In this gift guide, we've got ten great Lunar New Year gifts ideas you can send clients and employees this year to show your appreciation for them and their culture. The best part - you don't need to choose which gift to send. Simply send as a collection and let your recipients choose the gift they feel most excited about!

We're in Luck: 10 Best Lunar New Year Gifts for Clients and Employees

The Lunar New Year is right around the corner, coming up on Jan 22nd. It's the most important holiday in Chinese culture and in many Asian countries and communities, with gift-giving playing a meaningful part of the holiday. Celebrated by over 2 billion people worldwide, It is an important occasion celebrate with employees and clients that come from these cultural backgrounds.

Also known as the Chinese New Year, the holiday is a time of regeneration, good luck, and well-wishes.

As a business, acknowledging the Lunar New Year is an important way to make employees or clients of Asian heritage feel included and celebrated. By sending a Lunar New Year gift, you are not only creating positive feelings of gratitude and appreciation, but also showing respect and promoting diversity. 

In this gift guide, we've got ten great Lunar New Year gifts ideas you can send clients and employees this year to show your appreciation for them and their culture. The best part - you don't need to choose which gift to send. Simply send as a collection and let your recipients choose the gift they feel most excited about!

Amazing Lunar New Year Gifts - All Under $50

Finding the most appropriate gift for this special holiday can be difficult without knowing the culture well. So our team of gifting experts has created a specially curated collection to ensure you can easily show acknowledgment and appreciation of this culturally important festival to your employees or clients with one click.

While this specific collection is available in the US only, we also offer other excellent Lunar New Year choices in our global China collection so you can celebrate with your international workers. The following ten gifts are beautifully crafted and perfectly suited to the Lunar New Year’s themes and motifs. Handpicked by our team of experts with some sourced from AAPI businesses, this is one fabulous collection for a great lunar new year.

Lunar Rice Bowls, Set of 4
Lunar Rice Bowls, Set of 4
Set the table for a spectacular Lunar New Year celebration. Featuring intricately detailed and vibrantly colored designs, these bowls showcase four auspicious animals of Chinese culture. The durable porcelain bowls are ideally sized for rice and have gold-tone rims that make any meal shine.
LUXE Classic Cocktail & Champagne Sugar Cube Kits Bundle
LUXE Classic Cocktail & Champagne Sugar Cube Kits Bundle
This fun kit adds some sparkle and delectable flavor to any celebration! Create a mixologist-inspired craft cocktail, mimosa or mocktail instantly with these handcrafted, naturally infused flavored sugar cubes by Teaspressa!
Lexon Tiny Mino Bluetooth Speaker
Lexon Tiny Mino Bluetooth Speaker
The Mino X has been awarded with the prestigious 2020 Red Dot Product Design Award for its ergonomic shape, innovative performance, and high-quality sound. Its beautiful red color makes it a great choice for channeling good fortune on Lunar New Year.
Phoenix Small Rectangular Platter
Phoenix Small Rectangular Platter
In celebration of Lunar New Year, this vibrant porcelain platter features an animal and creature with significant meaning in Chinese culture. A phoenix on a traditional backdrop pops off this platter, which boasts bright gold accents to make any meal more festive.
Fly by Jing The Triple Threat
Fly by Jing The Triple Threat
For a tasty twist you can do no better than this. The Triple Threat includes Fly by Jing's best-selling trio of addictive Sichuan Sauces. All are meticulously crafted in Chengdu and good on everything.
Uber Chill Personal Mini Fridge
Uber Chill Personal Mini Fridge
Capable of housing up to six 12-ounce cans or four 16.9-ounce bottles of your favorite beverage, this sleek cooler utilizes state-of-the-art and environmentally friendly technology.
Qi Trio Petite Flower Tea Set
Qi Trio Petite Flower Tea Set
An inspiring set of floral teas, this set includes a line of trio petite flowers that took The Qi over a year to taste, source, and create. It also comes in a beautiful customized hand-painted watercolor gift box inspired by the flowers themselves.
Ionvac Cordless Vacuum
Ionvac Cordless Vacuum
The ionvac Cordless Vacuum cleaner is designed to pick up dust, debris, pet hair and dirt from the smallest crevices on any surface, hard floor or carpet. Its cordless function and incredible powerful suction make cleaning your carpet or car a breeze, great for tackling messes and new year cleaning.
Sugarfina Lunar New Year Candy Bento Box
Sugarfina Lunar New Year Candy Bento Box
Got a sweet tooth? This handcrafted, limited edition Lunar New Year bento box will hit the spot. Coming with two pieces of delicious candy goodness, it’s a stunning keepsake you’ll want to hold onto for years and years.
Zen Ceramic Incense Holder
Zen Ceramic Incense Holder
This charming incense holder comes in the shape of the rabbit, 2023’s Chinese zodiac animal. Made from ceramic, it’s perfect for burning both stick and cone incense. Add a grounding scent to your space while supporting an AAPI-owned business.

