Bachelorette Parties

Throwing a bachelorette party in Austin? A bachelorette party is both a celebration of the pending nuptials and a last hurrah for the bride to be before she says those vows, so if you're having the party yourself or throwing one for a friend or loved one, you want to master that careful mix of a thoughtful celebration and an out of control party! Getting it right means an unforgettable time. Maybe you'll make the bride to be blush by renting a hot Austin nightspot and hiring male dancers. Or perhaps you'll keep it simple and classy at a daytime affair complete with cupcakes, flowers, and gifts to help "shower" her with presents that she'll need to set up house with her new hubby.

You can plan your party to the tiniest detail, but whatever you do, the most thoughtful gift you can give both the beautiful bride to be and the party guests is transportation in and around the Austin area. When you rent a party bus from Blackhorn Buses, you're getting that perfect blend of playfulness and sophistication. Take a look at our buses and you'll see why. On the outside they're dark and classy, and on the inside they are packed with goodies that help you keep the party going in between destinations, such as LED lights, a fog machine, and a stereo that plays CDs or connects easily to your iPod or other MP3 player. You can truly craft the night to your own tastes and desires.

Those are the fun reasons you'll want to rent with Blackhorn Buses for your bachelorette party, but the reasons that most people ultimately choose Blackhorn Buses are safety and convenience. One of the most obvious perks is that you don't have to choose a designated driver--just leave the long haul to our professional drivers. All you need to do is enjoy the ride. There's no need to worry about finding a parking spot. And the top reason? You can get your entire group of friends together in parties of up to 26. Not traveling in separate vehicles means that the party begins as soon as you get picked up. What better way to begin the night?

If you choose Blackhorn Buses for your transportation, where will your bachelorette party destination be? Will you choose just one, or club hop all night long? In any case, to help you in your party planning, we've compiled a list of excellent lounges, restaurants, hotels, and other spaces that are available for private parties in Austin.


Venues for Austin Bachelorette Parties
Soho Lounge

Soho Lounge is known for its understated sophistication and retro modern style. For the bachelorette who loves a downtown vibe, booming music, and dancing all night long, Soho is the easy choice. They can easily accommodate parties of 10 to 200, so no matter how many are on the guest list, you can be sure the Soho staff is ready to serve you and make your night an evening to remember.

Some perks of booking your bachelorette party at Soho:

  • Located in the heart of the historic 6th Street entertainment district and heralded by a retro neon blue sign that crowns the club.
  • Two-level bar means your glass need never be empty.
  • Large dance floor and VIP section means that you'll be rocking all night long.
  • Projection and plasma TVs keep you entertained.

For bachelorette parties big and small, Soho Lounge makes a perfect stop in your night of club hopping, or the perfect single destination when booking a party in just one place.

For more information on Soho Lounge:

217 East 6th Street, Austin TX 78701 - Ph. 512-236-1705

www.sohoaustin.com

Fado Irish Pub

Fado Irish Pub, affectionately known to the locals as simply Fado or Fado's, is a great choice for the Irish bride to be, or any bachelorette who can appreciate delicious pub food, pints, and that good old fashioned Irish hospitality. They offer finger foods, dips and sandwiches, buffet platters, salads and sides, and great bar packages. There is no place else that can even come close to giving you this kind of authentic pub-style bachelorette party.

What are some of the best reasons to choose Fado's for your private party?

  • Great pints, traditional Irish food, and international dishes too.
  • Unique and authentic decor from Dublin.
  • Excellent hospitality from a staff that really cares.
  • No reservation fee.
  • No deposit necessary.
  • Customized food and beverage packages.

Fado Irish Pub is known for staying true to Ireland's celebrated pub culture, really taking you on a trip through time. You'll feel that you've entered a warm country home in the rolling hills of Ireland. Can't think of a better place to have your bachelorette party or other private party? Then Fado's is your clear choice.

