The purpose of having a bachelorette party is to honor your single life, spend time with your closest friends and have a lot of fun.
But, it is also a time for you to get away from the entire wedding planning shenanigans and to relax, completely without getting distracted.
What is the point of bachelor and bachelorette parties?
Bachelor and bachelorette parties are a time-honored tradition, typically involving a wild night out sometime shortly before getting married. These last hurrahs can be controversial, especially since the stereotypical bachelor party involves hard partying and possibly strippers (see: The Hangover).
What is a traditional bachelorette party?
In the 21st century, a bachelorette party is generally defined as “a gathering” for a bride before she marries. The party is usually hosted months in advance of the couple’s nuptials. “The bride’s friends throw it and do it to spend time and celebrate typically before the wedding,” Gage elaborates.
Who pays for what at a bachelorette party?
Traditionally, the only person who doesn’t pay for the bachelorette party is the bride. Especially for an in-town party that’s a single night out instead of a weekend away, the bridesmaids and other guests will often chip in to cover the bride’s share, as well as cover their own costs.
What do you need for a bachelorette party?
15 Things You Absolutely Need for a Successful Bachelorette Party
- A steady stream of booze. Obviously.
- Having a bottle of champagne at the ready at all times.
- A hashtag for photos.
- At least one sober activity that doesn’t require tight dresses and high heels.
- No public humiliation for the bride.
- Dinner reservations.