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A Fabulous Fiesta First Birthday!

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fiesta first birthday cake in yellow and sprinkles

Hello, Hostess with the Mostess fans. It’s Jen, of Jen CYK Photography. As always, I’m super happy to share some incredible creativity with you. Your skills, ladies (and gentlemen), are amazing and super inspiring! This first birthday fiesta is no exception! I absolutely adore this Fiesta First Birthday Party that I recently captured. Because you know what, we all need to stop, and have a little fiesta today!

PARTY HIGHLIGHTS to look out for:

– Bright & colorful photo booth, bean guessing game & real live donkey riding!
– Handmade stuffed donkey favors for the kids & mini maracas for the adults
– An absolutely adorable traditional outfit for the birthday boy + handpainted ‘Ethan’ letters
– Rainbow streamers backdrop + mini piñata garland & table decor

mini piñata garland entrance

mexican first birthday baby costume

mini maraca party favor tree

fiesta party lounge hammock

mexican fiesta first birthday party decor

mexican party table decor with drink bottles and food cans

fiesta rainbow piñata game

first fiesta birthday activity and game — burro riding!

bright photo booth props for a fiesta first birthday

amount of beans guessing party game

rainbow streamers dessert table backdrop

first year photos for a first birthday party

DIY stuffed donkey animal party favors


PARTY DETAILS as told by Jen

This mama couldn’t wait to celebrate her son’s first birthday. She admittedly may have went a little overboard on capturing every detail, but she nailed every piece of this party. Guests had fun, laughed, played, and smiled for lots of pictures. It’s always inspiring to see what you creative party planners are able to come up with. Thank you for the inspiration!



– Photography: Jen CYK Photography
– Event Planning & Design: Splendid Affairs By Jennifer
– Birthday Boy’s Outfits: Olvera Street in Los Angeles
– Fiesta & Photobooth Banners: Party City
– Cake & Sweets: La Ideal Bakery
– Mini Donkey: The Party Pets
– Piñata: Chino Swap Meet
– Plush Donkey Favors Pattern: Hen And Chick
– Mama’s Dress: Nordstrom

POSTED BY:JenCykJEN HRYCYK of Jen CYK Photography® is a lover of all things happy, beautiful, positive, and inspirational.

7 responses to “A Fabulous Fiesta First Birthday!”

  1. Rachel L. says:

    So adorable! Thanks so much for featuring my pinata plushie pattern! The fabrics the mama chose are fabulous! Beautifully done!

  2. sujey says:

    Omg!! I love it!!! I’m also planning a mexican fiesta birthday party for my son . he is half Mexican/Taiwanese. and I would love to find out where you bought his outfit.. I saw that you put something about L.A . I live in Texas could you tell me the name of the place you purchased it at. Thank you :)

    Your Fiesta looked amazing!!!

  3. stacy says:

    Where can I find an outfit like the birthday boys?

  4. Heidy says:

    The 1st birthday boy in spanish is not correct write Feliz Cumpleaños with the s because the baby doesnt have more than one. The correct form is Feliz Cumpleaño # 1 or Feliz Cumpleaño Ethan. This is only a observation for future activities ideas for others mom’s. By the way I love the colors in this fiesta for kids. Beautiful ideas for a kids party. ;-D

  5. Jody says:

    What a party! Would love to know where you purchased the outfit!