Cinco de Mayo, which falls every year on May 5th, is a fantastic opportunity to celebrate Mexican culture.
Throw a fiesta with flavorful recipes perfect for a Cinco de Mayo celebration, from tortilla-crusted pork to chicken-and-black bean chimichangas. Start here to find the perfect Cinco de Mayo recipe for guacamole, salsa, tacos, and queso dips—there is no shortage of incredible Mexican-inspired meals on Southern Living to inspire you. One of our must-try recipes: Cinco de Mayo Shrimp Cocktail. It wouldn’t be a celebration without margaritas—choose your favorite Cinco de Mayo cocktail twist, from the classic concoction to watermelon margarita pops. From the colors, the music (Mariachi, anyone?), to the explosion of flavor, celebrate Cinco de Mayo in style.