Looking for the perfect Michigan-themed gift ideas for the people on your list in 2021?
We’ve got the ultimate Michigan gifts guide for you. With Michigan gifts made in Michigan and/or sold by local Michigan suppliers, our ultimate list of Michigan gifts has been sorted by gender, age, interest, and theme.
This isn’t just another list of Michigan-made gifts, it’s a carefully curated list of some of the best Michigan gift ideas we could find. And, be sure to check back as we’re updating this guide regularly!
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Michigan Gifts for the Home
While most of our Michigan gift guides have been condensed to 3-5 items per category, we found it difficult to choose so few Michigan-themed gifts for the home. Here are a few of our favorite Michigan home decor gift ideas…
This handmade Michigan HOME Pillow pays homage to the state’s natural beauty by incorporating fabrics that feature Petoskey stones, river stones, sand, and restored barn wood.
These Petoskey stone coasters allow you to bring the breathtaking beauty of the Lake Michigan shoreline right into your living room. Handcrafted with premium lakeshore Petoskey stones, these coasters are a labor of love.
Designed in the farmhouse style, this piece of Michigan wall art features the definition of a Michigander. It would make the perfect addition to any Up North cottage.
Give the plant parent in your life the gift of a handmade ceramic planter featuring a Michigan design. The planter comes in a variety of colors, allowing you to personalize this gift.
Great Michigan Gifts for Him
If you’re looking for an amazing Michigan gift for your husband, brother, father, son, or boyfriend, our choice of “best Michigan gifts for him” are sure to please!
Is your husband the best husband in Michigan? Tell him with this mug broadcasting his awesomeness to the world!
We are in love with these wooden cuff links with a laser engraved Michigan design on the durable cherry wood face. These are the perfect Michigan gift idea for the well-dressed man on your gift list!
At about 6 inches by 6 inches, this hand-carved wooden Michigan catchall tray is the perfect size for any space. It is not only functional, but also a beautiful piece of surface decor.
The iconic M-22 highway winds along the shores of Lake Michigan, offering stunning views around every turn. This unisex hoodie featuring the M-22 logo is the perfect holiday gift for anyone who has been to Traverse City.
Unique Michigan Gifts for Her
Looking to give a one-of-a-kind Michigan gift to a woman in your life? Whether you’re shopping for your wife, girlfriend, mother, or sister, our picks for the “ultimate Michigan gifts for her” are sure to win your way into her Michigan-loving heart!
Need a simple, yet beautiful, piece of jewelry to remind your girl of her favorite Mitten State? This necklace is a great statement to add to any outfit.
Add this subtle ring to your gift list for the Michigan girl you know who needs
If you have someone on your list who is always heading to their local Michigan farmer’s market, then consider this gift idea. Featuring a design that outlines the Great Lakes, this denim blue tote bag is perfect for any occasion.
This Michigan gift idea is ideal for anyone who loves to travel to the various lakefront towns in the state. It is a small canvas pouch with a Boho Michigan design, and it could be used for makeup, as a pencil case or for storing small items.
For a Michigan gift that offers serenity and rejuvenation, look no further than a gift card from the IMMERSE Spa at MGM Detroit. This spa may be located in the heart of the city, but you will feel as if you have been transported to a tranquil wooded area.
Unique Michigan Gifts for Kids
Don’t forget to pick out a Michigan gift for the kids on your list! We love these sweet Michigan gifts for kids that are perfect for baby showers, birthdays, Christmas, or any occasion!
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Gift this cute Michigan children’s book to the kids on your holiday list, and you’ll give them more than just a fun story – you’ll give them a trip throughout Michigan as they visit iconic destinations and learn more about our great state!
It’s never too early to start instilling Michigan pride. This minky baby blanket is not only soft and cozy, but it features a neutral gray and white Michigan design suitable for both boys and girls.
With 24 pages to color, this Marvelous Michigan Coloring Book is a wonderful gift for any little ones in your life who are about to embark on their first road trip throughout the Great Lakes State.
If the Michigan gift on your list has every toy you can imagine, then opt for the gift of experience. A membership to the Ann Arbor Hands-on Museum is a gift that will last the whole year through, and it will lead to endless discoveries.
