Is anyone inviting their mom to their bachelorette party? Is it weird?

posted 3 months ago in Etiquette
  • poll: Did you invite your mom to your bachelorette party?
    Nope. : (26 votes)
    59 %
    Yes - we had a great time! : (15 votes)
    34 %
    Yes - it was horrible. : (0 votes)
    Yes, but my bachelorette party hasn't happened yet. : (3 votes)
    7 %
  • Post # 16
    173 posts
    Blushing bee
    • Wedding: September 2018

    I’m in the US and I invited my mom. It was a “typical” bachelorette party over a weekend. We had a blast.

    Post # 17
    3532 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: April 29th, 2016

    veej :  I didn’t have a bachelorette party, but if I had, I’d definitely invite my mom! I’m not into strippers or penis shaped objects everywhere so any celebration that I’d enjoy would be fine for my mom to attend too. Do what makes you happy 🙂 

    Post # 18
    1044 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: April 2019 - USA

    veej :  I didn’t invite my mom, I would find that really uncomfortable personally. But honestly it’s your bachelorette and you can invite whoever you want! If you want her there then definitely invite her 🙂 

    Post # 19
    1624 posts
    Bumble bee

    I had both my Mom and her BFF, as well as my Mother-In-Law at mine. It was a lot of fun.

    Post # 20
    701 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: August 2012 - Iowa

    My mom came as well as a couple aunts, she ended up dancing on the bar with us, lol. It was fun!

    Post # 21
    598 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: February 2018 - UK

    I’m in the UK, and I don’t think I’ve ever been on a hen party where the bride’s mum wasn’t invited, there’s normally a couple of aunts floating around too.

    I didn’t want a hen party, I just went out for afternoon tea and champagne with my closest girls, but my mum was still invited to that. I doubt she’d have wanted to go if it was a wild night out (neither would I…), but she’d still have been invited.

    Post # 22
    6734 posts
    Bee Keeper
    • Wedding: April 2016

    I didn’t answer your poll because there was no “other” option but…yes and no…

    My mom was invited to the dinner portion of the party, along with my mother-in-law and all my bridesmaids. But then after that we met up with all my other friends at a bar and partied late into the evening. The moms weren’t invited to that part. 

    However next weekend I’m going to a destination bachelorette party in Charleston and the bride’s mom is coming to that and I assume being included in all of the festivities. The bride is VERY close with her mom so it makes sense. 

    Post # 23
    3016 posts
    Sugar bee

    veej :  my mom is fun and all my friends love her, so she was a blast!

    That being said, i had some aunts and my mom attend the first portion (dinner, drinks, Thunder from down under) then they went home and my friends and I continued the night to a bar/club and other shennanigans that i shouldnt talk about online lol 

    Post # 24
    1578 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: June 2019

    I definitely would invite her if I didn’t have so many bridesmaids. I think it would be adorable. But I have six bridesmaids and I think it would be a fabulous chance for us to get together as just a group of girls and enjoy each other. 

    Post # 25
    1460 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: October 2016

    My mom, aunts, and grandma came to mine. Mine was really low key, though- we went to a greek restaurant with a belly dancer and then went bowling.

    Post # 26
    476 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: January 2019

    I didn’t have one and if I did no way in hell I’d have invited my mom. But with that said, I have been to Bach parties where moms/aunts came along and it was totally cool. I think it depends on what you’re doing, your mom’s personality, and your relationship with her. So it’s different for everyone. 

    Post # 27
    35 posts
    • Wedding: May 2020 - Disneyland, CA

    I’m inviting my mom, grandmother, and aunts! I think everyone is going to have an amazizng time. These ladies are all special in my life, and I know they would feel left out if they weren’t included!

    Post # 28
    992 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: April 2016

    If it’s her kind of party, then yes I would. My bach party was tame (we went to Disney and then out to dinner) and my mom came. It was fun! My mom also came to my sister’s wine tasting bachelorette party. She loves wine so it was perfect. 

    My best friend did a Vegas weekend and we didn’t invite her mom lol.

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