Easy Walking Taco Bar at Your Cinco de Mayo Party: Ideas + Inspiration!

With Cinco de Mayo just around the corner, why not make your gathering fun and interactive with a walking taco bar! Let guests pick and choose their own toppings, while enjoying the conversation. We’re helping you today with a simple guide on how to set up this idea for a tasty snack station at your party. Just the idea perfect for a birthday, baby shower, or housewarming celebration!

Ingredients that you will need:

At least 1 lb. of ground beef, taco seasoning, shredded cheese or cheese cubes, shredded lettuce, chopped onions, and tomatoes. You may also provide sour cream, salsa, and jalapenos. Some people even love the idea of having chili and beans! Do note that these suggested ingredients will vary depening on the number of guests you will be serving.

What type of chips to use?

Since the concept of a walking taco bar means that guests can freely move about while eating, your best bet is to use small bags of chips (e.g., 1 oz. bags) such as corn chips, Doritos, or tortilla chips.

What kind of supplies you will need?

Provide guests with plenty of napkins, signage for the table, labels, disposable utensils, and serving spoons. You may also need serving trays and bowls.

What kind of decorations to use?

Think creatively here with festive papel picado banners, a walking taco bar sign including directions for newbies, mini llamas, and sombreros.

Table Inspiration to Get those Creative Juices Going!

Take your styling inspiration from these 6 walking taco bar stations! There’s even a meatless option so everyone can enjoy the food.

Easy Walking Taco Bar Ideas and Inspiration

Blog inspiration: 1 – Frog Prince Paperie / 2 – Market Basket Foods / 3 – Joyful Daisy / 4 – Betty Crocker / 5 – Jelly Toast Blog / 6 – Giggle Living

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