Stranger Things Gift Guide: The Best LEGO, Funko POPs and Merch!

Holiday shopping got you turned upside down? Here's our Stranger Things gift ideas!

Stranger Things Gift Ideas Gift Guide

Stranger Things is a phenomenon that more than lives up to the hype. With the premiere of the third season earlier this year, the Netflix series is more popular than ever. And what’s not to love? Packed with engaging characters, a retro-cool ’80s setting, thrilling storylines, and more than just a few laughs, this is a show that lives up to the hype and then some. With that in mind, here are some must-have Stranger Things holiday gift ideas.

LEGO Stranger Things: The Upside Down Building Kit

LEGO sets are always packed with creativity and innovation, and that is certainly the case with this Stranger Things-inspired set that recreates the Byers’ house as well as the Upside Down. Includes mini-figures of Eleven, Mike Wheeler, Lucas Sinclair, Dustin Henderson, Will Byers, Joyce Byers, Chief Jim Hopper and the Demogorgon.

Buy the LEGO Stranger Things: The Upside Down Building Kit here

Ad – content continues below

Stranger Things Dungeons & Dragons Starter Set

One of the unexpected consequences of Stranger Things‘ enduring popularity is how it has introduced the wonders of Dungeons & Dragons to a new generation. It’s a welcome fit then that the series’ has come full circle as its own starter D&D set that will further fuel viewers’ interest in RPGs.

Buy the Stranger Things Dungerons & Dragons Starter Set here

Stranger Things: Worlds Turned Upside Down

Billing itself as “the official behind-the-scenes companion,” this insider’s guide from author Gina McInytre is an invaluable resource for fans of this mind-bending series.

Buy Stranger Things: Worlds Turned Upside Down here

Ad – content continues below

Chia Pet: Dustin from Stranger Things

Ch-Ch-Ch-Chia! Here’s an inspired gift idea, a Chia Pet based on Dustin that let’s you grow the character’s hair out. Just place the included Chia seeds on Dustin’s head and watch the magic begin!

Buy the Chia Pet: Dustin from Stranger Things here

Stranger Things 3: The Official Soundtrack

Music is integral to the world of Stranger Things, and this purple splatter vinyl 2 LP set includes many of the pop songs included in the third season. This deluxe release also includes a 7″ single of Gaten Matarazzo and Gabriella Pizzolo performing “Never Ending Story.”

Buy Stranger Things 3: The Official Soundtrack here

Ad – content continues below

Funko POP!: Stranger Things: Scoops Ahoy Steve

Going from jerk to most-loved goofball, Steve is the Stranger Things character who has evolved the most. We especially loved him in the third season, which he spent most of in his now-iconic Scoops Ahoy! costume…captured for posterity here in this Funko POP!

Buy the Funko POP!: Stranger Things: Scoops Ahoy Steve here

Funko POP! Stranger Things: Hopper

Nicknamed Hawkins Vice Hopper (at least by us), the Chief looks super cool in his third season duds.

Buy the Funko POP! Stranger Things Hopper here

Ad – content continues below

Funko POP!: Stranger Things: Erica

She stole scenes throughout the third season of Stranger Things, and now Erica is a fantastic additional to the show’s line of Funko POP! toys.

Buy the Funko POP!: Stranger Things Erica here

Hasbro Stranger Things: Palace Arcade Handheld Electronic Game

Totally awesome! Along with 16 Stranger Things-inspired games, this handheld also includes the 1980s classics Pac-Man, Galaxian, Galaga, and Dig Dug.

Buy the Hasbro Stranger Things: Palace Arcade Handheld Electronic Game here

Ad – content continues below

Stranger Things: Back to the ’80s Trivial Pursuit

There’s nothing trivial about fans’ love for Stranger Things! This specially branded game of Trivial Pursuit tests players knowledge of the decade in which the series is set, which means plenty of throwback fun.

Buy the Stranger Things: Back to the ’80s Trivial Pursuit here

Polaroid Originals OneStep: Stranger Things Edition

Just point and shoot with this classic Polaroid camera given a Stranger Things twist. Sleek and stylish, this is analog tech at its finest!

Buy the Polaroid Originals OneStep: Stranger Things Edition here

Ad – content continues below

Hopper Unisex Shirt

Steal Chief Hopper’s look with this incredible poly/cotton blend of his unforgettable trademark shirt from Stranger Things’ third season. Available in various sizes.

Buy the Hopper Unisex Shirt here

Hopper “It’s Cutting Edge” Enamel Lapel Pin

From Wasted Days comes this fun enamel lapel pin with the Chief’s would-be catchphrase from the third season.

Buy the Hopper “It’s Cutting Edge” Enamel Lapel Pin here

Ad – content continues below

The Upside Down Ugly Christmas Sweater

Holiday shopping got your life turned upside down? Fear not, as this Stranger Things-inspired Ugly Christmas Sweater is available in numerous sizes that will fit anyone on your shopping list.

Buy the Upside Down Ugly Christmas Sweater here

 

Kurt Adler Stranger Things Eleven Waffle Ornament

Leggo my ornament! Eleven’s food of choice can now hang on your Christmas tree with this waffle ornament from Kurt Adler. Just don’t try to eat it, okay?

Buy the Kurt Adler Stranger Things Eleven Waffle Ornament here

Stranger Things Flavored Lip Gloss Set

In case you weren’t there, flavored lip gloss was huge in the 1980s! This set of six glosses are a fun (and weirdly tasty?) stocking stuffer idea.

Ad – content continues below

Buy the Stranger Thing Flavored Lip Gloss Set here

Runaway Max

What was Max’s life like before she arrived in Hawkins? Find out in this officially licensed Stranger Things YA prequel novel by Brenna Yovanoff.

Buy Runaway Max here

Stranger Things 2020 Calendar

Since its not the 1980s anymore (sigh), we suppose we better make the most of right now. A good start will be to get this 2020 Stranger Things calendar that features plenty of unforgettable images from the show. It’s not time travel, but it’s close.

Ad – content continues below

Buy the Stranger Things 2020 Calendar here

Stranger Things 3 Coloring Book

For kids of all ages comes this Stranger Things 3 Coloring Book that lets you experience the most jaw-dropping moments from the third season. Scoops Ahoy outfit not included.

Buy the Stranger Things 3 Coloring Book here

The Neverending Story Blu-ray

The most talked about moment of Stranger Things‘ third season was when Dustin and Suzie sang a duet of Limahl’s 1984 hit theme song to The Neverending Story. The film itself remains as entertaining and dark today as it did over 30 years ago, and as such makes it a fantastic stocking stuffer for the Stranger Things fanatic in your life.

Buy The Neverending Story Blu-ray here

Ad – content continues below