Get ready to raise a glass to Independence Day with these delicious
4th of July drinks. Whether you’re hosting a backyard barbecue or lounging by the pool, these 43 refreshing beverages will be a hit.
What Do People Drink on Independence Day?
On Independence Day, people often enjoy a variety of fourth of July drinks to celebrate the occasion. From fruity sangrias to classic red white and blue drinks, there’s something for everyone to enjoy.
Easy 4th of July Drinks
With so many delicious options, the hardest part is choosing which drink to make first.
1. Red White and Blue Drink
Get ready to impress your friends and family with this delicious and eye-catching red and blue layered drink recipe.
Red White and Blue Drink
You only need 3 ingredients to make this easy 4th of July drink with perfect layers every single time.
See the Recipe 2. Red White and Blue Layered Cocktail
The vibrant colors make it a showstopper to serve on 4th of July.
Red White and Blue Layered Cocktail
This red, white, and blue-layered cocktail is a nice mix of sweet and tart and will look amazing at your summer party.
See the Recipe 3. Red White and Blue Vodka Lemonade Slush
This white and blue cocktail is made with layers of ice, grenadine, blue curacao, and spiked lemonade.
Red White and Blue Vodka Lemonade Slush
Celebrate your patriotism with a refreshing (and colorful!) slush, made from layers of crushed ice and flavors of grenadine, blue curacao, and spiked lemonade.
See the Recipe 4. Red White and Blue Layered Shot
These colorful and eye-catching shooters are almost too pretty to drink with the red layer, white layer and blue layer.
Red White and Blue Layered Shot
You only need 4 simple ingredients to make this festive cocktail — you may already have some (or all) of these at home because they are common mixers/liqueurs.
See the Recipe 5. Pop Rocks Shooters
These festive and colorful shots are the perfect way to celebrate with the classic candy, fireworks explosion, and patriotic colors.
Pop Rocks Shooters
These are definitely for the non-shot-taking types, as the mix of Pop Rocks fizz and yummy, creamy blend of Schnapps and half and half, goes down pretty smoothly.
See the Recipe 6. Bomb Pop Drink
With or without alcohol, this lemon-lime drink is sure to please everyone at your Independence Day celebration.
Bomb Pop Drink
The flavors of cherry, lime, and blue raspberry will blend with the Sprite to create the perfect thirst-quenching summer drink.
See the Recipe 7. Patriotic Layered Smoothie
Packed with red, white, and blue layers of fruity goodness, this smoothie is not only tasty but also visually stunning.
Patriotic Layered Smoothie
Packed with red, white, and blue layers of fruity goodness, this smoothie is not only tasty but also visually stunning.
See the Recipe 8. Red White and Blue Jello
Easy to make and even easier to devour, these treats are the perfect way to show off your patriotic spirit.
Red, White, and Blue Jello
It is easy to make, the kids love it and everyone will be impressed.
See the Recipe 9. Patriotic Red White and Blue Italian Cream Sodas
What’s better than a refreshing Italian cream soda on a hot summer day? A patriotic red, white, and blue one, of course.
Patriotic Red White and Blue Italian Cream Sodas
Enjoy a sip of these easy-to-assemble ice-cold patriotic red white and blue Italian cream sodas this holiday season.
See the Recipe 10. Red White and Blue Slushy Cocktail
Get ready to celebrate the 4th of July with a patriotic twist on a classic summer drink.
Red, White, and Blue Slushy Cocktail
A delicious berry lemonade cocktail, this Red, White & Blue Slushy cocktail is a fun option to serve on the 4th of July – or any American patriotic event.
See the Recipe 11. Red White and Blue Margarita Slushies
Sip on these refreshing slushies as you celebrate America’s independence in style.
Red, White, and Blue Margarita Slushies
Tequila, lime, Cointreau, and a host of other goodies are blended together to turn these frozen margarita cocktails into a flavor fiesta!
See the Recipe 12. Firecracker Margarita
With a tangy and sweet flavor and bright patriotic colors, this drink is a great option.
The ideal combination of tangy and sweet, made with bright patriotic colors.
See the Recipe 13. Red White and Blue Wine Spritzer
You’ll love the patriotic colors and the fact that it’s so easy to sip down.
