24 Best Retirement Gifts for Men 2022


If you know a man about to retire you might be wondering what type of gift to get him. Keep on reading to get ideas!

Best Retirement Gifts for Men

Callaway Golf Clubs


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If the man you are shopping for does not have their own set of golf clubs or it is time for a new set, this could be the perfect time to get this for them. The Callaway Golf Clubs are a fantastic set to give to someone you care about. If he has never had time to focus on his golf game before, he will undoubtedly have more time now!

There are several different selections you can make. These sets come in red (shown) or blue. The sets available are:

  • The regular 12-piece set.
  • The regular 14-piece set.
  • The regular 16-piece set.
  • The regular 16-piece tour set.
  • The stiff 16-piece tour set.

We are showing the regular 16-piece tour set, including woods, irons, and hybrids. This includes drivers, putters, and wedges.

Samsonite Golf Trunk Organizer

The Samsonite Golf Trunk Organizer is a great retirement gift for any man who loves playing golf, as they will now have the time to focus more on this leisurely activity. We are showing this golf organizer in berry, but it is also available in black, navy, green, and silver-gray. The dimensions of this organizer are 24 inches by 14 inches by 8 inches. 

There are 2 different levels of organization available in this trunk. It is easily collapsible for storage purposes. The organizer has a b0ttom that can hold multiple pairs of shoes. This trunk also has dividers that allow the retiree to easily organize all their golf-related items such as golfing clothes, golf balls, golf tees, towels, and snacks.

Golf Gift Set


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Are you looking for a smaller Golf Gift Set? This set for golfers has 8 different items that any golfer would appreciate and use. This set includes a stroke counter, ball markers, a cleat tightener, a club groove cleaner, a golf ball holder, a golf tee holder, a screwdriver, and a bottle opener.

The package dimension is 7.87 inches by 6.97 inches by 1.89 inches. It is the perfect gift for a golfer; all these items can easily be carried around with him.

Fisherman Engraved Pocket Knife

The Fisherman Engraved Pocket Knife is great for the man in your life who loves to fish. Retirement is typically a milestone that people look forward to, so combining this milestone with something he can use. At the same time, fishing could turn out to be the perfect present. 

This is a spring-operated pocket knife that has the words “O-Fish-ally Retired,” printed on it. It also shows a photo of a fishing pole catching a fish. It is super cute, maybe a little “day jokey” with the wording – but he will love it. 

Suppose you would like something printed a little more straightforward. In that case, you could also choose “Lucky Fishing Knife,” “The man, myth, fishing legend,” “Reel Cool Dad,” or you can get customized on where you have 15 characters for one line and 20 characters for the following line.

Portable BBQ Suitcase


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The Portable BBQ Suitcase is a really interesting present you can give to a retiring man. This gift will ensure that they will have a way to grill their food wherever they may go, as they will now own a charcoal grill that comes in a portable suitcase. How cool is that? We are showing this model in silver, but it is also available in red.

This is a small grill that can accommodate food for 2 people. It uses charcoal to cook, and it is made of high-grade stainless steel. It comes with an ash catcher, which will make using this and then cleaning up afterward simple. When it is open, it measures 12.375 inches by 3.375 inches by 6.5 inches. 

This is an especially interesting gift as there is a good chance he has never seen one of these, so he certainly will not be expecting to receive this as a retirement present.

Cooking Stones For Steak

If the person you are buying for likes to cook but likes to try new things, he might enjoy the Cooking Stones For Steak. These are really cool and super easy to use. This comes with two food-grade grills, a bamboo platter with a stainless steel tray, one white ceramic tray, and three sauce bowls.

The cooking stones are 6.9 inches in length by 6.1 inches in width by 1 inch in depth. Each stone weighs 4.4 pounds and is made of high-density granite stones. These stones hold heat really well. To use them, you can heat them up in the oven.

This is a fun way to cook a steak right where you are, like at the dining room table, and then it can be enjoyed right there.

The Gourmet Cookbook


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Suppose the retiree enjoyed cooking but just never had the time. In that case, he will be able to focus on developing this craft now. The Gourmet Cookbook is packed full of tons of recipes he will want to try; there are over 1000 recipes in total. The cookbook is separated into easy sections to decide what types of meals he wants to try to make. The sections are:

  • hors d’oeuvres and first courses
  • soups, salads, sandwiches, and pizza
  • pasta, noodles, and dumplings
  • grains and beans
  • fish and shellfish
  • poultry, beef, veal, pork, and lamb
  • vegetables
  • breads and crackers
  • breakfast and brunch
  • cookies, bars, and confections
  • cakes, pies, tarts, and pastries
  • fruit desserts
  • puddings, custards, mousses an souffles
  • frozen desserts and sweet sauces
  • sauces and salsas
  • relishes, chutneys, pickles, and preserves
  • and the basics.

