At Cratejoy, we think of gifts a little differently. It's not the thing, it's the experience. We hear it more and more: something unexpected, unique, or delightful. Not Chromebooks or Apple Airpods or iPads. Subscription boxes are that unexpected box of joy, and with so many amazing curators offering unique experiences, we want to show you just how special these trending boxes are for the holiday season.
Without further ado, here are our favorite retailers and the best subscription boxes on Cratejoy offering spectacular Black Friday sales.
What are the best Black Friday subscription box deals?
Finders Seekers Mysteries is what you get when you cross an intriguing mystery with challenging puzzles and complex codes. Gather family and friends together to explore new cities and cultures. Put away the Nintendos and get the gears turning IRL with a one-of-a-kind game night experience.
What’s Included: From seasoned users to complete newbs, Hemp Crate Co is the perfect CBD discovery box to explore products and find what works best for you! Available in 3 unique options, you can tackle anxiety, skincare, sleep struggles, and more –– or sample a variety of practical products for your pup.
Shipping: Ships to select countries from the U.S. within 48 business hours, with renewals shipping at the end of each month
What’s Included: Fresh Baked Cookie Crate delivers a foolproof kit to make Christmas (or anytime) baking a whole lot easier! Send a monthly sugar fix with a kit that brings all that’s needed to bake a batch of gourmet cookies, including pre-measured ingredients, tools, recipes, and cookie-themed add-ins, just for fun.
Shipping: Only ships within the U.S. during the 1st week of every month
Therabox is one of our most beloved and gifted boxes on our marketplace. When it comes to early Black Friday deals, not only is it a steal, it's a box full of self-love and care every month. The monthly subscription box comes with six to eight self-care wellness goodies, curated for those seeking an inspired life.
The Marshmallow of the Month Club is perfect for the foodies on your list. Hot chocolate is all the rage this year (have you seen hot chocolate bombs?) and this box arrives monthly with new unique marshmallow flavors and homemade graham crackers. So much better than the storebought marshmallows at Walmart or Target, this makes a great gift for just about anyone.
If a connection to nature is what you seek, we absolutely adore The Cactique. Succulents are naturally hardy, making them perfect for less-than-green thumbs and expert gardeners alike. Each box arrives with a cute pot or container, a succulent growing mix, and everything your plant needs to thrive. You won't find the sweet meditative experience on Amazon, that's for certain.
One of the best game night subscriptions is the Deadbolt Mystery Society monthly subscription box. Unbox suspense-filled entertainment by unraveling and dissecting the clues you’re given on your way to solving each month’s standalone mystery. It’s a real treat for all puzzle lovers.
Busy those hands and have a little crafty fun with a monthly subscription to The Adults & Crafts Crate. Deck out house and home in trendy DIY projects with this open-and-go monthly box that brings all the necessary materials, tools, embellishments and step-by-step instructions to get making!
Tap into the universal energy with a monthly subscription to Magickal Earth. Incorporating crystal vibrations, astrology, and tarot, choose from 3 subscription options for a selection of top-quality gemstones, magickal items, astrological overviews, and an exclusive tarot card drawn just for you.
From Earth Star all the way to Ascension, Chakra Box will send you on a 9-month quest to restore harmony to your body and mind. Each box focuses on a specific chakra, bringing crystals, tea blends, smudge sticks, meditation music, and guidance that allows you to take a methodical approach to alignment.
mintMONGOOSE is the subscription box for the accessories lady in your life. Three boutique-quality pieces arrive monthly in their choice of silver, gold, rose gold, or a surprise mix, making this box a true delight. Ahead of Black Friday, they're offering early deals at checkout with a coupon for your first box. Indulge in quality, affordable pieces that you can't snag anywhere else.
Craft and curate delicious cocktails with a single subscription box to Share & Spoon Cocktail Club. Each box includes 3 unique recipes created by top bartenders with all the syrups, mixers, and garnishes you need. This gift set makes as the perfect gift for anyone who loves to host dinner parties, get-togethers, or simply enjoy a night in with their loved ones. This box is also AYOA – add your own alcohol.
Connect with your special someone with Date Night In Box! Each themed box for subscribers creates a special experience curated just for couples, with professional chef-curated dinner menus, activities to bond, conversation starters to get to know each other more, personalized playlists, and more.
What’s Included: Make the young lady in your life feel special each month with “Find Your Wings” by Fashion Angels. Filled with colorful, on-trend accessories, school supplies, age-appropriate beauty items, stickers, and hands-on arts & crafts kits, it’s a great way to help them discover what makes them unique!
Shipping: Only ships within the U.S. on the 4th of the month
Piquant Post Flavor Kits mixes cooking and grilling with a little bit of wanderlust. Experience the flavors of the world with a monthly delivery of 4 small-batch freshly ground spice blends and 4 coordinating chef-developed recipes to grill up fresh global-inspired dishes.
You know what's a great gift for kids? Learning disguised as fun! Of course, we know that it's because learning is fun, but in case they believe otherwise, there's Loop Lab Box, a tinker crate created by the experts and enthusiasts behind Mad Science. This STEM subscription box is perfect for the 8+ crowd, bringing science experiments and activities that require minimal supervision so they can play and discover at their own pace.
Made for relaxation, and who doesn't love a good candle, Wickbox is the perfect gift for anyone on your list. A surprise candle arrives each month made from lead-free wicks and premium wax, that's softly scented and poured into a beautiful reusable container. All you need to do is grab a throw blanket, light it up, and relax in the golden light.
What’s Included: Keep the fun of holiday baking going throughout the year with Gramma in a Box, a monthly subscription all about having fun and making memories. Stress-free and (mostly) mess-free, each box brings seasonally-themed, creative DIY candy projects and fresh-baked cookies for decorating!
Shipping: Only ships within the U.S. around the 3rd of the month
Forget gadgets, snacks are the real heroes of our daily life. Finding new, healthy snacks can be difficult, but SnackSack is here to help. The monthly box helps you discover healthier snack options from unique brands. Each box includes 12+ snacks centered around fun seasonal themes and flavors. SnackSack offers four different plans (Classic, Vegan, Gluten Free, Vegan + Gluten Free) to ensure you get snacks that meet any dietary restrictions you may have.
What’s Included: Serve up the ultimate backyard barbecue using the expert-tested and -approved BBQ products selected by Grill Masters Club. Open to find flavor-packed spice rubs and blends, sauces and marinades, woodsmoking chips, and plenty of tips, tricks, and recipes from a community of pitmasters!
Shipping: Ships worldwide from the U.S. in the 7th of the month
What’s Included: Don’t let life get in the way of date night. Make it happen every month with a gift subscription to Crated With Love! Created by a team of relationship experts, each box is designed to strengthen any relationship with a night of intimate fun, couple’s activities, and lots of laughter, right from the comforts of home.
Shipping: Only ships within the U.S. on the 1st or 15th of each month depending on order date
What’s Included: Curated around relatable themes, the Mama Needs Box is a great gift for moms in all seasons of motherhood. Each box helps to direct Mom’s attention towards her own needs, sending a mix of self-care tools, tips, and pampering gift items that support Mom taking a moment all to herself!
Shipping: Only ships within the U.S. on the 4th of the month
What’s Included: Now you can enjoy an at-home escape room adventure with the bi-monthly boxes from Escape the Crate. Show up ready to bring your A-game as you work to decode ciphers and solve challenging riddles and puzzles. Solve the historical mystery step-by-step and make your escape!
Shipping: Ships worldwide from the U.S. during the 1st full week of the month, every other month