10 Brilliant Ideas for Planning The Best Bridal Shower You’ve Ever Seen

10 Brilliant Ideas for Planning The Best Bridal Shower You’ve Ever Seen

It’s the traditional bridal shower only with a refreshing spin. Let’s talk some fun bridal shower ideas that you can use:

Bridal showers can range from traditional to something unique and fun. We’ve put together some of the best bridal shower ideas that will wow both the bride-to-be and her guests!


          • Cooking classes

        A cooking class bridal shower is a fun, unique way to celebrate the bride’s upcomng wedding. Including a cooking class taught by a professional chef as a part of the bridal shower, is a great idea if the bride-to-be is a foodie. It is not only an interesting experience for all the guests, but also a chance to sample some delicious food!


  • Charity donations:

    If the soon-to-be wed couple has a charity that they support, you can have guests come in with donations instead of the usual presents during the bridal shower. This, of course, works best with couples who have already moved in with each other, and have all the traditional gifts that they would receive at a shower at their disposal.



  • Pot-luck:

    Now isn’t it funny that we have so many food-themed bridal shower ideas running? Of course, if you are organizing a bridal shower with pot-luck you want to check if the guests don’t mind pitching in. This idea for a cooking themed bridal shower works best when it’s just a close-knit group that is catching up for the shower. Little things to make note of, make sure you have a backup plan in case one of the lasagnas turns out to be burnt, or there isn’t enough food for everyone.


    • Bartending lessons

      This bridal shower idea is in fact very similar to the cooking class one, only it’s about bartending lessons instead of cooking lessons. The guests learn to mix up some interesting cocktails, and conversation should flow easy after!


  • Bridal/ Groom shower

    Break the rules, and throw a couple’s wedding shower for both of them, and if the couple is the sorts who usually do things together, they will love the idea! When putting together couples wedding shower ideas you should keep both the bride and groom in mind with your planning and include activities and food they both enjoy. Of course, this also means there will be a bigger list of guests, and you will have to organize games that involve both parties!




  • Tea party

    This one is a classic bridal shower theme, that traditionalist brides love! It is especially great for small crowds, especially .for those having a bridal shower at home. Of course, there is no harm in asking everyone to come in all dressed up, with gloves, hats and et al! Did someone just say tea-tasting?

 Spa Day

If a bridal shower is what it takes to get a surprise mani/pedi, facial or a massage, then so be it! What’s not to love about the idea! If the spa professionals make house calls then that’s great, else you may want to see how big a party the spa accommodates, before jotting down the guest list. A spa bridal shower is one everyone is sure to love.

  • Bridal shower games:

    Bridal shower games are perfect for the tradition or non-traditional bridal shower, after all what’s a bridal shower without some games that break the ice; you can have classic games like Bridal Bingo or I Knew Her When at the shower. You can even try poetry games where each guest pens down a line on a piece of paper and passes it onto the next person. Once everyone’s done the poem is read out aloud.

  • Holiday bridal shower:

    No doubt, we’ve seen a lot of bridal showers happen in the bride’s favorite restaurant or a club, but nothing comes as close to fun as a holiday bridal shower. Just pick a weekend when everyone’s free and take off to a destination that’s been on everyone’s travel lists.



  • DIY bridal shower: 

    If you are looking for more original ideas for a bridal shower, and if the bride is a creative individual she will absolutely love the idea of a DIY shower. Get some paint out and have all the guests paint a canvas or one of the walls in the home that they will be moving into. You can even get some arts and crafts out so everyone makes wedding-themed creations, and each guest hands their crafts work to a different guest at the end of the shower.

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