Updated on: Feb 17, 2024
Your best bud has just asked you to stand by his side at his wedding - one of the most important days of his life. It’s your job to throw an unforgettable bachelor party that will mark the end of his single days. Our team has some of the top bachelor party ideas for you to try.
Money-saving Bachelor Party Ideas
1. Poker Night
Play up your usual favorite bachelor party game of poker and hire a bartender and/or catering service. Local restaurants have affordable catering menus that you can use without worrying about making the food yourself. Use this link to find a bartender near you.
2. Private Concert
Hire a musician to come and play privately, keeping a social distance. You can even rent party decorations for the concert to add a little more flare.
3. Video Game Heaven
Invite all of your guy friends over to someone’s house for the entire weekend and ask some of your friends to bring their TVs. Set up multiple TVs with different games going at one time. Veg out on the couch playing video games all weekend long. You can even buy emulators that combine all the old games you used to play on ancient systems.
4. Putt Putt Golf
Use items in your home to create your very own putt golf course. Some supplies you can use for your course are solo cups, paper plates, or cereal boxes. Carpet makes a great substitute for putting green. If you don't want to DYI putt golf, you can purchase one instead. This is a fun and easy substitute for golfing.
5. Cigar Party
Enjoying a quality cigar with your friends is an easy way to enjoy the night with your pals. You can even get matching cigar punches or lighters to remember the evening.
6. Movie Night
Rent a guy movie that you’ve been dying to see or a classic that everyone loves. Make sure you have plenty of greasy pizza, chips, beer, popcorn, and nachos to go around.
7. Food Party
Add competition to your food party by hosting a grilling competition where each guest must create the best dish using only the grill. Get together to ensure the groom has all the tools and gadgets he can need by buying him a grill accessories pack.
8. Vegas In Person
Going to Vegas sometimes is not possible to bring the experience home, get your poker chips, your favorite drinks, and treat the night like you’re in sin city
9. Karaoke Night
One of the best Bachelor party ideas is if you want to express your voice, step out of your comfort zone and try to impress your friends with your singing.
10. Bourbon Tasting
Your liquor store can make suggestions on different types of bourbon and then ask for samplings or small bottles of each of them. Someone at your liquor store may even be able to host and give explanations about different types. Personalized flasks are easy gifts to have to remember the event.
Activity-based Bachelor Party Ideas
With hiking, you get to escape the city's business and unwind in mother nature's freshness. Perfect idea before all the stress of the wedding day comes. It's important to have good hiking boots before you embark on your journey, so double-check that everyone at your bachelor party is prepared!
Wakeboarding is a sure way to get all of the guys involved. Nothing like gliding across the water on a hot day, plus you will all get to showcase your skills before being tied down in tuxedos.
13. Dirt biking
Get together all of your bikes or go to a place and rent them. This is a great way to explore a little bit while channeling your inner Evel Knievel.
Are you trying to enjoy the beach view but are tired of doing so on the ground? Try looking at the gorgeous landscape from up to 40 feet in the air! Don't forget... it's sunny up there! Bring a pair of shades that fit you well for this trip. Better yet, gift everyone personalized sunglasses as a favor!
15. Hang Gliding
This activity is sure to get the adrenaline pumping. Gliding down from a high point is going to provide a unique experience with unrivaled views.
16. Golf Outing
If you are looking for a nice bachelor game, enjoy a round of 18 holes of golf surrounded by your friends.
Nothing will be as memorable as leaping from a plane with all of your friends.
Shooting each other with paintballs is an excellent idea for all of the guys. Paintball will bring out your inner kid again!
19. Chartering A Boat
Grab your friends, sail the high seas on a chartered boat, and celebrate in style. It's important to be prepared with life jackets, so don't forget to order some!
Hunting trips are great for any bachelor party. It gets you outdoors and away from everyone to get in touch with nature.
21. Play Sports
Get active by playing group non-contact sports together such as Wiffle ball or basketball. You can play different types of games such as HORSE in basketball or a Wiffle ball home run derby. You can make it interesting with the winners of these games having their drinks paid for the rest of the night.
22. Road Trip
Pack all of your friends in a car and hit the open road.
Even if fishing boats may not be open, you can charter your own fishing trip to your local beach or lake for the day or even a weekend. If you’re competitive, split up into two groups and host your own fishing tournament. Make the losers buy drinks for the winners.
24. Cabin in the Woods
Looking for a getaway with a side of nature, rent a cabin in the woods, and get away from the real world while enjoying the great outdoors. Sitting by the campfire can be a great way to unwind, so be prepared with chocolate, marshmallows, and graham crackers! Everyone loves a s'more!
25. Surprise Weekend
Get in touch with the bride to ensure the groom is available for a weekend, then surprise him at his house and kidnap him. Have all of the details of your weekend planned out, and don’t fill him in on any of it!
Bachelor Party Ideas: Conclusion
We hope you enjoyed this list of bachelor party ideas. There are many that can be incorporated into one adventurous night and a great thing about this article is that there are so many different ideas for any type of groom. Hopefully, you can get inspired by these ideas and put together the best party for the groom.
Written by Brittany Schmidt