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13 Best Subscription Boxes For Couples

From baking kits to mystery dates, these subscriptions can shake up date night.

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What if the next delivery that comes to your door isn’t an Amazon purchase that your partner is going to balk at, but a fun surprise for the two of you to enjoy as a couple during your next date night? Subscription boxes for couples are a great way to shake things up, introduce you to new foods and drinks, and even help set the mood for a romantic night in.

What you should consider when shopping for subscription boxes for couples

With subscription boxes, the possibilities are endless, so there are a few things to keep in mind when shopping for them. It’s important to consider how much time you’ll have to complete the activities included in the box you order as well as what you and your partner typically like to do together. Think about whether or not you want a subscription box that introduces you to something (or somewhere) new or whether you want your experience to take place in the comfort of your own home.

Some of these subscription boxes are admittedly a bit pricey, but remember, this is an investment in your relationship and time spent together. Just like you might splurge on a fancy hotel suite from time to time to spice things up, refresh, and renew, a fun surprise delivered right to your door every month or so (or even just once) can have a similar effect.

These are the best subscription boxes for couples

  • Best Black-owned: D8te Box
  • Best cocktail: Shaker & Spoon
  • Best keepsake: Snap-It
  • Best wine: The Wine Party Co.
  • Best thrills: Hunt A Killer
  • Best crafts: Adults & Crafts
  • Best variety: Crated With Love
  • Best baking: The Innocent Baker
  • Best activities: Happily
  • Best lingerie: The Fantasy Box
  • Best meal: Eattiamo
  • Best games: Unbox
  • Best cozy: Hygge In A Box

If you’re bored of the typical dinner-and-a-movie routine or are just looking for more at-home date night ideas, these boxes specifically designed for couples have you covered.


A subscription box to focus on connection: D8te Box

Prices and plans: $42.99 month to month, $125.97 for 3 months prepaid, $245.94 for 6 months prepaid, $479.88 for 12 months prepaid.

Pros: Each box focuses on enhancing romantic connection.

Cons: May not ideal for new couples still getting to know one another, as box contents are designed specifically to enhance existing bonds.

If you’re in need of some inspiration for your next date night at home, D8te Box can deliver a box full of activities, accessories, snacks, drink mixes, and more to set the tone for your next evening in. Meant to inspire couples to spend quality time with one another, each month, a new box will arrive with icebreaker games to play as conversation starters, things like massage oils or bath bombs to enjoy together and enhance intimacy, or other ideas to spark communication and connection to help strengthen your bond.

Review: “Wow! All I can say is Thank You! What a fun box and great date night activity. This is the first one my partner and I did and we are obsessed. Can’t wait to do more & thank you D8te Box team!”


A subscription box for when you want a cocktail: Shaker & Spoon

Prices and plans: $59 month to month, $169 for 3 months prepaid, $319 for 6 months prepaid, $599 for 12 months prepaid.

Pros: Well-packaged box contents with recipes that are easy to follow.

Cons: No non-alcoholic options.

Explore new spirits and craft cocktails without heading to your local bar when you have a subscription to Shaker & Spoon. Each box comes curated with everything you and your partner need to sip and taste delicious drinks at home. With new ideas and drinks to make each month, you’ll explore interesting liquors, get tips for bartending techniques to try, and more. Past box themes have featured tropical rums, gins paired with citrus, and adventurous ryes to try.

Review: “So you’ve done bourbon, you’ve done gin, your bitters collection is a dozen bottles deep, you’re now experimenting with infused syrups, and yet you’re stuck in a cocktail rut. The solution… Shaker & Spoon. Every box contains plenty to get your inner mixologist fired up in a way that’s delicious, seasonal, and most of all, a complete blast.”


A subscription box for making memories: Snap-It

Prices and plans: Without photo developing $16.95/month for 1 month, $15.50/month for 6 months, 14.95/month for 12 months

With photo developing: $31.95/month for 1 month, $29.95/month for 3 months, $28.50/month for 6 months

Pros: Budget-friendly.

Cons: Not much activity variety.

This subscription box for couples is just perfect for adventurous people who want to capture every fun moment together and who also love a good retro photoshoot. Each month, Snap-It sends you a disposable camera to help prompt you to make memories together that you can look back on for years to come. Choose from subscriptions that include photo development, or just drop the camera off at the drugstore if you want to save a few bucks. There’s also an option to have the photos you take developed by Snap-It and sent right to your phone so that you can share your memories digitally with friends and family.

Review: “I have had the Adventure subscription for almost 4 months now and my girlfriend and I love it . We started a little photobook with all the pics!”


A subscription box for wine lovers: The Wine Party Co.

