15 Last-Minute Walmart Gifts Ideas Around $20

Updated: May 19, 2024

It’s not too late (or too expensive) to find great gifts for everyone on your list at Walmart. Snatch up these eleventh hour ideas ASAP!

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11 Last Minute Walmart Gifts Ideas Around $20VIA MERCHANT

Need a thoughtful gift for a child or adult on your list without spending a wad of cash? Check out these last-minute Walmart gift ideas that are sure to wow for under $20.

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Gardening Tool Set With Basket
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For the Green Thumb Guru

Gardening Tool Set with Basket

Need a quick birthday or Mother’s Day gift for the one who loves gardening? Look no further than this basket and gardening tool set from The Pioneer Woman.

The set comes with a floral-patterned metal basket for collecting fresh cuttings, a glass mister, steel snips, a dibber and five metal plant markers. If you want the gardening gift basket to pack even more of a punch, fill it with planting seeds and extra gardening tools!

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Grow Lights
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For the Herb Lover

Grow Lights

Speaking of green thumbs, give the gift of light with grow lights. Grow lights let gardeners continue their hobby indoors all year. They’re also useful for dark homes or rooms without windows. This GE grow light bulb has a standard base, giving indoor gardeners the freedom to choose a lamp that matches their decor.

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Stainless Steel Tumbler
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For the Friend Who’s Always Poolside

Stainless-Steel Tumbler

Been looking at a Stanley Tumbler recently, but not quite ready to shell out $40? This Reduce Stainless Steel Tumbler is just under $20 and comes in a variety of colors and patterns. It keeps 34 ounces of your favorite drink cold, and is perfect for summer vacations and by-the-pool lounging.

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Personal Blender
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For the Protein Shake Fanatic

Personal Blender

If the person you’re shopping for has a to-go tumbler but needs help filling it, this mini personal blender allows them to make smoothies anywhere, anytime! With a Magic Bullet mini, you can blend drinks, dips, sauces, and more in small spaces like offices and dorms. This personal blender kit includes the motor base, cross blade, a party mug, a short cup, a comfort lip ring and a resealable lid, plus a recipe guide.

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Throw Pillow For Any Room
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For the Stylish Pal

Tufted Throw Pillow

Need a gift for a new homeowner or someone you know who’s trying to revamp a room? This tufted decorative pillow looks great on any bed, couch, or chair. The tufted diamond design and tassel accents instantly bring a textured, dimensional look and feel to any piece of furniture. We love sticking a throw pillow or blanket in a gift basket for new homeowners!

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Waterproof Outdoor Bluetooth Speaker
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For the Adventurer

Waterproof Outdoor Bluetooth Speaker

This portable waterproof speaker is a great gift for those who host outdoor parties by the pool. This speaker lets you listen to your favorite jams with stereo sound and without the fear of a big splash putting an end to your dance moves. The sturdy Bluetooth speaker is ultra-compact—weighing in at just over 1/2 of a pound—so it’s great for traveling to the beach or lake.

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Candle Warmer
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For the Homebody

Candle Warmer

Candles are a classic gift, but what about a candle warmer? Step things up this year with a warmer that lets you enjoy the smell of a candle without the open flame. This option lets you use up that last bit of wax at the bottom of the jar when the candle wick is spent.

Plus, this candle warmer melts candles evenly and keeps them looking clean. It even has an auto-shutoff feature for those who often forget to blow out candles before leaving the house! If you like this, you can also consider this candle warmer lamp.

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Food Slicer
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For the Friend Learning to Cook

Food Slicer

A food slicer makes prep work easy and stress-free. It’s a great kitchen gadget for the amateur chef, and this food slicer is less than $20. Eight interchangeable blades handle all your vegetable-cutting needs. It works well for shredding carrots, slicing potatoes and even peeling cucumbers. Our favorite part? This slicer even has a drain function for washing produce!

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Hummingbird Feeder
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For the Bird Watcher

Hummingbird Feeder

For the gardener with the gorgeous patio, consider a hummingbird feeder. It brings those feathered jewels up close for observation. This mason jar hummingbird feeder has four feeding stations and can be cleaned in the dishwasher. The classic artsy design is sure to look great in any garden and attract hummingbirds summer after summer.

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Baking Dish And Tote
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For the Avid “Great British Bake Off” Watcher

Baking Dish and Tote

Home bakers adore essential baking supplies, especially those that allow them to share their creations with loved ones. This glass baking dish comes with a cover and a carrying tote for transporting a fresh pan of brownies. It makes it easy to bring bars, casseroles, dips and more to family gatherings and parties.

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Toy Engine Set
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For the Curious Kid

Toy Engine Set

Get the kid in your life something to spark their curiosity! This miniature four-cycle internal combustion gasoline engine toy teaches kids how gas engines work. It’s just right for kids who love Hot Wheels and monster trucks.

It’s got a lot of small parts and takes some effort to assemble, so it’s better for older kids. The manufacturer recommends it for ages eight and up, but some Walmart reviewers say it’s better for kids who are at least 10 years old.

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Serving Tray For Hosting
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For the Host and Hostess

Serving Tray

A folding serving tray is essential for breakfast in bed and hosting get-togethers. This Better Homes & Gardens Tray has a sleek, attractive design that folds up for easy storage. It’s a timeless piece that will come in handy again and again. Plus, the galvanized steel construction makes the tray perfect for serving up outdoor snacks and drinks at summer parties. Speaking of summer parties, take a look at these summer gifts for ultimate fun in the sun.

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Aromatherapy Diffuser
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For the Zen Pal

Aromatherapy Diffuser

Essential oils have many uses around the home including aromatherapy, pest control and alleviating odors.

This Glade Essential Oil Diffuser spreads scents through a room with a cool mist, so it’s safe for homes with kids or pets. The LED light has six settings, and the diffuser controls are simple to use. Better yet, the fragrances are crafted without parabens, phthalates, nitro musks, artificial colors or dyes.

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For the Friend Who Loves Mood Lighting

Salt Lamp

Himalayan salt lamps are trendy for a reason: They’re attractive decor pieces whether they’re powered on or off.

During the day, the one-of-a-kind shape and delightful pink color add a natural touch to any room. At night, the light gives off a warm, rosy glow. Additionally, they give off the perfect amount of light for movie night without reflecting on the TV. No more annoying glare!

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For the Pit Boss

Grill Tool Kit

Most outdoor cooking enthusiasts own a grill brush, but many lug their other needed tools from the kitchen. A designated grilling tool set with a carrying case makes grilling easier by eliminating trips between the kitchen and the yard. Instead, this case of tools can stay in the garage, closer to the grill. And the best part? This 10-piece set even has a side pocket to hold a cell phone!

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