You’ve found the perfect gift for the mother of the bride. And you’ve gone all out when it came to the bride’s father too! But what do you give the parents of the groom?
Before you break the bank (or go crazy online), know that gift-giving has a lot to do with thought and candor. While parents are happy to take the backseat and disappear into the wedding background, giving them a token of appreciation communicates love, acceptance, and gratitude. A sincere gesture, no matter how simple, is priceless.
20 of Our Favorite Parents of the Groom Gifts
The internet is indeed a treasure trove of ideas. We’ve scoured the world wide web for you. And you know what we discovered? Our favorite parents of the groom gifts are perfect for just about anyone. And with all the expenses tied to the wedding, we’ve also taken budget into consideration. So without further ado, here’s our ultimate list of parents of the groom gift ideas!
#1: Matching Mugs
A mug isn’t just a mug when it reminds you of something significant. Can’t go wrong with “Mother of the Groom” and “Father of the Groom” mugs. They’ll never forget what those mugs represent and yet they aren’t tacky! Definitely something they’d love to keep as a reminder of your big day.
An actual framed photo still holds a different charm! We love technology. But nothing tops the look and feel of a written letter or a real photo. This makes the perfect parents of the groom gift. Snag a few extra prints of your favorite picture of you and the parents of the groom together on your wedding day and put it in this beautiful frame to serve as the best reminder of a day they’ll cherish forever!
This walnut cutting board is a classic. Nowadays wooden boards are used as serving platters even! Engraved with a personal message, this item is sure to be an essential for those special family dinners at mom and dad’s.
Permanent engraving and dishwasher safe, this set of alcohol glasses is a charmer. If the parents of the groom are serious memento collectors or alcohol connoisseurs, don’t be surprised if this parents of the groom gift takes center shelf.
Handkerchiefs! These delicate embroidered pieces are the stuff you frame and hang. Present as a gift with a preset message or make your own. Choice of fonts is available!
This rustic parents of the groom gift idea is too poignant to be kept away. Made by experienced craftsmen, each wooden backboard is ready to hang or set on a flat surface. This parents of the groom gift is the perfect decoration for any household and will add character to any room! And you won’t have to worry about the time taking a toll on this wooden board–the finished product is sprayed with a museum-grade sealer.
This dainty 11-inch customized wooden clock is a great keepsake. It’s meticulously hand stained (three color options available) and precision carved with whatever message you’d love the parents of the groom to treasure forever. Checking out the time has never been this sentimental.
We love this idea! This handmade item truly makes any Christmas tree their own. It’s simple and yet holds significance in the home. Can’t go wrong with this parents of the groom gift idea!
This personalized and engraved clock features a classic face. We love the old school feel of this item. And if the parents of the groom love the classics, this one is must in their home.
#10: Funny Mugs
Have them enjoy their morning coffee with humor! This personalized ceramic mug is a great way to start the day and will help everyone who reads the mug start off the day with a chuckle!
#11: Wall Art
As we grow older, keepsakes occupy more space in our home. And why not? Nothing compares to reliving and remembering memories past. This sentimental gift is something parents of the groom would love to have.
Coffee is an experience. From finding the right roast to choosing the proper grind, to brewing… its nothing short of magic to start the day. This reasonably-priced espresso and cappuccino maker makes a great gift for the parents of the groom (and the gorgeous aroma? Priceless!).
#13: Draft Beer Tap
Get the groom’s parents draft-quality beer without them having to leave home! The Fixxics Waytap Beer Draft System converts canned beer into uniform-sized bubbles with just the right density. The result? Perfect aroma. Authentic flavor and the best foamy mouth-feel!
#14: Instant Pot
Where has this instant pot been all our lives?! This 6-quart 7-in-1 pressure cooker doubles as a rice cooker, slow cooker, steamer, stewer, and delay cooker. Saute, steam, broil, stew, and amaze at the push of a button.
#15: Electric Griddle
This family-sized Black+Decker griddle allows you to cook up breakfast staples (pancakes, bacon) and favorites (grilled cheese, cheesesteak sandwiches) in a flash. It offers plenty of cooking space for that instant family gathering at home.
#16: Popcorn Maker
There’s something about old school popcorn makers that its microwave popcorn cousins can’t measure up to. This popcorn maker holds 6 quarts. A rotating bar ensures all kernels are popped. Comes with a built-in butter well. If the parents of the groom are suddenly holed up at home with Netflix on… don’t blame us!
#17: Fondue Pot
A fondue pot is a conversation starter in any home. It makes prepping appetizers, dinner (and even dessert) really easy. Lovely for both gourmet and gourmand!
#18: Indoor Herb Garden
This indoor gourmet herb growing kit is a hit among green thumbs and non-green thumbs alike. Seed pods include Thai basil, cilantro, mint, dill, Genovese basil, and parsley. It’s a breeze to operate as it provides the perfect balance among light, air, and water. Not much sun? No problem! White, blue and red LED lights help your plants grow faster.
#19: Air Fryer
All the goodness of fried grub without the fat and oil! Have them enjoy their favorite crispy foods with 80% less calories. The 6-in-1 cooking technology allows frying, baking, steaming, sautéing, grilling, and even roasting. What to look forward to? Steak, baked goods, chips, French fries, apple chips and more!
Scouting around for the ultimate parents of the groom gift ideas sure had us thrilled! Got other parents of the groom gift ideas that we missed? We’d love to hear from you! Comment on the section below and tell us all about your finds!