Dads always seems to get the proverbial shaft when it comes to being celebrated on the third Sunday in June. You know it’s true: Even now, just days before Father’s Day (June 18), you’re still looking for a gift. It’s not like he didn’t go to your soccer games — or drive an hour each way to watch you play — or read to you in bed, or wash your car. If you ask us, it’s time to give dads their due.

And despite the holiday getting closer with each passing hour, you still have time to pick a thoughtful option from our glorious list of our favorite last-minute Father’s Day gift ideas. From delicious dinners and desserts you can make at home to gift baskets you can ship to Dad to anywhere in the United States, these recommendations will show your “old man” just how much you love and appreciate everything he’s done for you.

Last-minute Father's Day gift ideas with a box of fruit, cheese, snacks, and other ingredients.

Father’s Day Gift Box

From sweet galettes to savory snacks, this Father’s Day gift box comes with a sampling of all of Dad’s favorites. Summer sausage and cheddar cheese are the makings of a delicious afternoon charcuterie board, and Moose Munch popcorn is perfect for hosting a summer movie night at home.

Last-minute Father's Day gift ideas with an array of fruit in bowls and on plates.

Join the club

If you’re looking for a gift that keeps on giving, sign Dad up for one of the many well-known Fruit-of-the-Month clubs, which go well beyond the sweet and juicy fruit of the gods. Start him off with honey mangoes in June, or send him desserts, chocolate, wine and cheese, popcorn, complete breakfast meals — even plants — throughout the rest of the year. Let Dad celebrate Father’s Day month after month with the best in gourmet food and drink…and plants!

Last-minute Father's Day gift ideas with someone fishing in a river.

Weekend getaway

If Dad’s an adventurer, pack up the car and take him on a day trip or weekend getaway. From racing along sand dunes in an ATV to exploring gold rush history, a micro-vacation is a lovely way to show your appreciation while treating the entire family to something fun.

Last-minute Father's Day gift ideas with a tray of cherry turnovers.

Cherry Turnovers

Does Dad prefer sweet treats over savory bites? These cherry turnovers are a delicious two-for-one homemade gift that can be enjoyed for breakfast and dessert. You could even swap in his favorite fruit if apples or pears are more his speed.

Last-minute Father's Day gift ideas with a bloody mary kit.

Bloody Mary Kit

You and Dad are a great pairing, like brunch and Sundays. And what goes better with brunch than a bloody maryThis kit is more than just your standard tomato juice and celery. It has all the accoutrements to make one of the best bloodies ever. If you don’t believe us, just ask brand ambassador Geoffrey Zakarian.

Last-minute Father's Day gift ideas with a burger oozing cheese.

Blue Cheese Burgers

Dads are typically typecast as grillmen. You can still give a gift for the grillmaster, but at least give him the night off from doing the work by putting on an apron and firing up some Wagyu beef blue cheese burgersWagyu beef patties have such exceptional marbling and flavor that all they need is a sprinkle of salt and pepper on each side. The finishing touch is a smoky blue cheese sauce that can double as a dip for a side of fries, chips, or fresh vegetables. The sauce is so good, it can triple as a drink. No judgement.

Last-minute Father's Day gift ideas with a bouquet of jerky shaped flowers.

Jerky collection

Growing up, you always questioned why Dad did certain things certain ways. He certainly parented to the beat of his own drum, but he knew what he was doing. Harry & David also knows what it’s doing when it comes to premium dried meats. Whether it’s bacon jerky, sausage sticks, or Landjaeger — even a jerky flower bouquet (seriously!) — Dad will be in jerky heaven.

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Jason Stahl is an Emmy Award winner who has reported on just about everything from the future of terrorism to North Korean tourism and why Las Vegas is great for kids. He’s interviewed countless personalities from Gene Simmons to Common to Sir Richard Branson. He’s held editorships at WONDERLUST, SPIN, Google, Men’s Fitness, Muscle & Fitness, MSN News, NBC Sports and Centennial Media. Stahl’s the co-author of 20 Things You Didn’t Know About Everything: Duct Tape, Airport Security, Your Body, Sex in Space… And More. The aspiring deli man lives with his wife and son in Jersey City Heights where he operates Hank Schwartz’s Delicatessen & Appetizing.

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