Have you ever been to a wedding and received a favour that you knew you’d never use? Perhaps a charmingly monogrammed handkerchief that you’ll promptly stash in a drawer, never to see the light of day again?
We’ve all been there. There’s a reason the most popular favours tend to be edible or sensory in some way: they’re small gifts that are unique to your location, have universal appeal, and your guests can actually use them. Check out some of our favourite options for unique wedding favours that your guests will love.
Savour Natural, Sustainable Honey
Edible favours are always a great choice, and honey provides a delectable taste of seasonal sweetness in every spoonful. Pair with other small wedding favours for a quaint gift that your guests are sure to enjoy. Plus, you can customize your choice of honey depending on the day of your wedding, choosing Spring, Summer, or Fall Blossom honey, all infused with the unique flavours of each season.
Add a bit of sweetness to your big day that you can wrap in burlap and a gift ribbon for a pretty, homegrown presentation – truly a perfect complement to your wedding venue.
Give the Magic of Maple
Image courtesy Jenifer Boyce Photography
Honey isn’t the only scrumptious, locally grown flavour that Millcroft Inn & Spa cultivates. Thanks to 25 acres of maple trees grown on the property, the Inn produces the pure maple syrup used in their restaurant and spa.
The small, maple leaf-shaped bottles are the perfect wedding favour: sweet, whimsical, and most importantly, delicious. You can also use this homegrown maple syrup for maple-inspired cocktails or cuisine at your reception.
Enjoy the Fresh Scent of Niagara Lavender
Neob Niagara is a lovely local flower farm that specializes in homegrown lavender, among other favourites like roses, geraniums, and lemongrass. Their luxurious bath and body products infuse fresh, vibrant floral scents with grounding notes like camphor and frankincense to leave you feeling fresh, relaxed, and revitalized.
Consider one of their wonderfully fragrant bath bombs or natural soap bars for wedding favours that’ll delight and soothe your guests.
Take Home a Basket of Goodness
Greaves is an institution in Old Town Niagara-on-the-Lake, having produced locally grown jams, jellies, marmalades, and other condiments since 1927. Their custom gift boxes offer you the option to completely tailor a gift box to your liking, complete with foil embossing and beautiful gift wrapping that can be customized to your wedding colours. The company also offers mini jars of jam or jelly—perfect for small favours or for allowing your guests to sample multiple flavours.
Whether your feature classic jam flavours like strawberry or a more adventurous option like their icewine jelly, you’re sure to find an option that your guests will love.
Create an Unforgettable Celebration for Your Guests with Vintage Hotels
At Vintage Hotels, we specialize in making your special day an unforgettable event for you, your partner, and your guests. Our experienced wedding planners can help you design every aspect of your celebration to reflect your unique vision, especially with small (but important!) details like your guest favours. Contact us today for more information on how we can make your big day one that you’ll cherish for the rest of your lives together!