Fourth of July is a time for celebration, and what better way to honor the spirit of independence than by hosting a memorable party? If you’re planning a Fourth of July gathering, we’ve got you covered with these 6 fun and festive party ideas that feature delicious alcoholic beverages. From refreshing cocktails to patriotic themed drinks, your guests will be raising their glasses to a fantastic Independence Day celebration.
1. Red, White, and Blue Jell-O shots
While the fireworks are popping, you should be popping off with these rocket Jell-O shots. With festive layers of Jell-O, these vodka-infused shots are the best way to keep your party guests satisfied this July 4th. The red, white, and blue Jell-O shot is visually appealing, showcasing the vibrant colors associated with national pride. It adds a fun and patriotic element to any gathering, making it a popular choice for 4th of July parties or other events celebrating the United States.
- 1 packet of cherry Jell-O
- 1 packet of blue Jell-O
- Boiled water
- Tito’s Vodka
- Whip Cream
- red/blue Sprinkles
- Combine blue raspberry Jell-O packet, ½ cup of boiling water, and ½ cup of Tito’s Vodka in bowl
- Pour into shot containers half way
- Refrigerate for at least 30 minutes until set
- Combine cherry Jell-O packet, ½ cup of boiling water, and ½ cup of Tito’s Vodka in bowl
- Let mixture cool
- Pour layer on top of blue layer
- Refrigerate for 2 hours until firm
- Once firm, top with whip cream and red/blue sprinkles!!
Kick off your Fourth of July festivities with a refreshing and patriotic twist on a classic favorite. Create a pitcher of red and white sangria using your favorite fruits, such as strawberries, blueberries, and apples. Add a splash of white wine, sparkling water, and a hint of fresh mint. Serve over ice, and you have a colorful drink that perfectly represents the holiday.
Create a delightful centerpiece for your party with a Patriotic Punch Bowl. Mix together cranberry juice, lemonade, and ginger ale in a large bowl. Add sliced strawberries, blueberries, and pineapple chunks for a burst of flavor and color. For an extra kick, spike the punch with vodka or rum.
Toast to freedom with a sparkling Raspberry Sparkler. Muddle fresh raspberries in a glass, add a splash of raspberry liqueur or Chambord, and top with champagne or sparkling wine. Garnish with a skewer of fresh raspberries for a festive touch.
Add some extra fireworks to your party with vibrant Firecracker Margaritas. Rim glasses with blue sugar and mix up a classic margarita recipe, adding a splash of blue Curaçao for a vibrant blue hue. For an extra touch, garnish with a strawberry or watermelon slice to represent the red, white, and blue.
Combining the best flavors of summer, watermelon mojitos are an absolute joy to drink. Watermelon adds a natural fruity sweetness to the mojito’s basic elements of rum, mint, and lime and gives the drink a captivating red color.
With these 6 fun and festive Fourth of July party drink ideas, you’re all set to host a memorable celebration. So, raise your glasses, toast to freedom, and make this Fourth of July one to remember. Cheers to a fantastic Fourth of July filled with laughter, great company, and tasty drinks!
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