Are you wondering what gift to get the father of the groom? If your wedding is fast approaching, finding the perfect gift for such an important person can feel like a truly daunting task.
Never fear; I’ve assembled this list of thoughtful and unique gift ideas to suit the father of the groom in your life.
Gift Ideas for the Father of the Groom
A Funny Way to Make a Statement: LogoLenses Wedding Classic Sunglasses
If the father of the groom in your life has a quirky sense of humor, these sunglasses are the perfect gift. They say “father of the groom” on the lenses, making them a humorous way to deliver a fun and useful message.
They feature a high-quality polycarbonate composite frame, durable plastic lenses, and have printed one-way vision utility.
Plus, they come at a fairly low price. This would be the perfect addition to any father of the groom gift bundle. They’re also great for adding a touch of humor to wedding receptions or outdoor weddings.
A Thank You Gift: Whisky Glass & Coaster Set for Groom Fathers
Made by the Amore by Juliana company, this father of the groom gift set comes with a whiskey glass and coaster in an elegant box inscribed with a thank you message.
The etched glass says “Father of the Groom” while the coaster reads “It takes a Great Man to be a Father like you.”
If the father of the groom in your life is a whiskey drinker, he will appreciate the usefulness and thoughtfulness of this beautiful ready-made gift.
Memorabilia That Takes the Edge Off: Personalized Stainless Steel Flask
This a high-quality personalized flask can be customized to commemorate your wedding day. Constructed of durable stainless steel, it holds 6 fl. oz. of liquid.
Fathers of the groom will be able to fill it with their favorite spirit and sip away at their leisure to take the edge off throughout the duration of your big day. You can choose what color it comes in, which font pattern you like, and add a custom phrase to its exterior.
Use the custom text space to commemorate the date of your wedding, personalize it with names, or to add a phrase that will make the father of the groom smile. Since it comes available in 7 different colors, it seamlessly fits in with essentially any wedding color scheme. Its stainless steel interior allows it to stand up to wear and tear and keep beverages tasting fresh and delicious.
This flask should be washed by hand to prevent its custom exterior message from fading. All in all, this flask makes a fantastic gift for any future father-in-law who may need a little something to help him relax and unwind.
For the Handyman: Engraved Wood Handle Steel Hammer
What better way to say “thank you for helping me build my life” than a custom engraved hammer? This hammer is the kind of sentimental gift that has an actual purpose; it can be used for various real-life applications.
Fathers of the groom will think of you every time they use this expertly crafted tool to pound in a nail or work on a project. It comes with a custom engraving that’s etched expertly into the grain of its smooth hardwood handle.
You can use the engraving space to add a truly personalized touch. Its polished steel head and rip and a shock-absorbing handle are ready to tackle heavy-duty jobs making it more than just a pretty gift. You can also choose from three different engraving styles.
Since this is an actual high-quality hammer (similar to the ones available in hardware stores) you can be sure that the father of the groom in your life will be able to use it reliably for years to come.
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.
A Classy and Versatile Gift for Whiskey Drinkers: Whiskey Stones Gift Set
Whiskey drinkers will appreciate this thoughtful and beautiful premium stone and glass wooden gift box set.
Whiskey stones can be chilled and added to any glass of fine whiskey to keep it cool without diluting its quality.
Unlike ice cubes, real whiskey stones don’t water down fine beverages, making them an ideal way to preserve the flavors and aromas of a drink. The perfect gift to pair with a fine bottle of whiskey, this set includes 6 natural granite whiskey rocks, 2 crystal whiskey shot glasses, and a beautiful pine wood box with a contoured in-line finish.
The whiskey stones are expertly crafted from sturdy and pure 100% all-natural granite. This makes them superior to other stones of a similar nature. The Irish whiskey glasses are also of premium quality and the exclusive wooden case is both luxurious and unique.
No two boxes are the same, as they’re all crafted from natural pine. An included velvet bag can be used to freeze the whiskey stones so that they don’t absorb any odors from a refrigerator. This is a classy and tasteful gift that would be ideal for any father of the groom who enjoys finely crafted alcoholic beverages.
For the Refined World Traveler: Decanter Set with World Etched Globe Design
Is your father of the groom a traveler with refined tastes?
