10 gift ideas for a Summer birthday, BBQ, or celebration

Getting together for a big Summer bash? Summertime is one of the best seasons of the year for a party - whether you have an occasion or just want to get everyone together. And if you don’t want to go empty handed, then we’ve got a list of 10 top brands that sell ideal gifts for a summer celebration. Whether you need the ideal gift for a birthday boy or girl to enjoy in the sunshine, or you want to bring something unique to the BBQ. 

#1 - Spritz Society

Nothing says summer like enjoying a spritz in the sunshine, right? But if you want to save time on mixing a drink and get to relaxing in the sun, Spritz Society has the answer. They make delicious, pre-mixed spritz cocktails using 100% real wine and real ingredients. Their drinks come in a range of flavors perfect for summer, like pineapple, peach, and grapefruit. Just grab a multipack, throw them on ice, and you’ll be the hit of the pool party.

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#2 - Year & Day

Time to elevate that summer tablescape! Throw out plastic cutlery and paper plates, and put on a spread that will make it feel like you’re on vacation in Europe. Even when it’s just hot dogs in the garden! Year & Day’s outdoor collection is perfect for adding a touch of refinement to everything from cocktails and canapes on the deck, to family cookouts on the beach. The tableware is made with plant-based materials, and are both dishwasher and microwave safe. 

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#3 - Rabbit Wine & Barware

Got a summer birthday coming up for your favorite home mixologist? Want something unique that’ll really excite them? Look no further than Rabbit Wine & Barware. They sell a range of indoor and outdoor tools to elevate anyone’s cocktail and wine game. From must-have tools like high quality corkscrews and carafes, to fun summer accessories like frozen cocktail tumblers and liquor infusion decanters. 

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#4 - Primal Wine

If you want to be the talk of the party, or you want to impress a wine-loving birthday girl or boy, then it’s time to get into natural wine. Primal Wine curates a range of artisanal wines sourced from small producers around the world. Think you know what wine is? Then think again - their selection will get your taste buds really thinking about what goes into the winemaking process. And if you’re new to natural wine, they have a range of best sellers and gift bundles that will make a splash this summer.

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#5 - Alohas

For the friend that’s always on vacation, Alohas make the most stylish footwear to throw in that suitcase. Their unique on-demand system aims to reduce waste in the fashion industry, and are all handmade in Alicante. As if that wasn’t enough, they’re also cruelty-free, investing in eco-conscious plant-based leather. Whether you’re looking for some classic espadrilles to wear on the beach, or some comfortable sneakers for a city break, Alohas are a great option 

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#6 - Beyond Yoga

Summertime is prime time for getting outdoors and getting active - and you’re going to want the right clothing to do it! Beyond Yoga creates comfortable, inclusive clothing that helps you get the most out of whatever “active” means to you. They stock a wide range of activewear for both men and women as well as maternity wear, covering everything from yoga pants to sweaters and more. So if you’re looking for a summer gift that’s sure to see a lot of use, Beyond Yoga is a one-stop shop.  

Beyond Yoga - Gift ideas for summer

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#7 - Akua

Firing up the BBQ this summer? Bring something new to the party with Akua’s 100% plant-based kelp burgers. Their burgers are non-GMO, gluten-free, and soy-free making them a great alternative that means everyone can join in the fun at the picnic table. Akua’s classic kelp burgers have a mouth-watering umami flavor, made with sustainably sourced kelp, mushrooms, black beans and other delicious seasonings. So grab one of their summer special bundles and get the grill going!

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#8 - Ethereal Chocolate

Everyone loves getting something sweet to celebrate with, right? Ethereal’s bean-to-bar approach puts the craft back into chocolate, making for a high quality, luxurious treat rich in flavor and totally decadent. Maybe you know someone who really wants to taste the chocolate, so you can grab them some of Ethereal’s single origin bars. Or maybe you want to shake up those taste buds with one of their inclusion bars with flavors like peanut brittle oat milk or scorpion pepper pecan. Whatever you pick, it’s going to be a winner!

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#9 - LSpace

Bring that California beach vibe to any summer celebration with LSpace. Their range of women’s clothing aims to bring confidence through fit and fabric, in beachy styles that will take you from beach to brunch to a night on the town. Their swimwear comes in different mix and match styles so if you prefer a high waist bottom with a bikini top, you can pick the right fit for your body. Then complement that new swim style with one of their dresses, rompers, or cover up sets, topped off with sunglasses, bags, and more. LSpace is the ultimate women’s summer vibe, making the perfect gift for a summer birthday, anniversary, or just because. 

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#10 - VIBAe

Hitting the streets on that summer vacation? Need some comfortable sneakers for a sunny hike? VIBAe are the perfect gift idea for those friends and family who could use a new pair of ergonomic, ethically made shoes. With bases around the world from Helsinki to Tokyo to Malibu, VIBAe’s shoes are handcrafted by third-generation artisans in Portugal then shipped around the world. Breathable linen perfect for balmy summer nights, soft leather slip ons ideal for chilling out on hot summer days, their range has something comfortable for everyone. 

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Love these brands but not sure what to get? Why not grab a gift card? All of the brands above offer digital gift cards that you can completely customize for the one you love. Send it straight to their inbox complete with a gift note, and even pick the date you want it sent on!

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