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Disco Themed Bachelorette Party: Ideas for the Ultimate Party

A disco-themed bachelorette party is a fun and unique way to celebrate the bride-to-be’s last days of singledom. It’s an opportunity for the bride and her closest friends to dance the night away while dressed in 70s-inspired outfits.

In this post, we’ll look at everything you need to make sure your Disco themed party is roller tastic!

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Budgeting and Planning

Planning a bachelorette party can be a daunting task, but with the right budget and planning, it can be a fun and memorable experience for everyone involved.

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Set a Budget

Before planning anything, it’s important to set a budget. The budget will determine what activities you can do, where you can stay, and what food and drinks you can provide. Make sure to discuss the budget with all the attendees to ensure everyone is comfortable with the amount.

Set a Date well in Advance

It’s crucial to set a date that is agreeable for the majority of guests to avoid disappointment. Giving the guests as much notice as possible can ensure there are no clashes with other events.

Set the vibe with themed invitations

Disco themed invitations will help set the mood for the party, and they are the first impression guests will get. You can find a large selection of both hand made and digital invitations on Etsy that can be customised with your details.

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Venue Selection

The proper venue is essential for a disco bachelorette party. You need plenty of room for dancing, loud music, and food and drinks. Popular nightspots, roller rinks, event spaces, and banquet halls are all great options. However, if you’re looking for a more low-key vibe, you can plan the party at home, in the backyard, deck out your basement for a party zone, or throw it in your living room.

When selecting a venue, consider the number of guests you’ll be inviting, the type of music you’ll be playing, and the overall atmosphere you want to create. Make sure the venue has enough space for a dancefloor, seating areas, and food and drink stations.

Disco Decorations

To create a disco ambiance, decorate the venue with glittery disco balls, colourful streamers, and balloons. You can also use retro props like lava lamps, vinyl records, and 70s-style posters to set the mood.

Table decorations can include disco-themed balloon banners, such as mirror balls or mini disco balls. You can also use glittery tablecloths, napkins, and plates to add a disco sparkle to your party.

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Lighting and Sound

Lighting and sound are crucial elements of a disco-themed bachelorette party. You can rent disco lights, strobe lights, and spotlights to create an electrifying atmosphere. Make sure the lighting is not too bright, as it can kill the disco vibe.

When it comes to music, create a playlist of disco classics, including hits from the Bee Gees, Donna Summer, and Gloria Gaynor. You can also hire a DJ to keep the music flowing and the dance floor packed.

Photo Booth

A photo booth is a great way to capture memories from the disco themed bachelorette party. Set up a photo booth area with a disco ball backdrop, props such as wigs, sunglasses, and feather boas, and a camera or phone to take pictures. Encourage guests to take silly and fun pictures together.

You can also grab our printable Last Disco Photo Props as an instant download, making a great addition to the photo booth!

Provide a Polaroid camera or instant printer so that guests can take home their pictures as souvenirs.

Last Disco Photo Booth Props

The Perfect Outfits

When it comes to a disco-themed bachelorette party, the outfits are just as important as the music. Here are some ideas for the perfect disco outfits.

Dress Code

For the bride-to-be, a sequin dress is a must. Sparkly and silver are perfect for the bachelorette party. For guests, a jumpsuit or wide-leg palazzo pants paired with a disco-inspired blouse or crop top is a great option.

Don’t forget about the matching shirts. These cute retro last disco Tshirts will be perfect for the whole crew!

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Accessories are key to completing the perfect disco outfit. Here are some ideas:

  • Sunglasses: Oversized, star-framed, or round frames are perfect for a disco-themed party.
  • Hoop Earrings: Big, bold, and gold hoops are a classic disco look.
  • Headbands: A glittery headband can add some extra sparkle to any outfit.
  • Clutch: A metallic or sequin clutch is the perfect accessory to hold all the essentials.

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When it comes to a disco-themed bachelorette party, the outfits should be fun, sparkly, and bold. With these ideas for the perfect dress code and accessories, everyone will be ready to hit the dance floor.

Disco Themed Games & Activities

To get the party going, consider incorporating some classic bachelorette games. Our Printable Last Disco Bachelorette Game Bundle includes 14 different fun bachelorette games while keeping the Disco theme aesthetic.

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Clean and Dirty versions are included for several games. You can choose to either use one set or combine both meaning you don’t have to worry about embarrassing anyone – unless of course, that’s your aim!

