Fun Bachelorette Party Ideas in Asheville, NC
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20 Fun Bachelorette Party Ideas and Activities in Asheville

There are many fun ways to celebrate a bachelorette party weekend in Asheville. From pole dancing and tarot readings to fantastic spas, drag shows, and outdoor adventures, you will love mixing and matching these activities to create the perfect, unforgettable bachelorette getaway!

Having a bachelorette party in Asheville is a growing trend. If you are wondering why, think about an outstanding food scene, a rich nightlife culture, more breweries per capita than any other city in the country, spectacular mountain scenery, lots of shops, and some of the friendliest folks you’ll ever meet.

Also, Asheville is small, with a population of less than 100,000, so you will only have to drive a little to get anywhere, which is perfect for packing your weekend with lots of fun things to do without spending much time commuting. 

The first step is to find a place to set up your base. There are hotels for every budget, from very affordable ones and bed and breakfasts to top-notch luxury hotels. Still, renting one of the best Airbnbs in Asheville with super fun amenities is the best plan for a bachelorette party weekend in Asheville. 

You can stay in many neighborhoods, but downtown is one of the most fun because you’ll have everything within walking distance. The historic district of Montford is another option that’s a few blocks from downtown and has excellent restaurants, cafés, and parks. 

If you don’t want to drive, Asheville has Uber, Lyft, and taxis (download the app AVLRide), or check out Greater Asheville Transportation for a personalized driver throughout your stay. 

Are you planning a bachelorette weekend in Asheville? Then you’re in luck because I’ve compiled some of the best activities to celebrate a bachelorette party in Asheville. 

Oh, and if planning an event stresses you out, don’t worry. Asheville Bash organizes customized bachelorette parties, so you and your friends only have to worry about packing cute outfits, showing up, and having an amazing time!

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20 Fun Asheville Bachelorette Party Ideas and Activities 

1. Unleash Your Inner Stripper at DANCECLUB Asheville

Asheville Bachelorette Party Ideas: DANCECLUB Asheville
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DANCECLUB Asheville hosts the best dance classes for a bachelorette party in Asheville. They offer lessons in pole dancing, burlesque, sexy dancing, twerking, and hip-hop dancing, plus fun props for amazing photos. Also, champagne is included.

The hard part is choosing between a sexy burlesque chair dance to Beyonce’s “Naughty Girl,” learning an entire striptease to the song of your choice (with pasties and feather boas!), discovering the basics of twerking, and dancing a fusion of jazz, funk, and hip-hop to classics of Prince, Justin Timberlake, Paula Abdul, and others.

You’ll love how inclusive and body-empowering the studio’s culture is! 

Location: 9 Old Burnsville Hill Road, Asheville. 

2. Tour Downtown on an Amazing Pubcycle 

Asheville Bachelorette Party Activities: Amazing Pubcycle
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Exploring downtown on a pedal-powered Amazing Pubcycle trolley is one of the most fun ways to kick off your bachelorette weekend in Asheville. It’s festive, you can sing along to loud music while the wind blows in your hair, and it includes a workout (don’t worry, the trollies are motor-assisted for those hilly roads!). 

There are 10 pedal seats and room for five non-pedalers. You’ll love how engaged and charismatic the guides are and the trivia games on board. Guests can bring beer, wine, cider, or seltzer. Don’t forget the garlands, lights, signs, and other fun bachelorette decorations!

The 1.5-hour Private Party Pedal Tour is the best option for a bachelorette party in Asheville. You can have the trolley to yourselves, and the itinerary includes a stop at a local bar.

3. Go on a Bachelorette-Themed Scavenger Hunt 

Bachelorette Party Ideas and Activities in Asheville: Bachelorette Detour
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Joining the Bachelorette Detour is one of the most original ways to celebrate a bachelorette party in Asheville. You’ll embark on a super fun self-guided scavenger hunt tour around downtown designed especially for the occasion.

After a welcome toast, you and your girls will start the 3.5 to 4-hour adventure that will take you to the best places downtown to shop, eat delicious food, taste your preferred drinks, play games, and have other bachelorette-themed experiences.

