Hen Party Scavenger Hunt

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If you are going out and about on the town to celebrate the bride to be’s last night of singledom, there’s no better hen party game than a scavenger hunt. It will keep all the hens entertained and the consequences can be really funny, especially as it often forces you to interact with people you might not usually chat to.

Below is a list of possible items for the hen night scavenger hunt. Why not print them out for ease? Each item scores one point. The girls can work alone but I find it’s more fun to split up into teams of 4 or 5. Of course if you ‘borrow’ items from strangers, you can always promise to return them. Give the game a time limit and arrange to meet the other teams back at a certain bar at a certain time to reveal the results.

  • A barmat or coaster signed by a barman
  • A hand stamp
  • The phone number of a guy over 50
  • Any item that looks like the private parts of the male anatomy
  • A pair of boxer shorts
  • A cocktail glass
  • A pair of pink socks
  • A poster advertising a band or karaoke evening
  • A condom
  • A breath mint
  • A business card with the same first name as the groom
  • A racy novel
  • A girl with the same first name as the bride or the bride’s mother
  • A scrunchy
  • A garter
  • An unopened mini bottle of shampoo
  • Words of advice for the bride from 5 different people written on napkins
  • A penny from the year the bride was born

If you’d prefer, another twist of the hen party scavenger hunt is to do it with photos. Each team has to take photos of certain items or situations. Take out your digital cameras or phones and get snapping. After an hour meet back at a pre-designated place and see who got the most photos. Each item snapped from the list below gets 1 point. Below are a few examples to get you started.

  • A photo of an engagement ring and wedding ring on the same hand
  • A photo of a glass of champagne
  • A photo of a business card which has the same name as the groom
  • A photo of a bouquet of flowers
  • A photo of something blue
  • A photo of two people kissing
  • A photo of a white dress
  • A photo of sparkly shoes
  • A photo of a man’s passport
  • A photo of another stag or hen party
  • A photo of a set of twins
  • A photo of a limousine
  • A photo of someone dancing on a table
  • A photo of a wrapped present
  • A photo of a hotel room
  • A photo of handcuffs
  • A photo of a romantic comedy movie poster
  • A photo of an elderly couple
  • A photo of a tattoo
  • A photo of a man wearing pink
  • A photo of the team doing karaoke

About the author

Hiya. I’m Gaynor – Hen Party planner extraordinaire.

A few years ago my best mate Sally asked me to be her bridesmaid. With that came the responsibility of organising the Hen Do which was an exciting but slightly daunting prospect. I had a reputation as a bit of a party girl so the expectations were high. The challenge was the budget – there wasn’t one! But with a bit of improvisation and a lot of imagination I managed to pull it off.

The success of the night was mainly due to the unique and fun Hen Party Games I’d organised to get everyone interacting and laughing. On this site I’ll share some of the best ones I’ve discovered over the years.

Enjoy x

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