(Closed) Joint Bach parties?

posted 6 years ago in Parties
  • poll: What do you think of a joint bach/bachelorette party?
    I like it : (21 votes)
    66 %
    I don't like it : (11 votes)
    34 %
  • Post # 3
    16213 posts
    Honey Beekeeper

    My husband and I talked about, and we would have enjoyed it. It didn’t end up happening, though.

    Post # 4
    10288 posts
    Sugar Beekeeper
    • Wedding: October 2011

    We wouldn’t have minded though after thinking about it, we decided that we’d prefer to have our own parties. The things that my girls and I would enjoy couldn’t possibly be more different than the things the guys would enjoy. If you’re thinking about just going to some bars for drinks and maybe a nice dinner or something that I imagine that would be fine for everyone involved but when you start adding in wine tasting and day spas, you’ll probably lose ‘em. Ultimately, it really depends on what events you have planned. 

    Post # 5
    1093 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: September 2012

    I attended a joint bachelor/bachelorette party last year. The couple rented a party bus and invited all their friends out for the night. It was so much fun! 

    Post # 6
    3773 posts
    Honey bee
    • Wedding: December 1999

    We did this. It was mostly our bridal party and close friends. The girls did the shower during the day while the guys hit a brewery tour. Then we cooked out at our house and then went out for the night. We rented a stretch hummer and went to a comedy club and then out. It was a lot of fun and gave the few who didn’t know each other a chance to hang out. The wedding was like an epic reunion for the group. Darling Husband and I don’t go out much since we have kids so for us we wanted to be able to spend the night out together instead of doing our own thing.

    Post # 7
    2702 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: November 2011

    I’ve been to a few and had a BLAST! We didn’t do this though

    Post # 8
    5273 posts
    Bee Keeper
    • Wedding: October 2009

    I think it would be fun – but for me personally I didn’t want a joint one. I love going out with just my girls and didn’t want my bachelorette party to feel like a birthday party (celebrating with all friends not girls only.)

    Post # 9
    2559 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: September 2010

    We did it and loved it – split up during the day and did girls only/boys only stuff, then got together for dinner and going out afterwards. Many of our friends are paired up and it was a great way for us to all have fun together.

    Post # 10
    9551 posts
    Buzzing Beekeeper
    • Wedding: August 2013

    I’m certainly not opposed to this idea, but it would just require some reorganizing of my expectations. In my mind, if it’s joint, what would make it any different than a night out on the town with friends? I dunno, it just doesn’t feel terribly bachelorette/bachelor-y. But if that’s what you’re going for then it’s perfect.

    Now I’m intriuged and wondering if this would be a good option for us…. For those of you that have been a part of one of these, how did it differ from a regular night out with friends? I would also be worried that the couples would stick together and the girls wouldn’t get to know each other, as I’m hoping they will at by bach, since my bridesmaids don’t really know each other. Was this a problem in your experience?

    Post # 11
    750 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: August 2013

    I think it would be so much fun! However, my Fiance and I love spending time together and do everything together all the time, so we decided to do separate parties basically for our friends. We don’t have much time for our friends anymore period, so we figured it would be good to at least have one last great shabang before we are married. so basically it’s more for them than it is us haha but either way it will be a lot of fun! I’m sure they will appreciate the one-on-one time.

    Post # 12
    1599 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: September 2013

    we sorta did this when my friend got married. The girls had dinner and drinks and went to see a psychic, and the guys did a few “guy” things and then we all met up at a bar later.

     It was actually a lot of fun. I’d recommend it! 

    Post # 13
    6248 posts
    Bee Keeper
    • Wedding: August 1900

    Fiance and I talked about it and we wouldn’t mind since we are both friends with each others friends (if that makes sense). 

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