So your boyfriend finally popped the question!!! CONGRATS GIRL! Now you have to start planning your bachelorette party weekend.
A New Orleans bachelorette party must have come to mind when starting to think about where you want to spend your weekend.
Or maybe you are helping your bestie plan her bachelorette party weekend. Don't you have the best job ever? You party planner you, you are in the right spot!
You come up with a list of some fun destinations for a bachelorette party weekend. New Orleans has to be on that list. New Orleans has so much to offer for a weekend getaway. Add a bachelorette party to the weekend mix and you have yourself a doozie of a weekend ahead of you.
Here are some things you should do when starting to plan your New Orleans Bachelorette party weekend.
Research your weekend on Pinterest and Instagram.
Pinterest and Instagram will be your 2 besties through this bachelorette party planning process ladies. I am sure you already use those but they will be so helpful as you plan your New Orleans bachelorette party weekend.
Below is a screen shot I took to show you what happens when you go on Pinterest and start to write in the words: "charleston bachelorette" (just as an example). You can do this for all kinds of destinations that you are researching for the bachelorette weekend. I would recommend following and adding in Pins to a group board for the group. Then your bride tribe can add in pins and add in ideas for the bachelorette party weekend you are planning.
Here is what it looks like on Instagram when you start to search hashtags for New Orleans Bachelorette Party.
The hashtags that you search on Instagram that are good for New Orleans bachelorette party planning that are good are:
The hashtags that are good for searching about New Orleans bachelorette parties on Pinterest are:
new orleans bachelorette
new orleans bachelorette party shirts
new orleans bachelorette
new orleans bachelorette party itinerary
new orleans bachelorette party ideas
nola bachelorette party
noal bachelorette party shirts
nola bachelorette party outfits
nola bachelorette party ideas
nola bachelorette party favors
Search for relevant hashtags in the city you are wanting to visit potentially for the bachelorette weekend.
You will get great ideas and find other people that you can follow from there that have done a bachelorette party in NOLA. Then you can get down a fun little rabbit hole devouring their instagram posts and blog posts from the weekend. Start making a list of potential ideas for your group in a Google Doc and have friends edit and add in making comments on the Google doc around what they like and don't like. Then you will have a full list of options listed out on the Bachelorette party planning document. Then when you are ready add in the bride to the bachelorette party planning document and get her feedback on the options. Start to whittle the list down to a more manageable list to get the final bachelorette itinerary done.
Find bloggers and people who have blogged about their experience on their bachelorette party weekend in New Orleans.
When you start to search on Google for "new orleans bachelorette party," search on Pinterest for "new orleans bachelorette party" and on Instagram for #nolabach you will be able to click into posts and paruse what they have done on their bachelorette party weekend. Add those ideas to your bachelorette party itinerary document. Make a note of where you found that so you can go back to it if you need to show the group.
Here is an example of how to do this when planning your New Orleans bachelorette party:
I searched #nolabachelorette on Instagram and the 1st post that I saw this morning was from our friends over at a bachelorette party planning service called BLUSH & BASHFUL BACHELORETTE CONCIERGE. They are known for classy, chic bachelorette party planning services. Some of our flower crown parties have been referred in by them so reach out to her there if you need help with your whole weekend planning.
Check this out! This beautiful house is somewhere they planned their New Orleans bachelorette party to stay at. I think using photos on hashtags for your bachelorette party weekend will help you find services you can use that weekend, airbnbs and hotels you might want to stay at, restaurants to eat at and activities you should do while on your bachelorette party weekend.
Oh and it never hurts to see your New Orleans bachelorette party host from your own company listed in the best company on that hashtag!
Once you get all inspired and get your list of potential activities done in your Google document share it with the group and start to whittle down your ideas to a more doable and manageable list. Once you have decided on the fun activities for the weekend that everyone wants to do you can start to book activities, reservations, etc.
Think about the days of the weekend and what you want to get done while there. Then plan it out from the time the group gets in to the New Orleans bachelorette weekend so the weekend is set out and planned well.