16 Sparkler Worthy 4th of July Drinks

Written by Lauren Ballard

June 27, 2021

Is there anything more patriotic than Independence Day? July 4th marks the birth of a nation and the United States’ separation from England, so what better way to celebrate than with 4th of July drinks! Tipsy Bartender’s 4th of July cocktails are more than just red, white, and blue drinks. They’re symbols of freedom and the fight for our right to party without a monarchy under England. So get that celebration station ready because sparklers aren’t the only thing that’s going to be lit this Independence Day.

Celebrate diversity with this blue raspberry and coconut rum reverse bomb shot. It’s the first of many red, white, and blue drinks, but blue curacao, pina colada mix, and grenadine really give it both great taste and color. View Recipe

Ready your fireworks because this vodka lemonade 4th of July cocktail pops in your mouth. That’s right. In addition to blue raspberry vodka, citrus vodka, lemonade, and grenadine, we garnish this bad boy with patriotic Pop Rocks! View Recipe

This 4th of July drink goes out to our unconventional partiers. Frozen red and blue jello cubes with coconut rum and pina colada mix make for a fun and funky Independence day cocktail. View Recipe

Keep cool with this American flag layered booze slushie. Each layer stacks a separate tropical flavor blend, but raspberry vodka and coconut rum tie this red, white, and blue drink all together. View Recipe

If you’re ballin’ on a budget this Independence Day, peep this frugal punch recipe for your crew. It’s just Everclear, vodka, Hawaiian punch, and a whole lot of fruit, so put that feather in your cap! View Recipe

These 4th of July cocktail jello shots take a bit of prep and patience, but we love our country enough to put in the work! With layers like cherry daiquiri, coconut pina colada, and blue mai tai, who can resist? View Recipe

Get in the patriotic spirit with this easy layered shot recipe! Equal parts cherry vodka, pina colada mix, and blue curacao make for a tasty and simple 4th of July cocktail shot. View Recipe

We’ve celebrated America’s ass, but now we’re celebrating America’s iced tea! The super soldier serum may keep Steve Rogers from getting lit, but he still would have appreciated this patriotic flavored vodka take on the Long Island iced tea for his birthday. View Recipe

Peep this pitcher recipe for your BBQ party. Limeade, tequila, beer, and cherry soda make for a quick and easy 4th of July drink pitcher that requires very little prep time and is sure to be a hit with everyone. View Recipe

This fruity red, white, and blue drink is basically a patriotic dessert but booze. Indulge in blended white rum, blue curacao, strawberries, pineapple juice, and cream of coconut. But the literal cherry on top is just that and a liberal portion of whipped cream. View Recipe

If you’re tryna show off your patriotism with red, white, and blue drinks but are intimidated by all that science in layered drinks, check out this easy vodka shot recipe. These 4th of July cocktail shots are simply cake vodka, vanilla ice cream, and food coloring! View Recipe

Most of this recipe’s ingredients are in the name. But in case you missed it, citrus vodka, lemonade, and beer make up the bulk of this summertime BBQ cocktail pitcher. It’s also not really strawberry lemonade without those sexy slices, so throw those in too. View Recipe

We couldn’t think of a longer name, so enjoy these delicious drunken cherries. Grab your cherry vodka, cinnamon whiskey, maraschino cherries, white chocolate melts, and blue sugar to make these fun and sexy boozy dessert treats. View Recipe

Everyone wants to have a berry good time, and who doesn’t like fishbowl drinks? Party it up with this three berry flavored vodka, triple sec, and peach juice cocktail. Top your giant drink off with lemon-lime soda, and it’s ready for sharing… But only if you want to. View Recipe

This fruity cocktail is kinda funky, but aren’t all our favorite things fusions of some sort? With coconut rum, peach schnapps, Irish cream, and raspberry tea, this wild American drink screams: Freedom. View Recipe

Celebrate America with this red, white, and blue layered cocktail recipe. Raspberry vodka, sweet and sour, grenadine, blue raspberry vodka, lemon lime soda, and the sexy sugar rim make for a 4th of July drink as sweet as it sounds. View Recipe