Hosting a same-sex destination bachelor or bachelorette party in Houston is a fun and unique way to celebrate your wedding. Houston has bustling nightlife, awesome restaurants and high-end shopping to keep you and your friends busy and entertained.

LGBT Friendly Party Venue

House of Blues Houston is the perfect venue for music and art lovers to celebrate their last days of being “single.” Right now they are offering a 10% discount on food and beverage for all weddings, engagement parties and bachelor and bachelorette parties booked in 2020 when you mention Pridezillas.

House of Blues Houston | LGBT Friendly Wedding Venue | Houston, Texas
House of Blues Houston | LGBT Friendly Wedding Venue | Houston, Texas

Their venue is ideally located in the heart of downtown Houston. Renting out the Foundation Room Dining area which holds 80 people seated, or the entire Foundation room which holds 250 people is a perfect intimate spot for a bachelor or bachelorette party. The swanky, dark velvet decor and ornate and eastern inspired artwork with spectacular chandeliers set the mood for an upscale bachelor or bachelorette party. The restaurant is able for buyout and holds 175 people seated as well.

Same Sex Weddings at House of Blues Houston | Lesbian Weddings
Same Sex Weddings at House of Blues Houston | Lesbian Weddings

What to Pack

The weather in Houston is temperate all year long. If you don’t like the heat avoid the summer months but January through April the weather is in the 70’s.

Where to Stay

The most unique featured in a hotel in Houston has to be the lazy river pool that is shaped like the state of Texas located at The Marriott Marquis Houston. Imagine the awesome group photos to snap in or on this awesome pool deck.

Other notable hotels in the area include:

  • Hotel ZaZa
  • JW Marriott Houston Downtown
  • Post Oak Hotel
  • Hotel Alessandra
  • Hilton Americas Houston
  • Four Seasons Houston
  • Hotel Derek

Where to Dine

For steak lovers to Mexican food aficionados, Houston has it all. Eater Houston lists all the latest and trendy restaurants located downtown Houston.

  • Indigo
  • Squabble
  • La Lucha
  • BB& Butchers

Where to Shop

If the bride-to-be or groom-to-be is a shopaholic, Houston has everything they need. Home to the state’s biggest mall, The Galleria has hundreds of stores. If boutiques are more you and your groups ideal shopping destination, Rice Village and the Heights are a must stop.

Make sure to take home a pair of souvenir cowboy boots. If you can get everyone to buy a pair, this would make a fun group photo.

Entertainment

Houston has an entire “gaybor-hood” area. MyGayHouston.com has an awesome round up of the best places to check out.

  • JR’s
  • Pearl Bar
  • Guava Lamp
  • South Beach

Where to Selfie

No bachelorette or bachelor party is complete without a group photo in front of something inspiring and unique. The Houston in Inspired Mural is located at: 313 Travis St, Houston, TX 77002. It’s a hip, beautiful wall mural & tribute to the city of Houston that’s a popular backdrop for selfies and group photos.

Jessica Pledger Lesbian Anniversary Photoshoot Houston
Jessica Pledger Photography | Lesbian Anniversary Photoshoot Houston

Bachelor and Bachelorette Party Supplies

Be sure to pack a few bachelorette or bachelor party favors for the big night out. Anything that will fit in your carry-on. This Etsy store has unique lesbian bachelorette party supplies.Amazon is always an option as well.

For our gay bachelors, this Etsy store has the best and cutest items.

Overall Houston is an awesome choice if you and your friends are looking to get out of town for a long weekend getaway to celebrate before the wedding. The weather, the activities and the restaurants will all leave you and your friends with amazing memories.