Lights, Camera, Action! How to Create A Glamorous Hollywood Prom Theme

Andersons Prom Marilyn Monroe Stand UpHollywood themes (aka awards night, movie premiere, red carpet, Hollywood romance) are always a popular idea for Prom night. But does a Hollywood theme seem a little cliche? Do you want your Hollywood theme to be ‘different?’ Use some of these fresh, new ideas to liven up this popular Prom theme idea.



Think Old Hollywood

The 1930s and 1940s were the Golden Age of Hollywood that gave us many legendary movies and actors. Bring that dazzling age of Old Hollywood back to life with your Hollywood Prom theme. This all about high class glam. Use any of the following ideas:Anderson's Prom Feather Centerpiece Idea

  • Crystal goblets with fancy Feathers for table centerpieces
  • Black, white, and silver ONLY for a color scheme
  • Screen an old Hollywood black and white movie on a bare wall
  • Decorate your dinner tables with gilded frames
  • Use legendary actors as photo ops, like Marilyn Monroe or James Dean


Be Innovative

Red carpet Prom nights and Hollywood Prom themes may seem like run-of-the-mill ideas. Kick your Prom night decorations up a notch with some new, innovative decorating ideas.Andersons Prom Hollywood Prom Theme

  • Fold napkins to resemble an awards envelope
  • Hollywood is all about movie-making, so provide flavored popcorn
  • Hand out VIP and backstage passes as favors
  • Use director chairs as decorations



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Give your Prom menu an ultra-fancy makeover to match your Hollywood Prom theme. Instead of regular chocolate-covered strawberries, create a tuxedo chocolate design. Wrap hot dogs in white and black napkins for an awards night tuxedo look. Or create cupcakes that look like boxes of popcorn. See photos of these ideas on our Pinterest board.



Outer Beauty

Anyone will tell you, that inner beauty is more important, but to hundreds of teenage girls, getting ready for Prom is about outer beauty, too. From their updo to their gown and shoes, looking like a celebrity is key. Check out our Pinterest board for makeup tips, hairdo ideas, and even Old Hollywood inspiration for Prom gowns.


Which ideas will you use for your Hollywood Prom theme? Share with us.