bar mitzvah party favors

16 Bat/Bar Mitzvah Party Favors

If you are planning a Bar or Bat Mitzvah, check out these ideas for easy and creative bar mitzvah party favors! We’ve put together 16 different party favor ideas for you to try out, so take this chance to be creative and send your guests home with something they’ll love!

Bar Mitzvah Party Favors: Edible

1. Cupcake Cones 

One unique party favor you can create is cupcake cones. Not only are they compact and cute, but they’re also easy to make! You can make these yourself using a cupcake recipe and ice cream cones. All you have to do is use the cones instead of cupcake tins. They can be made in many different varieties including chocolate, vanilla or gluten-free: the list is never ending. You can use a cupcake cone baking rack to put your cupcakes on for easy storage or staging for the party. 

2. Cookies

Another delicious treat you can give out is a package of home-baked cookies. For this favor, you should plan on giving one or two to each guest. Baking cookies is a relatively inexpensive party favor idea. You can choose to bake a classic flavor like chocolate chip or get creative and make a unique cookie with a cookie decorator!

Edible Favors


3. Tins of Mints/Candy

A classic party favor is tins filled with mints or candy. These can be a fun favor, because you can personalize them. An easy way to do this is to use a label maker to make different labels. Simply press them on the outside of the tins to remind your guests where they got their favor. You can also paint them, or simply purchase personalized tins.

4. Candy Bars

An edible party favor that everyone loves is candy bars. A great way to make this favor special is to get a personalized candy bar label. You can have the label tailored to the theme of your bar/bat mitzvah, or you can just have the date and name of the party written on the label.

5. M&M Tubes

M&M tubes are another great idea for your guests. They can be bought inexpensively in bulk. You can also personalize them by taking off the M&M label and creating your own personalized label.

6. Chocolate Designs

Another sweet idea is to use chocolate molds to make a personalized treat. Chocolate molds are easy to buy online and come in a variety of shapes and sizes. They have Bar Mitzvah and Bat Mitzvah themed molds that you can buy as well. Not only will the chocolate taste delicious, it will also be a sweet reminder of a wonderful event. 

Bar Mitzvah Party Favors: Non-Edible

7. Snow Globes

If your party is taking place in the winter, snow globes are a unique gift to give at a Bar/Bat Mitzvah. Many snow globes have a feature where you can have a special message put into the center of it. Others even have slots for pictures of your guests.

Non-Edible Favors


8. Key Chains

If you’re looking for personalized Bar Mitzvah giveaway ideas, a keychain Is a great place to start. You can have them created with a personalized message, or you can tie in the theme of your Bar/Bat Mitzvah. Keychains can also be used as napkin holders and give an extra flair to the table décor. If you have much extra time on hand, you can even create your own keychains out of fabric or string and beads

Non-Edible Favors

9. Phone Ornaments  

You can also give your guests fun cell phone decorations. You can purchase phone ornaments that fit your theme, or you can create your own with colorful string, alphabet beads and decorative charms. You can also order personalized popsockets for your guests’ phones. Popsockets are a useful gift your guests are sure to love. 

10. Flower Holders

Vases are another favor that comes with a lot of options. You give out big or small, plastic or glass, colored or plain vases. Although you can give out plain vases, you can also have your guests take home a flower or two from your centerpiece arrangements. This way they can literally take a piece of the party home with them, and you don’t have to worry about what to do with the flowers after the party. If you are not using flowers in your decorations, you can also fill the vases with candy. 

11. Photo Boxes

Personalized photo boxes are a favor your guests are sure to love. Seeing a photo that brings up happy memories is something everyone enjoys. You can add smaller favors such as candy or bracelets into the center of the photo box, and decorate them to your liking.

12. Bags

Tote bags are a great option as well. You can get plain or colored bags and then decorate them as you like using embroidery, paint, stamps or heat transfer vinyl. If bought in bulk, they can also be remarkably inexpensive. They can also play a role in your Bar/Bat Mitzvah. For example, if you get your guests’ names embroidered onto the bag, you can use them as place cards at the table! 

13. Hats  

Most kids will love receiving hats as party favors. You can buy tiaras, princess hats, cowboy hats or fedoras to give the child options to choose from. Other hat options include beanies, top hats, crowns, sun hats and baseball caps. Many of these options can be personalized as well! 

14. Favors that Glow in the Dark

Glow in the Dark favors tend to be popular at parties that end after it gets dark. They are fun and can be used in many different ways. Give each guest a few glow in the dark bands as giveaways, and you will see that people can get very creative in creating necklaces and bracelets!

15. Gumball Machines  

Most kids love gumball machines, so why not give them a miniature version to go in their room? You can choose miniature gumball machines in the colors of your Bar/Bat Mitzvah, or you can order plain white ones and decorate them yourself. Make sure to fill them with gumballs or other candies before giving them to your guests. 

16. Gift Cards 

Gift cards are simple but exciting giveaways for kids. This party favor is almost guaranteed to please every guest. Be sure to choose gift cards from places kids are likely to frequent such as ice cream parlors, game stores or the mall. You can choose to give every guest a card to the same place, or have many options for them to choose from. You also have the flexibility to choose how much money will be on each card. 


Get creative with your bar mitzvah party favors and have some fun! Your guests will love to celebrate with you and take home something special. If you liked our ideas and want to check out more like it, head to the answers to all your party needs.!

Written by Shannyn Apolaro, Becky Smith, Jessica Bundy and Anna Wertman 

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