We’ve rounded up the best gifts for Grandpa from local Canadian businesses and shared them with you below. This gift guide will help make finding the perfect gift for your Grandpa really easy. You can also check out our other gift ideas.


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Grandpa’s Garage Sign

Is your Grandpa always puttering in the garage? Fixing things, working on the car or making sure everything is in order? If so, then your Grandpa will love the “Grandpa’s Garage” metal sign from Ensix Metal Design, a local Calgary shop. You can pick between raw steel, black, white, gold or silver and then pick your dimensions. Hang this thoughtful sign up in your Grandpa’s garage where he’ll think of you every time he walks in.

Picture Credit: Ensix Metal Design

Gifts For Grandpa: Sports Themed Products

Taking it back to the hockey-loving Grandpa’s childhood when there were only six teams playing in the NHL with this original six NHL lacer hoodie from The SPORT Gallery, a local Toronto shop. It will fill him with nostalgia and keep him warm at the rink or watching his favourite team from home. If your Grandpa is a hockey fan, check out our gifts for hockey lovers.

Grandpa’s Grill Gift

Is Grandpa a whiz in the kitchen or on the grill? Does he love hosting family and friends? ZZ Dad Studio, a local Toronto shop, has gorgeous, personalized cutting boards and cheese boards. You can choose the size of the board you want, what type of wood best suits Grandpa and personalize the board with a name, a clever sentence or a cute nickname you have for your Grandpa. When he has guests over he will get to share his personalized charcuterie board.

Picture Credit: ZZ Studio

Grandpa Gifts Key Chain

How special for your Grandpa to be able to carry a reminder of you and all of his grandchildren around with him everywhere he goes. Every time he grabs his keys he will have the most beautiful reminder with the personalized key ring from Route 22 Designs, a local Barrie Ontario shop. The square tag can be personalized to whatever “Grandpa” name you have for him and will say “This Grandpa belongs to” and separately you can add all of the grandchildren’s names to their own rectangle tag, reminding him of his family every time he picks up his keys.

Picture Credit: Route 22 Designs

Grandpa Sock Gifts

You Rock My Socks Co., a local British Columbia business based in Nanaimo, has fun socks for Grandpa that make the best gifts or stocking stuffers. These comfy, cozy socks come in light or dark grey with different accent colours to choose from. Personalize your socks to suit your Grandpa. Maybe he’s always snoozing on the couch at family functions, you can get him the “SHHH Be Quiet, Grampy is Resting His Eyes” or he loves to spoil his grandkids “Papa Is MY Name, Spoiling Is My Game”. You can personalize the name or reach out to the maker and they are happy to work with you on a unique saying for your Grandpa.

Picture Credit: You Rock My Socks Co.

Papa’s Shop Rules

Every Grandpa has a funny set of rules for his shop, garage, or other favourite hangout space. Crafty Penguin, a local BC shop, has “Papa’s Shop Rules” that you can completely customize to fit your Grandpa’s personality perfectly. Choose the perfect colour from the long list of colours then add your Grandpa’s rules 1 through 5. Some of the examples given: 1. My Shop, My Rules, 2. Grandchildren welcome, Their parents by appointment. Use the rules listed or come up with some unique to only your Grandpa.

Picture Credit: Crafty Penguin BC

Grandfather Greeting Card

Do you want to let your grandfather know how you feel but can never find the right words? This heartfelt card by Wrinkle & Crease will help you do just that. You can order this card from Canmore based business, Alberta’s Own Marketplace.

This list of the best gifts for grandpa from local Canadian shops will definitely help you find a great gift and a new small business to support. Thank you for supporting these awesome Canadian businesses.

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