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Shopping for a guy’s 50th birthday can be a challenge. Turning half a century old is a huge milestone, but the 50 year old guy in your life probably already has everything he wants. Thanks to years of birthdays in the past and probably a mid-life crisis in there as well, he’s already got all the gizmos and gadgets he needs. That’s why for a 50th birthday, you need to get a little creative and think outside the box. Here are 50 creative birthday gift ideas for men. Any special guy in your life is sure to love one of these amazing birthday gift ideas.
This arrangement is a sure touchdown. A custom football container is filled with strawberries, pineapple stars, and honeydew, and it’s topped with fresh slices of granny smith apples dipped in gourmet chocolate and decorated to look like football. It’s a great 50th birthday gift idea for men who never miss the game. Delish!
This custom box of chocolate covered fruit is like a celebration for your taste buds. Featuring a box of strawberries decorated with white and semisweet chocolate with festive drizzle, along with a box of mix chocolate Dipped Fruit™ that’s packed with chocolate covered strawberries, apples, and bananas, it’s a guaranteed hit on his 50th birthday.
What’s better than bacon on your birthday? For a guy, that’s practically nothing. This fun crate is filled with all things bacon, including two types of bacon jerky, bourbon bacon seasoning, peanut brittle with bacon, and hot pepper bacon jam.
Turn your loved one’s favorite photos into a one-of-a-kind piece of wall art that will always make him remember his 50th birthday. You can include up to 80 photos, all arranged to look like the number 50.
Your guy already knows he’s awesome. This shirt only proves it. Made of soft ring spun cotton, it reads ‘This is what 50 and awesome looks like,’ and even includes a cotton muslin drawstring bag for gifting.
Keep your loved one’s desk organized with this personalized wood station. It’s designed to keep all of your most important possessions in one place, including your cell phone, wallet, watch, keys, Apple AirPod, and other accessories.
These sunglasses blend style with superior functionality. They’ve been technologically designed to give less distorted vision across the entire field of view, plus they block 100% of UVA, UVB, and UVC rays.
If your guy has his own personal space at home, he needs this mat to mark the entrance to his private man cave. Made to look rugged, it features a polyester surface with non-slip rubber backing that keeps it in place.
This game brings the thrill of America’s favorite pastime to family game night. To play, you simply roll the dice and find the dice combination on the two outfield billboards to determine where to move your players.
Give your loved one a calming experience he can bring to the office with this desk sculpture that forms natural landscapes with sand. Just rotate the glass ring, and watch as the shades of light, dark, and gold sand move into different shapes.
This handsome bracelet allows your guy to tackle whatever life throws him. With just a click, a multi-functional knife pops out with a flat head screwdriver that can fix practically anything. It’s the perfect 50th birthday gift for men who always like to be prepared.
If he’s looking to up his grilling game, this stylish cutting board is just what he needs to add to his barbecue gear. Made of North American maple wood, it can be personalized with any name up to 16 characters and any two-line message.
This beautiful piece will become a memorable keepsake for your loved one. It allows him to carry his cash in style with a U.S. half dollar from your loved one’s year of birth and a custom monogram on the other side.
Give the gift of a well-groomed beard. This set includes a pouch handcrafted with top-grain leather and brass hardware, a few beard products, including beard wash, conditioner, oil, balm, and mustache wax, and a wooden beard comb.
If you’ve been looking for the perfect ballpoint pen for the guy on your list, this is it. Featuring innovative shake technology, all it takes is a shake of the wrist and the pen is ready to write. Another shake and the cartridge disappears back into the pen.
Whether he’s staying in or going out, this cardigan will keep your guy warm in the fall and spring months. Made with a wool cashmere blend that’s both soft and durable, it has a solid weight that looks great over any outfit.
What guy doesn’t want to make his own custom hot sauce? This kit teaches him how. With cayenne, ancho, curry, and chili spice packs, along with instructions and six bottles, he can make and present up to six of his own small-batch sauces. This is an excellent 50th birthday gift for men who always opt for the spiciest option on the menu.
Perfect for the guy who can’t be without his Apple Airpods, this case features a clip that attaches to his keychain, belt loop, or laptop case. Made with PU leatherette, the case can be laser engraved with any name or monogram.
Let your guy charge his phone or mobile device wirelessly with this stylish leather charging pad, eliminating the need for messy wires and cables. This device supports up to 15W output for a lightning-fast charge and includes a braided USB cable for long-lasting use.
Help your guy get a better handle on his fitness progress with this smart tracker. It intuitively tracks heart rate, calorie burn, goal-based exercises, sleep, and so much more, and is even swim-proof so you don’t miss your daily strokes.
This watch features a unique modern style that will make it his most distinguished accessory. It features Quartz movement with a mineral crystal case and a sleek, stylish adjustable band.
If he’s a Star Wars fan, he’ll love this waffle maker that creates Death Star-shaped waffles that melt in your mouth each time. Make regular waffles, chocolate chip waffles, bacon waffles, and so much more, each looking just like the most powerful weapon in the galaxy.
Get him into the wonderful world of poker with this poker set. It’s packed with everything you need to play, including 300 top-tier poker chips, waterproof designer playing cards, high-end metal buttons, and a set of dice, all ensconced in a premium-quality aluminum carrying case.
