The Best New Year’s Eve Drinks

What are you doing for New Year’s Eve? Make your beverage selection easy by choosing your cocktail and/or mocktail inspiration from this list of New Year’s Eve Drinks.

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Collage of 16 cocktails and mocktails to make as New Year's Eve drinks

Can y’all believe that New Year’s Eve is TOMORROW?!

I certainly can’t.

And in preparation for ringing in the new year, I wanted to offer some New Years drinks—unique cocktails (and non-alcoholic mocktails)—for you and guests to enjoy, should you feel like imbibing something special.

While I think the vast majority of the drink recipes listed below would be fabulous for a crowd, they can also be made for a 1- or 2-person celebration, too.

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    I’ve also included nonalcoholic mocktails, as well as cocktails, so that we can mix a drink for anyone! (Because kids like fancy drinks, too, and why the heck should we not make them a fancy-feeling one to celebrate New Year’s Eve?)

    Why I love these New Years drinks:

    You can find a little something for everyone on this list, and it contains some of my favorite New Year’s Eve drinks.

    I’ve broken the drink recipes into the following categories:

    • Warm Drinks
    • Bubbly Drinks
    • Other New Years Cocktails that are perfect for a wintertime gathering

    Why? To help you decide what kind of New Year’s Eve drinks you want to serve!

    Not sure if this list has what you’re looking for? Go peruse my Drink Recipe Index for inspiration!

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      16 New Year's Eve Drinks

      What are you doing for New Year's Eve? Make your beverage selection easy by choosing your cocktail and/or mocktail inspiration from this list of 16 New Year's Eve Drinks.

      Hot Drinks

      If you're looking for a comforting and warm sipper to enjoy this New Year's Eve, you'll find 'em here. We've got a mix of alcoholic and nonalcoholic, so adults and kids will both rejoice at this list!

      Bubbly Drinks

      If you're looking for something with bubbles, we've got 'em listed here! Including both alcoholic (hello, champagne and prosecco!) and nonalcoholic drinks, we've got a mixture of adult- and kid-friendly drink recipes below.

      Other Festive Drinks for a Crowd

      If the hot drinks and the bubbly drinks above aren't your jam, perhaps one of the following will excite your tastebuds!

      What kind of drink will you enjoy tomorrow?

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      Erin Parker is a Southern gal living in Texas with her husband and two daughters. She started The Speckled Palate to share what she was cooking as a newlywed… and over the years, it’s evolved to capture her love for hosting. Specifically, the EASIEST, lowest key entertaining because everyone deserves to see their people and connect over good food. Learn more about her

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