6 Non-Alcoholic Fourth of July Drinks

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Photo: Jennifer Davick

Outdoor Fourth of July parties call for cold, refreshing beverages. These tasty, non-alcoholic drinks are for all ages to enjoy and pair well with burgers, barbecue, and sweltering afternoon temperatures. Beat the Southern summer heat with a colorful big-batch punch or easy-to-make tropical mocktail. Mix up a pitcher of Classic Southern Sweet Tea, or whip out the blender for a slushy treat like Frozen Strawberry Lemonade. Round out your Independence Day celebration with festive, no-fuss appetizers and patriotic cakes.

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Lemonade Iced Tea

Lemonade Iced Tea
Jennifer Davick

Recipe: Lemonade Iced Tea

What better way to cool off than with this fresh take on an Arnold Palmer?

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Berry Splash

Berry Splash
Beth Dreiling Hontzas

Recipe: Berry Splash

Make this cherry-flavored drink even sweeter with a few berry ice cubes.

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Sparkling Cherry Limeade

Sparkling Cherry Limeade
Iain Bagwell; Prop Styling: Annette Joseph; Food Styling: Cynthia Groseclose

Recipe: Sparkling Cherry Limeade

Salt the rim of this margarita-inspired mocktail, and top it with a few maraschino cherries.

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Lemon-Mint Sparklers

Lemon-Mint Sparklers
Hector Sanchez

Recipe: Lemon-Mint Sparklers

Prep for your party ahead of time by making the Lemon-Mint syrup a few days in advance and chilling until it's ready to use.

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Frozen Strawberry Lemonade

Frozen Strawberry Lemonade

Recipe: Frozen Strawberry Lemonade

You'll want to enjoy this cool, slushy treat all summer long. For best results, we use frozen, sugared strawberries and add a teaspoon of lemon zest for brighter flavor. Watch this video for step-by-step instruction.

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Classic Sweet Tea

Classic Sweet Tea
Alison Miksch

Watch the Video: Classic Southern Sweet Tea

No party is complete without this iconic Southern staple. Watch our how-to video for step-by-step instructions on how to make our crowd-pleasing, best-ever sweet tea recipe.

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