• Fun Bachelorette Party Ideas in Hoboken + Jersey City

    Every girl knows the minute her friend, sister, cousin, or co-worker gets engaged, that it’s all about the bachelorette party planning. It’s important to make sure that the bride-to-be’s final sendoff is not only a great time, but something she will remember forever. It can be quite the task to please a bunch of ladies at the same time, but our list of activities in Hoboken and Jersey City for a bachelorette party is sure to impress the gals. See below for our bachelorette party ideas for a big group in Hoboken + Jersey City:

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    Group Dinners

    Orale Mexican Kitchen {341 Grove Street, Jersey City}

    The “day of the dead” decor in this Mexican restaurant located in Jersey City has plenty of room for a large group. They offer a group dining option that has a private party menu + packages. Small intimate parties to large groups are all welcome, and the staff will be ready to accommodate any dinner {or margarita} needs.

    South House {149 Newark Avenue}

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    This spot combines old school games, such as foosball, shuffleboard, darts, and pool with unique cocktails {such as their Smoked Old Fashioned and Violet Spritz}. They serve Texas-style food, which you’ll need when enjoying those delish drinks.

    See More: The Best Wine Bars {in Hoboken + Jersey City}

    Anthony David’s {953 Bloomfield Street, Hoboken}

    While a bit more luxe for the bachelorette on a budget, Anthony David has a private room that is ideal for a larger group dinner {and boyyyy is it delicious}. Tip: It’s BYOB, so make sure to come prepared.

    Brunch for a Big Group

    The Stewed Cow {400 Adams Street}

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    Stewed Cow: A fun place for the bride and the gang to get wild after dinner and a yummy brunch spot. From burgers and ribs to their impressive selection of bourbons and moonshine in various flavors {such as apple pie or strawberry} this bar will provide the liquid courage to test your skills riding their mechanical bull throughout the evening. They have a $20 brunch Saturday and Sundays that includes two cocktails just in case the celebration is continuing with some hair of the dog.

    Coco Havana {32 Newark Street}

    This spacious spot with outside seating offers a mix of traditional and Cuban dishes + drinks. They host bottomless brunch on Saturdays + Sundays from 11:00AM-3:00PM. It includes two hours of unlimited mimosas, manmosas, + bellinis with a choice of an entree {make sure to make a reservation to secure a table}. This place even turns into a nightlife lounge if you want to keep the party going.

    Halifax {225 River Street}

    If there is one place to do brunch with a large party, it’s here. The bubbles brunch allows the group to indulge unlimited small plates + one bottle of sparkling wine for just $32 per person. This deal is pretty sweet, especially with a party brunch vibe/ambiance.

    See More: The Best Wine Bars {in Hoboken + Jersey City}

    Workout

    Alter Ego Pole Fitness {38A Jackson Street}

    For the bachelorette that has always wanted to try dancing on a pole but never had the guts or a good excuse to take a class, a pre-wedding celebration is the perfect opportunity. This is a really unique experience especially for big groups of 10 or more. With three different party packages to choose from, learn how to work that pole and have a lot of laughs while doing so. Major perk: Enjoy complimentary Moscato, cupcakes, and chocolate covered strawberries after class.

    Jane DO {720 Monroe Street, Hoboken + 160 Newark Avenue, 3rd Floor, Jersey City}

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    Located in both Hoboken and Jersey City {+ Edgewater, too}, a Jane DO workout class is a great way to start off a bachelorette weekend — especially if the bride-to-be is a fitness fanatic. Founded by two female celebrity trainers and former Rockettes, Jane DO offers classes that help mix it up while encouraging a judgment-free zone. Definitely try their trampoline class, Tramp Stamp, which is totally unique to the studio.

    Aerial Yoga at Honor Yoga or Jivamukti

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    Sometimes known as anti-gravity yoga, this mixture of traditional yoga poses pilates, + dance is all done with a hanging hammock. The thought of an entire bachelorette party trying to hang from a ceiling will definitely provide endless laughs {and stretches to maybe feel better about having one too many cocktails the night before}.

    Private Pilates at Bum Pilates or Align Pilates {Hoboken}

    A private Pilates class with the group is an off-the-beaten alternative for a fitness activity. These two studios in Hoboken cater to all types of clients, from beginners to professionals so that everyone can enjoy their class + walk out feeling like a new person. Their spacing is limited, so definitely call to inquire about the size of the group and availability.

    Private Yoga Class in Hoboken

    Have your pick of the slew of amazing yoga studios in town, and contact them to set up a private yoga class. See our list of yoga spots in Hoboken to get you started.

    Spa Day

    SoJo Spa

    Most likely a friend has posted on Instagram from SoJo Spa — and there is a reason why. Located in Edgewater, this spa situated right on the Hudson River offers an ultimate experience of a day spa {open till midnight BTW}. Take an insta pic in their rooftop infinity pool with a panoramic view of the Manhattan Skyline {from the George Washington Bridge down to Battery Park City}.

    Bliss Spa at The W Hotel {225 River Street}

    Pamper the girls with a full body massage, mani/pedi, or facial in one of their 10 treatment rooms before hitting the town. Nothing beats feeling relaxed and refreshed while listening to music and indulging in Bliss’s very own brownie bar {yes, they are heavenly}. Just make sure to book appointments together in advance.

    Places to Dance

    The Wine & Whiskey Bar + The Underground {116 Newark Avenue}

    There is live music on both Friday and Saturday nights at both The Wine & Whiskey Bar + The Underground in Jersey City. Top 40, R&B, Motown, you name it, they play it. Both are located in Grove Square, so it’s easy to bounce around to either if wanting to switch up the vibe {plus, it’s right next to the Newark Pedestrian Mall}. This is a great way to unwind and get the party started while sipping on wine, whiskey, or a specialty cocktail.