Perfect Michigan-Themed Gift Ideas for the Family
For the kids or the kids at heart, these Michigan-themed gift ideas for the family are sure to bring your family together as you share your love of the Mitten State!
Get to know more about Michigan with this little book all about the history of this Great State!
Euchre is a time-honored Michigan tradition, and this gift set includes not only a custom, handcrafted wooden Euchre box but also a deck of cards. It’s recommended for ages 10 and up.
For a unique take on the classic game of Tic Tac Toe, purchase this Tic Tac Michigan board game. Handcrafted out of wood and featuring Michigan-themed pieces, it’s the perfect addition to any game night.
When in doubt, opt for this Michigan gift that allows you to experience the culture and history of Michigan — as well as the entire United States — time and time again. A gift membership to The Henry Ford also includes admission to Greenfield Village.
Michigan Sports Fan Gift Ideas
Whether you’re shopping for a Michigan college sports fan or a professional sports fan in Michigan, there are lots of unique Michigan sports fan gift ideas out there. Here are a few of our favorites…
Do you know someone who needs a new glass while they watch the next Michigan game? These pint glasses make you feel right in the action giving you a full map of downtown Ann Arbor!
Grill in style while repping your favorite school.
Lovers of the Michigan State Spartans will be proud to display this unique MSU gift idea in their home or office.
This classic victors song sheet music with the U of M logo is great for any alum or fan to show their school spirit.
This is the perfect gift for MSU Spartan Fans who love to grill and share their love of Michigan State with friends and family.
The Detroit version of the You Gotta Know sports trivia game is the best Michigan gift idea for that dedicated fan in your life who follows all of the teams — including the Tigers, the Red Wings, the Pistons, and the Lions.
This Michigan gift is an awesome choice for the sports fan in your life who loves to tailgate. Featuring the logos of all of the professional sports teams in Detroit, this cornhole set can go anywhere.
Looking for Detroit Tigers gifts? We’ve got those too…
Perfect Michigan Gift Ideas for the Outdoors Enthusiast
Michiganders are known for spending lots of time in the great outdoors – and these Michigan gift ideas for the outdoors enthusiast are perfect for anyone who loves to explore nature in our Mitten state!
What began as one man’s solution to losing his hat is now a highly-recognizable, Midwest style that’s popular among Yooper residents. The Stormy Kromer is a perfect surprise for the rugged, outdoorsy type on your list.
Warm winter mittens featuring our signature “maps” of Michigan’s Upper Peninsula printed on one mitten and the Lower Peninsula on the other. Always have a “map” on hand with Michigan Mittens!
Camping is one of the most common Michigan summer and fall activities. Grab this mug for your next trip to bring a piece of home wherever you go.
Gift these Michigan leather drink koozies to the Michigan lover on your list – perfect for anyone who loves to camp or entertain outdoors!
For an adventurer who is filled with pride, this Michigan State Park Checklist is the piece of decor that they are likely missing. This wall-hanging features all of the state parks in Michigan and includes a pen for checking off the list along the way.
Camping and boating are two of the most popular summer activities in Michigan. The Michigan State Parks gift card allows the outdoor enthusiast in your life to make reservations at state parks and purchase items at DNR-run concession stands.
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Michigan Gifts for the Great Lakes-aholic
While many of our Michigan gift ideas are great for anyone who loves the Great Lakes, but these Great Lakes themed gifts are perfect for the lake-a-holics on your shopping list!
Does your favorite Michigander love to play games? This Great Lakes cribbage board is a perfect Michigan gift idea for any game-loving Michigander!
This small wooden lantern would light up any northern Michigan night. This handcrafted piece features different cutout designs around the exterior, including a cut out of the state of Michigan and a beach scene.
Want to send a little Michigan to a friend? Grab a pack of these Great Lakes notecards from SnowAndIvy, a Detroit-based crafter. They would look great in a frame, too!
In addition to the Great Lakes that surround the state, Michigan is home to more than 11,000 inland lakes — meaning that nearly anyone could get use out of this Lake Life canvas tote bag.
