50 Unusual Christmas Gifts For The Weird & Wonderful
No matter who you’re shopping for, everyone is bound to get overwhelmed with the same old boring presents (socks, gift cards, mugs, etc.) that they’ve received year after year. Change it up a bit, and give the gift of oddity.
Giving strange unusual Christmas gifts is smart; it eliminates the worry that your gift recipient won’t already have the thing! Of course, weird and geeky Christmas presents should be chosen with good taste, tailored to the person you’re buying for. Exploit inside jokes, odd characteristics, or connections that you have with the person when choosing an odd product to gift them.
Make sure to check out our list of 85 unusual stocking stuffers to gift this year once you're done with this gift guide! You'd be glad you did!
The Ultimate List of Weird Christmas Gifts
Help your loved ones realize their inner dreams with Moochie. When our teachers asked what we wanted to be when we grew up, we drew Moochie the Slacker Sloth. Give someone the gift of being able to see their goals realized!
Really? A cookbook as a Christmas gift for men? Yes! This cookbook is not just any cookbook. It's hilarious; the recipes are delicious. And we guarantee that you won't be disappointed.
Get ready to grab some milk, because these nuts have some serious kick to them! These things are addicting to say the least - a must try and one of the best Christmas gift ideas for men who love spicy food.
Going skiing or boarding anytime soon? Rock out in style with this fashionable, waterproof mask and have all the heads turning your way
For the bookworms out there, this sprout green bookmark from Fred & Friends helps you keep track of your progress and is small enough to even mark the last line you read. Plus, they're pretty darn cute too.
Now you can have hot sauce wherever you go. Sriracha goes good on just about everything and now you can put it on everything thanks to this travel size bottle.
A gift great for any party or celebration. With a variety of beautiful designs from diamonds, feathers, and other creative patters, these temporary tattoos are sure to be a hit.
For the people that can't say no to chocolate and hot sauce, what better gift than this tin of chocolate wedges made with real tabasco sauce. Want more spicy gift ideas? Click here, we have a ton!
Whether you're hosting a party or prepping a big meal, these flexible pinch bowls are life savers. Perfect for holding any herbs, condiments, or sauces; simply pinch the bowl and each item pours out effortlessly.
Enjoy your favorite spirits on the go with a miniature flask that fits right on your keychain. Made with stainless steel and has a twist off cap so you're always ready for some liquid courage.
A super comfortable and stylish knee high sock designed with the classic Wonder Woman logo and red cape to complete the look.
A tool that helps scratch all the spots you can't normally reach. The Bear Claw is everyone's favorite back scratcher as it can extend to 23 inches and is easily portable.
Easily one of the coolest tea infusers out there is the Sloth figure from Fred & Friends. It hangs on the side of your cup and slow brews your tea for the perfect taste. Don't forget to check out the best tea lovers gift guide here!
Never drink spoiled wine again thanks to a vacuum pump that extracts the air from an opened bottle and seals it up with a rubber stopper. It will click when you know it's sealed tight and make every glass taste as good as the first.
Going to the bathroom has never been this fun as the Potter Putter golf game game offers plenty of entertainment. It comes with its own putting green, cup with flag, two golf balls, putter and "Do Not Disturb" door hanger to offer more practice time.
Now you can let that jerk who cut you off how you really feel by screaming at them with the Road Rage Megaphone. The perfect gift to help with your road rage and let other drivers hear a piece of your mind.
Your search for the best weird Christmas gift for your boyfriend or male friend ends here. If he loves Game of Thrones or any other epic fantasy story, he’ll LOVE this buffalo horn mug. Make sure that you include a pint of ale to go with it!
If your girlfriend loves to cozy up with a book, make her reading time more exciting with a cute mermaid blanket. She’ll be warm and snug, and you might even catch her humming ‘Under the Sea’ to herself.
