Cinco de Mayo Party Ideas

Celebrate Cinco de Mayo with your friends and family in style! Cinco de Mayo is celebrated on May 5th in the US and Mexico and we gathered our favorite ideas and inspiration to help you throw the perfect party! You can have fun and throw a fiesta for this historic event with lively decorations, colorful centerpieces and great food, without spending a fortune. Pin your favorites below or share your ideas with us in the comments!

It’s all about colorful tables and yummy treats, as seen on Pretty My Party, to set a fun and festive atmosphere! If your event is indoors, brighten up the space with sequined tablecloths or chevron runners in vibrant red, orange, green, or yellow colors.

Colorful ideas from Pretty My Party | Cinco de Mayo Party Ideas
Colorful ideas from Pretty My Party!

Since it’s May and summer is around the corner, keep cool with a delicious skinny spicy pineapple margarita recipe by Just a Little Sparkle. This drink is perfect for so many other spring and summer events too, and will go well with a variety of food and dessert options!

Skinny Spicy Pineapple Margarita by Just a Little Sparkle | Cinco de Mayo Party Ideas
Skinny Spicy Pineapple Margarita by Just a Little Sparkle!

Want to create something special for Cinco de Mayo? Try DIY paper decorations like paper lanterns, tissue garlands or create a selfie-ready backdrop with tissue pom-poms.

Paper decorations | Cinco de Mayo Party Ideas
Get creative with pom-poms!

Now that you have tablecloths, drinks, and party decorations, put the finishing touch on your tables with a centerpiece! Create this fun flower arrangement with just a few flowers and a tin (you might already have one around the house!), Bridal Guide has your how-to here.

Inspiration for your Cinco de Mayo wedding via Bridal Guide | Cinco de Mayo Party Ideas
Inspiration for your wedding too via Bridal Guide!

Even more party inspiration:

It’s Fiesta Time – Celebrate Cinco de Mayo via Weddings From The Heart

Cinco de Mayo Crafts and Decorations via Martha Stewart

9 Festive Cinco de Mayo Ideas via Babble

How will you be celebrating Cinco de Mayo? Let us know in the comments!

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