When you were a kid, your parents and your friends’ parents probably put a good deal of effort into arranging party favors for birthday parties. And, if you have kids, you probably do the same for your kids and their friends. So, why not extend that same level of effort to grown-up parties? It’s a nice gesture that makes people feel welcomed, even as they’re heading out the door.
Whether it’s a special occasion like a birthday or just a seasonal get-together, there are a lot of party favors that are very inexpensive but can make a lasting impression. Pick up a few bulk items, put them in a gift bag, and you’ve got a low effort way to thank your guests for coming. Of course, they’re sold in bulk sets, so you’ll have enough to make gift bags for all of your guests. Read on for our picks of popular adult party favors on Amazon.
1. Hayley Cherie – Mason Jar Shot Glasses with Lids
Mason jars are undeniably charming, and these mini mason jars are even better. They’re embossed with the words “Mason Shooter” on the side. You can fill them with drinks and use them at the party, or give them out as party favors. They have lids, so you can fill them with candy, mints, or whatever else you can think of. You can even make candles out of them if you’re feeling up to a DIY challenge.
Pros: Versatile, multiple uses. Can be used at the party or as favors in a gift bag.
Cons: Lids aren’t the highest quality, can rust.
2. Cupture Classic Insulated Tumbler Cup with Lid
The best gifts are often the most practical ones. These reusable cups are available with rainbow-colored or clear lids. They have double-wall insulation to keep cold drinks cold and prevent condensation. 12 cups are included in the set, and they come with stickers for labeling the cups.
Pros: Practical, reusable gift. Cups are insulated. Set of 12.
Cons: May not be very durable.
3. NPW Drinking Buddies Cocktail/Wine Glass Markers
A great way to keep track of your drink and have a little laugh is with these drinking buddies. Basically, they’re small plastic action figures that you hang from the rim of your glass. You can even write your name on them to keep track of your drink. They come in a wide range of styles, so you can coordinate with whatever the theme of your party is, including weddings, bachelor/bachelorette, or pool parties.
Pros: Available in various styles, available in sets of 2, 4, 6, or 12. Good to use at the party or to give out as gifts.
Cons: Design means they’re prone to falling off the glass.