Looking to show some love to the special guy in your life? We’ve gathered 50 birthday gifts for him, whether he’s an aspiring watercolor painter, a techie, or always looking to book his next trip, we’ve got the best gift inspiration for you.
Take him back in time with this fun birthday gift. This retro-inspired collectible SNES system comes loaded with the best SNES video games, including Donkey Kong, Super Mario Bros, Zelda, just to name a few. We have this system at home, and love to play it solo or in couch co-op mode. Breaking it out when friends are over is always a hit.
Handcrafted by a small, woman-owned business out of Oregon, this rustic yet elegant set comes with one drip coffee cone, and a companion pitcher to make two servings (24 oz) of coffee at once.
This beautiful, handmade journal is a treasure. Made by a small woman-owned business, you can count on this seller to deliver a sturdy and finely crafted notebook.
If you’re short on time, this is a convenient and thoughtful last-minute gift. In no time he’ll be serving like Serena, cooking like Gordon, and taking photos like Annie. This bundle will give him access to tons of high-quality online courses taught by celebrities and experts, giving him the gift of a year of learning.
This Lego building set is designed for adults who are kids at heart. It comes with a brick-built cork and wax seal, ship with a captain’s quarters, cannons, mast, crow’s nest, sails, flag, display stand with a nameplate and ‘compass’!
Does he like to listen to music when he works out? Or how about when he takes the dog for a walk? Impress him with these powerful and highly-rated wireless earbuds that feature rich bass beats and a no-slip, sweatproof design.
These paints are made from pure raw pigment by a small business in California. Each color has a beautiful buttery texture and are made by hand. Support his creative side with this thoughtful birthday gift.
Officially Licensed Simpsons Merchandise.
This ought to keep him busy for a while.
These minimalist Geometric Planters are an ideal gift for anyone with a green thumb (or aspires to have one). Made of high-quality metal and painted in black color, he just needs to add his favorite plants and hang them on the wall.
You can trust Bose speakers to pack a bold sound into a small, water-resistant speaker. We love how portable this speaker is, we use it at home and take it along when we travel.
This new translation of an eternal classic is a must-have for any literature or history buffs. “The Odyssey is a poem about violence and the aftermath of war; about wealth, poverty and power; about marriage and family; about travelers, hospitality, and the yearning for home. This fresh, authoritative translation captures the beauty of this ancient poem as well as the drama of its narrative” (Bookshop). We give this read a 10/10.
This knife is a handy tool for hunters and non-hunters alike.
A completely handcrafted piece, made out of beechwood, this set includes chessboard and pieces, Backgammon board and pieces, and a dice set made from billiard balls.
This design is customizable based on how fine you’d like the grind, and can easily size down for convenient travel.
Handmade out of a small shop in California, this birthday card is the perfect addition to any gift or as a stand-alone sentiment.
This well-loved and award-winning whiskey has a smooth, rich taste and can be enjoyed neat, on the rocks, or in his favorite whiskey cocktail. Uncle Nearest was founded by a woman whose ancestor, a slave (Uncle Nearest) taught Jack Daniels himself how to distill whiskey. You know it’s a the good stuff.
Does he love to travel? This classy leather passport holder is customizable and holds perfectly US, UK, Canada, Australia, or any EU passport.
Celebrate his scruff with this highly-rated cordless trimmer.
For the guy that has more tech than he can keep up with, this wireless station will help him stay charged up.
The ideal water bottle for the guy on the go, this bottle included a built-in filter that ensures great taste and pure water.
This smartwatch is designed to help him keep organized, healthy, happy, and on time. With Apple’s Fitness+ subscription, he can also monitor his heart and lungs, not to mention customize the watch face and loads of other features.
If he loves his bike, and he loves his beer, then look no further.
Designed with members of Bob Marley’s family, this turntable is made out of sustainable wood, bamboo, and other materials. This sturdy and well-made turntable will be a hit at his next summer barbeque.
