31 Fun Engagement Gifts for the Happy Couple
Are you searching for the perfect engagement gift for a newly-engaged couple? From life-long friends and close cousins to recent acquaintances and remote coworkers, it can be hard to come up with engagement gift ideas to match every person and personality.
If they’ve decided to make it official, it’s time to celebrate with a special gift or unique experience. But what do you do when the happy couple already has everything they need or you don’t know their partner very well? Here’s some inspiration to choose a gift they will both love and cherish.
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- Engagement Gifts for Foodies
- Unique Engagement Gifts
- Engagement Party Gifts
- Personalized Engagement Gifts
- Engagement Gift for a Friend
- Traditional Engagement Gifts
Engagement Gifts for Foodies
1. Cooking Classes
Couples who connect in the kitchen will love the chance to learn new techniques, authentic recipes and international cuisines such as French, Indian or Russian. From cooking classes in New Orleans to cooking classes in Toronto, you’ll find a wide array of hands-on cooking classes near you.
2. Private Chef Experience
Gift them the experience of a home-cooked meal by a gourmet chef who handles every aspect of the meal, from shopping to prep to clean-up. They can celebrate with a romantic meal for two by booking private chefs in Chicago, private chefs in NYC or any other location. Check out the variety of private chefs near you to find a fun and memorable private chef experience for the engaged couple in your life.
3. Food Tours
Whether they choose food tours in Los Angeles, food tours in Boston or another fabulous city, they’ll learn all about the region’s history and culture while visiting local restaurants and bars, iconic neighborhoods and historic attractions. Look into food tours near you to find unique a engagement gift for couples who like to travel.
4. Online cooking Classes
Online cooking classes offer the opportunity to learn culinary techniques from the comfort of their own kitchen. They’ll enjoy learning how to use their own equipment to create gourmet meals and weekday recipes from an expert live-streaming chef. The engaged couple can choose cake decorating, pasta making and global cuisines from Spain, Germany, New Zealand and beyond.
5. Foodie Gift Cards
Foodie gift cards are one of the best gifts for couples who like to cook. They can be used toward any culinary experience on Cozymeal, as well as to buy chef-recommended cookware in the Cozymeal Shop. This engagement gift is available in any amount over $10 and never expires.
6. Waffle Maker
Breakfast and brunch, or even dinner, just got an upgrade with perfectly formed waffles. The Cuisinart Double Belgian Waffle Maker bakes two light and fluffy waffles at a time. Professional grade, it has a browning control knob, an easy-to-handle rotary feature and non-stick coated waffle grids for easy release and clean-up.
Unique Engagement Gifts
7. Online Mixology Classes
If your engaged friends would appreciate a fun gift for cocktail lovers, a live online mixology class is bound to be a hit. These live classes are led by expert baristas and mixologists who can teach them how to whip up stunning craft cocktails right at home. They might even find the signature drink for their reception!
8. Coffee Classes
Coffee connoisseurs will get a kick out of coffee classes. Led by expert baristas, they make unique engagement gifts for significant others to learn about the sustainable growing, roasting and brewing of their favorite beverage.
- Price: $19+
9. Virtual Wine Tastings
Whether they prefer red, white or rosé, virtual wine tastings give the engaged couple a chance to learn all about wine making. Professional sommeliers lead classes on wine regions, grape harvesting and food pairings while tasting different varieties. It's the ideal wine gift for connoisseurs of all levels.
- Price: $29+
10. Whiskey Tastings
If he’s always the acting bartender at events and parties, whiskey tastings are one of the best engagement gifts for him to learn about distilling methods, food pairings and mixology combinations of bourbon, scotch and Irish whiskeys.
- Price: $25
11. Wedding Day Countdown Blocks
Help them count down to the big day with a cute engagement gift. The “365 Days Until Mr. & Mrs.” set of wedding day countdown blocks features multi-sided wooden blocks with numbers.
- Price: $15.18
12. Address Stamp
This custom self-inking address stamp makes addressing those wedding and shower thank you notes a lot easier. Choose a wooden stamp or a self-inking pad for a gift that can be used long after the engagement and wedding.
- Price: $27.02+
Engagement Party Gifts
13. Shot Glass Set
Whether they’re into shots or not, the Mr. Right and Mrs. Always Right shot glass set is one of those funny engagement gifts that will get a laugh every time they see it. It also makes a cute gift for newlyweds!
14. Box of Chocolates
Spell out your congrats in chocolate. This engagement party gift literally spells out “Congrats” in chocolate-covered Oreo cookies. It’s available in milk or dark chocolate and makes fun party favors or wedding shower and engagement party gifts.
15. Bride and Groom T-Shirts
Guests won’t need to ask who the happy couple is with this cute engagement gift. These bride and groom t-shirts, complete with customizable wedding date, are available in a variety of colors, including the traditional white and black. They would make for a fun engagement photo as well.
Personalized Engagement Gifts
16. Engraved Photo Frame
Photo frames never go out of style as engagement gifts. The wooden He Asked, She Said Yes photo frame is hand-carved and available in a horizontal or vertical format. Perfect for a special engagement, wedding or honeymoon photo, it features carved words, curved beveled edges, a back stand easel and clips for hanging.