The detours have six stops, can begin between 11 am and 4 pm, and can be customized according to your preferences. One thing is sure: The Bachelorette Detour is a great way to discover downtown while celebrating the end of your singlehood with your besties.

4. Recharge with an Asheville Wellness Tour

Asheville Bachelorette Party Ideas: Asheville Wellness Tours
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Asheville Wellness Tours offers fantastic experiences for bachelorette parties looking to discover the healing powers of the mountains and their inhabitants. How does “balancing a wine tour with a morning mountaintop yoga hike or a decadent meal with a forest bathing tea ritual” sound? 

Their offerings include private yoga classes, mobile massages, tarot readings (they go to your rental!), mountaintop yoga hikes, winery tours, wine tasting (transportation is included), and yoga with goats. You can mix and match these experiences to combine them with your other activities. 

5. Take the LaZoom Fender Bender Beer Tour

Romantic Things to Do in Valentines Day: LaZoom

Taking any LaZoom tour is a staple of every Asheville bucket list. They mix comedy and history in a hilarious experience unique to this city. The tours are held on open-air purple buses and guided by some of the best actors in town.

The Fender Bender Asheville Beer Tour is the most fun option for a bachelorette party in Asheville. You’ll visit three breweries while enjoying the live music on board. This tour is about having fun, and being happily loud is part of the vibe.

You’ll love lounging in the LaZoom Room from where all tours depart. They have super comfy furniture and fun decor, making the perfect set for photos. You can grab a beer or a glass of wine, take a photo with Sister Bad Habit’s mural, and get ready to experience one of the most fun tours in Asheville.

6. Go to the House of Black Cat Magic

Asheville Bachelorette Party Activities: House of Black Cat Magic
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Celebrating your bachelorette party in Asheville at a black cat lounge, foster home, and magic supplies shop is as fun as it sounds. You’ll love hanging out with the sweetest panthers in town. Don’t worry about falling in love with one of them – they’re available for adoption.

The House of Black Cat Magic is a lovely teal-painted “witch house” in West Asheville, one of the most exciting neighborhoods in Asheville, chockful of fantastic restaurants, cafés, and shops. 

The Panther Purrty Packages are designed for groups between six and 10 people. There are options for different budgets, with super fun add-ons, including a kitten shower (they’ll bring extra kittens to your party!), mini tarot readings, kitty gift bags, and closing rituals for your group. 

location: 841 Haywood Road, Asheville. 

7. Dance with Drag Queens at Scandals

Asheville Bachelorette Party Activities: Scandals Night Club
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Scandals Night Club is the oldest club in downtown Asheville and an excellent option to have a memorable bachelorette party in Asheville. They’ve presented drag shows since 1982 and its Friday and Saturday nights are legendary.

There are live DJs and drag shows. This is the perfect place to end your night on a high note. Follow their Facebook page to get updates about special events. Studs of Steel performs there often and you and your girls don’t want to miss them! 

Location: 11 Grove Street, Asheville.

8. Luxuriate at the Grove Park Inn 

Bachelorette Party Ideas and Activities in Asheville: Omni Grove Park Inn
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The Omni Grove Park Inn is one of the best luxury hotels in Asheville and a historical landmark. It’s 10 minutes from downtown and perched at nearly 2,500 feet above sea level. Perfect for a bachelorette weekend in Asheville, this place features upscale restaurants, bars, and shops and some of the best sunset views in Asheville. 

What makes the Grove Park Inn an excellent option for a bachelorette party in Asheville? The lovely piano bar Elaine (a much better and safer option than other piano bars in town), the restaurants with excellent food and views, and the top-notch amenities.

But the highlight of your stay will be the 43,000-square-foot subterranean spa, which is accessible only to hotel guests. You’ll love the caverns, rock walls, arches, tunnels, and the 20 water features, including a lap pool studded with 6,500 fiber-optic stars and underwater music.

The resort has three buildings with 500 rooms where you and your group can stay to enjoy spectacular mountain and city views and outstanding hospitality. 

Location: 290 Macon Avenue, Asheville.

9. Relax in the Asheville Salt Cave

Asheville Bachelorette Party Ideas: Asheville Salt Cave
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Asheville offers many impactful wellness experiences, and the Asheville Salt Cave is among the best for groups. All you need to do is turn your phone off and relax on a floor mat or in a comfy lounge chair in a cave with 30 tons of pure pink salt from all over the world.

