18 Great Gifts for the Dad Who "Wants Nothing"

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 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 $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 tracklist, 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

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2. Brewski Craft Beer Shirt Club


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 stylish limited-edition T-shirts, available in sizes small to 4XL. Simply choose his preferred fit for 1 fresh shirt, either the Classic heavyweight tee for a roomy fit or the Vintage lightweight, slim-fitting tee, and fun brewery add-ins like a copy of the BREW SAVVY newsletter.

Shipping: Ships worldwide from Canada

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3. The Scorchin’ Hot 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 smokin' treats.

Shipping: Ships within the U.S. during the 1st 2 weeks of the month

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4. GeekGear


Price: Starts at £13.99 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 with an assortment of 6-10 items such as exclusively-designed wearables and limited-edition collectibles, original artwork, wands, teas, treats and other themed goodies.

Shipping: Ships worldwide from the U.K. between the 21st-26th of each month

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5. Barrel & Blade - Monthly Tactical Subscription Box


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

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6. Red Star Vintage


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: Ships within the U.S. between the 1st-4th of every month

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7. Steel To Reel Club


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: Ships within the U.S. on the 15th of the month

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8. Mario's Mystery Block


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 this unique monthly box! 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

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9. Tool Subscription Box


Price: Starts at $42.46/month

About the Box: The Tool Chest is a monthly subscription box filled with tools and supplies, perfect for DIYers, woodworkers, builders, and more! By subscribing to The Tool Chest, each month you'll receive a subscription box filled with a mix of different tools and supplies, from top brands like Milwaukee, Ryobi, Dewalt, Husky, Varathane, Watco, and more.

Shipping: Ships worldwide from the U.S. on the 4th of every month

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10. My BBQ Box


Price: Starts at $19.00/month

About the Box: Looking for a unique gift to send to your favorite grill master? Now he can explore regional barbecue from coast to coast in his own backyard with My BBQ Box. Each month showcases a different region's BBQ style, like Texas beef ribs or New Orleans shrimp, sending handcrafted spice rubs, expert prep, and cooking instructions plus 1 practical grilling gadget, such as stainless steel meat shredders or a meat thermometer.

Shipping: Ships within the U.S. between the 4th-7th of each month

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11. Hot Sauce of the Month Club


Price: Starts at $14.99/month

About the Box: Spice up any holiday party swap with a 1-month subscription to the Hot Sauce of the Month Club. Whether they're adding it to pizzas, tacos, or their own kitchen creations, these award-winning small-batch hot sauces are guaranteed to kick things up a notch. Choose a preferred heat range to deliver artisan-made spicy sauces, along with pairing notes and serving suggestions.

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

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