A Complete Guide for Bridesmaids in the Mile High City
by Alyse Morgan
As the wedding day draws near, girls go big for the bride’s last days as a single woman. Maids of honor, sisters, and bridesmaid besties, listen up. It is your responsibility to send her off with a bachelorette party worthy of the wonderful woman that she is. Lady wolf pack, unite!
Looking for Denver bachelorette party ideas? The Mile High city has got you covered from the most rambunctious adventures to deeply relaxing and indulgent experiences. No matter what route you and your girls take, you’re guaranteed to leave feeling a strengthened sense of comradery along with the confidence that you celebrated the bride’s last days of freedom in high Denver style.
Since it wouldn’t be a proper Denver bachelorette party without a little adventure, here are a few options that are sure to provide the bonding experiences you’ve all been looking for.
Denver Bachelorette Party Idea #1: Invite Mary Jane
Mary Jane wants to come, and she has a party bus! Colorado is famous for its legal cannabis, countless dispensaries, and all sorts of fun weed events and adventures. With the Buds & Beers tour you will be escorted through a cannabis cultivation facility, a brewery and a few dispensaries, all on a luxury 420 friendly vehicle. By the time it’s over you’ll feel great about life and be ready for a night on the town!
Or, for an only-in-Denver female bonding experience, try your hand at Sushi and Joint Rolling Class. There’s nothing like a pre-wedding smoke sesh to help bring the wedding party together.
Denver Bachelorette Party Idea #2: Get Crafty
If you’re feeling crafty, you can check out Upstairs Circus, located in Denver’s Lodo and DTC neighborhoods. You and your girls can enjoy craft cocktails while you each create your own masterpiece. They offer jewelry making, leather working, and even accessories for the bride’s home.
Denver Bachelorette Party Idea #3: Rowdy Cabin Camping
Perhaps your bestie bride-to-be is more of a rambunctious kind of lady. Camp No Counselors is a summer camp for adults. It’s no secret that planning a wedding is beyond stressful. This all-inclusive sleepaway camp for grownups lets you play away the stress like a kid by day and party like an adult by night.
Or, if you’re escaping the city for a dose of nature, check out one of Colorado’s many hot springs resorts. Within a few hours’ drive from Denver, your pack can book a rustic-chic stay at Mt. Princeton Hot Springs, Cottonwood Hot Springs, Hot Sulphur Sprins, or Strawberry Park Hot Springs near Steamboat Springs.
Denver Bachelorette Party Idea #4: Live Music On The Rocks
For a breathtaking musical experience, Red Rocks Amphitheatre is the best outdoor concert venue in the country. Be sure to plan ahead to watch your favorite band play while nestled on the side of a mountain overlooking the city. If you come during the winter months, the park is open to the public during the day, so you can hike the stairs and still catch the breathtaking scenery.
Denver Bachelorette Party Idea #5: Choose Booze
We all know it wouldn’t be a Denver bachelorette party without alcohol. After all, this is a reason to celebrate and the Mile High City knows how to party! With tons of breweries, wineries, bars and dispensaries it’s no wonder Colorado is also known as the “altered state.”
Bigsby’s Folly Winery is one of RINO’s hidden gems. This historic location offers some of the best wine in Denver. They offer tours and blending classes where you can create your own blend and go home with your very own wine blend with a custom label!
Crooked Stave Brewery. Located in The Source, this brewery offers the best and most meticulously created sour beers in the city. The building housing the brewery is an 1800s foundry that has been repurposed to house over 14 artisanal businesses.
A bar dedicated to dessert and cocktails is proof that heaven is real! D Bar (Dessert bar) is owned by famous pastry chef Keegan Gerhard. The food and cocktails are guaranteed to blow your minds in the best possible way.
Denver Bachelorette Party Idea #6: Take Your Wolf Pack Howling
If you ladies are looking to dance the night away, Howl at the Moon is a modern dueling piano bar. With this high energy live music experience, you can be part of the show! Howl at the Moon caters to bachelorette parties if you reserve seats ahead of time. They will ensure that you and your girls have the time of your lives!
Denver Bachelorette Party Idea #7: Spice It Up with Male Eye Candy
If you’re looking to make the bride-to-be blush, or if you’re interested in a more adult and “naughty” night out, you can add a little nudity to your Denver bachelorette party at Boyztown Denver is Denver’s hottest male revue. This steamy establishment is located on South Broadway just south of downtown. For the hottest female dancers, check out The Diamond Cabaret centrally located in the heart of the city.
Denver Bachelorette Party Idea #8: Party Like It’s 1929
If you’re looking for some Prohibition-era intrigue, take the bachelorette party to one of Denver’s top speakeasies.
The Green Russell is home to the crème de la crème of bartenders. If you ladies are looking to feel special, just tell your bartender what flavors and types of alcohol you like, and they will build you your own cocktail! This vintage gem is located in Larimer Square behind a pie shop.
Williams and Graham may look like a small cocktail themed bookshop to the untrained eye, but with a reservation, you could be granted access behind the shelves into an intimate bar that was voted best cocktail bar in Denver in 2015.
Retrograde may be the most fun speakeasy to get into. Head to Frozen Matter ice cream shop and, if you have the guts, walk past the cashier to the freezer and flip the light switch. Your reward will gain access to the hidden bar inside the ice cream shop!
Denver Bachelorette Party Idea #9: Bliss Out at the Spa
After a weekend of partying like the bride’s future depends on it, some rest and relaxation will be in order. Plus, with the stresses of planning a destination bachelorette party, you deserve it. Treat yourself!
Since you and your girls are in the capital of cannabis, what better way to treat yourself than with a cannabis massage.The aromatherapy oils are infused with CBD, the miracle cannabinoid you’re sure to receive the highest relaxation without the psychoactive effects. If you ladies are staying in a 420-friendly hotel the therapists can come straight to your room!
If you have some time to escape into the mountains, check out the Indian Hot Springs and Spa located in Idaho Springs, just 45 minutes west of Denver. You and the bride to be can soak in fresh spring water that comes straight out of the mountain. Indian Hot Springs offers a large public pool, as well as more intimate caves to ensure the best meditative relaxing experience.