If you’ve ever been in a relationship, you know that the three year anniversary is a big deal. It proves you’ve been through a lot and that after three years you need a great way of showing your appreciation. Of course, every year has a gift theme. The third anniversary is no exception. After three years, the traditional anniversary gift is leather, but the more modern tradition is glass. You naturally still have some questions. What makes a great gift after 3 years together? What are some ideas for a modern gift? How much should you spend on this anniversary gift? We actually put together this list of 19 amazing 3-year anniversary gift ideas for him that has a wide range of modern gift ideas and even a traditional one for good measure.
Legendary Decanter Set
If your love is as legendary as your man, he will want to show it off to the world. There is no better way to show off a gift than to have it prominently displayed in your home. That’s why a legendary decanter set is one of those perfect 3-year anniversary gift ideas for him. He will be handsomely displaying his liquor and sharing a drink with friends and family while telling them he received this gift from someone he loves very much.
Engraved Beer Mug – A 3rd Year Anniversary Gift for Beer Lovers
Sticking with the glass tradition, this is a classic gift for anniversaries that your husband or boyfriend will love. Designed to hold an impressive 25 ounces, any kind of beer looks great in this mug with a frothy head lining the rim. Being able to personalize it with his name and initial makes this a beer mug he will always grab anytime a beer is called for.
Police Badge Whiskey Lover Gift Box – An Anniversary Gift for Police Officers
If your husband is on the force then you know how hard he works protecting and serving your community. This is a gift geared directly toward him. With the option to include his badge number and rank he will relish sipping his favorite whiskey from this custom glass. With a matching wood box, he’ll want to display this gift prominently in the home. The included whiskey stones only elevate the gift further so he never has muddled spirits ever again.
Game Used Leather Wallet – A 3rd Year Anniversary Gift for Football Fans
These leather wallets are unlike anything else out there. Each one is crafted from a game-worn jersey of an NFL player. Pick out the one for your guy’s favorite team and watch as his face lights up when he realizes his wallet might have once contained Aaron Rodger’s sweat. Built to last, this should be the last wallet he should ever need. It has just enough slots for every ID, business card, or gift certificate you guy carries around. This is the kind of gift he will show off to friends, family, and coworkers. He might even brag about it to strangers in the street if they’ll lend him an ear. Even when the wallet is beat to shreds years from now he will always be sure to hang on to it. It also doesn’t hurt that leather was the old tradition for anniversaries.
Phantom Skull Liquor Decanter
If you want to stick with the modern tradition of 3rd year gift ideas but also want something that will stand out then this Phantom Skull liquor decanter is something your man will appreciate. Your man will love emptying his liquor bottles into this decanter. It’s great if you guys like watching scary movies together, going all-out for Halloween, or just enjoy a bit of spookiness. He’ll appreciate the sharp way it displays his favorite spirit and it’s sure to draw attention from any house guests. Friends and family will often want to a pour from it, so he’ll get the chance to refill it again and again.
Personalized Rocks Glasses Gift Set
Some 3-year anniversary gift ideas are going to be in use much longer than others. This personalized rocks glasses gift set not only adheres to the glass tradition with 6 quality crafted pieces, but it also encourages social interaction. Your man will take any chance he can get to show off this handsome serving tray filled with 4 glasses and a decanter displaying his spirit of choice. With each piece engraved with his name and initial, this is a gift he will want to use again and again.
Beer Cap Map & Custom Growler Gift Set
If your guy is a bit of collector and loves beer then he will treasure this beer cap map and growler gift set. He’ll be able to proudly display the bottle caps to all of his favorite craft beers, store one of them in the custom glass growler, and enjoy its full flavor in a pint glass designed just for him. Still holding to the glass tradition, but with something extra added, this is one of those 3rd year anniversary gifts he can’t wait to unwrap.
Whiskey Glass Cigar Holder
Guys love three things: whiskey, cigars, and high-fives. Now they can do all 3 at once with a single glass. If you want to find an anniversary gift that is completely unique and appeals to your guy’s favorite things then this unique glass is exactly what you need. The glass is cleverly designed to hold a cigar in the same item used to hold his liquor. Pair it with his favorite cigar and whiskey for an anniversary gift he won’t forget. You’ll be sure to get the first high-five.
