Planning a Shower for Your Bestie: 21 Ideas

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When it comes to bridal showers, the best friend is usually in charge, especially if you are the maid of honor. So what happens when you want to throw your best friend a shower? Here are some ideas for throwing your bestie an amazing shower party with your other closest girlfriends.

Shower Party Ideas

1. Bring the party to Las Vegas.

Las Vegas is the party place and the ultimate shower location. Book your lodgings and a chauffeured ride to the best club in town. They will shower your bestie with attention from the moment you arrive.

2. Spoil them rotten at a spa.

Everyone could use a day of pampering, and your best friend is no exception. Pamper yourselves with a day at the spa — you deserve it! Book a group spa day and let your bestie rejuvenate before her big day. Get massages, facials, and manicures, and relax in the sauna or Jacuzzi. It’ll be just what she needs need to unwind.

3. Have a pool party.

If you’re lucky enough to have a pool, why not use it? Invite all the girls over for a pool party complete with games, drinks, and food. It’s the perfect way to cool off and have fun in the sun.

4. Make it a beach day.

If you live near the coast, take advantage of it! Spend the day at the beach with your bestie and her closest friends. Pack plenty of sunscreen, snacks, and drinks to keep everyone hydrated and happy.

5. Have a picnic in the park.

Pack up a basket of your bestie’s favorite foods and have a lovely picnic in the park. That is an excellent opportunity to catch up and bond before the big day.

6. Go on a shopping spree.

Take your bestie out for a day of shopping — new clothes, shoes, make-up, anything they want. It’ll be like getting ready for her wedding all over again!

7. Do something active.

If your best friend is the sporty type, why not do something active together? Go for a hike, play tennis, and go rock climbing to get her heart pumping.

8. Have a slumber party

Sometimes the best way to relax is by staying in. What’s a better way to celebrate your bestie than by having a sleepover? Invite all her closest friends for a night of gossip, movies, and junk food. It’ll be just like old times.

9. Take them out for dinner and drinks.

Take your bestie out for dinner and drinks at her favorite restaurant or bar if you want to keep it low-key. It’s a great way to catch up and celebrate without all the fuss of a big party.

10. Get tickets to a show.

Is there a show your bestie has been dying to see? Get front-row tickets and make her dreams come true. It’ll be an evening she’ll never forget.


11. Plan a weekend getaway.

If you really want to spoil your best friend, plan a weekend getaway to her favorite spot. She’ll appreciate the opportunity to relax and spend some quality time with you and all her closest friends.

12. Go camping.

Get in touch with nature and go camping with your bestie. It’s the perfect way to bond and create some fantastic memories together. Just be sure to pack enough mosquito repellent!

13. Have a themed party.

Have a themed party for your bestie’s shower if you want to get creative. It could be anything from an ’80s retro party to a masquerade ball — the sky’s the limit. Just make sure to let her personality shine through.

14. Play tourist for the day.

Is there somewhere in the city that she has always wanted to visit? Use this as an opportunity to play tourist and explore your city with your bestie.

15. Make it a DIY day.

Get crafty and spend the day making things with your bestie. It could be anything from homemade soap to personalized mugs — it’s up to you.

16. Go on an adventure.

Is there something she has always wanted to do but never had the chance to? Use this as an opportunity to finally tick it off her bucket list with you and her closes friends by her side.

17. Have a photoshoot.

Hire a professional photographer and have a fun-filled photoshoot with your bestie and her closest friends. It’ll be a great way to capture this particular time in their life.

18. Learn something new together.

Take a cooking class, learn how to dance, or sign up for pottery lessons — anything that interests you both. It’s a great way to bond and create lasting memories together.

19. Make it a movie marathon.

Spend the day (or night) watching all your bestie’s favorite movies back-to-back. It’s the perfect way to relax and bond before the big day.

20. Go on a road trip.

Pack up the car and go on an adventure with your bestie. Whether you’re exploring your state or driving across the country, it’ll be a trip you’ll never forget.

21. Play some games.

Whether you’re playing board games, video games, or outdoor games, it’ll be a fun-filled day (or night) with your bestie. Just make sure to keep it lighthearted — no one likes a sore loser!

Send Her Off with a Blast

Planning a shower for your bestie can be so much fun! If you’re still stuck, don’t worry — this list has got you covered. There are endless possibilities when it comes to ideas, and this list can give you some inspiration. Just send her off with a blast and give her the celebration she deserves.

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