40 Creative Groomsmen Gift Ideas for Any Budget
By Wedding Spot
So your wedding day is on the horizon, but you still haven’t gotten your groomsmen any sort of thank you gift yet. Or maybe you’ve searched the web for ideas, but keep coming across the same monogrammed keychain and shaving kit, and neither feel authentic. To get your wheels turning, we’ve compiled 40 creative groomsmen gift ideas, categorized by price.
Whether your groomsmen are into games, tech, sports, the outdoors, or anything in between, you’re sure to find something that fits within this list. Plus, each item has a link that takes you directly to a page where you can either purchase or learn more information.
Explore 40 of our favorite creative groomsmen gift ideas:
Ideas under $30
We love this YETI cup for a groomsmen gift because it’s something useful, but also something that people might not usually buy for themselves.
For the coffee lover, a subscription box is a super cool way to try varieties that they may have never considered before. When it comes to creative groomsmen gift ideas, consider this option if you want an inexpensive gift that keeps on giving.
This particular charging station charges your phone, watch, and earbuds, but there are tons of charging stations out there to choose from.
For the foodie groomsmen, we love this hot sauce subscription.
Keep your beer colder, longer, with these insulated cooling pint glasses.
For the outdoorsy groomsmen, a personalized pocket knife is the perfect gift.
7. Echo Dot
If any of your groomsmen are the techy type, get them the Amazon Echo Dot so they can listen to music, ask questions, set timers, and more from anywhere in the house.
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8. A monthly magazine subscription
The beauty of this gift is that you can customize it based on interest. Whether it’s sports, cooking, entertainment, cars, etc. there is a magazine for everyone.
For the hip-hop fan, this card game (that doubles as a drinking game) is a fun gift choice.
10. The Simpsons 1000 piece puzzle
This Simpsons puzzle is a great groomsmen gift for the gamer and/or comedy lovers.
This is a more common groomsmen gift, but for good reason. You can even have it engraved with your pal’s initials, the wedding date, or even an inside joke.
Ideas between $30-$75
Have a photo of your best bud engraved right onto a pint glass!
13. Video games
If any of your groomsmen have a gaming system, get them something awesome to play. We love choosing something nostalgic like a Super Mario game for Nintendo Switch, but any of the latest and greatest games for the new consoles certainly work, too!
For the chefs, we think this monogrammed steak brand is the perfect creative groomsmen gift. It’s wild, fun, and probably something they wouldn’t buy for themselves.
15. A cooking or cocktail-making class
If any of your groomsmen are more experience-oriented, consider giving the gift of a cooking/cocktail class.
We love the idea of a subscription box because there are so many different types, so you can pick the perfect fit for your groomsmen.
17. A board game that’s actually fun
Who says board games are out of style?!
Made from hand-blown glass, these luxury whiskey glasses are created with a shape specifically made to enhance the taste and aroma of your whiskey.
19. Chess set
Whether or not your groomsmen actually play chess doesn’t really matter, does it?
Need we say more?
These things work wonders and are a gift your groomsmen are sure to use over and over again.
This DIY hot sauce kit is a fun gift for your groomsmen, especially the creative, cooking type.
Ideas between $75-$150
23. Portable Bluetooth speaker
If your groomsmen don’t already have a Bluetooth speaker, get them one as a gift. It’s the gift that keeps on giving.
This professional poker set includes two card decks, four different colored chip sets, and five black dice. We love this as a gift idea because you can use it together for years to come.
25. A massage gun
Is a massage gun a non-traditional groomsmen gift? Absolutely. Do we recommend it as a groomsmen gift? Absolutely.
26. Temperature-controlled coffee mug
This Ember Mug allows you to set your drink temperature and has a built-in rechargeable battery. We think it's a super cool, super usable, and super creative groomsmen gift idea.
27. Record player
For the music lover, give the gift of song with a record player. This one is vintage-inspired and has Bluetooth technology if you want to pair it to even louder speakers.
28. Self-cleaning water bottle
If any of your groomsmen love fitness or camping outdoors, this self-cleaning water bottle is the perfect gift.
29. Custom engraved bottle of booze
Adding a little something extra to the classic nice bottle of alcohol gift, this company will custom engrave your selection of choice, making your gift even more personal.
30. Cocktail set
We love this idea for a groomsmen gift because it’s not a gift that someone usually buys themselves. There are so many different sets out there, but this one from Williams Sonoma is incredibly classy.
31. New York Times custom football book
This custom football book lets you pick the gift recipient’s favorite team, and then the book is customized with highlights, trivia, MVPs, and more from the NYT archives.
32. Man Crate
Man Crates is a company that creates various gift boxes based on the recipient’s interests. They have a wide variety to choose from with categories like a bacon crate, a knife making kit, a grill master crate, and so much more.
Whether your groomsmen are gym rats or just like to travel, this Herschel duffle bag is trendy and sturdy, making it ready to last years to come.
34. Tickets to a sporting event
Tickets to a sporting event or a concert make for an awesome groomsmen gift, especially when you have pals who prefer experiences over physical objects.
Ideas over $150
This might be our all-time favorite groomsmen gift. MasterClass offers so many different skills to learn outside of what you traditionally think of online classes. From interior design to chess to wine appreciation and everything in between, there is truly something for everyone. If your budget allows for it, consider giving a different class to every groomsman based on what you think they’d like best.
36. Apple AirPods
Another non-traditional groomsmen gift, but one that is sure to be a hit with everyone, is Apple AirPods.
If your groomsmen are gamers, the Nintendo Switch Lite is the ultimate gift for them. Small, lightweight, on-the-go gaming. It’s perfect.
A meat subscription box is a bit on the pricier side compared to other subscriptions, but it can be customized to fit your budget.
For the fitness enthusiast, consider gifting a Fitbit Smartwatch!
40. Classic Nintendo Entertainment System
For the lover of nostalgia, the Classic NES is an unexpected and fun choice for a groomsmen gift. Bonus: You can play it together for years to come!
Go above and beyond with these creative groomsmen gift ideas!
Now that you’ve got some inspiration to help you find the perfect groomsmen gifts, make sure you cover all your bases and check out our list of cheap wedding gifts for guests.
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