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How to Throw an After-Prom Party

Make memories that will last a lifetime by having an after-prom party that is fun and safe.


  • Step 1: Send invitations Send invitations with the start and end times of the party along with a phone number to welcome calls from parents.
  • Step 2: Choose a theme Choose a fun theme, such as Mardi Gras, Hawaii, or a dance party to make for a fun-filled event.
  • Step 3: Stress to your friends Stress to your friends that drinking alcohol, taking drugs, and smoking cigarettes will not be tolerated.
  • Step 4: Coordinate entertainment Structure the party so the fun never ends by having entertainment, such as games, a karaoke machine, or a palm reader.
  • Step 5: Serve food and drinks Serve plenty of food and beverages throughout the night.
  • TIP: Finger foods are a great choice for the host and the guests.
  • Step 6: Play music Get your friends moving by playing a variety of music everyone will love.
  • Step 7: Make driving arrangements Make sure your friends get home safely. Don't forget to take lots of pictures to remember this amazing night.
  • FACT: According to a 2009 report from the American Association for the Advancement of Science, parents should teach kids the chemistry, biology, and neuroscience of alcohol to keep them from drinking at the prom.

You Will Need

  • Invitations
  • Theme
  • Rules
  • Entertainment
  • Food
  • Drinks
  • Music
  • Transportation
  • Camera
  • Finger foods (optional)

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