Mother's Day

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10 Beautiful Mother’s Day Cocktails

Because celebrating mom should be tasty and gorgeous.

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Save your wine for the weeknights, and raise a glass of something pretty to motherhood. Sip, sip, hooray!

Start summertime early with a fun watermelon cocktail to celebrate Mother’s Day. This grilled watermelon mint julep recipe from A Cozy Kitchen is a great one to try.krisanapong detraphiphat/Moment/Getty Images
A flavor-filled margarita makes for a delightful and refreshing Mother’s Day treat. Try different flavors and garnishes like blood oranges, as Cookie Named Desire suggests.marina200707 / 500px/500Px Plus/Getty Images
The color of a lavender-infused cocktail is just plain stunning. You can even rim the glass with purple sugar for extra prettiness this Mother’s Day.Gaelle Beller Studio/Moment/Getty Images

Pineapples make everything prettier — cocktails included. Try this pineapple punch recipe from Damn Delicious for your Mother’s Day brunch.

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Make a pretty pitcher of sangria for your Mother’s Day get-together. It’s easy to customize to your liking, and you can even make it into a gorgeous non-alcoholic cocktail like this one from Brown Sugar Food Blog.

Go with grapefruit spritzers for a bright and beautiful Mother’s Day drink. This Pickles & Honey recipe has a spiced rum kick.MonicaNinker/E+/Getty Images
The color of a refreshing agua fresca cocktail is just plain gorgeous. You can even make one that’s healthy(ish) this Mother’s Day using Food Heaven’s cucumber ginger recipe. Cavan Images/Cavan/Getty Images

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There’s something about the simplicity of an old-fashioned that just makes it a classically pretty drink. Grab your fanciest glass and garnishes for an elegant Mother’s Day nightcap.

S’mores, but make it a martini. (Try this recipe from A Classic Twist.) To get this look, drizzle chocolate syrup around the interior of your martini glass before you pour the drink in.Getty
If mom loves piña coladas (and getting caught in the rain) grab the blender and let her pretend she’s far, far away with her toes in the sand. Don’t forget the tiny umbrella!Getty