7 Exciting Ideas for Your New York City Prom Theme


NYC. New York, New York. The Big Apple. New York City goes by lots of different names, and it’s a hot idea for a Prom theme! Give your New York City Prom decorations a fun twist with these seven exciting ideas to make your New York theme even more authentic and/or classy.

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1. Hot Dog Stand with Cart
Set up a hot dog stand with cart just like you would find on 42nd Street. Hot dog concessions equipment is a great investment for Prom night, as well as future school events and fundraisers.

2. Lots of Lights
New York City is known as “The City That Never Sleeps.” There’s always bright lights everywhere. Light up a bridge, skyline, or billboard with twinkle lights or spotlights.

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3. Lady Liberty
There’s nothing more iconic with New York City than the Statue of Liberty. Use a scaled-down version of Lady Liberty as a backdrop, decoration, or photo prop.

4. Limousines
There’s always some kind of premiere, concert, or other big event in New York…with limousines are everywhere. Our life-sized white stretch limo lets Prom-goers pile in for a unique photo op. Don’t forget the party hats and horns for photo props and accessories.

5. Tech Favors
New Yorkers love electronics, just like your teenage Prom guests. Choose several tech favors from our HUGE selection for Prom night and customize them with your Prom theme and/or date. They’re classy favor choices for a classy New York City.

6. Ballroom Décor
Go classy and vintage with your NYC Prom decorations and order lots of ballroom décor. Checkered paper and chandeliers are just two elegant ways to setup a classy New York City Prom theme.

7. Invitations.
Start your Prom off on the right foot with an invitation that brings the elegant and classy NYC skyline to life. Choose one of our full-color invitations with a background graphic that matches your NYC theme.

Shop our Perfect Pairings section at andersons.com to find invitations, favors, decorations, and more to match your New York City Prom theme.