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60 Unique Wedding Favor Ideas that Guests Love

Wedding favors are a heartfelt way to thank your guests for celebrating your special day with you. With so many creative and unique options, it can be challenging to choose the perfect favor that reflects your personality and style. To help you find the best favor for your wedding guests, we've compiled a list of 60 wedding favors that they will absolutely love.

honey wedding favor

Honey Favors photographed by HIGH COTTON STUDIOS

Consider Your Wedding Theme and Style

Your wedding favors should complement the overall theme and style of your wedding. If you're having a rustic, outdoor wedding, consider favors that reflect the natural elements or for a destination wedding you might even consider offering welcome bags with local goods. instead of favors


1. A Bouquet Bar: For a garden wedding, create a small station where guests can make their own bouquets or floral crowns and take the home as a keepsake.

2. Seeds: Seed packets or paper

3. Potpourri

4. Small bud vase arrangements

5. Parasols

6. Small potted plants


7. Honey Jars

8. Jam or Preserves

9. Maple Syrup

10. Smores Kits

11. Biscuit or Cornbread mix

12. Hot chocolate kits (especially during winter months)


13. Macarons

14. Cocktail Kits

15. Personalized stemware

17. Donation to a Charity on behalf of your guests

18. Jordan Almonds

candle wedding favor

Candle Favors photographed by RIAN FULLER PHOTOGRAPHY

Reflect Your Personalities and Interests

The perfect wedding favor should be a reflection of the couple's personalities and interests. Consider your hobbies, favorite pastimes, and even the story of how you met. For instance, if you're both avid readers, consider giving out bookmarks or personalized bookplates. If you met at a coffee shop, small bags of your favorite coffee beans might be the perfect favor.


19. Small Works of Art

20. Prints: Watercolor, photo, or sketch prints of the newlyweds, or the wedding destination, or the venue are a great option.

21. A CD or music of some kind

22. Temporary Tattoos


23. Mugs

24. Personalized Teaspoons

25. Tea Blends: Can be packaged in number of ways

26. Coffee: Can be packaged in a number of ways


27. Dog Treats for other pet parents

28. Doggie Bag: Bag with a photo, sketch, or painting of the newlyweds dog. The bag however is likely stuffed with human treats.


29. Luggage Tags

30. Mini Globes

31. Passport Cases

32. Compass


33. Personalized Pizza Cutters

34. Personalized Chopsticks


35. Wine Bottle Stoppers

36. Personalized Wine Glasses


37. Incense

38. Aroma Therapy

39. Essential Oils


41. Bookplates

Practicality and Usability

While a wedding favor should be a meaningful keepsake, choosing something that your guests will use and appreciate is also important. Avoid selecting something that will end up collecting dust on a shelf. Instead, opt for practical favors like personalized coasters or reusable tote bags.

42. Olive Oil

43. Himalayan Pink Salt or Sea Salt

44. Key chains

45. Soap

46. Hand Sanitizer

47. Chapstick

48. Hangover Kits

49. Spices and Seasoning

50. Flip flops

51. Drink Coasters

52. Tote Bags

53. Cool Socks

Evergreen Options

If all else fails, there are a few evergreen options that are tried, true, and loved no matter the style of the wedding.

54. Candles

55. Candy or Snacks or really anything edible

56. Koozies

57. Popcorn

58. Mini Bottle of Champagne (or in some cases, something stronger)

59. Fans

60. Fresh Baked cookies

Presentation is Key

The way you present your wedding favors is just as important as the favors themselves. Consider how they will be displayed and packaged, as this can add to the overall aesthetic of your wedding. Custom tags, labels, or boxes can elevate a simple favor and make it feel truly special.

Don't Forget the DIY Option

If you're looking for a more personal touch, consider creating your own wedding favors. DIY favors can be an affordable and unique way to show your appreciation to your guests. From homemade candles to hand-painted ornaments, the possibilities are endless.

Final Thoughts

Selecting the perfect wedding favor may seem like a daunting task, but with a little thought and consideration, you can find a meaningful and memorable token of appreciation for your guests. By following the steps outlined in this guide, you'll be well on your way to choosing a wedding favor that will leave a lasting impression on your loved ones.

Need help pinpointing the perfect wedding gifts or favors for your wedding style. We can help with that. That Spark Events is a wedding planner in Charleston, SC who would love to hear from you. We plan weddings in Charleston, Savannah, Charlotte, Raleigh, and Destinations Worldwide. Inquire with us today!

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