When you’re shopping for the best Ohio gift ideas for everyone on your holiday shopping list, you’re looking for more than just the obvious “I love Ohio” gifts. You want something unique, something handmade in Ohio, something that says “Ohio has my heart!”
We know our list of Ohio gifts isn’t comprehensive, but we’ve covered as many categories of Ohio gift ideas as we could think of in order to inspire and assist you in finding the perfect gifts that showcase your love of all things Ohio this holiday season.
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Unique Ohio Gifts for the Home
Give the gift of “home” to anyone who lives in or loves Ohio this holiday season. Our list of unique Ohio gifts for the home will inspire you…
Featuring a wine opener graphic in the Buckeyes’ scarlet and gray motif, this tea towel is the perfect gift for any Ohio State fan.
This pillow can be customized with the latitude and longitude of your favorite Ohio city, making it an ideal Ohio housewarming gift.
If you are searching for an Ohio gift for the garden, then consider this steel weathervane. Its timeless and sturdy design makes it an instant classic.
When you purchase this tray, you will serve up the perfect Ohio gift. Its modern design includes details about the state that will keep everyone talking at the party.
Best Ohio Gifts for Him
Wondering what to get the dad, brother, boyfriend, uncle, son, or best friend on your holiday shopping list? Here are a few of our favorite Ohio gift ideas for him…
With this hoodie, you can please every Ohio sports fan. It features four of the state’s top teams and is sure to be a fan favorite.
To please the person you love who is proud to be from Ohio, consider these cufflinks that are crafted out of the Quarter coin featuring the Buckeye State.
This classic and elegant wooden money clip features a simple etching of the state of Ohio, making it an easy gift to give a dad, brother, husband or friend.
For the person who has everything yet has an endless love of Ohio, give the gift of organization with this wooden catch all tray shaped like the state.
Ohio Gifts for Her
She means everything to you, and Ohio has her heart. Here are some great Ohio gifts for her, whether she’s your mom, sister, grandma, aunt, wife, or girlfriend…
If you love her and she loves Ohio, then this dainty necklace that displays a charm with a heart over the outline of the state is the perfect Ohio gift.
Those Midwest winters can be long and chilly, so why not give the gift of comfort with this Ohio Sherpa blanket, which is big enough for two to enjoy.
There is no better way to showcase pride for Ohio than with a T-shirt. This classic design features an elegant script as well as the popular colors of scarlet and gray.
This tote bag is the Ohio gift that can go anywhere. The classic canvas design and the simple Ohio graphic make it the perfect bag for the local farmer’s market.
Ohio Gifts for Kids
Share your love of Ohio with the kids in your life. These Ohio gifts for kids are perfect for any kid who lives in the Buckeye State!
Instilling a love for their home state can never start too early, which is why this book about the native people who lived in Ohio is perfect for any child on your list.
Those who enter into this world as a Buckeyes fan deserve to show their pride immediately. This O-H-I-O gift is perfect for any Ohio baby shower.
Is there anything cuter in the world than matching sibling shirts? This matching set is perfect for those Ohio State fans who will always be cheering for the team together.
If you know a Buckeye girl, then this is simply the perfect Ohio gift idea. This scarlet drawstring bag is practical, useful and frankly, adorable.
Ohio Gifts for the Family
Bring the whole family together with Ohio gifts for the family this holiday season… whether you love to play together, explore together, or just be together, these family gifts are sure to bring joy!
No Ohio Thanksgiving is complete without a game of cornhole, so gift the fan in your life these custom wooden cornhole boards featuring a classic state design.
Instead of purchasing a product, give the gift of endless memories by purchasing an annual pass to Cedar Point, America’s Roller Coast.
There’s always something new to learn about Ohio, which is why this book is a wonderful Ohio gift idea. It offers unique snippets about the people and places that shaped the state we know today.
Consider this wooden Tiki Toss game that includes the OSU emblem. It will provide hours of laughter and fun at your next BBQ.
Ohio Gifts for the Sports Enthusiast
With so many professional and collegiate sports teams in Ohio, you’re sure to find something on our list of Ohio sports gift ideas for any sports enthusiast on your list…
This can cooler sleeve stands out due to its sleek and innovative 3D-printed design as well as its slim can size. Look no further than this Ohio gift, which anyone could use.
Another Ohio experience gift that can’t be beat is tickets to visit the Pro Football Hall of Fame. This is the kind of place where football fans of any age can make lifelong memories.
