50+ Awesome and Easy Homecoming Proposal Ideas

Updated on April 30, 2018
50+ Awesome and Easy Homecoming Proposal Ideas
50+ Awesome and Easy Homecoming Proposal Ideas | Source

Not sure how to invite your crush to homecoming? Want to surprise the love of your life with a unique and memorable homecoming invitation?

Look no further than this list of proposal ideas. You'll find all kinds of ideas to make your moment special, ranging from movie themes to sports themes.

So take a look and see if you can find that perfect proposal that is sure to get a positive response.

Be Creative!

Add lots of bling to make your sign sparkle.

Asking a tennis player to the big homecoming dance?  Here's the perfect way to ask!
Asking a tennis player to the big homecoming dance? Here's the perfect way to ask! | Source

Sports Themes

Are you a big time sports jock or is your crush the star of the high school basketball team? Whatever the sport, this list has you covered.

Basketball

Message
Prop(s) needed
Before you go and shoot some 3's, will you go to homecoming with me?
Poster board with message written on it and some basketballs drawn on it.
Wanna take a shot at homecoming with me?
Basketball with text on it.
It would be a SLAM DUNK if you would go to homecoming with me!
Poster board cut out in the shape of a basketball and drawn like it with the message in the center.

Baseball

Message
Prop(s) needed
I might STRIKE-OUT asking, but will you go to homecoming with me?
Text written on a baseball or baseball bat.
Can I STEAL you for a date to homecoming?
Poster board cut out in the shape of a base with text written on it.
You've CAUGHT my attention so let's go have a BALL at homecoming!
Poster board cut out in the shape of a baseball and message written on it.
It would be a HOMERUN if you go to homecoming with me!
Poster board cut out in the shape of a baseball or a baseball bat and message written on it.

Football

Message
Prop(s) needed
I would be so happy if I scored a date with you to homecoming!
Text written on a football.
Wanna TACKLE homecoming with me?
Text written on a football.
You intercepted my heart so will you go to homecoming with me!
Poster board cut out in the shape of a football with the text written on it.

To jazz up your poster, add cut-outs or drawings, not just words.

Hockey

Message
Prop(s) needed
You're pretty cool, just like the ice hockey is played on. Will you skate to homecoming with me?
Write text on a hockey puck or stick.
Going to homecoming with you would be like winning the Stanley Cup! Wanna take a shot with me?
Poster board cut out in the shape of the Stanley Cup or the cup drawn on the poster along with the message.
My biggest GOAL is to get you to go to HOCO with me. How about giving it a SHOT?
Poster board cut out in the shape of a puck with the message written on it.

Volleyball

Message
Prop(s) needed
Wanna HIT homecoming with me?
Volleyball with text written on it
I have an ACE of an idea and would DIG it if you would go to homecoming with me
Volleyball with text written on it
I'd DIG it if you'd be my homecoming date!
Volleyball with text written on it

Swimming

Message
Prop(s) needed
Let's SWIM like fish to the homecoming dance!
Poster board with message and fish drawn on it.
You don't need goggles to see that I want to go to homecoming with you. You wanna take the plunge with me?
Poster board with goggles and the message drawn on it.
I hope you are FREE to FLY to HOCO with me. I hope you won't BACK out!
Poster board with the capitalized words drawn out like swimmers doing the strokes the words represent.

Track

Message
Prop(s) needed
On Your Mark, Get Set, and Go with me to homecoming please!
Poster board with a track starting line drawn on it along with the message.
Put away your running shoes and put on your dancing shoes! Will you go to homecoming with me?
Poster board with a pair of running shoes and dancing shoes drawn on it along with the message.
I would be so XCited if you would RUN to homecoming with me!
Poster board with a track drawn on it and the message written in the middle of it.
You're sure to score a homecoming date with this fun proposal for a soccer fan.
You're sure to score a homecoming date with this fun proposal for a soccer fan. | Source

Soccer

Message
Prop(s) needed
It's my GOAL to go with you to homecoming! Wanna go?
Soccer ball with text written on it
Will you KICK it with me at HC?
Soccer ball with text written on it.
It's my GOAL to KICK it with you at HOCO. How about it?
Poster board with a net drawn on it and the message written inside the net.

A great poster will be a hit, but take the proposal over the top with a bouquet of flowers or a little gift.

