It’s December and the holiday season is in full swing, which means it’s time to shop for the perfect gifts for everyone on your list.
Not quite sure what to buy for the men in your life? Tired of buying the same old ties for everyone on your list?
We understand that buying great gifts for guys and be difficult, which is why we’ve compiled our list of the best gift ideas for men for 2018!
Whether you’re buying for someone young or old, or interested in technology, sports, beer, and anything in between - this list is sure to help you find the ultimate Christmas gift.
The best part of this article? You don’t have to go out and face a crowded shopping mall to score these awesome finds. All of these editorially chosen products purchased through our links. Simply click the links to retailer sites and purchase your gifts right away.
And don’t forget, we also posted on our gift ideas for women
and the ultimate toy guide for 2018
! Be sure to check those out as well for some other great ideas.
A Grill Set
Is the man in your life a true grill master? This complete set of grill tools is the perfect gift for any true barbecue lover. This set
includes 21 stainless steel grill accessories and a handy case to store them.
Bonus: Add a barbecuing cookbook to your gift to make it extra special.
If you have a coffee lover to buy for, a Keurig
is a great gift. Keurig’s come in a variety of sizes and styles, but this standard brewer makes a great gift. They make a variety of delicious hot beverages, including coffee, lattes, cappuccinos, teas, hot chocolates, and more.
Plus, Canada’s favourite coffee brands like Tim Hortons, McDonald’s, Starbucks, and others all make coffee pods, so you can enjoy your favourite beverages from the comfort of your own home. Browse coffee pods here
A Home Improvement Book
If you have a true handyman to buy for, get them Black & Decker’s The Book of Home How-To
, a complete photo guide to home repair and improvement. This is a great gift for any guy who loves to build and repair, and also a great hint to your husband if you have some household tasks for him!
If you have a real techie on your shopping list, wow them with a flying drone
. This is the ultimate Christmas gift for any true tech lover.
This is the perfect gift for anyone who is just a big kid at heart!
If you have to buy for someone who is, let’s say, less a culinary whiz, get them a cookbook! This also makes a great gift for anyone who has recently moved out on their own.
You can find cookbooks on barbecuing, smoking, and everyday cooking. Browse a selection of great cookbooks for men here
A Cozy Sweater
Let’s face it, this is only the beginning of another long, cold, and dreary Canadian winter. A warm and cozy sweater is a great gift that will absolutely be put to good use.
You can get him a cozy hoodie, or go for a nice cable knit sweater for a more stylish option. Check out some men's sweaters here
A New Backpack
This is a great gift for a commuter, frequent traveler, student, or adventurer. They can stash all their items in a new, high-quality backpack and hit the road. Check out this popular backpack with left lock and charging port here
A Body Care Set
Body care sets aren’t just for women! And sometimes the best gifts are the practical ones! Some of the most popular body care brands for men like Dove
, Old Spice
, and Axe
all make great Christmas gift sets for men.
What man couldn’t use some more body wash or shampoo?
If you’re buying a gift for a superfan, get them a fun novelty item from their favourite movie or TV franchise. If you have a Star Wars fan on your list, check out this fun Star Wars mug
If you have a Star Trek fan to buy for, check out these awesome Spock socks
You can find merchandise from just about any popular film franchise on Amazon, just type in your favourite movie or TV show and see what comes up! While the merchandise is fun and playful, it also shows your knowledge of their interests.
If you really don’t know what to buy someone, take some stress off yourself and let them pick it out for themselves! A gift card always make an awesome option.
For the online shopper, you can get them an Amazon gift card
. They can buy themselves just about anything online with this gift card!
For the movie lover, get them a movie theatre gift card! Cineplex
is currently offering multiple freebies (like free tickets and popcorn) with the purchase of a $50 gift card. Landmark
is offering special coupons and discounts with the purchase of a $50 gift card.
Or, you can treat them to a nice night at a restaurant. Purchase a Boston Pizza gift card for a loved one, and get a free $10 promo card for yourself! Learn more about that promotion here
Do you have any other great gift ideas for men? Share them with us in the comments below.
Happy shopping and happy holidays!