As maid-of-honor, the job description includes discussing all the plans and details, going to dress fittings, and providing plenty of emotional support during the build-up to her big day. In addition to these tasks is planning the all-important bachelorette party! For those who have never organized a bachelorette party – or even been to one – they can seem like a daunting prospect. However, to relieve the stress, some of the most popular bachelorette party ideas are outlined below.
1. Participate in Cooking Classes
This idea is perfect for the foodie bride and her friends. Enjoy a glass of wine while you learn how to whip up some magic in the kitchen with the help of a professional chef then sit down together and enjoy the fruits of your labor. A baking class is also a fun idea for a bride with a sweet tooth!
2. Adventure Activities
These activities are perfect for any bride who is a true adrenaline junkie and craves an action-packed weekend of activities. From zip-lining to whale watching and windsurfing, there is definitely something for all the adventure loving brides out there. Of course, you could go hiking or swimming and make your own adventure!
3. Spa Weekend
A spa weekend is the perfect getaway for the bride who loves luxury! What better way to prepare for your big day than by getting some much needed R&R while sipping on champagne at a fancy hotel? Wherever you’re based, there are lots of bachelorette-friendly spas who offer great pamper packages for bachelorette parties.
4. Movie Night
Does the bride love the movies? How about a private screening of a vintage movie? Or going to a luxury movie theatre for her favorite film? If you’re looking for something a little relaxed or low key, this idea will be right up her alley!
Glamping offers the fun of camping in the great outdoors, but with a bit of home comforts – which makes it the perfect bachelorette party idea for a broad group of gals. Sleep under the stars in a bell tent, tipi, shepherd hut or a yurt. Every part of the country has its own little hidden gem, the most difficult part is picking one!
6. Makeup Mastery
What better way to learn some new skills than with a makeup masterclass? Stores, salons and makeup artists in every city offer classes for groups. Alternatively, you could all go together to a blow dry bar or nail salon!
7. Afternoon Tea
Beautiful china, delicious cake, plenty of snacks, a glass of bubbly, and endless tea. Afternoon tea bachelorette parties have become quite a popular choice of daytime activity as it is suitable for everyone, even the Mothers!
8. Cocktail-Making Classes
Cocktail-making, or mixology as it’s also known, is the perfect starting point for your night out on the town. It’s an easy activity that everyone will enjoy because it’s fun and lets the bridal party chat and mingle as well as learn a few new mixing skills!
9. Bachelorette Party at Home
If you are on a budget of short on time, consider hosting a bachelorette party at home. Set up a mini spa with champagne on ice in the living room, put on bath robes and slippers, and gather round to paint nails and apply face masks. You could host a themed pot luck dinner night with lots of fun dishes to try or even host your own afternoon tea party with your best china, some bubbly, and tasty treats. You could even host a wine tasting and have your guests bring a bottle of their favorite wine. The possibilities are endless!