30+ Halloween Party Cocktails and Punches for a Boo-zy Bash 

Published July 26, 2022
Halloween party with cocktails

Whip up scarily good Halloween party drinks and punches with next to no effort. It makes no difference if you're throwing a party for the young 'uns and need some nonalcoholic party drinks or you want to add a bit extra boo-ze and spirits to your Halloween festivities. You're sure to find the perfect Halloween party punches and batch cocktails you can have ready in a snap -- or a wiggle of the nose!

Adults-Only Halloween Party Drinks and Punches

Ready to mix your spirits with boos and booze? These boozy Halloween party punches and batch style alcoholic cocktails make it a breeze!

Ghoulish Rum Punch

Carry your rum punch cocktail into fall with a creepy, giant, blood-red hand keeping the punch chilled. This recipe will make approximately nine servings.

Ghoulish Rum Punch Halloween cocktail

Ingredients

  • Rubber glove and cranberry juice for ice cube hand
  • 20 ounces pineapple juice
  • 16 ounces orange juice
  • 12 ounces white rum
  • 6 ounces dark rum
  • 2 ounces grenadine
  • 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, orange juice, white rum, dark rum, and grenadine.
  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 or punch glasses over fresh ice.

Red Hot Apple Cider

Make it easy on yourself by setting out your slow cooker and letting it do all the work for you with this warm apple cider that packs a spicy kick. When party time rolls around, add the rum at the last minute so the alcohol doesn't cook off. This boozy concoction makes approximately 16 servings. If your slow cooker isn't large enough, you can cut the recipe in half.

red hot apple cider halloween cocktail punch

Ingredients

  • 1 (64-ounce) jug apple cider
  • 1 cup hard red-colored cinnamon candy
  • 7 cups spiced rum

Instructions

  1. In a 6-quart or larger slow cooker, add apple cider and hard cinnamon candy.
  2. Cook on high for approximately two hours, or until hard candies fully dissolve.
  3. Just before serving, reduce heat to keep warm and add spiced rum. Stir carefully to mix.
  4. Serve in mugs.

Dracula's Punch

This eerie punch gets a creepy touch from the gummy vampire fangs that slowly dissolve, giving the drink a blood-red hue. This recipe makes enough for Dracula and 22 of his friends.

Draculas Punch Halloween Cocktail

Ingredients

  • 1 (64-ounce) jug of pineapple juice
  • 1 liter ginger ale
  • 4 cups ounces tequila
  • 1 cup orange liqueur
  • Ice
  • Red gummy fangs for garnish

Instructions

  1. In a large punch bowl, add ice, pineapple juice, ginger ale, tequila, and orange liqueur.
  2. Stir to mix.
  3. Top off with a handful or two of red gummy fangs.

Halloween Highball

You can easily prep this highball in a minute or have it ready for your guests to DIY. To leave it to your guests, create a drink station with the premix in a pitcher and a decorative how-to notecard nearby so your guests can give it their own spin. The printable card is below the recipe. If you need help downloading, check out the guide for Adobe printables. Add a jigger, stirring spoon, garnishes, glasses, and well-labeled extra ingredients to the station so it's super easy for your guests. This recipe makes 16 servings.

Halloween Highball cocktail

Ingredients

  • Ice
  • 6 cups tart cherry juice
  • 1 cup raspberry liqueur
  • 4 cups white rum, vodka, or tequila
  • Lemon-lime soda to top off each serving
  • Gummy eyeballs for garnish

Instructions

  1. In a large pitcher or glass drink dispenser, add ice, cherry juice, and raspberry liqueur.
  2. To serve, add 5 ounces of mix to highball glass over fresh ice.
  3. Add two ounces of your preferred spirit.
  4. Stir to mix.
  5. Top off with lemon-lime soda.
  6. Garnish with gummy eyeball.

Green Piña Ghoulada

This oozy, green piña colada riff is sure to appease any of the spirits you've welcomed into your home. Add a touch of strawberry liqueur to each serving instead of green food coloring for a murderous look. This recipe will make eight servings, be sure to keep the mix well chilled. If you want yours to be greener, add additional food coloring. If your blender isn't large enough, make the piña colada in smaller batches.

green pina goulada halloween cocktail

Ingredients

  • 8 ounces light rum
  • 12 ounces pineapple juice
  • 10 ounces cream of coconut
  • 4 ounce freshly squeezed lime juice
  • 6-8 cups crushed ice
  • 10-12 drops green food coloring

Instructions

  1. In a blender, add ice, rum, pineapple juice, cream of coconut, lime juice, and food coloring.
  2. Blend until smooth or desired consistency.
  3. Pour into hurricane or cocktail glasses.

