Hey Brides! Looking for a weekend getaway to celebrate your wedding season with your bridesmaids? Athens is a great place for a Bachelorette Bash! With great food and drinks, music and group classes and activities, the Classic City has you covered for that last fling before the ring!
Here you'll find the activities, sips and places to stay for your girls getaway. This blog will have you and your "I do" crew planning a trip to Athens for the perfect Bach Weekend!
Spa Day at Foot Palace
ATH last! Your love has come along and now you can rest and relax from the busyness of the bridal season as you treat your feet at Foot Palace! Gather your girls and enjoy a reflexology massage right inside of Athens.
Attend an Athens Cooks Cooking Class
Chef it up with you and your “I do - Crew” at an Athens Cooks Cooking Class! This experience offers a schedule featuring a rotating menu and class time so pick the food and time that works best for you and get to cooking! This experience is great for the ultimate foodie and even the novice chef.
Take a Group Fitness Class
Get those endorphins flowing at a fun fitness class in the Classic City! Classic City Cycling is located in downtown Athens and provides you with the opportunity to book a one time class and spin with your Bride Squad! Push Pilates is the place to go in Athens if you’re looking for an Instagrammable reformer pilates class!
Say “YES!” to Shopping
Whether you’re downtown or around Athens, you and your girls won’t have to look far for great shopping! Pick up some festive fits to fit your weekend’s theme at The Avenue! (Note for brides: The Avenue now offers registry options.) As you head downtown you’re sure to find the accessories and you need to feel stylish during your stay! Snag some Athens apparel at stores like B-Unlimited and the Red Zone! (This is where you can find those “ATH” hats you’ve seen everyone wearing!)
Brews Before I Do’s
It’s no secret that Athens has one of the best food and drink scenes! Head to ZZ and Simone's, Pauley’s and Creature Comforts for fun drinks! The Lavender Haze glitter beer at Creature Comforts is the perfect drink to sip in your bridal era!
Snap Some Photos to Share the Weekend
Athens is home to some of the most colorful murals that serve as great photo opportunities! Here's where to find some of our favorite spots!
Watch a Show or Attend a Concert
With fabulous venues in Athens, there is always a concert or show to attend! Plan your bachelorette trip to Athens around when your favorite performers, bands or comedians are in town and come ready to sing, dance and laugh with your bridesmaids! The Georgia Theatre and The Classic Center are a couple of our favorite spots.
Stay in Athens
The Classic City has so many great places to stay in between the days that fill your exciting bachelorette weekend!
ATH | BNB The Rushmore is a gorgeous spot that will have you feeling glamorous with your girls!
Looking for an Airbnb or VRBO? Here are some of our current favorites!
Lux Home Near Downtown | Mins to UGA
ArtFull Art Gallery & Guesthouse in Five Points!
Southern Living Dream Home in Athens
Early in your wedding planning process? If you are looking for your bridal gown, Say I Do Bridal in Athens is the perfect place to say YES! If you’re coming into Athens to shop for your wedding dress, make a weekend of the festivities and enjoy these activities too!
Although this guide caters to more of a traditional bachelorette weekend experience, if you're wanting more adventure on your bachelorette trip we have plenty for you here in Athens! Here are some of our other top rated attractions!
Stay tuned for our Bachelor Weekend guide, coming out in a few weeks for more activities that you might want to incorporate into your weekend in Athens!
If you and your bridal party are in the Classic City for a Bach Bash, show us using #MyAthensVibe!