A bachelor party is the “last hurrah” shared before a man enters a new phase of his life, leaving bachelorhood behind. Such a momentous occasion deserves the utmost attention. Planning the event can be intimidating, but there are guidelines to simplify the process and make it enjoyable. Here are six ideas sure to be met with a resounding “yes!” from the groom to be.
There may be nonsmokers attending a bachelor party but that does not mean the tradition of cigars at this event should be passed up. Even non-smokers have been known to bend their rules at such an event. A quality cigar paired with top-shelf liquor is the perfect accompaniment for any bachelor party activity, from playing card games to watching live entertainment. They are also a perfect gift for the groomsmen. You don’t have to break the bank either; there are quality cigars available for a reasonable cost.
Although bachelor parties have earned a reputation for being a drink fest, that is usually not the goal. Instead of overdoing with inexpensive alcohol that will create a miserable morning after, create a night to be remembered for high-quality alcohol. Remember, class and sophistication do not equal no fun. Choose a nice selection of fine liquor and champagne and the night should be a success. Discourage guests from sampling a wide range of different drinks, as they will suffer and not enjoy the night.
Gambling is a popular activity for a bachelor party. You could plan a trip to a casino and take your chances at the very of gambling options they offer, but another more personal and affordable option is a poker night event between friends.
Assigning people as designated drivers is a must for the safety of all involved. If you don’t want to make anyone at the party refrain from drinking, there is always the option of hiring a limo. Advantages of splurging on a limo include no worries about safety, not having to decide who will travel with whom, being able to keep the entire group together, and traveling about town in high style.
The days of bachelor parties the night before the wedding has given way to bachelor parties that allow time for recovery between the party and the main event. Without agenda or church arrival times the following day, reserving a room after a night of partying is a great idea. It eliminates the concerns of safe travel, as well as any foolish impulses to visit the bride to be in a condition she may not favor.
A bachelor’s party is a highlight of the entire wedding process and deserves careful consideration. Make the night one to remember with these simple guidelines for “yes” after “yes” from your groom and guests.