- Step 1: Schedule Schedule the party a few days before the wedding, but preferably at least a week ahead of time. Scheduling a party the night before the wedding is usually a mistake.
- Step 2: Invite friends and family Invite the groom's male friends and relatives.
- Step 3: Set up a budget Plan a budget for the party and figure out how much each guest is willing to spend.
- TIP: Overestimate the cost per person to make sure all the expenses are covered.
- Step 4: Pick the location Pick a location for the party. Popular bachelor party destinations vary from Las Vegas to local bars to camping in the outdoors.
- TIP: Hire a car service if the party includes drinking and no one wants to be the designated driver.
- Step 5: Plan activities Plan the evening so that there's never a dull moment. Consider hiring entertainment, going golfing, gambling, or camping.
- Step 6: Have fun Have fun. Bachelor parties are a chance for everyone to have a good time, but don't let it get too out of control.
- Step 7: Take pictures Take lots of pictures at the party, but don't take pictures of anything too incriminating.
- FACT: Bachelor parties originated in fifth-century Sparta.
You Will Need
- Guest list
- Car service (optional)