The Best Gifts for Single Dads Who Want Nothing (2021)

Single dads are the ultimate superheroes! While tackling parenting responsibilities, he is molding his little ones to be the best version of themselves from his example. Whether he's a new dad or has been running after his mini-mes for some time, single dads deserve more than just Father's Day gift, but also something just as unique and thoughtful for the holidays as well!

While getting him a cool Airpod or the newest iPhone might be the gadgets to go to, never underestimate the power of a monthly subscription box that delivers all of his favorite goodies and single dad necessities to the door – it's one less errand he needs to run! Spread some holiday cheer this Christmas and give the special single dad in your life a box he can both use solo and enjoy with his little humans!

Explore this gift guide below and give dad a gift he would appreciate this holiday season!

What are the benefits of a subscription box for a single dad?

As a single dad, his schedule is probably packed with school, soccer practice, homework, bake sales and let's not forget his day-to-day work! With barely any time for rest and relaxation, give a thoughtful gift this Christmas to let him know that he deserves some self-care love and a little fun, too!

What are the best holiday gifts for single dads?


The Adults & Crafts Crate

From $31.00 per box
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About the Box: Promote plenty of bonding between Dad and the kiddos with a 5-star box that makes crafting easy and stress-free! With fun DIY projects from The Adults & Crafts Crate, there's time to get creative and explore new techniques every month. Designed as an open-and-go, all-inclusive craft kit, he'll unpack everything he needs to create one-of-a-kind keepsakes like a wooden wine caddy or fun wall art.

Shipping: Ships worldwide from the U.S. around the 25th each month


Finders Seekers - Mystery Game

From $25.00 per box
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About the Box: One of the best buys for single dads of tweens or teens, Finders Seekers Mysteries is the perfect gift to get the whole family on the same page with a monthly box filled with challenging gameplay. This bestseller brings a standalone game that takes place in a new city and culture, complete with dynamic characters and storylines. Using plenty of thought and creativity, they'll work together to solve puzzles, codes, and clues as the mystery unravels!

Shipping: Ships to the U.S. and Canada on the 23rd of each month


The Hop-Heads Beer Club

From $34.95 per box
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About the Box: Available in 3-, 6- or 12-month subscriptions, The HopHeads Beer Club is a refreshingly unique gift for any single dad. Now he can grab that bottle opener and kick back with the ultimate 12-pack, featuring 3 bottles of 4 different beers from some of the best craft breweries. Featuring everything from Pale Ales and Imperial IPLs to IPAs and Double IPAs, each month brings the chance to explore and discover new favorites.

Shipping: Ships to eligible states in the U.S. to arrive in the last week of the month


Comma Vintage: Quarterly

From $55.00 per box
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About the Box: With other priorities on their plate, single dads don't have all that much time to shop or focus on fashion trends. Acting as a personal stylist of sorts, Comma Vintage is a monthly subscription box that can help him infuse some retro fashion sense into his day-to-day style. Every 3 months, he'll get a curated selection of vintage menswear including T-shirts, jackets, pants, and coordinating accessories, along with a letter detailing each item.

Shipping: Ships worldwide from the U.S. 2-4 weeks after the subscription is paid


Barrel & Blade - Monthly Tactical Subscription Box

From $49.99 per box
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About the Box: Whether he's an avid outdoorsman or he occasionally gets the urge to track down a yeti, he needs the proper gear to do it right! Barrel & Blade is a monthly gift box packed with field-tested and expert-approved tactical gear that's perfect for survivalists, sportsmen, and hunters of all kinds. Get him fully prepped with everything from stainless steel blades and shooting accessories to EDC items and lightweight first aid gear.

Shipping: Ships within the U.S. in the 1st week of the month


Box of Matter

From $36.66 per box
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About the Box: Looking for a Father's Day gift idea that will bring plenty of unboxing fun? Look no further than MATTER, a one-of-a-kind subscription that sends a monthly collection of curiosities and conversation pieces. From authentic NASA gadgets and wartime artifacts to a wide variety of natural specimens like fossils, animal teeth, crystals and more, each mix, rightly described as part museum and part lab project, makes for the ultimate grab bag!

Shipping: Ships worldwide from the U.S. in the 1st week of the following month


Culture Carton

From $16.00 per box
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About the Box: Send your favorite single dad a little style and sophistication with the Culture Carton. Choose the budget-friendly book-of-the-month club to send a New York Times bestseller, the lifestyle essentials box, or the full gift set, which brings a curated selection of lifestyle items like leather goods, tech gadgets, EDC items, and stylish accessories along with an interesting title to help him expand his horizons.