This simple sticker shaped like the Great Lakes would be the perfect Michigan stocking stuffer. With more than a dozen colors to choose from, you can find one for everyone on your list.
Travel is back, and there’s no better time to give the gift of an experience. A Great Lakes cruise through Viking Cruises will allow that special someone in your life to witness the beautiful wilds of Michigan for themselves.
Michigan Gifts for the Holidays
Michigan-themed gifts are great for any time of the year, but we’re excited to share some holiday-themed Michigan gifts with you!
The perfect Michigan gift idea for the holidays, this lower peninsula Michigan cities ornament would look great on any tree this Christmas! (P.S. If you find an upper peninsula Michigan cities ornament, let us know!)
Do you know someone who needs a new book for this holiday season? Here’s the perfect gift for any family looking for a Michigan themed holiday book.
Give the gift of a Merry Michigan Christmas with these mitten holiday tags. Crafted from heavy-duty cardstock and cut into the shape of the Lower Peninsula, these gift tags will surely brighten the holiday season.
The Christmas season is far too short, but fortunately, in Michigan, there’s a place where it’s Christmas all year long. For the person in your life who lives every day like it’s Christmas, a trip to Bronner’s CHRISTmas Wonderland in Frankenmuth will never go out of style.
Best Michigan Gifts for Foodies
Do you have a Michigan foodie on your holiday shopping list? There are lots of tasty treats to enjoy that are made in Michigan and produced by local Michigan companies. Here are a few of our favorite Michigan foodie gift ideas…
We love this popcorn sampler from Michigan-based GR Popcorn – it’s the perfect Michigan gift for foodies on your holiday gift list!
Love Toffee? You’ll love gifting this Michigan-made sweet treat. You can choose a one-time gift or sign up for a recurring gift subscription.
Michigan is a foodie-haven, and this Michigan Made gift crate from GR Popcorn is a delectable assortment of Michigan-made foods that are the perfect gift for the Michigan foodie.
A fourth-generation company based in Detroit Michigan, Germack produces delectable nuts and coffees. If you can’t make it to the retail store in the Historic Eastern Market in downtown Detroit, we recommend purchasing a gift certificate to their online store for the Michigan foodie on your gift giving list.
Any Michigan native knows that Faygo is the state’s official pop — and yes, it’s called pop, not soda. Honor this traditional beverage by gifting a Rock & Rye Faygo candle. Not only does it come in a glass jar with a Faygo label, but it smells just like that effervescent beverage.
This Michigan gift gives you the opportunity to support Michigan farmers while sharing the sweet and delicious flavors of the Great Lakes State. The American Spoon Pancake Box includes pancake mix, two types of jam and a jar of maple syrup.
Whether they prefer to stay behind the grill or in the kitchen, this apron is a humorous yet practical Michigan gift. With the saying “I’d Rather be Fresh Than Salty” and the shape of Michigan printed on the front, it is suitable for any occasion.
There’s no better way to experience Detroit than from up above. A gift card to Highlands Detroit allows the person that you love to enjoy fine dining with a 360-degree view of the city.
The only thing better than going to a coney restaurant is making your very own authentic Coney Dog in your own home. This coney kit is the best way to give the flavor of Michigan this holiday season.
Gift Ideas for Coffee Lovers in Michigan
More and more local coffee roasters are popping up in Michigan, and we’re loving all the aromas in towns across our great Mitten State! Coffee lovers in Michigan will love receiving a gift of locally-roasted coffee from their favorite Michigan coffee roasters, and these are a few we recommend…
Locally roasted coffee in Detroit makes a great gift for a Michigan coffee lover.
Spread some cheer and show how how big your heart is with this huge assortment of Cherry Republic goodies! Comes packaged in a gift box with pine cone, birch bark, greens, and a card.
Shop local this holiday season and purchase a gift card for The Red Hook. This locally-owned coffee shop has locations in Ferndale and Detroit.
Far too often, everyone focuses on the Mitten — or the Lower Peninsula. But Michigan’s Upper Peninsula deserves love too! This ceramic mug features the outline of the Upper Peninsula and a rustic tree design. It comes in a variety of colors.
