Cinco De Mayo Party
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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
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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