20 Fall Wedding Favors Your Guests Will Actually Want

Celebrate the season (and your love story!) with these festive ideas.

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Lanterns

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Parties are only as fun as the people in attendance, and friends and family certainly make your wedding day one of a kind. The best way to express your gratitude and thank loved ones for partaking in your celebration of love is to give guests a meaningful wedding favor. But, with so many options out there, it can be really difficult to narrow down the list and select the perfect keepsake your guests will love. 

The most well-received gifts are usually ones that honor your unique love story and wedding theme while also offering something practical that your loved ones will definitely use. For goodies that go a long way and remind everyone of your special day, why not make them seasonal

For couples planning nuptials in the fall, getting creative with your goodies and incorporating nods to your wedding season will help guests recall the fun memories made at your wedding and the comforting sensations that crackling bonfires, colorful leaves, and warm cider bring. 

To help you get started, we’ve curated a list of our absolute favorite finds that you can buy online right now. Whether you’re looking for edible treats, decorative household items, or skincare products, these seasonal ideas are guaranteed to be a huge hit. From maple syrup bottles to pumpkin-shaped candles, here are 20 festive favors your guests will be excited to get.

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Scented Fall Candle

Candle

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You can never go wrong with candle wedding favors because they’re practical, beautiful, and fragrant. With this fall-themed candle, you have 21 different homey scents—such as “Apples and Cinnamon,” “Honey and Bourbon,” “Cashmere and Amber,” and “Cinnamon Bun”—to choose from. Not only will these candles smell amazing, but also your guests will get to relive the blissful times they had on your wedding day whenever they light it. We also love how the candle's tasteful and neutral look will match anyone’s home décor.

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Mini Bottle of Maple Syrup

Maple syrup

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With a bottle shaped like a maple leaf and its warm autumnal color, this wedding favor just screams fall. These mini maple-syrup favors will build upon a rustic theme and look pretty on display at your wedding. Your guests will appreciate having the perfect condiment to pair with their breakfast, and with each bite, they’ll savor the sweet taste and the fun times they had at your wedding.

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Pumpkin-Shaped Soap

Pumpkin soap

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With these fun and festive bar soaps, you’ll give the gift of good hygiene and a decoration to upgrade your guests’ bathrooms. These pumpkin-shaped soaps come in four autumnal scents like“Harvest Spice” and “Apple Cinnamon,” as well as eight fall colors. They even come with a cellophane bag, rustic ribbon, and custom tag, so you don’t have to worry about buying additional gift wrapping.

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Mason Jar Mug

Mason jar

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Whether it’s a comforting cup of coffee to start the morning or a glass of hot apple cider to wind down in the evening, the options are truly endless with this 16-ounce mason jar mug. You can even serve your signature drink in these jars during cocktail hour and have guests take the glassware home with them at the end of the evening, so they can continue refilling them. 

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Handwoven Plaid Blanket

Blanket

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As the temperatures start to drop, your guests will be looking for ways to stay warm. Help them bundle up and brave the cold with these throw blankets. The plaid pattern is not only seasonal, but it will also add a decorative element to any home. With the soft cotton material, your guests won’t want to take this blanket off. 

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Sachet of Mulling Spices

Mulling spices

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If you’re on the hunt for a goodie that’s perfect for all ages, look no further. Kids will love using this bag of cinnamon, allspice, orange, and cloves to make apple cider, while adults can use the mix to whip up a cup of mulled wine. Your order also comes with straightforward instructions that anyone can follow, so families can concoct the beverage together. The best part? An aromatic cinnamon stick ties the favor all together.

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Mini Lanterns

Lanterns

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These miniature lanterns will give you all the warm and fuzzy feelings by transporting you to a cozy fall evening spent around the campfire. These chic organic goodies will look stunning at your wedding reception and in your guests’ homes. To match your wedding theme, you can select cream, black, gold, or silver for the lantern color. Your order also comes with a white ribbon, a tea-light candle, a flower of your choosing, a gift box, and a “thank you” tag. 

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Mini Jar of Honey

Honey

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These mini jars of honey don’t just look adorable; their sweet flavor will enhance any cup of tea or baked good that your guests prepare. To make these goodies extra special, you can personalize the label by adding your name and wedding date. You also have the ability to adjust the background and twine color in addition to the style and font, so you can really get the look you’re going for.