Any Cincinnati Reds fan is sure to love this simple keychain, which is fashioned out of an old leather baseball and features the team’s symbol.
Every true Buckeyes fan needs a Brutus inside their home. This six-inch golden statue of Brutus in the lightning pose is the perfect Ohio gift for any recent grad or lifelong fan.
Ohio Gifts for the Outdoor Enthusiast
Love the great outdoors in Ohio? Here are some of the best outdoor Ohio gift ideas this holiday season…
For an outdoor enthusiast who is passionate about Ohio, there is no better gift than the Ohio State Park Passport. This informational booklet provides insight into each park, and visitors can have their passport stamped along the way.
The Ohio State Parks gift card is one of the most versatile Ohio gifts that money can buy. This gift card can be used for camping at Ohio state parks, facility rentals, rounds of golf and more.
Ohio campers will love this checklist, which doubles as a piece of decor as well as a journey tracking device. Every time they visit a park, they can check it off their list.
Make the process of drinking water as easy and enjoyable as possible by gifting this stainless steel water bottle, which has Ohio written on it in a tasteful script.
Ohio Gifts for the Holidays
Celebrate Ohio this holiday season when you give one of these unique Ohio gifts for the holidays!
When you give the gift of a visit to A Christmas Story House and Museum, your recipient will surely find themselves saying “Oh Fudge”! How often do you get a chance to walk through Ralphie’s house?
This piece of home decor artfully combines tasteful flowers and a plaid bow with an OSU football accent, making it the best wreath for any football fan.
Sometimes simple is best, and these Christmas notecards strike the perfect balance between highlighting a person’s love of Ohio with the reason for the season.
Ohio Gifts for Foodies
Did you know that Ohio is known for its food?!? If you have a Ohio foodie on your holiday gift list this year, don’t miss our choices for the best Ohio gift for foodies!
For more than 100 years, the best ice cream treats have been coming straight from Youngstown, Ohio. This vintage Ohio T-shirt promotes those bragging rights.
The Learning Kitchen offers the opportunity to learn something new. With a gift card to the Learning Kitchen, you can give the gift of innovative cooking classes.
Handmade with some of the finest woods, including cherry, maple and walnut, this Ohio-shaped cutting board is sure to stand the test of time in any kitchen.
This black denim apron with striking red details is designed exclusively for bartenders and barbers. It is a distinct and unique Ohio gift.
If you want to share everything that you love about Ohio, then purchase this basket for that someone special. Filled with the best locally-made Ohio products, it’s ideal for any occasion.
Ohio Gifts for Coffee Lovers
Ohio + coffee. Who wouldn’t love a cup of joe from their favorite Ohio coffee shop or one of these fun Ohio gifts for coffee lovers!
Forget Mt. Rushmore, pay homage to Mt. Buckeyemore with this Ohio State coffee mug that features the most iconic football coaches from the university.
This coffee jar featuring the Ohio State emblem as well as a sleek stainless steel lid is the perfect gift for any Buckeyes fan who is settling into a new place.
Ohio Gifts for Beer and Wine Lovers
With great Ohio breweries across the state, Ohio is a beer enthusiast’s paradise. And the same could be said for wine lovers. That’s why we included Ohio gifts for beer and wine lovers on our list of the best Ohio gifts ideas!
Anyone who loves craft beer and lives in Ohio knows that this state is known for its brews. This sign allows you to brag about those frothy and flavorful beers.
Geneva on the Lake is known for its many wineries, and the gift of a wine tour allows those that you love to sip those wines safely as they learn more about this wine region.
These handmade leather coasters featuring an O-H-I-O graphic would be a tasteful addition to any home in Ohio, making them a wonderful housewarming or holiday gift.
Crafted from poplar wood, this beer carrier with an Ohio carving in the side is perfect for holding those local craft beers from breweries around the state.
Ohio Gifts for Cleveland Lovers
Love Cleveland? Don’t miss these great Cleveland Ohio gift ideas!
This book dives into the captivating story of four teammates on the Cleveland Indians in the 1940s, and how those ball players changed the game forever.
This city pass gives you or anyone you love instant access to the top three attractions in Cleveland, including the botanical garden, history center and natural history museum.
These hand-etched stemless wine glasses showcase Cleveland pride at any turn, making them an ideal gift for new Ohio homeowners or Cleveland natives.
