Girlfriends Guide to Orlando Bachelorette Party
Now that your bride has found her prince charming, it's time to add some magic to your bachelorette party. Where better to do that than Orlando, Florida? Orlando is sure to offer whatever kind of bachelorette party you and your besties are dreaming of. Those who are Disney-obsessed and thrill riders amongst you will want to hit the parks. Foodies will enjoy all the diverse cuisine Orlando has to offer. Add in a wine tour or two and a visit to Epcot for a world tour. Throw in some "only in Orlando" experiences, and you have a bachelorette party that you will talk about for years!
First Things First- Come Bearing Gifts!
This is the last chance for the bride to hang out with her friends as a single woman. Help make your memories last with some fantastic and fun party gifts and favors. Make them unique to your bride and unique to Orlando. Whether you are thinking classy or trashy, you are sure to find just the right thing for your gang. There are lots of gifts like swag bags or clothing. The best gifts for a destination bachelorette party are personalized to the destination and can be worn or sported to tell everyone you are on a bachelorette mission. It will attract a lot of attention and will add to the camaraderie of the group.
Some of our favorite ideas are Disney headbands for the wedding party when applying makeup before the wedding. Think about matching Minnie Mouse earrings featuring a veiled Minnie and all. Dress as a group. Try for tank tops for the bride, bridesmaids, and maid of honor. How about the Disney Princess Drinking Team? Whatever your taste, you're sure to find it with a search on Amazon or Etsy. You'll need to plan this one before you go.
Your Night(s) Out! Fun Bachelorette Things to do in Orlando
If you are planning an Orlando "Bach," you will find plenty to keep you entertained. There are three separate districts you will want to consider for some of your evening events. Our favorites are below.
Disney Springs Area
What would Orlando be without a touch of magic? Even if your plans don't include a visit to the theme parks, you can still get a touch of the pixie dust with a trip to Disney Springs. Disney Springs is full of Disney charms and is an excellent waterside entertainment destination offering unique themed restaurants like The House of Blues, elegant dining at The BOATHOUSe, and plenty of other eateries. You can shop at over 50 brand-named, and Disney themed shops and other boutiques. They offer lots of entertainment featuring great music and other acts. Disney Springs is a one-stop evening of fun, food, and good libations. Don't miss the world's largest Disney merchandise store.
Universal CityWalk Orlando
A night at this open-air entertainment district with restaurants like Margaritaville, Fat Tuesday, or more is just what a fun-loving group of women is looking for. Check out The Blue Man Group or have some karaoke fun at CityWalk's Rising Star. For the party animals, make The Groove or vintage-tropical Red Coconut Club one of your last stops.
A great option is Orlando's main tourist strip, International Drive (I-Drive). They feature tons of affordable restaurants like The Sugar Factory, Senor Frogs, and Cafe TuTu Tango. Take an unforgettable ride 400 feet above the city with The Wheel at ICON Park, or capture the perfect selfie at Madame Tussaud's. You'll find everything you want on I-Drive.
Are you looking for something more unconventional for your Orlando bachelorette party? We get it! Here are more fun bachelorette things to do in Orlando.
Here are some activities that are sure to create plenty of Insta or TikTok-worthy moments.
Surrey Bikes - Hop on a surrey bike build for 2 or 4 and cruise the Disney Boardwalk. Feel the wind in our hair while someone else does the work.
Dueling Pianos - Get in on the phone of dueling pianos at Jellyrolls on Disney's Boardwalk or Howling at the Moon on International Drive. The energy is high, and it's raucous and fun, and the drinks are great.
Pole Dancing - Leave your inhibitions at home and take a try at pole dancing at Dandelion. The future husband may get a kick out of those new skills. For the more inhibited, stick to the yoga class.
Virtual Reality Laser Tag - Break the ice and wear off some calories at The Void for some virtual laser tag and paintball.
Party Bus - Make it safe and fun with a designated driver and no parking issues! Rent a party bus and hit the town in style with a professional driver. They often include free entry into the club of your choice and VIP treatment for your party. Check out Hoppers Party Bus or The Orlando Party Bus.
