Buying anniversary gifts for men can be a tricky undertaking! Sometimes it’s hard to know what they might like. Sometimes after many years, it can be easy to fall into a rut and it can be hard to come up with new ideas. Fortunately, we’re here to help you with a slew of anniversary gifts for men!
Whether you’re newly married or you’ve been married for decades, there are plenty of ideas here for any guy! We’ve rounded up special decor that commemorates your special day, delicious drinks to toast to your future, and even spa products for men (‘cuz guys need a little pampering, too)!
You’ll find something for every guy on this extensive list of anniversary gift ideas for men! Ready? Let’s take a look.
47 Thoughtful Anniversary Gift Ideas for Men
The best anniversary gifts for men, whether they’ve been married for one year or 50.
I Love You Bottle Opener
Get him a practical but still sentimental gift with this beer bottle opener! It’s a simple device – just push down on the opener and the beer cap pops right off. The bottle opener is emblazoned with the words “I Love You,” so he’ll always have a reminder of your special day. It’s also an inexpensive present, so it’s perfect for a young couple trying to save up for a house or a vacation.
20 in 1 Survival Kit
What’s more romantic than letting him know you don’t want him to die in the woods? This survival kit makes a great anniversary gift for men who love hiking, camping, hunting, fishing, or other outdoor adventures. It comes with an emergency blanket, a flint fire starter, a paracord, a compass, a whistle, a tactical knife, a water filter straw, and much more.
Engraved Wood Watch
Wood watches look classy and unique but are affordable and fun as well. They’re perfect for people who want to add a bit of the natural world to their fashion choices. This watch has an engraving on the back that lets your husband know he’s the center of your world and your best friend.
Men Indoor/Outdoor Slippers
These loafer-style slippers feature microsuede on the outside and soft faux fur on the inside. They have memory foam to make his feet comfy. The bottoms have tread, so the slippers can be worn outdoors as well. They’re perfect for a boyfriend or husband who works at home or who just likes slipping into comfortable footwear after a long day.
Personalized Hearts Four-Across Game
Game night got a lot sweeter with this classic four across game! Instead of simple holes to see the pieces, these holes form letters, numbers, and shapes. You can spell out the name of your family and your anniversary date and add some hearts for good measure. It’s a unique present that would be special just for the two of you.
Casamigos Blanco Tequila
Toast your anniversary with this delicious tequila from George Clooney’s company! Saucey will deliver the tequila straight to your door, so you can order up a bottle for a special anniversary dinner. Whether he sips it straight or makes a classic margarita, he’ll love the flavor of this small-batch tequila.
Custom Song Wall Art
This wall art takes a meaningful song – maybe the one you two first danced to as a married couple – and turns the soundwaves into a beautiful art piece. You can choose a snippet, a chorus, or the entire song and turn it into a wood wall sculpture that you’ll both treasure. It’s truly a unique anniversary gift for him!
Anniversary Fishing Lure
This cute fishing lure is a fun, cheap present that lets him know how much you love him. The lure features a stainless steel tag that reads, “You are the greatest catch of my life.” He can carry it on fishing trips or simply keep it with his gear to remind himself of how much he’s loved.
Personalized Whiskey Barrel
The makers of these whiskey barrels say they can get whiskey to peak flavor 10 times faster than a professional distillery by using these smaller barrels. Regardless of whether that’s true, this is definitely a special, personalized anniversary gift for him! He’ll love having his very own whiskey barrel for aging with his name on the front.
Invigorate Shower Steamers Gift Set
Dudes need self-care time, too! Help him unwind with these shower steamers. He can simply toss one in the corner of the shower and let it dissolve and perfume the area with scents like cedar orange or pine. This set features earthy scents, and along with being used as steamers, they can also be used as a body scrub.
Custom Sky Glassware
These glasses are engraved with the constellations that were visible on the date you provided the company. In other words, you can send them your anniversary date, and they’ll make stemless wine glasses, pint glasses, or one of each for you and your honey. This makes a creative, cool anniversary gift for men!
