(Closed) Bachelorette party to close to wedding?

posted 10 years ago in Parties
Post # 3
383 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: December 1969

a month to 6 weeks out in front is good i think…

either way – have a great time!!

Post # 4
1458 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: August 2008

Hey mine is going to be 2 days before so don’t feel bad. Though I should add it’s combined with the Rehersal dinner and we are doing this mostly because we have members of the wedding party coming from over seas and other states so it was the only way to really make sure we were all togheter.

Also – the bachlor/ette party is low key, non-stipper and being held at a huge house with all the people in town.  

For us this works, for you something else may ๐Ÿ™‚ Whatever you pick will be great! 

Post # 5
601 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: May 2018

I’m having mine the night BEFORE! the wedding.  I’m just crazy that way.  Although we probably wont get too nuts. and the wedding isn’t until 7pm so the girls can sleep in a bit.

Post # 6
62 posts
Worker bee
  • Wedding: May 2009

Mine will probably be the Thursday before (with the wedding on Saturday). The majority of my bridesmaids are out of town, and there’s no way I could ask them all to make another trip out here beforehand (especially since all the out-of-town ones have toddlers).

 Every bachelorette party I have been to has been during the week before the wedding, so I wouldn’t stress out about it. ๐Ÿ™‚

Post # 7
26 posts
  • Wedding: March 2008

Mine is a week before the wedding. I also worry about it being too close to the wedding. However, more than half of my friends and bridesmaids are out of town and that is the date some of them can make it.

I think 2 weeks is good enough plus it will give you time to bond before the wedding!!

Post # 8
385 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: April 2008

Mine is the night before… I KNOW BAD IDEA! But that’s when my friends and my sisters will be around to celebrate!

I just say let everyone know you are concerned about the amount of spending and suggest something low key… we are going out to dinner & a bar (& maybe a male review if my Maid/Matron of Honor gets her way!!!!! lol) but other than that, I’ve made it clear that I’m not interested in a crazy, completely trashed insane night… I’d much rather remember the bachelorette party than not!!! LOL!

Post # 9
113 posts
Blushing bee
  • Wedding: July 2008

Mine is also 2 weeks before due to many other things going on before that.  Plus, I’m a teacher and the weekend that school ends is my bachelorette party.  Perfect way to end the school year!  Haha!

Post # 10
67 posts
Worker bee

I think mine is going to be an entire month beforehand!! Well, the fiance will still be away at school then and when he gets back we will be wedding planning, honeymoon going and house packing, so I feel like I need some fun before it all gets crazy!

Post # 11
75 posts
Worker bee
  • Wedding: May 2018

I think it really all depends what you are doing.  If you’re doing something local then I don’t think it’s too much of a strain, but if you’re going out of town for your bachelorette party then I could potentially be stressful, both financially and timewise.

My tentative date right now is about 4-5 weeks prior.

Post # 12
180 posts
Blushing bee
  • Wedding: May 2008

mine will be a weekish before… but i told my BMs nothing fancy, perhaps just getting our nails done at the spa or something like that. we’re a pretty low key group. ๐Ÿ™‚

Post # 13
1718 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: June 2008 - Winery in the Gold Country

nope, dont think its too close to the wedding at all! You’ll have a great time!  Most people do about a month before the wedding..mine I think is about 1 month and 1 week before.

Post # 14
56 posts
Worker bee
  • Wedding: May 2007

As with many others, I had my bachelorette party 2 days before my wedding, as did 2 of my friends.  When planning, I really didn’t want it that close because I figured I would be really stressed out and behind (which in all honesty I was a little bit), but in all three instances it worked out very well.  All of the out-of-town bridesmaids were able to be there (in which case there were several for each wedding) and for many, it was the first time meeting, rather than at the rehearsal.  Have fun!!

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