21 Festive Thanksgiving Cocktails

Ciders, and sangria, and martinis ? oh my! Give thanks by saying cheers with one of these festive cocktails that are fit for the season.

Pink Grapefruit Martini

"This would be great served for dinner or brunch. It's a beautiful color."


Frozen Cranberry Margaritas

"These are absolutely delightful and a wonderful combination of flavors! Not too sweet and not too tart, but just right."


Bad Apple Martini

"This is an outstanding martini. It has a great combination of flavors and I love how fresh it tastes."


Autumn Glow Punch

"This has such a nice aroma while cooking and steeping, my whole house smells wonderful now. It's a great recipe that I can make to go along with many dinners!"


Festive Sangria

"I served this sangria while my guests waited for dinner. Everyone loved it and begged for the recipe."


Cranberry Zipper

Nothing is more perfect for Thanksgiving than a sweet sip that' uses cranberry sauce. Just add a little vodka and say cheers!

Bavarian Mulled Wine

"What's better than a Bavarian mulled wine packed with flavor from cinnamon sticks, oranges, lemons, cloves, vanilla and star anise?"


Big Apple Mojito

"I love this drink. It's so tasty you can't even tell that there's rum in it."


Cranberry Apple Spiced Tea

"This was perfect for a crowd! The spices all blend perfectly, and the aroma is heavenly. Cooking it in the slow-cooker is a very soothing and fragrant experience."


Butterscotch Mulled Cider

"This was such an amazing drink! It tasted almost like a caramel apple but even better. It totally warmed us up today!"


Apple Cider Sangria

"This was the perfect drink for a fall party I had last year! It really set the mood and got everyone feeling great!"


Pumpkin Martini

"This was wonderful — pumpkin heaven in a martini glass. This would be an awesome addition to Thanksgiving social hour!"


Buttery Finger

"This is a terrific concoction. I love all of the smooth and delicious flavors."

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Rose Sangria

"Letting this wine sit for 24 hours really allows the orange flavor to develop. It also mellows the taste of the alcohol. It is very tasty!"



"This drink tastes so good that you can't stop yourself from having seconds. The mix of white wine, cream and nutmeg is delicious."


Thanksgiving Sea Breezes

"It's the time of year for pumpkin pies, leaves, turkeys and Sea Breezes!"


Citrus Cranberry Delight

"This is a wonderfully refreshing cocktail. The mixture of the fresh lime juice with the cranberry is terrific!"


Apple Pie Sparkler

"Oh, how yummy this is! I love the hint of cinnamon with the apple. Now I'm off to get some more ginger ale!"


Spiced Melon Mojito

"This drink was absolutely delicious. You could smell it as soon as you walked into our house."


Red Appletini

"This is a great drink year-round! I think this is going to be one of my new favorites!"


Hot Apple Cider for One

"Ridiculously easy to make and honestly wonderful. The spices are spot on, this was so comforting to drink watching the rain fall from my kitchen!"