15 Cool and Unique Birthday Gifts For Your Boyfriend

Updated by Timothy Paradis

As luck would have it, you scored one of the best boyfriends in the world––and now you need to find the perfect birthday gift to show him just how happy having him around makes you. Just as luckily, monthly subscription boxes on the Cratejoy Marketplace make some of the best boyfriend gift ideas! In addition to being thoughtfully curated to deliver top-quality goodies, these care packages cater to a wide range of interests and lifestyles.

If your main man is all about looking good, the ultimate gamer , or likes to kick back with a cold brew and some jerky , there’s a monthly gift box to help you say happy birthday to your partner and best friend.

We’ve rounded up some of the top gift boxes that make great birthday gift ideas for your boyfriend below. Send him a fun monthly surprise, then bake up a tasty birthday cake and wish him many more returns!

Gentleman's Box (Quarterly)

Gentleman's Box (Quarterly)

From $89.75 per box
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The Gentleman’s Box is a favorite subscription box that brings an experience in personal growth. With a quarterly or month-to-month subscription, he'll become a more well-rounded man with a mix of modern fashion accessories fit from a Nordstrom shelf and tech lifestyle items, all of which will help him live his best life. With a retail value of over $300, he'll get everything from grooming products and barware to a pair of socks and sunglasses. It's like getting a stylist without the styling fee!

Shipping: Your first box ships within 3-5 business days of check out. You will renew each quarter on the date you subscribed. Subscriptions automatically renew. You may cancel your subscription at any time. We do not offer refunds or returns.

Customer Review

“I have had this subscription for over a year. Each time I receive a Gentleman box, I know I am in for pleasant surprises. Considering what is inside, the value and quality of everything inside is thoughtful and curated. A sleek pamphlet with what each item is meant is beautiful.” – Stephen H.

Craftsman Crate

Craftsman Crate

From $30.77 per box
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If you have any guys in your life who like to spend time doing hands-on creative projects, then they won't be able to get enough of the Craftsman Crate. Every month, this subscription box arrives with new activities—from woodcarving to mosaic-making—and real tools to complete them. There are also clear, easy-to-understand instructions that outline each project’s construction process so everyone from beginners to experienced builders can create the item with ease.

Shipping: Orders placed after 12/18 will ship by January 15th. All orders come with a printable card you can give your recipient. Subscriptions automatically renew. Cancel anytime.

Customer Review

“My 11-year-old son got a subscription to Craftman Crate for Christmas and he really enjoys it. He's been introduced to basket-weaving, leatherworking, glass-etching, globe creation, and more. It was a great gift that was a little outside the box for him.” — K.B.

Jerky Snob

Jerky Snob

From $15.49 per box
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Jerky Snob takes dried meats seriously. Beef jerky makes for the perfect snack for road trips, while watching Netflix, and even on the way to the gym. Whether they're a dried meat connoisseur or looking for another source of protein, Jerky Snob curates premium handcrafted jerky from small-batch artisans. Choose between 3 different levels, sending from 2 bags up to a full pound, for a variety of protein-packed tasty products.

Shipping: **Shipping not included. Ships to the U.S. ONLY (all 50 states, 5 territories, and APOs.) New orders ship in 1-3 business days, or the date specified. (Gifts ship in logo package via USPS). Regular shipment is 12-16th of each month. No pork allowed? Dietary restrictions? Questions? Scroll to the bottom and click "Contact Seller."

Customer Review

“My S.O. loved these! I got this for him for his birthday and he thoroughly enjoyed looking forward to a new delivery each month. The jerky was really good, exceptionally fresh! Even his least favorite jerky's, the sugar free ones, were pretty good. They just need some kin of sweetness to balance out the flavor. All in all this was a wonderful experience and will be my first stop for future gifts!” -Donna H.

SnackSack Classic

SnackSack Classic

From $26.91 per box
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Looking for the ultimate snacking subscription? This box delivers between 11 and 13 surprise snacks every month centered around a fun or seasonal theme. There are four snacking plans to fit different lifestyles: classic, vegan, gluten-free, or vegan and gluten-free.

Shipping: Secure your April SnackSack today, shipping on April 18th! Act fast – limited quantities available until sold out. Don't miss out on our "Mother Earth" theme, celebrating Earth Day with an array of refreshing snacks and spring flavors! Order now to guarantee your spot in this delicious adventure!

Customer Review

“I am enjoying everything that came in my monthly box, there wasn't a bad snack in the entire selection! Also, I love the cute bag to keep my snacks in; it's a really nice touch. I can't wait to see what other delights are in the other months to come.” — Kareema B.

