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Gifting An Experience Is On Trend This Holiday Season

FILED IN: Holiday & Seasonal, Ready-to-Ship Gifts

Posted By: Jamie Kutchman

‘Tis the season for gifting! If you want to make an impact with your holiday gifts, sending the gift of an unforgettable experience is on trend for this year's holiday season. Whether gifting on behalf of your business to your best clients, thanking employees for a job well done, or sending a thoughtful gift to a friend in need of a break, think outside of the box this year, and send them a holiday gift of a unique activity with one of our luxurious experiential themed holiday gift sets.

We love a decadent gift full of treats and goodies they can’t find anywhere else that says just the right thing when you don’t know what else to say. This holiday season, our team of gifting experts came together to design experiential gift sets or gift baskets that would leave a lasting impression. When you don’t just want to send a basic or boring gift, the gift of an experience will help your holiday gifts stand out from the crowd. 

We’ve searched far and wide to curate holiday gift sets with all types of unique experiences that are good for the group, perfect for helping families connect, or just the right thing when they need a little bit of rest and relaxation. 

Save yourself time and those holiday headaches by shopping our collection of trending experiential holiday gift sets and baskets full of fun activities and unique entertainment that your recipients will enjoy this season and long after the holidays are over.

Shop Experiential Gift Idea: ‘Merry Movie Night’

Snuggle up and get cozy this holiday season with our signature ‘Merry Movie Night’ gift set. This luxurious movie-night-in-a-box takes the guesswork out of deciding what movie to watch and includes the perfect salty and sweet mix of movie snacks for everyone to enjoy.

Packed full of everything you need for a cozy, relaxing night at home in front of the big screen, this movie themed experiential gift set includes peanut butter pretzel clusters, gourmet tea cakes, small-batch popcorn kernels, a popcorn popper bowl, a set of movie night scratch cards to help you decide what movie to enjoy, and a luxurious plaid tassel throw blanket that perfect for snuggling up. 


Shop Experiential Gift Idea: ‘Holiday Brunch'

Nothing gathers the group like a delicious gourmet brunch at home that they didn’t have to meal prep or shop for. Send an experience they won’t soon forget this holiday season with our signature ‘Holiday Brunch’ food gift basket. This delicious and decadent pancake breakfast gift set will leave them full and satisfied long after the holiday gifts are opened.

Whether your best clients, closest family or dearest friends, your gift recipients will be thankful for the gift of a yummy breakfast with this breakfast themed gift set including a luxurious tea towel, small-batch fruit jam, a silicone spatula, a wooden whisk, gourmet buttermilk pancake mix, roasted salted pecans, and organic maple syrup, because no pancakes are complete without syrup!


Shop Experiential Gift Idea: ‘Reindeer Games’

Give the gift of a break from screen time this holiday season with our signature ‘Reindeer Games’ luxurious gift set. This classic game night gift set is just the thing co-workers, families and friends need to turn off the screens, put the phones down, and connect with each other.

Packed full of everything they need for a fun time, this experience-based gift set will give years of entertaining with a 750-piece winter-themed puzzle, a cozy tartan blanket, decadent peppermint chocolate stirring spoons, gourmet cocoa mix, a checkers and backgammon game set, a holiday trivia Game, and a salty-sweet vanilla salted caramel popcorn.


Shop Experiential Gift Idea: ‘Cozy Cocktail’

Shake it up with a deliciously decadent DIY cocktail themed gift set to help colleagues, clients, friends and family relax and unwind this holiday season. Our signature ‘Holiday Cocktail’ curated unisex gift set will have them channeling their inner mixologist.

This cocktail kit themed experiential gift set includes gourmet bourbon cherries, a set of two leather coasters, a weighted bar spoon, old fashioned drink syrup mix, a set of two glass tumblers, and orange crisps - the perfect cocktail garnish!


Shop Experiential Gift Idea: ‘Santa Brought Self-Care

Because no holiday season is complete without stress, take their holiday drama away this year with our signature ‘Santa Brought Self-Care’ relaxing gift set. This luxurious self-care themed gift will have them taking a much needed break and putting their feet up by the fire for some ‘me time.’

Just the excuse they need to take a mental health break, this relaxing and restful spa-in-a-box gift set is packed full with a white plush blanket, a soy candle, a set of six bath fizz tablets, a gourmet raspberry chocolate bar, a soothing silk eye mask, artisan baked cinnamon spice shortbread cookies, and a sugar dahlia body buffer.

Gift recipients remember experiences, activities and connections. Hit the jackpot with your holiday gift sets this year and send them an unforgettable experience! Shop our curated collection luxurious holiday gift sets that deliver a memorable experience!

Clients, employees, referrals, friends and family will remember your generosity all holiday season long and well into the new year.

Sending the gift of a memorable experience is a holiday gift trend we hope never goes out of style!

Happy experiential gifting this holiday season!

3 Ways to Do Gifting With Marigold & Grey

When it comes to corporate gifting, gifts for your business, or gifts for your company's employees, clients or events, there are three unique ways to gift with Marigold & Grey.

#1: Custom Gift Design Service

If you're interested in elevated branded gifts for your company for employee appreciation, holiday or any corporate event in between, please get in touch with us to ask about our custom corporate gift design services. We'd love to work with you or your team to create something that reflects your company's brand with limitless options for customization to include branding the packaging, gift contents, printed collateral, and more. 

#2: Add-Your-Own-Logo Program (i.e. Semi-Custom Gifts)

In addition to custom gift design, we also offer a thoughtful semi-custom gift design program with low order minimums and your company's logo and brand on each gift you send. Our Add-Your-Own-Logo Program is perfect for businesses that want to send company branded gifts either all at once for an event or particular marketing campaign OR throughout the year, on demand as you need them, for special occasions like employee appreciation, birthdays, client thank-you gifts, and more.

#3: Ready-to-Ship Collection in our Online Shop

For curated gift sets and themed gift baskets that are easy to send for any occasion in life or work, don't forget to shop our curated collection of ready-to-ship gift boxes with quick turnarounds and no order minimums. These ship out within 1-3 business days; rush next-day shipping is also available at checkout.

Images: Lissa Ryan Photography 
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