We are closing in on two years since we have seen a new episode of Parks and Recreation on NBC and while I hope and pray that Leslie Knope will return to my life again with new episodes, it doesn’t look like that will ever happen. However, there are plenty of ways to keep Leslie and the people of Pawnee in your life, as there are some pretty cool gifts out there you can buy yourself or your loved ones that are as big of Parks and Rec fans as us! We compiled the best Parks and Recreation gifts out there and put them in one big list for you to enjoy right here!
Ron Swanson believed there was no wrong way to drink alcohol (and he was correct on that one), but this rocks glass is definitely proof of that! The glass holds up to 14 ounces and is the perfect gift for that guy that feels he is Ron Swanson every day!Buy Now | $$9.95+
We all know that Tom and Donna liked to have a "Treat Yo Self" day every once in a while on Parks and Recreation, but now you can have one every day! Well, not to that extreme, but you can drink your coffee out of Tom Haverford and feel like you are?Buy Now | $12.95+
Andy got too busy with work to continue his dreams with Mouse Rat on Parks and Recreation, but the band will live on forever for your Parks and Rec fan thanks to this coffee mug. And it's cool with the fact it changes colors according to different temperatures!Buy Now | $14.95+
Leslie Knope gave us all hope when she ran her campaigns and while she may not have always been victorious, we gave us a chance to believe. "Knope We Can" in 2016 not only celebrates the election we had, but lets us know that we can do whatever we want!Buy Now | $12.98+
The Swanson Pyramid of Greatness poster appeared in the Season 3 episode titled "Go Big or Go Home" and now we can own our very own Ron Swanson poster. How did Ron become the man he is today? Follow his pyramid and you could become just as great. Well, close, maybe?Buy Now | $5.33+
There's only one thing I hate more than lying: skim milk. Which is water that's lying about being milk.
This is what I am talking about! If you are going to have a Treat Yo Self day, then you need to do it up right! You can give your big Parks and Rec fan these flute glasses that features "Treat Yo Self" on them and your very special day will just be getting started!Buy Now | $29.95+
We had the rocks glass earlier and now you can get a Ron Swanson flask to go with it! There may be inappropriate places to drink alcohol (like church or a funeral), but bring this stainless steel flask with you to feel better about yourself! Ron Swanson would approve.Buy Now | $21.99+
Li'l Sebastian was such a huge celebrity in Pawnee and it you went to the Pawnee Harvest Festival, you needed to see him and get a photo with him. Now you can have proof and brag to your friends that you met Li'l Sebastian with this shirt, which was seen on the show!Buy Now | $8.50+
Have you ever been so hungry in the morning that you could eat a horse? We have all heard that saying before, but Ron Swanson took it to a whole new level when he was denied food all day and his famous steak, so he asked for all the bacon and eggs! Now relive it through this mug!Buy Now | $12.95+
No matter what, Leslie Knope would always see the positive in things on Parks and Recreation. Now you can be that person, as you get this Leslie Knope checklist for some of the craziest compliments she gave to Ann! Make your BFF feel just as special!Buy Now | $9.95+
The original name for the show was Public Service, but was changed a couple months before the premiere.
There are too many unforgettable moments and quotes on Parks and Recreation and any true fan of the show would want to relive them over and over again. That's why owning the complete series on DVD would be the perfect gift for them, especially on those lonely nights!Buy Now | $67.99+
We all fell in love with Rob Lowe on Parks and Recreation and I don't think I can picture him as any other character than Chris Taeger. I was literally dying when I saw this shirt and think it is beyond amazing and funny and would be perfect for any Chris fans out there.Buy Now | $24.95+
With all the options on this list, why not complete the present by getting one of these handmade Leslie Knope and Ann Perkins birthday cards! It is the perfect way to say I love you to your BFF and then you can go watch episodes together and cry!Buy Now | $5+
You know you have someone in your life that would love to be cuddling up to Ron Swanson on a nightly basis! Well, make their dreams come true with this Ron Swanson throw pillow. A perfect way to cuddle up on the coach and watch Parks and Rec on a Friday night!Buy Now | $47.94+
The pit was not supposed to become a park until the series finale! However, people started thinking that is all the show was about, so they filled it and started new storylines.
To be honest, I saw this coffee mug and thought, I need to order that! The heart handle is so darn cute, but then the actual saying on the coffee mug is amazing. I mean, we all need to be the Leslie Knope of what we do and we definitely need more Leslie's in this world!Buy Now | $16.99+
We all know that the smell of bacon would wake up anyone in the morning. So, why not get a bacon-scented candle and have the ability to wake up morning, noon or night? Light this at work and have all the men coming to your desk to chat, or eat some bacon with you!Buy Now | $10.99+
Leslie Knope felt she should be named Woman of the Year and every year she was denied. A letter from the Pawnee chapter of the Indiana Organization of Women arrived and she thought the time had come, but instead the letter was for Ron! Wear this t-shirt proud for Ron!Buy Now | $9.49+
If you have a Galentine's Day coming up and not sure what to get your BFF, we found the perfect gift for you! How about these Leslie and Ann earrings? If you are going to buy them, buy two pairs and both of them wear them together and show the world you are BFFs!Buy Now | $13.61+
Rob Lowe was only supposed to appear in a few episodes. However, his Chris Traeger character fit in so nicely that he ended up staying for three and a half seasons!
With Chris Pratt joining the latest Jurassic Park movie, how could they not make this t-shirt? Andy was hit and miss while he was taping (and he also got really buff), so give the Parks and Rec, Jurassic Park and Chris Pratt fan in your life this hilarious shirt!Buy Now | $24.80+
April Ludgate had that demeanor where you were afraid of her and did not want to approach her to talk to. However, as Parks and Recreation went on, you knew she was actually bonding and loving her coworkers. Get this coffee mug for the April in your office!Buy Now | $12.95+
When you were dealing with Ron Swanson, you never seemed to get a lot of emotion from him. He was a good guy underneath that hard exterior and I think this poster captures it perfectly. To fit the mood, find the facial expression that matches it!Buy Now | $12.90+
When law enforcement was needed on Parks and Recreation, Andy's alter ego Burt Macklin would come out! He worked for the FBI, but some kid made him cry during his first appearance! We all have guys in our lives that want to be Burt, so get them the shirt!Buy Now | $18.99+
Just doing this list made me miss Parks and Recreation even more, which I did not think was possible. The show had so many reasons to love it and this list of gift ideas is the perfect way to give that Parks and Rec fan in your life some joy. If we can’t have Leslie Knope or Ron Swanson on our television screens every week, then a poster or coffee mug is the perfect way to get our fix. I am still waiting for the big announcement that Parks and Recreation is making a comeback or a reboot or a revival, but until that happens, I’ll enjoy my Parks and Rec gifts!