If you have a guy in your life who’s turning the big 5-0, you know how challenging it is to find the perfect gift. There’s a good chance your loved one already has pretty much everything he needs and then some. After all, after five decades of birthdays, he’s already received countless gifts throughout the years. But that doesn’t mean you should throw in the towel and opt for a gift card. There are tons of unique presents out there that he would be delighted to unwrap on his big day. That’s why we’ve gathered up 50 of the best 50th birthday gift ideas for men to help give you some ideas.
He’ll love this assortment of decadent treats just in time for his big day. It comes with chocolate sandwich cookies, Bavarian pretzels, and graham crackers all coated in rich chocolate, two Chocolate Truffle cupcakes and two Madagascar Vanilla Bean cupcakes, and a variety of fresh fruit covered in chocolate.
This birthday box provides three delicious treats at once. It includes a rich, yet airy cheesecake, birthday cake flavored gourmet popcorn, semisweet chocolate dipped fruit, and a happy birthday balloon.
For the musically inclined, there’s no better choice than this finely crafted Yamaha acoustic guitar. Featuring rosewood fretboard and chrome tuners, it’s the perfect instrument for students or seasoned players alike.
With a bold, oversized look, this watch has a military-inspired design with oversized lugs and bold details. Featuring a black plated stainless steel bracelet with deployment-clasp closure, it’s water-resistant to 165 feet and is durable enough to withstand rugged wear and tear.
Using non-toxic mercury-free UV-C LED technology, this water bottle sanitizes water and cleans the inner surfaces of the bottle. It automatically neutralizes odor-causing bacteria and viruses so you don’t have to worry about the quality of the water you’re drinking.
You never want the worst to happen, but in the case of a car accident or auto theft, you want to be prepared. Get him a dash cam that simultaneously captures the road, both in the front and the rear, in crystal clear detail and allows you to view the footage on the included free app.
No guy can pass up a drone. This model features a 1080P FHD camera that captures crystal clear aerial photos, boasts smart voice control and gesture control, and offers the ability to perform stunts like 360° flip, circle fly, and high-speed rotation.
Make his mornings a little easier with this espresso machine. It allows you to create barista-quality single serve coffee or espresso at the touch of a single button. It also includes a starter set of Nespresso coffees, including espresso, alto dolce, Fortado, and so much more.
These wireless earbuds are built with the active person in mind. They feature a secure fitting, an IP56 rating against dust and sweat, wireless stability that reduces dropouts, and five hours of playback on a single charge.
Choose this cross-grain leather notebook for the guy that’s always contemplating life. It features thick, signature gilt-edged pages that can be filled with all of his thoughts, musings, goals, and important dates.
This chess board features large handcrafted Staunton-style chess pieces with a three-inch king piece. The 15-inch-by-15-inch folding game board is made with inlaid walnut wood and features a felted interior with straps for storing pieces.
This tool kit ensures he’ll never be without the tools that he needs to get the job done right. It’s packed with a comprehensive assortment of wrenches, ratchets, SAE and metric-sized sockets and screwdriver bits, a hammer, tape measure, pliers, and much more.
Keep him looking stylish and put together with these leather gloves. They’re made from black leather with an insulated lining and allow you to operate touchscreen devices while wearing them, so he can text and keep up with emails on the go.
14. Parlor Palm
For the guy with a green thumb, this parlor palm will make a big impression at home. With lush, dark green leaves, it’s easy to care for in a variety of light situations and tight spaces and is an excellent air purifier.
Get him a speaker for his next backyard or poolside gathering. This speaker comes in five beautiful colors with a rugged, soft-touch silicone exterior that makes it easy to take on the go. Plus, it features a lithium-ion battery that provides up to 8 hours of playtime.
Choose a pair of cozy slippers that he’ll actually look forward to slipping into in the mornings. These moccasin slippers are made with 100% suede and a comfy pile lining with a rubber insole that will even let him wear the slippers outside.
Everything tastes better in an air fryer. This model features rapid 360° air circulation to provide crispy results and a spacious 5.8-quart cooking space that can fit a whole five-pound chicken.
Treat his sore back and shoulders to a heated massage, all without having to leave home. This massager features eight kneading massage nodes in three adjustable positions and deep therapeutic heat that relieves and soothes aching muscles.
Keep his workspace much more organized with this docking station. Made of solid ash-tree wood, it features a place to charge your phone as well as compartments to keep his daily use items close at hand.
For the fisherman in your life, this mystery box provides seven to eight curated new and classic fishing lures at a discounted price. Each product is picked by expert fishermen to help you catch largemouth, smallmouth, or spotted bass.
21. Pizza Socks Box
Is it a pizza or is it socks? This fun box offers the best of both worlds with socks that look just like your favorite pizza. Made with cotton, polyamide, and elastane, they’re both cozy and durable.
Get him a mug that will keep his coffee hot for hours, even in the chilliest of temps. Made with kitchen-grade stainless steel, this mug is resistant to dents, dings, and rust. It’s also dishwasher safe to save time in the kitchen.
He’s had 50 years of experience being awesome, and he’s pretty good at it by now. Choose this mug that features a cassette tape from the year he was born with the phrase, “50 years of being awesome.”
