31 Epic Father-In-Law Gifts He'll love in 2020

Article by John Abrams. Last Updated: Wednesday, Nov 18, 2020.

Your Father-In-Law is a special guy. Having raised your spouse, they tend to have great knowledge that can be useful in a marriage, and is well worth tapping into. They’re not our biological parents, but the loving support they provide can be every bit as impactful. As such, it’s important to show them how much they mean to you when the time comes. Whether it’s Christmas, or a Birthday, Father’s Day or another occasion, finding a great father-in-law gift is a must! But don’t worry, that’s where we come in!

We’ve compiled a list of dozens of father-in-law gifts for every occasion! From the useful to the funny, we’ve got all the gift ideas you need!

Overall Best Gifts For Your Father In Law

  • A Craft Beer Subscription
  • Craftbeerclub.com is the best way for beer enthusiasts to enjoy fine quality brews from around the country! You can gift them with one or more deliveries spaced out monthly, every other month, or quarterly so they always have something fresh and exciting to try! All delivered right to their door, without having to worry about it! There are multiple subscription lengths available, so you can find one that fits your budget!


  • Multi-Grip Pull Up Bar
  • Help your father-in-law target multiple upper body & core muscles with pull-ups, push-ups, dips, and hanging crunches. The portable design easily fits on any standard doorway 24" to 32", and is simple to assemble and install. The bar is made of high grade steel that's built to last to ensure usefulness for many years to come! Workout your back, chest, arms & abs with one piece of equipment in the comfort of home!


    Put the finishing touches on any formal outfit with one of these 12 pairs of cufflinks! They're stylish and beautiful, and made from high quality materials. Cufflinks are one of the best men's accessories that allow them to show a little flash and style, and it's no wonder they make such a great gift! Perfect for Christmas, Birthdays, Father's Day or any time, this set is a great choice!


  • Grip Strength Trainer
  • Get yourself a hand grip strengthener that hits all of the major finger, hand, and forearm muscles. Whether you're going through physical therapy, maximizing your gains, managing stress, or training proactively to relieve pain associated with aging, this hand strengthener is your all-in-one solution. Your grip trainer will become your new travel companion, desk fidgeter, or couch clutcher in no time. You can take this portable gripper anywhere.


  • A Mancrate Gift Box
  • Man Crates makes it fun and easy to find unique, meaningful gifts for all the men in your life. They go the extra mile to curate high-quality gifts for all kinds of guys, so you can feel confident you’ve found his perfect gift, no matter who he is. Because your gift to him should be as special as he is to you!


  • Flaviar Whiskey Subscription
  • If your father-in-law is a whiskey enthusiast, consider this epic subscription box by Flaviar. They’ve compiled a database of over 15,000 different spirits and each year hundreds of craft distilleries open their doors for club members - all delivered direct to their door!


  • A New Shop Vac
  • Get your father-in-law an awesome gift that has the added benefit of keeping the garage tidy and dust free! A nice shop vac is critical anywhere power tools are cutting through wood and the home shop is no exception. It's a great gift any time of year, and it comes in a huge box so you'll really get their imagination working overtime when they see it all wrapped up!


  • Global Hot Sauce Gift Box
  • There's nothing like hot chili pepper sauce to pleasurably jolt the senses, and we love a good variation on the classic elixir. Brandon Clark and Don Hopkins' globally inspired set includes five original sauces that will get pepper-lovers' taste-buds humming, in different languages and accents. Each distinct flavor profile is inspired by the cuisine of a different region. Whether you like your heat treatment earthy, tangy, herbal, floral, sour, savory, or aromatic—or an all-of-the-above blend—you'll be transported by these sense-sational arrivals on the hot sauce scene.


Birthday Gifts For Fathers In Law

  • Healthy Snacks Gift Basket Care Package
  • Healthy Snacking, Healthy You! Catered Cravings offers the perfect variety pack for healthy snacking. Your taste buds will never get bored again. 32 individually wrapped items to choose from means the recipient will be in awe of the large choices they have before them. Includes Drink Mixes, variety of Nuts including Pishtachios, Trail Mixes, Granola Bars, Protein Bars, Sunflower Seeds and more. See more specific details about care packages in Product Description below. A wonderful fitness gift guys will love!


