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Awesome Party Favor Ideas You Haven't Thought Of Yet

Awesome Party Favor Ideas You Haven't Thought Of Yet

Jan 04, 2023

Janette dArgy

So, you're throwing a party with party favors and want to impress your guests. There are several ways you can become a host that is the talk of the town. 

The first step to throwing an exceptionally awesome party starts with planning ahead.  

Knowing how to plan a party can take some thoughtful preparation, but with the right approach, it can be a lot of fun and a memorable experience for you and your guests.

Here are some tips for throwing a party that is a shoo-in to be a winner:

  • Choose a theme – A theme can help to add focus and excitement to your party. It can be something as simple as a color scheme or something more specific, like a beach party or a superhero party.
  • Make a guest list – Determine who you want to invite to your party and how many people you can comfortably accommodate. This will help you plan the party's food, decorations, and other elements.
  • Plan the menu – Think about what food, drinks, and snacks you want to serve at your party. Consider your guests' dietary restrictions and try to have various options available. You can also consider hiring a catering service or try a potluck style party. 
  • Decorate – Use decorations that match your theme and add to the party's atmosphere. You can use balloons, streamers, and other inexpensive decorations to create a festive atmosphere.
  • Plan activities – Consider what activities or entertainment you want to provide at your party. This can include games, music, movies, or other forms of entertainment.
  • Send out invitations – Make sure to send out invitations in advance so that your guests can plan to attend. You can send digital invitations or paper invitations, depending on your preference.
  • Set up for the party – Make sure you have enough seating, tables, and other supplies for your guests. Set up any necessary equipment, such as a sound system or games, beforehand.
  • Be prepared  – Make sure you have everything you need, including enough food and drinks, utensils, and any other supplies you might need.
  • Have fun (this is by far the most important thing) – Don't stress out about every little detail. Relax and enjoy the party with your guests.

Now, let's dive into the world of party favors.

It's important to consider the age and interests of your guests when choosing party favors. Consider the size of the party and your budget when deciding on party favors. It's generally a good idea to provide enough party favors for your guests, but going overboard is not necessary.

Party favors are small gifts or treats that are given to guests as a way of thanking them for attending a party. They can be personalized or customized to fit the party's theme or the guests' interests. Some ideas for party favors include:

  • Customized keychains or magnets – These can be made with a laser cutter or by hand and feature the party theme or the guests' names.
  • Mini succulent plants – These are an excellent option for a party with a nature or garden theme, and they can be planted in small pots or containers that can be customized with the party's colors or theme.
  • Customized cookies – You can have cookies made with the party's theme or the guests' names on them.
  • Unique little bags filled with unique-tasty morsels – This can be loads of fun. There are some strange, unique, off-the-wall, bizarre, yet oh-so-delicious candies out there, such as: 
  • BRACH'S Turkey Dinner + Apple Pie and Coffee Candy Corn.
  • Pickle-flavored candy canes. 
  • Texas BBQ PAYDAY. 
  • Freeze dried Skittles, Taffy, Milk Duds, Marshmallows, etc. 
  • Can't decide between savory and sweet? Try skwinkles Salsagheti
  • Heat lover? Try Toe of Satan Lollipops. 
  • Cadbury Vegemite chocolate bars. 
  • Seed packets – These make a great party favor for a garden party or a party with a nature theme. You can fill the packets with seeds that match the party's theme, such as sunflower seeds for a summer party or pumpkin seeds for a fall party.
  • Personalized stickers These can be made with the party's theme or the guests' names on them, and they can be used as party favors or added to party bags as an extra treat.
  • Mini notepads & customized pens –These are a great party favor for a writing or stationery-themed party, and they can be customized with the party's theme or the guests' names.
  • Mini photo frames – These can be customized with the party's theme or the guests' names and can be filled with a photo from the party as a special memento.
  • Mini soy candles – These are a great party favor for a spa-themed party or a party with a relaxation theme. They can be scented with various fragrances and customized with the party's colors or theme.
  • Customized water bottles – These can be made with the party's theme or the guests' names on them and are a practical and useful party favor.

Every party must come to an end, and It can be challenging to know how to end a party without offending your guests or making them feel unwelcome. Here are some tips for ending a party politely:

  • Set a clear end time – Make sure to set a clear end time for the party and let your guests know beforehand. 
  • Start winding down the party – As the party gets closer to the end time, you can start to wind down the activities and encourage guests to begin saying their goodbyes. You can do this by turning off music or games and thanking your guests for coming.
  • Offer to help guests with any belongings – They might have brought, such as coats, bags, or purses. 
  • Thank your guests for coming – As guests start to leave, make sure to thank them for coming and contributing to the party. 
  • Follow up – After the party, you can send a thank-you note or message to your guests to let them know that you appreciated their attendance and to thank them for any gifts or contributions they may have made.

Last but not least: 

  • Clean up – After the party, clean up any messes or clutter that may have been left behind. This will help to leave a good impression on your guests and make it easier for you to prepare for your next party.

If you love the idea of freeze dried candy as much as we do, Candy Jan has all the goodies you need to put together an unforgettable party favor gift bag. Contact us today, and we'll help you discover a world of delicious freeze dried treats.