Guys are always so hard to shop for but, if there’s one thing that they’ll always appreciate, it’s a gift that they can enjoy in their man cave.
The man cave is a guy’s sanctuary. It’s where he can enjoy his hobbies and indulge in his interests to the fullest.
Some man caves double as a home theater, others are used as a home-office, and there are also those that are used simply as a place to escape — from chores. Just kidding!
One of the most important things that you need to consider when buying someone a gift for their man cave is their interest and what they use their man cave for.
If you’re looking for ideas, look no further. We’ve got man cave gift ideas that any man cave owner is sure to appreciate.
For guys who like to keep it simple
With most man caves located in basements and garages, good lighting is a must. This simple and minimalistic three-way floor lamp is sure to look good in any space, no matter what the theme is or whether there’s even one or not. It’s light but sturdy and it uses 25-lumen LED bulbs that are rated to last 20,000 hours for maximum energy efficiency.
A set of candles to make his man cave smell even manlier, in a good way
Guys give girls a lot of crap for going gaga over scented candles. If you’re looking for a man cave gift for your boyfriend or your husband that will convert him from being a hater to a believer, this is it. Instead of the usual cotton candy-sweet scents, this gift set contains candles that smell of warm tobacco, smoked suede, and fresh shave — scents that any man cave owner will appreciate. The packaging’s quite simple and manly, too, so your guy won’t be afraid to put it up on display when his friends come over. Plus, the wood wick is really cool!
Everyone loves a good laugh and this bathroom sign is guaranteed to give anyone who reads it a good chuckle when they visit the restroom. It’s made of metal and comes with pre-punched holes on both sides for easy hanging. This is definitely a great gift for any man cave owner with a good sense of humor.
An easy-to-clean area rug
Rugs have a way of making any room look and feel cozier, homier, and just nicer in general. Guys aren’t usually big on decorating so a rug often escapes their mind when they’re thinking of things to buy for their man cave which makes this one the perfect gift for any man cave owner. This high-pile plush rug is comfy and super easy to clean since it doesn’t shed.
Want to give him an indoor plant but afraid he’ll forget to water it and have it dead in a short amount of time? This ficus silk tree is the perfect zero-maintenance houseplant that’ll remain eternally green, even without water and sunlight! It looks so real, I bet even you would be fooled if you weren’t the one to get this for him.
For the gamer and the forever young at heart
The Super NES Classic for the ultimate throwback to the good ol’ times
Forget about the PlayStation 5 (it’s sold out everywhere, anyway); this super loaded Super NES Classic Edition is the best retrogaming console money can buy. Loaded with 21 of the best classic games, this will surely bring back warm and fuzzy childhood memories and remind him of what got him into gaming in the first place.
Say goodbye to bean bags filled with little plastic balls and hello to this ultra-comfy memory foam-filled beanless bean bag. Playing games is always better when you’re on the floor; it’s just more enjoyable that way. Get him a couple, if your budget permits, so his friend/s have somewhere to sit when they come over and play together.
An RGB gaming kit to amp up his gaming experience
RGB is everything for gamers these days and this gaming bundle is the perfect gift for someone building a man cave that also doubles as a gaming den. It comes with an RGB-lit gaming mouse designed to reduce click fatigue and an RGB backlit mechanical keyboard that’s not just soft to the touch but super responsive as well. He will surely love this addition to his gaming set-up!
300 retro games jam-packed in a mini arcade machine
You know how sometimes you want to give someone a gag gift, but you also want the gift to be something that he’ll actually enjoy and be able to use somehow? This mini arcade machine is that. Anyone who’s into games have, at one point, gone crazy over arcade games and this nifty little machine is a blast from the past that’ll keep him entertained for hours on end. When not in use, it makes for an interesting and intriguing desk decoration, too!
You know he likes games, but you don’t know which games he likes exactly. It’s a dilemma that wives and girlfriends of gamers everywhere are facing and this subscription is here to end it. PS Now is a subscription service that grants gamers access to a boatload of games for a whole year. Save yourself from the stress of trying to find out which games he likes and which ones he does and doesn’t have and just give him this instead. He’ll be able to choose whatever games he likes and you’ll be the best gift-giver he has ever known. And, with over 800 games available to choose from, he might even find one that you can play with him! What’s not to love?
