9 Festive New Year’s Eve Mocktails (Non-Alcoholic)
For many, toasting with champagne is a beloved New Year’s tradition. But if you want to find a festive tradition the whole family can enjoy together, non-alcoholic drinks or mocktails might be the solution you’re looking for. These nine non-alcoholic drink recipes offer plenty of fun without a drop of alcohol.
Feeling creative? Set up your own New Year’s Eve juice bar! You can have several juice options that people can mix and match how they please. For even more fun, consider setting up a table with add-ins, like pomegranate seeds, cranberries, citrus slices, and cinnamon sticks.
We’ve included this mocktail on the list for people who like their beverages with an elegant touch. This picture-perfect drink looks like it belongs at a sophisticated soiree, but the sweet and tart drink is tasty enough that you might not even care how beautiful it looks.
The holidays are hard enough as it is. By the time New Year’s Eve rolls around, you might not be in the mood for any more complicated, time-consuming recipes. That’s why this recipe makes the cut. The basic recipe calls for combining just two fruit juices. To make it a little fancier, you can add fruit garnishes. Easy peasy, and perfect for a punch bowl.
Champagne is so linked to New Year’s Eve that the holiday might seem incomplete without it. We like this recipe because it is enough like champagne to satisfy your New Year’s cravings.
We’ll warn you straight away: this recipe is more complicated than other recipes on this list. However, we couldn’t resist including it because the beautiful, galaxy look seems like a perfect fit for New Year’s Eve. Plus, it contains flavors often found in alcoholic beverages, so it might satisfy cocktail fans.
No list of festive, non-alcoholic beverages would be complete without the Shirley Temple! We’ve included this recipe on the list because it is simple, classic, and delicious. Whether you’re five or 95, it’s hard to go wrong with a Shirley Temple.
Having the right drink can be quite the experience, and this recipe is certainly memorable! We like this non-alcoholic cocktail because it calls for pouring ginger ale over cotton candy to dissolve it. Seeing the cotton candy dissolve can seem practically magical!
Have a few popsicles left in your freezer? This recipe will help you clear them out! We’ve included this recipe on the list because it makes such innovative use of popsicles. Plus, kids might enjoy mixing and matching popsicle flavors to customize their beverages.
Chocolate treats can be the perfect indulgence to celebrate the end of one year and the beginning of the next. We’ve included this recipe because it packs a rich chocolate flavor that seems perfect for a dessert drink.
What family-friendly beverages do you enjoy on New Year’s Eve? Share your favorites in the comments section below.