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The Beermongers 5th Anniversary Events


Beloved Portland bottleshop and taphouse The Beermongers 5th Anniversary celebration is events for Five Days for Five Years. Beginning this Wednesday September 3rd with a vintage bottle sale The Beermongers has no shortage of great events including hosting a bottleshare event that they are often known for. Take the jump to see the full lineup of 5th Anniversary events running September 3rd through 7th.

  • Wed Sept 3rd: Vintage Bottle Sale 2 sessions 11am and 5pm
  • Thurs Sept 4th: Barrel Aged Cider Night featuring Reverend Nat’s : We will have 6 different barrel aged ciders on draft plus a special blend that will be available in bottles and on draft
  • Fri Sept 5th: 1827th day open in row our official 5th Anniversary featuring special draft beers from our favorite breweries including Burnside, Breakside, Block 15, Barley Brown’s, De Garde, Oakshire, The Commons and more
  • Sat. Sept 6th: 5 years of Leftovers, draft and bottled beers from the cellar
  • Sun Sept 7th: Epic Bottleshare all day, bring your favorite aged beer and share with friends, 2pm Timbers Game, 5pm music featuring Lew Jones Trio

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Happy Cinco de Mayo 2021!

May 5th falls on a Wednesday this year, so watch for this 2021 Cinco de Mayo festivities to be a mid-week celebration of Mexican food, drink, and music!

Planning your own Cinco de Mayo party? Check out great ideas for a fun fiesta celebrating all things Mexico - including invitation ideas, recipes and party games .


DID YOU KNOW? Cinco de Mayo fun facts


A scene from the 2013 movie epic
"Cinco de Mayo: The Battle "

Contrary to popular belief, Cinco de Mayo does not commemoratte Mexican Independence. That happens on September 16.

The real reason to remember Cinco de Mayo was a battle that happened on May 5, 1862.

That's when the Mexican army -- against all odds -- managed to defeat an invading hoard of Europeans during the French-Mexican War.

Needless to say, it was a great victory for Mexico, which showed the world that it could stand on its own as a sovereign nation since gaining independence in 1821.

Today, across the US, Cinco de Mayo is almost synonymous with celebrating Mexican culture, and a great excuse for a springtime fiesta. In other words. ¡vamanos! -- Let's go party!


Fiesta! - Mexican Theme Party Tips

Having a Cinco de Mayo party is as easy as uno, dos, tres, quatro, CINCO .

Invitation ideas - Do it yourself, by using Cinco de Mayo clip art and inviting everyone to the party with catchy headlines like: "No time for a Siesta, it's time to Fiesta!", or "It's Party Time, Amigos!"

Inside the invitation, be sure to put the date, location, time, phone, RSVP date, dress code or costume suggestions.

Cinco de Mayo party decoration ideas - To kick off your own Mexican theme party decorate with the colors of the flag of Mexico - green white and red - then put on some Mexican salsa, mariachi or folk music, and have a blast.

Quick & easy recipe

How to make a Margarita

Food & drink - Corn chips with salsa & queso, tacos, chili, fajitas, mojitos, Margaritas, Daiquiris, cerveza, (Mexican beer) Mexican wines, Tia Maria, and, of course, lots of tequila.

Cinco de Mayo party games - Keep party guests on their toes with a Cinco de Mayo scavenger hunt (include a small bag of tortilla chips, cactus plant, lime, mini Mexican flag, bottle of hot sauce, etc., that guests have to search for).

Or, you can adapt the jelly bean jar game by substituting jelly beans with colorful chili peppers. Then ask party-goers to guess how many chili peppers are in the jar. The one who comes the closest wins a prize!

And, what would a Mexican fiesta be without a piñata? Just up ahead, find out how to easily make your own do-it-yourself piñata along with additional party game ideas to keep it hoppin' .


How to make a homemade piñata

You&rsquoll need:
&bull Large, sturdy paper shopping bag
&bull Paint, construction paper, or markers for decorating
&bull Wrapped candy
&bull Newspaper
&bull Adhesive tape or stapler
&bull A big stick

Instructions:
1. Decorate the shopping bag as you please using paint, color markers or construction paper. Crinkle the newspaper and lightly fill the shopping bag.

2. Next, add wrapped candy or other treats and seal the shopping bag closed with tape or staples. Hang your piñata high enough that it is just out of reach.

3. Line up your guests and blindfold them one at a time, giving them the stick to aim at the piñata. As each participant takes a whack, warn other players to STAND CLEAR OF THE STICK!!


More Cinco de Mayo party games & activities .


Pass the Sombrero

A bit like &lsquomusical chairs&rsquo but instead party guests have to try on a sombrero. Play Mexican mariachi music as the game begins. When the music stops, the guest wearing the sombrero is out of the game. For extra laughs, give eliminated players the option to perform a Mexican hat dance to get back into the game!


Nachos-Eating Competition

Have several bowls of nachos and party dip ready for guests to pair up into teams. One team-member must stand behind the other, acting as their &lsquoarms&rsquo, and must feed the nachos to their partner. The first team to empty their bowl is the winner. Provide bibs and floor covering and be prepared for a big MESS -- and lots of memorable photos!


Party Favor ideas
- Say "adios, amigos!" with goody bags filled with mini cactus plants, toy maracas, small clay pots with candy "Red Hots", bouquets of red, green & white carnations or other plants that combine the colors of the Mexican flag.

More about Cinco de Mayo and Mexican fiestas around the Web:

Spice it up at some of the best sites offering up everything you need for a great Cinco de Mayo fiesta celebration - including do it yourself party ideas, recipes, e-cards, decorations, classroom activities. clip art, pictures, facts, and a bit of history about the 5th of May in Mexico:


Cinco de Mayo Recipes, Margaritas, Fiesta Tips
- Check out top celebration party ideas from the Food Network with Cinco de Mayo facts, star chef recipes from Rachel Ray & Bobby Flay, plus hot, hot, hot festive meals & how to's plus cool Mexican cocktail recipes.

Celebrate Cinco de Mayo! - Find out how to make your own Cinco de Mayo decorations -- plus menu ideas, food & drink recipes, and party activities to make sure your celebration is a real down home fiesta.

Inside Mexico - Cinco de Mayo - Find out what's going on in Mexico with descriptions of traditional fiestas & parades, including related feature stories, and recipes for your party.

Cinco de Mayo Ecards, Greeting Cards - Here's a good assortment of animated, interactive greetings & ecards to celebrate the day.


The Beermongers 5th Anniversary Events - Recipes

The Feel-Good Guide to Sports, Travel, Shopping & Entertainment

Happy Cinco de Mayo 2021!

May 5th falls on a Wednesday this year, so watch for this 2021 Cinco de Mayo festivities to be a mid-week celebration of Mexican food, drink, and music!

Planning your own Cinco de Mayo party? Check out great ideas for a fun fiesta celebrating all things Mexico - including invitation ideas, recipes and party games .


