For months now I have been planning a bachelor/bachelorette party for Corey and Christina (C+C). I know normally these things are held separately but they insisted on having one together. They are usually the night before a wedding too but with the wedding party’s crazy schedules the bride and groom thought it best to do it a little in advance on a day that worked for everyone involved. Last night … was the night.
The plan was to go on a pub crawl in Dunedin. I rented a party bus to help us get to all locations with out us having to drive. I had a list of ten bars we needed to drink at least one drink from, while trying to compete/complete a hen and stag scavenger hunt. The night would be ended at a night club for dancing until the bus came to pick us up.
Do a shot
Blow bubbles from one bar to another
Copy a strangers dancing
Skip from one bar to another
Successfully photo bomb someone else’s picture.
Use a cheesy pick up line on a stranger
Ask a guy/girl to marry you
Get a kiss from a stranger
Dance crazy by yourself on the dance floor
Convince a stranger to serenade you, on video, with a cheesy love song
Take a picture with a cop/bouncer
Get a guy/girl to give you their number
Pretend like you are paranoid and ask a guy/girl why they want you so bad
Get a guy/girl to buy you a drink
Collect a napkin from every bar signed by the bar tender
Find a bald man and rub his head as you make a wish
Take a pic of a shot that’s on fire.
Find someone with the same name as the bride/groom, and provide proof.
Get a stranger to take a picture with you and post it to their Instagram with a hashtag of your name spelled backwards.
Other than the date and time, C+C were not aware of the nights activities. We started off at their home where everyone met up to go over the rules of the night, pick up their party gear, and get on the party bus! The night did not go as planned at all. On the bus ride there, everyone got so drunk that by the time we got off at the first bar, Flanagan’s Irish Pub, none of us could walk straight.
I had called the bars in advance letting them know we were coming so that our disruption wouldn’t be an unwelcome surprise. They greeted us with open arms and even participated with scavenger hunt. The live musician of the night even serenaded someone in he party. It was great. We literally took over the entire bar trying to complete tasks from the hunt. Super funny.
It was even funnier when we were on the street and the entire drunk crew was trying to skip to the next bar, Skip’s Bar & Grill, while blowing bubbles and yelling out to people if their names were Corey or Christina. At the second bar, I was amazed at myself. I have never once before in my life drank as much as I did last night. I was asking people to marry me and even used a cheesy pick up line on a guy. I mean it was crazy! Stuff I normally would be too shy to even attempt. At events like this most of the time I am off to one corner keeping to myself, but my cousins begged me to participate and loose for once. As my wedding gift to them, I did, and they were so happy about it.
Anyway on the way to the third bar, Dunedin Brewery, we kept loosing people along the walk. Some were throwing up and acting a fool. Even inside the bar they were being too wild. I made the decision to call off the crawl and head to the night club for the rest of the night. Their behavior was narrowed down to crazy dancing the rest of the night at Blur Nightclub and that was safest for everyone.
The embarrassing night time shenanigans below!