If you know a Cleveland sports fan who loves every team, then you can’t pass up this art print, which features hats from the Browns, Cavs and Indians.
Sharing what you love about your hometown is one of the best gifts you can give. With Cleveland in a Box, you choose the size package you want and pick your Cleveland favorites to pack inside.
Ohio Gifts for Columbus Lovers
If Columbus Ohio has your heart, you’ll love our choices for unique Columbus Ohio gift ideas this holiday season…
Scavenger Hunt is a company that offers sightseeing scavenger hunt tours around Columbus. With four distinct experiences to choose from, there’s a hunt for everyone.
Showcase your pride of Columbus — affectionately known to the locals as CBUS — in a tasteful way. This handmade art work would complement any Ohio home style.
Ohio Gifts for Cincinnati Lovers
Cincinnati is a city that is near and dear to many in Ohio and beyond. Give one of these unique Cincinnati Ohio gifts to someone on your holiday shopping list this season…
Featuring the topography of Cincinnati, this three-layer, three-dimensional map is a unique Ohio gift that is sure to delight anyone who is proud of their hometown.
Skyline Chili is perhaps the most iconic restaurant chain in Cincinnati, so a gift card to this fast and casual chili spot is a gift that every Ohio native would love.
Allow the person that you love to keep their favorite city close to their heart with this pendant, which has the Cincinnati skyline etched in bronze, copper or silver.
This sleek, neutral candle featuring Cincinnati is a wonderful Ohio gift option for anyone who likes to enhance their home or office space with a lovely scent.
Ohio Gifts for the Host/Hostess
Know someone who loves to entertain? These Ohio gifts for hosting are the perfect housewarming gift or “thanks for having us” gift during the holidays.
With this Ohio gift idea, you can combine your passion for the state with your commitment to going green. This 7up OSU soda bottle has been melted into a gorgeous spoon rest.
The Paper Daisy is a flower boutique in Columbus that offers fresh cut stems and floral arrangements for city residents. With this gift, you can give local and support small businesses.
Named after the state of Ohio, this contemporary vase is a piece of fine art that is sure to be admired by any artist who has a passion for their home.
Ohio Gifts for Birthdays
Looking for a perfectly unique Ohio birthday gift? Here are a few of our favorite gift ideas for Ohio-loving people…
If you need to send a sweet and simple card to a friend who loves Ohio, then consider this colorful handlettered card that can be customized for any occasion.
Planning a kid’s birthday party in Columbus? Make their slumber party truly spectacular by hiring Reigning Tee Pee Parties for the occasion.
It may be what’s on the inside that counts, but this Ohio State University wrapping paper is the best option for any fan who is celebrating a birthday.
Ohio Gifts for Summer
Summer in Ohio is a great time to show your love of the Buckeye State! Here are some great summer Ohio gifts…
Handcrafted from wood and shaped like the state of Ohio, these Adirondack chairs would make an ideal addition to any summer deck or patio.
The best Ohio summer gift you can give is one that allows someone to experience the mighty Cuyahoga River. Float the River offers tubing and kayaking adventures for people of all skill levels.
This elegant and stately wood flag is an awesome gift option for any Ohio State fan who loves their university as much as they love their country.
This Ohio Flag underwater pool mat is the right solution any Ohioan who needs to broadcast their allegiance to their state anywhere and everywhere.
Ohio Gifts for Pets
If you love Ohio and you love your pet, you won’t want to miss giving your pet one of these unique Ohio gifts for pets this holiday season!
Shaped in OSU football patterns, these handcrafted felt cat toys are filled with catnip and irresistible for both cats as well as their human parents who love them.
If you have a pet lover on your list who likes to bring their dog everywhere in Ohio, purchase a pass to East Harbor Beach — a dog-friendly beach located in Marblehead, Ohio.
Pets don’t have to be left out of the fandom fun. This dog bandana, featuring a gray gingham pattern and the scripted Ohio logo, is the best accessory for those tailgate mornings.
Sometimes a pooch just needs to dress the part, and any dog that’s an OSU fan requires a hoodie that features their favorite team. This handmade hoodie fits a variety of sizes and breeds.
Ohio Gifts for Gardeners
Looking for the perfect gift idea for the Ohio gardener on your holiday shopping list? Here are a few of our favorite Ohio gifts for gardeners….
Give the gift of a garden in a can. This Ohio garden shaker can is filled with wildflower seeds that are native to the Buckeye State, allowing anyone to instantly plant a thriving garden.
