Planning and Budgeting

Planning a Joint Bachelor and Bachelorette Party

Planning and Budgeting
August 18, 2023

Why settle for the same old-school separate parties when you can double the fun with a joint bachelor and bachelorette bash? It’s time to embrace the emerging trend and experience camaraderie among friends and family. A Joint BATCH is not only celebrates the couple’s love but also cherishes the friendships and bonds that have been woven over the years. If you’re all set to plan a unique and unforgettable BATCH celebration, we’ve got your back, from helping you pick the perfect destination to curating activities that will create memories to last a lifetime. 

Embracing Joint Bachelor and Bachelorette Parties

There’s nothing quite as delightful as the camaraderie shared between friends and couples. That’s precisely why hosting a joint bachelor and bachelorette party has become an increasingly popular trend among couples. Joint BATCH’s are the perfect opportunity to strengthen the bond between friends and the couple. By fostering unity and inclusivity, these events bring everyone together to celebrate as one cohesive group. Traditional gender barriers are a thing of the past, as everyone feels equally valued and involved in the festivities. Just like peanut butter and jelly, joint BACH’s are simply better together! 

Best Places for a Joint Bachelor and Bachelorette Party

When it comes to destination selection, the key is to make sure both parties are on board for the adventure. Places that offer a diverse range of activities ensure that there will be something for everyone. Whether it’s a vibrant city known for its nightlife or a picturesque beach destination, the options are endless. Some of our favorite joint party spots include Las Vegas, Miami, and New Orleans. But BATCH has plenty of options in cities across the country:

Joint Bachelor and Bachelorette Party Planning Made Easy

Now, let’s make party planning a breeze! When it comes to a big group, planning can feel like herding cats. Dividing tasks and collaborating with the bridal party and groomsmen ensures that everything will fall into place effortlessly. From party invitations to decorations, it’s all about the special touch.

  • Party invitations:  Get creative by basing them on the couple's love story timeline, showcasing their first meeting, first date, and proposal.
  • Decorations: A personalized photo wall featuring their favorite moments will add a personalized touch. Consider incorporating elements that represent their shared interests. Decorations will also depend on the theme the group chooses to go with!
  • Attire: Dress up as the bride or groom in the opposing gender, or host a costume party with iconic moments from the couple’s love story. Let your creativity soar and make this celebration truly unique.
  • Budget: Joint bachelor and bachelorette parties can be a cost-effective option as the expenses are shared between friends and the couple. By combining resources, you can create a memorable celebration without breaking the bank.
  • Theme: Choose a theme that reflects the couple's personalities and interests. Whether it's a tropical luau, a vintage Hollywood glam, or a casual backyard barbecue, the theme will set the tone for a fun and memorable experience.

Exciting Joint Activities

Joint group activities are exciting outings that will take the party to the next level. From adventure outings, group games, spa days, or mixology classes, we’ve got the dream lineup. 

  • Miami Mangrove Kayaking: Kayak through Miami’s lush mangroves and paddle your way through the beautiful scenery. 
  • Vegas ATV Tour: Get the adrenaline pumping as you tear up the dunes of Las Vegas on an ATV adventure. 
  • New Orleans Penthouse Cocktail Hour: Want to feel like royalty? Enjoy the New Orleans skyline from a Penthouse Suite with your own personal bartender. 
  • Spa Day Delight: If relaxation is on the menu, indulge in a spa day that comes to you. Unwind and rejuvenate with soothing massages and spa treatments, all in the company of your favorite people. 

Joint BATCH Party Things To Do

Who said breaking norms can’t be a blast? We’re spicing up the joint BATCH parties, with a dash of classic fun! Prepare for some friendly competition by dividing the group into teams based on gender. With these creative ideas, your BATCH will be the perfect blend of traditional bachelor and bachelorette parties and joint celebrations. 

  • Game Night: It’s game show time! Test your bride group’s knowledge with fun and entertaining questions about the couple’s favorite things, pet peeves, and history of their love. Find more joint BATCH party games here!
  • DIY Cocktail Contest: Let guests create their own mixology magic and name their unique concoction after the couple or their friendship. 
  • Beer Olympics: Get ready for some friendly competition as teams compete in various drinking games and challenges. From beer pong to flip cup and cornhole, the Beer Olympics will keep the party spirits high and create lasting memories.
  • Party Bus: To get the night rolling, hop on a party bus for a bar-hopping excursion. But wait, there's more! Dress up as movie characters, throw on masquerade masks, or become iconic personas – the theme is yours to choose. 

Memorable Experiences

By incorporating unique experiences into your joint bachelor and bachelorette party, your group is bound to create unforgettable and cherished moments that will be talked about for years to come.

  • Hiking Adventures: Explore the mountains on a hiking adventure and revel in the breathtaking panoramic views that surround you. 
  • Water Sports: Dive into boat days filled with sun-soaked water sports. Whether you decide to take a splash in the crystal-clear waters, or simply lounging on a luxurious yacht, the water adventures will be an absolute blast. 
  • Tours:  Immerse yourselves in the local charm and culture with a cultural tour that takes you on a journey through the heart of the city. Explore the hidden gems, historical landmarks, and vibrant neighborhoods that define the essence of the destination.  Tours such as pedal pubs, wine tastings, or brewery hopping are some of our favorites. 

Celebratory Night Out

Have a group that is itching to live it up in the city? Well, exploring the local nightlife and entertainment scene is the way to go! And guess what? The BATCH app makes it a breeze to handle all the reservations, ensuring a safe and enjoyable night out for all the night owls in your group.  

  • Transportation: First and foremost, coordinate transportation in advance to avoid a night of chaos getting more chaotic – a party bus that picks you up and drops you off at your rental is a smart and fun move, as safety comes first! 
  • Reservations: Want to skip the lines and get the VIP treatment? Book a bar crawl tour to guarantee entry to the hottest local hotspots. 

Symbolic Gestures

When it comes to a joint bachelor and bachelorette party, it is important to explore meaningful ways to honor the couple and their journey during the joint celebration. Heartfelt toasts before the night begins, surprise gifts, and group activities that reflect their shared interests add an extra layer of significance to the festivities. 

Capturing the Moments

A joint celebration – where laughter, love, and maybe a little chaos collide. And let’s not forget the essential task of preserving the special moments through documentation – because with so many people around, moments will be captured from every angle, even the ones you didn't know excited! And let's be honest, they'll be over the moon to relive those crazy, heartfelt, and downright hilarious moments as they scroll through the photos and videos from the celebrations.

A joint bachelor and bachelorette party is the epitome of inclusivity and an experience that is simply unforgettable. It's all about the bride and groom, surrounded by their favorite people, coming together to embrace the joy of love. Get ready for an epic bash where love and laughter unite, creating memories that'll last a lifetime. Explore our top rating bookable experiences that are sure to make your joint BATCH a hit!

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