What to Do for a Friend Who Doesn’t Want a Bachelorette Party

by Katie Skrzek

Aug 27, 2019

Bachelorette Party © Dolgachov | iStock


While over-the-top destination bachelorette parties are a growing trend, what do you do for a friend on the opposite end of the spectrum? If your friend doesn’t want to have a bachelorette party, but you still want to celebrate her upcoming nuptials, follow our tips for throwing a low-key celebration.



Maybe your friend would prefer to spend a night out or weekend with her bridal party. Instead of planning an elaborate outing, plan a low-key event with just the bridal party. This way, the bride can enjoy some time with her closest loved ones without dealing with a huge to-do.



Let’s face it, being the center of attention isn’t for everyone. You can still host a bachelorette event without calling it that. For many people, a bachelorette party is an excuse to gather with your friends and family and spend time together. So do just that. Plan a brunch or a night out at her favorite bar. You can sneakily pick up the tab before she has time to open her wallet.


Solo Bachelorette

If your friend truly wants to completely skip the experience, make her a gift basket of bachelorette essentials she can enjoy on her own. Include a bottle of Champagne or her favorite wine, some face masks or a spa gift card and a package of her favorite sweet treats she can indulge in from the comfort of her own home.


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