Prices and plans: $399 Organic Wine Quarterly Subscription; 4-packs available for one-time purchase for $130 and up.

Pros: Includes a 12 all-organic seasonal wines with a tasting guide included.

Cons: It’s pricey.

If you and your partner love to try new things and also enjoy a good bottle of vino, a subscription to The Wine Party Co. may be exactly what you need. Each box is delivered quarterly and comes with 12 bottles of wine that’s hand-picked by a sommelier, beautifully packaged with goodies like tasting notes, winemaker profiles, recipes to make at home and pair the wine with and more.

Review: “Every month is a new adventure, and the printed guide walks me through what I’m drinking in such a beautiful way. I love checking out the classics with a twist and discovering new exciting types that would have never crossed my radar.”


A subscription box that’s like an escape room: Hunt A Killer

Prices and plans: $27.99 monthly, $131.94 for 6 months prepaid, $239.88 for 12 months prepaid.

Pros: An exciting and engaging out-of-the-box idea for date night.

Cons: Some boxes include scary content.

For couples who love a good murder mystery, you can experience the chills and thrills of an escape room at home with a subscription box from Hunt A Killer. Choose from a mystery-themed box that lets you play detective together or a horror movie-themed box that puts you right in the middle of the action. Together, you can piece together different clues, crack codes, and decipher messages to figure out how to catch the bad guys. Think of it like a suspense-filled team-building activity for your relationship.

Review: “Product is very well crafted. Each piece/clue has great quality. The story is engaging throughout. You go at your own pace and can solve in a night or two or take a few sessions to discuss what you believe is going on. This one is a mystery within a mystery. It’s challenging and yet not frustrating. Included is digital content which is very well done. Overall it’s top notch!”


A subscription box for crafty couples: Adults & Crafts

Prices and plans: $33/month month to month, $32/month for 3 months, $31/month for 6 months, $30/month for 12 months

Pros: Skip, pause, or request a specific kit at any time.

Cons: Art and decor styles vary and may not fit your personal taste.

I am admittedly not crafty, but my husband loves making art (and he’s amazing at it) and every time we tackle a new craft project together, we have so much fun. You and your partner can make a variety of arts and crafts projects with a subscription to Adults & Crafts. Each crate includes supplies, instructions, and materials to make home goods like a wine caddy, a cement planter, or coasters that you can enjoy together. Past kits have included items to make things like a wooden string art sign, a homemade hot cocoa candle, and painted throw pillows.

Review: “I am NOT an artist (not a paint artist) and was very unsure of how this would turn out. I'm impressed (or Even my husband commented about how pretty it is. I have loved every box. As a matter of fact, I'm about to order some past boxes. Thanks, guys! Keep them coming!”


A subscription box for when you want to laugh: Crated With Love

Prices and plans: $74.99 for a 3-month subscription, $249.99 for a 12-box bundle, individual boxes are $39.99 each

Pros: Date night boxes can be ordered individually, in a bundle, or as part of a subscription.

Cons: Some activities may push you outside of your comfort zone.

Developed by marriage and family therapists, a Crated With Love Subscription aims to help couples focus on connecting in a fun way — specifically by laughing together. Each themed box features different activities, prompts, and questions to explore together. From a box that lets you both look back and laugh about your awkward teenage years to one where you pretend to be stranded on a dangerous island, each box is full of surprises curated to encourage a night of silliness together.

Review: “I love using Crated with Love because each box is fun and thoughtful. We have two little ones so it’s a great way to have a fun date night at home after the kiddos go to bed. I would definitely recommend to anyone!”


A subscription box for connecting in the kitchen: The Innocent Baker

Prices and plans: $52 month to month, $47/month for 3 months, $45/month for 6 months

Pros: Premium quality ingredients, easy-to-follow instructions, and interesting recipes.

Cons: Allergy-friendly options are not available.

Delivered monthly to your door, each box from The Innocent Baker includes pre-measured ingredients, easy-to-follow instructions, and a kitchen tool or two to help you create gourmet baked desserts like eclairs and macaroons at home. Perishable items like eggs and milk aren’t included in the box, but you probably already have them in your fridge or can find them easily at your local store. One of the most fun ways to connect as a couple is to get messy in the kitchen, so break out the mixer and don’t be afraid to lick the spatula. (Because you already share plenty of germs with each other, you know?)

Review: “I loved how everything was packaged with just the right amount that was needed, the instructions were clear and easy to follow. I am glad it came with the accessories as well such as the silicone cupcake liners, the piping tip, and the two piping bags. I will definitely be ordering again soon!”


A customized date night subscription box: Happily

Prices and plans: $39.99 month to month, $36.99/month for 3 months, $32.99/month for 6 months

Pros: An intro questionnaire ensures you get activities you’ll both enjoy.

