Celebrating Stag Weekend
Stag parties are an essential piece of culture and history ever since the emergence of Roman Civilization. Some people often wonder what a stag party is but to put it simply, a stag party is UK’s equivalent of America’s bachelor party. The word stag symbolizes one’s manliness. This entire correlation was based on the common knowledge that stags are quite very capable of wooing their female counterparts.
This tradition is observed even until now and will more likely be observed for another few years. In actuality, stag parties have evolved to be more enjoyable and more luxurious than before. In the past, stag nights are prior to the exact wedding which is more appropriate for its term. In these days, people schedule the bachelor parties days before the wedding celebration. Brides are more firm in not having their grooms have hangover the day after since it is after all their special day.
Other countries have more or less the same kind of activities prepared for stag nights. Generally, the day starts with a casual get together coupled with light but fun activities. The activities is more likely to be dependent on the region or place. But the general notion is that the groom can get to do unusual things that are not experienced by a married man. For example, there may be a stripping of the groom’s clothes or tying him to a pole while being half naked. But one thing is for sure, booze is never absent in this type of party.
The common thing is having unlimited drinks at this party.
To add a special twist to the aprty, you may choose to hold it in another country than your own. 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. Some examples include paintball, bowling, table tennis, obstacle courses, mind museums, mountain climbing, biking, parasailing, and kayaking. Of course, if you are not the adventurous type of guy then you can totally stop here. You can actually skip the notorious night by going to a karaoke stall and sing your night out with a couple of beers in tow. It really depends on the whole gang’s preferences and especially the groom.
Essentially, stag weekends are a wonderful way for everyone to have fun and unwind the body, mind and soul before the wedding day. This is actually a good idea before the groom settles down and will have less chances of saying yes to a party night.