarm with snooze.

It can be hung on the wall or displayed on a shelf.

Victorinox Swiss pocket Knife

The Perfect Pocket Knife: Victorinox Swiss Army Classic SD Pocket Knife

Chances are he already has a pocket knife, but they’re also high that it’s about had it. This Swiss Army Classic pocket knife has 7 functions. It features a 1.25″ blade, a nail file, screwdriver, scissors, key ring, tweezers, and even a toothpick.

It comes in 25 different colors and patterns including the American flag, blue, camo, and sterling silver. It will fit right into his pocket and weighs .74 ounces.

print with frame

Years, Months, Days…: Burlap Print with Frame

This fun 11″ x 13″ print details his age in years, months, weeks, days, hours, and even minutes. It’s made of reclaimed wood, plexiglass, and burlap fabric.


Edging His Way to 70: Oldometer 70 Vintage Retro Funny 70th Birthday Shirt

He’ll think this classic fit tee is hilarious and will love wearing it! Available in sizes small – 3X, it comes in black, navy, asphalt, dark heather, and heather blue. The solid colors are 100% cotton, and the heather colors are a cotton/polyester blend.

This makes a fun gift especially if he loves cars.

golf ball pack

Tee Time: CafePress – 70 Your Excuse 3 Golf Ball (3-Pack)

If he enjoys golf, he’ll be thrilled with these printed golf balls. Each one features ‘I’m 70, What’s Your Excuse?’.


Keepsake Keychain: MAOFAED 70th Birthday Keychain

Made of stainless steel, this 70th birthday keychain is lead and nickel free. It measures 1.97″ x .47″ and arrives with a velvet gift bag.

John Wayne: the man behind the myth book

For the Duke Fan: John Wayne: The Man Behind the Myth

This book all about the legend, John Wayne, delves deep into his career and personal life. It even includes Stalin’s plot to have the Duke assassinated due to his out-spoken political views. This 400-page book includes over one hundred interviews the mega star had with several different people.

70 thing to do when you turn 70 book

Keep Seeking Adventure: 70 Things to Do When You Turn 70

In this 304-page paperback, he’ll enjoy reading about others’ adventures after turning 70. A wide diversity of people 70+ are included with stories of challenges they took on and exciting ways to get the most out of their lives.

whiskey decanter set globe glasses

Classic Decanter Set: Whiskey Decanter Set – Globe Glasses

This classic set is perfect for the whiskey or bourbon enthusiast. The decanter holds 30 ounces and has an etched world globe and ship in a bottle design. It comes with 4 globe glasses, 9 ice cubes, a wooden base, a glass stopper, and a pour funnel.

cowboy legends digital DVD

For the Western Fan: Cowboy Legends – 50 Movie MegaPack Digital DVD

If he enjoys watching westerns, he’ll love this mega pack of 50 movies with stars such as John Wayne, Randolph Scott, Roy Rogers, Gene Autry, Tex Ritter, and more.

Most of the westerns in this set were filmed in the 1930’s and 40’s and vary in length between 50-100 minutes each.

He’ll have access to old favorites such as Dawn on the Great Divide, Days of Jesse James, Forbidden Trails, King of the Cowboys, Riders of the West, South of Santa Fe, The Crooked Trail, The Old Corral, and Thunder River Feud just to name a few.

smoked spices gift set

For the Chef: FreshJax Smoked Spices Gift Set, (Set of 5)

If he enjoys cooking or simply spicing up his food, he’ll be thrilled with this set of spices. Each one is made of organic ingredients. There are 6 different sets to choose from including All Star BBQ, Grilling, Hot and Spicy Seasonings, Keto Grilling Spices, Seasoned Sea Salt, and Smoked Spices.

He can choose spices such as mesquite lime sea salt, grill master burger seasoning, and smoked cherrywood sea salt.


Everyone Loves a Comfy Throw: AmazonBasics Micromink Sherpa Blanket

He’ll love kicking back in his recliner with this comfy throw. Available in sizes twin, full/queen, king, and throw, it’s made of 100% polyester. The outside has a soft micromink finish, and the inside is sherpa.

It comes in 9 colors including chocolate, gray, and navy. It’s made to stay wrinkle free and deflect lint and pet hair.

stainless steel mug

For His Coffee: Zojirushi Stainless Steel Mug

He’ll wonder how he survived without this stainless steel mug. It holds 20 ounces and is designed with vacuum insulation to keep his drinks hot or cold for hours. You can buy it in 12, 16, or 20 ounce size.

It also comes in 12 different colors including stainless steel, matte black, cinnamon gold, and more.

laser tape measure

He’ll never miss the mark with this laser tape measure – Easy Read Tape Measure

It measures up to 131 feet combining the laser and 16 foot tape, and it has an LCD digital display. It also includes a movable magnetic hook and screwdriver. He’ll be able to measure anything accurately with ease.

northern brewer starter set

A New Hobby: Northern Brewer HomeBrewing Starter Set

If he’s looking for a new hobby or has ever wanted to try his hand at brewing his own beer, then this makes a wonderful present. This Northern Brewer starter set comes with everything needed to make 5 gallons of homemade beer-enough to fill 50 12-ounce bottles.

The kit includes the Block Party Amber Ale recipe, a 6.5 gallon fermentor with a lid and bubbler airlock, a bottle filler, stainless steel brew kettle, 21″ stainless steel spoon with auto siphon and 5 feet of tubing, a bottling bucket with spigot assembly, cleaner, a bottle brush, and finally a bottle capper and caps.

It has easy to follow directions, and it sure to be a hit!

Lithium ion drill/driver

They All Love New Tools: BLACK+DECKER 20V MAX Lithium Ion Drill/Driver

This light and compact lithium ion drill from Black and Decker will be his favorite tool ever! It has a chuck size of 3/8″ and a clutch stting of 11. It includes a charger and 1 double ended bit.


No matter what type of activities he enjoys, you’re certain to find the perfect gift for his 70th birthday in this list.

If you’ve ever given or received an ideal gift for older gentlemen, be sure and comment below. Share this list with your friends so they can find the perfect present for their loved ones also.

40 Birthday gifts for a 70 years old man

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