With good food, good music, and weather in the 70’s, Fall is a great time to break out your cowboy boots for a bachelorette party in Music City. Nashville is the perfect destination for brides who are looking to have a good time, and want a hip, trendy location without a hefty price tag. With live music on every corner and some of the best (and most affordable) nightlife in the country, you’ll never run out of things to do with a bachelorette party in Nashville. Take your group of girls bowling-and-brunching at Pinewood Social, check out rooftop bars like The Acme
, eat the best fried chicken of your life at Hattie B’s
, or hop on the Honky Tonk Party Express
- yep, it’s a thing.
Austin has everything you need for a perfect girl’s weekend – good food, great weather, tons of activities to choose from, a chill vibe, and a great nightlife. Your weekend will be filled with top-notch taco joints, delicious barbecue and the dozens of amazing open-air bars that line Rainey and Sixth streets.
Let’s face it, by the end of the year, all your bridesmaids and favorite girls will be craving a warm-weather getaway, preferably South of the border. With a luxe jungle vibe, Caribbean water, boutique beachfront hotels, and the best Mexican food ever, Tulum, Mexico is an ideal destination for a winter bachelorette party.
Spend your days relaxing on white sand beaches and nights sipping margs in trendy bars with your girls. Tulum has a unique chill as hard as you want, party as hard as you want vibe that’s ideal for any group vacation.
is a municipality incorporated inside Banff National Park in Alberta, Canada. The town is known for its rich history, breathtaking mountains, and nature-oriented activities. Here is a list of some of the activities they offer in the area:
- Caving and canyoning
- Cross-Country Skiing
- Historic Sites and Museums
- Horseback Riding
There are hot springs in the area. Furthermore, the arts and culture scene is vibrant. In short, every bride-to-be will find something to enjoy in this scenic town.
If you want to escape the coldness of winter, Hawaii is an idyllic destination for your winter bachelorette party. Maui is the second largest island in Hawaii, offering a wide variety of activities for your crew.
Maui is renowned for its geography, especially the breathtaking beaches and stunning volcanoes. You can swim in the ocean, sunbathe, partake in water sports, or snorkel in the turquoise-colored seas. You can also take a hula class for a Hawaiian cultural experience.There are many resorts in the area, resulting in numerous dining options and bustling nightlife. You can eat at a chill restaurant or spend the night partying at clubs
is a year-round destination for bachelorette parties. Given that most activities in Las Vegas occur indoors, you can go here in the winter and have a great time. For one, you can visit the casinos and try your luck in winning extra bucks.
In Las Vegas, there is something to try for everyone. There is a wide range of options for food, entertainment, shopping, and nightlife for your crew to try.
However, you must be careful with your expenses. While bachelorette parties are a time to splurge, ensure you are not too excessive. Activities in Vegas might be considerably more expensive than in other areas due to the city’s popularity.
New York City
New York City is a world-famous tourist destination for a good reason: there are unlimited choices for entertainment, shopping, and food.
As for food, renowned restaurants are frequent. There are over 60 restaurants with at least one MICHELIN
star. Moreover, there are 112 “Bib Gourmands” or restaurants recognized for high-quality offerings at affordable prices. There are also countless bars and clubs in the area.
As for entertainment, there is something for everyone. You can catch a comedy show, live music performances, concerts, and Broadway shows, to name a few.
Similar to Las Vegas, expect to spend considerably more money on this winter bachelorette party idea. The cost of living in New York is high, so services are typically more expensive. Also, expect to encounter more traffic — cars and people — as well.
Regardless, this idea blends the excitement of a destination party with the comfort of an indoor party. The beauty of this idea is that you can incorporate other winter bachelorette party ideas. For instance, you can prepare a hot chocolate bar indoors. You and your guests can bring your mugs outside to the hot tub and have a chill night.
The winter season brings plenty of different ideas for bachelorette parties, and there are plenty of Winter Bachelorette Themes to choose from. These ideas can range from an ice skating party to a 90's-themed party. Even if you don't live in a cold climate, you can still create a memorable winter bachelorette party.
