If you’re not a fan of the standard hen party, why not consider rounding up your besties and heading to a festival? A festival is an amazing hen party idea as there’s something for everyone. Enjoy glamping, a wide range of music and dressing up with glitter and flower crowns – we’ve even got a guide to making your own flower crown so you’re festival ready!
Missed out on grabbing Glastonbury tickets? You can easily create your own at-home festival themed hen party, complete with food stalls, drinking games and a photo booth, with our ultimate guide. There are tons of affordable festival themed hen party ideas to inspire you, as well as amazing festival themed hen do outfits.
So, whether you're the bride to be or the honorary hen party planner, we've got you covered with everything you'll need to throw the best bash of the year.
- Festival Themed Hen Party Outfits & Accessories
- Festival Themed Hen Party Ideas
- Festival Themed Hen Party Games
- Festival Themed Hen Party Decorations
- Best Festivals for Hen Parties
Festival Themed Hen Party Outfits & Accessories
1. Colour Block Tinsel Fringe Jacket - £129, Nasty Gal
You'll certainly make a statement if you step out in this fringed jacket - perfect for a bride or hen it is available from Nasty Gal in tons of different colourways, from silver to pink and purple.
2. Valentine Midi Dress - £55, Nobody's Child
Nobody's Child is our go-to for comfortable, affordable and trend-led pieces which ticks every box when you are searching for a festival hen party outfit. This summery style is one of our favourites.
3. Sequin and Feather Detail Mini Dress - £159, Coast
A festival hen party is the ideal time to pull out all the stops - think feathers, sequins and colour. This gorgeous green number from Coast will look amazing under lights.
4. Floral Lips Logo T-Shirt - £9.99, New Look
Keep your look comfy and cool with this cute tee from New Look that features a floral lip design and slogan. It's only £9.99 so is ideal if the hen party gets a little messy...
5. Hen Party Oversized Denim Jacket - £35, Boohoo
This bridal jacket from Boohoo is not only stylish, it'll ensure everyone at the festival knows you're getting married! We're predicting this buy will be popular so you might want to snap it up pronto.
6. Vanessa Set - £148, Free People
Channel your inner Vanessa Hudgens at Coachella with this beautiful blue set from Free People. The perfect print for a fun festival, you'll be able dance all day and night in these flowy trousers.
7. Eucalyptus Bridal Crown With Veil - £10, Boohoo
Looking for a hen party veil for the bride to be? This option from Boohoo comes festival-ready with a eucalyptus leaf crown and metallic gold lettering.
8. Rhinestone High Front Hat - £26, Nasty Gal
Make like Jess Wright on her hen party by donning a rhinestone adorned high front hat. This one from Nasty Gal is a great price at under £30.
9. Personalised Hen Party Sunglasses - £12, Say Yes To The Specs at Etsy
The ultimate accessory for a festival hen party, this personalised pair of sunglasses will look chic (and hide any late-night eye bags). For even more inspiration check out our edit of bridal sunglasses.
10. Bride Tribe Sashes - £14, Boohoo
Is it really a hen do if you aren't all rocking a hen party sash? The holographic lettering on this ombre pink set will suit a festival outfit perfectly.
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11. Squad Bum Bag - £25, Hitched Shop
Festival Themed Hen Party Ideas
12. Bluetooth Outdoor LED Speaker - £60, Steepletone at Not On The High Street
You can't throw a festival themed hen party without music! These Bluetooth speakers change colour and lighting mode, plus are water resistant - ideal for unpredictable weather.
13. Sparkle Drops Prosecco Shimmer - £5.25, Hearth & Heritage at Not On The High Street
Available in strawberry, cassis and peach, add a few sparkle drops into prosecco for flavoured fizz. The handy bottles can easily be popped in your bag for on-the-go glitter.
14. Henfest Wristbands - £2, Wedfest at Not On The High Street
When throwing a festival themed hen party, the devil is in the detail and these henfest wristbands are the perfect finishing touch. We love how they can be worn as a keepsake after the celebration.
15. Biodegradable Vegan Glitter - £14.99, ARAevolution at Etsy
As if you needed an excuse to cover yourself in glitter, a festival themed hen party is a good one! This set of vegan, biodegradable cosmetic glitter can be used on your face, hair and body.
