It’s back to school time and that means it’s time for homecoming proposals, mums, and voting on prom themes! We love the creativity and originality that goes into high school social events, which make them some of our favorite things to plan. There are only so many events that can have fun themes like Avatar or even The Beetles!
Scroll down to see some highlights from some of our favorite proms!
First Class Flight, Travel Theme
We loved these daring seniors for thinking outside of the box! The Frontiers of Flight Museum was such a cool and unique venue, perfect for this first class theme.
This prom truly felt like another world! The forest projection on the wall, along with all of the live greenery made us feel like we were in Pandora.
Mardi Gras Theme
Laissez les bons temps rouler! Nothing screams party more than New Orleans during Mardi Gras! This prom brought the Big Easy to Dallas for the evening with this Mardi Gras ball.
A Night at the Met Gala
This elegant prom theme really made these seniors feel like celebrities and we were so happy to work with them!
The Beatles party is one of our all time favorite events! This venue gave the party the perfect sophisticated and modern look.
Now hiring wedding and event assistants! Want to be a part of our quickly growing wedding and special events company? Do you love looking through Instagram at fun wedding details? Have you ever dreamed of being a wedding planner one day? Pop Parties is currently seeking part time wedding and event assistants to join our dynamic team.
event assistants job description:
In this fast-paced industry, events require great attention to detail and management of many simultaneous tasks. Event planning assistants perform a variety of tasks, from carrying out office duties, to interacting with high-profile individuals to ensure event success.
Roles include phone calls for vendor confirmations, timeline distribution, and event setup. As the right hand to one of our lead planners, you’ll learn the in’s and out’s of the wedding and event industry. You will help to ensure successful event flows, and gain experience in order to further your career in this high energy field.
Attend networking events, with our team and partner with some of the nation’s best vendors. Pop Parties produces high end weddings, corporate events, and social gatherings. Our team is looking for part event assistants with the possibility of full time employment in the future. Approximately 15-20 flexible hours per week would be required. Duties will take place in office, and on location for events around the DFW area. Wages will be paid on an hourly, 1099 basis.
the ideal candidate should:
is interested in a career in the fast paced wedding and events field
be organized and efficient in meeting deadlines
enjoy creative environments and/or design
work well in a fast paced environment
have strong problem solving abilities
own a laptop computer
proficient in MS Office and willingness to learn other event tech platforms
carry themselves in a classy, professional manner
take direction well from superiors
have an open mind and willingness to learn
1-3 years of event planning encouraged (could include sorority involvement, volunteer experiences, or high school planning roles)
sound like a good fit for you?
Please email all resumes with cover letter and a professional head shot to Owner, Molly Rasmussen at firstname.lastname@example.org Interviews and phone calls will be conducted with the top candidates.
Creative resumes and visual proposals strongly suggested.
Want to learn more about our team? Click here for full bio’s on our Lead Planners!
There’s nothing we love more than a bride who dares to be different and Heather was just that bride! This modern wedding was made daringly different with a color scheme of bright violet and soft peach with gold accents. Heather’s vision didn’t include many flowers which gave us an awesome opportunity to get creative. We made a space with balloons and lots of candles to generate a more modern vibe, with only one large floral on the head table. What was more beautiful than this fabulous reception space? Heather’s stunning Kleinfeld gown that she got all the way from New York City!
Don’t be fooled this wedding wasn’t only gorgeous, it was also a super fun time! Guest enjoyed champagne escort cards, shots, and donuts on light sabers! One of our favorite parts? The delicious progressive dinner, serving everything from salads to burgers, brought out on golden bar carts. The highlight of the night had to be Heather and her father’s epic choreographed dance to “Bad Mama Jama”!
We can’t ask for better clients and would like to thank Cody for his service in the US Army! Thank you for serving our country Cody and thank you Heather for supporting him! Have fun in Hawaii you two!
Their love story
Cody and Heather have been best friends since their freshman year of high school! They hung out with one another all the time and even went to senior prom together. During college the two went their separate ways while Heather was in Missouri and Cody at West Point. Eventually the two reconnected and after a whirlwind trip from Spain to New York, Heather knew Cody was the one.
Cody’s proposal was practically perfect! After ice skating around Rockefeller Center, a friend suggested they visit the giant Christmas tree to take some pictures. Cody “accidentally” dropped his glove and when Heather looked over, he was on one knee ready to propose. A huge crowd gathered around and cheered for the two after Heather said yes! Cody then arranged a limo to take them around the summer before a nice dinner and bottle service at a rooftop bar overlooking Midtown Manhattan!