There’s often a thread of truth to stereotypes and generalizations, and when it comes to finding the best gifts for men, we have to agree that it’s no easy task! So, we set out on a mission to root out some of the best men’s subscription boxes on the Cratejoy Marketplace that are both fun and useful.
Gifting shouldn’t have to be hard work, and there are so many small businesses out there dedicated to creating monthly gift boxes for men of all persuasions. Whether you’re looking to give him a fun night of gaming or send him a little refined sophistication, load the snack cabinet with healthy goodies or support him in new fatherhood, there are plenty of curated boxes that deliver a variety of manly essentials.
Treat the lucky man in your life to an amazing birthday gift or Valentine's surprise, show Dad some love on Father’s Day, or send your bros or groomsmen unique gifts that will help them discover new premium products. Comic lovers, pitmasters, bookworms -- we’ve got great gift ideas to cover all the bases!
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The Best Gift Boxes for the Men in Your Life
Price: Starts at $24.99/month
What's Included: One of the best subscription boxes out there for your favorite cookout king is the Grill Masters Club. Packing in plenty of value and offering an opportunity to try more obscure and difficult-to-come-by products, each monthly box is curated by a certified BBQ pitmaster and features 4 premium grilling items from around the world, including spice mixes and rubs, grilling accessories, wood chips for smoking and flavorful sauces.
Shipping: Ships worldwide from the U.S. on the 7th of every month
Price: Starts at $16.00/month
What's Included: Whether you're searching for a Christmas gift or an any-day gift, the Culture Carton will help you send self-care and sophisticated goodies to men everywhere. Give him a fresh take on style with a curated mix of products for body and mind. Available in 3 subscription tiers, choose to send lifestyle items only, a book only, or the lifestyle + book combo, including a good read, EDC items, a new watch, tech gadgets and grooming products.
Shipping: Ships worldwide from the U.S. by the 18th of each month
Price: Starts at $40.00/month
What's Included: Forgo the bottle opener and shake up his drinking game with a gift that explores the wonderful world of mixology with a DIY gift basket from Shaker & Spoon. Delivering syrups, mixers, bitters and garnishes, every box is themed around a different spirit and focuses on bold new flavors. Just grab the recommended alcohol from a local beverage shop, and unpack all that's needed to create 4 servings of 3 top-notch craft cocktail recipes.
Shipping: Only ships within the U.S. beginning in the week of the 19th
Price: Starts at $15.00/month
What's Included: Nothing says men's gift quite like an artisan-crafted dried meat stick. And, with Jerky Snob, you know he'll get nothing but the best beef jerky out there. Dried meat connoisseurs can get excited about this fun monthly box that sends a curated mix of premium handcrafted jerkies from small-batch artisans. Choose between 3 different levels, sending from 2 bags up to a full pound, for a variety of protein-packed jerky products.
Shipping: Ships worldwide from the U.S. except for select countries within 2 business days when ordering between Mon-Fri
Price: Starts at $22.00/month
What's Included: Available in a regular or deluxe subscription option, The Rad Dad Box is a monthly subscription that aims to help dads bond with their babies by helping them create special moments. Happy subscribers say that this unique collection of goodies for dads and their little ones can up the excitement for expectant dads and help them feel encouraged, supported, and present with their new babies in their new role!
Shipping: Ships worldwide from the U.S. on or around the 22nd of the month
Price: Starts at $21.99/month
What's Included: If you've got a comic fan on your hands, give a gift to help him add to his ever-expanding collectible collection with a monthly subscription to The Comic Garage. Select his favorite characters for a tailored mix, then choose from either the Super Box or the Ultimate Box for 10 or 24 premium comic books, both modern and top-condition vintage, with a chance at scoring some randomly-sorted rare or variant covers.
Shipping: Only ships within the U.S. to arrive within 2-4 days from ordering, and then every 30 days thereafter
Price: Starts at $21.67/month
What's Included: With a rapidly growing network of happy players, give one of your favorite gamers the chance to take a stab at some entertaining and challenging gameplay each month by enrolling them into the Deadbolt Mystery Society. An ideal way to flex those mental muscles, whether going solo or playing with friends, he'll get an immersive mystery experience complete with original stories, thought-provoking characters, clues and puzzles.
Shipping: Ships to select countries from the U.S. during the 1st full week of the month
Price: Starts at $40.00/month
What's Included: Looking for a tasty gift for fitness-minded men who are dedicated to making gains in the gym or those following a high-protein diet? The BroteinBox is the perfect fit, sending a mix of tasty, whole-food, and low-carb snacks. Featuring both new and tried-and-tested brands, this subscription service keeps the healthy snacks coming on autopilot, sending an assortment of 10-13 full-size snack items, salty and sweet.
Shipping: Ships to select countries from the U.S. within 1-3 business days from ordering, with renewals shipping on or around the 5th of each month
Price: Starts at $50.00/box
What's Included: Finally, there's a gift set that encourages him to get up and head out fully prepared with The Hikewize Subscription Box! Each quarterly box focuses on high-quality hiking and outdoor essentials, bringing practical gear to fill his backpack. He'll get a little bit of everything, from moisture-wicking socks and durable Nalgene bottles to trail snacks and tips, tricks, and advice for hiking the country's beautiful national parks.