DID YOU KNOW? Cinco de Mayo fun facts


A scene from the 2013 movie epic
"Cinco de Mayo: The Battle "

Contrary to popular belief, Cinco de Mayo does not commemoratte Mexican Independence. That happens on September 16.

The real reason to remember Cinco de Mayo was a battle that happened on May 5, 1862.

That's when the Mexican army -- against all odds -- managed to defeat an invading hoard of Europeans during the French-Mexican War.

Needless to say, it was a great victory for Mexico, which showed the world that it could stand on its own as a sovereign nation since gaining independence in 1821.

Today, across the US, Cinco de Mayo is almost synonymous with celebrating Mexican culture, and a great excuse for a springtime fiesta. In other words. ¡vamanos! -- Let's go party!


Fiesta! - Mexican Theme Party Tips

Having a Cinco de Mayo party is as easy as uno, dos, tres, quatro, CINCO .

Invitation ideas - Do it yourself, by using Cinco de Mayo clip art and inviting everyone to the party with catchy headlines like: "No time for a Siesta, it's time to Fiesta!", or "It's Party Time, Amigos!"

Inside the invitation, be sure to put the date, location, time, phone, RSVP date, dress code or costume suggestions.

Cinco de Mayo party decoration ideas - To kick off your own Mexican theme party decorate with the colors of the flag of Mexico - green white and red - then put on some Mexican salsa, mariachi or folk music, and have a blast.

Quick & easy recipe

How to make a Margarita

Food & drink - Corn chips with salsa & queso, tacos, chili, fajitas, mojitos, Margaritas, Daiquiris, cerveza, (Mexican beer) Mexican wines, Tia Maria, and, of course, lots of tequila.

Cinco de Mayo party games - Keep party guests on their toes with a Cinco de Mayo scavenger hunt (include a small bag of tortilla chips, cactus plant, lime, mini Mexican flag, bottle of hot sauce, etc., that guests have to search for).

Or, you can adapt the jelly bean jar game by substituting jelly beans with colorful chili peppers. Then ask party-goers to guess how many chili peppers are in the jar. The one who comes the closest wins a prize!

And, what would a Mexican fiesta be without a piñata? Just up ahead, find out how to easily make your own do-it-yourself piñata along with additional party game ideas to keep it hoppin' .


How to make a homemade piñata

You&rsquoll need:
&bull Large, sturdy paper shopping bag
&bull Paint, construction paper, or markers for decorating
&bull Wrapped candy
&bull Newspaper
&bull Adhesive tape or stapler
&bull A big stick

Instructions:
1. Decorate the shopping bag as you please using paint, color markers or construction paper. Crinkle the newspaper and lightly fill the shopping bag.

2. Next, add wrapped candy or other treats and seal the shopping bag closed with tape or staples. Hang your piñata high enough that it is just out of reach.

3. Line up your guests and blindfold them one at a time, giving them the stick to aim at the piñata. As each participant takes a whack, warn other players to STAND CLEAR OF THE STICK!!


More Cinco de Mayo party games & activities .


Pass the Sombrero

A bit like &lsquomusical chairs&rsquo but instead party guests have to try on a sombrero. Play Mexican mariachi music as the game begins. When the music stops, the guest wearing the sombrero is out of the game. For extra laughs, give eliminated players the option to perform a Mexican hat dance to get back into the game!


Nachos-Eating Competition

Have several bowls of nachos and party dip ready for guests to pair up into teams. One team-member must stand behind the other, acting as their &lsquoarms&rsquo, and must feed the nachos to their partner. The first team to empty their bowl is the winner. Provide bibs and floor covering and be prepared for a big MESS -- and lots of memorable photos!


Party Favor ideas
- Say "adios, amigos!" with goody bags filled with mini cactus plants, toy maracas, small clay pots with candy "Red Hots", bouquets of red, green & white carnations or other plants that combine the colors of the Mexican flag.

More about Cinco de Mayo and Mexican fiestas around the Web:

Spice it up at some of the best sites offering up everything you need for a great Cinco de Mayo fiesta celebration - including do it yourself party ideas, recipes, e-cards, decorations, classroom activities. clip art, pictures, facts, and a bit of history about the 5th of May in Mexico:


Cinco de Mayo Recipes, Margaritas, Fiesta Tips
- Check out top celebration party ideas from the Food Network with Cinco de Mayo facts, star chef recipes from Rachel Ray & Bobby Flay, plus hot, hot, hot festive meals & how to's plus cool Mexican cocktail recipes.

Celebrate Cinco de Mayo! - Find out how to make your own Cinco de Mayo decorations -- plus menu ideas, food & drink recipes, and party activities to make sure your celebration is a real down home fiesta.

Inside Mexico - Cinco de Mayo - Find out what's going on in Mexico with descriptions of traditional fiestas & parades, including related feature stories, and recipes for your party.

Cinco de Mayo Ecards, Greeting Cards - Here's a good assortment of animated, interactive greetings & ecards to celebrate the day.


The Beermongers 5th Anniversary Events - Recipes

The Feel-Good Guide to Sports, Travel, Shopping & Entertainment

Happy Cinco de Mayo 2021!

May 5th falls on a Wednesday this year, so watch for this 2021 Cinco de Mayo festivities to be a mid-week celebration of Mexican food, drink, and music!

Planning your own Cinco de Mayo party? Check out great ideas for a fun fiesta celebrating all things Mexico - including invitation ideas, recipes and party games .


DID YOU KNOW? Cinco de Mayo fun facts


A scene from the 2013 movie epic
"Cinco de Mayo: The Battle "

Contrary to popular belief, Cinco de Mayo does not commemoratte Mexican Independence. That happens on September 16.

The real reason to remember Cinco de Mayo was a battle that happened on May 5, 1862.

That's when the Mexican army -- against all odds -- managed to defeat an invading hoard of Europeans during the French-Mexican War.

Needless to say, it was a great victory for Mexico, which showed the world that it could stand on its own as a sovereign nation since gaining independence in 1821.

Today, across the US, Cinco de Mayo is almost synonymous with celebrating Mexican culture, and a great excuse for a springtime fiesta. In other words. ¡vamanos! -- Let's go party!


Fiesta! - Mexican Theme Party Tips

Having a Cinco de Mayo party is as easy as uno, dos, tres, quatro, CINCO .

Invitation ideas - Do it yourself, by using Cinco de Mayo clip art and inviting everyone to the party with catchy headlines like: "No time for a Siesta, it's time to Fiesta!", or "It's Party Time, Amigos!"

Inside the invitation, be sure to put the date, location, time, phone, RSVP date, dress code or costume suggestions.

Cinco de Mayo party decoration ideas - To kick off your own Mexican theme party decorate with the colors of the flag of Mexico - green white and red - then put on some Mexican salsa, mariachi or folk music, and have a blast.

