Fun Friday – Easy Cinco de Mayo Party Ideas #OrientalTrading

Cinco de Mayo is coming up quick and nothing says fiesta like a fun themed party. We actually like any excuse to eat tacos and though the holiday of Cinco de Mayo comes with history it is also a great time to celebrate.

Cinco de Mayo

Cinco de Mayo party ideas

Menu ~ Plan a simple and easy menu so you are not in the kitchen all day. for our party, we chose to start with things luke chips and dip along with other appetizers. We followed this with a make your own taco bar.

Drinks ~ Make sure you have plenty of drinks to choose from. We had a cooler with both regular and diet drinks along with water.

Games ~ Have games that both adults and children can enjoy. things like Pinta, pin the tail on a donkey or even musical chairs is fun.

Table Setting ~ Have a festive table setting. things like bright color plates, decorative tablecloth, chili pepper serving trays and maybe even a few cute dancing girls.

Cinco de Mayo

Putting it Together

Once you have all your elements listed putting it together is the next step. For me, I need a little help to execute a great party which is why I love working with Oriental Trading. They have everything I need to look like a great hostess.

With Oriental Trading all you need is a great idea or theme and they provide the rest. From table settings to photo booth props, they are my go to place for party supplies. Plus they are budget friendly so you never need to worry you will spend a fortunate to pull a party that will have your neighbors talking for weeks.


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  1. I love ordering from Oriental Trading! I actually just ordered Cinco De Mayo products for our teacher appreciation luncheon.

  2. Cinco de Mayo is a big deal in Southern California, and I love this party theme. Nobody does parties like Oriental Trading Company. We used to order everything through them for my kids’ parties.

  3. Eeeeh heheh! I always love Cinco de Mayo because (i think?) it always happens two days before MY birthday. I can’t wait for all the nachos, tacos, and partyin’!

  4. This is such a cute and festive table! My kdis were just asking me if we will celebrate cinco de Mayo and I was not sure what to do. But I like the idea of focusing on a fun dinner idea.

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