Back when pre-wedding parties were all about the men, there wasn’t much to plan for bachelor parties aside from woman entertainers and buckets of booze. These days, the bachelorette gets to have her own party, and ladies love unique events that give them a chance to let their hair down before they say, “I do”. For some of the best bachelorette party venues in the Portland area check out the places below.
For the Diva: Voicebox
Where: 2112 NW Hoyt St, Portland
Pricing: $70 per hour and up depending on group size
Includes: 2 mics, flat screen TV, remote controlled song selection
Does your bride-to-be think she’s America’s next big music sensation? Is someone in the bridal party an off-key version of Amy Winehouse? Whether those singing pipes are real or imagined, book yourself a private VIP suite at Voicebox to make the music happen. With enough room for groups of up to 30 people, it’s the perfect party pad for a girl’s night out or a co-ed bash. With bar service in the lounge, guests under 21 allowed until 9pm and songs in English, Mandarin, Japanese, Taiwanese and more, there’s something for everyone to enjoy.
For the Family: Ultrazone
Where: 16074 S.E. McLoughlin Blvd., Milwaukee, Oregon
Pricing: From $7.50 per person and up depending on group size and # of games
Includes: One or more lasertag games for up to 36 people at a time
If you’re planning a bachelorette party for a bride with a sense of adventure, or a co-ed party that will be fun for everyone, then check out Ultrazone and get together for some lasertag. Especially great if you play Bride vs. Groom style games, Ultrazone offers capture the flag games in an arena that spans two levels and 5,000 sq. ft. of space. With catering options, an arcade for kids (and groomsmen) to enjoy, Ultrazone is a great place to host a bachelorette party that can be as adult or family friendly as your group wants it to be.
For the Party Princess: Candy Ultra Lounge
Where: 904 Northwest Couch Street, Portland
Pricing: Download menu here, varies depending on services selected
Looking for more of a party experience for your bachelorette? Check out Candy Ultra Lounge for dancing, food like Grandma used to make and custom drinks designed just for your bachelorette party. With the ability to reserve a single table or the entire bar, you can give your bride the party she’s always wanted. With the ability to upload a special presentation on the available touch screens, bring in live music or just enjoy the DJ for the night, Candy Ultra Lounge makes sure that the party keeps going until the doors close.
For Girls Who Need a Break: Harvey‘s Comedy Club
Where: 436 NW 6th Ave, Portland
Pricing: $15 per person and up
Includes: A warm-up act and a headliner show
When the wedding planning has taken its toll, the flowers are caught on a FedEx truck in Chicago and the band leader called in sick with chicken pox, sometimes all you can do is laugh. For the bachelorette who just needs a laugh to put everything in perspective, have your party at Harvey’s Comedy Club. With new headliners every week, Harvey’s brings in stand up comics from around the nation to entertain your bridal party. With full bar service, dinner menu and an adjoining lounge, Harvey’s provides a great place to hang out and forget about wedding stress for a couple of hours.
Regardless of how your bride likes to party, there is a place in Portland for your group to celebrate her unique approach to life and help her to celebrate her nuptials. Each of the options mentioned here take a unique spin on the traditional bachelor / bachelorette party and create events that are fun, exciting, and sure to be remembered.