Every type of gardener — from beginners to master gardeners — can benefit from a trip to this former estate garden that is located in Mansfield, Ohio
If you are shopping for someone who wants to learn more about gardening in Ohio, then consider purchasing this guide book that offers insight into Midwest gardening techniques.
Ohio Gifts for Couples
Want to spend time together this year? Give your significant other the gift of togetherness with one of these Ohio gifts for couples…
For a romantic experience gift designed with couples in mind, consider purchasing a pass to one of the most unique parks in the state — the Park of Roses in Columbus.
String art has been trending for some time, and this customizable piece is designed in the shape of the state of Ohio and centers around a specific town.
Ohio Gifts for Artists
Shopping for an artist or creator this holiday gift-giving season? Here are a few of our favorite Ohio gifts for artists and crafters…
If you are shopping for an Ohio crafter, then this sewing fabric that features iconic Ohio landmarks is an amazing gift option. This fabric can easily be fashioned into masks, scarves or blankets.
Ohio artists never tire of exploring museums and galleries that feature magnificent works of art, which is why a pass to the Dayton Art Institute makes a wonderful gift.
If you know a scrapbooker, then you know that they are always searching for new stickers and die cuts. This Ohio State University sticker pack is the Ohio gift that can’t be beat.
Ohio Gifts – Games
What do you give the person who loves to play games? Why not gift them one of these unique Ohio game gifts?!?
Instead of X’s and O’s, this handcrafted wooden tic-tac-toe game has OH and IO pieces, making it an ideal housewarming gift for anyone who has a new Ohio home.
The Arcade in the Cincinnati Mall has more than 7,000 square feet of gaming space available, ensuring that any Ohio gamer can find something new to try.
This deck of playing cards features a retro design that showcases the skyline of Akron, Ohio, which is otherwise known as the Rubber City.
Featuring a handmade wooden board in the shape of Ohio, this cribbage set takes the game to a new level. It also can be customized with a favorite team’s logo.
Ohio Gifts for Lake Erie Lovers
Lake Erie love is a real thing amongst northern Ohioans, and we have curated an amazing list of Lake Erie gift ideas for your holiday shopping inspiration…
For a charming gift for that special someone, consider this silver bangle bracelet which features a piece of handpicked beach glass from Lake Erie.
With its vintage feel and classic design, this Lake Erie lighthouse pennant is the perfect gift for someone who has just purchased a new Ohio cottage.
If you know someone who loves the shores of Lake Erie, then this crewneck sweatshirt with a classic lighthouse design is the ideal gift option.
Featuring the bathymetric contours of Lake Erie, this print highlighting the depths of the lake is an awesome home decor gift for Lake Erie lovers.
Ohio Gifts for Travelers
Know an Ohioan who loves to travel? Don’t let them leave the state without one of these Ohio gifts for travelers!
This pouch, featuring the iconic scarlet script of Ohio, is the perfect storage solution for makeup, face masks and more for your Ohio trip.
Named after the most famous candy creation in the state, the Ohio Candy Trail is the sweet tour that will take you to the best homemade Buckeye Balls.
No road trip is complete without snacks and there’s a difference between good potato chips and great potato chips. To show someone just how delicious Ohio food products can be, grab a bag — or a box — of Conn’s Chips.
Ohio Gifts for Cleveland Indians Fans
Folks who love the Cleveland Indians will gush over these Cleveland Indians gift ideas…
Give the gift of baseball by purchasing premier, Lexus home plate box seats at Progressive Field so that the person you love can enjoy the best seats in the house as they watch the Cleveland Indians play.
For the ultimate baseball fan in Ohio, consider purchasing one of these jewelry pieces that are handcrafted out of used MLB baseballs.
Commemorate that fantastical moment in history when the Cleveland Indians went on a 22-game winning streak in 2017 by purchasing this handmade wooden print.
Remember four of the greatest plays in Cleveland Indians club history by investing in these slate coasters, which feature depiction of those iconic moments.
Ohio Gifts for Cleveland Cavaliers Fans
Cleveland Cavaliers gift ideas are the perfect way to celebrate the fans in your life!
The ultimate Ohio sports fan deserves the chance to experience the premier state’s premier team, the Cleveland Cavaliers. Tickets to see the Cavaliers in action make the ideal gift.
This piece of metal wall art featuring a basketball shining over the Cleveland skyline will define any room. It also can be personalized with LED lights and custom text.
