Seasonal Wedding Favors Your Guests Will Love

August 26, 2021
Seasonal Wedding Favors Your Guests Will Love

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A wedding favor is a small gift given to wedding guests as a token of appreciation from the newlyweds. Guests at your wedding have traveled from near and far to share your special day and an important moment in your history as a couple. Thank them for their presence and well wishes at your party with a meaningful keepsake they are sure to love. With so many options out there, it can be a challenge to narrow down the perfect goody to take home, so we’ve curated a list of seasonal favorites that will reflect your wedding day and your guests will enjoy!


Apple Cider

Sparkling apple cider is a fun fall wedding favor for those young and old alike, because they offer the fizz and sparkle of champagne without the alcohol. This drink is also the perfect way to show your fancy side without excluding your guests who may not drink. Personalized bottle labels like this one from Etsy add a memorable and witty touch.

Mulling Spices

If you don’t want to give out bottles of apple cider, consider cute sachet bags filled with mulling spices. Guests can use this to make homemade cider, mulled wine, or even leave in their car as an autumn car-freshener! With multiple uses to suit each guest, mulling spices are unique and affordable for a fall themed wedding.

Maple Syrup

Maple syrup presented in charming leaf-shaped glass bottles are one of the trendiest options for fall wedding favors. Carman Brook Farm, located in Vermont has been recognized for generations as producing syrup of the finest quality. Check out their line of maple wedding favors, here! No matter the style of your day, elevated rustic country to industrial chic, this rich, sweet, and golden keepsake will leave your guests with a lasting positive impression of the day.

Mini Pies

We have a thing for anything mini. So, you shouldn’t be surprised when we say we’re obsessed with mini pies as wedding favors! Packed in a quaint, old-fashioned to-go box and tied with ribbon, this personal pastry favor will hit just right. Pick and choose multiple flavors, and guests can select their favorites. Search our Vendor Collective for preferred wedding dessert bakeries in your region!


Tree Ornament

If you’re planning a winter wedding, chances are you might have the desire to break out the holly, peppermint flavored desserts, and of course, the act of giving. We love the idea of gifting ornaments as favors, guests will actually love them and use them year after year. Find designs like thick wood slices, cable knit inspired, and state cut-out ornaments on Etsy.

Festive Candles

Sophisticated and romantic candles can reflect your nuptials and won’t get tossed post reception. With gold tins and pretty packaging, something so simple can be customized to complement your wedding style. Best of all, this wedding favor will obviously smell delightful with the countless festive scents to choose from. Create and order your custom candle with Etsy Shop owner, White Confetti Box.

Mason Jar Hot Chocolate

Edible gift kits packaged in mason jars are a huge trend, and with good reason. Who can resist a warm cup of cocoa on a chilly winter’s day? If mason jars aren’t your things, that’s okay, too! We’ve found hot chocolate favors in a bag, a box, a cone, inside an ornament, even wood spoons for stirring all on Etsy. So, if it’s hot cocoa wedding favors you’re after, you’ll find it here!

Fleece Blanket

If you’re a winter bride, you’ve probably spent some time thinking about ways to keep guests warm at your wedding especially if you want to take advantage of the snow-covered winter wonderland by hosting portions of the celebration outdoors. Whether you’re exchanging I do’s alfresco or opting for a mountain top wedding venue, you don’t want your guests shivering in the cold. One of our very favorite ideas is to have cozy blankets at the ready! That way, guests can grab one whenever they’re filling a chill. This soft, sweater blanket not only looks elegant and chic, but comes in a variety of heathered colors.


Mini Succulent Plant

Whether you’re planning an elegant I do, a boho chic affair, something on the whimsical side, or a modern-style wedding, a succulent plant will fit right in. It’s all in how you dress it up or down! Colorful, pretty, and unique, these mini plants are a lovely way to incorporate nature into your big day. Plus, guests can treasure this wedding favor long after the wedding. Pair the plant with a wood Let Love Grow tag perfect for personalization details.

Build-Your-Own Bouquet

Flower bars are a hot trend for bridal showers, so why not bring this darling set-up to your wedding? It is super easy and fun for your guests to build their own bouquet to bring home. When selecting your florals for the pop-up flower bar, pick local flowers, filler flowers, and greenery that aren’t fragile. Match the flowers to your color scheme and let your guests express their artsy side!


S’mores Kit

A s’more wedding favor has us dreaming of campfires and starry night skies. This wedding favor is always a crowd-pleaser for summer and even fall weddings. Trust us, there is never a leftover when guests are given tasty treats. You can place the s’more filled bag at each guest’s seat or put them all in a basket with a sign telling guests to take one. Whether you and your significant other are super outdoorsy or planning a full blown mountain themed wedding, this wedding favor is for you! Recreate this s’mores kit with Etsy!

Jar of Jam

Spread the love with mini jam jars filled with sweet artisan jam, choose from flavors like fresh strawberry, peach cobbler, jalapeño raspberry, and bourbon apple butter. Assemble each jar with a personalized label and colored ribbon to match your theme. Etsy has the perfect batch of jam wedding favors and we are here for it!

Individually Wrapped Donuts

Donut wedding favors are fun because you can make all kinds of customizations and personalizations. For instance, give your wedding guests full-size donuts, miniature donuts, or bite-size donut holes. Get donuts with classic glaze, cover them in powdered sugar or colorful sprinkles. You can even order donuts filled with cream or jelly inside. No matter how you decide to serve donuts to your wedding guests, they’re going to love this sweet treat. Shop donut favor bags here!

Organic Honey

There’s nothing sweeter than honey! If you have a sweet tooth or fondness for honeybees, a honey inspired wedding favor may ‘Bee’ the ideal sweet treat for your guests. Practical and pretty, guests will fondly remember your wedding day every time they reach for their honey jar. Another packaging option is honey sticks! Send guests home with a novel and convenient way to enjoy their honey. Lightweight and small, honey sticks can easily go in a purse or travel bag to enjoy at a later date.

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