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12 Unforgettable School Formal Themes

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Calmvale 2021 School Formal

Calamvale Community College Gymnasium -  Year 12 School Formal transformed by Events Fantastic

School Formals and Gala Balls are Back.

To celebrate the graduating class of 2021 we have created 12  stunning school formal themes that will transform graduation ball event spaces into special occasions that seniors will look back on with fond memories for many years to come.

Many schools are still utilising the locations of their own gymnasiums and auditoriums for their 2021 School Formals. These cost effective locations provide an opportunity to really transform these well known school locations into a stunning school formal.


Glitz & Glamour School Formal Theme

It’s all about the entrance as guests make their way along the crisp white runway and arrive at their stunning Glitz & Glamour formal celebration. Centre stage is brought to life with our magnificent flowing scallop draping, set against jet black shimmer drapes. At table level, slick black linensare complimented by an illuminated perspex tower centrepiece.


A Night in Paris School Formal Theme

Paris, known throughout the world for its glamour, romance and nightlife, is the perfect theme for a night of elegance and style. Create magical memories in the spellbinding ambiance created by our Eiffel Tower backdrops, enhanced with our red rose fairy light cloche and French inspired room decor. Be whisked away into the moonlit streets of Europe's "City Of Love" - ooh la la!


All That Class School Formal Theme

VIP, influencers and the fashion elite - it's all part of the action and extravaganza that will make everyone feel like a celebrity at this year's formal. As our seniors strut the red carpet to have photos taken by the awaiting paparazzi, inside the room will be buzzing with excitement and suspense for the night ahead. Gorgeous austrian drapes will adorn the room and tables will illuminate from our giant crystal chandelier centrepiece.


The Secret Garden School Formal Theme

Like a caterpillar transforming into a beautiful butterfly, school uniforms are replaced with suits and glamorous evening gowns as our guests emerge from arriving cars. Then it’s down the rabbit hole and straight into Alice’s secret garden where guests will find themselves immersed in Wonderland’s magical embrace and where flowers and butterflies abound, fairy lights twinkle and magic fills the air.


Masquerade School Formal Theme

For a magical and elegant evening of mystique, look no further than a masquerade ball for this year’s formal. With stunning Venetian carnival backdrops in hues of blues and mauves enveloping the room, and gorgeous masks from years-gone-by featured on all tables, guests will be transported back to another era. For those who love a bit of dressing up, this is your chance to add that final touch of glamour to your evening wear with a decorative mask.


Under a Starry Night School Formal Theme

Celebrate the end of school under a beautiful starry sky designed to lure guests into a night of enchantment. As our majestic full moon emerges above the stage, guests will be entranced by the glow of twinkling lights upon our LED drapes creating a starry night. Adding charm to the evening, is a spectacular life size tree immersing guests into our moonlit starry night.


A Night of Mode School Formal Theme

With pure sophistication echoed in its simplicity, this black and white themed event is all about class -  the class of 2020. Tables and chairs will be adorned in dramatic black linens with a touch of white to accentuate this modern theme. Tables will feature a flowing waters suspended centerpiece illuminated from below while giant crystal chandeliers float effortlessly throughout the ceiling space.


Fire & Ice School Formal Theme

Embodying the contrasting forces, Fire & Ice is a visual feast of epic proportion. With a colour palette fusion of warm golds and vibrant reds together with cool tones of white and blues, the focal point will be the cluster of reflective mirror balls suspended over guests shifting the battle between these two mighty forces.


Summer Nights School Formal Theme

Oh those summer nights! Warm breezes, the smell of jasmine and sound of crickets filling the air while memories and good times are made with friends. The perfect ingredients to take you on a journey into an evening of enchantment. Soft drapes, florals and ceiling features accent a relaxed and fun filled night.


Glow Up School Formal Theme

It’s time to “Glow Up” for your once in a life time illuminated formal. White full length table cloths illuminated from below, chair covers and colour changing orb centerpiece take centre stage. Beams of theatrical lighting enhance LED star drapes that immerse the walls in a vibrant glow.


Ice Magic School Formal Theme

With giant reflective mirror balls suspended overhead and beautiful white chiffon drapes sweeping across the ceiling, your guests will truly shine in their stunning evening wear on this very special night. To add to the splendor of the theme, chairs will be dressed in silver linens as each table hosts a slick perspex centrepiece to provide a sassy ambiance throughout the room.


Time To Shine School Formal Theme

A winter wonderland awaits year twelves as they enter down the white carpet and into Ice Magic. Arrive into a soft flowing land of snow and ice where fir trees are blanketed in white and huge snowflakes & scallops float from above. Beams of light cut through the dusty winter haze as a glow of blue lighting will transform the room into a magic wonderland of winter fun.

12 years of study and hard work have finally paid off and it's now time to celebrate with an amazing school formal.

Congratulations to the graduating class of 2021. The last year has not been an easy year; especially with the distractions of Covid-19. But school formals are still the highlight for year 12's in Queensland so it is time to celebrate the milestone of graduation at the school ball.  So pull out the dresses and get ready for high school's night of nights.


For more than 20 years, Events Fantastic have been producing dynamic corporate events across Australia. Since Covid-19 has suspending the corporate event industry we are delighted to offer our unique event production and creative theming services exclusively to Queensland's graduating class of 2021 in very cost effective packages.


Let us help take the logistical headaches away, provide streamlined technical production and theming options designed specifically to your venue and budget requirements. Most importantly, we have industry standard COVID-19 event safety plans and will partner with both your school and students to ensure all COVID-19 government health and safety requirements are adhered to.


The Events Fantastic team have worked professionally and voluntarily in coaching students from both high schools and TAFE to develop their understanding and experience in event design and production. We welcome the opportunity to integrate the planning and design process with your students for those wishing to get behind the scenes of what makes a truly memorable event.