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How To Celebrate Cinco De Mayo

Watch more How to Celebrate Cinco de Mayo videos: Subscribe to Howcast's YouTube Channel - Commemorate Mexico's battle victory over France with a May 5th celebration. Howcast uploads the highest quality how-to videos daily! Be sure to check out our playlists for guides that interest you: Subscribe to Howcast's other YouTube Channels: Howcast Health Channel - Howcast Video Games Channel - Howcast Tech Channel - Howcast Food Channel - Howcast Arts & Recreation Channel - Howcast Sports & Fitness Channel - Howcast Personal Care & Style Channel - Howcast empowers people with engaging, useful how-to information wherever, whenever they need to know how. Emphasizing high-quality instructional videos, Howcast brings you experts who provide accurate information in easy-to-follow tutorials on everything from makeup, hairstyling, nail art design, and soccer to parkour, skateboarding, dancing, kissing, and much, much more. Step 1: Plan the menu Provide plenty of easy noshing with big bowls of tortilla chips, guacamole, and salsa. Cook a few authentic Mexican dishes, or just make a big pot of chili and maybe order some Mexican take-out. Tip Ask each guest to prepare a Mexican dish—but make sure you know what they're bringing ahead of time, so you don't end up with 20 bowls of salsa. Step 2: Buy the booze Get some Mexican beer, and have plenty of triple sec, tequila, lime juice, and ice on hand for Margaritas. And don't forget the coarse salt for the rims! Step 3: Decorate Decorate on the cheap by hanging a big map of Mexico along with large handmade cutouts of cacti, sombreros, and Mayan pyramids. Blow up balloons in red, white, and green -- the colors of the Mexican flag. Step 4: Get a pi?ata Get a pi?ata and fill it with novelties like jumping beans, chili-flavored hard candies, and tequila gummy worms. Step 5: Organize a trivia game Compile multiple-choice questions about Mexican trivia for a drinking game. When a player gets enough answers wrong, he must down a shot of tequila. The player with the most correct answers gets a small gag prize at the end. Step 6: Break the pi?ata End the night by letting everyone take turns whacking the pi?ata with a baseball bat or broomstick. Did You Know? Cinco de Mayo is only recognized as an official holiday in the Mexican state of Puebla, although it is celebrated throughout Mexico and the U.S.
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