Halloween Cocktails and Drinks for a Scary-Good Party
Liven up your next haunted house with our over-the-top sips. If they're not creepy enough for you, garnish with eyeball-like lychee fruits, plastic doll-part stirrers or gummy worms frozen into ice cubes. Cheers!
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It'll be hard for party guests to keep their hands to themselves around this punch. Dry ice is the secret to the spooky sensation of this cauldron filled with a simple vodka and pineapple punch.
Get the Recipe: Witch's Brew
Berry Eyeball Punch
All eyes (har har) will be on the punch bowl when this scary concoction is part of the spread. Pair blueberries and sweet lychees to make the edible eyeballs.
Get the Recipe: Berry Eyeball Punch
With ingredients like pumpkin, cinnamon and maple syrup, this festive sangria is full of fall flavors.
Get the Recipe: Pumpkin Sangria
This 5-star punch comes with shrunken-head straws! Don't be scared, though. They're just prunes, white chocolate, coconut and cloves, but they sure do make for an out-of-the-ordinary garnish that's great for Halloween.
Get the Recipe: Spooky Punch
When you need a quick drink for two, look no further. You can whip up Hemlock Cocktails, flavored with orange peels and vanilla beans, in only five minutes.
Get the Recipe: Hemlock Cocktails
Blood Orange Vampire Punch
Go for the most-appropriately named fruit for this punch: blood oranges. The deep-crimson juice is just what you need to entice all the vampires at your Halloween party.
Get the Recipe: Blood Orange Vampire Punch
Dark and Spooky
Combine dark rum and ginger beer for quick and easy cocktails. Gummy spiders add a creepy surprise guests won't be able to resist.
Get the Recipe: Claire Robinson's Dark and Spooky
Blueberry Rickety Eyeball Punch
This punch — a spookified version of a classic rickey — is a refreshing drink for kids after trick-or-treating. Add some gin and it's an equally refreshing after-dark cocktail for adults.
Get the Recipe: Blueberry Rickety Eyeball Punch
Candy Corn Cordials
Now you can have your candy corn — and drink it too? Yes! Candy corn-infused vodka is easy and fun to make. Dress it up with orange liqueur and a little fresh lemon juice for perfectly Halloween-hued drinks.
Get the Recipe: Candy Corn Cordials
Vampire Bite Mocktail
Give these fruity drinks a bloody-good twist by rimming the glasses with red candy gel.
Get the Recipe: Vampire Bite Mocktail
Black Cloud Cocktail
The eerie black cloud layer in this drink comes from a splash of black vodka.
Get the Recipe: Black Cloud Cocktail
Blood-Red Cherry Punch
Welcome guests young and old with a cup of "blood." Juice and grenadine give this crowd-pleasing punch its ruby-red color, and ginger ale adds effervescence.
Get the Recipe: Blood-Red Cherry Punch
Phoenix Rising Cocktail
This white Russian with a twist uses white chocolate liqueur. Serve it in a goblet fit for a queen's costume.
Get the Recipe: Phoenix Rising Cocktail
Dragon's Blood Punch
Give the littlest ghouls and goblins a fright with this nonalcoholic punch. Cranberry juice and red punch give the crowd-pleaser its bloody color.
Get the Recipe: Dragon's Blood Punch (non-alcoholic)
Black Light Cocktail
This witch's brew glows under black light thanks to the quinine in tonic water. Use spooky ice cube shapes, like bones, to complete the look.
Get the Recipe: Black Light Cocktail
Mexican Pumpkin Punch
This cinnamon-scented punch is just what you need when you've got a crowd of pumpkin lovers at your party. Sweeten the concoction with brown sugar for a truly fall-inspired sip.
Get the Recipe: Mexican Pumpkin Punch
Cider Fall Fireball
Looking for a devilishly delicious twist on sweet apple cider? Add homemade simple syrup infused with warm baking spices like cinnamon, ginger and clove — and fiery, spiced rum!
Get the Recipe: Cider Fall Fireball
Coffee lovers, rejoice: This cocktail features coffee liqueur, brewed coffee and crushed chocolate-covered espresso beans.
Get the Recipe: Firewater
Italian Fruit Punch
This punch is a flavorful blend of orange juice, sparkling water and two Italian liqueurs. Serve each drink with a black licorice stick to get everyone in the Halloween spirit.
Get the Recipe: Italian Fruit Punch
Magical Mad Hatter
Go down the rabbit hole with Alice and take a sip. Cream of coconut adds a rich and tropical dimension to this layered drink.
Get the Recipe: Magical Mad Hatter
Vampire Kiss Martini
Give the classic French martini a Halloween twist by dropping wax teeth into the glass before filling to the brim.
Get the Recipe: Vampire Kiss Martini