17 Gifts for the Dad Who Wants Nothing

From a smokeless fire pit to a kitschy sports-themed mug.

17 Gifts for the Dad Who Wants Nothing


Let’s face it: no one’s Dad admits to wanting stuff — but that was before he received a smokeless fire pit, a kitschy sports-themed mug or the coziest sweater. We’ve rounded up a selection of gifts for dad who wants nothing that showcases your love for pops.

Once he owns these cool items, he won't be able to remember life any other way — he may wish he bought them earlier. Make the day extra special with a Father’s Day meal and a cute Father’s Day craft!

Leather Honey Leather Conditioner

Leather Honey Leather Conditioner, gifts for the dad who wants nothing Merchant

Rejuvenation is key with this powerful leather conditioner. Made with high-quality ingredients, it can restore any leather — from furniture and car seats to shoes and belts — all items your dad has.

With a few buffs, the conditioner penetrates deep to protect new leather and reinvigorate dry and old leather — turning them into a soft and moisturized treat!

Breeo Y Series Smokeless Fire Pit

Breeo Y Series Smokeless Fire Pit, gifts for the dad who wants nothing Merchant


Ready to cook? Ideal for dads who fancy a grill, this smokeless fire pit allows him the versatility to crisp up anything. With a built-in heat shield and adjustable height legs, the portable and adaptable design makes it easy to use on any surface.

Perfect for camping, tailgating or a roadtrip, the small appliance allows Dad the versatility to use firewood, lump charcoal or wood pellets depending on where and what he’s doing. 

Zevo Flying Insect Trap

Zevo Flying Insect Trap,   gifts for the dad who wants nothing Merchant

Be honest, dads are built to handle flying insects. This handy device makes it easier — Zevo’s indoor fly trap is designed with blue and UV LEDs to scope out the little creatures. It captures flying insects onto an adhesive backing that no one touches!

Use throughout the home in kitchens, bathrooms, garages, living spaces, or near sources of food for effortless 24/7 continuous attraction.


Elizabeth Grant Caviar Cellular Recharge Super Eye Pads

elizabeth grant eye pads, gifts for dads who want nothing Merchant

If Dad is exhausted from working overtime on his Father-of-the-Year goals, he'll love these refreshing, hydrating and depuffing eye pads that come in sleek black packaging designed for any overworked adult. A rich caviar complex and Torricelumn improve the look of deep lines and wrinkles, puffiness and dark circles. 

TheraGun Mini Handheld Electric Massage Gun

TheraGun Mini Handheld Electric Massage Gun, gifts for the dad who wants nothing Merchant

Easy-to-grip, compact and powerful? It’s everything your dad needs in a personal massager. Theragun’s compact deep tissue mini massage gun is proven to relieve muscle aches and pains, soothe tightness and improve post-workout recovery.

Whether treating sensitive areas or needing full power, its three high-foam attachments offer an effective dose of circulation and a potent muscle stimulator. Say hello to handheld relief on the go!


Fatboy Lamzac The Original Version

Fatboy Lamzac The Original Version, gifts for dad who wants nothing Merchant

Every dad needs a comfortable lounge bed to loaf around in. This highly-rated option is light, UV-resistant, durable and easy to fill. While it’s large and comfy when they use it, it easily deflates and can be stored in a small carrying pack to take it anywhere!

Rtic Lightweight Backpack Cooler

Rtic Lightweight Backpack Cooler, gifts for the dad who wants nothing

Designed like a backpack. Built like a cooler. Whether he’s prepping for a road trip or having a backyard party, this backpack has room to store anything cold for up to 24 hours. Available in seven colors, the sack fits up to 15 cans and features two side pockets for easy access.


Lightweight and portable, Dads everywhere are raving about it. “I gifted this backpack cooler to my Dad for Father's Day,” says verified buyer Jay R. “Perfect gift for him, he loved it!”

Du/er Live Free Adventure Short

Du/er Live Free Adventure Short, gifts for the dad who wants nothing

For warm-weather activities, a pair of modern utility shorts is a must-have. Packed with functional features including zippered cargo pockets, this pair has stretch and performance fibers that offer breathability and comfort.

Available in four colors, the shorts are made using a natural stretch twill fabric, derived from plants — it offers a soft hand feel and provides enhanced comfort throughout for Dad.


Pura Capri Blue Volcano Car Diffuser

Pura Capri Blue Volcano Car Diffuser, gifts for the dad who wants nothing

A sweet-smelling car is a click away! This car diffuser envelopes the energy and excitement of a spur-of-the-moment summer drive. Exotic citrus, vanilla, and tropical notes fill Dad’s car, keeping an energetic vibe and a fresh scent for the whole ride.

