A Floral Cinco de Mayo Pachanga

We’re here to help you celebrate one of the most American holidays there is—Cinco de Mayo! That’s right, most people in Mexico don’t celebrate this holiday, but we’ve never been ones to say no to parties and this is no exception.

So, what exactly is ‘Cinco de Mayo’ all about? Good question.

It celebrates the “unlikely victory of the Mexican Army over the French forces in Puebla on May 5, 1862”—thanks Google.

Now that we’ve gotten the history lesson out of the way, let’s talk flowers and decorations for the most extra Cinco de Mayo Pachanga you will ever throw.

Kareena (by now you should know who she is!), our mass market sales advisor, designed a colorful bouquet with a touch of yellow, pink, orange and natural greens—just for the fiesta. We also got some green hydrangeas and dark pink gerberas for accent arrangements.

We served traditional carnitas tacos, quesadillas for our vegetarian friends and set up a table full of Mexican candy and treats. You can order some of these traditional delicacies here.

If you can’t get the table runners and linens from the Mercado de Coyoacan in Mexico City, these are equally unique and pretty.

For decorations and props, buy some flower crowns, sombreros, and little piñatas. For multi-colored shot glasses, paper straws (yay environment!) and cocktail umbrellas click here.

It wouldn’t be a true Mexican fiesta without tequila right? We got overly excited and ordered a frozen margarita machine. If you’re going this route, pick two flavors so your guests have a choice—we went for mango and regular flavors. We also made some aguas frescas that people could either spike with their alcohol of choice or leave as is.

Finally, make smaller arrangements in clear acrylic vases for your guests to take home!