42 Memorable 30th Birthday Gifts For Him

By David Lautaret | Updated: November 2, 2023

    Turning 30 is a significant milestone, marking the transition from the lively days of youth to the profound adventures of adulthood. It’s a juncture that deserves recognition and celebration in ways that resonate deeply. But what gifts truly capture the essence of this pivotal moment? Finding the perfect present that combines sentimentality, practicality, and a touch of whimsy can be a daunting task.

    Dive into our curated list of memorable 30th birthday gifts for him, designed to celebrate the man he has become and the exciting journey ahead.

  1. Vintage Assorted Candy from 1993
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    1993 was an excellent year for candy! This gift box of assorted vintage candy brings back all of the nostalgia for the most popular sugary treats from 1993! This 30th birthday gift box comes with nearly two and a half pounds of your favorite candy, making it the best gift for that guy in your life who has a sweet tooth! 

  3. Projector
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    Nebula Capsule is a brilliant cinema that you can enjoy anytime, anywhere. Using Android 7.1, it plays content from your favorite video streaming app or mirrors your phone’s screen to create a remarkably detailed picture up to 100 inches. A class-leading 360° speaker complements stunning image quality to deliver heart-pounding sound wherever you sit. So enjoy incredible photographs and sounds wherever you want.

  5. Charger Stand
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    This nightstand gadget charging station is made of a patented silicone tray that steadily holds iWatch 45 Degrees with Nightstand Mode for time viewing or alarms while preventing falling off or scratching. The ancient sycee-shaped design makes it more than a stand but a luxury.

  7. A Drone
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    Bring out the big kid in him. Foldable & flexible blades make the drone small and portable, letting you travel light and enjoy the flight fun. The 120°Wide-angle 720P HD Camera includes an adjustable angle, which captures high-quality video and clear aerial photos. 

  9. Shiatsu Back Shoulder Neck Massager
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    Turning thirty is excellent, and all but those bones are starting to speak up. In your early 20s, you could sleep on the floor with a suitcase under you and feel fine the next day. Now that you’re in your 30s, you’re on the injury list for at least a week if you sneeze wrong. So help him celebrate this milestone birthday with this perfect 30th birthday gift: the Shiatsu back, shoulder, and neck massager. Give the gift of total relaxation that he’ll use daily for years! 

  11. Adjustable Dumbells
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    If he hasn’t started working out yet, it’s time. First, transform his home workout routine with a pair of transformable dumbbell weights. They are compact and easily adjustable from 5.5 to 27.5 pounds and have a padded handle for better wrist protection. Then, show him how to browse strength training videos on YouTube, and he’ll be all set for the new year.

  13. Holy Sh*t, You’re 30! Toilet Paper Roll
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    If you’re looking for a hilarious gag gift idea, this Holy Sh*t You’re 30! A toilet paper roll gift box makes a great gift idea! This triple-ply toilet paper isn’t just for looks. It’s incredibly soft too! Two hundred sheets make up this one-of-a-kind 30th birthday party toilet paper roll. It makes a great gift idea for those who love a good gag gift!

  15. Level 30 Unlocked T-Shirt
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    If the newly minted 30-year-old man in your life is a gamer, this Level 30 Unlocked graphic t-shirt is a great idea! The vintage print and old-school controller make this t-shirt pop. This t-shirt is available for men and women, comes in 9 different colors, and is available in sizes small to XL. 

  17. Outdoor Gift Set 
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    This is a great gift set for the man who loves the outdoors. The set contains a fire-starting rope, a utility knife and sheath, coffee grit soap, an insulated coffee mug and lid, charcoal, cedar, sandalwood candle, and a card. This is a fun and unique gift for the man in your life. 

  19. City Map Whiskey Glasses
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    If we were to celebrate my 30th birthday, I’ll tell you right now what I’d want: something whiskey-related. These whiskey glasses make the ideal gift to help that whiskey lover in your life celebrate turning three decades old! He will love this excellent gift idea whether he’s into whiskey! A great gift for his man cave.

  21. Why Are My Nuts in the Toilet? Book
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    Getting gifts for someone turning 30 is so much fun because the person turning thirty feels old. They feel so old. But the rest of us know they are mere babies. Puppies, even. Have a laugh poking a little fun at their existential crisis as they turn the dreaded 3-0 while the rest of us crack our backs and laugh at how young we once were when we were only thirty! This book is the perfect gift for that bibliophile in your life who is finally getting up there in years!  