  • A Cordless Drill Kit
  • If they don't have a cordless drill, or theirs has seen better days, drop what you're doing because this is the perfect gift. Everyone needs one of these if they're handy around the house, and if this sounds like your Father-In-Law, that goes double. Whatever the occasion, this drill or one like it is a fantastic choice!


  • Adjustable Strength Training Weight Bench
  • This high quality adjustable bodybuilding bench is made of commercial grade steel and passes thousands of tests to ensure a safe and reliable experience. It's the perfect size for men and husbands of every size, and it's a practical gift they'll get a ton of use from! If your Father-In-Law is into fitness, or looking to be, this is an excellent option!


  • A NutriBullet Blender
  • Take your NutriBullet to the next level with the exclusive NutriBullet PRIME Edition. Equipped with 1000 watts of power and a pre-programmed autocycle that shuts off automatically after optimum nutrient extraction. This exclusive kit come with the powerful 1000-watt high torque power base with auto shut off smart technology. A great fitness gift your Father-In-Law will love!


  • Stadium Artifacts Beer Caddy
  • They love their team so much that even your beer is a super-fan. Tote your six-pack in a caddy with a handle made from an authenticated, game-used MLB bat (from the Red Sox, Cubs, or Yankees) or NHL hockey stick (from the Rangers, Bruins, or Blackhawks)—or even a wooden seat removed from Lambeau Field (go, Packers!) in 1969.

    Engraved with the team name, the baseball bat and hockey stick handles sport a tamper-evident hologram sticker to ensure authenticity. They each come with a card with instructions that show you how to look up the season your stick or bat was used, among other details.


  • 10 Pcs Mens Tie Clips Set
  • This beautiful tie clip set has a wide variety of great looking clips, that are sure to match any outfit! They're made from high quality materials, and crafted with care for your friends and loved ones! Everyone deserves to look their best and this is a perfect way to do it!


  • BrewDemon Signature Beer Kit
  • Revolutionary. There's no better way to describe the World's first 2-gallon conical fermenting system. This innovative fermenter allows you to brew beer like the pros, but in smaller batches. And the results are scary good; incredible tasting beer made by a system thats easy-to-use and simple to clean.


  • A Scroll Saw
  • Remember when your scroll saw could cut in two different directions? Take on the most intricate and artful cuts with the WEN 16-Inch Variable Speed Two-Direction Scroll Saw. The 9/16-inch stroke saws through hard woods up to two inches thick. Adjust the speed anywhere from 550 to 1600 strokes per minute with the simple turn of a knob. The cast iron base prevents vibration and walking during operation while the spacious 16-by-11-inch table bevels up to 45 degrees for angled cut.


Christmas Gifts For Your Father In Law

Christmas is a great time to show the in-laws you care! If you’re not seeing what you were looking for here, be sure to also check out our guide for Christmas Gifts For Dad for more ideas!

  • The Ring Video Doorbell
  • Home automation is all the rage these days, and a smart doorbell is really one of the coolest items out there. Once installed, your Father-In-Law can seamlessly be notified when someone arrives with a picture of their face and the option to talk to them over the phone app! Great for security, it can help protect package deliveries, and keep the family secure! Give him the gift of peace of mind this Christmas!


  • The Must Have Mens Necktie Set
  • No man's wardrobe is complete without a great set of ties to choose from, and this is it! This amazing collection features a set of 5 contemporary patterned and solid ties with 2 tie bars to fit all the needs of any trendy, classy, and stylish Father-In-Law! Make your Mother-In-Law happy too by helping bring a little more style to his life!


  • A Vacuum Insulated Coffee Mug
  • If your Father-In-Law enjoys a nice cup of coffee in the morning he'll love this stainless steel Vacuum Insulated Coffee Mug. Whether he's relaxing at home or on the go - these mugs can keep his java hot hours longer than a conventional mug! They're tough, dishwasher safe, and a daily use item so he'll think of you each time he fills it up! P.S., it even works for beer!