Do you know somebody who’s always bending their head to look down on you? Save them the trouble! These glasses can help them stay ergonomic while they express their disappointment from above! They are also practical, allowing you to watch TV even with a runny nose.
Let’s be honest. You’ll never catch a unicorn. Not with that dinky sword from that garage sale. Let someone else do it right, and still treat your loved ones to the unicorn trophy they’ve always dreamed of. When you factor in the time and cost of unicorn hunting, this is a steal.
Do you know anyone who wishes they had a girlfriend to binge watch dramas late into the night with? Help them out with this hedgehog plush. Together, they’ll catch stray snacks and cuddle long well into the morning hours!
Do you know an old soul who’s tired of people on their lawn? Ensure nobody will cross their lawn ever, ever, ever again with this gnome! This easy gift will protect their lawn so they can rest assured it’s safe, regardless of whether they’re at home or not.
Maybe you’re not artistically skilled enough to paint an image with words of a corgi riding a velociraptor that your friend needs, no question about it. Don’t worry. We found out someone has already done it for you. Complete your friend’s life in just a couple clicks!
Tired of tissue holders that are done, tacky, even boring as a gift? Check out this cat tissue holder. One of the most unique Christmas gifts, It’s got everything. Cats, style, fun, tissues on demand! Could you ask for more from a tissue box? No.
After No-Shave November, the men in your life might be wondering what to do with their beards. Help them get into the Christmas spirit and save on sweaters with these ornaments. They’ll bring the Christmas Spirit with them everywhere they go!
Some people just don’t know what it’s like to have the hair genes. Let them finally experience the morning routine in the life of a hairy person with this Barbie! She’s anything but a traditional beauty.
A colorful jellyfish lamp is the relaxation gift that your stressed-out friend never knew he needed. Watching the jelly’s tendrils float through the color-changing water will soothe away even the toughest day at the office. Get him a great bottle of bourbon to go with it, and you’ll be his favorite friend forever!
Has your friend recently moved into a new apartment or home? If so, she’ll be expecting you to bring over a bottle of wine or a houseplant on your first visit. Instead, get her this cute unicorn sequin pillow as a surprising housewarming gift this Xmas. She’ll love mindlessly playing with the sequins while she unwinds at night.
While you might be cautious about offering just anyone the kissing disease, we find these sick microbes can charm anyone! If you’ve got someone in your life who’s a real medical superstar, let them know with a MRSA plush! However, always—ALWAYS—rethink the leech as a gift.
Kids from the 90s will love making waffles in the shape of a Poké Ball. While it might not actually help them catch ‘em all, they’ll love pretending that there’s a Charmander or Squirtle inside their breakfast.
Want to confuse your colorblind friend? Make sure they’re always late or at least confused why half the watch is the same color, with this watch. Ensure your non-colorblind friends feel like they’re in the future all day long while discerning between hours of the day like “red” and “magenta.”
Whether you want to help your pickle-obsessed friend celebrate their love of the tangy and salty or you want to play find the pickle on Christmas (it’s a real tradition, honest, read the description), this cucumber is the top pickle for our Christmas ornaments!
Stephanie van der Linden incorporates design elements from traditional textiles all over the world to bring global designs to your feet. I’m almost positive this is not appropriation, but I’m open to debate.
No matter how old you are, everyone loves playing with drones these days. The Holy Stone RC Drone is an awesome gift for those who want to experience the joy of flying a drone around the neighborhood or on your next trip.
Sometimes, it’s not the gift that’s weird, it’s the person. Life without a few oddball friends would be exceedingly dull, so show the strange lady or fella in your life how much you appreciate his or her quirks with this journal and activity book.
Adult coloring books are all the rage, but this is no ordinary coloring book. If you have a friend who loves scary movies, this would be the ideal, weird coloring book for her. The intricate, creepy images will keep her busy for months! Throw in a fresh set of colored pencils or markers to complete the gift.
