If your best friend is getting married and you want to plan a bachelor party in Texas you could not pick a better city than Houston. A sprawling and diverse town, Bayou City - as it is known - makes no apologies for the raucous activities that ensue when a man is nearing the end of his free-wheeling bachelor days. Opt for Houston’s stellar beer-drinking destinations and fantastic out-of-the-ordinary diversions and your buddies will consider you a party god by the end of the night. To create the utmost thrills you must scroll down to see this list of amazing bachelor party ideas in Houston, Texas.
Experience premium service and a safe way to enjoy a night of carousing with your friends with Houston’s White Knight Party Shuttle. Pro drivers knowledgeable of the city take control so you don’t have to. Vehicles feature attractive interior lighting and all-around seating to add to the intimate atmosphere. Passengers can enjoy mobile connectivity to an expert sound system to showcase a personal playlist or choose tunes from CD or FM radio. Watch a fine 32-inch (81.2-centimeter) flat-screen television compatible with USB while en route. This service also includes party favors, 18-pack bottled beer, bottled water, and tasty salted snacks.
Houston Party Shuttle
Duration: 3 hours
With Houston’s diversified population there’s plenty of eclectic cuisine on the city’s food landscape. For foodies in your bachelor-party entourage, a food tour is certain to conjure up lots of excitement. An expert guide will take participants around to eateries that serve top-notch cuisine from around the globe. Taste scrumptious tapas-style Latin American plates, hearty Mexican dishes, savory Italian-American cuisine, and uncommon Japanese fare. While on this lighthearted food tour, participants can admire the tallest building in the state and the biggest underground tunnel system in the nation!
Astroville Food Tour of Downtown Houston with Tunnel Access
Duration: 2 to 3 hours
3. Revel in cocktail heaven at Julep
Boasting an easygoing vibe in a superbly attractive interior, Julep is a premier cocktail bar in the Bayou City with a drink list that is out-of-this-world appealing. Of course, they have a marvelous Mint Julep but don’t dismiss sampling drinks with such imaginative names as Pappy’s Pipe made with Rooibos Whiskey, Burnt Scotch Honey, and Pepper Tincture or Walking the Witch comprised of Antique Gin, Lemon, Honey, Marjoram, and Egg White. If you want a pairing with your favorite cocktail, Julep serves fanciful bar food like delicious boudin balls and delectable cheese boards.
Address: 1919 Washington Ave, Houston, TX 77007
Opening hours: Sun - Thu: 4pm - 2am; Fri - Sat: 3pm - 2am
4. Get your groove on at Club Tropicana
Club Tropicana gives locals a superb nightclub venue with a decidedly Latin flair. Members of your bachelor-party can salsa and merengue to pulsating, live Latin music and body-swaying tunes churned out by professional DJs. The place gets crowded but that’s part of the appeal. You see a multitude of patrons ready to show off their top-notch moves on the vibrantly lit dance floor. Those not keen on shaking their booty can relax with a freshly prepared drink from the full-service bar, watch entertaining Latin music videos on huge TV screens, and puff on a selection of fine cigars.
Address: 3222 Fondren Rd, Houston, TX 77063
Website: Club Tropicana
Opening hours: Tue - Sat: 9pm - 2am (closed on Sun & Mon)
5. Chill outdoors with a cold brew at Axelrad Beer Garden
Editor's Note: Photo taken from the establishment's official social account
Axelrad Beer Garden offers the ultimate laidback backyard-style gathering. An excellent craft-beer joint in a great historic space, Axelrad Beer Garden features a sweeping outdoor patio with a collection of comfy hammocks and sturdy picnic tables. Your bachelor-party crew can take advantage of over 30 different types of cold sudsy beer. Unwind while listening to great live music or watching an entertaining nightly film. Mouthwatering grub is available from the pizza parlor next door and you can even have your gooey pizza delivered to the beer garden.
