Wedding favors that will stand out from the rest!
We are introducing 54 fabulous and impressive favors that will remain an unforgettable wedding memorabilia for your guests. These wedding favors will add to your wow factor by offering deeply personalised, creative, tasty or destination oriented keepsakes. As destination wedding planners, we highly recommend a party favor that will be inspired by the location and its traditions, such as a jar of a local honey variety. Also, custom-made labels, like on the liquor bottles we had as favors for one of our favourite weddings, and engraving will add that personal touch every couple is looking for. Here is the list of our 54 favorite wedding favors for you to decide from that will be just right for your wedding in Greece (or anywhere else of course!). Don’t miss a little surprise at the end of this blog.
Food and Drink Inspired Favors
1. Olive Oil
Olive oil is a most distinctive element in Greek food tradition. This would be great memorabilia for a wedding taking place in any Greek location.
Nearly all locations in Greece have their own honey variety, which would make a unique destination wedding favor for your guests.
3. Sea Salt
Maybe Himalayan salt has become too common, so this Greek sea salt will add some diversity to your salty favor.
Local liquors are considered a Greek delicacy and every sip will definitely be a great wedding reminder.
5. Greek Pastries
An assortment of Greek pastries in elegant grab-and-go packages will be perfect for your guests’ sweet tooth!
6. Mini Greek Wine Bottles
You will find vineyards in nearly every Greek location. These mini wine bottles will be a perfect wedding favor your guests’ can enjoy on any festive occasion.
7. Tea Shot
Greek aromatic herbal tea varieties not only smell and taste great, but also have many healing and therapeutic properties.
8. Coffee Bags
For all coffee lovers this will be the perfect wedding favor. Offer ground coffee to fill those coffee mugs every morning!
A forever trendy wedding favor treat. Not many ways to go wrong with macarons where you can choose any colour and packaging to go with your wedding décor theme.
10. Hot Sauce Bottles
Can’t have a meal without the extra spicy touch? Then maybe this hot sauce is the way to go when it comes to your wedding favors.
11. Greek Jams
Greece is known for its wide range of fruit jams, rich in flavour and easy to find homemade options. Jams in these cute rustic jars will make them easy for your guests to travel with.
12. Mini Champagne Bottles
An ultimate party popper. Can’t go wrong with miniature champagne bottles elegantly decorated with your choice of a personalised label.
Donut rings leave room for customization. Go colourful, no frost, glazed or sprinkled, these sweet delights will surely be a hit with your guests.
14. Cocktail Mixes
Ideal for a party crowd, you can choose a cocktail mix that suits your wedding location and venue and will go great with a summer, garden or beach wedding. These can impecably imitate your wedding cocktails of your open bar.
A mpomponiera is a Greek tradition. It consists of ‘koufeta’, which are pebble like sweets (of any flavor) wrapped up as you see in our picture. This Greek ceramic artist creates one of a kind mpomponieres and can also engrave stones to go with them.
Destination Wedding Favors
16. Beach Towels
Greece and sea go together, so a beach towel would go well for your guests looking to enjoy a swim.
17. Sleep Mask
There will be nothing better than a good sleep on that flight back after your wedding. Your guests will definitely thank you for this wedding favor.
18. Flip Flops
Hot weather means flip flops. Provide a different colour for boys and girls and your guests will not walk away from this favor!
You want your guests to feel comfortable during your wedding and the Greek hot climate. Hand out delicate fans before your wedding ceremony for your guests to keep cool.
Parasols are just what you need for a wedding ceremony taking place outdoors with no tent overhead. These will give all the shade needed.
21. Custom Sunscreen
Your guests may not have sufficiently packed for the intense Greek sun, so keep them safe with their personal sunscreen with your wedding ID as a tag.
23. Evil Eye
Great for the sun, even better for partying into the night.
As Greek traditions goes, the evil eye or ‘“mati” will protect your guests from bad luck or loss.
24. Engraved Luggage Tags
COVID Protection Wedding Favors
25. Hand Sanitizers
Much needed for all your travelling guests. These engraved luggage tags will become a must in their travel kit.
In the midst of the coronavirus pandemic minimonies and micro-weddings are becoming the norm. Hand sanitizers with a custom label are a COVID-safe and always practical wedding favor.
26. Face Masks
Personalised COVID facemasks add that needed beautifyingdetail to the ordinary mask. Can even be worn during your reception by guests.
Chocolate ‘kisses’ will add a sweet touch to our social distancing habits. Offerthem in these delightful packaging to suit your wedding colour palette. You can even create your own DIY favor boxes.
