15 Cocktail Glasses Your Summer Table Needs
Sip in style all season long.
Sipping on your favorite summery cocktail is about to get a stylish upgrade. Whether you’re hosting a backyard get-together, lounging on your sofa or enjoying a picnic at the beach, having festive glassware is a must. Store your standard tumblers for the summer and grab some vibrant alternatives to keep those vacay vibes going all season long.
Turn any drink into a party-ready cocktail with a little help from these stylish (and totally affordable) choices. Playful prints, eye-catching colors and bold designs make these pieces total must-haves. Cheers to a season of swoon-worthy sips!
1: Raised Tumbler
If neon makes you buzz, this is the glass for you. The bright pink color and raised texture of this tumbler make it a must-have for any table this summer. A simple skewer with a few pieces of colorful fruit or a cocktail umbrella will only make this acrylic option even more festive.
2: Rainbow Tumblers
The shape and style of these acrylic tumblers may look generic at first glance, but they become extraordinary once you realize what’s really going on. The added rainbow colors at the bottom transform these glasses into mesmerizing pieces that scream summer. They’re sure to turn any drink into the colorful cocktail of your dreams.
$21.99 (set of 4); wayfair.com
3: Palm Leaf Glass
Leaf prints are ultra trendy right now and this is an easy, inexpensive way to incorporate the popular pattern into your home. Plus, the gold palm leaves are a chic alternative to the typical green palms and will bring high-end style to any dinner party table this season.
4: Cactus Margarita Glass
It’s time to get the party started! Serve your next frozen concoction in these themed glasses to upgrade any event. The fun cactus stems will make your plain, old glasses a thing of the past.
5: Tiki Tumblers
Whether your summer party is themed or not, your guests will greet these tall tiki tumblers with open arms. While they may look like ordinary glasses at first, once a colorful drink is poured the tiki-inspired etchings will really stand out. Drinking out of these will instantly transport you to somewhere much more tropical than your own backyard.
$14.99 (set of 4); target.com
6: Stackable Glasses
Budget-friendly and storage-friendly? Don’t mind if we do. The light blue glass has the perfect amount of tint to turn any drink into something special. And these affordable glasses stack within one another to take up as little space as possible.
7: Light Pink Barware
Can’t get enough of millennial pink? Stock up on these light pink glasses for the summer months. Open up a bottle of rosé and pour a refreshing glass of the summery wine — the pink on pink combination will be the sweetest way to enjoy your favorite drink.
8: Geode Glasses
Finishing up a tasty drink will be extra sweet thanks to these unique glasses. Even if you don’t want your glass to be empty, seeing the pretty pink geodes at the bottom of this glass will make it all worthwhile.
$16 (set of 2); urbanoutfitters.com
9: Flamingo Tumbler
This painted tumbler is perfectly suited to relaxing poolside sipping. Fill your tall glass up with an ice-cold cocktail, add a fun straw and zone out for an hour or two. You’ll barely notice the summer heat while lounging with this stunner at your side.
10: Cherry Tumbler
Pineapples may be the fruit of choice right now for summery design elements, but these cherries are too cute to not add to your glassware collection. Any cocktail served in one of these playful tumblers will be an instant hit, especially if you top it off with some extra cherries.
11: Milk Bottle Glass
Add a country-chic vibe to your kitchen with these vintage-inspired milk bottle glasses. Simple cocktails — think: spiked lemonades and iced teas — are the perfect fit for these classic pieces. Add a lemon wedge and a fun straw and you’ll be all set.
12: Aloha To-Go Cup
These acrylic to-go cups are a must for beachside strolls and relaxing picnics thanks to the fun print, lid and straw. Simply mix your favorite drink and pour it into one of these cups for some on-the-go fun.
13: Vintage Can Glasses
These old school glasses are the perfect throwback option for any backyard barbecue this season. Grilling with a cold beverage in a vintage cola cup adds the perfect retro touch to any get-together.
$14.99 (set of 4); bedbathandbeyond.com
14: Moscow Mule Mug
One easy way to beat the heat? Use a stainless-steel mug to keep your drinks chilled all day long. This playful twist on a classic Moscow mule mug is a great way to add nautical vibes to your bar while keeping your drinks crisp and cold.
15: Moroccan Glasses
Boho vibes are a welcome addition to any room of the house, and the backyard should be no exception. Outdoor spaces are the perfect place to add some Moroccan-inspired elements like poufs, rugs and lanterns. Take it to the next level by adding these beautiful glasses to your table.
$35.94 (set of 6); worldmarket.com