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Awesome Christmas Gift Ideas for Escape Room Fans (2021)

As the holidays near, you may be feeling a bit “puzzled” about what to gift the escape room fan in your life. While some of us want to escape all those office parties and family dinners, surely you know someone who enjoys being trapped! Let us help you unwrap the mystery of choosing the perfect escape room-related gift to give this season!

Nov 4, 20216 min read

Anecia Ascalon
Anecia Ascalon
Team Building Expert

5 Great Escape Room Gifts For 2021

1. The Escape Game Gift Cards

Prices range from $32.99-42.99

Perhaps the best gift to give an escape room lover is a ticket to play The Escape Game! These immersive experiences involve problem-solving, teamwork, adventure, and an hour of guaranteed fun. Players search for clues, crack codes, and solve puzzles to complete their missions!

To gift someone an experience at The Escape Game, you can purchase a single-player gift card for under the tree. These gift cards are valid for one person to play The Escape Game in person at one of our 22 locations across the country. The best part about these gift cards is that they never expire!

Individuals can book an escape room game with their gift card online, over the phone, and in-person at a The Escape Game location.

Here are some of the most popular rooms The Escape Game fan in your life can play:

Prison Break – Wrongfully accused of a crime and sentenced to life without parole, players must find their way out of their cells and escape the infamously cruel warden.

The Heist – A recently stolen masterpiece is presumed hidden within the office of a museum’s egotistical curator, Vincent Hahn. With the help of an intelligence agent on the outside, players must recover the painting and slip away before Hahn returns.

Gold Rush – No one was more captivated by the promise of California gold than Clyde Hamilton, a greedy prospector. Players have one hour to discover his gold inheritance first!

2. Virtual Escape Room

Single Player: $30-32 per player | Private Experience: $200

virtual escape rooms

Sometimes not everyone can be together on the holidays. But playing a virtual escape room can bridge the gap! it can be played over Zoom.

Remote Adventures are physical escape rooms from The Escape Game that are played over Zoom. A Game Guide in the actual escape room acts as the team’s eyes, ears, hands, and feet. You do the brain work and your Game Guide does the legwork! The entire experience is led by a Host who gives the group clues and instructions as needed.

You can book a live game or purchase a gift card to enjoy this experience. Each gift card is valid for one private experience for up to 8 people in one Remote Adventure game and it never expires!

3. Unlocked

$10 per player

promo video for Unlocked For Teams, Chasing Hahn

If the holidays are a bit too frosty to go outside, an escape room thrill can come inside with Unlocked. This series of at-home online mystery games let players crack codes, uncover clues and solve puzzles, through a completely online dashboard.

Unlike a regular escape room game, Unlocked allows players to start and stop the game whenever they choose. The game saves your progress and can be restarted wherever you left off. The experience isn’t hosted so you can sleuth on your time!

digital games (rogue scientist, chasing hahn, silk road) under a Christmas tree

If you know someone who dreams of being handed an old-school spy dossier and sent out on a mission, Unlocked is one of the best gift ideas out there!

As a gift, you’ll receive a folder in the mail that includes mission instructions, a puzzle, and an activation code. You can then use this activation code to continue your Unlocked game online! If you’d like to get a physical folder in the mail, make sure to purchase the option titled “Physical Activation Code.”

If you’d like to skip the envelope, you can also just purchase and receive a digital code online.

4. The Escape Game Game Show

$28 per player

game show digital game dashboard

The Escape Game Game Show is a virtual version of a classic game show-style competition. Played over Zoom, your host will explain the game and then divide the group into two teams. Then it’s time to go toe-to-toe through multiple rounds of gameplay for 60-minutes.

With rounds like Phrase Craze, Say What? and Puzzle Pyramid, the Escape Game Game Show this party game will put everyone in good spirits for the holidays. And it’s simple to set up, so you can get to the fun part fast!

Though this game is enjoyable year-round, now’s the time to check out our Holiday Game Show experience. It makes a fantastic gift for multiple family members or friends because they can all play together! Perfect for time spent together during the holidays!

5. Escape From Iron Gate

Game Price: $32.99 or discounted with Amazon Prime

escape from iron gate board game

This board game is like an escape room in a box and the name says it all! Escape From Iron Gate challenges players to break out of jail by completing puzzles, acting, drawing, and trading game pieces.

As little as three or as many as eight people can play Escape From Iron Gate making this an excellent party game!

And because this is a physical board game, it can be replayed over and over. So make room on that shelf of board games and jigsaw puzzle boxes!

Final Thoughts

Between our escape rooms, Remote Adventures, board games, puzzle games, and party experiences, there’s something at The Escape Game for every escape room fan. When making your Christmas gift list and checking it twice, be sure to include one of our Escape Room-related games!