Bachelorette Party Ideas You'll *Actually* Want to Attend (2023)

Once you hit your mid-20s, there’s likely to be at least one wedding you’re invited to every year, which also means you’re probably invited to a bachelorette party. If you are sick of going to the club covered in penis-shaped everything, you are not alone. Cue non-lame bachelorette party ideas! Whether the bride-to-be has an adventurous spirit, is a foodie, a snow bunny or beauty guru, there’s something ~unique~ and fun out there that will perfectly fit her vibe. Here, the best places for a non-lame bachelorette party across Canada.

Best Bachelorette Party Ideas in Vancouver

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Scandinave Spa Whistler

Find it: 8010 Mons Road, Whistler,
The vibe: Weddings can be stressful—but bachelorettes don’t have to be. Stop and take a *peaceful* moment to experience traditional Scandinavian baths in a legit out-of-this-world gorgeous environment with both indoor and outdoor facilitates. Treatments include hydrotherapy, baths and massages.
Average cost: $70 per person
Booking: Call 1-888-953-2423

Exit Vancouver West Broadway

Find it: 309 W Broadway, Vancouver,
The vibe: This is the ultimate escape room experience. If you feel like solving puzzles and love decoding clues, put your brains to the test through different challenge rooms like “Candy Coaster” and “Vampire Hunters.” The minimum per game is two people, and maximum is 10.
Average cost: $24 per person
Booking: Book online or call 778-379-4730

Whistler Bungee

Find it: Eagle Lodge #19-4314 Main Street, Whistler,
The vibe: For the adventurous bride: jump 160 ft. over the jaw-dropping Cheakamus River. It’s safe, we promise.
Average cost: $130 per person
Booking: Book online or call 1-877-938-9333 (you must pre-book your jump)

Butlers in the Buff

The vibe: A fun alternative to going to the strip club, hire Butlers in the Buff (and boy are they babes) and stay home while sexy men serve you drinks and dinner. Need we say more?
Average cost: Upon request
Booking: Book online or call 1-888-210-8553

Best Bachelorette Party Ideas in Calgary

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National on 10th

Find it: 341 10th Ave. SW, Calgary,
The vibe: This place is the perfect spot to eat, drink and play in downtown Calgary. Instead of going out to a typical club (boring!), you can bowl or play a round of ping pong at the venue’s very own bowling alley. Plus, National on 10th has some serious cocktails and legit food deals.
Average cost:$60 per bowling lane, food dishes range from $12 to $24
Booking: Book online for bowling

Bourbon Room

Find it: 341b 10th Ave SW, Calgary,
The vibe: Do you like cocktails and pretending you’re in a different era? Bourbon Room is a super fun speakeasy-style bar that serves strong drinks and tasty eats. They also offer bourbon tasting and cocktail classes, so you can book whatever tickles your fancy. (Sipping on tasty drinks all night long works, too.)
Average cost: $75 per person for classes and tastings, cocktails range from $10 to $14
Booking: Book online for classes and tastings

Miss Behave Boudoir Photography Session

Find it: Bay #2, 2501 Alyth Road, SE, Calgary,
The vibe: Book an evening of female empowerment and get sexy for the camera. Miss Behave Boudoir’s “Girls Just Wanna Have Fun” package is perfect for bachelorette parties since it entails dressing up in something sexy and getting pampered with your besties. Minimum of four ladies per session.
Average cost: $150 to $975 per session
Booking: Book online or call 403-452-4515

Fairmont Banff Springs

Find it: 405 Spray Avenue, Banff,
The vibe: Located in the heart of Banff National Park, the Fairmont Banff Springs is like a castle in the Rockies—and you’ll feel like a queen staying there, too. Pry yourself from your room for massages at the property’s Willow Stream spa, which also boasts thermal pools and a lounge. There’s no reason to ever leave the hotel (except for locally made drinks, which you can have at Banff’s unreal craft distillery, Park.)
Average cost: From $499 a night to stay at hotel, spa treatments range from $75 to $369.
Booking: Book online or call 1-800-257-7544

Best Bachelorette Party Ideas in Edmonton

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Segway Tour with River Valley Adventure Co

Find it: Louise McKinney Park, 9735 Grierson Hill, NW, Edmonton,
The vibe: Feel like an adventure on wheels? Learn how to ride a Segway and take a tour around the waterfront landscape in summer OR winter. It’s the perfect bachelorette party for a bride that’s always on the go (or one who really likes Segways).
Average cost:Tours start at $60
Booking: Book online or call 1-877-433-7347

