20 of the Best Galentine’s Day Gifts for Your Friends
On February 13, celebrate your closest friends with these heartfelt Galentine's Day gifts. From sweet treats to self care supplies, we have ideas for all of your gal pals. (And don't worry—there are no needlepoint pillows on this list).
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Mini Heart Waffle Maker
The origins of Galentine’s Day trace back to Leslie Knope, a fictional character on NBC’s Parks and Recreation. Pay homage to Leslie by serving her favorite food, waffles, to your own crew. Dash’s mini heart-shaped waffle maker gets the job done with festive flair.
The plant lady in your life will love this customized succulent gift from Etsy. Start by picking one of the nine planter styles, then add on a live succulent, candle or deluxe gift box. And, with prices starting under $20, you can afford to get Galentine’s Day gifts for all of your pals at your Galentine’s Day party.
Valentine’s Day Petit Fours
Make her tastebuds sing with this sweet petit fours gift from Harry & David. She’ll enjoy nine bite-sized indulgences in three tasty flavors: white chocolate-covered vanilla, white chocolate-covered raspberry and dark chocolate-covered chocolate. If you’re shopping for your sweetheart, too, these are the best Valentine’s Day chocolates.
Handcrafted Paper Flowers
While they’re on the pricier side, trust us when we say you’ll never see more beautiful paper flowers. These handcrafted roses from Lovepop look just like the real deal—and they’ll last forever!
Galentine’s Day Gift Box
For the far-flung friend, you can’t go wrong with this Galentine’s Day gift box from Etsy. It’s loaded with all of the necessities for an at-home spa date. Choose from seven box options, with themes like “Pamper Me” and “Dreamy Lavender.” Check out these other Valentine’s Day gifts you can have delivered.
Heart-Shaped Shower Steamers
This might just be the best Galentine’s Day gift on our list—especially if your BFF is stressed. These heart-shaped shower steamers from Uncommon Goods contain epsom salts, lavender essential oil and rose petals for a soothing, aromatherapy experience.
Pink Pears with Wine
We’re not sure what’s sweeter: sipping rosè or biting into Harry & David’s famous pears. Give your galentine the best of both worlds with this pink gift box. If cookies are more up her ally, consider these Valentine’s Day cookie delivery gifts.
Happy Heart Box
We all have a friend who adds a personal touch to everything, from her planner to greeting cards. And the Happy Heart Box from The Happy Planner has everything she needs to show a little love. Each set includes a notebook, washi tape, a notepad, stickers and a too-cute storage box.
We know a thing or two about showing love through food. (Just take a peek at these recipes from the women we love!) This Etsy recipe binder is perfect for the galentine who loves to cook. Bonus points if you add a copy of your signature dish before gifting.
The Women We Love Wine Glasses
There’s a special wine glass for every leading lady in your life. This series from Uncommon Goods makes it easy to celebrate mom, sisters, friends and more. Each handmade drinking vessel is decorated with stunning colors and is accompanied by a card.
Tea Forte’s wellbeing tea collection is an editor favorite. Each of the five blends—defense, purify, invigorate, radiance and serenity—will help your galentine put her best foot forward.
Not Today Cupid Ice Cream Collection
For the girlfriend who’s going through a breakup, look no further than Harry & David’s “Not Today Cupid’ ice cream collection. This sweet care package comes with four gourmet ice cream pints with hilarious names like, “Me, Myself & I(ce cream)” and “It’s Not Me, It’s You.” Or, try these Galentine’s Day desserts that are better than a boyfriend.
A Beautiful Bouquet
Is there a better way to express love than with a beautiful bouquet? You’ll find flowers for every friend with Urban Stems. They have arrangements with lilies, sunflowers, roses and more. We’re particularly fond of the Amethyst bouquet. Oh, and if cut flowers aren’t her thing, the brand offers plants and succulents, too. For more, take a peek at these flower subscription services.
If you’d rather DIY a bouquet, start with this stunning Nathalie Lete vase from Anthropologie. The bright cherry pattern and brilliant black bird will add a pop of color to your galentine’s decor.
Best Friend Photo Gift
Brighten up your bestie’s WFH setup with this personalized best friend gift from Etsy. Just add your names, a quote and a favorite photo, then enjoy your stunning acrylic art. For more pretty ideas, take a peek at our best Valentine’s Day gifts.
“Friends are Family” Cutting Board
Your galentine may shed a few tears when she opens this gorgeous Etsy cutting board engraved with the quote: “Friends are the family we choose. (Just don’t be surprised when she blames it on the onions!)
Gourmet Peanut Butter Cups
For the friend who’s a little sweet and a little salty, you can’t go wrong with this assortment of peanut butter cups. Inside the box you’ll find a mix of gourmet peanut butter cups ranging from classic to cookies and cream.
Ooh la la! She’ll love escaping into this “Paris in a Day” puzzle. Pair it with a sleeve of macarons for the ultimate Galentine’s Day gift.
There’s a pattern for everyone with this Rifle Paper Co. and Corkcicle collab. Choose from a variety of drinkware printed with hydrangeas and other pretty flowers.