15 Perfect Quinceañera Gift Ideas for Her

A quinceañera is a special coming of age tradition that celebrates a young girl’s current achievements along with her future possibilities. But it’s also a major party that requires plenty of planning. The honoree and her parents will likely have poured plenty of time, money, and hard work into making it special. Therefore, it’s important to let the honoree and her family know how much you appreciate and support them. The following quinceañera gift ideas will help you do just that. Start with the list below to find the perfect gift, whether it’s traditional or unique.

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Grandmother giving quinceanera gift to girl.

Do You Bring a Gift to a Quinceañera?

It’s not a requirement that guests bring a gift to a quinceañera. However, good guest etiquette says you still should. Even a small gift shows your support for the young lady and her family. So whatever you gift, even if it’s a handwritten card, is sure to be appreciated.

What is an Appropriate Gift for a Quinceañera?

The most important thing to remember about gift giving for a quinceañera is that the event is for family. Therefore, even if you give a nontraditional gift, it still needs to be appropriate. For example, monetary gifts, gift cards, jewelry, or a personalized album would all be appropriate, even if they’re not traditional. If you’d rather stick to tradition, common gifts for a quinceañera include crosses and medals, Bibles, scepters, tiaras, and Rosaries.

How Much Money to Give for a Quinceañera?

There’s no specific required gift amount for a quinceañera. The monetary gift amount will likely depend on your relationship to the hosting family, the size of the party, and your ability to give. Typically, an average gift amount will be no less than $50. That amount will increase if you have a closer relationship with the family, or if you’re helping to pay for part of the party.

Unique Quinceañera Gifts

Looking for a quinceañera gift as special as the birthday girl herself? If so, make sure to check out the gift ideas below. And if you’re looking for even more gift inspiration, make sure to visit our resource on gifts for her.

1. Customized Pillow

A stack of personalized pillows for gifts.

Give her a cozy pillow she’ll treasure for years. These customized pillows can be personalized with the honoree’s name, a special message, or even some of her favorite photos. Just make sure to pick a design that won’t clash with her bedroom theme.

2. Event Tickets

Two tickets in hand on a wooden background.

Is there a special concert or festival coming up that the quince girl has mentioned wanting to see? If so, tickets might make the perfect birthday gift. Just check in with the parents ahead of time to make sure the event is age appropriate.

3. Ceramic Tile Photo

These ceramic tiles make for an adorable birthday present to highlight the special occasion. Use a fun family photo or a portrait of the quince girl to create this unique gift. And don’t forget to add a personalized message to let the honoree know how much she’s loved.

4. Custom iPhone Case

Cute iPhone case for a gift.

If the birthday girl loves messaging friends, using social media, and playing games on her phone, a custom iPhone case might make a great gift idea. Just personalize it with her name or initials for a gift that’ll help make sure she never loses track of her phone.

5. Personalized Frame

Looking for a cute gift that can help showcase some of the birthday girl’s favorite memories? If so, consider gifting a personalized frame. Just personalize it with the girl’s name or even a special message to honor the event. She’s sure to love it.

6. Spa Kit

Wicker basket with spa treatments on wooden table.

Spa kits make an excellent quinceañera gift– especially after all the stress of planning the party. Whether it’s a spa gift card or a set of home pampering supplies– the quince girl will be excited for the relaxing times ahead.

7. Keepsake Box

Cute keepsake box gift idea.

Gift the quince girl a personalized keepsake box to help her keep her new jewelry or other special gifts safe. And as a bonus treat, consider putting a new piece of jewelry or a gift card inside the box for her to find.

8. Personalized Candles

Personalized candle with foliage design for a gift.

Everyone loves candles, which makes them a great gift for almost any event. But you can take it a step further by customizing a set of candles with photos, a personal message, or the quince girl’s name. She’s guaranteed to love this Pinterest-perfect gift.

9. Photo Book

Coffee mug, notebooks and photo album on table

Give the birthday girl a reminder of all the amazing memories and achievements she’s accomplished during her childhood years. After all, a photo book isn’t just a fun gift she’ll love receiving– it’s also a keepsake she’ll treasure for years to come.

10. Personalized Mason Jar

A cute mason jar with a "hers" message and name.

Looking for a cute way to wrap some gift cards or a cash gift? If so, create a personalized mason jar with the birthday girl’s name. Simply fill it with the gift cards, some candy, or plenty of confetti, and she’ll love the thought that went into it as much as the gift itself.

Traditional Quinceañera Gifts

If you’re looking for more traditional, religious, or symbolic gift ideas, we have you covered. We’ve made a list of some of our top traditional quinceañera gifts below.

11. Cosmetics Bag

A makeup bag with cute cosmetics on a pink background.

Giving the quince girl a set of cosmetics is a common tradition during the celebration. It represents her passage from childhood to adulthood, so it’s important to provide a set of appropriate (and fun) make up for the birthday girl to wear.

12. Wall Cross

Two options for wall crosses from Shutterfly.

Religious gifts are a traditional part of every quinceañera. Gifts like rosaries, Bibles, and custom wall crosses help tie the honoree’s faith into their coming of age celebration. So if you’re looking for a meaningful and traditional gift, consider making a personalized wall cross.

13. Quincenera Jewelry

A set ofcute engraved bar necklaces.

Jewelry is one of the most traditional gifts given to a girl at her quinceañera. Make hers extra special by ordering personalized jewelry. For specifics, make sure to check out our selection of quinceanera jewelry.  

14. Quinceanera Gifts Money

Giving the gift of cash.

Not sure of any specifics to gift the quince girl? Or has the family has specifically requested monetary gifts? If so, gifting money to the honoree is perfectly fine. Additionally, helping with party expenses is another great way to show your support.

15. Quinceanera Gift Card Box

Pink Gift Card Box.

If you’re planning on gifting a gift card, make sure to put some time and care into the presentation. For specific ideas, make sure to visit our resource on creative ways to give a gift card.

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