Tips to Throw the Best Bridal Shower in Austin

The bridal shower is a rite of passage, the last blast of the individual fiancée before she becomes a bride. Organizing a bridal party shower should not be a problem. Organizing a bridal shower to remember? That takes some thinking outside of the box. If you are in Austin, Texas and are organizing a bridal shower, here are some tips on how to make the experience more memorable.

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The Alamo Drafthouse

Take your bridal party to one of the most culturally revered movie theaters in the world. The Alamo Drafthouse is a local institution that is revered by the likes of Richard Linklater and Quentin Tarantino. It was founded in 1997 and is infamous for enforcing positive moviegoing etiquette. No children are minors are allowed unless films that cater to such are showing. Texting, talking, and making noise during screenings is not allowed.

However, the Alamo Drafthouse is not just all about rules and etiquette. Beer and food are served during screenings.  You can also rent a theater for a private event, like a bridal shower, and enjoy your favorite film with the bridal party.

Viva Day Spa

Austin, Texas has some of the most luxurious and professional day spa facilities in the country. Your bridal party shower experience in Austin just wouldn’t be complete with a bridal party day spa experience. The final itinerary experience for a bridal shower should be an all-day spa retreat where everyone gets pampered, attended to, and treated special.

Viva Day Spa is a female founded facility that strives to provide an unpretentious, tranquil, relaxing, and luxurious spa experience in a metropolitan locale. This spa has certified, courteous, and professional staff therapists that will serve your every need. Viva Day Spa was named the Best Spa in Austin in 2014 by the Austin Chronicle, Austin Young Chamber of Commerce, and Austin Monthly Magazine.

Viva Day Spa has several all-day spa package events for bridal showers. In fact, the entire spa can be rented out for a day to cater private events. The spa’s specialists will custom design a day of facials, massages, manicures, pedicures, and other treatments based on the preferences of the bridal shower party. All events are catered with complimentary tea, white wine, and cucumber water.

Your bridal party should take advantage of the six-and-a-half-hour Viva Diva Spa Package. It was voted the best all-day spa package in Austin. The Viva Diva all-day spa package features a 90-minute Swedish massage, full body dry brush exfoliation, back and shoulder scrub, express foot reflexology treatment, and many more.

Rocket Electrics Bike Ride Serenades

You and your bridal party can take incredible scenic bike rides throughout Austin and be serenaded at the end of the tour. Rocket Electrics is a locally supported electric bike company that hires out local musicians to lead bike tours throughout the city. The most popular of which is the Private Music Tour. After visiting the notable points of interest in the city via the bike tour, the guide will lead you to a rooftop with a spectacular view and serenade you at sunset.

Josephine’s House

It is proper that you unwind and have some fun. It’s a bridal party after all. But it is also proper to get proper during a bridal party as well. As in getting dressed properly for a classy brunch and have a fancy meal. Josephine’s House features a relatively elegant and refined atmosphere to have a civilized brunch. The restaurant serves pastries, scones, bread, muffins, tarts, and all other brunch staples. Try the lemon ricotta pancakes which are absolutely divine.

Think Outside The Box

Brainstorm an event that will be unforgettable. A bridal shower is a last gasp of fun for the individual before they tie the knot. So, think of Austin, Texas as a canvas to draw an experience to remember.


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  • Kyra Rodriguez

    Great tips! Thanks for sharing this very cool & unique tips for bridal shower!!! I appreciate it

    January 16, 2019 at 5:38 am Reply
  • Menzi Mabunda

    These are really great ideas! I may have to drop hints to my friends to your post as I am getting married in April! haha

    January 16, 2019 at 7:03 am Reply
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