Turning 21 years of age is a huge milestone, and it’s a birthday that many people look forward to for years. It’s the official mark of adulthood in the eyes of the law and opens up a lot of doors, so the quest is on to find the best, most memorable 21st birthday gift ideas. From chocolate covered fruit to playful games and informative books, you’re sure to find something on this list that’s perfect for your loved one.
With semisweet and white chocolate dipped pineapple cupcakes, chocolate covered apple bites, and chocolate covered strawberries, this decadent arrangement is sure to cure a sweet tooth. Plus, it comes with a bundle of Happy Birthday balloons to add to the festivities.
2. Happy Birthday Confetti Box Bundle
This birthday box is an amazing 21st birthday gift idea that has it all. It’s packed with chocolate covered strawberries, strawberries covered in cake batter-flavored white chocolate and topped with sprinkles, and pineapple cakes covered in cake batter white chocolate, rolled in confetti, and topped with real candles you can light.
3. Hidrate Spark 2.0 Smart Water Bottle
This smart water bottle will help keep your loved one hydrated throughout the day. It not only tracks your water intake, but it also lights up to remind you to drink.
4. Pour Over Coffee Dripper Set by CrossCreek
The 21 year old in your life definitely needs some coffee to help her get through her busy days. This coffee system ensures that the freshest and most essential coffee flavors and nutrients pass through to your coffee, ensuring the perfect cup every time.
5. Fitbit Charge 3 Fitness Activity Tracker
Get your fitness-obsessed loved one this activity tracker to help her stay in the best shape of her life. This updated Fitbit better measures calorie burn, tracks resting heart rate, and features a long-lasting battery life of up to seven days.
6. Plantronics BackBeat Fit 3100 True Wireless Earbuds
Designed for outdoor fitness, these headphones are more than they appear. They’re designed to let in ambient sound which allows you to listen to music while being aware your surroundings so you can always stay safe.
7. TEMPUR-ProForm Cloud Pillow
Your loved one is sure to need a good night’s sleep, especially after her big birthday. Made with pressure-relieving TEMPUR memory foam, this pillow feels just like sleeping on a cloud. This is a 21st birthday gift idea she’ll use for years to come!
8. Triangle Metallic Photo Holders
Let your loved one display all her favorite photos and artwork with these triangle metallic photo holders. She can arrange them in a row, a cube, or whatever works to fit her space.
9. LORAC Cosmetics PRO Palette 3
This palette includes everything you need to prime, highlight, contour, and line your eyes. It includes both matte and shimmering shades so you can create any eye look you desire and comes with an eyeshadow primer for long-wearing results that won’t fade or crease.
10. Kate Spade Jackson Triple Gusset Crossbody Bag
Looking for 21st birthday gift ideas for a fashion-loving gal? This crossbody bag is perfect for a date night or a girls’ night out with friends. It carries your most important things without the bulk, and it has an adjustable strap for the perfect fit.
11. Le Cinq 5-Piece Curling Wand Set
With this five-in-one curling wand set, you can achieve waves, curls, and every hair look you’ve ever admired. Made of rose gold titanium, the wands heat up evenly to penetrate the hair’s cuticle and provide long-lasting styles.
12. Fujifilm Instax Mini 8 Instant Film Camera
Get ready for some instant pics! This camera features automatic exposure measurement that helps capture the perfect photo every time, along with an improved viewfinder for better clarity and visibility.
Your 21st birthday is the perfect time to start teaching yourself to cook. This cookbook gives your loved one just what she needs to take control of her kitchen and cook based on what’s in her fridge, what she’s craving, and how much time she has to put things together.
14. Beard Grooming & Trimming Kit for Men Care
Grooming, trimming, and taming your beard has never been easier. This kit includes stainless steel beard scissors, a boar bristle brush, leave-in conditioner beard oil, beard balm wax, and more.
Get your guy a bouquet of manly flowers. The flower is made with 100% beef jerky, while the stem is made from a mouthwatering blend of beef, pork, and spices. It’s a delicious 21st birthday gift idea he’ll be bragging about to all his friends!
