15 Festive & Refreshing 4th of July Drinks

Red, white, & booze.

Part panna cotta, part cocktail, you’ll have dessert and an after-dinner drink covered with these beautiful layered shooters from Sprinkle Bakes. The edible starry glitter is a the perfect patriotic touch.Sprinkle Bakes
This color-blocked slushy cocktail from Paper & Stitch uses summery peaches, strawberry, and moscato (but you can use whatever alcohol you like). Bonus points if you have a navy gingham tray for serving.Paper & Stitch
Smashed lemon and blueberries are responsible for the beautiful blush color of this bourbon cocktail from Julie Blanner, but you could make it using strawberries if you want a more vibrant red.Julie Blanner
These gorgeous marbled popsicles from The Little Epicurean get a boozy touch from coconut vodka. You could serve alongside blueberries (or blend them in) for even more of a 4th of July colorscape.The Little Epicurean

It doesn’t get much more patriotic than this layered pudding shot from Jelly Shot Test Kitchen. Learn how to make a version of the stars and stripes cookie here.

Jelly Shot Test Kitchen

Not feeling red, white, and blue? No problem. Try a slushy rum cocktail, like this one from Paper & Stitch, that packs plenty of summer vibes.Paper & Stitch
You can’t go wrong with watermelon juice, lemon, rosemary, and of course, rosé. This beautiful cocktail from Half-Baked Harvest is topped with a popsicle and the red stars on the stick are a cute and memorable detail.Half-Baked Harvest
If your festivities are starting in the afternoon, you might as well get a little caffeine with your cocktail. This mint mojito from Hello Glow gets its vibrant green color from buzzy matcha.Hello Glow
Serving a crowd? Make your life easier by whipping up a big batch of this grapefruit punch from A Pretty Life In The Suburbs. To make it even more festive, throw some fresh blueberries in.A Pretty Life In The Suburbs
How cute is this 4th of July sangria from Gimme Some Oven? Sparkling wine, liquer, and of course strawberries, blueberries, and apples cut using a star-shaped cookie cutter make this drink a work of art.Gimme Some Oven
If you’re brave enough to take jello shots, try these pink lemonade jello shots from A Beautiful Mess, cleverly made in a lemon rind. A little sweet, a little tart, they’re sure to get the patriotic party started.A Beautiful Mess
Sure a normal popsicle is refreshing but a frosé pop is even more fun. The watermelon juice gets an added burst of flavor thanks to the blueberries, and you could use a bright white popsicle stick to make these extra festive.Cookie Named Desire

The fireworks won’t be the only thing bringing the heat. This hibiscus margarita from A Classic Twist add a spicy kick to any celebration thanks to the jalapeño.

A Classic Twist

Firecracker ice pops are basically synonymous with 4th of July and they’re the perfect topper for this patriotic piña colada from Off The Eaten Path. The ombre color looks a bit like an exploded firework, too.Off The Eaten Path
Sparking hibiscus sangria from A Beautiful Mess is an easy and delicious way to make drinks for a big crew so you’re not spending your day shaking cocktails. You could cut the mango using a star cookie cutter to bring even more 4th of July vibes.A Beautiful Mess