The Best Gift Boxes for Your Boyfriend from BBQ Kits to Beer Clubs (2021)

Whether you've been dating for years or simply in the honeymoon phase as a new couple, gift shopping can be stressful if you're on a mission to find the perfect gift. We get it – you want to top his birthday gift and anniversary gifts. While it might be tempting to get him the hottest gadgets or the newest iPhone, remember that sometimes the simplest gifts are the best gifts. It's about giving him something that comes straight from the heart that'll have him smiling, laughing, or even both.

As your boyfriend and best friend, you want to spoil him with a personalized gift that shows him how much you love him. At the Cratejoy marketplace, we have a list of surprise gifts and unique gift ideas that will have him speechless! Nothing says I love you than sending him monthly subscription boxes that support his interests, hobbies, and fuels his stomach! Whether he's into DIY projects or craft beers, we have curated a guide that has a little bit of everything.

Don't fret if you're in a long-distance relationship! Our list includes subscriptions that will deliver your Christmas gift straight to your boyfriend's doorstep so you can virtually unbox them together!

What are the best gift boxes for your boyfriend?


Finders Seekers - Mystery Game

From $25.00 per box
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Puzzle and mystery-loving boyfriends will have a thrill with a subscription to the Finders Seekers Mysteries. This giftbox includes a mix of both hands-on and online puzzle-solving mysteries and challenges with new cities and cultures to explore each month. Spend some extra quality time together with this at-home escape room experience!


The Hop-Heads Beer Club

From $34.95 per box
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If he's a craft beer enthusiast, let him know to keep a bottle opener close by because this subscription to the HopHeads Beer Club will blow him away. Surprise your boyfriend with a box of award-winning Pale Ales, Double IPAs, and Imperial IPLS from international and U.S. breweries. Each box includes a hand selection of a 12-pack complete with a newsletter that details each selection and suggested food pairings. The perfect gift for long-distance relationships hoping to spend some time over Zoom while enjoying a delicious drink of their choice.


The Ultimate BBQ Experience

From $27.99 per box
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Although a bbq set could be considered a dad gift, this gift set is packed with all the essentials he needs to show off his grilling skills. The Ultimate BBQ Box includes special sauces, spices, wood chips, and grilling accessories carefully selected by a certified pitmaster. Each box also includes a new recipe and access to a members-only Facebook group for other bbq lovers. Support his kitchen experiments and be his sidekick taste tester with this foodie gift box.


Big Kahuna Seasonal Box

From $99.00 per box
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What He’ll Get: Outfit him in that laidback beach style every season with the quarterly Surf Shop Box. Sending everything from board shorts and tanks, to flannels, pants, and plenty of accessories, each box packs in premium surf shop apparel that's been curated by pro stylists. Valued at over $100, each box brings 2-3 fashionable and comfortable items from some of the best brands in the biz.

Shipping: Only ships within the U.S. within 4 business days from receipt of order


GloveBox | Car Care Made Simple

From $31.99 per box
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Score extra cool points with a gift box dedicated to your boyfriend's second love – his car! If he's a car enthusiast, he's sure to enjoy a monthly subscription to the Glove Box. Each box is packed with the ultimate detailing essentials and products from deep cleaning sprays. waxes, and shines that'll keep his car squeaky clean. Ditch the gift card and opt for this holiday gift instead!


Cold Brew Club Monthly Subscription

From $53.17 per box
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Treat him to a cafe-quality cold brew every day! Whether he likes his coffee plain black or likes to DIY his morning brew with some coconut creamer and sugar, the Cold Brew Club delivers convenient fridge-friendly pouches that are sure to get his day started! Each pouch makes 38 cups and unlike Amazon, is shipped on a certified carbon-neutral model doing its part in sustaining our planet.


HeroTshirtClub Membership

From $18.49 per box
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What He’ll Get: Looking for the perfect gift for the hero in your life? Try the Hero T-Shirt Club, a tee-of-the-month club that celebrates the everyday heroes who protect and serve on the daily. Every monthly box brings 1 comfortable T-shirt sporting a sharp graphic print that recognizes a wide range of heroes, including U.S. law enforcement agencies, branches of the U.S. military, the Coast Guard and fire departments.

Shipping: Ships to the select countries from the U.S. on the 15th of each month


The ManBox

From $16.15 per box
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Looking for a care package that includes a little bit of everything? The ManBox is sure to treat him to a selection of items from lifestyle goods to survival and tactical gear. Selected items include brand-named lighters, knives. sunglasses and more!


Hot Sauce of the Month Club

From $14.99 per box
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Get him a hot sauce collection as spicy as your relationship! Treat him to a mystery box of artisan hot sauces with unique flavors like peaches and roasted garlic, cajun, and chocolate habanero that will have his taste buds on fire. This collection also makes a great care package for loved ones far away and is tailored to match his desired heat level.


