Congratulations on being bestowed the honor of being the best man! The next step is to fulfill all the duties and responsibilities a best man would have, and one of the major things to take care of is the buck’s party. This is a special party that should be fun and memorable for the groom and his mates, and because this is a once-in-a-lifetime thing for the groom, you’ll want to make sure it’s the night to remember!
What if you have never planned a party before? And with so many different things to do, you’re probably lost and don’t know how to go about the whole process. Don’t panic, as there are ways to organize your thoughts and plan everything out smoothly.
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1. Choose capable groomsmen
The groomsmen will also be taking lead roles during the big day, and they should do the same during the buck’s party! All groomsmen should be invited to the party, of course, and make sure that you never leave any of them behind as you go about the planning process.
When delegating tasks to the groomsmen, make sure you choose the right roles for them based on their skills and capabilities. Also, you have to make sure they are fun and reliable, able to hold their liquor, and pump up the energy of the party!
The groomsmen will also be able to help contribute ideas on what to do during the buck’s party, set up a budget, and have them do parts of the process, from sending invites down to booking accommodation.
2. Determine the guest list
You may need to sit down with the groom on this one. After all, it’s his big night, and you wouldn’t want to ruin it by bringing too many people or people the groom didn’t want around. That will just kill the vibe!
Sit down with the groom so you can both decide on who you’ll both want around and how many will be invited. That way, you have an idea of where to organize the party and what to do, based on how many people are going. It will also help you work out the budget later on and smoothen out the invitation process.
3. Pick a location
Next up, you need to know where to hold the party. This begins by figuring out the party’s central theme and the vibe you want to bring out.
This will be based on what the groom loves to do!
For example, if he’s a huge sports fan, then take a trip to watch his favorite sports team compete. If he loves nature, plan a whole off-road camping trip in a secluded cabin. Or if he’s a foodie and loves to drink, head on to a pub crawl and munch on some grub, maybe even host a simple barbecue in someone’s backyard.
Wherever it may be, start the decision-making process by deciding on what vibe you’ll want to go with.
4. Set your limits
Not all parties will be able to take place abroad, or in the most luxurious restaurants. Sure, locations like the Alps or Greece may be amazing options for a memorable party, but you have to set the limits. Unless you have a huge budget and everyone’s loaded, then you can skip this step!
Kidding aside, make sure that you set limitations on the budget and location. You will need to sit everyone down for everyone to agree where and when the party takes place and how much it will cost. This gives you and the groomsmen time to plan ahead and plan those vacation leaves without worrying about how much to spend on.
Plus, the more expensive doesn’t necessarily mean the better. Focus on the fun you’ll have with the groom and guests rather than how big the party should be. Besides the budget limit, make sure that no one over drinks or drives home under the influence!
5. Pick a list of activities that you all enjoy doing
You’ll want to focus on the groom, but don’t forget about the guests as well! Make sure everyone has reached a consensus on the activities and no one is left out. There needs to be balancein choosing activities the groom will love while also making sure everyone else will enjoy and get involved in.
It may be best to set up more than just one activity for everyone to get involved in at least one thing! This will bring everyone together and set a positive tone for the party.
6. Arrange group meals
You’ll want to plan meals ahead of time! Stock the house with snacks for late-night munches or for snacks between meals. You may want some meals catered and delivered instead, especially for bigger groups!
If you’re going out to a restaurant, book reservations rather than walk-in, as this can be tricky and a long wait. The restaurant should accommodate split checks, or have the guests download Venmo to easily transact and split the bill.
Wrapping It Up
Hopefully, these steps on organizing a buck’s party helped you out tremendously! Don’t wait any longer and begin the party planning process to smoothen everything out, so all you need to do is focus on having an amazing night with your buddies.