5 Bright, Refreshing Cocktails for Springtime Entertaining

Cheers! It’s Thirst-Day!

This Strawberry Orange Ginger Fizz is sweetened naturally and oh-so-delicious.

Long gone are the dark, dreary days of winter. Enter: spring! Thanks to longer, warmer days, this wonderful season nearly demands that you spend your time hosting friends for outdoor brunches and picnics. And, if you’re looking for the perfect cocktail to serve, we’ve got you covered.

We reached out to our Culinary Content Network of food bloggers to find out what their favorite springtime cocktails are. The results are these five beautiful, light, and delicious drinks that will suit any seasonal soiree:

Beauty Elixir

Mission: Food

Mission: Food describes this cocktail as being reminiscent of “one you would get at a spa.” Somewhere between mimosa, Bellini, and gin and tonic, this sparkling cocktail is beautiful for relaxing gatherings outdoors.

For the Beauty Elixir recipe, click here.

Blood Orange Cosmopolitans

Hezzi-D's Books and Cooks

Embrace the last of the citrus season with this stunning spin on a cosmopolitan. According to Hezzi-D’s Books and Cooks, “this drink is fruity and a little sweet, a little tart, but just about perfect.”

For the Blood Orange Cosmopolitans recipe, click here.

Rhubarb Raspberry Gin Fizz

Diary of a Mad Hausfrau

This spin on a gin fizz from Diary of a Mad Hausfrau embraces all that is spring produce, with raspberries, rhubarb, and mint. It’s light, refreshing, and perfect for any springtime brunch.

For the Rhubarb Raspberry Gin Fizz recipe, click here.

Strawberry Orange Ginger Fizz

A Calculated Whisk

A Calculated Whisk’s spring cocktail is sweetened with honey, so it's paleo-friendly and free of refined sugar, but that doesn’t mean it’s lame! This mocktail can easily be converted into a cocktail with the addition of vodka.

For the Strawberry Orange Ginger Fizz recipe, click here.

White Peach Sangria With Mint

Delightful Mom Food


Two types of wine and springtime fruits make Delightful Mom Food’s sangria as fresh and bright as it is boozy. Honey acts as a natural sweetener, allowing you to feel totally good about drinking this cocktail.

For the White Peach Sangria With Mint recipe, click here.