The Best Father’s Day Gifts Under $50

We all love our dads, but sometimes we’re on a budget. That’s where our guide to gifts under $50 comes in. Turns out you can still find your dad something totally unique for Father’s Day that doesn’t cause the bank account balance to drop to zero. Here are some of our local favorites.

Bowie Sun + Stone sandal for men.


3501 S. Tamiami Trail, Suite 600, Sarasota, (941) 329-3300

Dad’s shoes have pretty much become a term in their own right, so what’s the harm in adding another pair to your dad’s collection? As we prepare for Florida’s hottest weather (ugh, Florida summers), get your dad a pair of sandals he can rock on the beach while doing yard work. Those Birkenstocks-esque sandals by Sun + Stone and sold at Macy’s have the same style for a fraction of the price.

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CamelBak Podium Chill Outdoor 21 oz.


3800 S. Osprey Ave, Sarasota, (941) 366-4144

In this economy and environment, a bottle of water is an absolute must. And if your dad is athletic in any way, he’ll need one that he can easily attach to a bike or use after a run. This 21 oz CamelBak Water Bottlesold at Sarasota Cycle, will make its day with its sleek design and ability to keep water cold long after its bike ride begins.

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Book The art of being a tourist at home.


1 (800) 322-0344,

During the pandemic, we’ve all become adept at finding new ways to explore the places we live. But it’s always good to have a reminder. This book by Jenny Herbert, “The art of being a tourist at home”, helps us all remember why we chose our homes and what they mean to us every day.

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Ancient Olive Grilling Collection Gift Set (60ml Variety 4 Pack)


26 N. Presidents Boulevard, Sarasota, (941) 388-1414

Is grilling the most dad-esque activity? This set from The old olive gourmet sure to enhance your dad’s future forays into grilling. Choose between Smoky Chipotle Infused Olive Oil, Garlic Peperoncino Olive Oil, Maple Balsamic and Toasted Lemon Balsamic. Grilling will never be the same again.

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Crate & Barrel Peugeot Whiskey Tasting Set.


140 University Downtown Parkway, Sarasota, (941) 702-9900

Does your father consider himself a whiskey expert? Does he always ask you to try his latest favorite and are you forced to refuse? Now show him you’ve been listening this whole time. This Peugeot Whiskey Tasting Box from Crate & Barrel ($45) has a sleek look and chills whiskey in less than five minutes while keeping it cool for about half an hour.

Crate & Barrel Indoor/Outdoor Herb Planter with Scissors

If your father is the type to go out in the garden, buy it a herb container with Scissors ($39.95 regular price). This oval shaped pot is perfect for basil, mint or rosemary or whatever he likes to grow.

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