Baby showers don’t have to be covered in bows and frills. While showers have been women-only in the past, coed baby showers are becoming more popular. But how do you make everyone feel welcome at a baby shower? Make it a barbecue!
Barbecue showers, also lovingly called a Baby-Q baby shower, feature delicious foods, cold drinks and backyard party games. Though the main goal of a shower is to receive gifts for the baby, you may want to hand out party favors of your own. Need inspiration? Check out these Baby-Q themed party favors.
1. Water, Wine and Beer
You’re going to be providing drinks to your guests anyway. Might as well personalize them for the occasion! Slap these personalized bottle labels on bottles of wine, beer, water; you name it! You could even use these labels for bottles of barbecue sauce.
2. Mason Jars
Cold drinks are a must for a backyard barbecue. Fill these personalized mason jars with iced tea or lemonade and let guests know they can take them home at the end of the baby shower.
3. Party Straw Flags
What about the straws sticking out of those mason jars? You can personalize them too with these party straw flags.
4. Pint Glasses
These pint glasses feature your choice of two barbecue-themed designs. Each one is personalized with up to three lines of text.
5. Can Glasses
Pint glasses are great, but what if you want to give your guests something a little different? These personalized can glasses are shaped just like soda or beer cans.
6. Jars of Honey
Barbecues are all about the outdoors and warm, summery weather. For a sweet surprise, give these personalized jars of honey that fit right in with the season. They may even come in handy if you’ve cooked cornbread along with the rest of your barbecue foods.
7. Credit Card Bottle Openers
Bottle openers are a popular party favor when it comes to baby showers. After all, they come in super handy! These barbecue-themed bottle openers are special because they’re the size of a credit cards. Guests can tuck them into their wallets so they always have a bottle opener on hand.
8. Personalized Candy Tins
You might already have a party favor in mind. Maybe you’ve picked out color-coated candies as part of your Baby-Q baby shower’s gender reveal. In that case, pick up these barbecue-themed candy tins.