Entertainment Themes

Does your significant other have a favorite movie? Do you and your crush binge watch the same television show? Maybe your love is in drama club.

You'll find pretty much any entertainment theme covered here.

Movies

Movie
Message
Prop(s) needed
Harry Potter
I'm SEEKING a homecoming date and I think you're a keeper! Homecoming?
Poster board with a seeker drawn on it as well as the message. Another nice addition would be a drawing of a broomstick.
Star Wars
Why go over to the dark side when you can join me at homecoming?
Poster board with the message and a drawing of Darth Vader on it.
The Great Gatsby
Please be the Daisy to my Gatsby? Homecoming?
Poster board with lots of glitter and a champagne glass along with the message drawn on it.
Captain America
HOMECOMING?
Poster board with the Os drawn as the Captain America logo.
Superman
It would be SUPER if you'd be my date for homecoming!
Poster board in the shape of the Superman logo with message written in Superman colors.
Batman
Batman's sidekick is Robin and I'd love it if you'd be mine at HOCO?
Poster board with the Batman and Robin logo drawn on it. You could also cut out the poster in the shape of the batman logo and write the message on it.
Pitch Perfect
HOCO would be PITCH PERFECT with you! How about it?
Poster board with musical notes drawn all around the message.

Disney

Movie/Show
Message
Prop(s) needed
Monsters Inc
This may be Sully, but would you go to HOCO with me?
Poster board decorated with characters. One of the letter o's could be like Mike Wasowski.
Winnie the Pooh
Mickey needs Minnie, Tigger needs Pooh, I need to go to Homecoming with you!
Poster board with lots of decorations and a drawing of Mickey Mouse ears on it.
Cinderella
Cinderella found her prince charming, and I think I've found mine. Will you be my Prince Charming at homecoming?
Poster board cut out in the shape of a glass slipper and the message written on it.
Moana
Do you MOANA go to homecoming with me?
Poster board with tropical items drawn on it and the message drawn in bright colors.
Up
Are you UP for homecoming?
Bouquet of multicolored balloons and poster board.
Frozen
Don't leave me FROZEN out, will you go to HOCO with me?
Poster board with the snowman drawn on it. Sprinkle glitter around it to give it some sparkle.

Television Shows

Show
Message
Prop(s) needed
Grey's Anatomy
I may not be Dr. Shepherd, but you can be my Meredith Grey and go with me to homecoming!
Poster board with message and a stethoscope drawn on it.
The Office
You don't have a homecoming date? FALSE! You do now!
Poster board with message and cutout picture of Dwight Schrute
The Bachelor
This Bachelor requests that you accept this red rose from me and be my homecoming date?
Poster board with message written on it and a red rose
Riverdale
I'll be your Jughead if you'll be my Betty at homecoming?
Poster board with message written in the same style that the Riverdale logo is.

Make your poster stand out by writing the catch phrase in a different color and in caps.

No one can say no to those puppy dog eyes!
No one can say no to those puppy dog eyes! | Source

Animal Themes

Hardly anyone can resist a cute and cuddly animal, and these homecoming proposals are sure to please any animal lover out there.

Theme
Message
Prop(s) needed
Fish
I really like you, I'm oFISHically hooked. Will you tackle homecoming with me?
Small tackle box with compartments filled with candy fish, gummy worms and fish crackers. Note taped to inside of box.
Bear
I'd be BEARY happy if you'd go to homecoming with me!
Poster board with the message written on it and a teddy bear.
Goat
Will you GOAT to homecoming with me?
Poster board and a stuffed goat (or if you happen to have a real goat, hang a sign around it's neck!)
Duck
I'd be a lucky duck if you'd go to homecoming with me!
Poster board and a rubber duck
Dog
Homecoming would be RUFF without you!
Sign hung around a dog's neck. If you don't have a dog, a stuffed animal will do the trick.
Cat
HOCO would be PURRfect with you. Will you go with me?
Small sign around a cat's neck or a stuffed cat.

Food Themes

Most people can't refuse good food, and they probably won't refuse your request if you give them delicious treats while asking them to homecoming.

