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Great Summertime Gifts

When you think of summer, you think of cookouts, swimming pools, and sunshine. Although there are not a lot of holidays that require gifts in the summer, people still have birthdays, weddings, anniversaries, and housewarmings.

There are certain gifts that are just perfect for a summertime event. The best presents will add to a person’s enjoyment of seasonal events.


One of the best things about summer is that you can abandon those coats and sweatshirts for T-shirts and shorts. You can visit an outdoor festival and find a clever shirt that the gift recipient might enjoy, or you can create a shirt for them. 

There are printing companies on the internet that will allow you to create a t-shirt design, print it, and ship it to yourself or someone else. If your friend is a movie buff, you can make them a shirt with a quote from their favorite film. 

Get that friend who loves their pet a T-shirt bearing the likeness of their beloved animal. Most on-demand printing companies will also offer tote bags and beach blankets on which you can display an image of their best friend. 

If you create your own design, you can upload it. If you think other people would enjoy the design, you can display it on an e-store and sell it by using a link to buy it at Printful or another online printing company. 

A Seasonal Fruit Basket

Almost every state has a fruit or two that you can only get in the summertime or is at its peak in the summer. A basket containing extra special fruits, cheeses, and a bottle of wine makes a great gift. 

Harry and David is known for having the best seasonal fruit from around the country. Gold Belly can send you seasonal fruit and vegetable box from Mike’s Organic which contains all the best veggies from organic farmers around the country. 

If you are buying for a person who is rather particular, you can always create your own basket filled with veggies, fruit, and libations that are perfect for summer.

Tickets to a Theme Park

If you live in a place where it gets cold in the winter, you only have a few precious months to enjoy the amusement park season. As you know, tickets to an amusement park can be costly.

You can buy a person a family pass to your local theme park, or send them on a weekend complete with hotel, park tickets, and transportation. If you know an adult fan of theme parks, you can take them to the park and treat them to a souvenir and a meal. Nothing says summer like roasted corn and cotton candy followed by a high-speed roller coaster ride.

If you cannot quite afford amusement park tickets, treat them to a day at a family fun center. Facilities such as Dave and Busters offer a full menu, drinks, and state-of-the-art games with prizes and points. Some fun centers even offer monthly passes.

You can always purchase a traditional gift such as a bike, surfboard, or skateboard. Summer is a time to travel, hang out outside, and stay up late. Giving and receiving great gifts will make this a summer to remember.