at least 3 weeks out

  • Set a date for your party.
  • Customize our printable Margarita Party invitations.
  • Gather names, addresses and phone numbers, and mail invitations.

at least 2 weeks out

  • Take inventory of your glassware and serveware. Make sure you have margarita glasses, pitchers, shakers, jiggers, plates and napkins. Purchase anything you’re lacking.
  • Begin planning a music playlist for the event — or, borrow from ours!

1 week out

  • Review recipes and make a list of all ingredients.
  • Plan ahead for prep work you can do in advance, and all that you’ll do the day of the party.
  • Finalize guest list and follow up with anyone who hasn’t RSVP’d
  • Shop for beverages, decorations, etc.
  • Gather serveware and glassware.
  • Rent any tables or chairs necessary.

3 days out

  • Shop for perishable food items. Make sure avocados are purchased today so they’re likely to be ripe in time for the party. Choose limes with a thin skin to ensure they’ll yield lots of juice.

2 days out

  • Begin food prep according to your schedule.

day before

  • Set up for the party. Decorate, prep the bar area, etc.

day of

  • Prep last-minute food items.
  • Buy ice.
  • Shop for and arrange flowers.
  • Relax and get in the spirit of celebrating!