12 Unique Birthday Gift Ideas for Any Dad

For many of us, our fathers have been right by our side, teaching us important life lessons, lending us a helping hand, and always willing to toss out a dad joke for a little chuckle. From teaching you how to change a tire, to walking you down the aisle, he’s really one-of-a-kind. With his birthday coming up, you find yourself searching for unique birthday gift ideas that will really wow him.

Because dads can be pretty difficult to shop for, often times you end up gifting him the same things year after year. The Cratejoy marketplace is here to help you get out of this gift-giving rut and send him something fun and exciting this birthday!

From new dads to experienced grandpas, fathers-in-law, and husbands, we’ve got monthly subscription boxes that cater to all sorts of interests and hobbies. We want to steer you in the right direction, so if you’re looking for birthday gifts for dad, check out this gift guide of gift boxes that we’re sure he’ll truly appreciate.


The Ultimate BBQ Experience

From $36.99 per box
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About the Gift Box: Help dad become the backyard pit master of his dreams with a monthly gift box that delivers plenty of grilling goods. Each monthly box from the Grill Masters Club features 4 unique grilling items, including meat rubs and spice blends, flavorful wood chips for meat smoking, grilling gadgets, tips and recipes, plus a hot sauce for extra kick, all hand-selected by top BBQ experts.

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


All He Loves

From $45.00 per box
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About the Gift Box: The All He Loves Box is a unique gift option for dad's birthday, bringing a curated assortment of products that deliver both convenience and preparedness. Each month's box packs in over $70 of value, and sends everything from survival gear and all-in-one tools, to high-quality tech items, headphones, heavy-duty tumblers, keychains and more. Every box packs in a surprise by sending items specifically curated for their practicality and usefulness.

Shipping: Ships to select countries from the U.S. between the 5th-10th of the month


Platinum Subscription Luxury Cigars Monthly (Low Availability)

From $50.95 per box
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About the Gift Box: Make your old man feel like he's living in luxury with each monthly delivery from the Luxury Cigar Club. With 3 subscription levels to choose from, select to send between 3 to 5 cigars, all handpicked and properly smoked before packaging. Showcasing only the finest cigars from around the globe, each box brings the opportunity to sample the best of the best, making it ideal for both cigar enthusiasts or dads who just want to explore the luxe world of stogies and mash.

Shipping: Ships to select countries from the U.S. between the 4th-6th of the month


Vintage Beer Shirt Club

From $22.00 per box
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About the Gift Box: If dad loves the casual jeans-and-a-tee style, set him up with a collection of amazing T-shirts with the monthly Vintage Beer Shirt Club. On a mission to revive some of the best American beer artwork in T-shirt form, he'll unpack 1 super soft tee or tank sporting some of the finest vintage artwork from American breweries, including both pre- and post-prohibition designs. Each box also comes with a custom postcard that outlines the history of the featured brewery.

Shipping: Ships to select countries from the U.S. within 10 days from receipt of order


Gaming Guru (Monthly)

From $29.99 per box
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What You’ll Get: A monthly box that gives games to kids in need, while also delivering plenty of fun to subscribers, UnboxBoardom is all about providing options and high-quality games. Available in 3 subscription tiers with a choice of shipping frequency, dad can select from 3 featured games or he can opt to go for a surprise, getting anything from a challenging card game, a strategic tabletop game, or a party game to enjoy with a group of friends.

Shipping: Only ships within the U.S. on the 15th of the scheduled month


Finders Seekers Mysteries

From $26.40 per box
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About the Gift Box: Whether going solo or playing as a family or group, Finders Seekers Mysteries delivers a fun-filled game night in every monthly box. Unpack a well-written game that weaves a new theme into the backdrop of a specific city and culture, immersing the game players into a world of challenging puzzles, and complex codes and ciphers. Head online to start the adventure and get the first clues on the way to a successful solve.

Shipping: Only ships within the U.S. on the 23rd of each month


Expand your Vinyl collection with Endless Spiral Records!

From $29.08 per box
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About the Gift Box: Hand-selected, custom tailored music could be his with a monthly gift subscription from Endless Spiral Records. Fine tuned to match each individual's taste in music, each box brings handpicked vintage records that have been meticulously inspected and cleaned for optimal sound quality. A great gift for any music lover, each collection of records is shipped in a hard, protective box to ensure their safe arrival.

Shipping: Ships worldwide from the U.S. on the 10th of the month


American Cocktail Club

From $38.99 per box
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About the Gift Box: Bring the birthday celebrations home with the American Cocktail Club monthly gift basket. Craft cocktails can be his each month with a subscription box that delivers all the ingredients necessary to mix up 4 servings of a flavorful cocktail. All low in sugar and mixed with all-natural juices, opt for either the Everything box or the Everything but the Booze box for an at-home party he's sure to enjoy.

Shipping: Only ships within the U.S. in the 3rd week of the month