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White Elephant Gifts & Ideas

Welcome to WhiteElephantGifts.com, the official gift exchange listings for some of the latest and greatest white elephant gifts and white elephant gift ideas! We've updated the selection of these wonderful Christmas party presents for 2018, so rest asured that we still are the best source for your gift exchange shopping year after year!

Did you know that the very first ever white elephant gift given to someone was an actual elephant? Read more about the origins of this party and gift giving trasition in the "What is White Elephant?" section.

Choosing a white elephant gift to bring to your gift exchange party can be very easy or quite difficult depending on several factors, including the white elephant rules that may have been set by the organiser. But in most cases, you will want to just worry about two things: How much to spend, and what type of item to select. Few types of present categories come in mind whether you are attending a corporate event, hanging out with friends or having a big ol' gettogether with your exteneded family. Let's explore the examples of white elephant gift types:

You could choose funny, hillarious white elephant gifts and know that not only those who open it will love it, but everyone else in the party as well. Since humor is a big part of any good Christmas party gift exchange, you know that the item you have chosen will not dissapoint as long as it can make people laugh.

Drink Dispensing Driver
Drunk Golfer

Perfect for those who like to conceal their drinking or perfect for that alcoholic.
6 Pack Redneck Beer and Soda Can Holster
Redneck Holster

Most important thing is to have easy access to you beers thanks to this holster.
Ninja Disguise Shirt
Ninja Disguise

Just flip the shirt over your head and you will instantly transform into a ninja.
Electric Back Hair Shaver
Hairy Back Shaver

For those with long back hair and short arms, this shaver will come in quite handy.
Magic Wand TV Remote Control
Magical Remote

This incredible remote is not for Harry Potter fans only, anyone will enjoy using it.
V For Vendetta Mask
V Mask

A great way to cover your face if you're not much to look at or want vendetta.
1964 50th Birthday Gift Basket
Nostalgic Candy

Retro candy is on the comeback. Surprising the ol' timer has never been easier.
Ultimate Wine Bottle Glass
Bottomless Wine Glass

spend no time on refills, just opt for the wine bottle glass that hold all the wine.
The iPad Commode Caddy
Toiler Tablet Stand

Multitaskers will browse their tablets and wipe behinds with this convenient stand.
Fake Stained Underwear Wallet
Stained Safe

Protect your valuables from unwanted attention when you use this instead of a safe.
Dashboard Jesus
Dashboard Jesus

Want Jesus everywhere you go? Here's a dashboard Jesus that you can mount on the dash.
National Lampoons Glass Moose Mug
Lampoons Glass Mug

Remember the good old Lampoons? This is the sweet moose mug that everyone loves.

Encouraging Bringing Better Gifts

If you are organising the gift exchange and you want to encourage guests to bring good white elephant gifts, you can set a bounty for the most swapped and stolen item of the evening, which means the person buying the most desired gifts gets additionally rewarded for thei effort. This makes eveyone want to try to buy the greatest white elephant gift they could find still within the budget and impress eveyone with it enough to have it snatched the most. Could you find just the right present to be the best one around?

Funny, Hillarious White Elephant Gifts

What are some of the best white elephant gifts that are fun and eveyone wants them? Something that starts heated rivalries and prompts exciting gift swapping frenzy that light up the entire evening? What could you buy and bring to the party that would be considered the perfect white elephant gift and a top gift of the night? The answer is simple: you have to choose something either so bizzarre and embarasing that everyone would want to have it as a trophy, or buy a useful white elephant gift that is not only practical, but also fun to own.

Karate Lettuce Chopper
Karate Salad Cutter

Chopping salad can be so much more fun with the new and improved Karate salad chopper.
Word Search Puzzle Shower Curtain
Puzzle Curtain

Instead of reading the paper, why not solve word puzzles when you are on the can?
Medieval Weapon Push Pins
Swordy Pins

Next time you pin an important message to the board, show that you mean business!
NES Cartridge Blow Me Poster
Blow Me NES Poster

This poster makes a great addition to any wall in your home or your office.
Maybe You Touched Your Genitals Hand Sanitizer
After Touch Sanitizer

If you're lookin for the perfect gag gift for your White Elephant party this year.
Inflatable Unicorn Horn
Inflatable Unicorn Horn

A perfect funny GAG gift for someone who thinks they are very very special and unique.
Prescription Coffee Mug
Prescription Cup

When you need coffee in order to survive, you need to put it in an appropriate mug.
Perfect Bacon Bowl Maker
Bacon Bowl Maker

Is your mouth already watering with the mention of bacon? Then this is a must to try.
Bacon Christmas Tree Ornament
Bacon Ornament

Spice your Christmas tree up with this piece of bacon tree decoration/ornament.
Sticky Note Wrist Watch
Sticky Watch

Never be stuck searching for a pad of paper again, it's right at your fingertips.
Parody Scented Candles
Hilarious Scented Candles

Have you ever walked into a foul smelling home? Then grab them one of these candles.
Ice Cream Cone Door Stop
Cone Door Stopper

An awesome door stopper that keeps pesky doors open that are constantly closing.

