Hola amigos! Are you ready to transform your home into a vibrant celebration of music, family, and the enchanting world of Coco? If you’re planning a birthday bash for a little one who’s captivated by the magical realm of Día de los Muertos,then a Coco-themed party is the perfect way to create an unforgettable fiesta.
Setting the Stage
Before the guests arrive, set the scene for an immersive Coco experience. Hang colorful papel picado banners and vibrant marigolds to create a festive atmosphere.
Transform ordinary balloons into calacas (skulls), the iconic symbols of Día de los Muertos, by drawing simple faces with markers or painting them with acrylics.
Inviting Your Guests to the Land of the Remembered
Send out invitations that echo the vibrant spirit of Coco. Design or purchase invitations adorned with colorful skeletons, sugar skulls, and the iconic guitar strummed by Miguel. Include all the essential details, such as the party date, time,location, and RSVP information.
How to Download
- What you need to do is click (left-click) the preview image.
- You should see a new page popped-up in your display, then you need to “right-click” the image and select “Save image as”
- Locate the destination folder, or just leave it as it is. Then “Enter” to start the download process.
Please note this, all files/materials have been included in that package, so once it’s finished, you are able to customize it right away.
Decorating with Día de los Muertos Flair
Transform your party space into a vibrant altar de muertos (Day of the Dead altar) by setting up a dedicated area to honor your loved ones.
Cover a table with a colorful tablecloth and decorate it with candles, marigolds, and framed photos of loved ones who have passed away.
Place a picture of the birthday child surrounded by their favorite treats and toys to represent their ofrenda (offering).
Creating a Fiesta Feast for the Living
No Mexican celebration is complete without a delicious spread of mouthwatering treats. Prepare a fiesta of tacos,enchiladas, tamales, and other traditional Mexican fare. Don’t forget to include refreshing drinks like agua fresca,horchata, and Mexican hot chocolate.
Activities that Celebrate Life and Remembrance
Engage your guests in fun and interactive activities that embody the spirit of Coco. Set up a face-painting station where kids can transform themselves into calacas.
Organize a mini-musical performance where children can showcase their talents by playing guitars, maracas, or singing along to Coco’s catchy tunes.
Coco-Themed Party Favors to Remember
Send your guests home with a piece of the Coco magic. Fill piñatas with colorful candies, sugar skulls, and small toys.Prepare goodie bags filled with Coco-themed items like mini guitars, maracas, temporary tattoos, and Día de los Muertos stickers.
As the fiesta draws to a close, gather your guests for a final sing-along to Remember Me, Coco’s heartwarming theme song.
Capture the joyful moments with plenty of photos and videos to cherish forever. With these tips and tricks, you’re sure to host a Coco-themed birthday party that will be remembered for years to come.