Prom Planning

Prom planning involves numerous details, deadlines, student drama, and far too often enough stress to make you want skip prom and go straight to graduation. Use our prom planning checklists, learn budgeting tips, and look into a prom planner to help you, your prom committee, and/or prom coordinator ace your prom.

Planning a prom is challenging. First step: settle on a budget, then get started on planning with our tools, tips and articles to help you every step of the way. We have advice for finding the perfect prom venue, hiring a photographer, settling on a prom style, shopping for your dream prom dress, saving money on catering and decor, and tons of other details. Start your prom planning here on PromGuide.com!

Prom Guide helps you locate products and services for prom, homecoming, pageants, senior dance, quinceanera, graduation, sweet sixteen, bar mitzvah, high school formal, pageants, and even weddings.

Prom Guide - Prom Venue Ideas
Prom Venue Ideas Using the high school gymnasium for a high school prom may have been okay back in the last century, but today you really need to step it up a notch. You could use some prom venue ideas. New and exciting prom venues bring in more students and offer a wider range of after-prom activities. Prom venues located...
Choosing between prom venues can be challenging.  Planning your prom is most often the first major gala that you will plan.  Choosing a prom venue like a prom theme can be as much fun as the prom itself! It’s your senior year and you want to plan a prom that reflects the uniqueness of your senior class and how...
Prom Guide - Prom Queen
Prom Queen Let’s face it. The whole process of electing a prom queen is a popularity contest. If you are the most popular girl in school there is a good chance that you will win the coveted title on prom night. If you’re not, you have your work cut out for you, but being prom queen is not unattainable for...
Prom Guide Senior Prom History
Senior Prom History Your senior prom is here. Senior prom history helps you understand how proms have evolved into what they are today. The senior prom is more than just a dance to end your final year of high school. It is considered by many to be a rite of passage, your first formal affair and the event that marks your...
Prom Themes - When an Ordinary Prom Won't Do
Prom Themes - Ordinary Proms Won't Do Have your prom in a tropical paradise, fairy tale, hip-hop club or outer space using prom themes!  The theme you choose can be used when planning entertainment, decor, food, and souvenirs.  Last year, I helped select and plan a Mardi Gras themed prom for  one of the larges high schools in Long Island,...
Prom Venue Budget Calculator Use Your Resources The Wisest Way The prom venue budget is a major factor in determining the prom venue you choose, prom menu selections, prom decorations and other elements of your prom celebration. The best way to start is to determine what amount of money you have to begin with based on your fundraising efforts up to...
Prom Guide CheckList
Prom Checklist Use this checklist to make sure that no prom-related task goes undone.  Remember the seven P's, Proper Prom Planning Promotes Priceless Prom Pleasures. 16 Weeks Grab a couple of copies of Prom Guide Magazine Build your Glam Squad* Give a copy of Prom Guide to each member of your Glam Squad including your date Find out how much $$$ each...