If so, this premium glass-blown decanter set may just be the perfect gift idea. A true work of art, this is an artisan masterpiece. It comes with four glasses that feature an etched globe design on their exteriors.
The main attraction in this set is the large artesian decanter with a hand-crafted glass-blown ship inside. The decanter holds the entire bottle of whiskey, wine, alcohol or other spirits. It also features handmade mahogany accents on its included serving tray.
Attractive golden handles make it easy to move and carry the entire set. The decanter, glass stopper, and pour funnel are all certified lead-free and have been subjected to stringent US FDA norms. They would be a beautiful addition to any mini-bar or man cave. If your father of the groom has an adventurous soul and loves fine spirits, this is a gift option that’s well worth your consideration.
For Funny Fathers of the Groom: Funny Wedding T-shirt
If the groom’s dad that you’re shopping for is a joker, this t-shirt may just be the ideal gift.
It has a printed image of a large sombrero and bold fonts with a fun catchphrase. It comes available in many colors and materials. All solid colors are made of 100% cotton making shirts breathable, comfortable, and machine washable.
The heather grey and other multi-colored heather shirts are made of a poly-cotton blend for stretch and durability. All shirts are lightweight and styled to fit average body types. The sizes run from small to XXXL.
Each shirt features double-needle sleeves and a stitched bottom hem. If the father of the groom in your life is nacho average guy, this shirt would make a great gift.
An Inexpensive and Simple Gift: Laser Engraved Wedding Bottle Opener
If you aren’t sure what to get the father of the groom, consider keeping things simple with this personalized bottle opener.
It can be customized to fit your style preferences and comes engraved by a laser with the phrase of your choosing. It’s made from stainless steel and can be finished with wood or leather.
This monogrammed bottle opener is the perfect way to show you care while giving the gift of utility. Not to mention that it’s not very expensive, which can be helpful when you’re budgeting your wedding.
A Stylish and Sentimental Present: FIBO STEEL Personalized Cufflink and Tie Clip Set
Weddings are formal affairs and offer guests a chance to showcase their style.
What better way to make an impression than with a customized tie clip and cufflink set?
These matching accessories can be electroplated with your father of the groom’s initials. This adds a personal and thoughtful touch. Made of highly-polished steel, this set will last for years and comes at a very reasonable price.
For the Fisherman: Gone Fishing! Mariners Boat Gift Basket
Seafood lovers, boaters, and fishers will love this delightful gift arrangement.
It features a bountiful feast of seafood in a large boat-themed keepsake container with shelves and decorative wooden oars. The unique sampler box contains fine wild caught salmon products that come straight from the Pacific Northwest.
This assorted care package has been crafted with attention to detail and comes pre-packaged and ready to be gifted. Gift Boat Contents: Premium Smoked Salmon, Chipotle Salmon Spread, Dilled Salmon Spread, Brie Cheese Spread, Garlic Herb Crackers, Spring Onion Water Crackers, and Butter Mint Candy, all in a 15″ x 10″ wooden boat box fitted with shelves with decorative oars.
For the Drinker Who Has Everything: Personalized Leatherette Flask Set
If the father of the groom in your life already has everything, it can be pretty hard to figure out what to get them. However, there’s a good chance he doesn’t already have a personalized flask set with matching shot glasses!
This set comes with an engraved stainless steel flask with a leatherette exterior, two stainless steel shot glasses for sharing a drink with friends, and a pour spout that makes it easy to fill and refill. The entire set comes in a leatherette box with contrast stitching on its edges.
You can personalize both the box and the flask. The entire set is black and silver with fine filigree detailing and. This classy and elegant yet masculine set design is sure to wow any father of the groom.
This set comes personalized with a name and any wedding details on its leatherette gift box. The flask can be monogrammed with a single initial.
A Sentimental Wearable Gift: Father of The Groom Engraved Cufflink and Clip Set
If you want to thank the father of the groom for bringing an amazing man into the world, this cufflink and tie clip set may just do the trick.
The matching stainless steel cufflinks say “Father of the Groom” on one side and “Thank you for raising the man of my dreams” on the other side.
The tie clip says “Father of the Groom” in a matching font. This set is the perfect way of saying thank you to the father of the groom in a stylish and sentimental way. The entire set comes in a very attractive keepsake box as well.
