Holi Gift Ideas


Holi celebrates the triumph of good over evil. It spreads the messages of harmony, tolerance and brotherhood making it an ideal occasion for giving gifts to your friends and family during this auspicious festival. Given below are some Holi gift ideas to help you if you wish to make the festival more special for your near and dear ones.

While choosing the right gift for Holi one must keep in mind the cheerful mood of the celebration. Following are few facts to consider while choosing gifts for your loved ones on Holi.

  • The gift must match the spirit of the celebration
  • Choose gifts keeping in mind the relation you share with the recipient
  • Choose gifts according to the age of the recipient
  • The gift must convey your good wishes and the message of fraternity
  • Shop around for gifts keeping your budget in mind
  • One can now also buy gifts online and can send them to any location in the world
  • You can purchase gifts in bulk if you have lots of people to gift
  • Keep the preferences of the recipient in mind before choosing the gift. Your gift shouldn’t hurt anyone’s sentiment
  • Use your imagination and be creative while choosing Holi gifts

Holi Gift Ideas

Here are some popular and traditional gift ideas for Holi.

Sweetmeats:
  • The celebration will remain incomplete without sweet meats. Special sweet dishes are prepared during Holi and they always top the lists of favorites.

  • Some of the popular sweets for Holi are gujiya, cham-cham, ladoo, peda, barfi, kheer and so on. You can either make these sweets at home or buy them from the market.

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Chocolate:
  • If you find sweet meats old fashioned you can go for chocolates. The market is now full of gourmet chocolates of exotic flavors.

  • You can also choose from the boutique and the homemade chocolates. These small treats come in decorative packages and are a wonderful choice for gift.

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Gulal:
  • What is Holi without color? Gifting gulal is considered auspicious and believed to bring good luck for both the recipient and the giver.

  • You can gift your loved ones various colored powders, balloons, water colors sprayers, and other ingredients used to play Holi.

  • They also come in decorative packs intended specifically for gifting.

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Apparel:
  • Wearing new clothes in Holi is a tradition and hence, you can’t go wrong with this option.

  • The good thing about apparel is there are ample options available for men and women alike. White saris, salwar suits or kurtas for women and shirts, kurta-pajamas for men are appropriate gifts for Holi.

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Idols:
  • Gifting idols is always said to bring good luck. Idols of Lord Krishna and Radha would make the perfect gift for Holi as it would blend with the mood of the celebration.

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Dry Fruits: Gift assorted dry fruit packs containing cashew, raisin, almond, walnuts, pistachio etc on Holi. These can be preserved to consume later by the recipient and thus you can ensure that your gift will surely be appreciated.

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Holi Recipes: Make a collection of all the mouthwatering recipes of Holi. You can download them from the internet, and them laminate and spiral bind the collection to make a Holi recipe book.

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Holi Gift Hampers:
  • Holi gift hampers would contain items like sweets, colored powders, scented candles, a small idol of Lord Krishna, diyas, dry fruits etc.

  • You can choose from the extensive range of such gift hampers according to your budget.

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Home Decoration Items:
  • If you want to gift something that will have a lasting effect you can always go with home decoration items. Choose from wall hangings, flower baskets, carpet, paintings, statues, vases, wind chimes, decorative candles etc.

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Home Cleaning Kit:
  • The celebration is often followed by rigorous cleaning of the household to remove the colors and an effective home cleaning kit can be an excellent gift choice.

  • Gift wrap stain cleaners, detergent, fresh scented towel, air fresheners, potpourri, incense sticks etc and present to your friends and loved ones.


Personal Care Kit:
  • Removing the colors from your skin after the celebration is a painstaking exercise. So, a personal care kit is a really handy Holi present.

  • Gift your friends with personal care kit containing soaps, mild hand wash, shampoo, scrub, etc.

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Spa Gift Voucher:
  • A relaxing spa treatment is just the right kind of treat that your loved ones may expect from you. After the wild and zestful celebration your friends can surely use a relaxing massage and skin treatment voucher from a spa.