Quick & easy recipe

How to make a Margarita

Food & drink - Corn chips with salsa & queso, tacos, chili, fajitas, mojitos, Margaritas, Daiquiris, cerveza, (Mexican beer) Mexican wines, Tia Maria, and, of course, lots of tequila.

Cinco de Mayo party games - Keep party guests on their toes with a Cinco de Mayo scavenger hunt (include a small bag of tortilla chips, cactus plant, lime, mini Mexican flag, bottle of hot sauce, etc., that guests have to search for).

Or, you can adapt the jelly bean jar game by substituting jelly beans with colorful chili peppers. Then ask party-goers to guess how many chili peppers are in the jar. The one who comes the closest wins a prize!

And, what would a Mexican fiesta be without a piñata? Just up ahead, find out how to easily make your own do-it-yourself piñata along with additional party game ideas to keep it hoppin' .


How to make a homemade piñata

You&rsquoll need:
&bull Large, sturdy paper shopping bag
&bull Paint, construction paper, or markers for decorating
&bull Wrapped candy
&bull Newspaper
&bull Adhesive tape or stapler
&bull A big stick

Instructions:
1. Decorate the shopping bag as you please using paint, color markers or construction paper. Crinkle the newspaper and lightly fill the shopping bag.

2. Next, add wrapped candy or other treats and seal the shopping bag closed with tape or staples. Hang your piñata high enough that it is just out of reach.

3. Line up your guests and blindfold them one at a time, giving them the stick to aim at the piñata. As each participant takes a whack, warn other players to STAND CLEAR OF THE STICK!!


More Cinco de Mayo party games & activities .


Pass the Sombrero

A bit like &lsquomusical chairs&rsquo but instead party guests have to try on a sombrero. Play Mexican mariachi music as the game begins. When the music stops, the guest wearing the sombrero is out of the game. For extra laughs, give eliminated players the option to perform a Mexican hat dance to get back into the game!


Nachos-Eating Competition

Have several bowls of nachos and party dip ready for guests to pair up into teams. One team-member must stand behind the other, acting as their &lsquoarms&rsquo, and must feed the nachos to their partner. The first team to empty their bowl is the winner. Provide bibs and floor covering and be prepared for a big MESS -- and lots of memorable photos!


Party Favor ideas
- Say "adios, amigos!" with goody bags filled with mini cactus plants, toy maracas, small clay pots with candy "Red Hots", bouquets of red, green & white carnations or other plants that combine the colors of the Mexican flag.

More about Cinco de Mayo and Mexican fiestas around the Web:

Spice it up at some of the best sites offering up everything you need for a great Cinco de Mayo fiesta celebration - including do it yourself party ideas, recipes, e-cards, decorations, classroom activities. clip art, pictures, facts, and a bit of history about the 5th of May in Mexico:


Cinco de Mayo Recipes, Margaritas, Fiesta Tips
- Check out top celebration party ideas from the Food Network with Cinco de Mayo facts, star chef recipes from Rachel Ray & Bobby Flay, plus hot, hot, hot festive meals & how to's plus cool Mexican cocktail recipes.

Celebrate Cinco de Mayo! - Find out how to make your own Cinco de Mayo decorations -- plus menu ideas, food & drink recipes, and party activities to make sure your celebration is a real down home fiesta.

Inside Mexico - Cinco de Mayo - Find out what's going on in Mexico with descriptions of traditional fiestas & parades, including related feature stories, and recipes for your party.

Cinco de Mayo Ecards, Greeting Cards - Here's a good assortment of animated, interactive greetings & ecards to celebrate the day.


The Beermongers 5th Anniversary Events - Recipes

The Feel-Good Guide to Sports, Travel, Shopping & Entertainment

Happy Cinco de Mayo 2021!

May 5th falls on a Wednesday this year, so watch for this 2021 Cinco de Mayo festivities to be a mid-week celebration of Mexican food, drink, and music!

Planning your own Cinco de Mayo party? Check out great ideas for a fun fiesta celebrating all things Mexico - including invitation ideas, recipes and party games .


DID YOU KNOW? Cinco de Mayo fun facts


A scene from the 2013 movie epic
"Cinco de Mayo: The Battle "

Contrary to popular belief, Cinco de Mayo does not commemoratte Mexican Independence. That happens on September 16.

The real reason to remember Cinco de Mayo was a battle that happened on May 5, 1862.

That's when the Mexican army -- against all odds -- managed to defeat an invading hoard of Europeans during the French-Mexican War.

Needless to say, it was a great victory for Mexico, which showed the world that it could stand on its own as a sovereign nation since gaining independence in 1821.

Today, across the US, Cinco de Mayo is almost synonymous with celebrating Mexican culture, and a great excuse for a springtime fiesta. In other words. ¡vamanos! -- Let's go party!


Fiesta! - Mexican Theme Party Tips

Having a Cinco de Mayo party is as easy as uno, dos, tres, quatro, CINCO .

Invitation ideas - Do it yourself, by using Cinco de Mayo clip art and inviting everyone to the party with catchy headlines like: "No time for a Siesta, it's time to Fiesta!", or "It's Party Time, Amigos!"

Inside the invitation, be sure to put the date, location, time, phone, RSVP date, dress code or costume suggestions.

Cinco de Mayo party decoration ideas - To kick off your own Mexican theme party decorate with the colors of the flag of Mexico - green white and red - then put on some Mexican salsa, mariachi or folk music, and have a blast.

Quick & easy recipe

How to make a Margarita

Food & drink - Corn chips with salsa & queso, tacos, chili, fajitas, mojitos, Margaritas, Daiquiris, cerveza, (Mexican beer) Mexican wines, Tia Maria, and, of course, lots of tequila.

Cinco de Mayo party games - Keep party guests on their toes with a Cinco de Mayo scavenger hunt (include a small bag of tortilla chips, cactus plant, lime, mini Mexican flag, bottle of hot sauce, etc., that guests have to search for).

Or, you can adapt the jelly bean jar game by substituting jelly beans with colorful chili peppers. Then ask party-goers to guess how many chili peppers are in the jar. The one who comes the closest wins a prize!

And, what would a Mexican fiesta be without a piñata? Just up ahead, find out how to easily make your own do-it-yourself piñata along with additional party game ideas to keep it hoppin' .


How to make a homemade piñata

You&rsquoll need:
&bull Large, sturdy paper shopping bag
&bull Paint, construction paper, or markers for decorating
&bull Wrapped candy
&bull Newspaper
&bull Adhesive tape or stapler
&bull A big stick

Instructions:
1. Decorate the shopping bag as you please using paint, color markers or construction paper. Crinkle the newspaper and lightly fill the shopping bag.

2. Next, add wrapped candy or other treats and seal the shopping bag closed with tape or staples. Hang your piñata high enough that it is just out of reach.

3. Line up your guests and blindfold them one at a time, giving them the stick to aim at the piñata. As each participant takes a whack, warn other players to STAND CLEAR OF THE STICK!!


