Punch Recipes for Your Next Party
Watermelon Cooler Punch
Nothing says "summer" like watermelon, and this refreshing watermelon punch recipe is full of it. The combo of watermelon, mint, and club soda is perfect for sipping outside on a sunny day. When you make a pitcher, it's also a great party punch for sharing with friends!
Garden Tea Punch
When you need a pick-me-up on summer's hottest days, you'll want to reach for a glass of this punch. Fresh mint, tea, and club soda help make this drink both delicious and refreshing. If you really want to show off the goods from your garden, garnish each glass with a few extra mint leaves.
Learn how to make sangria by starting with this killer classic recipe. Customize this wine-based punch by adding agave nectar or sugar for sweetness, or by adding your favorite fruits. To make the punch fizzy, mix in lemon-lime soda just before serving. With a bubbly accent, it becomes a perfect punch cocktail!
Padma's Party Punch
Get ready: This punch packs powerful flavor. This unique party punch recipe mixes ingredients like tangerine juice, kaffir lime leaves, and pickled jalapeno juice for a whole new twist on classic punch. Plus, mixing in vodka turns it into a delicious punch cocktail.
How to Make an Ice Ring That's Party-Ready
If you want to learn how to make punch for a party, start with a showstopping ice ring. It'll keep your punch cool, and it's much prettier than a plain punch bowl. Freeze fruit, fresh berries, herbs, or even edible flowers into ice to make this stunning punch centerpiece.
Strawberry Daiquiri Punch
Who doesn't love sipping on a strawberry daiquiri? This recipe serves a crowd, making it the ideal drink for any big bash. For the best flavor, try using fresh strawberries in spring or early summer. And you don't need a fully stocked bar to mix up this drink, either—it only takes five ingredients and a blender!
Easy Tailgating Punch
Fruity and fizzy, this super easy punch is great for a party or tailgating. The best part about this drink? You can make it a day in advance and chill it overnight, then just add ginger ale and serve.
Delight guests of all ages with this fruity tropical recipe. To make this punch an adults-only drink, try mixing in rum, vodka, or pineapple-flavor vodka. Thanks to the combo of fresh ginger and pineapple juice, just one sip of this punch cocktail is like an instant trip to an island oasis.
Sparkling Peach Punch
Who doesn't love peach? This sparkling peach punch—full of peach nectar, peach slices, and club soda—will make party-goers of all ages happy. One of our favorite summer punch ideas, this recipe is sweet, cool, and refreshing (everything we crave!).
Good Morning Mulled Punch
Not all easy punch recipes have to be cold. This warm drink will be the star of your next brunch. Made with apple cider, orange juice, pineapple juice, lemon juice, and allspice, this punch recipe is an even better companion for breakfast food than coffee.
Prosecco punch? Oh yes, please! This sweet punch is full of fruity flavor, thanks to pomegranate juice and orange liqueur. If you want your party punch to look a little fancy, just garnish each glass with an orange slice and a sprig of fresh rosemary; it's instantly picture-worthy!
Ginger ale, grenadine, orange juice, and orange sherbet: That's all you need to whip up a quick batch of this refreshing punch! You can make this drink for adults and kids alike, or add a grown-up boozy twist by mixing in white rum or vodka. Since it's so simple to make, this punch drink recipe is a great go-to for summer parties.
Mint Julep Punch
Make mint juleps the easy way with this simple punch recipe that only needs five ingredients. This mint and bourbon punch recipe will have any party feeling like the Kentucky Derby. But the secret trick to making this party punch isn't the fresh mint leaves—it's the black cherry bourbon.
If you need a punch recipe that's quick, easy, and thirst-quenching, look no further than this citrus-berry punch. Plus, you only need three ingredients to make it (you might not even have to make a trip to the store!). Because this party punch recipe makes 12 servings, it's a great candidate for showcasing your punch bowl.
Pink Rhubarb Punch
If you've got rhubarb growing in your garden, it'd be a mistake not to spare some for this gorgeous punch recipe. This pretty pink punch gets its stunning color from fresh rhubarb and frozen pink lemonade. It's an easy way to upgrade your pink lemonade and use up your rhubarb harvest!
Sweet-Tart Tropical Punch
Step aside, boring lemonade. We're reaching for this easy punch recipe for the rest of the summer! Best of all, you only need three ingredients: pineapple juice, white rum, and tangerine juice. Prepare this refreshing beachworthy drink in no time when you host an impromptu party.
Serve up this fizzy blueberry punch in individual jars for guests to sip on during an outdoor party or picnic. The simple combination of ginger ale, blueberries, and crystallized ginger makes a delicious and refreshing drink. Of course, adding extra blueberries and a few lemon slices to your glass will make this punch recipe even prettier (and tastier!).
We don't know about you, but we'll never turn down any punch recipe with Prosecco in the summertime (or anytime). This light peach punch is great for sipping on a warm day. To make this punch kid-friendly, substitute unsweetened pineapple juice for the Prosecco.
Raspberry Mojito Punch
This ultra-refreshing mojito punch recipe should be mandatory at any summer party. This party punch makes it super easy to make mojitos for a crowd (no individual stirring required). To step up the presentation, try floating fresh raspberries and mint leaves alongside ice cubes in your punch bowl.
Minted Grapefruit Punch
If you want to keep it simple with your punch cocktail, then this is the recipe for you. This boozy punch combines vodka, grapefruit juice, and mint leaves for a quick and easy party beverage. To make this punch even more refreshing, use freshly squeezed grapefruit juice instead of store-bought (just be sure to squeeze the grapefruits well ahead of party time—it's the most time-consuming part of this punch).