16 Fun and Refreshing Memorial Day Drinks

What better way to enjoy a Memorial Day barbecue than with a fun and refreshing drink in hand? These party-friendly Memorial Day drinks will brighten up your holiday weekend and keep both kids and adults happy. Bring on summer!

  • 16 Memorial Day Drink Recipes 1 of 17
    16 Memorial Day Drink Recipes

    Whether you need a little sum'n-sum'n in your drink or you like it kid-friendly, these drink recipes are sure to meet all of your Memorial Day party needs!

  • Red, White and Blue Margaritas 2 of 17
    red, white & blue margarita recipe

    It doesn't get much more patriotic than this drink! And who doesn't want a good margarita at a backyard barbecue?

    Make Red, White and Blue Margaritas

  • Striped Ice Cubes! 3 of 17
    striped ice cubes for festive drinks

    We love these striped ice cubes for Memorial Day. They're tasty and festive, making even a simple drink of part water and juice great for a party!

    Make Striped Ice Cubes

  • Best-Ever Lemonade 4 of 17
    best lemonade recipes

    Lemonade is simple and classic for the summer and this recipe will have your guests begging for more!

    Make Best-Ever Lemonade

  • Humido Cocktail 5 of 17
    humido cocktail recipe

    This humido cocktail is fresh, has depth of flavor, isn't too sweet and incorporates a summer favorite - blackberries!

    Make humido cocktail

  • Iced Coffee with Coffee Bean Ice Cubes 6 of 17
    iced coffee with coffee bean ice cubes

    More fancy ice cubes to perk up your party! Flavored and shaped like coffee beans, these ice cubes will make your iced coffee extra special!

    Make iced coffee with coffee bean ice cubes

  • Watermelon Lemonade 7 of 17
    watermelon lemonade recipe

    Watermelon lemonade. I think that's all I have to say, right?

    Make watermelon lemonade

  • Classic Mojitos 8 of 17
    classic mojitos

    Another classic, these mojitos are always perfect for an outdoor party!

    Make classic mojitos

  • Fruity Lazy Agua Frescas 9 of 17
    fruity lazy agua frescas

    Agua fresca is certainly refreshing, but it often requires a fair amount of preparation. Kathy shares a great technique for making "lazy frescas," so you really can be relaxed when you sit down with your drink!

    Make fruity lazy agua frescas

  • Blackberry Limeade 10 of 17
    blackberry limeade recipe

    This homemade blackberry limeade tastes better than anything you'd buy at the store, and you can have fun making it with your kids, too! Plus, it's a festive color!

    Make blackberry limeade

  • Strawberry Rhubarb Lemonade 11 of 17
    strawberry rhubarb lemonade

    Sorry, pie, the strawberries and rhubarb have gone to party with the lemons! This fun, spring twist on classic lemonade is perfect for your Memorial Day picnic!

    Make strawberry rhubarb lemonade

  • Watermelon Agua Fresca 12 of 17
    watermelon agua fresca

    There are few drinks more refreshing than watermelon agua fresca, and it's a great red color for your Memorial Day feast table!

    Make watermelon agua fresca

  • Red, White & Blue Citrus Spritzer 13 of 17
    citrus spritzer

    This citrus spritzer is simple to throw together, and using the frozen berries as ice cubes makes it pretty and patriotic!

    Make red, white and blue citrus spritzer

  • Mocha Freeze 14 of 17
    mocha freeze

    This chocolatey, frosty drink is perfect for serving your guests this Memorial Day weekend!

    Make mocha freeze

  • Fizzy Fruity Red Sangria 15 of 17
    fizzy fruity red sangria

    Sangria always gets people in a party mood. Add some fizzy, fruity goodness and things get really festive!

    Make fizzy fruity red sangria

  • Triple Citrus Lemonade 16 of 17
    triple citrus lemonade

    Who says you just need lemons in your lemonade? Add some depth of flavor with oranges and grapefruit thrown in to the mix!

    Make triple citrus lemonade

  • Patriotic Cocktail 17 of 17
    patriotic cocktail

    Fun, fruity and festive...and most definitely red, white and blue!

    Make Uncle Sam-tinis

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