Buying a birthday gift is an exciting moment, but it can also be a very stressful one if you do not know what to get and are short on time. Lucky for you, we have narrowed down the top 25 birthday gifts to buy for the man in your life approaching his 70th birthday!
Turning 70 is a big deal, so you should take this opportunity to make him feel loved and special! Whether they love to cook, enjoy golfing, or perhaps love a good laugh, we have a gift for them! Check out this list of the best 70th birthday gifts for him.
Printable Newspaper Poster
If you are looking for a commemorative gift they can display, this unique, newspaper-style poster might be the gift you have been searching for!
It comes in four sizes, and you can customize it with information about them, like the person’s name, date of birth, and place of birth.
The poster includes their photo and information like the notable events of the day they were born, in addition to the personal information you provide.
Seventy Things We Love About You Print
Another commemorative and customizable print is this Seventy Things We Love About You poster. It comes in a digital download format, so you can share it digitally or print it and frame it yourself.
Work with the entire family to brainstorm favorite stories, sayings, and quotes that apply to the new 70-year-old in your life! The average size of these art prints is 16 inches by 20 inches, which is 1,000 words. Plenty of space to sing their praises!
If the person you are buying loves puzzles, create this custom puzzle for them! It comes in four-piece count options.
You can upload any photo you want, so pick something they love, like their favorite family picture or a picture from their childhood that brings good memories. Then, they can spend time having fun putting the puzzle together and loving the picture it makes in the end!
Custom Memory Lane Book
This book is a perfect gift for anyone hitting a milestone birthday. It is a quality bound book featuring 44 pages of hand-illustrated graphics, including fun facts about the day they were born, celebrity birthday buddies, and fun memories about them throughout the years.
You can include funny memories like bad outfits and poorly cut hairstyles or good memories like their wedding day or graduations. It is a unique and thoughtful gift they are sure to love.
70th Birthday Silver Coin
The silver coin is perfect for the coin collector or the person who likes to keep small, sentimental gifts close to heart. It is handmade from quality materials with silver-plated metal and is available for purchase at just over $10.
Words inscribed on the coin include “Happy Birthday” on one side and all the ways 70 years are measured in time on the other side. Measurements include years, months, days, minutes, etc.
If they do not like graphic tee shirts, try this graphic hat instead! This baseball-style hat comes in red or black, and it states “It Took Me 70 Years to Look This Good”. It comes in one size, but there is an adjustable band.
This gift is a fun, statement item they will likely wear if they are a hat person! It is the perfect way to show that they have reached this coveted milestone birthday.
Graphic t-shirts are a great way to show the world who you are. Another gag gift perfect for anyone turning 70 is this graphic t-shirt that simply says “Old”.
It comes in many sizes and colors and is under $20. If they have a sense of humor and like graphic t-shirts, this is the gift for them! They can wear it during their party, around the house, or whenever they go out and want a good laugh.
These socks are the perfect addition to a gift basket or other combination gift! They are under $10 and come in black. The statement on the bottom of the socks says, “I’m Not 70” on the right and “I’m 18 with 52 Years of Experience” on the left.
These are sure to be a favorite birthday item, and the message is discreet enough that they can wear them often and to any occasion!
A robe is a great gift for any birthday! For a 70th birthday, it screams comfort, which is a prime goal for many of us on our special day. It is navy and comes in two size options, which fit most, if not all, men.
You can customize the robe by embroidering his name or initials on the left chest. The material is a cozy microfiber, polyester blend, and it hits at the mid-calf for the perfect length.
Just because they are turning 70 does not mean they no longer have anywhere to go! Give them these classic-looking engraved cufflinks! They are made from quality materials and come in an engraved box.
The cufflinks have any initials you want engraved on the face, and the box has an option for engraving any letter or name you want. Choose from the engraving styles on the product page to find the one that matches them perfectly.
Holy Poop Emoji Toilet Paper
This option is the perfect affordable gag gift for a friend or family member who does not want to get older!
This 100-count, 2-ply toilet paper comes with the saying “Holy Poop Emoji, You’re 70!” on each square. It is the perfect joke gift for those who say they do not need anything on their birthday.
Funny Birthday Card
This affordable and funny birthday card is a great companion piece to a gift card to their favorite store or a bottle of wine.
The front says, “I’m not saying you are old, but if you were wine, you would be really expensive!” The inside is blank, perfect for writing a heartfelt message to your loved one.
Still Swingin’ Golf Balls
This set of two golf balls is an excellent gift option for the 70-year-old who loves golfing. The best part is they are super affordable.
