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Unique proms across Long Island

From red carpet arrivals to senior citizen spring flings, Long Island certainly celebrates prom in special ways. Check out some of the extraordinary celebrations we've discovered throughout prom season.

Think your prom makes the cut? Email your photos to rachel.weiss@newsday.com.

The Long Island LGBT Network held its prom
Photo Credit: Jennifer A. Uihlein

The Long Island LGBT Network held its prom at Crest Hollow Country Club in Woodbury on Thursday, June 28, 2017.

The Long Island LGBT Network held its prom
Photo Credit: Jennifer A. Uihlein

The Long Island LGBT Network held its prom at Crest Hollow Country Club in Woodbury on Thursday, June 28, 2017.

The Long Island LGBT Network held its prom
Photo Credit: Jennifer A. Uihlein

The Long Island LGBT Network held its prom at Crest Hollow Country Club in Woodbury on Thursday, June 28, 2017.

The Long Island LGBT Network held its prom
Photo Credit: Jennifer A. Uihlein

The Long Island LGBT Network held its prom at Crest Hollow Country Club in Woodbury on Thursday, June 28, 2017.

The Long Island LGBT Network held its prom
Photo Credit: Jennifer A. Uihlein

The Long Island LGBT Network held its prom at Crest Hollow Country Club in Woodbury on Thursday, June 28, 2017.

Guests walk a red carpet to enter the
Photo Credit: Ian J. Stark

Guests walk a red carpet to enter the Paul D. Schreiber High School Gambol 2017, held at Castle Gould, Sands Point Preserve in Sands Point, on Friday, June 23, 2017.

Students from Paul D. Schreiber High School in
Photo Credit: Jennifer A. Uihlein

Students from Paul D. Schreiber High School in Port Washington enjoy Gambol, an annual end-of-school celebration held at Castle Gould at Sands Point Preserve on Friday, June 23, 2017.

Students from Paul D. Schreiber High School in
Photo Credit: Jennifer A. Uihlein

Students from Paul D. Schreiber High School in Port Washington enjoy Gambol, an annual end-of-school celebration held at Castle Gould at Sands Point Preserve on Friday, June 23, 2017.

Students from Paul D. Schreiber High School in
Photo Credit: Jennifer A. Uihlein

Students from Paul D. Schreiber High School in Port Washington enjoy Gambol, an annual end-of-school celebration held at Castle Gould at Sands Point Preserve on Friday, June 23, 2017.

Students from Paul D. Schreiber High School in
Photo Credit: Jennifer A. Uihlein

Students from Paul D. Schreiber High School in Port Washington enjoy Gambol, an annual end-of-school celebration held at Castle Gould at Sands Point Preserve on Friday, June 23, 2017.

Students from Paul D. Schreiber High School in
Photo Credit: Jennifer A. Uihlein

Students from Paul D. Schreiber High School in Port Washington enjoy Gambol, an annual end-of-school celebration held at Castle Gould at Sands Point Preserve on Friday, June 23, 2017.

Guests attending the Paul D. Schreiber High School
Photo Credit: Ian J. Stark

Guests attending the Paul D. Schreiber High School Gambol 2017, held at Castle Gould, Sands Point Preserve in Sands Point, on Friday, June 23, 2017.

Ward Melville High School's prom on Thursday, June
Photo Credit: Jennifer A. Uihlein

Ward Melville High School's prom on Thursday, June 22, 2017, had a Disney "Beauty and the Beast" theme.

Ward Melville High School's prom on Thursday, June
Photo Credit: Jennifer A. Uihlein

Ward Melville High School's prom on Thursday, June 22, 2017, had a Disney "Beauty and the Beast" theme.

Ward Melville High School's prom on Thursday, June
Photo Credit: Jennifer A. Uihlein

Ward Melville High School's prom on Thursday, June 22, 2017, had a Disney "Beauty and the Beast" theme.

Ward Melville High School senior Kathleen O'Brien walks
Photo Credit: Jennifer A. Uihlein

Ward Melville High School senior Kathleen O'Brien walks the red carpet with her dog, Noni, at the school's prom on Thursday, June 22, 2017.