Steel To Reel Club

Steel To Reel Club

From $54.99 per box
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Filled with practical outdoor gear for fishers, hunters, and hikers, each box from the Steel to Reel Club is curated by a team of expert outdoorsmen with over 10,000 hours of combined field experience. Available in 5 different subscription tiers that cover a wide range of budgets, subscribers will unbox an assortment of outdoor products like high-end multi-tools, trout flies, water filtration kits, first aid essentials, and more.

Shipping: Order by the 14th of the month to get the current box. For existing subscribers we ship on the 15th of each month.

Customer Review

"I ordered steel to reel for my husband and son, and they're both really impressed when I told them how much it cost. They also love the selection of the products because it seems very well thought out. I'm going to get them a few more boxes for sure." - Mora J.

Box of Matter

Box of Matter

From $37.46 per box
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Described as part museum and part lab project, each month brings objects of intrigue such as rare crystals, ancient fossils, wartime artifacts, natural specimens, and items with scientific significance, like authentic NASA computer chips.

Shipping: Your first box will ship ASAP. The following boxes are shipped monthly. Free US Shipping & reduced international rates. If you have any questions, click the "Contact Seller" button below.

Customer Review

“Probably one of my favorite subscription boxes EVER! If you have kids and they love knowledge and seek out information constantly, this box is an education easter egg that initiates the start of great conversation and exciting exploration into learning. My daughter loved it and my husband and I were kind of jealous, but in a good way.” – Krista T.

CLUBTAC - Elite EDC, Tactical & Survival Gear Subscription

CLUBTAC - Elite EDC, Tactical & Survival Gear Subscription

From $33.00 per box
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Hand-selected by military vets and experienced survivalists, Club Tac is the ultimate kit packed with premium tactical gear, multi-tools, first aid supplies, EDC products, and armor. This box alone has everything they need for an epic adventure outdoors or to just keep handy for just-in-case scenarios.

Shipping: Orders placed between the 1st-10th ship by the 14th. Orders placed between the 11th and the end of the month ship on the 5th of the following month. Subsequent crates ship on the 5th of the month.

Customer Review

"I love all of the products I have received from ClubTac. I have been receiving boxes form them for 6 months now and the one time I had an issue with a missing part, they took care of it with no issue. Great box and great customer service.” – Rhett R.

Exotic Noods

Exotic Noods

From $18.66 per box
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Specialty noodles from around the world arrive every month in noodle packs, instant bowls or a mix of both, treating your lucky recipient to delicious flavors and new styles, all taste-tested by their very own Ramen King. Each box contains a pamphlet with a description of each noodle treat in your box as well.

Shipping: Every shipment is in regular batches. We ship by the 10th of each month unless the 10th falls on a Sunday or Holiday, then we will ship on the next business day. Fulfillment is usually ahead of schedule and we will ship before the 10th pending the circumstances. Cut off for the regular batch is 11:59 PST on the 4th of the month.

Customer Review

“We absolutely love this subscription box. We have enjoyed noods for over a year and can't remember any duplicates, although some boxes have come with similar Ramen in them. We have bought some of the Ramen we've loved from our monthly boxes. Exotic Noods is a really fun and delicious subscription box.” – Nancy G.

Phivi Cookie & Brownie Box

Phivi Cookie & Brownie Box

From $53.95 per box
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Shipping: First box ships during the fourth week of the month. Following boxes ship every 4-5 weeks. Please let us know if you need it by a certain date.

Gadget Club Tech Gadget Box

Gadget Club Tech Gadget Box

From $44.95 per box
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What You’ll Get: New gadgets are always something to get excited about, and the tech-lover in your life will love getting this special box that’s packed with all kinds of tech goodies, like mini-gaming systems, speakers, drones, and plenty more awesome gadgets that they never even knew they wanted. What’s more, the gadgets change each month, keeping every box fresh.

Shipping: Your first box will ship within 3 weeks of ordering. Subsequent boxes ship around the 10th of the month. All orders made on or after the 25th will ship the following month. You will never be billed twice in any given month. Subscriptions automatically renew. Cancel anytime.

Customer Review

"Bought this for my Bro 25th Birthday, He loved it! it came super quick and the gadgets were great selection" - Matt P.

Lobby Box's Movie Night Themed Snack Boxes

Lobby Box's Movie Night Themed Snack Boxes

From $50.00 per box
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Upgrade movie night with the Lobby Box, a movie night snack box shipped straight to their home with artisan popcorn, classic movie theater box candy, themed treats, themed candies, craft sodas, and fun art, all curated to match the monthly movie recommendation.

Shipping: Our April boxes (Willy Wonka themed) are shipping on April 27th. Our May Boxes will ship on May 20th.

Customer Review

“We received our first Lobby Box last week. The snacks were very yummy and there was plenty to do around. Watched it with Jurassic Park...forgot how scary that movie was. A wonderful experience and a great family night or date night treat.” –Thomas D.

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