16 Signature Wedding Cocktails

Toast to a long, happy marriage with these delicious cocktails and mocktails guaranteed to be a hit on your big day.

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Pretty Pomegranate Mimosa

The perfect drink for getting ready with the girls, a mimosa is a classic way to celebrate the day of the wedding. Opt for pomegranate juice over the traditional orange juice for a fun twist on the cocktail. Get the full recipe here >>

Refreshing Mint Julep

Having a summer wedding? Cool off with this Southern classic. Get the full recipe here >>

Pink Grapefruit Gin and Tonic

Garnished with mint and a slice of pink grapefruit, this delicious take on the gin and tonic would be ideal for a spring or summer wedding. Get the full recipe here >>

Delectable Caramel Apple Cocktail

If you're planning a fall wedding, try something seasonal like this caramel apple mixed drink. It can be served warm or cold depending on your preference. Get the full recipe here >>

Cardamom Berry Smash

The deep flavor of fresh blackberries melds with the exotic spice of cardamom syrup and citrusy botanicals of gin to create a refreshing relief to the summer heat. This would fit right in at a farmhouse affair. Get the full recipe here >>

Matcha Green Tea Gimlet

If you're looking for sophistication, look no further. The grassy notes of the matcha balance perfectly with the flowery botanicals of the London dry gin in this very "green" cocktail. It's a bit tart, a bit sweet, a bit unusual and very tasty. Get the full recipe here >>

Sweet Honey Bourbon Cider

Yet another great drink to serve at a fall reception. Combine bourbon, honey and apple cider to make a sweet, sugary cocktail guests will love. Get the full recipe here >>

Sol de Flare Cocktail

Some like it hot! This refreshing cocktail, peppered with spicy tequila, is sure to start a fiesta on your special day. Get the full recipe here >>

Mellow Melon Margarita

Like its name promises, this fruity twist on the traditional margarita will leave you refreshed and feeling mellow. (And who can't use that after all the stressful planning?) Get the full recipe here >>

Chocolaty Peppermint Cocktail

Dreaming of a winter wonderland? Keep your wedding guests warm with this decadent cocktail made with peppermint and hot cocoa. Get the full recipe here >>

Fruity, Sparkling Sangria

Freshen up your reception's cocktail hour with sparkling sangria filled with lots of fruit. Can't complain about a drink that's also edible. Get the full recipe here >>

Sparkling Cran-Citrus Mocktail

It's great to include a mocktail for those who don't imbibe or little ones in attendance. A splash of cranberry juice added to orange-flavored sparkling water gives this drink a fun coral hue. Rim each glass with sugar and garnish with an orange wedge to evoke an adult-beverage aesthetic.

Lime in the Coconut Cocktail

Perfect for a destination wedding, this tropical adult beverage made with coconut vodka and pineapple puree pairs well with a beach setting. Get the full recipe here >>

Golf-Themed Cocktail

Don't forget about the groom's signature drink. For this cocktail, combine Tres Agaves Blanco Tequila, cold brewed tea, lemon juice and simple syrup in a cocktail shaker and dry shake for 5 seconds. Pour into Collins glass with ice and top with soda water. Add 5 dashes of angostura on top and garnish with reindeer moss.

Spicy Raspberry Lemonade Mocktail

Another option for a non-alcoholic beverage, this mocktail consists of fresh raspberries, lemonade and ginger beer for a spicy, sweet taste that's oh-so satisfying. 

Boozy Berry Patch Lemonade

For the berry lovers, this one's for you. Raspberries, blackberries and strawberries soak in a mix of lemonade, bourbon and pomegranate juice to make this tasty cocktail: a perfect choice for a Southern summer wedding. Get the full recipe here >>

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