More Cinco de Mayo party games & activities .


Pass the Sombrero

A bit like &lsquomusical chairs&rsquo but instead party guests have to try on a sombrero. Play Mexican mariachi music as the game begins. When the music stops, the guest wearing the sombrero is out of the game. For extra laughs, give eliminated players the option to perform a Mexican hat dance to get back into the game!


Nachos-Eating Competition

Have several bowls of nachos and party dip ready for guests to pair up into teams. One team-member must stand behind the other, acting as their &lsquoarms&rsquo, and must feed the nachos to their partner. The first team to empty their bowl is the winner. Provide bibs and floor covering and be prepared for a big MESS -- and lots of memorable photos!


Party Favor ideas
- Say "adios, amigos!" with goody bags filled with mini cactus plants, toy maracas, small clay pots with candy "Red Hots", bouquets of red, green & white carnations or other plants that combine the colors of the Mexican flag.

More about Cinco de Mayo and Mexican fiestas around the Web:

Spice it up at some of the best sites offering up everything you need for a great Cinco de Mayo fiesta celebration - including do it yourself party ideas, recipes, e-cards, decorations, classroom activities. clip art, pictures, facts, and a bit of history about the 5th of May in Mexico:


Cinco de Mayo Recipes, Margaritas, Fiesta Tips
- Check out top celebration party ideas from the Food Network with Cinco de Mayo facts, star chef recipes from Rachel Ray & Bobby Flay, plus hot, hot, hot festive meals & how to's plus cool Mexican cocktail recipes.

Celebrate Cinco de Mayo! - Find out how to make your own Cinco de Mayo decorations -- plus menu ideas, food & drink recipes, and party activities to make sure your celebration is a real down home fiesta.

Inside Mexico - Cinco de Mayo - Find out what's going on in Mexico with descriptions of traditional fiestas & parades, including related feature stories, and recipes for your party.

Cinco de Mayo Ecards, Greeting Cards - Here's a good assortment of animated, interactive greetings & ecards to celebrate the day.


The Beermongers 5th Anniversary Events - Recipes

The Feel-Good Guide to Sports, Travel, Shopping & Entertainment

Happy Cinco de Mayo 2021!

May 5th falls on a Wednesday this year, so watch for this 2021 Cinco de Mayo festivities to be a mid-week celebration of Mexican food, drink, and music!

Planning your own Cinco de Mayo party? Check out great ideas for a fun fiesta celebrating all things Mexico - including invitation ideas, recipes and party games .


DID YOU KNOW? Cinco de Mayo fun facts


A scene from the 2013 movie epic
"Cinco de Mayo: The Battle "

Contrary to popular belief, Cinco de Mayo does not commemoratte Mexican Independence. That happens on September 16.

The real reason to remember Cinco de Mayo was a battle that happened on May 5, 1862.

That's when the Mexican army -- against all odds -- managed to defeat an invading hoard of Europeans during the French-Mexican War.

Needless to say, it was a great victory for Mexico, which showed the world that it could stand on its own as a sovereign nation since gaining independence in 1821.

Today, across the US, Cinco de Mayo is almost synonymous with celebrating Mexican culture, and a great excuse for a springtime fiesta. In other words. ¡vamanos! -- Let's go party!


Fiesta! - Mexican Theme Party Tips

Having a Cinco de Mayo party is as easy as uno, dos, tres, quatro, CINCO .

Invitation ideas - Do it yourself, by using Cinco de Mayo clip art and inviting everyone to the party with catchy headlines like: "No time for a Siesta, it's time to Fiesta!", or "It's Party Time, Amigos!"

Inside the invitation, be sure to put the date, location, time, phone, RSVP date, dress code or costume suggestions.

Cinco de Mayo party decoration ideas - To kick off your own Mexican theme party decorate with the colors of the flag of Mexico - green white and red - then put on some Mexican salsa, mariachi or folk music, and have a blast.

Quick & easy recipe

How to make a Margarita

Food & drink - Corn chips with salsa & queso, tacos, chili, fajitas, mojitos, Margaritas, Daiquiris, cerveza, (Mexican beer) Mexican wines, Tia Maria, and, of course, lots of tequila.

Cinco de Mayo party games - Keep party guests on their toes with a Cinco de Mayo scavenger hunt (include a small bag of tortilla chips, cactus plant, lime, mini Mexican flag, bottle of hot sauce, etc., that guests have to search for).

Or, you can adapt the jelly bean jar game by substituting jelly beans with colorful chili peppers. Then ask party-goers to guess how many chili peppers are in the jar. The one who comes the closest wins a prize!

And, what would a Mexican fiesta be without a piñata? Just up ahead, find out how to easily make your own do-it-yourself piñata along with additional party game ideas to keep it hoppin' .


How to make a homemade piñata

You&rsquoll need:
&bull Large, sturdy paper shopping bag
&bull Paint, construction paper, or markers for decorating
&bull Wrapped candy
&bull Newspaper
&bull Adhesive tape or stapler
&bull A big stick

Instructions:
1. Decorate the shopping bag as you please using paint, color markers or construction paper. Crinkle the newspaper and lightly fill the shopping bag.

2. Next, add wrapped candy or other treats and seal the shopping bag closed with tape or staples. Hang your piñata high enough that it is just out of reach.

3. Line up your guests and blindfold them one at a time, giving them the stick to aim at the piñata. As each participant takes a whack, warn other players to STAND CLEAR OF THE STICK!!


More Cinco de Mayo party games & activities .


Pass the Sombrero

A bit like &lsquomusical chairs&rsquo but instead party guests have to try on a sombrero. Play Mexican mariachi music as the game begins. When the music stops, the guest wearing the sombrero is out of the game. For extra laughs, give eliminated players the option to perform a Mexican hat dance to get back into the game!


Nachos-Eating Competition

Have several bowls of nachos and party dip ready for guests to pair up into teams. One team-member must stand behind the other, acting as their &lsquoarms&rsquo, and must feed the nachos to their partner. The first team to empty their bowl is the winner. Provide bibs and floor covering and be prepared for a big MESS -- and lots of memorable photos!


Party Favor ideas
- Say "adios, amigos!" with goody bags filled with mini cactus plants, toy maracas, small clay pots with candy "Red Hots", bouquets of red, green & white carnations or other plants that combine the colors of the Mexican flag.

More about Cinco de Mayo and Mexican fiestas around the Web:

Spice it up at some of the best sites offering up everything you need for a great Cinco de Mayo fiesta celebration - including do it yourself party ideas, recipes, e-cards, decorations, classroom activities. clip art, pictures, facts, and a bit of history about the 5th of May in Mexico:


Cinco de Mayo Recipes, Margaritas, Fiesta Tips
- Check out top celebration party ideas from the Food Network with Cinco de Mayo facts, star chef recipes from Rachel Ray & Bobby Flay, plus hot, hot, hot festive meals & how to's plus cool Mexican cocktail recipes.

