Holiday Drinks

Holiday Drinks are essential for your Holiday Entertaining! Some Holidays have traditional drinks, like Egg Nog goes hand in hand with Christmas, along with Hot Chocolate for the kids!  GREEN Beer is pretty standard for St. Patrick's Day, and Cinco de Mayo calls for a Margarita. (at least it calls ME for a Margarita!)

Special Events like Weddings, wouldn't be the same without the traditional Champagne Toast, which is also common on New Years Eve at midnight. Other drinks can go well paired with any Holiday or Observance.

Holiday Drinks - Information and Recipes from Holidays and Observances

Some of our Favorite Holiday Drinks, have their own annual Observance Day, or Month, set aside to honor our beloved drink!  Like who doesn't celebrate and appreciate National Margarita Day on February 22nd? 

Water is great as a drink, and can be improved by adding some lemon or fruits.  I love the idea of placing fruit in ice trays, filling with water and freezing and using in your drinks.  Like food, you can overindulge on the drinks filled with sugar, caffeine, and alcohol, so "moderation", is always great!

You can find all of the Annual Drink Observances below: (Over time, we will be doing a devoted page for each of these below that will include some Holiday Drink Recipes. We will also have a devoted page for each day of the year and linking them up here when completed.)

Coming Soon, we will also have an opportunity for you to share your favorite Holiday Drink Recipes.


Month: (Sorted Alphabetically)

  • National Hot Tea Month

2019 Weeks: (Sorted Alphabetically)

  • National Drug & Alcohol Awareness Week - January 22-27, 2019 
  • National Fresh Squeezed Juice Week - January 17-23
  • National Irish Coffee Week  - Fourth Week in January

2019 Days: (Sorted by Date)


2019 Days: (Sorted by Date)


Month: (Sorted Alphabetically)

  • National Caffeine Awareness Month

2019 Days: (Sorted by Date)


Month: (Sorted Alphabetically)

  • Alcohol Awareness Month

2019 Days: (Sorted by Date)


2019 Weeks: (Sorted Alphabetically)

  • American Craft Beer Week - May 13-17, 2019
  • World Cocktail Week - May 6-13

2019 Days: (Sorted by Date)

  • Lemonade Day - May 4
  • National Homebrew Day - May 4, 2019 (First Saturday in May)
  • World Beer Pong Day - May 4, 2019 (First Saturday in May)
  • National Moscato Day - May 9
  • World Cocktail Day - May 13
  • National Wine Day - May 25
  • National Mint Julep Day - May 30


Month: (Sorted Alphabetically)

  • National Iced Tea Month
  • Pharmacists Declare War on Alcoholism Month

2019 Days: (Sorted by Date)

  • National Bubbly Day - June 1, 2019 (First Saturday in June)
  • World Milk Day - June 1
  • National Cognac Day - June 4
  • National Moonshine Day - June 5
  • Name Your Poison Day - June 8
  • National Bourbon Day - June 14
  • Stewarts Root Beer Day - June 17
  • National Dry Martini Day - June 19
  • National Vanilla Milkshake Day - June 20


2019 Days: (Sorted by Date)

  • National Anisette Day - July 2
  • Coca Cola Day - July 8
  • National Pina Colada Day - July 10
  • Slurpee Day or 7-11's Birthday - July 11
  • National Grand Marnier Day - July 14
  • National Daiquiri Day - July 19
  • Legal Drinking Age Day - July 21
  • National Tequila Day - July 24
  • National Coffee Milkshake Day - July 26
  • National Scotch Day - July 27

Above, is a fun Sangria from Punchbowl,  that would work well for Independence Day, on July 4, with the Red, White, and Blue colors!  (Click on their link above to view the recipe!)


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  • National Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder Month - (PLEASE stick to Non-Alcoholic Drinks when you are trying to get pregnant, or are pregnant, for the safety of your baby! See Kerry's info. on Pregnancy and Alcohol on her Healthy Diet Habit's website!)

2018 Weeks: (Sorted Alphabetically)

  • North American Organic Brewers Week - August 23-26, 2018 (2019 TBD)

2019 Days: (Sorted by Date)

  • India Pale Ale (IPA) Beer Day - August 2
  • International Beer Day - August 2, 2019 (Celebrated annually on the First Friday in August)
  • National Root Beer Float Day - August 6
  • National Rum Day - August 16
  • Lemonade Day - August 20
  • National Whiskey Sour Day - August 25 and August 29
  • International Whisk(e)y Day - August 31


Month: (Sorted Alphabetically)

  • California Wine Month
  • National Alcohol & Drug Addiction Recovery Month
  • National Bourbon Heritage Month

2019 Days: (Sorted by Date)

  • National Chocolate Milkshake Day - September 12
  • National Rum Punch Day - September 20
  • Global Be(er) Responsible Day - September 20, 2019 (Third Friday in September)
  • National Chocolate Milk Day - September 27
  • Drink Beer Day - September 28
  • Nat ional Coffee Day - September 29
  • National Hot Mulled Cider Day - September 30


Month: (Sorted Alphabetically)

  • Caffeine Addiction Recovery Month
  • National Applejack Month

2019 Weeks: (Sorted Alphabetically)

  • Great American Beer Festival - October 3-5, 2019 (Denver, CO)

2019 Days: (Sorted by Date)

  • Coffee With A Cop Day - October 2, 2019 (First Wednesday in October)
  • National Vodka Day - October 4
  • National Frappe Day - October 7
  • National Liqueur Day - October 16
  • Global Champagne Day - October 18, 2019 (Third Friday in October)
  • American Beer Day - October 27
  • Champagne Day - October 28


2019 Days: (Sorted by Date)

  • International Stout Day - November 7, 2019 (First Thursday in November)
  • National Gin Day - November 7
  • National Cappuccino Day - November 8
  • National Harvey Wallbanger Day - November 8
  • Carbonated Beverage with Caffeine Day - November 19
  • Beaujolais Nouveau Day - November 20
  • National Espresso Day - November 23


Month: (Sorted Alphabetically)

  • National Drunk and Drugged Driving Prevention Month
  • National Egg Nog Month

2019 Days: (Sorted by Date)

  • Repeal of Prohibition Day - December 5
  • National Lager Day - December 10
  • International Tea Day - December 15
  • Give a Wine Club Day - December 18
  • National Sangria Day - December 20
  • National Eggnog Day - December 24
  • National Champagne Day - December 31

Holiday Drink Pinterest Board

Please Follow our Holidays and Observances Holiday Drinks - Holiday Board on Pinterest - below you will see our 30 most recent pins to this photo board!

Click on the SEE ON PINTEREST bar right above, (link will take you to our Pinterest Boards) to see all the rest of our photo's on this board, and to Follow the board. New photos will be constantly added!

Just Remember, if you are out and about and having Holiday Drinks, be sure to have a Designated Driver, or take a cab etc home!
Be Safe!!

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