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8 Non-Lame Bachelorette Party Activities in NYC

From Beyoncé dance classes to drunk museum tours

Every bit of planning your impending nuptials has been specific to you and your wants. You've got the significant other who put a ring on it (hopefully) and the perfect dress, and as the clock winds down on your single days, you deserve an unconventional celebration that's just as personalized, beyond the usual fare of bodycon dresses and bars.

Below are eight creative ideas to sub in for your bachelorette party — don't worry, several of them still involve booze, and at least one involves dancing men. Of course, if the idea of hitting the bars with your bridesmaids is still appealing, you're more than welcome to do it all in one weekend.

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Broadway Bodies

Celebrate your new ring finger bling with a Beyoncé-themed dance class, learning the choreography to "Single Ladies," "Formation," or whatever song of your choosing for one hour ($575) or two ($700) with up to 20 of your closest friends, complete with a instructor to help you perfect your body roll.

520 Eighth Avenue, Midtown; Broadway Bodies

That Bachelorette Show

Spend the night dancing while bachelors compete for your vote until only one remains at this interactive spoof of ABC's The Bachelorette. Once the bachelor is selected, the rest of the men are up for grabs.

268 West 47th Street, Times Square; That Bachelorette Show


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My Cooking Party

Face off against another bride and her entourage in the kitchen in a battle of the bites, where each group will be tasked with working with a chef to create the best meal possible — with the competition hard at work to deter you. Wine and hors d'oeuvres will be provided to fuel your culinary creations.

25 West 26th Street, Chelsea; My Cooking Party


If you're over the bar scene, celebrate at the "Disneyland of Drag" over yummy food and drinks. Plus, if your bride isn't shy, request an on-stage celebration. where she'll get their a special song and dance, a shot, and a photo with a glamorous (drag) queen.

227 East 56th Street, Midtown East; Lips


Create your own feather, horsehair, or velour fascinator in a hands-on workshop with milliner Holly Slayton, who will host the party in her East Village studio or travel to your location at no additional charge. Be prepared to do a little sewing with the materials provided, and bring along at least four others to meet the minimum. Whether your bridal party will wear their customized toppers during your ceremony is totally up to you.

510 East 12th Street, Alphabet City; Artikal


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Bite Beauty Lab

Create a custom lipstick shade to wear on your special day — or as a memento of the last of those single days. Either way, guests at the Lip Lab will receive a customized lipstick and a gift bag with a lip primer and fruit scrub. Bite will also provide complimentary drinks, alcoholic or not.

174 Prince Street, Soho; Bite Beauty Lab

Museum Hack

What's better than having a museum tour guide all to yourself? Drinking wine as your guide takes you on a customized tour of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, complete with the saucy backstory — that's better.

27 West 10th Street, Greenwich Village; Museum Hack