Finding an appropriate gift for your father-in-law can be a pretty tricky task.
This list contains some ideas for suitable gifts for fathers-in-law that are practical, some are a bit whimsical, and there are some touching gift options that will melt his heart.
Read on to find the best present for one of the most important men in your life in this list of the best gifts for father-in-law for 2020.
If your father in law is a sandwich lover, then this nifty little sandwich maker will become his most prized kitchen appliance.
Making the perfect egg sandwich has never been faster or easier than with this small-sized jewel by Hamilton Beach.
The unit comes with a recipe booklet, that will help him experiment with new ideas, and it also includes Keto and Paleo breakfast offers, in case he is watching his weight.
If you have an outdoorsy father in law, then this rechargeable headlamp is a great gift to give him for Christmas or for any other occasion.
The headlamp has lightweight 3D molded housing, and the band is lined with moisture wicking fabric for added comfort. It can work for up to 40 hours per charge.
This is a very useful accessory for camping, home repair work, and other cases when a flashlight is needed like a power outage.
This set of 5 unique grilling spices is an excellent gift idea for a man who is passionate about grilling.
Your father-in-law will love experimenting with this variety of carefully selected seasoning including Citrus Pepper, Smokey Southwest, Grill Master, Fresh Bay, and Peppero Habanero.
You can also choose among the other handcrafted sets available including Smoked Spices, Keto Grilling Spices, Seasoned Sea Salts, Hot and Spicy, BBQ and Grill and All-Star BBQ.
Although a vacuum cleaner may seem like an odd choice for a gift for your father-in-law, This Worx for car vacuum is a super nifty small vacuum that he can use to clean out all the nooks and crannies inside his car from dust, dirt, crumbs and other debris.
The vacuum has all the tools and attachments he will need to get his car into a pristine condition. Plus, it is lightweight and comfortable use, and its dust can is very easy to empty.
It comes with a convenient car plug and a carry bag, so he can store it and keep it in his car trunk.
This set is yet another excellent idea for a present for a grill master.
Your father-in-law will love this complete set of stainless steel tools and accessories for grilling and outdoor parties. They are all neatly tucked away in stylish aluminum storage and a carrying case too.
You can thank your father-in-law for raising your beloved wife or husband with this meaningful personalized engraved knife.
It is handmade from stainless steel. Its wooden handle says “Thank you for raising the woman/man of my dreams”.
The knife itself is perfectly functional and efficient, but also a sweet memory to have from a son or daughter in law.
This gorgeous wooden docking station will look beautiful on his desk or nightstand. It is designed to fit all of your father-in-law’s accessories, including his phone, wallet, watch, glasses, keys, credit cards, pens, and others.
The docking station will help him keep all his essential accessories properly organized in one place.
It looks stylish and is a practical and reasonably priced gift that will be appreciated and used.
You can customize this personalized leather valet tray with the name, initials or any other message to your father-in-law.
It is very stylishly handcrafted from genuine leather with copper rivets and is a great accessory to hold all of his accessories when he is not carrying them.
It is foldable, so he can take it on travels with him, and will help keep his keys, wallet and all other things in one place.
If your father-in-law is a golfer, then this collapsible chipping net is an exceptional gift idea for him.
It costs less than $20 but is very well made, and he can set it up easily wherever he chooses to practice his chipping accuracy in the three optional targets.
The net will capture the golf balls, and when he is done he can fold it down and store it under the bed or in another tight place.
This premium gift set includes a stainless steel grill smoker box, three different flavors of smoking wood chips, a thermometer for grilling, and a pack of smoked sea salt and detailed instructions.
Your father-in-law will be winning rave reviews next time he invites guests for a barbeque party with this wonderful kit.
The premium quality red oak and walnut tortilla press is most definitely something that he doesn’t already own, and it will allow him to prepare the best Tacos ever.
This useful gift will ensure that your father-in-law never runs out of battery no matter where he is.
It is compact, safe for use, and has a built-in USB cable and a Lightning cable for charging iPhones.
It will charge his phone or two phones twice faster than the original iPhone charger, so he has a working phone no matter where he happens to be.
The innovative acupressure foot massage slippers will help your father-in-law get that well-deserved foot massage whenever he needs foot and heel pain or tension relief.
Even if he doesn’t have any foot problems, the slippers will help improve the circulation of the blood and will enhance his health.
These slippers can be used for up to 15 minutes per day and will do wonders for his wellbeing.
If your father-in-law is a fisher, then this wonderful stainless steel lure or the alternate keychain are great gift ideas.
It is engraved with the words “I hooked the best father-in-law” but you can ask for the maker of these innovative gifts to add any personalized message.
The lure can be used for actual fishing, and the keychain can be carried around in his pocket. You can be pretty sure that your father-in-law will always be reminded of you when he uses it.
This convenient and sturdy car trunk organizer will put an end to the mess and disaster that has taken over his SUV’s trunk.
It can be used to organize tools, groceries, equipment, and whatever your father-in-law needs to transport.
With this sturdy organizer, your father-in-law can say goodbye to the disaster that has taken over the trunk of his car.
If your father-in-law loves grilling so much and just can’t wait for the grilling season to come, then you can ensure that it is grilling season in his house all-year-round with this innovative smokeless grill for indoor use.