Swamp Juice

This drink resembles something you may find as you wander around a forest, further and further away from civilization and deeper towards the swamp. Best to take a friend or two, which is good since this Halloween drink recipe makes eight servings.

Swamp Juice Halloween Cocktail

Ingredients

  • 2 cups apple vodka
  • 7 ounces sour apple liqueur
  • 2½ ounce melon liqueur
  • 1 ounce freshly squeezed lime juice
  • Ice
  • Gummy worm for garnish

Instructions

  1. In a pitcher, add ice, apple vodka, sour apple liqueur, melon liqueur, and lime juice.
  2. Stir to mix.
  3. Pour into rocks glasses over fresh ice.
  4. Garnish with gummy worms.

Halloween Sangria

With a little bit of magic, this Halloween sangria comes together effortlessly and makes approximately seven servings. It's perfect at a Halloween dinner party! If you start running short during the party, you can quickly and easily toss more ingredients into the existing sangria to keep the Halloween ghouls happy. The lychee adds a fruity touch and looks like menacing eyeballs staring back at you. How Halloween!

Halloween Sangria

Ingredients

  • 750 mL rioja or pinot noir
  • 8 ounces freshly squeezed orange juice
  • 4 ounces brandy
  • 2 ounces orange liqueur
  • 2 ounces spiced rum
  • Ice
  • 1 each lemon, lime, and orange - sliced
  • 20-ounce can lychee, drained

Instructions

  1. In a punch bowl, add ice, red wine, orange juice, brandy, orange liqueur, and spiced rum.
  2. Stir to mix.
  3. Add sliced citrus and lychees.
  4. Serve in cocktail glasses over fresh ice.

Halloween Mulled Cider

Warm up those skeleton bones with a simple mulled cider recipe. The slow cooker will do all the work for you. Set out brown sugar rimmed glasses and fresh cranberries next to the slow cooker so your guests can help themselves. Makes 16 servings.

Halloween Mulled Cider

Ingredients

  • 64 ounces apple cider
  • 12 cinnamon sticks
  • 1 tablespoon whole cloves
  • 2 teaspoons whole allspice
  • 3 cups spiced rum
  • 1½ cups vanilla vodka
  • Lemon wedge and brown sugar for garnish
  • Cranberries for garnish

Instructions

  1. In a 6-quart or larger slow cooker, add the cider, cinnamon sticks, cloves, and allspice.
  2. Simmer on low for 3-4 hours.
  3. Carefully remove spices using a slotted spoon.
  4. Prior to serving, add spiced rum and vanilla vodka. Keep on warm setting during party.
  5. To prepare rim, rub the rim of the mug with the lemon wedge.
  6. With the brown sugar on a saucer, dip either half or the entire rim of the glass in the sugar to coat.
  7. Ladle carefully into prepared mug.
  8. Garnish with cranberries.

Eye of Newt

A riff on the sloe gin fizz, the lychee garnish is how this cocktail gets its name. You can set out the skewered garnish on a platter next to the punch bowl so guests can add it to their drinks or just let it float freely in the punch. This recipe makes 20 servings.

Eye of Newt Halloween cocktail

Ingredients

  • 10 cups sloe gin
  • 9 cups lemonade
  • 1 cup tart cherry juice
  • Ice
  • 2 liters club soda
  • Lychees, blueberries, and grenadine for garnish

Instructions

  1. In a 6-quart or larger punch bowl, mix sloe gin, lemonade, and tart cherry juice.
  2. Add ice and stir to mix.
  3. Add club soda.
  4. Insert blueberries into lychees. Hold together with cocktail skewers. Drizzle with a small amount of grenadine and either float in punch or garnish individual punch glasses.

Skeleton's Delight

Carefully carve apples into spooky skeleton faces to make this drink really jump off the table. If you're less artistic, go ahead and use sliced apples instead. Either way, this is one adult Halloween beverage that'll give good shivers. This recipe makes enough for 12 servings.