Timberland Mens 35MM Classic Jean Belt

Timberland Mens 35MM Classic Jean Belt, gifts for the dad who wants nothing Merchant

Love ‘em or hate ‘em, belts are a great accessory to enhance any ensemble. This leather belt is made from genuine leather, which ensures a long-lasting life and durability.


With a solid belt buckle, it’s a classic shape that goes with everything — making it the ideal accessory for any jeans, casual trousers or work pants. The casual belt is designed to become his go-to everyday leather belt!

Bose QuietComfort 45 Wireless Bluetooth Noise Cancelling Headphones

Bose QuietComfort 45 Wireless Bluetooth Noise Cancelling Headphones, gifts for the dad who wants nothing Merchant

Behold: the best noise-cancelling headphones. Made of lightweight materials and innovative technology for deep, clear sound, listening to music (or silencing noisy kiddos) is a transcendental experience.

With plush synthetic leather and a battery life of up to 24 hours, these Bose beauties are the ideal balance of quiet, comfort and sound. The best part? They fold up and fit into a sleek case for easy transport.

FLYBYJING Essential Duo

FLYBYJING Essential Duo, gifts for the dad who wants nothing Merchant

Take any dish from meh to mmm! For dads who love to cook, these sauces are unlike anything they’ve tasted. Intensely flavorful yet not off-the-charts spicy, the chili sauce duo makes food taste bolder.

For best results, use it like any hot sauce — we’re talking eggs, noodles, pizza and even salad! Sourced in the heart of Sichuan, all the ingredients are 100% natural & non-GMO. Talk about a kitchen pantry staple!

Everlane The ReTrack Hoodie

Everlane The ReTrack Hoodie, gifts for the dad who wants nothing

This hoodie combines two of our favorite things—recycled fabrics and a fit that will stand the test of time. Not only is it ultra-comfy but it features a relaxed style and a kangaroo pocket to keep their hands extra warm.


Available in four neutral colors, Everlane crafted the perfect garment for lounging around or heading to work on cooler days.

Marshall Emberton Bluetooth Portable Speaker

Marshall Emberton Bluetooth Portable Speaker, gifts for the dad who wants nothing Merchant

This compact portable speaker comes with the loud and vibrant sound only Marshall can deliver. The Emberton speaker utilizes a unique technology that allows listeners to experience 360° sound — every spot is a sonic sweet spot!

Weighing a mere 1.5 lbs, this lightweight speaker is extremely durable and easy to use, making it a must-have for any occasion.

Fossil Men's Leather Slim Minimalist Bifold Front Pocket Wallet

Fossil Men's Leather Slim Minimalist Bifold Front Pocket Wallet, gifts for the dad who wants nothing Merchant

For a dad constantly on the go, having a sturdy and sleek wallet is key. Not only do they look cool, but they take up minimal space in a briefcase or backpack.

Available in various leather shades, our favorite is this classic black style. With dedicated pockets and compartments for ID, cash and credit cards, the organization is a build-in perk!

Miabella Italian Solid 925 Sterling Silver Chain

Miabella Italian Solid 925 Sterling Silver Chain, gifts for the dad who wants nothing Merchant

Let him make a fresh statement with this solid 925 sterling silver chain. It’s great for everyday wear and pairs well with everything.

Made in Italy, the sleek accessory adds style to a basic look, while laying flat and comfortable on the neckline. This timeless essential is the perfect gift idea for dads!


MAX'IS Creations The Soccer Mug

MAX'IS Creations The Soccer Mug, gifts for the dad who wants nothing Merchant

This unique mug is perfect for scoring whipped cream into coffee, cereal into milk or toppings onto ice cream. Give them something to root for in their dreaded morning routine!

If soccer isn’t his thing, there are a handful of sporty mugs available, including basketball and hockey.

LAPASA Men's Pajama Pants

LAPASA Men's Pajama Pants, gifts for the dad who wants nothing Merchant

Crafted from ultra-soft brushed cotton, these pajama pants offer a perfect blend of durability and comfort. Let Dad experience the cozy warmth and high-quality flannel that keeps them warm year round.


Featuring an elastic waistband and an adjustable drawstring, these pants have the perfect customizable fit. Now, let him catch some zzz’s!

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This article was originally published on May 17, 2024

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Bryce Gruber is the Executive Editor at Today's Parent and a Jewish mom to five growing kids. She's based in New York's Hudson Valley, loves writing shopping and trend content and catching up on pop culture. When she's not raising her children, she can be found hiking local mountains, traveling to sunny beaches and trying to get a handle on the endless laundry life provides.