Labor Day Drinks Festive Drink Ideas for Your Celebration

Labor Day drinks means it is time to unwind and celebrate. What better way to mark this occasion than with a gathering of friends and family, complete with delicious Labor Day themed drinks? We’ve got you covered with a lineup that’s sure to impress. So, let’s raise a glass to good company, relaxation, and these delectable drinks that perfectly embody the holiday spirit.

1. Sparkling Red, White, and Blue Sangria:

This patriotic sangria is as beautiful as it is tasty. To make a pitcher, you’ll need:

  • 1 bottle of dry white wine
  • 1/4 cup of white rum
  • 1/4 cup of blue curaçao
  • 1 cup of fresh blueberries
  • 1 cup of fresh strawberries, sliced
  • 1 cup of fresh raspberries
  • 1/4 cup of simple syrup (equal parts sugar and water, dissolved)
  • 1 bottle of sparkling water

Combine the wine, rum, and blue curaçao in a pitcher. Add the berries and simple syrup, then refrigerate for at least an hour. Just before serving, add the sparkling water for that delightful fizz. Pour into glasses filled with ice and watch the vibrant colors come to life.

2. Grilled Peach Bourbon Smash:

Capture the essence of summer’s end with this smoky and refreshing bourbon cocktail. Gather:

  • 2 ripe peaches, halved and pitted
  • 2 ounces of bourbon
  • 1 ounce of fresh lemon juice
  • 1/2 ounce of simple syrup
  • Fresh mint leaves for muddling and garnish

Heat your grill to medium-high. Grill the peach halves until char marks appear, then let them cool. In a shaker, muddle a few mint leaves with the grilled peaches. Add bourbon, lemon juice, and simple syrup. Shake with ice, then strain into a glass with crushed ice. Garnish with a mint sprig and enjoy the harmony of flavors.

3. Tropical Labor Day Punch:

Transport your guests to a sunny paradise with this vibrant and fruity punch. Collect:

  • 2 cups of pineapple juice
  • 1 cup of orange juice
  • 1/2 cup of coconut cream
  • 1/4 cup of dark rum
  • 1/4 cup of light rum
  • 2 tablespoons of grenadine
  • Pineapple slices and maraschino cherries for garnish

Mix the pineapple juice, orange juice, coconut cream, and both rums in a punch bowl. Stir in the grenadine for that enticing hue. Add ice and garnish with pineapple slices and cherries. It’s a taste of the tropics right at your Labor Day bash.

4. Blueberry Basil Lemonade Cooler:

For a non-alcoholic option that bursts with freshness, this cooler is a hit. Get ready with:

  • 1 cup of fresh blueberries
  • 8-10 fresh basil leaves
  • 1/2 cup of freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • 1/4 cup of simple syrup
  • 2 cups of cold water
  • Ice cubes

Muddle the blueberries and basil leaves in a glass. Add lemon juice, simple syrup, and cold water. Stir well. Fill the glass with ice and garnish with a basil leaf and a few extra blueberries. It’s a cooling and invigorating choice for guests of all ages.

This Labor Day, make your party a memorable one with these delightful drinks that embody the holiday spirit. From vibrant sangrias to refreshing coolers, there’s something here for everyone to enjoy. Remember if you or someone you know still needs to get TABC certified, you can do so right HERE. Just visit ComedyTABC and get certified online in just a couple east steps. Now enjoy your holiday and remember to drink responsibly.