80+ Hen Party Themes
We have compiled a list of 80 unique hen party ideas and themes with matching hen party activities.
Hen Do Themes Categories
- Classic Themes
- Decades Themes
- Funny Themes
- Film and TV Themes
- Celebrities Hen Night Themes
- Seasonal Events Themes
Traditional hen party accessories are everywhere, the L plates, sashes, badges, tiaras, feathers, blow up dolls. You name it each member of the group will be wearing it. It’s tacky but let’s be honest everyone loves it and it makes it obvious to everyone else that you are out on a hen night!
hen do fancy dress theme
A timeless hen do fancy dress theme that everyone knows and loves is Vintage. The dresses and accessories are always a great look, even today which makes it a perfect fancy dress idea for your hen party. And it is an easy one to get hold of some outfits for too!
Ahoy there matey! Grab all of your hen party crew and set sail on your hen party weekend. Everyone can get on board with…literally. Just grab yourselves a parrot, an eye patch and some bandanas and you will be looking the part in no time.
Angels & Devils
In every group you can easily point out who the angel is and who the bad influence is. So the angels and devils idea would be a great laugh as you decide who will be dressing up as what. A great idea is putting the hen as a devil as the hen weekend is her final celebration of being single!
Try our Flirt & Seduce masterclass
Give me a H. Give me an A. Give me a N. What does that spell? HEN! Who doesn’t love cheerleaders? Bring out your inner Missy Pantone from Bring It On and cheer your way through the hen party weekend!
Try our Cheerleading Dance Class
The Great Gatsby
The Great Gatsby was known for its glitz and its glamour and its book (or film adaption) is known by many. If you and the girls are fans of the 20s or even if just the hen is then it would be great to dress up in this famous era with amazing outfits to go with.
Try our 1920s Flapper Headband Making
Get your leis out and your straw skirts and get ready to shake those hips for your Hawaiian themed hen party. This is a really fun and a classic one to include in your hen party, especially if you are having a beach themed hen party.
Add some Butlers in the Buff
Top 3 Trending Hen Do Activities
Life Drawing - Get your artistic juices flowing and treat yourself to some eye candy and you and the girls will sketch a nude male life model to the best of your abilities..
Dreamboys Show - A classic hen do staple, watch some hunks get their kit off with a meet & greet at the end of the strip show!
Smartphone Hen Treasure Hunt - Work together completing tasks and finding clues around Liverpool to win the hunt!
We’ve seen the trend with weddings over the past year, flowers are everywhere and if you are planning on going down the botanical theme for your wedding décor then why not continue it through your hen party celebrations too?
Try our Flower Crown Making
Little Black Dress
A simple idea that everybody would be on board with. If your group aren’t big fans of dressing up, then this glitz and glam hen party theme is for them. Just get out your LBD’s from your wardrobe and dance the night away.
Book a Reserved Booth with Drinks
Pink to make the boys wink for one last night of freedom right ladies? An easy colour that everyone can wear and perfect for a girl’s night out. There are a huge variety of different shades of pink too so a fun idea would be to make sure each person in your group is in a different shade!
Try our Grease Dance Class
All Things Glitter
Diamonds are a girl’s best friend and that stays the same for your outfit. With the all things glitter theme you and the girls should dress to impress in your glitteriest outfit and have a hen weekend full of style, glam and perfect photo opportunities.
Try our Prosecco Tasting Class
A controversial black and white hen party theme that would be great for making a statement! Since the bride will more than likely be wearing a beautiful wedding dress on her special day it would be a laugh to dress up in a tuxedo for her hen celebrations.
Try our Learn to Play Casino & Meal
And if a tuxedo isn’t your thing instead you could all stand out by wearing all white. An obvious clue that you are on a hen party and the bride to be could even wear a veil as a finishing touch. Think of it as practise for the big day.
Dress as Your Other Half
A funny choice if you are wanting to have a laugh! This could be surprise you keep from the hen by turning up on the day dressed as her fiancé! It will be the perfect photo opportunity that we are sure the hen will not forget!
Unicorns are everywhere this year so why not make a statement by turning into a group of the mythical creature. This could be by simply going out with your own unicorn horn on or go all out with a unicorn onesie. You could be as simple or crazy with this one.
If you are after peace & love, get out your psychedelic patterns and get groovy for a weekend of fun with the soon to be wed.
Try our 60s Dance Class
Put your dancing shoes on for a night on the dance floor with the 1970s themed hen party. Luckily for you flares are back in so all you need to get yourselves is a sparkly top and a disco ball and you are good to go.
Try our 70s Dance Class
This can be a joke where you all dress up like grannies as once the soon to be wed ties the knot she won’t be going out again. Of course we are sure that won’t be the case but it is a great theme if you are wanting to make some memories and have a laugh.
Match with Afternoon Tea
If you use social media 9 out of 10 times you will probably see some sort of meme on your screen. So why not dress up as your hens favourite one, whatever that may be. It would be a great inside joke that you can all laugh about.
Keep the positivity flowing throughout the hen weekend by adding a hippy theme into your day. It is a fun way to include some flower power into your outfits. And fun for all the group to get involved in especially if your chosen activity could be linked with it.
