23 Non-Alcoholic Punch Recipes That Are Perfect for Every Party

Sparkling Plum Punch
Photo: Greg DuPree; Food Styling: Rishon Hanners; Prop Styling: Christine Keely

Sometimes, the key to throwing an exceptional Southern party is simple: Create a delicious punch that guests will love. This formula works for parties of all occasions, from baby showers to bridal brunches, birthday parties, and beyond.

No matter the event you're hosting, we collected our most refreshing non-alcoholic punch recipes that serve as the ultimate festive sippers. From zesty and fruity sparklers like Cherry Limeade to festive and spiced punches like our Mulled Cranberry version, we've got all the non-alcoholic punches you'll ever need on this list. These drinks are so easy to make that even the busiest host can become a skilled mixologist. Believe us when we say that these flavorful mocktails taste even better than alcoholic cocktails and are far more refreshing.

Half of the beauty of these punches are in the presentation—so break out your cocktail coupes and vintage punch bowls that Granny gifted you and get to mixing.

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Orange Sherbet Punch

Orange Sherbet Punch
Photographer Victor Protasio, Food Stylist Ali Ramee, Prop Stylist Heather Chadduck

Recipe: Orange Sherbet Punch

If the photo alone doesn't sell you on making this punch, just take a peek at the recipe. This pretty punch is made with orange and lime sherbet, plus cranberry juice, ginger ale, and pineapple juice. Yum!

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Strawberry Mint Tea

Strawberry-Peppermint Tea
Alison Miksch; Food Styling: Torie Cox; Prop Styling: Ginny Branch

Recipe: Strawberry Mint Tea

This refreshing punch was made to be mixed on a sunny summer day. So, go ahead and whip this up in a batch and serve at any party this season—bridal shower, baby shower, birthday party, you name it.

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Cucumber Honeydew Cooler

Cucumber-Honeydew Cooler
Victor Protasio; Prop Styling: Audrey Davis; Food Styling: Emily Nabors Hall

Recipe: Cucumber Honeydew Cooler

This Cucumber Honeydew Cooler tastes just as the name suggests. It's fruit-forward, flavorful, and can easily be made into a mocktail by swapping out the gin for a can of lime seltzer water.

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Pineapple-Sweet Tea Punch

Pineapple-Sweet Tea Punch
Johnny Autry; Prop and Food Styling: Charlotte L. Autry

Recipe: Pineapple-Sweet Tea Punch

A pineapple simple syrup gives black tea a refreshing finish. It can be made up to two days in advance and stored in the refrigerator.

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Berry Juniper Fizz

Berry Juniper Fizz
Greg DuPree; Food Styling: Margaret Monroe Dickey; Prop Styling: Kay E. Clarke

Recipe: Berry Juniper Fizz

This recipe is party ready, especially when served up in a pretty coupe glass. It calls for non-alcoholic gin, such as Ritual Zero Proof, but with fresh OJ and pomegranate juice and something bubbly, it can hold its own without.

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Comfort and Joy Mocktail

Comfort and Joy Mocktail
Greg DuPree; Food Styling: Margaret Monroe Dickey; Prop Styling: Kay E. Clarke

Recipe: Comfort and Joy Mocktail

This cider-based cocktail is perfect for the holiday season—think Halloween to Christmas. By Austin bar owner Chris Marshall, it mimics the warmth of a classic whiskey cocktail, except zero-proof.

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Lemon Basil Spritzer

Lemon-Basil Spritzer
Victor Protasio; Prop Styling: Audrey Davis; Food Styling: Emily Nabors Hall

Recipe: Lemon Basil Spritzer

This recipe calls for sparkling wine, but don't let that deter you. It can easily be made by swapping out the booze for a liter of lemon-flavored seltzer or bubbly of your choice.

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Texas Santa Punch

Texas Santa Punch
Alison Miksch; Styling: Caroline M. Cunningham

Recipe: Texas Santa Punch

This recipe is a favorite during the holidays thanks to its rich color and cranberry flavor. For an extra festive touch, freeze cranberries and float them around the punch, then add an ice ring to the middle (hello, wreath vibes).

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Blueberry-Lemon Iced Tea Recipe

Blueberry-Lemon Iced Tea
Photo: Van Chaplin

Recipe: Blueberry-Lemon Iced Tea Recipe

We transformed classic iced tea into the ultimate berry-bursting thirst-quencher. Top with fresh fruit for a tasty and beautiful garnish.

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Latria's Fruit Punch

Latria's Fruit Punch
Latria Graham

Recipe: Latria's Fruit Punch

Ensure you allow at least six hours for the fruit punch mixture to sit before it's strained. Once strained, add in ice, mix it up, then top with two lime slices.

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Shoo-Fly Punch

Shoo-Fly Punch
Beth Dreiling Hontzas; Styling: Lydia Degaris Pursell

Recipe: Shoo-Fly Punch

Ginger beer packs this punch with a fun fizz and pop of spice. Again, this recipe can be made with booze but it's tasty without, promise.

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Sparkling Punch

Wedding Shower Recipe Ideas: Sparkling Punch

Recipe: Sparkling Punch

With a fruity taste and a sparkling finish, you can't go wrong serving this pretty pink punch.

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Ginger-Orange Mocktails

Ginger-Orange Mocktails
Jennifer Davick; Styling: Amy Burke

Recipe: Ginger-Orange Mocktails

You're just three ingredients away from this refreshing drink that's perfect for brunch, showers, or Saturday morning breakfast.

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4th of July Punch

4th of July Punch
Jennifer Causey

Recipe: 4th of July Punch

This is our go-to zesty punch for summertime gatherings.

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Cran-Raspberry-Vanilla Punch

Cran-Raspberry-Vanilla Punch
Alison Miksch

Recipe: Cran-Raspberry-Vanilla Punch

Loaded with berries and sorbet, this fruit-adorned punch is definitely a winner in our book.

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Classic Sweet Tea

Classic Sweet Tea
Alison Miksch

Recipe: Classic Sweet Tea

A Southern gathering is not complete without a pitcher of homemade sweet tea.

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Lemon Mint Sparklers

Lemon Mint Sparklers
Hector Sanchez

Recipe: Lemon Mint Sparklers

This easy and elegant lemon mocktail comes together with just four ingredients.

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Berry Splash

Berry Splash
Beth Dreiling Hontzas

Recipe: Berry Splash

Make a splash at your next backyard gathering by serving this jam-packed berry punch.

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Cherry Limeade

Homemade Cherry Limeade
Southern Living

Recipe: Cherry Limeade

This easy-to-make Cherry Limeade is sure to be a crowd-pleaser.

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Lemonade Iced Tea

Lemonade Iced Tea
Jennifer Davick

Recipe: Lemonade Iced Tea

Iced tea and lemonade go together like shrimp and grits. The result is simply the most refreshing beverage ever.

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Lemon-Lime-Rosemary Punch

Cran-Raspberry-Vanilla Punch
Alison Miksch

Recipe: Lemon-Lime-Rosemary Punch

Put a zest in your step with this bright lemon and lime punch.

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Lime Fizz

Lime Fizz
Photo: Jennifer Davick

Recipe: Lime Fizz

This light and fizzy drink is made for the summer pool parties.

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Sparkling Plum Punch

Sparkling Plum Punch
Greg DuPree; Food Styling: Rishon Hanners; Prop Styling: Christine Keely

Recipe: Sparkling Plum Punch

This recipe may be simple—it's only five ingredients—but trust us: The flavors come together to pack a punch, pun intended.

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