11 Fun & Thoughtful Hen Party Ideas

Hen Party

If you’re planning a hen party bash for your pal, and are after some cute and personal ideas for the night and the gals – check out these 11 super fun ideas from personalised badges to temporary tattoos you can don for the night and some lovely labels to make your champers look the part!

Fun Invites


Get the girls excited with these super cute hen party invites from NotontheHighstreet. Designed just like a coaster, you can pop all the deets on to the back and it’s so pretty, you might just be able to use it at home for your cuppa or a cocktail. Or if you’re looking for a freebie, you can thank the ladies over at Bespoke Bride who have this uber fun chevron party invite you can download and print then and there!

Personalised Wine Labels


We’re a tad obsessed with these wine labels from Label with Love, the perfect way to make the hen feel extra special. If you’re in a bit of a rush and need them within the week, you can also pick up hen party labels for your champers over on NotontheHighstreet.

Hen Party Badges


If you’ve a gaggle of girls, name badges might just be the way to go – for one, everyone will know who’s who with a quick glance at their cocktail dress and they’ll set a fun, celebratory tone and mark you out as a group – a cute alternative to a themed hen or sashes. There are lots of pretty options available online too – these cuties are available from NotontheHighstreet and Etsy.

Fake Tattoos


Left: Something Turquoise | Top Right: InknArt | Bottom Right: SmashTat

Get the girls in the party spirit with these fun transfers. They’re sure to make each of the ladies feel involved in the hen party antics and they’re good fun too with lots of different slogans available to purchase on Etsy from ‘I Belong with X’s Hen Party, if I’m lost please buy me a drink’, to ‘Team Bride’ and ‘Last Fling Before the Ring’. Or for those of you feeling crafty, the transfers on the left are actually a free and pretty awesome download from Something Turquoise – check them out here!

Personalised Hen Party Bags

If you’re doing up little goodie bags or survival kits for each of the ladies, these personalised bags from Dotty Hens on Etsy will give them an uber personal touch. They can add up if you have quite a few hens to kit out (€2.32 each) but you could opt for one of these for the bride-to-be and their spotty kraft paper bags with stickers at just €5.07 for 12 for a cheaper alternative that are just as fun.

Hen Party Survival Kit


Hen party survival kit‘s are a great gift idea for the bride-to-be and if you’re the hen party planner extraordinaire you can also make mini kits for all the girls, preparing them for the night ahead and the morning after! Check out some suggestions of what you can include here.


If you’re looking for cute bits and bobs to make the hen night feel that little more personal, pop some of these fun slogan coasters on the table to get the party vibe going. And the best part – they’re available to download for free from Wedding Friends.

Psst. If you’re after a fun game, these fortune cocktail coasters from Anthropolgie could be a fun way to decide on a pre-dinner cocktail!

Party Banners


We’ve another freebie for ya – decorate the room in style and get the bride and bridal party excited with this ‘Almost Married’ sign. This fun free printable is available over on The Pretty Blog or if you’re looking for a personalised hen party banner, you can get them over on Notonthehighsteet.

Drink Flags


Drink Flags are great for both weddings and hen parties. They’re a cute little addition to straws that will enhance the party atmosphere and make a bit of a fuss out of the bride-to-be. These particular ones are another fab freebie from Wedding Friends – just download and print, or if you’d rather pop some drink flags in your virtual shopping basket ready to go, Etsy have some cute ones here.


If you’re looking for a thoughtful little token for each of the girls, that will serve as a reminder of this special night, these personalised charm bracelets from Etsy are a gorgeous option (who could not love that adorable little hen). You can buy them individually or in bulk here.


If you’ve yet to set eyes on the perfect gift idea for the lady of the night, feast your eyes on this fabulous photo album with presentation box from NotontheHighstreet. The perfect place to pop some lovely photo memories of the bride-to-be, you can also leave a space at the back for a few snaps from the night so she’ll always remember this special time with all her ladies.