21 Ideas for Thoughtful Engagement Party Gifts
Engagement party gifts don't have to be as formal as wedding presents, but they should still be fun and sweet. Check out our top picks!
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If your long-distance bestie recently got engaged, send them this super fun engagement-party-in-a-box. The standard box features a potted succulent, candle tin and luxe matches. From there, you can add on goodies like bath bombs and lip bombs. It’s time to get the party started!
You can’t go wrong when buying an engaged couple wine or champagne. And believe us—at least one person (probably more) will show up to the party with a celebratory bottle. Think two steps ahead and get the couple a wine rack that can hold precious bottles and corks from the wedding and celebrations, along with wine glasses for a quick toast. Cheers to the soon-to-be newlyweds!
A wedding countdown calendar can really only be used during a couple’s engagement, so it makes a perfect engagement party gift. The font and wood grain are timeless, ensuring it blends in wherever it’s placed. The blocks require daily maintenance, making it a fun task for couples to update every morning. The countdown is on!
This custom art print featuring the special couple will be enjoyed for many years to come. The watercolor-esque print is fully customizable: Pick from skin tones, hair color and style, gender and even pets! Finish it off with the couple’s names and initials “etched” into the park bench. Adorable!
This personalized engraved wood charcuterie board is a perfect gift to celebrate your favorite couple’s special day AND celebrate their love of cooking! Engraved with the saying “The Secret Ingredient is Always Love” and personalized with their names and wedding date, this board is the go-to gift choice for friends who love to entertain. Include tips on how to build a cheese board that’ll make their guests say “wow.”
Each of these unique ring dishes are handcrafted. Customize your gift for the bride-to-be with the couple’s initials and your choice of a hand-painted flower or greenery. These dishes are approximately three inches in diameter and won’t break if they are dropped because they are made of clay instead of ceramic. Phew!
Fiancés everywhere are showing off their future last names with these personalized tumblers from Etsy. This shop has more than 115,000 sales! Customize with your pick of cup color and text color. There are tons of options to choose from, but we’re big fans of the metallic rose.
Love grows here. Plant seeds of love with these beautiful hand-painted plant pots. Customize with the couple’s initials and engagement date. Add some potting soil and the plant of your choosing, like mini cacti or succulents (we love the pink rose variety), for a gift that keeps on giving.
This sweet journal is a great gift for newly engaged couples and will help them spark fun and meaningful conversation every day for a year. The questions on topics of hopes, dreams, needs and wants will help them to learn more about each other and form a stronger bond as they grow their love.
The engaged couple wants to relish in happiness together—oblige them with this set of his and hers campfire mugs. This black and white set is ideal for relaxing with a cup of coffee over weekend brunch. Printed with superior ceramic inks, this set is dishwasher- and microwave-safe.
If an engagement had a scent, this would be it! The Let’s Toast candle from Homesick is the perfect scent for any celebration. This natural soy-wax candle is hand-poured in the U.S. and has a burn time of 60 to 80 hours. If you’re short on time or prefer to be eco-friendly and skip the gift wrap, there’s space for you to add a handwritten note on the packaging.
Wedding planning requires stamina. Fuel up your favorite couple with this Nespresso Vertuo Coffee and Espresso Machine. Brew two different cup sizes at the touch of a button: espresso (1.35 oz) and coffee (7.7 oz). Use the included milk frother to create the perfect cappuccino or lattes. Yum! For a bonus gift, include recipes for some of our favorite iced coffee drinks.
Help the newly engaged couple prepare for their honeymoon with this two-piece hardside luggage set. This vintage-inspired set from CHAMPS has 360-degree rotating spinner wheels that will help them travel with less effort and more style. Available in ivory, black, silver and navy.
Believe us—champagne will be pouring at the engagement party and most ensuing wedding-related gatherings. Get the couple a classy pair of matching flutes, like this Kate Spade “Mr.” and “Mrs.” set from Macy’s. Pair this gift with one of our best affordable champagnes.
Upgrade your favorite couple’s kitchen with this nonstick 10-piece bakeware set that features baking sheets, a muffin pan, loaf pan and more. The embossed geometric design strengthens the baking sheet while increasing the air-flow to food, creating evenly distributed heat for consistent baking every time. Perfection.
This cookbook is ideal for the couple who swears they’ll start cooking every night as soon as they’re married. Couples can minimize prep time using just five ingredients, while maximizing flavor and budget with these perfectly portioned recipes ranging from breakfast to dinner…and don’t forget dessert!
This bestselling electric wine opener from Oster is a must-have kitchen tool for any couple. Help make the bottle-opening process painless with this fun gift. The sleek opener removes the cork in seconds and can open up to 30 bottles on a single charge. With more than 23,000 five-star reviews on Amazon, we know it works well!
First comes love, then comes the engagement, then comes the engagement photos. This beautiful Kate Spade picture frame is silver-plate with blue enamel. The happy couple can display their favorite 5×7-inch engagement photo with the words “Happily Every After” underneath.
There are two great ways you can gift a Wish Jar—empty, allowing the couple to decide when and where they ask guests for well wishes; or full, filled with notes from a specific group (like your office or friend group). Either way, this jar set will be a unique gift for the couple.
There are tons of things to look forward to on the big day—especially the wedding cake! This gorgeous cake serving set comes with a stainless steel cake server and knife adorned with gold accents. The server is engaged with a beautiful “love” design that will be a reminder of their special day.
Every couple could use a new Instant Pot and this one has more than 130,000 five-star reviews on Amazon. Whoa! If they don’t have one already, this popular product will make cooking a breeze. The happy couple will enjoy making romantic date night meals for themselves or delicious dishes for guests. Include a few of our favorite Instant Pot recipes to help them get started.