34 Father’s Day experience gifts dad will remember forever

Father's Day 2021 is just around the corner—here are the best gifts for dad that don't come in boxes.

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We've spent much of the last year cooped up at home, so this Father's Day is the perfect opportunity to gift an unforgettable experience to the father figure in your life. From sporting events to outdoor experiences and all-inclusive packages to memberships, experiences are a creative way to not only show you care, but that you pay attention to your dad's interests and hobbies.

Sometimes the most thoughtful gifts don't come wrapped. This Father's Day, create memories with your dad or better yet, give him a personal day off, filled with pampering and relaxation (or adrenaline). They do so much for us, dads deserve a little VIP experience!

Here are 34 of the best Father's Day gift ideas that don't come in a box.


    1. Cook dad a homemade meal
    2. Rent a boat for the day
    3. Concert tickets
    4. Annual pass to an art museum
    5. Scuba lessons
    6. Zip lining experience
    7. Pass to an aquarium
    8. Golf lessons
    9. Tickets to a beer or wine tasting
    10. All-inclusive spa day package (or an at-home spa experience!)
    11. Magazine subscription
    12. Tickets to a minor league baseball game (or other sporting event)
    13. Indoor or outdoor skydiving experience
    14. Trip to the local bookstore to replenish his TBR pile
    15. Passes to an amusement or theme park
    16. Movie passes + a theater snack-themed gift basket
    17. New games for family game night
    18. Water sports gear for summer (kayak, paddle board, surf board, etc.)
    19. Flying lessons
    20. Private art class
    21. Guided fishing trip
    22. Outdoor rope course experience
    23. A staycation, including lodging + an itinerary with excursions (if you really want to go all out)
    24. Gym or studio class membership
    25. Sports car racing experience
    26. Sailing lessons
    27. Virtual cocktail making class + his favorite spirits and mixers
    28. Host an outdoor movie night in the backyard
    29. National Parks pass
    30. Cooking class
    31. Off-roading experience
    32. Comedy show tickets
    33. A subscription for an online learning service, like Masterclass or Skillshare
    34. Tickets to a theatrical performance

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