Axelrad Beer Garden
Address: 1517 Alabama St, Houston, TX 77004
Website: Axelrad Beer Garden
Opening hours: Sun - Wed: 12pm - 1am; Thu - Sat: 12pm - 2am
6. Down a sudsy pint at Karbach Brewing Co.
Karbach Brewing Co.is a German-inspired brewery showcasing supreme brewing expertise. Housed in a spacious and snazzy industrial-style building, this brewery offers patrons a splendid taproom replete with 30 tantalizing beers on tap as well as exclusive bottle and can releases. Brewery-goers can partake in interesting tours, browse a nicely stocked gift shop, chill on the outdoor patio, and dine at a delightful restaurant serving a menu packed with hearty pub-style foods like fresh sandwiches, golden fish and chips, juicy tacos, and cheesy pizzas.
Karbach Brewing Co.
Address: 2032 Karbach St, Houston, TX 77092
Website: Karbach Brewing Co.
Opening hours: Sun - Wed: 11am - 10pm; Thu - Sat: 11am - 11pm
7. Unleash hidden-lumberjack desires at Houston Axe Throwing
Score high marks with your bachelor-party pals by visiting Houston Axe Throwing. This adventuresome sports venue is the first indoor urban ax-throwing range in the city and the first of its kind in the state. Whether you can throw with the skill of a pro or lob it like a curious newbie Houston Axe Throwing creates a memorable activity you and your friends will talk about for a long time. A trained staff is on hand to guide participants and closed-toe footwear is mandatory.
Houston Axe Throwing
Address: 6734 Larkwood Dr suite b, Houston, TX 77074
Website: Houston Axe Throwing
Opening hours: Sun: 11am - 8:30pm; Mon - Thu: 4pm - 10:30pm; Fri: 2pm - 10:30pm; Sat: 11am - 10:30pm
Price: 20 - 35 USD
8. Party-bike thrills aboard Pedal Party Houston
Pedal Party Houston is a unique tour operation in Houston. Offering participants a chance to explore the city and relax with your best drinks and eats. Pedal Party Houston professionally operates 16-passenger bikes for rent. Each two-hour vehicle rental is assigned an experienced “captain” to commandeer the bike and ensure the safety of the persons on board. This unique adventure is eco-friendly: pedal-powered by your rambunctious bachelor-party members. Music such as contemporary pop and classic party hits are played to enliven the party mood. Food and drink are not supplied by this establishment so participants must bring their own. Persons are allowed alcohol but only beer and boxed wine. No glass containers are permitted.
Pedal Party Houston
Address: 2000 Edwards Street, Gate B, Houston, TX 77007
Website: Pedal Party Houston
Opening hours: 10am - 10pm (daily)
Price: 330 - 380 USD
If your group of friends loves pubs then you’ll be the hero of your social circle with a unique bar escapade. Houston is filled with interesting pub tours so participating in one that showcases an establishment that operates as a tailor shop by day and transforms into a lively bar after the sun goes down is a sure-fire crowdpleaser. You can also experience an energetic watering hole housed in a fabulous 1920s watch and jewelry company. Or savor irresistible cocktails at a bar that displays the first electric elevator in the state. Brace yourself for ultimate boozy fun on a pub tour.
Houston Old Town Historic Pub Tour with Barringer Bar
Duration: 3 hours
Delve into a rare adventure with Prison Break Escape Room. This exciting activity is a great chance for your pals to work together as a team and have lots of fun along the way. Houston’s Prison Break Escape Room allows participants to step back in time to the 1950s. The scenario is you’re wrongly accused of breaking the law and you and your compadres must escape from a 1955 prison cell in one hour. Investigate clues, solve puzzles, and much more to win your freedom. Prison Break Escape Room is an excellent choice for bachelor-party-bonding fun.
Prison Break Escape Room
Duration: 1 hour
Houston's rowdy bachelor-party fun
Whether you’re a born-and-bred Houstonian or an out-of-town traveler, choosing Houston for a bachelor party is a no brainer. This southern city near Texas’ Gulf Coast offers such a wide variety of fun things to do there’s sure to be something to satisfy every member of the bachelor party, particularly the groom to be.
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