Top 23 Father of the Bride Gifts for the Unsung Hero

by Chris Bajda January 26, 2024

Behind every bride's radiant smile on her wedding day stands a loving father who has witnessed her growth, shared her dreams, and supported her every step of the way.

As the big day approaches, it's a beautiful tradition to express your gratitude and love for the man who has been there from the very beginning with a heartfelt gift.

In this guide, we'll explore a curated selection of thoughtful Father of the Bride gift ideas that not only convey your appreciation but also create lasting memories. From personalized keepsakes to practical yet meaningful tokens, these gifts are sure to touch the hearts of the unsung heroes of every wedding—the fathers.

1. Father of the Bride Box Set

Present your dad with a Father of the Bride Box Set, a classy collection of must-have accessories.

This sentimental father-of-the-bride gift set includes a faux leather and stainless steel travel case that safely stores up to three cigars and comes with an outer pocket housing a stainless cigar cutter. There's also a solid metal, black matte triple torch lighter equipped with a built-in cigar rest and punch.

Additionally, a sleek 6oz flask made from stainless steel with a black coating adds a touch of sophistication.

2. Father-of-the-Bride Handkerchief

A Father of the Bride handkerchief is a timeless gift option. Constructed from soft, high-quality cotton and beautifully embellished with delicate embroidery, this gift is both practical and sentimental.

Customize it further with a personal note to your dad on your special day. The thread color can also be customized to match your wedding color scheme or your father’s favorite hue.

This great father-of-the-bride gift will remind him of your special day every time he reaches for it. This keepsake gift will surely be treasured for years to come.

3. Ultimate Organizer

Surprise your dad with an Ultimate Organizer. Made from vegan leather with a glass view plate and faux suede lining, this organizer is perfect for the meticulous father. It features four watch slots with a pillow, ensuring that his timepieces are well-kept.

What's more, this organizer can be personalized for a more meaningful touch. It's not only an ideal gift to help your dad keep his watches organized, but also a stylish addition to his dresser.

4. Custom Photo Patch for Ties

Add a touch of sentimentality to your dad's attire with a Custom Photo Patch for Ties.

These best father-of-the-bride gifts come in three sizes, ensuring a perfect fit for any tie. You can customize them with a favorite childhood photo that would bring a smile to his face each time he wears his tie. It's a heartwarming gift that keeps your bond close, even when you're not physically present.

This simple yet touching gift is a sure-fire way to express your love on your big day.

5. Father-Daughter Photo Frame

Capture a special moment between you and your dad in a Father-Daughter Photo Frame.

Opt for a frame that can be customized with your wedding date, your names, or a sweet message to your funny father. Consider a photo from your childhood, a moment from your wedding planning, or a candid shot from the wedding day itself.

Every time he sees this wooden picture frame, he'll remember this special moment and the unbreakable bond you share. It’s a lovely wedding gift that keeps on giving, making every glance a walk down memory lane.

6. Personalized Decanter

Elevate your dad's bar collection with a Personalized Decanter.

This sleek and stylish decanter stands at 9" tall and can hold up to 25.36 ounces of his favorite spirit. Accompanying it is a matching 8-ounce rocks glass. Available in various designs, this dishwasher-safe decanter can be customized for that added personal touch.

This thoughtful father-of-the-bride gift will remind your dad of the special bond you share, each time he pours himself a drink.

7. Like Father Like Daughter Pint

Toast to your special day with a pair of "Like Father Like Daughter" Pints.

Standing at 5.75 inches tall, each glass can hold up to 16 ounces of your dad's favorite brew. Designed to symbolize your unique bond, these glasses are not only charming but also dishwasher-safe for hassle-free cleaning.

These funny father-of-the-bride gifts will serve as a fun and practical memento of your wedding day, prompting cheers and smiles for years to come.

8. Bullet Proof Dad

Looking for a unique and manly gift? Consider the 'Bullet Proof Dad' Glass.

