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20 Delicious Ways to Celebrate Cinco de Mayo

Go ahead and go loco this Cinco de Mayo with everyone's favorite Mexican dishes. Whether you're throwing a Cinco de Mayo fiesta or cooking a Mexican-inspired meal for dinner, you will love these recipes. Feliz Cinco de Mayo todos!

Cinco de Mayo celebrates Mexico's victory over the French army at the Battle of Puebla in 1862. You can celebrate the day with a lip-smacking spread of food and drinks from south of the border. From salsa and tacos to margaritas, you and your amigos can enjoy all of these recipes in a flavorful, Mexico-inspired spread.

Dust off your blender and get ready to make some margaritas, because what is a Cinco de Mayo celebration without one?

Cinco De Mayo Drinks

1. Blood Orange Thyme Paloma 2. Frozen Watermelon Margarita 3. Corona Sunrise 4. Michelada

With these tasty appies your Cinco de Mayo party will turn into a delicious fiesta. Make lots because these won't last!

Cinco De Mayo Appetizers

1. Shrimp Ceviche Stuffed Avocados 2. Tex Mex Sweet Pepper Poppers 3. Guacamole Shrimp Wonton Cups 4. Mexican Chicken Flatbread

It's not a Cinco de Mayo celebration without tacos! Whether you are a die-hard carnivore or a loyal vegetarian, there's a taco for everyone.

Cinco De Mayo Tacos

1. BBQ Cauliflower Chickpea Tacos 2. Tacos al Pastor 3. Cajun Fish Tacos 4. Carnitas Tacos

Salsas and Dips
Salsa, dips and guacamole are essential components of any successful Cinco de Mayo party. Whether you make it from scratch or buy it in a jar, don't forget to have plenty!

Cinco De Mayo Dips

1. Avocado Hummus and Fresh Tomatillo Salsa Verde 2. Mexican Street Corn Dip 3. Seriously the Best Guacamole in the World 4. Strawberry Jalapeno Salsa

Make traditional Mexican drinks colder and more refreshing by turning them into popsicles. It is the perfect way to top off a fabulous Cinco de Mayo menu.

Cinco De Mayo Popsicles

1. Spicy Margarita Popsicles 2. Cucumber Honeydew Margarita Popsicle 3. Watermelon Margarita Poptails 4. Strawberries and Cream Patron Popsicles

Bella Bucchiotti is a Vancouver-based food blogger and college student. Find more recipes like these at xoxoBella.

Bella Bucchiotti

Bella Bucchiotti is a college student living in British Columbia, Canada. Her blog, xoxoBella, highlights her love for food, fashion, friends, fitness and having fun.

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