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Bachelor & Bachelorette Party Concerns

Even though they have not been around as long as bachelor parties, bachelorette parties are rising in popularity among modern brides. A bachelorette party can be anything from a weekend at a spa with your closest girlfriends to a wild night on the town at a hip nightclub (and yes, some brides do hire strippers too!). But whether you are planning the bachelorette party or simply attending, you might have a few questions that need quick answers. Fortunately, the wedding experts at TheKnot.com have compiled a list of the top bachelorette party questions, along with definitive answers for each. We will let you know whether or not it is okay to throw a co-ed bachelorette party, as well as who covers the party costs. We will also soothe your concerns about whether or not it is polite to throw a bachelorette party and give you tips on lowering the cost. For brides, we will let you know what to do if your maid of honor is not planning a party (keep in mind, she doesn’t have to). And in case you do not see your questions here, feel free to submit it to Carley for an answer! You just might see your question show up on our site.

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My fiance and I aren't interested in having a bachelor or bachelorette party. Still, our friends want to do something for us. Would it be strange to have a joint party?

Lots of couples have Jack-and-Jill showers, so why not consider a coed bash with your best buddies? Both bachelor and bachelorette parties have gotten much tamer over the years, but if neither of you is interested in having a "last night of freedom," simply having a fun party together is a great idea... read more

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