Last Updated on 06/16/2021 by Elizabeth Moore
Fathers really break their backs to provide for their families. With Father’s Day just around the corner, it is now your chance to thank your dad for everything. Some of you may have already thought of a gift idea. However, there’s so much going in the world right now that it’s easy to lose track. So here are some great tailgating-themed choices for Father’s Day gifts this year to get your dad.
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A Year’s Worth of Music Streaming
This may not be at the top of your 2020 father’s day gifts list, but it is a great option. Everyone loves music, but never before have we had an option that fits everyone. With a year’s worth of any of the subscription services available now like Spotify or Apple Music, the problem is solved. Your dad will love to listen to some tunes while he’s on the road. So give him the ability to listen to whatever he wants.
This may not technically qualify as a ‘gift’, but he’ll use it far more than anything else on this list. This Father’s Day, you should introduce your dad to BestParking. It literally is the best parking app that you will ever use. It has been quoted as the best in the New York Times, CNN, etc. It helps you book parking spaces before they’re taken. This will help your dad while he’s out again following his favorite sports all over the country. Along with their great guide on parking spaces, he’ll never be left looking for a space again.
A Beer Subscription
Beer is one of the best drinks in the world. That’s just a fact. So why not give your tailgating dad a way that he can drink beer whenever he wants. Craft Beer Club and Beer Drop both have beer subscription services that you can gift him on Father’s Day. They will send him up to 24 beers a month, including a mix of styles. You can choose how many shipments he’ll receive and how often they’ll occur. In short, this gift truly keeps on giving.
Insulated Beer Glasses
A tailgating dad definitely appreciates a cold beer. Pop these Host Freeze cooling pint glasses in the freezer for a couple of hours, and the proprietary gel will keep beverages chilled for hours. They’re BPA-free, and the no-sweat silicone band adds an insulated grip so his hand doesn’t get cold. Dad can enjoy his favorite pilsner, IPA, stout, cider, and more in this chilled beer pint glass. A father’s day gift that shows your concern for his health and comfort while also enabling him to enjoy keeping his favorite beverage chilled.
If your dad prefers a different beverage, there are other types of Freeze cups as well: the Margarita, Martini, Whiskey, and Wine cooling cups, as well as tumblers. There are different color options for the silicone bands if he prefers his tailgating accessories color coordinated.
A Backyard Grill
If your dad loves firing up the grill or even just loves to have barbeques, you should get him a new grill. It won’t be cheap of course, if you’re going for something premium, but it’ll be worth it. Whether you’re going for family gatherings, birthdays or for a Superbowl party, this will be essential. Give this 4 burner cart-style grill from Char Broil a try.
A Portable Grill
Weber Q1200 Series Portable Gas Grill – Ready, set, on the go with this tabletop propane grill. Now you can have all the fresh, grilled flavors you love anytime, anywhere with Weber’s convenient, portable gas grill. Choose from simple and compact to ultra-convenient and loaded with features. Weber spends countless hours perfecting the grilling systems on its gas grills, assuring easy assembly, an evenly heated cooking surface, and precision controls so you can tone things down or up to the perfect heat level for direct or indirect cooking. Split grates allow for a grate/griddle cooking combination. The tall lid accommodates the grilling of small roasts and birds, while the large built-in thermometer allows you to monitor temperatures inside the grill. Durable, but lightweight, the cast-aluminum construction of the Weber Q 1200 makes this super-portable grill the perfect tailgating companion.
A Brand New OLED Television
There’s nothing that has a greater Father’s Day 2020appeal than a new OLED television. This one from LG will probably beat out any competition you have in the living room right now. It’s great for watching cable sports and sporting events in general. It comes in 59, 65, and 77-inch sizes. All three are great for a grand sporting homegate event.
A Sports Streaming Service Subscription
Your tailgating dad must be a huge sports fan obviously, so why not give him a year’s worth of content. There are various streaming services now that have sports streaming built in to them. You could go for the Disney+, Hulu, and ESPN bundle that goes for $12.99 a month. If you’re going for a more complete package that deals with Live TV, you could go for YouTube TV. It’s a lot more expensive at $50 a month though. Several other choices include Fubo TV and even Amazon Prime Video.
Whichever service you choose can be a great father’s day gift, it’ll give your dad a much wider selection of sports’ content to watch throughout 2020.
A BBQ Grill Tool Set
If your tailgating dad loves to fire up the grill, give him a chance to feel professional. This great barbeque grill tool set is perfect to keep all your tools for grilling steaks and cooking burgers. It’ll make your dad feel like he’s about to go on a mission and will add a little glamour to his work.