Get Cooking

Find it: MacEwan University, 11050 104 Ave, NW, Edmonton,
The vibe: Foodies rejoice! Learn how to cook with your girlfriends (while tasting, obv) for a delish bachelorette party. Using the freshest ingredients, you’ll whip up something good while sampling wine pairings. You can also book a private class, with lessons like “Italian Farmhouse,” “French Bistro,” and “Thai Street Food.”
Average cost: $139 per person for a four-hour class

Bliss Yoga Spa

Find it: 5954 Mullen Way, Edmonton,
The vibe: Most brides need a zen day before the big day. Spend some time at Bliss Yoga Spa, starting with a yoga class followed by relaxing spa treatments like manicures, facials and massages. You will feel rejuvenated and relaxed, just in time for the wedding.
Average cost: Yoga drop-in rate, $20 per person; spa treatments range from $65 for a manicure to $155 for a facial
Booking: Book online

Best Bachelorette Party Ideas in Saskatoon

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Lucky Bastard Distillers

Find it: 814 47th Street East, Saskatoon,
The vibe:Like whisky, vodka, gin or rum? Spend an afternoon with your girlfriends tasting small-batch whisky and fun-flavoured vodka (like dill pickle) while learning about how spirits and liqueurs are made. Book a free tour (yas!) or a private after-hours one, which also includes a feature cocktail.
Average cost:Public tours and tastings are free; private tour prices upon request
Booking: Book online

Lifecycle Spin Studio

Find it: 1002 Broadway Ave, Saskatoon,
The vibe: Want to sweat it out with your favourite ladies? Visit Lifecycle for an amped-up version of a traditional spin class. If you don’t normally spin, that’s cool, too; teachers at Lifecycle will show you the ropes—especially in a private group class, which they offer for bachelorette parties (they will even serve you champagne).
Average cost: Drop-in class rate $18 per person; group events price upon request
Booking: Book online

Just For You Day Spa

Find it: 2414D 8th Street East, Saskatoon,
The vibe: A calming and serene afternoon at the spa is definitely what a bride-to-be needs. Between a menu of facials, massages, manicures, pedicures and body treatments, there is definitely something for everyone in the bridal party.
Average cost: Prices vary
Booking: Book online

Best Bachelorette Party Ideas in Winnipeg

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Rumor’s Restaurant & Comedy Club

Find it: 190-2025 Corydon Ave, Winnipeg,
The vibe: If you want a hilarious night out, book a bachelorette party that will keep you in stitches. Come prepared to LOL all night while enjoying dinner and drinks with your favourite ladies. Can you ask for anything more?
Average cost:Show tickets range from $12 to $17; food ranges from $9 to $20
Booking: Book online or call 204-488-4520

Vintage and Vogue Photography

Find it: 982 McMillan Ave, Winnipeg,
The vibe: If you like dressing up and looking glam, a Vintage and Vogue photoshoot is the bachelorette party for you. Step back in time and experience a super cool photography session set in the ’40s or ’50s, complete with retro costumes.
Average cost: Sessions start at $250
Booking: Book online or at 204-296-6647

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Bada Bing Bus Inc.

Find it: 536 Dobbie Ave, Winnipeg,
The vibe: What’s more fun than a party on wheels? Take a ride on a Bada Bing bus surrounded by up to 25 of your besties that will take you to all your favourite spots for drinks and dancing, ensuring a big—and maybe wild—night out on the town. It’s also way more convenient than calling cabs.
Prices: $399 to $630
Booking: Book online or at 204-888-2464

Best Bachelorette Party Ideas in Toronto

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Custom Lipstick Class with Bite Beauty

Find it: 678 Queen Street West, Toronto,
The vibe: You likely have a million lipsticks, but have you ever made your own? Choose a shade from nearly 200 Bite beauty lip pigments, select your fave finish and a scent, and voila! Your own personalized lippy. You and your girlfriends now have your very own lip colours for the big day.
Average cost: $55 per person for one lipstick or $80 per person for tw0
Booking: Book online

Jewelry Class with Anice Jewellery

Find it: 102 Ossington Ave, Toronto,
The vibe: Need something old and something new for your big day? Book a private jewellery workshop with jewelry maker Brittany Hopkins and learn how to turn your old bling into a one-of-a kind piece.
Average cost: Prices upon request for private workshops
Booking: Book online