The grill is easy to clean, and will not cause all of the mess and smoke of a traditional grill.
And he will be able to enjoy his favorite grilled foods no matter what the weather is like with the Philips HD6371 premium smokeless grill.
With this set of tracking chips, your father-in-law will be able to quickly find his keys, his wallet, his bag, umbrella, or anything else he tends to misplace.
The tracking devices are compact enough to be attached to any object and can be found by calling each of them from your phone or located on a map on the dedicated app.
Help your father-in-law add a touch of style to his office, study, or other space with this elegant globe-shaped decanter.
It is made of hand-blown glass, and comes with a sturdy and beautiful wood stand and a funnel, allowing it to rotate and to be used easily and safely.
He can fill it with his favorite spirit and enjoy having a drink from this etched globe with a gorgeous glass ship inside.
This multifunctional closet drawer organizer will allow your father-in-law to organize his favorite ties, his watches, cufflinks, socks, and underwear, or his other belongings in a way that will make finding each on easy and quick.
The elegant box can fit in a drawer, or he can keep it in his dressing room or office, and use it according to his needs.
This beautiful and funny mug will definitely make your father-in-law smile.
It is made of top-grade ceramic and says “Father-in-law, Thanks for not putting my husband up for adoption. I’m sure that was tempting some days”.
He will love drinking his coffee or tea from this hilarious mug, which comes in either 11oz or 15oz sizes.
If he loves camping, fishing or simply lounging outdoors, then this foldable rocking chair is another brilliant idea for your father-in-law.
It is sturdily built with a frame of powder-coated steel. The chair can support up to 250 lbs. and has padded armrests and a built-in cup holder.
It folds and unfolds easily and comes with a carry handle for easy portability and storage.
This personalized wallet is of high quality and can be customized with the name or monogram of your father-in-law on the outside, and a sweet message for him inside.
His heart will melt every time he opens that wallet and reads your heartfelt message for him.
This is a pretty cool gift for a cool father-in-law.
The six stainless steel whiskey chilling rocks are shaped like real bullets, and they come inside a revolver barrel freezer case.
Your father-in-law will enjoy a perfectly chilled drink, without it being diluted, and will look cooler than ever with the shiny bullets in his glass.
If your father-in-law is a man of style, then you can surprise him with this unique handmade wooden watch.
Made of beautiful sandalwood, and with a leather band, this elegant watch can be engraved on the back with your personal message to your spouse’s father.
He will love the sleek and minimalist look of this handcrafted watch.
With the help of this Shiatsu neck and back massage pillow, your father-in-law can get that deep kneading massage he deserves in the comfort of his home or office.
It can help soothe aches and tension and improve the blood circulation of the neck, back, feet or abdomen.
It is FDA approved and even has a heating massage option.
This mini-fridge is not only absolutely adorable, but it is a useful appliance that can be used during travel or anywhere else.
It works as a cooler or a warmer and is super convenient for storing drinks, medications, makeup, snacks or anything else that needs to stay chilled or warm.
It can be powered by a regular AC outlet, as well as a DC car lighter plug outlet, and via USB.
Your father-in-law will love you even more for this gift. The YETI 14oz Rambler is super tough and is one of the most durable outdoor mugs in the world.
It is treated with a special coating that will keep it from scratching and peeling. The double walls of the Rambler will ensure that the drink inside stays piping hot or super chilled all day long.
It has a comfortable handle a no-sweat design, and a handy lid.
This beautiful handmade plaque can be customized with the message, name, and date you want. It will be engraved in the premium maple wood plaque.
The hammer itself can also be engraved with the words “Father-in-law”.
It is a perfect gift idea for your wedding, for a birthday, retirement or another occasion.
If your father-in-law is a Star Wars fan, he will adore this fun T-shirt saying “Best father-in-law in the galaxy”.
The shirt is available in 100% pure cotton solid color versions and in heather-colored versions that are from cotton and polyester.
This stylish whiskey glass gift box is something your father-in-law will gladly display for all to see, and share with his spouse or with a friend.
The set includes two beautiful whiskey glasses, eight granite chilling rocks, two coasters, stainless steel tongs, and a black velvet carry bag for the rocks.
All of this comes in an elegant wooden box.
Help your father-in-law improve his shower singing skills with this wonderful shower speaker.
It is completely waterproof and safe to use, and can be paired with any Bluetooth enabled device, so your father-in-law can even take his calls while in the shower, or listen and sing along to his favorite tunes too.
This personalized towel is a superb gift idea for any sports lover. You can get it customized with “Best father-in-law ever” or any other name or message you want.
It is handmade in any color of your choice and has a beautiful grommet in the corner.
It is a superb present for a golfer, bowler or any other sports enthusiast.
This is a gift that both your father-in-law and his partner will appreciate.
The set includes a wall-mounted bottle opener and a strong magnetic cap catcher.
It will make opening beer even easier and will keep the kitchen or another premise clear of any bottle caps that might have fallen on the floor.
The set comes in a stylish box and is an excellent gift idea for any occasion.
It will not only count his steps, floors climbed but will track his exercise level, his heart rate, the calories burnt, and many more.
He can also answer his calls, check his messages, notifications, listen to music, and others hands-free with the Fitbit Versa 2.
It is available in various color options and designs to suit any taste.