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Pumpkin Spice Hand Lotion

Lotion

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Since the season of fall brings colder temperatures, dry skin is inevitable. By distributing these hand lotions at your wedding, you’ll help guests' hands feel softer and smell like pumpkin spice! Not to mention, the ingredients are all-natural, vegan, and organic, so no one will have to question what they’re putting on their body. The small size also makes it easy to throw in a bag, so guests can take the lotion with them on the go.

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Cranberry Apple Cider Mix

Apple cider

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An alternative to the aforementioned mulling spices is this cranberry-apple cider mix. By following the recipe listed on the lid, your guests can brew their own apple cider and fill their homes with the smell of eternal fall. The cinnamon stick and gold ribbon are finishing touches that everyone will adore.

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Mini Olive Trees

Olive tree

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To build upon the organic aesthetic of a fall wedding, why not ask guests to grow their own bountiful harvest? Friends and family can plant the olive tree seedling in their backyards and watch the tree grow. As a bonus, you can schedule your delivery up to six months in advance to guarantee that your order will arrive on time.

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Fall Foliage Matchboxes

Matchboxes

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Whether they’re lighting a candle or starting a bonfire, these stylish matchboxes will come in handy this fall by keeping your friends and family warm and cozy. The rich hues and fall leaves also paint the perfect picture of autumn. Every time your guests strike a match, they’ll think of your special day!

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Jar of Jam

Jam

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This freshly made jam is another delicious condiment idea that guests can pair with any breakfast or snack. With over 27 flavors to choose from, this sweet treat is guaranteed to please the crowd. Each jar of jam also comes with a custom label and wooden spoon. Plus, your loved ones will be able to reuse the jar once they polish off the contents inside.

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Striped Socks

Socks

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A pair of plush socks is a staple in anyone’s wardrobe. These striped crew socks come in four seasonal yet versatile color variations, so they’ll look chic with any outfit. Of course, they’re also ideal for lounging around the house. Consider buying an assortment of colors, so your guests can choose their own pair to sport. The socks are available in one size, so there’s no need to worry about your guests’ shoe sizes. Another major perk? They’re machine washable!

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Wooden Tealight Holder

Tealight

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There’s nothing better than a candlelit evening, and these handmade tealight holders with dried floral accents will create a breathtaking ambiance. They also make a perfect decoration for your laid-back, rustic-themed wedding, so consider lighting some at the reception in addition to gifting them to your guests.

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Maple Candy

Maple candy

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What’s sweeter than a goodie bag full of candy? For a healthier twist on a sugary indulgence, this organic maple candy is made of pure maple syrup. So, it’s loaded with high-quality ingredients and a delectable flavor. Each candy is molded into the shape of a maple leaf, so it’ll look and taste like fall. These treats are especially fitting if you’re hosting your wedding in New England!

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Sunflower Seed Packet

Sunflower seeds

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Did you know fall is the best time to plant sunflowers? With these seed packets, you’ll introduce your wedding attendees to a healthy new hobby: Gardening. Watching the planted seeds transform into gorgeous blooms is the perfect reminder that any successful relationship takes work. As they cultivate their plants, they’ll recall your budding marriage and send you well wishes.

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Tea Leaves

Tea leaves

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The perfect way to warm up on a chilly day is with a hot cup of tea, and these glass tubes filled with loose tea leaves will keep guests snuggly. To give guests a taste of the season, select a fall-inspired flavor like “Apple Cinnamon” for your favor, or order an assortment of teas for the most eye-catching arrangement at your reception.

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Mini Hand Sanitizer

Hand sanitizer

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Keep germs at bay with this practical party favor. The bottle is small enough to fit into a pocket or purse, so your guests can sanitize on the go. You can also include these customizable mini sanitizers in your welcome bag, station them in guest rooms, or situate them at each place setting, so everyone can practice proper hygiene throughout your event.

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Rustic Potpourri

Potpourri

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To capture the pleasant smells of fall without having to strike a match, consider potpourri. The sleek glass jar wrapped in a burlap ribbon contains potpourri that smells like vanilla, clove, and nutmeg. With an open lid, the fragrance will fill any room, and the autumnal hues and shapes will correspond with your rustic and earthy wedding theme.  

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