Aqua Mermaid

Find it:University Settlement, 23 Grange Rd., Toronto,
The vibe:Spend an hour in the pool as a mermaid, which TBH, sounds amazing. Through Aqua Mermaid’s private “Mermaid Party,” you’ll learn how to use your tail, play games with your fellow merladies and pose for Ariel-style photos.
Average cost: $300 for up to seven mermaids
Booking: Book online


Find it: Elevation Dancentre, 979 Bloor St. West, Toronto, and Steps Dance Studio, 819 Yonge St., 3rd Floor, Toronto,
The vibe:Taught by some serious Queen B dance experts, you and your pals will learn the choreography to an iconic Beyoncé song of your choice, including “Flawless,” “Crazy in Love,” and “Diva.” The classes are two hours long, but you will carry the dance moves forever.
Average cost: $25 per person, minimum of 10 people
Booking: Book online

Best Bachelorette Party Ideas in Ottawa

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J’Adore Beauty Bar & Lounge

Find it: 329A Elgin Street, Ottawa,
The vibe: This isn’t your average spa. J’Adore is not only to a great place for beauty services, like manicures and pedicures, but also a spot to celebrate with drinks. An afternoon at the spa PLUS booze?! We’re in.
Average cost: Prices vary
Booking: Book online

Zoe’s Lounge, Fairmont Chateau Laurier

Find it: 1 Rideau Street, Ottawa,
The vibe: Get dressed up for a classy afternoon of high tea. After tasty hot teas, enjoy some bubbly while listening to beautiful piano classics and eating tiny sandwiches and scones. Sounds royal, no?
Average cost: High tea set menu is $48 per person
Booking: Call 613-241-1414

Vineyards Wine Bar Bistro

Find it: 54 York Street, Ottawa,
The vibe: A casual and cosy atmosphere, Vineyards Wine Bar Bistro is the perfect spot for wine tastings (they offer the cutest flights) or just a nice meal paired with a serious class of Merlot. Even if you aren’t a wine connoisseur, you’ll learn a thing or two about the delish vinos you’re chugging. (Jk, no chugging pls.)
Average cost:Food dishes range from $18 to $42; wine flights start at $14
Booking: Book online

Best Bachelorette Party Ideas in Montreal

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La Champagnerie

Find it: 343 Street Saint Paul Est, Montreal,
The vibe:The first and only champagne bar in Montreal, La Champagnerie’s art nouveau décor brings together modernism and history in a glass. Their selection of bubbles is insane, and they even have a DJ spinning most nights, too.
Average cost: Prices vary, with affordable glasses starting at $9 and prestigious bottles up to $1,800
Booking: Book online

Le Speakeasy

Find it: 120 Rue McGill, Montreal,
The vibe: Think all things 1930s: bartenders in suspenders, leather couches and prohibition-style drinks. Get dressed up and hit up this “hidden” spot for good food and fancy AF drinks (hint: look behind the sandwich shop front for the entrance).
Average cost: Food dishes range from $19 to $39; cocktails range from $12 to $26
Booking: Book online or at 514-903-7710

Milan Pole Dance Studio

Find it: 50 Rue Saint-Jacques, Montreal,
The vibe: The modern studio offers some serious workouts—especially when it comes to their signature pole fitness classes. Take a 60-minute pole dancing class or book a private event where you get a one-on-one lesson and a performance from your instructor.
Average cost: $30 per person; price for private classes upon request
Booking: Book online for a private event

Bateau Mouche

Find it: Quai Jacques-Cartier (Rue de la Commune Est), Montreal,
The vibe: View the City of Montreal from a deck or terrace while cruising along the scenic St. Lawrence River. You can book a 60-minute or 90-minute day cruise, or enjoy a four-course dinner cruise at night.
Average cost:Day cruises start at $25 per person; dinner cruises at $115 per person
Booking: Book online

Best Bachelorette Party Ideas in Moncton

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East Coast Karting

Find it: 74 Babin Rd., Greater Lakeburn,
The vibe: If you are an adventurous bride and have a need for speed, this is the place for you. With a 600-metre track, East Coast Karting allows you to get competitive (you can hit up to 65km/h!) while having a legit blast.
Average cost:Their Mini Grand Prix package is $55 per person
Booking: Book online

Magnetic Hill Winery

Find it: 860 Front Mountain Rd., Moncton,
The vibe: Spend the afternoon tasting wines all vinted on location using local-grown fruit—including strawberries, rhubarb and raspberries. Turn your day drinking into an evening and stay at the winery’s adorable B&B.
Average cost: Prices upon inquiry
Booking: Call 506-384-9463 or email

