The Ultimate Bachelor Party in Austin: 50 Ideas

Whether you’re looking for some flashy bachelor party ideas in Austin with your groomsmen, or you want to have a chill weekend in ATX and get some fresh air at Barton Springs, we’ve got your back! There are plenty of fun bachelor party ideas in Austin, so you’ll have no problem filling your weekend with a bunch of memorable activities. 

Planning a bachelor party can be overwhelming at times, especially if you're the man in charge. With all the many bachelor party ideas flaunting on the internet, sometimes it's really hard to narrow it down. So we’re sharing a concise list of 50 ideas for the ultimate bachelor party in Austin. Planning it will be a breeze.

50 Ideas For The Ultimate Bachelor Party in Austin

1. Go out for steaks! Reserve a table and dine in at Maie Day chophouse on South Lamar for a locally sourced and perfectly prepared steak. WEBSITE | 1603 S Congress Ave, Austin, TX 78704

Maie Day South Congress

2. Enjoy fishing in Lake Marble Falls while you drink some beers with your best friends. This lake, which is a dammed-up portion of the Colorado River, has largemouth bass, catfish, and sunfish. WEBSITE | middle of the Texas Hill Country on the Colorado River, 58 miles northwest of downtown Austin

3. Head back down east Austin for one of Austin’s best breakfast tacos, the Migas taco from Veracruz All Natural. It’s one of the most popular breakfast tacos in ATX, full of eggs, crunchy tortillas strips, avocado, pico de gallo, and melty Monterey jack cheese. WEBSITE | 2505 Webberville Rd, Austin, TX 78702

4. While you’re in east Austin, stop for an afternoon of day drinking at Easy Tiger Bake Shop & Beer Garden, a hip beer garden and bakery serving German bar food and local craft beer. WEBSITE | 3508 S Lamar Blvd Suite 200, Austin, TX 78704

50 Bachelor Ideas in Austin Texas

5. Camping at Lockhart State Park is always a good idea, and it’s only about 45 minutes away from downtown Austin. While you’re near Lockhart, be sure to check out the famous Lockhart BBQ Trail and eat at some of the most famous historic BBQ joints in Texas. WEBSITE | 2012 State Park Rd, Lockhart, TX 78644

Hotel San Jose

6. Stay at Hotel San José located in the heart of South Congress Avenue. It’s a bungalow-style hotel located in the heart of SOCO. You’ll be steps from the best restaurants, shopping, and music venues.  WEBSITE | 1316 S Congress Ave, Austin, TX 78704

7. Austin Boat Rentals offers all types of pontoons and other boats. They come with experienced captains so all you have to do is show up and hang out (and maybe bring the drinks and the music.) WEBSITE | 5019 N Capital of Texas Hwy, Austin, TX 78746

8. Go to Garage for cocktails. This craft cocktail bar is literally inside a parking garage on Colorado Street. WEBSITE | 503 Colorado St, Austin, TX 78701

9. Rent a custom bicycle at Bike and Brew ATX and visit some Austin breweries via bike. The rides range in difficulty and location, but they all offer a good view of Austin and lots of great drinks. This is one of the top Austin bachelor party activities!  WEBSITE | 1710 E 2nd St, Austin, TX 78701

10. Try the Roosevelt Room's fancy signature cocktails. They have a great happy hour, too. WEBSITE | 307 W 5th St, Austin, TX 78701

50 Bachelor Ideas in Austin Texas

11. Learn about craft brewing and book a tour with Austin Brewery Tours. You’ll visit 3 Austin breweries in 4 hours. WEBSITE | MACC 600 River St, Austin, TX 78701

12. Rent a fleet of jet skis with Float On, one of the top boat rental companies in Austin. They offer rentals in both Lake Austin and Lake Travis.  WEBSITE | 5019 N Capital of Texas Hwy, Austin, TX 78746

Waterloo Adventure Park in Austin

13. Check out the Floating Challenge Course in Lake Travis Waterloo Adventures, a 600-foot epic obstacle course track. Admission includes beach-front access with amenities like chaise lounges, floating picnic tables, hammocks, drink coolers, and more. WEBSITE | 14529 Pocohontas Trail suite a, Leander, TX 78641

14. Get lunch at LeRoy and Lewis, one of the top BBQ destinations in Austin. The menu changes occasionally, but you’ll always be able to expect locally-sourced meats smoked to perfection and unique “New School BBQ” plates like barbacoa-stuffed avocado. WEBSITE | 121 Pickle Rd, Austin, TX 78704

