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 sellers that are dedicated to creating monthly gift boxes for men of all persuasions. Whether you’re looking to get practical apparel into his wardrobe or send him a little refined sophistication, load the snack cabinet with healthy goodies or support him in 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 a unique gift that will help him discover new premium products. Comic lovers, pit masters, bookworms, et al -- we’ve found a gift set to cover all the bases!
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 pit masters and cookout kings is Grill Masters Club. Packing plenty of value and offering an opportunity to try hard-to-find products, each monthly box comes with 4 premium grilling items from around the world, including spice mixes and rubs, grilling accessories, woodchips for smoking meat, and spicy, flavorful BBQ sauces.
Shipping: Ships worldwide from the U.S. in the 1st week of each month
Price: Starts at $16.67/month
What's Included: Basic MAN is a gift idea that is all about convenience and practicality. Help the men in your life toss those well-loved (and worn-out) staples for something fresh and new. Delivering style basics and wardrobe essentials, each month he'll get a coordinated set that includes 1 new pair of high-quality underwear, durable and fun patterned socks, and a soft and comfy neutral-colored T-shirt.
Shipping: Ships worldwide from the U.S. within 2-5 days from your order date, with renewals shipping around the 10th of every month
Price: Starts at $16.00/month
What's Included: Sending self-care and sophisticated goodies to men everywhere, the Culture Carton brings a fresh take on style by curating a mix of products for body and mind. Available in 3 subscription tiers, you can opt between receiving lifestyle items only, a book only, or the lifestyle + book combo, sending a good read, a new watch, EDC items, tech gadgets and grooming products every month.
Shipping: Ships worldwide from the U.S. on the 17th of each month
Price: Starts at $40.00/month
What's Included: Shake things up with a gift that lets him dive into the world of mixology each month with a gift set from Shaker & Spoon. Delivering everything from syrups and mixers to bitters and garnishes, every themed box focuses on new flavors and quality cocktails. Just grab the recommended spirit from a local beverage shop, and unpack all that's needed to create 4 servings of 3 top-notch drink recipes.
Shipping: Only ships within the U.S. during the 1st consecutive Mon-Tues of every month
Price: Starts at $15.00/month
What's Included: Beef jerky lovers and dried meat connoisseurs are getting excited by the Jerky Snob monthly subscription. Not about to settle for anything but the best, each box curates a mix of premium handcrafted jerkies from only the finest artisans. Choose between 3 different levels, sending from 2 bags up to a full pound, for a variety of flavor-rich, protein-packed jerky products.
Shipping: Ships worldwide from the U.S. except for select countries within 48 hours of ordering between Mon-Fri, with renewals shipping in a regular shipping rotation based on original order date
Price: Starts at £17.99 GBP/month
What's Included: Everyone knows that certain someone who feels that every meal or snack needs some added heat. Flaming Licks has got them covered! Catering to all things hot and spicy, each box brings a mix of 3 award winning hot sauces, chutneys, marinades or pickles, along with 1 artisanal small-batch spicy snack, like nuts or chips, all curated exclusively from U.K. producers.
Shipping: Ships to select countries from the U.K. with 2 business days from your original order date, with renewals shipping towards the end of each month
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 sharing special moments. Help new dads develop their own unique parenting rhythm and grow into their role with a collection of between 3-8 goodies for dads and little ones, including age-appropriate books and toys, apparel, snacks and self-care products.
Shipping: Ships worldwide from the U.S. between the 22nd-27th of every month
Price: Starts at $21.99/month
What's Included: If you've got a comic fan on your hands, add to his ever-expanding collectible collection with a monthly subscription to The Comic Garage. Select 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 your order, and then every 30 days thereafter
Price: Starts at $21.67/month
What's Included: With a rapidly growing network of happy players, he can enjoy entertaining and challenging game play each month by becoming a member of the Deadbolt Mystery Society. An ideal way to flex those mental muscles, whether going solo or with a gang of friends, each box brings an immersive mystery experience, complete with original stories, thought-provoking characters, clues and puzzles.
Shipping: Ships worldwide from the U.S. except for select countries during the 1st full week of each month
Price: Starts at $19.99/month
What's Included: A heartwarming gift for coffee lovers and their fur babies, a subscription to the Puppy Paws Coffee & Company sends out a 12oz bag of whole bean or freshly ground coffee, plus a treat and toy for man's best friend. What's more? This coffee-of-the-month club is committed to making every cup support a pup by donating 50% of all profits to animal rescue operations that care for homeless animals.
Shipping: Only ships within the U.S. within 10 days, with renewals shipping on the 5th of the month
Price: Starts at $37.50/month
What's Included: Looking for a great gift for fitness-minded men who are dedicated to making gains in the gym or following a high-protein diet? The BroteinBox brings a mix of great tasting whole-food low-carb snacks. Featuring new and tried-and-tested brands, this monthly subscription service delivers 10-13 full-size snack items, including a variety of protein-packed sweets, bars, nut mixes and jerky.
Shipping: Ships to select countries from the U.S. within 1-3 business days from your order date, with renewals shipping on or around the 5th of each month
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 $50.00/box
What's Included: From the first box on, he'll be able to get up and head out with the hiking essentials found in The Hikewize Subscription Box! Each quarterly box focuses on high-quality outdoor gear to fill his rucksack, sending everything from high-performance moisture-wicking socks and durable Nalgene bottles, to trail snacks and plenty of 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 unique game subscription that loves to send game enthusiasts plenty of options to have on hand for game night. Featuring a mix of strategic board games, card games, and interactive RPGs, help him 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 $6.75/month
What's Included: With a great beard comes great responsibility! Help him keep his facial hair soft and fashionable with a wide range of all-natural products from the Beard Care Club. Available in 11 different subscription options for members of the bearded brotherhood, choose from budget-friendly or splurge-worthy gifts that send an assortment of softly scented beard oils, balms, waxes and other grooming necessities.
Shipping: Ships worldwide from the U.S. between the 5th-7th of every month