Halloween is a time for spooks and scares, but it's also a time for delicious libations. If you’re looking for a Halloween drink that will get the party going but doesn't involve any alcohol, look no further!
We've got some booze-free cocktails that are perfect for your Halloween celebration. Whether you're hosting a party or just looking for a festive drink to enjoy with friends, these mocktail recipes are sure to please. So put on your best costume and get ready to mix up some drinks!
1. Dragon's Blood Punch
Halloween is all about the creepy, and this punch is no exception. It’s made with Hawaiian punch fruit juice, cranberry juice, apple juice, and ginger ale. Dragon's Blood Punch gets its spooky name from its red color, fitting for fans of the hit TV show House of the Dragon.
If you're looking to give your punch a little extra punch, you can add a splash of seltzer water or club soda. And for an extra Halloween touch, garnish with gummy worms or candy spiders.
2. Hocus Pocus Punch
Perfect for bewitching parties, the Hocus Pocus Punch is sure to please. This scrumptious mocktail is made with cider, orange, and cranberry.
To round out your Halloween celebration, offer your guests some witch-hat cupcakes or cookies to complement this orange beverage.
3. Purple People Eater
The Purple People Eater mocktail will surely please those who love sweet and fruity drinks. Despite its monstrous appearance, it tastes like cherry lemonade.
This monster drink is a great kid-friendly beverage or a non-alcoholic substitute for Halloween parties.
4. Moonrise Mocktail
Shot glasses of Moonrise Mocktail - Image by Real Food Tesco
The Moonrise Mocktail takes very little time to make but looks impressive. It's an excellent choice for families with young children looking for something sweet and fun to drink.
It's a refreshing mix of orange juice, green food coloring, grenadine, and candies, such as licorice wheels, jelly snakes, and multi-colored laces. Add a snake or other scary decorations to make your drink visually frightening.
5. Smoking Halloween Mocktail
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Smoking Mocktail is another chilling and impressive drink this Halloween, perfect for those who prefer to avoid alcohol.
Kids will have a blast at your Halloween party if you serve this spooky mocktail in a large punch bowl garnished with plastic spiders and gummy worms for a mad scientist effect. Add a cinnamon stick for a more refined version of this seasonal beverage.
6. Coconut Spirit Mocktail
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This stunning purple mocktail is extremely versatile. You can garnish it however you like, depending on the occasion. Edible spiders are a great option if you're looking for a unique non-alcoholic cocktail this Halloween!
The floral flavor makes it ideal for parties, baby showers, bridal showers, and other special occasions. As if the original color wasn't pretty enough, when butterfly pea tea is mixed with citrus, it transforms into a purple hue.
7. Halloween Shirley Temple
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Halloween Shirley Temple is a sweet, fizzy mocktail that always brightens up a party. It has a sweet flavor, sparkling bubbles, and maraschino cherries, with a layer of grenadine lingering on the bottom of the glass.
This Halloween mocktail recipe transforms our favorite non-alcoholic drink into a creepy one with some fun props!
8. Melting Monster Halloween Punch
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This spooky Melting Monster Halloween Punch is an excellent treat for kids and adults. It's easy to make and requires only three ingredients.
Deliciously sour with just a touch of sugar, this Halloween Punch is ideal for serving in a large group. You can also organize a drink station and give kids candy eyes to decorate their melting monsters.
9. Caramel Apple Pie Mocktail
This Halloween mocktail is perfect for anyone who loves the taste of caramel apples. It's made with apple cider, sparkling water, and caramel syrup. The result is a sweet and spicy drink that's perfect for Fall.
The Caramel Apple Pie drink is easy to make and can be served at any Halloween party or Thanksgiving.
10. Witches Brew
Witches Brew features a mix of pineapple juice and ginger ale, making it the perfect balance of sweet and tart. Garnish it with Halloween-themed straws and candies to make it more festive.
Get some green food coloring, gummy worms, and limes if you want to be creative. Or add some orange sherbet and orange concentrate if you prefer. Alternatively, you could serve the Halloween drink in clear cups and decorate them with pumpkin faces.
11. Pear, Pumpkin, and Ginger Juice Mocktail
This plant-based mocktail is vegan and can be made with ingredients easily found in your kitchen or backyard. The combination of pear, ginger, orange juice, and pumpkin brings unique and zesty flavors to the drink.
Celebrate Halloween with this one-of-a-kind nonalcoholic drink, and make sure to decorate your serving glasses with scary faces, as they are the perfect addition to parties.
12. Slow Cooker Apple Cider Mocktail
Slow Cooker Apple Cider Punch is ideal for parties, family gatherings, or a special treat to welcome the kids after being outside in the crisp autumn air. You can prepare the ingredients and add them to the crockpot before going outside or as your first guests arrive.
The addition of sparkling water adds an unexpected fizz and lightness to the sweet, spicy, and citrusy cider. Warm drinks with a bit of fizz are uncommon, but they work wonderfully here, especially with that bright yet understated orange flavor.
13. Black Mocktail
A glass filled with a dark liquid makes it creepy and intriguing. This Black Mocktail is made with blended, deep red pomegranate juice and fresh black cherries.
