cinco de mayo party ideas

Awesome Cinco de Mayo Party Ideas

If you’re looking for Cinco De Mayo Party Ideas to throw a FIESTA, then I’ve got you covered! Scroll for some amazing Cinco De Mayo recipes & decor!

In just a week, Cinco de Mayo will be here and I thought it would be fun to share some of the best Cinco de Mayo Party Ideas. I’m always looking for a good excuse to have a FIESTA!  I am even more excited that Cinco de Mayo falls on a Saturday this year!  I hope these fun and delicious ideas inspire you to have a fun Cinco de Mayo Celebration!


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Cinco de Mayo Party Ideas for Decorations


Cinco de Mayo Fiesta Photo Booth Props

cinco de mayo party ideas photo booth props


Fiesta Themed Party Pack

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Deluxe Sombreros 12 Pack

cinco de mayo party ideas sombreros 12 pack


Margarita Pool Float or Decoration

cinco de mayo party ideas margarita pool float


Inflatable Sombrero Cooler

cinco de mayo party ideas inflatable sombrero cooler


Fiesta Plastic Table Cloth

cinco de mayo party ideas tablecloth


Fiesta Fake Mustaches

cinco de mayo party ideas fiesta fake mustaches


Cinco de Mayo Party Assorted Margarita Glasses 20 Count

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Cinco de Mayo Party Ideas for Food


Restaurant Style Mexican Rice

authentic restaurant style mexican rice recipe


The Best Homemade Guacamole

best homemade guacamole recipe cinco de mayo


Baked Chicken Taquitos and Shredded Chicken for Tacos

baked chicken taquitos recipe cinco de mayo mexican cusine


Homemade Pico de Gallo

how to make pico de gallo salsa


Shrimp Ceviche Dip

Shrimp Ceviche Recipe - Perfect Appetizer for Cinco De Mayo


Cinco de Mayo Party Ideas for Entertainment


You cannot throw a Cinco de Mayo Party without a Donkey Piñata.  You just can’t.

cinco de mayo party ideas donkey pinata


Cinco de Mayo Bingo Game

cinco de mayo party ideas fiesta bingo game


Mini Wooden Mexican Maracas

cinco de mayo party ideas mini wooden maracas

We hope these fun and delicious Cinco de Mayo Party Ideas will turn your Cinco de Mayo get together, into an awesome FIESTA!  If you are feeling extra creative and festive, check out how adorable these Sugar Piñata Cookies are from She Knows.





  1. The Shrimp Ceviche dip looks so delicious! We love Cinco de Mayo for its colorful festivities and of course for us to indulge in oh so yummy Mexican fare.

  2. That margarita pool decoration is so fun! I love it. We’re going to a cinco de mayo birthday party next week and I bet it looks like this!

  3. There are so many great ideas here for anyone throwing a Cinco De Mayo party. I absolutely love the look of the pinata cookies, they are amazing! Great job.

  4. I come more and more often across posts that share something very creative. Being myself so occupied with work and so little with creativity, I get the inspiration to be more creative from posts such as this. Thanks for sharing!

  5. Oh I love this! What a fun party theme! We love to do themed parties at new year’s with our friends but haven’t done this theme yet! Maybe next time!

  6. I’ve never actually heard of Cinco de Mayo before – I guess it’s a Mexican party, but what’s it in aid of? All your Mexican party goodies and recipes look and sound though, kinda wish I was coming to this party! x

    1. Cinco de Mayo, (May 5) is a holiday that celebrates the date of the Mexican army’s 1862 victory over France at the Battle of Puebla during the Franco-Mexican War. So many people celebrate by throwing a Fiesta or enjoying a Mexican meal.

  7. Would love to be able to organise a party like this someday! It would be such a cool event! Thanks for sharing this awesome idea

  8. Cinco De Mayo? Well, I’m only hearing of that now but I think I’m loving it. From your ideas, there is too much color going on so I can even imagine how that speaks of too much fun and wonder you are anxious about the celebration,right?

  9. Guac is a must, obviously! If there isn’t guac it isn’t an official party, is what I always say! Yum to the recipes and cute decor!

  10. May is really up there in terms of fund and activities, both lined up for spring and summer around the world. I just love Mexican rice, I’d love to have them soon and my favorite game with my friends, Bingo!

  11. My daughter is having a cinco de mayo party for her girl scout troop – thanks for these ideas! we are supposed to each bring a dish. That rice looks delicious – I think I’ll bring that

  12. Absolutely love mexican food and all these decorations look perfect for a funny party! Would really enjoy a similar mix!

  13. The weather is finally getting warmer in my area. I am planning to have a party for my daughter and these ideas will come in handy. Makes my job a lot easier.

  14. I’ve been browsing loads of Cinco de Mayo party decor ideas on Pinterest recently, so your post is very apt. I love all the vibrant colours and would definitely use that tablecloth. And who could resist the donkey pinata!

  15. This looks so cool, one of the best parties I ever went to was Mexican themed! I love all the great party stuff there is around nowadays, hope you have a fabulous time!

  16. I have absolutely no idea what Cinco de Mayo is Kristi Ann. It sounds exciting though and a good reason for a huge celebration. Dancing, eating and drinking sounds good to me!

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