Celebrate Cinco de Mayo! - Find out how to make your own Cinco de Mayo decorations -- plus menu ideas, food & drink recipes, and party activities to make sure your celebration is a real down home fiesta.

Inside Mexico - Cinco de Mayo - Find out what's going on in Mexico with descriptions of traditional fiestas & parades, including related feature stories, and recipes for your party.

Cinco de Mayo Ecards, Greeting Cards - Here's a good assortment of animated, interactive greetings & ecards to celebrate the day.


The Beermongers 5th Anniversary Events - Recipes

The Feel-Good Guide to Sports, Travel, Shopping & Entertainment

Happy Cinco de Mayo 2021!

May 5th falls on a Wednesday this year, so watch for this 2021 Cinco de Mayo festivities to be a mid-week celebration of Mexican food, drink, and music!

Planning your own Cinco de Mayo party? Check out great ideas for a fun fiesta celebrating all things Mexico - including invitation ideas, recipes and party games .


DID YOU KNOW? Cinco de Mayo fun facts


A scene from the 2013 movie epic
"Cinco de Mayo: The Battle "

Contrary to popular belief, Cinco de Mayo does not commemoratte Mexican Independence. That happens on September 16.

The real reason to remember Cinco de Mayo was a battle that happened on May 5, 1862.

That's when the Mexican army -- against all odds -- managed to defeat an invading hoard of Europeans during the French-Mexican War.

Needless to say, it was a great victory for Mexico, which showed the world that it could stand on its own as a sovereign nation since gaining independence in 1821.

Today, across the US, Cinco de Mayo is almost synonymous with celebrating Mexican culture, and a great excuse for a springtime fiesta. In other words. ¡vamanos! -- Let's go party!


Fiesta! - Mexican Theme Party Tips

Having a Cinco de Mayo party is as easy as uno, dos, tres, quatro, CINCO .

Invitation ideas - Do it yourself, by using Cinco de Mayo clip art and inviting everyone to the party with catchy headlines like: "No time for a Siesta, it's time to Fiesta!", or "It's Party Time, Amigos!"

Inside the invitation, be sure to put the date, location, time, phone, RSVP date, dress code or costume suggestions.

Cinco de Mayo party decoration ideas - To kick off your own Mexican theme party decorate with the colors of the flag of Mexico - green white and red - then put on some Mexican salsa, mariachi or folk music, and have a blast.

Quick & easy recipe

How to make a Margarita

Food & drink - Corn chips with salsa & queso, tacos, chili, fajitas, mojitos, Margaritas, Daiquiris, cerveza, (Mexican beer) Mexican wines, Tia Maria, and, of course, lots of tequila.

Cinco de Mayo party games - Keep party guests on their toes with a Cinco de Mayo scavenger hunt (include a small bag of tortilla chips, cactus plant, lime, mini Mexican flag, bottle of hot sauce, etc., that guests have to search for).

Or, you can adapt the jelly bean jar game by substituting jelly beans with colorful chili peppers. Then ask party-goers to guess how many chili peppers are in the jar. The one who comes the closest wins a prize!

And, what would a Mexican fiesta be without a piñata? Just up ahead, find out how to easily make your own do-it-yourself piñata along with additional party game ideas to keep it hoppin' .


How to make a homemade piñata

You&rsquoll need:
&bull Large, sturdy paper shopping bag
&bull Paint, construction paper, or markers for decorating
&bull Wrapped candy
&bull Newspaper
&bull Adhesive tape or stapler
&bull A big stick

Instructions:
1. Decorate the shopping bag as you please using paint, color markers or construction paper. Crinkle the newspaper and lightly fill the shopping bag.

2. Next, add wrapped candy or other treats and seal the shopping bag closed with tape or staples. Hang your piñata high enough that it is just out of reach.

3. Line up your guests and blindfold them one at a time, giving them the stick to aim at the piñata. As each participant takes a whack, warn other players to STAND CLEAR OF THE STICK!!


More Cinco de Mayo party games & activities .


Pass the Sombrero

A bit like &lsquomusical chairs&rsquo but instead party guests have to try on a sombrero. Play Mexican mariachi music as the game begins. When the music stops, the guest wearing the sombrero is out of the game. For extra laughs, give eliminated players the option to perform a Mexican hat dance to get back into the game!


Nachos-Eating Competition

Have several bowls of nachos and party dip ready for guests to pair up into teams. One team-member must stand behind the other, acting as their &lsquoarms&rsquo, and must feed the nachos to their partner. The first team to empty their bowl is the winner. Provide bibs and floor covering and be prepared for a big MESS -- and lots of memorable photos!


Party Favor ideas
- Say "adios, amigos!" with goody bags filled with mini cactus plants, toy maracas, small clay pots with candy "Red Hots", bouquets of red, green & white carnations or other plants that combine the colors of the Mexican flag.

More about Cinco de Mayo and Mexican fiestas around the Web:

Spice it up at some of the best sites offering up everything you need for a great Cinco de Mayo fiesta celebration - including do it yourself party ideas, recipes, e-cards, decorations, classroom activities. clip art, pictures, facts, and a bit of history about the 5th of May in Mexico:


Cinco de Mayo Recipes, Margaritas, Fiesta Tips
- Check out top celebration party ideas from the Food Network with Cinco de Mayo facts, star chef recipes from Rachel Ray & Bobby Flay, plus hot, hot, hot festive meals & how to's plus cool Mexican cocktail recipes.

Celebrate Cinco de Mayo! - Find out how to make your own Cinco de Mayo decorations -- plus menu ideas, food & drink recipes, and party activities to make sure your celebration is a real down home fiesta.

Inside Mexico - Cinco de Mayo - Find out what's going on in Mexico with descriptions of traditional fiestas & parades, including related feature stories, and recipes for your party.

Cinco de Mayo Ecards, Greeting Cards - Here's a good assortment of animated, interactive greetings & ecards to celebrate the day.


The Beermongers 5th Anniversary Events - Recipes

The Feel-Good Guide to Sports, Travel, Shopping & Entertainment

Happy Cinco de Mayo 2021!

May 5th falls on a Wednesday this year, so watch for this 2021 Cinco de Mayo festivities to be a mid-week celebration of Mexican food, drink, and music!

Planning your own Cinco de Mayo party? Check out great ideas for a fun fiesta celebrating all things Mexico - including invitation ideas, recipes and party games .


DID YOU KNOW? Cinco de Mayo fun facts


A scene from the 2013 movie epic
"Cinco de Mayo: The Battle "

Contrary to popular belief, Cinco de Mayo does not commemoratte Mexican Independence. That happens on September 16.

The real reason to remember Cinco de Mayo was a battle that happened on May 5, 1862.

That's when the Mexican army -- against all odds -- managed to defeat an invading hoard of Europeans during the French-Mexican War.