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16. VIP Festival Hen Party Lanyard - from £2.50, Wedfest Weddings at Etsy
An alternative to a henfest wristband is these personalised VIP lanyards. The floral design is so pretty and won't take away from your festival hen party outfit.
17. Drinking Pouch Hen Party Favours - From £2.39, P and J Personalised at Etsy
These frosted hen party drink pouches hold 500ml so you can enjoy a tipple en-route. The reclosable zip ensures easy opening and no leaking.
18. Personalised Hen Party Festival Ticket - from £5.99, MJ Design And Print at Etsy
Invite your loved ones to the festival themed hen party in the coolest way with these realistic ticket style invitations. It even comes a with a handy RSVP section that can be ripped off and returned to you.
19. Hen Party Temporary Tattoos - £6, Hitched Shop
If you are looking for cheap festival themed hen party ideas, these temporary tattoos come in at just 75p each. Team bride will have a great time applying them when getting ready.
20. Personalised Drinking Flask Bracelet - £20, Hitched Shop
Doubling up as a bracelet and a drinking flask, this handy buy from the Hitched Shop will ensure you can drink and dance hands free. We guarantee you'll have everyone asking you where you bought them!
READ MORE: 34 Hen Do Outfit Ideas
21. Food & Drink Stalls
If you are throwing an at-home festival themed hen party, ensure it has an authentic feel by hiring food and drink vendors. There are tons of relaxed style catering options available on Hitched to book.
Festival Themed Hen Party Games
22. Hen Party Photo Booth Frame & Props - £16, Party Touches UK at Etsy
23. Prosecco Pong Drinking Game - £15.95, Inspired by Alma at Etsy
Beer pong has had a classy upgrade - say hello to prosecco pong. Adding some style to the much-loved drinking game it's a great way to get the party started.
24. Personalised Photo Face Mask Kit - from £18, My Printed at Etsy
You can get away with wearing pretty much anything at a festival themed hen party - including face masks of the bride's soon-to-be husband or wife! This game will be sure to earn some laughs.
25. Bachelorette Scavenger Hunt - £5.45, Sincerely By Nicole at Etsy
If you are heading to a festival for your hen party, this scavenger hunt hen do game will be seriously fun. Whoever can tick off the tasks (and provide photographic evidence) first, wins!
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26. Hen Party Flower Crown Kit for 10 - £200, Glam Hatters at Not On The High Street
Festival Themed Hen Party Decorations
27. Personalised Festival Banner - from £6.99, Lets Be Personal at Etsy
With the option to choose from paper or vinyl, this personalised festival banner is a statement decoration that will make a big impact.
28. Tassel Bunting - from £15.99, One Fine Day Co at Etsy
Give your festival themed hen party a rustic touch with this colourful bunting. Handmade in Cambridge, you can customise the length to suit the space you are working with.
29. Personalised Hen Party Paper Straws - £11.95, All Her Glory at Not On The High Street
Pimp your hen party drinks with these personalised flag paper straws. They'll look great in photos and there are lots of varying colours to pick from to match your theme.
30. Bride To Be Balloon Banner - £8.80, Postbox Party at Not On The High Street
A bride to be balloon banner is an easy way to decorate a hen party. Simple tie across the space with nylon thread and get ready for some awesome pictures underneath.
READ MORE: 30 Classy Hen Party Decorations
31. Party Fan Set - £28, Ralph & Luna at Not On The High Street
These fabulous fan decorations scream summer festival and we love them. The peach and gold colourway will look gorgeous from every angle as they are double-sided.
32. Meadow Inspired Flower Garland - £14.99, Ginger Ray at Not On The High Street
Planning a Creamfields inspired hen party? This meadow flower garland is a rustic addition that will give a laid-back feel to your decorations.
33. Personalised Drink Stirrer - £4.95, Sophia Victoria Joy at Not On The High Street
If you plan on making cocktails at your festival themed hen party, these personalised drink stirrers look great and will make sure no-one gets their drinks mixed up.
34. Luxe Balloon Arch Kit - £39.99, Ginger Ray at Not On The High Street
For less than £40, this luxe balloon arch kit is a bargain. It'll transform any tent or marquee entrance into a festival themed escape that is chic and stylish.