For the work-from-home dad/dude
A coffee maker to help him start his day right or power through late-night meetings
Working from home seems fun but what most people don’t know is that it can be really challenging, too, especially when you have to stay up late at night for a meeting with people from the other side of the globe or when you have to burn the midnight oil to meet your deadlines. If you know someone whose man cave doubles up as a home office, this coffee maker is sure to be a welcome addition to their space. It’s easy to use, makes a stupid delicious brew every single time, and it’s easy to clean, too!
No one wants to stay hunched over their desk all day long. Sometimes, working from the couch is better and this lap desk is sure to make the experience a whole lot more comfortable for your man. It has enough space for a 15” laptop, a mouse, and even his phone. It’s lightweight, sturdy, and it has a handle so it’s easy to carry and bring wherever.
Never hear him scrambling to get his sh*t together 2 minutes before his meeting ever again! This clock is the perfect gift to help your friend/boyfriend/husband keep track of time before, during, and after work hours. It works as a phone charging dock, a Bluetooth speaker, and FM radio, a white noise machine, and a night light, too, so yo know you’re getting the best bang for your buck by giving him this gift.
Working from home can be stressful, too. If you’re looking for a man cave gift that will help relieve some of that stress as well as take away a bit of the pain that comes with being hunched over a desk for long periods of time, give him this versatile neck and back massager. This is perfect for work-from-home dads/dudes who refuse to get a proper massage in a spa but are clearly suffering from some kind of neck and back pain. It comes with a heated function, too, which just feels divine.
Staying focused is easier when everything around your is neat and organized. If you know someone who needs help keeping his man-cave-slash-home-office organized, this little wooden desktop organizer is sure to be of great help. It has a compartment for files, pens, and tons of other office supplies so he can keep everything in place and know where everything is when he needs it.
Movie buffs who want to replicate the look and feel of a cinema in their man cave will appreciate a good LED strip that they can use as bias lights. If you don’t know what bias lights are and why they’re important and beneficial, check out our post here. This RGB LED strip is cuttable and linkable so it’s sure to fit any size TV. It also comes with a remote control that will allow you to change the colors and lighting mode however you like.
Know someone who loves watching movies on the big screen, but doesn’t have the budget for a big TV to put in his man cave yet? Give him the gift of the big screen without blowing your budget by presenting him with this projector that connects to almost any device. All he needs is a blank wall and he can enjoy his favorite movies right in the comfort of his own man cave.
Next to the movie itself, popcorn is one of the best things about going to the cinema and this gourmet popcorn gift set is sure to take his home-theater snacking experience to the next level. It comes with 3 kinds of kernels, 6 flavors of popcorn seasoning and popcorn boxes for the full experience. The seasonings work well on a variety of snacks, too, like fries, chips, nuts, or even bread, so you don’t have to worry about him not being a popcorn fan.
Don’t you just hate it when you can’t hear what the characters are saying during one of the most important and most defining scenes in the movie? Make sure he doesn’t come across this problem in his man cave theater by getting him this Bose sound bar. It connects to your TV, but you can also hook it up to any of your devices via Bluetooth. It’s small so it doesn’t take up a lot of space, but it has amazing sound quality that just levels up the whole movie experience.
Even the most enthusiastic cinephile runs out of ideas sometimes. This coffee table book is filled to the brim with awesome movie recommendations that most people won’t even come across or hear about. If you think he’s ready for a wild ride of movie surprises, from movies so underrated you’ve probably never heard of them to ones that are so bad they’re good, this book would be the perfect present for him. Oh, and did I mention it’s by Rotten Tomatoes, the authority for all things TV and movie-related?
For the guy who loves to get buzzed
They say everything tastes better when it’s homemade but does that hold true for beer as well? Give your guy this gift and find out together! This home beer-brewing kit comes with everything he would need to create the perfect brew that you can enjoy with him in his man cave. It’s a great way to explore the world of beer-making and it’s a nice weekend project to keep him busy before getting buzzed.
It’s amazing how some guys keep a ton of spirits and liquor in their man cave but never really drink them and only drink beer anyway. Why do they do that? Do they just find the bottle cool like how girls find perfume bottles cute? Is it all just for show? Or maybe they actually really want to drink it but they don’t know how to mix drinks? If you suspect the latter to be true, this might just be the perfect man cave gift for the man in your life. With over 100 drink recipes, he’s sure to be able to put those spirits and liquor in his man cave bar to good use! If you’re lucky, you might even get to sample his concoctions.
