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Mexican Fiesta { Vibrant + Flavourful }


Much as a piñata, a Mexican fiesta is an explosion of all things wonderful – colour, fun, flavour and music! This Spanish themed celebration should be all about having a good time with good people, so practicality will always come before style.

Food will definitely play a big role in the celebrations! Aside from spicy chilli poppers and enchiladas, we just love the Mexican way of assembling your own food and eating with the hand. A great idea is therefore to set up a number of food stations where guests can compile their own nachos and quesadillas.

  • Welcome your guests with deliciously frosty iced lime and strawberry margaritas, and toast your union with tequila.
  • Include Spanish wording in your stationery elements – whether it be your table numbers or love quotes in the programme.
  • Hang a heart-shaped piñata above the dance floor – which you can smash together, instead of cutting the wedding cake.
  • Wear bright blossoms in your hair and don a dress with plenty of lace and a sensual cut.
  • Cacti will definitely feature, whether as table decorations or guest favours.
  • Hire Spanish guitarists as entertainment and consider making your grand arrival on the back of a horse or donkey.
  • Another great idea for guest favour is to spoil guests with mini tequila kits, complete with little salt sachet and a fresh lime.
  • Adorn the venue with brightly coloured laser cut bunting and sombreros, which guests can also plonk on their heads when it comes to picture time.

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