LeRoy and Lewis BBQ

15. Enjoy a circus-themed lounge with live music every night, lion-tamer murals, and an actual carousel behind the bar at Carousel Lounge. WEBSITE | 1110 E 52nd St, Austin, TX 78723

16. Bring a pair of boots and head to East Sixth street to visit The White Horse. It’s a dance hall that features country and bluegrass bands, drinks, and dancing. WEBSITE | 500 Comal St, Austin, TX 78702

17. Bring your Austin bachelor party to get classic cuts and shaves from Shed Barber and Supply. WEBSITE | 2210 S 1st St, Austin, TX 78704

18. Late-night bachelor party ideas in Austin? You need to visit Speakeasy’s rooftop lounge called Terrace59. It has spectacular views of downtown Austin. WEBSITE | 412 Congress Ave. D, Austin, TX 78701

50 Bachelor Ideas in Austin Texas

19. Rent a gun at Lone Star Gun Range & Training Academy, the largest selection of rental firearms in Central Texas. Your rental will include lessons on how to handle, function, and fire the gun. WEBSITE | 3795 Dry Creek Rd, Lockhart, TX 78644

20. Head out to Bastrop State Park. They have seven miles of trails, grilling, and some pretty good fishing (catfish and bass, mostly). You can also swim at the on-site pool.  WEBSITE | 100 Park Road 1A, Bastrop, TX 78602

21. If you’re visiting Austin, you need to eat lots of Texas-style BBQ for your bachelor party. Kerlin BBQ is a good option. They have some of the best briskets in Austin, but they’re not as well-known as some of the big places (like Franklin or La Barbecue) so the line is typically a bit shorter.  WEBSITE | 2207 E Cesar Chavez St, Austin, TX 78702

The Best Restaurants in Austin: Franklin BBQ

23. Whether you’re staying overnight or not, go to South Congress Hotel's rooftop pool for a day pass. This pool overlooks South Congress Avenue and has a modern vibe, great food, and comfortable chairs. WEBSITE | 1603 S Congress Ave, Austin, TX 78704

South Congress Hotel Pool

24. Climb up the steep steps of Mount Bonnell and snap a picture of your entire bachelor party with one of the best Austin views in the background. Sunset is the best time to visit. WEBSITE | 3800 Mount Bonnell Rd; Austin, Texas 78731

Mount Bonnell

25. Explore the famous murals of Austin by wandering the streets of East Austin, South Congress, and downtown. Here’s a guide to the best murals in Austin. 

26. Visit the Austin Bouldering Project (ABP). Their indoor bouldering walls are as high as 17 feet and offer an excellent spot to bring your bachelor party to Austin. WEBSITE | 979 Springdale Rd #150, Austin, TX 78702

27. Try rock climbing near the Barton Creek Greenbelt. The climbing areas contain smooth limestone and you can free-climb or abseil. If you don’t know much about climbing, some rock climbing groups host lessons in the area. WEBSITE | 3755 S Capital of Texas Hwy B, Austin, TX 78704

28. One of the most popular tourist attractions in Austin is to see the bats at the Congress Street bridge just before sunset. It’s the largest colony of bats in North America, and they come out at dusk to do their nighttime feeding. You can see them by standing on the Congress bridge or on the grassy banks underneath it. WEBSITE |
Congress Ave. from 1st to 11th Sts

29. If you need some adventure, jump off the rocks at Devil’s Waterhole. It’s a gorgeous natural swimming area at Ink Lake State Park. WEBSITE | Burnet, TX 78611

30. Dance your heart out at Outer Heaven Disco Club. They have cheap drinks, karaoke, and lots of dancing. WEBSITE |1808 E 12th St, Austin, TX 78702

31. Go Karting in K1 Speed, a world-class indoor karting venue. It’s suitable for all age groups and all experience levels, and any bachelor party in Austin is sure to have a great time here. WEBSITE | 2500 Mc Hale Ct, Austin, TX 78758

Continental Club

32. Check out some live music at The Continental Club, one of the most iconic music venues in Austin. It’s located on South Congress. WEBSITE | 1315 S Congress Ave, Austin, TX 78704

33. Eat Micklethwait Craft Meats BBQ, an exceptional bbq trailer located at a really cool beer garden in east Austin. They have some of the most amazing Czech-style sausages you’ve ever eaten. Be sure to order plenty of their spicy jalapeno cheese grits and lemon poppy slaw. WEBSITE | 1309 Rosewood Ave, Austin, TX 78702