Shipping: Ships worldwide from the U.S. within 10 days from order, with quarterly boxes shipping in mid-Sept, Dec, Mar and June
Price: Starts at $29.99/month
What's Included: UnboxBoardom is a game subscription that's designed to send game enthusiasts plenty of options to have on hand for those friendly competition-filled game nights. Featuring a mix of strategic board games, card games, and interactive RPGs, he'll grow a collection of high-quality games that are shipped out on a monthly, bi-monthly, or quarterly basis. Pick a favorite from 3 highlighted games or send him a playful surprise!
Shipping: Only ships within the U.S. on the 15th of your scheduled month
Price: Starts at $10.00/month
What's Included: There's no need to leave men out of the fun when it comes to discovery subscriptions, and that's where Fresche Box comes into play! This exclusive man crate brings 5 sample-sized premium products so he can try before he buys. He'll complete a profile of what he'd like, including skincare, haircare, shaving necessities, beard oils and other beard care goodies, then get a surprise mix of some of the best products on the market!
Shipping: Only ships within the U.S. within 2 business days of ordering, with renewals shipping on the same day as original sign-up
Price: Starts at $11.00/month
What's Included: Silverbeam Creations is a perfect gift for DnD players and game masters. With subscriptions catering to both beginners and advanced players, the tabletop playgroup can come together to explore new forms of game play with a mix of goodies, including 3D-printed handheld props, player and monster minis, specialty dice, maps and terrain, and both written and downloadable content.
Shipping: Ships worldwide from the U.S. around the 27th every month, with renewals on the 5th
Price: Starts at $13.75/month
What’s Included: Southern Scholar Socks makes a great gift for someone who has all their wants and needs covered! Keeping comfort, style, and durability at the forefront, each month brings 1 pair of top-quality men’s dress socks sporting a variety of classic colors and timeless patterns. And, for men who need a little extra style help, every box offers pro tips on how to pair each new design.
Shipping: Only ships within the U.S. within 2 business days of ordering, then at the beginning of every month
Price: Starts at $8.25/month
What’s Included: Celebrate Father's Day or his new promotion by sending him the perfect gift to keep him looking and feeling his best -- the Spiffster Tie Club! Available in 7 different subscription options, this monthly gift box is committed to sending handcrafted high-quality ties, including everything from bow ties and silks, to skinnies and combos. And, each tie is selected to bring bold colors, eye-catching textures and traditional patterns.
Shipping: Ships worldwide from the U.S. around the 22nd of each month
Price: Starts at $26.50/every 2 months
What’s Included: Experience the fun of a physical escape room from the comforts (and safety) of home with a subscription to Escape the Crate. Perfect as a family activity or a welcome change to the usual date nights, this box brings fun and excitement. Each new adventure will get the gears turning as players work together to solve puzzles, ciphers and codes, moving closer to making a successful escape!
Shipping: Ships worldwide from the U.S. in the 1st week of the month, every other month
Price: Starts at $45.00/month
What’s Included: If he's the type that fancies a delicious craft cocktail with a literary twist, we've got just the gift for him. The Intoxicated Intellectual puts a fun spin on the standard book-of-the-month club by serving up a classic novel with a coordinated cocktail recipe, like The Meta-mocha-sis Box that featured Kafka's timeless story paired with a surreal espresso-flavored beverage. And there's no shopping list required, because it's all in the box!
Shipping: Only ships within the U.S. between the 25th-27th of every month
Price: Starts at $39.95/month
What’s Included: Time for your loved one to dust off that smoking jacket and kick up his feet to enjoy the flavorful goodness brought by the Luxury Cigar Club. Offering 3 different subscription levels to choose from, send between 3-5 cigars, all handpicked and properly smoked before packaging. Showcasing only the finest cigars from around the globe, he'll get the chance to sample the best of the best, making it ideal for both enthusiasts and novices.
Shipping: Ships to select countries from the U.S. between the 4th-6th of every month
Price: Starts at $12.95/month
What’s Included: Dedicated to hot sauces, spicy snacks, and tongue-scorching sweets, The Scorchin' Hot Box is a gift that packs quite a punch! Curated to bring some heat clear across the flavor spectrum, choose from 5 bold subscription options to send your favorite spice-obsessed man an assortment of full-size, artisanal hot sauces or a mix of atomic goodies like habanero snacks, pepper-infused taffy, and smoking condiments.
Shipping: Only ships within the U.S. in the 1st week of the following month
Price: Starts at $19.00/month
What’s Included: No matter his favorite brewing method or whether he likes it on its own or with all the fixings, the Brothers Coffee Company is a monthly subscription that makes sure he'll have gourmet-quality roasts on hand to cover all his coffee needs. Ideal for coffee lovers, every box features a different roaster and their unique story. Choose from 3 options, select a preferred roast, and he'll get fresh coffee at peak flavor.
Shipping: Ships worldwide from the U.S. within the 1st week of every month