Tree Go

Find it: Centennial Park, 45 Centennial Beach Lane, Moncton,
The vibe: Try an aerial adventure for an exciting swinging experience through the forest. Through a series of courses, you’ll fly in the sky and zip past trees. Even if you don’t like heights, you’ll feel exhilarated.
Average cost: $38 per person
Booking: Call 1-877-707-4646 to make a reservation

Best Bachelorette Party Ideas in Halifax

Serpentine Studios

Find it: 5527 Cogswell Street, Halifax,
The vibe:At Serpentine Studios you can take a variety of private classes, including bellydancing, burlesque and hula hooping. You can customize your booking and take a one-hour, two-hour or three-hour class, and opt for a photoshoot at the end, too.
Average cost:$200 to $600 per private booking
Booking: Book online

Timber Lounge

Find it: 2712 Agricola Street, Halifax,
The vibe:As Timber Lounge says, unleash your inner lumberjack! If you haven’t been axe throwing yet, you’re missing out on the latest stress-relieving trend. The space is rustic and outdoorsy (think plaid and wood), and while your girlfriends are having their turn throwing their axes, you can enjoy some of the local craft beer the venue has on tap.
Average cost: $30 per person with a minimum booking of 8 people per lane
Booking: Book online

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East Coast Surf School

Find it: 4348 Lawrencetown Rd., East Lawrencetown,
The vibe: Learn to surf on the East Coast at the beautiful Lawrencetown beach. You can book a private group lesson for five people or more (which includes wetsuit and board rental) so you’ll *really* learn how to ride dem waves.
Average cost: $65 per person
Booking: Book online

Best Bachelorette Party Ideas in Charlottetown

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Explore Charlottetown With Your Taste Buds

Find it: 7 Mt Edward Road, Charlottetown,
The vibe:Treat your taste buds to a three-hour food tour with local culinary expert, Al Douglas. Between four to five food samplings and one beer or wine tasting, you will *not* go home hungry. Plus, Douglas knows some of the best hidden gems in town.
Average cost: From $69

Island Boat Adventures

Find it: 1 Pownal St, Charlottetown Yacht Club, Charlottetown,
The vibe: Take a boat tour around scenic Charlottetown while enjoying the company of your BFFs in a legit unreal environment. There’s a few boat tours to choose from, but if you’re a lobster lover, try the “Floating Lobster Boil,” which is exactly what it sounds like.
Average cost: $89 per person for lobster tour
Booking: Book online

Pure Spa

Find it: 4 Prince Street, Charlottetown,
The vibe: Help rid your pre-wedding stress and restore your energy with a chic day at the spa. With treatments like organic facials, massages and even yoga classes, you’ll leave feeling #fresh. You can also make a group spa booking, too.
Average cost: Prices range from $50 for a peel to $110 for a body wrap
Booking: Book online

Best Bachelorette Party Ideas in St. John’s

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North Atlantic Ziplines

Find it: 62 Main Street, Goulds,
The vibe: As Canada’s longest zip-line course, this activity is not for the faint of heart. Whiz along the rugged coastline on 10 courses that range from 300 to 2,200 feet in length for breathtaking views and a serious adrenaline rush.
Average cost: $130 per person
Booking: Book online

Iceberg Quest Ocean Tours

Find it: 135 Harbour Drive, St. John’s,
The vibe: Um, who doesn’t want to see an iceberg up close?! Set sail and journey through the cold waters of St. John’s to spot some out-of-this-world humpback whales and puffins (the icebergs are pretty cool, too).
Average cost: $60 to $70 per person
Booking: Book online

Get Air Trampoline Park

Find it: 63 Thorburn Road, St. John’s,
The vibe:Get Air isn’t your average trampoline park: you can hop through courses, foam-pits, and a climbing wall.Pay per hour or book a private party where you get two hours of air time and some sweet food (pizza!).
Average cost: $17 per person for one hour; private parties start at $250
Booking: Book online



Who should attend a bachelorette party? ›

"Typically, the bachelorette party is reserved for your bridesmaids and maybe a few of your closest friends and female family members," Harrison says. "This can change depending on the type of celebration you want and the activities you end up choosing."

Do you bring gifts to a bachelorette party? ›

What should you gift the bride-to-be? Bachelorette party gifts aren't mandatory, but they are nice. If you are shopping for a bachelorette party present for the bride-to-be, think outside of her wedding registry. Lingerie, for example, is a fun gift option perfect for the intimate occasion.

