7 Fun Ways to Surprise the Bride at a Bachelorette Party

If you’ve been given the responsibility of planning the bachelorette party for your friend or relative, this is a great honor. Although it can be sometimes stressful to organize, a bachelorette party is one of the best ways to celebrate your friendship. If you’d like to make it even more memorable, you could surprise the bride with something special on the day. You could make her a personalized gift such as photo or video montage, or book an exciting activity or a trip. The main thing is to try and go with the bride’s needs and interests of course. Here are seven fun ways to surprise the bride at a bachelorette party.

Book a trip

Get together with the other bachelorettes and book a surprise trip. You can ask their partner to take a sneaky look at their calendar to make sure you get the date right. You could plan a trip abroad or stick with a staycation, it depends on your preferences and budget. Don’t forget to plan plenty of exciting activities on your itinerary. If you’d like a few examples of ideas on how to celebrate your destination bachelorette party, Check out this article to learn more.

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Design matching attire

One of the classics for a bachelorette party is matching attire. You could have t-shirts or hats made, or even entire costumes. Check out these adorable matching bachelorette party outfits. You can wear these out on the town and take plenty of selfies.

Make a photo or video montage

Why not turn those selfies into a photo or video montage? You could ask other friends and family members to prepare pictures or video messages to add to your montage. Making creative videos is easy with one of the latest video editing apps. This is also a good budget-friendly option if your resources are a little limited. Your surprise doesn’t need to cost money, and a gift like this is something personal the bride will cherish for a long time.

Murder mystery game

If you’re looking for fun activities for a more low-key bachelorette party, you could surprise the bride with a murder mystery game. Plan costumes and characters for everyone, and show off your acting skills. There are plenty of pre-designed games you can buy that come complete with scripts and character descriptions. There is even a bachelorette party themed murder mystery game. These games are also inexpensive, and you can put as much effort into them as you like.

Go to an escape room

Escape rooms are a common activity for bachelorette parties because they encourage bonding and team working. You’ll have to crack complicated clues and puzzles in order to escape before your time’s up. If the bride to be enjoys a logic puzzle, then an escape room could be ideal. If there isn’t one near you could even create an escape room bachelorette party. For an easier option, you could do a scavenger hunt instead, or a quiz at home. There are plenty of fun ways you can celebrate, without even the house.

Hire a photographer

The bride to be is going to have a million things to do after getting engaged, and one of these will be hiring a photographer. If you can, find out if you can book the photographer to snap a few pics at the bachelorette party as well. This will make a nice surprise, and the photographer can put together an album for you. Photographer or not, don’t forget to take plenty of photos at the party. It will be a night to remember and you need to document it. You could later make a photo montage or scrapbook for the bride as a surprise. 

Put on a lavish spread

No bachelorette party is complete without a lavish spread. Surprise the bride with a buffet of her favorite foods, or take her out for dinner. You could even try something different like a virtual wine tasting. These have become very popular and many esteemed wine makers are offering tastings of their wines, along with virtual vineyard tours. You can order a selection online and have the bottles delivered right to your door. Why not treat yourselves to a little bit of decadence?

If you plan an exciting surprise for the bride at her bachelorette party, it will definitely be something she’ll never forget. It’s a great way to show your appreciation and to symbolize your friendship. Surprise the bride to be before giving her a rousing send-off into married life.

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Shafonne Myers is a certified wedding and event planner who longed for bridal inspiration that looked like her. She has created a website and magazine that brings bridal inspiration to plus size brides. She does speaking engagements educating the world about plus size brides and self confidence.
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