Things to Do

The Ultimate Charlotte Bachelorette Itinerary

Have the ultimate bachelorette trip to the Queen City with your queens.

With a resurgence of all things ‘90s and ‘00s, what better time to plan a bachelorette party that calls to mind the ultimate symbol of girl power and celebration of femme friendship: The Spice Girls. Choose your favorite Spice Girl and enjoy a night on the town to celebrate your upcoming nuptials.

Posh Spice

Your vibe is all-things modern, chic and a bit aloof. A night out for your crew is filled with clinking glasses and luxury experiences, so plan your getaway in the epitome of Charlotte glam.

The Salt Room at the Ritz Carlton

What to wear: Head to SouthPark Mall for simple-but-chic attire – think sleek black dresses, towering Louibuitons, leather pants and bodysuits.

Where to eat: For brunch, Church and Union oozes sophistication – sip the espresso martini for a real “pinkies up” experience. In the evening, La Belle Helene’s black and white decor isn’t the only thing that will have you feeling fancy. Their French fare is the perfect way to kick off the night.

Where to go: After dinner, head to Aura Rooftop bar for specialty cocktails then make your way to Bazal Gallery, an elegant nightclub that marries modern art, cool music and upscale style, for an exquisite nightcap.

Where to stay: Book a room at the Ritz-Carlton, Charlotte where the contemporary rooms and a luxury spa will have your friends feeling ultra-posh.

Ginger Spice

You don’t have to be a “ginger” to get in touch with your fiery side. Your lineup loves slinging shots, saying what is on your mind, and being conspicuous – so check out these offerings sure to get you seen and heard.

Girl Tribe

What to wear: Don bold prints, bodycon dresses, platform heels, all of which can be found at Girl Tribe in South End.

Where to eat: When brunch rolls around, head to Mert’s Heart and Soul where the colorful decor and Lowcountry cuisine has been recognized on the Food Network for its vibrancy. For dinner, Copper Modern Indian Cuisine has upscale vibes while still bringing the spice.

Where to go: Spice up your life, as Ginger says, and head to Tequila House Nightclub for a night of salsa dancing.

Where to stay: Kimpton Tryon Park is in the heart of Uptown, ensuring you feel the pulse of the city. Their rooftop restaurant, Merchant and Trade, is the perfect place to grab one last cocktail before heading to your room.

Baby Spice

Bubbly and bright – with all of the pink in sight. Your inner circle is sweet and flirtatious and will appreciate a day filled with girly touches.

Brunch at 300 East

What to wear: KK Bloom has what you need: soft pinks, frills, and floral prints.

What to eat: A full wine and tasting menu at Bardo is the lowkey night out you’re looking for. For brunch, 300 East is cozy and features cans of sparkling wine to revive you from the night before.

Where to go: Get manis and pedis at Polished Nail Bar before heading to Paddywax Candle Bar to make your own signature candles.

Where to stay: The Dunhill is full of classic amenities but it’s the sweet touches, like fresh-baked afternoon cookies, that make this the perfect spot for a group of girlies.

Scary Spice

Nobody loves a good time quite like your girls. Destinations for your party are surprising and spontaneous, just like you.

Dot Dot Dot

What to wear: Scary Spice loves all things animal print and fun, which Monkee’s of Charlotte definitely has. Head to their boutique to shop unique duds from up-and-coming designers.

What to eat: Take things off the beaten path with dinner at Good Food on Montford. Their eclectic wine list and small plates create a one-of-a-kind dining experience perfect for sharing with friends.

Where to go: Head down the street on Montford to Jeff’s Bucket Shop for a night of karaoke followed by custom speakeasy cocktails at Dot Dot Dot.

Where to stay: Get a room at The Grand Bohemian, with bold decor with custom furnishings that tap into your flare for fun.

Sporty Spice

Your team keeps score – whether it's the game, how many brews you’ve had or who’s turn it is to pay. Take your no-nonsense besties for a day of no-frills fun.

Glory Days Apparel

What to wear: Feel like a local, not a bandwagon fan, and get your gear from the 704 Shop or Glory Days.

What to eat: Class up your tailgate with a charcuterie board from Babe & Butcher and craft beer from Free Range Bar at Camp North End. For brunch, take the lightrail to Goodyear House and dine al fresco on their gorgeous patio – they even have egg toast and a butter bean spread for a British flair.

Where to go: Create the ultimate tailgate with your food, drinks and tickets to a Charlotte FC game. Celebrate a win after the game at the Thirsty Beaver, a no-frills dive bar in Plaza Midwood.

Where to stay: The Omni offers a central location for catching any downtown action – all of the major sports venues are in a 5-mile radius. Late checkout also means you don’t have to worry if the game goes into overtime.