20 Best Country Wedding Favors To Hand Out At Your Themed Reception

Bring a slice of the South into your special day.

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There are a wide variety of fun and exciting party favors to gift your guests on your wedding day. From drinkware to edible goodies, the wide variety of options to chose from should reflect you and your partner's taste and personality.

However, when the product offerings of wedding favors are endless, it may be hard to narrow down your choices. We're here to tell you that even the type of wedding can help you navigate through party favor options, like for those having a rustic or country wedding!


Rustic and barn style weddings are all the rage. So to help set the tone, we've rounded up 20 awesome parting gifts to leave for all your wedding guests.

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1. Local and homemade jams 



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Nothing screams country wedding like homemade or custom-made jams and jellies. Long gone are the days of your traditional PB&J. These adorable jam jars not only add to table decor, they bring a nostaglic feeling of a country wedding home with your guests. 


(Try Wicked Finch Farm's Boozy Jams, including Strawberry Procescco, Gin and Citrus Marmalade, Bourbon Blueberry, and Cognac Apricot)

2. Autumn scented candles 



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What brings elements of rustic memories alive more than the sense of smell? By gifting wedding guests themed candles, you'll ignite the memories of a beautiful country wedding.


(Try Yankle Candle Fall Farmer's Market Collection, for scents like Farmstand Festival, Dried Lavendar & Oak, and Persimmon & Brown Sugar)

3. Handmade soaps 



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Both practical and themed. Custom or homemade soaps are lining farmer's markets everywhere, so it only makes sense that a themed country wedding would offer these as parting gifts. Between shea butter and lavender, there are many fall scents to choose from when picking your soap favors. 


(Try handmade soaps like these from 4 Sisters Handmade Soap Co)

4. Honey jars 



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How country is honey? Let's just say country music star Blake Shelton has a country song called "Honey Bee." Have guests bring home the iconic country treat and staple Southern sugar. 


(Get personalized honey jars from companies like BEE & YOU)

5. Themed chocolate covered pretzels



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Pretzels are one heck of a snack, especially for those out in the country. Amp up these already delicious snacks by adding in some sweetness with chocolate. By mixing sweet and salty, you're assuring you'll hit both savory and sweet tooth guests preferences.


(Try Bride and Groom Specality Pretzel Sets by Chocolate Pizza Company)

6. Moonshine



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If you're having a wedding down in the South, there's one amazing drink you can have guests bring home with them (one they can't get anywhere else). That drink is moonshine. 


With its intense flavor and strong alcoholic content, you'll have guests never leaving the dance floor. But word to the wise, if gifting as party favors, let your guests know that they should drink responsibly. 

(Try the iconic Apple Pie Moonshine from Palmetto Moonshine)

7. Gardening seeds



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What's more country themed than wild flowers and fields of green? Let your love grow long after your wedding day and gift your guests gardening seeds to plant various flowers, fruits, or veggies in their very own backyard. 


(Try these custom and personalized wedding seed packets from Etsy)

8. Specialty flavor macaroons

Macaroons are delicious! While typically a French dessert, turn them country by implementing country and Southern style flavors. 

(Try country themed flavors from Duverger Macaroons, like Lavender and Lemon) 


9. Western themed cookies



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Cookies are loved by all and can fit any theme or occassion. Gift custom cookies at your country wedding as parting gifts, except you may come to find guests eat them at the reception or even on the way home.

Try unique shapes and styles to fit the country theme, such as cowboy boots, mason jars, or horseshoes.


(Ask for a unique creation of custom cookies from bakeries like Oak City Cookies)

10. Southern cold brew coffee



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A different take on Southern and country, this party favor hails from good ol' New Orleans, Louisianna. Minus the beads and grenade drinks, NOLA is known for its exceptional coffee.


Bring guests home with the ultimate next day gift by wrapping up some coffee bags to go. Their brains will thank your for saving their late night escapades at your wedding reception. 

