75th Birthday Gift Ideas for Dad – 30 Presents He’ll Actually Love

A milestone event like this calls out for a memorable gift. If you’re stuck trying to think of fabulous 75th birthday gift ideas for Dad, no need to worry.  Just check out this guide to the top presents for your father, and you’ll have the perfect gift chosen in no time!

It Took Me 75 Years to Look This Good Shirt

It Took Me 75 Years to Look This Good Shirt

Good looks run in your family, and Dad still has his at 75! He’ll look great and feel comfy in this fun shirt – available in your choice of 11 colors.

Craft Beer & Gourmet Snacks Basket

Craft Beer & Gourmet Snacks Basket

Perfect for the man who appreciates fine beer and delectable treats! Your choice of international beers or American IPAs fill this handsome picnic basket.

Sterling Silver & Oyx Dad Ring with Names and Birthstones

Sterling Silver & Onyx Dad Ring with Names and Birthstones

This handsome Dad ring is an ideal gift for the man who takes deep pride in his family. Engrave the name of up to 6 family members and add their corresponding birthstone to create a keepsake ring.

Personalized Wine Cellar SignPersonalized Wine Cellar Sign – Choice of 6 Styles

The old-world feel of this oak sign adds a sophisticated touch to any room.   Add his name and birth year  – perfect for celebrating a 75th birthday!  This unique present is ideal for the man who has everything.


All-Star Dad 75th Birthday GiftPersonalized Crystal Baseball

How many hours did your father spend teaching you to pitch, catch, and bat? Let him know you remember and cherish those times with this personalized crystal baseball.

It Takes Someone Special...Personalized Dad Frame

It Takes Someone Special…Personalized Dad Frame

Share a favorite photo with your father and let him know how important he is to you in one thoughtful present. Add your own 2-line message underneath the picture opening.

Keepsake Journal for DadConversations with My Father – A Keepsake Journal

Dad will love reminiscing about his life, and you’ll love getting to know him better when you give him this charming keepsake book!

It’s filled with intriguing questions that are sure to spark conversation and memories. The 70+ pages include spaces for photos and plenty of room for Dad to write his answers.

To My Dad Personalized Photo Print with Poem

To My Dad Personalized Photo Print with Poem

Give two gifts in one! Meaningful and striking canvas print features a favorite photo with a loving poem (write your own or choose from one of 7 pre-written verses). Left your shopping until the last minute? This keepsake can ship in just 2 days.

Funny 75th Birthday Pajamas for Dad

75th Birthday Pajamas for Dad – Choice of Styles

After 75 years, Dad deserves to relax a bit – and these comfy pajamas are ideal for lounging!

CafePress has dozens of different 75th birthday pajama styles for men, each featuring a t-shirt with your choice of 6 pajama bottom patterns….you can even choose matching Democratic or Republican pants.

Personalized Travel Mug

Personalized Travel Mug

Men on the go need a way to carry their favorite drink with them. Dad can hydrate in style with a stainless steel travel mug personalized just for him.

Dad Photo Keepsake Box

Definition of Dad Photo Keepsake Box

The perfect way to showcase a favorite photo – and the perfect place to store accessories and mementos!  Add your own personalized message to this handsomely engraved wooden box to create a keepsake that Dad will treasure and enjoy using.

Personalized Day You Were Born History Plaque

Personalized Day You Were Born History Plaque

The perfect affordable gift for the Dad who has everything, this personalized plaque features Dad’s name and birthdate at the top.

The antiqued-looking keepsake then details interesting headline news, movies, songs, and sports results from the he was born. It also features a fun cost-of-living comparison between now and then.

If you’ve left your shopping until the last minute, this can ship in just 1 day!

75th Birthday New York Times Front Page Newspaper Book with Coin SetThe New York Times Ultimate Birthday Book with Optional Coin Set

This best-seller is the perfect way to commemorate Dad’s special birthday! Handsome personalized book features every single New York Times front page from Dad’s birthday for his entire life.

There’s also blank pages for mementos and personal memories, as well as a timeline of major 20th century news events.  Order it with or without the coin set from his birth year.

Dad will enjoy reading this book long after his birthday has come and gone!

Personalized The Day You Were Born Book - Dad Edition

The Day You Were Born Book – Dad Edition

Unique gift features up to 80 pages of the New York Times from the day Dad was born, and is a wonderful keepsake and conversation starter.  Personalized hardbound book is engraved in gold lettering with the phrase, “To My Father” above his name and birthdate.