Flannel Pajama Party
You and your gal pals could get together in your matching pajamas! And what says cooler weather more than flannel pajamas. Add some hilarious games champagne and you are in for a perfect bachelorette party.
It doesn’t matter if you are in Wisconsin or New York City, you and your girls could go glamping. Look at how luxurious this looks in this example. This is a Boho theme
Having a s’more bar at a winter bachelorette party is one of the best ideas by far. This idea is so versatile because it doesn’t matter if your party is inside or outside. This makes a fun treat for any type of party.
One of the good things about hosting a party in the wintertime is that it is the perfect excuse for a house party. Save money by celebrating at home and spending the day playing games and having fun.
Weekend in the Woods
A weekend in the woods will be a great idea for a bachelorette weekend. In the wintertime, you’d want to leave room for other activities though because you may not want to spend all your time in the woods. Consider incorporating it with a winter festival or at least cozy cabins.
If you have a nice size budget go skiing instead of a fitness class. If you don’t have the budget for this then we have a more affordable winter party activity later in this post.
Vegas Before Vows (Casino Royal)
One of the best bachelorette party destinations because all the festivities are indoors. And one thing about casinos is that you can’t tell if it is summer or winter or day or night. So get your game on with this idea.
Boots and Bling
This by far is the ultimate bachelorette party theme in general. Most love to use this theme in Nashville, the city of boots and bling, but we could take this to another level and apply it to winter. So what about snow boots and bling bachelorette party
If you want to do something active, but a little more elegant, then you could go ice skating with the bride-to-be and her crew. Then after ice skating diting the day, you could have a night on the town
A cooking class is also a nice way to celebrate. This idea is so “pre-wedding.” consider this activity if the bride is having a kitchen-themed bridal shower.
If you can’s go skiing, then sledding is the best way to get into some fun snow activities. You do not actually need a sled to go sledding. Some resourceful people use trays, and tops to large bins to slide down a snowy hill. Either way, it is so much fun!
Snow People and Snow Angels
What party games make the best for a winter bach bash? Snow games of course! And there’s nothing like a snow person contest. We love this mini snow person in this example because it took half the time to make and it is so adorable.
Pinup theme party
Winter bachelorette themes are not limited to the beach and ice skating. You can make the season even more fun by throwing a Pinup theme party. Pinups were the most popular fashion in the 1950s and you can recreate their glamorous style for your party. The best part is that it will be a great excuse to spend time with your besties.
Concert theme party
If you're a music lover, a concert theme party is a great idea. You can create an EDM music playlist and make your party feel like a rave or festival. You can also create a fun activity like going to a cat cafe. The only limit is your imagination!
If you love live music, then you'll want to throw a concert-themed bachelorette party. This party will definitely set you apart from your peers. You can create a custom bandana headband for your guests to wear at the event. This is a unique way to show that you're celebrating your new life as a newlywed.
90's theme party
Having a 90s theme bachelorette party is one of the trendiest ideas for a bachelorette party. Throw a party complete with 90s music, games, hairstyles, and photos of the bridal party. You can even use the 90s era for a karaoke session.
The 90s was a time of fun and eclectic fashion. The decade was characterized by oversized hair, bright neon colors, and funky accessories. While this decade is no longer popular, a party that celebrates the era is still a fun and memorable event. There are several different ways to decorate a 90s bachelorette party.
Game of Thrones theme party
Game of Thrones themed bachelorette parties are fun for fans of the HBO show. The decor can be medieval with dragons and spiked cake pops. Drinks can be served in metal-look goblets. The theme party can also include a board game featuring the popular show.
A wedding is a life-changing and important day of everyone’s life. Other than happiness, marriage brings an end to Bachelorette life. So, having a fun bach party is a dream of every to-be -bride and groom. As a host, it’s your responsibility to make the celebration memorable and joyful for the loved one. You can add elements that your guest of honour is fond of or give some naughty twist. Like any other event, a bachelorette should have eye-pleasing and unique decor, and so below are some mind-blowing ideas for helping you throw a noteworthy winter Bach party.
Cabin in the Woods
Many people dream of staying at a cabin in the woods. You can achieve this dream with your winter bachelorette party. Look for nearby rental companies that offer cabins and lodges; if you find one you like, make a reservation for the weekend.
