36 Fall Wedding Favors for Your Autumn Nuptials

Flannel and pumpkins and apples—oh my.
emily rumsey the knot editor
Emily Rumsey
emily rumsey the knot editor
Emily Rumsey
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Updated Jul 21, 2023
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There are lots of reasons to love fall; the leaves turn vibrant shades of red and yellow, warm sweaters and flannels become the norm, pumpkin-spice lattes are back—oh, and your wedding date is finally here! Whether you're tying the knot in September, October or November, these fall wedding favors will help you and your guests celebrate all the season has to offer. From personal-sized bottles of maple syrup, to mugs for apple cider, to fleece blankets—if it's cozy, rustic or harvest-inspired, it's on our list. So, turn on "Red (Taylor's Version)" to set the mood, then start scrolling. These are the best fall wedding favor ideas for your autumn-themed celebration.

1. Glass Coffee Mugs

Whether you're serving hot chocolate, mulled cider or coffee at your wedding, these personalized glass mugs will be welcome fall-themed wedding favors. Use each mug as drinkware at the table settings and be sure to include a hang tag letting guests know they're welcome to take it home at the end of the night. The front can be printed with a host of personalized wedding icons including wreaths, autumn leaves or even antlers.

2. Mulling Spice Pouches

Pouch of mulling spices for cider or wine
Photo: ideachic

Invite guests to have a soothing, comforting sip on the two of you with this mulling spice sachet. Each bag is filled with aromatic cinnamon chips, allspice, orange peels and cloves and can be steeped in hot water (or wine) to make a warm autumn drink right at home. We're getting cozy just thinking about it.

3. Custom Fall Matches

Customized matchboxes
Photo: Zazzle

You've found your perfect match—now make sure each guest has theirs, too. These fall-themed matchboxes are printed with ombré leaves and your wedding day details. They're sweet, yet easy favors guests are sure to snatch up.

4. Fall-Scented Candles

Rustic fall-scented candles
Photo: 3SistersCandleCo

Who doesn't love candles (especially come fall)? These candles come in a rustic mason jar tied with twine. Our favorite part, though, is the dozens of scent options. Try Apple Cider Donut or Apple Maple Bourbon, Cedarwood Vanilla or Vanilla Pumpkin Pie, Frasier Fir or White Birch—we could go on and on. We recommend buying an assortment, so guests can sniff out their favorite during the reception.

5. Cozy Pashminas

Autumn pashminas from Etsy
Photo: HappyTimesFavors

Autumn is cuddling season, so help your attendees cozy up during the ceremony or reception with their very own pashmina. They can use it as a shawl, scarf or blanket to stay warm when outdoors. Choose from 30 stylish hues, each of which can be individually rolled and finished with a custom band flaunting your wedding details.

6. Personalized Burt's Bees Lip Balm

Burt's Bees lip balm personalized with message from the couple
Photo: Burt's Bees

Did you know you can make your own Burt's Bee lip balm? Hello, personalized fall wedding favors your guests will actually use! Just pick your flavor—like Pomegranate for fall—then add a custom message to the label like, "You're the bee's knees."

7. Leaf Wine Stoppers

Wine stopper in the shape of a leaf
Photo: My Wedding Favors

What's a fall-themed wedding without leaf accents? These nature-inspired metal wine stoppers are artfully designed with a single leaf at the top to keep an open bottle sealed in style. Bonus: They come gift-wrapped in orange boxes with thank-you tags, so you won't even have to fancy them up yourself.

8. Personalized Wine Charms

Personalized wooden wine glass charms
Photo: PoppyOak

Wine charms are a clever wedding favor idea, especially if you're having a kid-free event. Guests can label their glass of bubbly at the reception, then take their personalized souvenir home with them to use during their next happy hour. These wooden charms are shaped like a heart and engraved with each guest's name for an added rustic touch.

9. Fall-Themed Chocolate Bars

Personalized Hershey's chocolate bars
Photo: Zazzle

These assorted Hershey's chocolate bars come wrapped in thematic leaf-print packaging that's personalized with your names and wedding date. Our suggestion? Buy extras! Guests will be devouring this fall edible wedding favor everywhere from the dance floor to the after-party.

10. Pumpkin Spice-Scented Soaps

Pumpkin spice scented soaps from Etsy
Photo: leboxboutique

If you want to give out-of-town guests a welcome gift, toiletries are always a practical and thoughtful idea. These handmade soaps are perfect for fall-themed favors, thanks to a wide selection of warming scent options, like Pumpkin Spice, Cinnamon Latte and Apple Butter. Each bar is wrapped in recycled paper that's printed with your names, a rustic tree and "fall in love."