Needless to say, it was a great victory for Mexico, which showed the world that it could stand on its own as a sovereign nation since gaining independence in 1821.

Today, across the US, Cinco de Mayo is almost synonymous with celebrating Mexican culture, and a great excuse for a springtime fiesta. In other words. ¡vamanos! -- Let's go party!


Fiesta! - Mexican Theme Party Tips

Having a Cinco de Mayo party is as easy as uno, dos, tres, quatro, CINCO .

Invitation ideas - Do it yourself, by using Cinco de Mayo clip art and inviting everyone to the party with catchy headlines like: "No time for a Siesta, it's time to Fiesta!", or "It's Party Time, Amigos!"

Inside the invitation, be sure to put the date, location, time, phone, RSVP date, dress code or costume suggestions.

Cinco de Mayo party decoration ideas - To kick off your own Mexican theme party decorate with the colors of the flag of Mexico - green white and red - then put on some Mexican salsa, mariachi or folk music, and have a blast.

Quick & easy recipe

How to make a Margarita

Food & drink - Corn chips with salsa & queso, tacos, chili, fajitas, mojitos, Margaritas, Daiquiris, cerveza, (Mexican beer) Mexican wines, Tia Maria, and, of course, lots of tequila.

Cinco de Mayo party games - Keep party guests on their toes with a Cinco de Mayo scavenger hunt (include a small bag of tortilla chips, cactus plant, lime, mini Mexican flag, bottle of hot sauce, etc., that guests have to search for).

Or, you can adapt the jelly bean jar game by substituting jelly beans with colorful chili peppers. Then ask party-goers to guess how many chili peppers are in the jar. The one who comes the closest wins a prize!

And, what would a Mexican fiesta be without a piñata? Just up ahead, find out how to easily make your own do-it-yourself piñata along with additional party game ideas to keep it hoppin' .


How to make a homemade piñata

You&rsquoll need:
&bull Large, sturdy paper shopping bag
&bull Paint, construction paper, or markers for decorating
&bull Wrapped candy
&bull Newspaper
&bull Adhesive tape or stapler
&bull A big stick

Instructions:
1. Decorate the shopping bag as you please using paint, color markers or construction paper. Crinkle the newspaper and lightly fill the shopping bag.

2. Next, add wrapped candy or other treats and seal the shopping bag closed with tape or staples. Hang your piñata high enough that it is just out of reach.

3. Line up your guests and blindfold them one at a time, giving them the stick to aim at the piñata. As each participant takes a whack, warn other players to STAND CLEAR OF THE STICK!!


More Cinco de Mayo party games & activities .


Pass the Sombrero

A bit like &lsquomusical chairs&rsquo but instead party guests have to try on a sombrero. Play Mexican mariachi music as the game begins. When the music stops, the guest wearing the sombrero is out of the game. For extra laughs, give eliminated players the option to perform a Mexican hat dance to get back into the game!


Nachos-Eating Competition

Have several bowls of nachos and party dip ready for guests to pair up into teams. One team-member must stand behind the other, acting as their &lsquoarms&rsquo, and must feed the nachos to their partner. The first team to empty their bowl is the winner. Provide bibs and floor covering and be prepared for a big MESS -- and lots of memorable photos!


Party Favor ideas
- Say "adios, amigos!" with goody bags filled with mini cactus plants, toy maracas, small clay pots with candy "Red Hots", bouquets of red, green & white carnations or other plants that combine the colors of the Mexican flag.

More about Cinco de Mayo and Mexican fiestas around the Web:

Spice it up at some of the best sites offering up everything you need for a great Cinco de Mayo fiesta celebration - including do it yourself party ideas, recipes, e-cards, decorations, classroom activities. clip art, pictures, facts, and a bit of history about the 5th of May in Mexico:


Cinco de Mayo Recipes, Margaritas, Fiesta Tips
- Check out top celebration party ideas from the Food Network with Cinco de Mayo facts, star chef recipes from Rachel Ray & Bobby Flay, plus hot, hot, hot festive meals & how to's plus cool Mexican cocktail recipes.

Celebrate Cinco de Mayo! - Find out how to make your own Cinco de Mayo decorations -- plus menu ideas, food & drink recipes, and party activities to make sure your celebration is a real down home fiesta.

Inside Mexico - Cinco de Mayo - Find out what's going on in Mexico with descriptions of traditional fiestas & parades, including related feature stories, and recipes for your party.

Cinco de Mayo Ecards, Greeting Cards - Here's a good assortment of animated, interactive greetings & ecards to celebrate the day.


The Beermongers 5th Anniversary Events - Recipes

The Feel-Good Guide to Sports, Travel, Shopping & Entertainment

Happy Cinco de Mayo 2021!

May 5th falls on a Wednesday this year, so watch for this 2021 Cinco de Mayo festivities to be a mid-week celebration of Mexican food, drink, and music!

Planning your own Cinco de Mayo party? Check out great ideas for a fun fiesta celebrating all things Mexico - including invitation ideas, recipes and party games .


DID YOU KNOW? Cinco de Mayo fun facts


A scene from the 2013 movie epic
"Cinco de Mayo: The Battle "

Contrary to popular belief, Cinco de Mayo does not commemoratte Mexican Independence. That happens on September 16.

The real reason to remember Cinco de Mayo was a battle that happened on May 5, 1862.

That's when the Mexican army -- against all odds -- managed to defeat an invading hoard of Europeans during the French-Mexican War.

Needless to say, it was a great victory for Mexico, which showed the world that it could stand on its own as a sovereign nation since gaining independence in 1821.

Today, across the US, Cinco de Mayo is almost synonymous with celebrating Mexican culture, and a great excuse for a springtime fiesta. In other words. ¡vamanos! -- Let's go party!


Fiesta! - Mexican Theme Party Tips

Having a Cinco de Mayo party is as easy as uno, dos, tres, quatro, CINCO .

Invitation ideas - Do it yourself, by using Cinco de Mayo clip art and inviting everyone to the party with catchy headlines like: "No time for a Siesta, it's time to Fiesta!", or "It's Party Time, Amigos!"

Inside the invitation, be sure to put the date, location, time, phone, RSVP date, dress code or costume suggestions.

Cinco de Mayo party decoration ideas - To kick off your own Mexican theme party decorate with the colors of the flag of Mexico - green white and red - then put on some Mexican salsa, mariachi or folk music, and have a blast.

Quick & easy recipe

How to make a Margarita

Food & drink - Corn chips with salsa & queso, tacos, chili, fajitas, mojitos, Margaritas, Daiquiris, cerveza, (Mexican beer) Mexican wines, Tia Maria, and, of course, lots of tequila.

Cinco de Mayo party games - Keep party guests on their toes with a Cinco de Mayo scavenger hunt (include a small bag of tortilla chips, cactus plant, lime, mini Mexican flag, bottle of hot sauce, etc., that guests have to search for).

