Are you tasked with throwing a bachelorette party but don’t know where to begin? If so, you’re in the right place because we have come up with the steps to plan the best bachelorette party.
To make sure everything runs smoothly and that nothing goes wrong, keep reading below to see the ultimate guide on planning a bachelorette party.
Have the Conversation on What the Bride Wants for Her Party
The first step to throwing a bachelorette party is to talk to the bride about what type of party she wants. After all, you don’t want to throw her a party she will hate.
You can bounce ideas back and forth on what the bride will want and won’t want at her bachelorette party. After going through what she wants and doesn’t it’s time to make the guest list.
Go over with the bride who will be invited to her party to get a rough idea of how many people you will need to plan for. While doing this you should get their contact information so you can talk to them and work out dates that will work for them.
The last thing your conversation should decide is where and when to have the bachelorette party. If you’re having a get-together and you could schedule a slushie machine hire then that’s a lot less planning than doing a destination party in another country.
Spread the Word To the Invitees and Get RSVPs Out
After deciding where and when to have the party it’s now time to contact those who are invited. Tell them what you will be doing, the place, and the dates.
It’s a great idea to send out an initial RSVP so people can tell you if they can come to the party. If people have to contribute to an expense such as a plane ticket you should be open with them when sending the RSVP email.
Coordinate with Venues and the Attendees to Make Sure Everything Runs Smoothly
Now it’s time to start planning the little details to make sure everything is perfect and runs smoothly. After getting your final headcount and everyone’s payments if need be, it’s time to book your trip or plan your party.
If anything needs booking such as hotels, plane tickets, gathering halls, party rooms, party buses, or anything else you should be contacting relative places and booking your time slots. If you’re doing a bar-hopping party then go ahead and plan what bars you’ll be hitting and for how long.
It’s recommended that you plan and schedule everything at least 4 months in advance. This will help to ensure you get the bride’s top choices and you aren’t running around and stressing out about getting everything to work out.
Get Those Special Touches Lined Up and Ready for the Big Night
If you’re going to be getting everyone shirts that say who they are in the bridal party or even plan on getting the bride a personalized gift now is the time to order them. You want to give the personalization company enough time to create your items so they will be ready to go on the day of the party.
Confirm with Venues to Make Sure Everything Runs Smooth the Party Night
2 weeks before your party you should be confirmed with venues that they have your spot booked and will be providing everything they said they would. You shouldn’t wait until the last minute and arrive to find out the venue has forgotten about you.
If you’re traveling make sure all the tickets are ready to go and that the hotel is confirmed. If anything seems weird or not definite it’s time to reach out to the relative parties to get everything straight. Also, people should have their expenses paid in full by this point in time.
Prepare For the Big Night
Now that you’ve conquered planning the party and everything is in place it’s time to prepare. You should be asking yourself what’s the best way to execute the party so it runs smoothly and start making a plan.
The key is to prepare yourself for the party ahead. If you’ll be traveling make sure to pack everything you will need. If you’re going to be partying all night make sure to have a day of self-care to get your body ready.
Then you will need to confirm your plan of execution. Does the bar-hopping route you laid out make sense? If not, now it’s time to change it.
Does your trip abroad have enough excursions listed? If not, now is the time to add (or take away) some things to do.
The biggest thing when it comes to party planning is to not forget to take care of yourself. Your personal care will also help to make sure nothing goes wrong the day by keeping your mind and body sharp.
Now It’s Time to Party
Congratulations, you’ve finally made it to the big night. Since you’ve strategically planned everything in the months leading up to this day and everything is set in stone it’s time to sit back and enjoy the festivities.
Now You Know How to Throw a Bachelorette Party
We have given you the definitive guide on how to throw a bachelorette party. From planning a bar-hop night to planning a trip to another country, you will be sure to plan the best bachelorette party anyone has ever attended. For more party-throwing tips and information be sure to check out the rest of our website.