Gift Lists for Men

33 Awesome Novelty Gifts That Are Actually Useful

Updated on May 21, 2021 Updated on May 21, 2021
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    Novelty gifts don’t need to be just for laughs. There are tons of fun novelty gift ideas that are actually useful. If you are looking for a white elephant gift exchange, or just for a fun gift, novelty gifts are always fun to give. Whether it’s for a birthday gift, Christmas gift or just for fun, we’ve got a whole list of awesome novelty and gag gifts that people really want!

  1. Wine Condoms
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    Ever hesitated on opening that second bottle of wine? No more. Wine Condoms are a great solution to preserving wine. Our super seal prevents oxygen from entering the bottle and spoiling the wine. The perfect gift for wine lovers.

  3. It’s Raining Men Umbrella
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    Why have it rain cats and dogs when it can be raining men? This umbrella makes the perfect gift for the special someone you have in mind! Watch their face light up as they open their new favorite necessity. Bring some sunshine to your rainy day! How many times has your automatic umbrella failed you during that downpour and left you in the rain? Our manual design allows for you to release the bottom spring for easy gliding when opening and closing. 

  5. Pac Man Mug
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    Whether you decide to have a hot or cold beverage this PacMan Heat Changing Mug will come to life according to your drink that day. Featuring a heat-activated decal, PacMan characters appear before your eyes as you pour your hot beverage into the cup. Perfect for starting a conversation at your favorite coffee shop, request that they use your own mug and watch the baristas scream with excitement and wonder as they see Pac-dots appear and your high score change. 

  7. Parrot Bottle Opener


    Make opening your favorite bottle of wine or beer even more fun with this cute parrot shaped bottle opener and corkscrew combo. Made of brushed aluminum metal, the device also has a serrated foil cutter. 

  9. Dino Taco Holders
  10. Dinosaurs + Tacos = Prehistoric Awesomeness! Turn your next Taco Tuesday Jurassic, and devour tacos with style! Great gift for kids and kidults that are looking to add a bit of fun to the dinner table. Not just for tacos, the tricerataco can hold toasts, waffles, sandwiches, and so much more. The perfect gift idea for any taco lover.

  11. Night Light


    This tiny lampshade will turn any smartphone into a fun and stylish nightlight. Just cling it to your phone, launch your flashlight app, and let there be light!

  13. Grow Cocktails
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    Grow happiness in small spaces. This patio gardening kit comes with everything you need to start your very own Cocktail Garden! Includes fun cocktail recipes, 6 packages of Heirloom Seeds, Starter Soil, Cocktail Recipes, Wooden Plant ID Stakes, Growing Instructions, Pencil & 100% Recycled Fiber Egg Carton Planter!  Grow, thyme, lavender, Thai basil, mint, lemon, and blue borage.

  15. Funny Coasters


    If you’re looking for a present to give to a person with a great sense of humor, don’t look any further. With these coasters, you’ll give the best gift ever. Humor is appreciated by everyone. So the recipient will always remember this useful funny gift!

  17. Funny Oven Mitt


    Anyone who spends a lot of time, in the kitchen will love this snarky oven mitt. A little cinnamon, a lot of butter, and a heaping cup of brilliance. But no raisins. Never raisins. Super-insulated. 100% cotton.  

  19. Flash Bracelet
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    Wearing your heart on your sleeve is not nearly as fun as wearing your drink on your wrist. Perfect situations that require subtle sipping, this bangle flask might be the most utilitarian and stylish accessory you own.

  21. Whale Butter Dish


    Thar she blows! This adorable butter dish will find a happy home in any kitchen. The dish holds an entire stick of butter, marks for measuring, and is microwave, dishwasher, and freezer safe.

  23. Sugar Skull Salt and Pepper Shakers 
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    These unique salt and pepper shakers are in the shape and style of Day of the Dead sugar skulls and encrusted with rhinestones. Made of ceramic, they measure 3 x 2.5 x 2.25. Everyone will enjoy these salt and pepper shakers at your next house party!

  25. Dino Ladle
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    Believe it or not, out of the deep pot comes Nessie. Diving into your favorite soup or standing by ready to use, a legendary time in the kitchen. With the nice smooth grip, you can now with ease serve all your favorite soups, stews, chilies and sauces. Adorable kitchen accessories are great novelty gifts!

  27. Library Collection Mark Twain Scented Candle
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    For all the bibliophiles in your lives, we present the Library Collection. Pairing favorite quotes with exquisite fragrances, we pay tribute to well-loved authors. Impeccably packaged in a gift box adorned with an author photo, bio, and stamped labels, this is the ideal gift for lovers of fine literature. Every candle fragrance is a blend of custom notes designed to evoke the spirit of author for which it is named.

  29. Colon Cleanse Hot Sauce
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    Professor Phardtpounders colon cleaner hot sauce – an elixir of capsaicin extremes is an excellent creation of a Caribbean mustard hot sauce. It delivers heat and an unforgettable island flavor to your meals, to say nothing of the laughs and chuckles it will bring when you put a bottle on your table. Great christmas gift or stocking stuffer for a hot sauce lover.