Besides food, drinks, dinnerware, clothes, and toiletries, do not forget to bring items necessary for your party. After choosing the activities you want to include in your itinerary, create a comprehensive checklist
. In doing so, you will not leave things behind.
If it snows around the time of your winter bachelorette party, take advantage of the weather by creating snowmen. Ask your guests to bring materials such as hats, scarves, and other embellishments. You can also use natural materials, such as twigs and leaves.
If you are a group of competitive people, make it a snowman-building contest. Whoever makes the most unique or cutest snowman wins. Alternatively, ask the players to build a snowman that resembles your partner. Feel free to come up with your preferred rubrics for the winner.
Christmas-Themed Movie Marathon
Because of the low temperatures, you and your crew might think it would be better to stay inside. Plenty of indoor activities will make your winter bachelorette party fun and memorable. For instance, you can host a Christmas-themed movie marathon.
Especially around Christmas, film companies release a slew of holiday-themed rom-coms. You can also revisit classics, such as “Love Actually” and “The Holiday.” Ask your guests for movie recommendations or browse online lists to create your queue.
Christmas Caroling Around the Neighborhood
If you and your crew are musically inclined, Christmas caroling is a fitting winter bachelorette party idea. Moreover, you can spread joy from Christmas music around your neighborhood.
However, this idea may require more practice and preparation beforehand. You or your guests might not have the time to rehearse the songs. In that case, you can rely on karaoke versions or minus ones uploaded online. The performances do not have to be perfect; they just need to match the season’s vibe.
Create a Bonfire
Creating a bonfire is a memorable and intimate way to spend your winter bachelorette party. As for a backyard bonfire, you need stones, tinder, kindling, and fuel. There are many tutorials available that provide step-by-step instructions for lighting a fire.
However, you must first coordinate with your local government. Inquire about the following:
Despite the requirements, a bonfire is a terrific winter bachelorette party idea. You can toast marshmallows for s’mores while chatting, getting to know each other better, and playing games.
Skating is a beautiful sport that requires a lot of grace, confidence, and skill. However, you do not need to be an Olympic-level skater to have fun on the rink. Invite your guests to a local rink — or a frozen lake — and skate the night away.
You can skate casually. Alternatively, you can enroll in a group figure skating class to learn some step sequences, turns, and jumps. Regardless of what you choose, skating is a quintessential winter bachelorette party idea. Ice Skating Heading to a big city like Manhattan for you bachelorette? Ice skatting is always a fun group activity! Bundle up in your cutest winter outfit, hold on to your besties, and get ready to laugh as your work your way around the rink. P.S. be sure to get a group pic!
Skiing is a well-loved wintertime activity. Going down a mountain with your skis can feel relaxing, freeing, and cathartic. This activity is also a thrilling alternative to exercise; you are having fun while burning some extra calories.
However, remember that skiing can get expensive, particularly for first-time or infrequent skiers. Besides paying for venue-related fees, you also need to rent or buy the appropriate gear.
Likewise, skiing can get dangerous. Only consider this winter bachelorette party idea if you know your crew is physically and mentally capable of doing it.
If you want a classier and more bourgeois winter bachelorette party idea, consider going for high tea. Although British people call this party “afternoon tea,” people not from the United Kingdom refer to it as “high tea.”
High tea occurs during the afternoon, hence its British name, and includes a meal with tea and finger food. Preferred teas are generally black or herbal, such as Earl Grey, Assam, and chamomile. As for the food, scones, finger sandwiches, and cake are common.
Historically, afternoon tea is a social occasion organized by and for women. The materials used and etiquette observed during afternoon tea have given the function an elegant reputation.
You can host high tea yourself. However, many establishments also offer high tea menus and services. You can decide what to do based on your budget, capabilities, and preference. High Tea If staying inside during the winter is more your vibe, and high tea is the perfect activity! Lots of hotels and restaurants offer high teas with a selection of sandwiches, sweets, and teas. Add on champagne and toast the bride in style!
