30 Unique Wedding Party Gift Ideas for All Your VIPs

Express your gratitude with these thoughtful presents, fit for kids and grown-ups alike.
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Updated Feb 26, 2024
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Your friends and family—or should we say bridesmaids, groomsmen, flower girls, ring bearers, ushers and officiants—wear many hats throughout your wedding journey. From party planners to fashion consultants and public speakers, their crucial roles help ensure everything goes off without a hitch. Express your gratitude with thoughtful wedding party gifts to acknowledge all their support.

To ease your shopping burden, we've curated gift guides for every single wedding VIP on your list. Whether you're shopping for kids, siblings, parents or your BFF, we've found sweet wedding thank-you gifts for all your helpers. Shop our favorite gifts for wedding parties below, then find more inspiration at our linked round-ups.

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Gifts for Friends in Your Wedding Party

They've been there with you through all the laughs and tears, so thank your best friends for standing by your side on the wedding day (and every day) with one of these bridesmaids and groomsmen gift ideas.

Monogrammed Hanger

Monogrammed hangers wedding party gift
Photos: The Knot Shop

Treat your crew to personalized wooden clothes hangers adorned with their initials, names, wedding roles or your wedding date. This thoughtful and practical gesture not only provides each member with a special spot to hang their formalwear, but also ensures wrinkle-free attire so they look sharp when they're standing at the altar with you.

Cozy Pajama Set

Pajama set wedding party gift
Photo: Birdy Grey

Luxe getting-ready 'fits are another wedding party gift that'll never go out of style. This pajama set features charming piping at the hem and a button-down top, preventing any hair or makeup mishaps during the transition to formalwear. Choose from 14 colors, including a special white set for the bride-to-be. The added touch? Embroider their name or wedding role on the back to make it a stylish keepsake.

Novelty Dress Socks

Novelty dress socks wedding party gift
Photo: Ties.com

Anything that can be worn on the big day makes a great gift for wedding party members. Inject a dose of personalization and individuality into your attendants' matching suits with a set of novelty dress socks. Whether your friends are golf enthusiasts, space nerds, foodies, musicians or animal lovers, there's a hilariously themed pair to match their interests. Not only do these socks bring a fun element to the occasion, but your wedding party members will gladly wear them again long after the celebration.

Insulated Tumbler

Insulated tumbler wedding party gift
Photo: YETI

Whether they're fueling up with hot coffee the morning of the wedding or enjoying a cold margarita at the bach, insulated YETI drink tumblers make for the perfect wedding party gift. These tumblers not only maintain the ideal temperature for any beverage but also add a touch of practical luxury to your crew's celebration. With customizable options, you can tailor each tumbler to the individual so no one loses their bevvy. Cheers to refreshing drinks and unforgettable moments!

Personalized Bottle Opener

Personalized bottle opener wedding party gift
Photo: Swanky Badger

Raise the spirits at your wedding with a wooden bartender bottle opener for each of your friends. Crafted from durable beech wood and stainless steel, this stylish and functional accessory is the perfect gesture of appreciation for your wedding crew that's always there to talk over a six-pack. The option for laser engraving allows you to add a personal touch by inscribing names or initials, making each opener a unique keepsake.

Mimosa Sugar Cubes

Set of three mimosa sugar cubes wedding party gift
Photo: Uncommon Goods

Indulge your 21+ wedding party members with a fun twist on the classic champagne toast by gifting instant mimosa sugar cubes. Adding a burst of flavor to bubbly has never been easier: Simply drop one cube into a champagne flute, pour in the sparkling wine and witness a delightful transformation. The choice between the citrusy trio or the fruity blend of strawberry, raspberry and peach ensures a personalized touch tailored to each recipient's taste. It's a cool wedding party gift, perfect for a celebratory occasion or as a surprise for brunch enthusiasts.

Engraved cuff links and tie clip wedding party gift
Photo: CamelliaAndLove

It's all in the details! Gift your wedding party suit accessories like cuff links, tie bars or lapel pins to complete their formal attire. Crafted in silver and personalized with engravings of initials, names or significant dates, this cuff link and tie clip set exudes sophistication. Beyond coordinating ensembles and creating a polished look, they ensure your loved ones carry the memory of their role in your wedding for a lifetime. We especially love that they can come in a personalized wooden box for safe and stylish keeping.

Personalized Travel Pouch

Personalized travel pouch wedding party gift
Photo: Mark & Graham

Travel cases are clever gender-neutral wedding party gifts since everyone can use a vessel to carry their toiletries or cosmetics. These durable, zippered pouches are made from water-resistant and tear-resistant vinyl, so they clean up easily if makeup breaks or shampoo explodes. They come in three colors (white, blue and black) and can be embroidered with each attendant's initials.