16. Mark Ryden Backpack Avantor
A truly smart backpack is a cool 21st birthday gift idea for anyone who’s always toting their laptop around. It’s made with a waterproof raincoat design that stretches and conforms to your body shape, a reinforced steel combination lock to prevent theft, and a highly-protective laptop sleeve that protects against bumps and bruises.
17. Timex Men’s Expedition Ranger Solar-Powered Watch
Get him a solar-powered watch so he’ll always know what time it is. It draws power from any light source, features a two-month power reserve, has durable natural leather strap, and is water resistant to up to 50 meters or more.
18. Freedom Mastery Deluxe Daily Planner
Looking for inspirational 21st birthday gift ideas? This planner helps you become the best possible version of yourself. With a foldable vision board, morning and evening questions, mind maps, and habit trackers, it helps improve your productivity and your happiness.
19. Tile Mate
Make sure the 21 year old in your life never loses her keys again. Whenever you misplace your things, just use the app on your smartphone to make the tile ring within a Bluetooth range of 200 feet.
20. Sushi Making Kit
Why order sushi out when you can whip up your own, handmade sushi rolls right from home? This sushi kit includes everything you need, including a bamboo rolling mat, shopping guide, and cooking instructions.
21. Landon Carryall
The perfect bag for the daily hustle, such as gym necessities, weekend wandering, or your daily commute, this bag is just the right size. Plus, it’s made with neoprene material that’s waterproof and easy to clean.
22. Full Moon Your Birth Moon Gift Set
This beautiful moon pendant is an exact reproduction of the way the moon looked on your birthday. It’s paired with a high-resolution moon phase art print.
23. The Book of Everyone 21st Birthday Milestone Edition
This beautiful personalized book is a sentimental yet fun 21st birthday gift idea they’re sure to love. You can personalize it with your own words, memories, photos, and videos.
24. Vertical Rose Gold Name Bar Necklace with Custom Birthstone
Celebrate your loved one’s birthday with this vertical bar necklace crafted from rose gold plated sterling silver that can be personalized with her name. It comes paired with her birthstone.
This box comes complete with everything your loved one needs for a spa day. It’s packed with a mason jar candle, sugar scrub, peppermint chap stick, and lavender and lemongrass goat’s milk soap.
26. Level 21 Complete Funny Video Game Gamer 21st Birthday T-Shirt
This funny t-shirt is just what they need in their life to ring in their 21st year. It features an old-school gamer console and the phrase, “Level 21 Complete,” making it perfect for your loved one’s big day.
27. Holleyweb Bubble Soccer Ball Dia 5′
A 21-year-old may be an adult, but they’re still kids at heart. Let your loved one loose with this giant bubble “soccer” ball where they can bump, roll, and flip down the field as they laugh and enjoy the game.
Get the 21-year-old in your life her own personal assistant. The Echo Dot can play music, answer questions, check the news, get the weather, set alarms, control smart devices around the home, and so much more.
Give your loved one the gift of comfort this year with these slippers. Made with sheepskin lining and a premium suede upper, they’re the most cozy and snug pair of slippers you can find.
Perfect for the Star Wars lover in your life, this light will bring a bit of nostalgia to your loved one’s dorm room or apartment. It features 16 color-changing lights, and you can turn on the night light by the remote or button on the base.
31. Instant Pot Duo 7-in-1 Electric Pressure Cooker
Practical 21st birthday gift ideas are gifts that last. Make cooking a whole lot easier with this multi-cooker that takes the place of seven appliances in one. It can pressure cook, slow cook, cook rice, steam veggies, saute meat, make yogurt, and cooks up to 70% faster. How’s that for multitasking?
32. DA VINCI Monte Carlo Poker Club Set of 500 with Aluminum Case
Perfect for the poker-playing 21-year-old, this set includes everything you need for a professional at home game. It includes 500 14-gram clay composite chips, an aluminum case, two decks of cards, and two cut cards.
Exploding Kittens is the only game that includes kittens, explosions, laser beams, and goats. With more than 9 million copies sold, this highly strategic, kitty-powered game is a fun 21st birthday gift idea that provides hours of hilarity.