The air inside the salt cave is anti-bacterial, uncontaminated, and free of toxins and pollutants, and you’ll end your session relaxed, energized, and ready to continue with your bachelorette party. 

You can book the cave for your group (the max is 10 people) and arrange a sound healing concert to help realign the body’s vibration. Ask the friendly staff for other fun add-ons like tarot readings, yoga classes, and women’s rituals.

Location: 16 North Liberty Street, Asheville.

10. Book an Asheville Rooftop Bar Tour

Asheville Bachelorette Party Activities: Asheville Rooftop Bar Tours
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Asheville Rooftop Bar Tours won the TripAdvisor Travelers’ Choice Award winner in 2020, 2021, and 2022 for a reason. It blends some of the best Asheville has to offer: outstanding food, great drinks, mountain and city views, spectacular sunsets, great conversation, and a pinch of history. 

The popular Rooftop Sunset Tour will take you to sample cocktails or mocktails at three rooftop bars in downtown Asheville. The photos of your bachelorette weekend will look amazing with the backdrop of the sun setting over the Blue Ridge Mountains.

11. Enjoy a Drag Show Brunch

Asheville has many terrific brunch spots, but Asheville Beauty Academy offers one of the most fun experiences for a bachelorette party. The Brunch Party includes a buffet menu, drinks, and a terrific show with “Ida Carolina, the legendary Euphoria Eclipse, and the talent of their Queendom!”

In addition to the brunch shows, Asheville Beauty Academy has events almost every night of the week, including ‘80s and ‘90s dance parties, trivia nights, live music, and vintage pop-ups. It’s a super fun place to visit with a group of girls, so no matter when you are in town, be sure to check it out.

Location: 28 Broadway Street, Asheville.

12. See Women’s Stand-Up at Ginger’s Revenge

Bachelorette Party Ideas and Activities in Asheville: Ginger's Revenge
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Ginger’s Revenge is a fantastic brewery serving alcoholic ginger beer. You should visit it any time, but they host Eyes Up Here Comedy, a monthly all-female stand-up show perfect for your bachelorette weekend in Asheville.

You’ll love laughing with your besties and mingling with local women while sipping the excellent ginger beers that are naturally gluten-free and made with 95% organic ingredients. 

Location: 829 Riverside Drive, Suite 100, Asheville.

13. Have a Micro Spa Treatment at RU Social Spa

Asheville Bachelorette Party Ideas: Recline & Unwind Social Spa
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Recline & Unwind Social Spa is a sweet little spot on Pack Square in the heart of downtown. It’s a social spa where laughing, talking, sipping champagne and wine, and making TikToks are encouraged. So, it’s the perfect place to kick off your bachelorette weekend in Asheville.

They offer shorter spa treatments and multiple add-ons, and you don’t have to leave your reclining chair (or your drink or conversation) to enjoy them. You’ll love the arm and hand massages, the aromatherapy foot soaks, and the face massages.

Location: 20 South Pack Square, Asheville.

14. Sip and Screen Print in the RAD

Artist Andy Herod offers a fun art workshop at the gallery/tap room Great Wild Nowhere in the River Arts District (RAD). This area of town is home to over 200 art galleries and studios, shops, and some of the best restaurants, cafés, and breweries in town. You shouldn’t miss it.

In the Drinking and Screen Printing in the River Arts District class, you’ll learn the basics of screen printing and then choose a whimsical woodland creature from the studio’s gallery wall and make a print to emblazon on a T-shirt. You’ll also do the printing! 

All the materials, including local beer and wine, are provided.

Location: 122 Riverside Drive, Asheville. 

15. Hike and Do Yoga with Namaste in Nature

Asheville Bachelorette Party Activities: Namaste in Nature

Going hiking and spending time outdoors is one of the best things to do in Asheville. There are trails for all levels, weather conditions, and preferences. Namaste in Nature offers guided hiking, yoga, and private guided meditation tours all year round that are perfect for celebrating a bachelorette party in Asheville. 

The hard part is deciding between hiking to a waterfall or a mountaintop “vortex.” Or you can do both! The best news? Some of the proceeds of the yoga hikes are donated to plant trees.

