Are you struggling to come up with 50th birthday gift ideas for men? It’s not easy finding a present for this milestone birthday that he hasn’t already got. Don’t worry – I’m here to inspire you with some fantastic recommendations.
I’ve curated a list of 25 incredible 50th birthday presents you can buy online today. Scroll through the gift guide with his hobbies and personality in mind for the best results. You’re bound to find something perfect for his 50th.
Weber Portable Gas Grill
Is your 50-year old man the family grill king? Buy the birthday boy a Weber portable gas grill, and he can cook up a feast anywhere. This road trip-friendly design is equally at home on the beach, campsite, or a tailgate.
Disposable liquid propane cylinders get the Weber fired up with zero mess. It has plenty of capacity for all of your BBQ favorites. This is the perfect gift for the man who enjoys grilling for friends and family.
This wooden organizer is a wonderful gift for any 50-year old man who needs a bit more order in his life. No more scrabbling around in the morning trying to find his glasses – he’ll have a place for everything.
The sleek wooden design will look great on his nightstand, desk, or wardrobe shelf. It has a stand for his mobile phone and other spaces to organize his everyday essentials. It’s a stylish present to help guys get organized.
Fender Acoustic Guitar Bundle
This Fender acoustic guitar bundle is a rocking gift for any man who played years ago or wants to start now. The package comes with everything he needs to get started. There’s even an instructional DVD and access to online lessons.
The instrument looks as good as it sounds – people say it’s easy to play and forgiving to beginners. It’s the perfect opportunity to surprise your man if it’s something he’s talked about but never gotten around to.
“Bigger Leaner Stronger”
It’s essential to take care of your body as you get older. It’s never too late to start, and 50 is no age in the world of fitness. This health-related gift gives him a roadmap to feeling and looking better than he has in years.
“Bigger Leaner Stronger” dispels the myths and stereotypes surrounding weight training. Instead, it focuses on a simple, achievable approach. It’s an excellent gift for 50-year old men who want to give the middle finger to being unfit.
Fossil Chronograph Wristwatch
Are you searching for a special gift to mark your man’s 50th birthday? This Fossil Nate wristwatch is a stylish timepiece he can wear every day. Fossil offers complimentary engraving so you can add a special 50th birthday message.
The oversized, military-inspired design is perfect for any outfit and occasion. There are 8 color combinations, but I think this black with brown leather design is a classic look. It’s a timeless gift that will constantly remind him of you.
MSR Travel Water Filter
Does the birthday boy love camping or hiking? Carrying water in a pack can be a real drag, but many remote locations don’t have clean, safe sources of H2O. The MSR MiniWorks water filter makes “worst-case” water safe to drink.
This American-made pump filters 1 liter of water per minute, removing 99.99% of bacteria. Buy the MSR to lighten the load for 50-year old outdoor adventure lovers and survivalists.
Leather Bound Notebook
If your man likes to organize his thoughts on paper, this leather-bound journal is the ideal gift. The style will really appeal to fans of fantasy titles like Lord of The Rings and Vikings.
I think it would be a nice touch to add a sentimental birthday message on the first page. That way, he’ll be reminded of you every time he opens it. This is a thoughtful gift for any 50-year old man.
Protect his car insurance premiums with this easy-to-install dashcam. He’ll have supporting evidence to show he wasn’t to blame if he’s ever involved in a car accident. It’s also a great way to guard his beloved car while it’s parked.
This Rove dashcam records high-quality 4K video and has a handy parking assist mode. There’s also a handy app for fast downloads. If your 50-year old loves his car, he’ll be over the moon with this dashcam.
Wooden Chess Set
Does your 50-year old man enjoy playing chess or want to start? It’s fun playing on a phone, but nothing beats the feeling of moving handcrafted pieces around the board.
The beautiful inlaid walnut chess board folds to double as a carry case for the pieces. However, it makes a feature in any room, so I’d leave it on display. This timeless gift is perfect for men who want to keep their wits sharp.
Cuisinart Coffee Maker
If your man is a coffee-lover, this present will ensure his cup never runs dry. He can program this device to brew his favorite blend just how he likes it. The auto-timer means he can have a fresh pot waiting when he wakes up.
The machine comes with a reusable filter and a 14-cup carafe. It keeps coffee hot all day and keeps maintenance to a minimum through self-cleaning. It’s ideal for the caffeine-fueled 50-year old man in your life.
Household Tool Set
Is your 50-year old DIY king always struggling to find the right tool? This 148 piece set comes in a handy storage case that fits in the cupboard under the sink. It has all of the tools he’ll need for odd jobs around the house.
No more rummaging through disorganized boxes – every tool has a place in the custom case. This is a practical gift for any man.
Beats Wireless Earphones
These Beats earphones are stylish yet subtle. They’re ideal for 50-year old men who want to enjoy music on the go without being too flashy. Noise-canceling technology blocks out environmental noise and allows him to focus on what he’s listening to.
They will last for up to 24 hours, thanks to the charging carry case. Wireless operation and interchangeable ear tips make them super comfortable too. These earphones are a great buy if your man loves music.
