Best Subscription Boxes for Father's Day
Sign Your Pops Up for Months & Months of Deliverable Goodies
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With Father’s Day right around the corner on June 18, thinking about how to spoil Dad should be nearing the top of your to-do list. While a new pair of socks might be enough to put a smile on his face, is that all you really have to offer the man who helped put you through diapers, taught you how to drive, and went to all your soccer games (in the rain, no less)?
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Yeah, that’s what we thought. Dad deserves something way cooler than all that run-of-the-mill stuff, which is why a subscription box is such an awesome Father’s Day gift idea. After all, we can’t think of a better way to acknowledge and celebrate the important role of a father — and all father figures, to be sure — than by setting Pops up with a subscription service that provides him with a gift to enjoy not just once, but for many months to come. And with so many different types of subscription gift boxes out there — from fashion and fitness to beer-drinking and barbecuing — you’re sure to find one that fits your dad’s interests so well that he’ll be waiting on his monthly deliveries like a kid waits for Christmas.
To help you in your quest, we’ve rounded up some of the best subscription services on the market, all equally suited to be the perfect Father’s Day gift this month (and the next few months, too).
Best Lifestyle?Subscription Boxes for Father's Day
If your dad's a gadget guy, his eyes are going to light up every time this quarterly subscription drops on his doorstep. Each season, it's filled with a selection of premium tech, home, fitness, and lifestyle-minded gadgets with a total average value of up to $300! Past boxes have included cool, innovative things like solar string lights for al-fresco dining or camping trips; a hydroponic system to grow produce at home; a mat that turns your grill into a griddle; and a quick-fill air chair for easy lounging at the beach. You can gift him a one-time Breo Box, or set him up with two, three, or four boxes to stretch the fun throughout the year.
From $89 at BreoBox.com
For the dad that likes to get his fit on, he's going to love the Gainz Box. Dropping on his doorstep each quarter, it's packed with 7-10 elite, full-size workout products — including supplements, equipment, apparel, and healthy snacks — from brands he already knows and loves, as well as fresh up-and-comers ready to help him level up his fitness regimen.?
$99 at TheGainzBox.com
Rad Dad Box
If you're shopping for a brand-new dad,?the Rad Dad Box is the perfect gift to welcome him to fatherhood and commemorate his very first Father's Day. This?subscription box includes up to nine dad-themed items, toys, or self-care products for both dad and baby, ranging?from books and snacks to sore muscle rub and soap. Consider this a survival kit for new dads and an opportunity for him and his?little one to further develop their special bond.?You can choose to set up a monthly subscription for him, or just send him a one-off box.
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Sourcing?lifestyle accessories?—?from beach gear and barware tools to grooming and gardening essentials?—?from all across the world, Bespoke Post carefully curates themed boxes that tap into a wide array of interests.?Dad will love its?rotating collections in the realms of cooking, mixology, fashion, grooming, home decor, tech, the great outdoors, and more. No matter his interests, there are always a ton of fresh, themed boxes that deliver a whole lot of bang for the buck (and support really cool small businesses, too). You can give him a gift card to try it out for himself, or surprise him with a monthly subscription that?he can switch or skip at any time.
For the gamer dad or the dad who’s into graphic novels (or the dad who has any sort of niche?interests, for that matter), Loot Crate will hook him up with limited edition collectibles, tech gadgets, apparel, and gear related to all his favorite fandoms. The service works on a monthly basis to deliver thematic boxes — which feature collaborations with the likes of Nintendo, Halo, and Marvel — so go ahead and pick whichever one he geeks out about most and watch his face light up like a little kid with every unboxing.
Find out more at LootCrate.com
Best Food & Drink Subscription Boxes for Father's Day
Meat lovers rejoice! Gift your dad this truly epic subscription this Father's Day — at the peak of grilling season, no less — and he'll be treated to high-quality cuts of 100% grass-fed beef, free-range organic chicken, humanely raised pork, and wild-caught seafood, all at an amazing value. Choose from curated or custom boxes; either way, the antibiotic- and hormone-free meats will be shipped free (in eco-friendly, insulated packaging) to his door on his schedule.
From $146 at ButcherBox.com
Grill Masters Club
Speaking of BBQ season, help Dad get his grill on with this fan-favorite subscription box packed with a curated selection of pitmaster-approved barbecue gear, grilling tips, recipes, and special deals. We're talking top-tier spices and rubs, lip-smacking BBQ sauces, and innovative grill-side accessories delivered to his doorstep each month. It's the perfect Father's Day gift for dads who are passionate about their carnivorous cookouts.
From $69 at GrillMastersClub.com
The best gifts are the ones they'll?use every day. So if Dad is a coffee drinker, you can't go wrong with a subscription to Verve. Known for its?high-quality offerings, Verve sources coffee beans from around the world and roasts them in a vintage roaster on the California coast. To send a subscription his way, simply pick a coffee from the 12 options;?select whole bean or ground (coarse, medium, or fine); choose how much coffee you want to send; then select?the?shipping frequency and the number of months you want to gift (3, 6, 9, or 12 months).