Red, White, and Blue Wine Spritzer
This is a light and refreshing “be careful because it’s easy to suck down quickly” concoction.
See the Recipe 14. Sparkling Red White and Blue Sangria
This Sparkling Red White and Blue Sangria is bursting with fresh, fruity flavors.
Sparkling Red White and Blue Sangria
This Sparkling Red, White, and Blue Sangria is super easy to make, full of fresh and delicious flavors, and the perfect drink to celebrate the 4th of July or Memorial Day!
See the Recipe 15. Red White and Blue Pina Colada
With layers of strawberry and Blue Curacao, it’s sure to be a crowd-pleaser.
Red, White, and Blue Pina Colada
It has the classic Pina Colada flavors with the addition of strawberry and Blue Curacao.
See the Recipe 16. Red White and Blue Frozen Sangria
Layered with red, white, and blue, this naturally colored drink is the perfect addition to your summer party spread.
Red, White, and Blue Frozen Sangria
This frozen sangria recipe is layered with red, white, and blue for a patriotic summer flair.
See the Recipe 17. Patriotic Limeade
Looking for a perfect way to add a little pizzazz to your 4th of July party? Look no further than this delicious Patriotic Limeade.
This Limeade Vodka Punch is a fun and light recipe that's slightly unexpected yet absolutely refreshing – and incredibly simple to make!
See the Recipe 18. Watermelon Sangria
With just simple ingredients, this cocktail is perfect for your summer parties.
Made with fresh watermelon, oranges, and limes, it's a refreshing, tasty cocktail!
See the Recipe 19. Strawberry Daiquiri
This frosty, sweet drink is just like an adult slushie and is made with only 3 simple ingredients.
This strawberry daiquiri is frosty, sweet, and refreshing.
See the Recipe 20. Strawberry Margarita
With its vibrant red hue and impressive appearance, it’s sure to be a hit at any 4th of July celebration.
This easy strawberry margarita recipe is fruity, tart, and sweet. It's such a delicious, refreshing summer treat!
See the Recipe 21. Red White and Blue Sangria
Fill the glass with favorite wine, vodka, and fresh fruits like honeydew melon, blueberries, and strawberries.
Red, White, and Blue Sangria
Made with your favorite wine, vodka, honeydew melon, blueberries, and strawberries, this sangria is the perfect patriotic holiday drink.
See the Recipe 22. Strawberry Mimosa
Freshly squeezed orange juice, strawberries, and champagne come together to create a drink that’s bursting with flavor.
Fresh strawberry orange juice paired with champagne is the most delicious mimosa recipe!
See the Recipe 23. Blue Margaritas
With their stunning tropical blue color, these margaritas are sure to be a hit with your guests.
These incredibly refreshing margaritas are SO easy! They only require 4 ingredients, and no blender/cocktail shaker!
See the Recipe 24. Captain America Cocktail
With its layered red, white, and blue colors, this Captain America Cocktail is the perfect patriotic drink for celebrating America’s independence.
Captain America Cocktail
Make this colorful layered Captain America cocktail for your friends!
See the Recipe 25. Berry Blue Jello Shots
Made with vodka and Berry Blue jello, these shots are a fun and easy recipe.
Berry Blue Jello Shots
Berry Blue jello plus blue raspberry vodka makes for a delicious jello shots recipe.
See the Recipe 26. Red White and Blue Layered Jello Shot
This jello shot is a fun way to celebrate the 4th of July or any other summer holiday.
Red, White, and Blue-Layered Jello Shot
This jello shot is not only a fun way to celebrate the 4th of July or any other summer holiday, but it also tastes delicious.
See the Recipe 27. American Cocktail
This American Cocktail is everything you need for a festive and refreshing summer.
With five simple ingredients, it not only tastes delicious but looks super festive, too.
See the Recipe 28. Red White and Blue Patriotic Punch
Get ready to impress your guests this 4th of July with this festive and refreshing non-alcoholic party punch.
Red, White, and Blue Patriotic Punch
Easy to make, and filled with fruity flavor, red, white, and blue patriotic punch is the perfect drink for your July 4th and Memorial Day celebrations!
See the Recipe 29. Firecracker Float
With the fun addition of Pop Rocks candy, it’s like having a fireworks display right in your mouth.