I’m Retired Cooking Apron

Suppose you are thinking of getting any cooking or grilling accessories. In that case, you should also consider getting this I’m Retired Cooking Apron. The apron says the following:

“I don’t want to. I don’t have to. You can’t make me. I’m Retired.”

The apron is made out of 100% cotton. It is 28 inches by 30 inches with a split front pocket. This is an excellent present for anyone retiring. It is iconic and funny, and most of all, it is true.

The Spice Lab BBQ Seasonings Set


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Suppose the person you know about retiring loves experimenting on the grill. In that case, you should get him BBQ Seasonings from The Spice Lab. This set has 4 different flavors of barbeque seasoning. The flavors are sweet rib rub, smokey pecan rib rub, bad to the bones, and ancho chili & coffee. If you are unsure if he will like these flavors or if you would like to get him a great variety of spices to try, two other collections are available.

The Taste of America collection has Key West seafood seasoning, Chicago chop seasoning, fiery southern cham, and Everything and more seasoning.

The Mediterranean collection has Mediterranean citrus, Sicilian blend, French onion and garlic, and Spicy Italian Sun-dried tomatoes.

Garden Tool Set

Another thing that a newly retired person will have time, for now, is gardening. This is also a hobby that they can combine with their love of cooking or grilling. If they are embarking on trying new tastes and flavors, there is really no better way to do this than to use the food they grew and nurtured themselves.

This is a 14 Piece Garden Tool Set. It comes in a toolbox made just for these tools. It is super easy to carry transport these tools wherever they are needed with this carrying case. Each device has its own space in the gardening toolbox, so they will never have to worry about losing their gardening tools.

This set comes with 14 pieces, including 3 different shovels, 2 rakes, a knife, pruning shears, and more.

Handcrafted Cedar Humidor 

Another elegant present you could choose to buy for a new retiree is this Handcrafted Cedar Humidor. If you want something even more special, you can also get it in a Monogrammed Glass Top version where you click on the Customize Now button, choose the placement of the name or initials and enter what you want to be written on the humidor – you will have 30 characters.

The dimensions of this humidor are 9 inches by 8.5 inches by 5.4 inches, and it weighs 2.9 pounds. The storage capacity will depend upon the cigars in the humidor. Here is a quick storage breakdown:

  • 26 – 30 Toto’s
  • 34 – 38 Robusto’s
  • 46 – 50 Corona’s

There is also a drawer at the bottom of the humidor to store extra accessories such as lighters and cutters. Ther is a digital hygrometer build, it has perfect humidification, and it is magnetically sealed.

Globe Wine Bar Stand

If the retiree you are shopping for enjoys being at home more than going out, you could get them this Globe Wine Bar Stand. This is a beautiful piece that will add elegance and sophistication to any room. The dimensions of this product are 27.5 inches by 17.7 inches by 34.6 inches, and it weighs 8.8 pounds.

This is a brown wooden wine table where the wine can go right inside the globe. When the globe is closed, it works as a wonderful dust cover to protect the wine. This is a great piece that is actually practical. It combines an alcohol-themed present and adds in a piece of furniture as well as style and decor.

Canon PowerShot G7 Gift Set

Giving someone a brand new camera for their retirement is such a fun idea. This will allow them to document all the days after retiring with their new Canon PowerShot G7 Gift Set. Although giving someone a Canon Digital Camera is an excellent present, this is actually a whole gift set that includes many different pieces for someone serious about their photography. This package consists of the camera, soft carrying case, high-speed SD card reader, a flexible tripod, a wrist strap, and a cleaning cloth.

Fitbit Inspire 2 

The Fitbit Inspire 2 is perfect for a new retiree. Now that they do not have to worry about all that time at work or traveling, they will have more time to focus on their health and fitness goals. A new Fitbit will undoubtedly come in handy for this purpose

  • There are many things that you can use the Fitbit for, here is a shortlist:
  • Use as a Watch
  • Lists today’s date
  • Tracks heartbeat
  • Encourages user to work towards 150 minutes of heart-pumping activity, tracks current minutes for the week.
  • Has more than 20 exercise modes
  • Tracks progress in steps, distance, hourly activity, as well as calories burned.
  • Tracks sleep, gives a sleep score.
  • Has a swim-proof tracker, can wear in the water.
  • Ability to call, text, and use apps.
  • Can stay charged up to 10 days depending upon usage.

Shiatsu Back and Neck Massager


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The Shiatsu Back and Neck Massager is a good gift for any retiree. As people get older, they may experience more aches and pains, and as this occurs, it would be nice to have a massager on hand! This ergonomic pillow massager can help relieve sore muscles, so who would not want that? This is a powerful deep-kneading shiatsu massager that changes the direction of the massage every 60 seconds. It also uses soothing heat to help make your muscles feel good again.

This massager plugs into the wall and has to overheat protection. It also automatically turns itself off after 20 minutes of use for your protection. The retiree can use this massager for the upper body, such as their back, arms, shoulder areas, or lower body like their calves or thighs.

