If Dad's fond of saying, "I don't want anything! I have all I need," the hunt for the best gift for your loving dad becomes an even bigger challenge. Dads are notoriously difficult to shop for, and those who claim to have all they want and need are even more so!
So, we set off on a search to find monthly subscription boxes that will make great gifts for all those dads out there who claim to want for nothing, and we came up with some of the best gifts that they don't even realize they'll love! Curated for a wide range of interests and passions, there are gift sets for dads who love video games and craft beers, music and multi-tools.
In fact, this gift guide is packed with cool gift ideas for all types of dads. These thoughtful gifts delivered month after month will let Dad know that he is loved the whole year round!
Unique Gift Ideas for a Dad Who Wants Nothing
Price: Starts at $30.77/month
About the Box: Help Dad get the crafting skills he'd love to have with a monthly box from Craftsman Crate. Covering everything from wood-burning and carving to mosaic-making and seat-weaving, each themed box centers around a new skill, bringing all the tools, supplies and step-by-steps needed to create 1+ projects. It's the perfect way for him to get a taste for a wide range of techniques before he goes all in!
Shipping: Ships worldwide from the U.S. on or around the 9th of each month
Price: Starts at $23.00/month
About the Box: If your old man lives for his old-school record player, Vinyl Moon is here to make sure he's blasting new beats throughout the year. A truly unique gift for music fans and vinyl lovers, each new volume is pressed on high-quality color vinyl, and packaged with an originally created jacket and inserts. Featuring a professionally curated track list, he'll get the opportunity to listen to and explore 10 fresh, scene-worthy artists every month.
Shipping: Ships worldwide from the U.S. except for select countries around the 17th of each month
Price: Starts at $19.00/month
About the Box: Outfit your favorite dad joke-spewing weekend warrior with a comfy tee from the Brewski Craft Beer Shirt Club. Now Dad can celebrate one of his favorite beverages with fashion-forward limited-edition graphic T-shirts, available in sizes small to 4XL. Simply choose his preferred fit, either the Classic heavyweight tee with a roomy fit or the Vintage lightweight, slim-fitting tee, for 1 fresh shirt, fun brewery add-ins, and a copy of the BREW SAVVY newsletter.
Shipping: Ships worldwide from Canada, order 10 days before the end of the month for the current month’s box
Price: Starts at $12.95/month
About the Box: Happy subscribers of The Scorchin' Hot Box rave about the quick shipping, surprise assortment and overall attention to all-things spicy in every box! Get Dad in on the atomic action with a gift box that packs the heat clear across the flavor spectrum with peppery salty snacks, spice-infused sweets and hot sauces. Offering 5 unique subscription options, he'll unbox an assortment of anywhere from 2-6 smoking treats.
Shipping: Only ships within the U.S. in the 1st week of the following month
Price: Starts at $45.00/every 3 months
About the Box: Think Dad's style could use a little infusion of vintage goodness? Comma Vintage is prepared to give him just what he's looking for with fashionable retro pieces that match his unique personality. He'll fill out a personal style survey that will help a team of stylists work their magic, curating a coordinated set that may include shirts, jackets or pants, and an accompanying accessory like shoes, a tie, or a hat, along with a personalized letter detailing each selection!
Shipping: Ships worldwide from the U.S. 2-4 weeks after the subscription is paid
Price: Starts at $28.17/every 3 months
About the Box: Give him the tools he needs to fill his coffee mug with a perfectly brewed espresso right from home with Son of a Barista. The first box sends a free high-quality espresso maker to kick off the coffeemaking, along with 60 coffee pods for 60 mugfuls! A perfect gift for coffee snobs, half of the pods are filled with a dynamic cremoso blend and the other half are filled with a puro 100% arabica grind, both robust and delicious.
Shipping: Only ships within the U.S. on the 7th of every month
Price: Starts at $40.00/month
About the Box: Now his man cave bar will be the site of more than just spirit-filled whiskey glasses when you gift him a monthly subscription to Shaker & Spoon. Each box is themed around a different spirit, bringing 3 expert-created craft cocktail recipes and all the fixings to mix up 12 servings, including freshly-prepared syrups, bitters, mixers and garnishes. Bringing everything but the liquor, he can finally put his well-stocked bar to good use!
Shipping: Only ships within the U.S. in the 1st consecutive Mon-Tues of every month
Price: Starts at £14.99 GBP/month
About the Box: Whether he's a die-hard fan himself, or he's reliving his love of all things Harry Potter and Fantastic Beasts with his kiddos, help him get to the next level of this wildly popular fandom with a subscription to GeekGear. Each box packs in plenty of wizarding magic, bringing an assortment of 6-10 items, including exclusively-designed wearables and limited-edition collectibles, original artwork, wands, teas, treats and other themed goodies.
Shipping: Ships worldwide from the U.K. except for select countries between the 21st-26th of each month
Price: Starts at $49.99/month
About the Box: Field-tested and expert-approved tactical gear is packed into every box shipped out by Barrel & Blade. A great gift idea for survivalists, outdoorsmen and hunters, choose from 2 different levels for an assortment of top-quality products from some of the best names in the industry. Get Dad fully prepped with everything from stainless steel blades and shooting accessories to EDC items and clip-on first aid gear.
Shipping: Only ships within the U.S. in the 1st week of the month
Price: Starts at $33.00/month
About the Box: Take gifting to a whole new level of satisfaction with the big flavor and bold spices packed into every Cajun Crate. Dad can enjoy a culinary adventure this Father's Day and beyond by exploring the depths of Louisiana Creole cuisine. Featuring interesting and lively taste sensations direct from the bayou, he'll get a mix of 7+ full-size food and drink products, plus recipes to make authentic dishes like jambalaya, beignets, and cobbler!
Shipping: Only ships within the U.S. in the middle of every month
Price: Starts at $12.00/month
About the Box: Game night is the perfect way to spend time as a family, making memories and enjoying some friendly competition. Red Star Vintage can give game night fun a retro spin with a monthly box that sends either gently-used vintage board games or jigsaw puzzles. Each game is a blast from the past that's been thoroughly checked and verified to ensure that it's complete and contains all its original contents.
Shipping: Only ships within the U.S. between the 1st-4th of each month
Price: Starts at $35.00/month
About the Box: With a curation team of expert outdoorsmen who have over 10k hours of combined experience in the field, the Steel to Reel Club is proud to bring some of the best practical outdoor gear for dads who love to hunt, fish and hike! Offering 4 different subscription tiers, every box packs in plenty of value, bringing an assortment of premium products, like high-end tools, water filtration kits, medical necessities and other useful gadgets and gear.
Shipping: Only ships within the U.S. on the 15th of the month
Price: Starts at $23.49/month
About the Box: Nintendo nerds get the chance to geek out over Mario and more with a subscription to Mario's Mystery Box. If Dad is a hardcore superfan who can't get enough of Smash Brothers and Mario Kart, give him a unique monthly box that's themed around a beloved character or Nintendo console. He'll get between 3-6 items, including everything from novelty goodies and tees, to tabletop card games, collectibles and more!
Shipping: Ships worldwide from the U.S. to arrive within the 1st 2 weeks of the following month