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Best Stag Or Hen Night Spots In Athlone

If you’re thinking of visiting Athlone for your stag or hen night then you’ve chosen the perfect spot. Athlone is a popular destination for stags and hen nights – and for good reason. 

There are tonnes of activities to choose from, fun nightlife, and countless pubs and bars for you to enjoy with your friends.

If you’re looking for ideas for your stag or hen night then check out these five stag or hen night spots in Athlone where you can have a brilliant time and make memories that last.

River Run Cruise

Before we start talking about all the other brilliant places you can go for your stag or hen night in Athlone we can’t forget to mention the amazing night you could have aboard River Run.

Our luxury passenger cruiser is the ideal place to host your hen or stag night out. We’ve got access to a fully licensed bar on board and with live music and finger food at your disposal, River Run is the perfect spot for your stag or hen night. 

Have fun all night long with your friends and family while enjoying a relaxing cruise down the River Shannon. Take the opportunity to see the impressive historical sites that the River Shannon has to offer and explore the wonders of Athlone.

You can check out our hen and stag party page to see all the packages we have available. Make your night out one to remember with River Run.

Sean's Bar

Sean’s bar is the oldest bar in Ireland. They serve a fantastic range of drinks and have a friendly atmosphere to enjoy. If you’re looking to have a one-of -a-kind experience in Ireland’s finest bar then look no further than Sean’s Bar. 

It’s a great choice if you want to have a quiet stag or hen night and just want to have a few drinks with some of your closest friends and family. 

They take group bookings for stag and hen nights and offer BBQ, finger food, or buffet options for your group to enjoy.  

With music playing in the pub seven nights a week you won’t miss out on having a fun stag or hen night.

Check out their website for more information on how you can book for your party.

Laser Tag At Planet Athlone

Laser tag is the perfect stag or hen night event if you’re looking for something a bit more fast-paced for your special day.

Laser Tag at Planet Athlone is a combination of tag and hide-and-seek. Using the latest laser tag equipment you’ll be able to play in a military-style arena with specialist lighting, fog, and great music. 

You can all play as a team or individually against one another. The aim of the game is simple, use your laser to tag your opponents’ sensors. The more you tag, the more points you rack up. The person with the highest points at the end wins. 

If you want an adrenaline-packed stag or hen party that’s loads of fun then consider kicking off your party with a game of laser tag. You can find out more information about it on their website.

Athlone Whiskey Tour

Did you know Athlone was once full of distilleries and breweries? It was the hub for whiskey distilling and the earliest record of distilling in Athlone goes back as far as 1740! 

With the Athlone Whiskey tour you’ll be able to delve into the proud, ancient history of distilling traditions in Athlone.

Learn about brewers of the past while touring and uncover the secrets behind their work as you visit the sites where they made some of the best whiskeys in Ireland. 

This is the perfect hen or stag night if you’re looking to do something a bit different. Ideal for anybody who loves history or whiskey. 

Check out their website for group bookings and more information on their tours.

EXIT - Athlone Escape Rooms

If you want to take part in a fun and exciting game for your stag or hen night then EXIT is the perfect choice for you. 

EXIT is an escape room company which is a game where you and your party members will have to solve mind-boggling puzzles and confusing challenges to escape a locked room.  

All the puzzles at EXIT are unique and designed by the owners themselves. It’s a fun and exhilarating game that’s sure to give your stag or hen night the perfect start.

There are a few different escape room games that you can try. Some you’ll be working as a team to crack codes and others you’ll be working against one another to see who can solve the puzzles first and come out the winner.

Great fun to be had at EXIT whether it’s a hen party or a stag night! Find out more about Exit Athlone on their website.

We hope you’ve got a few ideas on what you want to do for your hen or stag night!

We’d love to have you and your friends come aboard the River Run for a fun night of live music, food, and a cruise down the River Shannon. 

Book your team cruise today by emailing us at or calling us on 071 962 1777.

We hope to see you aboard soon!

These historic sites are the perfect places to visit after you’ve cruised down the River Shannon. 

On River Run, we can take you to some of the most historical sites in Athlone, while you enjoy a relaxing ride on our luxury cruiser. 

If you want to see Athlone from a whole new light then get in contact today and book your river cruise.

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