Some fun facts about Lunar New Year 

The Chinese New Year, or the Lunar New Year, will be celebrated on January 22nd, 2023. It will be the year of the rabbit according to the Chinese zodiac, which assigns each year to one of 12 animals. The rabbit is associated with peace, prosperity, and longevity, making 2023 a year of hope.

The peak of the holiday celebrations is considered the Lantern Festival, an electrifying parade held in many locations worldwide in which people release paper lanterns and watch the dances of supersized dragons and lions. It’s a dazzling thing to experience.

Important dates to remember for Lunar New Year 2023 include:

  • New Year’s Eve: January 21st
  • New Year’s Day: January 22nd
  • Lantern Festival: February 5th

How to send Snappy’s Lunar New Year collection 

With Snappy, sending a Lunar New Year gift is a breeze whether you have one recipient or hundreds . Just follow these simple steps, and you’ll be good to go.

  1. If you haven’t done so already, sign up for Snappy or if you have an account, simply login .
  2. Navigate to Snappy’s easy-to-use dashboard to begin setting up your first gift
  3. Choose the Lunar New Year gift collection, which your recipients will be able to browse to choose their favorite option 
  4. Choose an interactive surprise gift reveal experience to delight your giftees!
  5. Add your text or video greeting to add some extra magic to the gift experience
  6. Add a list of gift recipients and their contact information. You can do this manually or by uploading a file.
  7. Congratulations! You’ve sent your gift and made your employees’ or clients’ day.
  8. Once your gift has been sent, you’ll be able to see reports of how many people have viewed and claimed their gift or sent you a thank-you note

Top it off with a Lunar New Year messages 

Your Lunar New Year gift wouldn’t be complete without including a heartfelt, personal message to go along with it! Not sure exactly what to write? Here are five messages you can use for inspiration.

  • Happy Lunar New Year to you and your family. During this special time of year, our company wanted to express our gratitude for your continued dedication. May the five blessings come to you. 
  • Happy Chinese New Year! We couldn’t be happier to have you on our team. May your year be filled with smiles and laughter.
  • We wish you a happy and restful Lunar New Year. May your year be full of prosperity and joy. Our company wouldn’t be the same without you.
  • Xīn Nián Hǎo! We hope that you find the year of the rabbit full of fortune. Thank you so much for always jumping into your work with dedication.
  • Happy Lunar New Year! We are so grateful to have you on our team and wish you nothing but happiness and prosperity.

Never miss an important cultural occasion   

Once you’ve gotten Snappy set up for your Lunar New Year gift, you’ll be able to easily send future gifts with just a few clicks. This way, you can make sure that you recognize every important cultural holiday, festival, and occasion that your employees or clients might observe. 

Each gift you send through Snappy will have the same awesome features, including:

  • The gift of choosing an option from a curated collection of favorites
  • An exciting animated gift reveal experience
  • A customized message 
  • Immediate global gifting 

This way, you can continue to spread joy and celebrate diversity by recognizing each culture’s most important holidays with a meaningful gift.

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