17. Personalized Charcuterie Board
Whether used for cutting or serving, a personalized charcuterie board is a fantastic personalized engagement gift. Have it engraved with the couple’s initials and wedding date for a special display piece. It’s made of bamboo and has a 16x10" cutting surface, plus divots on either end for serving crackers.
18. Name Sign
This customized sign, complete with the couple’s names joined with a heart, comes in a variety of wood tones to match any decor. It makes a unique engagement gift to hang over the mantle or display on a table at the engagement party or wedding. The sign is 23x3.5,” features 3D lettering and comes with a hanger on the back.
19. Name Bracelet
This dainty gold, sterling silver or rose gold bracelet can be personalized with two names linked by a heart. It’s available in a variety of chain lengths, making it one of those special and customizable engagement gifts for her.
20. Christmas Ornament
Whether it’s December or July, couples will love to receive an ornament to add to their holiday decor. This Our First Christmas Engaged ornament can be personalized with the happy couple’s names and an engagement or wedding date. Made of 100% porcelain ceramic, it comes with gold ribbon and a gift box. The design features the words “Our first Christmas engaged” and elegant floral pattern.
21. Night Sky Star Map
This personalized night sky star map is a unique engagement gift to commemorate the day or night they got engaged. It features a photo of the night sky on a specific date and place. Personalize with names, dates and location. This romantic gift makes a beautiful conversation piece to display in their new home.
Engagement Gift for a Friend
22. Wedding Planner Book
This wedding planner and organizer is a wonderful engagement gift for friends who like to keep things organized. Spiral bound, it has 132 pages of planning guides, tips and budget advice as well as an 18-month countdown calendar, a 12-month bullet point checklist, a notes section and pockets for invitation samples, vendor cards, fabric samples and more. It has tabbed dividers to keep track of everything from appointments and dress fittings to cake and food tastings and vendor meetings.
23. Dog Bandana
Bring the fur babies into the picture with this plaid dog bandana that features the words “My Humans are Getting Married.” It’s machine washable, made of soft 100% cotton and fits medium and large dogs. They’ll look dapper at the party and any time after.
24. Jewelry Cleaner
Keep that engagement ring sparkly and shiny with a Magnasonic jewelry cleaner. Simply fill with water and put jewelry in. It uses ultrasonic waves for a gentle and thorough clean. As energy waves create millions of bubbles, dirt gets lifted away. It has a digital display with five preset cleaning cycles and is also useful for eyeglasses, watches and coins.
25. Coffee Mugs
This set of coffee mugs is a useful and cute engagement gift for the coffee or tea drinking couple. One mug has the words “Lucky Mr.” and the other “Future Mrs.” as well as the last name. Available in 11 or 15 oz., it’s dishwasher and microwave safe. Add a package of their favorite tea or coffee beans to make a gift they’ll enjoy all year.
26. Ring Dish
This cute ring dish makes a safe spot to store rings, earrings and other jewelry. It can be personalized with the couple’s initials and wedding date. It has gold edges and an elegant minimalist design. Choose from a simple white dish or add a delicate design of greenery and flowers.
Traditional Engagement Gifts
27. Champagne Flutes
Champagne flutes make thoughtful and traditional engagement gifts. This set of four Viski European Crystal Champagne Flutes have long stems and an elegant modern design. Iridescent in color, they’re lead-free and dishwasher-safe. Fill with Champagne or sparkling wine for an engagement or wedding toast.
28. Cake Serving Set
The wedding cake knife and server set features scalloped handle edges and an elegant filigree design on the server. Use for slicing and serving the wedding cake at the reception and for desserts later at home. This lovely engagement gift is available in gold, rose gold, silver and a colorful iridescent pattern.
29. Crystal Vase
Always a beautiful and traditional engagement gift idea, the Marquis by Waterford crystal vase holds fresh or silk flowers to make an elegant addition to any home. At 9" tall, it’s made of high-quality lead-free glass with brilliant crystal cuts. It also makes a lovely wedding gift for couples.
30. Set of Glasses
Made of mouth blown glass by Italian designer Matteo Thun, the Zwilling Sorrento Plus 4-Pc Coffee Glass Set holds coffee, tea, mulled wine or the perfect root beer float. The perfect gift for coffee lovers, these mugs have a double wall that keeps drinks hot while being cool to the touch. They also keep drinks cold without condensation. Mugs are 12 oz. each and microwave, dishwasher and freezer-safe.
- Price: $69.99
31. Punch Bowl
The Viski Footed Punch Bowl is made from a unique angled glass with a heavy-set base. This serving vessel looks great as a centerpiece and can be used at the wedding reception, a backyard picnic, baby shower or another special event. It holds 2.56 gallons and is a wonderful gift for the entertaining couple to serve sangria, traditional punch recipes and fruit juices.
An engagement party is a time to celebrate. Don’t let yourself get stressed out over choosing engagement gifts for couples. Whether you’re going for a small and meaningful gift, a unique experience or an extravagant gesture, we’ve designed this list to cover a wide variety of interests and budgets.
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