Hen Party Survival Kit - 30 Items You Need For Your Hen Do

The Hen Party Survival Kit - 30 Essentials For Your Hen Do

A hen party is a great thing to have, but you've got to make sure that you're packing the essentials.

That's where the Hen Party Survival Kit comes into play.

Whether you're having that big night out or planning on doing something smaller, maybe at home, you'll want to ensure you've gone some of the fundamentals.

Also Read: How To Survive A Hen Party

You can create your own survival kit, and here's some ideas on how to do your very own DIY home made survival kit for your hen party.

Here's what to put in a hens survival kit

  1. Mini Bottles Of Alcohol
  2. Headache Tablets
  3. Plasters
  4. Lollipops
  5. Hair Tie
  6. Hen Party T Shirts
  7. Chewing Gum/Mints
  8. Wet Wipes
  9. Dare Cards
  10. Balloon
  11. Party Poppers
  12. Sashes
  13. Sweets
  14. Cans Of Wine
  15. Miniature Champagne
  16. Badges
  17. Lip Balm
  18. Phone
  19. Pens
  20. Flower
  21. Shot Glass
  22. Money
  23. Drinking Straw
  24. Tiara
  25. Taxi Numbers
  26. Glow Sticks
  27. Toothpick
  28. Red Hot Lipstick
  29. Tissues
  30. Antiperspirant

Let's take a look at these in more detail.

Mini Bottles Of Alcohol

Choose your favourite alcohol, whether it's a small bottle of gin or vodka.

Headache Tablets

You'll need them in the morning for the dreaded hangover. Get some paracetamol or Ibuprofen, because it's going to be a big night.


You'll be doing a lot of dancing, to save your feet, you'll need to pack some plasters.


Nothing gives you energy like a lollipop, and you'll probably look endearing sucking it too. 

Hair Tie

You or your friend may need to give their hair some TLC. Get it with a hair clip or band and keep it tied up.

Personalised Hen Party T Shirts

You need to look the part, and hen party T Shirts are the way to go. Get them printed with something cool or a theme of the night.

Chewing Gum

You'll want minty fresh breath, so pack some mints or chewing gum.

Wet Wipes

Things can get a bit messy, and if you need to tidy up, having some wet wipes to hand could save you from a potential disaster.

Dare Cards

One way to get the night started, and then keep going are dare cards. Keep score and watch the fun unfold on the night.


If you want things to go with a bang, a balloon is going to do that. Whether it's a hen do helium balloon or a DIY balloon you blow up yourself and write on, it will not go un-noticed.

Party Poppers

Another bang, this time with added confetti. Party poppers will add a bit of novelty and cheese to the night.


A favourite of hen parties, the sash. You and your girls wear your sashes with pride, with each having something different printed on them.


Little bags of sweets will be a real treat. Share them out with your friends, and anyone else who may want them.

Cans Of Wine

Yes, small little cans of sparkling wine is a thing! If you're a wine lover, you don't need to carry large bottles. A couple of little cans will go down a treat.

Miniature Champagne

A party wouldn't be complete without champagne or prosecco, so make sure you've got a miniature sized bottle of champagne in your survival kit.


A badge for the bride, one each for the bridesmaids, maid of honour, mother of the bride - You can all wear badges! Custom printed with your title on, or amusing hen slogans.

Lip Balm

From all the kissing you'll be doing! You'll need the lip balm to make sure you're lips are in good nick.


It goes without saying, it will be your lifeline. Take plenty of photos on your phone, upload to social media with your hen party hashtag, and you'll be insta famous!


You never know when you'll need to write something down. Grab a pen, probably a marker, put it in your bag and you're set.


Who doesn't love flowers!? Grab a short stem flower and take it with you. Wear it in your hair, give it to a guy, or just keep it on you.

Shot Glass

If you're taking some hard alcohol, you'll need to put it into something. A shot glass, which could be made from plastic, is a good item to have on you.


To buy drinks with of course! You could take a card, but you'll not want to loose that. Get a round in, buy your drinks, and probably some food on the way home.

Drinking Straw 

With all the bottles of alcohol you'll have, you'll want to keep it classy. Drink with a straw, or go full on novelty with a willy straw.


Because you're a princess, and every princess needs a tiara. You'll look the part in this with plenty of other hen do accessories.

Taxi Numbers

Whether you like Uber or other apps for getting a ride, you'll still want good old fashioned taxi numbers, especially if you're going to a new city. 

Glow Sticks

If you're having a rave or want to have a real old school 90's party style hen do, glow sticks are a must have item. They'll get you seen, and you'll really look the part.


You don't want things stuck in your teeth, taking a toothpick will save your life, especially if you're going out for a meal, or food before a big night out.

Red Hot Lipstick

You'll want red hot lipstick for kissing all the lads on the night out! Once you've kissed too many, it will be time to re-apply.


Tears or joy or getting emotional, you'll probably need a small packet of tissues for one reason or another.


For all the dancing and getting hot and sweaty, you'll need some antiperspirant which is going to last all night.

And there you have it! Your hen party survival kit containing 30 essential items you'll need for your hen do.

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