Many people spend hundreds of dollars per person on throwing a great bachelorette party. But you don’t have to spend a ton of money in order to have a great time.
The ideas on this list range in price and the amount of time they take so that you can choose an option that fits your group of friends the best. Read on to explore some suggestions.
1. Take a Trip for Your Bachelorette Party
A lot of people like to take a vacation for their bachelorette party. Taking a trip to Italy or just to another state is a great way to bond with your friends and let loose for the weekend.
Getting out of town helps you feel freer while you’re celebrating your last days as a single woman. Choose a destination that you’ve always dreamed of visiting and enjoy these moments with your best gal pals.
2. Plan a Glamping Trip
If you love the outdoors, why not plan an evening under the stars? Of course, you won’t want to rough it too hard.
For your bachelorette party weekend, reserve some nice tents or an RV and take the gang glamping. You can bring along modern conveniences, great wine, and delicious foods to ensure your evening goes off without a hitch.
Just make sure you reserve your camping spot well in advance. Many places get booked up months out.
3. Plan an Outdoor Gathering
If a glamping trip is a bit too much for you, try planning an outdoor hike for the day. You could head for a local waterfall or take a treck through the mountains to a beautiful overlook.
No matter where you choose to go, spending a day outside getting active is a great way to bond with your friends and get in better shape for your big day all at the same time.
4. Tour a Winery, Vineyard, or Brewery
If you and your friends like to drink, consider touring a winery, vineyard, or brewery for your bachelorette party. Not only will you have a fun day full of drinking, but you will also be able to learn more about your favorite wines and beers.
Just make sure that everyone that you want to come to your bachelorette party is over twenty-one. It’s a detail you don’t want to overlook.
5. Do a Fun Craft Project
There are so many fun do-it-yourself projects out there. For your bachelorette party, choose one where everyone will have something to take home to remember the day.
Some great options include:
- Making garter belts
- Painting together
- Making pottery
- Making buttons (see this blog for details)
Whatever you choose, just make sure you have enough supplies for everyone!
6. Have a Spa Day
If you and your girls love to get your nails done and get massages, then why not take it to the next level for your bachelorette party and plan an entire day at the spa?
There are lots of ways to get discount rates and you may even be able to get a group rate if you have a lot of girls coming.
7. Organize a Thrilling Adventure
If you are an adventurous sort of person, then planning an exciting day trip to go zip lining, horseback riding, or renting a jet ski for the day is a great idea. Start by researching what kind of activities are available in your area.
To find ideas, consider going on websites like AirBnb and also Groupon where they list adventure opportunities at reasonable rates. Not only will you have a great time, but you will also be helping support someone’s small business doing what they love.
8. Host a Traditional Slumber Party
If you plan on inviting a lot of your childhood friends to your bachelorette party, then it’s a fun idea to plan an old school slumber party.
You can go out and buy the stuff for painting your nails. Make sure you get glitter and paint brushes so that you can draw details on your nails.
You should also pick up some face masks for everyone to try. Or if your friends like projects, consider looking up a recipe and make your own face mask.
Another great idea for your slumber party is making a blanket fort and watching chick flicks in the living room with popcorn.
For extra fun, buy everyone matching pajamas, slippers, and robes. You could even have them customized with your friend’s initials as a gift for being one of your bridesmaids.
9. Go on a Retreat
There are lots of relaxing retreat destinations that would love to host your bachelorette party group. This is a great idea, particularly if you have a lot of spiritual friends.
Consider trying to find a yoga retreat or other healthy options as a gift to your friends.
10. Attend a Music Festival
Every year there are hundreds of music festivals all over the world. No matter what your price range is, you can find one to go to that makes sense.
Go online and look for festivals that feature bands you like. Then, talk to your friends to make sure they’re on board.
To make the occasion extra special, you should order some fun outfits for your friends to wear. There are all sorts of cool ravewear options online these days. Why not support an artist working from home by ordering offline from a site like Etsy?
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Planning a great bachelorette party is all about choosing an activity that makes sense for you and your friends. There’s no reason to force yourself into a traditional bachelorette party format with strippers and a trip to Vegas. Do what feels right to you.
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