The AZ Foothills Guide to the Ultimate Scottsdale Bachelorette Party

Scottsdale has recently been dubbed the “New Nashville” destination for bachelorette parties, according to The New York Times. Home to both high-end and laid-back dining, luxury shopping, the lively Old Town Scottsdale, and never-ending outdoor adventures, Scottsdale has something for any bride-to-be. 

Whether you’re soon to be married or the one in charge of planning the ultimate weekend with the girls, this is your Scottsdale bachelorette party guide.

Where to Stay

Andaz Scottsdale Resort & Bungalows allows you to transport your bridal party to a desert oasis featuring spacious bungalows and suites, three lounging pools and delicious dining. Andaz’s“Scottsdale Before the Veil” bachelorette package makes celebrating before your big day even easier with a daily breakfast for four, a full-day cabana rental that includes an Aperol spritz bar, a private fitness class along with a $100 resort credit that can be usedtoward poolside provisions and libations or pampering the bride-to-be at Palo Verde Spa and Apothecary.

Treat the bride-to-be with a restorative desert escape at Four Seasons Resort Scottsdale at Troon North. Nestled in the serene Pinnacle Peak Foothills, the Five Diamond resort is the perfect place to relax and pamper up in style during your bach celebration. With the Bachelorette Bash offer, you and the girls can indulge at the newly opened salon, lounge poolside in a luxurious cabana and “cheers” with a celebratory toast in a spacious casita guest room that features either a private balcony or terrace. Also included is a“Manicure and Margaritas” experience for two guests to enjoy once per stay.

Photo: Four Seasons Resort Scottsdale at Troon North

Located among Scottsdale’s top dining, shopping and nightlife attractions in the downtown entertainment district, W Scottsdale is the hottest destination for your bachelorette getaway. Pamper yourself at the luxurious AWAYSpa and party the day and night away with electric party vibes at the WET Deck or Cottontail and Living Room Lounge. Plus, the Bachelorette Bash package has you and your bridal crew covered with an alcohol welcome amenity, $50 food and beverage credit to the W Lounges, an “I Do” celebration starter kit that includes “BrideTribe” temp tattoos, “I Do Crew” party cups, silly straws, games and more, 25% off AWAY Spa services and a late checkout.

Bride-to-Be Brunches

Home of the original build-your-own Bloody Mary bar and an exciting menu featuring cannoli donuts, banana split brioche French toast, glitter mimosas and other over-the-top brunch items, Hash Kitchen is sure to match your bride-to-be energy.

SugarJam The Southern Kitchen is known for its buttermilk-fried chicken tenders and waffles, Southern-style grits and specialty pies. Celebrate with craft cocktails and mimosa flights, a resident DJ spinning all the greatest hits and a delicious Southern brunch

SumoMaya, the Mexican-Asian kitchen, has taken its bold fusion flavors a step further with its bottomless brunch. Indulge in unlimited shared plates and desserts plus one entrée per guest. Enjoy a diverse menu of tacos, enchiladas, poke and more, plus bottomless Bloody Marys, margaritas, mimosas, micheladas or draft beer!

With daily brunches all week and weekend long, The Montauk is the place to go for a buzzing brunch vibe to upbeat late-night fun. Transport yourself to the Hamptons and kick back to live music with a lobster roll in one hand and a glass of rosé in the other. Find the link to book a large group reservation on their website.

Photo: The Montauk

Dinner Dates With the Girls

Grab your girls for a night of tacos and tequila at Diego Pops, the favorite local Yucatan-inspired Mexican spot that takes a modern and playful twist on authentic dishes. Enjoy $3 reimagined tacos all day long every Monday as well as happy hour seven days a week. Large parties can request a reservation on their website to be set up with a customized menu that includes party starters, like chips and dips and Mexican candy shots for the whole group.

Sit down to modern takes on regional Italian classics at this chef-driven restaurant. Fat Ox can accommodate both smaller and larger bachelorette groups with a private dining room for up to 50 guests, privacy curtains in the main dining room as well as front and courtyard patio seating.

Airy and elegant, Francine offers a fine dining experience centered around the vibrant flavors and specialties of the south of France, including niçoise salad, grilled branzino, steak frite and bouillabaisse—only the very best for the bride-to-be.

Photo: Francine

Society by EVO provides a striking social dining experience with a glowing rose quartz bar top, textured flower accent wall and overhead greenery. You and the girls can enjoy fun drinks, such as the tequila sherbet cocktail, along with delicious dishes and appetizers.

Night on the Town

It’s all fun and games at Maya Day + Nightclub. The 20,000-square-foot outdoor day and night club brings on the Las Vegas-style fun right here in Scottsdale with live entertainment, pool parties and VIP bottle service perfect for bachelorette parties.

The Hot Chick is located in the heart of Scottsdale’s Entertainment District. The neighborhood hangout and game bar will give you and your bridal party a dose of nostalgia with groovy vibes, throwback jams, a lineup of old-school video arcade games, 30-plus flatscreen TVs, a giant LED wall, state-of-the-art audio-video system and the best local DJs. Book a private party for your girls to enjoy the experience that’s nothin’ but a darn good time!

Photo: The Hot Chick

Make it a girl’s night out and head to Phoenix’s notable Valley Bar to enjoy live music, spoken word and comedy, games and a fun community. The music venue and bar features multiple-themed rooms, billiards and games, merch and an extensive drink menu.

Complete with rosé pink walls and decor, plush seating and plenty of photo ops, Old Town Scottsdale’s very own Wine Girl is the perfect wine bar and hangout spot for your bachelorette squad. Wine Girl offers eight red and four white rotating wines, high-quality merch, private event reservations and more.

What to Do & Experience

Explore the Sonoran Desert off-road behind the wheel of an UTV with your best friends. ATV Desert Monsters Tours offers special bachelorette pricing for their guided tours for groups of eight or more guests

Bond with your bridal party like never before 5,000 feet in the air above the Sonoran Desert for a gorgeous overview of scattered cacti, wildlife and the Valley of the Sun. Upon landing, a traditional balloonist’s ceremony will conclude the experience right in the heart of the desert with chilled champagne followed by pre-selected catered fare from the award-winning Vincent’s on Camelback restaurant. A complimentary “Congratulations” basket banner and post-flight cake can be included to make the occasion extra special. Hot Air Balloon Ride by Hot Air Expeditions offers a discount for bachelorette groups of 10 or more guests

Pedal around Old Town Scottsdale with your bachelorette squad on a must-do private motorized party bike as seen on“The Real Housewives of Salt Lake City.” Customize your experience with bridal decorations, adult beverages, your favorite songs and your choice of bar stops with VIP drink specials along the way. Also, a 2023 Best of Our Valley winner, Arizona Party Bike was named the No. 10 experience in the U.S. for 2022 by Tripadvisor and is Arizona’s top bachelorette activity to book on the BACH app.

Photo: Arizona Party Bike

Boat Rentals of America’s Donut Boats are now offered at Tempe Town Lake for up to four hours! The circular electric boats hold up to 10 of your best friends and come with a shaded canopy, a table in the middle, a Bluetooth speaker and neon lights.

This story is featured in our Best of Our Valley 2023 issue. Read the full issue online here to celebrate this year’s well-deserving winners.

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