10 Sparkling New Year’s Eve Cocktails

December 29, 2020 (Last Updated: January 10, 2021)

These 10 sparkling New Year’s Eve cocktails are tailor-made for your glittering New Year’s Eve cocktail party!  They’re easy to make in batches, elegantly garnished, seasonably mixed with flavors like pear, blood orange, cranberry and ginger – with some bubbly, classic favorites and special surprises too!

Perfect for the host or hostess who wants to elevate their cocktail menu and impress every guest!

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I love my cocktails bubbly. All of my favorite cocktails tickle my nose, and New Year’s Eve is a perfect time to mix them all up! I certainly love just a simple, cold glass of champagne at midnight, but until then, I want to have a little fun and mix my bubbles into elegant cocktails. 

Whether you like sake, gin, aperol, tequila, whisky, vodka or even mezcal, I’ve got your fizzy, bubbly cocktails covered! Help yourself to these 10 sparkly recipes!

Oh! And if you’re looking for appetizers that pair perfectly with bubbly cocktails, take a look at my 20 Elegantly Easy New Year’s Eve appetizers too!

1. The Spiced Black Currant “Silent Night” Cocktail

A sugar-rimmed, black cocktail surrounded by dry baby's breath on a sugar-sprinkled table.

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This sake, St. Germain and spiced black currant cocktail makes a perfect, sparkling winter punch for your elegant New Year’s Eve and Christmas parties. Let’s stray from the red and green into the black, frosty winter night.

2. Blood Orange Champagne Sangria

A cocktail filled with oranges and thyme beside a bottle of champagne on a marble table.

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Citrus season comes into full effect around the holidays, and blood oranges always add some extra flair to cocktails and mocktails alike.

They look like an orange on the outside but they have all the pizazz on the inside. Add a sprig or two of thyme to make the cocktails a little more fun, but that’s about all it takes for this festive, gorgeous drink to be ready for the party! Recipe from lemonsandzest.com

3. The Tangerine Daisy

A cocktail garnished with daisies, lemon and cloves, sitting on a black table with sliced lemons and dry flowers around it.

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This pretty cocktail includes all your favorite winter flavors: citrus and clove with whisky and Grand Marnier, sweetened with honey and sparkling with a splash of soda! 

4. The Sparkling Greyhound

2 cocktails garnished with thyme on a marble table.

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This greyhound cocktail is made with fresh grapefruit juice, honey syrup, vodka, and club soda. Give it a pretty sugar rim and serve as your New Year’s Eve signature! Recipe from theliveinkitchen.com.

5. The Enchanting Sparkling Elderflower Cocktail

A cocktail in a coup glass, garnished with small flowers, with small autumn leaves at its base on a black table.

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This sparkling elderflower cocktail with Prosecco and St. Germain is the most elegantly simple cocktail to serve at any cocktail party from a glitzy New Year’s Eve ball to a lovely bridal shower. Bubbly and floral, it has a glamorous 1920’s sophistication, delicate sweetness and understated charm.

6. A Winter Aperol Spritz

A cocktail on a table, sprinkled with raspberries, garnished with lemon and raspberries.

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This Winter Aperol Spritz recipe with Sloe Gin is a great seasonal take on the much loved Italian classic. Serve over ice with rosemary, a slice of orange and a few raspberries or blackberries. Recipe from littlesugarsnaps.com.

7. Sparkling Cranberry Ginger Margaritas

2 cocktails on a table with sugared cranberries and cinnamon sticks.

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Elevate your cocktail game with a sparkling cranberry-ginger margarita this New Year’s Eve! Made with a fresh ginger simple syrup, tart cranberry juice and bubbly ginger ale, this holiday margarita is one jolly cocktail that’s sure to put everyone in a festive mood. Recipe from burrataandbubbles.com.

8. The “Hawaiian Bonfire” Spicy Pineapple Cocktail

3 pineapple cocktails on a table, garnished with pineapple and jalapeños, surrounded by tropical flowers.

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Most folks think “summer” when they think “pineapple” but I think pineapple is a flavor for all-year ’round! Your New Year’s Eve guests will enjoy the spicy heat of this sparkling mezcal cocktail as they come in out of the cold!

9. A Sparkling Pear & Ginger Cocktail

3 pear and ginger cocktails, garnished with sliced pears on a cocktail pin and a few baby's breath flowers.

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This sparkling pear & ginger cocktail is such a whimsically elegant, refreshing New Year’s Eve signature and a perfect replacement for a Christmas morning mimosa! It’s floral and fruity, delicately ginger-spiced and twinkling with festive bubbles!

10. The French 75

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If you’ve ever wondered about the French 75 cocktail history, it was first poured in 1915 at a bar in Paris, a mixture of Champagne, gin, lemon juice and sugar. It was said to have the kick of a French 75mm field gun, thus the name. It also makes a perfectly lovely, sparkly New Year’s Eve cocktail! Recipe from pinchandswirl.com.

I hope you enjoy these sparkling New Year’s Eve cocktails! And for more inspiration, follow me on INSTAGRAM @shekeepsalovelyhome, on PINTEREST and FACEBOOK! And if you ever make any of my tasty drinks or treats, take a picture and tag me. I want to see!

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2 Comments

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    Susan Dubose
    January 4, 2021 at 1:46 am

    Thank you vẻy much for sharing! HAPPY NEW YEAR!

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    Jane Saunders
    December 29, 2020 at 10:42 am

    That Silent Night cocktail is just amazing!

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