Top 10 Retirement Gift Ideas for Father 2021
Buying presents for your dad has always been difficult. Whether it is hos birthday or holidays, he is always the hardest person to buy for because he seems to have just about everything. When your dad is about to retire, you might think finding him a gift will be a real struggle. Here are the top 10 retirement gift ideas for father that will be sure to make his special time memorable.
A flask. If they’re retiring, they’re probably getting along in years. They can smuggle booze around just about anywhere, now. They’re old. Who’s going to call the police?
The Personalized Mug
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Dads love their coffee and what better gift than one from the heart. Purchase a personalized gift kit and let your child make him a special keepsake with their hand prints or drawings that he can see every time he grabs a drink. You can add a unique message or pictures to the mug.
The Pen Sets
Many dads spend a lot of their retirement writing letters or doing crossword puzzles. A pen set is a great retirement gift for dad as he can use it each day for many different purposes. You can add an engraving to the pens to give them a more personal touch.
The Garden Tools
With all this time on your dads hands he is surely to be sending much of that time in the backyard. Your local home center will have aisles of unique yard tools that can make his job a little easier and allow him to spend more time being active. If your dad has many of the tools already, you can find something in the home center he doesn’t have. Check out his shed next time and take inventory, then hit the store and allow the clerks to give you ideas on what other tools can add to his collection.
The Wrist Watch
The watch is a perfect retirement gift for your dad because he will wear it all the time and be reminded of the generous gift you purchased. Spend the extra money to have the back of the watch engraved with a loving message from your family. Purchase multiple bands so that he can switch them out depending on what he is doing that week.
The Retirement Hat
Hats are a fun retirement gift for any dad. If he is spending most of the time cutting the grass or working in the back yard, the retirement hat will help to keep him cool and protect his head from the sun. They can be personalized or designed with images or messages of love and encouragement.
The Golf Dad
Many dads already play golf, however if your dad is not a golf player yet this is still a great gift idea for a retiree. Golf is a great way for your dad to stay active and hang out with friends and family. Personalized golf balls, golf clubs and golf bags are great gift ideas for the seasoned golf dad. If he has all the gear already purchasing play time at the local golf club is a good gift idea. If your dad is not playing golf yet, getting him a starter set is a great way to introduce him to this addicting sport.
The Knife Set
The Swiss Army knife has been around for longer than your dad, and he definitely knows what one is. They make the perfect utility gift idea for the dad who has everything. The knife can be personalized with his name or a short message from your family.
T-shirts are always a fun gift idea for just about any occasion. Purchase a blank light color shirt and let family and friends write encouraging messages to dad. They also sell retirement tees that come with unique retirement messages. These are inexpensive gift items so you can purchase a few of them with different messages of encouragement for dad.
The wallet is another great gift idea that dad will definitely get some use out of. The wallet can be personalized with his name and come in many different styles and sizes that will surely match his personality. Place a unique gift inside the wallet like movie tickets, sporting event tickets or tickets to a concert.
The Relaxing Chair
Your family and friends call all kick in together and purchase dad a new recliner chair for watching his favorite television shows. If he is a big sports fan they even make recliners adorned with the logos of his favorite team.