The summer heat calls for a refreshing summer drink! Something icy and fruity that will cool the kids (and you) down! I’ve got a list of some tasty summer drinks, perfect for a poolside party or a lazy afternoon! I don’t drink alcohol so I was very happy to find some delicious alcohol-free options, perfect for me and for the kids! I did include a few with alcohol in them for those of you that want an extra twist! Hope you try some of these out!
My friend Bethany at Crisp Collective has an awesome series called Summer Sips. She has some very refreshing drinks that are easy to make and sure to please a crowd! I’m sharing a few of them with you here.
Peach Green Tea
This first drink is perfect for iced tea lovers! The perfect combination of peaches and tea. No alcohol here, so the whole family can enjoy this one. Sweet, refreshing, and perfect for summer!
Serving Summer Refreshments
I've linked to a few items below to help you serve up some cool and refreshing summer drinks.
We all know that a good cold refreshment needs to be served in the appropriate container and on a pretty tray 🙂
- I love mason jars! They make the best drinking glasses. I have a set of these plain mason jars. We use them on a daily basis.
- For special occasions, we have this fancier beverage set that comes with a carafe and each jar has a lid and plastic straw.
Here are a few more cute options:
And if you’re looking for something with a little more pizzaz then here are a few fancier (yet affordable) options:
Finally, for the finishing touch, here are some cute trays to carry those beautiful drinks.
Next up, we have the perfect drink for your 4th of July celebration. These cute, patriotic drinks will add some pizzaz to your table. The star shaped apples give it the perfect 4th of July touch! This one is not kid friendly, so let’s keep it for the adults!
Watermelon Lemonade Slush
Finally, Bethany shares this super easy Watermelon Lemonade Slush. The kids will love this one! Especially if you serve it in lemon cups like she did! Check out her post to see what I’m talking about and make sure to look for Bethany’s other summer sips while you’re there!
The Sangria Mocktail
Nicole at Lipstick & Brunch has some delicious and refreshing mocktails. These are perfect for those of us that want to have adult drinks without the alcohol! This Sangria Mocktail is full of fresh fruit and yumminess!! This sangria will definitely impress your guests.
The Blackberry Mojito
Feel like having a mojito, but want to skip the alcohol? This is the drink for you! This Blackberry Mojito is refreshing and according to Nicole, you won’t miss the rum once you try it!
Raspberry Peach Lemonade
This Raspberry Peach Lemonade screams summer! With its pretty color and refreshing fruit, you can’t go wrong with this one!
Pineapple Mango Lemonade
This Pineapple Mango Lemonade will make you think you’re in Hawaii! Pineapple and mango are the perfect refreshing pair! Yes please!
Sparkling Raspberry Lemonade
This Sparkling Raspberry Lemonade is perfect for a day out by the pool with the entire family. It makes enough to have a large pitcher full of yumminess. Ideal for a crowd or a large family like mine!
Watermelon Pineapple Lemonade
This is an easy twist on a classic. This Watermelon Pineapple Lemonade is easy enough for any summer day and can be enjoyed by the whole family.
4th of July Cocktail
If you’re a fan of cherries, and who isn’t, then this drink is for you! This one involves a little more work, but for a Cherry Lemonade, I’d say it’s worth it!
Hope you enjoy some of these delicious and refreshing summer drinks! What’s your favorite summer drink? I’d love to hear about it in the comments!