Are you buying a gift for the popcorn lover in your life? Maybe your kid who’s on their own for the first time? Maybe a Secret Santa gift for that co-worker who microwaves popcorn every day at 3pm?
These are some of the best popcorn-themed gifts for popcorn lovers. Some of them would combine into a great gift basket. Others are terrific gifts all on their own. Either way, you’ll find something for any popcorn fan.
Check out our favorites here. Or you can scroll down for in-depth reviews. You can also read more about how we choose products.
- Best Budget or Add-On Gift: Popcorn Movie Night Kit featuring several types of popcorn, the Urban Accents MOVIE NIGHT Popcorn Variety Pack with both popcorn and seasonings, or Black Jewell Hulless Popcorn
- Best Housewarming Gift: Mueller Premium Microwave Popcorn Popper
- For Gourmet Tastes: Amish Country Popcorn Variety Set with Toppings or the Popcornopolis Gourmet Popcorn 4 Cones
- For People Who Go To Movies Just For the Popcorn: Ultimate Movie Theater Popcorn Kit
- Best For Entertaining: Nostalgia Popcorn Maker Professional Cart
- For the Sweet Tooth: Harry & David Moose Munch Gourmet Gift Basket
- For the Health Conscious: Hot Air Popcorn Popper
- Best for Dorms/Travel: West Bend Stir Crazy Hot Oil Popper
- Best for the Office: Popcorn Gourmet Tin Sampler
Gifts for Popcorn Lovers
Forget microwave popcorn with the additives and unpronouncable ingredients, and make fresh popcorn in your microwave. Great for anyone who loves the convenience of microwave popcorn, doesn't want to make it on the stovetop, and is ready to have more control over ingredients.Pros:
- 3 quart capacity popcorn maker made with shatter-resistant Borosilicate Glass
- Works in your microwave in about 3 minutes - no need to turn on the stove
- Lets you make popcorn without any oil or butter
- Or you can use the silicone lid to melt butter - or to measure the kernels
- Dishwasher Safe
- Doesn't take up much room in a cabinet
- Requires a microwave, which may not be available in every dorm or hotel room
If you love popcorn, and especially trying new flavors of it, this is the right gift set for you. Unlike most sets, this one has seasonings that are all savory. No caramel corn here.
- 5 Gourmet Popcorn Kernel bags
- 5 Popcorn Seasonings: Classic Salted Butter, Cheesy Garlic Parmesan, Better White Cheddar, Creamy Dreamy Chive and Fiery Hot Pepper.
- Non-GMO, gluten free, and zero trans fats
- Gourmet kernels in three different types: Golden Classic, Poppin’ Blue, and Ruby Crunch.
- This kit lets you create all kinds of awesome combinations of flavored popcorn.]
- Consider pairing this one with a bag of gourmet kernels.
If you know somebody who actually goes to movies just for the popcorn, this is the gift for them. Flavacol salt is the actual real deal ingredient movie theaters use to make their popcorn smell and taste the way it does. This set comes with Golden Barrel butter flavored coconut oil.
- Comes with 1 Flavacol salt, 1 coconut oil, 20 ed and white popcorn bags and a giftable box
- No dairy, gluten free/vegan, non-GMO and kosher
- Easy to use: add Flavacol to your kernels and oil first and THEN pop in the coconut oil
- The coconut oil is colored with natural beta carotene, without preservatives or chemical coloring.
- Can be used with a popper machine in the microwave or on the stove.
This Super cute vintage movie theater popcorn machine it's like having a vintage popcorn popper from an old timey store or theater in your home.
- 8 Oz kettle makes 32 cups of freshly popped popcorn and is easy to clean
- Has an interior light and tempered safety glass
- Comes with measuring spoons and a scoop
- Great for serving popcorn to a crowd in your home movie theater
- Use it with whatever popcorn, oils, and seasonings you want
- Comes with a storage compartment where you can keep popcorn kernels oils and seasonings
If you're shopping for someone who is concerned about adding butter and oil to their popcorn, this hot air popper is just what they've been looking for. Make a great bowl of popcorn cooked in nothing but air, and then you can season it with anything you want.
