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40+ Girls Night Out Ideas

Girls night out with your best friends are so important every now and then. In addition to catching up with friends, having a good laugh, and enjoying each other’s company, it provides quality time together. In addition, it can provide a great way to decompress and unwind after a long day at work.

In this article, we’ll be sharing all the best girl’s night out ideas. From spa days to dinner and a movie, there’s something for everyone. Make sure to plan a night that everyone will enjoy and remember for years to come.

Girls Night Out Ideas

1. Visiting a winery and partaking in a wine tasting can be a wonderful bonding experience for you and your friends. You can choose from a variety of wines and learn from an expert a bit about the winery and the region. It’s a great way to celebrate special occasions or just to relax and enjoy the company.

2. Learning to cook with your friends can be such a rewarding experience. While there are both virtual and in-person classes to choose from, heading somewhere that offers in-person classes can be especially fun. You can bond with your friends while learning a new skill. Plus, you can sample the food that was created during the class.

3. Heading out to the club is perhaps one of the most classic girls night out ideas, and it’s for a good reason! A night of dancing, drinking, and socializing is the perfect way to bond with your girlfriends. Plus, it’s a great way to let loose and have some fun.

4. Whether it’s at a board game café or a bar, trivia night can be a fun way for girlfriends to connect. Trivia nights give you the opportunity to work together with your team to win, and there are often prizes like gift cards, so you can be prepared for another girls night out.

5. Bowling is a great girls night out activity because it is a fun and competitive activity that can be done together. It’s a great way to bond and spend quality time with friends. Plus, tickets to bowl are relatively inexpensive, so it can be a great option for people on a budget.

6. Another way to put your brains together with your girl group is through escape rooms. Most escape rooms give you and your group an hour to escape, and many have incredibly fun themes like bank heists and horror themes! You can also break up your group and have a head-to-head competition to see who can get out of the room the fastest.

7. If you and your friends have had a hard week, rage rooms can be the perfect opportunity to let out your frustrations as a group. Rage rooms give you a safe space to let out your inner rage in a controlled environment. You are provided with a variety of items to break and smash, and it’s a great way to bond with your friends.

8. Mini golf is a fun and interactive activity for a girls night out because it allows you and your friends to compete in a friendly way. It is also a great way to get some fresh air and enjoy the outdoors. Mini golf also provides an opportunity to bond with your friends as you take turns and cheer each other on.

9. Fruit picking at a farm like Tanaka Farms is a great option for a girls day. In addition to the fresh air and delicious fruit that you get after you’re done, it’s a great opportunity to bond with your friends and have some fun. Plus, it’s a great way to support local farmers.

10. An outdoor concert is a great option for a girls night out because it provides an opportunity for friends to bond while enjoying live music. It is a great way to have fun and create memories together. Additionally, outdoor concerts typically offer a variety of food and beverage options, making them a great way to relax and spend time with friends.

11. Making use of one of Orange County’s many hiking trails as part of your girls night out is an awesome idea for active girl groups. We recommend doing this activity at sunset rather than at night, so you can enjoy the great outdoors together, and even have a picnic at the top of the hike. 

12. Visiting Newport Beach can also be a great way to spend a girls night together, since once you have had your fill of the ocean, there are plenty of restaurants and shops that are sure to keep you up all night.

13. For smaller girl groups, a drive-in movie can be a fantastic option, as you can all load into a car together with blankets and snacks. It’s a great way to enjoy a night under the stars without having to break the bank. Plus, you get to make memories together that will last a lifetime.

14. Summer girls nights out can be made even more memorable when you rent a cabana at one of Orange County’s many amazing pools and bring food, drinks, and games to keep you entertained all night long. It’s the perfect way to spend time with your closest friends, and it’s sure to be a night you won’t soon forget.

15. An at-home board game night can add some healthy competition to your group. In order to make things even more fun, you can ask everyone to bring their favorite board or card game along with them.

16. Spa nights can be another great idea, whether you’re having a DIY spa night at home or going out to a spa like the Aarna Spa at Pasea, having a pampering session with your friends can be a great way to connect. You can share stories and laugh while getting pampered. Plus, it’s a great way to relax and unwind.

17. Craft night at a place like Color Me Mine or a sip and paint event is a great activity for girls night out because it is a fun way to bond with your friends. It gives everyone a chance to express their creativity while also giving everyone the opportunity to learn a new skill or try something they have never done before. Plus, it is a great way to make personalized gifts for each other to cherish for years to come.

18. If you want to stay on top of your girls nights, starting a book club with your girlfriends is a wonderful way to do so. It is a great way to bond and share your love of reading and get lost in a good book. Plus, it is fun to discuss the book and come up with fun and creative interpretations. We recommend finding a park or cafe in Orange County to meet at.

19. Newport Beach is home to some great whale watching tours, whether you decide to get tickets to the standard boat, or rent a private zodiac tour, you are sure to see some amazing creatures like whales, dolphins, and sea lions. You can even find a dinner or cocktails cruise.

20. For an all-day activity, an amusement park can be a fantastic choice, there are many parks in Orange County, such as Knott’s Berry Farms, Disneyland, and California Adventure! All of these parks have something to offer for everyone, from roller coasters to water slides, and from rides to live shows and attractions.

21. A bar crawl can be a great option for girls night out because it allows everyone to explore different types of bars and drinks. Plus, it is a great way to get out of the house and have fun. Additionally, it can be a great way to bond with your friends and create lasting memories. You can also try a craft beer trail and check out some of the area’s local breweries.

22. Another outdoor girls night idea is a bonfire night on the beach. There are plenty of places around Orange County where there are designated fire pits, and you can enjoy roasting marshmallows, telling stories, and just having fun. It’s a great way to bond and create lasting memories.

23. Get your game on! Check out one of the areas adult arcade bars. Challenge the girls to a Ms. Pac Man tournament while sipping your favorite cocktails.

24. Grab your 4-wheelers (or rent some) and hit the roller skating rink for some retro fun!

25. Who says we’re too old for sleepovers? Book a tent cabin or two at a local glamping site.

26. Last but not least, axe-throwing is another option for a fun girls night. This activity is not only fun but also a great way to bond with your friends. Plus, it’s a great way to test your strength and coordination.

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Morgan Mulac
Morgan is an avid writer about her journeys and enjoys sharing the beauty California has to offer. She is dedicated to using her writing skills to share her passion for travel with others and to help them discover the best places to eat while on vacation, no matter where she is.