How To Throw A Cinco De Mayo Party

cinco de mayo party

It’s time to fiesta, everyone! Cinco De Mayo is this Saturday, and it is the perfect opportunity to gather your friends and throw a Cinco De Mayo party, complete with spicy food and fresh margs.

Here are my favorite recipes to make for a Cinco De Mayo celebration. Try them out so you can host your own party!


Elotes Callejeros (Grilled Corn)

cinco de mayo party elotes

cinco de mayo party elotes

cinco de mayo party elotes

  • 2 cans of corn
  • Vegetable oil
  • 2 tablespoons mayonnaise
  • 2 tablespoons sour cream
  • 1 tablespoon lime juice
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder
  • Dash of cayenne pepper
  • Salt and pepper, to taste
  • 1/4 cup crumbled queso fresco
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro


Bean Dip

cinco de mayo bean dip

cinco de mayo bean dip

  • 2 (15 oz.) cans Bush’s black beans, rinsed and drained
  • 2 (15 oz.) cans Bush’s pinto beans, rinsed and drained
  • 1 (15 oz.) can Bush’s cannellini beans
  • 2 (15 oz.) cans white corn, rinsed and drained
  • 1 (4 oz.) can chopped green chilies, do not drain
  • 1 jalapeno chile pepper, seeded and finely chopped (optional)
  • 1 red bell pepper, cored, seeded, and finely chopped
  • 1 green bell pepper, cored, seeded, and finely chopped
  • 1 small red onion, finely chopped
  • 2-3 stalks celery, finely chopped
  • 1 bunch cilantro leaves, finely chopped1/2 cup rice vinegar
  • 1/2 cup olive oil
  • 1/3 cup white sugar
  • 1/4 tsp. cumin
  • 1/2 tsp. garlic powder
  • 1-2 avocados (optional)

Get the recipe to make this bean tip HERE!


Make Your Own Taco Bar

cinco de mayo taco bar

  • Ground Turkey, cooked with a packet of taco seasoning
  • Grilled Chicken
  • Soft Taco Shells
  • Hard Taco Shells
  • Toppings of your choice!


Spice Things Up With Tajin

cinco de mayo tajin

I love spicing up my fruit! Sprinkle on some Tajin spice to a fruit salad for an extra kick of flavor.


Sombrero Cookies

cinco de mayo party


  • Sugar cookies (follow the packaging instructions)
  • Sprinkles
  • Gumdrops


Cucumber Margaritas

cinco de mayo margaritas

  • 1 Cucumber
  • 1 Jalapeno, small
  • 1 tbsp Agave
  • 2 oz Lime juice, fresh
  • 1 oz Orange juice, fresh
  • 4 oz Don Julio Tequila
  • Tajin for around the rim!

Learn how to make the margaritas HERE!


cinco de mayo party

cinco de mayo party

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