Crafted to hold 10 ounces of his favorite beverage, this unique father-of-the-bride gift is embedded with a faux 50 caliber bullet, making a striking statement. Ideal for the dad who has everything, this gift will surely pique his interest.

Remember, this special glass is for hand washing only, so it's not just a novelty, but also a special care item. It's a great way to toast your wedding day with your dad and create unforgettable memories.

9. The Keepsake Wallet

Gift your dad with a Personalized Keepsake Wallet. This sentimental father-of-the-bride gift features a clear ID sleeve and is the perfect blend of style and function. The best part? It can be customized with a heartfelt message inside and your dad's name on the outside, making it uniquely his.

Every time he reaches for his wallet, he'll be reminded of your special day and the thoughtful gift you gave him. This sweet gift is truly a keepsake he'll use and cherish every day.

10. Muscle Duffle Bag

Offer your father a practical yet stylish gift with a Muscle Duffle Bag. Available in brown, olive green, black, or tan, this wedding gift for father-of-the-bride is 100% cotton canvas, featuring two large side zippered pockets, a front zippered pouch, and reinforced top and dual side carry handles.

The inner bottom is lined with polyvinyl, and leather accents add a touch of elegance. You can further personalize this gift by selecting a custom thread color.

Ideal for any occasion, this bag combines functionality with sophistication, making it a perfect father-of-the-bride gift.

11. Ammo Can

For the dad who appreciates practicality and robust design, an Ammo Can is a perfect choice.

Made of carbon steel, this 30-calibre ammunition can come in black or green and offers a variety of designs to choose from.

Whether he's storing tools, fishing gear, or keepsakes, this sturdy can provide a unique and functional storage solution. It's more than a wedding gift - it's a testament to your father's hardy spirit.

12. Combat Cooler

Give your dad a stylish and functional gift with the Combat Cooler.

Available in green, navy, and black, this thoughtful gift is designed with a custom thread color and can hold up to 12 bottles or 18 cans. It features an attached bottle opener, an adjustable shoulder strap, and padded handles for comfortable carrying. Its front pocket storage is a bonus.

Made from 600D polyester with PEVA heat-sealed insulation, this cooler ensures his beverages stay chilled. This cooler is more than just a gift - it's an invitation to create more memorable moments together.

13. Personalized Grooming Kit

Impress your father with a Personalized Grooming Kit. Constructed from high-quality vegan leather, this kit sports a sleek and stylish design in a classic brown hue.

The sturdy handle ensures easy transportation while the vegan leather polyester lining secures the tools inside. On one side, you'll find a comb, nail tools, and a mirror. The other side includes a lint brush, bottle opener, and shaver.

Add a personalized touch to this practical gift with customization options available. It is a lovely gift that combines style, function, and personalization perfectly.

14. Dad's Gift Box Set

The Dad's Gift Box Set is an assortment of essentials every father would appreciate.

This meaningful gift set includes an RFID wallet made from 100% carbon fiber and aluminum, designed to fit up to 12 cards, and comes with a stainless steel bottle opener. The set also boasts an 8" knife and UV400 protective Sebring Wood Grain Plastic Sunglasses.

Lastly, the cherry-finished wood box, lined with Spanish Cedar, doubles as a humidor with a capacity of 20 cigars. This set is both practical and stylish, a winning combination for any father of the bride.

15. Father Of The Bride Engraved Wooden Watch

This sweet gift is beautifully presented in a bamboo or wooden box at no extra charge. This Father Of The Bride Engraved Wooden Watch features a comfortable genuine leather strap which enhances its remarkable design.

The softness and durability of this leather make it ideal to wear every day. It looks absolutely fantastic when paired with classy or casual wear. 

16. To The 9'S Tri Pack

Express how much you care for him with this To The 9'S Tri Pack

This father-of-the-bride gift comes with a money clip that can be personalized with one line of up to 10 characters, cuff links up to 3 initials, a tie bar personalized with one line up to 20 characters and the box itself personalized with one line up to 15 characters.

