Cheap and Cheerful Hen Party Activities Everyone Can Enjoy


If you’ve been given the task of organizing a hen party, then you’ve come to the right place for advice. Whether this is the first hen party you’ve ever planned or you are a well-seasoned hen do planner, it can seem a daunting and overwhelming plan to put together.

So, rather than putting all the pressure on you, we’re here to help. We’ve put together everything you need to plan that fun and classy hen party that won’t break the bank.

Throw your own cocktail making class

Without having to leave the house and head to an actual class, why not throw your very own cocktail making class at home? It’s an easy way to save the pennies. You should choose recipes you’re familiar with so that you can teach others but to make it a little bit more fun, throw a couple of new recipes in there and see what happens.

Make sure you have plenty of alcohol and ingredients. Most cocktails are made from mostly juice drinks and lemonades, so it won’t cost as much as you think. You’ll need a chopping board, knives, cocktail glasses, measuring jugs, cocktail shakers and drink decorations such as little umbrellas and straws. You’ll probably own the majority of these items between you, so round the bridal party up and see what everyone’s got.

Cheese and wine night

Cheese and wine go hand in hand. In fact, there isn’t a better food and drink combination around. This a simple and fairly inexpensive hen party activity. All you need is some good quality products from your local market, grapes and lots of wine, of course. It’s a quiet and chilled type of hen party but if you’re entertaining the bride’s older family members or just looking for something a little more civilized, this is the perfect option.

Your own version of glamping

Why not set up a glamping hen party? The key to this activity is good planning. First of all, you need to search online for a camping spot that’s not too far away and check to see what facilities are available – some sites are fairly basic, others have touches of luxury. If you don’t fancy camping in a field, host it in your back garden instead. As for making the most memorable glamping hen do, don’t forget to:

  • Tell all the guests what supplies they need, such as clothing, sleeping bag, pillows, etc.
  • Ask around for tents to borrow – if needed – before considering to buy one
  • Take plenty of food, soft drinks and of course alcohol
  • Take board games and plan other games

Local night out

Why not stay local and use some of the money you’re saving to upgrade yourselves to VIP experiences at some clubs in your local hometown/city and, have a limo to chauffeur you from place to place? If you split these prices between the whole hen party, you’ll be surprised at how cheap it is. Make sure you’re all dressed up and wear the usual hen party wear to set it aside from your usual nights out.

At home spa

Spa weekend prices seem to be rising every time we look at them, but the idea of massages and pampered toes lure many hen parties into expensive weekends. Save the stress of unnecessary expenses by creating your very own spa at home using face masks, nail varnish, hair masks, scented candles and therapeutic music. This will help the bride wash away any pre-wedding nerves. Another option is to hire yourself a mobile beauty therapist to visit you at home. See if they do group booking discounts and everyone can chip in to make it cheaper.

Hopefully, this has given you some ideas to help you plan your bestie’s perfect hen do and create a night that she’s never going to forget.

 

Suggested Posts

If you’re headed off to renew your vows, slip into one of these simple, white wedding gowns and feel like a bride all over again for the celebration. Style, personalize and jet away to your destination as you and your again-groom re-commit your love. via Pinterest

0 4.3k
Share

Show off your gorgeous gams – at any age – with one of these sexy, sultry and sophisticated wedding gowns. Full of gorgeous accents and womanly lines, any one of these dresses could be used for a destination vow renewal or second walk down the aisle. Traditional and simple, this is one of the most …

0 3.9k
Share
second wedding etiquette

So your best friend has been lucky enough to find the man of her dreams, mach 2. Now what? Check out a few tips concerning showers, attendants, responsibilities and more: Do Maid of Honor Duties Change? Not exactly. If you need help with standard Maid of Honor duties, visit Maid of Honor: Her Duties in …

0 3.7k
Share

Your honeymoon is a once in a lifetime opportunity. It should be the perfect start to your married life and the most unforgettable holiday you’ll ever have. So what makes the perfect honeymoon? Whether you want a private tropical island or to explore one of the most enchanting cities in the world – here are …

0 3.7k
Share

It’s your second time around and it’s still easy to fall into the trap of becoming a total bridezilla. Between juggling arrangements for the dress, the jewelry, and the flowers, it can be so easy to forget the most important accessory of all – the groom! After all, what’s a blushing bride without a hunky …

0 3.8k
Share

Traditional styled with a dash of spice, Milla Nova wedding gowns are in a league of their own. Every one of the designs you’ll find throughout the collection has a seamless blend of both modern edges and classic appeal. There’s a little something for every kind of bride. Ball gowns filled with tulle and lace, …

0 4.3k
Share