25 Festive Holiday Gifts for Neighbors

Because they're not just neighbors; they're friends

by Nancy Reynolds

This post: 25 Festive Holiday Gifts for Neighbors

Written by: Marybeth Bock

A good neighbor is a precious treasure. What would we ever do without them? They make our lives so much more enjoyable and easier. From lending us tools and helping watch our kids and pets to grabbing our mail and packages, and jumping in to help with projects, they’re always with us sharing both the good and tough times in life. 

That’s why it’s a lovely gesture to show our neighbors just how much we care and appreciate them this holiday season with a thoughtful gift.

If you’re stumped on what to get your neighbor, we’ve rounded up a few great ideas to consider! From festive baskets and cool supplies for grilling to sentimental gifts and outdoor games you can enjoy together, here are 25 fun and festive holiday gifts for neighbors!

25 Festive Holiday Gifts for Neighbors

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Felt Letter Board

Perfect for those neighbors who always have a great quote, joke, or meme to share. These super cute boards come in various sizes and a ton of colors for every taste.

Barnett’s Gourmet Chocolate Biscotti Cookies (Amazon Best Seller!)

You can never go wrong with fancy treats as a gift and these delectable biscotti cookies will show any neighbor just how special they really are!


Funny Christmas Mug Set

Cheers! Neighbor families celebrating the holidays will love these colorful mugs that hold any beverage – hot or cold. These durable mugs won’t stain, rust, or scratch and are perfect for sipping hot cocoa on Christmas Eve with the family!

Willow Tree “Thank You” Angel

Some neighbors are just so special that they’re essentially angels in disguise. This hand-crafted Willow Tree angel will let your favorite neighbor know just how much they mean to you. 


Shutterfly Photo Calendar

What do you with all those photos of you and your neighbors, and your kids, and your pets? You put together a photo calendar, so the memories can bring joy all year round. Shutterfly has desk, wall, poster-size, magnet, and mouse pad calendar versions, that are so easy to personalize.


Interactive Puzzle Game for Dogs

Do you and your neighbor share a love for dogs? Are your dogs besties? The Dog Brick Puzzle comes with 3 types of treat hiding compartments to test a furry friend’s skills. These fun and rewarding puzzles are great for reducing anxious dog behavior and redirecting destructive behavior. Plus, it’s plain fun!


Smoked Spices Grill Set (Amazon Best Seller!)

Got neighbors who love to cook and grill? This five-pack of FreshJax Smoked Spices is filled with organic, pure, and wholesome ingredients. The spices are also gluten-free, kosher, MSG-free, and GMO-free. They won’t find any fillers, chemicals, acids, or anti-caking agents in these spices!  Now you just need to get invited over for a cookout!


Gift Box of Sweet Treats

Create your own or save time by purchasing an adorable one like this on Amazon. A family care package gift box will suit everyone in your neighbors’ house, from kids to adults. It contains a delicious assortment of sweet and salty snacks!


Pickleball Set

If you haven’t heard, pickleball isn’t just for retired folks! It’s great for some neighborly fun! In fact, it’s a great game for newbies who have never played! This set of paddles and balls is for four players and is a great value! The wooden paddles also come with a one-year warranty. Introduce your neighbors to pickleball! 


Uncommon Goods Forest Blend Purifying Candle

Who doesn’t love to receive a new, fragrant candle for the holidays? What we love about this candle is that it’s hand-blended with evergreen essential oils so it brings the outdoor freshness indoors.


Santa Cookie Plate

This cute Santa Cookie Plate is the perfect mix of classy and chic! It’s the perfect gift for neighbors with children who love putting cookies out for Santa on Christmas Eve!


Loose Leaf Tea Sampler

During the holidays, we all need an excuse to sit down for a few minutes and quietly enjoy a hot, calming cup of tea. Tea Forte’ has sampler packs for everyone’s tastes with options like green teas, chai teas, flower teas, and herbal teas. Your neighbors are sure to appreciate the gift of tea this winter.