#1 Dad Personalized Keepsake

#1 Dad Personalized Keepsake

This personalized keepsake offers a light-hearted, fun way for you to remind your father that he’s always been #1 to you. Customize the Lucite keepsake with any 3 lines of your choosing.

Funny 75th Birthday Hat for Dad
75th Birthday Hats for Dad – Choice of Styles

Protect what’s left of Dad’s hair in style with a 75th birthday hat!

Zazzle has hundreds of different styles to choose from…and they’re priced at well under $25.

75th Birthday Food and Wine Gift Basket for Dad75th Birthday Wine Gift Basket for Dad

Dad deserves the best on his special day – and this premium wine gift basket is the perfect choice! Your choice of wine is paired with a prestigious selection of goodies, and comes in a beautiful keepsake chiller engraved with “Cheers”.

Add a personalized ribbon with your own Happy 75th Birthday Message for Dad.

Favorite Sports Team History BookFavorite Sports Team History Book

Choose  any NFL, MLB, NBA or MLH Team

If Dad’s a life-long follower of a sports team, this is the perfect gift for him! Hardbound book retraces the history of his favorite professional sports team (football, basketball, baseball or hockey) through New York Times reprinted pages.

Features game-day stories, profiles, Hall of Fame announcements and more. You can choose to have the book personalized with Dad’s name.

A wonderful gift for the ultimate sports fan to recall long-ago glory days and struggles of his favorite team!

Monogrammed Compass & Book Gift Basket

Monogrammed Compass & Book Gift Basket

Dad showed you the way and pointed you in the right direction throughout your life.  Let him know how much you appreciate him with this gift basket duo that includes a handsome monogrammed pocket compass.

copyright 1939 Tie

75th Birthday Ties – Choice of Styles

‘Fess up…how many times did you give your dad a tie for Father’s Day? Dad will get a kick out of – and look super-dapper – in a 75th birthday necktie.

Zazzle offers over 500 different milestone birthday neckties – you’re sure to find one to match Dad’s taste!

Dear Dad Personalized Keepsake

Dear Dad Personalized Keepsake

Have a lot you want to say to Dad? This sentimental gift gives the perfect opportunity. Write your own heartfelt message – or choose from 7 pre-written poems if you can’t find the right words.

Personalized 75th Birthday Pocket Token

Personalized Heart Pocket Token

The perfect little way to let Dad carry a reminder of your love with him wherever he goes. The pewter coin is personalized with any 3 line message, and fits perfectly in his pocket.

Personalized 75th Birthday Pocket WatchPersonalized Pocket Watch

An elegant gift that is surprisingly affordable!

Personalize this handsome pocket watch with 2 or 3 initials (or you can spell the word “DAD”) on the front. The back features a personalized 5 line message – perfect for sharing a loving sentiment to your Dad.

Day You Were Born Newspaper

Day You Were Born Original Newspaper

Give Dad a bit of history with an authentic (not reproduced) newspaper from the day he was born. This unique gift is sure to spark conversations. Your choice of 3 presentation styles.

Personalized 75th Birthday Glass Frame for Dad

To My Dad Personalized Glass Frame

Showcase a favorite photo – and tell Dad exactly how much he means to you – with this handsome personalized frame.  Choose from 5 pre-written letters, or compose your own heart-felt message.

Personalized 75th Birthday Beer Mug for Dad

Personalized 75th Birthday Beer Mug for Dad

Dad deserves to enjoy a nice cold one on his special day, and this personalized 25 ounce mug is the perfect mug! Sturdy, traditionally-designed mug is personalized with your own message.

Personalized Family Tree Canvas Print

Personalized Family Tree Canvas Print

Hopefully having a family has been one of the highlights of your father’s life! He’ll be able to show off all his loved ones with a handsome family tree print. Add up to 18 names, and personalize the bottom with a 2 line verse or saying.

Geno 2.0 - DNA Ancestry Kit

Geno 2.0 – DNA Ancestry Kit

This totally unique gift will help Dad find out about his family’s origins. By submitting a DNA swab from his cheek, he will discover his family’s migration paths, find out which regions his family came from, as well as contribute to the worldwide Genographic Project.

Personalized Hometown Map Marble Clock

Personalized Hometown Map Marble Clock

If Dad’s a clock or map buff, or you’re just looking for a totally unique gift, this is a present that he’s sure to treasure. Marble clock features a topographical map of 3 miles surrounding the address given. Striking compass rose features the New York Times logo and the address and city

Personalized Retro Garage Sign

Personalized Retro Garage Sign

Let Dad know how much you appreciate all those hours you spent working on cars together. This personalized retro sign is a perfect accent to his garage or man-cave.