(Try NOLA Staple Cold-Brew Coffee Bags for the perfect wedding favor)

11. Baked goods mix



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Whether you had a Southern country home or not, we all love the smell of baked goods coming from the oven. Bring this homey memory to life by gifting a baked goods mix to your wedding guests.


Not only are you assuring a fresh treat (versus sending them home with baked goods), you'll add a wonderful smell to their homes.

(Try the s'mores pie from Single Baked Sweets)

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12. Bourbon 



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Kentucky is country, right? What's more iconic to the state of Kentucky than Bourbon? If getting married in Louisville, Lexington, or any surrounding city, make it a point to gift your guests a taste of Kentucky water.


With 73 bourbon distilleries in the state, you're bound to pick one that both you and your partner love as a wedding party favor.

(Try mini bottles of Bulliet Bourbon to gift away to your guests)

13. Mini succulents 



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It's more than likely that you'll have a few green thumbs at your wedding. A wonderful idea is to gift succulent plants as a country wedding party favor. Not only will it brighten people's evening, it'll be a wonderful piece of rustic decor at your reception (especially on the guests' tables)


(Try purchasing mini succulents, or visit your local nursery or home improvement store)

14. Local maple syrup 



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Country weddings don't always have to take place in the South. Wonderful country charm in places like New England are great for late summer and fall wedding, especially Vermont.


If having a New England-style wedding, give your guests the traditional and themed staple of maple syrup. They'll enjoy with their morning waffles, yogurt, or even by the spoonful. 

(Try purchasing mini craft bottles if you don't live near maple distilleries)

15. Mini pies



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We believe country and pie are two synoynms of each other. One should not go without the other, so in that case, what's a country wedding without some pie? While your recpetion is meant for the traditional wedding cake, give these mini pie party favors to your guests.  


(Try personalized mini pies from The Knot Shop)

16. Festive cocktail mixers

Just like bourbon and moonshine, country liquor has a special place in many hearts. And so do country themed cocktails.


Give your wedding party guests cocktail mixers to bring home with them (that excites their tastebuds at their very own bar carts). Bonus points if your wedding favors are you and your partner's favorite cocktail mixers, as it adds a nice nudge to personality.

(Try custom cocktail mixers from Shaker & Spoon)

17. Infused cooking oils and vinegar



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Those in the country love to cook authentic and homemade meals, especially with all the locally grown produce. With all that homemade cooking comes the healthy and delicious cooking oils (or vinegars for seasoning). 


If you and your partner are having a country themed wedding, give wedding party favors that beautifully reflect the country with infused oils and vinegars to bring home with them. 

(Try infused olive oil mini containers)

18. Country themed bottle openers

One of the most popular wedding favor trends is customized drinkware or accessories, and country wedding themes are no different. One example of a perfect parting gift with country nuances is a themed bottle opener.


Whether guests put them in their purses, cabinets at home, or even keychains, they'll constantly be reminded of your special wedding day everytime they open their beer or soft drink. 

(Try these cowboy boot bottle openers)

19. Rustic wood coasters



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Coasters are an essential item that everybody needs, but seldomly people buy. So guests would be over the moon if they were gifted coasters as your wedding party favors, especially country themed (like natural wooden coasters), as they blend with most house decor. 


(Try these natural white birch wood coasters)

20. Personalized wine stoppers



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Staying on the drinking accessory trend, there's nothing worse than having a bottle of wine go bad. Thank goodness for wine stoppers. Why not save all your wedding guests the trauma of a vinegar merlot and gift them a personalized wine stopper from your special day.


(Try ordering a custom set of personalized wine stoppers, like these from Etsy)

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Elizabeth Blasi is a New Yorker. A lifestyle and travel writer, who is often seen with a suitcase in hand, jetsetting to her next location. But as a true Digital Nomad, her love of writing and romance novels means her laptop is always beside her.