Best Holiday Drink Recipes

20 + Amazing holiday drinks recipes that will get the holiday season started, from zesty martinis to holiday party punches and everything in between.

Holiday Drinks

What better way to start the holiday season than with a delicious holiday cocktail in your hand? We have created a fantastic list of the best holiday drinks for you to choose from. There is a recipe to suit everyone. Whether you’re wanting to pull out all the stops and try your hand at mixing an extravagant cocktail recipe or looking for a simple, sophisticated cocktail to sip and enjoy, we have you covered.

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This holiday cocktail list has everything from zesty Martinis to party punches and everything in between. Show off your mixology skills to friends and family with these easy-to-follow holiday drink recipes.

24 Amazing Holiday Drinks

1. Cranberry Lemon Drop Martini

Let’s kick-start our holiday cocktail list with this absolutely delicious cranberry lemon drop martini. It’s zesty, easy to make, and tastes divine.

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2. Iced Cinnamon Whiskey Chai

This Iced Cinnamon Whiskey Chai cocktail is brilliant for the festive season; the cinnamon flavors scream Christmas is here.

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3. Plum and Thyme Prosecco Smash

Plum and thyme Prosecco smash is a beautiful and sophisticated cocktail that can be served any time of the year. It’s perfect if you’re planning to host a special Mother’s Day brunch. This cocktail is sophisticated, light, fruity, and bubbly.

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4. Holiday Party Punch

If you’re hosting a party for a small crowd, this Holiday Party Punch recipe is the one for you. It’s packed with delicious fruit and a hint of zesty lemon. You can keep it kid-friendly or add in a dash of rum or vodka and take this holiday punch up a notch.

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5. The Ultimate Holiday Sangria

A refreshing Spanish cocktail perfect for parties and cocktails in the sun. Sangria is a punch that’s packed with flavors like citrus, pomegranate, pear, cinnamon, and of course wine, sometimes even liquor. This warming holiday drink can be enjoyed any season.

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6. Raspberry Chambord and Prosecco Cocktail

Is it even the holidays without enjoying a Prosecco cocktail or two? This beautiful cocktail only uses three ingredients and is simple to make. 1 bottle of prosecco will roughly fill 6-7 champagne flutes, so it’s great if you’re hosting a small party.

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7. Jingle Juice Holiday Punch

If you’re looking for a Christmas holiday punch, then definitely try this Jingle Juice Holiday Punch recipe. It’s another fantastic, easy to make three-ingredient cocktail that everyone will love. Its light and fruity flavor is sure to get everyone in the Christmas spirit.

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8. Red White and Blue Cocktail

If you’re looking for the perfect cocktail to serve for the 4th of July celebrations? Look no further, you’ve found it! This red, white, and blue summer cocktail by Advanced Mixology looks absolutely stunning but has to be carefully layered so the colors don’t blend.

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9. Pomegranate Gin Fizz Cocktail

If you’re a fan of gin cocktails then you’re going to love this beautiful Pomegranate Gin Fizz Cocktail recipe. This elegant pink and fizzy cocktail is perfect for any season. Whether you’re looking for a cocktail for a summer get-together or seeing in the New Year with friends, this is the drink for you.

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10. New Year's Eve Rum Berry Cocktail

Talking of New Year cocktail recipes, this is another fantastic fruity cocktail to see in the year ahead. This New Year’s Eve Rum Berry Cocktail topped with frozen berries instead of ice cubes looks fruity and tastes very delicious.

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11. Crock-pot Spiced Cherry Cider Recipe

If you have a large Crockpot, this spiced red cherry cider is a must-make recipe. Crockpot cider is very easy to prepare and only uses 3 ingredients. This warm cherry cider recipe serves 16, so it’s perfect if you’re hosting a party. The bright red color and warming sweet winter flavors will be a big hit and keep those winter chills away this holiday season.

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12. Spicy Pomegranate Holiday Margaritas

Let’s turn up the heat with this feisty Spicy Pomegranate Holiday Margarita recipe. This is a fun and delicious holiday drink that you and your friends will love. It’s fruity, and zesty with a hint of spice from the sliced jalapeno.

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13. Butterscotch Martini

If you love the sweet taste of butterscotch, then this Butterscotch Martini recipe by Living Locurto is the one for you. It’s an elegant holiday drink that tastes absolutely amazing.

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14. Blood Orange Ginger Cranberry Mojitos

How beautiful do these Blood Orange Ginger Cranberry Mojitos look? Mojitos are one of my sister’s favorite cocktails, so I made this recipe for her over the Christmas holidays, and she loved it so much I had to share the recipe with you too. If you’re a fan of the classic mojito, then you’re going to love these holiday mojitos with a twist, too.

