There is not much of literature available related to the history of friendship day but you can find numerous instances and folktales that show that friends and friendship have been an important part of human life since ages. In 1935, the U.S. Congress declared the first Sunday of August as national friendship day. Gradually, it became popular all over the world and now everyone celebrates this day with great joy to strengthen the bond of friendship with his or her friends. People exchange gifts and spend time with friends to make the day memorable for years. This year, friendship day is to occur on 4th August and many may have started thinking of friendship day gift ideas. You may also be looking forward to gift something unique to make your friends feel special on this day. The article is meant to help you to figure out the best friendship day gifts that are part of the latest trends and will be liked by your friends.

Friendship Day Gifts

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Friendship Bands

Friendship bands are the most popular friendship day gifts. You can find numerous colourful friendship bands displayed in the gift stores several days before friendship day. Although traditional wristbands will never be out of fashion, you can go for a friendship bracelet, which is in fashion these days. Friendship bracelets come in various designs and patterns for both girls and boys.


Sharing a chocolate with a friend is always fun. Select your friend’s favourite chocolate to make his or her day more delicious. To make friendship day gifts more attractive with chocolates, you can create or buy baskets consisting of chocolates of different brands mixed with some candies and bunches of flowers.


Fresh flowers are acceptable for all occasions and are liked by everyone. Gifting these is among the best ways to express our emotions and so you could gift a bunch of fresh flowers to celebrate friendship day. If you are going to meet your friends, carry a bouquet of attractive and fresh-cut flowers to touch your friends’ hearts. It is best to send your friends’ favourite flowers but if they do not have particular choices, you could send yellow roses as these symbolize friendship.

Photo Frames


Photo frames are also among the most popular friendship day gifts that will never go out of trend. In friendship, we create numerous memories that are forever. You can gift a frame by using the best pictures featuring you and your friends or any other memorable photos to create beautiful gifts that represent your memories.

Books or CDs

Books are the best gifts for ‘bibliophile’ friends. You can gift the latest novels, magazines or books related to their favourite genre. Books related to friendship can also be a good choice.

It is important to keep your friends’ choices in mind while choosing a book. Alternatively, you may present a music CD to a friend who loves music very much. A personalized CD containing your friend’s favourite play-list will definitely make a good gift.

In addition to these, you can choose attractive showpieces made up of crystal, metals, wood or glass, imprinted with friendship quotes or messages. Soft toys are also widely presented as friendship day gifts.

Article by Satinder Jeet Singh