Groom 101

Guy-Friendly Wedding Favors

Kara Horner manly wedding favors

Stuck on boring wedding favors? Skip the cheesy, run-of-the-mill options you’ve seen a million times before and consider one of these creative, guy-friendly wedding favors for your guests instead. (Hint: The bride will love these ideas, too.)

personalized wedding beer label

Custom brew

Make a killer homebrew or have a favorite local beer? Send guests home with a bottle with a personalized tag. These are great to tuck into welcome bags for guests at the hotel as well.

liquor mini wedding favors

Liquor minis

Consider sending your guests home with a taste of your signature blend of liquor. Consider adding personalized tags to your bottles, including a mixer like cola, or pairing them with a cigar.

Personalized Island Shot Glass Quartet - GC770

Custom shot glasses

Give guests a favor they’ll actually use, like a personalized shot glass — both for toasting with at the wedding and to take home as a keepsake of the big day.

wedding sunglasses


A great favor for outdoor weddings, offer guests a pair of cheap sunglasses to keep them comfortable on the bright wedding day and all summer long.

BBQ rub wedding favors

BBQ sauce or rub

For barbeque lovers or grill masters, offer a sample of your own homemade spice rub or a favorite locally-sourced BBQ rub or sauce.

wedding candy bar

Sweet treats

Share some of the bride’s and groom’s favorite candies or other sweet treats by setting up a treat bar, along with take-home bags, so guests can help themselves.

hot sauce wedding favors

Hot sauce

Are you a devoted hot sauce fanatic? Give guests a taste of your favorite (DIY or store-bought) fiery special sauce to take home.

wedding soundtrack favors

Wedding soundtracks

If you’re a musician or like to play DJ, give your guests a taste of some of your favorite music or a selection of favorite songs played at your wedding reception.

cigar wedding favors

Personalized cigars and matches

Offer your guests a cigar with a customized label and a set of matches, so they can continue the celebration after the reception comes to an end.

wedding hangover kits

Hangover kits

Stock mini hangover kits with instant coffee, ibuprofen, antacids, a bottle of water and a light snack. Your guests will thank you in the morning.

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