Match Hen Party Games to Activities

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Planning a Hen Party is fun and challenging in equal measure. How do you keep everybody happy? The truth is, you can’t. But you shouldn’t be focusing on keeping all of the guests happy, just the one special lady who is there to celebrate her last days of freedom. When organising the hen do and considering each and every detail of the activities, ask yourself over and over again what the bride-to-be would want. If this is your objective and you get all of the other girls on board, you can’t go wrong.

This not only goes for the hen party activities but also the games you’ll play. It’s best to tailor the hen night games to whatever the activity or theme of the event is. As an example, below, I’ve outlined some options for games to play at a Spa and then you’ll find links to suggestions for other activity/game combinations that I’ve written about in previous posts.

Lady having a facial at a Hen Party spa week end

Spa Day

If you have opted for a classy chilled-out day of pampering in a luxurious spa because your hen wouldn’t appreciate the thump thump of a night club, you may think that games won’t be necessary. To an extent, that’s true. It would be inappropriate to start playing raucous truth or dare games in the subdued atmosphere of a spa. But there’s no need to sacrifice them altogether; how about opting for some laid back classy hen party games.

Whilst you’re all chilling in the Jacuzzi or the sauna, in between a massage or a facial, why not tell stories of your fondest memories of the bride? Or relay stories of the first time you ever met her? To make this even more fun, you can swap stories with another guest before hand and tell each other’s. The bride-to-be must then guess whose story each guest is actually telling.

Another game to play in the spa is to come up with three stories about the bride, only one of which is true. The other guests must try and identify which one actually happened.

Dinner and Drinks

Again, a fancy restaurant may not seem the perfect setting for outrageous hen night games, but it doesn’t mean you can’t play any at all. Check out this article I wrote which has a different game for each course of the meal.

Classy Hen Night Game to Play at the Dinner Table

At a Bar or a Club

Now we can start to get a little more daring with our games and challenges. Click here for 3 great suggestions for games to play at a hen do that is being held in a noisy night club or even at the local bar.

Games to Play at a Bar or a Club on a Hen Night

Hen Night Activities at Home

Staying in for the night? No probs. There are plenty of options. Here are a couple of articles that will help you out:

Hen Party Games at Home

3 Hilarious Board Games to Play at a Hen Party

Out and About

If you need inspiration for personalizing a mobile hen do (where you need to keep people entertained whilst travelling from one venue to another), have a look at this post;

Inspiration for a Great Hen Do

If you;re looking for the best general games to play wherever the venue, here’s an article by a friend of mine that has some amazing ideas;

5 Best Games to Play at a Bachelorette Party

That’s all for now folks. Happy Henning x

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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