Many wedding guests travel near and far to see you get married. Guests could be Aunts and Uncles who live in a far away state to old college friends that moved offshore. No matter, they are coming to see the bride and groom and share their special day.
One of the memorable gifts for arriving guests are their gift baskets placed in their hotel rooms. Most do not know the area and have their own expectations of the wedding events.
Here are 51 Gift basket ideas to make guests comfortable and excited to be attending your wedding!
Gift Basket Ideas
Cheese knife with cheese
Bottles of wine or champagne
Mini summer sausages
Regional fudge or saltwater taffy
Food seasonings and herbs
Hot chocolate mixes with coffee cups
Locally brewed bottles of beer
S’mores kits containing graham crackers, marshmallows, and Hershey’s chocolate candy bars.
Area farmer’s market products such as jams, honey and other contained food items.
Snacks on the go such as Triscuits, Vanilla Wafers, veggie packets, nuts, etc.
Area cooking adders such as BBQ sauce, meat rub, and seasonings.
Packaged specialty cookies
Bottle of water for each DAY’s stay.
Toiletries care package: Toothbrush, toothpaste, floss, Q-tips, deodorant, shampoo, etc.
Mosquito spray such as Off.
Small games such as Cribbage, Uno, checkers, etc.
Beer bottle openers
Pamper with soap, bath gels, bath salts, and body lotion.
Put everything inside a pool tote
Padded hangers for dress clothes
Mini sewing kit
Aches and pains over-the-counter medication like Ibuprofen and Tylenol.
Souvenir from the local gift shot that reflects the area
Postcards with pictures of the area
Short novel or magazine
Homemade cookbook with family recipes
Personalized Do not Disturb door hangers
Framed family photos
Return address labels
Write a personal note thanking them for attending your wedding
Last but not least, plan to go to the hotel or place where all of your out-of-town guests will be staying and arrange the baskets to be delivered upon arrival. Be sure to have their names on the baskets and room number if known.
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