Our fourth annual Gift Guide has arrived, and this year we're serving up the best gifting and giving ideas for the people in your life. From hockey fans, to Pokémon players, to Yu-Gi-Oh! Duelists, to baseball collectors - we have it all!
Check out the gift guide below to get your hands on the season's must-have gifts for all the sports fans and TCG collectors in your life!
Know someone who wants to start playing? Get a Sun & Moon Cosmic Eclipse Theme Deck, which has everything you need to get going. Each theme deck comes with sixty cards, a metallic coin, a playmat, and damage counters. Featuring Pokémon and trainer cards from the latest release, get ready to make an impact with either the imposing Groudon or the magnificent Kyogre!
Some kids love trading cards, while others love toys. So why not give them something they will all love with the Pokémon Fall 2019 Collector Chest? Each tin includes five booster packs, three bonus promo cards, stickers, a notepad, and a bunch more packed into a fabulous new metal lunch box!
Get a jumpstart on the latest set of Pokemon cards with the Cosmic Eclipse Elite Trainer Box. With eight booster packs, forty-five energy cards, and a bunch of other goodies, it’s just what a player needs to take advantage of all the new Pokémon!
Help a Pokémon fan expand their collection with two classic psychic Pokémon in the Hidden Fates Pin Collection. Each collection comes with one foil promo card, three Hidden Fates booster packs, and a collector’s pin. Choose between the legendary Mew or the dominant Mewtwo!
The final entry of the Hidden Fates set is here and it is worth the wait. The Hidden Fates Ultra-Premium Collection comes with three exclusive foil cards, fifteen booster packs, a Rayquaza card holder, and a full-size playmat. It’s a huge gift fit for a huge Pokémon fan!
If your kid wants to learn how to play Magic: The Gathering (and if you’re a confused parent unsure as to what kind of magic needs gathering at all), the Throne of Eldraine Planeswalker Decks are a great introduction to the game. Offering not only a pre-built deck loaded with all the cards you need to start playing, it also comes with two booster packs to help customize it and make the deck your own.
Big fans of Magic: The Gathering can rejoice with the Throne of Eldraine Bundle! It’s the ideal gift for players who already know how to play, but still love to get new cards. Loaded with ten booster packs, 40 basic land cards, and a storage box to boot, it’s an ideal gift for that person in your life who loves the play Magic.
Magic: The Gathering collectors don’t just love playing the game. They are all about collecting the cards! So why not offer up the awesome Throne of Eldraine Collector Booster Packs? Each pack contains fifteen cards, including a whole bunch of rare foil cards!
Want to give a Magic: The Gathering fan the best gift of the season? You can never go wrong letting them unwrap a Throne of Eldraine Booster Box from under the tree! With thirty-six packs inside, you’re going to be the gift giver of the year with this amazing box of epic goodness!
Have you ever wanted to be a powerful wizard or a daring rogue? What about an elegant elf or an honourable dwarf? For over fifty years, Dungeons & Dragons has taken millions of players on thrilling adventures, and now it’s your chance to discover the magic for yourself! Featuring five pre-made characters and the Lost Mine of Phandelver campaign, the Dungeons & Dragons 5th Edition Starter Set gives you everything your group needs to set out and explore the extraordinary world of the Forgotten Realms.
Know a fan of the Yu-Gi-Oh! show? Get them into the game! With a Yu-Gi-Oh! Starter Deck, they’ll have everything they need to start playing. The Yuya deck in particular is specially designed for new players to help them learn quick. It even includes a few surprises for the seasoned players!
Celebrate the season with Yugi and friends with the 2019 Yu-Gi-Oh! Advent calendar! It’s a full twenty-four day calendar, and behind each door is a special holiday-themed Yu-Gi-Oh! card. Nothing brings out the holiday cheer quite like Yu-Gi-Oh!