Food & Drink
Are you a group of foodies? If so, then dressing up as food might be the one for you! It’s great for having a laugh and creating memories. You may get a look or two though if you are going down the road as a walking buffet!
Simple but effective. The where’s wally theme for your hen party would be a great idea if you are enjoying some sort of treasure hunt. As we all know the where’s wally character is someone that is in a striped top with a hat and glasses.
Try are Smartphone Hen Treasure Hunt
Animal print is all the rage at the moment you will find it in every shop in the high streets. So why not incorporate it into your weekend by each wearing at least one item of animal print! Think leopard skin, leather, faux fur coats.
Visit a zoo!
Sticking with the social media front, emoji’s are used everywhere and are great for expressing different feelings. So selecting some of your favourites and using them as your hen do theme would be a great idea.
Match with any hen do activity
Of course this is only good if nobody in your group is afraid of clowns, otherwise it becomes a horror theme! Unless you want the ultimate hen party prank then you’ve got it!
Try our Goofy Games
Look brilliant, feel sexy and own the town.
Virgin airlines is always the top choice, wearing red. But you could make up your own airline based on the bride to be's name.
These outfits will catch everyone's eye, so make sure the bride to be loves the attention.
Sexy Doctors & Nurses
You can have a sexy version of almost anything these days but nurses will always be a classic that is easy to do for your whole group.
- Nurse Uniforms
- Naughty Nurses
Cops & Robbers
Cops and robbers is a good way to split your group up into the bad influencers and the not so easily influenced. It will be a laugh for your entire group and a good photo opportunity.
Top 3 Hen Destinations
Chester - Funktion Events hometown, this quaint little city definitely packs a punch in the way of alternative hen party ideas & sophisticated nightlife.
Barcelona - The cosmopolitan capital is the perfect place to enjoy some Spanish sun with all the hustle, bustle and activities of a built-up city.
Liverpool - Known as the party capital, Liverpool has a lot to offer both in the day and after dark.
Bring out your inner Britney Spears with the back to school hen party theme. We are thinking pleated skirts, white shirts and ties. You could even put your hair in pig tails for an added extra!
Try our Old School Sports Day
Get out your showgirl costumes and your feathers and dress yourselves as though you are ready to perform your best burlesque dance.
Think feather boas, high heels, fans and big hair
Try our Burlesque Hen Party
Instantly sexy from the fact that you are wearing a mask that disguises your identity. Put on your most glamourous outfit and you are good to go.
Quick idea - Get some masks of the groom or celebrities.
A classic that is known by everyone is the playboy bunnies, the perfect sexy outfit that will definitely make a statement during your hen weekend.
- Bunny tails
- Bunny ears
- Black shorts
Try our Flirt & Seduce Hen Party
Victoria's Secret Angels
On trend is the Victoria Secret angels, and who doesn't want to be a V angel for the night? Grab yourselves a pair of wings and put on your outfit and make the town your catwalk!
Best for summer hen parties or if you're going somewhere warm becuase you're bound to be scantilly clad ladies.
Get creative with our Knicker Making
A toga is simple but effective and will probably save you a lot of money. Instead of buying a costume you and the girls could work together with some bed sheets and make your own!
Get in your robes as the model De-Robes with our Life Drawing Hen Party
Horse Racing Jockeys
Get dressed up in different bright colours wearing fulling knee height boots. Dont forget to take the whip out on the night as well.
If you really want to go all out (and add some humour to the evening) maybe purchase some inflatable horses to gallop into the night!
Film and TV Themes
Disney Theme - Princesses
We’re sure everyone has wanted to be a Disney princess ever since they were a little girl so why not make the hen weekend be your chance. Grab your tiaras and celebrate marrying your prince charming. Get some hen fancy dress ideas from all the Disney films
Try our Disney Hen Dance Class
Disney Theme - Villians
And with the princesses comes the villains. If you are wanting that different take on the Disney theme, then some Disney villains will be a great idea! Think evil queens.
One of Kylie Jenner’s 2018 Halloween costumes was her as a Barbie doll and we are sure it is now something that everyone will get on board with especially for a hen party.
Grease - Pink Ladies
The original and extremely famous group of girls, the Pink Ladies. The perfect attire for your group of girls during the hen weekend and the outfit is pretty simple.
Think Pink ladies, big hair, black leather trousers, pink lady jackets
Try our Grease Dance Hen Party
Harry Potter is a loved book and film franchise that is huge everywhere and if you have a HP fan in your hen group it would be a great idea to get involved in dressing up, especially if your hen party activity is Harry Potter themed.
Match with our Quidditch Hen Party
Bring out all the Cher vibes during your hen night with the clueless hen theme idea. We’re talking checked skirts, cropped jackets, knee high socks you name it. You can really get creative with this one.
Try our Mobile Hair and Makeup
James Bond Girls - 007
Add some action into your weekend with the 007 themed hen party. Would you go as bond yourself or do you fancy yourself as a bond girl that is the question? This black and white hen party theme would also be suitable for a sten do. The lads as James Bond villians and the ladies as bond girls!
