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Cinco de Mayo Party Ideas - Margarita Recipe - Free Printables - Living Locurto

Cinco de Mayo is this coming up soon and what better excuse to enjoy a fresh margarita with friends! I love having casual get togethers with my neighbors. Just because it’s a casual or a last-minute gathering, doesn’t mean you can’t do something special.

I’ve got some easy ideas for entertaining in style on a budget! And of course, that includes Free Cinco de Mayo Party Printables.

Cinco de Mayo Party Ideas - Margarita Recipe - Free Printables

I’m sharing my favorite margarita recipe! Besides it tasting delicious, it’s one of the easiest drinks to make, especially when you need large batches for parties.
Cinco de Mayo Party Ideas - the BEST Margarita Recipe - Free Printables

I plan to take jars of these margaritas to my neighbor’s home for a ladies afternoon by the pool.  Jars are a great way to display food and drinks, and I always have my cabinets full of them!

All you need is:

Easy Margarita Recipe

  • 1 can frozen limeade
  • 1 empty limeade can Tequila
  • 1 empty limeade can of water
  • 1 bottle light beer

Mix all ingredients in a pitcher. It’s that easy!

** For kids, substitute with lemonade or limeade


  • Jelly Jars (12 for $9 at your local grocery store)
  • Cupcake Liners
  • Sharpie
  • Free Printable Cinco de Mayo Tags
  • Scissors
  • Small Hole Punch
  • Straws
  • Twine or ribbon

Besides the margarita ingredients, I had all of these items in my home, so this didn’t cost me much and it took just a few more minutes to create a pretty display!

Cinco de Mayo Party Ideas - Margarita Recipe - Free Printables


After mixing the drink in a large pitcher, pour into the jars. Add some sliced limes. Then use the cupcake liners to personalize the jar tops! Write your friend’s names on the top or leave blank and bring along a pen for people to write their own name.

Cinco de Mayo Party Ideas - Margarita in a jar Recipe - Free Printables

Pack the jars and some extra limes in a basket or cooler and you’re ready for the party! Before serving, shake the margarita jar gently to mix the ingredients.


Cinco de Mayo Party Ideas - Margaritas in a Jar - Free Printables
I packed these drinks in an old wooden box, then used it for a display. For the banner, I tied a string of white twine around the box and attached the tags to the string with tiny clothes pins. To soak up some of the moisture from the drinks, I lined the top of the box or with scrapbook paper.

The tiny clothes pins are from Michaels. Aren’t they cute? You could use tape or punch holes in the tags for the string.

Cinco de Mayo Party Ideas - Margarita Recipe - Free Printables

Use the Free Printable Cinco de Mayo tags on straws as well.

Cinco de Mayo Party Ideas - Margarita Recipe - Free Printables

The only down side to this simple idea is your friends will want you to bring the drinks over all of the time!!
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Download the Free Cinco de Mayo Party Printable Tags

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About Amy Locurto

Amy is a creative mom of two and graphic designer. When she's not working on Living Locurto, she's busy designing Printable Party Supplies and working on I Heart Faces, her photography blog. Find Amy on Facebook, Google+, Pinterest, and Instagram.


  1. WOW Really Grate Ideas. Thanks

  2. This is a great idea! Thanks so much for sharing!

  3. I LOVE LOVE LOVE these! They are so creative!

  4. Love these Cinco De Mayo squares! So many uses!

  5. quick question- Is he using equal parts of everything (but the beer?) lime-aid,water &tequilla are all out of that can so Im assuming!

  6. Some really great ideas. I’ll have to put his away until next year. What the heck maybe I’ll try a variation for Octoberfest.

  7. LOVE this idea!! Can you please make cute green lid labels like you did for the Blackberry Margarita… I would soooo love to do both!


  8. We don’t have Cinco de Mayo in England where I live, although our cat celebrated it on her blog. All the same, this drink is a good idea for summer parties. Found you via Google +1, but am going to give you a repin on Pinterest.

  9. This is a great idea! Thanks so much for sharing! 🙂

  10. Great post! 🙂 I shared your link in the Cinco de Mayo round up at

  11. These are so sweet!! Thanks for sharing. I featured them on my blog today:

  12. This is my kind of drink!! Love that video too…

  13. LOVE your Rita makin’ tutorial. I use a can of lemon-lime soda instead of water, and it’s a little sweeter and fizzier.

  14. thanks so much for these! printing them now for our big fiesta this weekend 🙂 i’ll be sure to plug you on my blog next week too!

  15. LOL! Amy, at first, I thought your post got redirected to a questionable UTube Link! I decided to watch and that was really a cute video! I sent it to my fireman nephew. Love your sense of humor on this one! Thanks for starting my day with a smile.

  16. ok, these margarita’s look SO cute!!

  17. Regina says:

    Thank you for the best post ever!! Hahaha! We have a big volunteer fire department in our town and I am sure they are going to love this too!

  18. Laurie says:

    What an incredible idea! You’re amazing.

  19. ok- what else can he teach us to cook? no seriously….

  20. Now that’s a hottie with a naughty body. And a cute kittie too. Wait…this post was about margaritas wasn’t it?


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