Birth Flower Necklace

Birth flower necklace wedding party gift
Photo: Made By Mary

Celebrate the flourishing friendship you share with those joyfully standing by your side with this personalized necklace for each bestie. Crafted in your choice of 14K gold-filled, sterling silver or 14K rose gold-filled, the round pendant necklace is elegantly stamped with the recipient's birth flower. It'll not only add a touch of floral finesse to their ensembles on the big day but also become cherished keepsakes, symbolizing their individuality and the growth and beauty of your friendship.

Monogrammed Trinket Dish

Monogrammed trinket dish wedding party gift
Photo: Amazon

Turn the tables on your wedding party members and surprise them with a ring dish. Traditionally associated with brides and grooms to cradle their wedding bands, these trinket dishes can be useful for anyone. This petite ceramic dish is personalized with the recipient's first initial and adorned with gold detailing. Its versatile use extends beyond jewelry storage, offering a convenient and memorable spot for everyday essentials like car keys, earphones or lip balm.

Gifts for Family in Your Wedding Party

Looking for an extra thoughtful way to thank your family on your wedding day? Here are gift ideas for all the relatives in your wedding party, from sisters and brothers serving as your maid of honor or best man (or man of honor or best woman) to parent or guardian officiants.

Custom Illustration

Custom illustration wedding party gift
Photo: irysillustration

In our opinion, one of the best wedding party gifts for family is a custom illustration. You have the creative freedom to choose hairstyles, skin tones and attire, and the artist will seamlessly combine these elements into a memorable image. This specific print features the bride alongside her sister, mom and grandmother, and you can add a heartfelt note such as, "Thank you for standing by my side today and always." Additionally, there are caricature options available for men, representing brothers, fathers and granddads.

Recycled Glass Tree Globe

Recycled glass tree globe wedding party gift
Photo: Uncommon Goods

A wedding party thank-you gift that is not only visually captivating but also holds sentimental value? Count us in! These handmade recycled glass globes are a stunning representation of family bonds. Each features an intricate design of a tree trunk that branches out in vibrant splashes of color to symbolize either parents, siblings or grandparents. It's a creative way to honor the unique roles each family member plays in your journey of love and growth. Just make sure to pair the ornament with a stand so they can display it in their home right away.

Personalized Whiskey Decanter

Personalized whiskey decanter wedding party gift
Photo: Swanky Badger

If you want to spend a little more on your brother, sister, dad or mom who's serving in your wedding party, luxe barware is a great idea. This personalized glass whiskey decanter with optional tumblers is etched with their first initial or your family monogram. It'll become an instant heirloom. Better still, you can receive 10% off everything with the code THEKNOT10.

Wedding Relationship Cuff Links

Brother of the groom customized cuff links
Photo: RebelGiftCo

Baubles for your family members' suits are another great wedding party gift idea. These stainless steel cuff links can be plated with rose gold, yellow gold or carbon black and are customized for your brother, dad, stepdad or grandpa. One cuff link is engraved with their relationship to you and the other with their initials or the phrases, "Forever your best friend," or "Thank you for being part of my special day." Aww!

Sterling Silver Wrap Ring

Sterling silver with pave cubic zirconia triple wrapped ring family in wedding party gift
Photo: KaylaHandcraftStore

Just like you and your spouse will exchange rings of commitment, give a band to the one who was there for you first. This sterling silver or rose gold-plated ring with pavé cubic zirconia gemstones has a symbolic, double-looped design. The card explains, "When you wrap this ring around your finger, consider it a hug from me to you with love and kisses." Maybe gift this sentimental present with a box of tissues.

Sentimental Keepsake Box

Keepsake box wedding party gift
Photo: Amazon

Ring dishes or boxes are ideal wedding party gifts because they fit into the spirit of nuptials so well. If you want to get a gift for your sister who is serving as a bridesmaid or your maid of honor something a little different from the rest of the crew, check out this keepsake box. It's intricately sculpted to show two seated figures in cream dresses on the lid and the phrase, "Forever true, forever friends," on the inside.

"Soul Sisters" Beaded Bracelet

"Soul sisters" beaded bracelet wedding party gift
Photo: Little Words Project

Bridesmaid or maid of honor wasn't her first title—it was "sister." This trendy bracelet strings together handcrafted, mauve crystal beads with alphabet beads that spell "soul sister." She can wear it proudly on the wedding day and every day after. Too wholesome!

Thank You Print for Parents

Thank you print for parents wedding party gift
Photo: WordsWorkPrints

Delight your parents or parents-in-law with a gift that captures the essence of your family journey. This special print features two pairs of lovebirds, one nestled in a tree and the other soaring away—symbolizing the bittersweet moment of children leaving the nest. Customize it with a quote of your choice, or opt for the poignant words of Hodding Carter Jr.: "There are two lasting bequests we can give our children. One is roots. The other is wings." Then write "Thank you for giving us both," and sign it with your and your partner's names along with your wedding date for a personal touch. We're already getting misty-eyed.

