In a few short weeks, sequins, tuxedos and fake nails will make their appearance. Yes we're talking about the ultimate dance of all dances—prom! There’s so much preparation and planning behind this once in a lifetime event, that it's easily described as a prelude to your wedding day. So it’s not surprising that the average amount spent on prom night cost nearly $1,000, according to a survey released by Visa. But is the cost and stress of a pretty hairdo and finding a date worth all the trouble? The following list will guide you in how to spend your prom wisely to ensure you have the ultimate night.