how to plan a bride or die bachelorette party

How to plan a Killer Bride or Die Bachelorette Party  

If you and your bach squad are looking for something edgy, fun, and totally unforgettable, then a Bride or Die themed bachelorette party might just be the perfect choice!

In this blog post, we’ll guide you through all the steps to plan a killer Bride or Die bachelorette party that will leave the bride-to-be and her crew with memories to last a lifetime.

What is the Bride or Die Bachelorette theme?

The Bride or Die theme’s signature color is black and all things gothic are celebrated in the forms of skulls and roses. If your bride to be is a rock / metal fan, then aspects of this can be included into the theme, with slogans such as Farewell Tour and Bride’s Last Tour.

If you’re looking for a “witchy” or Halloween version of the Bride or Die theme, then check out this post about planning a Halloween Themed Bachelorette Party.

Setting the budget and date

The first step in planning any bachelorette party is to set a budget and choose a date. This will help you determine what activities and venues are within your price range and ensure that everyone can make it on the chosen date.

First things first, planning a Bachelorette party can take a lot of organization, but relax – we’ve got you! As our gift to you, you can download this FREE Bachelorette Party Planner. With over 20 pages, a suggested checklist and pdf compatibility with Goodnotes and Notability, this is the ideal bachelorette party planner no matter what your theme. Grab your copy below.

Choosing the location

Once you have determined your budget and date, it’s time to choose the perfect location for your Bride or Die bachelorette party. This isn’t a theme that is strongly linked to a specific location, so consider the bride’s interests. For example, if her favorite band is in town you could head to the show, or maybe you’re headed to a specific location to check out the local rock club scene.

The key is to choose a location that allows you to create an atmosphere of fun and excitement while encompassing the Bride or Die theme.

Invitation Ideas

Now that you have the basics sorted out, it’s time to send out those invitations! Get creative with your invites by incorporating elements of the Bride or Die theme. You could design digital invitations with bold typography and images of skulls or roses.

Alternatively, consider sending physical invitations in the form of mini black coffins or personalized handcuffs. For a hassle-free option, check out our digital itinerary, which allows you to send stylish e-invitations with all the necessary party details.

Bride or Die Themed Decor

To create a truly immersive Bride or Die experience, you’ll want to pay attention to the decor. Think black and gold color schemes, skull motifs, and plenty of edgy details. Hang up banners with phrases like Bride or Die or Til Death Do Us Party. 

We’ve handpicked a selection of Bride or Die party decor available on Amazon so be sure to check out the full list below.

Photo Props

Get the festivities started with our collection of 30 Bride or Die themed photo props as you celebrate the Brides last tour!

Great for selfies and photobooths alike, our photo props are available to download instantly, so it’s ideal for a last minute edition to your Bride or Die Themed bachelorette party, hen party or bridal shower. Simply print, cut out and you’re ready to go!

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Buy The Bride A Drink QR Codes

Great for sharing on social media or taking out with you on the town, we have a range of editable Bride or Die Buy The Bride a Drink templates for both sharing digitally on socials and printing out onto card or stickers.

All you need to do is add in your own Venmo, Paypal or other payment app QR code.

Wondering how the heck you do that? Don’t worry, we’ve got all the steps broken down in this post: How to Create A Buy Te Bride A Drink Custom QR code

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Bride or Die Themed Attire

No Bride or Die bachelorette party is complete without matching attire for the bride tribe. Consider getting custom t-shirts such as these Tarot card shirts, or slogans like Till Death Do Us Party or Bride or Die Crew.

Alternatively, opt for matching leather jackets or personalized denim jackets with each attendee’s name on the back. The key is to have fun with it and let your personalities shine through. Don’t forget to take plenty of group photos to capture these special moments!

Bride or Die Bachelorette Activities and Games

Keep the energy high by planning a variety of activities and games that align with the Bride or Die theme. 

Rock / Metal Club

To fit in with the theme, head to a rock club or local music venue. Or you could even head to a theme night playing 80’s metal from the sunset strip era. Check your local area or the location of your bachelorette party to find local events.

Music Quiz

Test your knowledge of rock with a music quiz! This could be tailored with questions about the bride’s favorite rock bands. Include picture quizzes, general music trivia and even some fun round such as “Rock song title or Horror Movie”. 

Bride or Die Bachelorette Games

For some affordable DIY fun in between your scheduled events, our signature Bachelorette Games Bundle is also available with a Bride or Die theme. Featuring 12 printable games with clean and dirty options, this is an ideal addition to your bachelorette weekend. What’s more, it’s digital, meaning that it is instantly available after purchase so is ideal for any last minute plans.

What’s included:

1. Game instructions / Prep

2. Guest most likely to

3. How Old Was the Bride photo game

4. Scavenger Hunt

5. Would she rather…(clean)

6. Would she rather…(dirty)

7. 20 Questions about the Bride-to-be

8. What did the Groom Say? (Clean)

9. What did the Groom say? (Optional add on dirty questions)

10. Never or Ever (Clean) – with optional Never / Ever cards

11. Never or ever (Dirty)

12. Over or Under

13. Bride or Groom? -with optional Bride / Groom cards

14. Memory of the Bride to Be

Food and Drink Ideas

When it comes to food and drinks, think outside the box and offer unique options that match the theme. Serve cocktails with names like Death by Martini or Bride’s Last Sip. Create a grazing table filled with charcuterie, cheeses, and dark chocolate desserts. 

For a fun twist, consider hiring a food truck that specializes in gourmet burgers or tacos. Don’t forget to accommodate any dietary restrictions and have non-alcoholic options available for those who prefer not to drink.

Bride or Die Party Favors

To thank your guests for being part of the Bride or Die celebration, provide them with party favors that they can take home as mementos. Consider putting together custom hangover kits filled with mini bottles of water, pain relievers, and eye masks. Personalize wine bottle labels with the bride’s name and the date of the party. Get creative and think of favors that will remind your guests of this unforgettable night.

Bachelorette Photo Mat Template

Finally on our list, a gift for the bride-to-be! Create a perfect bachelorette keepsake for your bride-to-be with this custom editable Bride or Die bachelorette themed printable photo mat.

These photo mats are easily editable in Canva to personalize with your bride’s name and bachelorette party details. Print out the template and get all the guests to sign. Then after the bachelorette weekend, choose the best group photo to add to the template before framing and presenting to your bride-to-be as a treasured keepsake of the weekend. Simple and very affordable but an amazing gift nonetheless!

Will you be planning a Bride or Die themed bachelorette party?

Planning a Bride or Die themed bachelorette party is all about embracing your edgy side and creating an experience that will bond the future wedding guests and create last memories.

Remember to have fun throughout the planning process and let your creativity shine. With our tips and suggestions, you’re well on your way to throwing an epic Bride or Die bachelorette party that the bride-to-be will never forget!

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About The Author

Melissa is an Educational Consultant in the UK with over 25 years teaching experience. Through her expertise in creating educational resources for children she opened her Etsy shop, Gin&Gemini, in 2022 and quickly expanded her offering into the party planning niche, offering a range of physical and digital products for children’s parties, family celebrations, holidays and the bachelorette / hen party niche. She lives on a farm with her husband, young daughter and cats.

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