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A Guide to Planning an Unforgettable Hen Party

by / Monday, 11 September 2017 / Published in Articles
A Guide to Planning an Unforgettable Hen Party

As the maid of honour, you are given the incredible task of planning the bachelorette party of the bride-to-be. This is no small task as it is the last hurrah before entering the bonds of marriage. As a result, the event needs to be fun and utterly memorable. Considering all of the pressure that you are under to pull off such a bash, it can be difficult to settle on a strategy. To add some structure to your planning process, follow the tips below:

Try an Unusual Venue

Bars and clubs are a little overdone and are not the greatest options for a hen do. In addition, you typically have to contend with loads of other people, many of whom are strangers and aren’t a part of the festivities. To avoid any awkwardness or discomfort, hire one of the party boats available instead. This will be an exhilarating and beautiful way to celebrate such a fun day. You can get away from the masses and ensure that it is just your nearest and dearest who are there. This also gives everyone permission to let loose and have all of the fun that they want, without any judgemental eyes.

Figure Out the Budget

With most hen parties, the bride is relieved of the duty of paying for the bash. Of course, this is entirely up to you. If you do decide to stick with tradition, it is then time to figure out how precisely will be footing the bill. A good place to start would be to first set a budget for the event. This will give you an idea of how much or how little the night will cost. With this number in mind you can decide to distribute the expenses among the bridal party or have each guest contribute a small amount.

Double Check the Guest List

The guest list is one area that you should actually check with the bride-to-be. This is because she will need to decide who should be invited and who can be avoided. It is important for her to do the choosing so that you will not end up offending anyone. By going through the list of who needs to be invited, you will also be able to gain some idea of what entertainment is appropriate and what will fall flat.

Take a Little Risk

You probably know the soon-to-be blushing bride better than anyone. Therefore, you will decide if you can take some risk, particularly with the entertainment features. If you know that your friend is up for a good time, then you should consider adding a raunchy factor to the party. After all, it is her last hurrah and the event does need to be something completely atypical for everyone present. From exotic male dancers to risqué adult games, the options are endless and your imagination should be as well.

Organise Fun Gift Bags

This is definitely an event that everyone is going to want to remember, especially if everything goes according to plan. This is why you should have some gift bags that keep in line with the theme of the party. If you keep a Polaroid camera with you, you can snap some cute pictures of each individual with the bride-to-be and drop them in each bag. It will be sweet and memorable.

These are all of the ingredients to planning an incredibly hen party.

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