Skeletons Delight Halloween Punch

Ingredients

  • 3 cups bourbon
  • 1½ cups cranberry juice
  • ¾ cups pomegranate juice
  • ½ cup allspice dram
  • ¼ cup simple syrup
  • 8-10 dashes cinnamon bitters
  • Ice
  • Carved apples for garnish

Instructions

  1. In a large pitcher or punchbowl, add ice, bourbon, cranberry juice, pomegranate juice, allspice dram, and simple syrup.
  2. Stir to mix.
  3. Garnish with carved apples.
  4. Serve in rocks glasses over fresh ice.

Bloody Screwdriver

Give your classic screwdriver a little more depth thanks to blood orange and notes of raspberry. This recipe will make eight servings, but it's easy to make more on the fly during a party, so have extra ingredients on hand.

Bloody Screwdriver Halloween cocktail

Ingredients

  • 2 cups vanilla vodka
  • 3 cups blood orange juice
  • 2 cups freshly squeezed orange juice
  • ¼ cup raspberry liqueur
  • Ice

Instructions

  1. In a large pitcher, vanilla vodka, blood orange juice, orange juice, and raspberry liqueur.
  2. Stir to mix.
  3. Pour into cocktail glasses over fresh ice.

Howling Negroni

Halloween drinks for a party should be easy to make. The equal parts of a negroni couldn't make things any easier. This recipe serves eight.

Howling Negroni Halloween cocktail

Ingredients

Instructions

  1. In a large pitcher, add strawberry gin, sweet vermouth, and Campari. Stir.
  2. Put ice in glasses and pour four-ounces per glass.
  3. Garnish with dehydrated orange wheel, if desired.

One Last Kiss

Looking for a ghoulishly green Halloween cocktail? Try one last kiss. The pucker of your lips will be the one last kiss from this world. You can prepare several of these ahead of time, and this recipe starts at 8 servings. All your guests will need to do is add a little lemon-lime soda.

One Last Kiss Halloween cocktail

Ingredients

  • 2 cups lime vodka
  • 1 cup lime cordial
  • ½ cup orange liqueur
  • 8-10 drops green food coloring
  • Ice
  • Lemon-lime soda to top off each serving
  • Lime wheel for garnish, optional

Instructions

  1. In a large pitcher, add lime vodka, lime cordial, orange liqueur, and green food coloring.
  2. Stir to mix.
  3. Pour into rocks glasses over fresh ice.
  4. Top off with lemon-lime soda.
  5. Garnish with lime wheel, if desired.

Bleeding Heart Margarita

The margarita is a party hit for a reason. It makes sense that this will be one of your most requested Halloween drink mixes. This recipe will make six, but go ahead and make this in a larger batch if you know friends will be haunting you for one. Don't skip the green eye garnish!

Bleeding Heart Margarita

Ingredients

  • 1½ cups silver tequila
  • ¾ cup freshly squeezed lime juice
  • ¾ cup cream of coconut
  • 3 ounces orange liqueur
  • 3 ounces cherry liqueur
  • Ice
  • Two green olives on cocktail skewer for garnish

Instructions

  1. In a pitcher, mix silver tequila, lime juice, cream of coconut, orange liqueur, and cherry liqueur.
  2. Stir to mix.
  3. Pour into cocktail glasses over fresh ice.
  4. Garnish with green olives.

Witch's Brew

Bubble, bubble, toil, and trouble your way into a glass of witch's brew. This recipe makes eight drinks, but you can easily double in a pinch.

Witch's Brew Halloween cocktail

Ingredients

  • 2 cups mezcal
  • 2 cups pomegranate juice
  • ½ cup agave syrup
  • Ice
  • Orange wheel for garnish

Instructions

  1. In large pitcher, add mezcal, pomegranate juice, and agave syrup.
  2. Stir to mix.
  3. Strain into rocks glasses over fresh ice.
  4. Garnish with orange wheel.

New Moon Margarita

As dark as the night of a new moon, the sparkling sugar is the stars that will guide you to this drink. This recipe makes enough to serve six. Make it easy on yourself and prep several sugar rims ahead of time, as it's easy to whip up another batch during a party in just a minute or two.

New Moon Margarita Halloween Cocktail

Ingredients

  • Lime wedge and black sugar for rim
  • 1¼ cup silver tequila
  • 2 ounces mezcal
  • 3 ounces orange liqueur
  • 3 ounces freshly squeezed lime juice
  • ½ cup raspberry liqueur
  • 2 ounces cranberry juice
  • Ice
  • Blackberries for garnish

Instructions

  1. To prepare rim, rub the rim of the glass with the lime wedge.
  2. With the black sugar on a saucer, dip either half or the entire rim of the glass in the sugar to coat.
  3. In a large pitcher, add ice, silver tequila, mezcal, orange liqueur, lime juice, raspberry liqueur, and cranberry juice.
  4. Stir rapidly to chill.
  5. Pour into prepared glass.
  6. Garnish with blackberries.

