12 Simple and Delightful Bridal Shower Punch Recipes

In bridal showers, a time-honored celebration for brides-to-be, the choice of beverages plays a pivotal role in setting the tone of the event. These gatherings, filled with laughter, love, and anticipation, are made even more special with the perfect selection of refreshments.

So, if you’re looking for some ideas, you’ve come to the right place.

In this article, we’ll explore some enchanting bridal shower party punch recipes, offering a delightful mix of both non-alcoholic and alcoholic options to suit every guest’s preference.

Let’s get the party started with these irresistible punch recipes that promise to add an extra sparkle to any bridal shower celebration.

Alcoholic Bridal Shower Punch Recipes

1. Pineapple-Sweet Tea Punch

Pineapple-Sweet Tea Punch

Pineapple-Sweet Tea Punch is a refreshing and versatile beverage that combines the tropical sweetness of pineapple with the classic taste of iced tea. This delightful concoction is ideal for warm weather bridal shower party.


  • Pineapple Juice: 1 cup
  • Sugar: 1/2 cup
  • Unsweetened Iced Tea (Chilled): 2 1/2 cups
  • Vodka: 3/4 cup
  • Fresh Lime Juice: 1 tablespoon
  • Pineapple Wedges (for garnish): 4

Preparation Steps:

  1. In a small saucepan, heat pineapple juice and sugar over medium-high heat. Let it boil until the mixture reduces to half its volume, turning into a thick syrup (approximately 12-16 minutes). Then, allow it to cool for about 20 minutes.
  2. In a small pitcher, blend the chilled unsweetened iced tea, vodka, fresh lime juice, and the cooled pineapple syrup.
  3. Fill four glasses with ice and pour the punch mixture evenly into them.
  4. Garnish each glass with a pineapple wedge for a decorative and flavorful touch.

2. Champagne Punch

Champagne Punch

Champagne Punch is an elegant and effervescent drink that’s perfect for any celebration and festive gathering. Its bubbly and crisp nature, accentuated with a hint of citrus, makes it an irresistible choice for toasting special occasions.


  • Champagne or Prosecco: 1 bottle (750 ml)
  • Dry Gin: 1 cup
  • Simple Syrup: 1/3 cup
  • Fresh Lemon Juice: 1/4 cup

Preparation Steps:

  1. In a large punch bowl or a pitcher, gently stir together the Champagne or Prosecco, dry gin, simple syrup, and fresh lemon juice. It’s important to stir gently to maintain the effervescence of the Champagne.
  2. To add a colorful and cooling element, garnish the punch with a variety of frozen fruits. The frozen fruits not only add a decorative flair but also keep the punch chilled without diluting its flavor.

3. Cranberry Sangría Punch

cranberry Sangría Punch

Cranberry Sangría Punch is a festive and fruity concoction that brilliantly marries the tartness of cranberries with the smoothness of sangría and the fizz of Champagne. This punch is a vibrant addition to any bridal shower party table, offering a unique twist on traditional sangría.


  • Cranberries (Frozen or Fresh): 2 cups
  • Granulated Sugar: 1 cup
  • Water: 1 cup
  • Sangría (Chilled): 1 bottle (750 ml)
  • Campari: 1/4 cup (2 oz.)
  • Navel Orange (Thinly Sliced): 1 large
  • Granny Smith Apple (Thinly Sliced): 1 large
  • Brut Champagne (Chilled): 1 bottle (750 ml)

Preparation Steps:

  1. In a medium saucepan, combine the cranberries, sugar, and water. Heat over medium-high, stirring frequently until the sugar dissolves and the cranberries start to burst (about 3-4 minutes). Then, let the mixture cool for 30 minutes.
  2. In a large pitcher or a small punch bowl, mix the chilled sangría, Campari, and the cooled cranberry mixture (including the liquid).
  3. Incorporate the thinly sliced orange and apple into the mixture for added flavor and visual appeal.
  4. Right before serving, gently stir in the chilled brut Champagne to keep the effervescence alive.
  5. Serve the punch over ice, ensuring each glass gets a few pieces of the infused fruit.

