Being in charge of planning a bachelorette party is no easy feat…especially in a city as dense as New York. Fear not, we’ve done the research for you, and have rounded up the very best spots to celebrate the bride to be–whatever kind of personality she may have!
For the bride who wants a spa day with her favorite ladies: Aire Ancient Baths
Not all bachelorette parties have to include hoards of dancing on tables and drinking all the free shots. If you’re planning a special day for a bride who favors a quiet, relaxing day that will let her bond with her ‘maids while unwinding from all the wedding planning stress, look no further than Aire Ancient Baths, located in Tribeca. You can cater the experience to her likes–ranging from a yoga + bath experience to a detoxifying salt massage combined with an afternoon lounging around the spa. I’ve been to my fair share of spas (as it’s my personal favorite way to #treatyoself!), and have to say, the set up at Aire Ancient Baths is one of my very favorite. It’s classy, relaxing, and feels like a true retreat without leaving NYC. Plus, their floating salt pool is such a fantastic experience not offered at many spas!
For the bride who wants to get her party on: New York Party Bus
The club scene in NYC is always changing, but one thing has remained consistent over the years: the best way to get to them all! If your bride wants to throw down and celebrate her last time out as a single lady in a big way, consider hiring a NY limo company to take the ladies around for the evening…from dinner in Brooklyn, to drinks in the Lower East Side, to a mega club in Chelsea, to an after hours lounge in Meatpacking, you can rest assured that a party bus featuring fancy elements such as leather seating, wood floors, color changing walls and ceilings, dance poles, and very knowledgable and discreet chauffeurs will create the ideal night you’ll be itching to reference in your maid-of-honor speech! But remember…what happens on a party bus, stays on a party bus!
For the bride who wants to try something crazy: Trapeze School New York
Some brides get the biggest thrill from trying something new that gives a huge surge of adrenaline. If this is your BFF, book an appointment at the Trapeze School New York, located on a parking garage rooftop in Chelsea! You can reserve private appointments, which is perfect for a bachelorette party. You’ll be flying, tumbling, and soaring over the buildings in NYC–definitely an experience nobody will forget soon! Don’t forget to take oddles of pictures to showcase at the rehearsal dinner party slideshow!
For the bride who wants to have a classy dinner: Daniel
For the true foodie bride who has been on an all vegan/no-carb diet for the duration of her engagement and is HUNGRY, book a table (or private room, depending on the size of your party) at a Michelin starred restaurant, such as the Upper East Side’s Daniel. The meal itself will be a memory never forgotten, but the staff will also go above and beyond to add special touches to the evening (names printed on the menu, a peak into the kitchen, personalized desserts, etc.)…simply coordinate ahead of time when you make your reservation. I bet a million dollars the meal will be a heck of a lot more memorable to her than her wedding meal!
For the bride who wants to go to a drag show: Lips
And finally, we can’t forget the classic bachelorette activity: dancing on stage at a drag show! As with everything else, NYC puts a special spin on this, by providing dinner and drag at Midtown’s Lips. Along with a 3 course dinner and all the drinks you can possibly consume, your bride will also get to go on stage for her moment in the spotlight (before the wedding!), including photos, shots, and of course, a tiara.
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