Bachelorette party packing list COMPREHENSIVE GUIDE

​In recent years bachelorette parties have become far more than just a night out! If you’re prepping for an upcoming bachelorette party

Often, heading off on a bachelorette party weekend, means packing for a holiday as well as the bachelorette party events, which can mean a lot of things to remember!

That’s why we’ve created this ultimate bachelorette packing list to help make sure you don’t forget anything.

Often the weekend will have been planned by the maid of honor, so some of these ideas might already be taken into their care. This guide can be used as a bachelorette party checklist to make sure that at least one of the members of the bridal party plans to bring them!

Clothing:

Although it might just be a long weekend trip, a bachelorette weekend can be packed so full of activities that you almost need to pack for a week! Have a look at these lists and check the categories 

For the day

  • Tanks and tshirts
  • Casual shirt or swing dresses
  • Jeans or shorts
  • Sweater or jacket
  • Bras and underwear (sports bra if its an active weekend)
  • Socks
  • Bikini or swimsuit
  • Beach Cover-up

For the down-time:

  • Comfy top or tee
  • Leggings or yoga pants
  • Pyjamas or sleepwear

For the night:

  • Little black dress (fancy)
  • Going out jumpsuit or romper
  • Any bachelorette party theme outfit you might need

Accessories:

  • Sunglasses
  • Belt
  • Jewelry (necklace, earrings, bracelets)
  • Crossbody bag, purse, or clutch for a night out
  • Baseball cap, sun hat, floppy hat
  • Beanie, scarf, gloves
  • Hair ties, headbands
  • Any bachelorette theme accessories such as devil horns and angel wings, or a bridal sash!

Toiletries

  • Toothbrush and toothpaste
  • Deodorant
  • Face wash or moisturizer
  • Space glasses or spare content lenses with solution
  • Shampoo and conditioner
  • Razor
  • Body wash or soap 
  • Hairbrush 
  • Hair straightener and curling iron/wand
  • Dry shampoo
  • Makeup (for day and for a night out)
  • Makeup and blending brushes/sponges
  • Makeup remover
  • Tweezer
  • Cotton balls and Q-tips
  • Tampons or pads

Shoes:

  • Heels or boots for a night out
  • Easy day shoes for walking around 
  • Sandals or flip-flops if going somewhere hot or for the hotel

Electronic Devices:

  • Charger for devices and phones
  • AirPods or headphones
  • Portable speaker
  • Kindle or iPad (for the flight)

For a trip abroad

Travel Documents:

  • Driver’s license or identification
  • Passport (for international travel outside of the united states)
  • Debit or credit card
  • Cash with additional cash in local currency (if desired)
  • Any tickets or confirmation documents (flights, shows, games, etc.)

For a beach trip:

If you’re headed to the coast for some warn meather on this bachelorette weekend getaway, you might want to bring these beach items:

  • Swimsuits
  • Cover-ups or sarongs
  • Beach towels
  • Sun hats or caps
  • Sunglasses
  • Light, breathable clothing (t-shirts, shorts, dresses)
  • Flip-flops or sandals
  • Rash guard (if needed)
  • Sunscreen (SPF 30 or higher)
  • Lip balm with SPF
  • Sunshade or beach umbrella
  • Sun hats or wide-brimmed hats
  • Beach bag or tote
  • Beach chairs or blankets
  • Cooler with drinks and snacks
  • Portable speaker for music
  • Beach toys (buckets, shovels, frisbees)
  • Snorkeling gear or goggles
  • Beach-friendly toiletries (baby powder for sand removal, hand sanitizer)
  • Plastic bags for wet items or trash

Personal Entertainment:

Sometimes, a great way to have energy for the whole weekend can be to reserve a little downtime for yourself. A good idea for this is to bring a little some light- activities that you can do alone, that quiety and politely don’t invite company. Sometime after just 10 minutes of space, you’re ready to go and have the fest time again with your best girls!

You could think about bringing:

  • Books or magazines or kindle
  • Light reading material or audiobooks
  • Calming music or relaxation playlists
  • Puzzle books
  • Portable games or cards

Additions for a mountains trip:

  • Backpack or daypack
  • Water bottle or hydration pack
  • Sunscreen and insect repellent
  • Hiking or trail shoes
  • Trekking poles
  • Binoculars for birdwatching or nature observation
  • Multi-tool or pocket knife
  • Matches or lighter for starting fires
  • Map or compass for navigation

Addition for a wholesome weekend:

If you’re headed to a girl’s weekend in a cabin, to spend quality time with the fellow bridesmaids and bridal party there’s a good change you might want to take some of these things with you:

  • Backpack or daypack
  • Sunscreen and insect repellent
  • Hiking or trail shoes
  • Trekking poles (if hiking)
  • Binoculars for birdwatching or nature observation
  • Picnic blanket or portable chairs
  • Books or magazines for reading
  • A cute picnic hamper
  • Board games or card games for group fun
  • Musical instruments for campfire sing-alongs
  • Art supplies for creative pursuits
  • Camera or smartphone for capturing memories
  • Face masks
  • Yoga mat and yoga outfits (if you might do an online yoga class together)

Addition for a girlie, DIY spa night:

If you’re part of a 

  • Facemasks for the group
  • Nail varnish
  • Nail varnish remover
  • Customised hotel-style dressing robes for the luxury feel

Games to pack:

Game for the whole group to play, for instance: 

  • Cards Against Humanity
  • What Do You Meme?
  • Truth or Dare
  • Never Have I Ever
  • Drunk Jenga
  • Charades
  • Pictionary
  • Scattergories
  • The Newlywed Game
  • Bachelorette Bingo

Girl weekend essentials:

  • Safety pins
  • Small sewing kit
  • Body tape
  • First aid kit
  • Waterproof camera or smartphone case
  • Emergency sugar snacks

Extra nice things to pack:

Quality speakers to create a great ambience with music (with chargers)

  • A get to know each other game prepared, to make everyone feel at ease
  • A polaroid camera and a washing line with pegs to hang the pictures on as they develop
  • A stack of not letter paper for the bachelorettes to write a letter to the bride-to-be

Decorations to pack: 

  1. Bachelorette-themed banners and garlands
  2. Balloons
  3. Confetti or table scatter in shapes like rings or lips
  4. A bachelorette sash
  5. Customized signage with the bride’s name or fun messages
  6. LED string lights or fairy lights for ambiance
  7. Themed tableware such as plates, cups, and napkins with bachelorette designs.
  8. Tape string, and scissors to attach these, plus and commands hooks needed

Hangover survival kit packing list:

  • Bottled water or electrolyte drinks to replenish fluids
  • Coconut water for natural hydration
  • Over-the-counter pain relievers like ibuprofen or aspirin
  • Hangover-specific remedies like effervescent tablets or hangover relief drinks
  • Ginger or peppermint tea for nausea relief
  • Light snacks to settle the stomach, such as crackers or plain toast
  • Bananas for replenishing potassium
  • Bland, easy-to-digest foods like rice or broth-based soup
  • Eye mask and earplugs for restful sleep
  • Vitamin C supplements or citrus fruits for immune support
  • The location of the closest coffee and breakfast cafe

We hope you found this bachelorette party packing list helpful!

We hope this list has helped with your packing process and that you are ready for what is sure to be an unforgettable weekend. It can feel like a lot of planning and organising, but I’m sure you’re in for a super fun trip and a great start to the next phase of life with your besties!

We wish you a great time and quality bride tribe time together before the big day.

Best of luck!

Zoe x

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