Stag weekend parties are part of a tradition that has been around even back to the Roman Civilization. The term stag party is endemic within United Kingdom, in other countries it may be termed as bachelor party. The term stag is often associated with manliness. This correlation is really old and was based on the fact that stags were supposed to be well capable of wooing the female counterpart.
Even now, this tradition is still observed by many people and it seems as though it is not going to die down anytime soon. Actually, stag parties have reinvented itself to be more elaborate, charming, wild, and extravagant. In previous years, it used to be more about a night-long party the day before the wedding which is more apt for a stag night in some sense. Now, these stag parties are celebrated weeks or days before the actual wedding date. This is due to the fact that brides are more reluctant to have their future husbands go into the wedding ceremony still half intoxicated with alcohol.
This special tradition is not totally different in other countries. Typically, the party begins with a casual social gathering and followed by some enjoyable activities after. The activities is based on where the groom is from. But the general notion is that the groom can get to do unusual things that are not experienced by a married man. For instance, it involves various pranks such as getting the groom to strip down and parading him around the club or street. The same thing all over the world is to have unlimited drinks!
The common thing is having unlimited drinks at this party.
To make the stag party more special, it may be a good option for your friends to have it out of town! This is a good opportunity to deviate from the norm.
There are tons of options that you can choose in planning daytime activities for the whole gang given that you share the same preferences. These activities include go karting, rock climbing, parasailing, wind surfing, and paintball. Of course, if you are not the adventurous type of guy then you can totally stop here. A good option for a naught-free night is to check out five-star restaurants that offer acoustic jamming sessions. What’s important is that all of you are in agreement and that the groom is not that uncomfortable.
In a way, stag weekends are designed to give the groom and the bride a break from all the tedious planning and wedding preparations so that they can be well-rested before the big day. This is because when you get married there will be less nights of partying and socializing and the groom is more likely to be focused on starting a new life.