15 Nonalcoholic Halloween Drinks for Eerie Enjoyment

Published August 11, 2022
Halloween mocktails

Halloween is a time of tricks, treats, and sweets for adults and children alike. You don't need to be an adult to enjoy a treat at Halloween, especially if the only spirits you're looking to hang around with are ghosts, ghouls, and monsters. Dive on into these spooky Halloween mocktails. Perfect for little monsters and grown goblins alike.

Bloody Temple

Take your Shirley Temple from golden curls to blood-curdling with the use of a syringe to give it a built-in garnish.

bloody shirley temples mocktail

Ingredients

  • 1 ounce cranberry juice
  • ½ ounce grenadine
  • 3 ounces lemon-lime soda
  • 1 ounce ginger ale
  • Ice
  • Food-safe syringe

Instructions

  1. In a pint glass, mix cranberry juice and grenadine.
  2. Draw mix into syringe.
  3. In a rocks glass, add ice, lemon-lime soda, and ginger ale.
  4. Add syringe to rocks glass.
  5. Slowly add syringe to glass as you enjoy.

Hocus Pocus Punch

Indulge in a mocktail punch that you're certain is brimming with magic. But there's no reason you need to tell your guests that. This recipe will yield approximately six servings.

Hocus Pocus Punch Halloween mocktail

Ingredients

  • 4 cups apple cider
  • 3 cups cranberry juice
  • ¼ cup tart cherry juice
  • Ice
  • Lemon club soda to top off
  • Blackberries for garnish

Instructions

  1. In a large pitcher or punch bowl, add ice, apple cider, cranberry juice, and cherry juice.
  2. Stir to mix.
  3. Top off with lemon club soda.
  4. Serve in rocks glasses over fresh ice.
  5. Garnish with blackberries.

Smoking Cauldron Mocktail

It was a dark and stormy night -- wait, that's just this eerily foggy Halloween mocktail. Take care when handling the dry ice. Always use gloves and only handle the dry ice with tongs.

smoking cauldron mocktail

Ingredients

  • 4 ounces lemonade
  • 1 ounce blue raspberry syrup
  • ½ ounce freshly squeezed lime juice
  • Ice
  • Small dry ice cube
  • Lemon slice for garnish

Instructions

  1. In a highball glass, add ice, lemonade, blue raspberry syrup, and lime juice.
  2. Stir to mix.
  3. Garnish with lemon slice.
  4. Carefully drop in dry ice, allowing it to dissolve fully and completely before drinking.

Little Monster Mocktail

Celebrate all the monsters, big and small, with this eerily purple nonalcoholic Halloween drink.

little monster mocktail

Ingredients

  • 4 ounces club soda
  • 1 ounce rosemary simple syrup
  • ¾ ounce freshly squeezed lime juice
  • 1-3 drops purple food coloring
  • Ice
  • Rosemary sprig for garnish, optional

Instructions

  1. In a rocks glass, add ice, club soda, rosemary simple syrup, lime juice, and purple food coloring.
  2. Stir to mix.
  3. Garnish with rosemary sprig if desired.

Cider Spritzer

Jam caramel apple flavors into a glass, perfect for a Halloween party or when you're walking with the kids as they're trick-or-treating.

cider spritzer halloween mocktail

Ingredients

  • 6 ounces apple cider
  • 1½ ounces caramel syrup
  • 1-2 dashes cinnamon bitters
  • Ice
  • Club soda to top off
  • Apple slice for garnish

Instructions

  1. In a cocktail shaker, add ice, apple cider, caramel syrup, and cinnamon bitters.
  2. Shake to chill and dissolve caramel syrup.
  3. Strain into highball glass over fresh ice.
  4. Top off with club soda.
  5. Garnish with apple slice.

Monster Punch

No Halloween party is complete without a punch worthy of inspiring partygoers to do the graveyard smash, the monster mash. This recipe yields 16 servings.

monster punch mocktail

Ingredients

  • 8 cups fruit punch
  • 5 cups white grape juice
  • 1 ounce freshly squeezed lime juice
  • ½ ounce freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • Ice
  • Citrus wheels for garnish

Instructions

  1. In a pitcher or punch bowl, add ice, fruit punch, white grape juice, lime juice, and lemon juice.
  2. Stir to mix.
  3. Garnish with citrus wheels.
  4. Serve in rocks glasses over fresh ice.

Sparkling Nonalcoholic Apple Cider Sangria

Sangria isn't just for happy hours or summer days. This sangria mocktail fits in perfectly among cobwebs, costumes, and scary Halloween movies.

Sparkling Nonalcoholic apple cider sangria

Ingredients

  • 3 ounces apple cider
  • 1½ ounces sparkling white grape juice
  • 1½ ounces cranberry juice
  • ¾ ounce pear nectar
  • Ice
  • Lemon wheel for garnish, optional

Instructions

  1. In a cocktail shaker, add ice, apple cider, cranberry juice, and pear nectar.
  2. Shake to chill.
  3. Strain into rocks glass over fresh ice.
  4. Add sparkling white grape juice.
  5. Stir to mix.
  6. Garnish with lemon wheel.

Macabre Mocktail Margarita

No longer are bloody drinks for the fully grown vampires and adults. But they're for the little ghouls and boos, too.