Ward Melville High School's prom on Thursday, June
Photo Credit: Jennifer A. Uihlein

Ward Melville High School's prom on Thursday, June 22, 2017, had a Disney "Beauty and the Beast" theme.

Ward Melville students arrive at their
Photo Credit: Jennifer A. Uihlein

Ward Melville students arrive at their "Beauty and the Beast"-themed prom on Thursday, June 22, 2017.

Ward Melville students arrive at their
Photo Credit: Jennifer A. Uihlein

Ward Melville students arrive at their "Beauty and the Beast"-themed prom on Thursday, June 22, 2017.

Ward Melville High School's prom on Thursday, June
Photo Credit: Jennifer A. Uihlein

Ward Melville High School's prom on Thursday, June 22, 2017, had a Disney "Beauty and the Beast" theme.

Ward Melville students arrive at their
Photo Credit: Leigh Anderson

Ward Melville students arrive at their "Beauty and the Beast"-themed prom on Thursday, June 22, 2017.

Northport High School students, along with friends and
Photo Credit: Jennifer A. Uihlein

Northport High School students, along with friends and family, gather for pre-prom photos and fun in Northport Village Park on Thursday, June 22, 2017.

Northport High School students, along with friends and
Photo Credit: Jennifer A. Uihlein

Northport High School students, along with friends and family, gather for pre-prom photos and fun in Northport Village Park on Thursday, June 22, 2017.

Northport High School students, along with friends and
Photo Credit: Jennifer A. Uihlein

Northport High School students, along with friends and family, gather for pre-prom photos and fun in Northport Village Park on Thursday, June 22, 2017.

Northport High School students, along with friends and
Photo Credit: Jennifer A. Uihlein

Northport High School students, along with friends and family, gather for pre-prom photos and fun in Northport Village Park on Thursday, June 22, 2017.

Northport High School students, along with friends and
Photo Credit: Jennifer A. Uihlein

Northport High School students, along with friends and family, gather for pre-prom photos and fun in Northport Village Park on Thursday, June 22, 2017.

Northport High School students, along with friends and
Photo Credit: Jennifer A. Uihlein

Northport High School students, along with friends and family, gather for pre-prom photos and fun in Northport Village Park on Thursday, June 22, 2017.

Northport High School students, along with friends and
Photo Credit: Jennifer A. Uihlein

Northport High School students, along with friends and family, gather for pre-prom photos and fun in Northport Village Park on Thursday, June 22, 2017.

Northport High School students, along with friends and
Photo Credit: Jennifer A. Uihlein

Northport High School students, along with friends and family, gather for pre-prom photos and fun in Northport Village Park on Thursday, June 22, 2017.

2017 graduates and their prom dates walk during
Photo Credit: Johnny Milano

2017 graduates and their prom dates walk during Lynbrook's prom parade down Atlantic Ave., June 22, 2017.

2017 graduates and their prom dates walk during
Photo Credit: Johnny Milano

2017 graduates and their prom dates walk during Lynbrook's prom parade down Atlantic Ave., June 22, 2017.

2017 graduates and their prom dates walk during
Photo Credit: Johnny Milano

2017 graduates and their prom dates walk during Lynbrook's prom parade down Atlantic Ave., June 22, 2017.

2017 graduates and their prom dates walk during
Photo Credit: Johnny Milano

2017 graduates and their prom dates walk during Lynbrook's prom parade down Atlantic Ave., June 22, 2017.

2017 graduates and their prom dates walk during
Photo Credit: Johnny Milano

2017 graduates and their prom dates walk during Lynbrook's prom parade down Atlantic Ave., June 22, 2017.

Friends and family of 2017 graduates cheer as
Photo Credit: Johnny Milano

Friends and family of 2017 graduates cheer as graduates and their prom dates walk during Lynbrook's prom parade down Atlantic Ave., June 22, 2017.

Friends and family of 2017 graduates cheer as
Photo Credit: Johnny Milano

Friends and family of 2017 graduates cheer as graduates and their prom dates walk during Lynbrook's prom parade down Atlantic Ave., June 22, 2017.

The Earl L. Vandermeulen High School gymnasium in
Photo Credit: Jennifer A. Uihlein

The Earl L. Vandermeulen High School gymnasium in Port Jefferson was transformed into a Disney theme for the prom on June 26, 2017.

