Cinco De Mayo Party

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Have a Cinco De Mayo Party! This day celebrates a holiday in Mexico which is the day the Mexican Army defeated the French in 1862.

Think Fiesta!! Ole!

  • Decorate with lots of wonderful colors, and include fun items like sombreros, Mexican flags and Mexican blankets.

  • Decorate with colorful tissue paper flowers, streamers and pinatas.

  • Check with your local travel agent for travel posters from Mexico.

  • Make sure there is a pinata to hit. It is so easy to make a pinata!

  • For adults, have a tequila tasting or Margarita tasting contest.

  • Mariachi music is a must!

  • Learn some Mexican dances. The Mexican hat dance is a favorite! Or perhaps enjoy watching a Ballet Folklorico show.

  • Play games such as "Lasso the Bull", basically a ring toss game.

  • More ideas for food can be found on our Mexican Dinner page...

  • Add a great flan recipe! or a Cinco de Mayo flag cake along with great Mexican food like tacoes, enchiladas, tortillas, churros and tamales.

  • Cinco de Mayo Party Resources

    Table covers in tropical colors: hot pink, lime green, yellow, turquoise, and orange.
  • Raffia table skirting
  • Balloons in tropical colors Palm Trees (real, inflatable, or made from butcher paper)
  • Flowers (Hibiscus, orchids, palms)
  • Tissue Paper Flowers
  • Fresh Fruit (pineapples, coconuts, bananas)
  • Cute Drink Umbrellas
  • Sombreros
  • Mexican Flags
  • Mexican Blankets
  • Mariachi Music

    Your Cinco De Mayo Party Ideas

    I love it when people who have visited this website share their own tips and ideas.

    Site Visitor Daniela A. of Arroyo Grande, California shared the following recipe for guacamole:

    "Guacamole is an easy food to make, not to mention delicious. Just smash up 1 Chile, 2 or 3 avocados, and 1 garlic tooth. Serve it up with some tortilla chips and there you go a tasty, healthy snack for you and your guests. Add more of the same ingredients depending how many people you are having over."

    Add your Cinco de Mayo ideas to this list!

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