Best Party Favors & Swag Ideas for Your Special Occasion
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You’re thinking of every little thing to ensure your upcoming party/event is a huge hit, and the final piece is awesome party favors or swag! Skip the quick-to-toss junk and give your guests the perfect forget-me-not party/event memorabilia. From t-shirts and hats, to toys and sweets, to wine glasses and coolers – always keep it custom! We’re sharing our favorite giveaway loot ideas and vendors to boost your celebration atmosphere, and to make your event awesome and remembered for years to come!
Start with your logo, school colors, mascot, or an event theme that you design, and then get as extravagant or simple as you want – yes, simple can still be fun! If you’re on a budget, consider home printed stickers, ink stamps or Cricut machines that make it easy to personalize just about anything (such as tags for small potted flowers or succulents, cups, candy wrappers, gift bags of sweet treats, and t-shirt iron-ons).
Important Questions to Ask When Choosing a Swag / Party Favor Vendor
For larger groups and more formal events, choose a vendor to create custom t-shirts, hats, party favors, and swag. Doing your internet research will often stretch your budget and ensure there aren’t any surprises.
Will you be purchasing local or ordering something custom on-line?
How likely is it that this item will be kept and used?
What are the discounts by quantity?
What sizes will you need?
Are any sites offering seasonal discounts or deals?
What is the lead time to produce and ship your items?
What is the cost and timing of shipping?
How is the company’s quality and customer service rating?
Our Favorite Swag Sites and T-shirt Printers
Party Favor & Swag Ideas to Match Your Party's Mood
Campy Swag – Think family reunions, BBQ fundraisers, corporate picnics and Forth of July parties.
reusable water bottles
Classy Swag – For when you’re hosting a bridal shower, wedding, grad party or special birthday celebration.
cut flowers in cute vases
etched shot or wine glasses
flower seed matchbooks
reusable tote bag
wine with custom labels
Corporate Swag – Perfect for your company product launch party, holiday event, or employee appreciation luncheon.
cookies (decorated with logo)
gift cards (in cute holder)
notebook and journals
Sporty Swag – Think end-of-season parties, sports award ceremonies, charity races, tournaments and casual parties.
backpacks or string bags
sports bag tags
reusable water bottles
Fun Favors – Low-cost items that make any celebration more festive
candy (with theme wrapper)
cookies, cupcakes or donuts (individually wrapped and decorated with custom theme)
strings of beads (in theme colors)