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4 Ideas For Last Minute Graduation Gifts for Your Friends


College graduation day is nearly here and you don’t have a graduation gift for your friends. Fear not. We are here to help with four ideas for a last minute graduation gift your BFFs are sure to treasure. 

The Gift of Food

No, not some cheesy fruit basket. We’re talking about a homemade gourmet meal you lovingly prepared in your UNCOMMON Reno kitchen. Show your friends you care with a homemade lasagna, or keep it easy but classy with a couple of prime steaks and baked potatoes. A quick trip to the local Raley’s and some culinary magic and you have a first-class last minute graduation gift.

A Day of Silly Fun

Another great idea that doesn’t need to be packed up after college graduation is treating your friends to a memorable experience. We recommend a day at Grand Sierra Resort and Casino. Skip the gambling tables and start your day at Grand Adventure Land with go-karts or miniature golf, then try out the Ultimate Rush freefall swing. Afterwards, head to The Bowling Center or catch a show at the Grand Sierra Cinema. Find your inner kid at the Fun Quest arcade, then head to one of the casino restaurants to top off the day. 

Buy Something Local, Natural, & Practical

Head to Pantry Products for a locally-made gift that’s classy and practical. This unique shop sells all-natural skin care products, bath and shower products, and home care products like their hand-poured soy wax candles. You can hit everyone on your graduation gift list. 

Buy Something Totally Impractical

For your friend who has everything there’s Natural Selection – a shop where you can get quirky gifts for last minute graduation gift silliness. Go for a delicately framed butterfly or a crocodile skull. Gifts from Natural Selection are sure to make a lasting impression. 

For more tips and fun in and around Reno, check out the UNCOMMON Reno blog.


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