Looking for some refreshing and patriotic cocktails and mocktails to enjoy this summer? I’ve gathered up 18 drinks that are both delicious and festive for kids and adults to enjoy!

Peach Lemonade

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Homemade Peach Lemonade is the perfect combination of sweet and sour. This ice-cold peach lemonade is so refreshing and can be made into a perfect summer cocktail with a splash of bourbon or vodka. Get the Recipe: Peach Lemonade Recipe

Patriotic Pitcher Drinks for a Crowd

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Love entertaining, but don’t want to spend your time bartending? Need a quick cocktail or mocktail recipe that serves a crowd? That’s where Pitcher Drinks come in! Make one batch boozy and keep one alcohol free. To learn more: Pitcher Drinks

Berry Mojito

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Fresh seasonal berries and fresh mint make this Mixed Berry Mojito a favorite summer cocktail. This delicious mixed drink will keep you cool from the summer heat. Omit the rum for a refresher that the kids can enjoy, too! Get the Recipe: Berry Mojito

Berry Moscato Sangria

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This Berry Moscato Sangria recipe is a favorite cocktail we enjoy with friends and family throughout the hot summer months. The red, white, and blue color palette of this recipe makes it the perfect celebratory drink for Memorial Day and Independence Day. Get the Recipe: Berry Moscato Sangria

Blueberry Gin Fizz

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Nothing says welcome summer like this layered red, white, and blue cocktail. Layered with blueberry syrup, spicy ginger beer, and purple Empress gin – it’s perfect for the summer patriotic holidays or for when you just want to enjoy a cocktail. Get the Recipe: The Fresh Cooky

Blueberry Lemon Drop Martini

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A refreshing twist on a classic cocktail, a Blueberry Lemon Drop Martini shakes up quickly and is an ideal sip for your next warm-weather happy hour. Get the Recipe: Blueberry Lemon Drop

Bomb Popsicle Cocktail

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This Bomb Pop Drink is the perfect cocktail to enjoy as you watch the fireworks this summer. All you need is Smirnoff Red, White & Berry Vodka, lemon-lime soda, and a bomb pop to create this patriotic cocktail that all your friends will be raving about. Get the Recipe: Bomb Posicle Drink

Red White and Blue Layered Cocktail

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This citrusy red, white, and blue layered drink recipe is perfect for summer parties and backyard BBQs. Have you ever seen such a patriotic cocktail? Get the Recipe: Red White and Blue Cocktail

Blueberry Mojito

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Blueberry Mojitos are a fun summer twist on a refreshing rum cocktail. This traditional Cuban drink gets a decidedly un-authentic fruity take using one of summer’s best berries. Get the Recipe: Blueberry Mojitos

Layered Patriotic Jello Shots

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Fun patriotic jello shots are perfect for your next party. Serve these layered red, white, and blue jello shots for Memorial Day, the 4th of July, or Labor Day. But we love them so much we have been bringing them to every BBQ and pool party all summer long. Get the Recipe: Red, White, and Blue Jello Shots

Layered Berry Pina Colada

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This Layered Berry Pina Colada recipe is creamy and smooth with strawberries, blueberries, coconut, and pineapple flavors for a refreshing tropical rum drink that is perfectly Red, White, and Blue! Get the Recipe: Layered Berry Pina Colada

Red, White, and Blue Sangria

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This Red, White, and Blue Sangria is simple to make. Bursting with juicy fruits and delicious flavors it is the perfect drink to celebrate Independence Day, Memorial Day, or any summer holiday. Get the Recipe: Red, White, and Blue Sangria

Patriotic Pudding Shots

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Patriotic Pudding Shots are the perfect way to add a little adult fun to your celebrations! All you need is cheesecake pudding, half and half, Vodka, whipped cream, and food coloring to make this fun treat for all the adults. Have kids? No problem make these without Vodka so they can celebrate as well! These pudding shots will be the hit of the day! To learn more: Patriotic Pudding Shots

Rosé, Bourbon, and Blue Sangria

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Sangria in Rosé, Bourbon, and Blue is the perfect patriotic sangria, made with fruity rosé and fresh summer berries and cherries. Easy to make, this fruity sangria with bourbon is ideal for the 4th of July, BBQs, and anytime you need a pitcher cocktail for easy entertaining! Get the Recipe: Sangria Recipe

Red, White, and Blue Cocktail

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This festive red white and blue layered cocktail with berries and empress gin is perfect for the 4th of July, but delicious year round! Get the Recipe: Red, White, and Blue 1776 Cocktail

Strawberry and Blueberry Lemonade Spritzer

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Sweet strawberries and blueberries are mixed with simple syrup, sparkling water, mint leaves, and lemon juice. This festive drink would be perfect for your Memorial Day or 4th of July gatherings! Get the Recipe: Strawberry and Blueberry Lemonade Spritzer

Kid-Friendly Patriotic Punch

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This super fun patriotic punch is perfect for your backyard holiday barbecues or pool parties this summer and would be perfect for your Memorial Day or 4th of July events! It’s kid-friendly and you can drink it through a Twizzler! Get the Recipe: Patriotic Punch

Watermelon Sangria

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This watermelon sangria with white wine and blueberries (aka Red, White, and Blue Sangria) is very refreshing and very easy to serve a crowd during summer parties. Just mix everything together in a pitcher ahead of time and chill until serving. Get the Recipe: Watermelon Sangria

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Hi, I'm Kari!

I am a newlywed, food blogger, health coach, and mama to a hot mess of a border collie. I love to put a new spin on old family recipes and I try to make as many meals as possible with an Instant Pot.

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