30 Thoughtful Hostess Gifts to Bring to Your Next Summer Party
Summer is a great time to get together for pool parties and cookouts with friends. When you come to someone’s house, it’s a polite gesture to bring a small gift as a token of your appreciation.
Flowers, prepared food and flowers are all great options, but what if you want to gift something more unique? We’ve combed through Amazon to find 30 hostess gifts that are sure to be a hit.
For the Great Snack SpreadGodinger Dublin 3-Tier Server
This is perfect for entertainers who love serving small bites but long for more counter space. The Godinger Dublin 3-tier server allows you to serve the right amount of snacks while not sacrificing too much room. Eliminate clutter with these stackable crystal trays.
For Fun DrinksBrilliant - Punch Bowl Set with a Large Bowl, Ladle and Hanging Cups
This convenient lead-free crystal punch bowl with cups is a great way to simplify a party’s drink station. For the host who loves to experiment with new drink recipes, make sure all that hard work is showcased.
For Wine and CheeseRound Cheese Board and Knives Set
Cheese is always a big hit at a party, and this elegant round cheese board with knives set makes it easy for guests to select their favorite snack in style. There are also containers for different snacks to pair with your cheeses for a more sophisticated tasting experience.
For the After PartyWhiskey Decanter Globe Set
This [productid asin= "B077Y2SJML"]whiskey decanter globe[/productid] set is a perfect display that also functions as an instant party for two. This hand blown globe is decorated with a frosted glass map of the world that’s supported on a gorgeous mahogany stand and tray.
For Easy Food PrepThe Original EZ Salad Cutting Bowl
This [productid asin= "B06XBQ6YFJ"]EZ salad cutting bowl[/productid] makes food prep easy. The handy kitchen gadget functions as both a strainer and slicer, making food prep both clean and convenient. In addition, when in a pinch, this product can also be used as a salad bowl.
For the Time-strapped HostAll in One Vegetable Slicer and Food Preparation Station
Anyone who hosts regular dinner parties knows that food prep for a large amount of guests means lots of chopping. This is why the one second slicer, an all-in-one food prep and slicing station, is going to be a lifesaver. This handy tool will cut the food prep workload in half and bring back the joy of getting together.
For the Host Who Loves to Have It AllGourmia Salad Maker Set and Mandoline Set
This salad maker set is the perfect gift for your friend who always breaks out freshly made salads and fruit platters for guests. There are seven interchangeable blades to make sure you’re getting the right result for all types of food textures and sizes.
For the Cup-conscious HostSKINNY TUMBLERS Colored Acrylic Tumblers with Lids and Straws
Reduce waste and keep track of everyone’s drinks with this handy set of 12 color-coded tumblers. A common problem at parties is wasted cups due to guests not being able to identify which drink is theirs. If your host has had enough of disposable plastic cups that nobody can keep track of, this is the solution.
For the Outdoor PartyBigMouth Inc Floating Tiki Beverage Bar, Inflatable Pool Bar and Drink Holder with Built in Ice Chest
No summer party is complete without a festive inflatable drink cooler. Easy to set up and take down, this gift won’t take up a lot of room in storage when not in use. Unlike other party supplies, this one can fold up like a sheet.
For the Tex-Mex FoodieChefSofi Mortar and Pestle Set
There’s nothing more refreshing at a summer party (or any party for that matter) than a bowl of freshly made guacamole. This granite guacamole bowl makes it a snap for the host to whip up a delicious batch of fresh dip right before guests arrive.
For Channeling the Inner BaristaDemitasse Spoons Set of 12, Tea Coffee Espresso Spoons
If you are a host who is keen on brunches, coffee dates or tea time, then these cute espresso spoons will be a welcome gift. When you’re throwing a party with coffee, there seems to never be enough stir spoons.
For the Eco-friendly HostStainless Steel Straws
Plastic straws have been getting the spotlight in the news lately for the negative impact they have on the environment. These eco-friendly stainless steel straws are perfect gift for a host who is concerned with using too many disposable straws.