4. Chocolate-Raspberry Milk Punch

Chocolate-Raspberry Milk Punch is a luxuriously creamy and decadent beverage, blending the rich flavors of chocolate and raspberry with a hint of citrus. This punch is a delightful treat, perfect for those who love a sweet, indulgent drink with a touch of brandy for added warmth.


  • 2% Reduced-Fat Milk: 1 quart
  • Heavy Cream: 2 cups
  • Orange Rind Strips: 2
  • Chocolate Syrup: 3/4 cup
  • Seedless Raspberry Jam: 1/2 cup
  • Brandy

Preparation Steps:

  1. In a large saucepan, combine the milk, heavy cream, and orange rind strips. Simmer the mixture over medium heat, stirring frequently to prevent scorching.
  2. Once the mixture reaches a simmer, remove it from the heat. Carefully whisk in the chocolate syrup and raspberry jam until fully incorporated and smooth.
  3. Remove and discard the orange rind strips from the punch.
  4. For those who prefer an adult version, stir in 2 tablespoons of brandy per 1 cup of punch just before serving. This step is optional and can be adjusted according to taste.

5. Easter Punch

Easter Punch is a drink that embodies the essence of spring with its vibrant blend of fruity flavors. This punch, with its eye-catching hues and delightful fizz, is a perfect addition to any bridal shower party celebration or springtime gathering.


  • Grapefruit Slices (Quartered and Thin): 1/2 cup, plus extra for garnish
  • Strawberries (Sliced): 1 cup, plus additional for garnish
  • Strawberry Lemonade (Chilled): 4 cups
  • Sparkling Rosé (Chilled): 1 bottle (750 ml)
  • Fresh Grapefruit Juice: 1 cup
  • Maple Syrup: 2 tablespoons
  • Ice Cubes: 2 cups, plus more for serving

Preparation Steps:

  1. In a large pitcher or punch bowl, combine the quartered grapefruit slices and sliced strawberries.
  2. Pour in the chilled strawberry lemonade, sparkling rosé, and fresh grapefruit juice.
  3. Add the maple syrup, providing a subtle, natural sweetness that complements the citrus and berry flavors.
  4. Mix in the ice cubes, ensuring the punch is well-chilled.
  5. Stir the mixture well to ensure all the ingredients are evenly distributed.
  6. Serve the Easter Punch over additional ice in individual glasses.

6. Texas Santa Punch

Texas Santa Punch combines the deep flavors of pomegranate and cranberry with the zesty kick of lime and the smoothness of tequila. Topped off with sparkling wine, this punch is a merry choice for bridal shower parties.


  • Sugar: 1 cup
  • Pomegranate Juice: 1 quart
  • Blanco Tequila: 3 cups
  • Fresh Lime Juice: 1 cup
  • Cranberry Juice: 1 cup
  • Dry Sparkling Wine (Chilled): 1 bottle (750 ml)

Preparation Steps:

  1. In a small saucepan, combine the sugar with 1 cup of water. Bring the mixture to a boil over high heat, stirring constantly. Continue boiling and stirring for about 5 minutes or until the sugar is completely dissolved. Allow the syrup to cool completely, which should take about 45 minutes.
  2. In a large container, stir together the pomegranate juice, blanco tequila, fresh lime juice, cranberry juice, and the cooled sugar syrup. Mix these ingredients well.
  3. Chill the mixture for approximately 3 hours to allow the flavors to meld together.
  4. When ready to serve, pour the chilled punch mixture into a large punch bowl.
  5. Just before serving, gently stir in the chilled dry sparkling wine. This step is best done at the last minute to preserve the sparkling wine’s effervescence.

