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 your friend celebrates this milestone with plenty of fun. This birthday is all about letting loose, and we’ve got some goodies geared toward that.
No matter your beverage of choice, we’ve got gifts for beer drinkers, wine sippers and shot takers alike. We’ve got everything for the bash, from the decorations to the music. It’s all right here waiting to be sent in your direction.
Browse through some of the best 21st birthday gifts around with these monthly subscription boxes. You’ll find just the right gift for the birthday boy or girl!
Price: Starts at $7.00/month
What You’ll Get: Add a rare and quirky neoprene specimen to their coozie collection with the Cooler Can Monthly. Sending out 1 coozie each month, they’ll get an eclectic mix representing everything from the shadiest of local bars to little-known Mom and Pops around the country. They now can show off hip designs while shouting, “Beer me!”, before the designs are relegated to coozie obscurity.
Shipping: Only ships within the U.S. by the 22nd of each month
Price: Starts at $49.99/month
What You’ll Get: Give them a gift that makes them their own mixologist for the night as they mix, shake and stir their way to the perfect drink with the Cocktails-By-Spence-Club subscription box. Containing everything but the booze for 4 servings of a well-crafted cocktail, they’ll get the finest ingredients, how-tos and bar tools to have a few friends over for a mini bash.
Shipping: Ships worldwide from the U.S. on the 14th of the month
Price: Starts at $34.99/month
What You’ll Get: Sometimes a little wine flies when you’re having fun! If one of your besties is just around the corner from the big 2-1, send the Tipsy Box to supply entertaining drinking accessories for an added touch of whimsy to the party. Delivering 5 full-sized products each month, from ice cube trays and bottle openers to mixers, games and wine accessories, it’s a party in a box.
Shipping: Only ships within the U.S. by the 21st of the month
Price: Starts at $24.99/month
What You’ll Get: Pamper that friend who's in a bit of a 21-and-single slump with the SinglesSwag subscription box. Curated for all the single ladies out there and available in regular with 5-7 full-sized products or petite sizes with 3-4 full-sized products, this box delivers goodies like natural body care, best-selling books and artisanal treats, guaranteed to bring a smile to her face.
Shipping: Ships worldwide from the U.S. around the 26th of each month
Price: Starts at $39.95/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
Price: Starts at $50.00/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
Price: Starts at $30.00/month
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
Price: Starts at $15.95/month
What You’ll Get: You’ve got a friend who likes to remind you that soon you’ll be celebrating the fact that she’s been gracing the world with her presence for 21 years and we’ve got the perfect gift for her. Cue the Smartass and Sass box. Available in 3 options, box only, T-shirt only, or T+box, each month's themed dose of snicker-worthy snide comes with hand-picked products from proud artists and small businesses.
Shipping: Only ships within the U.S. between the 16th-18th of each month
Price: Starts at $34.99/month
What You’ll Get: Send a gift that says, you’re 21 and it’s time for fun, with the Elixir & Company monthly subscription box. Hit up the liquor store for a couple of choice bottles and this box will do the rest. Each month delivers delicious cocktail recipes, plus all the ingredients, like bitters, syrups, fresh fruit and herbs, everything that’s needed to craft 2-3 full-sized drinks.
Shipping: Only ships within the U.S. between the 5th-7th of every month
Price: Starts at $33.00/month
What You’ll Get: You only turn 21 once in a lifetime, so might as well choose 21st birthday gifts that really go for it, like The Standard Dispatch box. Delivering a little monogram mania each month they’ll receive 1 curated, high-quality item complete with a laser-engraved mark for an added personalized touch. These items may include drinkware, tools, leather goods or everyday carry items.
Shipping: Only ships within the U.S. between the 4th-6th of every month
Price: Starts at $29.99/ every 2 months
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