With so many bachelorette party themes to choose from, browse these 57 party ideas to pick the perfect style for the bride.
Celebrating the bride at her bachelorette party is one of the best ways to de-stress before the wedding and get to know her closest friends. While some brides prefer an exciting weekend bash, others would rather relax with their favorite girls. If you’ve been tasked with planning a bachelorette party, put the bride’s interests first and then fill in the rest of the details.
Once you have a clear idea of how the bride wants to spend her final days as a single lady, the fun begins! Maybe your bride has a wedding theme she loves that you can incorporate into the bachelorette party. These themes range from wild and crazy to sophisticated and chill so you can find the perfect theme to party with your girls. Below, find 57 bachelorette party themes to inspire your planning, or jump straight to the section you’re most interested in:
After picking your favorite bachelorette party theme, set the backdrop for your weekend with decor and party favors to celebrate in style. Zola's Bach Party Gear has endless inspiration! Wondering who covers all of the bachelorette party costs? Check out our guide to bachelorette parties to figure out who to invite, how to split the costs and how to plan your weekend.
For the mermaid bride trading her tail for a veil, celebrate her bachelorette by the sea. Use plenty of sparkles and soft pastel colors to decorate your under-the-sea party with bubbles, seashells, and sea creatures. As for dress code, have your mermaid squad pack their swimsuits and gift them beach towels as a party favor so they’ll have a souvenir to take home. This tropical palm swimsuit is perfect for the occasion! Add some mermaid themed snacks and dive in.
Whether you’re by the pool or hanging at the beach, you can party your tails off in full mermaid fashion.
Sources: Photobooth and koozie via Vandi Fair | Mermaid glitter bar via Rachel Emma Studio | Macarons via Taste by Spellbound
Take it easy and plan some relaxing activities for the boho bride. Get outdoors and explore some beautiful scenery by visiting a winery or going on a hike to bond with your bride tribe. To wind down, attend a group yoga or pilates class and find your zen before the big day comes.
Another fun spin on a boho bachelorette is to go with a “Bachella” festival theme for the music lover. Bring in all the florals, earth tones and macramé decorations to create a chill vibe for your party. Vintage patterns and fabrics make great backdrops for photo booths and dinner parties.
Sources: Vintage drink glasses via Magnolia Studios | Tattoos via Fancy That Loved | Tablescape via Twink + Sis | Boho chair via Madison Short and Christine McFarlane Events
Want to head somewhere warm and sunny with the girls? A nautical bachelorette is the way to go. Deck out your “I Do” crew with sailor hats, fanny packs, and beach hats to create a weekend fit for the sea. If you’re planning a destination bachelorette party, consider some beach getaways and try to book a beach house or boat ride. Nautical themed goodies like inflatable beach balls, palm trees, and anchors make great decorations for your weekend pad.
Let your hair down, put your toes in the sand and celebrate the bride’s last sail before the veil with a “Let’s Get Nauti” themed bachelorette.
Sources: Bride on a boat via Katrina Malaiba | Nautical goodies via Everyday Pursuits | Beach ball drink stirrers via Studio DIY | Nautical table setting via Pizzazzerie | Beach hats via Love Always, Audrey
Perfect for any time of year, this theme brings together delicious food and bright colors to create an atmosphere that makes you want to sip margaritas with your senoritas. Celebrate the bride to be with a fiesta themed party full of quirky cactus decor and pinatas. Using just balloons and streamers, you can turn any hotel room or guest house into a desert oasis. As for the tasty treats, margarita flavored cupcakes and a nacho or taco bar make great party snacks.
This final fiesta will have all of your girls crashing for a siesta in the afternoon.
Sources: Fiesta sign via Giggles Galore | Fiesta cookies via Cowtown Cookie Co. | Cactus balloons via Design Improvised | Fiesta garland via The House That Lars Built | Siesta blanket and eyemasks via and Simply Audree Kate and Brooke Marcella Photography
Bachelorette parties are perfect for escaping the stress of planning a wedding so why not escape to the great outdoors? For the bride who likes to explore and unwind, consider planning a weekend in the woods for you and your girls. Whether you decide to stay in a cabin or glamping tent, this weekend will be full of new experiences. Create a cozy atmosphere using lots of blankets and pillows to make your campsite feel like home. For party favors, you can make some adorable fire starter kits with matches or create your own rustic wood coasters.
Head out to where the wild things are and create a weekend full of happy campers.
Sources: Glamping tent and blankets via Gypsy Canyon Baja and Ana and Jerome Photography | Wooden coasters via House of Hawthornes | Camp rules via Legally Crafty and Just Add Confetti | S’mores bar via Katherine Mendieta
Take the bachelorette party to the tropics for a weekend that feels like a mini-vacay. Palm leaf prints, fresh florals, and bold colors make this tropical party bright and cheery. Add some fun flamingo and pineapple decor to turn your room into a tropical oasis. Sip fruity cocktails by the pool or head to the beach for a fun day in the sun. Adorn some fabulous straw beach hats and bright pool floats for a pool party no one will forget.
As the bride says “aloha” to married life, take this weekend to pamper her special girls.
Sources: Pastel party decor via Everyday Pursuits & Valorie Darling Photography | Mimosa bar and floral ice cubes via The Beauty Approach | Pool floats via Madison Short and Christine McFarlane Events | Flamingo party cups via Boxwood Avenue
After all the fun of a bachelorette party and games to be played, you’ll need to pick out the perfect present for the bride to be. The bride may have just found her match, but she’s always had a strong group of supportive girls surrounding her.