Hot Chocolate Bar
Hot chocolate is a well-loved drink during winter because of its sweetness and warmth. Serving hot chocolate is already an excellent idea for a winter bachelorette party, but you can go the extra mile and set up a hot chocolate bar.
You can prepare hot cocoa before the party, storing it in a thermos to keep it warm. Give your guests various options for their toppings, such as whipped cream, marshmallows, chocolate chips, and peppermint.
You can also purchase some spirits, so your guests have the option to spike their drinks. Salted caramel liquor, vanilla vodka, peppermint schnapps, and other liqueurs will work great.
Optionally, you can include some snacks that pair well with hot chocolate. Examples include wafers, biscuits, crackers, and mini doughnuts.
If your budget allows it, order personalized thermoses or mugs for each guest. Many retailers offer monogrammed mugs, which also function as a party favor. Do not forget to put some saucers, spoons, and napkins on your hot chocolate bar.
Party for a Cause
Christmas, often associated with winter in general, is the season of giving. In this spirit, some brides-to-be prefer to host a party for the benefit of their chosen charity or advocacy. This heartwarming winter bachelorette party idea is highly personal to the bride-to-be.
As for a Christian bachelorette party
, you can donate to your local church or fund a feeding program for your community. This idea embodies Christ’s teachings of loving your neighbor and being selfless.
Helping LGBTQ+ organizations is close to the hearts of lesbian couples. You can hold your winter lesbian bachelorette party
by hosting a small Christmas party in a shelter for youth who has been disowned or discriminated against.
Every bride has different interests, passions, and worldviews. Similarly, there are plenty of organizations that will appreciate a bachelorette party for a cause.
Secret Santa is a well-loved tradition among friends, families, and coworkers. You can incorporate it into your winter bachelorette party, resulting in closer and stronger bonds within your crew.
Aside from drawing names, have your guests also write wish lists. Doing this will ensure that they receive a gift they will enjoy and use. While giving each other’s presents, you can ask your guests to dedicate a short speech to the person they picked.
Self-Care Day at the Spa
Pampering yourself should be done year-round. However, a winter bachelorette party is a perfect excuse to spend an entire day at a spa. Treat everyone to some treatments, such as a massage and a facial, at your preferred service provider. Spend a day inside at the spa!
If it's too cold to be outside, there's not a much better place to be than inside getting a facial or massage! Start the bachelorette weekend off right with some self-care and R&R at a cozy mountain-side spa... the I Do Crew will definitely think it's the best bach party they've been to!
As a child, many people have tried sledding down a hill. Relive your childhood memories — or create new ones — by sledding at your winter bachelorette party. You can procure sleds, but you can also improvise with what you have; examples include trays and lids of large containers.
If you want to experience skiing, but there are things to consider that make it impossible at the moment, sledding is a cheaper alternative.
Another well-loved dessert during wintertime is s’mores. Since you are celebrating your bachelorette party, now is not the time to worry about calories and diets. S’mores are highly addictive, so you must not feel guilty if you ask for some more.
Traditionally, a s’more is a “graham cracker sandwich” containing a layer of chocolate and marshmallow. The first step in creating a s’more is roasting the marshmallow; with that said, you need to prepare plenty of skewers and marshmallows.
You can also provide selections of chocolate bars and graham crackers, allowing your guests to mix and match. Alternatively, you can print some recipes — predetermined combinations — that your guests can try.
Wine or Beer Tasting
Many wineries and breweries stay open during the winter. Some companies offer ice wines, specifically produced in lower temperatures. You can find local wineries and breweries, plan an itinerary, and go winery- or brewery-hopping. Some organizations and states offer package tours of their wine trails, such as Indiana in the Midwest
No matter the season, we love a good glass of wine! Most wineries are open for tastings even in the winter and some might even produce special ice wines in the colder months. If you don’t love wine, a brewery tour is also a great option! No matter what activities you choose, we know you’ll have an amazing time! A winter bachelorette is a great opportunity to spend quality time with your bridal party and a take a weekend to relax from the craziness of wedding planning.
Visit a Winter Festival
Across the country, states hold winter festivals that celebrate everything related to the season. Some host sporting activities, others display ice-related works of art, some pay homage to mythology, and so on. There is no shortage of winter festivals for every type of bride.