Elevate his cooking ante with this award-winning steel wok. Made with French Blue Carbon Steel for exceptional heat control and retention, it features a comfortable handle and a perfectly sized base just right for your stovetop.
Make any office chair a whole lot more comfortable with this memory foam seat cushion. It features gel-infused memory foam and an ideally contoured structure for supporting the neck, upper, middle, thoracic, and lower back.
Get him a professional chef’s apron so he can really look the part when cooking or grilling. It’s made with extra strength waxed canvas that is waterproof, dirt-resistant, and built to last through whatever your guy throws at it in the kitchen.
Perfect for the baseball fan, each coaster lays out a game-changing play in your choice of teams from 20 major league baseball teams. It’s perfect for reminiscing over your favorite plays while protecting your furniture from rings and dings.
Get him a personalized cutting board that’s made with real hardwood maple. It includes a juice well and grip handles for no-drip carving and can be personalized with any two lines of text below the decorative grilling design.
Your 50 year old is basically a legend at being a husband and dad, and this tee tells it like it is. Super soft and comfy, it’s made with pre-shrunk heavy cotton and is custom-crafted just for you.
Let’s face it, he probably already uses the trash can as a basketball hoop. This wastebasket just provides him the extra support of a backboard and makes tidying up a lot more fun.
Yes, you can brew coffee or tea right in a glass bottle. It features a double-wall glass design to keep contents hot and keep hands safe from burns and a removable stainless-steel filter that brews ground coffee or loose-leaf tea.
Give him the gift of relaxation in his own backyard with this hammock. Handmade in Columbia, the hammock is durable and waterproof and comes in your choice of eight colors from vibrant to neutral.
Choose Amazon’s lightest and thinnest Kindle Paperwhite yet with a glare-free display, laser-quality text, and 8 GB of storage. Plus, a single battery charge provides weeks of reading rather than hours.
Get him a Dopp kit that will help him keep all of his personal hygiene products neat and tidy. Made with waterproof PU leather, it’s lightweight and durable. Plus, it comes with his initials or name engraved on the outside of the bag.
35. The Good
He may be 50, but that doesn’t mean he has to look like it. This skincare combo provides a clinically proven formula of 27 active botanicals that helps improve the look and feel of your skin.
Sitting at your desk all day is bad for your health. This standing desk converter allows you to strike that perfect balance between standing and sitting with a touch mechanism that easily adjusts the height.
For the die-hard Star Wars fan, there’s no better gift than this coffee table book from The New York Times. It’s filled with more than 85 images, including full-color ads for the movies, interviews, and news on the development of all of the Star Wars films starting from four years before the first movie’s release.
Take him back to the days of his youth with this Classic NES game system. It comes preloaded with 30 games, including all of his favorites, such as Super Mario Bros., Donkey Kong, The Legend of Zelda, Pac Man, and so much more.
With their retro design, these shoes will also remind him of his years gone by. These kicks are not only stylish, but they also feature a lightweight feel and a comfortable fit.
At just five inches high, this fireplace offers all the benefits of a regular-sized fireplace in a compact, portable design. It uses isopropyl alcohol for a clean burn that can be used indoors or out with no risk of soot.
The guy in your life is sure to appreciate a good quality tool to keep his facial hair tamed. This set comes with clippers, 14 cutting guards, a nose and ear trimmer, a comb, and a carrying case to keep everything contained.
42. Waffle Robe
Bring a little bit of that spa luxury to his own home with this ultra-soft and plush waffle robe. Made with 100% Turkish cotton, it’s soft and lightweight and features two pockets at the hips for keeping essentials close at hand.
43. Bleu de Chanel
Choose this classic men’s cologne from Chanel. It’s a woody aromatic fragrance that cultivates the essence of independence and self-determination, with notes of citrus, cedar, tonka bean, and vanilla.
44. Tile Pro
This is the perfect 50th birthday gift for the guy who’s always losing his keys (or his wallet or cell phone). This tiny piece of technology allows you to always find your lost item with the included Tile app that pinpoints the object’s exact location.
For the adventurer at heart, this wall art features scenery of happy mountains and trees. It’s a gallery-quality giclée print on matte archival paper that resists fading or discoloring.
Enjoy all the fun of an outdoor BBQ from the indoors. This grill features a large 14-inch grilling surface, a circular heating element for even cooking, and a reliable nonstick coating so you won’t have to deal with stuck food.
For the guy who can’t get enough spice, choose this DIY hot sauce kit. He’ll be able to create his very own batch with chipotle and guajillo peppers and cayenne, ancho, curry, and chili spice packs.
For the guy who takes forever to fall asleep at night, consider this sleep aid. It’s a combination of a metronome and a light system that teaches you how to fall asleep naturally, without relying on sleep meds.
Get him a ring made of a quarter minted in the year he was born. Handmade in Astoria, Oregon, it’s sure to be the most unique gift he receives for his 50th and is something that he’ll treasure for years to come.
Made of 100% cotton, this chef apron features the year he was born with the words “Vintage: Aged to perfection”. High-quality printing and fabric ensure this gift will last him a lifetime.
Shopping for a 50 year old guy who already has everything he needs is no easy task. However, if you think outside the box and consult this list for ideas, you’re sure to find the perfect 50th birthday gift ideas for him.