Been on one too many bachelorette party buses?
If the notion of another cliché bar crawl makes you want to swear off your party completely, a Napa Valley-style celebration is the solution.
With plenty of unexpected options from custom wine tours to geothermal spa soaks, there's no limit on creative ways to spend your last days of single life.
Ditch those sashes, up the ante, and add a dash of sophistication with a unique pre-wedding celebration in Napa Valley.
Here are some of our favorite ideas for a bachelor or bachelorette party that will wow.
Fun group culinary class
Consider a combo bachelor/bachelorette celebration with a fun group culinary class. The CIA at Copia offers private cooking and wine classes curated by CIA experts, so your event will be delicious and memorable for everyone. Get your hands dirty in their new Hestan Kitchen or host a casual outdoor event with pizza ovens and bocce ball courts.
Bachelorette spa day
Treat your best gals to a bachelorette spa day, complete with mud baths and massages. Yes, there are luxury spas at almost any destination you can imagine. But few are blessed with the abundance of natural resources found here in the Napa Valley. From its world-renowned soils to its grape by-products and farm-to-massage-table ingredients, our wine country has got you covered from head to toe.
Bachelor outdoor adventure day
Entertaining a group of outdoor enthusiasts? Spend the day golfing, kayaking, or hitting the trails on a hiking adventure or wine tour. Active Wine Adventures will whisk your group away on an Ultra-Adventure Hike Tour, exploring secluded areas of the valley and then to hidden back road wineries to taste exclusive, small-production wines.
Craft brewery tours
Is your squad more of a brew crew? Join a small group of fellow beer lovers for a six-hour, all-inclusive tour of craft breweries in downtown Napa, curated by a local brew expert of Napa Native Tours. Enjoy exclusive offerings from the areas best craft breweries while learning the craft brew process, tasting the final product and even pairing seasonal fare with small production beers.
Summer concert and picnic
For a more casual bachelor/bachelorette experience, gather your gang for a summer concert and picnic. The Margrit Mondavi Summer Concert Series at Mondavi Winery is a local favorite, bringing popular artists to the winery every summer. Kick up your heels and celebrate your last moments of singledom while enjoying wine and a selection of food from local vendors and food trucks. Keep the party going into the early morning hours at Ca’ Momi Osteria's Osteria Live!, where every Friday and Saturday night the dining room transforms from a bustling restaurant to a late-night speakeasy featuring live music, garden-to-glass cocktails and small bites.