HOW TO PLAN A HENS PARTY!!
First things first, congrats!! Whether you are a bride yourself or a part of the bridal party, you are about to embark on one of the most exciting (and boozy) times of your life, and we cannot wait to help you get there.
There are so many ways to celebrate what is traditionally known as ‘the last night of freedom’ and we have seen it all (trust us😉). You can be real boujee and turn it into a whole weekend celebration, or keep it lowkey with a bottomless brunch with your closest girlfriends… the world is your oyster, but if you are wanting to take this celebration to the next level, cue Flour Child.
3-6 MONTHS UNTIL THE HENS
SPEAK TO THE HEN
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After your discussion with the bride, you should have a pretty good idea of who to invite. So, its time to get names onto paper and get a rough number. Don’t forget to show the bride the finalised list to avoid missing any important family members.
HENS PARTY THEME
There are so many trending Hens themes right now, our biggest tip is to get on Pinterest, TikTok and Instagram. From here you can save all your fave ideas and create a mood board for the celebration.
But, before you go any further, lets lock in a budget. Our tip? Be realistic, you may want to throw this whole bachelor weekend in Vegas getting legless, but who’s going to pay? Your budget will decide how big and how grand you go for this celebration, remember to keep in mind those added extras (keep reading for those)
2-3 MONTHS UNTIL THE HENS
DATE AND VENUE
Now that you have a budget, a rough indication of numbers and your theme sorted… it’s time to consider a venue to host your Hens. Think of her fave places, what her vibe is and who can throw the greatest ‘last hoorah’. Want our advice? Flour Child will exceed expectations with our delish pinsas, vibey views of St Kilda, and top-notch service. Get ready for an unforgettable Hens celebration like no other!
So, you have locked in your date and location. It’s time to get people there!!! Paper invites are more traditional and not seen as much these days, but they are great for memories! In the invitation, remember to include the venue details, the theme, and any costs that are involved.
From scavenger hunts to drag queens, we really have seen it all. There is no limit to what you can and can’t do at a Hens party, but some form of activity, game or entertainment will go a long way. Not to mention our great Hens package which will have you partying like never before!
1 MONTH UNTIL THE HENS
Is she boujee or does she prefer to fly under the radar? Pre-book a party bus, limo or taxi prior to the night. Arriving in style will make this night stand out from all the rest. Make sure you include it in your budget from the start.
Although you may have put down a deposit for all the things you have booked, it’s time to get full payment from all attendees. This will confirm your final numbers for all your reservations and give you a clear idea of who and what to expect on the day.
Yep, all those added extras that you never include in your budget and find yourself running around like a headless chook the day before for? Let’s plan them now, save ourselves the pressure later.
This could be things such as:
- Decorations (hire or home made)
- Penis straws
- Good playlist for the transport
- A bridal sash
- Book beauty appointments for yourself and the bride (spray tan, hair, makeup, nails)
- Work on those DIY items
1 WEEK UNTIL THE HENS
- Send reminder message
- Tell the bride where she needs to be and when
- Check whether
- Go through the timeline for the day and make sure it flows.
- Collect phone numbers of everyone you will be relying on for the day and triple check with them that everything is good to go.
- And… last but not least, LET LOOSE!!!