Is your favorite engaged couple ditching a big, in-person event for a ceremony that's streamed online? Just because they’re having a virtual wedding doesn’t mean they’re getting "virtually married". A wedding at a distance is just significant as one in real life—and you'll want to celebrate with them and show your love.
With some of the traditional wedding etiquette off the table, you may be asking yourself what to get the happy couple? Although you may be navigating uncharted territory in this new world, a virtual wedding leaves lots of room for uncommon gifting ideas. From online experiences to gifts that will bring the outdoors in, unique and inspired ideas abound—the possibilities are endless.
Here, the best gifts for a virtual wedding.
Frankie Norman Designs Custom Couple Portrait
This custom portrait by Frankie Norman Designs is a unique and sentimental gift. The one-of-a-kind illustration of the couple is sent as a digital file, so you can perfectly tailor the printing and paper choice to your liking. It's a gift that sure to be cherished forever!
Price at time of publish: $70 for 0 Pets
The Chef and the Dish Cooking Class Gift Certificate
What could be a better date for a foodie couple than a cooking class from the comfort of home? This site offer classes from chefs across the globe—from a pasta-making workshop with an Italian chef to whipping up a Paella with a master in Spain.
Price at time of publish: starting at $100
The Bouqs Co. Flower Subsciption
Flowers bring a sense of joy, beauty, and abundance to a wedding. Just because the wedding might be virtual, doesn’t mean that flowers aren’t essential! This flower subscription offers flexible plans with blooms sourced from sustainable farms. With three curated collections to choose from, there’s a bouquet for every bride!
Price at time of publish: $44 a month
Murray's Classic Cheese of the Month Club
The most mouth-watering part of any wedding is definitely the cheese plate! While there might not be a full spread if the wedding is virtual, a mini one is just as enticing. This iconic NYC-based cheese shop sends a monthly sampler of three to four cheeses for a mini cheese spread that the couple can enjoy together.
Price at time of publish: $63 each for Month-to-Month
Rifle Paper "Our Special Day" Photo Book
This customizable book allows you to compile favorite photos into a thoughtful keepsake that’s virtually inspired, but totally tangible. The books are available with a choice of covers designed and illustrated by Rifle Paper Co. This is a keepsake that they will cherish forever!
Price at time of publish: starting at $18
Masterclass Gift Card
A virtual gift for a virtual wedding! The couple will have a world of learning at their fingertips with this gift that keeps on giving. Offering classes from experts on everything from the culinary arts to business, this is a gift that will truly expand their world.
Price at time of publish: $20 a month for 1 account, 2 devices
Breville "The Barista Express" Espresso Machine
There’s no need to leave the house to find the perfect latte with this espresso machine from Breville. It makes everything from espressos to cappuccinos and lattes in a matter of minutes— the perfect gift for the coffee-loving couple who’s on the go!
Price at time of publish: $750
Magnolia Bakery Confetti Cake
Let’s be real—a wedding just isn’t a wedding without a cake. So send them one to enjoy on their special day! This fun confetti cake from iconic, NYC-based Magnolia Bakery can be inscribed with a special message and custom colors.
Polaroid Snap Instant Digital Camera
Capturing meaningful moments with a digital camera doesn’t have to mean they will be lost and forgotten. This retro-style polaroid camera lets you take pictures and instantly print them for prosperity.
Terrain Variegated Pink Lemon Tree
Just because the theme is virtual doesn’t mean nature can't have a place at the party! This lemon tree comes in a pot and is filled with abundant green foliage. It sprouts uniquely striped yellow and green lemons that have a sweet pink center— a perfect symbol of love!
The Sill Medium Plants for Beginners Monthly Subscription
This is a gift that will grow with their love! With this monthly subscription, The Sill sends an easy-care plant and one of its signature ceramic planters. Before long, the couple will be celebrating the lush abundance of their indoor oasis.
Jennifer Francis Fillinger Etched Champagne Flutes
Something as unique as a virtual wedding deserves an equally unique gift. These delicate, handmade flutes are crafted using a traditional sand carving technique. Etched with tree trunks—symbolizing the strength of their love—each flute is customized with the couple’s initials and the date of their wedding.
Price at time of publish: $85
Air BnB Online Experiences
They don’t have to leave home to see and experience the world—and this gift card will help them do it. Experiences range from tango concerts in Argentina, to Greek cooking classes with a chef in Greece, and tours of Prague with a historian.
Cuisinart Ice 22 Ice Cream Maker with Extra Bowl
A gift that keeps on giving, this sleek ice cream maker is quick and easy to use. They'll be experimenting with new flavors all summer long!
Price at time of publish: $90
Create Your Own Reel Viewer
Send them on a virtual trip down memory lane with this whimsical gadget. The reel is made to order with snapshots of favorite memories. Nostalgic, but with a modern twist, this is a gift that they will want to revisit time and again.
Price at time of publish: $35 for Red
Zingerman's Customizable 5 Gelato Gift
They won’t be missing the dessert bar as they indulge in these five decadent gelatos from Zingerman’s, a world-famous Michigan deli. This gelato set comes in a variety of heavenly flavors to choose from.
Price at time of publish: $130 for five 16 ounce containers
Olive & Cocoa Heart Windowpane Cookies
Sweets for the sweethearts! These delectable cookies are filled with raspberry jam and dusted with a sprinkling of fine sugar. Gift wrapped in a handcrafted wood crate that’s tied with a ribbon, this gift is sure to be a sweet surprise.
Price at time of publish: $58
AeroGarden Harvest 360 Indoor Hydroponic Garden
For a pair of green thumbs or a culinary-loving couple, this gift will help them create a kitchen garden (even in the middle of winter!). With a control panel that tells you when to add water or plant food and lights that turn on and off for the hydroponic system, growing herbs couldn’t be easier!
Price at time of publish: $165
Club Bubbly Champagne Only Club
Popping the bubbly is key to any big celebration, but just because the wedding is virtual, doesn’t mean the champagne should run dry. This champagne membership club comes with two bottles and a surprise bonus gift. Purchased as a monthly membership or a one time surprise, this is a gift that will keep the party going!
Philip Ashley Chocolates 24-Piece Bundle
Surprise the happy couple with a truly delectable gift that they'll be able to savor together. This deluxe assortment from the famed Memphis-based chocolatier is totally customizable—choose from a range of unique flavors like Blood Orange Tequila Creamsicle, Amaretto Peach and Sweet Potato.