Yugi’s Legendary Decks is the perfect gift for Yu-Gi-Oh! fans who loved the Yugi’s original adventures. Releasing on December 2nd, this collection features three decks based on the cards Yugi used in the television show, helping players relive the Duelist Kingdom and Battle City storylines. And if the heavy dose of nostalgia isn’t enough, it also comes with three brand new secret rare cards!
Some kids like hockey. Some kids really like hockey. This is the gift for the kids who live and breathe it: a full retail box of this year’s MVP cards. Loaded with thirty-six packs to open at an affordable $39.99 price, the 2019-20 MVP Retail Box will keep your kid smiling all Christmas morning as they get a huge jumpstart on their hockey card collection.
Know someone who is ready to take the next step in hockey card collecting? We suggest this year’s Synergy set. Releasing on December 18, the 2019-20 Synergy Hobby Box has eight packs filled with fun inserts and even offers a chance at rare autograph cards. It’s a great way to find some high value cards at an affordable price!
Series 1 is Upper Deck’s flagship set and a great way to introduce fans to hockey cards. Featuring the biggest hockey stars and the popular Young Guns rookie cards, the 2019-20 Upper Deck Series 1 Team Triples Blaster Box includes a bonus for Canadians. Available only at Canadian sellers, this exclusive blaster box includes two Team Triple cards, each of which feature three star players from NHL teams.
O-Pee-Chee is back with a new set of retro-themed cards! This year is full of colourful parallels and inserts, as well as the largest base set in hockey. With the 2019-20 O-Pee-Chee Blaster Box, you get ten packs and a chance to collect the exclusive caramel mini-cards newly added this year. Fun for collectors of all ages, O-Pee-Chee makes the old new again (or is it the other way around…?) and is a great way to celebrate the Great Game.
Sometimes you know a special hockey fan and you want to splurge on a gift. We’ve got just the thing for you! Upper Deck’s 2019-20 Black Diamond Hobby Box is a premier gift for die-hard collectors. Each box contains six exclusive cards, which can include jersey swatches, autographs, or even cards with embedded diamonds. Trust us, hockey cards don’t get classier than this.
Celebrate the breakout season of Toronto Blue Jays rookie phenom Vladimir Guerrero, Jr with this limited edition 2019 Rookie Commemorative Coin exclusive to Zephyr Epic!
Winter can be a tough time for baseball fans. The 2019 World Series is in the history books and spring training is still months away. Thankfully Topps is here to help! Featuring exclusive cards commemorating Independence Day, Mothers’ and Fathers’ Day, and the 2019 All-Star Game in Cleveland, the 2019 Topps Update Series Retail Box gives fans a chance to reflect on some of the great moments of this past season. And with a retail box containing twenty-four large packs of sixteen cards each, every baseball fan will have plenty of awesome memories to look back on!
This unique set from Topps features not just the biggest stars and legends in baseball, but also celebrities, dogs, flowers, airplanes, and waterfalls. Done in a vintage 1880s style, a 2019 Allen & Ginter Blaster Box gets you eight packs full of nostalgia that include something for pretty much everyone.
Back for the first time since 2005, the hit-heavy 2019 Leather & Lumber Hobby Box is packed with autograph and relic cards. The relic cards are particularly exceptional in this set, featuring pieces of game-used jerseys, baseballs, and bats. Every pack has at least one autograph and one relic card inside, so a box of these goes a long way to making this a very happy holiday!
Originally exclusive to Australia, high demand for Panini's Court Kings set has finally brought these beautiful cards to Canada. Featuring stunning artwork on every card, as well as two blaster-exclusive acetate rookie cards, the 2018-19 NBA Court Kings Blaster Box is a slam dunk gift for any basketball fan!
Know a Raptors fan still basking in the glory of their first NBA Championship? Help them celebrate a little longer with the limited edition 2019 Toronto Raptors Championship Team Set from Panini, featuring thirty exclusive cards that honour the Raptors’ championship victory over the Golden State Warriors!
We hope this gift guide serves you well this holiday season. We understand that something gifting is hard! We're always here to assist if you have any questions or would like recommendations! Simply email us at [email protected] to speak with a team member about your specific gifting needs.