Mullybox - The Subscription Box for Golf

From $39.58 per box
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What He’ll Get: Featuring fun themes each month, like Winter Range Session and Golf Fitness, the Mullybox makes a great gift set for all those boyfriends who spend more time on the greens than #45. Score a hole in one with a monthly box that's all about driving his scores down, by sending an assortment of golf gear that includes premium golf balls, performance-enhancing gadgets, training aids, tees and apparel.

Shipping: Ships worldwide from the U.S. within 48 hours of receipt of order


Craftsman Crate

From $30.77 per box
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Craftsman Crate is a DIY experience like no other! This gift box is made for men who like to build and explore new crafting techniques. Whether crafting a newly acquired hobby or a skillset he's looking to sharpen, this DIY gift box includes all the working tools supplies, and materials to sharpen a series of skillsets like woodworking and weaving.


Sauce Boss - Condiment Subscription

From $16.75 per box
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Is your boyfriend the condiment king when it comes to adding an extra something something on food? If so, this is the Sauce Boss is the perfect gift set that'll keep his dishes kicking with flavor. Each box includes full-sized bottles of sauces including BBQ, hot sauce, ketchup, mayo, mustard, and ranch dressing.


SnackSack Classic

From $26.91 per box
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What He’ll Get: Send a unique sampling of healthy snacks with each monthly SnackSack. Available in vegan, gluten-free and classic options, each box is thoughtfully curated to deliver a wide variety of sweet and savory snacks. He'll unbox an assortment of 11-15 health-conscious and nutritious snack options that includes everything from veggies crisps and trail mixes, to low-carb protein-packed bars and cookies.

Shipping: Only ships within the U.S. on the 17th of the month


Comic Stacks Monthly Sub

From $27.49 per box
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What He’ll Get: Ideal for comic lovers who enjoy reading the latest offerings from some of the most popular artists, writers and publishers on the scene, Comic Stacks sends a top-quality stack of comics that are hot off the press. Curated by comic experts with over 20 years of experience, he'll get his comic fix with a monthly box that brings an assortment of 5 comic books and 2 graphic novels.

Shipping: Only ships within the U.S. near the 10th of the month


Knife Subscription Club

From $23.00 per box
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Every man needs a sturdy all-around knife that he can use both indoors and outdoors. Surprise your loved one with this thoughtful gift that he can use while hunting, fishing, or even crafting DIY projects in the garage. Go basic with a stainless steel knife or gift him with the premium experience with 5-10 high-tier knives and other high-quality EDC gear and items. The ultimate men's gift for the outdoorsy man!


Sleuth Kings Master Detective: Monster Madness

From $29.95 per box
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What He’ll Get: Sleuth Kings is a monthly game box that promises to excite his inner armchair detective by putting him directly on the police force to solve the latest mystery. A fan favorite for good reason, each month's box will have him working alongside Sullivan, the lead detective, as he makes his way through a well-crafted mystery complete with a puzzling evidence-packed case file just waiting to be unraveled.

Shipping: Only ships within the U.S. by the 4th of each month


The Gladiator - Full box

From $13.50 per box
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If he loves a hearty snack, Stick in a Box is the perfect gift for any protein-loving jerky fan! Free from fillers and nasty preservatives, each month he'll receive up to 7 bags of delicious hard-to-find bags of beef jerky. Choose between three subscription packs and let him get whisked away into the jerky lover's paradise.


The Gentleman

From $13.75 per box
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Nordstrom has nothing on this sock subscription box by Southern Scholar. Nurture your gentleman's inner stylist with a gift that's both practical and fashionable with a monthly subscription of premium men's dress socks. Each box comes with 1 pair of a professional crew that he can match and play up with his personal style.


Standard Tool Subscription Box

From $50.96 per box
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DIY projects have never been easier! Instead of a gift card to a hardware store, surprise your boyfriend with a subscription to the Standard Tool Subscription box! This box includes high-quality tools and supplies from top brands like Dewalt, Husky, and Pittsburgh to name a few. The perfect gift for woodworkers, builders, and crafters! What a boyfriend gift.


Box of Matter

From $36.66 per box
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As one of the best-selling boxes on the Cratejoy market, surprise your science lover with a box gift from Box of Matter! Each box includes cool collectibles such as prehistoric fossils, scientific tools, and other cutting-edge materials sourced from collectors in the fossil industry that'll interest his inner scientist. Support his hobbies and DIY interests with this one-of-a-kind Christmas gift!


He Time by My Me Time Box- DECEMBER BOX

From $62.50 per box
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Whether he's a college student in need of a luxurious care package or a working man looking for a gift box to unwind with, the He Time by My Me Time is exclusively made for some rest and relaxation. Each box includes premium grooming necessities and lifestyle essentials to help him look and feel his best. This all-in-one gift basket includes 8-10 luxury items like skincare items, aromatherapy, body wash, and more.


Comma Vintage: Quarterly

From $55.00 per box
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Send him a gift box chosen by the one and only Cratejoy Editorial Team! This unique gift includes vintage menswear he can rock all year long. Each box includes 1-3 authentic wear from legendary brands including Pendleton, Levi's Champion, Nike, and more!