35. Fringed Paper Cups - £4.99, Ginger Ray at Not On The High Street
Give your cups a festival finish with these gold fringed beauties by Ginger Ray. Each pack contains 8 cups that'll add a splash of sparkle to your hen party drinks.
Six of the Best Festivals for Hen Parties
Isle of Wight Festival – Isle of Wight
Kate Moss celebrated her hen do at the Isle of Wight festival, so you know it’s a stylish destination! The festival hosts a range of different acts, so it’s a great choice if you have a mix of musical tastes in your group. You can camp at the festival but if you fancy something a bit more special, there’s boutique camping, luxury accommodation in a VIP area backstage, Winnebagos and lots of accommodation on the island itself.
You can even ‘pimp your weekend’ with some amazing extras, such as luxury toilets.
This year the headliners include Lewis Capaldi, Muse and Kasabian. Tickets are £208.20 for the weekend and there are concessions too.
Glastonbury – Somerset
Could we do a list of festival hen party destinations and not mention Glastonbury? Of course not. This iconic festival sells out quickly, so you need to plan ahead and be organised if you want to have your hen party here, but for the festival fan it’s a place you must visit at least once.
There is a huge list of areas at the festival, including the main stages, Shangri-La, the Circus and Theatre Fields and more. This year’s headliners include Kendrick Lamar and Olivia Rodrigo so it’s a great choice if you love what’s in the charts right now.
Register for 2023 tickets here.
We Are FSTVL – East London
Fans of dance music will love We Are FSTVL, which combines some of the world’s biggest names in electronic dance music with leading club brands. There are a mixture of intriguing sounding zones at the festival to explore, including the Pamper Parlour and the VIP area.
The VIP area includes hot tubs, palm trees and the chance to mingle with the headliners as you dance the night away. There are a limited number of VIP tickets available at £150, or standard tickets for £120. You can also buy tickets for just a day too, if camping isn’t your thing.
Acts for the 2022 festival include Mabel, Rudimental and Craig David presents TS5.
Reading & Leeds Festival – Reading/Leeds
Those who like their music with a rockier edge will love Reading & Leeds festival. The festival shares headliners across the weekend so whether you’re up north or down south it’s easy to get to and you won’t miss out.
The 2022 line up includes All Time Low, Artic Monkeys, and Bring Me To The Horizon.
There’s a range of luxury camping available and passes for campervans and caravans. You can buy tickets for just the day, or you can get a weekend ticket.
Creamfields – Cheshire
Alesso, Afrojack, David Guetta and Becky Hill & Tiesto are just some of the amazing acts headlining this year’s Creamfields festival.
If you and your best friends love raving the night away, this is the ideal setting for your hen do.
There are a range of camping tickets available, depending on where you want to stay for 2,3 or 4 days – and there’s also the option for no camping if you’re not a fan of tents. Choose from standard, bronze, silver or gold options. Standard tickets for two days camping start from £205.
HenFest – Various Locations
So, what is a henfest? GoHen will put together your own mini music festival to ensure the festival-loving hen gets the party of her dreams. You can enjoy luxury glamping accommodation, a hog roast, a selection of activities and live music.
You can enjoy a tribute to your favourite band, a Mumford & Sons style folk rock act or an ensemble that will play a list of your favourite anthems. In the day you can do a range of activities from dance classes to laser clay shooting. Why not take some Mr and Mrs questions to challenge the bride-to-be?
This could also work if you’re thinking of hosting a sten do for the bride and groom.
What Do You Wear to a Festival Themed Hen Party?
Dressing up for a festival themed hen party can be extremely fun! The key is to choose an outfit that you will be comfortable in from day to night and ensure you are wearing appropriate footwear as you'll likely be on your feet all day. Playsuits, flowing dresses and trousers are a great option as you might be dancing, walking and sitting on the ground.
Having said that, a festival themed hen party is absolutely your chance to wear an out-there outfit or even fancy dress. We're talking tassels, sequins, glitter and feathers!
If you love festivals and it’s not just enough to host your hen do at one, why not consider a festival wedding venue?