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The Best Bachelorette Party Ideas in Philly

Before saying “I do,” it’s only right to have a proper pre-wedding celebration. Bachelorette parties signify new beginnings with the girlfriends that have been by your side through it all. The best part is while you’re planning the wedding, you can expect your MOH to do the heavy lifting for this fun day. For all the kickass MOHs, check out our breakdown for the best bachelorette parties in Philly to kick off your bestie’s life in matrimony!

#BrideTribe that Brunches

Brunch is the ideal way to start off a day full of events. Or use it as a relaxing way to wind down after a crazy night out. Philly offers an outstanding array of restaurants that offer brunch and accommodations for private parties. A few of our favorites include:

  • Amada, 217-219 Chestnut Street – This posh Old City Garces restaurant is the perfect place for traditional spanish tapas or small plates to share. They offer a $27 brunch, which is ideal for the many options and quality food.
  • Bardot Cafe, 447 Poplar Street – Enjoy the great food along with the highly-raved cocktail bar. Relax in the intimate ambiance with great specials and wonderful service.
  • Marathon Grill, 121 S. 16th Street – Right in the heart of the city, it’s the perfect place to eat before shopping in Rittenhouse Square. This casual options offers brunch options like the fan-favorite cookie dough pancakes.


Rest & Relaxation

For all those long hours the bride and bridesmaids have been planning the wedding of a lifetime, a spa day is a great way to unwind together. It’s a necessary time of self reflection and preparation for the party. Spas are typically great at accommodating private parties. These are some of our favorite spas for the occasion:

  • Nail Bar, 133 South 18th Street – Kick up your heels while relaxing in a soothing massage chair. The service here is impeccable, especially with a glass of complimentary wine or champagne. Plus, your mani/pedi is guaranteed to be long lasting.
  • The Rittenhouse Spa & Club, 210 W Rittenhouse Square – Besides the stunning ambiance, this spa is also a great one-stop-shop. Choose from any of their luxurious services including hair styling, manicures, pedicures, and massages.
  • In-Room Hotel Service at Hotel Monaco, 433 Chestnut Street – There’s nothing better than the spa coming straight to you! With this impeccable service at the posh Hotel Monaco, you’re destined to feel pampered.
  • Joseph Anthony Retreat Spa & Salon, 243 Baltimore Pike – This spa and salon is worth the trip to Glen Mills for its superior quality. Bonus: it’s close to the picturesque Terrain for a perfect instagrammable brunch before or after.

Make a Splash!

Hosting a bachelorette party at the pool makes for a fun-filled day, especially when paired with plenty of food and drinks. They also make for great swimsuit photo ops. These are some of our favorite party pools:

  • Monarch Philly,1031 Germantown Avenue – There’s no need to sit in shore traffic. Monarch Philly offers day passes to their vibrant scene. Get access to private cabanas, live music, and a great menu. It’s everything that you need for a memorable good time with the girls.
  • Sonesta Philadelphia Rittenhouse Square, 1800 Market Street – Enjoy the skyline view of Center City from this rooftop. The pool is available to hotel guests or exclusive parties for 10+ people.
  • Wyndham Philadelphia Historic District, 400 Arch Street – Located in Old City, this rooftop pool is just steps away from the charming cobblestone streets. Open seasonally, it’s the perfect warm weather getaway inside the city.


A Night to Remember

An evening out on the town might be exactly what you and the girls need. Get dressed in your heels and chicest attire. To make sure the party doesn’t stop all evening, rent a party bus to take you from dinner, drinks, and beyond. Go the extra mile for and decorate the inside with the bride’s favorite colors, snacks, and drinks.

  • Stratus Rooftop Lounge, 433 Chestnut Street – One of the hottest spots in Old City, this is an ideal setting for outdoor dancing. Head to the top of Hotel Monaco (perhaps after your in-room spa service). Bonus: Hotel guests are guaranteed free entry to the outdoor party.
  • Coda, 1712 Walnut Street – Located in the heart of Rittenhouse Square, this nightclub is a great venue for non-stop dancing. Check their schedule for live entertainment and talented DJs across all types of music genres.
  • Rumor, 1500 Sansom Street – Enjoy the luxury of multiple experiences under one roof. This modern upscale club features multiple dance floors and bars. Each dance floor accommodates the different music for all guests.

Lingerie Party

Throw the ultimate adult slumber party with saucy games, cocktails, and conversation. Paired with fun, creative activities like games and a homemade photo booth, this is a great DIY party idea. Add a level of luxe with custom silk robes for the bride and bridesmaids. They truly make the experience and are great takeaways for party favors!

  • Hope Chest Philadelphia* – This luxury Rittenhouse boutique features renowned American and European brands, including Simone Perele, Cosabella, Wolford, and more. Find pieces for the bachelorette party like sophisticated pajamas or useful items for the big day like shapewear.
  • The Geisha House – Nestled in Old City, this boho boutique showcases a wide range of trendy apparel and beautiful lingerie. You’ll find popular brands like For Love & Lemons, Lovers & Friends, Wildfox, and many more.
  • BHLDN – The hometown location of this brand boasts a beautiful ambiance to shop in. Choose from delicate chemises, romantic rompers, and silky robes for everyone in the bridal party.


Where are you and your girl gang celebrating the pre-nuptials in the city? Let us know in the comments!


*Hope Chest is a client of Philly PR Girl.


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