Non-Alcoholic Bridal Shower Punch Recipes

7. Cucumber-Honeydew Cooler

Cucumber-Honeydew Cooler

Cucumber-Honeydew Cooler is a light and crisp punch that exudes the essence of summer. The combination of cool cucumber and sweet honeydew melon creates a delightful harmony of flavors.


  • English Cucumbers (Chopped): 4 cups of 2 mid-sized cucumbers
  • Honeydew Melon (Cubed): 1 1/2 cups 
  • Water: 1 cup
  • Granulated Sugar: 2 tablespoons
  • Garnish: Thinly sliced English cucumber

Preparation Steps:

  1. In a blender, combine the chopped English cucumbers, cubed honeydew melon, water, and granulated sugar. Blend these ingredients until the mixture is smooth, which should take about 2 to 3 minutes.
  2. Working in batches, pour the puree through a fine mesh strainer into a bowl, discarding the solids. This step will ensure that the juice is smooth and free of pulp.
  3. Transfer the strained cucumber-honeydew juice into a 2 to 3-quart pitcher.
  4. To prepare the glasses, slice another English cucumber very thinly. Loop the cucumber ribbons around the insides of wine glasses for an elegant and decorative touch.
  5. Fill each glass with ice, then evenly pour the cucumber-honeydew cocktail into the glasses.

8. Strawberry-Mint Tea

Strawberry-Mint Tea is a refreshing punch that perfectly marries the sweetness of fresh strawberries with the invigorating touch of peppermint. This effervescent beverage is ideal for hot summer bachelorette party days.


  • Fresh Strawberries: 2 cups
  • Granulated Sugar: 1 cup
  • Peppermint Sprigs: 8
  • Chilled Sparkling Water: 6 cups
  • Whole Fresh Strawberries with Tops (for garnish): 8

Preparation Steps:

  1. Start by gently mashing the strawberries and sugar together in a small saucepan. This helps release the flavors of the strawberries.
  2. Cook this blend over a gentle heat until the strawberries turn tender and the sugar dissolves, which should take around 5 minutes.
  3. Infuse the mixture with the essence of peppermint by adding in the fresh peppermint sprigs, then take the saucepan off the stove and let it cool for about 20 minutes.
  4. Once cooled, take out the peppermint sprigs. Strain the strawberry blend through a sieve into a large pitcher, leaving behind any solid bits.
  5. Pour cold sparkling water into the pitcher, mixing it with the strawberry infusion.
  6. Fill highball glasses with ice, and then evenly distribute the strawberry-mint tea into each glass.
  7. For a final touch, slice a small notch in whole strawberries and perch them on the edge of each glass as a delightful garnish.

9. Cherry Limeade Punch

Cherry Limeade Punch

Cherry Limeade Punch is a sweet beverage that offers a fusion of cherry and lime flavors. This punch, with its bright and inviting appearance, is perfect for bridal shower parties, summer barbecues, or any occasion where a refreshing and visually appealing drink is desired.


  • Lemon-Lime Soda: 1 two-liter bottle
  • Freshly Squeezed Lime Juice: 1 cup (from about 8-10 limes)
  • Grenadine: 1/2 cup
  • Nugget Ice (also known as pellet or pebble ice)
  • Garnish: Maraschino Cherries, Lime Slices

Preparation Steps:

  1. In a large punch bowl or beverage dispenser, pour in the lemon-lime soda. This soda provides a fizzy base and a sweet citrus flavor.
  2. Add the freshly squeezed lime juice to the soda. The lime juice brings a tart and refreshing element to the punch.
  3. Stir in the grenadine, which will give the punch a sweet cherry flavor and a vibrant red color.
  4. Fill the bowl or dispenser with nugget ice. This type of ice is perfect for punch as it chills quickly without diluting the flavors too rapidly.

10. Rainbow Sherbet Punch

Rainbow Sherbet Punch is a vibrant, colorful, and tantalizingly fizzy beverage, perfect for adding a splash of fun to any party. The combination of fruity flavors and creamy sherbet creates a whimsical and delightful treat that’s sure to please guests of all ages.


