Before you take the big plunge into married life and say ‘I do’, there’s a kickass bachelor party to get to! Bachelor parties in Dallas, Texas, usually involve lots of drinking and dancing, resulting in a wild, wild night. But there’s a whole lot of other offbeat but equally interesting things that you and your boy gang can do here. You can still have a great time without doing the stereotypical things or passing out at a club in town! So, get your friends and groomsmen together before your big day and indulge in these amazing stag night experiences. To that end, check out our list of top 10 bachelor party ideas in Dallas, Texas.
There’s no kitschier way to celebrate the end of your bachelorhood than catching dinner and a show with a medieval twist, and some sparring and sword-fighting thrown in for good measure. Hosted at the castle-like Medieval Times Dinner Theatre, the experience will have you and your friends cheering the knights who put on an impressive show of jousting, sword-fighting and riding as you dig into a basic but hearty ‘medieval’ dinner of potatoes, roast chicken and tomato soup - all cheesy! Get lost in the stories of villains, kings and knights and cheer your champion to victory. What’s more, if there’s a special event, like a bachelor party, they have a celebration package complete with announcements, special seating and lots of special attention that is perfect for embarrassing the person of honour - the groom!
Medieval Times Dinner & Tournament Admission Ticket in Dallas
Duration: 2 hours
Are you and your friends fans of treasure hunts? In that case, a scavenger hunt is a perfect way to go about celebrating a bachelor party! Urban Adventure Quest turns the gorgeous art-deco neighbourhood of Dallas Arts District into a giant game board with an interactive, smartphone-guided scavenger hunt combining a three-hour Dallas sightseeing tour and the Amazing Race. Make your way to some of Dallas’ best-known and lesser-known, hidden cultural and historic gems and complete challenges and solve clues while learning about the history of the city. Plus, it is up to the groups to decide what pace they want to play at, so your group of friends can have a great time walking around the city while indulging in a thrilling, exciting adventure.
Dallas Arts District Scavenger Hunt 3-Hour Walking Tour
Duration: 3 hours
Marriage is a thrilling adventure and what better way to experience some thrill than at Dallas’ Zero Gravity Thrill Amusement Park? Where’s the thrill, you ask? Begin with the Bungee Jump - an incredible seven-storey drop into the unknown. Ride the exhilarating Skycoaster, which will have you soaring through the air at great speeds. Transform into a human slingshot in Texas Blastoff, which will rocket you and your friend straight up into the air. However, the most unbelievably exciting activity at Zero Gravity is the Nothin’ but Net, which involves a 130 feet (40 metres) fall onto a safety net. If you’re still hungry for thrills, climb aboard the park’s newest sensation, Skyscraper, which at maximum velocity, is akin to experiencing a space shuttle takeoff!
Zero Gravity Thrill Amusement Park in Dallas
Duration: 4 hours
This one is for a foodie celebrating the end of his bachelorhood in Dallas, Texas. The city boasts excellent culinary history, with popular and iconic foods like chicken-fried steak, Tex-Mex, pecan pies, Frito pies and chile con queso and chips among others. So why not indulge in a fabulous food tour of the city’s historic West Village? Indulge in minimal walking and lots of eating as your party is guided to some of the best restaurants in West Village where you can try a plethora of dishes. What’s more, you’re even given a peek into the history of this 125-year-old neighbourhood and its best sights.
Dallas' West Village Food Tour
Duration: 3 hours
Dallas has a spooky past and is home to some of the most haunted places in America. Explore this eerie side of Dallas with your thrill-seeking friends on a guided haunted walking tour of the city at night. Explore the historic downtown area and make pitstops at four bars, which are located in ancient and peculiar buildings, each of which boasts its own set of myths, legends and spooky stories. What’s more, the guide will constantly regale you with the creepiest haunted tales and mysteries of Dallas.
Haunted Dallas Ghost and Pub Walking Tour
Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes
If you and your gang of boys are fans of Dallas Cowboys, there’s no better way to say bye-bye to your bachelorhood than by taking a grand tour of Dallas Cowboys football stadium. The guided tour travels to the city where the stadium is located, Arlington, about 20 mi (32 km) west of Dallas. For two hours, walk around the Ford Motor Company Fountain, Dr. Pepper Star Bar, Cotton Bowl offices, private suites and the radio box. However, you’re likely to be the most thrilled when you get to walk out onto the iconic and historic field where the games are played. Heck, you’re even allowed to throw a ball, feeling like a star right in the heart of the Dallas Cowboys’ home ground! You can head to the locker rooms too.
3-Hour Small-Group Dallas Cowboys Stadium Tour
Duration: 3 hours
7. Dance the night away at The Nines
The swanky, two-level, The Nines, is a fun-filled night club for those who want to dance the night away in Dallas and is an excellent way to spend your last night as a bachelor. The nightclub is located in the heart of the arts and entertainment district of the city, Deep Ellum. The lower level has a cosy lounge for taking a break, two glittering bars overflowing with drinks, some of Dallas’ best DJs spinning amazing tracks and a dance floor to groove to the tunes. Take a break for fresh air at the rooftop terrace with sweeping, shimmering panoramas of Deep Ellum.
Address: 2911 Main St, Dallas, TX 75226
Website: The Nines
Opening hours: Tue - Sat: 7pm - 2am (closed on Sun & Mon)
8. Sip yummy cocktails at Grapevine Bar
Nothing screams ‘bachelor party fun’ more than a dive bar, and in Dallas, there’s no place better than the iconic Grapevine Bar. Boasting eclectic decor which is a cross between Willy Wonka’s chocolate factory and a Bohemian establishment, Grapevine Bar is known for its cheap, but excellently-made cocktails. There’s even a lovely little rooftop and 'Happy hour’ lasts the entire day from Sunday to Tuesday.
The Grapevine Bar
Address: 3902 Maple Ave, Dallas, TX 75219
Website: The Grapevine Bar
Opening hours: Sun: 12pm - 2am; Mon - Sat: 3pm - 2am
For bachelor parties involving oenophiles, one of the best ways to celebrate is by joining excellent wine-tasting tours in and around Dallas. An evening of wining and dining begins with a delectable cheeseboard presented right on arrival, followed by a tasting of five diverse and wonderful wines. The presentation itself is extremely interesting as the sommelier or wine steward takes you on a 45-minute wine education tour. Specifics such as the wine fermentation process, how long wine lasts, its temperature and how to taste wine are all touched upon. In fact, you can even pick up a bottle of wine after the tour and enjoy it at the wedding. Finally, end your tour by digging into some pizza, dessert and live jazz to wrap up a perfect evening.
Dallas Wine Tasting Tour with Bites and Transportation
Duration: 4 hours 30 minutes
Tex-Mex is akin to comfort food in Dallas, with staples like chimichangas, nachos and tacos being absolute favourites. If you and your gang are fans of Tex-Mex, delve into the world of excellent margaritas and tacos and enjoy a food-filled afternoon visiting Dallas’ best Tex-Mex food spots. Not only does the tour dig deep into the history of traditional Tex-Mex beverages and foods but it also allows sampling some of the city’s best tacos and margaritas at local eateries.
Dallas Tacos and Margaritas Coach Tour
Duration: 3 to 4 hours
Bachelor party fun in Dallas
With such unique bachelor party fun ideas, you and your friends are sure to have a memorable time before the big day. Take your pick from these amazing bachelor party ideas in Dallas, Texas, and have a tonne of fun!
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