Great Gifts for Beginners
Starter packs to stocking stuffers, Fender has the perfect gifts for first-time players.
The budding guitarist on your gift list may need something more than a desire to learn.
Below, we’ve highlighted gear including electric guitars, acoustics and basses that will get them started off right.
Looking for the perfect all-in-one gift? Our beginner guitar packs come with everything you need to start playing. Check out this video of our favorite Fender and Squier packs:
Getting started as a guitar player was never easier. Right out of the box, you get a Fender dreadnought acoustic, a clip-on tuner and a padded gig bag. You also get a strap, picks and instructional materials.
With the FC-100 Classical Pack, everything you need to affordably start playing guitar is included. You get a Fender classical guitar featuring a resonant spruce top with traditional fan bracing and mahogany back and sides. The FC-100 Classical Pack also includes a gig bag for easy transport, an electronic tuner, picks and a spare set of nylon strings.
“Hau’oli” means “happy” in Hawaiian, and it’s a good description for the sound of this inexpensive but high-quality tenor ukulele. A fun instrument that features a mahogany body and neck, the fuller sound projection of scalloped fan bracing, and the improved sustain of a bone nut and bridge saddle.
We share our favorite ukulele picks for beginners:
The small format FT-004 Fender Clip-On Tuner is easy to operate even under darkened stage conditions. Built-in vibration sensor for accurate tuning even in noisy areas. The large LCD display with easy-to-read needle shows white when out of tune and bright green when in tune.
Designed to replicate the traditional styling and design of the legendary ’57 Twin-Amp, this portable headphone amp imparts a classic look for at-home practice or play on the go. Capture the vibe of early ’50s tweed amps—from the vintage-style exterior to the brown old-school grille—with the versatility of 9V battery power or an AC adapter.
There’s no easier and better way to get started on electric bass than this electrifying Squier set. Included is an Affinity Series Precision Bass, a 15-watt Fender Rumble 15 amp, and all the accessories you need: instructional DVD, electronic tuner, gig bag, cable and strap.
There’s no easier way to get started on electric guitar than this Squier set featuring an Affinity Series Strat HSS guitar, a punchy 15-watt Fender Frontman 15G amplifier and all the accessories you need: electronic tuner, instructional DVD, gig bag, cable, strap and picks.
Squier is delighted to introduce its very first Telecaster pack, putting the time-honored tone of the world’s first great solidbody electric guitar in a value-filled pack including a punchy 15-watt Fender Frontman 15G amp and all the accessories you need: electronic tuner, instructional DVD, gig bag, cable, strap and picks.
A new guitar strap can be a perfect stocking stuffer for the new player.