Some Of The Best Rated White Elephant Gift Ideas

With all the great options available online with the added convenience of not having to go anywhere to buy something to bring with you to the Christmas party, why would one want to o anything but shop online? We already do lot of out Christmas shopping online for family and friends, so adding an elephant gift to the shopping basked makes a lot of sense. You save time and hassle as well as have bigger selection than what we could find in any specific store.

While this all makes sense, there is one area where online shopping will not be necessary. This is when the group has agreed to eexchange creative and funny white elephant gifts that were home made. Not everyone has time for DIy whie elephant gifts, but those who do, put extra effort into it and the results often show. For example, a caricature of the boss is often a very very hot item during the office party. So if DIY is your think, clever gifts can be made at home that will rival and beat any other presentat the exchange. On more but not last benefit of turning to your creative side and busting out the crafty project yourself is that it can cast to next to noting to make it yourself and if time is not an issue and you want to have a cheap whiet elephant gift idea, the posibilities are endless.

Titanic Ice Cube Tray
Ship Shaped Ice

Shape the ice for your drinks just like the Titanic and have them float in your glass.
Do Your Park Magnets
Parking Magnets

Let horrible drivers know exactly how you feel about their poor parking skills.
OCD Cutting Board
OCD Chop Board

Give a gift of precision to an OCD striken chef that re-cuts their onion 100 times.
Punch In The Nuts Snack
Funny Spicy Nuts

A spicy snack with a spicy name, perfect for any party where spicy humor is appreciated.
Gentleman’s Silver Plated Ballscratcher
Silver Ballscratcher

Silver plated gentleman's ballscratcher delivers the scratch where needed with style.
Nobilified Portrait
Nobilified Portraits

Looking to hang a real classy piece of art over your fire place? Look no further.
Tired Old Ass Survival Kit
Tired Old Ass Survival

What do you need if you are one tired old ass? Well the tired old ass survival kit!
How’s My Driving? Decal
Novelty Car Decal

Do you enjoy filling your cars bumper up with funny stickers? This one's a must.
Peanut Butter and Jelly Wallet
Sandwich Wallet

What kind of wallet do you get someone who loves the peanut butter jelly sandwich?
DriveStein Drinking Game
Drinking Game for Football

The perfect game because beer and football are perfectly paired, like wine and cheese.
Fundies – Undies for Two
Underwear for Two

Looking to have some fun in your undies? Grab a pair and have hours of pleasure.
Tactical Grilling Apron
Army Grilling Apron

When it's time to grill, this tactical grilling apron will sure come in handy.

Cheap but Sweet White Elephant Gifts

Often it is hard to decide where the boundary line ends for what's appropriate as a gift to bring to a white elephant gift exchange.It's easy when it comes to family or friends, but when it comes to the office party or a corporate event, we must show a bit more consideration. Staying safe means buying something that's funny but not inappropriate, but that might be limiting if you know that your paricular work culture allows for some vulgar, filthy and inappropriate gifts.

The simple rule to follow is: if you have a feeling that a particular gift may not go over well with the management or HR, it's a good idea to abstain from it, however if you have always wanted to ge fired in style, there are always great GAG gifts that could put you in hot water. But not all GAG whiet elephant gifts are inappropriate, some are a good prank and well suited for even the prudest corporate events. It's fair to say that as long as you do not bring something exrememly shocking, most white elephant gift ideas for work will work just fine!

In the end, whether you opt to buy a serious white elephant gift, or go for a GAg item, there are a lot to choose from.

White Elephant Gifts For Work And Office

Most of the time pranky, GAG ideas are qute fitting, but other times it's worth considering stepping up the game and researching what's currently trending in terms of novelty gadgets and maybe try and find something that exceeds traditional white elephant expectations and going above and beyond with an awesome white elephant gift that's so cool that you might actually buy an extra one for just yourself!