  • Frozen Blueberries: 1 package (16 oz.)
  • Fresh Lemon Juice: 1/2 cup
  • Water: 4 cups
  • Family-Size Tea Bags: 3
  • Sugar: 3/4 cup

Preparation Steps:

  1. In a medium-sized saucepan, bring the 4 cups of water to a boil. Once boiling, remove from heat and add the family-size tea bags. Let them steep for about 5 minutes to create a strong tea base. After steeping, remove and discard the tea bags.
  2. In a separate saucepan, combine the frozen blueberries and sugar. Cook over medium heat, stirring occasionally.
  3. Once the blueberries have cooked down and the mixture has a syrup-like consistency, strain the blueberry mixture to remove the solids, keeping the liquid.
  4. In a large pitcher, combine the strained blueberry syrup, fresh lemon juice, and the brewed tea. Stir well to ensure that all the ingredients are fully integrated.
  5. Chill the Blueberry-Lemon Iced Tea in the refrigerator until it’s completely cool.
  6. Serve the iced tea over ice, and if desired, garnish with fresh blueberry skewers or lemon slices for an extra touch of freshness and visual appeal.

11. Non-Alcoholic Margarita Mocktail

Non-Alcoholic Margarita Mocktail

The Non-alcoholic Margarita mocktail is a great choice for those who enjoy the tangy flavors of a margarita but prefer a non-alcoholic version, making it suitable for all ages and occasions.


  • Limeade: 5 cups
  • Fresh-Squeezed Orange Juice: 1/2 cup
  • Fresh Lime Juice: 1/4 cup
  • Coarse Sea Salt: 1/4 teaspoon
  • Topo Chico Sparkling Water or Club Soda: 2 cups
  • Lime Wedges: For garnish
  • Ice

Preparation Steps:

  1. In a large pitcher, combine the limeade, fresh-squeezed orange juice, and fresh lime juice. Stir these ingredients together to create.
  2. Add a quarter teaspoon of coarse sea salt to the mixture. The salt enhances the flavors and adds a subtle complexity to the mocktail.
  3. Just before serving, gently stir in the Topo Chico sparkling water or club soda. This addition gives the mocktail a fizzy texture, reminiscent of a sparkling margarita.
  4. To prepare the glasses, run a lime wedge around the rim and then dip the rims in coarse sea salt. This step gives an authentic margarita experience.
  5. Garnish each glass with a lime wedge for a final touch.

12. Blackberry-Lime Porch Punch

Blackberry-Lime Porch Punch is an extremely refreshingly sweet beverage that combines the juicy flavors of blackberries with the taste of lime and the spicy kick of ginger beer. 


  • Fresh Blackberries: 3 cups
  • Chilled Sweet Tea: 4 cups
  • Cold Water: 2 cups
  • Fresh Lime Juice: 1/2 cup 
  • Nonalcoholic Ginger Beer: 4 cans (12 oz. each)
  • Frozen Blackberries: 1 bag (16 oz.)
  • Ice
  • Lime Slices & Mint Sprigs: For garnish

Preparation Steps:

  1. In a large punch bowl or pitcher, start by adding the fresh blackberries. Mash until completely broken.
  2. Transfer the mashed blackberries to a fine mesh strainer positioned over a measuring cup or another bowl. Press the pulp firmly to extract as much juice as possible. Discard the remaining solids.
  3. Pour the freshly strained blackberry juice into a large punch bowl. Add the chilled sweet tea, cold water, and fresh lime juice to the bowl. Stir these ingredients together until they are well mixed.
  4. Stir in the chilled nonalcoholic ginger beer to the mixture.
  5. Add a bag of frozen blackberries to the punch.
  6. When ready to serve, ladle the punch over ice in individual glasses. Garnish each glass with a slice of lime and a sprig of mint.