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Top Host or Hostess Gifts to Bring to Thanksgiving Dinner

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

Posted By: Jamie Kutchman

Wondering what to bring your host or hostess for this year's Thanksgiving celebration? We've got you covered with our collection of the best, most decadent thank you for hosting gift baskets that will undoubtably secure your invite to next year's Thanksgiving! Between the shopping, the prepping, the cooking and the cleaning, hosting the Thanksgiving meal is no joke, but don't worry! We have just the gift ideas to bring your host or hostess that will have them relaxing and putting up their feet in no time.

Before you head over to break bread at your Thanksgiving meal to enjoy the turkey, pumpkin pie and football, don't forget to bring a thoughtfully designed host or hostess gift that will let them know just how much you appreciate all of their hard work. 

Don't think we forgot about our Friendsgiving hosts - they need extra pampering too! If you're celebrating Friendsgiving with your loved ones in lieu of Thanksgiving (or in addition to!), we have your back with the best Friendsgiving host gift ideas. Be sure to check out our top picks for the best gifts to bring along to your Friendsgiving celebration(s)!

Shop our favorite curated thank you for hosting themed gift boxes that range from casual to oh-so-fancy for everyone on your Thanksgiving and holiday "I'm thankful for you" gift list. Bring the gift of gratitude along to this year's Thanksgiving celebration and you'll have your hosts thanking you for the thank you gift! Trust!

Shop Thanksgiving Host Gift Idea: 'But First Brunch'

There's no better gift to bring your Thanksgiving celebration hosts than the gift of the next meal done! Our signature 'But First Brunch' curated pancake breakfast gift basket will have them thanking you long after the Thanksgiving meal is over.

There's no Thanksgiving left overs for breakfast on Black Friday with this brunch themed host thank you gift basket. Packed full of everything they need for a delicious breakfast meal, including a luxurious tea towel, small-batch fruit jam, a silicone spatula, a wooden whisk, artisanal buttermilk pancake mix, gourmet roasted salted pecans, organic maple syrup, and more - it's a brunch-in-a-box food inspired gift basket that they will be thanking you for all season long!

Shop Thanksgiving Host Gift Idea: 'Thankful For You'

Long after the Thanksgiving guests are gone, you'll likely find your gracious host hard at work cleaning up after them meal and pumpkin pie. With our signature 'Thankful For You' curated gift set, give your Thanksgiving hosts a gift full of functional and luxe home essentials they can use now and later.

This luxurious thank you gift set is packed full with a handwoven tea towel for the kitchen, lavender and lemongrass soap complete with heavenly lavender lotion for the powder room, a luxe amber and bergamot scented soy wax candle for freshening up the kitchen after cooking, and more. It's the gift that gives all through the holiday season - and beyond!


Shop Thanksgiving Host Gift Idea: 'For the Foodie'

The ultimate gift basket for the self-proclaimed "foodie" host of this year's Thanksgiving meal! (There's a foodie in every family, no doubt!) A delicious gifting favorite, our signature 'For The Foodie' curated food themed gift basket is overflowing with gourmet snacks and artisan treats that your host will appreciate having on hand after spending hours in the kitchen.

This decadent food inspired gift basket is packed with gourmet gifts your foodie can't shop anywhere else, including artisanal salami, delicious coconut oat cookies, small-batch sea salt caramels, gourmet snack crisps, as well as a luxury soy candle in 'big basin' scent. With this foodie themed gift basket, your invite to Thanksgiving dinner for next year = scored!

Shop Thanksgiving Host Gift Idea: 'But First, Coffee'

A luxe coffee-inspired gift box is always a good idea...always! If your host loves their morning cup of coffee, they'll go crazy for our signature 'But First, Coffee' artisan coffee themed gift basket. 

This pick-me-up inspired coffee themed gift basket is full of whole bean coffee with notes of hazelnut, orange zest, creamy cocoa and red apple, a set of genuine leather coasters for displaying on the coffee table, a fancy wooden coffee scooping spoon, and more. This curated coffee gift basket is just what your Thanksgiving hosts need to make it through the holiday season with pep in their step and a smile on their face!


Shop Thanksgiving Host Gift Idea: 'You're the Best'

They just threw you a feast, so show up to Thanksgiving dinner with an equally thoughtful and useful host gift they'll love. Our popular 'You're the Best' curated gift box is full of fresh citrus-inspired home gift contents like small-batch orange passion fruit tea, artisan tangerine gummies, a handwoven tea towel in shades of orange, a 'oaked bitter orange' soywax candle and much more.

We know your Thanksgiving dinner hosts will love and appreciate the unexpected, yet much needed, refreshing citrus spin on this curated thank you gift basket!


Shop Thanksgiving Host Gift Idea: 'Wine & Dine'

Give your Thanksgiving host a gift that they can choose to use right away, or save for themselves once guests are gone. Our signature 'Wine & Dine' curated gift basket is overflowing with all the delicious essentials to create your own a charcuterie board.

The best part of this decadent charcuterie-board-in-a-box gift? You can save your Thanksgiving host some time by bringing a thank you gift they can use right away. After all, a charcuterie board is the perfect pre-Thanksgiving dinner appetizer! (Although, we won't judge if they keep their Thanksigiving host gift to enjoy all to themselves - they earned it!)




We hope you enjoyed learning more about our favorite gift boxes and host thank you gifts to bring along to this year's Thanksgiving celebration. What will you take with you to thank your Thanksgiving hosts this year? Remember, they worked really hard to prep, cook and clean up!

For even more gifting inspiration this holiday season, don't miss our complete collection of luxury host and hostess gifts for every type of holiday occasion and host.

If you're celebrating Thanksgiving a little differently this year, maybe early with friends or just looking for a reason to get together with loved ones, you'll love our collection of perfect 'Friendsgiving' gifts to bring to this year's festivities! 

Happy Thanksgiving host gifting!

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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