The Earl L. Vandermeulen High School gymnasium in
Photo Credit: Jennifer A. Uihlein

The Earl L. Vandermeulen High School gymnasium in Port Jefferson was transformed into a Disney theme for the prom on June 26, 2017.

Earl L. Vandermeulen High School students enter their
Photo Credit: Jennifer A. Uihlein

Earl L. Vandermeulen High School students enter their Disney-themed prom on the school's grounds in Port Jefferson on June 26, 2017.

Earl L. Vandermeulen High School students enter their
Photo Credit: Jennifer A. Uihlein

Earl L. Vandermeulen High School students enter their Disney-themed prom on the school's grounds in Port Jefferson on June 26, 2017.

Guests enjoy Adult Prom, hosted by Kay York
Photo Credit: Rachel Weiss

Guests enjoy Adult Prom, hosted by Kay York Affairs, at the Radisson Hotel Hauppauge-Long Island in Brentwood on Saturday, June 10, 2017.

Guests enjoy Adult Prom, hosted by Kay York
Photo Credit: Rachel Weiss

Guests enjoy Adult Prom, hosted by Kay York Affairs, at the Radisson Hotel Hauppauge-Long Island in Brentwood on Saturday, June 10, 2017.

Erving Booker and Stephanie Wallace attend Adult Prom,
Photo Credit: Rachel Weiss

Erving Booker and Stephanie Wallace attend Adult Prom, hosted by Kay York Affairs, at the Radisson Hotel Hauppauge-Long Island in Brentwood on Saturday, June 10, 2017.

Sara Hawkins and Nick Dean, both from Medford,
Photo Credit: Rachel Weiss

Sara Hawkins and Nick Dean, both from Medford, hang out at Adult Prom, hosted by Kay York Affairs, at the Radisson Hotel Hauppauge-Long Island in Brentwood. The couple found the event on Facebook and decided to attend because Hawkins didn't go to her own high school prom.

Randall and Patricia Clayton hang out at Adult
Photo Credit: Rachel Weiss

Randall and Patricia Clayton hang out at Adult Prom, hosted by Kay York Affairs, at the Radisson Hotel Hauppauge-Long Island in Brentwood on Saturday, June 10, 2017.

Shanelle Myrick from Shirley and Wandy George of
Photo Credit: Rachel Weiss

Shanelle Myrick from Shirley and Wandy George of Patchogue attend Adult Prom, hosted by Kay York Affairs, at the Radisson Hotel Hauppauge-Long Island in Brentwood on Saturday, June 10, 2017.

LaKesha Jackson-Gordon, left, and Ganesa Taylor founded Pink
Photo Credit: Rachel Weiss

LaKesha Jackson-Gordon, left, and Ganesa Taylor founded Pink S.H.O.E.S. to financially assist young women diagnosed with breast cancer. At Adult Prom, held at the Radisson Hotel Hauppauge-Long Island in Brentwood, on Saturday, June 10, 2017, guests raised money to benefit the nonprofit.

Patchogue-Medford High School hung out with schools of
Photo Credit: Courtesy of Hannah Martin

Patchogue-Medford High School hung out with schools of fish during their junior prom at the Long Island Aquarium in Riverhead on Friday, May 19, 2017.

Students from Patchogue-Medford High School having fun at
Photo Credit: Jennifer A. Uihlein

Students from Patchogue-Medford High School having fun at junior prom on Friday, May 19, 2017, at the Long Island Aquarium in Riverhead.

Students from Patchogue-Medford High School having fun at
Photo Credit: Jennifer A. Uihlein

Students from Patchogue-Medford High School having fun at junior prom on Friday, May 19, 2017, at the Long Island Aquarium in Riverhead.

Students from Patchogue-Medford High School having fun at
Photo Credit: Jennifer A. Uihlein

Students from Patchogue-Medford High School having fun at junior prom on Friday, May 19, 2017, at the Long Island Aquarium in Riverhead.

Students from Patchogue-Medford High School having fun at
Photo Credit: Jennifer A. Uihlein

Students from Patchogue-Medford High School having fun at junior prom on Friday, May 19, 2017, at the Long Island Aquarium in Riverhead.