Shipping: Ships worldwide from the U.S. by the 18th of the month


The Ultimate BBQ Experience

From $27.99 per box
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About the Box: From searing steaks to cooking some hot dogs and burgers over an open flame, the Grill Masters Club is here to bring the best dad around some grilling goodies to give his backyard barbecues an instant upgrade! Curated by a certified BBQ pitmaster, every monthly box sends a hand-selected mix of top-quality grilling essentials, including spice rubs and blends, hot sauces and marinades, smoking chips, and plenty of pro tips and recipes.

Shipping: Ships worldwide from the U.S. on the 7th every month


Dad Day Box

From $45.00 per box
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Send dad the ultra bonding sidekick! A subscription to Dad Day Box allows single dads to carve out some special time with their little ones with a day's worth of activities to do with the kids. Each box includes curated activities such as experiments, games, activities, and building projects. Subscription tiers are based on how many kids super dad has!


Brothers Coffee Company

From $19.00 per box
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Dads need their cup of joe, too. Brothers Coffee Company is the perfect subscription box for dads ready to take on the daily grind. Have new batches of freshly roasted espresso delivered straight to his door from a new roaster each month. Sizes come in single, double, and triple in light, dark, or in-between roast options!


Hot Sauce of the Month Club

From $14.99 per box
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If he's the type of foodie who is more than likely to crush some hot peppers on a cutting board to throw in a dish, then a subscription to the Hot Sauce of the Month Club may be the way to go. With a monthly subscription of three award-winning artisan hot sauces delivered every month, his taste buds will be exploding – in a good way! He'll try unique flavors like smokey habanero, avocado & kiwi, and bbq to name a few.


He Time by My Me Time Box- DECEMBER BOX

From $62.50 per box
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Forget ordering grooming items off of Amazon, and have Dad feeling extra loved and appreciated with a gift set packed with luxury essentials. Every three months, he'll receive 8-10 products including skincare items, body lotions, aromatherapy, and gourmet goodies.


My Coffee and Book Box (12 Ounce Bag of Gourmet Coffee, 2 New Hardcover Books, and an eBook selection)

From $31.99 per box
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About the Box: Poll single dads to find out what's most important to them (besides the kids, of course), and you're likely to hear "coffee"! Fill his coffee mug with a gift that's equal parts pick-me-up and quiet time with a monthly subscription to My Coffee and Book Club. A great last-minute gift, this fuss-free book box sends the perfect combo every month––a 12oz. bag of premium ground or whole bean craft coffee plus 2 new hardcover books in his favorite genre.

Shipping: Ships within the U.S. within 2 business days of ordering, then on the 1st of future months


Plant of the Month

From $36.00 per box
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About the Box: Looking to send your favorite single dad a little something more than a Father's Day card on his special day? Spruce up his space with a little living decor when you send The Plant Club. Each box brings a healthy houseplant, along with plant-care essentials like Etsy-worthy pots, potting soil, and detailed care instructions. Month after month, he'll add new varieties to his indoor garden with a gift that keeps on giving!

Shipping: Ships within the U.S. in the week of the 17th, then around the 15th of future months


Comic Mystery Box

From $28.95 per box
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About the Box: Know a dad who loves to peruse the local comic shop to add to his growing collection? Surprise him with a stack of comics delivered directly to his doorstep with the Comic Mystery Box. Each box is curated around his favorite characters, bringing 15 collector’s comics, including both like-new vintage editions from decades past and present-day finds. From new and back issues to variants and rare firsts, each box is worth at least $60!

Shipping: Only ships within the U.S. within 2-4 days after ordering, with renewals shipping every 30 days thereafter


All Natural and Organic 6 in 1 Beard grooming care includes Oil|Balm|Wash|Brush|Comb| Scissor for men,father,boyfriend,husband,birthday gift

From $19.99 per box
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A healthy beard is a man's greatest accessory. If he's the type to buy the first grooming product off the shelves at Walmart, treat him to this great gift inclusive of 6 all-natural and organic beard grooming items. Styling accessories include beard oil, balm, wash, scissors, comb, and brush.



From $38.00 per box
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Before he starts his series of dad jokes, give dad this monthly subscription of SCOUTbox so he can relive his glory moments during his eagle scout days. Let him show his little scout the ropes with the awesome gear, snacks, educational items included inside. Each month, a box is dedicated to teaching his kiddo life skills like camp cooking, emergency prep, fitness, and more!


Hiker Crate :)

From $30.00 per box
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Single dads also need some R&R as well. If he's an outdoors lover or one to love health and fitness, then the Hiker Crate has all the items dad needs to be fully prepared to go on an outdoors adventure. Unbox cool premiere hiking gear items from a durable water bottle to a portable tupperwear set, along with trail-ready snacks. The perfect for last-minute gift shopping.