These are the best ideas for bridal shower prizes.
There is so much that goes into planning a bridal shower. That’s why I always follow my bridal shower checklist to ensure I’m covering all my bases. From picking out the bridal shower theme, the decorations, the invitations, the food, the games, and more! It’s a lot (to say the least) but so much fun!
After you’ve decided which bridal shower games you want to play – it’s time to pick out the bridal shower prizes for the lucky winners!
Bridal Shower Prizes
One of the hardest things about coming up with prize ideas is that you typically don’t know the guests you’re buying prizes for. Not to mention the age range of guests that attend a bridal shower can span several generations. You can have young cousins or nieces all the way up to great-grandmas.
So deciding what to purchase for people you don’t know can be a challenge. You want to choose something they’ll like – but what is that?
Well, you’re in luck – because in this post we share the best bridal shower prizes that are sure to wow your guests.
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Best Bridal Shower Game Prizes
Your guests will love winning one of these bridal shower prize ideas! Whether they’re 15 or 85 these shower prizes are all ideas that guests from every age and walk of life can enjoy.
Who doesn’t enjoy a morning cup of coffee or tea?! That’s what makes these coffee mugs a popular bridal shower prize idea.
Your bridal shower prize winner can keep their beverage hot for over 6 hours in this rose gold coffee tumbler. It also comes with a splash proof sliding lid.
We love this hello gorgeous coffee mug! Such a sweet bridal shower prize that any guest would be lucky to win!
Gift cards are an easy and popular choice for shower prizes. You can load these bridal shower game prize ideas with as much money as you choose.
With gift cards, your guests purchase whatever they want. Consider purchasing gift cards to popular places like Amazon, Target, or Starbucks. Winning a gift card is something your guests are sure to love!
A lovely candle always makes for a nice bridal shower prize. Candles are affordable and a popular prize option. They’re easy prize ideas because you can purchase these just about anywhere. Whether you choose to head to Bed Bath & Beyond or Bath & Bodyworks – there are several delightful scented candle options to choose from.
Everyone needs to drink water. That makes a cute water bottle an excellent bridal shower prize idea! There are so many cute water bottles to choose from.
There are several beautiful colors to choose from in this water bottle. This water bottle will keep drinks cold for up to 24 hours and the size and shape of the bottle makes it perfect for everyday use.
These Simple Tumblers come in a variety of fun different colors. Your bridal shower prize winner will love receiving one of these tumblers!
Ideas For Bridal Shower Prizes
Keep in mind as you come up with ideas for bridal shower prizes that these prizes don’t need to be anything big or extravagant. They can be as simple as you want them to be. Think of generic cute items that you would enjoy receiving if you were the one to win a prize at a bridal shower.
SPA GIFT BASKET
Your guests will feel super spoiled winning one of these spa gift baskets or something similar. There are a variety of amazing spa gift basket options at different price points to choose from.
This gift set includes a scented candle, body butter, hand cream, bath bomb, and bath bar. Everything your guests need for some relaxation!
This lavender scented spa gift box includes bubble bath, shower gel, hand and face cream, and body lotion.
DIY Bridal Shower Prize Ideas
Making your own gift baskets is a great bridal shower prize idea. Simply purchase the appropriate amount of baskets or bags, bath bombs, candles, etc. and load up the baskets with several goodies your guests are sure to love. These are our favorite items to include in DIY bridal shower prize baskets.
All you need to do is put one of each of the items (or similar items) in a gift bag or basket. You can add a cute little bow and ribbon to dress up your own DIY bridal shower prizes and voila! Your lucky bridal shower game prize winners will love these prizes!
Bridal Shower Prizes FAQS
There can be some confusion when it comes to shower prizes so we’ve included some FAQS to hopefully help answer any questions.
How Many Prizes Should You Buy For A Bridal Shower?
The number of prizes you should buy for a bridal shower comes down to the number of bridal shower games you intend on playing. For example – if you’re playing 3 bridal shower games – purchase 3 bridal shower prizes. We do recommend purchasing at least 1 additional bridal shower prize than the number of games that you’re playing. Sometimes when you play games there will be a tie even after the tiebreaker questions. That way if you do end up with a tie (which does happen) you will have a prize for each of the winners.
How Much Should You Spend On Bridal Shower Prizes?
How much you choose to spend on bridal shower prizes is really up to you and the bridal shower budget you’ve set. Very nice bridal shower prize ideas cost around $20. However, this amount is not set in stone and there are several game prizes you can purchase for $10 or less.
Keep in mind, even if you’re playing bridal shower games – you do not need to purchase bridal shower prizes. They are a lovely touch, but not necessary.
What’s The Difference Between Bridal Shower Favors And Bridal Shower Prizes?
The difference between bridal shower favors and bridal shower prizes is that shower favors are given out to each of the bridal shower guests. Shower favors serve as a little thank you to your guests for attending the bridal shower by sending them home with a memento.
Bridal shower prizes are given to guests as a reward (a prize) for winning the bridal shower games you play. Shower prizes typically cost more than bridal shower favors as there are fewer of them to purchase. However, neither shower favors nor bridal shower prizes are a necessity. If your budget doesn’t allow for these little extras – that is totally okay.
Bridal Shower Prize Ideas
Regardless of which shower prizes you choose to hand out, I’m sure your guests will love winning them! Remember, everyone at the shower is there to honor and celebrate the bride.
Winning a prize is simply an additional little perk that they weren’t expecting but are sure to appreciate!
Candles, gift cards, water bottles, spa gift baskets, and coffee mugs all make for popular bridal shower prize ideas. Creating DIY bridal shower prizes are also a great option. Try not to stress too much over bridal shower prize ideas. I know that can be easier said than done, but do your best!
Have fun picking out these little extras for the bridal shower and celebrating the special bride-to-be!
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