Whether or not it’s Cinco de Mayo, sipping margaritas with your BFFs could not be more fun. But if you’re planning one on a tight budget, the task can be a little daunting. Not fun at all! This is why we are here to help with these 9 sensibly stylish fiesta themed bridal shower ideas and inspiration to produce a festive celebration. (*this post contains affiliate links)
FIESTA THEMED BRIDAL SHOWER DECORATIONS
Send out simple fill in the blank fiesta invitations with a papel picado motif (1). Add a colorful paper flower backdrop to a dessert or buffet table (4). Consider serving your party drinks with whimsical accents like glittery cactus stirrers (2). For your tablescape, think basic elements decorated with a pop of color and with minimal to no florals (6).
EASY FOOD, DRINKS, AND DESSERTS
Serve up a menu that is unexpected with miniature food such as mini tacos, taquitos, tamales, taco salads, and don’t forget a nacho bar with salsas (5). Include sides like Mexican rice and beans. Present the celebrant with a surprise cake bearing a mini papel picado bunting (3), while you can include other treats displayed on a candy table (8) like a variety of colorful candies, margarita cupcakes, Mexican fried ice cream, and churros with chocolate dipping sauce. You may choose to offer Margaritas, of course. Other options: Mexican soda, horchata, and fruity aguas frescas.
FIESTA BRIDAL SHOWER FAVORS
With a party like this, you can consider fun favors such as mini margarita piñatas (9), Jarritos bottles with straws, and homemade Mexican cookies in colorful favor bags. For something more elaborate, create goody bags filled with items like margarita drinking glasses, margarita mixes, and Mexican candies.
FUN ACTIVITIES AND GAMES
Consider a few party games and activities such as bridal bingo, a ring hunt, photo booth, and bridal shower scratchers.
For a fiesta themed bridal shower that is this fun, you may want to hold it right smack in the middle of winter. Why wait for warmer days?