Blood Orange Sangria

Despite the deep red color of this sangria, it uses a crisp white wine as its base. Perfect for a warmer Halloween night or when you want to have a variety of adult Halloween drinks on hand. This sangria makes enough for seven servings.

Blood Orange Sangria Halloween Cocktail

Ingredients

  • 750mL pinot grigio
  • ¾ cup applejack brandy
  • 1 cup blood orange juice
  • 3 ounces orange liqueur
  • Ice
  • 2-3 blood oranges, sliced

Instructions

  1. In a large pitcher, add ice, pinot grigio, applejack brandy, blood orange juice, and orange liqueur.
  2. Stir to mix.
  3. Garnish with blood orange slices.

Hot Cider Rum Punch

No spooky tricks here, just a tasty treat of warm cider rum punch. Perfect for any Halloween cocktail table.

Hot Cider Rum Punch Halloween cocktail

Ingredients

  • 48 ounces apple cider
  • 2-3 whole cinnamon sticks
  • 2 apples, cored and sliced
  • 1 inch fresh ginger, peeled and sliced
  • 2 cups dark rum
  • Cinnamon stick for garnish

Instructions

  1. In a slow cooker, add apple cider, cinnamon sticks, apples, and ginger.
  2. Stir to mix.
  3. Allow to simmer on low or warm for approximately one to two hours.
  4. Just prior to serving, stir in dark rum.
  5. Ladle into cocktail mugs.
  6. Garnish with cinnamon stick.

Warm Pumpkin Pie

The ideal warming adult Halloween drink for those who, perhaps, can't go any scarier than an early episode of Are You Afraid of the Dark or even a campfire story. Set out sugar-rimmed cups and garnishes near the slow cooker so guests can serve themselves. This yields approximately 16 servings.

Warm Pumkin Pie Halloween Punch cocktail

Ingredients

  • 8 cups apple cider
  • 2 cups rye whiskey
  • 2 cups pumpkin spice vodka or pumpkin pie moonshine
  • ½ cup cinnamon liqueur
  • Lemon wedge and cinnamon sugar for rim
  • Cinnamon stick and apple slice for garnish

Instructions

  1. In a slow cooker, add apple cider on warm or low heat.
  2. Just before serving, stir in rye whiskey, pumpkin liquor, and cinnamon liqueur.
  3. To prepare rims, rub the rim of the cocktail mug with the lemon wedge.
  4. With the cinnamon sugar on a saucer, dip either half or the entire rim of the glass in the sugar to coat.
  5. Ladle into prepared glass.
  6. Garnish with cinnamon stick and apple slice.

Hallows' Eve Punch

Celebrate Halloween's history with a nod to one of its many names, All Hallows' Eve. This easy Halloween cocktail may have several ingredients, but it's one that gets better the longer it chills, so go ahead and make it up the night before or even the morning before serving; just add ice later. The recipe will make 20 servings.

Hallows Eve Rum Punch Halloween cocktail

Ingredients

  • Rubber glove and water for ice cube hand
  • 2½ cups light rum
  • 2½ cups dark rum
  • 2½ cups cranberry juice
  • 2½ cups white grape juice
  • ¾ cup freshly squeezed lime juice
  • ¾ cup grenadine
  • 1 each apple, orange, and kiwi - sliced

Instructions

  1. Fill rubber glove with ice and allow to freeze overnight. Dip in hot water to remove the glove before adding to punch.
  2. In a large pitcher, add light rum, dark rum, cranberry juice, white grape juice, lime juice, and grenadine.
  3. Stir to mix.
  4. Prior to serving, add ice cube hand and sliced fruit.
  5. Serve in cocktail glasses over fresh ice.

Apple Cider Moscow Mule

The classic Moscow Mule is a wickedly popular summertime drink, but make it the perfect Halloween drink treat with a few simple tweaks. This makes eight of those tasty cocktails.