  23. Man Crate
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    Ship him the best six bags of jerky we could find in all the land. Most experienced tasters will develop a preference for either a sweet or spicy base- this crate is crafted with a broad sampling sure to please all palates. This collection comes sealed in a wooden 9″ x 9″ Man Crate, so you’ll both get a laugh as he figures out how to crack open his gift with the included crowbar. With stainless steel Rabbit gadgets, he’ll instantly aerate wine straight from the bottle and vacuum-preserve the surplus for two weeks.

  25. Happy Birthday Custom Face-Print Socks
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    These custom birthday socks make a hilarious birthday gift for your friend, whether he’s turning 30 or not! There are two ways you can play this gift. Option one, print his big ass face all over these socks, so he always knows whether or not these are his socks. Option two, print your big ass face all over these socks, so he always remembers who gave them to him! Either way, you can’t go wrong with this funny gag gift

  27. Scotch Glass
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    This  Scotch glass makes a great birthday present for that discerning 30-year-old who would rather sit and sip a nice scotch or single malt whiskey with a small group of friends rather than head to the clubs. This dishwasher-safe glass holds 11oz of your favorite spirit, and the high-quality etching won’t fade over time. This practical gift will quickly become his go-to scotch glass!

  29. Tailgating Chair
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    Sometimes, you can’t help but sympathize with all the basic people in their regular camping chairs around the campfire. They’re your friends and all, but they lack the Sports Chair. A Picnic Time brand is a smart travel chair made of durable polyester canvas on a folding and lightweight aluminum frame. Features include the padded seat and armrests, a fold-out side table, a hanging armrest caddy for holding books and magazines, two insulated beverage pockets, and many additional pockets.  

  31. Birth Month Guitar Pick
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    Play with the stones? You do it all the time. These guitar picks are crafted from gemstones inspired by each birth month, whether he’s more of a September shredder or an April acoustic. The smooth little strummer makes an excellent gift for the birthday boy, whether he’s a guitar hero or just got his first new six-string! These unique guitar picks make a perfect gift for that musician friend! 

  33. 30th Birthday, King Crown and Sash
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    Yes! I love this gift so much. If you’ve got the type of guy you can’t wait to embarrass, this 30th Birthday King Crown and Sash is the perfect accessory to his 30th birthday party outfit. Whether you’re just having a quiet birthday party at home or going out on the town (please be going out), this crown and sash will turn heads and make the entire evening one of his best birthdays ever!

  35. Stainless Steel Coffee Tumbler 
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    This stainless steel coffee tumbler makes a great 30th birthday gift idea for the husband or boyfriend in your life who loves his morning coffee or tea! The stainless steel insulated tumbler keeps hot drinks hot and cold drinks cold for hours, so no matter how he chooses to celebrate his birthday, his favorite drinks will always stay at the perfect temperature! 

  37. The New York Times Birthday Edition
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    Commemorate a newsworthy birthday with a collection of the New York Times front pages from each year since their birth, personalized with name and birth date and preserved in a handsome library binding. Whether it’s a milestone decade or a personally significant number of years, the collection forms a fascinating snapshot of history seen through the lens of your special day.

  39. Look at You Turning 30 and Shit Birthday Card
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    If you want a funny birthday card, this might be the card for you! This Look at you turning 30, and shit birthday card is blank on the inside so you can write out your message. Whether you want to be sweet or sassy on the inside is up to you, but you’re already a winner when you give him this hilarious birthday greeting card! 

  41. I am 29+ (Middle Finger) Socks.
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    If you’re looking for a comfortable gag gift idea, these cozy socks are the ticket! The bottom says I am 29+ (middle finger). But, if he’s the type of guy who loves to give the bird in a fun way, then these socks will be one of his favorite gifts! Made from high-quality cotton, these one-size-fits-most socks are an inexpensive way to give him a memorable birthday gift he won’t soon forget!

  43. Minimalist Watch
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    This quintessential minimalist piece is a modern classic with a 45 MM Case and a higher profile that sits nicely on the wrist. Weatherproof up to 3 ATM/30 Meters and glass case made of hardened mineral crystal for enhanced durability. Perfect for carefree everyday use. A unique gift for your father-in-law.

  45. Apple Watch
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    Take a call when you’re out on the water. Ask Siri to send a message. Stream your favorite songs on your run. And do it all while leaving your phone behind. Now you have the freedom to go with just your watch. Cellular keeps you connected with just your watch. GPS and a barometric altimeter track how far and high you go. Ultimate sports watch with an intellectual activity and heart rate tracker.