11. Moisturizing Hand Lotions

Moisturizing hand lotion from Amazon
Photo: Amazon

The colder it gets, the drier skin can be. Luckily, your wedding guests will be prepared with moisturizing hand cream formulated with Vitamins C, E and B. (Psst, that means it's ultra-healing.) Hand these out before any wedding festivities so guests can put them to full use. They're great fillers for welcome bags or cute and thoughtful additions to a guest basket in your venue's bathrooms.

12. Burlap Favor Bags

Burlap bags for wedding favors
Photo: imaginecolorus

Make sure to pack all your guests' welcome goodies into a cute bag for a stellar present-ation. We're personal fans of reusable favor bags like these jute burlap totes. They can use them for apple picking at your farm venue or carrying supplies for a colorful fall picnic.

13. Caramel Corn Bags

Bags of caramel corn from The Popcorn Factory
Photo: The Popcorn Factory

Can't you smell it? From pumpkin patches, to corn mazes, to carnivals, any good fall event has a caramel corn stand—so don't let your wedding be left out. Your guests will love chowing down on sweet, crunchy popcorn. Include these individually wrapped bags in welcome baskets or leave them out in a tin for late-night snacking at the after-party.

14. Apple Cider Cake Donuts

Apple cider donuts from Goldbelly
Photo: Goldbelly

Look at that sweet, sugary goodness! If you can't tell, we're big fans of edible wedding favors—and we bet your guests will be, too. Cider donuts are one of autumn's most beloved treats and Stan's Donuts in Chicago is legendary for its confections. They're coated in cinnamon sugar and then drizzled with cinnamon glaze, so they're absolutely bursting with fall flavor. Oh, and don't worry if you're not in the city—they ship nationwide.

15. Water Bottles With Autumnal Labels

Water bottles with personalized fall-themed labels
Photo: Zazzle

Water bottles may not seem like a creative party favor, but they're wedding essentials that can be easily forgotten. Whether you're DIY-ing hangover kits or just want a cute way to display water at the reception (after all, it gets hot on the dance floor), pick up on-theme water bottle sticker labels. These are personalized with your names bordered by changing leaves on a wood-inspired background.

16. Pumpkin Place Card Holders

Gold pumpkin place card holders from Target
Photo: Target

Our motto? You can never have too many pumpkin nods at a fall-themed wedding! These gold resin gourds can serve as place card holders at your reception tables, then guests can use them at home to display photos. Maybe they'll even display a shot from your wedding day!

17. Mini Bourbon Bottles

Mini bourbon bottle wedding favors
Photo: Drizly

Seasoned wedding guests know the drill: You tied the knot, so it's time to take a shot! This fall wedding guest favor can only be enjoyed by those who are over 21—but trust us, they'll really enjoy it. Personal-sized bottles of brown sugar bourbon are basically made for autumn and they make a great wedding favor that your crew can enjoy at the after-party and beyond.

18. Mason Jar Shot Glasses

Mason jars have been a staple in the rustic wedding decor scene for years now—and they just got even cuter. These mini mugs can be used as shot glasses and autumn wedding favors. Personalize them with a fall-inspired design, like a leaf motif, along with your names and wedding date.

19. Sparkling Apple Cider Bottles

Mini bottles of sparkling apple cider from Amazon
Photo: Amazon

Sparkling cider is a nice way to get a bit fancy without excluding guests who don't drink alcohol. To pull off this festive favor, snag mini bottles of bubbly apple cider in bulk online, then tie on a velvet ribbon in a shade that complements your day-of decor.

20. Antler Bottle Openers

You can't go wrong with a rustic motif for a seasonally themed wedding—especially if you're hosting at a barn, ranch or cabin. These silver-toned bottle openers are each intricately shaped like an antler for a unique fall wedding favor no one will accidentally leave behind at the end of the night.

21. Wooden Puzzle Piece Coasters

Wooden coaster shaped like a puzzle piece
Photo: PrettyPersonalisedUK

We're gushing over the cuteness of these unique fall wedding favors. Made from oak-veneered wood, these coasters are shaped like puzzle pieces to say: "Thanks for being a piece of our special day!" They can be personalized with your names and wedding date.

22. Maple Leaf-Shaped Syrup Bottles

Maple leaf-shaped syrup bottles
Photo: CarmanBrookFarmLLC

Tap into the season's harvest theme with these adorable maple syrup wedding favors. Each individual leaf-shaped glass bottle is filled to the brim with authentic Vermont maple syrup, granting guests the opportunity to dress up their Sunday morning stack of pancakes with this sweet reminder of your celebration.

23. Mini Honey Jars

Mini honey jars with personalized labels from Etsy
Photo: SouthernJamsandJelly

Honey is another sweet syrupy treat that makes a cute fall wedding favor. These small jars are decorated with burlap fabric toppers, a bow and custom labels with the playful pun, "meant to bee." You can even personalize your pick by selecting an infused honey flavor like Vanilla Bean or cinnamon. Yum!

