So... one of your best friends is #engagedAF, and you and the rest of the bride-squad are planning a Charleston, SC bachelorette party getaway. Good choice! Charleston is one of the top bachelorette party destinations in the US, and you're about to find out why!
This is an extensive guide for your 2021 Charleston, SC bachelorette party. By reading this guide you'll eliminate the guesswork, and learn everything you could possibly need to know in order to throw the most epic bash for the bride-to-be’s last fling before the ring! ...Let's get this party started!
What's the vibe of your tribe!? Whether you baches are active, low-key, budget, boujee, boozy, or #bachshitcrazy, Charleston can generously accommodate you and your crew. Below I’ve put together a list of the top choices for fun things to do for your 2021 Charleston SC Bachelorette Party.
# 1: GET IN *FORMATION* AND SLAY LIKE BEYONCE W/A DIVADANCE PARTY!
- DivaDance is a sexy, sweaty, stress-free dance experience, inspired by hip-hop & pop music- from Beyonce, Britney, Bieber, and more crowd-pleasing options.
- We'll teach you easy-to-learn choreography for all levels, no professional dance experience necessary!
- Swag. Strut. Slay. Come with your squad and be prepared to let your hair down for an hour of pure fun!
- You and your squad will feel like back up dancers in a music video by the time you leave.
- Upgrade your party and add on champagne, cupcakes, feather boas, videography, hair/makeup, and squad gear.
OK ladies, this is my #1 choice for bachelorette party ideas in Charleston because DivaDance is MY JAM! I launched DivaDance Parties Charleston in December 2018 and it's SO FUN... Trust me, DivaDance is not "basic"- this is LEGIT! >>Click Here<< to this article to learn why DivaDance Parties are the best new experience in Charleston. Follow us on Instagram- @DivaDancePartiesCHS
Forreal though- if your squad decides to throw a DivaDance Party in Charleston your host/instructor will be ME-Baker Manning! (Or Chelsea!) We're stoked to party with all y'all this year! So call me...maybe?
#2 TOUR AND EXPLORE DOWNTOWN CHARLESTON
Even if you decide to stay at one of the beaches for your Charleston SC bachelorette party, at some point you need to check out downtown Charleston! Everything in the historic district is within walking distance, so depending on your #squadgoals - your bride tribe can pick a few interesting spots and roll, stroll, post, toast, do some sightseeing or just stick to day drinking...
#3 SHOP, DRINK CHAMPAGNE, AND GET AWESOME DISCOUNTS W/ SIP N' SHOP CHARLESTON!
Sip n' Shop Charleston is the perfect tour for girlfriends and bachelorettes who love to shop, drink wine, and get awesome discounts!
- You'll wind your way through a 2 hour guided walking tour of Charleston's famed shopping district, starting at The Watch's trendy rooftop, overlooking a beautiful view of Charleston.
- At The Watch, your girls will enjoy a champagne cocktail along with their famous truffle fries!
- Then you'll cruise King Street together on a shopping adventure visiting local boutiques.
- You'll get complimentary wine throughout the tour, a Meade tasting at Savannah Bee Co., and exclusive discounts of 10-20% at each boutique!
- The discounts alone pay for this tour, which is just $45 per ticket! ALL DRINKS INCLUDED IN THE PRICE OF THE TICKET 🙂
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My name's Baker Manning, I'm a Charleston local, I love to travel, and I've been working in tourism/hospitality for 15+ years. If you want to see me in action, watch me on Bravo TV’s reality show Below Deck S5. When it comes to traveling, adventure, and partying- I know how to have a good time, especially in my own town!
I created this guide because I want y’all to have the most epic Charleston SC Bachelorette Party EVER! This extensive Charleston bachelorette party guide is loaded with tips, tricks, top picks, go-to’s, reviews, and answers to your FAQ’s about how to get down in Chucktown (AKA Charleston, SC.)
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BOOK A CUSTOMIZED DRINKING OR ADVENTURE TOUR W/ CRAFTED TRAVEL
Crafted Travel is one of the top-rated companies in Charleston that provide various tours and experiences that are perfect for your bachelor/ bachelorette party, or weekend getaway in Charleston. Be sure to check out the Firefly Vodka Distillery & Winery Tour, as well as the Charleston Brewery Tour. They also have a fleet of brand new party buses that are a great way to upgrade your experience and cruise around Charleston in luxury and style!
You can book directly from their website at www.craftedcharlestontours.com or give us a call at 843-804-9933.
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#4 GET WET, SALTY & SANDY AT THE BEACH OR THE INTRACOASTAL WATERWAYS.
Kicking it on the Beach with a group of friends is one of the best ways to spend the day in Charleston, and not to mention it’s the best hangover care! The Top 3 Charleston SC beaches for a bachelorette weekend getaway are Folly Beach, Sullivans Island, or Isle of Palms. Each beach has it’s own unique vibe, so you can find the perfect hot spot for your bride squad to post up. My personal favorite and top choice is Folly Beach so I’ll elaborate.
#5 HAVE SOME FUN IN THE SUN AT SHEM CREEK CHARLESTON
This is a beautiful little creek in Mount Pleasant, lined with bars and restaurants. You can rent kayaks, paddleboards, and other water toys from here and explore the tidal creeks.
- Shem Creek Kayak and Paddle Boarding
- Go For Brunch or Happy Hour at one of the many Shem Creek Restaurants
- Great place to go for brunch, happy hour, or just to catch the sunset.
#6 TREAT YO’SELF AT ONE OF THE BEST SPAS IN CHARLESTON SC
- Indulge Yourselves At One Of The Best Spas in Charleston SC
- Malama Massage (Folly Beach)
- Earthling Day Spa
- Belmond Charleston Place Spa
- Zendulgence Salon and Spa
- Tropical Tan & Spa
- Mylkbar Nail Salon
- Get mani's and pedi's while sipping champagne at Mylkbar- my favorite nail salon in Charleston!
- Tabula Rasa Salon
- Awesome hair salon located walking distance to Upper King St. get an updo or blowout before you hit the town!
- Blo Blowdry Bar
- Get glammed up with a blowout at Blo Blow Dry Bar.
- Prevent that imminent hangover by getting an IV treatment at VidaFlo.
#7 GO HYDROBOARDING WITH CHARLESTON HYDROFLY
This is one of my top choices for things to do for a Charleston, SC bachelorette party! It’s a great way to spend the day. Hydrofly Watersports is located on the Ashley River/Brittlebank Park- which is right downtown, so it’s super easy to get to if you’re staying there. There’s a little floating Tiki Hut with lots of floats and water toys so you and your friends can kick it while you take turns getting your lesson and flying around. It’s a blast!
#8 GET CRAFTY & CREATIVE W/ LOCAL CLASSES AND WORKSHOPS
- Art By Bri
- Private Acrylic Painting Class (Awesome!)
- Flower Crown Parties by Fetes de Fleurs
- Wine & Design
- Candle Making
- Basket Weaving
- Culinary Classes
- Barre South - Charleston's finest boutique studio!
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★★★★★ "This was such a fun experience!! Baker Manning was the most enthusiastic and bubbly instructor and definitely MADE our bachelorette weekend so special! We had 7 girls go, and we did a dance to Partition by Beyonce!!