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!
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.
Perfect for the man who appreciates fine beer and delectable treats! Your choice of international beers or American IPAs fill this handsome picnic basket.
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.
The old-world feel of this oak sign adds a sophisticated touch to any room. Add his name, birth year, and city – perfect for celebrating a 75th birthday! This unique present is ideal for the man who has everything.
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.
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.
This moving tribute is sure to touch your father’s heart. The colorful book is illustrated with colorful pictures of animal dads and children and is a light-hearted way to say thanks for all that Dad has done for you.
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.
You can never have too many cozy pajama sets. These fun and comfy jammies come in your choice of 6 different pants patterns…including both Democrat and Republican!
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Is Dad still running circles around the rest of the family? Then he’ll appreciate this funny hat – available in 12 different color combos.
Let Dad know some of the most important differences he’s made in your life. Add your own five reasons to be thankful to this handsome canvas wall art. Available in 4 striking colors.
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.
If Dad appreciates fine craftsmanship, he’ll approve of this top-rated leather watch box. It’s a stylish way for him to store his watches and other jewelry. Available in black or brown.
‘Fess up…how many times did you give your dad a tie for Father’s Day? Dad will get a kick out of wearing this cheerful “copyright 1939″ tie.
Stylish pub glasses are the ideal way for Dad to enjoy a cold brew. This handsome glasses include the date and city that he was born in, making them an ideal 75th birthday gift!
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.
A well-rested man is a happy man! As we grow older, many people find it difficult to sleep. The highly-rated sleep therapy machine uses the principles behind two decades of research to help achieve a deeper state of sleep.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
At the ripe old age of 75, any man’s body is sure to have a few well-deserved aches and pains. This heated neck and shoulder massager is just the ticket to relax those tense muscles.
Food for thought – and for the tummy all in one sure-to-please gift basket. Dad will enjoy reading the inspiring stories in the included book as well as noshing on the delectable snacks. Great last-minute gift!
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.
This richly detailed afghan is the perfect weight for Dad to enjoy a relaxing nap under. Add 3 lines of personalization underneath the antique globe design to create a one-of-a-kind present.
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.
Personalized pint glass serves as a reminder of Dad’s special day long after the cake is gone. The Classic 1939 design is also available on a number of gifts, including a flask, cocktail shaker, and beer stein.
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.