What gift do you give your officiant?
Do you even have to give a gift, or should you give your an officiant a present for marrying you on your wedding day?
That depends, really!
If your officiant is…
• a friend
• a family member
• or you just want to give them a token of your gratitude
… then yes: an officiant gift is a great way to show your appreciation.
When To Give Officiant Gift
Similarly to the groomsmen and bridesmaid gifts you’re giving, you’ll give the officiant gift on the wedding day itself. Or, if you prefer, you can give gifts at the rehearsal dinner prior to the wedding.
What is an Appropriate Gift for a Wedding Officiant?
What do you give as an officiant? That’s a good question! Honestly, I never realized how many officiant gift ideas are on the web, namely on Etsy, where creative artists are crafting up all kinds of officiant wedding gifts you would never even imagine! Today we’re sharing the officiant gifts for weddings so you can choose one that works best for you.
If your officiant is a close friend or family member, you can get a little fun with it and choose funny officiant gifts.
If not, choose something more formal — there are plenty of ideas in the gift list below. If you’re wondering what to give your officiant as a gift, we’ll answer it for you in the gift selections below.
And remember… the gift doesn’t need to be big or expensive; this is just a nice gesture and a thoughtful way to say “thanks for marrying us”!
Don’t forget to include a card with your gift! This officiant card is by KismetWeddingsCo.
In this list, you’ll find great answers to “what gift to give your officiant”. These vary in price, but some are as low as under $15, others just under the $100 mark. The price you pay doesn’t matter — it’s the thought that counts. :) Let us know which officiant gift ideas are your favorite!
P.S. These are ALL officiant gift Etsy artists created! This means they’ll support small business while also giving a nice gift to your wedding officiant. Win-win.
Wedding Officiant Gift Ideas
1. Officiant Cartoon, $40
This fun and personal gift turns any photo into a custom cartoon! Your officiant will love this and he or she can display it in their office. By CartoonPortrait.
2. Tie Bar, $13.95
If your officiant will be wearing a necktie, this tie bar makes a great gift idea. By SierraMetalDesign.
3. Officiant Necklace, $28
This is such a beautiful necklace! It comes in a nice box, ready for giving as a gift. By EmiviaJewelry.
4. Pen in Engraved Box, $13.99+
This handsome pen includes an engraved wood box, personalized just for him or her. This makes a great gift for officiants. By GreatGiftCentreUS.
5. Stemless Officiant Wine Glass, $11.99+
A simple and sweet gift for the officiant: a wine glass! By MiccoDesigns.
6. Officiant Book, $25.15
This beautiful hardcover book makes a perfect wedding officiant gift idea. It is personalized with his or her name, too. By TheCozyComfyHome.
7. Officiant Socks, $14.99
A pair of special socks for a special talk! :) By KerisCreationStudio.
8. Bobblehead, $85.99+
Here’s one gift your officiant won’t already have: a bobblehead made from a photo of them! Fun idea by BobbleheadsEtsyShop.
9. Decanter Gift Set, $25.47
A whiskey decanter set like this makes a great gift for groomsmen and officiants. By HisCorner.
It goes great with this label (or choose this gift and a bottle for a gift, solo). By IDoArtsyWeddings.
10. Jewelry Box, $46.95
This lovely box makes a great present for your officiant. By Susabellas.
11. Personalized Officiant Mug, $16.59
This mug is custom-made! Get it here.
Or this one! By Suchmugs.
12. Personalized Officiant Cross, $31.99
What do you think of these gift ideas? Are you giving your officiant a gift? Tell us in the comment box below!