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Planning the ultimate bash for your bestie can feel like a daunting task, but where to kick things off? Enter: hen party themes! Hen party themes are here to save the day, offering a fun and easy way to infuse the celebration with personalised flair, showing your BFF just how much you get her.

Whether the bride-to-be is a fan of classy affairs or an avid festival goer, choosing the perfect theme allows you to tailor every detail to her unique personality and interests. And let's be real - who doesn't love an excuse to dress up, deck out the venue, and create an atmosphere that's nothing short of fabulous? 

So, grab your glitter stash and channel your inner party guru - it's time to create some memories that'll have everyone talking!

The 12 best hen party theme ideas for every kind of hen do, plus 24 decoration and outfit ideas! 

To make your job just that little bit easier, we’ve compiled our current favourite hen party theme ideas based on 2024 trends and suited to every kind of bride and her besties. From ensuring everyone looks pretty in pink to gorgeous pastels or spring-esque florals - these hen-do themes will appease everyone in the bridal party. As well as the most iconic theme ideas, we're also here to help with everything from inspiration to decoration and outfit ideas from top retailers, such as Recommend Supplier, Team Hen

Don’t forget that the bride should always be your first and foremost decision-making choice. After all, a happy bride means hen party success! 


Our favourite hen party theme ideas 2024:

Last Disco

If your bride-to-be is all about tearing up the dance floor, then "The Last Disco" is the ultimate theme to make her heart sing! Picture this: dazzling disco balls, shimmering dresses, an abundance of silver, sequins galore, and a hint of retro flair. Because if we're being honest, what's a party without a disco ball (or five)? If "The Last Disco" is calling your name for the hen party, it's time to go all out and ensure your theme shines brighter than ever. One disco ball just won't cut it - deck out your venue with these sparkly mirrored favourites to capture the disco magic!

Last Disco decor & accessory idea:

Disco ball cup for

Disco Ball Tumbler - £5.99, Team Hen

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Last Disco outfit idea: 

Embellished disc sequin silver mini dress with long sleeves from Asos

ASOS DESIGN Disc Embellished Mini Dress with Tie Detail in Silver - £84, ASOS

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Last Rodeo

If your bride-to-be prefers cowboy boots over stilettos, then "The Last Rodeo", with a twist of glitz and shine, is the perfect theme to lasso in her heart! Picture a dazzling rodeo with pink cowboy hats, silver fringe, and glitter galore. Get ready for a glamorous hoedown complete with line dancing under disco balls, mechanical unicorns instead of bulls, and perhaps a little glitter toss instead of horseshoe tossing. Embrace the rodeo spirit with shimmering decor, pink hay bales, and a feast fit for rodeo royalty. So dust off your sparkling boots and ride off into the sunset for one last rodeo to remember!

Last Rodeo decor & accessory idea: 

White cowboy hat with silver embellished bride and fringe for

White Bride Cowboy Hat - £39.99, Team Hen

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Last Rodeo outfit idea:

Silver western cowboy boots with block heel from Public Desire

Austine Silver Western Block Heel Knee High Boots - £54.99, Public Desire

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Pretty in Pink

Can't get enough of the Barbiecore aesthetic? We've got the perfect hen party theme idea for you. If your bride-to-be is all about embracing her inner girly girl, then "Pretty in Pink" is the dream theme to make her heart flutter! Picture a world adorned in shades of pink, from soft pastels to bold fuchsias, with accents of silver for that extra touch of elegance. Think pink feather boas, shimmering tiaras, and glittering champagne towers. Set the scene with cascading pink balloons and a dessert table overflowing with pink macarons and cotton candy. Encourage guests to dress in their pinkest attire, with plenty of sequins and sparkles to light up the party, ensuring the celebration is as sweet as can be! 

Pretty in Pink decor & accessory idea: 

Barbie cocktail toppers from Team Hen for pretty in pink hen party theme

Barbie Hen Party Cocktail Toppers - £3.99, Team Hen

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Pretty in Pink outfit idea: 

Hot pink bandeau jumpsuit with feather trim detail from Club L London

Hot Pink Bandeau Feather Wide Leg Jumpsuit - £120, Club L London

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Dancing Queens

If your group of friends are known best for belting out all the Abba classics after a cocktail or two, then a "Mamma Mia" inspired theme is sure to hit the right note! Picture a Mediterranean paradise, with vibrant blues and whites setting the scene for a night of Abba-inspired fun. Encourage everyone to dress in their best disco-era attire, from bell-bottomed jumpsuits to flowy bohemian dresses, with plenty of sequins and glitter to capture the spirit of the '70s, and serve up Mediterranean delights like Greek mezze platters. With a "Dancing Queens" theme, you'll get to live out your own musical extravaganza, creating memories that will last a lifetime!