The set features two high-quality white golf balls with a graphic on each. On one, it says “Happy Birthday,” and on the other, it says “70 & Still Swingin’”. They can use them on the course or keep them out for display at home!
Retro Candy Box
Giving a retro candy box to the 70-year-old with a sweet tooth is a no-brainer. This box is affordable and contains an assortment of candy that would have been popular when they were born and in their early childhood years.
It comes in a themed gift box and has 30 pieces of candy included! Some of the candies in the box include Sugar Babies, Necco Wafers, Tootsie Rolls, Bit-O-Honey, Dots, Pixy Stix, and more!
For the cook in your family, this lighthearted apron is one of the best gifts you can get them! If they already have every kitchen tool they need, this is an excellent piece to complement their kitchen accessories.
It comes in three color options, and the apron says, “Not Every Cook Looks This Good After 70 Years in the Kitchen”. This useful gift is a fantastic way to remind them you love them while giving them a good laugh!
5-Piece Wine Tool Set in Unique Carrier
If the 70-year-old you know is into wine, this is one of the best gifts you can give them! It comes in a clever wine bottle-shaped plastic case and contains five stainless steel tools.
You can personalize it with their name on the front of the case. It is the perfect set of tools for a wine cart or other display, so they will love it!
Everyone loves a blanket! This one comes in dark blue with white font and is 50 inches by 65 inches for maximum fit and comfort. It is made from cozy, flannel fleece and is machine washable with reliable, long-lasting screen printing.
The message on the front says “Premium Quality Vintage” with a large number 70 in the middle and “Aged to Perfection” at the bottom of the graphic. It is reminiscent of a fine liquor label, so it is sure to make them feel special!
Engraved Flask Gift Set
This engraved flask gift set is a great option for a luxurious-looking item for cheap. It is made from stainless steel and is a standard-size flask holding 7 ounces of their favorite liquor. The engraving says “Happy 70th Birthday” in an elegant font.
It also comes with two shot glasses and a funnel to help fill the flask without losing a drop! It is also rust-resistant.
70th Birthday Decorations and Party
For the person who truly has everything, perhaps you should throw them a party with their closest family and friends in attendance instead of a tangible gift! These decorations are fun and classy without costing you a ton of money.
This set comes with a banner, pom poms, streamers, and Happy 70th Birthday signs. The decorations are in black, gold, and silver, so they match any party, occasion, or style. They also make a fantastic backdrop for photos.
Travel Coffee Mug
This coffee mug is perfect for on-the-go and home sipping. It is a 30-ounce, double-wall insulated tumbler with a vacuum-sealed lid to keep your beverage at the correct temperature for hours.
The writing on the mug says, “I’m Not Getting Older, I’m Getting Better” in a playful font. It does not come with a straw, but the mouth opening is wide enough to fit a straw if needed! Overall, this is one of the best 70th birthday gifts for him.
This option is the perfect gift for the 70-year-old with a woodworking hobby! The hammer is made from wood and metal.
You can engrave the handle with a one-line message containing up to 75 characters. The material is high-quality wood, and natural variations in the wood make every piece unique and different!
Personalized Keepsake Box
This box is made from quality pine wood. There is a bamboo option available if the person you are gifting prefers lighter wood coloring. There are 16 designs to choose from in terms of word placement, font size, and font type.
Choose from multiple engraving options on the inside and outside, ranging from small to large letters. Inscribe their name and commemorative note on the inside to make this box extra special!
If the 70-year-old you know is a grandfather, maybe give them these socks! They are crew-cut socks and come in one size that fits men’s shoes 6-11. They are machine washable and customizable.
They are gray-colored socks, and you can add up to six photos of their grandchildren and loved ones! The writing says “Reasons Why I Love Being a Grandpa,” along with the photos printed on the socks.
Personalized Bean Bag Toss Game
Outdoor bean bag toss games are great for parties, gatherings, and other get-togethers. This personalized bean bag toss game allows for three customized lines in the graphic. Lines one and two allow for 12 characters, while line three allows for 10.
You can input their birthday, their name, or another notable line item. It makes a fantastic birthday gift, and it is fun for the whole family! These boards measure 30 inches by 19 inches by 2.75 inches. They are standard-sized bean bag toss boards but with a personal touch!
Personalized Toiletry Bag
Toiletry bags are useful for any age! This one is handmade from full-grain leather and is available in two sizes and five color options. The leather engraving consists of their monogram in a font and design of your choosing.
The final product is a rustic, manly-looking toiletry bag perfect for any man! There is no inside engraving available, but with the attractive font options for the outside, you will not need it!
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