The Best Halloween Cocktails

Halloween is not just for kids! If you’re looking for the best Halloween cocktails for your Halloween party (or want fun and easy Halloween alcoholic drinks to sip after trick or treating with the kids), this post is for you! From spooky margaritas and Halloween martinis to gory and gross shots, here are many easy Halloween cocktail recipes to choose from! Try these fun witches brews and Halloween punches that will make your Halloween party unforgettable!

best Halloween cocktails

What I love about Halloween is how much fun it is to dress up and create spooky foods and drinks. Some of these ghastly libations look like so much fun! They are perfect not just for a party but also for relaxing at home during the spooky season. I love to relish as much Halloween fun as possible, decorating my house as early as mid-September. 

Easy Halloween cocktail recipes
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My husband and I love to watch scary movies each weekend in October, and we usually try to make a different Halloween cocktail every time. Sometimes we pair them with an easy-to-make Halloween snack board or make our favorite Halloween dip with Halloween snacks

If you like relaxing with an adult beverage after a long week as I do, be sure to check out my post for Day of the Dead cocktails. It has lots of Latino-inspired cocktails for celebrating Dia de Los Muertos.

The Best Halloween Cocktails

We’ve rounded up the most spooktacular array of adult Halloween drinks for you. Some of these cocktails for Halloween are real show-stoppers! Whether you want to impress with smoky cocktails, glow-in-the-dark cocktails, or even sparkling cocktails (yes, with edible glitter), there are so many delicious spooky cocktails it can be hard to pick just one Halloween party drink. So go ahead and choose a few!

Sppoky Halloween Cocktails

And there’s no need to go shopping. Instead, check your bar and pantry; you’re bound to find a cocktail recipe using the liquors you have at home. No matter if you are looking for a Halloween cocktail with rum, cocktails with whiskey, Halloween cocktails with vodka or gin, or even Halloween cocktails with wine, there are many options here. And all of these ghastly libations are not only delicious and easy to make, but they’re also pretty spooktacular. 

These Halloween-themed cocktails will wow your Halloween party guests! Choose a few spooky drinks and pair them with a Halloween Charcuterie Board, or try a Halloween Snack Board with some easy Halloween desserts. 


The Zombie Cocktail from Bacon is Magic

The zombie cocktail is one of the Halloween classic cocktails. This cocktail has been around for a long time. Part of its allure is not how spooky it is but that it will turn you into a zombie if you drink it. It’s a zesty and robust rum cocktail that will please everyone at your next Halloween party. 

The Zombie is a cocktail made of fruit juices, liqueurs, and var

Satan’s Whiskers Cocktail from Ottawa Mommy Club 

A classic Halloween drink, this sweet and spooky Satan’s Whiskers cocktail is sure to be a hit! An original 1920’s gin cocktail with dry and sweet vermouth, orange juice, Grand Marnier, and Orange Bitters.


Sparkling Spiced Pumpkin Punch from The Suburban Soapbox

This year, take the edge off the family drama by making a big batch of Sparkling Spiced Pumpkin Punch to serve all day. This easy Champagne Punch recipe is excellent for a crowd, full of all the flavors of fall we love. Simple and so festive!

Sparkling Spiced Pumpkin Punch Recipe

Glow in the Dark Coconut Rum Shot for Halloween from Xoxo Bella

Have you ever made or tasted a glow-in-the-dark coconut rum shot for Halloween? This black light reactive shooter is perfectly safe and also easy to prepare. You need only three ingredients to make this Halloween shot with rum (including some vitamins that glow under black light). This fluorescent neon cocktail is a glow-in-the-dark drink that is always a party hit!

Glow in the Dark Halloween Cocktail

Blood Orange and Bourbon Witches Brew from Champagne and Coconuts

When you’re planning your Halloween menus and parties, be sure to add this drink! It not only looks amazingly spooky, but it’s also delicious!

Blood Orange & Bourbon Witches Brew Halloween Cocktail

Horseman’s Head Halloween Cocktail from the Normal Life Mom 

The Horseman’s Head is a Halloween cocktail beautifully layered with abundant flavors and colors, packing a serious punch. You will wow your guests as they watch you pour the different layers into this complex-looking but super easy-to-make spooky drink. 

The Horseman’s Head Halloween Cocktail

Black Magic Halloween Sangria from the Forked Spoon 

This Black Magic Halloween Sangria Recipe is a fun and SPOOKY Halloween cocktail. It mixes red wine, vodka, raspberry liqueur, apple cider, and fresh fruit topped with bubbly soda. Serve this delicious and easily customizable sangria recipe at your next grown-up Halloween party!

