Are you planning a party for Cinco de Mayo? These Cinco de Mayo party ideas will help you celebrate the holiday with delicious food, colorful decorations and fun party games. Some of these tutorials are from Mad in Crafts, and some are from other blogs so be sure to follow the links for the original DIYs.
PRINTABLE CINCO DE MAYO INVITATIONS: Send your guests an invitation wrapped around individual bottles of hot sauce!
PAPEL PICADO SAVE THE DATES: You can adapt these papel picado inspired wedding save the dates for any party occasion.
PRINTABLE PAPEL PICADO STREAMERS: Get the look of authentic papel picado streamers with these printable templates.
DIY FIESTA BALLOONS: Transform plain balloons into festive maracas with this simple tutorial.
MINIATURE MEXICAN PAPER FLOWERS: All the color and vibrancy of Mexican paper flowers, only miniaturized.
DOLLAR STORE CACTUS PLACE CARDS: Set your table with cactus place cards (that double as shot glasses!).
NO-SEW CUSTOM TASSEL TABLECLOTH: Add color and texture to a plain tablecloth — no sewing necessary.
PRINTABLE OTOMI TABLE RUNNER: This gorgeous printable table runner features a colorful Mexican Otomi design.
Food & Drink
4 INGREDIENT BEER MARGARITAS: You are just four ingredients away from dangerously delicious margaritas.
MEXICAN FLOWER DRINK STIRRERS: Keep your cocktails properly mixed with bright drink stirrers.
PAPEL PICADO PARTY STRAWS: Sip your margarita through an adorable papel picado inspired straw.
CROCK POT CARNITAS: Spend the party with your guests instead of the kitchen with crock pot carnitas.
CANDY-FILLED SOMBRERO COOKIES: Finish the meal with sombrero cookies that double as pinatas.
IN THE TAIL ON THE LLAMA: Why play Pin the Tail on the Donkey when llamas are so much cuter?
EMBELLISHED LLAMA PINATA: Make your pinata a bit extra with some added embellishments.
MINI AVOCADO PINATA: Or opt for tiny pinatas for each guest!