Father’s Day Top Ten Gift Ideas - 2024 Edition

Father's Day is just around the corner, and it's the perfect time to show appreciation for the incredible men in our lives. At Agapanthus, we understand that every father is unique, and so are the ways we celebrate them.

This year’s curated selection for Dad is designed to make his day truly special with a thoughtful gift that enhances his lifestyle. Our lists often feature terms like “recycled” and “handmade,” and include products sourced both from America and around the world. Some items even carry historical significance. Each gift on this list exemplifies exceptional quality, craftsmanship, and beauty, which are essential elements for the products we offer here at Agapanthus.  

We invite you to shop in either our Gainesville or Ocala location, or here online. Join us in honoring the men who have given us their wisdom, strength, and endless love with gifts that speak to their heart, soul, and senses. Make this Father's Day unforgettable with a special gift from Agapanthus.

Mariposa Father's Day Frame
  • Best Dad Ever Frame by Mariposa.  Let's start with an easy one! Framed photos are always appreciated, so why not make yours extra special?  This custom engraved frame is hand-crafted from 100% recycled material he’ll never need to polish, taking tossed-away aluminum and turning it into something that can be cherished forever.  Just add a great photo of the two of you and you will definitely make his day every time he sees it.
Francis Marion Biography
  • The Life of General Francis Marion” by Forrest E. Hill.  For a gift with local flavor for that history buff, this is a great choice.  According to Wikipedia, Frances Marion had more places named after him (many dozens), than any other Revolutionary War soldier with the exception of George Washington.  Among these, Marion County, Florida was given his name by its early settlers from South Carolina.  How do I know Dad will love this?  I’m a bit of a history buff myself and I thoroughly enjoyed this historical novel.  Featuring great illustrations and maps, it has beautiful cover art to grace his desk or coffee table.  Disclosure: "The Life of Francis Marion" was written by none other than my Uncle Forrest, a true student of history buff who, like my dad and aunt, is also a “back in the day” graduate of P.K. Yonge. How's that for local flavor?
caswell massey presidential soap set
  • Caswell-Massey Presidential Soap Set. What could be better for your Commander-in-Chief than this set, beloved by ACTUAL Commanders-in-Chief?  Cleansing, moisturizing, and beautifully fragranced, this set lets Dad try the favorite scents of three American presidents— George Washington, Eisenhower, and J.F.K.  Documentation included makes this gift extra enjoyable.  From Caswell-Massey, a company in continuous business in the America since 1752.


shower burst by hydra
  • Shower Bursts from Hydra.  Why not treat Dad to a little aromatherapy? These shower bursts can help him clear his mind, heal, energize, or relax.  Each Shower Burst tablet is made in the USA with natural ingredients and 100% pure essential oils. Choose one or a combo for a shower experience he’ll love.


martellato steak knives vietri
  • Martellato Steak Knives from Vietri.  For fish, chicken, or steaks, these knives are not only utilitarian but great-looking due to their hand crafted nature.  Italian artisans forge each piece of the Martellato Steak Knives adding hammered detail for a classic rustic table. The 18/10 stainless steel combined with years of craftsmanship result in a well-balanced, weighty flatware. Made in Lumezzane, Italy, by the Bugatti family. Other flatware and serving pieces are available.


Simon Pearce Woodbury DOF
  • Woodbury Double Old Fashion from Simon Pearce. There is little in our shop more intriguing to the senses than handmade glass from Simon Pearce. All crystal-clear and lead-free, each is unique, by American artisans in Vermont. Simon Pearce pieces captivate the eye, and feel amazing in hand.  We love the Woodbury double old fashioned glasses for Dad’s favorite beverage.


Longchamp Travel Pieces.  Here are just two of the great choices in travel pieces now in available at Agapanthus. Only available in store, call or stop in the shop to see the quality and value in these special pieces.

Longchamp Energy Travel Bag
  • Longchamp’s Small Energy Travel Bag.  A customer favorite, this bag is full of great features.  Like all Longchamp Energy bags, it’s beautifully made in a green way from Econyl recycled polyamide canvas. The hardware is smart and easy to grab. It has leather trim, two zipped compartments and inside zipped pocket as well. The design is clean, stylish, and simple, and we love the understated way the logo is written over the zippers on all of the Econyl bags.  Fave bit? The removable backpack straps.  This bag can slide off your back and pop into an overhead bin.  This is a perfect gift for business travel, or a globetrotting dad who can pack light and wants to look chic. Available in store.


  • Longchamp Boxford Toiletry Cases.  For our customers building their Boxford collection, these are a must-have.  These cases also slide easily into any style of luggage. Made from recycled polyester canvas, trimmed in leather, and featuring an inside coating for clean-ability. Now in stock in the shop and available in blue, black, or brown. Shop in store for Boxford by Longchamp.


gator straw hat
  • Gator Straw Hat.  Gator Dads need  this one and it sells out every year!  Help Dad beat the heat with this naturally vented straw hat. The adjustable string helps keep it on his head while he’s in motion tailgating, mowing, boating, or just strolling about in the Florida sunshine on a breezy day.  The Gator logo and colorful Gator lining will let everyone know where his loyalties lie.  Coordinating Ladies Straw hat is now in stock as well.
swig skinny can holder


  • Skinny Can Cooler from Swig. For those times when Dad is out and about, keep his favorite seltzer cold and his hands condensation-free with the Skinny Can Coolers. And yes, this is one of those products that works even better than you may think!  Boating, back yard, or beachside sipping has never been cooler. Check out colors in stock.


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I hope you’ve enjoyed this list and taken some inspiration for this year's Father's Day gifting.  These are but a few ideas, but the shop is full and there's alwasy more to choose from.  As always, thank you for shopping small with Agapanthus, where our services include complimentary gift wrapping, nation-wide shipping, and Club Bloom Rewards points with every purchase.  As thousands can now attest, our points quickly add up to store wide savings.  It’s our way of saying “thank you” for shopping with us, as we hope to see you again and again.

My best,                                         
Paula King                                     



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