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

Disco Playlist

No disco themed bachelorette party is complete without a groovy playlist! It’s important to create a playlist that will get everyone up and dancing. The playlist should include classic disco hits from the 70s and 80s, as well as some modern remixes. Some popular songs to include are “Stayin’ Alive” by the Bee Gees, “I Will Survive” by Gloria Gaynor, and “Le Freak” by Chic.

To make things easier, there are plenty of pre-made disco playlists available on music streaming platforms like Spotify and Apple Music. These playlists are curated by experts and feature a mix of classic and modern disco hits.

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Dance Lessons

For those who want to take their dancing skills to the next level, hiring a dance instructor for the party is a great idea. The instructor can teach everyone some classic disco moves like the Hustle, the Electric Slide, and the YMCA.

Another option is to take a dance class before the party. Many dance studios offer disco-themed dance classes for groups. This is a fun way to learn some new moves and get everyone in the disco spirit before the party even starts.

Or for a more low key but hilarious game, this Disco Balls dance game is sure to get the party startred.

Disco Ball Pinata

A disco ball pinata is a fun and interactive way to get the party started. Fill it with small disco-themed items such as sunglasses, glitter, and small disco balls. You can also include some candy or other treats for the guests to enjoy. Hang the pinata from the ceiling and let the guests take turns trying to break it open. This will create a fun and exciting atmosphere that everyone will enjoy.

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Food and Drinks

When it comes to food and drinks for a disco themed bachelorette party, it’s all about embracing the retro vibe. Here are some ideas for delicious and fun treats that will transport you and your guests back to the disco era.

Retro Cocktails

No disco party is complete without some retro cocktails. Here are some classic drinks that will add some disco flair to your bachelorette party:

  • Margarita: This classic cocktail was a hit in the 70s and is perfect for a disco themed party. Serve it in a colourful, funky glass with a salt rim.
  • Cosmopolitan: This iconic drink was made famous by the TV show “Sex and the City” but it actually originated in the 70s. Serve it in a martini glass with a twist of lemon.
  • Screwdriver: This simple cocktail made with vodka and orange juice was popular in the 70s and is an easy and tasty option for your disco party.
  • Harvey Wallbanger: This cocktail made with vodka, orange juice, and Galliano liqueur was a hit in the 70s and is perfect for a disco themed party. Serve it in a tall glass with a slice of orange.

Themed Snacks

In addition to cocktails, you’ll want to serve some themed snacks at your disco bachelorette party. Here are some ideas for fun and tasty treats:

  • Fondue: Fondue was a hit in the 70s and is a fun and interactive snack for your disco party. Serve it with bread, vegetables, and fruit for dipping.
  • Cheese and crackers: This classic snack is easy to put together and is perfect for a disco party. Serve a variety of cheeses and crackers on a colourful platter.
  • Pigs in blankets: These bite-sized sausages wrapped in pastry were a popular party food in the 70s and are perfect for a disco themed bachelorette party.
  • Jello shots: Jello shots were a hit in the 70s and are a fun and colourful addition to your disco party. Make them with vodka and fruit juice for a tasty and boozy treat.

Overall, when it comes to food and drinks for a disco themed bachelorette party, it’s all about embracing the retro vibe and having fun with it.

Party Favors

A disco themed bachelorette party is incomplete without party favors. Party favors are a great way to thank guests for attending and make them feel appreciated. Here are some ideas for disco themed bachelorette party favors:

Themed Goodie Bags

Themed goodie bags are a great way to give guests a little something to take home and remember the party by. Here are some ideas for what to include in a disco themed goodie bag:

  • Disco ball keychains
  • Glittery hair accessories
  • Mini disco ball earrings
  • Retro sunglasses
  • Lip gloss or lipstick in bright colours
  • Glow sticks or bracelets
  • Customised shot glasses or tumblers
  • Personalised compact mirrors

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To make the goodie bags even more special, consider adding customised bags or tags with each guest’s name. This will add a personal touch and make each guest feel special.

Another idea for themed goodie bags is to have them match the party theme. For example, you could have goodie bags in the shape of disco balls or have them decorated with glitter and neon colours.

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Are you Planning The Last Disco?

We hope this post has given you some great ideas for your disco-themed bachelorette party. With the right venue, decorations, and food and drinks, it’s sure to be a night to remember.

Know someone planning a disco themed bachelorette party? be sure to share this post with them!

And don’t forget to grab our free Bahelorette Party Planner before you go!

Other Bachelorette Ideas

Looking for other themes for your bachelorette or hen party? Be sure to check out these posts:

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Halloween Bachelorette Party Ideas

Summer Camp themed Bachelorette Party Ideas

The Last Rodeo themed Bachelorette Party Ideas

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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