55 Christmas Gifts for Your Boyfriend

We’ve rounded up the best Christmas gift ideas for your boyfriend. Find something for every kind of guy, from sporty to outdoorsy to techie boyfriend gifts.

By Jane Chertoff and Georgie Darling

Gift package for boyfriend
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Isn’t he lucky?

Instead of buying him another sweater or some fancy shower stuff, you’re poring over gift guides like this one to choose the best Christmas gifts for your boyfriend this year.

Why? Because it’s scientifically proven (well, almost) that Christmas gifts for men are infinitely harder to choose than presents for your mom, sister, or female friends.

The trick with choosing the best Christmas gift for boyfriends is to lean into his hobbies and interests, as well as your upcoming plans for the year ahead.

If his ideal Friday night is spent at a suave cocktail bar, some of the coolest Christmas presents for boyfriends include fancy mixology sets, glassware, or unusual spirits. If he’s the very definition of an “outdoorsy guy,” our gift guide features everything from kayaks to cozy blankets to bring his adventures to life.

Maybe your guy is all about cooking, or tech, or he’s a self-confessed nerd. In that case, we’d recommend some French chef’s knives, a record cleaning set, or some sleek headphones.

Perhaps he’s big into his music, loves traveling, or considers wellness his biggest priority. Whatever his quirks and personality, we’ve pulled together a gift guide of the best Christmas gifts for boyfriends of all shapes and sizes.

And don’t worry if you’re on a smaller budget this year. These Christmas gifts for fiances, boyfriends, and other special partners include plenty of budget-friendly options, too.

Expert advice: if you find multiple Christmas gifts for him in this guide, bookmark them for future occasions like his birthday, Valentines Day, and your anniversary. Work smarter, not harder.

What Should I Get My Boyfriend for Christmas?

Some of the best Christmas gifts for boyfriends include shared travel experiences, wireless headphones, fancy cooking or beverage accessories, or mini projectors. If you're looking for something budget-friendly, try a wine decanter, UltraCool pillow, a record cleaning kit, or a funny card game.

How Much to Spend on a Christmas Gift for Your Boyfriend?

The median amount to spend on a Christmas gift for boyfriends is $100 if you've been together more than a year, or $50 if you've been together for less. We recommend setting a limit with your boyfriend, so you both know how much to spend. Americans typically spend $123 on their partner at Christmas.

55 Best Christmas Gifts for Your BF

Don't worry: the stress is (almost) over. Read on for all of the best boyfriend Christmas gift ideas.