Add a touch of agave syrup to sweeten the mixture and a few drops of black gel food coloring to make it look menacing. The result is a delicious pomegranate cherry mocktail that will have you wanting more.
14. Pumpkin Pie Martini Mocktail
Pumpkin is synonymous with Halloween, and there are a plethora of pumpkin-flavored beverages and products on every corner of the market.
Real pumpkin purée is used in this mocktail, giving it a robust and genuine pumpkin pie flavor. At the same time, pumpkin spice and sweetened condensed milk make it even more delicious.
15. Blood Orange Mocktail Spritzer
Blood Orange Spritzer is a breeze to prepare and tastes amazing. You can whip this up quickly with some fresh blood orange juice, lime juice, and your preferred alcohol-free wine or ginger beer.
The Halloween drink’s color is gorgeous, reminiscent of a spritz or something equally tasty. This simple mocktail is loaded with vitamin C thanks to the freshly squeezed fruit juices.
16. Harry Potter Butter Beer
Butterbeer is a fictional beverage the characters in the Harry Potter books drink when they visit "The Three Broomsticks" and "Hog's Head Pub." It is a cream soda with butterscotch flavor and whipped topping.
If you're throwing a Harry Potter-themed Halloween party this year, you can make non-alcoholic butterbeer at home with just a few ingredients.
17. Cucumber Honeydew Smoothie
Cucumber Honeydew Smoothie is perfect if you want to avoid the kale, spinach, and avocado usually found in green smoothies.
This Halloween mocktail will become your new go-to green drink, filled with B vitamins, folate, and niacin. Try this light, interesting, quick-to-prepare healthy beverage for kids and adults!
18. Eyeball Snot-Tail
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This non-alcoholic drink recipe is great if you want unique mocktails to serve at your Halloween party.
You will have a blast making this strange and creepy-looking drink because it only requires three main ingredients. With a thick and slimy consistency, the Eyeball Snot-Tail includes an edible eyeball as garnish.
19. Frankenstein's Punch
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Frankenstein's Punch is guaranteed to be a hit at any party you throw. The spicy ginger beer, tart limeade, and scary monster's eyeballs will delight even the timidest guest.
This Halloween punch is perfect for gatherings because it's easy to make and serves a large crowd. It's also non-alcoholic so that everyone can enjoy it. The green color is perfect for the event, and the eyeballs add a creepy touch.
20. Blood Orange Lemonade
This Halloween mocktail is made of blood oranges, lemons, water, and sweetener, creating a sophisticated take on pink lemonade.
Anthocyanin is found in the red pigment of blood oranges. Many studies have shown that anthocyanin may inhibit cancer cell formation and reduce inflammation. It's also a natural food dye that makes the fruit juice look extra spooky.
21. Glow in the Dark Skeleton Juice
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Glow in the Dark Skeleton Juice is a clever way to add spooky excitement to your get-together! Simple ingredients like grenadine, lemon-lime soda, and tonic water create this spooktacularly tasty beverage.
As a result of the quinine in tonic water, the mocktail’s color turns brilliant blue under ultraviolet black light. Incorporate this mocktail into your Halloween drink menu for a spooky good time. Everyone will surely rave about it!
22. Polyjuice Potion
There's no better way to celebrate Halloween or the Harry Potter series than with Polyjuice Potion! This nonalcoholic drink is perfect for kids and adults as it’s made with kiwi juice, lemon-lime soda, and apple sorbet.
Pineapple juice is a good alternative to kiwi-lime juice. If apple sorbet is unavailable, you can substitute lemon sorbet or lime sherbet. The "potion" is already a gorgeous shade of green without any dye, but if you'd like it to pop, feel free to splash in some green food coloring.
23. Chocolate Martini Mocktail
If you're looking for a Halloween mocktail recipe that will impress your guests, look no further than this Chocolate Martini Mocktail.
This fun and festive non-alcoholic drink is perfect for Halloween parties or any other Halloween celebrations. It's easy to make and can be served in many ways. Whether you want to keep it simple with just chocolate and mint or add some Halloween-themed garnishes, this recipe is sure to be a hit!
Halloween Mocktails FAQ
1. Why was Halloween created?
"Halloween" derives from All Hallows' Eve and means "hallowed evening." The origins of Halloween can be traced back to a pagan festival known as Samhain.
Hundreds of years ago, people dressed up as saints and went door-to-door, where Halloween costumes and trick-or-treating originated.
2. What can you do on Halloween without drinking?
If you're looking for something more exciting and age-appropriate than bobbing for apples or carving pumpkins, try karaoke, scavenger hunt, murder mystery party, making scary masks, or telling scary stories.
3. Why are mocktails popular?
Many people are shifting to non-alcoholic drinks, allowing them to participate in cultural activities and traditions without getting drunk.
With mocktails, no one needs to stay home or feel uncomfortable at a social gathering because they are pregnant, sober, or health conscious and want to enjoy a delicious and inventive drink.
Halloween is a time for spooky fun, but sometimes it's nice to take a break from all the tricks and enjoy a tasty drink. This year, skip the pumpkin spice latte and try one of our delicious Halloween mocktails instead!
These drinks are perfect for parties or just relaxing at home after a long day of trick-or-treating. We've got something for everyone, so check out our mocktail recipes and get ready to celebrate in style.