A Comfy Celebration
Instead of having a grand celebration, you can arrange a simple yet relaxing day for the special one. If the to-be-bride and groom are not fond of a large and lavish party, then you can have a get together of near and dear ones. You only need to have the most comfortable setup, which can make the honoree feel good. Below are three effortless and fun ideas for the winter bach party.
Hot Tub Party
What can be more relaxing and fun than hanging out with your gang in a hot tub? Grab glasses of wine lying in the tub with friends at a resort or rented home with beautiful visuals. Have some party activity and games to add more laughter and joy. Get hot starters and delicacies as a treat for the day. You can even add some elegant decor around the tub for the party vibe.
A SPA Day
If you don’t want to have a party in the freezing weather outside, then you can take your friends to have a self-care bachelors. As a host or to be married, it will be the best way to showcase the love to your people. You can even have a bachelorette weekend with relaxing routines of facials, massages and more at a spa. It will be the most valued and loved party for both boys and girls.
The cosy PJs or Pajamas are always comfortable for all. So, even at the winter bachelor party, you can have a PJs night. Ask your friends to attend the celebration in their favourite Pajamas and slippers. The outfit will help you get the most adorable and candid pics with your gang. You can even get matching pajamas and slippers for all the guests and have the warmest party of all types with happiness. Create a boozy hot chocolate bar with fun mugs!
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Up-level your bachelorette pre-party with a boozy hot chocolate bar! Serve up a selection of spirits that the bride tribe can mix into their cocoa along with some classic toppings like whipped cream, peppermint and marshmallows. Provide each guest with a cute mug that doubles as their party favor!
Wear matching flannel PJs
Flannel and fizz before she's a Mrs! Not only are flannel PJs a perfect outfit choice for a winter bachelorette weekend, but they make an adorable photo op! Snag classic red buffalo check for the guests and white and black for the bride. If you're feeling extra fancy, get each set monogrammed
with the I Do Crew's initials.
Rent a house with a hot tub
Ahh... nothing says "relax" quite like hanging out in a hot tub with a glass of wine with snowy mountains as your view! Add your best friends to the picture and you've got a perfect bachelorette party activity for a low-key night in! Most rental websites (we love VRBO
!) let you filter for houses with a hot tub, so check that box and search away.
Hit the town in coordinating pom pom beanies
Stay warm AND look adorable in these Fluffy Pom-Pom Bachelorette Beanies
! Grab black ones for the guests and a white one for the bride, then head out for a day of shopping, brunching or boozing.... whatever suits your fancy!
Go to a winter festival
Hang out around the party pad in cozy, matching slippers!
The best part of winter in our opinion? SLIPPERS! Get each guest a pair for their party favor (check out Target
, Old Navy and Amazon
for some affordable options) to keep their toes warm at the bachelorette party pad. Make sure to snap a few cute photos!
Have a snowman building competition (whoever's looks most like the groom, wins!)
Grab your parkas, mittens and snow boots and have a snowman building competition! For a fun twist, have the bride squad break into teams. The team who builds the snowman that looks most like the groom, wins! We think this activity works best while sipping on hot cocoa or eggnog :)
Take a figure skating class
Everyone knows the best part of the winter Olympics is the figure skating, right?! Not only is ice skating a great workout and a lot of fun, the rink is a perfect location for a bachelorette party photo op. Check to see if your local ice skating rink offers classes for a cool and memorable party activity the whole crew will love.
Hire a private chef and host a dinner party at the bachelorette pad
Instead of venturing out into the cold for dinner, have dinner come to you! Hire a private chef to cook up a delicious dinner while the squad enjoys cocktails and eggnog. If you're really feeling fancy, set a cute table (we love these tips from Spoonflower
) and get dressed up for the evening!
Snack on flavored popcorn while watching a classic chick flick
Rent the bride's favorite chick flicks, grab some flavored popcorn, and host a girls night in at the bachelorette party pad! If you need some movie inspiration, check out this list of the 30 best chick flicks of all time
and have everyone share their favorite. Then, head to Legally Crafty Blog
for free movie night party games and print outs! Movie Night
The weather outside might be frightful, but that doesn't mean your bachelorette party has to be! Why not gather all of your closest friends for a movie night? Rent some romcoms, make make and epic snack board, and get ready to celebrate.