  31. Famous Painting Socks
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    Famous oil painting pattern design meets the double effect of fashion and comfort, brighten up those cool weather mornings with these snuggly socks to keep your toes completely dry and quite good. These art-printed patterned casual socks are comfortable, lightweight, wearable, and sweat-wicking.

  33. Pineapple Beach Blanket


    This humongous 5-foot-wide pineapple beach blanket will turn a few heads this summer. It’s even packaged in a beachy, clear, zippered pouch with rope handles. Perfect for the beach, pool, lake—even the bath.

  35. Golden Girls Mug


    Who doesn’t love Golden Girls? If you are looking for a gift for your best friend, she will love this. Thank her for being a friend with this fun coffee mug!

  37. Guzzle Buddy


    The Guzzle Buddy Wine Bottle Glass is a hilarious gift for wine lovers or anyone who wants to be the “hit” of the party! Pouring wine is such a chore! Simply screw the glass into your favorite bottle. Aerate, pour, and drink in one easy step.

  39. Cat Butt Magnets
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    From the hand and mind of Steph Mantis comes these hilarious animal butt magnets. Plastic animal butts perfect for displaying everything. Perfect for the cat lover, this set is the purrfect way to share a laugh with a friend. These hilarious magnets will make your fridge stand out while holding on to pictures, memos and more. Makes a unique gift for pet lovers!

  41. Cactus Coasters
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    Easy to storage all coasters in the sturdy pot, or dry the coasters in the cactus model after use. You can also organize some small staff to make your table in order or even grow a plant in.  Anti-skid design helps to keep coasters in place, sturdy and lightweight base protect your dining table from scratches. 

  43. Grenade Ice Mold
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    This Grenade Ice Cube Mold will add an explosion to you and your guest’s drinks! Big ice cubes keep your drink colder longer, so this grenade will keep your drink cool without diluting its flavor. Perfect for adding to just about any drink – Whiskey, Cocktail, Mixed Drinks, Juice and more. It’s an ideal size for most glass sizes and can find room in any freezer.

  45. Shakespearean Insult Bandages
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    Even knaves, rascals and scoundrels get scrapes and cuts that require bandages. Add Elizabethan insult to injury with these hilarious bandages. Scathing insults such as, “Thy wit’s as thick as Tewksbury mustard,” and “Do thou amend my face, and I’ll amend my life.” You’ll never stop laughing.

  47. Clip on Cup Holder
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    Have you ever split a drink on your papers or computer keyboard? This clip-on desk holder is a smart way to contain your cold drinks, mobile phones, small things that are scattered on your desk. Features a small hole on the bottom, which is convenient when using the USB cable to charge your phone. 

  49. Brain Hat
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    Put your thinking cap on. Super fun and kind of gross brain hat. Wear it for fun, wear it as your thinking cap, add it to your costume for Halloween or use it as a distraction in the zombie horde. Whatever you decide to do with it there will surely be a lot of heads turning your way. This is crocheted and knitted then formed to be as realistic as possible that yarn will allow.

  51. Goat Story Coffee Mug
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    Goat Mug is a one-of-a-kind coffee mug that was inspired by the first coffee discovery. Its horn shape is a dedication to goats that discovered this elixir of life and it also lets you drink the very last sip. It comes with a set of 2 straps that allow you to carry your coffee, but at the same time reply to a couple of e-mails and carry around your newspaper. Great idea for a fathers day gift for a dad on the go.

  53. Unicorn Float


    The GoFloats Unicorn Party Tube is guaranteed to make a splash wherever you go. Everyone at the pool will want to take their turn on the magical unicorn float! The unicorn’s rainbow mane and tail make for an amazing photo in the summer sun. Plus, unicorn gifts are the best gifts.

  55. Wine Glass Gift Set
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    The King and Queen drinking glass set is the perfect gift for men, women, him, her, mom, dad, sister, brother, boyfriend, girlfriend, and even yourself. n incredible gift for wine enthusiasts that wine lovers will love and cherish. 

  57. Harry Potter Mischief T-Shirt
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    No adventure in the wizarding world is complete without a little mischief. Pay homage to Hogwarts, Wormtail, Moony, Padfoot, and Prongs in this Mischief Managed shirt with stars around the famous phrase. In addition, you’ll receive two exclusive die-cut stickers. 

  59. Maple Syrup Candlenovelty-gifts-candle

    This fun scented candle is the perfect gift for maple lovers everywhere. Fill your home with the delicious and warm aroma of maple syrup with this delightful candle-in-a-tin. The wood wick crackles like a fireplace! Made from certified organic soy wax, the candle burns for up to 75 hours. Made by hand in Canada.

  61. Millennium Falcon Tool Kit
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    The Star Wars Millennium Falcon is a pretty versatile ship. It comes equipped with all manner of things to get you through a myriad of situations, but sometimes those things need fixing. The hyperdrive will eventually break down again, and you won’t always have R2 there to fix it for you. 

  63. Fun Phone Case
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    Chill pills will keep your phone safe. This is not a flimsy case. It is very cushiony and will protect your device from impact. The easy grip makes it comfortable to hold. Quick and easy access to ports and buttons and will fit your iPhone like a glove.