Wallet Ninja Multitool Card
The Wallet Ninja is a useful tool he can keep in his wallet and pull out when he needs to perform one of many small tasks. The Wallet Ninja includes a screwdriver, can opener, bottle opener, fruit peeler, nail puller, a cellphone stand, and much more. It tucks easily into a wallet and is TSA-approved to carry on flights.
New York Times Custom Anniversary Book
This unique anniversary gift idea for men is a book that features a New York Times front page every year from the day you were married until your most recent anniversary. See what the big news was each year on your anniversary and relive those events together. The pages are all bound in a hardcover book and you can personalize the cover with your names and wedding date.
Date Night Jar
This jar features 52 wooden hearts with different ideas written on each one. Draw a heart from the jar and follow the prompt for a date night activity! This is a great way to branch out if you’re looking for new things to do together.
The jar with its wooden lid is classic and looks great just sitting on a bookshelf – and who knows? It may spark conversations and even more ideas for dates when people see it.
Engraved Tactical Pen
If you’re looking for a present for a guy who loves gadgets, this tactical pen is a whole lot of fun. It features a flashlight, bottle opener, fire starter, and other useful tools…along with a ballpoint pen, of course! The pen is also engraved and says “I love you” on the side. It makes a special gift for a guy who likes to always be prepared.
Personalized Anniversary Pushpin World Map
Celebrate the places you’ve been and dream together of the future with this keepsake map! This map can be personalized with your names and wedding or anniversary date.
It’s mounted on foam core and comes with 100 pins to mark places that are important to you. That could include your hometowns, places you’ve visited together, or places you dream of going later. It’s a fun, custom anniversary gift idea for him that you’ll both love!
Shiatsu Massager with Heat
Of course, a nice back massage from a spouse is always a wonderful thing, but this shiatsu massager is the next best thing! It features 8 massage roller balls in various sizes that provide deep tissue massage.
He can use this massager on his back, neck, and shoulders, and it also has a built-in heat feature for even more comfort. This makes a great anniversary gift idea for him…but you’ll want to steal it, too!
Luna Bean Keepsake Hands Casting Kit
This heartfelt gift will result in a lasting memento of your love. You’ll end up with a cast of the two of you holding hands that you can place somewhere you can always see it. The kit comes with everything you need to make the hand casting, along with a full-length instructional video so you know exactly how to use the materials.
Bormioli Rocco Capitol Decanter
Give him a beautiful decanter for whiskey, vodka, or other spirits! This decanter can be monogrammed so he can have a beautiful personalized glass jar for his liquor. You can also choose from a variety of designs for the monogram, and a variety of fonts for the lettering, making this a one-of-a-kind anniversary gift for him.
Trophy Husband T-Shirt
If ya’ got it – flaunt it! He can proudly wear his T-shirt stating the obvious – that he’s a trophy husband you keep around for your amusement. This would be a funny shirt to pull out each year for anniversaries.
Wood Anniversary Card
There are lots of reasons to surprise him with a simple card instead of a more elaborate gift! If you’re both saving up for a bigger purchase and scrimping this year, this card is a thoughtful way to celebrate an anniversary. The die-cut card says “you & me” on the front and has a sweet message inside.
Personalized Cutting Board
If you’re looking for anniversary gifts for men who love to cook, this personalized cutting board makes the perfect present! It can be customized with your first names and your last name, along with your wedding date. The board is either walnut or maple wood and is crafted to last a long time – just like your marriage.
Wood Phone Docking Station
Some of the best presents are the most useful presents, like this phone docking station! He can keep all of the small items from his pockets like keys and coins, along with glasses, his watch, and other miscellaneous items on this docking station along with his cell phone. He’ll always know where his charging cord is, and he’ll have a spot for all those little things we lose so easily with this stand!
Hamilton Beach Breakfast Sandwich Maker
This breakfast sandwich maker is the gift that keeps on giving! He can make himself delicious sandwiches filled with egg, cheese, sausage, and other delicious breakfast foods. Of course, the sandwich maker is great for lunches and dinners as well.
This could be the start of fun weekend breakfasts where everyone customizes their own delicious sandwich to have with a cup of coffee and a leisurely attitude.
