15 Fun (and Manly) Hobbies for Men That Are Easy to Learn

Updated by Timothy Paradis

Whether you’ve got a hobby that you’re passionate about, or you’d like to fill your spare time learning something new, the Cratejoy Marketplace is packed with monthly subscription boxes that cater to a wide range of manly hobbies. From pumping iron, homebrewing, and gaming to cooking , the list of hobbies you can deliver to your door is endless!

Getting engaged in a hobby can really recharge your batteries, help you expand your social circle, and be a whole lot of fun––and monthly boxes offer a great opportunity to discover the motivation you need to do it!

We’ve rounded up some rewarding hobbies and our favorite subscription boxes for them to give you a useful guide of hobby ideas . If you’ve been thinking about picking up a new hobby, now’s the time to hop off and dive into learning new skills and making new friends. Remember, there’s a first time for everything!

The Barbell Box

The Barbell Box

From $42.82 per box
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The Barbell Box, is a premium weightlifting subscription that's focused on delivering all the motivation needed to take any workout regimen to the next level. Packed with training supplements that offer a range of health benefits, healthy recipes, workouts, fitness gear, and more, each themed box showcases new brands and products to yield results.

Shipping: We ship around the 15th of every month.

Customer Review

"This box was packed with supplement samples and a tshirt. Very fun to open and try different products" - Brett D.

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.

The Ultimate BBQ Experience

The Ultimate BBQ Experience

From $40.99 per box
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Have a grill master in your life? This subscription box delivers premium BBQ sauces, dry rubs, and grilling surprises monthly, plus pitmaster-approved recipes and exclusive deals from award-winning suppliers.

Shipping: Your first box ships within 72 hours. Subsequent shipments will ship on or before the 9th of each month. Please allow 5-7 business days for your order to arrive. Free U.S. shipping! International shipping is $19.99/box. IMPORTANT: Giving a subscription as a gift? Remember to print or email our gift notification cards if you need one.

Customer Review

"Love these boxes! Always a great surprise as we grill a lot and what’s inside are products we are trying out for the first time." — Susan T.

Check out our other guides below for more great subscription box ideas!