Dad Branding Iron

Dad Branding Iron

Did your father teach you everything you know about grilling – the best marinades, how to get cross-marks on your steak? He’ll enjoy making his mark on his creations with this unique DAD branding iron.

75th Birthday Penny CufflinksPenny Cufflinks – Choose Any Year

Perfect for the dapper gentleman – or the man who collects coins! Striking cufflinks feature pennies from the year he was born (or you can choose two different years if you’d prefer) that are plated with gold.

A unique gift that’s sure to draw compliments!

Artisan Cheese Hamper

Artisan Cheese Hamper

For the Dad who loves cheese, this gourmet selection of hand-crafted cheeses is sure to please! Attractive gift basket comes complete with a cheese knife. Add a personalized ribbon for an extra-special touch.

75th Birthday Photo Book for Dad

75th Birthday Photo Book for Dad

Dad has a rich lifetime of memories – why not preserve those memories by creating a photo book in honor of his big day?

Shutterfly is well-known for their top-quality photo books, and their templates and easy-to-use design tool make creating a photo book so simple!

They also offer several unique styles that are perfect for a 75th birthday…be sure to check out the Milestone Birthday and A Life’s Story photo book templates!

Personalized 75th Birthday Bottle of Wine

Personalized 75th Birthday Bottle of Wine

Is Dad a wine lover, or are you in need of a gift for the Dad who has everything? He’ll enjoy this personalized bottle of wine twice – once when he drinks it, and later he’ll enjoy displaying the bottle for all to see.

Wood Valet Box with Personalized Poem

This sentimental gift is the perfect way for you to let Dad know how much you love him!

Handsome compartmentalized wooden box features your own personalized poem (choose from 7 pre-written poems or write your own) on the top.

Choosing a 75th Birthday Gift for Dad

Hopefully, you’ve found just what you were shopping for! If not, here are a few tips that might help you think of the perfect gift ideas for your Dad’s 75th birthday.

What Are Your Dad’s Favorite Activities?

I sincerely hope that your dad is in great health, and still able to enjoy the most important things in life.  By the time a man reaches 75, though, he may have started to slow down.   If he’s still able to participate in sports like golfing, fishing, or running, he might enjoy a present that relates to his favorite activity.

He might appreciate something relating to a long-enjoyed hobby, such as cooking, gardening, or collecting.  Or he may enjoy starting something new, such as researching his family history.

Consider An Experience Gift

There’s a good chance that your father already has most of the possessions he wants or needs in life.  If he’s like my parents, he may be downsizing his belongings.  He may prefer a gift that’s an activity as opposed to a physical gift.

Does Dad have a bucket list, and if so, can you fulfill any of those dreams?   Perhaps he’d enjoy a hot-air balloon ride, or he’d like to try scuba-diving.   If you need ideas, you might want to check out this list of 10,000 bucket list ideas.

Give the Gift of Your Time

I bet that what Dad really wants is to spend time with his loved ones.  Why not take the time to have a special outing with your Dad?  You could do an activity together, such as golf or fish.  Perhaps you could attend a baseball or football game  together.

If you can afford to take a vacation together, that would be a gift that you will both remember and treasure for years to come.

He would also probably really enjoy going through family photos with you.  Maybe you could work together to create a family album or history, or upload older treasured photographs to the computer so that they’re preserved forever. You can find a useful tutorial here.

Food and Drink Gifts

Everyone knows that the way to a man’s heart is through his stomach!  Make Dad some of your famous baked goods or barbeque.

Gift baskets are always appreciated, and there are literally thousands to choose from.  You can always choose a theme such as beer, wine, golfing, or pasta – you’re sure to find one that your dad would appreciate.

An extravagant bottle of champagne, wine, or liquor is a thoughtful choice that’s  sure to be enjoyed.  Try to splurge on something that your father normally wouldn’t splash out on for himself.

Sentimental Gifts are Wonderful

You know you love your dad, and hopefully you tell him so whenever you get the chance. However, it’s hard to find the perfect way to really express your thanks and appreciation for everything he’s done for you.

A milestone birthday like this is the perfect time to share your feelings with your dad. Take advantage of this occasion to write your Dad a letter or poem letting him know how truly grateful you are for him.

Even if your family is not the sentimental type, your father will be glad that you shared these emotions with him, and he’ll treasure your sentiments forever.