Definitely enough space to remind him how special he is.

17. Father of the Bride Silver Commemorative Capsule

This Father of the Bride Silver Commemorative Capsule is a unique gift and a perfect keepsake for the special day.

Finished in .999 Fine Silver and presented in a plastic capsule with molded lining. This proof quality commemorative features very intricate detailing throughout with fully embossed designs on both sides. 

This meaningful gift for father-of-the-bride is not legal tender and is sold purely as a commemorative.

18. Personalized Leather Wallet 

The father of the bride will be delighted to know that this tri-fold wallet is personalized and uses RFID blocking material.

It is made of soft and genuine top grade cowhide leather. This Personalized Men’s Wallet is very slim and comes in a variety of colors to choose from: brown, black, toffee, indigo and antique saddle.

The wallet has provision for driver’s license, 7 slots for cards, 2 slots for keys and 2 compartments for receipts, cash, and checks. This is one gift he will treasure for life!

Related: If you like the idea of getting dad a good gift but would like to see more options, check out our favorite Father's Day Gifts.

19. Father of the Bride Personalized Photo Cufflinks

This Father of the Bride Personalized Photo Cufflinks measures 16mm across and is made with 100% glass cabochons that are resistant to wear and scratches. This perfect gift also comes in different setting finishes. 

Cufflinks are placed in a white gift box ready to be handed to the bride's father of the bride.

20. Father of the Bride Crystal Panel Tumbler Whiskey Glass

This Father Of The Bride Crystal Panel Tumbler Whiskey Glass is a great gift idea for the bride's dad to say thank you for helping out on your special wedding day.

These unique father-of-the-bride gifts can be personalized with wedding date at the top of the glass, and any name above the standard fixed text "FATHER OF THE BRIDE".

21. Leather Ratchet Dress Belt

A stylish gift will always be a welcome addition to his favorite accessories. Let him have this Leather Ratchet Dress Belt. It is easy to use and has a simple smooth and sleek appearance.

This thoughtful father-of-the-bride gift comes with a highly fashionable buckle and is neatly placed in an attractive gift box.

22. Father of the Bride Black Engraved Pocket Watch 

Engrave his initials or name on this Father of the Bride Black Engraved Pocket Watch.

These best gifts for the father-of-the-bride are available in Gold, Rose gold, Silver and Black. It also comes with a chain. You can choose a short message engraved on this watch. These custom engraved gifts will stand out and last forever.

23. Golf Gift Set 

golf groomsmen gift set

Give the Father of the Bride the Ultimate Golf Goodie Set, filled to the brim with treats. 

This set is highlighted by a sleek shoe bag that'll keep those cleats fresh.  Not only does it come with side mesh airflow venting and a supple velour lining but it also has two exterior pockets to store his valuables and accessories.

With the socks, a personalized golf towel, and a dimpled tumbler, you have the ultimate father of the bride gift that will truly impress him.

Frequently Asked Questions

Q1. What do you get the father of the bride?

For the father of the bride, consider gifts that are sentimental or practical. Options can include personalized items like cufflinks, a watch, or a framed photo of the father-daughter duo. The gift should ideally reflect appreciation and the special bond they share.

Q2. Do you give a gift to the father of the bride?

Yes, it is customary to give a gift to the father of the bride as a token of appreciation. This gesture acknowledges his role and support in the wedding and can be something personalized, like a keepsake or an item that aligns with his interests.

Q3. What do you get your dad for his wedding?

For your dad's wedding, choose a gift that celebrates his new journey. Thoughtful ideas include personalized items like a custom-made piece of art or a commemorative gift that symbolizes the new chapter in his life.

Q4. What a father should give his daughter on her wedding day?

A father might give his daughter a sentimental gift on her wedding day, such as a piece of heirloom jewelry, a heartfelt letter, or something that signifies their relationship. The gift should be a symbol of love and the lifelong bond they share.

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