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20 Last-Minute Gifts That Will Arrive by Father’s Day

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This year, Father’s Day falls in a few days on Sunday, June 19. We’ve been spending the past month at the Strategist looking into the best Father’s Day gifts — including affordable options, fancy options, and gifts from Black-owned businesses. But by now, you’re probably just wondering if you can even get a gift delivered in time.

Fear not. To make things easier for you, we’ve pulled together a list of last-minute gifts across a range of price points. Order any of these today and they’ll arrive by Father’s Day. And if you’re truly last-minute, we’ve made a note of the absolute last day you can order each time using Amazon Prime, for guaranteed delivery before the 19th.

Under £10

This oil is sure to zhuzh up his beard.

Last date to purchase: June 17 (Prime).

Give him the gift of tuck-shop nostalgia.

Last date to purchase: June 17 (Prime).

Derwent Mixed Charcoal Set
£10
£10

A great-value charcoal set for any idle doodling.

Last date to purchase: June 17 (Prime).

Photo: retailer

For the dad that thinks the Times Concise crossword is too easy.

Last date to purchase: June 17 (Prime).

Senders Solar Fountain
£8
£8
Photo: retailer

Strategist UK editor Ailbhe Malone says this solar fountain turned her garden into “a veritable North London Versailles.”

Last date to purchase: June 17 (Prime).

It’s time to branch out from sriracha.

Last date to purchase: June 17 (Prime).

Under £15

Bear Claws Meat Shredder
£13
£13

This meat shredder might prompt him to get the BBQ out more often.

Last date to purchase: June 18, midday (Prime).

Giant Pass the Pigs Set
£14
£14

This giant, inflatable version of one of our favourite games sees you chuck the pigs in the air and earn points based on how they land — and it’s surprisingly compelling.

Last date to purchase: June 18, midday (Prime).

Under £20

£17

Just in time for Birkenstock season.

Last date to purchase: June 17 (Prime).

This peach notebook is eye-catching enough not to get left on the kitchen table.

Last date to purchase: June 17 (Prime).

For a dad who tosses and turns.

Last date to purchase: June 17 (Prime).

Under £50

Perfect for someone who has a lot of allotment pottering planned.

Last date to purchase: June 17 (Prime).

Give him this “not quite a seat,” “not quite a cushion” hybrid to make him comfy at a park picnic.

Last date to purchase: June 17 (Prime).

D4P Striped Hanging Chair
£24
£24

For the dad who lounges.

Last date to purchase: June 17 (Prime).

Perfect for his home bar.

Last date to purchase: June 17 (Prime).

An alcohol-free spirit that mimics the flavour of white rum (and makes for an excellent mojito, according to drinking-platform CEO Camille Vidal).

Last date to purchase: June 18, midday (Prime).

Photo: retailer

Take him on a trip down memory lane with this new book exploring the periphery characters in the Beatles’ lives. (It’s also available on Kindle, in case you leave it really late.)

Last date to purchase: June 17 (Prime), June 19 (Kindle).

£41

This inexpensive Shiatsu massager was recommended to us by two podiatrists. It has six massage heads and 18 massager nodes, and it uses deep heat to soothe tired feet.

Last date to purchase: June 17 (Prime).

Under £100

From £69

This dentist-recommended option from Oral-B took the top spot on our list of electric toothbrushes.

Last date to purchase: June 18, midday (Prime).

Give his movie night an alfresco feel.

Last date to purchase: June 17 (Prime).

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20 Last-Minute Gifts That Will Arrive by Father’s Day