If you’re planning a hen party then handing out party bags is a great way to get the celebrations started. Whether you need ice breakers to get the bridal party talking or a hefty hangover cure to ease sore heads the next day, a bag stuffed full of goodies will certainly go down well and will be appreciated by everyone.
It doesn’t matter what hen party ideas you have planned, whether you’re having a chilled pre-wedding break or a full on party weekend, we reckon everyone will love this pick of the best hen party bag fillers.
First things first, you need a stylish bag to keep all the goodies in, we've handpicked some of our favourite styles.
Personalised Brown Paper Bags - Through Creation
These personalised brown paper bags from Through Creation are the perfect stylish addition to any hen party. You can choose from a range of colours for the names but we think classic black is the best one.
Team Bride Bags - Ginger Ray
These pink team hen bags from Ginger Ray are so pretty and fun, they are also the perfect size for filling with an array of girlie goodies.
Canvas Hen Party Bags - So Close
How gorgeous are these canvas bags from So Close, they are perfect for the bride and her hens. Choose which colour and text you would like the bag to have and fill with hen party goodies.
Hen Party Headwear
We can pretty much all agree that some form of novelty headwear is an essential if you’re heading for a night on the town with all the hens. Get everyone giggling by providing hats, headbands, tiaras and wigs as hen party bag fillers and yes, wearing them is a must otherwise you must do a forfeit.
Flower Crown - Flo and Boo
If you're planning a hen party for the ultimate boho bride then it's pretty much the law that you have floral crowns on her hen party. We adore this pretty floral crown from Flo and Boo.
Betsy Glitter Cats Ears - Crown and Glory
How incredible are these glitter cat ears from Crown and Glory? We think this fun headwear would be perfect to wear for the entire hen party! AND you can choose from 30 different glitter colours.
Rose Gold Mini Party Crowns - Ginger Ray
If you are looking for something fun and inexpensive then these rose gold party crowns from Ginger Ray will be a fun addition to your hen party bags and they'll look fab in all your photos.
Fun and Games
No hen party bag would be complete without a few fun novelty items and games, take a look at a few of our favourites and start planning your hen party bag fillers.
Bride to Be Glasses - Tandem Green
If you want to stay well away from phallic-shaped paraphernalia for the hen party, then treat the bride to some outlandish novelty sunglasses instead! These cardboard bride glasses from Tandem Green would be perfect for the bride to be's hen party bag.
Hen Party Sash - Oh Squirrel
Sashes have been a hen party staple for years so we don’t see any reason to break the tradition! More than just a tacky accessory, sashes can be bought in a variety of stylish colours and designs and we love this one from Oh Squirrel. When rolled up, sashes can easily be popped into the party bags.
READ MORE: 23 Classy Hen Party Accessories for Stylish Brides
Prosecco Shimmer - Lakeland
Oh you're not still drinking plain old prosecco, are you? Give your bubbles a boost with rose gold prosecco shimmer from Lakeland, all the hens will love it!
Hen Party Icebreaker Cards - Team Hen
If the party includes a few hens that don't know each other then pop an icebreaker card into each party bag, it's a great way to get everyone talking and having fun - these cards from Team Hen would be ideal.
READ MORE: The Best Hen Party Games for You and Your Girls
Wish Bracelet and Hair Tie Set - Team Hen
If you’re not a tight group already, you’ll all be bonded for life once you’ve been on a hen party together. To highlight the memories you’ve made together, pop a friendship bracelet into the party bags for a super sweet gift idea. These handmade wish bracelets from Team Hen will eventually fray which means that your wish will come true – plus you can choose from a sliver infinity or star design.
Novelty Straws - Postbox Party
Yes we know what you’re thinking, but rid your head of any genitalia themed straw images (although you can use these as hen party bag fillers if you wish!) and think outside of the box. Twisty straws, brightly coloured straws, straws with moustaches on… the possibilities are surprisingly endless. We have a little soft spot for these pretty chevron straws from Postbox Party.
Sparkling Wine Cans - Most Wanted Wines
What better way to use your straws than in these cute and delicious cans of sparkling wine? Yep, wine in a can. The future is here and we are loving it, ladies! These ingenious cans from Most Wanted Wines are ideal for taking with you to a festival or whenever you need fizz on-the-go (when don't we?). They come in packs of four too so are ideal for sharing with the hens - or giving everyone a four-pack each...
Survival Kit - Wedding in a Teacup
If you’ve got a big hen do planned, then a party bag that acts as a ‘survival kit’ is a must. We love this goodie bag from Wedding in a Teacup which comes with all the essentials you could need – cocktail umbrellas, alcohol miniatures, sweets, tea sachets and plasters.
Confetti Canons - That Perfect Party Co
No party is complete without a colourful streamer or a confetti canon to mark the special occasion - they were pretty much made for awesome boomarang videos! These ones from That Perfect Party Co come with shimmering gold confetti which we love!
Hen Party Badges
If some of the bridal party are only just getting to know each other, then a badge with the person’s name and position (mother of the bride, bridesmaid, head bridesmaid etc) is a great way to break the ice and an easy way for everyone to remember names without awkwardly asking 100 times. If the bride isn't a huge fan of fancy dress then they are also a great way to add some hen party style to your outfits.
Team Bride Badges - Tiger Feet Creations
These cute team bride cardboard badges from Tiger Feet Creations are so much more stylish than your average hen party badges - we are obsessed!
Monochrome Hen Party Badges - Team Hen
If you’re planning a hen party full of sophistication and style then these monochrome badges from Team Hen are perfect for the party bags.
Team Bride Badges - Make Loops
How stylish are these blue hen party badges from Make Loops? If you want to add some subtle hen party style then these pretty badges would be perfect.
If the hen party is all about pre-wedding relaxation, then give the bridal party a goodie bag filled with things like face masks, bath creams and eye masks. A great budget-friendly option would be to host a girly sleepover for the hen do, where everyone can make use of their party bag treats.
Mermaid Eyelashes - Nic Love
Get the hens kitted out for a night out or a festival themed hen party with these show stopping mermaid false eyelashes from Nic Love. They’re ideal if the bridal party are anything but shy and retiring wallflowers!
Pink Gin Lip Balm - Hearth & Heritage
Dry, chapped lips will be banished from the hen party if you pop lip balm into the party bags. These are small and easy to fit into the bags and you could pick balms in everyone’s favourite flavour to win extra friendship points. We absolutely love this pink gin lip balm for Hearth & Heritage. Didn't think you'd ever need a gin flavoured lip balm? You do now.
Bride Tattoos - Emilie Rose
Pop a fun gold temporary tattoo into each party bag so you can all go out in your very own bride tribe! We adore these pretty gold transfers from Emilie Rose that are just so pretty.
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