34. Large Tumbling Timbers with Carrying Case
Break out the fun at parties, camping, group events, and more with this giant tower-building game. With 56 giant pieces, the game stands two feet tall at the start of the game, and can reach a height of up to four feet.
35. Wooden Travel Push Pin World Map
The perfect 21st birthday gift idea for the world traveler in your life, this wooden push pin map allows your loved one to mark off each of the places she’s traveled. The map is huge, clocking in at 39 inches by 24 inches, and comes with flag-colored metal pushpins.
36. The Bucket List: 1000 Adventures Big & Small
This book is chock-full of fun, fantastic, and wonderful adventures that you’ll be dying to go on at least once in your life. There’s an eclectic range of ideas including self-improvement, natural wonders, cultural experiences, and more to suit every traveler.
37. Cole Haan Men’s Grand Crosscourt Ii Sneaker
These shoes are right at the intersection of practical and stylish. They’re made with 100% leather, suede, and textiles with rubber pods in the heel and forefoot for superior comfort.
38. Warby Parker Harris Sunglasses
Inspired by mid-century style, these sunglasses boast classic allure. The frames are made from hand-polished cellulose acetate, while the lenses are made from polycarbonate, a highly impact-resistant material.
39. Handmade Chunky Knit Blanket
This luxuriously beautiful knit blanket creates a huge impact in any bedroom or living room! Its super-chunky knit keeps you comfy and toasty warm throughout the chilly winter nights.
The perfect 21st birthday gift idea for someone with a bit of wanderlust, this hammock is light enough that they can take it with them to set up camp wherever they go. Lightweight carabiners can be clipped to any anchor point, while high-strength nylon taffeta stands up to use and abuse.
41. Women’s Lightweight Tie Dye No Shows Sock 4-Pack
These socks feature a vibrant burst of colors on each pair of socks. They’re also an act of charity — for each pair purchased, one pair will be donated to someone affected by homelessness.
42. Mila Faux Fur Throw Pillow
These throw pillows will look great in her dorm room or wherever she calls home. Plush, soft, and cozy, these pillows feature a fun glam look that livens up any living space.
43. Classic Bathrobe
This luxuriously soft bathrobe makes your home feel like an upscale hotel. There’s nothing better to slip into after a relaxing bubble bath.
44. Voluspa Roses Macaron Candle Set
This five-piece candle set features delectable rose scents, including rose petal ice cream, rose colored glasses, and bergamot rose. The little glass candles themselves are shaped like macarons.
45. Athletic Propulsion Labs Slides
Great for beach season and beyond, these utilitarian slides feature a raised mesh design on the top. In bright red, they’re the perfect blend of function and style.
46. Crosley Cruiser Deluxe Stereo Turntable
How about a retro 21st birthday gift idea for the music lover in your life? Featuring a charming suitcase-style shell, this record player has tons of upgrades. You can change the record’s speed with advanced pitch control adjustments, sync via Bluetooth connection, and stream music through the built-in speakers.
47. Esquire Men’s Jewelry Black Leather Wrap Bracelet
Add a little modern style to any look with this black leather wrap bracelet. It features a cord made of braided leather and a cool stainless steel accent.
48. Sharper Image Portable Massaging Neck Wrap
The brand new 21-year-old in your life deserves some relaxation. Made of ultra plush material, this massaging neck wrap gently vibrates, melting away tension and inducing relaxation.
49. Wireless Lit Solar PowerBank
With this solar powered battery pack, you can ensure your loved one’s phone stays charged wherever the sun shines! It features 20,000 mAh battery power, three USB cable outputs, a fast-charging micro-USB cord, and a waterproof and shockproof shell.
50. Manta Sleep Mask
Looking for luxurious 21st birthday gift ideas? Give your loved one the gift of the best night’s sleep ever. This sleep mask is guaranteed to block out 100% of the light for a deeper and more relaxing sleep experience.
Whether your loved one is having a big bash or laying low on her big day, her 21st birthday will be one she always remembers. Choose one of these great 21st birthday gift ideas to help her ring in this huge milestone birthday.