How long is a bachelorette party? ›

WeddingWire conducted a 2021 study that found 75% of bachelorette parties last two or more days, and the average length is three days. With a longer event naturally comes higher costs, and if you're also flying then things can get even pricier.

Who pays for the bridal shower? ›

Often, the maid of honor and her fellow bridesmaids throw the bridal shower and pay for it, and the mother of the bride contributes. With this model, the bridal party pays for the bridal shower for the most part and split the price, but the parents of the bride may contribute some part of the expenses.

What do you do at a house bachelorette party? ›

Top 10 creative Bachelorette party ideas at home
  1. Champagne Bar.
  2. Custom Yoga Session.
  3. Personal Nail Kit.
  4. Catering Boxes.
  5. Concert at home.
  6. Slumber Party.
  7. Movie/Series Marathon.
  8. Selfie Station.

Do mothers attend bachelorette parties? ›

If you feel extremely comfortable and your bridesmaids agree, you can call your mother to your bachelorette party. However, if you don't want your mom to be there, you need to be upfront and honest with her.

Do you give the bride a gift at the bachelorette party? ›

What do you get a bride for a bachelorette party? It's a tradition to give a bride a gift at her bachelorette party but it's not at all required. Unlike the wedding gift, this present is just for her, so go for something sentimental and/or fun.

How do you do the bachelorette chill? ›

Grab your girls and go to an all-inclusive spa where you can spend the day lounging at the pool, sitting in the sauna, getting a massage or facial, and laying back with some cucumber eyes! Sound divine? Explore this list of the best bachelorette-friendly spas across the country.

How many people is too many for a bachelorette? ›

According a WeddingWire study, bachelorette parties have an average of 10 attendees, which is actually the same as bachelor parties. And while inviting too many guests can make coordinating more difficult, 25% of bachelorette parties go that route, inviting 15 or more attendees.

Should parents be invited to bachelorette party? ›

It all comes down to your relationship with your mom and if you and your friends are comfortable with the idea. If your first thought is "of course!" then the answer is really simple—invite her along.

Can you invite non bridesmaids to bachelorette? ›

You can invite anyone that you want to your bachelorette party—don't think you're relegated to only your bridesmaids (unless, of course, that's what you want).

What is a bachelorette party for bride? ›

In the 21st century, a bachelorette party is generally defined as "a gathering" for a bride before she marries. The party is usually hosted months in advance of the couple's nuptials. However, there are instances when the bash is held the week of the wedding and sometimes even after the nuptials take place.

Who typically pays for bachelorette party? ›

Who Pays for the Bachelorette Party Traditionally? Typically, the maid of honor and bridesmaids split the cost of the bachelorette party. The bride's expenses (including her drinks, meals, and transportation) are split evenly between the bridal party.

Do guests pay for bachelorette party? ›

Traditionally, the only person who doesn't pay for the bachelorette party is the bride. This especially rings true when the bash is an in-town party (consisting of a single night out) as opposed to a weekend away.

Can I wear jeans to a bachelorette party? ›

Tips: Yes, you can wear jeans to a bachelorette party in most cases.

How much should I spend on bachelorette weekend? ›

According to a survey by The Knot, the median cost of a one-day bachelorette party is $150. For two days, that figure jumps to $350. A bachelorette party that takes place over three days has a median cost of $450. Nearly 40% of those who had to fly to their bachelorette party destination spend around $1,000 in total.

How much do you spend on bachelorette gift? ›

Anything from $5 to $30 is acceptable (and again, it's also okay to forgo giving a gift altogether). If you're banding together on a group gift, the amount required per person will depend on how many people are contributing (but it should be an amount that's affordable for everyone).

What is a normal bachelorette party? ›

Typical bachelorette party activities often involve meals at nice restaurants, pampering trips to day spas, relaxation in the form of beaches, pools, or easy hiking, and/or bar hopping and dancing.

Who pays for the bridal shower? ›

Often, the maid of honor and her fellow bridesmaids throw the bridal shower and pay for it, and the mother of the bride contributes. With this model, the bridal party pays for the bridal shower for the most part and split the price, but the parents of the bride may contribute some part of the expenses.

How do bachelorette parties work? ›

In the 21st century, a bachelorette party is generally defined as "a gathering" for a bride before she marries. The party is usually hosted months in advance of the couple's nuptials. However, there are instances when the bash is held the week of the wedding and sometimes even after the nuptials take place.


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