Steaks for Grilling
There’s a reason most grill-lovers have heard of Omaha Steaks. We bet your dad’s one of them. They’ve been delighting more than beef eaters since 1917. Offering a wide range of meats, chicken, pork and seafood, there’s something for every discerning palate. So why not treat him to a custom gift box, the Father’s Day Choice, the Tailgater’s Choice, or really win him over with a subscription. You can’t go wrong with anything Omaha Steaks has to offer. Give your dad a gift this Father’s Day that will allow him to flex his grilling skills and delight the whole family at the same time.
Cook Him a Meal
A homecooked meal may be the best way to show your father that you care. Buying him something is one thing, but working to make something for him is a higher level of gift giving.
Depending on what he likes, you can make him a delectable, juicy butter burger like this one from Grillseeker. You can also try and make a healthy alternative for him that still tastes amazing like one of these veggie burgers. Whatever you decide, remember to practice at least once before if you’re not proficient. Make that burger with love and watch your dad smile as he takes his first bite.
AllCornhole and ACL Boards and Bags – Every serious tailgater needs a game to bring to the lots or use in their backyard. We use and recommend AllCornhole boards and bags for their quality and durability. For the serious cornhole players in your crew, buy the bags and boards that the pros use and are approved by the American Cornhole League. AllCornhole produces the official ACL boards which can be seen in use in their tournaments on ESPN or CBS Sports. Many of the ACL Pros use the bags, and their newer GameChangers have been flying out the door so fast they instituted a purchase limit.
Beverage Scented Soaps – What? Yep! Money might be tight, but these gifts pack the punch. Fight fire with fire after a long day of consuming in the tailgating lots with these drink-infused soaps. Whether Dad is a beer drinker or prefers a cocktail, we’ve got three companies to recommend: The Beer Soap Company and Soap Distillery. If your Dad would rather lather with lager The Beer Soap Company has over 120 brews to tap. To please a Dad with a stiff drink, check out the sustainable cocktail-inspired soaps made in small batches (just like some of the best liquors are). If Dad is an equal opportunity drinker, Duke Cannon has you covered with The Beer and Bourbon Box.
A Portable Bar
Best of Times Portable Bar – Any idea of a portable bar is a genius. Best of Times does the deed right by offering stowable bar sets that quickly set up and break down to allow Dad to maximize his time in the tailgating lots (or the backyard). And if he’s got a favorite team, they are licensed for all 32 NFL teams, select NCAA teams, party themes, and can even customize a portable bar set. Check it out HERE.
Tools and Tequila
Teremana Tequila and/or Teremana’s Premium Bring the Mana BBQ Tool Set. Teremana is a small-batch, ultra-premium tequila founded by Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson. Teremana’s blanco and reposado expressions are each made from fully mature, naturally sweet agave, slow roasted in small traditional brick ovens and distilled in handmade copper pot stills. The blanco features notes of bright citrus and a smooth, fresh finish; while the reposado is aged in bourbon barrels, with hints of oak and vanilla and a smooth, rich finish. Teremana’s Premium Bring the Mana BBQ Tool Set accompanied with a matching apron. Perfect for Father’s day or your summer grill master. The beige canvas carrying case includes a nine-piece steel set with a wood handle finish. Set includes the below items and retails for $60 (tools only) and $80 with apron. You can purchase the kits online at teremana.com.
CitruSafe Grill Cleaner – A new grill might be out of the question, so take a step in the right direction. Impress Dad with a clean grill with this top-rated grill cleaner from CitruSafe. This non-toxic Goliath will get his grill looking brand-spankin’ new. Why not throw in the grill brush while you’re at it? Maybe you clean it for him every once in a while?..
Que – Eau de Barbecue – Ready to get Dad all spiced up? Impress him with a bottle of Que, the new BBQ-inspired fragrance from the scent masters over at Pork Barrel BBQ. Que is an intoxicating bouquet of spices, smoke, meat & sweet summer sweat, and is the latest development in wearable scents and is quickly becoming a hit among meat lovers, grill masters and backyard BBQ’ers. This product is 100% real and sure to make you a hit at your next tailgate or backyard BBQ and makes a great gift for your favorite BBQing Dad!
Whatever your Father’s Day gift to your tailgating dad this year, it will always be the thought that counts! Comment below and let us know your favorite gifts. Don’t forget to share and #tailgatewithus on social media!
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