11 Fun and Refreshing Summer Drinks

The intense heat of summer can be unbearable. So, beat the summer heat with this collection of fun, refreshing and tasty drink recipes that are sure to cool you down and quench your thirst.

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! I hope you try some of these out!

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Summer Drinks

  • a refreshing summer tea on a log piece with apples

    Peach Green Tea

    from Crisp Collective

    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!

  • All American summer refreshment

    All-American Sangria

    from Crisp Collective

    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!

  • two cups of watermelon lemonade slush topped with a slice of lemon

    Watermelon Lemonade Slush

    from Crisp Collective

    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!

  • a sangria mocktail next top some flowers and different limes and lemons

    The Sangria Mocktail

    from Lipstick & Brunch

    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.

  • a non-alcoholic blackberry mojito served in two different cups next to a plate of different berries

    The Blackberry Mojito

    from Lipstick & Brunch

    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!

  • a Raspberry, peach and lemonade mixed drink served in two different cups

    Raspberry Peach Lemonade

    from The Chunky Chef

    This Raspberry Peach Lemonade screams summer! With its pretty color and refreshing fruit, you can’t go wrong with this one!

  • pineapple mango lemonade topped with a mini umbrella a flower pedals

    Pineapple Mango Lemonade

    from Cooking Classy

    This Pineapple Mango Lemonade will make you think you’re in Hawaii! Pineapple and mango are the perfect refreshing pair! Yes please!

  • a mason jar with sparkling raspberry lemonade

    Sparkling Raspberry Lemonade

    from Cooking Classy

    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!

  • close up of a watermelon and pineapple lemonade in a glass cup

    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.

  • delicious and refreshing 4th of July cocktails on a tray

    4th of July Cocktail

    from Lemons to Lovelys

    My friend Marci from Lemons to Lovelys has a 4th of July drink perfect for your adult get-togethers! This 3-ingredient cocktail is simple, refreshing, and, of course, has an extra kick! 😉

  • Ahhh... How refreshing! This cherry lemonade is so refreshing on a hot summer day.

    Cherry Lemonade

    from Pizzazzerie

    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!

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I 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!

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4 thoughts on “11 Fun and Refreshing Summer Drinks”

    1. Valerie Cooper

      Thank you Kate!!! Bethany’s drinks are so refreshing and pretty!! Let me know if you try them!! Thanks for stopping by!

  1. Val! You are SO very sweet to include my Summer Sips in your roundup! These ALL look so refreshing and just perfect for a hot summer day! Love all your serving and glassware ideas too….now, when will we be sipping these poolside?

    1. Valerie Cooper

      Your Summer Sips Series is awesome Bethany!! Hey, c’mon over and we’ll make a few of these! Or who knows, I may be popping by your area this summer! Thanks for stopping by the blog!

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