To borrow a line from Leslie Knope in the TV show Parks and Recreation, “It’s only the best day of the year.” While she was talking about Galentine’s Day, her sentiment can apply to Valentine’s Day as well. Regardless of your relationship status, Valentine’s Day is a holiday that everyone can enjoy. It’s a wonderful time to celebrate love with your partner, friends, or even by yourself. And what better way to celebrate than with a Valentine’s-themed cocktail? Whether you’re having a cozy date night at home, hosting a fabulous Galentine’s party, or just pampering yourself, here are 20 pink and red cocktails for Valentine’s Day that you’re sure to love.

1. Sparkling Berry Champagne

Champagne is a classic choice for Valentine’s Day, making it the perfect base for a festive cocktail. Combine raspberry simple syrup, vodka, and champagne for a delightful drink to toast to love.

2. Easy Strawberry Frosé

This refreshing frozen pink drink is a breeze to make for your Galentine’s Day gathering. Blend rosé with frozen strawberries, lemon juice, and honey for a delicious treat. Pair it with pink goodies for the ultimate girls’ night celebration.

3. Pomegranate New York Sour

A modern twist on a classic cocktail from the 1800s, this Pomegranate New York Sour incorporates pomegranate simple syrup for a fun and slightly sweet update. Enjoy it with dinner or as a nightcap to cap off your evening.

4. Pink Starburst Shot

Inspired by the trending candy salad videos on TikTok, the Pink Starburst Shot captures the essence of a strawberry Starburst in a creamy, sweet, and slightly sour boozy concoction—perfect for enjoying the holiday spirit.

5. Love Potion Cocktail

Whether you’re toasting with friends, yourself, or your significant other, the Love Potion Cocktail is a delightful choice. Mix raspberry vodka, strawberry gin, strawberry juice, and sweet and sour mix for a flavorful Valentine’s Day-themed drink.

6. Oyster Shooter

Similar to a bloody Mary, the Oyster Shooter combines vodka, tomato juice, Worcestershire sauce, hot sauce, and lime juice for a spicy Valentine’s Day indulgence. Shuck oysters for a fun date night activity and enjoy these savory shooters (bonus points for oysters being an aphrodisiac).

7. Raspberry Sorbet Pink Champagne Floats

Create this enchanting Valentine’s Day cocktail by combining raspberry sorbet and pink champagne. Add a couple of scoops of sorbet to a coupe glass and top it off with bubbly rosé to make a delightful and visually appealing cocktail.

8. Lavender Blueberry Vodka Soda

For a vibrant pink drink on Valentine’s Day, try the Lavender Blueberry Vodka Soda. Featuring fresh or frozen blueberries, this cocktail is a simple yet delightful choice.

9. Guava Margaritas with Chili Sea Salt

Who says you have to reserve margaritas for Taco Tuesday? Mix up these delightful guava margaritas for a flavorful and festive drink with your loved one or friends.

10. Watermelon Gin Cocktail

Though it may not be spring or summer yet, this refreshing cocktail will transport you to warmer days. Blend watermelon chunks for juice, muddle mint leaves, cucumber, and simple syrup, mix with gin and watermelon juice, serve over ice, and enjoy.

11. Godiva Chocolate Martini

Indulge your sweet tooth with the rich and creamy Godiva Chocolate Martini for a delightful blend of drinks and dessert in one glass.

12. Pink Lemonade Cocktail

Featuring Malibu rum, the Pink Lemonade Cocktail melds tropical flavors with the timeless taste of pink lemonade. For an elegant touch, garnish with ice cubes infused with edible flowers like roses, pansies, and violets.

13. Sparkling Empress Gin Cocktail

For a visually stunning cocktail at your Valentine’s party, try the Sparkling Empress Gin Cocktail. Pomegranate juice and grapefruit seltzer topped with Empress Gin create a beautiful pink-to-purple gradient effect.

14. Strawberries and Cream Pink Mudslide

Instead of classic chocolate-covered strawberries, try the indulgent Strawberries and Cream Pink Mudslide for a creamy and fruity alternative. Baileys, vodka, and heavy cream give this cocktail a dessert-like consistency.

15. Raspberry Gin Cocktail

Impress your guests with the Raspberry Gin Cocktail featuring gin and elderflower liquor. Simple ingredients and homemade raspberry syrup give this drink its vibrant hue.

16. Cherry Sake Cocktails

Combine sake, ginger ale, and muddled cherries for a simple yet delightful Cherry Sake Cocktail. Pair it with sushi for a cozy night in alone, with your Valentine, or with friends.

17. Strawberry Bellini

For a Valentine’s Day brunch, serve the delightful Strawberry Bellini made with strawberries, simple syrup, and prosecco to keep your guests coming back for more.

18. Spiked Cherry Limeade

Hosting a party this Valentine’s Day? Try the Spiked Cherry Limeade, a crowd-pleasing cocktail that takes just 10 minutes to prepare. Add a sugar rim and a lime wedge for a finishing touch.

19. Rhubarb Mojito

Combining sweet and sour flavors of rhubarb, lime, sugar, and rum, the Rhubarb Mojito offers a refreshing take on a classic cocktail. Skip the rum for a mocktail version by adding club soda for a drink everyone can enjoy.

20. Lavender Gin Sour Cocktail

For a relaxing Valentine’s night in, try the Lavender Gin Sour Cocktail infused with fresh lavender for a soothing and aromatic experience, perfect for a quiet evening alone or a cozy night with your loved one.


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