  47. Bamboo Charcuterie Cutlery Knife Set
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    Turning 30 is all about embracing who you are as a person. Gone are the days of cheap ramen and doing things just because you think other people will think you’re cool. There’s no need to hide that you love the finer things in life, and you’re more than a little obsessed with delicious food! If you’re looking for a unique gift idea for that foodie in your life who happens to be turning thirty, then this bamboo charcuterie knife set makes an excellent gift idea! 

  49. Straight Outta My Twenties T-Shirt
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    This Straight Outta, My Twenties t-shirt is modeled in the best-selling design for the Straight Outta Compton logo. This t-shirt comes in five colors and ranges in sizes from small to triple XL. So help him celebrate exiting his twenties with this fun and fashionable t-shirt that will be a huge hit! 

  51. My Life Story- So Far Journal
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    Turning thirty is a transitionary time. You’re no longer a kid. Hell, you’re not even a young adult. You’re a full-grown man. So use this journal to create a lasting family keepsake that will be treasured for generations. Beginning with “The Early Years,” this uniquely designed journal is organized in nine sections, each containing thought-provoking prompts to spark a colorful personal memoir that captures the memories of first dates, lifelong friendships, meaningful stories, and pearls of wisdom gathered along the way. There’s even a section dedicated to listing what you hope to accomplish next!

  53. Bullet-Shaped Whiskey Stones
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    If you’re looking for a fun and unique gift idea for that gun-loving birthday boy, these bullet-shaped whiskey stones hit the bullseye! Please put them in the freezer and then pull them out when you want to cool down your drink without watering it down with melted ice. These whiskey bullets are a great conversation piece. They work well in whiskey, scotch, and any other cocktail and cool down regular non-alcoholic liquids. 

  55. Apple Air Pods
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    Magic like you’ve never heard. AirPods Pro has been designed to deliver Active Noise Cancellation for immersive sound, Transparency mode to listen to your surroundings and a customizable fit for all-day comfort. Like AirPods, AirPods Pro connects magically to your iPhone or Apple Watch. And these best-selling headphones are ready to use right out of the case.

  57. Shiitake Mushroom Log Kit
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    If you’re looking for a unique gift to give the budding thirty-year-old, this mushroom kit is an excellent gift idea. Don’t worry. No one else is getting him this gift! The mushroom-growing kit allows you to grow your crop of original organic Shitake mushrooms year-round. So, put a smile on the face of your favorite mushroom lover, gardener, or mad scientist.

  59. Square Root of 900 T-Shirt
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    This thought-provoking t-shirt makes an excellent gift for that math whiz in your life who’s turning the big 3-0! He’s not turning 30. He’s turning the square root of 900. Duh. This shirt is available in five fabulous colors and in small sizes small-3XL. It’s also for either men or women and confusingly enough, it’s available in youth sizes. I guess children have just as much of a right to turn thirty as the rest of us. 

  61. Scotch-Infused Toothpick Gift Set
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    You’re officially out of your twenties. It’s time to refine your tastes and become the gentleman you were always destined to be. Savor a subtle version of a fine single malt scotch with these infused toothpicks. They feature a barrel-aged Islay single malt made by a 200-year-old distillery for a distinctively smoky flavor with peat notes and complex caramel. Made from sustainably forested wood, the generously sized picks are soaked in the premium scotch and then kiln-dried, infusing flavors throughout the pick. This toothpick gift set makes a great gift whether you’re celebrating your 30th or 50th birthday! 

  63. Grill Smoker Gift Set
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    One universal truth about men turning 30 is it’s officially time to master the art of grilling. How do you win big at the BBQ game? Put all your chips on the table— or, in this case, the grill. Fill the included smoker box with all-natural cherry, hickory, and apple chips, place it on the grill with your food, and cover to give them some privacy. Also included: a thermometer to know when it’s time and hickory-smoked sea salt for a finishing touch.

  65. Gentleman’s Grooming Care Basket
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    This relatively manly grooming self-care set includes everything you need to refresh & indulge every part of your manhood. Total routine kit: 5-piece daily shower essentials kit made to keep your skin feeling fresh, smelling great, and protected from the grind. As you can see, it’s pretty manly.  

