With the wide array of options available to a bachelorette party planner, Las Vegas is one of the best places in the United States to have a bachelorette party. Though Las Vegas can be a safe place to get a bachelorette party into full swing, a few steps must be taken to make sure the party goes off without a hitch, giving the bride-to-be a memorable last day to sow her wild oats.
Decide the Theme.
Las Vegas is rife with party planning options, and the best bachelorette party theme can often depend on the bride. Bachelorette party themes in Las Vegas can range from racy to relaxing, with anything from strippers to spa packages available for the savvy party planner. Check out online discount or crowdsourcing coupon options in Las Vegas for a couple months prior to the date of the party to score some deep discount deals on Las Vegas luxury services and products for the party.
Choose the venue.
What kind of venue to choose for a Las Vegas Bachelorette party depends largely on the kind of group you intend to invite. If the girls you hang out with tend to be quiet and demure partiers in a small group, the majority of the party can be headquartered in a Las Vegas hotel suite while the bachelorette party parades around the strip for attention.
If the club scene is more your style, contact a few of your favorite clubs to see if they will give you any special deals for bringing the bachelorette party their way. Club managers may be more receptive to offering deals to parties held on off-days, like those toward the middle of the week, if the club is open. Some Las Vegas venues are only open on weekends and busy Vegas holidays, so check with the venue management before relying on it as a party location.
No matter where you decide to hold the party, you are going to want a hotel within walking distance unless you want to rent a cab or bus. For large bachelorette party groups, a Las Vegas party bus can offer an exciting option to walking from the venue to the hotel and can give partiers a private ride to live it up.
Make sure you dress up.
Part of the point of having a Las Vegas bachelorette party instead of an at-home bachelorette party is to have extra fun and get attention. The best way to get attention in Las Vegas is to show up in as little clothing as possible with some shiny stuff on your head.
Fortunately, Las Vegas has a whole lot of shopping options that can provide a bachelorette with a skimpy outfit for her symbolic last hurrah. It’s important to make sure you check the dress code for the venue before shopping for club garb.
The Forum Shops can be a pricey place to get some real finery for those with deep pockets, but if budgets are more limited, Las Vegas has a number of mid-range malls and outlet malls offering reasonable wares for party ware. Before the girls’ go shopping, however, they must acquire cheap plastic novelty jewelry for the trip.
Las Vegas has a plethora of novelty stores located both on and off strip that can provide plenty of favors to dress up the bride-to be. Party stores in Las Vegas located way off-strip may offer a better value on a wider selection of available accessories, but the 99 cent and dollar stores located around Las Vegas can offer a cheap option to a bachelorette party planner in a hurry.
Play it safe.
Party mishaps are not awesome, especially if they can be prevented. When parting in Las Vegas, it’s best if someone stays sober, or at least sober-ish. I know it can be a downer to have to have a sober friend tag along in Las Vegas, but there are plenty of creeps out there who wouldn’t mind taking advantage of a party of drunken ladies of marrying age. Here are some tips for partying out in Las Vegas safely.
1. Bring your own cigarettes. An unsavory weirdo can dissolve and dip a cigarette into almost anything before handing it to you. A pack of your own cigarettes will ensure you and your girls are not cigarette-roofied by a sinister party sabateur.
2. Drink in a lounge away from crowded spaces, or drink only bottled drinks and protect them diligently. Obviously, do not leave any drinks unattended, and if you do, don’t drink them.
3. Keep together. A bachelorette party is about celebrating the bride’s last few days of freedom, not hooking the other girls up with random Vegas dudes. Keep an eye on each other and not the clubbing hotties and you can keep the creeps at bay.
4. Cut each other off. This is not to say that alcohol intake should be diligently baby-sat, but unlike in other areas, Vegas bartenders are not really responsible for cutting people off when they are too drunk. If your lady friend is in distress and ordering another drink, intervene and insist that the bartender make the cocktail a virgin.