We’ve put together some alternative prom ideas for you so you don’t have to!

The Garden Igloo

These Garden Igloo’s have become increasingly popular over the past few months and would make a great way to celebrate your prom! You can create a more formal experience by choosing a dining option, decorated to your taste or a more casual setting for a place to relax during the evening.

Every Occasion Event Management are based in Cheshire but will travel!

You can see their prices/packages here…

Marquee Hire

If you’re looking for something to accommodate a larger number, why not hire a Marquee! There are so many ways to create something amazing, either yourself or by hiring a company to take the pressure off!

Every Occasion Event Management also offer options for picnics and can source whatever you need to make your prom extra special!

The cost of a Marquee will start from around £100 to hire.

Garden Picnic

A garden picnic can be an amazing way to celebrate, but without the additional cost of an igloo or tent!

Every Occasion Event Management offer a garden picnic option, which includes, all of the table wear and soft furnishings,

Prices start at £150 for up to 4 people, £180 for 6 and £200 for 8 people!

More than 8 people would be priced on application!

For Balloons on top of the frame, this would be an additional cost of £40.

Tent Hire

Blank Canvas Tents & Events are a Cheshire based company who offer an array of services, including Tent Hire, Mobile Bars and Catering, perfect when arranging a bespoke prom package!

You can find info on their prices/packages by clicking here!

Wonder Teepee Parties offer amazing picnic parties with their stunning Bell Tents!


BELL TENT (day hire up to 7 hours)

£225 – just the bell tent, without the picnic table 

£300 – with 1 dressed picnic table (seats 6)

£360 –  with 2 dressed tables (seats 12)

GLAMPING (overnight hire) 3pm – 10am

£250 includes 4 beds and added decor 

£25 per extra bed inc bedding (Max of 6 in total)

LUXE PICNIC –picnic table only, no bell tent

£120 – for 1 table dressed (seats 6 people)

£80 –  additional table dressed (seats 12 in total)


Graze tables are a great way to cater for guests! Create your own with your favourite foods, alternatively there are some amazing companies who can do this for you! We’ve found two amazing Graze companies for you!

Graze Cheshire offer graze boards/platters and graze tables! They can also provide packages from £15 per person (minimum 30 people) and will provide all linen, crockery, glass wear in addition to cake stands, teapots etc, charger plates and cutlery. Found out more here!

Grazey Ladies Cheshire can be flexible with what they offer. They usually cater to the individual in terms of what style they would like. They can cater to different dietary needs vegetarian/vegan and if you have something specific you would like them to incorporate, they are flexible.

Prices start at £150 for 10 people
20 people- £300
30 people – £450

Prices includes food i.e. meats, cheeses, dips, olives, crackers, sour dough etc as well as a small floral display.

They can also do individual boxes and have 3 sizes!
1-2 people
3-4 people
6-8 people

Prices start at £35 for the boxes!

Find out more here!

Party Decor!

Create some amazing Balloon features for your prom!

We love what Tracie does at Bursting with Balloons!

Create a memorable prom with amazing flower walls and party props from Cheshire Flower Walls.

Flower walls start from £120 for events within 15 miles of SK7. Delivery charges apply for locations further than this.

Additional Services Cheshire Flower Walls have some fantastic extras available to hire to make your event even more special! These include: Champagne Cart- Floral Welcome Mirrors- Prosecco & Donut Walls- Personalised & Neon Signs Cheshire Flower Walls are also fully qualified NABAS Balloon artists. They work with an array of suppliers including  caterers, bakers, mobile bar hire companies and much more. 

Contact Cheshire Flower Walls to discuss prices and how they can help create a perfect package, fully bespoke to you.

Do it yourself

If you want to create the perfect prom yourself, here are some brilliant companies who sell amazing party decorations!

Rallying your friends around to help with the party prep is a great way to build up the excitement and share the work to really create an amazing day!

Party Pieces

Party Delights

Ginger Ray

Pretty Little Party Shop

Please remember that these are only ideas to help you plan an alternative prom!

Splitting the cost between your party is a great way to create a memorable but affordable prom and there are lot’s you can do yourself without spending loads of money!

We really hope you have enjoyed reading the blog!

Love, Abby and The Dress Studio Team!




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