Getting hitched and looking for a venue to ceremoniously enjoy your last night of singledom with your best bros? Are you a best man who is responsible for planning an amazing bachelor party for your soon-to-be wed bud? While gentleman’s clubs are stereotypically associated with bachelor parties, you might want to consider an alternate venue to begin your evening (or in lieu of bevies of (nearly) naked ladies). Check out the following establishments for some of the best places to host a bachelor party in the Twin Cities.
Stogies on Grand
961 Grand Ave
Saint Paul, MN 55105
For many, smoking a cigar is an activity reserved for special occasions, and what better occasion to light up for than one’s upcoming nuptials? Stogies on Grand is not only a great place to pick up a celebratory cigar, you can also hang out in one of its three comfortable lounges or relax on its patio which faces historic Grand Avenue while you indulge. The knowledgeable staff will be happy to assist the novice in selecting a cigar and make recommendations for the aficionado. Bring your best buds down to Stogies on Grand for a celebratory cigar and kick off your bachelor party in style.
910 Montreal Circle
St. Paul, MN 55102
A local brewery tour is a fantastic pre-bachelor party excursion. Why not learn about how all that delicious beer you will likely be consuming later is made? Summit Brewery offers free tours on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays which are led by volunteers (i.e. beer aficionados). While you are likely to get a better history lesson at other breweries, the volunteers that guide the tours at Summit create a fun, laid-back tour experience. And at the end of the tour, each visitor gets to sample three of Summit’s freshly brewed creations. Reservations are required in advance, so visit Summit’s tour reservation page to reserve your spot today.
Brit’s Pub & Eating Establishment
1110 Nicollet Mall
Minneapolis, MN 55403
Brit’s is one of those casual British-style pubs ideal for larger groups. In addition to a tasty food menu and a good selection of beer, Brit’s also has plenty of TVs that broadcast your favorite sporting events in addition to several enticing bar games. Challenge your buds to a rousing game of bocce ball on Brit’s rooftop court or a casual game of billiards inside while enjoying a pint or two. Brit’s tends to attract a rowdy, sports enthusiast-type crowd conducive to bachelor party celebrations. It also has several spaces that may be rented out for private events; for inquiries, fill out Brit’s request information form.
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The Halftime Rec
1013 Front Ave
St Paul, MN 55103
If the goal of the evening is a low-key bachelor party in a divey, man cave-esque atmosphere, head on over to The Halftime Rec. With a variety of bar games including billiards, darts, ping pong and bocce ball, The Halftime Rec provides a casual, basement hangout atmosphere. Affordable eats and drinks won’t break the bank, especially since the bartenders have a reportedly heavy-handed pour. Chill with your buds or challenge them to a casual bar game; at Half Time Rec a bachelor has several low-key options.
Red Stag Supper Club
509 1st Ave NE
Minneapolis, MN 55413
Looking for a place to enjoy a classy cocktail? This hip, retro, lodge-like supper club is an ideal destination for a bachelor party. If dinner is also included in your bachelor party plans, this is a great place for an excellent meal. Open late on the weekends, stay for strong, classic cocktails or include this place on your outing roster for post-dinner drinks. The Red Stag can accommodate larger groups with reservations and space can even be rented out for larger-than-average parties.
400 1st Ave N
Minneapolis, MN 55414
If you are looking to party it up nightclub style, you might consider throwing down for VIP at one of the hoppin’ clubs in the downtown warehouse district. Aqua is one such club and offers party packages for special events – which include bottle service – to make sure your last night as a single man is one to remember (however hazily). If you’re looking to really party it up, area nightclubs are a great place to let loose bachelor party antics. For VIP party package inquiries, contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
A Minnesota native that was born and raised Up North, Minneapolis is where Christina Kalinowski currently calls home. Christina appreciates irony, loves bacon, enjoys a hearty libation (drink responsibly, folks), and is an avid proponent of the Swanson Pyramid of Greatness. Her work can be found at Examiner.com.