(Closed) Bachelorette Weekend Itinerary Help

posted 6 years ago in Bridesmaids
Post # 3
1992 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: September 2012

@Mrspinilla:  I’m a Bridesmaid or Best Man in on of my BFFs weddings and its really tough to make an itinerary when you’re unsure who’s all gonna be there for what and esp when having so many activities into the whole 2-3 days… 

You know what I might do, Mail out the invites to be kind of like a save the date and maybe put a “More information to follow” type of line.

Do you have all the girls email addresses?
Maybe make up this said itinerary with times & possible costs incurred for each event and email it to all the ladies asking for an RSVP to all the events they will be able to/want to come along for.  

I would put set time allotments and restaurants or even a rough idea of what all it would entail and the costs so they can judge accordingly and/or pick & choose what events they can afford/want to go to and what they can’t.

How many girls are we talkin anyway?
Would it still be a “party” in the bride’s eyes if there were only a few there?

Since its local, maybe it doesn’t have to be a whole weekend, esp if the shower is on Sunday… you don’t want an exhausted/hung over bride at her own shower!

Just some food for thought!

Post # 4
1304 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: September 2011

Honestly, if a bach party was local I would want to sleep at home.


I suggest skipping the first “slumber party” and the mani/pedis.  Just have people RSVP for the boat outing, dinner/bar hopping, or both.  And then have the shower on Sunday.  It will be a lot easier to organize, and I think you will get more bang for your buck.  And it will be pretty straightforward to split the bills at the two main events.

If you want to take the bride for the mani-pedi or to breakfast on Sunday, you can can still invite the other girls more casually.

Post # 5
4046 posts
Honey bee
  • Wedding: November 1999

If it’s local, maybe you can include a rsvp that is a checklist of sorts, with approximate time frames. Then the girls can decide which events they can make (but if they can’t make it to the slumber party, they don’t have to miss everything).

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