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
The W Hotel Scottsdale is located in Old Town Scottsdale’s downtown, right in the middle of the best bars and restaurants. It offers private spa getaways for you and your girls and the outdoor pool always has a fun pool party scene.
The Saguaro has brightly colored décor and is located at the center of Scottsdale’s prime dining, shopping and art areas.
Andaz Scottsdale Resort and Bungalows will transport your bridal party to a desert oasis featuring spacious bungalows and suites, three lounging pools and delicious dining.
Where to Eat & Drink
For bride-to-be brunches:
SugarJam the Southern Kitchen in North Scottsdale 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.
Tipsy Egg in Downtown Chandler is the perfect dynamic breakfast spot for a bachelorette brunch. The cocktail-forward themed restaurant and bar offers specialty drinks and brunch foods served in a unique mid-century, modern design.
OEB Breakfast Co. features Instagram-worthy décor and a creative spin on breakfast classics such as their lobster and shrimp crepe, gnocchi breakfast carbonara and Gold Digga poutines.
For dinner dates with the girls:
EVO is just less than a mile from the bustling clubs in Old Town Scottsdale and serves an elevated Italian dinner from 4 p.m. to 2 a.m. Enjoy delicious entrees, like roasted summer salmon, pomegranate chicken, pomodoro, pizza and more.
Humble Bistro serves a top-notch culinary menu, including hand crafted pizza and pastas, and a global selection of wines in a beautiful European vintage-inspired setting.
Society by EVO is a late-night restaurant and bar that provides a striking social dining experience with a glowing rose quartz bar top, textured flower accent wall and overhead greenery. Your bridal party will enjoy fun drinks like the Tequila Sherbet cocktail and delicious dishes or appetizers.
Recreo (which translates to Recess) is a playground-themed restaurant and bar in Downtown Chandler that features live outdoor entertainment, an edible garden, specialty cocktails and international cuisine. The fun continues with a bus art installation and back patio that has a suspended stage and twinkle lights.
What to Do & Experience
Paint and Sip at Brightside Studios. For $39.99 a participant, your bridal party can sip on a cocktail while learning how to paint. The venue includes painting stations, full art supplies, a music lounge and café that serves food, coffee and alcohol.
Tea Party at Santé. Treat your girls to a modern-day tea party in the Soiree Room. Sip on tea and snack on shareable bites in the wrap-around patio or private dining space with chic décor that blends Hollywood Regency glamor with boho touches.
Arizona Party Bike. Pedal around Old Town Scottsdale with your bridal party in a private motorized party bike. Customize your experience with bridal decorations, your favorite songs, and your choice of bar stops along the way. Also a 2022 Best of Our Valley winner!
Rent a Donut Boat at Tempe Town Lake. 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.