Latino Birthday Parties are Only a Humiliation for the Birthday Kid

They always end up being full-blown adult parties.

Everyone brings the five-year-old a gift… along with a case of beer.

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This is what a normal table spread looks like.

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Before you know it, there are more drunk adults than children.

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The taquero is more celebrated than the birthday kid.

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Even though most kids don’t like tacos.

Dessert is supposed to be a kids dream. Not when you’re served this:

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Y la tía is always super proud of her gelatin.

READ: Here’s a Breakdown of Every Type of Tía Latina That Exists

Cake time is always a big humiliation.

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It’s social suicide.

This is Latino parents’ idea of child entertainment.

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Safe for kids, right?

And no party de niño is complete without a massive jumper.

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It always deflates and your older cousin always ended up suffocating you. Good times.

No matter how terrified the birthday kid is of their piñata, they’re forced to take a swing at it.

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And having hard candy fall on your head was never a good feeling.

Only Latino parents encourage the drunk tío to climb on a ladder to pull the piñata rope.

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READ: Every Tío That Exists in Latino Families

But the the real party doesn’t start until the banda walks in.

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READ: 7 Rancheras that Bring Out Your Tío’s Inner Chente at Family Parties

And it doesn’t end until tío Juan starts singing “Tragos de amargo licor.”

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…and you realize you have no idea where the birthday boy is.

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