9 Anti-Prom Insta Captions for Anyone Who Refuses to Attend Actual Prom

Supposedly, prom is one of the biggest nights of your high school life—so what if you just don't feel like going?

Whether it was the date, the money or simply everything about the night itself, choosing not to go to prom is not going to ruin your life. But whether you go to prom or not, everyone deserves to post an Insta documenting the event (or non-event).

Keep scrolling for 9 anti-prom Insta captions for anyone who refuses to attend actual prom.

For a photo of you lounging around with your best girls on prom night:

"Who would go to that antiquated dating ritual?"

10 Things I Hate About You 

Troy and Gabriella Dancing on Prom Night

(High School Musical 3: Senior Year via Walt Disney Pictures)


For a photo letting everyone know that there's more to life than prom:

"Adolescence isn't just about prom or wearing sparkly dresses."

-Jena Malone


For a photo acknowledging all the money you just saved:

"How to be $500 richer on Prom Night? Skip it altogether." 



For a photo of you and your BFF laughing about your lack of prom date:

"Nobody really likes us except for us."

-"6 God" by Drake


For a photo letting everyone know that you're not ashamed of missing prom:

"Be young, be dope, be proud."

"American" by Lana Del Rey

10 Things I Hate About You Prom Night

(10 Things I Hate About You via Touchstone Pictures)


For a photo of you and your friends throwing your own dance party:

"Hands in the air like we don't care."

-"We Can't Stop" by Miley Cyrus


For a photo throwing some low-key shade at the people who aren't actually enjoying the prom:

"If you're not having fun, you're doing something wrong."

-Groucho Marx


For an ironic photo of you definitely not at prom:

"Prom was awesome. I had such a great time at prom."

-AnnaSophia Robb

Prom From Prom Movie

(Prom via Rickshaw Productions)


For a photo of you jokingly accepting your nomination for Prom Queen:

"Always wear your invisible crown."



Just like there's nothing wrong with not going to prom, there's also nothing wrong with going to prom—even if you go alone. Click HERE for Instagram captions for going to prom stag.