Hosting a bachelorette party is not just about preparing food, drinks, and souvenirs. One of the keys to a great event is planning the right games that everyone will want to engage with and have a good time! Gather your squad and get the party started: we have rounded up 10 fun bachelorette party drinking games for you!
A bachelorette party is the best time to play the classic beer pong game with an exciting twist. Start by dividing your crew into two groups and then placing 6 glasses at the end of the table, arranged in a triangular formation. Although Solo cups are most commonly used for beer pong, make this feel more like a bachelorette party by using disposable coupe glasses.
If you’re considering using real glass, be careful! These types of glasses have a tendency to tip and break.
Fill the glasses with prosecco and get playing! Just like in beer pong, the goal of each side is to land a ping pong ball in the glasses of the other team, who then has to drink it. The first team to hit all the glasses of the other team wins!
If you want to make this a bit cleaner, you can always fill the coupe glasses with water. When a glass is hit, move it to the side, and take a drink from a cup that you hold in your hand. This way, you’re not drinking out of glasses that have had a ball in them (and we all know that ball has been rolling around on the floor!).
Never Have I Ever
As the host of the event, you want to make sure that your guests will get to know one another better. A game of Never Have I Ever will have you discovering all your friends’ most intimate secrets!
The first player (the bride!) starts by saying, “Never have I ever…” followed by something that they have never done. Anyone who has done the action needs to respond by taking a drink or doing another consequence that you’ve prepared. If no one has done that activity, then the person who made the statement will take the drink.
Keep going as long as it’s fun, and remember, you don’t have to share anything you don’t want to! This game also works well with innocent statements like “Never have I ever… climbed a tree!).
What Am I?
This bachelorette party drinking game will test your friends’ deductive skills as they guess the mystery word that’s been given to you. Before the game starts, ask each player to write a random work on a piece of paper. Fold them up and collect them in a bowl.
The first player will pick a piece of paper from the bowl and show the mystery word to everyone (but the player won’t know the word). Then they will try to guess the word by asking a series of questions that can only be answered by a “yes” or a “no”. These could be questions like: “Am I a person?” or “Am I green?”
Set a timer, and if the player fails to guess the word within the time limit, they take a drink!
Pin the Junk on the Hunk
This one is guaranteed to make your event memorable with a lot of laughs. “Pin the Junk on the Hunk” is the naughty version of the “Pin the Tail on the Donkey” game, making it perfect for bachelorette parties.
Before the game starts, you need to place a picture of a muscled hunk on the wall (you can get a full Junk on the Hunk setup for this game!). Place a blindfold on the first player (the bride!) and hand them a sticker or cut out of… junk. Each player will try to pin the junk in its correct position, and the person who gets closest to the target wins!
Here’s the drinking game twist: give each player three tries; if they don’t hit the target, it’s time to take a drink!
Lick and Drink
Another activity for letting loose with your friends is the Lick and Drink game. You only need a deck of cards to play this one. Two contestants sit across from each other and take one card from the deck without seeing them. Then they lick the back of the card and stick it to their forehead. Make sure the number is facing out for everyone to see (but the player can’t see, since it’s on their forehead).
Each player looks at the card of the person they’re across from and guesses if their own card is higher or lower. Whoever makes a wrong guess takes a drink as a consequence.
Drink While You Think
This classic drinking game takes on a new twist at a bachelorette party, with themes related to the bride or weddings in general. The group sits in a circle, and once the topic is announced, the bride shouts out a word related to the topic. Topics could be something like types of cereal, pool parties, or cowboys.
This is when it gets tricky: the next person in the circle has to think of another word related to the topic, which starts with the last letter of the bride’s word. As the title of the game says, you drink while you think – so you better hope a suitable word comes to mind quickly! The game continues around the circle until nobody can think of another word for the theme.
Pass the Card
Another activity that requires simple props (you only need a deck of cards) is Pass the Card. The first player holds a card over their lips by sucking it in with their mouth, creating suction. Then they pass the card to the next player without touching it with their hands. If the card falls, that player takes a drink!
Naughty Jenga is too funny not to include in your list of bachelorette party drinking games. For this activity, you’ll need to prepare a set of Jenga blocks with daring tasks printed on each block. Get the whole group involved in writing those!
As with traditional Jenga, the blocks are arranged in a tower and players take turns pulling a block without toppling the tower. Each player has to do whatever is written on the block they pull. Alternatively, if the player doesn’t want to do the dare, the player takes a drink!
Guess the Drink
Put your sense of smell to the test with this game! You’ll need about 20 shot glasses filled up with different types of drinks (these could be wine, cocktails, prosecco, or liquor). Ask each participant to guess the drink just by the smell. If they don’t guess it right, then they must drink the entire shot!
Bachelorette Party Purse Bingo
If you think bingo’s boring, think again! This game combines the excitement of bingo with the personalized touch of What’s in your Purse? Prepare a list of items that are commonly found in a purse, and arrange them into a bingo board. Give the list to your guests and ask them to check their own handbags. As you call out each item, the ones who have it in their purse check it off the bingo board, and the ones that don’t, take a drink! The first player to get a complete line on the bingo board wins.
We hope this article has given you some good ideas for bachelorette party drinking games! While planning for the details of the event, be sure to check out our other guides such as Bachelorette Planning 101 and enjoy planning with your tribe!
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