Home Slice Pizza

34. Get a midnight snack at More Home Slice. (It’s the little walk-up window located next to Home Slice.) You can order a slice or a whole pie of their famous NY-style pizza. WEBSITE | 1421 S Congress Ave, Austin, TX 78704

35. Day hike at the long stretch with seven access points in Barton Creek Greenbelt. There are also swimming holes like Sculpture Falls and Campbell’s Hole, ideal for mountain hikers. WEBSITE | 3755 S Capital of Texas Hwy B, Austin, TX 78704

36. Soar through the pine forests of McKinney Roughs Nature Park at Zip Lost Pines located 20 miles from downtown Austin. This zip adventure lets you soar side-by-side over shady forests and across steep canyons while catching a glimpse of the local wildlife and the Colorado River. WEBSITE | 1760 State Hwy 71 W, Cedar Creek, TX 78612

Where To Eat On South Congress-56

37. Channel your inner Austinite with Allens Boots. It has been the spot for boot shopping while simultaneously inhaling the aroma of 4000 pairs of boots. The shop has thousands of styles to choose from. WEBSITE | 1522 S Congress Ave, Austin, TX 78704

38. You can try Tipster, a local company that leads entertaining walks around Austin every day. Rain or shine. Hell or high water. Tipster is Austin’s only Tip-Based walking tour business. They have daily tours or you can book your own group tour, anytime that works for you. WEBSITE | 201 Lavaca St, Austin, TX 78701

39. Discover Austin’s spooky side on an evening walking tour through the city's most haunted areas by joining Austin Ghosts Weird and Haunted Dark History Walking Tour. WEBSITE | 700 San Jacinto, E 8th St, Austin, TX 78701

Omni Barton Creek Resort Pool

40. Have a classy but cool bachelor's party at the Omni Barton Creek. They offer the best golf courses in Austin. The elevated tee shots, Hill Country scenery, and waterfalls galore are surely worth the try. WEBSITE | 8212 Barton Club Dr, Austin, TX 78735

41. Rent ATV, UTV, or dirtbike at Hill Country Adventure Rentals and tour through forest trails. It is located about an hour west of Austin just outside of Marble Falls, Texas. WEBSITE | 7030 Ranch Rd 1431, Marble Falls, TX 78654

crux climbing center in austin

42. Crux Climbing Center has plenty of space to get vertical, but if you prefer to stay close to the ground, there are bouldering walls for that, too. Other amenities include a space for weight training and fitness classes (including yoga). WEBSITE | 121 Pickle Rd #100, Austin, TX 78704

43. You do not have to be a track or football star to be good at Paintball. Try visiting Outlaw Paintball. They offer four great fields for you to play on as well as two covered staging areas to give you a break from the sun and weather variations with a nice range of difficulties. The ranch also continues to extend to the North Shore areas, so more climbing choices will be available to the public. WEBSITE | 824 Grand Ave Pkwy, Pflugerville, TX 78660

44. Enjoy the full Urban Axes experience with a 2-hour group event at Urban Axes. This event is for 11-20 throwers. Their Axeperts will teach you how to throw, play games and determine an ax-throwing champion. WEBSITE | 812 Airport Blvd, Austin, TX 78702

Bachelor Party Ideas in Austin

45. Hit up the coolest whiskey distillery in Austin, Fierce Whiskers. They distill their own spirits (whiskey, gin, agave) and have an elevated cocktail bar and a food truck on site.  WEBSITE | 5333 Fleming Ct, Austin, TX 78744

Broken Spoke dance hall in Austin

46. Enjoy the traditional country music, traditional Texas two-step, and traditional southern comfort food at Broken Spoke. You can also try their chicken fried steak. WEBSITE | 3201 S Lamar Blvd, Austin, TX 78704

47. Visit Pinballz Lake Creek and enjoy numerous activities like escape rooms, virtual reality arenas, adventure theater, laser maze, and of course their prized pinball collection. WEBSITE |13729 Research Blvd, Austin, TX 78750

48. Hike down the 5 miles of prime river fishing at Pedernales Falls State Park. Look for large flathead catfish, carp, and Texas’ official state fish, the Guadalupe bass. WEBSITE | 2585 Park Rd 6026, Johnson City, TX 78636

South Congress Austin

49. Go over STAG Provisions for Men to get some casual duds and accessories. Get into some raw denim and stylish shades to complete your ATX makeover. WEBSITE | 1423 S Congress Ave, Austin, TX 78704

50. Everything is always bigger in Texas and that is why Racing Adventures Driving School has a base in Texas. Have fun on the race track with your groomsmen. WEBSITE 

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