Fall is one of the best seasons to get married, and I’m sure you would understand why. The temperatures are cooler, the surroundings are prettier, the scent of pumpkin spice is all around, and toasting s’ mores around bonfires are a welcome treat. Getting married in this picture-perfect season with the beautiful oranges, yellows, and reds of the fall foliage is a pretty big reason why you and your spouse-to-be should go for it.
There are so many things you can do for a fall wedding celebration. Autumn is the season of harvest, and apart from the natural decor, seasonal produce like pumpkins and berries make great centerpieces and certainly add that festive feel on your special day. And to make the day more special for your guests, send them home with fall-themed wedding favors! Take advantage of the farm-fresh produce to send a super-special giveaway for your guests.
Check out the list of fall wedding favors we have gathered that are sure to make your guests ‘fall’ in love with:
Pumpkin Candles Favors
Let your guests take fall home with these pumpkin scented candles. These candles will fill your guests’ homes with the scent of pumpkin spice, cinnamon, and nutmeg. If the calming lights are not enough to make them feel warm for the coming winter season, the aroma surely will!
These blankets make very nice giveaways especially when the temperatures go lower. No guest would say no to these wonderful blankets especially if they need something to keep them warm. These are definitely the kind of favors that your guests will make the most use of for years to come.
Maple syrup favors are a very welcome gift on everyone’s tables this time of year, and it will be more appreciated as a unique giveaway at your wedding. Take advantage of the harvest season for maple syrup by giving away these natural sweeteners to your guests. You can buy bottles of these shaped in maple leaves or your regular jar bottle, and attached a personalized tag.
Seasonal seeds for planting fall perfectly in this category, if you’re looking for an excuse to give away something eco-friendly and organic. Give your guests the gift of love and growth for the season of harvest. If you’re giving gifts to city dwellers, you might want to try edible roasted pumpkin seeds!
Fall Scented Soap
Soaps are another great hit, especially when they come with seasonal scents like pumpkin spice and cinnamon latte. Your guests will love lathering up with a good soap or keeping this in their bathroom to use anytime. You can DIY to keep it as an inexpensive favor or buy bulk soap wedding favors.
Totally affordable, and you’ll definitely be able to get one for each of your guests. These koozies are another handy item inside the kitchen especially if you want to keep your drinks cold while you’re out enjoying the party. Your guests are going to want to keep these for those movie nights when they want to enjoy a cold can of soda or on those nights they want to relax with a cold bottle of beer.
Rustic Pencils & Booklet
This should complete your rustic fall themed wedding. These are very affordable, very decorative, they are very Instagrammable with the rest of your wedding decor. Not to mention, they are totally useful, and another eco-friendly, zero-waste giveaway, and super handy to have around when you’re in need of a pencil.
Show of the harvest with mini apple pies, pumpkin pies, or meaty pies - a ton of choices for your friends and family. After all, part of the reason they are there is to feast! Send them home with some homemade mini pie for a wonderful treat when they get home, or to enjoy the morning after!
Talk about fall spices into one baked goodie! These cakey, dense, intensely flavored treats are perfect for your guests who will be looking forward to warming goodness in the autumn weather whether they need a break and need to stock up on energy in the middle of dancing at your wedding reception, or when they get home and need a quick pick-me-up treat. This is a perfect DIY giveaway that you can easily make in one big batch, place in personalized bags, and set for your guests on your big day.
Fall Chocolate Bars
These amazing treats are going to be another crowd favorite. This is the kind of treat your guests are going to hold on to until the perfect time they need some renewed energy. Fall chocolate bars are made specifically for the season and make great wedding giveaways.
Because it is apple cider season, this giveaway would be just right! Nothing heartwarming for your guests than to sip on some warm apple cider while settling in a celebratory mood for your special wedding ceremony. Give a personalized mug to each of your guests to start the evening off, or send them home with a jar of apple cider to enjoy for later.
Dream Catcher Party Favors
Celebrating your union with a boho theme this fall season? The colors are perfect, and these dream catchers will fit right in. Use small dream catchers as table numbers and wedding favor in one for each guest, or go big with a special dream catcher for each guest.
If you’re a bride on a budget, go DIY with these homemade pumpkin fudge wedding favors. All you need is a few ingredients for this chewy, wonderful, fall treat. This should fit right into your Autumn wedding menu. Give each guest a package of these treats for them to enjoy on the ride home, or to snack on while enjoying the wedding reception.
If you haven’t really considered using actual pumpkins in your wedding decor and giveaways, you’re going to want to reconsider. It’s best to consider your wedding motif colors for painting your small pumpkins. The matte colors are fine, but if you really want to upscale these pumpkins, use a golden pumpkin throughout your wedding decor.
Pumpkin Spice Beer Soap
Not only is it fitting for the season and a nice addition to your guests’ bathrooms, but beer soap is amazingly moisturizing. These giveaways are going to give your guests more benefits than they know it. Make sure to keep one (or a few bars of these giveaways) for yourself and your spouse-to-be.
Kara has been with Wedding Favors Unlimited for 2 years. She’s been giving wedding and style advice for the past 5 years from bridal magazines to bridal boutiques. Feel free to ask Kara a question below!