7 Signature Cocktails for Summer Weddings

Food & Drink
summer cocktail coconut margarita

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Summer loving, and your wedding guests are having a blast. But it can't hurt to help them have even more fun with some liquid courage. These cooling cocktails, featuring summer's most flavorful ingredients, will have them hitting the bar — and then the dance floor.

Coconut Margarita (Above)
Even if your wedding isn't beachside, your guests will be feeling ocean vibes with this creamy take on a margarita. Made with coconut milk and water, it gets its kick from tequila blanco and triple sec, and its tang from fresh squeezed lime. Get the recipe here.

summer cocktails raspberry limoncello prosecco

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Raspberry Limoncello Prosecco
Don't worry about summer heat getting your guests down. With this fizzy sipper they'll cool down, and be ready to party, in no time. All your bartender needs for this cocktail: prosecco, limoncello, frozen raspberries and some refreshing sprigs of mint. Get the recipe here.

summer cocktails blackberry whisky lemonade

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Blackberry Whiskey Lemonade
Nothing says summer like a nice glass of lemonade. But nothing says summer wedding like a blackberry and whiskey version of the season's classic. You can serve this cocktail made-to-order, or have large pitchers on hand for quick pouring. Get the recipe here.

See More: Signature Cocktail Ideas for a Spring Wedding

summer cocktail bourbon peach sweet tea

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Bourbon Peach Sweet Tea
Throwing a southern wedding? Go classic with a good ol' glass of sweet tea, sweetened even more with peach preserves and lemon juice. And of course, spike it with bourbon. Get the recipe here.

summer cocktails rum orange swizzle

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Rum Orange Swizzle
Orange you so happy you just tied the knot? Your guests sure will be once they've had a sip of this wedding cocktail. It's made with summer's booze-of-choice, rum, and stirred with fresh squeezed orange juice, a sugar cube, maraschino liquor, and bitters. Don't forget the cherry on top! Get the recipe here.

summer cocktails grapefruit ginger spiced rum punch

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Grapefruit Ginger Spiced Rum Punch
Big batch cocktails can be a lifesaver when it comes to time and money at your wedding. Consider this sweet, tart, and subtly spicy summer punch for yours. It gets its fizz from ginger beer and sparkling wine, and it's tang from a fresh squeezed grapefruits. Get the recipe here.

summer cocktail dark and stormy

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Dark and Stormy
We're not wishing bad weather on your wedding, but a dark and stormy cocktail is a summer cocktail that can't be missed. As gorgeous to look at as it is to drink, this rum and ginger beer mixer gets a leg up with a sugar rim and lime garnish. Get the recipe here.

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