Décor and Home Keepsakes
28. Bottle Openers
Engraved with a floral element from your wedding flower décor or any other element, a bottle opener will probably be used every week by your guests.
29. Live Guest Illustrations
Admittedly on the top of our list are live guest illustrations. A most memorable wedding favor that can either be traditionally painted on paper or even sketched on a tablet and then sent off to your guests online.
30. Olive Wood Spoons
These olive wood spoons can be engraved with the names of your guests, the bride and groom’s initials, wedding date or anything else that distinguishes your special day and you as a couple.
31. Miniature Artwork Canvas
Mini artworks that will depict the venue and landscape of your wedding venue deliver the ultimate personal touch for your wedding favors. Each can be placed on the tables to add a personal touch to the seating arrangement.
32. Playing Cards
Not sure if there’s a single person who doesn’t play a card game. Go all in with this playful wedding favor.
33. Bottle Stoppers
A very useful favor you will find in every household; these bottle stoppers will have an engraved quote for your guests to remember your special day by.
A classic and timeless necessity presented in a luxurious packaging; these highly presentable matchboxes will certainly be firestarters .
Opt for these transparent key chains that will suit the boys and girls. You can even personalise these with tags of your choice.
36. Scented Travel Candles
Never forget your guests are travelling back and may have not packed light, so these mini scented candles will be a perfect choice.
37. Polaroid Frame
Polaroids are always a hit at weddings. Offer simple gold polaroid frames for your guests to create a memorable keepsake.
38. Tea Towel
A clever element to incorporate into your tablescape decor by making these personalised tea towel wedding favors a part of each guest’s place setting, as seen on Wedding Chicks.
39. Handmade Soap Bars
Vegan handmade soap bars for all skintypes with scented wax and oils are an all-time favourite. Especially if you opt for these Fysha all-natural ingredient soaps for the safest, allergy-friendly favor.
40. Bath Bombs
After dancing all night long, a bath bomb will be a much-appreciated gift for your guests’ relaxing bath time.
41. Silk Scarves
A very thoughtful and more exclusive favor that be given to your bridesmaids. A beloved Greek designer, Mia Papa, who handcrafts these silk art scarves can personally design a scarf with art you choose. These scarves also create astonishing framed wall art. Can it get more lux than this?
42. Porcelain Art
We adore anything that can be so uniquely personalised. You can choose from any porcelain object to be handpainted or even have it designed from scratch.
Rustic Wedding Favors
43. Copper Mugs
Having a rustic style wedding? Copper mugs would be perfectly combined with an open bar selection of beers and cocktails that suit this mug type.
A travel inspired wedding favor will be an instant reminder of your destination wedding.
45. Seed Packet
A seed packet of your favourite flower is a thoughtful offering that will brighten up your guests’ household. These can be a reminder of your flower theme.
A fantastic wedding favor that works perfectly as a name card in any colour and shape. Coasters can take any form to highlight your table setting and wedding decoration identity. We’re in love with these glass tile-shaped ones as seen on Brides.
47. Tea Infuser Spoons
These heart shaped tea infusers will keep your guests all loved up during those cold and cosy winter evenings.
Fun DIY Wedding Favors
48. Flower Crowns
Easy for all guests. Just loop greenery and blooms around the provided wire crowns and there you have it, your own DIY flower crown. We propose you choose flowers of the month that are in bloom!
49. Candy Bar Corner
Patisserie, chocolates, cupcakes, lollipops and donuts…no need to go on! Your guests will be drawling over this candy bar of all sorts.
50. Scent Bar
Let your guests create their one-of-a-kind scent from the scent bar with a wide choice of your custom aromas. A fragrance in a bottle will become a wedding memory and this favor corner will become an extra wedding decor element.
51. Iron Stamp
A table display set with postcards depicting local images and personalised stamps will create a brilliant wedding favor activity.
52. Incense Bar
Another fun and interactive wedding favor corner of incense sticks with a variety of scents for guests to mix up. These will create a mysterious atmosphere and fun activity!
A CD list can be a deeply personal and creative wedding favor for which the couple can be intimately involved in. You can even add the playlist of your wedding band.
54. Glass Bauble
These mega baubles with the option of filling them with flowers from your chosen floral arrangement will create a hanging decor ornament for all seasons.
The Ultimate Wedding Favor Gift Box
If you find it impossible to choose just one wedding favor, a beautifully wrapped box filled with more than one favor will create the ultimate pampering gift for your guests and deliver that wow factor on your Big Day! Contact your wedding planner in Greece for expert advice and guidance to choose just the right favor for your wedding.