Students from Patchogue-Medford High School having fun at
Photo Credit: Jennifer A. Uihlein

Students from Patchogue-Medford High School having fun at junior prom on Friday, May 19, 2017, at the Long Island Aquarium in Riverhead.

Students from Patchogue-Medford High School arrive by bus
Photo Credit: Jennifer A. Uihlein

Students from Patchogue-Medford High School arrive by bus to their junior prom held at the Long Island Aquarium in Riverhead on Friday, May 19, 2017.

Students stop to admire the ocean life at
Photo Credit: Rachel Weiss

Students stop to admire the ocean life at the Long Island Aquarium during Patchogue-Medford High School's junior prom in Riverhead on Friday, May 19, 2017.

Eastport couple Jennifer Marchelewski, 27, and Daniel Marchelewski
Photo Credit: Jennifer A. Uihlein

Eastport couple Jennifer Marchelewski, 27, and Daniel Marchelewski enjoy a night out at the fifth annual Paper Doll Vintage Boutique Prom in Sayville on Sunday, May 21, 2017.

David Rivera, 35, of Port Jefferson Station, and
Photo Credit: Jennifer A. Uihlein

David Rivera, 35, of Port Jefferson Station, and Patricia Fritz, 30, of Merrick, attend the fifth annual Paper Doll Vintage Boutique Prom in Sayville on Sunday, May 21, 2017.

Sueey Gutierrez, 30, of Massapequa, poses in the
Photo Credit: Jennifer A. Uihlein

Sueey Gutierrez, 30, of Massapequa, poses in the mirror during the fifth annual Paper Doll Vintage Boutique Prom in Sayville on Sunday, May 21, 2017.

Elleyna Albanese, 32, of Shirley, checks out vintage
Photo Credit: Jennifer A. Uihlein

Elleyna Albanese, 32, of Shirley, checks out vintage clothing the fifth annual Paper Doll Vintage Boutique Prom in Sayville on Sunday, May 21, 2017.

Eastport couple Jennifer Marchelewski, 27, and Daniel Marchelewski
Photo Credit: Jennifer A. Uihlein

Eastport couple Jennifer Marchelewski, 27, and Daniel Marchelewski enjoy a night out at the fifth annual Paper Doll Vintage Boutique Prom in Sayville on Sunday, May 21, 2017.

Hannah Schneider, 19, of Flanders, and Cecilia Young,
Photo Credit: Jennifer A. Uihlein

Hannah Schneider, 19, of Flanders, and Cecilia Young, 21, of Centereach, attend the fifth annual Paper Doll Vintage Boutique Prom in Sayville on Sunday, May 21, 2017.

Soul Revival System DJ April Del Castillo, 40,
Photo Credit: Jennifer A. Uihlein

Soul Revival System DJ April Del Castillo, 40, of Amityville, entertains prom-goers at the fifth annual Paper Doll Vintage Boutique Prom in Sayville on Sunday, May 21, 2017.

This couple wore color-coordinated outfits to Comsewogue High
Photo Credit: Rachel Weiss

This couple wore color-coordinated outfits to Comsewogue High School's annual senior citizens prom on Sunday, April 30, 2017.

These friends dressed their best for Comsewogue High
Photo Credit: Rachel Weiss

These friends dressed their best for Comsewogue High School's annual senior citizens prom on Sunday, April 30, 2017.

Minnie and Bob Cooke were crowned king and
Photo Credit: Rachel Weiss

Minnie and Bob Cooke were crowned king and queen at the annual Comsewogue High School senior citizens prom on Sunday, April 30, 2017.

Vinny and Connie Laforte of Lake Grove pose
Photo Credit: Rachel Weiss

Vinny and Connie Laforte of Lake Grove pose for a photo together at the annual Comsewogue High School senior citizens prom on Sunday, April 30, 2017.

Toni Sammartino, Angie Luciano and Delphine Hayes, all
Photo Credit: Rachel Weiss

Toni Sammartino, Angie Luciano and Delphine Hayes, all of Coram, enjoy refreshments at the annual Comsewogue High School senior citizens prom on Sunday, April 30, 2017.

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