Cinco De Mayo Party Ideas

Did someone say margaritas? When May 5th rolls around, everyone knows what that means: it’s time to celebrate Cinco de Mayo! While this day commemorates the anniversary of Mexico's victory at the Battle of Puebla, it has also become a day to celebrate Mexico’s vibrant culture — especially its food, drinks, and music.

So, pour yourself a margarita and get inspired with this roundup of Cinco de Mayo party ideas!


Cinco de Mayo Outfit Ideas

What do all great Cinco de Mayo outfits have in common? They’re colorful, fun, and make a bold statement. Get inspired with these cute Cinco de Mayo outfit ideas.

Idea 1: “Margaritas Made Me Do It” Shirt

The ultimate Cinco de Mayo shirt! Style it with white or denim shorts, sandals, and dangle earrings for a party look that is cute, festive, and most importantly, super comfortable.

Margarita Made Me Do It T-shirt

Idea 2: Cinco de Mayo Stud Earrings

These cute taco stud earrings and pink margarita earrings are festive yet understated — perfect for Cinco de Mayo, as well as future beach vacations and happy hours.

Cute Smiling Taco Studs

Idea 3: Cinco de Mayo Beaded Dangle Earrings

Searching for the best pair of Cinco de Mayo earrings? Look no further than these adorable piñata beaded dangle earrings, pink sombrero dangle earrings, and red chili pepper beaded earrings. They’ll instantly add a festive touch to any outfit, and are sure to turn heads all day long.

Pink Sombrero Beaded Dangle Earrings

Idea 4: Boozy Beaded Dangle Earrings

Festive? Check! Cute? Check! Comfortable? Check! This collection includes: Rum bottle dangle earrings, Gin bottle beaded earrings, Glitzy Vodka bottle earrings, and Prosecco seed bead dangle earrings. These cute boozy earrings tick all the boxes when it comes to choosing a winning pair of Cinco de Mayo earrings.

Rum Bottle Beaded Dangle Earrings

Cinco de Mayo Decor Ideas

Hosting a Cinco de Mayo gathering at your casa? Decorate in style with our collection of festive Cinco de Mayo home decor.

Idea 1: Tequila Towel by Mud Pie

Take life with a grain of salt — it’s not just good life advice, but also the start of any great fiesta! This kitchen towel is just what you need to set the tone of your Cinco de Mayo party.

Tequila Handtowel

Idea 2: “You Can’t Make Everyone Happy, You’re Not a Taco” Sign

Tacos are a menu must-have for any authentic Cinco de Mayo celebration. Whether you are making them at home or picking up take-out from your favorite Mexican restaurant, serve them next to this fun box sign. 

You Can't Make Everyone Happy, You're Not a Taco Box Sign

Idea 3: Olé Sombrero Mini by Nora Flemming

Whether you’re serving a platter of drinks or appetizers, this sombrero mini is a fun and festive way to dress up your favorite serving trays by Nora Flemming.

Sombrero Mini By Nora Fleming

Idea 4: El Arroyo Marquee Coaster Set

El Arroyo is a Mexican restaurant in Austin, Texas that has become internet-famous for its clever marquee signs. This set of four coasters is perfect for adding some laughs to your Cinco de Mayo party.

Mixed Drinks Coaster Set

Cinco de Mayo Gift Ideas

Whether you’re looking for a thoughtful hostess gift or compiling a gift bag for party attendees, get inspired with this collection of Cinco de Mayo gifts.

Idea 1: Margarita Recipe Glass

This unique margarita glass by Mud Pie is an instant conversation starter. Whether you follow the recipe on the glass or get creative with the details, you’ll never want to sip your margarita from another glass again.

Margarita Recipe Glass

Idea 2: Margarita Pong

Fiesta like there’s no mañana with this fun party game! Beer pong may be the go-to game for backyard parties, but this version (which includes twelve margarita glasses) is so much more festive for Cinco de Mayo.

Margarita Pong Game

Idea 3: Margarita Utensil Set

This stylish three-piece set comes with a wooden juicer, stainless steel jigger and bottle opener, all displayed on a kraft margarita recipe card. It would make a great hostess gift or an addition to a Cinco de Mayo gift basket.

Margarita Utensil Set

Idea 4: Fiesta Sponge Sets

Cleanup has never been more fun thanks to these fiesta-inspired foam sponge sets by Mud Pie. Choose between avocado, taco, margarita, and guacamole-shaped sets. 

Fiesta Sponge Sets


We hope these party ideas for Cinco de Mayo will help you enjoy your best fiesta yet!

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