For more information on Fado Irish Pub (see the direct link to their party page below):

214 West 4th Street, Austin TX 78701 - Ph. 512-457-0172

www.fadoirishpub.com

Hotel San Jose

The Hotel San Jose is located just a few blocks south of where the Colorado River runs through downtown Austin. While the name indicates something impossibly upscale, the stucco walls quickly reveal the urban charm of this bungalow-style hotel. They have a lovely space for bachelorette parties.

Just a few of the highlights of having a bachelorette party at Austin's Hotel San Jose are:

  • Comfortable outdoor seating in a spacious, beautiful courtyard.
  • The DJ spins sounds to keep you dancing all night long.
  • You'll enjoy delicious fruity cocktails in fine glass stemware.
  • The airy, wonderful atmosphere on warm Austin nights.

The only possible drawback is the fact that they serve only wine and beer, no liquor. But that follows the understated glamorous style of your surroundings, and may even add a touch of class to your private party.

For more information on the Hotel San Jose:

1316 South Congress Avenue, Austin TX 78704 - Ph. 512-852-2350

www.sanjosehotel.com

Crú - A Wine Bar

If you love fine wine and an elegant atmosphere, Cru is the perfect place to hold a bachelorette party with class. They feature over 300 wine selections and 40 premium wines offered by the glass. You can book the entire restaurant exclusively for your private party, either for a luncheon or for dinner. Should you prefer, your party will be held in the private dining room adjacent to the main dining room, which is styled with wine bins for atmosphere and candlelight for that special glow. The room can easily accommodate 8 to 15 of your closest friends and relatives.

Features worth mentioning at Cru Wine Bar:

  • The overhead lighting is adjustable--dim for cozy wine tasting, bright for opening gifts!
  • The music volume is also adjustable so you can find that perfect level.
  • Customized menu for your special day.
  • Projection screen available for slideshows, just bring your laptop.
  • Floral displays and audio/video equipment is available for your needs.
  • Professional event coordinators to ensure the perfect party.

Cru is also located near other downtown nightspots so it's easy to keep the party going long after the last glass of wine is empty.

For more information on Crú:

238 West 2nd Street, Austin TX 78701 - Ph. 512-472-9463

www.cruawinebar.com

BOOKING YOUR BACHELORETTE PARTY TRANSPORTATION WITH BLACKHORN PARTY BUSES

You already know that our chauffeured Blackhorn Buses provide you with transportation that's both safe and fun for your party guests. Since we can easily accommodate up to 26 passengers, you can travel to and from your bachelorette party in style, all in one sophisticated caravan.

You can choose between The Original Blackhorn or The Black Widow Bus, depending on your taste. Both have perimeter seating so you can chat easily with everyone in your party. They also feature LED lights and a fog machine to help you light up the night and maintain an exciting atmosphere. There's even and LED stripper pole for those who like to walk on the wild side! Don't forget about our CD/MP3/iPod stereo, touchscreen head unit, and speed rails. If you choose the Original Blackhorn, you'll also enjoy a slim LED HDTV mounted on the wall and a restroom.

While having fun is your top priority, your safety is ours. We rent our buses by the hour just like limousines, and rates vary depending on the dates, times, and locations that you select. There are absolutely no age restrictions on the buses, unless of course you bring alcohol on board. In that case everyone on board must be at least 21 years old and have a valid photo ID. We do not provide alcoholic beverages on board, but you are welcome to bring your own. No tobacco products are permitted on the bus whatsoever.

Ready to book the transportation for your bachelorette party? Just pick up the phone and give us a call at 512-922-0969, or email us at sales@blackhornbuses.com. We'll confirm availability for the dates that you ask for, and then you may either pay the balance in full or put down a $100.00 deposit. That's credited toward your overall bill, and you have until one week before the event to pay it in full. We accept cash, check, and any major credit cards.

We can't wait to make your big night a success. Thanks for choosing Blackhorn Buses!

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