The tradition of throwing a bachelor party was initiated by the Spartans in 5th century BC. They would spend the evening before the wedding day of the groom, feasting and toasting with each other. Obviously, it went on to become a tradition followed by many. There is a common misconception that such parties are nothing but an alcohol sodden event to bid farewell to the singlehood. Contrary to this misconception, a bachelor party can be planned very creatively. If you are not interested in the ho-hum of a usual get together, then take a look at some of these ideas to make the party one of the best wedding gifts for your friend.
Surefire Party Ideas
Typically, the groom is kept out of the planning. His friends take the responsibility to plan the party for him. However, it would be a good idea to include the groom-to-be in the planning. You should keep his views, likes and dislikes in mind and plan the party accordingly. Don’t forget that it is his night. Try and make it as memorable for him as for everyone else.
Throw a sport party
If your friend happens to be a hardcore sports lover, then nothing could be a better idea than combining the party with a sporty event. You have so many options to make the party sports centric. You can rent jet skis, go snow skiing, attend a professional or collegiate sporting event. Even organizing a boxing or a wrestling match would be a great idea. If you want it to be more adventurous, go for river rafting or scuba diving. You can even create a casino night, complete with dealing in money. Or maybe your gang can go for paintballing together.
A camping trip instead
Being out in the nature with your friends is inevitably fun. A camping trip could throw in a bit of adventure to bachelor party. Camping in the woods or fishing by the river far away from the city lights and noise would be great fun. This can be a memorable wedding gift for your friend, if he enjoys serene and close-to-the-nature places. With this, you can be rest assured that the bachelor’s party you are giving is quite different from the rest and your friend is going to remember it all his life.
Clubs and pubs
The idea of a classic pub crawl does not sound creative enough, as a lot of people go for this one for a bachelor party. But you can bring a twist to the old fashioned idea. It will be a great idea, if you plan to visit all the favorite pubs of the groom. Your friend will surely love to hit most of the coolest pubs in town for the last time as a bachelor, that too with his closest buddies.
Beach/ Farmhouse party
If you want your party to have no restriction, go for a beach house or a farmhouse party. An evening dedicated to fun of no-inhibition-single days will be a perfect wedding gift for a friend bidding farewell to the singlehood days. Get some good food, classic beverages and crazy music to make it a night to remember. Renting a luxurious farmhouse or even a beach house can be an expensive affair. Go for something like this when you have a number of guys who can chip in for the arrangements.
A bachelor party is all about male bonding and funny instances that the groom will remember all his life. Have an unwritten code that nothing will go beyond the party venue. Have all your friends take an oath on not revealing even a whiff to the bride-to-be or her friends and relatives.