Happy Cinco de Mayo!
Cinco de Mayo is celebrated on May 5, the anniversary of a victory in 1862 in the fight for independence from French forces. In the United States, Cinco de Mayo is seen as a celebration of Mexican heritage and pride. Its a day to celebrate the culture, achievements and experiences of people with a Mexican background. On this day, people from all over the places get together celebrating Cinco de Mayo. There are parties, parades, Mariachi bands, dancing and Mexican traditional food. Cinco de Mayo is a truly a fiesta and festivals in Mexican culture.
If you are planning a Cinco de Mayo party this year and looking for some ideas, here are some helpful tips and ideas on how to plan a Cinco de Mayo party including party decoration ideas, party activities and more. I hope you and your guests will enjoy the party and have a fun Cinco de Mayo.
Cinco de Mayo Party Decoration
To get your Cinco de Mayo Party started, the first step is to decide where the party will be hosted. Whether it is an indoor or outdoor party, you need to get some party supplies to decorate the party area. Simply decorate the party entrance with a fun mustache balloon kit as a welcome message and dress up your party area with some Fiesta foil swirl hangings. You are off to a good start.
Have every of your guests laughing right after their arrival by decorating your party entrance with this mustache balloon kit. It includes two plain yellow balloons, two mustache smiley face balloons, and a large black mustache balloon. The kit also comes with black curling ribbon and a gold metallic foil spray balloon weight.
Add some excitement to your Cinco de Mayo party with this Fiesta Table Decorating Kit. This fiesta centerpiece set features 3 cultural theme standups and confetti pieces with Sombreros, maracas, and cactus designs. This colorful table decoration kit will bright up your party room instantly.
This pack of Fiesta Foil Swirl Hanging cutouts features six pieces of maracas and sombreros hanging from foil spirals. Perfect for your Cinco De Mayo party or any Mexican themed parties decoration. Space them around your party area and spice up your Fiesta party. Depends on how big your party room is, you can add more sets as needed.
Cinco de Mayo Party Invitations
Now is time to invite your family and friends to your party. Make a list of the guests you are planning to invite and send them a formal invitation with these fun Cinco De Mayo themed party invitations.
Cinco de Mayo Party Tableware
Cinco De Mayo is all about fun and feast. Provide your guests with some authentic Mexican food in these fiesta themed party tableware including plates, drink cups, napkins, and more. Also don’t forget to cover the party table with a beautiful Fiesta table covers.
Cinco de Mayo Costumes
As a party host, you will want to dress yourself and your kids in some Cinco de Mayo Costumes. You can define your party a Cinco de Mayo Costume party in the party invitations. But don’t make it mandatory because some of your guests might not like to dress in costumes.
Spanish Princess Child Costume
This traditional Spanish princess dress is perfect for your girl at the Cinco De Mayo party. Your little prince will stand out at the party in this red hot dress. The dress is designed with a ruffled skirt, red flowers and black trim. It also includes a red flower headpiece.
Womens Hot Tamale Costume
Don’t forget to spice yourself up with Mexican styled costumes such as this Hot Tamale Costume. This beautiful dress is designed with off the shoulder white ruffle Top and rainbow stripe skirt. The lace up corset adds lovely detail to the dress. It includes a mini sombrero hat and cute flower choker.
Cinco de Mayo Party Favors
Party Favors are a fun way to get your guests quickly into the party mood. Hand out some mini Fiesta Maracas and Sombrero when your guests enter into your party room and dress them with the colorful Fiesta Beads. Now they are officially your Fiesta party members.
Cinco de Mayo Party Activities
Here are some fun activities to entertain your guests at your fiesta party:
1.Dance, Dance, More Dances! Prepare some maracas shakers at the party and encourage your guests to dance. You don’t need a Mariachi band to spice up the party. All you need are some good Cinco De Mayo Party Music. Dancing is a always a fun party activity that will get your fiesta started.
2.Don’t let kids get bored while their parents are having fun margarita time. Kids love pinatas. Prepared a Cinco De Mayo themed party pinata for your little guests. They will be having so much fun when they break the pinata and jump on the goodies falling out of it.
Why We Celebrate Cinco de Mayo in the US?
Some people may confuse Cinco de Mayo with Mexican Independence Day which is the popular holiday in Mexico. Although it sounds more like a Mexican holiday, Cinco de Mayo is much more known in the United States than in Mexico. Cinco de Mayo is original known as the celebration of the victory battle in which Mexican Army defeat the French Army with the support and help of the U.S.. It changes the relationship between the United States and Mexico. Now, Cinco de Mayo has become a holiday for the Mexican descent who live in the U.S. to celebrate Mexican culture and for Americans to learn more about Mexican traditions and culture. People celebrate Cinco de Mayo by throwing Mexican fiesta parties, participating parades, and enjoying Mexican food.