24. Wooden Baking Spoons

Personalized wooden spoons from Minted
Photo: Minted

When it comes to November wedding favor ideas, our mind goes straight to cooking and baking. Whether they're making mashed potatoes for Thanksgiving or getting a jump on holiday cookies, your guests will get lots of use out of a wooden spoon. This one is engraved with "A spoonful of love" with your names and wedding date underneath

25. Fall Cookie Cutters

Fall cookie cutters from Amazon
Photo: Amazon

Give guests fall cookies and feed them for a day; give them fall cookie cutters and feed them for a lifetime. This set of cute, seasonal cookie cutters comes with molds for a variety of seasonally shaped sweets, like leaves, an acorn, a pumpkin, a turkey, a squirrel, a gingerbread man and a football. Want to step it up a notch? Include a mini bottle of vanilla extract to help them along with their baking adventures.

26. Mini Pie Boxes

Fall weddings—especially those held in November—call for pie as dessert. Present mini versions of your favorite seasonal sweet, be it apple, pecan or pumpkin pie, to your wedding guests in these cute vintage-inspired mini pie boxes, which are printed with the phrase "sweetie pies." Sadly, homemade pies are not included—but a local baker can definitely help you out there.

27. Fall Seed Packets

Personalized seed packets with couple's names and wedding date
Photo: PrettyLittleFavorCo

Let love grow long beyond your wedding day with these charming seed packet wedding favors. Each bundle contains seasonal sunflower or wildflower seeds that'll bring a little extra joy to your attendees' yards. The best part? The shop personalizes the craft paper envelope with your names and wedding date, free of charge.

28. Pine Tree Seedlings

Pine tree seedling wedding favors
Photo: DearlyBeelovedLLC

If sunflowers don't quite fit your particular autumn-themed wedding, how about pine trees? These seedlings can make sappy fall wedding party favors thanks to the custom label. Stick with the charming phrase "Let love grow" or mix it up with "You sourced up our day." Don't worry, growing instructions are hidden inside the tube to help guests discover their green thumb.

29. Hot Chocolate Test Tubes

Mini hot chocolate tube wedding favors
Photo: fanushome

Here's a cold-weather wedding favor both adults and kids will love. These single-serving hot chocolate mixers (complete with sprinkles!) come in adorable test tubes decorated with craft paper tags. For extra fun, you can make a special request to coordinate the sprinkles with your wedding-day color palette.

30. Fall-Themed Drink Koozies

Fall-themed drink koozies personalized with couple's names
Photo: ThatWedShop

You can't go wrong with a can koozie as a wedding party favor. These foam sleeves can be personalized with the phrase "fall in love" or your wedding details and come in over 50 (!) colors, including warm autumn hues like burgundy and burnt orange. Stack 'em at the bar during cocktail hour for guests to snag and use with seasonal sips like pumpkin ale or hard cider.

31. Personal Candy Corn Packs

Mini candy corn pack
Photo: Amazon

Throwing an October wedding? Consider Halloween wedding favors for your guests. Choose individually wrapped goodies—like these small bags of candy corn—or leave out bowls of chocolates and gummies for guests to DIY their own candy bags. Who doesn't like a lil' adult trick-o-treating?

32. Custom M&M's

Mini customized packs of M&Ms
Photo: M&M's

Your Halloween-themed candy bar needs custom M&M's. First, pick up to three colors, like orange and black, then print them with an image—your faces would be so funny—text or clip art. They can come in a bulk bag for guests to fill to their hearts' desires or in individual bags or metal tins (ooo, rustic).

33. Dried Pampas Grass Bouquets

Bouquets of dried pampas grass
Photo: Amazon

Trending: DIY floral arrangements at weddings. For a fall celebration, swap out fresh blooms for dried pampas grass. This bulk assortment contains bunny tails, mini reed grass, white and brown pampas, and white and brown reeds—and each is only a quarter. Talk about a charming fall wedding favor on a budget. Grab sheets of kraft paper for guests to wrap their custom bouquets in.

34. Coffee Beans in Custom Bags

Personalized bags of coffee beans
Photo: AproposRoasters

Your guests will be (rightfully) obsessed with these personalized, rustic wedding favors. Coffee is a morning staple—so they're guaranteed to be used—and there are so many good puns to stamp on the bags. Our favorites: "love is brewing," "grounds for celebration" and "the perfect blend."

35. Maple Hard Candies

Hard maple candy fall wedding favors
Photo: SaratogaMaple

Okay, last candy favor idea—what can we say, we have a sweet tooth. These hard candies are made with real maple syrup for a quintessential fall treat. Plus, they come prepackaged, so they're easy to hand out or toss in a gift bag with other goodies.

36. Bear Salt and Pepper Shakers

Thank your friends and family for coming to your wedding with a big bear hug—literally and figuratively. This set of ceramic salt and pepper shakers is shaped like two bears embracing. They're adorable as table decor or as useful wedding favors for a fall wedding in the mountains.

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