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Be creative with your prom occasion ideas

Ideas for prom night become a popular subject around spring time when high school students start talking about where they’re going and what they're going to do. There's a lot of creative planning and decorating for the big prom parties and celebrations. The high school kids get excited over their special day and what they’re going to do on their special occasion! The prom is one of the few events in a person’s life that will give them everlasting memories for many, many years to come. It’s a very special time and one that should always be cherished and full of fun.

Socializing and Fun

Proms are akin to small “coming out” types of parties where the young lady or young man is introduced and presented to those around them in their social circle. But the difference in a prom and a social occasion is that a prom is held at the end of a school academic year, and is usually highlighted at the upper high school levels.

Although the prom is for high-schooler's, it is still very much a formal affair. The prom's young men generally wear tuxedos and ties and the young women wear floor-length evening dresses and gowns. Everything is usually centered around dancing, socializing and taking pictures and are likely to be held at the school’s facilities.

Creative expression is something that young people are very good at, and they love planning and participating in social events, like the prom, etc. There are many ideas for prom nights that can make the occasion extra special and extra memorable:

1. Planning Committees

In many instances, high schools formulate a coordinating and planning committee to orchestrate the prom. They take care of everything from food and decorations to pictures and sometimes even transportation.

2. Assign Themes

The prom-planning committees may decide to attach a theme to make it even more personable and special. The planning for this can take anywhere from six weeks to a full school year. From simple to elaborate, high school planning committees can secure musicians, bands, caterers, photographers and other event planners to make the event extra special.

3. Special Meals

Prom couples may choose to forgo the traditional sit down restaurant and have a special meal with a theme. This meal can include non-traditional foods or special gourment desserts.

Or maybe the couples will opt for a prom picnic. One person (or couple) can be responsible for certain foods or drinks and other couples can bring blankets and cameras or videos. With this idea, the more people you have, the more fun you can have and the more creative ideas the group will come up with.

4. The After-Party

The time after the prom is the after party. The kids can either go to a friends house or a rented clubhouse.  The after party usually has more active, fun dancing, eating, taking pictures and just having fun.

5. Prom Cruises

Prom cruises are fastly becoming one of the hot ideas for prom. Students take cruises as a group and have the entire prom festivities on the ship. This is usually done with high schools tht are close to ports or large bodies of water. 

Being creative and choosing something fun is what makes the evening so memorable. Thinking of ideas and how to make them work well is what can make the evening special.  The prom is a special time and should be cherished forever.

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