Best Bachelorette Party Ideas in Wilmington NC

by Sep 18, 2019Greater Cape Fear, The Blog

Whether you’re the bride, MOH or just part of the girl gang, Wilmington is an amazing place to plan a bachelorette weekend. Here are our bachelorette party ideas in Wilmington, NC that you can use to fill your itinerary.

Visit the Forum Shops

One of the first places to stop for Wilmington bachelorette activities is The Forum, featuring charming boutiques sit side-by-side with fine dining, sidewalk bistros and gourmet cafes. You can shop at Très Bleu Boutique, grab a speciality tea at Tama Café, and get mani-pedis at Luxe Nails.

Have a bachelorette party pamper session at Coastal Massage & SpaCoastal Massage & Spa for bachelorette parties in Wilmington, NC

Coastal Massage & Spa is an award-winning seaside spa that has become a favorite among locals and visitors to the Wilmington and Wrightsville Beach areas. Founded in 2012, their offerings include individuals, couples, and groups, massage, facials, bodywork treatments, on-site massage and “spa days sessions.”

Wander among the galleries of Art Exposure or Art in Bloom

Love art? Art Exposure, located near Topsail Island, promotes local artists and crafters, offers classes for adults and children in a variety of media and techniques and has an art supply store is on site. There also is a shop featuring affordable gifts hand-crafted by local artists.

In downtown Wilmington you will find a true 21st century art gallery, Art in Bloom, which combines the historical charm of the building with the latest in technology. The courtyard in the back features outdoor sculpture and has seating for visitors to enjoy shade and sun under a large cherry laurel tree.

Take in the sights along the river with Cape Fear Riverboats

Cape Fear Riverboat for a bachelorette weekend activity in Wilmington, NC

Do you have any nature or history buffs in your crew? Experience the Cape Fear Riverboats by taking a black river nature cruise or historical tour. All tours are narrated by the captain and are one to four hours long. Be sure to bring a camera as there are endless opportunities for memorable photos!

Take photos with the butterflies at Airlie Gardens

The exquisite Airlie Gardens was established in 1901 and features breathtaking formal gardens, wildlife, historic structures, walking trails, sculptures, lakes and the 468-year-old Airlie live oak. Its famous Butterfly House is sure to provide some Insta-worthy shots!

Get competitive at Battle House Laser Tag

Battle House Laser tag for bachelorette parties in Wilmington, NC

Battle House Tactical Laser Tag is not your average laser tag facility – each game is 1.5 hours of play time, and players will take part in a variety of mission scenarios that require integrated team strategy, tactics and communication to conquer. Their combat tactical laser tag arena and gaming experience have been designed for all types of skill levels, ages and experience levels.

Enjoy some hilarious stand-up at Dead Crow Comedy Room

Dead Crow Comedy Room is a favorite gathering spot for locals and visitors to experience live comedy. The intimate basement venue provides a special environment to see comedians from Comedy Central, HBO, BET, Conan O’Brien, Jimmy Fallon and Last Comic Standing. Be sure to purchase your tickets online in advance for the weekend shows!

Get some fun exercise in at Flip N’ FlyFlip N Fly Trampoline Park for Bachelorette Parties

Jump. Swing. Climb. Flip. Fly. Does an indoor park with 28,000 square feet of wall-to-wall trampolines sound like fun? How about trick walls, trapeze swings, a ninja course or black light dodgeball? Flip N’ Fly offers a perfect activity for the group that is looking to do something outside of the “bachelorette-weekend box.”

Get weird at the Museum of the Bizarre

All of the other activities sound too “typical” for your bachelorette party group? Then check out the Museum of the Bizarre, located downtown! See the Crystal Skull of Knowledge, the Fort Fisher Mermaid, Alexander Hamilton’s hair, Goat Brothers heads, a Bigfoot imprint, Houdini’s Ouiji board, a chupacabra hand, unicorn horn, and more.

Visit Wilmington Today’s local directory for even more activities, bars and restaurants in the Wilmington area that would be great for your bachelorette weekend trip!

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