Bachelor and Bachelorette Party Ideas Around Ann Arbor

Crafts for a bachelor parties.

A group of people at a throwing axe place.The gap between an engagement and a wedding is an exciting time to celebrate with your closest friends and family. The engagement era is often filled with traditions, planning and parties before the big day approaches. One of the most exciting traditions is the Bachelor/ Bachelorette party. 

Sporting event

While some brides and grooms choose to travel with their bridal party out of state for their parties, there are some fun options to explore within the Ann Arbor area. We gathered a list of local spots which would be perfect for making memories at a Bachelor/ Bachelorette party. 

Depending on the season of the party, cheering on University Michigan teams in your sport of choice is a great activity to take to your bridal party. Keep an eye out for schedules and tickets for the local teams here. 

Bar hopping 

people partying in a bar.

Some bridal parties like to take the bachelor or bachelorette party as an opportunity to celebrate the guest of honor at bars and nightclubs. Downtown Ann Arbor is home to a variety of nightlife spots within walking distance from one another. Consider adding LIVE Nightclub and The Circ Bar to the itinerary. 

Group craft making

A group of people painting on walls.

For a more low key day out with friends, make a craft at one of Ann Arbor’s local hubs for creativity. Invent your signature scent with candle-making, visit the splatter room or check out other crafting options offered by Pinspiration


Sing your heart out with your bridal party by your side at one of Ann Arbor’s bars with karaoke. While karaoke nights vary, check out Blue Karaoke or Midnight Karaoke.

Axe throwing

Learn a new unique skill with your friends during your party. Try out Axe throwing at Axe Ventura or Best In Games

Spa day

Wedding planning can be stressful for the whole wedding party. Take some time to relax before the big day by pampering yourself with a spa day in Ann Arbor. Check out the spa menus at Spavia Day Spa and Bloom Wellness Spa.  

Pedal tour

Have you ever seen groups riding around on a pedal tour. What better time to try it out than at a bachelor or bachelorette party. Visit High Five Pedal Tours for more information.


If the weather allows and your bridal party is on the adventurous side, go on a kayaking excursion on the Huron River. This can be a great bonding experience for the bridal party. More information on kayaking in Ann Arbor can be found here. 

Tea party 

For the more sophisticated bridal parties, attend a tea party with a delicious array of tea, sandwiches and pastries at TeaHaus

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