This handmade brass kaleidoscope is “a clear barrel filled with oil is used to create movement: glass beads, natural stones, and other special elements float within the oil. The smooth movement of the objects occurs independently without the need of human intervention. The user can just watch and enjoy the spectacular images flowing in harmony and changing every moment before their eyes” (Etsy). This is a very special gift crafted by a small business out of Israel, with options for custom inscriptions.
Give him the gift of fresh greens year-round. This hydroponic garden sits easily on the countertop, where he can grow fresh herbs and even tomatoes.
Honestly, if he doesn’t have one of these already, your birthday gift search stops here. We love ours, it’s especially great on long airplane rides or for days when you just want to relax at home.
Give him the spa experience at home with this cozy, plush robe that he won’t want to take off.
Celebrate the places he loves with this custom pennant handmade by a small business out of Alabama.
If he’s a gamer, and he doesn’t already have a VR headset, he wants one. This VR headset is accessible to anyone, now that Oculus has made this more affordable option. It comes with a bunch of games, and it will up his fitness routine too.
You don’t have to spend a lot to make his day special. Tell him how much he means to you inside a card that will make him smile.
For the coffee lover, this glass travel bottle will get a lot of use. It doubles as a pour-over maker, a cold brew maker, and a tea steeper. You’re welcome.
Ah yes, birthdays: a time to remember how old you are and what experiences you’d still like to have. This book is a great gift for adventures looking to plan their next trip.
If he’s into his ride, he’ll appreciate this gadget that will automatically detect and record incidents, without taking up space on his dashboard.
If he loves to whip up a gourmet meal at home, he’ll appreciate this easy to clean, non-stick cookware set.
A thoughtful and fun gift, this kit will help him discover his roots and learn about his heritage. This DNA kit can be done from home and mailed straight to the lab, no contact necessary. We tried this kit and loved how details the genetic and health reports were, it was also fun to explore our roots and share with our family and friends. We even discovered DNA relatives across the world!
If he’s an outdoorsy type, he’ll be sure to love this double hammock that he can hook to any tree. The best part is that it folds up into a compact carrier, so he can take it on the go.
Rock his world with a huge piece of salt. No really, we mean it. This salt plate is perfect for flavoring meats or as a platter to serve cheese and appetizers.
Upgrade his bar cart with this classy birthday gift. Did someone say martinis?
Handcrafted by a small pottery studio in New York, this Farmhouse mug is everything you want in a mug. It’s sturdy, modern, and comes with the personality of a handmade, one-of-a-kind item. Plus, it’s dishwasher and microwave safe and available in multiple colors. You might want two.
This handmade, fully-lined, and spacious toiletry bag is big enough to carry all his travel essentials yet small enough to stick inside his carry-on.
For the young at heart, this handmade wooden dominos set will be enjoyed for years to come.
After you add up how much is spent on sparkling water over a few months, this gadget doesn’t seem too pricey after all.
Inspired by campfire gatherings and exploration, this Lewis and Clark Expedition Stool is handmade out of quality, sustainable materials by a small business in Philadelphia.
Spice up his decor with this original fine art photograph by Myan Soffia. It’s available as a loose print, framed print, or canvas wrap.
Help him stay organized for his birthday. This cord wrap is handmade in Georgia out of premium materials, is compact, and ready for his next adventure.
Help him show off his individual character with this classy, railroad strip tie. Handmade out of a small business in New York, he’s sure to feel dapper in this piece.
If he’s a voracious reader, and perhaps a diehard LOTR fan (or you suspect he should be), this stunning boxed set contains the four epic masterworks from J.R.R. Tolkien to start his own unexpected journey.
Mount this to the wall and he can enjoy his favorite drink in the shower or while soaking in the tub.
This hand-printed bandana made by a small business out of Tennessee is a useful gift for hikers or outdoorsy types. He’ll appreciate the unique print and quality material when he’s on the go.
Handmade by a small business out of Indiana, these wooden guitar picks are something he’ll use and treasure for years. This seller includes a customizable option, to include his initials or a special message.