If you don’t want to be driving the lame bus this Hanukkah, check out some of the hottest gifts that range from traditional to downright unique this season.
Just when you thought of every present you need to get, there’s always that one more that pops up at the last minute! There are a bunch of really traditional Hanukkah ideas out there, but what do you get that special someone who already has everything?
We’ve researched some of the most popular categories so far this year and then chose our favorites that will work as the perfect presents for just about anyone on your list. We’ve got something for the little kids, the older kids, the super picky teens, and the adults. Some are thoughtful ideas, some are classic, and some are just plain old fun and on-trend this year.
Shop our picks for some of the best Hanukkah gifts in 2023.
The Best Hanukkah Gift of 2023
The “My Life Story…So Far” Book – Buy It Here
This is our favorite pick of the season because, not only, is it totally unique, but it’s super meaningful as well. They’ll be able to easily tell highlights and important stories from their life that they’ll want to share over and over again. It’s a great way to learn the history of your family, but it doesn’t end there. There’s even a section at the end for them to fill out on what they’d like to accomplish next. Learn more here.
The Menorah Pick
The Antique Menorah Tree of Life – Buy It Here
This really pretty silver antique finish Menorah symbolized the tree of life and will look really nice on their coffee table, mantel, desk, and more. We love the finish on it that makes it look like it’s been passed down for generations, yet really on-trend in the home decor space all at the same time. Learn more here.
The Movie Pick
The Top 100 Movies Scratch-Off Poster – Buy It Here
A great “bucket list” gift idea for all the movie buffs out there. This poster can be hung on the wall and even framed and lists the top 100 movies of all time that you’ve got to see. Once they’ve watched the movie they’ll “scratch it off” the poster. How many have they already seen and how many will they see in the next year! Learn more here.
The Candle Pick
The Homesick Hanukkah Hand-Poured Candle – Buy It Here
The perfect present for those who may be in a different state, city, or just away from the family for a bit. The “Homesick” candle is hand-poured, made of soy wax, and it scented too. It can now officially be their favorite time of year even when they’re not at home. Learn more here.
The Fun Pick
The Tabletop Cornhole Game – Buy It Here
If they love playing a game of cornhole in the backyard all summer long, they can now bring the party inside during the colder months! This tabletop cornhole game uses a coin and your goal is to, well, score a goal! If you land your coin onto the board you get a point. If you get it in the hole, you get 3 points! Learn more here.
The Kids Pick
The Mensch on a Bench Dreidel Puppy – Buy It Here
He’s the cutest little Hanukkah puppy ever! What started as a major hit on ABC’s Shark Tank a few years back has now grown into a full-fledged online success. This pup is as cute as ever, is covered in Dalmatian-like dreidel spots, and even has a little hidden pocket where your kids can store their dreidel. So cool. Learn more here.
The Meaningful Pick
The History of Existing Life Watercolor Portrait – Buy It Here
This is a really pretty watercolor portrait that helps depict the history and diversity of life on earth. They’ll proudly display this thoughtful gift on any wall in their home and think of you each time they look at it. You can also order this one with or without the frame. Learn more here.
The Classic Pick
The 2-Pack of Wood Dreidels – Buy It Here
Because they could always use a new set of dreidels. These come as a pack of two, are made of all wood, and are some of the best sellers on Amazon currently. It even comes in a poly bag for safe keeping and storage when not in use. Plus, they’re made right here in the US! Learn more here.
The Board Game Pick
The Catan Game – Buy It Here
It’s one of the most popular games on Amazon again this year. They’ll need to use their trading skills, bargaining skills, tactical skills, and some luck to win at this game. Learn more here.
The Decor Pick
The Bedside Smartphone Vase – Buy It Here
If they use their phone as an alarm clock, this is such a cool way to display it near their bed! This smartphone vase can hold flowers (real or fake) and as a phone stand all at the same time. Plus, charging is a breeze. Learn more here.
The Lounging Pick
The Parachute Luxury Bathrobe – Buy It Here
This is the robe everyone wants this year! They’ve recently released this super plush and comfy bathrobe in blush (pictured above), but it comes in other colors too like white, grey, mineral, and more for women and men. Learn more here.
The Cute Pick
The Whimsical Emoji Mugs – Buy It Here
These are super cute and great options for the kids or just the really fun-loving adults in your life You can actually choose which emoji faces your want or, heck, just buy the whole set! Learn more here.
The Kids Pick
The Kids Fresh Mart Grocery Store Playset – Buy It Here
Get them working early with this really cool grocery store set that comes with 70 different accessories including things like food items, grocery apron, cloth shopping bag, play money, play credit cards, play coupons, and so much more! Learn more here.
The Chocolate Lovers Pick
The Godiva Dessert Truffle Gift Box – Buy It Here
It’s one of the best-sellers of the year and you can never go wrong with Godiva. This gift set comes with 24 delicious chocolates including white chocolate, dark chocolate, milk chocolate, and more! Learn more here.
The Wine Pick
The Vinturi Red Wine Aerator – Buy It Here
Now you can officially let your wine breathe the right way! It’ll help to enhance your favorite wine’s flavor providing a smoother finish. Some even say it helps cut down on hangovers. Judge for yourself! Learn more here.
The Zen Pick
The Tea Forte Green Tea Assortment – Buy It Here
Help them get their zen on with this delicious assortment of green tea.
The Comfy Pick
The Comfiest Quilted Slippers – Buy It Here
Slippers so comfy it’s like walking on fluffy little clouds! They’re plush, have rubber soles for safety, and come in a couple different color options! Learn more here.
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