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Cute Ways to Ask Someone to Prom

Updated October 4, 2021 18.9k votes 3.4k voters 174k views28 items

These days it doesn't just take courage to ask a girl to prom, it takes music videos, presents, and the help of all of your friends. Prom-posals have gotten bigger and bigger over the years, but that doesn’t mean you have to come up with some over the top spectacular way to pop the question. There are plenty of creative and cute ways to ask a girl to prom! If you’re wondering how to attract a girl, we’ve got the answers!

By now you should know that treats are always a good way to a girl's heart: Hershey's Kisses, pizza, donuts, In-n-Out Burger, and her favorite candy are all good answers to that eternal question: how to ask a girl to prom. But the real art is how you use these things to get her to say yes. You don't have spend a lot of money, some of these ideas will cost you as little as the price of a Frappuccino! PS these ideas are also cute ways to ask a girl to homecoming, so don't feel like these are only prom asking ideas. If you're looking for unique, great, and amazing ways to ask your girlfriend or that cute girl from fourth period, try one of these! 

You could also enlist the help of friends: your friends, her friends, Bryan Cranston? Or become a star yourself by filming a YouTube video asking a girl to prom! Bottom line: the important thing is that you just ask. Chances are she's hoping you will. This list is filled with the best ways to ask a girl to prom! Let us know which ones you'd say yes to, and which ones would leave you dateless.

P.S. We don’t mean to discriminate! These prom ideas are perfect for ladies who want to take control and ask their loved ones to prom, or guys who want to ask their boyfriends! Whoever you are and whomever you like, use this list of creative ways to ask your girl to prom will work on anyone!

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    Place Signs on the Drive Home

    Ask her on her way home - you don't even have to be in the car! Create lawn signs she can read on her drive home.

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    Decorate Her Room

    Decorate her room with balloons or flowers and a giant sign asking her to prom. You'll probably have to get her parents approval for this one, but then they'll feel even more comfortable with you taking their daughter to prom.

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    Put the Question on a Cookie

    Work with a cookie designer to come up with a few custom cookies: one printed with the question, and other printed with possible answers. Take her out on a date and then have the waitress bring the cookies as your dessert. 

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    Create a Flash Mob

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    Enlist a couple of friends (who have a couple of friends, who have a couple of friends) to dance. At the end, ask her to take the dance floor with you... at prom. 

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