We had a blast at last Saturday’s “Trendy Tacos, Tasty Bikinis” Cinco de Mayo Fiesta! This year the Kentucky Derby took place on Cinco de Mayo which meant that this was one awesome party with a lot to do! We had proof at the end with a world class party mess to clean-up, always a good sign.
Cook It: We greeted guests with Kentucky Derby Margaritas, Coronas, chips, salsa and guacamole. Appetizers were set out as guests arrived to keep appetites at bay, including quesadillas and 7-layer dip. The Taco Bar was tasty and street-style with flavorful pork, spicy steak, and chicken. Condiments included cliantro, pico de gallo, spicy salsa, rice and beans. It was a hit! For dessert we brought out homemade churro bites which filled the room with a wonderful aroma. They were the perfect dessert because guests could just pick up a few here and there.
Create It: Guests were thoroughly entertained at this Cinco de Mayo/Kentucky Derby celebration by activities including SolKissed Bikinis Shopping and Kentucky Derby games. Each guest left with a memorable and festive party favor created by the party hosts, Ashley and Ali.
- Bikini Shopping: While the hosts worked on setting out the taco bar, the guests shopped SolKissed Swimwear’s latest collection of bikinis, beach bags and bracelets. Everyone loved the collection – clearly since it was almost gone at the end of the party!
- Kentucky Derby: To get people into the Kentucky Derby, we asked guests to put in $2 towards their favorite horse and write their name next to the horse. I’ll Have Another was the winning horse and the winners were thrilled to win the grand prize – the loot of cash!
- Mexican Flower Favors: As guests left this fabulous fiesta they got to take home one of the beautiful mexican flowers that had decorated the party. Each flower had a link to the party decor how-tos and recipes on cuisinistas.com as well as a promo code for a discount at SolKissed Swimwear.