Drinking is more fun with a bit of embarrassment and a lot of laughs. This card game is packed with fun dares that are sure to make every party twice, maybe even thrice, more fun than usual. This set of cards is sure to get everyone in the room tipsy so remember to drink responsibly!
One of the things that guys look forward to after a long, hard day at work is going home to their man cave and sipping on some ice cold beer so he will surely appreciate this mini-fridge. It can fit up to 6 cans at once, plus it has a bit of door storage as well for snacks like chocolate so it’s a one-stop afternoon pick-me-up shop for his man cave. This one’s a teeny-tiny version that’s small enough to fit on top of a desk, but there are other units that can hold more drinks and would be perfect for guys who take pride in entertaining and having people over in their man cave bar.
Because condensation is a jerk.
For the bougie guy whose man cave is nicer than your house
Whether he actually plays chess or not, this gorgeous glass chess set is something that he’ll surely appreciate. The frosted glass pieces and glass board makes a great centerpiece for the coffee table, adding an air of elegance to his man cave. If he does play, he’ll definitely love the fact that the pieces’ bottoms are padded with felt so they won’t scratch the board or damage it.
The perfect gift for a guy who seems to have it all may not be something but, rather, someone. Meet Alexa — the girl of every man and woman’s dreams. Alexa makes life so much easier and more convenient, he’ll probably question how he got by without her all this time. The gift of automation is one that no man can resist.
Most coffee table books are boring. They’re often just a collection of pictures that you won’t really appreciate all that much unless you’re into photography. This coffee table book, though, is one you won’t be able to put down. It’s filled with fun facts that you can use as icebreakers and conversation starters or simply to entertain you and feed your brain when you’re feeling bored. Give this to him as a gift for his man cave and, if he likes it, you can get him the second one called “Now I Know More”
For the fitness fanatic who has converted his man cave into a mini gym
Floors are expensive. Help him protect his man cave floors from getting damaged when he works out by giving him this extra large workout mat where he’s free to lift, jump, dance, and more without worrying about damaging the floor. It’s eco-friendly, non-toxic, and easy to put away when not in use so he can always free up some space in his man cave when needed.
Unleash the beast in him by giving him this 40 lb. punching bag. It’s a great workout tool that he can use to get fit and even release some stress. It already comes with a chain to hang it up on the ceiling so all he needs to do is install it and he’s good to go.
Whether he’s aiming to lose weight or gain some, being able to see his progress is always a good way to figure out where he stands in his fitness journey and this weighing scale and body analyzer can help with that. It’s pretty enough to leave on display in his man cave but it’s way too functional to just leave it like that. If you’re looking for a gift for your fitness-crazed friend’s man cave, this is one he’ll thank you for over and over again.
Don’t let his vintage records go to waste. This old school-looking record player has some modern updates and upgrades that any music fan will love. It produces amazing sound and that can quickly fill up the room and it’s super cute when on display, too!
Sometimes you just have to tap boredom away and this cajon is a fun way to do just that. It’s a percussion instrument that could double as extra seating when needed in the man cave. It’s easy to learn, in case he doesn’t play it yet, and it’s compact so it doesn’t eat up a lot of floor space.
Just because he’s a music lover doesn’t mean he’ll be bangin’ on his drums every time he’s in his man cave or that he’ll always be strumming the guitar or making music in general. During his down time, he’ll be looking for other things to do, too, and this deck of playing cards with music icons on it instead of your usual numbers and boring characters will definitely keep him and his friends entertained. Did I mention Elvis Presley is accurately depicted as the King or Rock here? Yeah.
For the die hard sports fan
It’s a great party game and it’s an amazing way to stay entertained and keep the adrenaline rush going during the half time break so what’s not to love about a foosball table? If your guy friend is building a man cave and you know he’s a big sports fan, this would be one of the best and most fantastic gifts you can give.
So he likes hosting NFL watch parties, huh? These easy-to-hang mini pennants would be the perfect wall decor for his man cave. It comes complete with all the teams’ logos so everyone can feel comfortable and represented, even when he and his friends are rooting for different teams. It’s well-made, too, so he can keep it hung on his walls or re-use it for another party anytime.
Cleaning up is so much more fun when you feel like you’re a basketball superstar every time you throw something in the bin. This basketball-themed waste bin is the perfect size for a man cave. It’s well-made and perfect for basketball fans. If his man cave is sports-themed, this one is sure to fit right in.
Some guys are into niche hobbies and if that’s what he’s into, just make sure your gift is something that he’ll be able to use in his man cave, whether as something functional or as a display.