These Firecracker Floats have real popping action that kinda feels like fireworks in your mouth by using Pop Rocks. Mix & match the flavors – they’re yummy!
See the Recipe 30. Red White and Blue Float Sonic Copycat
It’s the perfect sweet treat for hot summer days and patriotic gatherings.
Red, White, and Blue Float Sonic Copycat
The festive red, white, and blue float Sonic has offered in the summertime, provides a wonderfully festive and patriotic sweet treat.
See the Recipe 31. Red White and Blue Ice Cubes
Made with all-natural ingredients, these cubes are the perfect addition to your summer cocktails.
Red, White, and Blue Ice Cubes
These Red, White, and Blue Ice Cubes are made with all-natural ingredients and are the perfect addition to your 4th of July drinks.
See the Recipe 32. Red White and Blue 4th of July Cocktail
The natural blue color of the gin adds an extra pop of patriotic flair.
1776 Red White and Blue 4th of July Cocktail
This gin cocktail recipe is such a festive patriotic drink for holidays but is also delicious served year-round!
See the Recipe 33. Captain America Kids Drink
This fun drink is easy to make and can be a great addition to your summer party.
Captain America Kids Drink
This is a fun, layered drink to make during the summer months, especially for Memorial Day and the 4th of July which kids and kids at heart will love.
See the Recipe 34. Stars and Stripes Mocktail Sangria
Made with fresh fruit and sparkling soda, this drink is perfect to slowly pour over a glass with ice.
Stars and Stripes Mocktail Sangria
This mocktail has the same ingredients as a sangria minus the wine and alcohol, and we use white grape juice instead.
See the Recipe 35. Watermelon Cooler
Made with frozen watermelon chunks, this slushy drink is naturally sweetened and perfect for a summer day.
This watermelon cooler is naturally sweetened and absolutely perfect for a hot summer day!
See the Recipe 36. Strawberry Mojito
Try this easy Strawberry Mojito recipe. It’s fruity, refreshing, and perfect for your next cookout.
It’s fruity, refreshing, and easy to scale up for your next cookout.
See the Recipe 37. Patriotic Polka Dot Milkshakes
These tasty vanilla milkshakes are turned into a red or blue wonderland with just a few drops of food coloring.
Patriotic Polka Dot Milkshakes
Just one or two drops of food coloring turns the vanilla milkshakes into blue or red. And the polka dots? Marshmallows.
See the Recipe 38. Red White and Blue Wine Slushies
The red, white, and blue colors make it the perfect patriotic drink.
Red, White, and Blue Wine Slushies
Made with three different types of wine, frozen fruit, and a little simple syrup, these are going to be your go-to Fourth of July cocktail!
See the Recipe 39. Patriotic Coconut Rum Slushy Cocktail
Whether you’re relaxing by the pool or hosting a party, this drink is the perfect idea for your celebration.
Patriotic Coconut Rum Slushy Cocktail
This fun slushy is just for the grown-ups – with lots of tropical flavors and a fun patriotic theme.
See the Recipe 40. Patriotic Lemonade
Sipping on this refreshing drink will help you stay cool and hydrated during the festivities.
A glass is filled with red and blue colored fruit, flavored vodka, and topped off with refreshing lemonade.
See the Recipe 41. Firecracker Punch
This fruity punch is bursting with flavors that scream summer and the Fourth of July.
Seasonal flavors of cherry, peach, and lime create a refreshing combination to take the edge off steamy summer days.
See the Recipe 42. Frozen Blue Hawaiian Cocktail
Whether you’re relaxing by the pool or hosting a backyard barbecue, this drink is sure to be a crowd-pleaser.
Frozen Blue Hawaiian Cocktail
This frozen blue Hawaiian cocktail has wonderful tropical flavors – they're the perfect combination of light rum, blue curacao, coconut, and pineapple!
See the Recipe 43. Agua De Sandia
Made with juicy watermelon and tangy lime, this Mexican-inspired beverage is perfect to beat the heat for Labor Day.
Agua De Sandia
Watermelon and lime combine forces in this simply delightful recipe for Agua de Sandia, a traditional Mexican beverage that will refresh you all summer long.
See the Recipe
These 4th of July drinks are easy to make and are sure to impress your guests.
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