Planning a hen party on a budget

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Hen party on a budget 

 

By Niamh Hanlon 

Planning a wedding can be quite pricy, so it is always a great idea to pinch a penny where possible. Here we have compiled a number of ideas that will ensure you have a great night with your friends without breaking your bank.  

Staying local 

Thinking of going out for a meal or drinks for you hen? Stay local and save the cost of a hotel. If you do wish to venture off why not stay in a low budget hotel or hostel. Make it exciting by doing something beforehand like having drinks or by making a day out of it and go bowling or something you can all do together.  

Party time  

Why not throw a party by having a barbeque with your closest friends. Make the night exciting. You can be sure to have a ball if you play some party games such as card games or drinking games. Organise teams to make it a little more interesting. More intimate settings like this may not only save you money but they are just as enjoyable as splashing loads on a fancy hotel or holiday. Make it feel like you abroad and throw a themed party. Nothing ensures a night full of laughs like a good fancy dress party, gets or gals or pals to dress up.  Christmas Aesthetic - Cocktail cheers!

Slumber Party 

Pamper time ladies! Let your inner teen out and have a sleepover with your closet friends. Paint one another’s nails or hair. Do facemasks and chill with some wine or eat on junk food. Order your favourite take-out food and watch movies. This is a fab idea to get all your girls together before your big day and it will not cost you an arm and a leg.  Primark pyjamas

Boys will be boys 

The stags can budget too, instead of flying off on holiday try doing a fun day activity like paint balling or head off go karting for the day. Try something different and take the lads on a quad biking 20 Hilarious and Creative Groomsmen Photo Ideasday out. 

Michaela is Deputy Editor at Drew Media and is our go to gal when it comes to our Real Weddings and fabulous features content. Michaela also works on our events such as The Munster Wedding Extravaganza and The Brides of Limerick Wedding Industry Awards.

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