Memory Foam Neck Pillow

The Memory Foam Neck Pillow is a nice pillow to give a retiree as they will now have more time for traveling. Since they will be traveling more often than ever before, they should at least do it comfortably. This is actually a travel pillow airplane kit. It comes with a memory foam pillow, a 3D contoured eye mask, memory foam earplugs, and a travel bag. 

This is a redesigned memory foam pillow. It has an adjustable size, is washable and breathable. It is 100% memory foam, so it will be incredibly comfortable for any traveler. The entire package dimensions are 8.11 inches by 7.6 inches by 4.65 inches. We are showing it in new black, but it is also available in a different black design and navy blue and gray.

 Passport Holder with RFID Blocking ID Tech

If they are traveling, you may want to get this Passport Holder with RFID Blocking ID Tech. We are showing it in navy blue, but it is also available in black, brown, pink, claret, red, and blue.

Inside, there is a spot for the passport, money, your other ID, and credit cards. Knowing that this passport holder uses RFID blocking technology to keep his ID and credit safe from thieves and criminals, he will feel safe. This passport holder is attractive and stylish with 3D embossing, and it comes with a 3-year warranty.

Retired Business Cards


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Whether he wants to keep these to display, give out to family and friends or even give out while on vacation, the new retiree will love these Retired Business Cards. This pack comes with 50 business cards and a metal case to carry them in. We are showing them in white, but they are also available in yellow.

These cards are humorous. In the center of the card, it says, “Retired. Ask Someone Else.” The four corners each have one of these phrases:

No Business
No Deadlines
Mon-Sun: Not My Problem
No Email, No Phone

101 Fun Things To Do In Retirement


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Another fun present to get him is the book 101 Fun Things To Do In Retirement. You can either get the Kindle edition for him or order a paperback.

This book is separated into different sections of things to do. For instance, he can look for artistic things, musical activities, sporty hobbies, spiritual, charitable, and so many more different categories of exciting things to do after retirement. He can do them all or just do the most interesting categories. Or, he can plan to do some of them and end up not doing any as he is retired and he can do what he wants!

Some of the fun ideas in this book include becoming an artistic model, learning how to make pottery, whittling, glass blowing, joining a book club, trying out open mic night, and so much more!

And So The Adventure Begins Mug

The And So The Adventure Begins Mug is a nice small present to give someone about to retire. Retirement is the dream of so many. Most people work hard their whole life to relax and focus on their own wants and desires one day. This mug is 4.5 inches by 3.44 inches by 4.63 inches and can hold 12 ounces of liquid. We are showing it in matte slate, but there are other colors available as well. You can also choose Matte cream, matte mint, matte navy blue, or matte black.

This mug is made of powder-coated double-wall stainless steel, and it has a large, sturdy metal handle. The bottom of the cup has a synthetic cork bottom. This feature adds both a touch of style as well as an extra grip surface. This coffee mug is printed in the USA and comes with a gift box.

Retirement Weekly Schedule Mug

The Retirement Weekly Schedule Mug is a fun little gift that you can give any man retiring. Depending on their personality, you can choose this because they will agree with it and love it or provide it as a gag gift. This is a white ceramic coffee mug that holds almost 11 ounces of liquid. The cup says, “Retirement Weekly Schedule.” Then it lists the days of the week on one side, and on the other, it says, “Do whatever the hell I want to do.”

This coffee mug is made of high-grade ocra ceramic, and it is both microwave and dishwasher safe. The words are printed on both sides of the cup, proudly printed in the USA.

Do Not Disturb Socks 

The Do Not Disturb Socks are a fun gift to give a retiring man. Let’s be honest, you really can not go wrong by giving socks as a present to any man, ever. Socks are a necessity we must all own, so he will love this practical and funny gift. These are black non-slip stretch socks that have the words “Do not Disturb,” printed on the sole of one of the socks. The other socks sole has the words”I’m Retired,” printed along with a cartoon figure of a person relaxing.

A smaller version of the exact same cartoon figure is shown above the ankles with the words “Officially Retired.”

The Legend Has Retired T-Shirt

A nice t-shirt is always a good present. We are showing this T-shirt in black, but it is also available in other colors. The different color choices are navy blue, royal blue, brown, Kelly green, olive, purple, dark heather, and heather blue.

The Legend Has Retired T-Shirt says:

“The legend has officially retired. If you want to talk, you’ll be charged a consulting fee.”

It is a humorous t-shirt which will make a great gift. You can always gift it to them before retirement so they can wear it to work on their last day – is the dress code really important for someone about to retire?

Happy On Mondays T-Shirt

Another great choice of gift for your retiring friend is this Happy On Mondays T-Shirt. The shirt says:

“What do you call a person who is happy on Mondays? Retired.”

We are showing this shirt in black, but it is also available in olive, purple, Kelly green, Heather blue, dark heather, navy blue, royal blue, and asphalt. This shirt is funny and to the point. If the person you are buying for has a sarcastic streak, this is the gift for him.


Pamela Kazmierczak

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