BEST Chicago Themed Gifts for the Chicago Lover in Your Life

Looking for a Chicago inspired gift for the holidays? I have put together a list of the best Chicago themed gifts perfect for current or former Chicagoans or any Chicago lover on your list. From unique gifts, to food gifts to Chicago experiences, you will find something to suit every style and budget.

Best Chicago Themed Gifts (2023)

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Unique Chicago Gifts

Chicago Homesick Scented Candle

Looking for a gift for a former Chicagoan? This Chicago Homesick Scented Candle will evoke treasured memories of Chicago with scents of rich chocolate and sandalwood.

Chicago Neighborhood Map Print

This Chicago Neighborhood Map Print is another great gift for a Chicago lover.

Bamboo Chicago City Life Cutting Board

This Bamboo Chicago City Life Cutting Board is a unique gift for a Chicagoan.

Architecture Chicago Skyline Building Blocks Set

This Chicago skyline building blocks set is a another unique Chicago gift.

Stainless Steel BBQ Grill Set

Do you know a Chicago sports fan that likes to grill? Get them a stainless steel BBQ grill set with the name and logo of their favorite Chicago sports team whether they like Chicago Blackhawks, Chicago Cubs or Chicago Bears.

Chicago Themed Home Decor Gifts

Rustic Distressed Decorative Wood Wall Decor

This rustic decorative wood wall decor is not only unique but it is very popular on Amazon.

Chicago Wall Art

A painting of Chicago’s incredible skyline like this one will look great on any wall.

Chicago Glassware

Chicago glassware are perfect for a Chicago lover that likes to drink. Choose from whiskey glasses, beer glasses or wine glasses depending on their drink of choice.


A set of Chicago inspired coasters is a cute gift.

Throw Pillows

Chicago throw pillows will look great in their home.

Practical Chicago Gifts

Chicago Tote Bag

Everyone can use a reusable shopping bag or tote bag for grocery shopping. This cute Chicago reusable tote is a good way for them to use less plastic while showing some Chicago pride.

Chicago Themed Socks

A Chicago themed socks is an affordable stocking stuffer for a Chicago lover.

Chicago Coffee Mug

A Chicago themed coffee mug is another useful gift for a Chicago lover.

Chicago City Flag Skyline T-Shirt

This Chicago City Flag Skyline Vintage Retro-Feel T-Shirt can be worn by both men and women. They also make v-neck fitted version just for women.

Chicago Luggage Tag Set

Get them ready for their next trip with Chicago-themed luggage tags that add a touch of Windy City flair to their travel gear. For something more personal check out these customized Chicago sports team tags

Chicago Experience Gifts

A Chicago experience is a great gift for a minimalist or someone that prefers experiences over material things.

Chicago City Pass

For those that enjoy visiting museums and other indoor attractions, consider gifting them a Chicago CityPASS or Go Chicago Card for free entry to wherever they choose to go.

Fever Gift Card

A Fever gift card can be for unique and exclusive experiences in Chicago (and other cities around the world). Music lovers will appreciate a Candlelight gift card which can be used for special music candlelight concerts that take place in Chicago every month in various venues in the city and the suburbs.

Chicago Experience or Tour Gift Card

A GetYourGuide gift card can be used for tours, day trips, skip the line tickets and other experiences in Chicago and many other places around the world. For example, they could use the gift card to book an architecture river cruise, which is a must on any Chicago bucket list.

Chicago Themed Food Gifts

Chicago is famous for food so why not send them some authentic Chicago dishes to enjoy at home.

Chicago Deep Dish Pizza

Foodies will enjoy Chicago style deep dish pizza from Lou Malnati’s and The Original Gino’s East of Chicago, two of the most popular restaurants in Chicago.

Cheesecake from Eli’s Cheesecake Company

Eli’s Cheesecake Company is a local favorite since 1980.

Other Chicago Food Gifts

Some other food gifts perfect for Chicago lovers are Chicago style hot dogs and Chicago style Italian beef.

Chicago Themed Christmas Gifts

Chicago Christmas Ornament

A Chicago Christmas ornament is a great stocking stuffer for a Chicago lover.

More Chicago Themed Gifts

Chicago Calendar

A Chicago inspired calendar is a great stocking stuffer for someone that loves the Windy City.

Chicago Themed Games

Chicago lovers will appreciate these fun Chicago themed games like Chicago-Opoly.

Chicago Themed Puzzles

A Chicago themed puzzle is another fun gift for fans of Chicago.

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