Halloween Cocktail Apple Cider Moscow Mule

Ingredients

  • Lemon wedge and cinnamon sugar for rim
  • 2 cups apple vodka
  • 1 cup freshly squeezed lime juice
  • 2 cups apple cider
  • Ice
  • Ginger beer to top off each serving
  • Cinnamon stick and apple slice for garnish

Instructions

  1. To prepare rim, rub the rim of the glass with the lemon wedge.
  2. With the cinnamon sugar on a saucer, dip either half or the entire rim of the glass in the sugar to coat.
  3. In a pitcher, apple vodka, lime juice, and apple cider.
  4. Stir to mix.
  5. Pour into prepared glasses over ice.
  6. Top each drink off with ginger beer.
  7. Garnish with cinnamon stick and apple slice.

Frankenstein's Experiment

Roll into the lab to take a closer look at Frankenstein's creation. This Halloween cocktail recipe makes up six servings.

Frankensteins Experiment Halloween cocktail

Ingredients

  • 1¾ cups grapefruit juice
  • 1½ cups silver tequila
  • ¼ cup freshly squeezed lime juice
  • 1 ounce simple syrup
  • Ice
  • Grapefruit soda to top off
  • Cinnamon stick and apple peel for garnish

Instructions

  1. In a pitcher, add grapefruit juice, tequila, lime juice, and simple syrup.
  2. Stir to mix.
  3. Pour into rocks glasses over fresh ice.
  4. Top off with grapefruit soda.
  5. Garnish with cinnamon stick and apple peel.

Vampire Punch

You can whip this punch up ahead of time, ready to throw it into a cocktail shaker at a moment's notice to serve ten drinks. To make a DIY drink station for your guests, set out the premix (step 1) in a pitcher (no ice in the pitcher) along with a notecard explaining how to mix it. There's a printable for the notecard below the recipe. Add a jigger, glasses, an ice bucket, ginger ale, and cocktail shaker, and your guests can shake up their own cocktails. If you want this to be a little simpler, just mix it up in a punch bowl and add ice.

vampire punch halloween party drink

Ingredients

  • 2 cups pomegranate juice
  • 2 cups orange juice
  • 2 cups white rum
  • 1 cup vodka
  • ½ cup raspberry liqueur
  • Ice
  • Ginger ale to top off

Instructions

  1. In a pitcher, add pomegranate juice, orange juice, white rum, vodka, and raspberry liqueur. Stir to mix.
  2. To serve, add ice and six ounces of pitcher mix to cocktail shaker.
  3. Shake to chill.
  4. Serve in cocktail glass over fresh ice.
  5. Top off with ginger ale.

Spiced Pumpkin Punch

Make this punch up ahead of time; the only thing you'll need to do before serving is to add the booze. This recipe makes 20 servings.

spiced pumpkin punch halloween cocktail

Ingredients

  • 3 cups apple cider
  • 2 cup orange juice
  • 2 cup pumpkin puree
  • 4 cups spiced rum
  • 2 cups vodka
  • Ice

Instructions

  1. In a punch bowl or large pitcher, add apple cider, orange juice, and pumpkin puree.
  2. Stir to mix and dissolve pumpkin puree.
  3. Just prior to setting out, add ice, spiced rum, and vodka.
  4. Stir to mix.
  5. Serve in cocktail glasses over fresh ice.

Casper's Cosmo

Any respectable, friendly ghost has a signature drink, and this easy-to-make-ahead Halloween martini is host-friendly. The unusual black olive garnish takes the martini from a daily drink to a black and orange Halloween spectacle. This recipe makes 10 martinis; whip up a batch in a pitcher and lay out skewered olives on a platter, a cocktail shaker, a jigger, glasses, and an ice bucket. Set out a printable card (below) to show guests how to make their own.

Caspers Cosmo Halloween cocktail

Ingredients

  • 2¼ cups citron vodka
  • 1 cup cranberry juice
  • 6½ ounces freshly squeezed orange juice
  • 2½ ounces freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • Ice
  • Black olives for garnish

Instructions

  1. In a large pitcher, add the citron vodka, cranberry juice, orange juice, and lemon juice.
  2. Stir to mix.
  3. To serve, add 3½ ounces of mix to cocktail shaker with ice.
  4. Shake to chill.
  5. Strain into martini glass.
  6. Garnish with black olives.

