9 Must-Have Accessories for Your Cinco de Mayo Party
There’s no better way to celebrate the warmer weather and longer days than with a blow-out Cinco de Mayo party. Margaritas? Guacamole? Super-spicy everything? Count us in. Make sure the décor matches the sentiment by breaking out some bold colors. We’re talking rainbow dishware, embroidered coasters, colorfully-woven tablecloths and, of course, a top-notch margarita maker. From decorations to dishes, these are the 10 must-haves to shop before hosting your epic Cinco de Mayo party.
The table cover:
Drape an authentic blanket or cloth over your table to form a perfectly photogenic base for your snacks and drinks.
Lulu & Georgia Mexican Serape, $25, luluandgeorgia.com
Set the mood with colorful glassware. From margarita pitches to tumblers, make sure your drinks match the festive vibe.
Crate & Barrel Rue Collection Glassware, $7-$30, crateandbarrel.com
The festive décor:
No matter what you’re serving or how much thought you did (or didn’t) put into the table setting, spruce up the space with a few festive banners.
MesaChic Mexican Papel Picado Banner, $10, amazon.com
The guacamole bowl:
The artistic touch:
Embroidered coasters and linens are an easy way to add extra texture to your table.
Furbish Studio Otomi Coaster Set, $36, furbishstudio.com
Let your plates do the talking with a set that’s just as colorful as the holiday you’re celebrating. Opt for solids in varying hues to mix-and-match, or choose a set that’s multicolored.
Gibson Elite Pueblo Springs 16-Piece Dinnerware Set, $36, amazon.com
You may not be children anymore, but on Cinco de Mayo, piñatas are pretty much required. Go for the classic: brightly-colored horses filled with your favorite treats.
Tops Malibu Mini Piñatas, $69, nordstrom.com
The margarita machine:
Step up your cocktail game with made-to-order frozen margaritas—or set up a bar so guests can make their own.
Margaritaville Bahamas Frozen Concoction Maker, $160, target.com
The festive flatware:
Consider solid hues that will pop but are still classic enough to mix into your everyday place settings throughout the year.
Fiesta Merengue 20-pc Flatware Set, $30, jcpenney.com