Cinco De Mayo Party Ideas

For A Fabulous Fiesta!

These Cinco De Mayo party ideas are just the thing for throwing the best fiesta in town. We've got invitations, crafts, activities, and more to make your Cinco De Mayo celebration a vibrant homage to Mexican culture and heritage.

As you make your party preparations, here's a bit of background on the holiday. "Cinco de Mayo" is Spanish for "fifth of May." The holiday commemorates the long-shot victory of the Mexican army over invading French forces in the May 5, 1862 Battle of Puebla.

In Mexico today, Cinco de Mayo is celebrated most enthusiastically in the state of Puebla. In the United States, you'll find celebrations in almost any place with a substantial population of people of Mexican heritage.

Now that you're in the know, it's time to do your part to enjoy this fabulously fun holiday!



Fiesta time!

Just click on the links below to liven up your celebration.

Cinco de Mayo Invitations
These jubilant downloadable, printable Cinco de Mayo invitations will get the party word out to family and friends in style.

Cinco de Mayo Crafts
What's a party without decorations and party favors? A drab one, that's what. Paper flowers, ristras, Ojos de Dios...fun to make, even more fun to share!

Activities for Cinco de Mayo
Pump up the music and put on your dancing shoes! From the piñata to the songs, here's what you need to get your party jumpin'.



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Try these spooky drinks
for a boo-tiful party!

black martini
witch's brew

Crunchy party snacks,
yummy party fare!

chestnuts & pals
pumpkin seeds