Pumpkin Old-Fashioned

Transform your regular whiskey old-fashioned by using pumpkin simple syrup and just a dash of pumpkin puree for a well-balanced whiskey and pumpkin flavor. This makes eight servings. Make up a batch ahead of time and set it out at a drink station along with a card explaining what to do, glasses pre-rimmed with the sugar, a jigger, an ice bucket, and a cocktail shaker.

Pumpkin Old Fashioned

Ingredients

  • Lemon wedge and black sugar for rim
  • 2 cups whiskey
  • ¾ cup pumpkin simple syrup
  • ½ cup pumpkin puree
  • 4-6 dashes molasses bitters
  • 6-8 dashes aromatic bitters
  • Ice

Instructions

  1. Prepare the rims of your glasses ahead of time. Rub the rim of each glass with a lemon wedge and put the black sugar on a saucer.
  2. Dip a quarter to the entire rim of each glass in the sugar to coat.
  3. In a large pitcher, ass whiskey, pumpkin simple syrup, pumpkin puree, and bitters.
  4. Stir well to mix.
  5. To make the drink, in a cocktail shaker, add ice and approximately three ounces of mix.
  6. Shake to chill.
  7. Stain into prepared glasses.

Stormy Pumpkin Patch Cocktail

After you're done hollowing out a pumpkin and harvesting the seeds, spare the remains to use as a vessel for a cocktail! This will make approximately eight servings, but you can make more or less based on the size of your pumpkin.

Stormy Pumpkin Patch Punch

Ingredients

  • 2¼ cups dark rum
  • 1 cup freshly squeezed lime juice
  • ½ cup cranberry juice
  • Ice
  • 4 cups ginger beer
  • Red sour straws for garnish

Instructions

  1. In a pitcher or pumpkin vessel, add ice, dark rum, lime juice, and cranberry juice.
  2. Stir to mix.
  3. Top off with ginger beer just prior to serving.
  4. Garnish with red sour straws.

Afterlife Spritz

Give your summery Aperol spritz a bloody good upgrade with some fresh blood orange juice. Create a DIY drink station. Set out labeled ingredients and a card explaining how to mix the drink. At the drink station, include wine glasses, an ice bucket, stirring spoon, a jigger, a cocktail shaker, garnishes, and club soda.

Afterlife Spritz Halloween Cocktail

Ingredients

  • 1 bottle prosecco
  • 1 bottle Aperol
  • 4 cups freshly squeezed blood orange juice
  • Ice
  • Club soda
  • Blood orange wheel and mint sprig for garnish

Instructions

  1. In wine glasses filled with ice, add ice, 2 ounces each prosecco, Aperol, and blood orange juice.
  2. Stir to mix.
  3. Top off each with club soda.
  4. Garnish with blood orange wheel and mint sprig.

Cemetery Spritzer

Take a leisurely walk through the metaphorical cemetery with this easy-to-brew-up Halloween party drink. This spritzer is enough for you and five of your closest pals, perfect for an intimate gathering.

Cemetery Spritzer Halloween Cocktail

Ingredients

  • 1½ cups gin
  • ½ cup strawberry liqueur
  • 3 ounces elderflower liqueur
  • 2 ounces freshly squeezed lime juice
  • 2 ounces freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • Ice
  • Club soda to top off
  • Thyme sprig, strawberry slice, lemon wheel, and lime wheel for garnish

Instructions

  1. In a large pitcher, add ice, gin, strawberry liqueur, elderflower liqueur, lime juice, and lemon juice.
  2. Stir to mix.
  3. Top off with club soda.
  4. Garnish with thyme sprig, strawberry slice, lemon wheel, and lime wheel.

Family-Friendly Halloween Party Drinks With Boo-zy and Boo-ze-Free Options

There's no reason your party can't have drinks without any additional spirits. These are great for those of any age or afterlife.

Poison Apple Halloween Punch

Give your guests the opportunity to dabble into a little villainous poison apple punch. With options to make it boozy or nonalcoholic, this recipe creates 12 servings.

poison apple punch

Ingredients

  • 4 cups cranberry juice
  • 2 cups apple juice
  • 1½ apple vodka (or 1½ cups sparkling apple cider for nonalcoholic)
  • ¾ cup ginger ale
  • 3 ounces freshly squeezed lime juice
  • 3 ounces raspberry vodka (or 3 ounces raspberry-flavored seltzer for nonalcoholic)
  • Ice
  • Gummy eye for garnish

Instructions

  1. In a large punch bowl, add cranberry juice, apple juice, apple vodka (or sparkling cider), ginger ale, lime juice, and raspberry vodka (or raspberry seltzer).
  2. Stir to mix.
  3. Just prior to serving, add ice.
  4. Ladle into cocktail glasses, punch cups, or jelly jars.
  5. Garnish with gummy eyes.

