20 Summer Wedding Favors Guests Will Use and Enjoy

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Whether you’re the soon-to-be newlywed or friend of the bride or groom-to-be, having the perfect wedding favor is crucial for the big day. A favor is the last part of your wedding that guests are going to remember and take with them, literally. You want a memorable night to end on a high note and a unique and simple favor can make all the difference. 

If you’re getting married in the summer, you can choose wedding favors that fit the season, the theme of your big night, or both. From flip-flops and sunglasses to fans and koozies, there are favors that will make guests leave with the spirit of the season. Plus, you can’t go wrong with one that is both functional and fun because there’s nothing better than one you can actually use or enjoy! 

Keep on reading for 20 of the best summer wedding favors you need to get your hands on that’ll make both you and your guests happy.

Prepping Parties Wedding Popcorn Bags

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To end the night on a high note, let your guests leave with little to-go popcorn bags. Easily DIY your wedding favor with these lightweight and disposable zip pouch bags with your favorite popcorn flavor (traditional, caramel, cheddar, etc.) and you’re all set. They are available in gold foil, silver foil, rose gold foil, and craft brown.

TealsPrairie Wood Beer Bottle Opener

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Your wedding guests can continue the celebration at home with these decorative bottle openers. Personalize these wedding favors with your names and wedding date so every time your guests go for a bottle of their favorite beer they remember the fabulous time they had at your wedding. 

SplendidSips Custom Can Wedding Can Coolers

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Nothing screams summer more than a can cooler. Leave your guests with a personalized wedding koozie that even includes the state you were married in. With over 50 colors to choose from, you can pick a shade that best suits your wedding aesthetic or let your guests pick their favorite color.

ModParty Personalized Sunglasses

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If you’re planning to have your wedding on the beach this summer, you can’t go wrong with sunglasses for favors. Not only will your guests have some cool new shades, but also a party favor they can actually put to good use. Colors include black/white or hot pink/black.

SorellaMinchella Succulent Wedding Favor With Personalized Tag

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This isn’t your traditional wedding favor, but your guests can put these plants in their apartments or homes to help improve air quality and decrease stress. Plus, with decorative personalized tags like "You had me at aloe," guests will leave your wedding with a smile.

DearlyBeeLoved Olive Oil Wedding Favor

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Summer is the perfect time to let those cooking juices flow and a small bottle of olive oil can help kick start that process. Choose from six different label options or customize your own to make a special batch for your guests to leave with from your wedding.

BestDayEverSpot Sunscreen Favors with Carabiner

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While sunscreen should be worn during every season, it’s especially important during the summer, especially if you are serving a summer wedding menu theme. The carabiner easily attaches to a backpack, purse, or beach bag so your guests can always have it with them.

Favourgram Custom Wedding Flip Flops

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After wearing heels and dress shoes all day, guests will want to change into more comfortable shoes. These customizable flip flops will be a welcome send-off to your guests and can be worn in the days following if you’re having a destination or beach wedding.

NaturalHoneyBee Sugar Scrubs

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After celebrating your special day, it’ll come time to wash off the makeup, sweat, and happy tears. Give the gift of a sugar scrub made from California’s freshest ingredients. Each scrub comes in a tiny mason jar and is available in five fragrances (lavender, vanilla, sweet orange, etc.).

MyWeddingFavors Celebrate Print Muslin Drawstring Favor Bag

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Drawstring bags are the perfect wedding favor for those people who came from out of town for your wedding. Toss in some other local products from your destination so your favor can double as a welcome bag.

ForeverWeddingCrafts Take a Shot We Tied the Knot Shot Glasses

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There’s no better way to celebrate a special occasion than with a shot. While they might be fragile, shot glasses last a while so you can be confident that your guests will get plenty of use out of them for years to come. Cheers!

Celebritem Personalized Wine Cork Stopper

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Pair this wine cork stopper alongside your shot class for the ultimate favor duo. The presentation on top of a pop-up "thank you" card calls for those Instagrammable photos and is a unique way to express gratitude to your guests for celebrating that special day.

Lexboxboutique 100-percent Pure Honey Sticks

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These honey sticks are almost as sweet as your wedding will be. With the option to have them assembled, this wedding favor is hassle-free and ideal for your guests' cup of tea or yogurt the following morning.

MagicWeddingGift Wedding Coaster

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Handmade wooden coasters are a fan favorite and ideal for those hot summer days when you don’t want to leave behind those dreaded watermarks. Made from environmentally-friendly wood and non-toxic paint, design these coasters to match your special day with a variety of colors and text options.

GracefulTouchCo Loose Leaf Tea Sampler

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Pair this tea sampler with the honey sticks to give your guests a party favor they’ll savor the next morning. Available in eight flavors from hibiscus to golden chamomile, there’s a flavor each guest will enjoy whether they are a tea enthusiast or not.

LetterandLeather Luggage Tag

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For those family and friends coming from out of town to your wedding, a luggage tag is a perfect favor to send them away with. Whether you want to include a meaningful quote or a monogram, luggage tags are a useful and simple gift that guests will appreciate.

WeddingFavorsUS Personalized Rustic Sandalwood Fan

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Summer weddings can be hot and to keep guests cool and collected you might want to opt for a hand fan. These simple and chic fans can be personalized with the couple’s name and reused all summer long whether at future weddings or a beach trip.

WithTheGrainWeddings Personalized Stainless Straw

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Forget the controversy over plastic straws and get stainless steel straws instead. Not only will guests be able to reuse them at home, but with each sip, they’ll be reminded of your special day with a personalized engraving of the newlyweds. 

ChunkyMonkeyChocs Personalized Chocolate Wedding Favor

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End the night on a sweet note with a personalized piece of chocolate, the most delicious edible wedding favor. Choose between gold and silver foil and add names onto the wrapper to provide a special flair. Don’t wait too long to eat it, especially in the summer!

MyWeddingFavors Whale Shaped Ceramic Measuring Spoons

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Summer is the time to explore in the kitchen—help your guests start that journey with these whale-shaped measuring spoons. If you’re having a beach wedding, these spoons will transport your guests right back to your tropical wedding oasis.

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