28 Festive Pride Cocktails To Party With

Written by Lauren Ballard

June 16, 2021

Happy Pride month, everyone! Whether you’re in the closet or out marching in the street, Tipsy Bartender is celebrating you with more than just rainbow cocktails. But a few don’t hurt, do they? The queer community has such a rich history of bravery and compassion in the fight for our right to love. And even through tragedies, we’re here to uplift each other through it all. We’re strong, we’re resilient, we’re worthy, and we know how to f*cking party. So pick a Pride cocktail and raise your glass to toast to life, healing, sunlight, nature, art, serenity, and spirit.

Let your Pride flag fly with this fruity vodka rainbow cocktail. It’s the perfect Pride drink to impress your friends by making them think you’re a liquid density genius. View Recipe

If you’re not familiar with the Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence, a couple shots of these will have you seeing them. Layers of melon liqueur, peach schnapps, and absinthe make for a powerful Pride cocktail shot, but don’t worry. The sisters will take care of you. View Recipe

 

Hold your partner — or yourself — tight and enjoy this spiked strawberry milkshake. Blend up ice cream, strawberries, strawberry vodka, and white chocolate liqueur for a sweet Pride drink filled with love. View Recipe

These rainbow cocktail shots take some work and finesse, but so did the movement. Coconut rum, blue raspberry vodka, pineapple juice, and grenadine make for tropical and festive mini Pride drinks. View Recipe

Buy or make one of these for an elder because our queer community has now gone through two epidemics. This wild Hpnotiq mixed drink features five liquors and liqueurs for a tropical citrus cocktail our departed would love. View Recipe

We see you, leather people! Buckle up, strap in, and enjoy this Kinky Pride cocktail of vodka, lemon-lime soda, and your choice of pink or blue Kinky liqueur! View Recipe

Whether you’re a fan of his music or not, Lil Nas X’s vulnerability and coming out publicly with Montero did open doors for many other queer people to simply exist. So reclaim what’s yours with this topical creamy coconut vodka cocktail recipe. View Recipe

 

A bit of sexual healing? A bit of emotional healing? A little bit of both? This rum and amaretto iced latte cocktail heals the heart with a touch of refreshing peppermint schnapps. View Recipe

Sometimes you’re that bitch, and we love that bitch. Suck on this frozen, phallic rainbow drink containing vodka gummy bears and lemon-lime soda. Bonus points if you use a mold of you-know-what. View Recipe

This tropical and fruity vodka and rum fishbowl recipe is one of the most fantastic rainbow drinks for sharing. Bonus points if you love rum because this bad boy has four kinds! View Recipe

If you’re a believer, we’re just here to say that Sky Daddy loves you. Oh, and this coconut rum lychee Pride drink tastes like heaven. View Recipe

Whether you’re partying hard or celebrating more low key, there’s something magical about Pride month. So get festive with this tequila margarita you can draw on, and tag us with your favorite Pride designs! View Recipe

We’ve all written letters to someone, even if it’s just yourself. Give a warm toast to love with this gin and mulled wine mixology cocktail. View Recipe

Hell hath no fury like a drag queen scorned. The first Pride was a riot for same-sex love and gender expression. So celebrate bravery with this overproof habanero everclear and absinthe shot just as spicy as our Stonewall ladies. View Recipe

This one goes out to all our wonderful WLW! Get sapphic with this lavender syrup, Hpnotiq Harmonie, and coconut rum lemonade that’s as aesthetic as it is delicious. View Recipe

These festive rainbow vodka jello shots are a labor of love but perfect for feeding a crowd. Each layer needs to set before pouring the next, but they’re so beautiful that they’re worth it. View Recipe

Yeah, this is my palace, champagne in my chalice. Janelle Monae is absolutely drinking something much fancier, but what’s not to like about this gorgeous green mimosa with melon liqueur and pineapple juice? View Recipe

Maybe you’re bisexual and ethically non-monogamous. Everyone is looking for you on Tinder. But if you’re down to clown, make one of these bad boy strawberry vodka and white chocolate liqueur milkshakes to bring the couples to your yard. View Recipe

All unicorn jokes aside, our unicorn recipes are really f*cking cute. Shoot a couple of these festive rainbow cocktail shots, and you’ll get a blast of strawberry vodka, white chocolate liqueur, and strawberry milk just for good measure. View Recipe

This rainbow drink recipe is perfect for staying in the Pride spirit while getting more fruit in your diet. It’s two birds with one stone for this white wine, honey, brandy, and soda water sangria. View Recipe

Between the John Waters film, Denver Zoo’s gay celebrity couple, and the blow-up Pride party favors, it’s safe to say that the flamingo is a gay icon. So sip on this tropical white rum cocktail sans shrimp. View Recipe

There’s a lot we could say about threesomes, but serve these up at your Pride party. Because between Viniq, blue raspberry vodka, lemon lime soda, Hpnotiq, and peach schnapps, it’s a great time. View Recipe

Celebrate strides with this fruity frozen coconut rum and vodka Pride drink recipe. It’s also a super colorful rainbow drink. So don’t forget to toast to Barney Frank, the first member of the U.S. congress to publicly come out as gay voluntarily AND marry someone of the same sex while in office. View Recipe

Bring a new meaning to “lavender menace” with this shimmering grape vodka and Viniq Pride cocktail. Add a little Hpnotiq and lemon-lime soda to get this party started! View Recipe

This chocolate vanilla vodka martini is a milky homage to California’s first openly gay elected official and arguably the most famous American LGBT politician: Harvey Milk. View Recipe

Society may still be working on acceptance with gender expression and nonconformity, but for now, we see and support you. Take a well-deserved sip of this raspberry vodka and Kinky Pink strawberry lemonade, kings. View Recipe

This Pride cocktail’s namesake is where it all started: The Stonewall Inn in Greenwich Village, Manhattan. Celebrate one of the most important events leading to the gay liberation movement with whiskey, sweet red vermouth and angostura bitters. View Recipe

Impress everyone with this legendary rainbow cocktail shot showstopper! Carefully layer grenadine, sweet & sour mix, orange juice, vodka, and blue curacao in a shaker, and pray this rainbow drink pours well. View Recipe