The Ultimate Prom Prep Guide (Long Island Edition)

Updated: Aug 24

Keep calm and plan for prom with our Ultimate Prom Prep Guide. We’re sharing five steps to help you prepare for the night everyone’s been talking about, including who to go with, what to wear, and how to get there—all with timing tips to keep you on track. Read on to see how you can enjoy the planning process with less stress.

When is Prom Season?

Prom occurs between mid-May and late June, depending on the high school. But the prep begins well before that—typically four or more months in advance.

When is Prom Season in New York?

In New York, and on Long Island, in particular, June is the most popular month for prom. Most high schools hold their events after finals but before graduation.

5 Prom Prep Steps for Success

1. Your Date