Amazing holiday cocktail ideas perfect for your Holiday Party!
Add a little extra holiday spirit to your Christmas or New Years party with these amazing holiday cocktail ideas! These holiday cocktail recipes include mules, vodka cocktails, fruity sangria’s, Champagne drinks, and especially hot toddies. Your party will definitely be one to remember!
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Are you thinking of hosting a Christmas, holiday or New Year’s party this year? The holidays are a wonderful time to gather friends and family and have some cocktails.
I’ve teamed up with some of my fellow food bloggers, and we’ve come up with an incredible list of mouth-watering holiday cocktail ideas that are sure to add a little extra holiday spirit to your soiree!
We have over 60 cocktail recipes are are sure to suit nearly every holiday party, dinner, brunch and late-night New Years bash!
We have Champagne cocktails, Bourbon and Whiskey drinks, Vodka cocktails, Moscow Mules, Tequila drinks, Fruity Wine & Spirits, and best of all creamy and delicious Hot Toddies. With these drinks in hand, your party will definitely be one to remember for years to come.
Holiday Cocktail Ideas: Champagne Cocktails
Perfect for a Christmas or New Years eve party, Champagne, sparkling wine and Prosecco are always a hit and make for fantastic holiday cocktail ideas. Save a bottle or two for your New Years brunch – these drinks are fantastic anytime you’re in the mood for a cocktail with your eggs!
- Pomegranate Citrus Champagne Cocktail by Delightful E Made
- Sbagliato Negroni by Nomageddon
- Rose French 75 by Nomageddon
- Cranberry Prosecco Spritzer by Persnickety Plates
- Pineapple Mint Prosecco Punch by Bread Booze & Bacon
- Pina Colada Champagne Punch by Delightful E Made
- Strawberry Cream Mimosas by Swanky Recipes
- Apple Cider Mimosa Cocktails by Call Me PMC
- Orange Raspberry Sparkling Wine Cocktail by Living Sweet Moments
Holiday Cocktail Ideas: Bourbon and Whiskey Drinks
The holidays are a perfect time to bring out the bourbon and whiskeys. These holiday cocktail ideas are the perfect libation for your Christmas or New Years party, and are wonderful as a pre or post dinner drink.
- Whiskey Apple Cider Cocktail by Delightful E Made
- Fireball Apple Cider Hot Toddy
- Ginger Maple Bourbon Cocktail by Lemons for Lulu
- Cranberry Comfort Punch by Nomageddon
- Spiced Milk Punch by The Little Epicurean
- Cranberry Orange Bourbon Cocktail by The Little Epicurean
- Cranberry Apple Fizz by Bread Booze and Bacon
- Bourbon Milk Punch by Bread Booze and Bacon
Holiday Cocktail Ideas: Vodka Cocktails
In my opinion, vodka is where the fun really starts happening! With so many vodka flavors on the market now, drink possibilities are limitless. It’s the perfect opportunity to become your own house mixologist, and pour these fantastic libations for your holiday party. Check out these amazing Vodka Cocktail drink ideas:
- Ginger Snap Cocktail by Delightful E Made
- Mint Chocolate Martini by Delightful E Made
- Sparkling Pomegranate Vodka Punch by From Valeries Kitchen
- Candy Cane Martini by The Slow Roasted Italian
- Sugar Cookie Martini by The Slow Roasted Italian
- Peppermint White Russian Cocktail by Home Cooking Memories
- Grinch Vodka Cocktail by Fearless Dining
- White Cosmopolitans by That Skinny Chick Can Bake
- The Kristy Kringle by Bread Booze and Bacon
- Pomegranate Orange Holiday Punch by Cooking with Curls
- Orange Pomegranate Crush by Home Made Interest
- Salted Caramel Chocolate Martini by Home Made Interest
Holiday Cocktail Ideas: Moscow Mules
Nothing says the holidays quite like a hammered copper mug filled to the brim with an icy cold libation. Mosow mules have risen in popularity over the years, and I’m sure you can see why – not only is it a gorgeous drink, but the cocktail tastes amazing!
These are fantastic for sitting next to the fire during an intimate party or holiday cocktail event. Check out some of these fantastic Moscow Mule recipes:
- Cranberry Moscow Mules by Delightful E Made
- Apple Ginger Moscow Mule by Delightful E Made
- Rosemary Pomegranate Moscow Mule by Certified Pastry Aficionado
- Pomegranate Mimosa Mule by Frugal Foodie Mama
- Pomegranate Yule Mule by Cooking With Curls
- Champagne Moscow Mule by Home Made Interest
- Cold Toddy Whiskey Mule by Cupcakes and Kale Chips
Holiday Cocktail Ideas: Fruity Wine & Sangria
Adding some delicious, seasonal fruit to your wine and cocktails is the perfect way to celebrate the season! These fabulous Wine and Sangria recipes are fantastic for holiday parties, especially if you don’t want to be tending bar all evening. Check out these easy and delicious Fruity Wine & Sangria recipes:
- Slow Cooker Spiced Mulled Wine by Delightful E Made
- Sparkling Winter Sangria by My Suburban Kitchen
- Cranberry Pimms Cup by My Suburban Kitchen
- White Christmas Sangria by The Love Nerds
- White Sangria Sparkler by Call Me PMC
- Sparkling Apple Cider Sangria by Suburban Soapbox
- Sparkling Apple Pear Sangria by A Cedar Spoon
- Cranberry Negroni by Sidewalk Shoes
Holiday Cocktail Recipes: Tequila Drinks
Who says tequila’s only for the summer? Holiday parties and gatherings are a perfect time to mix up a pitcher of margaritas or your favorite tequila libation, like one of these recipes:
- Saint Nickarita by Delightful E Made
- The Best Skinny Margarita by Wholesome Yum
- White Cranberry Margaritas by The Love Nerds
- Sparkling Cranberry Paloma by Suburban Soapbox
Holiday Cocktail Recipes: Creamy Drinks & Hot Toddies
As the weather gets colder, nothing beats a creamy, delicious hot toddy! Any creamy cocktail is decadent, delicious and the perfect dessert drink after a holiday meal. Have your ingredients at the ready – your guests will definitely be asking for refills of these fantastic libations!
- Hot Mulled Apple Cider by Delightful E Made
- How to Make a Brandy Alexander by Delightful E Made
- Spiked White Hot Chocolate by Delightful E Made
- Amaretto Hot Chocolate by Delightful E Made
- Creamy Hot Buttered Rum by Delightful E Made
- Homemade Eggnog by Wholefully
- Baileys Espresso Martini by Delightful E Made
- Red Wine Hot Chocolate by Wholefully
- Spiked Eggnog Latte by Spend with Pennies
- Santa Panties Shots by Seduction in the Kitchen
- Naughty Girl Scout Cocktail by Love Bakes Good Cakes
- Grinch Hot Chocolate by Cooking With Curls
- Vanilla Dark & Stormy by Grumpy’s Honeybunch
- Keto Hot Buttered Rum Mix by Peace Love and Low Carb
- Apple Chai Hot Toddy by Suburban Soapbox