Apple Cider Punch

It's not a bad idea to have a nonalcoholic beverage on hand. You can keep some spiced rum nearby for those who want to add a little extra spirit to the occasion. This recipe makes 12 servings.

Apple Cider Halloween Punch

Ingredients

  • 5 cups apple cider
  • 2 cup ginger beer
  • 1 cup cranberry juice
  • ½ cup cinnamon simple syrup
  • ½ cup freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • Ice
  • Gummy candies for garnish

Instructions

  1. In a large pitcher or punch bowl, add apple cider, cranberry juice, cinnamon simple syrup, and lemon juice.
  2. Stir to mix.
  3. Just prior to serving, add ice and ginger beer, stirring once to mix.
  4. Garnish each individual glass with gummy candies.

Mummy Eyes Punch

Utilize the eerie look of lychee floating in a glass with this spooky-looking punch that looks back at you. This recipe is for two servings, but you can multiply it by the amount you may need.

Mummys Eye Halloween Punch

Ingredients

  • 4 ounces cranberry juice
  • 2 ounces white rum (or additional club soda for nonalcoholic)
  • ¼ ounce simple syrup
  • ¼ ounce freshly squeezed lime juice
  • Ice
  • Club soda to top off
  • Lychees for garnish

Instructions

  1. In two rocks glasses, add equal parts ice, cranberry juice, white rum, simple syrup, and lime juice.
  2. Stir to mix.
  3. Top off each with club soda.
  4. Garnish with lychees.

Glowing Eyes Sherbet Punch

Sherbet punch makes for an excellent alcoholic Halloween party drink, especially when it resembles those spooky glowing eyes that seem to follow you. This recipe makes roughly ten servings.

Glowing Eyes Sherbet Punch

Ingredients

  • 2¼ cups lemon-lime soda
  • 2¼ cups pineapple juice
  • 1 gallon tub lime sherbet
  • 2¼ cups citron vodka or for nonalcoholic, one can each, frozen limeade and lemonade, melted
  • Ice
  • Dehydrated lime wheel for garnish, if desired

Instructions

  1. In a punch bowl, add lime sherbert, pineapple juice, lemon-lime soda, and citron vodka.
  2. Stir to mix.
  3. Add ice just prior to serving.
  4. Serve in cocktail glasses over fresh ice.
  5. Garnish with dehydrated lime wheel, if desired.

Make Any Halloween Party Drink Look Spooky

You don't need to layer on the juices and liquors or follow a cocktail recipe with a creepy name to make your cocktail have that signature eerie Halloween look. Make your classic old-fashioned or simple ginger ale and cranberry juice punch ooze with a little spooky garnish touch.

  • Using several lychees and blueberries, insert blueberries into lychees to create the appearance of eyeballs staring back at you from the punch bowl or drink. You can also do the same with maraschino or cocktails cherries for a blood-red look.
  • Create a devilish-looking garnish using small red chili peppers, making a small slice at the bottoms to attach to the glass rim, resembling devil horns.
  • Sprinkle a handful of gummy eyeballs, worms, vampire teeth, brains, or creepy crawlies into the drink.
  • Red sour straws or red licorice rope can imply the look of creepy intestines.
  • Wrap your highball glass in gauze to mimic the look of a mummy wrapped in its tomb.
  • Freeze washed and cleaned plastic creepy crawlies, such as spiders, in ice cubes that you'll use in your punch and drinks.
  • Include a touch of edible glitter to give your cocktails a magical or ominously mischievous look.
  • Fill a plastic glove with water and add food coloring, such as green, blue, or purple. Or, like the smaller ice cubes, freeze plastic or gummy creepy crawlies into the giant ice cube.

Halloween Party Cocktails for a Happy Crowd

Take it easy on yourself when crafting a drink menu for a Halloween cocktail party. Keep it simple with a few ghoulish highballs, giving them a spooky look with just a few drops of well-picked food coloring, or kick things off with a Halloween-themed shot. These Halloween party drink ideas are just the beginning of your spirited journey, from big batch cocktails to ghoulishly good Halloween party punches.

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30+ Halloween Party Cocktails and Punches for a Boo-zy Bash