20 Wedding Favors Your Guests Will Want to Take Home
Say thank you to your guests with unique wedding favors. We guarantee that these top picks won't be left behind at the reception.
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Who says practical can’t be pretty? These key-shaped bottle openers have a vintage flair that suits so many wedding themes and venues. Guests can pop these wedding favors on their key rings or stash them on their bar cart for cracking open their favorite drinks. Every time they open a bottle, they’ll think of your excellent party.
Inspire your guests to grow a little love in their gardens with this unique wedding thank you gift: seed packets. Each is full of wildflowers that are ready to liven up any green space.
And if you’re avid gardeners, don’t forget to add a few outdoor items to your wedding registry!
Let guests toast to the happy couple even after the reception is over. Single-serve wines make a great favor. For a special day that begs for a little extra flair, try these single-serve bottles from Wander + Ivy. They look elegant on any table and are delightful tasting and organic to boot. Hosting a bridal shower? Check out these bridal shower favors that guests can take home.
Some like it hot! If you’re feeling spicy, these DIY hot sauce wedding thank you gifts are for you. Download and print these custom gift tags, tie them to bottles of your favorite hot sauce and you’ve got an unforgettable giveaway that your guests will be totally hot for! And here’s how to make your own hot sauce.
These personalized matchboxes are a great tiny treasure for wedding guests to take home. Adorable “Perfect Match” word art adorns the front of the box, and the back of the box has enough room for a few lines of personalized text. Customize them to fit your wedding theme with the paper color and foil color of your choice.
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No one can say no to M&M’s which is why they make perfect wedding favors. You can customize your assortment with colors, text and even images that suit your wedding day style.
Want more custom goodies? Check out our favorite personalized wedding gifts.
Lottery tickets can make fun, inexpensive and interactive favors for your wedding or shower. Purchase “get lucky” stickers only, or add treat bags to your order—then add scratch-off tickets to complete favors. Don’t forget to include a shiny penny for scratching those lucky tickets!
His & Her Favorite Candy Bags
Guests will enjoy a sweet treat while getting to know you a little better with these clever “His and Her” candy bags. Fill the clear favor bags with your favorite treats: sweet, salty, sour. Include these in hotel welcome bags or as wedding thank you gifts at the main event.
For many families, making homemade limoncello or other infused spirits is a tradition. Share this with your guests as a wedding favor. Prep your infusions a few weeks in advance (for maximum flavor), then seal in bottles and finish with a custom label.
A Midnight Snack
Who says the favors even need to make it home? Give your guests a midnight snack as a wedding thank you gift. Our favorite picks for late-night snacking: cookies, popcorn and soft pretzels. To make it extra festive, package them up in customized treat bags.
If your love is as sweet as honey, these mini honey jars are the perfect wedding favor for you. Each jar is filled with premium pure raw clover honey and wrapped with a personalized label featuring the couples name under a “meant to bee” logo. Depending on your budget, couples can also add an optional honey dipper to the jar.
After a night of eating and drinking, guests will be thankful for these “Mint to Be” wedding favors. These mint favors come fully assembled (whew!) with your personalized text. Welcome and thank your guests by placing these in small gift bags, in a display bowl or on a send-off table!
Tiny Jam Jars
Your guests will think of you as they open these tiny jam jars in the days following your nuptials. The best part about these favors is the robust flavor selection; choose from all sorts of jams from blueberry-lime to Georgia peach to bourbon-cherry-vanilla. These are just the mini treats to hand out for your rustic wedding.
Your guests will adore these sweet, chocolate-covered pretzel sticks. Each homemade wedding favor comes with two pretzels that are wrapped with a layer of caramel, dipped in fine chocolate and decorated in a bride and groom theme. The Mr. & Mrs. ribbon is a perfect finishing touch.
Don’t be surprised when you see guest digging into these as soon as you slice into your cake—they’re just that good. Speaking of—don’t forget a cake topper!
Keep the flame alive long after the last dance with candle wedding favors. You can order these candles to suit your tastes and wedding day style. Choose from all sorts of designs and scents like linen-eucalyptus, lavender or even wedding cake!
Guests will thank you when they receive these customized bamboo drinking straws. These straws are a fun and eco-friendly alternative to plastic that can be used with any beverage. Each straw is engraved with the text of your choice and comes with a thank you sleeve with more information about why you chose these eco-friendly favors.
Are you and your spouse-to-be the outdoorsy type? Share your love of the wild with pine tree sapling wedding favors. These out-of-the-box gifts will have everyone talking and will serve as a long-lasting memory of your union.
Bags of Homemade Treats
Thank your guests with something you and your spouse-to-be made yourselves and pack them in these adorable to-go snack bags, personalized with your information. Crowd favorite treats like soft caramels or roasted nuts are always good options. Check out our full list of edible wedding favors for more ideas.
A Donation to Your Favorite Charity
Instead of a take-home treat, use your favor budget as a donation to your favorite nonprofit. Need ideas? At Taste of Home, we’re proud to support Feeding America. Also consider your local food pantry, animal welfare organization, children’s charity or cancer research fund.
Let your guests know the plan with a thoughtful sign on each table. You can customize, print at home and pop into decorative picture frames.