11 Unique Gifts To Treat Dad This Father’s Day


Father’s Day begs the age-old question—what to get dad other than a boring something? Well, we’re here to give you unique and memorable ideas to make this Father’s Day a cut above the rest. From a South Jersey Brewery tour to a customized wallet to a golf experience, these gifts from local NJ sources will give dad a reason to remember this Father’s day as one of the best. Scroll down for the NJMOM Father’s Day gifts, and to celebrate dad, make sure you check out all there is to do for Father’s Day in NJ too.

Father's Day gift guide

Custom Sudbury Cotton Linen Navy Casual Shirt 

A bespoke tailored button-down will make the boring here’s-a-shirt gift a step above. This blue cotton-linen blend can be customized to dad’s specifications—besides being made to measure, choose sleeve type (short or long) and torso length for the dad that likes an untucked, on-trend style. $89 available at Indochino in Short Hills

Father's Day Gift Guide City Brew Tours

South Jersey City Brew Tours 

Got a dad who loves craft brews? Send him on an all-inclusive NJ craft brewery tour where the motto is, you drink, we drive. With tours to south Jersey faves like Axe and Arrow, Death of the Fox, and Somers Point, as well as local craft breweries in Wildwood and Cape May, dad can try a flight, get to know brew history, try food pairings and learn about what goes into his favorite IPAs and ales. Tickets starting at $70

Father's Day Gift Guide wallets

Personalized Wallet 

A wallet is always a good idea, and one that’s personalized is even better. Keep the fam close in a unique and custom way with a photo embossed on the leather. He’ll always be reminded of what’s important and won’t have to keep a worn photo hidden inside. And you can add a special message inside in your kids’ handwriting too. $20 from By Crafter Designs in Princeton

SeaHearNow Father's Day

SeaHearNow Festival Tickets 

With music festivals finally back to pre-COVID rosters, scoring tickets are becoming a thing again. Be ahead of the game, by purchasing dad tickets at special pricing to this two-day festival in Asbury Park, headlined by Stevie Nicks and Green Day. Beyond the music, see surfing pros on the waves, step into the Pavillion for immersive art experiences, and sample gourmet food from regional purveyors and top restaurants. Tickets start at $215 for two days of general admissionRon Jon


Ron Jon 8′ Longboard Surfboard 

Surfs up with this longboard cruiser for beginners and experts who want a comfortable and easy paddle on those days when waves are less wily. The more modern hard rails can convert to a single fin, and with its classic template, you have the ideal board for a smooth ride. $539 at Ron Jon Surf Shop in Ship Bottom and Ocean City, NJ.

Father's Day Gift Guide Tony Baloney's

Pizza Making Kit and Class with Tony Baloney’s

Got a dad who likes making pies? Give him a pizza-making kit and virtual class with Hudson County fave Tony Baloney’s, and he can treat the whole fam to the famous pies. With dough, marinara, homemade mozz, pepperoni, and more, he can get as creative or as simple as he wants as a TB chef guides him through the process. $99 for a pizza kit and virtual class

Earthquake’s Father’s Day Comedy Tour at NJPAC

Treat dad to a lot of laughs on his special day. Comedy sensation Earthquake returns with his Father’s Day Comedy Show on (you guessed it) Father’s Day. This year’s event features guest stars Donnell Rawlings, Bill Bellamy, Jessica “Jess Hilarious” Moore, Freddie Ricks, and Pretty Ricki and guarantees to be a lively, crack-you-up kind of show that will put a smile on his face. Tickets starting at $50.Father's Day Gift Guide

Steel Raised Garden Bed Green

He can grow his own veggies and more in this space-saving and eye-catching raised plant bed. The durable, powder-coated metal bed is large enough to accommodate multiple plants and can hold supplies and pots within easy reach. Add in a bunch of seeds to start, and he’ll be excited to watch his garden grow all season. $178 available at Ace Hardware locations throughout NJ. 

Father's Day gift guide Just Jersey

Reclaimed Wood Beverage Caddy

Have your Jersey guy tote his brews and bottles in style with this caddy made from reclaimed wood. With a bottle opener on the top, this is all he needs to keep his six-pack of brews (or sodas) close by on the patio or at the beach. $48, made by One Man Gathers in Boonton, NJ, and available at Just Jersey in Morristown

Fathers Day hat

Greenlines Pacific Blue Hat

Trucker hats are here to stay, and this one, from the Fair Haven board short brand, put his Jersey shore style on top. Made from recycled polyester, organic cotton, and sustainable production, with every wear, he’ll feel good knowing he’s helping the planet too. $30, available at Greenlines in Fair Haven

Father's Day Gift Guide Top Golf

Topgolf Experience

If Dad loves the links, send him to the famous ones (Pebble Beach, anyone?) without booking a plane trip. Have him tee up at one of the Top Golf locations in NJ, where state-of-the-art golf simulators can put him at the most famous holes in the world, and give him top-notch food and drinks while he’s there. Gift cards are available for Topgolf locations in Edison, Mount Laurel, and the Topgolf Swing Suite in Morristown.

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About Author

Melanie Bodner has always had a love for writing, but now she has a new love…being a mom. Before having her kids, Melanie was no stranger to writing or working with children. She wrote for a local newspaper as a reporter and taught English and Dance in a public school. Now Melanie enjoys spending time with her kids, doing yoga, writing and decorating her home. Check out her Instagram @burlapbythebeach.