Cons: Subscriptions automatically renew.

When you sign up for Happily, you and your partner will be prompted to fill out a questionnaire and set preferences about the types of date night boxes you do and don’t want to receive. Activities range from making homemade ice cream to having an indoor campout, and each kit includes everything you and your partner need to have a fun night in, tailored to your specific likes and dislikes. This is the perfect subscription box for busy parents who just want a fun new way to connect at home.

Review: “We are busy humans doing busy human things, but this was an excellent way to take a minute and just be together. I highly recommend if you’re looking for fun ways to connect with your partner without having to leave your house.”


A subscription box for fun & fantasy: The Fantasy Box

Prices and plans: $49 Essentials box, $74 Classic box, $179 Platinum box

Pros: Customizable box options that can be changed from month to month.

Cons: Your card is charged on the first day of each month and billing dates cannot be changed.

Whether you want to relax with some massage oils and candles or don some fancy lingerie and slip between the sheets, Fantasy Box’s monthly subscription boxes will help you and your partner engage in a night of fun and fantasy. Choose from an essentials box filled with fun items that won’t break the bank, the classic box mid-priced option, or splurge on a platinum box with upscale, luxe fantasy items for couples. When you want to kick things up a notch in the bedroom, this is the subscription box you want.

Review: “We love these boxes just to try things and keep things spicy. I love that the boxes have a theme - not just some random things thrown in a box. The products are quality and the packaging is very beautiful. Just opening the box feels special.”


A subscription box that makes a romantic meal: Eattiamo

Prices and plans: $89 per month.

Pros: Artisan ingredients from Italy come complete with preparation instructions.

Cons: No automatic renewal; must re-order each month.

Enjoy all of the romance and deliciousness of an authentic Italian meal right in your own kitchen. When you want to gift your partner with a trip to Italy, but don’t have the time, budget, or a babysitter who’ll take the kids for a week, this is a great choice. With a monthly subscription to Eattiamo, you and your partner can enjoy artisan Italian products for meal-making bundled and shipped straight to your door. Included with your delivery are recipes and tips for transforming these authentic ingredients into a tasty, romantic meal.

Review: “Highest quality products to prepare authentic Italian dishes. A selection a month without traveling to Italy. Perfect gift for kitchen lovers. Highly recommended!”


A subscription box for couples who love surprises: Unbox

Prices and plans: $45 month to month, $135 for 3 months prepaid, $270 for 6 months prepaid.

Pros: Plenty of variety; everything you need for a complete date night is included.

Cons: Some reviews mention difficulty contacting customer service.

Part of the fun with this date night box is that you truly never know what you’re going to get. For couples who love to be surprised, a subscription to Unbox will give you both something to look forward to month after month. Many of the monthly boxes will include an activity to enjoy together like a board game, a movie, card game, trivia questions, craft to assemble, or other activity that fits in with the box’s theme, paired with themed snacks. Past themes include a Time Machine box with a retro ‘80s and ‘90s theme and a Castaway box filled with tiny umbrellas to put in drinks and pirate-themed games.

Review: “My husband and I recently signed up for several date night boxes, we couldn't decide which one we wanted, so we decided to try a few different companies. Our favorite by far was Unbox Love! Other boxes seemed over priced for what we got, or the box didn't interest us. Unbox Love was a fun theme and worth what we paid! We will be cancelling our other subscriptions and keeping Unbox Love!”


A subscription box to encourage snuggling: Hygge In A Box

Prices and plans: $74.99 quarterly small box, $114.99 quarterly large box.

Pros: Subscription membership includes 10% off limited-edition boxes available for individual purchase.

Cons: $16.50 shipping fee is not included.

For couples who are totally into all things cozy, a subscription to Hygge in a Box can encourage even more time spent together snuggling and enjoying the warmth of your relationship. Inspired by the Danish lifestyle trend that evokes feelings of comfort — think candles, fluffy blankets, and hot tea — this box can do just that for you and your partner. Subscriptions include a quarterly delivery of a box full of Hygge essentials for the current season that are made with natural ingredients and focus on sustainability. Select the large box to enjoy seven to nine products with your partner that will help you focus on quiet evenings in and developing peaceful habits together.

Review: “Love the selection of products included in the box and the support of the local businesses. The personalized note card each month sets some great intentions for the season to focus on wellbeing and time we’ll spent x. Happy Hygge!”

With these subscription boxes for couples, you can explore new cocktail recipes in your own kitchen, enjoy the fun of an escape room-style mystery from your living room, or make crafts together. (Just try not to laugh too hard at your partner’s painting skills, OK?) No matter which type of box you choose, you can embrace this time spent together.

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