If the guy in your life likes the great outdoors, this is the table for him. It’s just what he needs to take on his next camping trip with a flat top that can be used for food and games, a bottom tray to hold your beverages, and a design that completely folds up when you’re done with it.
Compact, lightweight, and versatile, the guy in your life can use this to make quality espresso even on the go. Just add ground coffee, apply slight pressure to level, add hot water, and pump a few strokes to extract the perfect espresso.
If the guy in your life has already crossed off everything on his bucket list and then some, this book will provide him with new ideas. It features an eclectic range of ideas, including self-improvement, natural wonders, culinary delights, and so much more. It’s a perfect 50th birthday gift for men who are adventurers at heart.
Ready to take your guy’s deodorant game to the next level? With a revolutionary, refillable design that reduces plastic waste, this starter kit includes everything you need to get a fresh, new deodorant on a subscription basis.
Featuring a strong but movable hold, this lightweight gel styles hair to a new level. It’s infused with vitamin B5, it won’t flake, and it’s easy to rinse out because it’s water based.
Upgrade your guy’s slippers with these boot slippers that provide extra warmth above a regular slip on. They feature breathable and moisture-wicking shearling that regulates your foot temperature, preventing overheating.
Get him the thinnest, lightest e-reader with a glare-free display that looks just like real paper, even in bright sunlight. It’s even waterproof, so you can read by the beach or by the pool.
This speaker is a tough and water-resistant companion that can travel with the guy in your life on any adventure he goes on. It has a soft-touch silicone exterior and a built-in microphone for calls, so you can use it wherever you need it.
32. Foodie Dice
Whether he’s new to the kitchen or he’s a seasoned chef looking for new ideas, these foodie dice give you inspiration on demand. The dice offer five protein selections, cooking methods, grain options, herbs, and bonus ingredients. Just roll and accept your challenge.
This table tennis set turns any ordinary table into the perfect place for a ping pong game. It includes a retractable net, two high-performance paddles, and two professional ping pong balls.
This lightweight hammock tucks into a sack the size of a grapefruit and weighs just over a pound. It hangs in just seconds and provides a place to relax for two while camping, hiking, or backpacking.
Does the guy in your life like to golf? Get him this golf hat that includes Nike technology to keep him dry and cool all day on the golf course. It features four-way stretch to always ensure a comfortable fit.
Made of 100% polycarbonate, this piece of luggage is extremely scratch-resistant, ensuring it stays looking brand new even after a trip. Re-engineered spinner wheels effortlessly move this suitcase wherever you need it go.
This tumbler will keep his morning coffee hot and his iced coffee cold so he can take his time to enjoy his favorite drinks. High-quality stainless steel with double-wall vacuum insulation will protect your drink at all costs.
Made for day hikes and backpacking trips, these crew-length men’s socks are made of merino wool and are stretchy, breathable, and odor-resistant. These durable, fully cushioned socks feature an anatomical sculpted design that keeps your foot fully supported throughout the hike.
Treat the guy in your life to a brand new shaving experience. Three floating cutter elements and MicroComb technology help him achieve the closest shave of his life and ensure he doesn’t miss a spot.
In 28 stunning shades, this tie features a tasteful satin shine that strikes a handsome silhouette. Made of 100% pure silk, it will instantly upgrade any plain old button-down.
41. Campel Sneaker
This sneaker is just what he needs to stay fashion forward, while still looking polished. It features a distressed leather upper, perforated details on the side, and plaid lining on the inside of the shoe.
This set of eleven manicure tools includes everything you need, including hand care, facial care, and foot care. They’re all housed in a portable leather case that can fit into any handbag or carry on for easy travel.
Sporting a gorgeous rosewood finish, this mandolin features impeccable workmanship and projects a perfectly bright tone. It’s just the thing he needs to teach himself a new skill and entertain at the next family gathering.
Ignite his spirit of adventure and travel with this beautiful world map. It can be personalized with any message up to 50 characters and comes in an elegant mahogany wood frame. It’s the perfect 50th birthday gift for men who have their own office space and need to spruce it up with tasteful, classic decor.
Take the guy in your life back to the days of LPs and 45s. This record player has a suitcase-style shell and features advanced pitch control, Bluetooth syncing, and the ability to stream digital music through built-in speakers.
Crafted of polished silver plate, these cufflinks feature a classic rectangle design that will match virtually any professional outfit. They can be engraved with any single, double, or three-letter monogram of your choice.
What superstar bowler wouldn’t want a bobblehead of themselves hitting the lanes? This bobblehead allows you to upload four photos of your loved one so the artists can recreate his face with surprising detail.
This grilling apron is just what he needs to elevate his barbecue game. It features embroidering with the name and title of your choice, two front pockets, faux leather straps, and two fax leather pockets.
Featuring deep-kneading Shiatsu technology, this massage chair recreates a real-life massage experience. It allows you to choose from multiple speeds and add heat to ramp up your massage when needed.
Make sure the guy in your life never loses his golf bag with these leather tags. One side of the tags will be engraved with his name, address, and phone number, while the other side has slots to hold three tees.
Even if the guy in your life has everything he thinks he needs, you’ll find a gift for him on this list. No matter what gift you choose, he’ll appreciate the kind and thoughtful gesture to celebrate his 50th birthday.