The Hen Commandments: 10 Do’s and Don'ts for the Perfect Hen Party

The Hen Commandments: 10 Do’s and Don'ts for the Perfect Hen Party

Before the bride says I Do, she needs to have the perfect Hen Do!

Are you ready to embark on the exciting journey of planning a hen party for your beloved bride-to-be? We know that organising the perfect hen do can be a daunting task, so we have put together 10 key do’s and don'ts to ensure that the celebration is a smashing success. Let's explore these essential guidelines together!

DO Plan Ahead

First things first, start planning the hen party well in advance. The key is to create a detailed plan to ensure everything runs smoothly on the big day. From booking venues to sending out invitations, early planning is key to a stress-free celebration. After all, you don't want to miss out on the hottest spots in town!

Bride pouring herself a glass of champaign in bed

DON'T Forget the Bride's Comfort

Throughout the planning process, always keep the bride's comfort and preferences in mind. Ensure that the bride-to-be feels pampered and relaxed throughout the party. Think comfy seating and her favorite macaron flavours—her happiness is key!

Personalised bridal macarons at Oh La La! Macarons

DO Personalise the Experience

Infuse the party with personalised touches that reflect the bride's unique style and personality. Consider her favorite activities, foods, and themes to create a personalised experience that she'll cherish forever. From custom macarons adorned with bridal pictures to bespoke cocktail recipes inspired by her favorite flavours, those personalised details will make the celebration truly unforgettable!

DON'T Stress Out

While planning is essential, remember not to let stress take the reins! As bridesmaids, your role is to support and uplift the bride-to-be, so be sure to take time to enjoy the process and savor the special moments along the way. With our Macaron & Martini hen party, our experienced team will handle all the details, allowing you to relax and savor every moment of the festivities!

DO Incorporate Entertainment

Keep the energy high and the laughter flowing by incorporating interactive and entertaining activities. From classic games like trivia about the bridal party to DIY crafts, ensure there are plenty of opportunities for bonding and creating lasting memories. At Oh La La! hen parties, we provide interactive entertainment that keeps the party atmosphere lively and engaging - with macaron decorating and mixology classes led by our expert bartenders, there’s something for everyone to enjoy!

Icing macarons at an Oh La La! Macarons workshop
A woman shaking a martini at an Oh La La! Macarons event

DON'T Overlook Guests’ Needs

When deciding on catering, make sure everyone can indulge by offering a variety of treats and drinks. Cater to all tastes and dietary needs to ensure everyone has a great time! Our menu at Oh La La! includes a range of delicious macarons and refreshments to suit every palate - even vegan ones! - ensuring that everyone feels included and can indulge in the festivities.

Polaroid camera and photographs

DO Capture Memories

Document the special moments of the hen party with photos, videos, or even a guestbook. Snap away to capture all the special moments of the party - whether it's for social media or just personal memories, photos are a must! Guests can strike a pose with their personalised macarons and signature cocktails, creating cherished mementos of this once-in-a-lifetime celebration.

Berry martini and blue macarons

DON'T Forget to Coordinate Transportation

Sort out rides in advance to avoid any last-minute stress. Booking transportation early helps ensure everyone gets to and from the party hassle-free. Whether it's arranging for designated drivers or coordinating rideshare services, transportation logistics should be planned with the utmost care and attention to detail - especially with the unlimited macarons and martinis we offer!

Macaron Box at Oh La La! Macarons

DO Thank Your Guests

Show gratitude to your guests for their presence and support by thanking them personally and providing small tokens of appreciation. A heartfelt thank you goes a long way in making guests feel valued and cherished - that’s why we gift each of your guests a box of handcrafted macarons, along with macaron and martini recipes, so you can carry on the fun at home!

Kiss the Miss Goodbye invitation

DON'T Forget to Have Fun!

Above all, remember to have fun and enjoy the celebration! Our Macaron and Martini Hen Party is designed to create unforgettable memories with your nearest and dearest. So, raise a glass, indulge in some sweet treats, and toast to the bride-to-be in style!

A couple holding up martinis behind the bar

With these 10 Hen Do’s and don'ts in mind and our Macaron and Martini experience, you're guaranteed to throw a celebration that will be talked about for years to come. Contact us today to start planning the ultimate hen party that combines the elegance of macarons with the excitement of signature cocktails. Cheers to love, friendship, and unforgettable memories!

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