16. Jump on a Brewery Party Bus 

Katherine is a local who’s passionate about Asheville and craft beer. The result is this fun, laid-back Brewery Party Bus that will lead you to the best breweries in town.

Katie does brewery tours on the French Broad River by kayak and SUP in the summer and becomes the driver of this party bus during the winter. You’ll love her insights and recommendations about local craft beer and her love for all things Asheville. 

The bus has an ice cooler so that you can drink your beer on board. Groups booking a private tour can customize their itinerary to include cider, mead, wine tasting, or visiting distilleries. Also, Katherine can pick you up at your location!

17. Do a Photo Shoot with Your Girls 

Bachelorette Party Ideas and Activities in Asheville: Photoshoot

Local street photographer Joel will take you on a walking tour around Asheville‘s hippest areas. You’ll enjoy the stroll and stop at shops, breweries, and even a sake distillery while he captures spontaneously perfect images of your group.

This will make a meaningful souvenir of your bachelorette weekend in Asheville. Joel knows the best spots for photos. In his words: “You’ll do some exploring, and I’ll play paparazzi!” You’ll get a collection of over 30 edited digital photos a few days after the tour.

18. Explore the Best of Downtown Asheville

Asheville Bachelorette Party Ideas: Downtown Asheville

Exploring downtown is one of the easiest and most fun activities in Asheville. You can spend hundreds of dollars in one day or have an amazing but budget-friendly experience. These are some of the must-do things in downtown, perfect for a memorable weekend in Asheville:

  • Take the free self-guided Urban Trail following 30 stations around downtown marked by bronze sculptures telling the city’s story. 
  • If you are here on a Friday, go to the free Drum Circle at Pritchard Park. You can bring your drums and willingness to dance to the beats under the moon with the most uplifting people in town.
  • Check out the historic S&W Market, home to downtown’s only food court with some great places to eat and drink, including Highland Brewing, Asheville’s original brewery.
  • Go to Chai Pani, winner of the 2022 Outstanding Restaurant Award (James Beard Foundation), for incredible Indian street food.
  • Have a fancy(ish) outing at Cúrate (another James Beard winner), serving Spanish food, tapas, and wine.
  • Get the best chocolate in town at the French Broad Chocolate Lounge.
  • Play for as long as you want at the Asheville Pinball Museum.
  • Eat the weirdest-looking and most delicious donuts at Stay Glazed Donuts (open 7 pm to midnight in the summer!).
  • Catch a show at The Orange Peel.
  • Have a piece of Hazelnut Napoleon at Old Europe Pastries.
  • Shop around Lexington Avenue – the Grove Arcade, Mast General Store, and L.O.F.T.

19. Have an Alcohol-Free Celebration at Elevated Kava

Asheville Bachelorette Party Activities: Elevated Kava
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There are many cool options for an alcohol-free bachelorette party in Asheville, including amazing mocktails served at local bars and places that offer a 100% alcohol-free environment and unique elixirs based on mushroom extracts, CBD, and kava.  

Elevated Kava has two locations in West Asheville and Downtown Asheville, and it’s a great place to have a fun night out with creative kava concoctions, games, live music, poetry, and movies while mingling with locals. 

Elevated Kava Lounge Downtown: 122 College St, Asheville.
Elevated Kava Lounge West: 747 Haywood Rd Upstairs 200, Asheville.

20. Float Down the French Broad River with Zen Tubing

Floating down the French Broad River is a classic activity and it should be on every Asheville bucket list. Zen Tubing has been voted Best River Tubing in Asheville multiple times, so let them plan the perfect adventure for you and your girls! 

Zen Tubing – Midtown/RAD: 608 Riverside Drive, Asheville.

Zen Tubing – South: 1648 Brevard Road, Asheville.

There you have it! Twenty ideas for the perfect bachelorette weekend in Asheville. Do you have anything to add to this list? Let us know in the comments below.

Born in Argentina, Laura is a journalist who's lived in Asheville for 10 years. She loves all things Asheville, from the vast business scene to the beautiful nonprofits, magical people, and marvelous nature. She loves being involved in projects that are the change she wants to see in the world.

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