More than anything, a good, thoughtful gift should say, “I like you just the way you are.” Gifts should celebrate all of our unique qualities and quirks, because that’s what makes us all who we are. So, whether you’re searching for the perfect gift for a birthday or Christmas, or unique gift ideas for any special occasion, the Cratejoy marketplace offers a bunch of monthly subscription boxes for those who love all things geeky.
If you’re surrounded by loved ones that are always talking about their devotion to Star Wars, Doctor Who, or Stranger Things, we’ve got the goods that are geared directly towards them. Catering to a wide array of the most popular fandoms today, we’ve got amazing gift ideas for the delightfully nerdy!
From boxes focused on geeky accessories and apparel, to those that are all about celebrating pop culture and video games, we’ve put together a fun gift guide of subscription boxes that are sure to deliver smiles to all of your favorite nerds.
Price: Starts at $16.99
About the Box: One of many great girl geek gifts is Loot for Her, a unique monthly subscription box that is all about delivering fun, nerdy apparel for a great price. Send a surprise each month that celebrates everything from gaming to popular fandoms. Carrying sizes ranging from small to 3XL, each monthly box brings 1 stylish women's clothing item or accessory, all of which are designed and curated by women, for women.
Shipping: Ships to select countries from the U.S. by the 31st of the month
Price: Starts at $7.99
About the Box: Featuring popular fandoms from Game of Thrones to Star Trek, the Zanini Box is a budget-friendly geeky gift. A mystery pin box, each month delivers 3-5 unique high-quality enamel pins customized to the likes and interests of every subscriber. Thoughtfully curated to deliver beautifully designed and well-crafted exclusive pins, every box is sure to excite all sorts of fans and gamers.
Shipping: Ships worldwide from the U.S. between the 2nd-5th of each month
Price: Starts at $11.24
About the Box: From the makers of the popular MATTER box comes a new box dedicated to all things science. A great monthly subscription for anyone who enjoys the geekier side of life, atomicpost is a themed box curated to deliver fun, sciencey swag. Focusing on a wide range of topics, from space exploration to prehistoric life, get a mailer full of fun, including 1-2 detailed info cards, enamel pins, patches, art prints and 1-3 stickers.
Shipping: Ships worldwide from the U.S. on the 20th of each month
Price: Starts at $29.99
About the Box: UnboxBoardom is on a mission to bring games that help everyone unplug and play, and is perfect for those who love to play games of all kinds! Available as a monthly, bi-monthly or quarterly box, choose to send the featured board game or opt for the element of surprise. Delivering everything from popular party games to challenging card games, this box will slowly grow a game collection that features some of the best on the market.
Shipping: Only ships within the U.S. on the 15th of the scheduled month
Price: Starts at $31.99
About the Box: Showcasing some of the top toy brands popular among teen and adult toy collectors, like Kidrobot, Tokidoki and Superplastic, each Mystery Toy Box by Mindzai packs in over $65 worth of value, for nearly half that price! Choose favorite brands, then unpack an exciting mix of 5-8 toys in every box, that may include popular Funko pop culture figurines, or collectible mystery packs from Cryptozoic Entertainment, Disney or Sanrio.
Shipping: Ships worldwide from the U.S. on the 15th of every month
Price: Starts at $3.99
About the Box: Bringing art that features the best in gaming, anime, sci-fi, comics and magic, Scented Geek offers a fun and inexpensive monthly subscription that delivers 1 hanging air freshener sporting a motif that celebrates a popular fandom. One of the best gifts for anyone on a tight budget, this unique subscription lets you choose the preferred category to send a new design and fragrance every month.
Shipping: Ships worldwide from the U.S. on the 4th of each month
Price: Starts at £14.99 GBP (~$20 USD)
About the Box: Join scores of fans that get a box of wizarding magic delivered right to their front door with the GeekGear monthly subscription. Great for lovers of all things Harry Potter and Fantastic Beasts, each box is packed with 6-10 licensed products, including everything from an exclusively designed T-shirt, exciting collectibles and Hogwarts house themed socks, to wall art and postcards.
Shipping: Ships worldwide from the U.K. except for select countries between the 21st-26th of each month
Price: Starts at $19.99
About the Box: Calling all Star Wars fans, Minecraft addicts and Marvel enthusiasts! Loot Crate is a monthly box that's curated by a team of passionate geeks and gamers dedicated to delivering cool gear from the best TV shows, movies, games and comics. Delivering a mix of 4+ items, including 1 graphic tee and 1 pin, plus other fan gear, like collectibles, action figures and swag, each box packs in the goods from some of the most popular entertainment franchises out there.
Shipping: Ships to select countries from the U.S. by the 31st of each month
Price: Starts at $10.00
About the Box: From casual to hardcore gamers, dungeon dwellers to DMs, the Dream Dice Club is a unique monthly gift box that delivers high-end dice to take care of those crucial rolls. Available in 3 subscription levels, each box brings an assortment of gaming dice that may include fancy d20s, 7-piece rpg sets, or everyday d6 dice, crafted from a range of unique materials, like stainless steel or gemstones.
Shipping: Ships worldwide from the U.S. on the 7th of the month
Price: Starts at $21.99
About the Box: If you're searching for the perfect gift for any Super Mario fan in your life, look no further than Mario’s Mystery Block. A monthly subscription that's curated for Nintendo nerds of all ages, each box is centered around a new theme, from beloved characters to favorite game consoles, and includes 3-6 items like toys, tees, novelty gifts and tasty treats, all selected to share the love of all things Nintendo.
Shipping: Ships worldwide from the U.S. to arrive within the first 10 days of the month following receipt of order
Price: Starts at $17.00
About the Box: Backed by plenty of happy subscribers, Kal-Elle Fandom Monthly makes a great gift for any woman who takes fanning to the next level. Proudly show off an obsession with Disney movies, superheroes, games and books, with a subscription that's committed to high-quality jewelry and accessories curated around popular fandoms. Each month’s themed box delivers 7-8 pieces, including items like R2-D2 pins, Pac-Man hats and Peter Pan necklaces.
Shipping: Ships worldwide from the U.S. between the 23rd-27th of each month
Price: Starts at $15.83
About the Box: SuperHeroCrate is a monthly box that's devoted to comic and superhero-loving people of every age. Delivered direct to the doorstep, each month's box is packed with 1 exclusively designed tee, at least 2 boarded and bagged back-issue comics or graphic novels, along with other related gift items, like action figures, collectibles and decals.
Shipping: Ships worldwide from the U.S. every Friday throughout the month