Stylish Toiletry Bag
If your 50-year old man is always on the road, this toiletry bag will help him organize his essentials in style. The leather and canvas bag looks great and is highly durable, so it’s a gift he can use for years.
There’s lots of space for full-sized versions of his favorite toiletries and pockets to keep him organized. This would be a great present for your man’s work or gym locker too.
Amazon Kindle Paperwhite
Are you searching for a thoughtful gift for a 50-year old man who loves to read? The Amazon Kindle will give him access to over 2 million books and audio titles. The latest version of the Kindle has a backlit display and a battery that will last for weeks.
It’s a waterproof device, so he can read without worry at the beach or by the pool. An Amazon Kindle is a wonderful gift for men who read on the go.
This garden hammock is the ultimate gift for guys who like to chill out in the yard. It takes seconds to set up and comes with fixtures for securing to trees or a hammock stand. The kit includes a travel bag, making this ideal for camping and fishing trips too.
This hammock comes in 8 colors and is made out of comfortable yet durable cotton. It’s an awesome present for men who want to kick back and enjoy a cold beer.
JBL Bluetooth Speaker
If you’re buying for a 50-year old man who likes to get the party started, this JBL Flip 5 speaker is the perfect gift. Wireless Bluetooth connectivity allows him to play his favorite tunes anywhere.
He can use it at the beach or a pool party stress-free as the speaker is waterproof. People say it sounds great and packs a real punch for its size. This is a great gift for the family DJ.
Tile Pro Tags
Is your 50-year old man always forgetting where he’s put his keys? Attach a Tile tag to his keyring, and he’ll be able to find them in seconds. These clever little tags are tracked via Bluetooth using a phone app.
Tile tags also work in reverse if he can’t find his phone. They integrate with smart home systems, including Amazon Alexa and Google Assistant too. This is a handy gift for men who want to keep track of their possessions.
Crystal Whiskey Glasses
This pair of hand-blown crystal glasses are an ideal gift for the man who adores a glass of whiskey. The glasses have a classic look and a heavy feel that is bound to please whiskey drinkers.
These premium glasses are designed to accommodate oversized ice cubes or whiskey stones. They hold 12 oz of his favorite whiskey and come in an attractive gift box too. This is a great gift idea for scotch, bourbon, and rye enthusiasts.
Fitbit Versa Watch
Any fitness-obsessed man will love you for buying him a Fitbit Versa 3. This health and fitness watch gives him activity stats and real-time GPS tracking. Linking the watch to his favorite fitness app will enable him to keep track of his progress.
Heart rate and blood oxygen data allow him to see trends in his health and identify critical changes. I’d buy this healthy gift for any man who takes his fitness seriously or wants to start.
Fishing Accessories Kit
Are you buying for a man who loves fishing? This tackle set comes with all the hooks, weights, swivels, and accessories he could need for a day by the water.
The 187 piece set comes in a handy travel case, with compartments to organize everything. People say the kit offers amazing value for money. I think this would be a fantastic gift for any man who loves to fish.
A Gerber multitool is a practical gift your man can carry with him every day. Whether he uses it for work, at home, on the range, or in the wilderness – this American-made tool will do it all.
The Gerber comes with a handy belt pouch and opens with a flick of the wrist. Tools include pliers, a knife, scissors, screwdrivers, and more. I’d get this practical present engraved to make it a special 50th birthday gift.
Bonsai Starter Kit
If your 50-year old man has a green thumb, this unique gift is an excellent buy. The kit comes with 4 types of seeds and everything else he needs to start his own bonsai tree nursery.
The step-by-step instructions are easy for even the most inexperienced gardeners to follow. He can grow the plants indoors or outdoors, so it doesn’t matter where he lives. Bonsai trees take time and patience, meaning he’ll enjoy this present for years to come.
DEERC Drone with Camera
Does your man dream of taking to the skies? He’ll feel like James Bond as he pilots this beginner-friendly drone. It’s designed to be easy to fly, with a range of adaptable features found on more expensive drones.
This drone comes with prop guards and a set of spare propellers to minimize downtime as he learns to fly. The built-in HD camera and real-time video feed add an extra element of fun. What an incredible gift for gadget-loving 50-year old men.
Japanese Steel Chef’s Knife
This Japanese Damascus steel chef’s knife is razor-sharp and ultra hardy. Any enthusiastic cook will love the dimpled, hand-polished blade’s stunning finish. This perfectly balanced knife will make food preparation a pleasure.
The combination of craftsmanship and technology makes this the ultimate chef’s knife. A handcrafted ergonomic wooden handle complements the knife’s rugged design. I’d buy this for any 50-year old man who loves cooking up a storm in the kitchen.
Amazon Gift Card
If you’re stuck for 50th birthday gift ideas for men after reading this list, give an Amazon gift card. He can choose something he likes and have Amazon deliver it right to his door.
He’ll get his card in a gift box with an optional birthday message from you. Gift cards start at $25 and go up to $2,000 – spend as much or as little as you like. It’s a solid option if you don’t know what else to buy.