A Timely Present: LEVONTA Father of The Groom Personalized Pocket Watch
While love is timeless, showing your love and appreciation with a timepiece may be the perfect way to say thank you to the father of the groom in your life.
This beautiful pocket watch comes engraved with the words “Father of the Groom – Thank you for being a part of our special day”. It has been constructed of premium zinc alloy metal with the shiny black finish. It has a full hunter flip case that has been polished on both sides.
The white dial has filigreed hour, minute, and second hands as well. This father of the groom pocket watch is a memorable gift that can be kept and appreciated for years to come. It includes a leatherette gift box for safe keeping.
For the Outdoorsman: HomeWetBar Stanford Custom Engraved Tactical Hatchet
Are you looking for a unique and utility-friendly gift that’s both masculine and sentimental? Look no further.
This premium hatchet comes with space for you to add a custom message making it an amazing way to show any tough-guy that you care. It features a heavy-duty stainless steel blade in has been crafted with a stealthy black finish for added strength and exterior appeal. You can have your father of the groom’s name, title, and your wedding date laser engraved on the head of the hatchet.
Plus, this gift is downright useful. Its Pakkawood handle is lightweight and weatherproof, making it ideal for outdoor and tactical applications.
For the Celebratory Cigar Smoker: Personalized Guillotine Cigar Cutter
While the father of the groom may not be a big smoker, many people like to have a cigar in celebration from time to time.
If the father of the groom in your life enjoys the occasional fine cigar, this is the perfect gift for him. It’s a Visol Rand brand double guillotine cigar cutter that can be engraved with a name, title, and wedding date.
It would be the perfect gift to pair with a single fine cigar to light in celebration of the wedding union.
When You Don’t Know What to Get:: Black Cotton Wedding Day Socks
Sometimes, you just can’t figure out what to get the father of the groom. That’s when you go for monogrammed socks. You can’t go wrong with socks!
They’re non-offensive, utility-friendly, and a great way to tastefully show that you care. These socks come with a twist as well. At the top, in white letters, they say “father of the groom”.
They’re made of a comfortable and breathable cotton blend, come in all standard sizes, and are black for formal wear. If you are simply stumped about what to get the father of the groom, these socks may just be the perfect solution.
For the Tactical Man: Froolu Personalized Pocket Knife
This high-quality personalized Elk Ridge knife is a great gift for any working man.
It comes with a handle that can be monogrammed with the father of the groom’s name so you can really show that you care. Plus, you can choose from 15 different handle and blade combinations.
It’s been crafted with quality and expert skill so it will stand up to wear and tear and last for years.
For the Home Chef: Stainless Steel BBQ Grill Tool Set
Is the father of the groom a grilling expert? Check out this complete grill accessories kit!
It comes with a spatula, meat fork, tongs, basting brush, grill brush, salt and pepper shakers, 8 corn holders, and 4 skewers.
The compact and perfectly sized kit is lightweight to carry and easy to store, making it perfect for BBQs, camping, picnics, and outdoor cooking. It even comes with a 10-year warranty.
For Fans of Flaming Flavor: Savory Spice Worldwide Hotsauce Set
This gift makes a beautiful addition to any kitchen countertop.
It comes with various salts and hot sauces from around the world. Your father of the groom will love sampling the flavors of Chile, Australia, Africa, India and beyond from the comfort of home.
These gourmet salts and hot sauces will unlock hidden and subtle flavors in all kinds of foods. He can even use them at the wedding reception! This is a fun and unique gift for anyone who loves the intense flavor of spicy sauces.
For the Man Who Loves His Beard: Premium Beard Grooming Kit
This fine kit includes refreshing beard wash shampoo, the highest quality scissors, and a durable travel bag, in addition to organic and all-natural beard oil and beard balm, and a durable beard comb and boar bristle brush.
The Beard Reverence Beard Kit has your father of the groom totally covered.
So there you have it, 20 of the best gifts to give the father of the groom. Hopefully, at least a few of these gifts seem like the perfect match for the special soon-to-be father-in-law in your life!
What gifts have you found to be ideal for wedding occasions? Do any of the gifts on this list seem like the perfect solution for your situation? Please feel free to share what you think and leave your comments!