  1. Rabbit 3-Piece Wine Decanter & Funnel Set Perfect for the wine-loving boyfriend in your life. This contemporary decanter set includes a dual-action micro-perforated strainer, and can keep the rest of your date-night wine fresh for two days.
Rabbit 3 Piece Wine Decanter & Funnel Set
  1. Samsonite Freeform 21" Carry-on Spinner This sleek, stylish suitcase is a must-buy for the airport 'dad' who's always rushing to the gate. It comes in a range of muted tones, complete with all the cutting-edge features (like a its tough clamshell construction and super strong telescoping handle) necessary for a seamless trip.
Freeform 21" Carry-on Spinner
  1. Sonos Era 100 Speaker Let him blast his favorite tunes (and hopefully some of yours) with this compact, Bluetooth-enabled speaker.
  1. Fujifilm Instax Mini 12 Camera and Film Bundle Ideal for the budding photographer in your life, this Instax Mini features high fidelity auto exposure, and a selfie mode for cute couple pics.
Fujifilm Instax Mini 12 Camera and Film Bundle
  1. Viski Summit Mixology 4-Piece Bar Tool Set This four piece commercial-grade barware set is perfect for creating all kinds of cocktails, whether he's a pro or still in the “honestly, this one’s delicious, honey!” stage.
Viski Summit Mixology 4-Piece Bar Tool Set
  1. Tarrerias-Bonjean 6-Piece Knife Block Set, Laguiole Expression These precision-forged knives bring together everything he needs to whip up a feast for your next date night. This is one of the best Christmas gifts for boyfriends whose love language includes acts of service.
Tarrerias-Bonjean 6-Piece Knife Block Set, Laguiole Expression
  1. Ooni Koda 16 Gas Outdoor Pizza Oven What's better than going out for pizza? Cooking up your own creations in your very own pizza oven.
Ooni Koda 16 Gas Outdoor Pizza Oven
  1. GoPro HERO12 Black + MicroSD Bundle Tough and lightweight, thisGoPro HERO12 is ready for anything on land or water. If he's the adventurous type, this Christmas gift ticks all the boxes.
Hero12 Black + MicroSD Bundle
  1. Le Creuset French Press Warning: may come with a yawn-worthy explanation of why French Press coffee is the most superior form of coffee-making.
Le Creuset French Press
  1. Gregory Mountain Products Amber 44 Plus Ideal for summer overnights, this backpack comes with a built-in rain cover, accessible hip pockets, and space for a water bladder.
Gregory Mountain Products Amber 44 Plus
  1. Casper Glow Light If he struggles to wake up each morning, the self-dimming, warm light of this Casper Lamp promises to lull him into better, deeper sleep.
Casper Glow Light
  1. Therabody Theragun Elite Widely considered one of the best tools for aching muscles, this Theragun is one of the best Christmas gifts for boyfriends who love a good workout.
Therabody Theragun Elite
  1. Igloo Gizmo Backpack Cooler This super durable backpack cooler is ideal for all kinds of upcoming adventures (it can hold 30 cans!). This is a present that he’ll get plenty of use out of, for many years to come.
Gizmo 30-Can Backpack Cooler
  1. Brooklinen Mulberry Silk Eyemask Naturally cool to the touch, this Mulberry silk eye mask is a budget-friendly winning gift if he’s a jet-setter or a graveyard-shifter.
  1. Ninja Foodi Grill With the cooking powers of an outdoor grill, this Ninja grill is a great shout for conveniently bringing those flavors to your countertop any day of the year.
Foodi Grill
  1. Ben Aroma Diffuser, Humidifier, and Fireplace Add a dose of calm to his life with this brilliant essential oil diffuser, humidifier, AND mini fireplace all rolled into one. Stock up on oils to suit all kinds of moods, from focus-mode in the morning to sensual evenings spent together in front of the fire.
Ben Humidifier and Aroma Diffuser
  1. NutriBullet Pro 900 Series Blender This super useful, stylish blender is perfect for his morning protein shakes, cozy winter soups, and everything in-between.
  1. Umbra Triflora Hanging Planter Not quite responsible enough yet for a pet? Buy him this stylish and durable planter, instead.
Hanging Planter
  1. Crosley Voyager Three-Speed Turntable "It just sounds so much better on vinyl, babe." - your boyfriend, circa 2024 onwards.
  1. Crafthouse By Fortessa Smoking Cloche Designed for the aspiring chef, this at-home smoking kit sets the tone for a great new weekend hobby.
Smoking Cloche
  1. Grand Trunk Trunk Tech Double Hammock It can be tricky to find Christmas gifts for boyfriends who aren't bothered about material goods. If he's more about the outdoors, this is your best shot for ensuring he's comfy out there!
Trunk Tech Double Hammock
  1. ILive Mini Projector with Bluetooth Date nights with your favorite movie, sports nights with the guys, and late-night gaming seshes. He can do them all with this budget-friendly projector.
Mini Projector
  1. Rumpl Original Puffy Blanket Avid hikers, campers, or van-life lovers? This cozy blanket is a unique gift you'll want to buy in multiples.
Puffy Blanket
  1. Amazon Echo (4th Generation) The only downside about buying an Echo? You'll find yourself shouting at thin air if you ever get rid of it.
  1. HOST Freeze Whiskey Glass, Set of 2 If he's got an impressive whisky collection, he's sure to love these keep-cool cups. They're also great for subduing the overpowering flavors of cask-strength bottles.
Freeze Whiskey Glass
  1. WallyBags 60" TriFold Garment Bag with Pocket Sure, it's not the sexiest Christmas gift for boyfriends. But if he travels a lot and needs to look sharp, this is one of the best "practical presents" around.
Garment Bag
  1. Homesick New York City Candle Inspire him for a future city break to the Big Apple with this New York candle's top notes of bergamot, lemon, and grapefruit, and base notes of oakmoss, sandalwood, and musk. Not just for former New Yorkers, this boyfriend gift is for anyone who likes to travel.