  • An Amazon eGift Card
  • Sometimes you can't figure out exactly what they've got their eye set on. If that's the case for you this Christmas, consider an Amazon gift card and let him pick out that perfect item that will truly make your Father-In-Law happy! Available in denominations that will fit your budget, no matter what it is.


  • A Beard Grooming & Trimming Kit
  • If your Father-In-Law rocks an awesome beard, consider this great grooming and trimming kit. No need to look like a caveman, a well curated beard is the way to go! The set includes oils, balms, brush and comb to help keep him looking his best. Stay on his good side, and make the ol' Mother in law happy too!


  • A Hanging Toiletry Bag for Men
  • Vetelli's Italian designed hanging toiletry bag radiates prestige unlike anything else on the market. This Dopp Kit combines two different shades of brown high-grade PU split leather. Split leather allows for easier cleaning & maintenance compared to similar types of Analine leather or full-grain leather.


  • A Cell Phone Docking Station
  • This universal iPhone/cell phone wooden docking station works with any cell phone! It also holds your wallet, watch, and keys so you can always find your essential, everyday items before you leave the house. Finding a unique gift for your Father-In-Law this Christmas can be difficult, but this docking station is perfect for anyone!


  • Home Team Baseball Game
  • America’s favorite pastime earned the title for a reason. The crack of the bat. The smell of dust kicked up when a player rounds the bases. The electricity in the stands as the crowd cheers. Bring a bit of the thrill of the ballpark home with this tabletop baseball game. Based on an old-fashioned board game, it’s even adorned with your favorite team’s logo.

    Two teams of up to four players each can get in on the fun. To play, move the first batter to home plate and roll the dice. Locate the dice combination on one of the two outfield billboards and move your players accordingly. Don’t forget to keep score on the included dry erase board!


Retirement Gifts For Your Father In Law

  • Travel Cigar Humidor, Torch, and V-Cutter Set
  • This rugged set from F.e.s.s. fess has all of the right Case with Accessories you need to enjoy your favorite cigars while traveling, which hopefully your Father-In-Law will be doing plenty of in retirement! The strong case will hold up to five cigars and keep them well protected. It includes a small humidifier to ensure your cigars will be in the optimal condition once you reach your destination. This humidor also comes 3T Torch and a V cut 52 ring gauge cigar cutter.


  • The Legend Has Retired - Tumbler
  • These vacuum insulated stainless steel tumblers are a critical gift for any retiree, in order to keep their beverage the perfect temperature. It's able to keep temperatures hot or cold for hours longer than a traditional mug or glass. Whether it's their morning coffee or their afternoon beer, these tumblers are super useful!


  • Day of The Week Clock
  • One of the best parts about retirement is not having to really care so much what the hour is and thinking about things more in terms of days. These unique clocks forgo the traditional hour and minute hands in favor of ones that will tell you the day instead. It's a fantastic gift your father-in-law will appreciate any day of the week!


  • Retirement Apron
  • Spice up your life with a little attitude! These cute aprons will liven up your day with a quick smile, and help a newly retired guy transition to what comes next! The front reads "Retired - under new management - *see spouse for details". Each one is a hilarious way to show a little love!


  • Funny Retirement Socks
  • Kick up your feet and relax with these stylish designed socks and proudly display a secret message on the sole of the foot. These cool and comfortable items are the perfect way to wish someone a happy retirement. The first sock reads "Hello Pension" and the second reads "Goodbye Tension"! It's a gift he will love!


  • Retired Baseball Cap
  • If your father-in-law is the type to wear baseball caps, then this is a truly ideal gift for his retirement. It reads simply that, in bold letters. Let him announce to the world that he is done with all the b.s. of the rat race, and ready for what comes next with an epic hat!


  • Out of Business Cards
  • These funny "out of business" cards are exactly what the corny father-in-law needs to have on-hand at all times! The delight on his face as he hands them out to those he meets will be worth it! They feature hilarious statements like "No Deadlines", "Ask Someone Else", and "Don't call".


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