mark your calendars for...

the 5th annual red Hook prom - united in love

A throwback prom for adults

may 6th, 2017 - 7pm-MIDNIGHT

south brooklyn community high school - 173 conover st in red hook

admission is pay-what-you-can

sponsored by THe O'CONNELL ORGANIZATIOn AND elements hair studio

HOLY TUXEDO! RED HOOK PROMS TURNS FIVE!!! Begun in 2013 as a much needed, community wide spirit lifter following Hurricane Sandy, THE RED HOOK PROM has brought together MORE community members, fly moves, sassy outfits and - say it loud - LOOOOOOVE than any other Cora event over the past five years. 2017 is RHP's 5TH ANNIVERSARY, so get yourself ready for more decades (it's 70s, 80s AND 90s this year y'all!) and more party-time (we're goin' until 12am!), meaning more great music, dancing and FUN FOR YOU! It's a PAY-WHAT-YOU-CAN PARTY, so EVERYONE IS INVITED! SO....what are you waiting for?? Strap on your dancing shoes, pull out the hairspray, BRING A FRIEND and get ready to meet ALL OF RED HOOK on the dance floor for the night of your life on May 6! Stay tuned for more details!

join us may 1 - may 6th at elements hair studio (301 3rd st in brooklyn) FOR:

20% off hair and makeup to folks with a Red Hook Prom postcard!

2017 highlights

  • DJ Robert Lux will be there to spin ‘70s, '80s, and '90s throwbacks!
  • Spiked punch and wine from dry/dock and beer from Sixpoint Brewery!
  • Makeovers and hairstyling by Lasha Keller from Elements Hair Studio
  • Endless photos with the MVS Studio Photo Booth
  • A totally awesome Silent Auction with amazing trips, classes, gift cards, memberships, and experiences!
  • Performances by Shannon Hummel/Cora Dance professional dancers and students
  • Delicious food from local Red Hook favorites - Hometown Bar-B-Que, Court Street Grocers, Fairway Market, Hope & Anchor, and Mark's Pizza
  • Funfetti cake from Baked in Red Hook and Ice Cream by Ample Hills Creamery



For the 5th Anniversary of the Red Hook Prom, Cora is honoring none other than Councilman Carlos Menchaca with Red Hook's most prestigious award...RED HOOK PROM KING!  Carlos has been a wonderful friend and supporter of Cora and a unifying force in the Red Hook community. After five years of unconditional love and support, we are SO excited to crown Carlos as Red Hook Prom King! Meet Carlos and the rest of Red Hook for a night of NONSTOP dancing - May 6th at the Red Hook Prom!

food donors

Table sponsors

The O'Connell Organization

Realty Collective

Marcia Smith

Kidville Carroll Gardens

Melissa Johnson - In Memory of CJ Dallett, from his daughters

Tina Fallon/McSift Boatworks

Pfaffman Pfamily and Pfriends


Photos by Kamau Ware, Kimberly Price, MVS Studios Photo Booth, and Flinder Zuyderhoff-Gray.

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