What does a young man in his 20s want? Well, just like everything else, that's going to depend on the individual! Since we know that coming up with gift ideas for men of all ages can be a challenge, we wanted to show off some subscription boxes that we think 20-something men will actually want.
Since subscription boxes are often personalized and curated for specific hobbies and interests, no matter what the man in your life is into, there's a gift box just for him. From gamers and foodies to music lovers and trailblazers, we've got some of the best gifts for young men.
Whether you're looking for something for Valentine's Day, a birthday gift or a Christmas gift, we've got great gift ideas for all of life's special moments. Read on for 19 of our favorite picks for men in their 20s.
Price: Starts at $21.00/month
What He’ll Get: No matter the holiday season, help him stay on track to reaching his fitness goals with a gift subscription to the Fit Lifestyle Box. Available in 3 different options, choose from the Get Lean, Get Strong, or Stay Fit boxes depending on his needs, and he'll unpack a mix of fitness items, apparel, snacks, product samples and a motivational 30-day challenge.
Shipping: Ships to select countries from the U.S. in the last week of the month
Price: Starts at $22.00/month
What He’ll Get: Pub Shirt Club is one of the coolest shirt-in-a-box subscriptions out there. One of many great gifts for 20-somethings, this subscription sends him on the ultimate across-the-pond pub crawl for his wardrobe. Each monthly box features 1 authentic Irish pub T-shirt designed with a limited-edition pub print, in a choice of vintage or classic fit.
Shipping: Only ships within the U.S. on the 2nd day of every month
Price: Starts at $16.00/month
What He’ll Get: The 20s is a decade that's all about personal growth and developing a sense of self, and the Culture Carton will give him a fresh take on refined sophistication. A unique gift for young men, choose from 3 subscription tiers to send an insightful read, an assortment of lifestyle items like accessories, tech gadgets, and EDC items, or a book + lifestyle combo.
Shipping: Ships worldwide from the U.S. by the 18th of the month
Price: Starts at $14.99/month
What He’ll Get: The aficionados at the Heat Hot Sauce Shop are bringing the heat to everyone who claims hot sauce as their favorite condiment with the Hot Sauce of the Month Club. The atomic-sauce experts put their skills to good use, selecting 1 or 3 full-size bottles of award-winning hot sauces in a preferred heat range. (It also makes a spicy stocking stuffer!)
Shipping: Ships worldwide from the U.S. on the 1st of the month
Price: Starts at $40.00/month
What He’ll Get: Now that he's past his 21st, shake things up a bit by sending a veritable bartender in a box with Shaker & Spoon. Bringing the goods for DIY cocktails, each box features expertly crafted recipes and includes all but the liquor to make 4 servings of 3 different drinks. Take him to new drinking heights with fun combos, and specialty syrups and mixers.
Shipping: Only ships within the U.S. in the 1st week of the month
Price: Starts at $23.49/month
What He’ll Get: A unique gift for Nintendo-loving guys in their 20s, Mario's Mystery Block is a monthly subscription box that sets out to share the love of all things Nintendo. Every month's box centers around a new theme, from favorite consoles to beloved games and characters, bringing an assortment of fun items, including toys, collectibles, candy, tees and novelty gifts.
Shipping: Ships worldwide from the U.S. within the first 2 weeks of the following month
Price: Starts at $19.99/month
What He’ll Get: Pass on the uninspired Amazon gift card this year and surprise him with a subscription to the Vinyl Record Club! A great way to stock the shelves of his record collection with some top-quality vintage albums, each month sends 6 selections tailored to his musical tastes, all thoroughly tested, packaged with care, and delivered right to his doorstep for his listening pleasure.
Shipping: Only ships within the U.S. on the 1st of every month
Price: Starts at $25.00/month
What He’ll Get: Send him a fun-filled night of games with Finders Seekers, an at-home escape room adventure. With each month’s box, he’ll be immersed in a new city and culture, facing challenging puzzles and complex codes. Every standalone mystery features a new setting and intriguing characters, and is designed to be played as either a solo mission or a group effort.
Shipping: Ships to select countries from the U.S. on the 15th of the month
Price: Starts at $30.00/month
What He’ll Get: Hiker Crate is just the box for those who want to hit the trails fully prepared for whatever adventure awaits. He'll get the opportunity to discover unique products and new outdoor brands with a gift box filled with practical tools and equipment, such as long-lasting stainless steel water bottles or multitools, plus trail-ready snacks to keep him moving forward.