Black Magic Halloween Sangria

Zombie Brain Hemorrhage Shots from Celebration Generation

This drink employs pouring and curdling techniques to create something that looks pretty disgusting, perfect for Halloween. In addition, there are a few other Halloween shot recipes on this post, so check them out and find your favorite.

Zombie Brain Hemorrhage Halloween Shots

Shimmering, Magical Witch’s Brew Cocktail for Halloween from Tikkido

This Witch’s Brew shimmering, magical cocktail is the perfect easy Halloween drink. Use the magic ingredient in this shimmering cocktail recipe to make any drink shine with magical swirls of light. 


Candy Corn Martini from The Short Order Cook

A fun martini drink is always a fun cocktail that makes any spooky or cute Halloween party extra sweet. Candy corn makes its way into trick or treats bags all over the country each October. I hope this candy corn martini makes its way into home cocktail menus each October. Who says the kids are the only ones that get the trick-or-a-treat fun on Halloween?

The Candy Corn Martini Halloween drink

Witches Brew Cocktail from Crayons and Cravings

Witches brew is a berry-flavored fizzy Halloween cocktail made with vodka, Sprite, and Hawaiian Punch. There’s a recipe for a single cocktail plus another one to turn this into a punch, perfect for a crowd at your Halloween party!


Vampire Bloody Mary Recipe from Ottawa Mommy Club

For those extra bloodthirsty Halloween guests, a Vampire Bloody Mary is a choice they will enjoy sucking down as a Halloween Cocktail. Add a pinch of fresh garlic to this recipe for non-bloodsuckers to help keep the vampires away. It is the perfect option for a Halloween brunch get-together; if Halloween brunch is not a thing yet, we have to make it one!


Lunar Elixir Black Halloween Cosmopolitan Cocktail from Xoxo Bella

Cosmo lovers will go crazy for this black Halloween cosmopolitan cocktail. It’s a black cocktail with an ice ball that makes the perfect Halloween vodka drink. It’s easy to make this Halloween-themed drink, plus it looks fantastic.

Lunar Elixir – Black Halloween Cosmopolitan Halloween Cocktail

Black Widow Martini Cocktail from Always Use Butter

This 2-minute Black Widow Martini Mocktail is a scary non-alcoholic take on the classic Dirty Martini. With black olive brine, beet juice, and lemon juice, this black drink has a grown-up, earthy taste with a distinct salty bite.

black Widow Martini Halloween cocktail recipes

Bloody Eye Apple Martini from Oh Sweet Cultureshock

This Bloody Eye Apple Martini is the Halloween cocktail you were looking for! Combining delicious fall flavors with a spooky touch will make this cocktail the star of your Halloween party this year!

Bloody Eye Martini Easy Halloween Cocktail

Spooky Spiked Halloween Punch Recipe from ConservaMome 

Full of tasty flavors, this spiked Halloween punch is perfect for adult goblins and witches. This spooky Halloween drink is excellent for a crowd and is sure to be the star of any spooky soiree. 

Blood and Brains Halloween Martini  from This Mama Loves 

Who doesn’t like a little blood and brains in their cranberry martini? Below, you will find our recipe for Blood & Brains Cranberry Martini. True, it looks gross, but it tastes pretty darn good.

Blood Brains Cranberry Martini Gory Halloween Cocktail

Cauldron Cocktail from A Table Full of Joy 

This Cauldron Cocktail is the perfect Halloween Drink! It’s hauntingly fun, tasty, and easy to make. Plus, this black drink gets a super spooky look from using dry ice.

Halloween Drink Cauldron Cocktail

Smoking Skull Halloween Cocktails from Windy City Dinner Fairy

The countdown to Halloween is on, and this spooky cocktail is a must-have on your wicked menu! So impress your friends with these smoking skulls Halloween cocktails!  

Smoking Skull Halloween Cocktail

Alien Brain Hemorrhage Shot from The Littlest Crumb

This creepy alien brain hemorrhage shot is the best Halloween shot recipe to serve guests. Easy to make with only four ingredients: Peach Schnapps, Baileys, blue curaçao, and grenadine.

alien brain hemorrhage Halloween shot

Smoked Old Fashion from Aubrey’s Kitchen

If you want to create a spooky cocktail experience, a smoked old-fashioned is the way to go! The simple addition of a cocktail smoker takes this traditional drink into a spectacular Halloween show stopper.

smoked old fashioned easy Halloween cocktail

Vampire Drink Halloween Cocktail from Our Wabi Sabi Life

If you are looking for the perfect easy Halloween cocktail, you will love this vampire drink. Sweet and delicious, this is a great Vampire cocktail that is perfect for any Halloween party.

vampire drink Halloween Cocktail

Spirit Summoner Cocktail from Champagne and Coconuts

With its creepy green color and the sparkle of a little edible glitter, it is easy to imagine that you are sipping some spooky potion that might bring you a fortune.