If you are looking for a Michigan gift for someone who is always hydrating while on the go, consider this Michigan tumbler featuring a floral design. It keeps both hot and cold beverages, making it a versatile and useful gift.
Michigan Gifts Ideas for Beer & Wine Lovers
Perhaps the individual you’re looking for the best Michigan gift idea for likes something a bit stronger than coffee in his/her cup. These Michigan gift ideas for beer and wine lovers are sure to make him/her smile!
Do you have a Michigan beer enthusiast on your holiday gift list? We love this Michigan Beer Cap Map as a Michigan gift idea for beer lovers!
Wine drinkers will love receiving this Petosky Stone wine stopper – a perfect Michigan gift idea for the holidays!
Easily identify your wine glass with one of these Michigan wine charms – the perfect Michigan-loving hostess gift!
Any Michigan beer lover is going to need to tote around their favorite local craft brews in style. This handcrafted wooden beer caddy shaped like the Mitten State allows anyone to store and carry up to 6 bottles.
These wine gift bags — which are crafted out of a recycled Michigan map — are the perfect way to complete any gift that includes a bottle of wine from a local Michigan winery.
Southwest Michigan has earned a reputation for being a beer and wine destination, so why not give the gift of an experience with a brewery and winery tour from Grape and Grain Tours. It’s a safe way to taste the best of this region.
Best Michigan Gifts for Detroit Lovers
There’s a special kind of love people have for the city of Detroit, and a list of the ultimate Michigan gifts wouldn’t be complete without a section dedicated to the best Michigan gifts for Detroit lovers!
We love this unique Detroit street art poster – the perfect Michigan gift for a Detroit lover on your holiday gift list.
Have a Detroit-lover on your holiday gift list? Gift this Detroit wall art with the city’s coordinates displayed!
Retro t-shirts are all the rage, and Detroit-lovers will be eager to wear this retro Detroit t-shirt highlighting the 313.
This “DET” trucker hat is the perfect Michigan gift for the Detroit lover on your gifting list.
What a unique and fun piece of wall art showcasing the skyline of Detroit – perfect for gifting to the person on your holiday shopping list who loves Detroit!
Detroit History Tours offers boat, bus, and walking tours, allowing you to give the gift of history that best suits your recipient’s style. Gift certificates are available and can be applied to any of the company’s tours.
Favorite Michigan Gifts for Pets
Do you have a pet in your life who loves Michigan as much as you do? Here are some of our favorite Michigan gifts for pets…
Don’t leave those four-legged friends off of your Michigan gift list this year. You can buy this Spartan tug toy for any dog that you love to spend time with.
Let your pup show off its Spartan style with this reversible bandana, which can be worn two ways. Whether you are taking your pet tailgating or simply going on a walk, you’ll want everyone to know that your dog bleeds green and white.
Your pet deserves to have its own Maize and Blue wardrobe, and this U of M dog hoodie is the best option for game day. It comes in various sizes for different dog breeds, and can even be personalized with your pet’s name.
That precious kitten in your life needs some love around the holidays as well. These catnip toys are sure to fascinate your pet, and their University of Michigan fabric will remind everyone of your allegiance to the Wolverines.
If you are shopping for someone who loves cats as much as they love their home state of Michigan, then this screenprint is exactly what you have been searching for. Featuring a kitten motif in the shape of Michigan, it is a wonderful piece of wall art for any cat lover.
Great Michigan Gifts for Gardeners
People who love to garden will enjoy receiving or experiencing these uniquely Michigan gifts…
Sometimes, the best way to honor your passion for Michigan is to give the gift of support to a local organization. A donation made in honor of someone you love at the Belle Isle Conservancy is a gift that protects the natural beauty of Belle Isle for generations to come.
This Michigan item allows you to give the gift of natural beauty. The Michigan Garden in the Can is a shaker can filled with native Michigan wildflower seeds, and will cover a 150-square-foot area.
For a Michigan outdoor decor gift, consider this adorable garden gnome. It can be customized to wear the apparel of any sports team, so it’s perfect for Spartans and Wolverines alike.
