When it comes to unforgettable experiences, there’s really nothing like a bachelorette weekend. It’s not always about a wild night out; it’s more about the bonding and camaraderie that comes from a weekend with your nearest and dearest friends.
If you’re planning to tie the knot in Buffalo, or you just want to spend a little quality time with your favorite bride-to-be, a bridal or bachelorette weekend in Buffalo can be just right for that final fling before the ring. Check out these options for must-do bachelorette activities in the Buffalo area.
Where to Spa: Tres Aurae
The spa is a must-do stop when you’re planning a girls’ weekend. The experts at Tres Aurae (located in the Wyndham Garden Buffalo Williamsville) will get you refreshed and ready for a special day or a night on the town.
You can make a full spa day of it, with massages, facials, nails and blowouts, or opt for a quick energy infusion from the facial express bar. Either way, you’re bound to feel a little fresher as you embark on your enjoyable weekend activities.
Where to Get your Groove on: Oasis Dance Center
Belly dancing is empowering, invigorating and inspiring. It’s an opportunity to get in touch with your own body prior to making a lifelong bond with another person.
At Oasis Dance Center, your group of girlfriends can take a class from the schedule or work with the center in advance to book a private lesson. You may not remember all the moves, but you’ll never forget the bonding time with the bride and all your friends.
Where to Mix it up: Buffalo Proper
Buffalo Proper is your spot if you want to say “Cheers!” to the happy couple.
Treat the bride-to-be to a round of Mr. Mules and hope that’s not a reflection on the personality of her future partner. Or, enjoy a Rich Gurls cocktail and toast to a prosperous future for bride and bachelorettes alike.
Buffalo Proper’s laid-back vibe lends itself to confidences between friends and its location in the Theatre District makes it easy to catch a fantastic show or performance before or after your laughter and libations.
Where to Have your Wedding Party Party: Riserva by Osteria
Amazing, intimate wedding venue? Check. Surprise engagement party place? Check. Outstanding option for an all-out shower or girls’ weekend celebration? Osteria 166 and Riserva by Osteria have you covered.
Think Osteria 166’s delicious Italian-meets-local cuisine in combination with the restaurant’s relaxed vibe in combination with a gathering of your nearest and dearest friends. What’s not to love?
The banquet area can hold up to 130 people, and you can work with Osteria’s inspired team of chefs to customize catering for your event.
Where to Enjoy a Splash of Color: Maureen’s Buffalo Wholesale
Flowers are synonymous with weddings, and Maureen’s Buffalo Wholesale is a great option to check out when you’re looking to delight your senses.
Whether you’re shopping for that special day, looking for a fun touch for your bachelorette weekend hotel rooms, or just interested in immersing yourself in the luscious colors and scents of a traditional flower market, Maureen’s can accommodate your needs and add a dash of brightness to your day.
Where to Enjoy a Splash of Something a Little Stronger: The Niagara Wine Trail
The Niagara Wine Trail is a perfect option for a group of far-flung friends who want to catch up in advance of the nuptials. The trail is only a half hour from Buffalo and includes 16 wineries.
While you may not be able to catch them all, the travel between locations and the casual, relaxing tastings will give you plenty of opportunities to relive old memories and make new ones. Treats of the trail extend beyond the excellent pinot noirs and chardonnays the region is known for; adventurous tasters can also enjoy ice wine, mead and other delightfully unique options.
They say marriage is about making a commitment to making love last. Well, we say the bachelorette weekend is too; it’s all about the love between sisters, girlfriends and best friends. That love should last a lifetime as well, and we think your weekend getaway in Buffalo should help strengthen those bonds for life.