Father’s Day In NJ: Our 2024 Gift Guide


If your Father’s Day gift ideas hover around the predictable (how many Best Dad Ever mugs does one guy need?), rest easy. This Father’s Day in NJ, you can make it memorable with gifts we sourced from local NJ vendors that will give Dad something useful yet stands out from the usual. From a flight bag to a whiskey flight tray to a Paddlesmash game, these gifts will leave a lasting impression. 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. (featured photo credit: Ninja Woodfire and Electric Grill available at ACE Hardware)


Shore Cake Supply

Photo Credit: Shore Cake Supply

SPOTLIGHT: Shore Cake Supply

Shore Cake Supply, located in the Middlebrook Plaza in Ocean Township, is offering a sweet gift idea for Dad. Turn your child’s Father’s Day drawing into an edible chocolate bar in 3 easy steps. Have your child make a picture for Dad, take a good picture of it, or bring it to us. Then place your order! Email pics to shorecakesupply@gmail.com.
1576 State Route 35, Ocean, NJ 07712 

Swim Dad Swim baby

Vilebrequin Father and Son Stretch Swim Trunks

The cutest duo at the pool or by the waves gets to show off their adorable side with these Daddy and Me circus-printed suits made with soft recycled polyamide for comfort and colorful fun. Men’s $310 and Baby $110, available at Vilebrequin in Short Hills.


Fathers Day Gift Guide Paddlesmash


Give dad (and the family) the hottest game of the summer that blends the elements of Roundnet with Pickleball and goes from backyard to beach in a snap. $199, available at Dick’s in Brick, Freehold, Burlington, Princeton, Manahawkin, West Long Branch, East Brunswick and Moorestown.

Fathers Day Gift Guide Barbour

Cascade Flight Bag

Got a Dad always on the go? The Cascade Flight Bag from Barbour is 100% cotton canvas and fits under a plane seat or attaches to luggage handles to make the long walk to the gate much easier. $115, available at Barbour in Princeton.

Father's Day mint t shirt

Ron Jon Heather Mint Sun Shirt

Days on the beach require a lot of sun protection, and this ultra soft, UPF 30+ Shirt will protect him while out on the sand and in the surf, thanks to a quick-drying performance blend.$28, available at Ron Jon Surf Shop in Long Beach Island and Ocean City.

Fathers Day in NJ Gift grill

Ninja Woodfire Electric Grill and Smoker Red 

Give Dad the outdoor cooking trifecta—a grill, smoker, and air fryer in one with 100% real authentic woodfire flavor. Powered by electricity and flavored by real burning wood pellets,  the Woodfire Technology allows Dad to create a rich flavor whether cooking steaks, smoking a brisket, or air frying wings. $369, available at ACE Hardware in various locations throughout New Jersey.

Rovr Father's Day Gift

RovR Products: CoolR 25

This portable cooler is ready to go for picnics, canoe trips, shore days, and backyard BBQs, thanks to the padded carrying strap. It packs up to 32 cans or 28 pounds of ice and can store wine and spirits upright instead of laying them on their sides. $175, available at REI in Marlton, East Hanover, Paramus, and Princeton.

Fathers Day gift guide drink

Personalized Glencairn Whiskey Flight Tray- Made from Whiskey Barrel Staves

Got a whiskey lover in the family? He’ll savor every sip in the Glencairn glasses with this personalized flight tray made in NJ with authentic whiskey barrel staves. $44.25+, available at CoopersBranchCo on Etsy, ships from New Jersey.

Olive n Grape Father's Day gift guide

Griller Box Original 

Dad can up his grill game with this mix-and-match box of flavors and seasoning that will elevate everything from shrimp to turkey burgers. He can put a unique spin on anything with this 6-piece collection with Olive Oils—Citrus Habanero, Rosemary, and Greek Seasoning—and Balsamic Vinegars— Smoked, Espresso, and White Jalapeño Lime Balsamic. $31, available at Olive -n- Grape in Smithville.


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.