Plus plenty of other fun party ideas we can't wait to break out.
When the fifth of May rolls around, everyone knows what that means — it's Cinco de Mayo! While there's a misconception that Cinco de Mayo is Mexico's Independence Day, that's not true. The date actually commemorates the Battle of Puebla, when the Mexican army was victorious over the French Empire in 1862. Today, the day is widely accepted as a moment to celebrate Mexican culture.
If you're throwing a get-together to celebrate, here are all the different wall decorations, fun and colorful desserts, authentic Mexican dishes, and other Cinco de Mayo party ideas that you need to try this year. And while you're at it, brush up on your Cinco de Mayo history and quick Cinco de Mayo facts to impress your friends and family.