What to watch out for with air poppers is whether they throw popcorn all over the place because of poor design, and whether they leave a lot of uncooked kernels. The reviews on this particular one don't indicate those problems.
- Pops up to 18 cups of popcorn in less than 2 1/2 minutes
- Pops nearly ALL kernels
- Comes with a handy measuring cup doubles as a melter for butter or margarine
- Easy to use, just as quick as microwaving
- The clear plastic cover and cup remove easily for hand cleaning with warm, soapy water
This is a great gift for the health conscious popper who doesn't want totally plain popcorn. Coconut oil is a great alternative to butter, and this butter flavored 30 ounce jar of it makes great tasting popcorn that comes close to movie theater style.
- Colored with beta carotene (what gives carrots their color) rather than food coloring.
- Vegan, Gluten Free, with zero trans fat
- Has a high smoke point so it will melt without burning or smoking
- Just add a little popcorn salt after it's popped
This is a very traditional hot oil popper that comes with a large lid you can use as a popcorn bowl for serving.
- Nonstick coated for easy cleanup
- Use with any oil you like, such as extra-virgin olive oil, avocado oil or peanut oil, or regular vegetable oil (which is usually soy or corn)
- Gets nearly all of the kernels popped
- Stores easily - can work well for travel
This set is great for people who love to try new things. You get six different types of popcorn and five different seasonings for them. Even better, they're non-GMO and free of some major allergens.
- This gift set comes with 6 4-oz variety bags of popcorn and 5 seasonings
- Popcorn kernels are Ladyfinger, Baby White, Medium White, Rainbow, Medium Yellow and Mushroom
- Seasonings are Sweet Caramel Glaze, BallPark ButterSalt, Ranch, Sour Cream & Onion, Cheddar, and White Cheddar
- Non-GMO and gluten-free, tree nut and peanut free
If you've never tried Harry & David Moose Munch, you've been missing out. It's popcorn with nuts drizzled in chocolate or caramel. It is definitely not on your diet.
- 1 pound 8 ounce assortment drum
- You get 3 varieties (8oz each): dark chocolate, milk chocolate, and classic caramel
- Made in the USA
- Great for holiday gatherings and events
This is a very nice variety sampler of different flavors of Popcornopolis popcorn.
- You get popcorn cones and four different flavors: Cheddar Cheese, Zebra, Caramel Popcorn and Kettle Corn
- Great for travel
This seasoning set comes with three types of popcorn kernels for lots of variety and fun. Great for people who love trying new popcorn recipes.
- You get 3 popcorn kernel packs and 5 gourmet seasonings
- Seasonings: White Cheddar, Sweet & Salty Kettlecorn, Chili Lime, Buttery Caramel and Sizzling Sriracha
- Popcorn kernels are Fluffy White Gold, Crunchy Ruby Red and Sweet Tricolor Blend
The whole claim to fame for these crimson kernels is that they don't have hulls. This is a big deal if you get hulls stuck in your teeth or just don't like them.
- Hulless heritage popcorn kernels, great for people with braces, dental work or tight teeth
- Produces smaller than most popcorn, but that's what gives it its taste (which some describe as nutty) and lack of hulls
- Non-GMO, Gluten Free
- Pops white
- Easier to digest
This is pre-popped popcorn in the flavor Sweet Jalapeno. You can also get it in lots of other flavors. Whatever you get, it comes with a free sample.
- 10 oz Pack of 2
- Includes a free sample of Huckleberry Gourmet Popcorn, .5 oz
- Lots of great reviews about all the flavors
You know how every year at the office, someone brings in one of those tins with three different kinds of popcorn in it? This is the gourmet version of that.
- 2 gallon 10 featuring popcorn in caramel, cheese, and kettle corn flavors
- Comes with a free scooper to keep people from reaching in with their hands
- Includes 5 bags
- Arrives fresh and delicious
- Made with real butter and caramel
- Non-GMO, Gluten Free, Kosher