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15. Pimm's Winter Cup

Pimm’s isn’t just a summer cocktail. You can also serve it warm too. This hot winter holiday recipe takes Pimm’s to a whole new level of deliciousness. It’s made up of apple juice infused with caramel, orange, and cinnamon. It tastes as good as it sounds. Slowly simmer until the winter flavors have united. Add in a dash of Pimm’s and voila! You’re ready to serve.

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16. Best Ever Christmas Punch

If you hosting a party this holiday season then making a Christmas Punch is a must. This tasty holiday punch by “The Busy Baker” is perfect as it’s easy to make and serves up to 8 people.

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17. White Christmas Margaritas

Turn the classic Margarita into something special this Christmas and give it a winter snowy twist that everyone will love. I think this white cocktail would also be amazing served at a Christmas wedding, so if you know anyone that’s getting married this Christmas share the recipe.

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18. Thanksgiving Bourbon Pear Spritzers

These bourbon pear spritzers are a must-try this Thanksgiving! The flavors of ginger and pear complement a holiday roast dinner perfectly.

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19. Winter Old Fashioned

This is an Old Fashioned with a winter twist. It’s made with homemade maple, brown sugar simple syrup, which takes this classic holiday drink up a notch, or two. Make a Winter Old Fashioned and relax in front of the fire and keep those winter chills at bay.

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20. Holly Jolly Christmas Citrus Cocktail

Start the festive season with this Holly Jolly Christmas Citrus Cocktail. Say that fast three times after you’ve taken your first sip of this absolutely delicious holiday drink. If you’re planning on making drinks for a few people, there are also instructions to make a pitcher as well as single cocktails.

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21. The Mrs. Claus Cocktail

Let’s not forget about Mrs. Claus this holiday season, and have a cocktail in her honor. This fantastic festive cocktail recipe is made with a blend of eggnog, white chocolate liqueur, and peppermint Schnapps, yum. The Mrs. Claus cocktail is velvety smooth to drink, and when it’s topped with whipped cream and crushed candy cane, it takes the classic eggnog cocktail to a new level that will impress your guests.

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22. Jack Frost Cocktail

These gorgeous blue Jack Frost cocktails scream winter is here. It’s the perfect festive cocktail to serve at any Christmas party this holiday season. Everything about this winter-themed cocktail is perfect, from the icy blue color, created by the blue curacao liqueur to the flaked coconut rimming each of the glasses.

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23. The Grinch Cocktail

This green festive Grinch cocktail is light, refreshing, and very eye-catching. It’s made with fruity flavors like melon, cherry, lemon, and lime, yum. It’s a brilliant holiday drink to serve to guests at your Christmas party. I think even Dr. Suss himself would want a sip of this Grinch-themed cocktail.

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24. Cranberry Apple Holiday Sangria

Cranberry Apple Holiday Sangria is a fantastic cocktail to make for any holiday celebration. It only takes a couple of minutes to prepare. You leave it to rest for a few hours so the flavors infuse, leaving you with a gorgeous flavorful holiday drink that your guests will love.

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All the best holiday drinks and cocktails are compiled into one list. If your looking for holiday cocktails to share with friends, this list is for you.
5 from 3 votes
Prep Time 5 minutes
Total Time 5 minutes
Course Beverage
Cuisine American, British, French
Servings 2
Calories 102 kcal


  • Select your favorite Holiday drink recipes!
    Cranberry Lemon Drop Martini, Iced Cinnamon Whiskey Chai, Plum and Thyme Prosecco Smash, Holiday Party Punch, The Ultimate Holiday Sangria, Raspberry Chambord and Prosecco Cocktail, Jingle Juice Holiday Punch, Red White and Blue Cocktail, Pomegranate Gin Fizz Cocktail, New Year's Eve Rum Berry Cocktail, Crock-pot Spiced Cherry Cider Recipe, Spicy Pomegranate Holiday Margaritas, Butterscotch Martini, Blood Orange Ginger Cranberry Mojitos, Pimm's Winter Cup, Best Ever Christmas Punch, White Christmas Margaritas, Thanksgiving Bourbon Pear Spritzers, Winter Old Fashioned, Holly Jolly Christmas Citrus Cocktail, The Mrs. Claus Cocktail, Jack Frost Cocktail, The Grinch Cocktail, Cranberry Apple Holiday Sangria
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  • Organize all the required ingredients for your chosen Holiday drinks.
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  • Prep your Holiday cocktail recipe and enjoy.
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Calories: 102kcal
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