Wedding Cocktails Perfect for Your Big Day

With all the planning that comes with throwing a wedding, the bar might be the most fun detail to work on. You can select a signature cocktail or two for the bartender to serve. This will add one more personal touch to your event and we have some great cocktails for weddings that will help you make this decision. Here are the best wedding cocktails that are perfect for your big day.

Grapefruit Gin and Tonic


gin and tonic with muddled mint and fresh pink grapefruit from HGTV wedding cocktails
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This refreshing drink is an excellent option for an outdoor spring or summer wedding. Guests can cool down with this sweet variation of the classic gin and tonic. This drink combines muddled mint, fresh pink grapefruit and sweet elderflower liqueur for a refreshing addition to our list of wedding cocktails.

Caramel Apple Cocktail


Caramel apple cocktails for weddings
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This drink is a grown-up version of a fall favorite. This tasty cocktail can be served hot or cold. The drink is a blend of apple juice, caramel vodka, and butterscotch liqueur. Garnish the glass with apple slices for a pretty finishing touch. Looking for cocktails for weddings for a fall event? This one might just be the answer!

Blueberry Mojito


blueberry mojito wedding cocktails
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“Something old, something new, something borrowed, something blue” is a traditional rhyme regarding wedding customs. Blueberries make the perfect “something blue” for your big day. This wedding cocktail is a yummy, rum-based beverage. Use lime juice, cane syrup, and white rum to make a beverage that the blueberries can dance in. You might also enjoy these other rum cocktails for your big day.

St-Germain Signature Cocktail Inspired by Vintage Glamor


White Cosmopolitan Wedding cocktails
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Looking for an elegant drink to present at your luxurious wedding? Feast your eyes on the White Cosmopolitan. Inspirations for the creation of wedding cocktails like these came from vintage, romantic glamour. You will shake and strain a mix of vodka, St-Germain, lime juice, and white cranberry juice to make this sparkling beverage that is perfect for your event.

Pineapple Rum Tea Punch


Pineapple rum tea punch from Southern Living cocktails for weddings
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This charming cocktail has a big dose of Southern charm. The pineapple is a symbol of hospitality, making it an excellent addition to any cocktail for weddings you choose for your guests. Summer and resort or beach weddings are perfect for this wedding cocktail. The punch is made with cubed pineapple, lime juice, green tea, rum, and sherbet. Add champagne for a bit of fizzle to this refreshing punch cocktail.

Grapefruit Mimosas


Grapefruit Mimosas wedding cocktails
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This simple cocktail is perfect for an early morning wedding. If you are having a brunch or lunch spread, make sure there are ample mimosas for guests to enjoy! This chic wedding cocktail is made using freshly squeezed Ruby Red Grapefruit juice, St-Germain liqueur, and champagne. Drop a grapefruit slice in the glass as a pretty garnish.

Lavender French


Lavender French cocktails for weddings
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To include “something new” at your wedding, indulge your guests with this Lavender French Wedding Cocktail. The drink is made using a lavender simple syrup, which is a basically sugar water infused with the flavor of lavender flowers. Add the syrup to taste to 4 tablespoons of gin. Add a squeeze of lemon and some champagne to make a refreshing and unique twist on the wedding cocktail.

Caribbean Mist


Caribbean mist wedding cocktails
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This Tiffany colored drink is so pretty to look at! The turquoise color is a result of the combination of yellow pineapple juice and Blue Curacao. Guests will love the dazzling color and the sweet taste of this wedding cocktail. The drink has a tropical feel to it, so it would be perfect for a beach wedding. Rim the glass with sugar to give the drink a fun, finishing touch.

Which of the wedding cocktails on our list is your favorite? Whatever drink you select to serve at your big day is sure to be a hit. Your guests will love toasting to a long, happy marriage for you and your spouse with one of these cocktails for weddings in hand. You might also try one of these whiskey cocktails for your big day.

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