New York City Candle
  1. Boll & Branch Plush Organic Bath Towel Is he still using the same bath towel he got when he first moved into his own place? Time for a sophisticated upgrade.
Organic Bath Towel
  1. Safavieh Faux Ficus Lyrata Potted Tree Don't worry: although it looks realistic, this faux plant can easily be left alone while you're on vacation. Sometimes the best Christmas gifts for boyfriends need only to be admired.
Lyrata Potted Tree
  1. Solo Stove Mesa Table Top Fire Pit This Christmas present is cheaper, faster, and more efficient than lighting a real fire. Perfect for a quick weeknight burn.
Mesa Table
  1. Picnic At Ascot Trunk Collection If he loves nothing more than a DIY sports day, this trunk collection keeps everything organized on his next get-together.
Trunk Collection
  1. Slumber Cloud UltraCool Pillow This UltraCool Pillow takes the technology from temperature-regulating bedding and incorporates it into a pillow. If he complains he's too hot at night, buy him this.
UltraCool Pillow
  1. Sevylor Fiji 2-Person Kayak Ready to get out on the lake? Make some new core memories with your SO on this inflatable kayak.
Fiji 2-Person
  1. Promounts 6 Outlets Power Strip Buy this Christmas gift for men who're either a) too busy or b) too forgetful to keep their electronics fully charged.
Power Strip
  1. Black+Decker Workmate 425 Portable Project Center and Vise Now all of those DIY projects have a home of their own. Extra marks for the mini storage shelf underneath.
Portable Project Center
  1. True Stack Group Drinking Game This classic block stacking game comes with written instructions and four shot glasses to keep things entertaining on your next social occasion.
Drinking Game
  1. Deny Designs Paris Map Framed Wall Art Add a splash of color to his decor with this eco-friendly bamboo wall art. Or, browse our full collection of framed art here.
Paris Map
  1. Crosley 2-Piece Record Cleaning Kit Buy this one, and you’ll be able to handle those precious vinyls of his without being warned about fingerprints and dust.
Record Cleaning Kit
  1. Rabbit Electric Opener With Foil Cutter This is a delightful Christmas gift for the most sophisticated of wine drinkers around.
Electric Opener
  1. What Do You Meme? Bigger Better Edition Core Game If he's very "online,” he'll love this bumper-sized card game, complete with 100+ memes and all of the originals.
Core Game
  1. Ember Gen2 14oz. Ceramic Mug A ceramic smart mug is one of the best Christmas gifts for boyfriends who are always leaving a cold coffee waiting on their return.
Ceramic Mug
  1. Wilson Cast Away Volleyball Spice up beach games with the reminder that, even on overcast days, at least you're not stranded on a tiny island for years by yourself.
Cast Away Volleyball
  1. Ettitude Waffle Bathrobe This is a Sunday staple that he'll quickly consider a wardrobe essential. Do they still count as Christmas gifts for boyfriends if you’ll be stealing them yourself?
Ettitude Waffle Bathrobe
  1. Craft A Brew Hard Cider Kit Perhaps let him be the guinea pig taste-tester for the first batch or two.
Cider Kit
  1. Airbnb Gift Card For long-distance lovers: buy him the opportunity to be whisked away somewhere romantic, next time you meet up.
  1. Grand Trunk Adventure Sheet Waterproof Blanket If his dream weekend involves a scenic drive and picturesque views, this waterproof, sand-proof blanket provides the ideal base.
Adventure Sheet
  1. Cuisinart Grill Nonstick Taco Grilling Rack Everybody loves taco night, and this contoured grill features heavy weight sheet steel and die-cut windows for perfectly toasted crispy shells.
Taco Grilling Rack
  1. Viper Stadium Dartboard Cabinet with Shot King Sisal Dartboard If his game room needs an upgrade, buy him this deep walnut cabinet with scoreboards and all the relevant pieces.
Sisal Dartboard
  1. GoSports Chipster Golf Chipping Practice Net Not that your boyfriend isn't already amazing at golf. But if he's looking to up his game, he'll love this training tool.
Practice Net
  1. Virgin Experience Gifts 3-Day National Parks Camping Adventure - Las Vegas For the boyfriend who has everything: buy him an experience. This National Parks Camping Adventure is one you'll reminisce over for years to come.
Virgin Experience Gifts
  1. Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX Wireless Bluetooth Earphones These waterproof wireless earphones were designed with comfort in mind, making them the perfect choice for boyfriends who love podcasts or playlists.
EX Wireless Bluetooth
  1. GoSports 11-Piece Bamboo Regulation Size Cornhole Game Set Spend a lot of time at the beach? Bring along this 11-piece bamboo cornhole game for hours of laughs. Best of luck if you're both naturally competitive, of course.
11-Piece Bamboo
  1. Pure Enrichment Wave Premium Sleep Therapy Sound Machine You can't really put a price on good sleep. But this is one of the best Christmas gifts for boyfriends who may struggle to knock off at night.
Pure Enrichment
  1. Sauder International Lux Bar Cart If he knows his whiskey from his whisky and loves to stir up a concoction, he'll adore this fancy bar cart. Christmas cocktails, anyone?
  1. Grand Trunk Blackout Hooded Neck Travel Pillow The ergonomic memory foam of this hooded neck pillow makes traveling a breeze. It comes in a range of colors, too.
Neck Travel Pillow


Whether he’s sporty, techie, sophisticated, outdoorsy, a budding chef, or something in-between, we hope this guide of 55 Christmas gifts for boyfriends helps you secure the perfect present this year.

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