Non-Alcoholic, Big Batch Drinks for Game Day
For many Southerners, there’s not a fall or a winter—there’s only football season. We take our football seriously, so we don’t mess around when it comes to putting out an amazing tailgating spread each weekend. These non-alcoholic drink recipes ensure that every person at your tailgate, from old to young, can enjoy a homemade drink. From cool, refreshing sips for hot gamedays, to warm apple cider for chilly winter games, these non-alcoholic beverages will be great to have on rotation all season long. Whether you crave traditional sweet tea or want to mix it up with a fizzy lime punch, these non-alcoholic tailgate drink recipes will fit the bill. If you’re planning a tailgate with guests young and old, every tailgater can enjoy these non-alcoholic drinks. These non-alcoholic drink recipes are the best tailgating drinks for a crowd of all ages.
Mulled Cranberry Sipper
Recipe: Mulled Cranberry Sipper
Spiced with cinnamon sticks and cloves, this cranberry mocktail is perfect for gamedays during the holidays.
Classic Sweet Tea
Recipe: Classic Sweet Tea
There isn’t a tailgate in the South that doesn’t have a pitcher of sweet tea on hand.
Recipe: Ginger-Orange Mocktails
For those early 11 a.m. kickoffs, start your day with this refreshing orange juice-based drink.
Recipe: Berry Splash
Cool off with this cranberry-juice drink that kids and adults will love.
Homemade Cherry Limeade
Recipe: Homemade Cherry Limeade
Don’t prep this one too far in advance or it will go flat. This fun drink reminds us of summer, so serve it for gamedays while it’s still hot out.
Lemonade Iced Tea
Slow-Cooker Mulled Cider
Recipe: Slow-Cooker Mulled Cider
Warm up during those cold winter gamedays with the coziest cup of hot mulled cider, made for a crowd in your slow cooker.
Recipe: Lime Fizz
Make one non-alcoholic batch of this bubbly drink for the kids add 2/3 cup of vodka to the adult batch’s simple syrup.
Lemon Mint Sparklers
Recipe: Lemon-Mint Sparklers
Fresh lemon slices and mint sprigs make for pretty presentation with this drink recipe.
Blueberry-Lemon Iced Tea
Recipe: Blueberry-Lemon Iced Tea
This simple recipe adds a fruity twist to classic iced tea. Since it uses frozen blueberries, not fresh, you can make it anytime.
Cranberry-Apple Cider Punch
Recipe: Cranberry-Apple Cider Punch
Get in the holiday spirit this gameday season with this cheery big-batch recipe.
Blackberry and Sage Spritzers
Recipe: Blackberry and Sage Spritzers
Aromatic sage, tangy blackberries, and sweet honey make the most balanced drink recipe.