Dancing Queens decor & accessory idea:

Nude and pastel blue balloon arch from Team Hen for Dancing Queens hen party theme

Pastel Blue Balloon Arch Kit - £13.99, Team Hen

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Dancing Queens outfit idea: 

Blue and white abstract print mini dress from New Look

Blue Abstract Stripe Tiered Mini Dress - £15.99, New Look

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Celebrate your squad in style with a Galentine's Day-themed hen party all about girl power and friendship! Surround yourselves with shades of pink, red, and gold, with plenty of heart-shaped decorations and love-themed accents to set the mood. Whether you opt for cute and cosy pyjamas or glitzy cocktail dresses fit for a girls' night out, a Galentines hen night is perfect for whatever you have in store. Treat your guests to delicious treats, including heart-shaped cookies, chocolate fondue, and themed cocktails with fun names like "Gal Pal Punch" and "BFF Bellinis." With a Galentine's-themed hen party, you'll show your besties just how much they mean to you!

Galentines decor & accessory idea:

Team Hen red love heart foil curtain for Galentines theme hen parties

Red Heart Foil Curtain - £8.99, Team Hen

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Galentines outfit idea: 

Balloon sleeve mini dress with red and pink hearts from Asos

Style Cheat Balloon Sleeve Mini Dress in Red and Pink Heart - £37.50, ASOS

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Pearls & Prosecco 

Indulge in elegance and sophistication with a Pearls & Prosecco-themed hen party for timeless charm and luxury. Set the scene with a colour palette of soft pastels, champagne gold, and, of course, shimmering pearls. Welcome everyone with a glass of bubbly Prosecco served in elegant flutes with floating pearl accents for an extra touch of luxury. Adorn the venue with cascading pearl garlands, twinkling fairy lights, and lavish floral arrangements for an atmosphere that oozes romance and refinement. For outfits, think elegant white dresses paired with statement pearl necklaces and earrings or chic jumpsuits adorned with pearl embellishments. For those considering entertainment, consider hosting a pearl-themed DIY jewellery station where guests can create bespoke pearl bracelets or earrings to take home as a memento of the occasion. Or, why not organise a fun Prosecco tasting experience led by a knowledgeable sommelier, guiding your guests through a selection of exquisite sparkling wines from around the world?

Pearls & Prosseco decor & accessory idea: 

Bride headband veil with pearl embellishments from Team Hen

Bride Headband with Pearl Veil - £6.99, Team Hen

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Pearls & Prosecco outfit idea: 

White mini dress with faux pearl embellishments from Windsor

Kristen Faux Pearl Mini Party Dress - £58, Windsor

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Love in Bloom 

Embark on a journey of blooming romance with a "Love in Bloom" themed hen party. Transform your venue into a floral paradise with vibrant blooms, lush greenery, and delicate petals scattered like confetti. Embrace the theme by encouraging guests to wear floral attire, adding a whimsical touch to the celebration. For decorations, opt for floral centrepieces, hanging flower garlands, and botanical-inspired table settings, creating an enchanting ambience that celebrates the beauty of nature's bounty. Treat your guests to floral-inspired cocktails and mocktails garnished with fresh blooms, as well as fun activities like flower crown making or bouquet arranging, allowing everyone to unleash their creativity while celebrating the bride-to-be. 

Love in Bloom decor and accessory idea: 

Floral embroidered veil for Love in Bloom hen parties from Team Hen

Embroidered Floral Hen Party Veil - £8.99, Team Hen

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Love in Bloom outfit idea:

Pink floral maxi dress with ruffle details from Club L London

Pink Floral Print Chiffon Asymmetric Ruffle Maxi Dress - £100, Club L London

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Kiss the Miss Goodbye 

Bid farewell to singlehood in style with a "Kiss the Miss Goodbye" themed hen party. Expect lip-shaped balloons, romantic bunting, and bold hues of pink and red to complement the vibrant theme. Treat everyone to lip-shaped sweets, cupcakes, and cocktails, adding a playful touch to the celebration. Organise fun activities like a DIY lip balm station or a photo booth, where guests can capture memorable moments with the bride-to-be. With its playful and romantic vibe, a "Kiss the Miss Goodbye" themed hen party is the perfect way to celebrate the bride's journey to life as a wife with her nearest and dearest.