Shipping: Only ships within the U.S. between the 17th-19th of each month
Price: Starts at $35.00/month
What He’ll Get: PowMau is for lovers of gear for surf, snow, and everything in between, all at a great price. Select his sport of choice and clothing size and he'll get a selection of premium-brand products, including apparel, gear and accessories, power-packed snacks and more each month. At roughly 40% off retail prices, this box is filled with quality goods for less.
Shipping: Ships worldwide from the U.S. on the 15th of every month
Price: Starts at $30.77/month
What He’ll Get: Whether he's a natural handyman or curious to learn new DIY techniques, the Craftsman Crate brings real tools and teaches a variety of useful skills. Covering everything from wood-burning and carving to mosaic-making and seat-weaving, each themed box focuses on a new craft, bringing all the tools, supplies and step-by-step instructions needed to create 1 or more projects.
Shipping: Ships worldwide from the U.S. on or around the 9th of each month
Price: Starts at $25.95/month
What He’ll Get: Catering to all the video game lovers out there, Air Drop Crates is a gaming grab bag that focuses on gaming-related accessories, apparel, and household goods. With changing themes each month, subscribers can expect a mystery assortment of officially licensed geeky goodies like patches and jewelry, snacks, collectibles, and more, all valued at at least $40.
Shipping: Ships worldwide from the U.S. between the 5th-10th every month
Price: Starts at $24.99/month
What He’ll Get: Any twentysomething man who's aspiring to make his mark in the world of backyard barbecues will appreciate becoming a member of the Grill Masters Club. He'll get a curated selections of 4 grilling essentials to take his grilling skills to the next level, including rubs and blends, hot sauces, marinades, and smoking chips, along with access to pro tips and tried-and-true recipes.
Shipping: Ships worldwide from the U.S. on the 7th of each month
Price: Starts at $49.99/month
What He’ll Get: Field-tested and expert approved, Barrel & Blade is a monthly tactical subscription box that sends out a full range of useful survivalist gear. Help him make the most of his next trip into the great outdoors with a mix of tactical gear, preparation products, blades, and shooting accessories, all handpicked from some of the best brands in the business.
Shipping: Only ships within the U.S. in the 1st week of the month
Price: Starts at $10.00/month
What He’ll Get: Ideal for tabletop gamers and D&D players, the D20 Collective satisfies all his dice needs without breaking the bank. A budget-friendly, practical gift, choose to send anywhere from 2-10 sets at a great price point. Dedicated to never sending repeats, this box is great for anyone who wants to build a collection and always have new dice at the ready!
Shipping: Ships worldwide from the U.S. on the 25th of each month
Price: Starts at $33.25/month
What He’ll Get: Whether he's an adventurous foodie or someone who lives off toaster waffles, he's sure to appreciate the convenience and ease of Pig-of-the-Month BBQ, a monthly subscription box that delivers pre-cooked, high-quality meats right to the front door. Home-cooked comfort foods have never been easier -- just open the cooler, reheat and dig in!
Shipping: Only ships within the U.S. on the next business day; future boxes ship on the 1st day of each month
Price: Starts at $36.95/box
What He’ll Get: Revolutionize his shaving routine and keep his facial hair looking and smelling fresh with the Shaving Club Box from the Personal Barber. Bringing classic wet shaving to the younger generations, each kit includes a shaving soap or cream, replacement blades, and other full-size grooming products like after-shave balms, pre-shave oils, and scented colognes.
Shipping: Ships worldwide from the U.K. on the day after ordering
Price: Starts at $79.99/month
What He’ll Get: Champ-Chest is the champion of monthly subscriptions devoted to NFL fan gear. A perfect gift for helping him take his fandom to the next level, gear up for game day, or deck out his man cave, each month's box packs in over $100 worth of NFL-licensed products, including graphic tees, hats, pint glasses, wall decor, and even never-before-seen merch.
Shipping: Ships worldwide from the U.S. within 7-10 business days, and then every 30 days thereafter
Price: Starts at £24.00 GBP/box
What He’ll Get: No need to run out to the barbershop when you can send the barbershop to the front door with TOPPBOX! A premium grooming box designed just for men, now he can get a great shave or maintain his flawless hairstyle with a mix of sample-size and full-size top-shelf products. From hair care to skincare, every selection is tailored to his unique needs.
Shipping: Only ships within the U.K. around the 24th of each month