Food
Message
Prop(s) needed
French fries
My heart would "fry" if you didn't go to homecoming with me
Poster Board with text and french fries laid out in the shape of a question mark.
Chicken wings
I'm gonna "wing it" and ask you to homecoming
Plate of chicken wings with the message written on paper next to the plate.
Donuts
Please DONUT say no. Homecoming?
Box of donuts with message written on inside cover of the box.
Soda
I would be SODA-lighted if you'd go to homecoming with me!
Six pack of sodas with the message attached.
Iced Tea
Hey cu"TEA" pie! Would you be my homecoming date?
Bottle of iced tea with the proposal tied around the neck of the bottle.
Candy
Be a SMARTIE and take this DUM DUM to homecoming please.
Bouquet of Dum Dum lollipops and some Smartie candies and the message written in a nice card or small sign.
Cereal
Honey Comb your hair and come to the homecoming dance!
A box of Honey Comb cereal with the rest of the text taped below the name of the cereal.
Sushi
Will you ROLL with me to homecoming?
A container of sushi rolls with the message written on a piece of paper.
Pizza
It's kind of CHEESY, but will you go to homecoming with me?
Cheese pizza with message written on inside of box lid.
Bundt Cake
There's no one BUNDT you that I'd like to take to HOCO. Will you?
Bundt cake with poster board.
Strawberries
I'd be BERRY happy if you'd go to HOCO with me!
Box of chocolate covered strawberries and a sign.
It's hard to go wrong with flowers when you ask your crush to the big dance!
It's hard to go wrong with flowers when you ask your crush to the big dance! | Source

Other Themes

If you aren't exactly sure what theme you are looking for, here are a few more ideas. Some are more old-fashioned, some are romantic, and some are just silly fun.

Theme
Message
Prop(s) needed
Apparel
Will you "Croc" Homecoming with me?
Poster board with a picture of a croc shoe and the text. You could even give them a pair of crocs as a gift.
Hunting
I'm Hunting for a Homecoming Date! You Game?
Poster board with a target drawn on it and the message written above it. The center of the target should be a heart.
Poetry
Star Light Star Bright 1st Star I See Tonight Wish You May I Wish You Would Be My Date on Homecoming Night
Poster board with message and lots of decorations and stars drawn on it.
Poetry
Roses are Red, Tiaras are Stunning, Will you be my princess for Homecoming?
Poster board with message written on it and a cute plastic tiara.
Flowers
Flowers are the the 2nd most beautiful thing and I think you are the 1st. Homecoming?
Poster board with message written on it and a bouquet of flowers.
Music
Pick me for HOCO!
Poster board cut out in the shape of a guitar pick with the message written on it.

I'd love to know!

What theme will you be going with?

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Good luck with your homecoming proposal and have a great time!

© 2018 Claudia Mitchell

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    • Glimmer Twin Fan profile imageAUTHOR

      Claudia Mitchell 

      4 months ago

      Yep, I agree, the food ones are always fun and not over the top. Thanks for reading!

    • alexadry profile image

      Adrienne Janet Farricelli 

      4 months ago from USA

      Wow, so many great ideas! Being a foodie myself, I loved the food ideas best, but they all were brimming with creativity. Great job!

    • Glimmer Twin Fan profile imageAUTHOR

      Claudia Mitchell 

      4 months ago

      Thanks Randi! This was a fun article to write. I still have a couple of years to go with a high schooler so it's been fun learning about all of these things.

    • btrbell profile image

      Randi Benlulu 

      4 months ago from Mesa, AZ

      Fun ideas. I'm all through with dances here, at least until the next generation!

      Either way, I enjoyed reading them. Thank you

    • Glimmer Twin Fan profile imageAUTHOR

      Claudia Mitchell 

      4 months ago

      Thanks Robie! These proposals have gotten to be such a big deal now. When I was in high school it was not this fancy. I personally like the really cheesy proposals.

    • Robie Benve profile image

      Robie Benve 

      4 months ago from Ohio

      Oh my, I love these! Growing up in Italy we did not have Homecoming. I love reading about all the ideas for asking. Some are very funny, others kind of cheesy, and that makes them so cute! lol

    • Natalie Frank profile image

      Natalie Frank 

      4 months ago from Chicago, IL

      Must be fun! Enjoy!

    • Glimmer Twin Fan profile imageAUTHOR

      Claudia Mitchell 

      4 months ago

      Thanks Natalie! Now that I have a high schooler in the house this stuff has become a topic of conversation.

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      Natalie Frank 

      4 months ago from Chicago, IL

      What an impressive list! Great job!

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