Cozy up at a bar with a fire pit
After enjoying your boozy hot cocoa, head to a bar or restaurant with a fire pit for a fun (and warm!) evening out. Do some research ahead of time - here's a round up of 23 cool bars with fire pits
around the USA - to find the best option and make a reservation if needed.
Have everyone in the bridal party build their own snowman or divide into teams. Whoever makes a snowman that most resembles the groom wins! This fun activity is sure to get everyone laughing.
WHAT TO WEAR
Packing for a winter trip is always such a struggle! You want to be cozy but also look chic. We totally get it, so here’s what we recommend! Apparel
Our custom jean jackets
are an absolute must for a winter bachelorette! What a fun way to show off your new last name while also looking stylish. Looking for something a little cozier? Our custom sweatshirts
are also a great option for snuggling up in. Accessories
You won’t want to head on a mountain getaway without a baseball hat
! These are such a cute way to keep the sun out of your eyes while shopping around town or great for hiding your helmet hair after a long day of skiing. Our fanny packs
are also a must have for your winter activities! Keep your hands free while also haveing everything you need easily accessible. When you’re ready to relax, make sure you and your girls all have your fuzzy slippers
! Last but not least, you’ll also want a cute sleep mask
for your best night’s sleep after a day in the snow. Winter is no excuse to not have fun! These are just a few ideas on how to have the best winter bachelorette. No matter how you decide to celebrate, the most important part is enjoying time with your besties! Don’t forget to check out the customizable products SWP
has to make your bachelorette unforgettable!
An excellent winter bachelorette party idea for accessories will keep you warm. Fluffy slippers will do that while also boosting the mood because of their cuteness.
Getting everyone a matching pair of slippers will make for a great aesthetic. However, you can also ask them about their favorite color or animal, which is an uncomplicated way to personalize this idea. Regardless, these slippers can also be their party favor.
Flannel Pajamas for Everyone
Many people associate flannel pajamas with the coldness and coziness of winter nights. As a result, flannel PJs are the perfect outfit option for indoor winter bachelorette parties.
Everyone can wear the same pattern and color of flannel PJs except the bride, who can opt for a different shade. Some stores also offer monogrammed PJs, making them fabulous party favors for the event.
Pom-Pom Beanies for the Bridal Party
Another staple winter accessory is a beanie. If you love adding headpieces to your outfits, consider opting for pom-pom beanies. They are comfortable, functional, and adorable all at once.
Every guest can wear a beanie of the same color, but the bride will wear something different to set herself apart. Black beanies for the guests and a white beanie for the bride-to-be, with respective engravings of “babe” and “bride,” are delightful options.
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When it comes to decoration, every celebration has its uniqueness in terms of style and themes. The bachelor party needs to have fun elements that can entertain the guests with their beauty and also help you spread happiness. Moreover, a winter bach party needs to be warm and comfy to all along with its stunning appearance. From the artificial decors to food, everything should highlight the winter and bachelor life.
The first thing that strikes everyone's mind is balloons. Moreover, if you look out, you will come across several balloons that can make your theme or occasion look amazing. For a cold winter bachelor, you can choose silver balloons to create a snowy and starry effect in the room. The bouquet of silver confetti and the metallic balloon will make the party hall look fun and elegant at the same time.
The adorable balloon banner can make the party decorations fun. The balloons with the bach theme have to be a part of your celebration. The lovely messages on it will be fun and memorable for all. You can hang them around the house or at the photobooth and spread laughter and enthusiasm for photographs among your friends. Your photo corner will be the most loved place because of the creative balloon. All your guests will enjoy clicking pictures with it.
A beautiful photo backdrop is a must for any party. The blue or silver streamer backdrops are classy and always in trend. You can choose any corner of the party hall and use these streamer backdrops for games, cake cutting, and the photobooth. The shiny decor will make your party look glamorous and joyful. You can put a table nearby with photo props and give the guests a beautiful backdrop to click their pictures.