Try our Spy School Smartphone Challenge
The Powerpuff Girls
Blossom Buttercup and Bubbles, the famous 3. The perfect way to dress up if you and the girls see yourself as these super powered sisters.
If you're in a large group, dress as a few variations of the famous trio or even take inspiration from some of the famou bad guys they fought - we're thinking Mojo Jojo!
Do your group see yourselves as the Mystery Inc. gang? If so why not dress up as the characters from Scooby-Doo and solve some crimes.
Get dressed as each character and some villians
Try our Escape Rooms
Whether you fancy being a Mr Men or a Little Miss this unusual hen party theme would be great as you can link each member of your group to different characters.
Perfect for big groups, the minion’s costume fancy dress only requires some denim dungarees and a yellow t-shirt. One of the simplest but unusual hen party themes in this list.
Grab your cape and get ready to save the day by becoming a superhero! It is perfect if you have got yourself a marvel hen who wants something different. Most hen party accessories websites will sell fancy dress costumes.
Get your lightsabers at the ready and get your space buns out ready for a Star Wars themed hen party. There are so many amazing characters you can dress up, Think Princess Leia, Jabba, Darth Vader.
Try our Nerf Wars
The Corpse Bride
A little bit of a darker take on a fancy dress but still a good one! The corpse bride is the perfect way for the soon to be wed to have a practise of being some kind of bride before the big day comes round.
A funny one which is a bit tongue in cheek. Get dressed up in geeky bad clothes and glasses. Doesn't cost much and everyone in the hen group can pick from their wardrobe.
Celebrities Hen Night Themes
The Kardashians are known for their looks and their glamour so why not get dressed up to the nines and hit the town for an unforgettable weekend.
Zig a zig ah your way through your hen night with this 90s themed hen party idea. The only real decision you need to make for this, is what spice girl you will be. Sporty, Ginger, Posh, Baby and Scary.
Try our Spice Girls Dance Class
Another celeb who is known for her outfits is of course Lady GaGa! If you are after making a statement with what theme to go for this is the perfect one.
Think strange and unusual, anything goes.
Try our Song Recording Studio
Madonna - Like a Virgin
The queen of pop herself would be the perfect option to go for if you are wanting to add some style and class to your hen party theme.
Try our Madonna Dance Class
Marilyn Monroe is known for her white dress and tight curls and if your hen is a fan of the era and a lover of all things vintage then this theme would be great!
Pick a Dance Class Theme
Now we have spoken about the queen of pop but what about the king Michael Jackson? Again his Thriller iconic outfits are known by everyone and would make a great hen party theme.
Try our Thriller Dance Class Hen Party
Although not a real celebrity, Jessica Rabbit is iconic. Her long red locks and sparkly red dress are the perfect combination if you are wanting an out of this world outfit. Keep an eye out on Roger!
Audrey Hepburn’s Breakfast at Tiffany’s is an iconic film that is loved by everyone. She is recognised as a fashion icon so who better to dress up as during your hen weekend than Audrey herself.
Try our Makeover & Photoshoot
Seasonal Events Themes
Oktoberfest - Bavarian Girls
This German festival is the perfect time to dress up as a Bavarian Bierkeller. Grab yourself some lederhosen and a white shirt and you are good to go.
Match the theme with Bierkeller show
Christmas Theme - Happy Santas
This one is pretty self-explanatory. So if your hen weekend is during the festive period this would be a great idea.
Try our Christmas Treasure Hunt
But if you aren’t feeling a full on Santa suit then a Christmas jumper may just be the perfect option. There are plenty of Xmas jumpers available now.
Christmas Theme - Naughty Elves
Sticking with Christmas, naughty elves are always a great shout! Great chance to take some amazing photos.
If you're looking for a festive theme with a bit of a sexy twist (because who wants a night out dressed as Santa?) naughty elves are the way to go.
A classic during the Easter period would be Easter bunnies, grab yourselves some ears and a pom-pom tail and you can be on your way.
Try our Chocolate Making Class
Pride holds a big place in some people’s lives and if that is the case for your hen why not all dress up in the colours of the pride flag? We are sure it will make a big impact.
Valentines - Love
If your hen weekend falls near Valentine’s day, why not be the angels of love with a bow and arrow. Especially since you are celebrating the soon to be wed tying the knot.
Play our Mr & Mrs Quiz
Summer is all about the festival life so if your hen weekend celebrations are during these months then a festival themed hen party might be the perfect choice.
- Face Painting
- Flower Crown Making
- Hog Roast
- Hot Tub Hire
- Live Music
- Silent Discos
Ah the Queen’s Birthday, depending which one your hen party is near you could all dress up as her majesty for your celebrations.
Queen Liz has had a bundle of great looks in her decades' long reign of the UK, so pick your favourite colourful number and away you go.
Try our Afternoon Tea
We arrange 1000's of fun hen do activities each year across the UK and Europe. Hopefully these inspirational ideas with assist on deciding which hen party theme to use for your hen night or weekend. If you have any other suggestions that should be included just let us know.