Originally Cinco de Mayo was only celebrated in the small Mexican city of Puebla, where, on May 5, 1862, the Mexican militia defeated the French army. But it’s grown into a huge celebration north of the border, too! So if you’re playing hostess on May 5 (or the weekend after), WD has everything you need for the perfect Mexican-themed celebration. Gather up these fun items—from recipes to festive decorations—for a party no one will forget.
The invitation is the first step in reeling your guests in, so why not make it fun and festive? Try 's premade Cinco de Mayo design or get creative and design your
Dip is a must-have at any party. This WD bean, guacamole, salsa and tortilla chip combo is perfect for a Mexican-themed bash. Get the Recipe.
When hosting a Cinco de Mayo bash, Mexican beer is the way to go. We suggest , and
Cinco de Mayo could never be complete without margaritas! Have a taste of Mexico with this WD traditional recipe. We suggest using
Keep your beers and other refreshments ice-cold in this inflatable cactus cooler. $20.95;
To match the rest of your festive decorations, try this multicolored table runner. It's affordable and creates a simple-to-clean-up barrier between the food and your dining room table. $5.25;
These vibrant margarita glasses will let you serve the classic cocktail in style. They come in four bright colors and are plastic, so they make for an easy after-party cleanup. $9.99 for 20-piece set;
Piñatas are traditionally filled with candy, but if you're having an adults-only party, you can get creative with the favors. Try miniature plastic tequila bottles, bottle openers or beaded necklaces. Bull-Shaped Piñata, $12.99;
If you're planning on having your party go (well) into the night, spruce up your outdoors with these paper lanterns. The chili peppers are perfectly on theme! $6.99;
Want some entertainment? Mexican and salsa music will have your guests up and out of their chairs in no time. We suggest downloading the any or all the songs from the Cinco De Mayo Celebration album. $8.99;