Try a "Monorail Bar Crawl" to various Disney Resorts with a stop at the top onsite bars at each one where each has a recommended special blend. This is a great chance to visit The Contemporary Resort, The Polynesian Resort, and Grand Floridian, each with their own feel and ambiance.
Hop-On! Central Florida Brew Tours - Visit some of Orlando's finest breweries. You can choose from 5 Orlando area options, with each offering special pricing at 3 breweries, a tour guide, and round trip transportation. Try the Downtown option with three different breweries in the heart of downtown Orlando.
For something really different, visit ICEBAR Orlando. Where else can you don a fur coat (vegan friendly, of course.) in Florida? This unique lounge and nightclub have a full ICEBAR. The gloves and fur coats are extra, but what the heck? Various ticket packages are available. Take a break and retreat to the Fire Lounge for a flaming cocktail and a chance to warm up.
Shop "Til You Drop
Orlando offers it all when it comes to shopping. Visit one of the many epic malls. Try Millennial Mall for all things designer, or catch some savings at one of the outlet malls. If you're looking for something more unusual, you may want to head to one of the outdoor shopping villages or browse one of the unique neighborhood shopping areas like College Park, where you'll find handcrafted soaps, hip music, and clothing and enjoy a great day. Take a ride to Winter Garden for a chance to shop lots of locally handmade products, organic treats, and plenty of vendors. For something unique, spend your Saturday morning at the Winter Garden Farmers Market.
When It's Time to Relax and Get Your Zen On.
Orlando offers up many day spas and resort spas. Why not book the best at The Ritz-Carlton. They boast 40,000 square feet of zen gardens, with a private pool within them. Book your treatment and come for the day to enjoy a poolside cabana or relaxing sauna and steam. Put that wedding stress behind you and let the bliss begin. You'll find many other spas, including Poseidon Spa, Downtown Orlando's premier luxury boutique spa. Talk to your concierge about your hotel's offering and what is close by.
Where to Stay on Your Orlando Bachelorette Party
Orlando offers more than 10,000 accommodations, so you are sure to find something to match the style and budget of your Orlando bachelorette party. Here are a few of our favorites.
Disney Onsite Resorts
Make it a Disney Orlando bachelorette party "Bach" by staying onsite at Disney. Staying at one of the Disney Resorts includes lots of extras like free shuttles, Extra Magic Hours at the Parks, and more. Pull out the stops and make it a Grand Floridian vacation for that wedding vibe through your entire stay. Be sure to check out their wedding Pavillion. For other more adult experiences, check out Disney's Beach Club, Disney's Yacht Club, and Disney's Boardwalk, which is home to much of Disney's nightlife.
Hyatt Regency Orlando
The Hyatt Regency Orlando is conveniently located on International Drive and offers rooms or suites, a spa and two pools, and some world class restaurants.
Luxury Villa Rental at Solterra Resort.
Our best bet for a unique and unforgettable bachelorette getaway is Solterra Resort. Rent a luxury mansion in Orlando with your own private pool, plenty of bedrooms (up to 14!), your many baths, a private movie theatre, and lots more. And that is just the home itself. These luxury rentals are located in beautiful Solterra Resort, just minutes from the theme parks and other attractions but in a world of its own. They offer 2 swimming pools, a clubhouse, water slide, volleyball and lots more. Go all out and have a private chef come in and make a gourmet dinner to remember, or hire spa services right in your own home. This is sure to be a bachelorette party to die for!
When it's time to plan your bachelorette trip, you can't go wrong. Orlando is a fantastic and diverse destination that has it all and is sure to delight any wedding party.
Exploring Gay Orlando!
Orlando is a vibrant city that welcomes the LGBT community with warmth and kindness. It offers plenty of attractions, events and gay-friendly places where you can hang out with kindred spirits from all corners of the world.
Orlando Festivals That You Should Not Miss
Regardless of when you visit Orlando, you’ll find tons of great Orlando festivals and events. Amazing food and beverage fests, art shows, film, theater and music. And of course, the theme parks are world renown for their top events too.