Planning a bridal shower is no easy task, but picking a theme can actually make things easier. Why? Because once you establish a theme for your bridal shower, everything else sort of falls into place. If you’re here, you must be already considering something along the lines of a fiesta, or Mexican-themed bridal shower. A fiesta-themed bridal shower is perfect for the bride who loves tacos, margaritas, vibrant colors, and fun festivities. In this article, I’ll give you all the ideas you’ll need to plan a fun, spicy, and memorable “Let’s Taco ‘Bout Love” bridal shower. So, grab your sombrero, and let’s get started!
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In this article, we’ll cover:
- Taco Bout Love Bridal Shower Invitations
- Fiesta Bridal Shower Decoration Ideas
- Fiesta-Themed Bridal Shower Menu Ideas
- Fiesta Bridal Shower Games & Activities
- Bridal Shower Fiesta-Themed Favors
Taco Bout Love Fiesta Bridal Shower Venue
First off, where do you host such a fun and festive bridal shower? When it comes to the venue for your taco bout love bridal shower, think outside the box. A traditional banquet hall may not capture the lively and colorful spirit of Mexico. Instead, consider hosting the party at a Mexican restaurant with an outdoor patio or a private event space decorated with papel picado and bright, bold colors. Or, if you’re looking for a more budget-friendly option, a friend or family member’s home with a beautiful outdoor patio or garden space would also be ideal. These types of venue spaces will set the perfect tone for your taco-themed bridal shower.
Taco Bout Love Bridal Shower Invitations
The invitations are the first impression your guests will have of your taco-themed bridal shower. So make sure they’re fun, colorful, and reflective of the theme. You can design your own invitations or purchase pre-made ones that feature tacos, margaritas, or cacti. Make sure to include all the important details like the date, time, and location of the bridal shower, and don’t forget to mention the Let’s Taco ‘Bout Love theme!
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Taco Bout Love Fiesta-Themed Bridal Shower Décor Ideas
When it comes to décor, go big and bold! Incorporate bright colors, bold prints and cacti and succulents for a touch of greenery. Mini pinatas are also a fun addition that can also double as an activity. The following Taco Bout Love bridal shower décor ideas you can also DIY yourself to save some money while bringing this fun theme to life.
Serape Table Runners
Use colorful serape fabric to create a vibrant and unique table runner. Cut the fabric to the desired length and width and hem the edges, or use fabric glue to create a no-sew version.
Terra Cotta Tile Signage
The combination of terra cotta and bright colors like yellows, oranges, and pinks is simply perfection, as seen here in photos by Yasmin Sarai (event concept developed by Beijos Events. These can be DIYed with white paint pens as shown here and used for everything from signage to table numbers and place cards.
Vibrant DIY Centerpieces
Create your own centerpieces using store bought flowers that match your vibrant color scheme. Arrange in a small clear vase set inside a larger clear vase. In the exterior vase, stack limes to recreate this stunning centerpiece fit for a fiesta.
Papel Picado Banners
Taco Bout Love Bridal Shower Banner
Don’t forget a “Taco Bout Love” banner. Bonus: Buy Fiesta-themed props such as sombreros and maracas guests can use to get into the vibe for their snaps.
These DIY décor ideas will add a personal and creative touch to your Mexican-themed bridal shower, and impress your guests with their colorful and festive flair!
Taco Bout Love Fiesta-Themed Menu Ideas
I think it’s safe to say a build-your-own taco bar is a must for this one… It’s called “TACO Bout Love!” …. Hello?! OK, but in all seriousness, there are many more Fiesta-themed dishes and drinks you can serve that will tie into your theme effortlessly.
In addition to your taco (or nacho bar), a margarita bar is always a crowd pleaser. Provide different mixes and garnishes for your guests to make their margarita their own. Some more ideas to incorporate into your Mexican-themed menu are:
Fiesta-Themed Bridal Shower Games & Activities
There are so many fun and entertaining bridal shower game and activity ideas to complement your Taco Bout Love fiesta theme. Here are just a few, including exclusive game templates you can access for FREE by subscribing to the Savvy Swaréy blog newsletter.
Set up a margarita tasting station with different flavors and variations of this classic Mexican cocktail. Have the guests vote on their favorite and declare a winner at the end of the party.
Nacho Groom Game
This is an alternate take on the “Who’s Got the Groom?! Game” where every guest receives an envelope containing either a picture of the groom or a random celebrity. You can find several versions of this game to print at home on Etsy. Only one guest really has the groom, everyone else? … Nope, nacho groom.
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Classic Pinata (with a Twist!)
Who says pinatas are just for kids’ birthdays? There are so many ways you can make this fun for adults too. One no-brainer is to simply adult-up your pinata a little by adding some mini tequila bottles.
Another option is to have guests write marriage advice on a piece of paper and drop it into an empty pinata. The bride-to-be then has to smash the pinata and read off one at random. Whoever she picks is the winner!
Pin the Mustache on the [Soon-to-Be] Married-achi
This one is FUN. But, like the “nacho groom” game also requires getting a picture of the fiancé. Simply add your groom’s photo to this template, purchase a set of mustaches, and take turns having guests try their hand at pinning their mustache as close as possible!
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Salsa Dancing Lessons
Hire a professional salsa dancer to give the guests a fun and interactive lesson in this popular Mexican dance. This is a great way to get everyone up and moving, and to really embrace the fiesta spirit!
With these activity ideas, your Mexican-themed bridal shower is sure to be a hit with the bride and her guests!
Taco Bout Love Bridal Shower Favor Ideas
There are so many cute, creative favor ideas for a bridal shower fiesta. Many of which you can easily DIY yourself!
Hot Sauce Bottle Favors
If your guests love spicy food, consider making your own hot sauce and bottling it up as a favor. Print out labels with the couple’s names and wedding date to personalize the bottles.
Mini Succulent Plants Favors
Small potted succulents are a popular favor for any occasion. To add a Mexican twist, consider painting the pots in bright colors.
Mexican Hot Chocolate Mix
Create your own mix of Mexican hot chocolate powder by blending cocoa powder, sugar, cinnamon, and a pinch of chili powder. Package it in small jars or bags and add a tag with instructions for making the perfect cup of hot chocolate.
Mini Pinata Favors
I mean c’mon, how cute are these?! You can display these mini pinata favors during the shower as part of the fiesta themed décor and let your guests leave with one filled with little candies on their way out. Love when décor can play double duty!
Make-At-Home Margarita Favors
Purchase plain shot glasses and use glass paint or permanent markers to write the couple’s names and the date of the wedding on them. Add a small bottle of tequila, lime, and a packet of salt for make-at-home margaritas!
Salsa or Guacamole Kits
Create small jars filled with pre-measured ingredients for guests to make their own salsa or guacamole at home. Include a recipe card and some chips for a complete package.
These DIY favor ideas will add a personal and thoughtful touch to your Mexican-themed bridal shower, and your guests will love taking home a little piece of the fiesta!
So there you have it, amigos! A complete guide to planning a taco bout love bridal shower that’s sure to be a hit with the bride and her guests. From the venue to the décor and games, embrace the fiesta spirit and make your bridal shower one to remember!