This post is about a taco themed graduation party.
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Not only are tacos absolutely delicious, but they’re also a surprisingly trendy decoration theme. Combined with bright colors, great food, and of course everything that goes on tacos, a taco themed graduation party is guaranteed to please.
Picking a graduation party theme can be pretty difficult. What will be both budget-friendly and please all guests? What’s a menu that will have something for everyone on it? Honestly, after all the graduation party research I’ve done, taco-themed pretty much takes the cake. Who can argue with tacos?
This post is packed full of tips and tricks to throw an absolutely amazing taco themed graduation party. Here are all of the amazing decor, food, and beverage ideas to throw a super stylish graduation party!
Here are 26 ideas for a super cute taco themed graduation party.
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TACO THEMED GRADUATION PARTY
TACO GRADUATION PARTY DECORATIONS
Every graduation party needs table cloths for all of the tables, and these super colorful ones are perfect to go along with your bright and happy theme.
2. BRIGHT PAPER DECORATIONS AND BANNERS
This is a simple way to instantly make your party more bright and exciting. Plus, these decorations are super affordable, and simple to set up.
3. BEER BOTTLE VASES
Usually, beer bottle decor probably doesn’t sound that classy or even mildly attractive. Surprisingly, this decor looks absolutely amazing and perfect for a taco themed graduation party.
4. TACO BANNER
Need to embellish for your party further? This taco banner is perfect!
5. ALPACA AND CACTI BALLOONS
Every graduation party needs balloons, and these ones are absolutely perfect for a taco themed graduation party.
6. Taco Themed Photo Station
Graduation is a huge milestone, so taking photos is a must! Here’s some inspo for creating a photo station that blends with your taco theme, and gives guests everything they need to make memories.
7. TACO BOUT A FUTURE
Add this banner to your photo booth, or use it on its own to add some super cute flashy metallic gold to your party.
8. CACTI BANNER
This banner goes perfectly with the cacti balloons listed above. So cute!
9. LIGHT UP CACTUS LIGHT
Want to keep the cactus decor going? This light-up cactus is perfect for adding to a food or photo area.
10. HUGE BALLOON CACTUS
This huge, super cute balloon cactus is so cute and so impressive! If this is something that you can pull off, I highly recommend trying it out.
11. TABLE RUNNER
Burlap is a cheap, simple solution to keep all of your tables looking perfect and festive. Simply put these table runners on top of cheap white tablecloths to instantly make them look amazing. Or, if you want something a little more festive, try the Mexican serape table runner.
12. TACO GRADUATION PARTY FOOD
Food is probably the most important component of a taco themed graduation party. Your taco bar can go a bunch of different directions, but whatever you choose, you need to make sure your tacos are absolutely popping. Here are some awesome setups, and some other foods to go along with your taco bar.
13. GRADUATION PARTY TACO BAR IDEAS
Clearly, a taco bar is the most important part of a taco themed party. Here are some of the best setups I came across. Steal ideas from a few of each, and enjoy!
14. Walking Taco Station
A walking taco station puts a unique spin on a classic taco bar. This idea allows guests to grab their favorite bag of chips, put their toppings directly in the bag, and walk around your party as they eat their taco! The clean-up is so much more manageable with this idea too.
15. Chips and Dip Station
My favorite part of Mexican food is the dips. Guacamole, salsa, queso…the ultimate trio. A chips and dip station is a super cute appetizer option and so easy to put together.
16. CONDIMENT TIERS
Condiment tiers are such a fabulous idea to organize all of the condiments that would go with tacos. Of course, make sure that you have larger amounts of things everyone will most likely use, such as lettuce and cheese.
17. THREE COMPARTMENT FOOD WARMER
Essential to any food bar is like a million crock pots. Luckily, food warmers just like this one can help a lot with keeping the number of crockpots to a minimum. Plus, you can group like foods together in sets of three.
18. COMPOSTABLE FOOD BOATS
For any graduation party, you’re probably going to go through tons of paper products. Usually, this can be super wasteful and really awful for the environment. Luckily, these compostable food boats are perfect for tacos, and a lot better for the environment.
19. WOODEN SPOONS, FORKS, AND KNIVES
To go along with your compostable food boats, here are some super awesome plastic-free spoons, forks, and knives!
20. DESSERT CACTI AND TACOS
When I came across this, I just knew that I had to include it. This is such an adorable dessert idea, and if you know someone who could pull this off or you have a local bakery that’s talented, this is a fantastic idea. So cute!
Alongside food, you need some absolutely banging beverages to serve at your amazing taco themed graduation party. Here are some of my favorite setups and tips and tricks.
22. BEVERAGE POOLS
Serving bottled drinks alongside any beverage dispensers is a great way to keep all of your guests pleased. These pools make it super easy to keep all of your beverages ice cold.
23. BEER AND LIMES BUCKET
This is such a great idea, and perfect for a graduation party that’s centered around tacos.
24. CACTUS PAPER STRAWS
Paper straws are great for keeping the environment in mind during your party. Plus, these cactus straws are absolutely adorable!
25. CACTUS JUICE
Whip together a tasty green colored punch, and serve it as “cactus juice!” So cute, and perfect to go along with your taco themed party.
26. DRINK STATION
Want to have multiple types of beverages at your graduation party? This is a perfect setup, that looks absolutely stunning.