  67. So Happy I’m Thirty Coffee Mug
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    This hilarious coffee mug makes an excellent gift for that sarcastic guy in your life who says they’re happy to be turning thirty, but you can read between the lines! This ceramic coffee mug holds 11oz of your favorite beverage and makes a great gift for a brother, dad, uncle, best friend, boyfriend, son, or anyone else in your life who happens to be turning the dirty thirty! 

  69. Talk 30 To Me Whiskey Glass
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    Whether you prefer your whiskey cocktail neat or on the rocks, this barware quality, engraved old-fashioned lowball glass is a great gift idea for any 30th bday toast! If he’s a fan of whiskey and loves cool new whiskey glasses, then this Talk 30 To Me whiskey glass will be a hit! He’ll always be reminded of you whenever he sips that fine cocktail goodness, no matter how long he has it!

  71. 30 Years and Countless Beers 12-Pack Koozie
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    This 12-pack of beer koozies makes a great 30th birthday party decoration piece or parting gift for your birthday party attendees! Keep those birthday beers cool and keep the party classy with this vintage black and gold beer can sleeves, the perfect birthday party decoration. Whether you’re celebrating a friend’s, a co-worker’s, or even a neighbor’s 30th birthday, this 12-pack of premium sleeves is a great way to keep those drinks icy cold until the party ends.

  73. Bitch I Might Be Wine Glass
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    If you’re looking for a wine glass with some attitude, then this question-and-answer wine glass will make the perfect gift for the wine-loving birthday boy in your life! Are you thirty? Yes, no, bitch I might be! This high-quality stemless wine glass holds nearly 15oz of his favorite wine, is dishwasher safe, and has just the right amount of sass. 

  75. Bottle Stickers
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    Toast them in style with these specialized 30th birthday labels. There are six different designs and each label is waterproof and durable. 

  77. Cheers Pint Glass
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    This Cheers to 30 pint glass will hold 16 ounces of his favorite liquid and is a fun glass to use on his birthday and beyond. This is a fun and unique gift to give that beer-loving 30-year-old birthday boy! 

  79. I Am 29 + (Middle Finger) Wine Bag
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    This burlap I Am 29+ (Middle Finger) wine bag makes an inexpensive but funny gift for that awesome guy turning 30! Maybe he doesn’t want such a big deal to be made because he’s no longer in his twenties. Perhaps he doesn’t want to talk about how he’s totally in his thirties now. Maybe he likes wine. This wine bag makes a great gift for that BFF guy friend who has a sense of humor and a bottle of cabernet at the ready! 

  81. Cosmos Kitchen Knife Set Gift Box
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    At thirty years old, he’s old enough to need some real-world kitchen items, but he’s young enough to want them to be fun. This fantastic Cosmos kitchen knife set is the perfect balance of practical and awe-inspiring. Leave those boring knives to someone a lot older. This 30-year-old will love having fun in the kitchen with these knives out of this world! 

  83. Amazon Echo
  84. The echo uses tens of thousands of skills and counting. Skills add even more capabilities like ordering a pizza from Domino’s, requesting a ride from Uber, tracking your fitness with Fitbit, controlling your TV with Dish, and more. To enable new skills, ask Alexa.

    What do you get a 30-year-old guy for his birthday?

    Ah, the big 3-0 – a momentous occasion if there was one. You want to choose a gift that reflects the birthday boy’s personality, interests, and lifestyle. Consider his hobbies and passions – gaming, hiking, or playing music – and look for gifts that align with those interests.

    And don’t forget about his style and sense of humor – a quirky t-shirt or a fun desk toy could be just the thing to make him smile. For a gift that says, “You’re all grown up now,” consider something like a nice leather briefcase, a fancy watch, or a set of high-quality whiskey glasses.

    What are gift ideas to show how much you care?

    You’ll need to get creative to make your gift stand out. Think about the experiences and memories you’ve shared with the birthday boy – maybe a framed photo of a special moment, a custom-made playlist of your favorite songs, or even a fun weekend getaway. Or, if you’re feeling crafty, consider making something yourself – a DIY leather keychain or a homemade batch of cookies could show how much you care.

    How much should you spend on a 30th birthday gift?

    There’s no hard and fast rule regarding how much to spend on a 30th birthday gift. It depends on your budget, relationship with the recipient, and what you think they’ll appreciate. Some people might splurge on a big-ticket item like a fancy watch, while others might opt for a thoughtful and heartfelt DIY gift.

    Whatever you choose, remember that it’s the thought that counts – and that turning 30 is a big deal, so it’s worth celebrating in style!