Here Are More Impressive Ideas

One question we often get here on our site is: "Do I have to buy unisex white elephant gift"? The answer is - No, not really. The whole point of this gift exchange is not to have everyone "win" so to speak and have something that they love receiveing. believe it or not, when it comes to the gift exchange, there are some sour smiles to be had. This is why you should not concern yourself too much with the idea that all gifts should be appropriate for any gender. It's OK not to buy a unisex toy, but if you do choose to, there are fortunately many options.

The only time when you want to tone down the naughty factor aside from some corporate events is when you are buying white elephant gifts for kids. Gift exchange is one of the most favorite parties that youngsters love to join parents, so it is important to keep that in mind when setting the game rules and expectations. You should aim to have adults only party or ensure that the gifts brought by the guests will not be inappropriate if children will be playing.

Ankomn Vacuum Sealer
Ankomn Vacuum Sealer

This Vacuum Sealer works without electricity and preservers food up to eight times longer.
Talk Back Mimicking Tomcat
Mimicking Kitty

If you're feeling lonely and are desperately seeking the sound of another voice.
Carstache Classic Black Car Mustache

Add a little zing to your car and dress it up with a long black twirly mustache.
Color And Swear
Coloring Swear Book

If you are stressed out, have a little fun with coloring and swearing.
Over The Hill Breast Suspender
Bosom Suspenders

Make someone feel embarrased by getting them these GAG prank breask suspenders.
Mini Construction Materials
Mini Materials

Perfect, if you're looking to build that mouse in your house his very own place.
Feel The Force Darth Vader Mug
Star Wars Mug

Feel the force of caffeine entering you when you drink coffee from the Darth Vader Mug.
The Original RedNek Wine Glass
RedNek Wine Glass

Even rednecks love to enjoy their wine in style, and here is a great gift idea.
Nine Millimeter Bullet Ear Buds
Bullet Earphones

Enjoy great sound when listening to your music with these bullet earphones.
Tank Meter Coffee Mug
Thermometer Mugs

No idea how much hot coffee is left in the mug? The side of the mug will tell you.
Grey Silk Suitjamas
Formal Bedwear

Do you know someone who refuses to wear anything but suits? Get them Suitjamas.
Offensive Business Cards
Offensive Business Cards

These business cards have only one purpose: TO be rude and insulting to anyone reading.

White Elephant Shopping Can be Simple

Some of us, whether we like it or not will get overwhelmed by all the Christmas and holiday cheer, or should I say chores? When this happens, it is possible to forget to buy and wrap your present in advance. There you are jsut a day or two before the party when you realize: "Wait! I had to buy a white elephant gift and i still have not done so!" That's when you can skip all the creativity, and find an easy white elephant gift that you can buy and wrap as soon as possible. Last minute whiet elephant gift ideas can be easily picked up in local stores, but can be also ordered online. If you are in a rush and there is Prime shipping available in your area, you will be the lucky one to still make it, and if not - you will have to check the local stores for something appropriate.

Few Parting Points

In the end, let's not forget that white elephant gift exchange is all about celebrating the end of year, having a good time and having a good laugh. Do not let the gift shopping or swapping frenzy overpower the true spirit of the yearly favorite event! Try to have and give as much positive experience as possible!

Functional Desktop Mini Cannon
Miniature Cannon

This cannon sits on your desk and tells your coworkers that you mean business.
Light Up Party Glasses
Party Glasses

Really get the party started with these light up glasses, with many awesome colors.
Bottle Cap Gun
Bottle Cap Gun

This opener will have everyone asking for your assistance with their bottles.
How to Traumatize Your Children
Traumatize Children Book

It is easier than ever to traumatize your children thanks to this humor filled book!
The Gun Mug
Mug Gun

Pour yourself some morning coffee and drink it like you mean business with Mug Gun.
Rear View Spy Glasses
Glasses For Spying

Get a glance into what being a spy would feel like with these fun glasses.
Happy Man Bottle Stopper
Man Cork

Happy in the pants cork is a fun way to cork your wine bottle and makes a great gift.
Sex Panther Spray
Anchorman Cologne

If you've ever wondered just how to attract more mates then try this alluring spray.
Shark Attack Porcelain Mug
Shark Mug

When you are done drinking your hot coffee, you realize that there is no happy ending.
Funny Farting Coin Bank
Flatulent Coin Bank

Give a gift of coin bank that rewards you every time you put the coin in with a fart.
Prank Pack Crib Dribbler
Prank Baby

Imagine showing up to a baby shower with this little bundle of pranky baby dribbler.
Fire Extinguisher Lighter With LED Light
Lighter Extinguisher

Lot of people collecting lighters would love this mini fire extinguisher lighter.