Engraved Wallet with Blessing
This wallet is made of genuine leather, with plenty of pockets for credit cards, cash, and other wallet necessities. It also has a blessing inscribed on the inside to remind your guy that no matter where he is, you’re thinking of him. It’s a romantic gesture that makes a wonderful anniversary gift idea for him!
Oster Rechargeable Wine Opener
If you and your spouse take your wine seriously, he’ll appreciate this wine bottle opener! It’s ergonomically designed to be easy to open, with a soft-gripping handle. The set comes with a stainless steel individual wine bottle cooler to keep your wine chilled as well. The opener will tackle 30 bottles on a single charge and also features a foil cutter.
Railroad Spike Knife
This railroad spike knife can be engraved with a meaningful message on the end. It’s a unique anniversary gift idea for men that he’ll appreciate. The knife is also hand-forged in fire, so there’s some lovely symbolism that translates to a marriage that’s only strengthened during the fires of life.
Custom House Letterpress Portrait
Commemorate a special house with this art piece! Send in a picture of a house that means a lot to him – it could be the first house you bought as a couple or the house of his childhood. The picture will be turned into a beautiful letterpress print that he can display at home or in an office.
Set of 2 Funny Wine Glasses
These stemless wine glasses put a funny twist on the saying that you’d marry each other all over again! Your glass says “I (still) do” while his says, “I (still) do what she says.” They would be a funny gift for an anniversary party or to bring out each year and toast to each other and your marriage.
Wise Owl Outfitters Camping Hammock
If he loves backpacking and camping, he’ll appreciate this hammock for getting him off the ground! The hammock packs down small but measures 9 feet by 4.5 feet when it’s hung up. There’s also an option for a double hammock if you want to buy a present for the both of you to share! The hammock is durable and comes in a variety of colors, so you can pick one he’ll love.
Anniversary Pocket Knife
This pocket knife performs several different functions! It has an LED light, a fire starter, a bottle opener, a glass breaker, and more. It also features a special message for your loved one! Choose from “I love you more” or “You will forever be my always” for sentimental anniversary messages!
Veuve Clicquot Brut Yellow Label
Whether this is a last-minute gift to celebrate or the centerpiece of a special evening, a chilled bottle of Veuve Clicquot is a wonderful way to commemorate an anniversary! The champagne has notes of dried fig, smokey pear, and nectarine. And, of course, the iconic bottle with the yellow label lets your sweet Babboo know how much he means to you!
Wild Man Grooming Kit
He can pamper himself but still smell like a day in the mountains with this Wild Man Grooming Kit! Spa products like Bod Butter, Mountain Morning aftershave, and Man Mist cologne smell like the bracing pines in a forest or fresh-cut lumber. He’ll feel pampered…and also very manly.
Amazon.com Gift Card
Gift cards aren’t necessarily the most creative presents, but they can certainly be the most useful and appreciated! He can choose from a variety of products on Amazon, including specialty foods if he loves cooking, books for a voracious reader, special items for his favorite hobby, or a whole lot of other products, large and small.
Engraved Whiskey Glass Set
Help him drink his whiskey in style with this set that features an engraved lid declaring your love for him! The set comes with whiskey stones so he won’t dilute his drink when he chills it, plus 2 crystal-cut glasses, coasters, a velvet bag for the stones, and a pair of tongs.
It’s the perfect self-contained set of accouterments for enjoying whiskey, vodka, or a variety of other spirits or cocktails.
Universal Socket Tool
He’ll no longer have to pull out an entire set of sockets to make a quick repair. This Universal Socket adjusts to any size or shape, so he can use it just about anywhere! It’s a great male anniversary gift (although women will, of course, find it just as useful). The Universal Socket grip also has a power drill adapter so it can easily connect with most electric drills and screwdrivers.
Omaha Steaks Dad's Surf and Turf
If he loves to grill (or just loves to eat!), this set of Omaha Steak ribeyes, lobster tail skewers, jumbo franks, baked potatoes, and Omaha Steak seasoning is perfect! He’ll have most of a meal ready to go with these items – and maybe even several meals. Nab him this set of top cuts of meat and you can both have a lovely, romantic anniversary dinner together.
