Gift a Redbox Movie Night with Gift Tags and a Mexican Hot Chocolate Popcorn Sprinkle Recipe

Redbox DisclosureMexican Hot Chocolate Popcorn Sprinkle Recipe Redbox Gift Tag

Is your gift list filled with lots of people like neighbors, classroom aides, coaches, cousins, babysitters, bus drivers, and others you want to remember with a gift for the holidays – but aren’t sure what to get? We always want to acknowledge these people and than them for their service or their friendship, but we don’t want to break our budget over them either. One thing that everyone can love is a movie night. Redbox makes it easy to give the gift of movie night and we have a fun way to make that gift even more special.

Screen Shot 2015-12-17 at 11.22.17 AM

With Redbox e-gift cards and promo code bundles, it only takes a few minutes online to grab a gift for those special people on your list. Whether it’s your 16 year old babysitter or your 60 year old bus driver – everyone loves movies! These Redbox promo codes can be redeemed for 1-day rentals on movies and games and can be used right at the actual box or for an online reservations. And, even better, the codes never expire! All that for as low as $1.50 a person!

Redbox offers tons of movies to choose from with new-release DVD, Blu-ray Disc and video game rentals through its network of conveniently located, self-service kiosks. Fun Fact: There are more Redbox kiosks in the U.S. than McDonald’s and Starbucks combined!

Screen Shot 2015-12-17 at 11.23.40 AM

There’s also a bonus for YOU through Play Pass. Play Pass is Redbox’s points-based rewards program that offers exclusive deals and freebies – like a free move night just for signing up. Wondering what to watch for your OWN movie night? I highly recommend Inside Out for the whole family or Ant-Man or Pitch Perfect 2 for the adults. These are all great movies and I am looking forward to seeing them again myself!

While a card with a Redbox code written inside makes a GREAT gift as-is, we have a fun way to make your gift even more special by pairing it with a homemade popcorn sprinkle that is easy to whip up in your kitchen in only a few minutes. Put it in small shaker jars (which you can find at the dollar store or in the housewares department of other stores – look by salt and pepper shakers) and then adorn with one of our fun printable tags.

Mexican Hot Chocolate Popcorn Sprinkle Recipe Ingredients

Mexican Hot Chocolate Popcorn Sprinkle Recipe

¼ cup unsweetened cocoa powder
2 ½ Tbsp powdered sugar
½ tsp cinnamon
¾ tsp kosher salt

Whisk all ingredients together and place in a shaker bottle. To use, sprinkle on hot, buttered popcorn and serve!

Redbox Movie Gift Tags

Just print out our Redbox Movie Code Gift Tags on colored paper and write the Redbox promo code in the space provided. Then, punch a hole in the top and then tie to your shaker bottle with a piece of ribbon or twine.

Giveaway: Enter for your chance to win a year of free Blu-ray rentals (a movie a week for a year)! Enter by choosing a social media sharing option from the tool below. Giveaway closes December 21, 2015.

Redbox Holiday Giveaway

  • *I-C will randomly select one winner from all program entries and will handle fulfillment of the winning prize.

Who on your gift list would love to receive Redbox promo codes?

Redbox Movie Night Gift Idea with Easy Homemade Mexican Hot Chocolate Popcorn Sprinkle

About Chrysa

Chrysa is the founder and owner of, a site dedicated to living a fabulous life on a frugal budget. Her approach is that by spending less on the boring everyday stuff, you can have more money to splurge on the things you REALLY want, whether it’s travel, fashion, electronics – you name it! Chrysa is married, has a 9-year old nephew she dotes on, as well as three lovable cats and a big sweetie of a German Shepherd.


  1. Catherine S says:

    This is a great gift idea. It would be perfect for my mom and sister. I will have to see if they have a Redbox near them.

  2. That sounds like a great Christmas gift. What’s better in the winter than hot chocolate and movies?

  3. This is GREAT. Not a lot to wrap, which is high on my list. I’m swamped with just wrapping this week!

  4. I loooove Mexican hot chocolate and anything Mexican hot chocolate themed. Sounds super yummy.

  5. I’d love to give the gift of a movie night through Red Box. We use those kiosks all the time. Some Mexican Hot Chocolate popcorn sounds great!

  6. Thiis is a cool idea. Adding the code to the popcorn does make it seem more purposeful and intentional.

  7. Mexican hot chocolate?! Yum! I like the Mexican chocolate so I’m sure I’d love this, looks so cute packaged like that too!

  8. Robin (Masshole Mommy) says:

    This is auch a neat Christmas gift idea. I love the added Mexican hot chocolate! RedBox movie nights are always the best.

  9. Carly Anderson says:

    What an adorable gift idea! We’ve been hitting up the red box a ton lately!

  10. This is such a creative, thoughtful and fun gift! I can’t think of anyone who would not love this.

  11. Redbox gift cards are a perfect gift. The receiver can watch whatever they want!

  12. That’s such a great idea! I have lovely neighbors and wanted to get them something. A family movie night is perfect. Got to get this ready for them.

  13. Oh what a fun gift. I think I’ll enter for the kids. 🙂

  14. This will be my teacher gift next year. Love this idea that encourages family time together!

  15. This is a great gift idea. I will have to try this popcorn topping recipe.

  16. Cute post 🙂
    Maria V.

  17. What a great gift idea. I’d love to get this – and then cozy up for a movie night with the family or the hubby.

  18. That is a genius gift idea! I love the little tags and that Mexican hot chocolate sounds amazing.

Add Your Comment


This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.