Crafted out of stained glass and cement, this durable work of art can be displayed in any U of M fan’s garden. This is the ideal Michigan gift for anyone who loves to be outdoors.
Both novice and experienced Michigan gardeners can benefit from a book that gives them tips and tricks to beautify their gardens. This month-by-month book can help gardeners throughout the entire year.
The Frederik Meijer Gardens and Sculpture Park is one of the most picturesque places to visit in Michigan. Purchase tickets to this attraction for anyone that you know who loves the surround themselves with Michigan plants, flowers, and art.
Unique Gift Ideas for Michigan Artists
If you have an artist on your holiday gift-giving list, don’t miss out on these unique Michigan gift ideas to inspire their creativity…
Featuring one of the most extensive and exhilarating art collections in Michigan, the Detroit Institute of Art is one of the most dazzling places to visit in the city. For a unique Michigan gift idea, consider a DIA membership.
ArtPriz is an open, independently-operated art competition that takes place throughout the city of Grand Rapids each fall. The gift of an ArtPrize Donation ensures that this event can continue year after year.
With 120-pages and a design featuring all of the best attractions in Michigan, this notebook can be used for meal planning, shopping lists, journaling, and more.
For the crafter who is also an avid Spartans fan, this Michigan State fabric is an awesome Michigan gift idea. It can be used to create quilts, outfits, face masks, and more.
For the sewer who bleeds Maize and Blue, this U of M fabric will be the perfect addition to their collection. With a choice of six different prints, you can find the cotton fabric that they will love the most.
Gifts for Michigan Fishermen
If someone in your life loves to fish, these Michigan fishing gifts are perfect this holiday season!
With its endless miles of shoreline, it comes as no surprise that fishing is one of the most beloved pastimes in Michigan. This personalized 4-position fishing pole holder is a one-of-a-kind Michigan gift for the fisher in your life.
This comfortable yet stylish shirt is the clothing item that the fisher in your life has been missing. It is a cotton T-shirt featuring a Fishigan label, making it an awesome choice for a day of fishing on a Michigan lake.
For those chilly mornings out on the boat, this long-sleeve T-shirt showcasing the Lower Peninsula catching the Upper Peninsula is the right choice.
This gift idea is a wonderful option for anyone who loves to go fishing in Michigan. It is a screen print that features hand-drawn designs of native Michigan fish.
Give the gift of adventure with a trip on a West Michigan Charter Fishing tour. These boat tours take participants out into the deep waters of Lake Michigan to try their hand at fishing.
Gifts for Michigan Music Lovers
Michigan is home to some amazing music, and these Michigan gift ideas are perfect for the music lovers on your list…
The Motown Museum allows you to visit the place where the Motown scene first began in the city of Detroit. You can purchase a membership for or make a donation in honor of someone that you know who loves both Michigan and music.
Launched in 2015 by music legend Jack White, Third Man Records is one of the best places to grab vinyl records and immerse yourself in the local music scene. Grab a gift card to give to someone in Michigan who is passionate about music.
Before Motown was released in 2001, and it covers the Jazz scene that was alive and well in Detroit between 1920 and 1960. If you are shopping for someone who loves both history and music, this book is a must-give item.
The list of rock stars that hail from Michigan may seem endless, but many of the biggest legends in the music industry are displayed on this shirt in the shape of the state. This shirt is a must-have for any Michigander who is proud of their rock-and-roll roots.
Even More Michigan Gift Ideas
Our goal with this list of Michigan gift ideas wasn’t to be the most complete list of Michigan-themed gifts you could find. We just wanted to showcase some of the more unique Michigan gifts for the people on your shopping list who LOVE our Mitten State. Be sure to browse some of our other Michigan gift ideas lists here on Awesome Mitten:
- Michigan Made Gift Guide
- Michigan Gifts for Outdoors Enthusiasts
- Michigan Foodies Gift Guide
- Michigan Beer Gift Guide
- Best Upper Peninsula Gifts in Michigan
- Michigan Wine Lover Gift Ideas
- Michigan Gift Ideas for Music Lovers