Halloween mocktail Macabre Margarita

Ingredients

  • Citrus wedge and sugar to rim glass
  • 2 ounces limeade
  • 1½ ounces freshly squeezed blood orange juice
  • ¾ ounce agave
  • 2-3 dashes orange bitters
  • Ice
  • Blood orange slice for garnish

Instructions

  1. Run a citrus wedge around the rim of a margarita glass to wet it. Dip the rim in sugar.
  2. In a cocktail shaker, add ice, limeade, blood orange juice, agave, and orange bitters.
  3. Shake to chill.
  4. Strain into the prepared glass.
  5. Garnish with blood orange slice.

Little Vampire Punch

For little vampires and those who want to have other their wits about them, this spooky mocktail Halloween recipe will check all of the boxes. This will make approximately 12 servings.

little vampire punch

Ingredients

  • Rubber glove and cranberry juice for ice cube hand
  • 4 cups pineapple juice
  • 5 cups mango juice
  • 1 cup orange juice
  • ½ cup grenadine
  • ½ cup freshly squeezed lime juice
  • Ice
  • Orange slices for garnish

Instructions

  1. Fill a rubber glove with cranberry juice, tying shut and placing in the freezer. Allow to freeze overnight.
  2. In a large punch bowl, add pineapple juice, mango juice, orange juice, grenadine, and lime juice.
  3. Stir to mix.
  4. Just before serving, peel the glove from the ice cube hand (give the glove a quick dip in hot water to aid in removal) and add the hand to the punch.
  5. Garnish with orange slices.
  6. Serve in rocks glasses over fresh ice.

Blood Orange Spritzer

Put the blood in a bloody Halloween mocktail with freshly squeezed blood orange juice.

blood orange spritzer mocktail

Ingredients

  • 4 ounces freshly squeezed orange juice
  • 2 ounces freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • 1 ounce honey
  • Ice
  • Lemon club soda to top off
  • Blood orange wheel and mint sprig

Instructions

  1. In a cocktail shaker, add ice, blood orange juice, lemon juice, and honey.
  2. Shake to chill.
  3. Strain into rocks glass over fresh ice.
  4. Top off with lemon club soda.
  5. Garnish with blood orange wheel and mint sprig.

Lurch's Apple Pie Mocktail

Step over the threshold into the ultimate Halloween family household: the Addams family.

Lurch's Apple Pie Mocktail

Ingredients

  • Lemon wedge and brown sugar for rim
  • 4 ounces apple cider
  • 1 ounce freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • ½ ounce caramel syrup
  • 2-3 dashes cinnamon bitters
  • Ice
  • Apple slice for garnish

Instructions

  1. To prepare rim, rub the rim of the glass with the lemon wedge.
  2. With the brown sugar on a saucer, dip either half or the entire rim of the glass in the sugar to coat.
  3. In a cocktail shaker, add ice, apple cider, lemon juice, caramel syrup, and cinnamon bitters.
  4. Shake to chill.
  5. Strain into prepared glass.
  6. Garnish with apple slice.

Muddled Cauldron Brew

Put your mortar and pestle to use as you bubble and muddle your way to a colorful and delicious Halloween cocktail.

Muddled Cauldron Brew

Ingredients

  • 4-5 fresh blackberries
  • 1 ounce simple syrup
  • ¾ ounce freshly squeezed lime juice
  • ½ ounce freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • Ice
  • Vanilla club soda to top off
  • Blackberries and thyme sprig for garnish

Instructions

  1. In a highball glass, muddle blackberries with simple syrup.
  2. Add lime juice and lemon juice.
  3. Stir to mix.
  4. Top off with vanilla club soda.
  5. Garnish with blackberries and thyme sprig.

Skeleton Juice

Get your old bag of bones moving and grooving with this tasty, easy-to-make grapefruit highball.

skeleton juice mocktail

Ingredients

  • 3 ounces grapefruit juice
  • 1 ounce honey
  • ½ ounce simple syrup
  • Ice
  • Tonic water to top off
  • Grapefruit slice and thyme sprig

Instructions

  1. In a highball glass, add ice, grapefruit juice, honey, and simple syrup.
  2. Top off with tonic water.
  3. Garnish with grapefruit slice and thyme sprig.

Magic Potion

This magic potion will revive you if you need something nonalcoholic at brunch or want to get a little vitamin C. Or, heck, just for a colorful orange drink to fit the season.

magic potion mocktail

Ingredients

  • 4 ounces freshly squeezed orange juice
  • ¾ ounce vanilla syrup
  • 2-3 dashes cinnamon bitters
  • Ice
  • Cinnamon stick for garnish

Instructions

  1. In a cocktail shaker, add orange juice, vanilla syrup, and cinnamon bitters.
  2. Shake to chill.
  3. Strain into rocks glass over fresh ice.
  4. Garnish with cinnamon stick.

Pumpkin Punch

Hollow out a pumpkin to make a creative serving vessel for a Halloween movie marathon or a costume party. Makes about 8 servings.

pumpkin punch mocktail

Ingredients

  • 5 cups cherry juice
  • 1 cup orange juice
  • ½ cup freshly squeezed lime juice
  • Ice
  • Lemon-lime soda to top off
  • Chilled whole apples for garnish

Instructions

  1. In a punch bowl or hollowed-out pumpkin, add ice, cherry juice, orange juice, and lime juice.
  2. Stir to mix.
  3. Top off with lemon-lime soda.
  4. Garnish with chilled apples.

Nonalcoholic Halloween Drinks: Boos Without the Booze

There's no reason to miss out on spooky Halloween spirits, especially when the cauldron is brimming with tasty and eye-catching Halloween mocktails. So pull up a slab, make yourself comfortable, and settle into your coffin with a nonalcoholic Halloween cocktail or two.

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