Kiss the Miss Goodbye decor & accessory idea: 

Red and pink lip shaped balloons for hen parties from Team Hen

30" Kissy Lips Foil Balloon - £6.99, Team Hen

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Kiss the Miss Goodbye outfit idea:

Red satin mini dress from KITRI with feather trim

Nola Feather-Trimmed Satin Mini Dress - £150, KITRI

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On Cloud Nine 

Embark on a journey to "Cloud Nine" for a hen party theme that's as dreamy as it gets. Imagine a whimsical atmosphere filled with soft pastel hues, fluffy clouds, and touches of celestial sparkle. From ethereal decorations like hanging clouds and twinkling fairy lights to delicate floral arrangements in shades of white and baby blue, every detail will evoke a sense of serenity and bliss. Treat guests to heavenly delights like cotton candy clouds and champagne served with edible glitter for a fun touch. With "Cloud Nine" as your hen party theme, prepare to float away on a cloud of love and happiness.

On Cloud Nine decor and accessory idea: 

On Cloud Nine theme white gift bags with blue writing for hen party guests

She's On Cloud Nine Hen Party White Gift Bag - £0.99, Team Hen

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On Cloud Nine outfit idea: 

White mini dress with racer neckline and backless design from Club L London

White Racer-Neck Sleeveless Skater Mini Dress - £85, Club L London

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Hen Fest

Embrace the festival vibes with a "Hen Fest" theme! Imagine a lively atmosphere filled with vibrant colours, flower crowns, and boho-chic decorations reminiscent of your favourite music festival. Set the stage with colourful bunting, flower garlands, and whimsical fairy lights to create that festival vibe. Get your fellow hens to dress in their festival best with flowy dresses, denim shorts, and floral headbands. Serve delicious festival-inspired food and drinks like gourmet burgers, street tacos, and fruity cocktails served in mason jars. And, of course, no festival is complete without live music, so make sure to create a killer playlist filled with all your favourite tunes to keep the party going all night long!

Hen Fest decor & accessory idea: 

Floral bridal headband for floral theme or festival theme hen parties from Team Hen

Floral Bride Headband - £9.99, Team Hen

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Hen Fest outfit idea: 

Knitted crochet mini dress in multi-colour from ASOS
ASOS DESIGN Knitted Crochet Beaded Mini Dress in Stripe - £60, ASOS

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Drunk in Love

Get ready to celebrate love in style with a "Drunk in Love" themed hen party! Picture a chic cocktail bar atmosphere with glittering lights, plush lounge seating, and a fully stocked bar. Create personalised drink menus featuring the bride-to-be's favourite potions. And don't forget to capture the fun with a photo booth stocked with props like oversized champagne glasses, heart-shaped sunglasses, and playful signs. With delicious drinks, great music, and plenty of love in the air, this "Drunk in Love" themed hen party is sure to be a hit!

Drunk in Love decor & accessory idea: 

Large reusable pink hen party cups from Team Hen

XL Hen Party Reusable Cup - £0.99, Team Hen

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Drunk in Love outfit idea: 

Oh Polly embellished mini skirt in black with matching crop top

Embellished A-Line Mini Skirt in Black - £44, Oh Polly 

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Till Death Do Us Part 

Embrace the darker side of romance with a "Till Death Do Us Part" themed hen party! This edgy and unconventional theme is perfect for brides who love a touch of gothic flair. Set the stage with a venue adorned in deep, rich colours like black, burgundy, and deep purple. Think velvet drapes and candelabras dripping with wax. Dress in glamorous gothic attire with flowing lace dresses, corsets, and dark makeup. Mix up delicious yet spooky cocktails with names like "Witch's Brew" and "Bloody Mary," and indulge in decadent treats like black velvet cupcakes and chocolate-dipped strawberries. And for entertainment, why not host a tarot card reading or a séance for a truly unforgettable experience? 

Till Death Do Us Part decor & accessory idea: 

Gothic table decor for hen party theme with lace spider web table runner, black cups, candles and more

RIP The Single Life Black Spider Web Table Runner - £6.99, Team Hen

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Till Death Do Us Part outfit idea: 

Black lace overlay maxi dress with open back from ASOS
ASOS DESIGN Lace Overlay Body Maxi Dress in Black - £45, ASOS

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Hen party themes? A big YES from us! 


Feeling inspired? Whether you're the leading lady and maid of honour, a bridesmaid or even the bride herself - we hope we've given you all the inspo needed to plan the hen party of a lifetime. And, for those who weren't considering a hen party theme before - we just know you've changed your mind! 

So, while you may now have the theme in check, browse even more hen party ideas to uncover the perfect activity or destination for your bridal party. And for those who plan to keep the party going all night long, don’t forget to start sorting your perfect hen party playlist.

Shona Ezimogho-Moran

Written by Shona Ezimogho-Moran

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