From $59.25 at VerveCoffee.com
Beer of the Month Club
If your dad's a microbrewery aficionado, he's sure to love this virtual mug club membership to Beer of the Month Club. Boasting a craft beer stock from more than 1,000 U.S. and International breweries, BOTMC scans the globe for the best small-batch, off-the-beaten-path brews, all chosen by a panel of industry professionals. You can choose to gift Dad anywhere from two to 12 months of brewed goodness across?five different memberships: The U.S. Microbrewed Beer Club; the U.S. and International Variety Beer Club; the Hop-Heads Beer Club (think IPA’s);?the International Beer Club;?and the Rare Beer Club.
From $35.95 at BeerMonthClub.com
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With Mantry, it’s all about artisan eats?for the homegrown foodie. This every-other-month box comes packed with six full-size products?carefully?curated from artisan food makers around the United States, such as?Georgia Soul hot sauce, South Carolina Bittermilk cocktail mixer, and honey from the Savannah Bee Company. Far beyond what Dad can find at the grocery store, each box tells a story about America’s real tastemakers —?and?it ships in a cool wooden crate that he?can upcycle for his shop or garage, too. Choose to send him a one-off surprise, or hook him up with three or six Mantry boxes that'll ship out every two months.
From $75 at?Mantry.com
If Dad likes to eat well but isn’t exactly a wizard in the kitchen, he’ll appreciate the beauty of Blue Apron. Blue Apron will?send him weekly batches of fresh and pre-portioned ingredients — complete with instructions —?to create restaurant-worthy meals from the comfort of his home. Best of all, we love that they let you choose special preferences to curate your meal recommendations, like nutritionist-approved recipes and fast-and-easy options he can get on the table in 30 minutes or less.?
From $11.99 per serving at BlueApron.com
Salt and Straw Pint Club
You really can’t go wrong with the unique gift of an ice cream subscription. (Summer is about to be in full swing, after all!) Through Salt and Straw’s Pint Club, you can ensure Dad has a regular supply of ice creams for one, three, six, or 12 months to come. Flavors range from the delectably gourmet — like sea salt with?caramel ribbons — to the classic chocolate chip cookie dough, but all are equally delicious.
From $65 at SaltAndStraw.com
Best Fashion & Grooming Subscription Boxes for Father's Day
Sure, your dad may know how to dress — but can he accessorize? SprezzaBox will add a little flair to his fashion game by sending him a selection of 5-6 premium accoutrements carefully curated by their team of stylists. You can send him a one-off box to start, or pre-pay for a 3-, 6-, or 12-month subscription upfront. With recurring boxes, he’ll be able to choose from a few different packages each month and should expect to unbox such stylish items as sunglasses, belts, ties, socks, hats, and more. Each box has an average retail value of $100, so it's quite practical, too!
From $28 at SprezzaBox.com
Harry’s Shave Plan
If you want to go a notch above the basics, Harry’s subscription service will supply Dad with top-of-the-line shaving tools in a way that is incredibly convenient. Harry's razors are equipped with?high-quality, German-engineered steel blades with specialized handles, and you can even have it engraved for him!?Once he's ready for razor refills, he can get them shipped right to his doorstep. What’s more, Harry’s shaving gel?and daily face exfoliator smell so good, Dad will be looking for excuses to shave.
Find out more at Harrys.com
Dollar Shave Club
Dollar Shave Club is the OG shaving subscription service, known for its?delightfully?snarky branding and super affordable razors.?You can give him a gift card to check it all out himself,?or kick things off for him with a curated gift set. (We love the?Super Ultimate Shave Gift Set which includes a black matte handle with rubberized grip, six blade refills, DSC Prep Scrub, DSC Shave Butter, and DSC Post Shave Dew.) After he inevitably falls in love with DSC's superior shave products, he can set up his subscription?to have refill razor cartridges and other full-size shave essentials sent right to his door throughout the year.?
From $28 at DollarShaveClub.com
A Rolex might not fit with your?Father's Day gift?budget, but you can still tap into Dad's?watch-loving side with a subscription to WatchGang. As a WatchGang member, he can select his favorite timepieces?from the list of options (brands include everything from Jack Mason to Fortuna) and he will receive a watch that retails?at up to five times?the membership fee. Plus, every week, he’ll be automatically entered for the chance to win a Rolex, TAG Heuer, or Seiko.
From $49.99 at WatchGang.com
Most Entertaining Father's Day Subscription Boxes
If Dad’s trying to avoid accumulating more “stuff,” look instead to this?digital subscription gift. With a membership to Audible, he will receive a new credit every month which can be put towards the best-seller or newly released?audiobook of his choosing. He'll also gain unlimited access to thousands of included podcasts and audiobooks.
$7.95 at Audible.com
If the family dog is actually?dad's best friend, this epic gift for the pups is just as much a gift for him. (Seriously, is there any more enjoyable way to unwind after a long day than to play with your dogs?) He'll love seeing the pure joy on their faces when he unboxes a bunch of fun new toys and?tasty treats in each month's themed collection. A Barkbox subscription truly is a failsafe gift for any dog owner, dads included.
From $23?at BarkBox.com
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Vinyl Me, Please
If Dad welcomed the vinyl resurgence with open arms?only to discover his dusty?records were in rough condition, help him reboot his collection and discover some new tunes with a subscription to Vinyl Me, Please. Each month, he will receive a record (from his choice of Essentials, Classics, Hip-Hop or Country), a musical-inspired print, and a custom cocktail recipe. Memberships are available for three, six, or 12 months.
From $128 at?VinylMePlease.com
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