Looking for white elephant gifts that everyone at the party will want? Here are 40 unique ideas to bring to your next white elephant gift exchange.
White elephant is one of my favorite Christmas traditions. It’s so much fun because you never know what type of gift you’ll end up with.
Are you looking for that gift that everyone will want to trade for? This white elephant gift idea guide will have you covered.
Whether you’re looking for something popular, funny, useful, or trying to stick to a budget, I’ve included White Elephant gifts for everyone!
This post is all about the best white elephant gifts.
Best Crowd-Favorite White Elephant Gifts
1. Electric Wine Bottle Opener
This is a gift I’ve actually had stolen from me in a gift exchange. Trust me, everyone fights over these! Electric wine bottle openers are the perfect gift for just about anyone who drinks wine.
This one is only $20 but it looks way more expensive than that!
2. Catch Phrase: Uncensored
A naughtier twist on a classic party game. Everyone loves catch phrase so this uncensored version would be a perfect white elephant gift.
The clues can be a little bit raunchy so this would be a fun gift to bring to a friends white elephant exchange rather than family (unless your family is into those kinds of things).
3. Compact Ice Cream Maker
This compact ice cream maker is such a fun idea for a white elephant gift! You can make fresh ice cream, gelato, sorbet, or frozen yogurt with just the push of a button. Plus it’s only $20!
4. Death Wish Coffee
Everyone can use a cup of double-strength coffee once in awhile, especially in these times.
If you know you’ll be around caffeine lovers, this would be the perfect gift to bring to the party.
5. Craft Cocktail Recipe Book
This craft cocktail recipe book is the perfect white elephant gift idea if everyone at the party is of drinking age. Everyone will appreciate new cocktail recipe ideas!
6. Indoor Herb Garden
This indoor herb garden has everything you need to grow 9 different herbs on your windowsill. I would definitely be fighting to get this gift!
7. Bob Ross Heat Changing Mug
I’m pretty sure everyone on earth loves Bob Ross. This mug would be perfect to pair with the mug warmer I linked further down in this article.
9. What Do You Meme Game
I’m so obsessed with this card game. It’s the perfect game to play with a group of friends and it would make an awesome white elephant gift.
Just a warning, some of the cards are a little NSFW so make sure you’re not giving it to your grandma (unless she’s a very cool grandma).
10. Aeropress Coffee Maker
I absolutely love my Aeropress and I use it every single morning. You get a perfect cup of coffee in just a few minutes. It seriously tastes like fancy coffeehouse coffee!
I would love to get this in a White Elephant gift exchange.
11. Essential Oil Diffuser
Pretty much everyone and their mother uses essential oils in some capacity now. A diffuser lets you make your whole house smell good with just a few drops of oils. It’s a great gift for pretty much anyone.
12. Yeti Wine Tumbler
This will definitely be the white elephant gift everyone fights over.
Yeti makes incredible coffee mugs but did you know they make wine tumblers too? These will keep your wine chilled for hours and they’re pretty much indestructible.
13. Tile Key Finder
This is one of the most useful white elephant gift ideas on the list. The Tile attaches to your keys and lets you track them from your phone if you misplace them.
I know of at least a few people in my life who could use this (including myself lol).
White Elephant Gifts Under $20
14. Mug Warmer
Pretty much everyone drinks coffee or tea so this gift will be a total crowd pleaser. This mug warmer keeps your beverages hot or cold forever so you can sip at your own pace.
I love the super long power cord so you can use it even if your desk isn’t right next to an outlet.
15. Microwave S’mores Maker
If you’ve ever made microwave s’mores you know the struggle of the marshmallow expanding and making a huge mess. This little contraption is so genius! And it’s only $15.
16. Have a Great Day Mug
This mug is cute with just the right amount of sass. Perfect white elephant gift for someone who’s a little grumpy before their cup of joe.
17. Mini Waffle Maker
One of the cheapest white elephant gift ideas on this list is this little $10 mini waffle maker. You can even use it to make hashbrowns, paninis, etc. Such a fun gift!
18. Smart Stickers
How genius are these smart stickers? You can stick them on boxes or storage containers and just scan with your phone to see what’s inside. No more rummaging through boxes!
Plus, they’re only $9! This was one of the most popular white elephant gift ideas on the list last year so make sure you grab a few packs of these before they sell out!
20. Cold Brew Maker
The perfect gift for those people that drink iced coffee year round. This cold brew coffee maker fits perfectly in the fridge and it’s only $15!
21. Portable Charger
Everyone needs a portable charger for those random emergencies. This one is under $20 and has great reviews.
22. Silicone Mats
These silicone mats are honestly magical. I use them pretty much every day and absolutely nothing sticks to them. I would be thrilled to get these in a white elephant exchange.
Plus they’re only $12 for a pack of 2.
23. Unbreakable Wine Glasses
I love these silicone wine glasses for sitting out on the patio, bringing to the pool, or to take camping. They’re honestly so useful and shockingly affordable! Such a good white elephant gift for your outdoorsy friends.
Funniest White Elephant Gifts
24. Burrito Blanket
How funny is this burrito blanket? This is one of the top-selling White Elephant gifts on this list every year.
Because who doesn’t want to wrap themselves up in a giant tortilla once in awhile?
25. Social Distancing Drink Glass
The perfect drink glass for anyone who lived through the recent events. We’ve all done this type of “social distancing” — no shame!
26. Emergency Underpants
This is one of the most hilarious white elephant gifts. Everyone will be laughing when they open up these emergency underpants. It’s only $5 so it’s the perfect item for a budget gift exchange.
27. Toilet Fishing Game
We all need something to do to pass time time while we go. This toilet fishing game will be a hilarious crowd pleaser at the white elephant gift exchange for sure.
28. Shower Wine Glass Holder
I know I have this in the funny category but honestly I’d love to get this shower wine glass holder as a serious gift too! Perfect for unwinding in the bath but also a funny gift to add to a gift exchange!
29. Funny Hand Sanitizer
How freaking funny is this hand sanitizer? Everyone will be dying laughing when this one gets opened up.
30. Carpool Karaoke Microphone
This Car Microphone is all over TikTok right now and it’s such a funny gift to give! You can drive around and sing along to your favorite music with your friends.
31. People of Walmart Coloring Book
This coloring book is such a funny white elephant gift idea. Everyone’s seen something shocking in Walmart so we can all relate.
This was another one of the most popular gifts on the list last year!
32. Squatty Potty
This is one of those white elephant gifts that starts out being funny but winds up being super useful! I know so many people that swear by their Squatty Potty.
33. Desktop Cornhole
Sometimes we just need a good distraction from work! This desktop cornhole game is so funny.
34. Bad Dad Joke Book
Because who doesn’t like a good dad joke? If you have any dad friends or guys that act like the dad of the group, they’ll think this gift is hilarious.
35. B.S. Button
Such a funny White Elephant gift. There’s plenty of B.S. going around these days so I feel like we all need one of these at all times ;).
37. Tipsy Tower
Tipsy Tower is basically Jenga but boozier! This would be perfect at a college white elephant gift exchange.
38. Boyfriend Pillow
Perfect for the singles in your life. This boyfriend pillow is a hilarious White Elephant gift.
39. White Elephant Figurine
What’s funnier than gifting an actual white elephant during a white elephant gift exchange?
40. The Screaming Goat
The perfect little desk buddy to always make you laugh. Everyone needs a screaming goat on their desk.
This post was all about the top White Elephant Gift Ideas that everyone at the party will be fighting over.