Hot Chocolate Bombs

Clueless what to get your neighbor? These Hot Chocolate Bombs are fun and festive! The set includes 2 salted caramel, 2 fudge brownie, and 1 peppermint cocoa bomb – each one dissolves right before your eyes! 


Fancy Scrabble

Got a neighbor who’s really into board games? They’ll flip over this deluxe, Fancy Scrabble travel edition. It comes in a handsome folding wood case with a magnetic closure feature and the gameboard features a raised letter tile grid with board halves that slide out to reveal a storage area underneath. SO fancy!


Gourmet Chocolates in Festive Holiday Tin

Who could resist these tempting treats wrapped in a beautiful festive tin? Your neighbor can indulge in chocolate bridge mix, chocolate candy cane cups, roasted salted cashews or almonds, and more!


Rainbow Super Challenging Jigsaw Puzzle 

There’s nothing quite like a challenging jigsaw puzzle to bring families together! This gorgeously colorful 1,000-piece puzzle is also suitable for gluing and framing as art. Your neighbors will definitely enjoy this one.


Festive & Fun Holiday Plate Set

Give this adorable plate set alone or pair it with a few homemade baked goods – either way, it’s a great gift idea any neighbor would love! Four plates, each with festive designs to help your neighbor get into the holiday spirit! 


Costa Farms Live 10″ Christmas Tree

This lovely live Christmas Tree is the perfect gift to give any adored neighbor! Not only is it festive, the nostalgic container adds a hint of Christmases past!  


Personalized Neighbor Ornament

Give a gift that tells your amazing neighbor how you really feel! This personalized wood ornament is the perfect gift idea for neighbors who just happen to be amazing friends as well!



Pizza Stone for Oven or Grill

Who doesn’t love pizza? Help your neighbors elevate their pizza game and ditch the delivery with this professional-grade porous stone that is highly absorbent to simulate brick oven cooking and produce a crispy crust every time. 


Holiday Nuts Gifts Basket

It’s something they’d never buy themselves, but it’s definitely something they’ll love! Filled to the brim with an assortment of 7 delicious nuts including, roasted salted macadamia nuts, almonds, pistachios, cashews, mixed nuts, raw walnuts and honey-glazed pecans, they’ll be diving into this basket before you can say “Merry Christmas!”



Portable Cornhole Game

Want to spark a little neighborly fun and competition? This Portable Cornhole Game is perfect for neighbors with kids – the whole family can play! Lightweight, portable, great for both indoor and outdoor use, and can be flipped over to use for a game of Tic Tac Toe. This is the perfect game for any neighbor family to enjoy all year round.


Christmas Wine Glass Charms (Set of 12)

Any neighbor who loves to entertain over the holidays will love these adorable Christmas Wine Glass Charms! Pair this gift with a bottle of wine and you’ll have a gift any neighbor would love and appreciate! 

A Virtual Experience Via Amazon Explore

The perfect gift idea for neighbors who want to experience the world, but from the comfort of their own couch!  These virtual “trips” are pretty amazing. Your neighbor can pick a spot in dozens of different countries and have a personal, local host guide them through a city or even take them shopping where they can purchase items to be shipped right to their house. The world is literally at their fingertips with Amazon Explore.


Garden Hummingbird Feeder for Outdoor Lovers

Outdoor lovers will flip over this beautiful, elegant handmade hummingbird feeder! Now they can relax in their backyard and attract the most majestic birds on the planet!



About Marybeth Bock:

Marybeth Bock, MPH, is Mom to two young adults and one delightful hound dog. She has logged time as a military spouse, childbirth educator, college instructor and freelance writer. She lives in Arizona and thoroughly enjoys research and writing – as long as iced coffee is involved. Her work can be found on numerous websites and in two books. Follow her on Facebook and Instagram.


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