The Spirit Summoner Halloween Cocktail

Jack Skellington Jello Shots from Cocktails with Class

If you’re looking for a Halloween party treat that will get people talking, look no further than Jack Skellington’s jello shots. These simple and fun shots are perfect for anyone who loves a fun way to consume their cocktails.

Jack Skellington Jello Shots

The Black Heart Halloween Cocktail Recipe from Limoncello Kitchen

The Black Heart is a Halloween cocktail recipe that’s one witch of a drink! With Chambord, mezcal, and genever, this is one brew that’ll keep you coming back for more. It’s on the sweet side, but the smokiness of mezcal cuts through it to make a genuinely satisfying cocktail.

black heart Halloween cocktail

Ectoplasm Syringe Vodka Jello Shots by Xoxo Bella

Halloween jello shots are always a lot of fun to make, and these syringe cocktail shooters also taste good. With a citrusy flavor and creamy texture, it could be the best jello shot syringe recipe I’ve tried! And I bet you’ll love them too.

ectoplasm syringe vodka jello shots for Halloween

Spiced Blood Orange Dark and Stormy from The Suburban Soapbox

Kick off your fall party with this easy Blood Orange Dark and Stormy Cocktail! Light, refreshing, citrusy (and addicting), this fun and fruity twist on the classic Dark and Stormy drink is hands down spooktacular.

Blood Orange Dark and Stormy Halloween Cocktail

Scream Jello Shots from Everyday Shortcuts

This Halloween, spook your guests with these Scream Jello Shots inspired by the movie. The blood-splatter topping is sure to give everyone a refreshing fright!

scream movie inspired jello shots for your Halloween party

Blackberry Bourbon Halloween Cocktail by Mitten Girl

This cocktail is perfect for a Halloween Happy Hour! This blackberry bourbon cocktail was developed for maximum taste and spooky color without using food coloring or hard-to-find coloring ingredients.

blackberry bourbon Halloween Cocktail

Candy Corn Martini from Limoncello Kitchen

This layered Candy Corn Martini, made with candy corn-infused vodka, is a delicious, colorful, and festive cocktail for fall! Thanks to its mango puree, orange juice, Cointreau, and vanilla whipped cream, it tastes like a boozy orange creamsicle.

candy corn martini cocktail

Cursed Immortal Halloween Rum Cocktail by Xoxo Bella

This red Halloween rum cocktail is a great party beverage. Made with black cherry rum, fruit juice, and more, it’s a blood-red cocktail that is delicious and perfectly fitting for the occasion.

cursed immortal halloween rum cocktail

Morticia Addams Cocktail from Everyday Shortcuts

This Halloween, make a sophisticated-looking Morticia Addams Cocktail. It’s easy to make with a bold flavor, perfect for Halloween parties!


Halloween Spiked Toxic Tonic Cocktail from Ottawa Mommy Club

I have a delightfully creepy concoction to share: the ultimate drink for your Halloween party. These Spiked Tonics are sweet and tangy, served in beakers with the perfect shade of green for Halloween. The terrifying thing about them is how you feel when they are all gone!

Spiked Toxic Tonic Halloween alcoholic drink recipes

Spooky Sour Fuzzy Navel from Organized Island

Halloween is always an excellent opportunity to throw a scary-themed party. Not just for the kids but for the adults too. I mean, why should kids have all the fun? And your Hallow’s Eve party is sure to be a hit with this adult Halloween Drink. 

Spooky Fuzzy Navel Halloween cocktail recipes

Spiked Halloween Milkshake from Cocktails with Class

If you are looking for a spooky Halloween treat,  why not try making a spooky spiked milkshake? Here’s a recipe for a ghostly shake that’ll leave your friends and family screaming for seconds. 

Spiked Halloween Black Milkshake

Witches Brew Punch Wine Cocktail by Organized 31

Nothing says Halloween party like a frothy witches’ brew punch. But it also works perfectly for many other parties or celebratory situations. This Halloween punch is one recipe you’ll turn to again and again because it’s so easy to make and always a big hit.

Witches’ Brew Punch

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