33 Festive Fall Wedding Favor Ideas

lindsay evan wedding boxes with ribbon
Photo: Lauren Jonas

While wedding thank-you gifts don't need to reference the season, the temptation to do just that is near-irresistible when you're tying the knot in the fall. The transitional months offer an endless array of bounty, put a spotlight on nature, and favor savory smells and flavors. With so many seasonal options, fall-inspired wedding favors are appealing—especially if your wedding theme already nods to the time of year.

For cool-weather ceremonies with gorgeous foliage backdrops, consider using the changing leaves as inspiration for the color of your favors. If your wedding is being held at a particularly autumnal venue, try gifting trinkets from the setting, like hotel or destination souvenirs. Similarly, we're always a fan of locally bought favors that embrace your location's seasonal crops. Farms, farm stands, and farmers' markets are great places to shop for organic, delicious gifts. Fall is also a time of changing weather, so you can choose to help guests brace for the chill with scarves, mittens, hats, or other outerwear. If fall reminds you most of sports or school, memorabilia from your favorite team or college might work. As you can see, the options are plentiful, and each embraces the season in a different way.

Ahead are some creative ideas for giving guests fall-inspired keepsakes. Whether you'd like to gift your loved ones with edible goodies, decorative trinkets, or tools to face the incoming cold, these autumnal ideas are sure to help everyone remember your beautiful fall wedding. Browse through and see what sparks your interest, keeping in mind your wedding's theme and location. What you've already planned may help you pick the right present!

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Mini Favors

mini maple syrups
Rodeo & Co. Photography

Mini bottles of maple syrup looked beautiful at this October wedding's favor display.

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School-Themed Favors

pencil wedding favors
Larissa Cleveland Photography

Not only did these colored pencils evoke memories of grade school, but they were also wood-inspired, contributing to this wedding's rustic vibe.

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Whiskey Favors

whiskey wedding favors
Jasmine Lee Photography

Nothing warms you up like a sip of whiskey—these mini Jack Daniels bottles made for great take-homes.

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Pumpkin Favors

pumpkin wedding favors
Carmen Santorelli Photography

Mini pumpkins held table assignments at this wedding—they could later be taken away as favors.

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Sparkler Favors

rustic sparklers
Blush Wedding Photography

Sparklers are often used in the summer, but these woodsy ones had a definitively "fall" feel.

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Sock Favors

sock wedding favors
Bartek & Magda

Toasty toes make everyone happy. At this October wedding, guests were gifted wool socks.

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Bottle-Opener Favors

bottle openers
Ashley Caroline

These bottle openers were tagged with a woodsy motif, making them extra appropriate for autumn.

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Pecan-Brittle Favors

brittle wedding favors
Anna Shackleford

Attendees at this wedding were given pecan brittle—a soothing snack they could cozy up with.

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Motif Favors


Combining their favors and place cards into one, this couple topped each guest's reception table setting with a unique knick-knack. For an autumn wedding, this miniature stag is fitting—as are other woodland creatures that are celebrated in the fall. And if critters aren't you're thing, consider baubles symbolic of the harvest season.

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Fruitful Favors

Corbin Gurkin

This couple made jam for all of the guests at their farm wedding. A series of small batches yielded jars of blood-orange-and-rosemary marmalade and blackberry jam.

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Fall-Scented Favors

Christian Oth of Christian Oth Studio

Guests at this wedding each took home a twine-tied goodie box stocked with a bamboo-jasmine candle, rosemary-fig soap, and cypress-fig room spray from the local Cold Spring Apothecary.

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Honey Favors

Erin Kunkel

This couple's beekeeper friend made a batch of organic honey for them to give as favors at their wedding.

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S'mores Favors

Rebecca Amber Photography

After indulging in a dessert of cupcakes, candies, and chocolates, loved ones at this fall wedding in took home goodie bags filled with s'more ingredients.

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Escort Card Favors

Sarah Newgent

In lieu of traditional place cards, each guest's name at this wedding was calligraphed in gold and displayed in a black paperweight that could then be taken home after the celebration.

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Caramel Apple Favors


In keeping with the autumnal theme of this wedding, chocolate- and caramel-dipped apples were set out in large copper kettles for departing guests to take with them at the end of the evening.

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Rustic Favors


Favors at this wedding included a baseball cap, the bride's blackberry-thyme jam, and coffee from the groom's hometown, packaged beautifully in rustic burlap and twine.

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Matchbox Favors

Q Weddings

Matchboxes printed with hearts, arrows, and the couple's initials were set out in large jars at this wedding.

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Breakfast Favors

wedding favor jars

At this wedding, friends and loved ones took home wooden baskets filled with orange-currant scones and jars of Bonne Maman jam.

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Pine Tree Favors

Thayer Allyson Gowdy

At this celebration, table assignments were calligraphed on small take-home white pine saplings. The saplings were cut to resemble cypresses, a tree that the couple considers a symbol of their relationship.

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Double-Duty Favors

Marisa Holmes

Bottles of lemon-flavored extra-virgin olive oil doubled as escort cards and favors at this September wedding. Calligraphed tags with the guests' names and table assignments were tied around the neck of each bottle, which boasted labels with the bride's and groom's names and wedding date.

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Cocktail Favors

Aaron Delesie

These small Negronis bottles looked lovely accented with calligraphed leather seating tags and bountiful blue-and-gray ribbon.

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Tea-Time Favors


Warm, soothing tea was placed beside leaf-shaped cookies in these green and yellow boxes.

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Farm-Inspired Favors


Along with jars of flavorful pickles, these guests grabbed bundles of fresh fall-colored flowers.

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Academic Favors


Celebrating back-to-school season, this bride and groom gave guests an assortment of academic supplies.

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Moccasin Favors


Soft slippers and plaid blankets were doled out to this wedding's groomsmen and bridesmaids, respectively.

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Postcard Favors

Bryan Gardner

Postcards capturing the venue's scenery went home with guests at this outdoor autumn wedding.

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Cosmetic Favors

Corbin Gurkin

Chapped lips were no match for this cool-weather wedding, where guests were given homemade lip balms in lemon, vanilla, cardamom coffee, and natural beeswax varieties.

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Cozy Favors

Troy Grover

Welcome scarves or blankets will make any outdoor wedding warmer.

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Sports Favors

Mike Krautter Photography

Sports fans at this wedding celebrated baseball season with custom Giants hats, which came in the wedding color and were embroidered with the wedding date.

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Maple Favors

Aaron Delesie

The groom's family sugarhouse provided these petite bottles of maple syrup.

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Apple Butter Favors


The jars of apple butter in these stamped muslin bags were a surefire treat for this wedding's guests.

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Recipe Favors


Just in time for Thanksgiving, this bride and groom passed out gift bags holding recipe books.

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Candy Favors

Emily Wren Photography

Halloween may be for the kids, but grab bags of candy never get old.

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