    Porta Jersey City {135 Newark Avenue, Jersey City}

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    Porta is the second of its kind {the first being in Asbury Park, New Jersey}. This Jersey City hot spot houses a dance floor on its first level and the rooftop bar on its top floor — ideal for the bride-to-be who wants an al fresco celebration complete with some dancing to round it out. Their pizza is phenomenal, too.

    Ainsworth {310 Sinatra Drive}

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    If you’re looking for a great place to clank some glasses and cheers the bride on her last single night out, the Ainsworth in Hoboken has gorgeous skyline views along with delish food + drinks. They offer some great small group packages {+ first drink is free} or larger reservations that include complimentary champagne & sparklers.

    Union Hall {306 Sinatra Drive, Hoboken}

    This waterfront bar is a good pick for a night out when in search of a live DJ set-up. This funky, spacious gastropub brings a lot to the table, as this isn’t its owners’ first rodeo {no pun intended — they also own Stewed Cow and Brass Rail}. The establishment serves only small plates and apps, making it a shareable experience for the bride and her ‘maids.

    Birch Hoboken {92 River Street}

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    Dancing is a must when at Birch, as is their milkshake selection. The music is loud, beats are fun + their milkshakes are crazy. If wanting to celebrate the right way, try out their VIP bachelorette package option so everything is taken care of for the bride and her entourage. Be sure to wear your best dancing shoes {+ outfits} because their nightlife photographer will be sure to snap a ton of photos of the crew throughout the night. PS: They have an awesome bottomless brunch on the weekends!

    Other Fun Activities

    Escape-the-Room in Hoboken + Jersey City

    This physical adventure game challenges players to solve a series of puzzles and riddles using clues, hints, and strategy to complete the objectives. Dare to enter with the group and try to solve the mysteries. There are two locations for the same company, so just make the decision based on which spot is more logistically feasible.

    Customized Bride-To-Be Scavenger Hunt

    For the adventurous bride who wants to get busy right from the start, this is a perfect way to have all the girls in the party participate since person receives a different role and picture challenge throughout the game. Prepare to embarrass the bride-to-be while finding clues all over Hoboken.

    Wine and Design {2323 1414 Grand Street}

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    Photo: @magictoastphotography on Instagram

    This cute little spot is right on Grand Street and perfect for the artsy bride who loves to get crafty and paint + sip. As far as food and drinks go, BYOB is encouraged, making it simple to please the bride by getting her faves. Besides painting on a canvas, they offer painting wine glasses, wine bottles — you name it.

    Sail NYC

    For a summer bachelorette party, take advantage of the gorgeous weather and scenic views we’re lucky enough to see daily. Rent a sailboat or speedboat and take a private boat tour of the Brooklyn Bridge, Statue of Liberty, and the Manhattan skyline. Sail NYC has pick-up locations in both Manhattan and Jersey City. Even better, it’s BYOB.

    The Turquoise Cup Pottery-Making {155 Sixth Street}

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    Located at 155 Sixth Street, The Turquoise Cup is the perfect marriage of a modern coffee shop and a grown-up version of the pottery studio where all elementary birthday parties come for a #TBT. Pottery painting is a fun activity for the craft-loving bride-to-be {with a souvenir she’ll take home and have for years to come}.

    The DIY Joint {51 Harrison St #A207, Hoboken}

    A shop created for those into woodworking and creating, The DIY Joint hosts private classes which are ideal for a bachelorette party activity. Located in SW Hoboken, The DIY Joint will certainly help the squad have a blast learning a new bada$$ wood-working trade. PS: Mention “HOBOKEN GIRL” in our deals directory for a discount on a class.

    Cellar 335 {335 Newark Avenue}

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    If the bride-to-be is a lover of insta-worthy drinks, Cellar 335 is the place to go. Their variety of fruity drinks {such as the Fire Dancer or Zombie Priest Punch} served in a pretty tiki glass will be sure to impress the crowd.

    READ: Best Spots For a Night Of Dancing in Hoboken + Jersey City

    Jersey Girl Food Tours {Grove Street PATH Plaza}

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    Photo: @jgfoodtours on Instagram

    Jersey Girl Food Tours have been featured in The Daily News and the New York Post. The best part about this service is that you can grab apps, dinner, drinks, and dessert with the help of the experts and sip cocktails along the way. Take a tour and meet the chefs and owners of any 5 spots on their list {includes spots that serve everything from pizza and tacos to beer flights and alcohol-infused gelato} and get a little taste of everything. Plus, they are located right by the Grove Street PATH, making this option easily accessible for everyone — including city gals.

    See More: A List of Jersey City Hotels for Your Guests

    Have any unique bachelorette party ideas? Share with us in the comments and we’ll extend our list!

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    Written by:

    Christina is a born and raised Jersey girl who can never sit still. An event planner with a passion for all things fitness, you can find her taking a spin class or running everything from 5k’s to half marathons. Her love of staying fit and active inspired her to pursue certifications in both Personal Training and Fitness Nutrition through the National Academy of Sports Medicine. When she’s not working, she volunteers with the non-profit organization, Party With Purpose, helping to raise money for numerous children’s organizations in need in the Hoboken and Jersey City area. A lover of the outdoors, she never misses out on a sunny park or beach day and loves planning fun trips and unique things to do with friends and family. She’s a major sweet tooth with an addiction to wine, dark chocolate, shopping, and Bravo reality shows.


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