Cinco de Mayo Celebration
May is finally here and it's time to start getting family and friends together for backyard parties and summer cocktail hours. What better way to kick off the summer than with a Cinco de Mayo fiesta?! Pour some margaritas, bust out the maracas, and have your friends over for a Mexican celebration!
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Get creative and have your guests self-serve appetizers at the salsa bar. Try offering delicious guacamole, traditional salsa in mild and hot, as well as something new and different like corn salsa! Image and recipes: The Party Dress
These adorable little piñata cookies are a perfect dessert for your fiesta! Filled with M&Ms, they'll be a sweet surprise for your guests. Image and recipe: She Knows
Colorful blooms are key for any fiesta, but add an authentic kick to your centerpiece by bunching flowers in Mexican coffee cans. Image: Spread Love Events
DIY Fiesta Tissue Decor
Create colorful fiesta tissue banners with this simple DIY tutorial from Martha Stewart. Tissue paper found here.
Yellow Maxi Dress
Be the perfect hostess in this high-neck, silk-chiffon dress from Miguielina. Features a slit at the skirt and gathered elastic waist. 3/4" halter straps tie behind neck. Jersey lining.
Add a dash of color to prints and solids with stones in a beautiful on-trend sherbet hue. Set in an intricate gold-tone base, these drops are equal parts feminine and earthy.
Pink Party Dress
Bright, pleated dress by A|wear. Crafted in lightweight chiffon, featuring a round neckline and sleeveless styling with a contrast color block insert to the chest, and a gathered high waist. Pleated skirt with fluted hem.
Help your guests get in the mood to salsa with these colorful wood maracas as favors. Image: The Sweetest Occasion
$8.16 per pair
Set the tone for your Cinco de Mayo fiesta with this colorful Papel Picado Invite from Minted.
$2.34 each for 100
For an adults only party, try mini tequila bottles as a signature cocktail or favor. Image: All You Need is Love
For dessert, have traditional Mexican candy for your guests to munch on. They'll love these sweet, unique flavors! Image: The Wedding Decorator
Let your guests know what delicious Mexican dishes they're in for by creating a unique menu on this chalkboard easel! Image: Style Me Pretty
Cactus Place Card
Create simple little name tags to place in a mini potted cactus as a place card. Image: Our Blog of Love
$38.95 for 36 cacti
Serve your guests declisious chipotle-lime chicken tacos topped with tomatoes and sour cream for a perfect summer dinner. Image: We Heart It
Blue Rim Margarita Glasses
The signature thick glass with brilliant blue rim is an instant giveaway that this gorgeous Blue Rocco Barware hails from South of the Border. Perfect for serving delicious margaritas! Image: Taylor Lord Photography
$19.96 for a set of 4
Be sure to include lots of color florals as a part of your fiesta decor. Small bunches of pink and orange blooms can be scattered as centerpieces or accessorize the food table. Image: Taylor Lord Photography
Hang festive piñatas as decor or fill one with yummy candy and let your guests duke it out for the treats! Image: The Sweetest Occassion
Salsa Bar > thepartydress.net, Piñata Cookies > sheknows.com, Festive Flowers > spreadloveevents.com, DIY Fiesta Tissue Decor > marthastewart.com, Yellow Maxi Dress > shopbop.com, Tangerine Earrings > baublebar.com, Pink Party Dress > asos.com, Maraca Favors > thesweetestoccasion.com, Fiesta Invitation > minted.com, Mini Tequilas > thewhiskyexchange.com, Mexican Candy > blogspot.com, Chalkboard Menu > amazon.com, Cactus Place Card > amazon.com, Chipotle-Lime Tacos > foodnetwork.com, Blue Rim Margarita Glasses > worldmarket.com, Flower Decor > taylorlordphotography.com, Piñata > thesweetestoccasion.com