Or, you can adapt the jelly bean jar game by substituting jelly beans with colorful chili peppers. Then ask party-goers to guess how many chili peppers are in the jar. The one who comes the closest wins a prize!

And, what would a Mexican fiesta be without a piñata? Just up ahead, find out how to easily make your own do-it-yourself piñata along with additional party game ideas to keep it hoppin' .


How to make a homemade piñata

You&rsquoll need:
&bull Large, sturdy paper shopping bag
&bull Paint, construction paper, or markers for decorating
&bull Wrapped candy
&bull Newspaper
&bull Adhesive tape or stapler
&bull A big stick

Instructions:
1. Decorate the shopping bag as you please using paint, color markers or construction paper. Crinkle the newspaper and lightly fill the shopping bag.

2. Next, add wrapped candy or other treats and seal the shopping bag closed with tape or staples. Hang your piñata high enough that it is just out of reach.

3. Line up your guests and blindfold them one at a time, giving them the stick to aim at the piñata. As each participant takes a whack, warn other players to STAND CLEAR OF THE STICK!!


More Cinco de Mayo party games & activities .


Pass the Sombrero

A bit like &lsquomusical chairs&rsquo but instead party guests have to try on a sombrero. Play Mexican mariachi music as the game begins. When the music stops, the guest wearing the sombrero is out of the game. For extra laughs, give eliminated players the option to perform a Mexican hat dance to get back into the game!


Nachos-Eating Competition

Have several bowls of nachos and party dip ready for guests to pair up into teams. One team-member must stand behind the other, acting as their &lsquoarms&rsquo, and must feed the nachos to their partner. The first team to empty their bowl is the winner. Provide bibs and floor covering and be prepared for a big MESS -- and lots of memorable photos!


Party Favor ideas
- Say "adios, amigos!" with goody bags filled with mini cactus plants, toy maracas, small clay pots with candy "Red Hots", bouquets of red, green & white carnations or other plants that combine the colors of the Mexican flag.

More about Cinco de Mayo and Mexican fiestas around the Web:

Spice it up at some of the best sites offering up everything you need for a great Cinco de Mayo fiesta celebration - including do it yourself party ideas, recipes, e-cards, decorations, classroom activities. clip art, pictures, facts, and a bit of history about the 5th of May in Mexico:


Cinco de Mayo Recipes, Margaritas, Fiesta Tips
- Check out top celebration party ideas from the Food Network with Cinco de Mayo facts, star chef recipes from Rachel Ray & Bobby Flay, plus hot, hot, hot festive meals & how to's plus cool Mexican cocktail recipes.

Celebrate Cinco de Mayo! - Find out how to make your own Cinco de Mayo decorations -- plus menu ideas, food & drink recipes, and party activities to make sure your celebration is a real down home fiesta.

Inside Mexico - Cinco de Mayo - Find out what's going on in Mexico with descriptions of traditional fiestas & parades, including related feature stories, and recipes for your party.

Cinco de Mayo Ecards, Greeting Cards - Here's a good assortment of animated, interactive greetings & ecards to celebrate the day.


The Beermongers 5th Anniversary Events - Recipes

The Feel-Good Guide to Sports, Travel, Shopping & Entertainment

Happy Cinco de Mayo 2021!

May 5th falls on a Wednesday this year, so watch for this 2021 Cinco de Mayo festivities to be a mid-week celebration of Mexican food, drink, and music!

Planning your own Cinco de Mayo party? Check out great ideas for a fun fiesta celebrating all things Mexico - including invitation ideas, recipes and party games .


DID YOU KNOW? Cinco de Mayo fun facts


A scene from the 2013 movie epic
"Cinco de Mayo: The Battle "

Contrary to popular belief, Cinco de Mayo does not commemoratte Mexican Independence. That happens on September 16.

The real reason to remember Cinco de Mayo was a battle that happened on May 5, 1862.

That's when the Mexican army -- against all odds -- managed to defeat an invading hoard of Europeans during the French-Mexican War.

Needless to say, it was a great victory for Mexico, which showed the world that it could stand on its own as a sovereign nation since gaining independence in 1821.

Today, across the US, Cinco de Mayo is almost synonymous with celebrating Mexican culture, and a great excuse for a springtime fiesta. In other words. ¡vamanos! -- Let's go party!


Fiesta! - Mexican Theme Party Tips

Having a Cinco de Mayo party is as easy as uno, dos, tres, quatro, CINCO .

Invitation ideas - Do it yourself, by using Cinco de Mayo clip art and inviting everyone to the party with catchy headlines like: "No time for a Siesta, it's time to Fiesta!", or "It's Party Time, Amigos!"

Inside the invitation, be sure to put the date, location, time, phone, RSVP date, dress code or costume suggestions.

Cinco de Mayo party decoration ideas - To kick off your own Mexican theme party decorate with the colors of the flag of Mexico - green white and red - then put on some Mexican salsa, mariachi or folk music, and have a blast.

Quick & easy recipe

How to make a Margarita

Food & drink - Corn chips with salsa & queso, tacos, chili, fajitas, mojitos, Margaritas, Daiquiris, cerveza, (Mexican beer) Mexican wines, Tia Maria, and, of course, lots of tequila.

Cinco de Mayo party games - Keep party guests on their toes with a Cinco de Mayo scavenger hunt (include a small bag of tortilla chips, cactus plant, lime, mini Mexican flag, bottle of hot sauce, etc., that guests have to search for).

Or, you can adapt the jelly bean jar game by substituting jelly beans with colorful chili peppers. Then ask party-goers to guess how many chili peppers are in the jar. The one who comes the closest wins a prize!

And, what would a Mexican fiesta be without a piñata? Just up ahead, find out how to easily make your own do-it-yourself piñata along with additional party game ideas to keep it hoppin' .


How to make a homemade piñata

You&rsquoll need:
&bull Large, sturdy paper shopping bag
&bull Paint, construction paper, or markers for decorating
&bull Wrapped candy
&bull Newspaper
&bull Adhesive tape or stapler
&bull A big stick

Instructions:
1. Decorate the shopping bag as you please using paint, color markers or construction paper. Crinkle the newspaper and lightly fill the shopping bag.

2. Next, add wrapped candy or other treats and seal the shopping bag closed with tape or staples. Hang your piñata high enough that it is just out of reach.

3. Line up your guests and blindfold them one at a time, giving them the stick to aim at the piñata. As each participant takes a whack, warn other players to STAND CLEAR OF THE STICK!!


More Cinco de Mayo party games & activities .


Pass the Sombrero

A bit like &lsquomusical chairs&rsquo but instead party guests have to try on a sombrero. Play Mexican mariachi music as the game begins. When the music stops, the guest wearing the sombrero is out of the game. For extra laughs, give eliminated players the option to perform a Mexican hat dance to get back into the game!


