Planning a hens celebration? Steer clear of the strippers and get inspired with these party ideas.
Wedding bells are in the air, and it’s time to have one last celebration as a single lady. With everything from boozy art classes to karaoke and long lunches with waterside views, get all the inspiration you need with these hens party ideas.
Fancy sipping Champagne, eating cheese and having your hand at some still-life drawing? Boozy art classes have exploded in Sydney, and make for the perfect fun yet relaxed activity with your fellow ladies. Get the full list of available boozy art classes in Sydney here.
Sure, dinner and drinks is a fail proof combination. However if you’re looking to take the adventure level up a notch, secret event curators Secret Foodies have your back. Perfect for groups 20+, pick from a themed private event package, and let the team organise everything from the venue to menu, decorations, music and more. Hop on the website, and you’ll find everything from a Secret Rooftop Dinner to an Italian Feast and Sushi and Sashimi Masterclass. Hosted at a range of top restaurants and venues in Sydney, you’ll find out where you’re going a mere 2 hours prior to your event. How thrilling!
Do a cocktail masterclass at an iconic Harbourside bar
Hacienda Sydney is now giving you the chance to learn how to make their epic cocktails all whilst soaking up those iconic views of the Harbour. Whether you want to book a session with your friends which involves more than just drinking (which this still does, of course!), or you’re just looking to brush up on your party skills to become the host or hostess with the mostest, become the master of cocktail making at one of Hacienda’s masterclasses. The session involves a 90 minute cocktail making masterclass where you’ll learn how to mix 4 cocktails – including 2 classic cocktails and 2 of Hacienda’s signature cocktails. Following this is a platter of local cheeses and another of charcuterie, the perfect accompaniment to the tipples you’ve created. Bookings are available for the below times and cost $99 per person. See here for more details.
- Monday – Thursday: 12pm – 6pm
- Friday: 12pm – 4pm
- Saturday: 12pm – 3pm
- Sunday: 12pm – 4pm.
From Palm Beach to Woolloomooloo, one thing is for certain – us Sydneysiders are blessed with an incredible array of seaside views. For the times when the sun is out, the water is glistening and a long, lavish meal is calling your name, look no further.
It seems everyone these days is looking for that extra special experience when it comes to planning an event. The Muse in Surry Hills is an amazing five-storey heritage listed building that’s been converted into a unique event space and co-working hub. It has its own rooftop space, offering the perfect blank canvas for an incredible hens celebration.
With a variety of pools and beaches with neighbouring bars popping up all around the city, why not organise a relaxed beach day, followed by afternoon cocktails in celebration of the big day. We’ve sussed out the best places to dip, dive and drink – so gather the party crew and salvage our glorious Sydney weather.
If the idea of going out and being sandwiched between fellow bar-goers makes you queasy, why not opt to stay in with the crew and have a pyjama party. There’s no need to leave the house, with White Supper Club delivering artisan cheese boards, charcuterie and desserts directly to your door. All you need is the wine and you’re night is sorted.
The sun is shining, you’re in your prettiest frock and you’ve got the ladies around the table for a lavish feast. Next thing you know, a round of mimosas lands on the table, accompanying your Eggs Benedict. Swapping your morning brew for a tipple may sound too good to be true, but plenty of venues in Sydney are hopping on the boozy brunch bandwagon.
Away from the screaming children, cute couples and messy eaters is what you get from the sanctity of your very own private dining room. If you’re looking to celebrate without the presence of fellow diners, take your pick from Sydney’s best private dining rooms here.
Trying to decide on what to eat at a restaurant is hard at the best of times. Add to that the designated fussy eaters and those with food allergies and you could very well spend hours staring at the menu! For a fuss-free hens celebration, opt for one of these Sydney venues taking the hard work out of ordering.
Nothing quite beats getting the crew together, finding a picturesque spot and having a celebratory picnic. The best part? You get to bring along the hen’s favourite food, drinks and pick out her favourite picnic spot. Like the idea but not sure where to start? Here’s our guide on how to nail a picnic in the outdoors.
From Shoalhaven to Terrigal, Margret River and beyond! Sometimes escaping the hustle and bustle of the city and relaxing with the crew is exactly the kind of relaxation a bride-to-be needs. Rest, rejuvenate and celebrate by a beachside oasis with the help of our various foodie travel guides.
Why hop from restaurant to bar to dance floor when you can do it all in the one venue? We reveal six of Sydney’s best places to dine, drink and dance the night away. Check-in your coat, you’ll be staying for a while.
A meal out is all well and good, until you realise you’ve spent half your week’s pay on drinks. For the times when you want to eat well, and have the hen drinking her favourite tipple, check out Sydney’s best BYO restaurants.
Finding a spot to shred up the dance floor in Sydney can be tricky at the best of times. Thankfully, we asked the Eat Drink Play team to reveal their favourite spots for a boogey. Keep these destinations in mind for the post-drinks dancing needs.
Rooftop bars offer not only stunning views of the cityscape, but function as the perfect platform for some celebratory drinks. We scoped out the top rooftop bars in Sydney, so why not make a plan and bar hop from rooftop to rooftop.
You and your ladies have started off with Champagne, before indulging in a feast and flowing wine. Next thing you know you’re looking for a new party destination. For the times when you want more than just drinks at a bar, head to one of Sydney’s top karaoke spots.