How to Plan an Unforgettable Bachelor Party in Nashville

If you're looking to throw the ultimate bachelor party in Nashville, you've come to the right place. This guide will provide you with everything you need to know to have an epic celebration in Music...


If you're looking to throw the ultimate bachelor party in Nashville, you've come to the right place. This guide will provide you with everything you need to know to have an epic celebration in Music City with the groom-to-be. Get ready for a wild ride!

Where to Stay in Nashville for a Bachelor Party


When it comes to accommodations, you'll want to stay near Broadway, where all the honky tonk bars are located. There are plenty of hotels and vacation rentals within walking distance of Nashville's best downtown spots. Here are some top recommendations:

Hotels (Downtown Nashville)

  • The Joseph
  • JW Marriott
  • Noelle
  • Grand Hyatt Nashville
  • Bobby Hotel
  • 1 Hotel Nashville
  • Fairlane Hotel
  • Dream Nashville
  • Westin Nashville
  • Hilton Nashville Downtown
  • Omni Nashville
  • Renaissance Hotel

Vacation Rentals (Downtown Nashville)

  • Downtown Nashville Loft - 4 bedroom / 2+ bath - Sleeps 12 - 40+ 4.8 Star Reviews
  • Music City Downtown Penthouse - 4 bedroom / 3 bath - Sleeps 12 - 55+ 4.9 Star Reviews
  • Printers Alley Loft - 4 bedroom / 3+ bath - Sleeps 10 - 60+ 4.8 Star Reviews

For additional options, check out the Best Hotels Guide and Where to Stay in Nashville Guide.

What to Do in Nashville for a Bachelor Party


While strip clubs may be the norm for bachelor parties, Nashville offers a plethora of other exciting activities to keep your crew entertained. Here are some unique ideas:

Stein Holding Contest

Prove that you have the biggest guns among your crew by participating in a stein-holding contest at Von Elrod's in Germantown. Test your strength and endurance as you compete to hold a five-pound liter of beer in front of you at shoulder level the longest. Don't spill, don't bend, and stay parallel to win!

Pontoon Saloon Party Cruise

Take your party to the Cumberland River and hop aboard the Pontoon Saloon for a two-hour boozy boat cruise with skyline views, music, and good times. Join other bachelor parties or book a private tour for an unforgettable experience.


Enjoy food, drinks, and some friendly competition at Topgolf. Take aim at targets on the 215-yard outfield and see who among your group has the best swing. It's a guaranteed crowd-pleaser for golf enthusiasts.

Indoor Karting

Get your adrenaline pumping at K1 Speed, a massive indoor racing facility located just outside of Downtown Nashville. Race against your friends in electric karts that can reach speeds of up to 40 miles per hour.

Axe Throwing

Unleash your inner lumberjack and try your hand at axe throwing. Book a session at Bad Axe Throwing and compete against your friends to see who can hit the bullseye with the most accuracy.

The Escape Game

Put your problem-solving skills to the test at The Escape Game Nashville. Work together with your crew to solve clues and escape a room within an hour. It's the perfect activity to challenge your teamwork and have a thrilling adventure.

Sprocket Rocket Party Bike

Explore the city, drink beer, and capture awesome photo ops on the Sprocket Rocket Party Bike. This fun and unique mode of transportation can accommodate up to 15 people and offers a 1.5-hour tour of Nashville's hotspots. You can even bring your own beer and wine!

Brewery Tours

For beer-loving grooms-to-be, a brewery tour is a must. Visit Tennessee Brew Works and Jackalope Brewing for a behind-the-scenes look at the brewing process and enjoy some delicious craft beers. It's the perfect way to kick off a day of partying.

Sports Game

Depending on the time of year, attending an NFL, NHL, MLS, or Minor League Baseball game can be a thrilling bachelor party activity. Check out Nashville Guru's guides on how to attend a Tennessee Titans game or Nashville Predators game in Music City. You can also explore the Nashville Sounds baseball schedule and the Nashville SC schedule for more sports options.

Where to Eat and Drink in Nashville for a Bachelor Party


Eating and drinking is an essential part of any bachelor party experience. Nashville offers a wide range of options to satisfy your cravings. Here are some recommendations:


Start your day with a hearty breakfast at Stompin' Grounds, Puckett's, or Sun Diner. For more options, check out the full Best Breakfast in Nashville Guide.


Recover from a wild night with a satisfying brunch. Von Elrod's in Germantown is a great spot for a casual brunch, plus you can take part in a stein-holding contest afterward. Other top brunch spots in Downtown Nashville include Sixty Vines and Stateside Kitchen. If you're willing to venture to other neighborhoods, consult the Best Brunch Spots in Nashville Guide.


Grab a delicious lunch at Martin's BBQ, Acme Feed & Seed, or Pinewood Social. If you're looking for more variety, check out Assembly Food Hall at Fifth + Broadway. The Best Lunch Restaurants in Nashville Guide offers even more recommendations in different neighborhoods.


For a filling dinner, consider options like Jack's Bar-B-Que, Martin's BBQ, or Bakersfield for a casual experience. If you're in the mood for something more upscale, try Twelve Thirty Club, Bourbon Steak, Jeff Ruby's Steakhouse, or Eddie V's. Another exciting area to explore is The Nations, where you can enjoy dinner at Nicky's Coal Fired and visit local breweries such as Southern Grist, Czann's, and Fat Bottom. For additional ideas, browse the Best Dinner Restaurants Guide and the Best Casual Restaurants Guide. And if you're up for a spicy challenge, don't miss the Best Hot Chicken Restaurants in Nashville.

Where to Drink

Nashville's nightlife is legendary, and no bachelor party is complete without a night out on Broadway. Be sure to visit the must-visit honky-tonks, as well as Acme Feed & Seed, Barstool Nashville, and Nudie's. For a different experience, explore the Wedgewood-Houston neighborhood, where you'll find some of the city's best drink spots, including Bastion, GoodTimes, and Never Never. Consult the Where to Watch Your Favorite Football Team, Top Sports Bars, Bars with Games, Best Rooftop Bars, and Best Places for Cocktails guides for more drinking options.

Late Late-Night

During the late hours, you can't go wrong with some embarrassing karaoke or a visit to a strip club. Lonnie's Western Room is the best karaoke bar in Downtown Nashville, while Santa's Pub offers a funky atmosphere outside of the city center. As for strip clubs, Deja Vu is the most popular choice. And when you're ready to fuel up before calling it a night, check out the 17 Late-Night Food Spots Guide for some delicious late-night eats.

Transportation in Nashville for a Bachelor Party

Getting around Nashville is easy with various transportation options. For larger groups, renting a party bus or limo is a great choice. Cabs, Lyft, Uber, and the free Downtown bus are convenient for smaller crews. For more adventurous trips, consider pedicabs, golf carts, or bikes. Here are the recommended services:

  • Lyft (new users can get up to $15 in free ride credit here)
  • Uber
  • Party Buses
  • Cabs

For in-depth details on getting around Nashville, refer to The Best Ways to Get Around Nashville Guide.

With this comprehensive guide, you're now equipped to plan an unforgettable bachelor party in Nashville. Get ready to create lifelong memories in Music City with your closest friends. Cheers to the groom-to-be and an epic celebration!