Nachos-Eating Competition

Have several bowls of nachos and party dip ready for guests to pair up into teams. One team-member must stand behind the other, acting as their &lsquoarms&rsquo, and must feed the nachos to their partner. The first team to empty their bowl is the winner. Provide bibs and floor covering and be prepared for a big MESS -- and lots of memorable photos!


Party Favor ideas
- Say "adios, amigos!" with goody bags filled with mini cactus plants, toy maracas, small clay pots with candy "Red Hots", bouquets of red, green & white carnations or other plants that combine the colors of the Mexican flag.

More about Cinco de Mayo and Mexican fiestas around the Web:

Spice it up at some of the best sites offering up everything you need for a great Cinco de Mayo fiesta celebration - including do it yourself party ideas, recipes, e-cards, decorations, classroom activities. clip art, pictures, facts, and a bit of history about the 5th of May in Mexico:


Cinco de Mayo Recipes, Margaritas, Fiesta Tips
- Check out top celebration party ideas from the Food Network with Cinco de Mayo facts, star chef recipes from Rachel Ray & Bobby Flay, plus hot, hot, hot festive meals & how to's plus cool Mexican cocktail recipes.

Celebrate Cinco de Mayo! - Find out how to make your own Cinco de Mayo decorations -- plus menu ideas, food & drink recipes, and party activities to make sure your celebration is a real down home fiesta.

Inside Mexico - Cinco de Mayo - Find out what's going on in Mexico with descriptions of traditional fiestas & parades, including related feature stories, and recipes for your party.

Cinco de Mayo Ecards, Greeting Cards - Here's a good assortment of animated, interactive greetings & ecards to celebrate the day.


The Beermongers 5th Anniversary Events - Recipes

The Feel-Good Guide to Sports, Travel, Shopping & Entertainment

Happy Cinco de Mayo 2021!

May 5th falls on a Wednesday this year, so watch for this 2021 Cinco de Mayo festivities to be a mid-week celebration of Mexican food, drink, and music!

Planning your own Cinco de Mayo party? Check out great ideas for a fun fiesta celebrating all things Mexico - including invitation ideas, recipes and party games .


DID YOU KNOW? Cinco de Mayo fun facts


A scene from the 2013 movie epic
"Cinco de Mayo: The Battle "

Contrary to popular belief, Cinco de Mayo does not commemoratte Mexican Independence. That happens on September 16.

The real reason to remember Cinco de Mayo was a battle that happened on May 5, 1862.

That's when the Mexican army -- against all odds -- managed to defeat an invading hoard of Europeans during the French-Mexican War.

Needless to say, it was a great victory for Mexico, which showed the world that it could stand on its own as a sovereign nation since gaining independence in 1821.

Today, across the US, Cinco de Mayo is almost synonymous with celebrating Mexican culture, and a great excuse for a springtime fiesta. In other words. ¡vamanos! -- Let's go party!


Fiesta! - Mexican Theme Party Tips

Having a Cinco de Mayo party is as easy as uno, dos, tres, quatro, CINCO .

Invitation ideas - Do it yourself, by using Cinco de Mayo clip art and inviting everyone to the party with catchy headlines like: "No time for a Siesta, it's time to Fiesta!", or "It's Party Time, Amigos!"

Inside the invitation, be sure to put the date, location, time, phone, RSVP date, dress code or costume suggestions.

Cinco de Mayo party decoration ideas - To kick off your own Mexican theme party decorate with the colors of the flag of Mexico - green white and red - then put on some Mexican salsa, mariachi or folk music, and have a blast.

Quick & easy recipe

How to make a Margarita

Food & drink - Corn chips with salsa & queso, tacos, chili, fajitas, mojitos, Margaritas, Daiquiris, cerveza, (Mexican beer) Mexican wines, Tia Maria, and, of course, lots of tequila.

Cinco de Mayo party games - Keep party guests on their toes with a Cinco de Mayo scavenger hunt (include a small bag of tortilla chips, cactus plant, lime, mini Mexican flag, bottle of hot sauce, etc., that guests have to search for).

Or, you can adapt the jelly bean jar game by substituting jelly beans with colorful chili peppers. Then ask party-goers to guess how many chili peppers are in the jar. The one who comes the closest wins a prize!

And, what would a Mexican fiesta be without a piñata? Just up ahead, find out how to easily make your own do-it-yourself piñata along with additional party game ideas to keep it hoppin' .


How to make a homemade piñata

You&rsquoll need:
&bull Large, sturdy paper shopping bag
&bull Paint, construction paper, or markers for decorating
&bull Wrapped candy
&bull Newspaper
&bull Adhesive tape or stapler
&bull A big stick

Instructions:
1. Decorate the shopping bag as you please using paint, color markers or construction paper. Crinkle the newspaper and lightly fill the shopping bag.

2. Next, add wrapped candy or other treats and seal the shopping bag closed with tape or staples. Hang your piñata high enough that it is just out of reach.

3. Line up your guests and blindfold them one at a time, giving them the stick to aim at the piñata. As each participant takes a whack, warn other players to STAND CLEAR OF THE STICK!!


More Cinco de Mayo party games & activities .


Pass the Sombrero

A bit like &lsquomusical chairs&rsquo but instead party guests have to try on a sombrero. Play Mexican mariachi music as the game begins. When the music stops, the guest wearing the sombrero is out of the game. For extra laughs, give eliminated players the option to perform a Mexican hat dance to get back into the game!


Nachos-Eating Competition

Have several bowls of nachos and party dip ready for guests to pair up into teams. One team-member must stand behind the other, acting as their &lsquoarms&rsquo, and must feed the nachos to their partner. The first team to empty their bowl is the winner. Provide bibs and floor covering and be prepared for a big MESS -- and lots of memorable photos!


Party Favor ideas
- Say "adios, amigos!" with goody bags filled with mini cactus plants, toy maracas, small clay pots with candy "Red Hots", bouquets of red, green & white carnations or other plants that combine the colors of the Mexican flag.

More about Cinco de Mayo and Mexican fiestas around the Web:

Spice it up at some of the best sites offering up everything you need for a great Cinco de Mayo fiesta celebration - including do it yourself party ideas, recipes, e-cards, decorations, classroom activities. clip art, pictures, facts, and a bit of history about the 5th of May in Mexico:


Cinco de Mayo Recipes, Margaritas, Fiesta Tips
- Check out top celebration party ideas from the Food Network with Cinco de Mayo facts, star chef recipes from Rachel Ray & Bobby Flay, plus hot, hot, hot festive meals & how to's plus cool Mexican cocktail recipes.

Celebrate Cinco de Mayo! - Find out how to make your own Cinco de Mayo decorations -- plus menu ideas, food & drink recipes, and party activities to make sure your celebration is a real down home fiesta.

Inside Mexico - Cinco de Mayo - Find out what's going on in Mexico with descriptions of traditional fiestas & parades, including related feature stories, and recipes for your party.

Cinco de Mayo Ecards, Greeting Cards - Here's a good assortment of animated, interactive greetings & ecards to celebrate the day.


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