Your ultimate guide to a fun bachelorette weekend in Birmingham

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Get ready for the best bachelorette weekend in Birmingham ever. Photo via Jacob Blankenship for Bham Now

Whether you’re hosting a staycation in the ‘Ham for a bride-to-be or you’re making a stop from out of town, we’ve got ya covered. Check out our itinerary for a fun bachelorette weekend in Birmingham.


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1. Start with brunch

Brunch has to be the first stop on the list for any good weekend celebration. Whether you want something sweet or you’re going for bottomless mimosas, you’ve gotta fuel up for a busy day ahead. Here are some of our favorite brunch options:

2. Head to a spa for relaxation

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The most difficult part of your weekend should be finding the perfect color. Photo via Matthew Niblett for Bham Now

Nothing screams “bachelorette weekend” quite like time at a spa. Enjoy facials at Spa Cahaba, get your nails done at one of BaseCoat on Fifth’s two locations or get a blowout at Tonya Jones SalonSpa.

3. Make your own candles at Paddywax Candle Bar

Paddywax Candle Bar - bachelorette weekend in Birmingham ideas
Light up your weekend with shopping + candlemaking. Photo via Riley Campbell for Bham Now

If you’re anything like me, you’re always looking for new candles to add to your collection. Head to the Paddywax Candle Bar at The Summit after a day full of shopping to make your own candles as a group.

  • Location: 216 Summit Blvd, #105, Birmingham, AL 35243
  • Hours: Tuesday-Friday 12-8PM | Saturday 11AM-8PM | Sunday Noon-5PM
  • Reserve your candle pouring workshop or pop in any time before 4PM.

4. Explore an art studio or museum

Birmingham Museum of Art
Make a stop at Birmingham Museum of Art. Photo via Matthew Niblett for Bham Now

If you’re looking for a chance to take in Birmingham’s beautiful art scene, you won’t have to go too far. Stop by the Birmingham Museum of Art or walk through a local art gallery. Check out a few of our favorite options:

5. Head to Topgolf for the afternoon

Here’s how you can make this weekend a hole-in-one. Photo via Matthew Niblett for Bham Now

Looking for something a bit more active on your bachelorette weekend in Birmingham? Make your way to Topgolf in Uptown for a round of golf and delish drinks and treats. Pro tip: don’t miss the churros.

  • Location: 1111 24th St N, Birmingham, AL 35234
  • Hours: Sunday-Thursday 10AM-11PM | Friday-Saturday 10AM-1AM
  • Reserve your bay.

6. Finish your evening at a bar

Pilcrow is calling your name. Photo via Jacob Blankenship for Bham Now

Birmingham has no shortage of amazing bars to try, including local rooftop bars. Whether you head back to your Airbnb or you keep the party going by bar hopping is up to you.

What are we missing from our guide to a bachelorette weekend in Birmingham? Let us know by tagging @BhamNow on social!

Cecilia Wood
Cecilia Wood
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