Classic Brewery Pint Glass & Wood Box Set
What’s better than one pint glass? Four pint glasses with each of them engraved with your guy’s name. This set is one of those ideal 3-year anniversary gift ideas for him if he likes to sample a flight of beers, host friends for game days, or grilling in the backyard. He can even use the dapper wood box to store home bar supplies, ties, or anything else he might like. These will become the pint glasses he always reaches for and the gift still sticks with the glass giving trend.
Where Chefs Eat – A 3 Year Anniversary Gift Idea for Food Lovers
You and your man have shared many great meals. Now in its third edition, Where Chefs Eat can tell you all the best places in the entire world to eat. If your guy travels for work, loves planning vacations, or just needs an excuse to travel then he will appreciate this extremely detailed book. No matter what kind of cuisine he prefers he is sure to find a fantastic place to eat on each page.
Glencairn Glass Set – A 3 Year Anniversary Gift Idea for Scotch Connoisseurs
Scotch fans know that it should only be consumed in very precise ways. If your guy loves his scotch then you know the type. This Glencairn glass set includes a beautiful decanter to display the rich, brown tones of scotch and the intrinsically designed Glencairn scotch glasses. Their unique shape allows your guy to enjoy every single note and aroma of his favorite scotch. For scotch fans, there’s really no better choice.
Personalized Bar Sign
Home bars and man caves aren’t complete without a personalized bar sign. For your anniversary you can get your guy a gift that will finally bring his home bar together. The original design is perfect for beer drinkers, wine enthusiasts, and people that strictly stick to cocktails. Personalize two lines to turn it into a sign he will love to get for your anniversary.
Oxford Personalized Lowball Cocktail Glass
Some anniversaries are best celebrated with a nice cocktail. If your guy has a favorite cocktail or likes to sample a new one at every opportunity then this is one of those 3-year anniversary gift ideas for him that will be right up his alley. Present it with his cocktail already prepared in the glass to kick off your evening the right way. He’ll want to make it a tradition to drink from this engraved glass every year.
Carraway Rustic Leather Flask Set
The traditional leather anniversary gift isn’t always a bad way to go, especially if that gift is this sharp looking flask set. Two stainless-steel shot glasses and funnel are paired with a custom flask housed in a handsome leather box. If your guy loves to carry his liquor on his person and have the option to generously pour a shot then he will appreciate the thought you put behind this traditional gift.
Beeropoly Board Game – A Fun 3 Year Anniversary Gift Idea for Him
If you and your husband or boyfriend like to have drinks together and love to gather people around to play drinking games then he will always remember the day he unwrapped Beeropoly for your 3rd anniversary. Beeropoly combines all the best aspects of drinking games into one fun board game that is incredibly social. Beeropoly is fun with friends or just as a couple. Your guy will probably want to invite people over that very night. You might need to remind him that you’re currently celebrating.
Indoor/Outdoor Monogrammed Marble Ashtray
If your guy is a cigar smoker then he needs a quality ashtray in his life. He’ll probably want to celebrate your anniversary with a quality cigar. You could even join him for the special occasion. This monogrammed marble ashtray is exactly what he needs for his vice. The sleek, black marble will look great wherever he looks to smoke in the home, but it’s also durable enough to withstand the elements for an awesome outdoor ashtray that your guy can gather around with his buddies while they enjoy cigars.
Watches have become a must-have accessory for any guy that wants to look sharp wherever he goes. This terra time watch is no exception. The design stands out enough to buy an eye-catching timepiece, but the gray casing with matching band works great with your guys’ suits and casual outfits. This is a gift idea for him that is stylish and practical.
Complete Moscow Mule Set
If you’re searching for a fun gift for your 3-year anniversary then these Moscow mule mugs are an awesome way to have a lively evening. The copper plated, stainless-steel rounded design makes these mugs distinct. While not a traditional glass gift, it’s a carefree way to enjoy the evening. They encourage your guy to experiment with different kinds of cocktails or just enjoy his favorite liquor on the rocks.
Gunmetal Cocktail Shaker
Some 3-year anniversary gift ideas for him are things he didn’t even know he wanted. This Gunmetal cocktail shaker is one of those gifts. He can make delicious cocktails for you, friends, and family. This is a great addition to your guys home bar or bar cart. He’ll love using this whenever you guys are hosting people in your home.