Men seem to love getting beef jerky as a gift, but this is no ordinary sampler pack. Test your brother's limits with unusual jerky strips and sticks made of kangaroo and alligator meat. If he’s not up for the exotic varieties, don’t worry, the usual beef and venison sticks are in there too.
If you’re looking for a Christmas gift that will stand out from all of the cutlery and towels, get your newlywed pals this ‘Til Death Do We Part print. Your friends will love getting a gift that expresses the timeless nature of their love.
Your Harry Potter obsessed sister will love this cute, unique Mischief Managed purse. The oversized clutch will go perfectly with her wand and cape and is large enough to fit a few potion vials.
Your friends won’t be expecting these aromatherapy steamer packs, but they’ll surely appreciate them. Use this gift as a gentle way to say, “Chill out!” to your stressed friends during finals week, before their wedding, or right after a new baby is born.
Fidgety friends will love this rubber band gun because it’ll keep their restless hands busy. You can choose from a variety of targets (including zombies and Star Wars villains) to customize this gift just for your friend.
A silly eyeglasses holder is an excellent gift for a visually challenged friend. Not only is this gift adorable, but it’s functional too! Your friend won’t waste time fumbling around his nightstand for his glasses before a late-night bathroom break anymore.
Even your most creative, musical friend won’t be expecting a thumb piano on his or her next birthday. This is the ideal gift for that friend who is always humming a tune or picking up random guitars to strum a few bars. Now, your friend can make weird, plucky music wherever he or she goes!
Love can surpass a loud snore in the middle of the night but, it should not have too. Catch ‘em all with this Snorlax Bean Bag Chair; we’re talking Z’s here. Seek serenity with a quiet place to escape the torturous noise and provide a sweet reminder to your little Pokémon in your life.
Sauron’s going to be after you when he finds out that you have found the one. Be sure to make it official with your girlfriend this The Lord of the Rings ring, The One Ring. The ring may be Isildur’s bane, but you have the only power that can affect your woman.
Tell your bed-mate exactly how you feel. These soft-as-can-be pillows will have both of you jumping on the bed with excitement. Jump with caution as you may fall off and bump your head.
The toy that had everyone racing to the stores can be all yours. Kids of all ages and adults too, have found so much joy putting on the mask and creating the best wookiee sounds.
Every kid needs a backpack that is not only functional but shows off their unique personality. The whimsical robot design looks cool and has all the room and pockets for your kids most prized possessions.
Feel the force with the most authentic Star Wars lightsaber toy out there. It uses accurate sounds and lighting, plus comes with a lightdagger. Any Star Wars fan will enjoy this great toy.
The hottest new game on the market is packed with kittens, lasers, explosions, and many more surprises. Get ready to laugh-out-loud and strategize as you try to avoid the exploding kitten card and survive. Exploding Kittens is the most-backed project ever on Kickstarter.
It’s hard to start a Monday morning in a bad mood when you’re drinking your coffee out of a poop emoji mug. Even adults have to admit that this is their favorite emoji of all time, so your friend will be delighted by this weird gift.
Unusual Weird Gifts | FAQs
Why give weird Christmas gifts?
Unusual gifts can be pragmatic (sometimes, too practical), innovative (to the point of you asking just what went on in its creators’ mind), or absolutely, positively, outrageously ridiculous. In any case, odd Christmas gifts are anything but boring, and they’re sure to be unforgettable!
Of course, weird Christmas gifts should be chosen with good taste, tailored to the person you’re buying for.
What are some great quirky but practical gifts?
There are plenty of quirky but practical gifts out there that would make great presents for loved ones. Some examples include personalized coasters, key chains, and kitchen gadgets. These gifts are both practical and quirky, which makes them perfect for any occasion. So if you're stumped for a gift idea, don't worry - just go for a quirky but practical option!
Looking for other unique ideas? Check out our list of 85 unique stocking stuffers, 50 novelty Christmas gifts and 50 gag gifts for men! You'd be glad you did!