Essential Items for a Bachelorette Party

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If you are planning or attending a bachelorette party, it is great to have a checklist of things you need to bring with you to the bash.

As you gear up for the big party, you should be sure to have a few essentials like a cell phone, extra cash, a train schedule or number for a cab company, and a list of the bars or clubs you’ll be visiting with phone numbers.

Aside from these essentials, there are lots of great ideas for what to bring to a bachelorette party.  One key item is a headpiece of some sort.  You want everyone you encounter to know who the bride-to-be is, and there are many options to set her apart.  Mini veils are the most popular, but you can also have her wear a glitzy tiara, a bride hat, or a hilarious wig.  Next, a good bachelorette party planner brings a dare to do list.  This list is a set of missions for the bride and other guests to complete throughout the night, such as getting a guy to tell her something dirty, or collecting phone numbers.  Tamer versions include goofy tasks like singing in public or dancing alone on the dance floor.

A popular bachelorette party game is a suck for a buck tee shirt or candy necklace.  Then random guys pay a dollar to remove the candies from the bride’s necklace or shirt.  This is a game not for the faint of heart, but if the bride is up for it, it is a classic bachelorette party stunt. Another great way to slightly embarrass the bride in a good natured way is to have each girl attending the party bring something that the bride must wear at least part of the evening, including items like a feather boa, a funny hat, etc.

Blow up dolls are also great for bachelorette parties, as the only male guest invited!  Most of the blow up dolls are naked, and bachelorettes are often asked to carry the blow up doll around all night, sometimes handcuffed to her!

If you are having a particularly naughty bachelorette party, there are several x-rated essentials, including penis shaped straws.  Since the bachelorette will likely be drinking all evening, penis straws can be taken with her to the bars she visits and used all night.  You can buy enough straws for each member of the bachelorette party to carry one around all night, showing group solidarity and not embarrassing only the bride.

When the party’s over, the energy and excitement of the night will be reduced to a few fuzzy memories.  So don’t let a single minute of the evening’s debauchery go undocumented.  Bring at least two cameras so that there are lots of shots of all the goofy fun. The maid of honor or party planner should be in charge of gathering up disposable cameras at the end of the night so the pictures can be given to the bride. Disposable cameras are preferred to real cameras, just in case the cameras are lost at a bar or club.

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