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When I was younger, WAY before kids, Cinco de Mayo was an excuse to go out for drinks with friends from work. There was always a restaurant or bar having Cinco de Mayo drinks specials for the evening and it was a great excuse to go out after a long day in the office. Fast forward, and I’d rather stay home than go out. These Cinco de Mayo drinks are perfect for a night in.
In America, Cinco de Mayo (Spanish for the fifth of May) has taken on new meaning from the original Mexican celebration for the victory in the Battle of Puebla. In the USA we celebrate the Mexican-American culture in general and many people love to have Mexican fare and drinks.
I’ve compiled some amazing Cinco de Mayo drinks you can make at home!
Cinco De Mayo Girls’ Night With Sauza-Rita – Cooking In Stilettos
Simple Cocktail Recipes: Strawberry Margarita – this strawberry margarita is a pretty Cinco de Mayo drink with it’s pink coloring.
Watermelon Margaritas – these watermelon margaritas are a refreshing take on a classic Cinco de Mayo drink. And, although it’s for Cinco de Mayo, it would be a great holdover for the summer.
Moscow Mule Margarita – Oh My Creative
Tropical Blue Sangria – Pizzazzerie
Cinco de Mayo Rhubarb Mojitos – Scratch Mommy
Raspberry Moscato Sangria – One Sweet Mess
Triple Berry Margarita – Juggling Act Mama
Sweet Orange + Tequila Cocktail – Wow. Look at that color! Who doesn’t want this as a Cinco de Mayo drink?
Strawberry Lime Margaritas – Delightful E Made
Blueberry Meyer Lemon Margarita – Flour On My Face
The Bloody Maria – The Kitchn
Tropical Mexican Punch – The Complete Savorist
Sweet Tea Sangria with Summer Peaches & Raspberries – this gorgeous drink is a take on sweet tea with peaches and raspberries. Not what I would normally think of for a Cinco de Mayo drink, but I’ll take one!
Cinco de Mayo Mojitos – Urban Bliss Life
Rum & Pineapple Punch Cocktail – A Worthey Read
Mexican Sunset – This drink name says it all. Mexican sunset on Cinco de Mayo — take me there!
Raspberry Chocolate Mint Mojito – Pink Heels Pink Truck