Deck out the littlest fan in your life with the cutest Cleveland Cavaliers fan gear available. These onesies and bibs come in both the classic colors of black, navy and gold as well as pink versions.
Ohio Gifts for Cleveland Browns Fans
Know someone who can’t help but cheer for the Browns? Use our list of Cleveland Browns gift ideas to be inspired this holiday gift-giving season…
Any Cleveland Browns fan will appreciate being given the opportunity to experience a game at FirstEnergy Stadium, where they can cheer on their team in person.
With these logo-emblazoned sneakers, you can allow the biggest fan in your life to take their fandom to the next level.
If you are searching for an Ohio housewarming gift for a Cleveland Browns fan, then look no further than this door sign the cheers on the Brownies.
With a unisex design and the team name written in classic brown and orange, this Cleveland Browns sweatshirt is the right choice for any fan in your life.
Ohio Gifts for Cincinnati Reds Fans
Cincinnati Reds fans will flip over some of the unique Cincinnati Reds gift ideas we’ve included on our list of the best Ohio gifts…
There’s no better place to experience a baseball game than at the Great American Ball Park in Cincinnati, and anyone would love tickets to see the Reds play.
This replica of the vintage Crosley Field scoreboard brings back the nostalgic feel of an era gone by, making this the ideal gift for a long-time Reds fan.
You can combine someone’s passion for jewelry with their love of baseball with this bangle bracelet that features several Cincinnati Reds charms.
For a unique Cincinnati Reds gift, consider purchasing this throwback wall art that features the vintage mascot of the Cincinnati Red Stockings.
Ohio Gifts for Cincinnati Bearcats Fans
Bearcats across the country will love being on the receiving end of one of these unique Cincinnati Bearcats gifts!
To get the full athletic experience in Cincinnati, you can’t miss out on a Cincinnati Bearcats game. There are single-game tickets available throughout the college sports season.
This feminine Cincinnati Bearcats T-shirt is perfect for any college game day, and would be a great gift for students, alumni or fans.
Featuring a trendy burlap plaid fabric and a classic “Live Love Bearcats” message, this throw pillow could easily be placed in any space throughout the home.
This wooden phone case engraved with the University of Cincinnati logo allows any Bearcats fan to keep their favorite team in their pocket at all times.
Ohio Gifts for Cincinnati Bengals Fans
If you know a Cincinnati Bengals fan, you’ll want to be sure to include one of these Cincinnati Bengals gifts under the tree this Christmas!
From single-game tickets to season ticket memberships, there are many ways to give the gift of the Cincinnati Bengals to your favorite fan.
This high-quality domino set not only features a leather case with the Bengals logo, but each glass domino has a Bengals design as well, making this a unique gift for a passionate fan.
If you are searching for a white elephant gift in Ohio, then consider purchasing this embroidered toilet paper that features the Cincinnati Bengals logo.
Any Cincinnati Bengals fan would quickly fall in love with this banner, which could be displayed in their Ohio home.
Ohio Gifts for Columbus Blue Jackets Fans
Do you have a Columbus Blue Jacket fan on your holiday shopping list? Check out these Columbus Blue Jackets gifts ideas…
With the Columbus Blue Jackets family value pack, you can give the entire family the gift of a thrilling hockey game at Nationwide Arena.
Handcrafted from a recycled mason jar and featuring the classic Columbus Blue Jackets logo, this small lamp would be the perfect gift.
This large, custom-made Christmas stocking is made with a Columbus Blue Jackets fabric and can be personalized with any name, making it the ideal holiday gift for an Ohio hockey fan.
Crafted from a collectible hockey puck featuring the Columbus Blue Jackets, this is the ultimate Ohio hockey gift for any fan who probably loves to enjoy a cold one while watching a game.
Ohio Gifts for The Ohio State Buckeyes Fans
Nobody loves a Buckeye gift idea more than an Ohio State University fan! Here are some of the best Ohio State gift ideas for anyone on your holiday shopping list…
By giving someone tickets to an Ohio State game, you are giving them the gift of a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to be part of the crowd cheering on the scarlet and gray.
Leave no detail unnoticed by giving your favorite Ohio State fan these Buckeyes nail wraps, which feature a variety of scarlet and gray designs.
Any Buckeyes parent will appreciate having the opportunity to match their newest little fan and cheer on their favorite Ohio college football team with pride.