(Closed) Anyone else have a Stag & Doe

posted 4 years ago in Parties
Post # 3
2860 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: November 2013

ok I’ll bite. What is a stag and doe?

Post # 4
2076 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: June 2014 - British Columbia

We’re having a Jack and Jill shower. Does that count? ๐Ÿ˜›

Post # 5
10589 posts
Sugar Beekeeper
  • Wedding: January 2011

sariibear:  They are regional.  When I did an exchange, people were really into them and was shocked I hadn’t heard of them before, but they just aren’t done here.  I’ve known of one here, and it was because the couple had just moved here.  Their sister was selling tickets, and knowing her, she had no idea just how much it looked like a cash grab.

Post # 7
2076 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: June 2014 - British Columbia

sariibear:  I’m not sure either, but there’s no etiquette around these things. ๐Ÿ˜›

If I’m having a stagette, I’m definitely having mine at a roller disco. I think it’s more fun to do things you like individually on your own, then meet up at an agreed place later for both stag and stagette parties to meet.

Post # 8
1678 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: May 2014

sariibear:  i just googled this because i didn’t know what it was. what a fun concept!

Post # 10
857 posts
Busy bee

My Doe (i think this is a bridal shower) Is on april 26th. I am so excited ๐Ÿ™‚ I have nto had to contribute anything, my sister and Maid/Matron of Honor wont let me in on anything. Maybe this isnt the typical situation, and i know i am beyond blessed. I believe it will be a game day ๐Ÿ™‚ I have requested no presents, i would rather just the love and people there!


Staggette is on May 10th! Again, i have no idea what is happening. Maid/Matron of Honor and sister wont let me know any details.. .just suggested what i am to 

Post # 11
1710 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: October 2013

Stag and Does are the norm here. Pretty much everyone who gets married has one!

The games we did/I’ve seen are:

-Find the Joker (tape a deck of cards onto bristol board, people sign the backs of the cards for $5 a card I think we did, when every card has a signature the person who signed the Joker wins – they won a gift card for a restaurant – make sure you only use one joker!)

-I forget what it’s called, but put a shot glass at the bottom of a fish bowl, fill the bowl with water. If people can drop a loonie into the shot glass they win a free drink. The loonies are all yours at the end ๐Ÿ™‚

-Toonie Toss. Get a Texas mickey of whisky, set it at one end of the dance floor/open space. People throw toonies at the bottle. Closest toonie wins, can do multiple rounds, keeping the closest toonie there (make sure you know whose toonie it is).

-99 Red Balloons. People pay to get a balloon (or 2). Tie ribbon onto the balloons, then the people tie them to their ankles. People try to step on other people’s balloons as the song ’99 Red Balloons’ plays. Last person standing with a balloon still inflated wins a prize!

-Penalty Box. Tape off a space (the smaller the funnier!). People can pay a certain amount to put someone in the penalty box (we did a dollar per minute). They have to stand in the penalty box with no talking. They can pay to get themselves out (match what the person paid to put them in). It’s funny when there’s like 10 guys in this tiny space just standing there not able to talk! haha.

-Pie In the Face. We had 2 jars on the bar, one with my name and one with my husband’s name. People can put money in the person’s jar that they’d like to see get a pie in the face. The person with the most money in their jar at the end of the night gets a pie in the face (courtesy of the significant other :))

That’s all I can think of for now! What games do you have so far?

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