15 Fun Cinco de Mayo Party Ideas

This post has 15 Fun Cinco de Mayo Party Ideas. From delicious street tacos to adorable Photo Booth Props, there are so many great ideas to inspire your Mexican fiesta!

Fun Cinco de Mayo Party Ideas

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Get ready to spice up your Cinco de Mayo celebrations with a fiesta that will have your guests entertained all night long! As this vibrant holiday approaches, it’s the perfect time to start planning a memorable gathering filled with delicious food, refreshing drinks, and festive decor. Whether you’re hosting a small gathering with close friends or throwing a lively fiesta for the whole neighborhood, I’ve got you covered with an array of creative and exciting party ideas that will make this Cinco de Mayo one to remember. So grab your sombrero and get ready to dive into a world of Mexican-inspired fun!

Cinco de Mayo Party Decor Ideas

DIY Cinco De Mayo Napkin Rings

Piñata Inspired Fiesta Napkin Rings For Cinco de Mayo from Hey There, Home. This is a darling dinner idea that only requires some white cloth napkins, empty paper towel rolls, and some bright-colored tissue paper.

Cinco de Mayo Fringe Photobooth Backdrop

This Cinco de Mayo Fringe Photobooth Backdrop idea from Lovely Indeed is so much fun to take photos with. All you need for this cute backdrop is some crepe paper rolls, a good pair of scissors, and some tape.

Cinco De Mayo Photo Booth Props

Free Cinco De Mayo Photo Booth Props by The Dating Divas. Photobooth props are so cute and silly. It brings out the laughter and fun for any party, but Cinco De Mayo props are extra cute and fun. You could even have these next to your Photobooth Backdrop for an extra colorful aesthetic.

Terra Cotta Cupcake Stands

Terra Cotta Pots are affordable and make such a cute cupcake or dessert stand! Party Swizzle makes the cutest fiesta tablescape ideas for your Cinco De Mayo gathering.

Pin the Tail on the Piñata

This Pin the Tail on the Piñata by Studio DIY is a fun and hilarious game to play at your fiesta! It’s just like pin the tail on the donkey but with a colorful and unique twist. Click over to Studio DIY for instructions and a free printable.

Pool Noodle Cactus Decor

Ribbons and Glue made the most adorable pool noodle cactus decorations for her fiesta! These are so easy to create with just a colorful plant pot, some green pool noodles, and some toothpicks!

Yummy Cinco De Mayo Recipe Ideas

Mexican Hot Chocolate Cupcakes

These Mexican Hot Chocolate Cupcakes by Yellow Bliss Road are a super fun and yummy treat for your Cinco De Mayo guests to devour. These rich cupcakes with a whipped frosting are sprinkled with cinniamon for a truly decadant and spicy mexican flavor.

Street Tacos

Simple Street Tacos by Simple Recipes is an obvious choice for a Cinco De Mayo celebration! Mexican street tacos are delicious, easy and so perfect for any day of the week! Try these with a taco bar where you have all the fixins’ for a memorable fiesta!

Sombrero Cookies

Cinco de Mayo Sombrero Cookies by Clever, Crafty, Cookin’ Mama are so cute and festive! They are so simple to make. You can use store-bought cookies for this recipe or make your own for an even better treat. All you need is some spice drops, some colorful sprinkles and some frosting for a truly cute and festive cookie.

Mexican Street Chips

Mexican Street Chips with Hot Sauce & Lime by Shaken Together Life is a traditional Mexican appetizer. The heat from the hot sauce, the saltiness from the chips, and the zing from the limes is a taste bud explosion.

Honeydew Margaritas

Bust out the blender for some margaritas at your Cinco de Mayo Party! This recipe for Honeydew Margaritas from Good Housekeeping looks refreshing and delicious. They use sugar around the rim instead of salt for an extra sweet experience. Margaritas are a must for any Mexican party!!

Mexican Street Corn

This Mexican Street Corn recipe from Cookin’ With Mima is a perfect appetizer or side dish for Cinco De Mayo. Also known as Elote, this dish is a summertime staple! Juicy grilled corn topped with a tangy, creamy sauce and cheese, you’re going to want to make this all summer long!

Martini Glass Appetizers

Martini Glass Dips! For an easy and sanitary appetizer, you can fill individual servings of guacamole or salsa in separate martini glasses (or any glasses or single-serve cups). This is a great way to serve people with less waste and fewer germs (no double dipping!).


Homemade churros are amazing, and they are such a great mexican party dessert! Crunchy on the outside and soft on the inside and rolled in cinniamon and sugar, these delicous pastrys are a delight. They are suprizingly easy to make, and come together in lest than 30 minutes with this recipe from So Festive!

Strawberry Pineapple Salsa

For a new Twist on an old favorite, try this Strawberry Pineapple Salsa recipe from California Unpublished. It is a delightful twist on a traditional salsa recipe that incorporates the flavors of sweet strawberries and tropical pineapple. This fruity combination creates a fresh, vibrant, and versatile salsa perfect for your Cinco De Mayo Party. The contrast of the sweet fruits with the savory ingredients like red onion and jalapeno pepper makes it an appealing dish for a wide range of palates.

This post has 15 Fun Cinco de Mayo Party Ideas

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