Is it just us or does Halloween seem like the official kick-off of the holiday season? In late October, holiday parties and cocktail hour invitations start to arrive, and we can’t help but beam knowing that we’ll be seeing lots of friends and family soon. With this in mind, we have your Halloween Cocktail Hour inspiration right here with effortless cocktails that add a bit of spooky pizzazz to your gathering. All of the recipes are easy to make (with some being able to be made ahead of time!) and bring in the spirit of late October. Without further ado, here is your Ultimate Halloween Happy Hour Cocktail Recipe Roundup!
The Ultimate Halloween Cocktail Recipe Roundup
This stunning signature cocktail features notes of caramel and apple and only needs four ingredients, making it easy to make in a snap! Harmony explains how to use dry ice for an extra spooky vibe, and how to easily transition this recipe to a mocktail, perfect for all guests.
This deliciously spooky cocktail made with apple brandy is sure to delight guests and add visual interest to your gathering. Dini teaches us how to create a shimmery purple liqueur to give this mixture a stunning and spellbinding look. This whimsical cocktail is a must-have at any Halloween gathering!
Who can resist sangria during a festive gathering?! Wanda shares with us this easy-to-create cocktail recipe and how to make it extra spooky with a floating ghost garnish. What’s our favorite part, though? This recipe is easy to make in batches ahead of time, perfect for large gatherings and busy hostesses!
Inspired by the vengeful story of Maleficent, this cocktail is equal parts delicious and enchanting! Stacey shares how to make this festive vodka beverage with ease, making it a go-to for any spooky happy hour gathering you might be hosting this season.
Finally, our very own Halfway Homemade Blood Orange Moscow Mule is the perfect way to celebrate with friends and family this Halloween. Although it’ll taste like fresh-squeezed blood orange, this cocktail is made with premade juice, making it an effortless creation when hosting in your home.
Beyond the Halloween Cocktails
Want more Halloween inspiration? Check out these posts for more ideas and tips that elevate any gathering while making the prep stress free and enjoyable.