Frequently Asked Questions

  • What is After Prom?

    • The event is a community sponsored, safe and fun-filled evening following the Boulder and Fairview Junior/Senior Proms. Our goal is to provide students with a memorable Prom and After Prom experience and arrive home safely. After Prom was developed by concerned parents and administrators after a series of tragic alcohol/drug-related accidents claimed the lives of eleven Denver/Boulder Metro area teens in 1995. This event is not just a party; it is a drug and alcohol free alternative to unsupervised home and hotel parties.

  • Who can attend?

    • All juniors and seniors from Boulder and Fairview High Schools and their approved guests (as per school policies) are welcome to attend. Students need not attend Prom to come to After Prom. All are welcome and feel free to come solo , with your friends or with your date.

  • Where is After Prom?

    • The event is held at East Boulder Rec. Center, 5660 Sioux Dr. Boulder CO 80303. Each year the Rec Center is transformed into a magical event venue. This year's theme, Star Wars!

  • What time is the event held?

    • The event will take place on April 29 -30 2017, 11:30pm -4am.
       
  • How do I get tickets and how much does it cost?

    • Tickets are $8 in advance or $10 at the door.

    • We strongly encourage students to purchase their tickets online through Eventbrite as of April 1, 2017 6pm through April 28 on the ticket website.  

      • Please print your receipt and bring it with you to the door.

    • Tickets will also be sold at Boulder and Fairview High Schools on Friday April 28th during all lunch periods

    • Cash and checks made out to Boulder Fairview After Prom will be accepted.
    • Students who have their printed receipt or ticket and ID will be able to enter quickly in the “Express Line”.
       
  • What do i need to bring to get in?

    • Bring your student ID and printed ticket receipt from Eventbrite.

    • Students will NOT be admitted without student ID.

    • Once students have entered the event, if they choose to leave, they will not be readmitted.

  • What can i bring into after prom?

    • You can bring in your phone, ID and ticket. All other items should be left at home or in your car or can be checked at the coat check. Large backpacks are not allowed. We encourage students to change clothes prior to entering the event.
       
  • What do i wear to after prom?

    • Most students change out of their prom attire before coming to After Prom. Comfortable casual clothes are the norm but if you want to come in your prom attire feel free to do so.

  • will there be adult supervision?

    • Yes, we will have close to 300 adults helping at the event. If you want to sign up to help please click here to volunteer. We have jobs leading up to the event including ticket sales and set up as well as the night of the event. In addition, we will have police and fire personnel on site to ensure everyone’s safety. Our intent is to provide students a safe place to enjoy the evening.

  • will there be food and beverages?

    • Yes we will have plenty of food and beverages for students to enjoy. These items are donated by our generous restaurant/grocery community. Please see our sponsors page to get an idea of the variety of restaurants/grocery participants.

  • what is not allowed at after prom?

    • Outside food and drink along with alcohol, drugs or tobacco or any type of weapon are not allowed at After Prom.

  • what types of activities will there be?

    • The event strives to provide an exciting and safe evening designed to keep students engaged. Some of the activities include:

      •  Café with food and DJ

      • Casino with Poker, Black Jack and Craps

      •  Ping Pong, Air Hockey, Face Painting, Photo Booth, Henna Tattoo, Tarot Card Reading, Glow in the

        Dark Mini Golf and other games and activities

  • are there prizes and how do i win?

    • All students attending can enter the raffle. At the end of the evening one lucky senior will win a car provided by Flat Iron Subaru. Two lucky juniors will win a Flat Screen TV. Students must be present to win at 3:45 am.

    • Students can also play casino games to earn casino cash that can be redeemed for a wide variety of amazing prizes. Everyone will take home something!

  • what options do i have for getting there and home?

    • Because it will be a late night we encourage parents to arrange to pick their students up at the end of the evening. We also encourage students to download the Lyft and Uber Apps. If your student will be taking a group bus or limo to the Prom, we encourage students to stage their car at East Boulder Rec. Center in the South lot near the pond prior to heading to Prom. If your student is driving home we encourage you to discuss safety with them prior to the event.

  • where do the funds to put on After Prom come from? 

    • After Prom has a budget of approximately $35,000. To raise these funds we are grateful to our parent, business and civic community, which provide the needed funding. Please see our sponsor page and thank these generous businesses and organizations with your support. We request a parent donation of $40 per family to support this important event and rely on ticket sales for a small portion of our budget. If you would like to donate, please go to the After Prom homepage.

  • CAn Parents see the event space before the students arrive?

    • Parents, friends, neighbors and siblings are welcome and encouraged to come see the amazing Star Wars Decorations and set up at the East Boulder Rec. Center from 7-9pm on Saturday April 28th. Refreshments will be served.

If you have any other questions, please feel free to contact us