For the Sushi LoverSoeos Beginner Sushi Making Kit, Bamboo Sushi Kit
This beginner sushi set will be a great hit with anyone who loves to serve sushi or is interested in expanding their party dossier. This convenient set has many of the tools to get started. It comes with two rice application tools, rolling mats and a set of five chopsticks.
For the Dance Party MasterSound Activated Party Lights with Remote Control Dj Lighting
For anyone who loves to throw a great dance party, this party light that activates by sound will be a hit. This light is a plug-and-play device that has three sound activated lighting modes. The convenient attached bracket allows the light to attach to the wall or ceiling.
For Those Who Want Carb AlternativesOriginal SpiraLife Spiralizer Vegetable Slicer
Noodling vegetables like zucchini, squash and carrots has gained a lot of popularity in the past few years due to an increased awareness of the effects of carbohydrates. Any carb-conscious host will love this zucchini noodler that can turn vegetables into healthy noodle alternatives.
For the Organized Labeler10 Pack Rustic Mini Chalkboard Signs
Throwing a big party often means lots of appetizers and cheese plates that could use some identification. These mini chalkboard signs can help keep the host organized and inform the guests about what they’re putting on their plates.
For The Practical HostRustic Torched Wood 20-Inch Serving Tray with Modern Black Metal Handles
When it comes to hosting a party, you can never have too many wooden serving trays. One of the most practical items in the home, a wood tray, is often overlooked as in spite of its incredible versatility and range of uses while hosting.
For the ChocoholicCuisinart Electric Fondue Maker
This Amazon’s Choice product is a winner for a reason: A high-quality electric fondue maker can turn any ordinary gathering into a decadent chocolate or cheese fountain party. It’s also a handy tool to keep broth and other sauces warm.
For the Host Who Likes a Little BubblyChampagne Drink Carrying Tote with 4 Glasses
This wine carrier has everything you need to serve wine and cheese on the go. Complete with a cutting board, cork opener, four glasses and a tote bag to carry wine in a protective padded insulation, you can take the party anywhere.
For Outdoor PartiesFood Tent Covers that Won't Blow Away (3 Pack)
Outdoor parties are fun, but bugs can put a damper on the situation, especially when it comes to food. This set of three food cover tents will keep the bugs away from outdoor food setups and take the stress out of your next cookout.
For the Coffee LoverJusalpha Porcelain Coffee Bar Espresso Cups and Saucers Set
These small espresso cups are an incredibly charming gift to treasure for years to come. This set comes with four cups, four saucers and four teaspoons. The saucers and cups are made of fine bone china and are the perfect size for your morning shot of espresso.
For Hosts Who Seek Timeless GiftsHandmade Crochet Placemats
Guests will admire the timeless appeal of these hand-crocheted placemats decorating your table. These versatile and beautiful crocheted pieces can be used as either a decoration or a functional placemat that will enhance the look of any room. These placemats come in a set of four, so they can serve an intimate tea party or coffee brunch.
For Those Who Appreciate the Finer DetailsWARMBUY Set of 12 Fruit Forks
These fruit forks add the finishing touch to any kitchen. Serving fruit properly requires these special utensils, though they’re often overlooked. If you like to have all the special utensils for every occasion, supplying everyone with fruit forks will brighten the day.
For the Host Who Loves A Quick Clean UpAcrylic Serving Tray
Summer parties often involve outdoor snacks, which unfortunately means attracting a lot of bugs. But these lidded serving platters are an excellent solution to ensure guests won’t have to worry about their beloved snacks being tampered with.
For the Tech-savvy HostEcho Show 5 – Compact smart display with Alexa
If you want to really go the extra mile, the Echo Show 5 will give you the right to boast that your summer party has the most. The Echo Show allows you to play music on demand, find recipes and search the web, and get immediate responses about the weather, date and time.