Anniversary Heart Decor
This sweet little bottle is handmade in a Ukrainian studio and features a tiny heart in a jar. You can customize a message card to go inside the jar as well to let him know how much you love him. The jar is small enough to set on a bookshelf or desktop or even to carry around in a bag or pocket as a reminder of how loved he is!
Victrola Portable Suitcase Record Player
If he loves vinyl records, you’ll make his day with this record player! The Victrola folds and latches closed when not in use, so it’s easy to transport around. When it’s opened, he can play vintage or brand new records on it. The record player also comes in a variety of colors, so you can pick his favorite.
Isner Mile Beard Kit for Men
Help him treat his magnificent mustache and beard with the respect they deserve! This kit includes beard oil, beard balm, beard wash, and more. It also includes a book with all the instructions he’ll ever need for babying his beautiful beard.
Personalized Cufflinks For Men
These onyx cufflinks are understated enough to be worn every day, but elegant enough to be suitable for a black-tie dinner! Choose from solid silver or solid silver with 18K gold plating. You can also have his initials engraved on the outside of each cufflink, giving them an extra distinctive look.
Pop Up Happy Anniversary Card
This anniversary card is extra-special because it features a detailed pop-up feature on the inside. Along with showing a bouquet of flowers and a sunset on the inside of the card, it plays the song “Just The Two Of Us” and has lights that glow in time to the music. There’s also plenty of room for you to write your own heartfelt message for your sweetheart on the inside.
Anniversary Keychain Bottle Opener
This beer bottle opener is a sweet first-year anniversary gift for him! It’s made of stainless steel and is durable, lightweight, and resistant to rust. An engraving on the opener says “Let’s have beer together forever. Happy 1st Anniversary”.
adidas Men's Adilette Shower Slide
These slides are useful and comfortable in a variety of situations and don’t need to be limited to just the gym shower! They’re great for wearing to the beach or a pool or just around the neighborhood in summer. They also come in a variety of colors, so you can grab him the standard black or branch out into something more exciting.
Couple Reconnect Game
You may have been with your husband for a long time, but there’s always more to learn! This box of conversation starters features prompts for many intimate conversations and activities the two of you can do to grow closer together.
Choose from Newlyweds: Couple Connect or Married 10+ Years: Couple Reconnect to find guided conversations for whatever stage of married life you’re currently in.
Death Wish Coffee Dark Roast
If he’s a caffeine lover, surprise him with a bag of Death Wish Coffee, which proclaims itself “The World’s Strongest Coffee.” This bold, dark coffee will have him ready to take on each day with a kick. The coffee features notes of cherry and chocolate, so not only is it strong, it’s delicious.
The 5 Love Languages
Whether you’ve been married for just a year or for decades, there’s still more to learn about each other! If the two of you haven’t figured out which love languages you use to show each other love and affection, this book can be a helpful guide. He’ll gain a better understanding of what makes you tick, and vice versa, making this a great anniversary gift for men or women!
Anniversary Gifts for Men FAQs
Are Anniversary Gifts Important?
Anniversary gifts are important to some people, while others could let their anniversary come and go without needing it acknowledged at all! The important thing is to know your spouse. Do they love gifts? Do they appreciate other gestures like a nice dinner or just time spent together?
Each couple is going to celebrate their anniversary differently and as long as the two of them enjoy it, that’s all that matters!
How Can I Surprise My Husband on Our Anniversary?
Although every couple is different, there are plenty of options for surprising your husband! Plan an outing to a ballgame, concert, or other event and take him without letting him know where you’re going.
Tuck a note into his lunch or his pocket to find later that day. Make his favorite dinner. Whatever you do to surprise him, the most important thing is to think about what he’d enjoy and plan from there.
Which Wedding Anniversary Is the Most Important?
The first wedding anniversary is a very important one! Whether you plan an inexpensive night in with a meal the two of you cook yourselves, or whether you plan a trip to an exotic place to celebrate one year of wedded bliss, be sure to mark the occasion!
How Much Should You Spend on an Anniversary Gift?
How much you should spend on an anniversary gift is going to vary depending on your circumstances and what you agree to as a couple. A couple saving up for a house or a trip may agree to spend less on their anniversary to work toward that goal. However, a couple that loves celebrating occasions and who has some extra money to spend may want to splurge.