It's always nice to greet guests with a treat or bag of goodies to thank them for attending your wedding. So often guests are traveling to celebrate your big day with you- whether that be from states away or just 10 miles away. Go the extra mile with your guests and show them how much you appreciate their love and support! There are ton of options for wedding favors in Minneapolis- we've picked out the best ideas for you to try out.
“Nearly all couples we work with are providing welcome bags for their hotel guests,” tells Rachelle Mazumdar, director of weddings and events at Style-Architects to Minnesota Bride. “It’s a wonderful way to welcome guests to the Twin Cities and to thank them for making the trip.”
Honey Jar Favors
Ames Farms is located just outside Delano, Minnesota. They produce these beautiful Honey Event Favors for weddings. Brides and Grooms can choose to customize the jar of honey favors for their special day. All of the honey is available from single-source varieties made right there in Minnesota.
You can head to your grocery store or farmers’ market to pick up locally made goodies to hand out as wedding favors. A new Minnesota company named Yumzar is bringing the freshness of farmers’ market goodies with the convenience of online shopping. Utilize this to buy some local goodies like Bare Honey raw honey, Duluth Preserving Co. jams, and Vine Appétit wine jellies. They also sell Sara’s Tipsy Pies, Bare Honey, Bliss Granola, and more.
Chocolate Bar Favors
Try gifting Minnesota’s very own B.T. McElrath’s Salty Dog chocolate, which has won awards for its' perfect combination of sweet and salty! Guests will love this perfect sweet for a favor- edible favors are more likely to be taken by the end of the night (if not enjoyed after utilizing the dance floor!)
A chocolate bar will run about $6 each or buy their chocolate bites for $17.50/28-piece pack. You can purchase directly from grocery stores across Minnesota or btmcelrath.com. Utilize pretty ribbon to wrap up each bar with a tag or add a custom label to every chocolate bar!
No one can resist the treat of popcorn for a wedding favor! Choose local Angie’s Boomchickapop Popcorn for a delicious, natural treat that is perfect for post-reception snacking. Even better it's made right there in Minnesota! Grab a six-count pack for $7.74 online or at Minnesotan grocery stores. Display them in personalized favor bags for the perfect wedding favor treat.
Local Brew Favors
Give the gift of a local brew! Enlist a local brewery in Minnesota to produce a batch of locally brewed beer for the perfect wedding favor. Hop Dish, Farm Girl, and Lift Bridge Brewery are just a few of the creative Minnesota-theme named breweries you can enlist for help in Minnesota. Attach a custom tag like this rustic-themed version and you're set on the perfect favor!
Minnesota Shaped Favors
Local bakery Cocoa and Fig produced these adorable Minnesota pies-on-a-stick acting as both escort cards and guest favors. Guests will love a Minnesota-shaped themed favor for your Minneapolis wedding!
Or enlist a local baker to cook up these sweet Minnesota shaped confections. You can package each individual cookie with a custom box or a cellophane bag with a cute ribbon and tag. Everyone loves a sweet treat for a wedding favor and these will feel especially cool for any wedding favors in Minneapolis.
Are there any local places or favors we missed out on for the perfect Minnesota wedding? Please let us know in the comments below!
Michelle has been with Wedding Favors Unlimited for nearly 20 years. Starting out in Customer Service, she’s interacted with thousands of Brides helping them navigate every detail imaginable around a wedding. She became a full-time writer for us because she realized he kept getting the same questions over and over and wanted to share them with everyone. Feel free to ask Michelle a question below!