No 4th of July backyard barbecue is complete without a dazzling array of festive thirst-quenching drinks. You may opt for something that’s more representative of the excitement that comes with celebrating the 4th of July. Whether you’re interested in making patriotic-themed refreshments that are the same colors as the flag or just want to pack tons of fruity flavor into a single drink, this 4th of July alcohol-free beverages are just the thing your friends and family need to cool off during a hot Independence Day pool party or cookout.
Mix up a colorful drink for the whole family with cherry drink mix and white cranberry juice. If your family likes a sweeter drink, stir in a little more sugar until it tastes just right. Make this cherry-flavored drink even sweeter with a few Berry Splash.
Summer Peach Tea Punch
Stop by the farmers’ market to pick up the ripest peaches for garnishing this elegant sweet tea. This refreshing and summery peach tea punch is perfect for bridal or baby showers, garden parties, and elegant teas.
Serve this tropical drink at a poolside celebration, and dress it up with a fun paper cocktail umbrella. Raspberry-lemonade ice cubes, made from blue raspberry lemonade mix and frozen lemonade concentrate, add extra flavor to the pineapple juice and ginger ale mixture.
Mango, Banana, And Coconut Tropical Smoothie
Mangos are so perf this time of year, and coconut is always a good idea. This mango smoothie is so flavorful and satisfying, you won’t care it has no alcohol in it. Plus, you get to sprinkle chia seeds on the top, which makes it look extra fancy. You’re pretty much the Martha Stewart of smoothies.
Watermelon Agua Fresca With Basil And Cayenne
Plain bottled water? Bah! That’s for amateurs. Agua fresca (“freshwater”) is so much more revitalizing. Plus, it has leaves in it and stuff. Made with plenty of watermelons, it’s the perfect non-alcoholic drink to sip on this Fourth of July.
Captain America Mocktail
Be the superhero at your next barbecue by creating these red, white, and blue swirly drinks. This Captain America Kids Drink, celebrate red, white, and blue drink is easy to make and perfect for the kids to drink it. With two patriotic holidays coming up, Memorial Day and 4th of July, layering red, white, and blue colors is a fun drink for a summer party!
These tasty, non-alcoholic drinks are for all ages to enjoy and pair well with burgers, barbecue, and sweltering afternoon temperatures. Beat the Southern summer heat with a colorful big-batch punch or easy-to-make tropical mocktail.