Embroidered Handkerchief

Embroidered handkerchief wedding party gift
Photo: The Knot Shop

Stay close to your family's heart throughout the wedding day by gifting them a custom embroidered handkerchief. Your sister or mom can use it to dry their happy tears, while your brother or dad can slide it into their suit as a pocket square. Simply choose your thread color, then write up to four lines of text special to your relationship with each.

Personalized Compact Mirror

Personalized compact mirror wedding party gift
Photo: lovegeorgiewedding

Celebrate the special role your mom has played in shaping your life with this thoughtful compact mirror. It comes in your choice of stainless steel, rose gold-plated or yellow gold-plated stainless steel, and is engraved with a heartfelt message of your choice. Think: "Mom, I am who I am today as a reflection of you." It's a touching and practical keepsake that your mom will carry with her as a daily reminder of the love and influence she has had on your journey—and as an on-the-go way to check her lipstick.

Gifts for Kids in Your Wedding Party

Treat your littlest attendants to one of these sweet thank-you gifts. From fun toys to meaningful keepsakes that'll make them feel grown up, these presents are sure to excite your flower girl or ring bearer.

Flower Girl and Ring Bearer Shirts

Pink Flower Girl and white Ring Bearer shirt kid's wedding party gifts
Photo: mtnapparel

The kids in your wedding party will wear these shirts proudly so everyone can know their VIP status. They come in adult unisex, youth, toddler and baby sizes, so no matter how old your flower girl and ring bearer are, they can have their own swag. There are also alternative designs like "petal patrol" and "ring security." Imagine how cute the pictures will be!

Wedding Coloring and Activity Book

Personalized Wedding Day Activity Book kid's wedding party gift
Photo: Personalization Mall

Keep the kiddos entertained with this wedding-themed activity book. There are games and coloring pages (like designing your own wedding cake) for them to comb through, and it comes with a 24-count box of crayons. Best of all, the cover is personalized with your and your to-be spouse's names and nuptial date.

Ring Bearer and Flower Girl Super Capes

Blue ring bearer and pink flower girl superhero cape kids wedding party gift
Photo: The Knot Shop

Treat your smallest attendants like the superheroes they are! These adorable capes personalized with their names will give them the power they need to march down the aisle—especially if they're feeling a little nervous. Plus, they can use them after the wedding to play dress up!

Custom Night Light

Moon and stars personalized night light kid's wedding party gift wedding party gift
Photo: KandJKeepsakes

This night light is as useful as it's adorable. It'll look so sweet in the kids' bedroom and will help them sleep if they're scared of the dark. This one is decorated with a moon and stars around their name, but the seller has dozens of other designs, too, depending on the recipient's interests and hobbies.

Illuminated Doodle Pillowcase

Pillowcase printed with luminescent ink activated by drawing kid's wedding party gift
Photo: Uncommon Goods

Encourage your young wedding attendants' artistic skills with a pillowcase they can draw on. This one is activated by light for an awesome bedtime activity when they can't sleep but have to stay in their room. Each doodle lasts for about five minutes before fading.

Fuzzy Bunny Stuffed Animal

Pink fuzzy stuffed animal bunny with floral ears kid's wedding party gift idea
Photo: Amazon

Plush toys are foolproof gifts for kids no matter the occasion. This fuzzy bunny has floral ears and paws as a nod to your flower girl's role. For the ring bearer, shop for squeezable teddy bears!

Daisy Jewelry Set

White daisy earrings and necklace kid's wedding party gift
Photo: Greenperidot

Here's a symbolic gift idea for your flower girl: Pick her up a cute piece (or two) of daisy jewelry. You can mix and match earrings, a necklace and a bracelet to make a set, then have them gift-wrapped with a sweet card that says: "Thank you for leading the way down the aisle on the happiest day of our lives!" She can wear them at the wedding and every day after as a sweet memento. It comes in sizes two to 10.

Kids Bow Tie

Kids bow tie wedding party gift
Photo: OTAA

Make the (really) young man in your wedding party feel like the coolest member with this T-Rex bow tie. Complete the look with a matching pocket square to elevate his style, making him feel like one of the adults. Crafted with attention to detail, this bow tie is a playful gift that'll hopefully distract him from how uncomfortable a suit can be.

Teddy Bear Candy Box

Teddy bear candy box wedding party gift
Photo: M&M's

Add a sprinkle of sweetness to your littlest wedding party members' day with chocolate as a thank-you gift. The colorful M&Ms can be customized with initials, your wedding date or images and then are adorably packed in a teddy bear-shaped box. Word to the wise: you might want to secure permission from the parents before unleashing the sugar-fueled excitement!

Kids Digital Camera

Kids digital camera wedding party gift
Photo: Uncommon Goods

Spark the creativity of the youngest members of your wedding party with a digital camera. Don't worry—it's designed for little hands and big dreams. The camera is encased in an adorable bear or fox BPA-free silicone design with a lanyard to endure kiddo clumsiness. With a fully charged battery capable of taking up to 1,000 pictures or two hours of video, the little ones can capture and relive the magical moments of your special day. Who knows, they might even take some of your favorite photos from the event!

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