Do you have a friend celebrating the big 2-1 soon? Does it take you back to when you achieved that milestone age? Grab a sleeve of red Solo cups or a bottle of champagne and one of these great 21st birthday gift ideas to make sure they celebrate this milestone with plenty of fun. This birthday is all about letting loose, and we’ve got some goodies geared towards that.
Browse through some of the best 21st birthday gift baskets around with this helpful guide packed with fun monthly subscriptions. And, most importantly, remember it's all about fun at twenty-one!
Best 21st Birthday Gift Ideas
What They’ll Get: Pamper that friend in a 21-and-single slump with SinglesSwag. A great best friend gift for all your single ladies, choose between the mini or regular-sized subscriptions to say happy birthday with a box of self-care and self-love. Your BFF can enjoy everything from natural body care and accessories to bestselling books and artisanal treats.
Shipping: Ships worldwide from the U.S. on or before the first day of every month
What They’ll Get: We've got the perfect best friend birthday gift for you! Cue Smartass and Sass, a monthly box that's designed for those who don't mince words and get straight to the point. Whether you send the T-shirt of the month or more, she's in for a monthly dose of sass.
Shipping: Ships to select countries from the U.S. on the 18th of the month
What They’ll Get: Not the type to want to mark this occasion with a toast? Send a personalised birthday gift box all about health, wellness, and exploring the many wonders of CBD! The experts behind the New Crate by Cure Crate knows that there's no one-size-fits-all, so they curate CBD discovery boxes tailored to each individual subscriber. Your fave 21-year-old will complete a detailed survey and get a mix of oils, balms, gummies and more.
Shipping: Ships within the U.S. in 48 hours of ordering
What They’ll Get: Instead of sending the funniest birthday card you can find on Etsy, send a gift that keeps them stocked with cute, custom greeting cards that they'll need to mark all of life's special moments! The PostBox Subscription from Postmark’d Studio delivers bold-designed greeting cards, plus tips and tricks that will turn letter-writing into an art form. Every themed box brings a handful of cards and the stamps needed to pop them in the post.
Shipping: Ships within the U.S. around the 7th of the month
What You’ll Get: Dust off your smoking jackets and send one of the best 21st birthday present ideas with the Southern Cigar Co subscription box. Containing some of the world’s finest smokes, each month’s box delivers 4 premium cigars, promising to give them a taste of the best brands the world has on offer.
Shipping: Ships to select countries from the U.S. between the 22nd-23rd of every month
What They’ll Get: Whether you know the birthday girl could use a little R&R, or you're thinking that she'll need a little recovery gear for the aftermath of her 21st birthday party, TheraBox is here for you! Pamper her with a self-care box that brings good vibes only, sending everything from calming, organic bath products and aromatherapy to softly-scented candles, revitalizing face masks, and a research-inspired happiness activity, too.
Shipping: Ships worldwide from the U.S. between the 24th-29th every month
What You’ll Get: Everyone knows the typical 21st birthday bash should come with a big warning sign. Send them Shaker & Spoon, a monthly box that brings the party right to their front door, so they can keep their crazy shenanigans at home. Featuring 3 unique recipes from top bartenders, each month’s box includes all but the liquor, sending syrups, bitters and mixers, with enough to make 12 cocktails, 4 of each recipe.
Shipping: Only ships within the U.S. the 1st consecutive Mon-Wed of each month
What They’ll Get: Can't be with your loved one for the big 2-1? No worries! You can make all their birthday wishes come true with a cookie-filled care package. The Cookie of the Month Club by Little Red Kitchen Bake Shop is a gift that keeps on giving. Bite into classic chocolate chip cookies, monster cookie pie, or a dessert selected by the baker! And, if the birthday boy or girl has any special dietary needs, let them know and they will happily accommodate you.
Shipping: Ships to the U.S. and Canada 5 business days after ordering
What You’ll Get: Pop the cork and say cheers to 21 years with the Uncorked Box. Curated with wine lovers in mind, each box contains 5-7 wine-related items, from candles and coasters to stemware and personal adornments. The themed items inside each box can help decorate your space for the big party or be kept on hand to keep the party going throughout the year.
Shipping: Only ships within the U.S. in the 1st week of the month
What They’ll Get: What's a birthday celebration without confetti? Skip the messy cleanup and opt for Confetti Collection, a monthly box to replenish their party supply stash each month with a themed mix of paper goodies. They'll enjoy a fun unboxing experience filled with everything from gift-wrapping products and table settings to cheerful greeting cards, stationery, and more.
Shipping: Ships within the U.S. in the week after ordering
What They’ll Get: Since 21 is such a special birthday, skip the gift card and head straight to the jewels with a monthly subscription to MinimalistJewelist. This budget-friendly gift box brings 3 pieces of delicate jewelry that's perfect with casual or formalwear. Silver, gold, or rose gold––no matter their preference, there will be beautiful earrings, necklaces and bracelets to satisfy their tastes. Plus, each collection comes beautifully gift-wrapped, too!
Shipping: Ships worldwide from the U.S. on the 1st of every month
What They’ll Get: Tuck away the shot glasses and the beer-filled tumblers and pull out the finest wine glasses for a classy birthday bash! Teach them all about different wines of the world by enrolling them in the Standard Wine Club from He Wines, She Dines. Each month delivers a trio of wines handpicked to match subscriber preferences, making it the perfect wine gift to discover their likes and dislikes.
Shipping: Ships within the U.S. within 5 days of ordering, then on the 21st of future months
What They’ll Get: Go all out for this special occasion by serving the birthday cake with a side of French macarons! Phivi Artisanal Desserts offers a specialty French macaron box that brings an assortment of 10 hand-baked macarons in 5 unique flavors every month. Each box will feature classic flavors along with new, seasonal flavors that are more unique and fun to try! Simply untie the satin ribbon and dig in!
Shipping: Ships within the U.S. throughout the month on specified dates
What They’ll Get: Send a happy birthday gift box all about exploring creativity with the Surprise Craft Supplies Box by Cora Crea Crafts. Whether they love scrapbooking, keeping a bullet journal, or making keepsake mixed-media art, this box brings a grab bag of vintage themed craft supplies so they can personalize their own creations however they like. No themes here, just a mix of stickers, washi tape, stamps, and other ephemera.
Shipping: Ships worldwide from the U.S. between the 5th-15th of every month
What You’ll Get: Here’s the perfect way to celebrate turning 21! Mix up a couple of cocktails and call your friends over for an at-home escape room adventure with the Escape the Crate bi-monthly subscription. Bring your A-game as everyone works together to decode ciphers and solve riddles and puzzles until you’re finally able to sort out the historical mystery and make your escape.
Shipping: Ships worldwide from the U.S. in the 1st week of the month, every other month
What They’ll Get: Everyone from college students to diligent professionals and young moms could benefit from a little self-care on their 21st birthday. Treat your loved ones to a birthday gift like no other with the Goddess Provisions Box. Hundreds of happy subscribers enjoy getting a monthly gift set packed with handmade apothecary items, body care, empowering crystals, relaxing aromatherapy, treats, and spiritual tools.
Shipping: Ships worldwide from the U.S. by the 20th of each month
What They’ll Get: Celebrate States is a unique gift for those who would love to hit the road for a little cross-country exploration! Learn all about different destinations (while saving on gas) with a monthly subscription that delves into a different state each month through a curated collection of local small-batch treats, artisanal edibles, and intriguing facts about the featured locale.
Shipping: Ships worldwide from the U.S. within 1-2 business days of ordering, then on or before the 15th of future months