12 Perfect Picnic Punch Recipes

A picnic in the park or on the beach can easily turn a simple lunch into a romantic mini-getaway or a chance to bond and catch up with the whole family. Whether you are packing your basket for two or four, you’ll have to have some tasty and refreshing drinks to complement your picnic menu.

Aside from a few beautiful days in fall and a few dry days in spring, picnics are best held in the summertime. And lucky for your taste buds, the juiciest, sweetest fruits and berries are in full blossom during this hot and sticky season. We put together a list of our top 12 perfect picnic punch recipes which celebrate love, friendship and our favorite summer flavors!


  • This refreshing watermelon mint cooler should be prepped and blended beforehand so you can enjoy it’s light and sweet flavors while chowing down on some of your favorite picnic foods!

  • We love this recipe because it embodies some of the boldest flavors of summer without being difficult to make. So be sure to pack a pitcher of this passion peach punch for your picnic.

  • While most other punch recipes will require you to prep beforehand, this easy to make strawberry kiwi champagne punch is sweet and sparkling, and requires only 2 ingredients. Just bring the bottles and mix on the spot for your sweetie!

  • This fruity cardinal punch is so sweet and refreshing, no taste bud can resist! Served with or without vodka, this punch is perfect for both romantic picnics in the park or family outings on a Sunday afternoon.

  • A good sangria is always a winner, so we’ve come up with the perfect recipe for an easy to make sip that won’t break the bank!

  • There’s no avoiding those sweet summer memories while sipping on this strawberry lemonade with a twist . The secret ingredient is a touch of your favorite childhood candy that’ll undoubtedly leave you a little nostalgic.

  • This peach and raspberry punch is easy to make and the perfect combination of sweet and tart. Summer peaches add that extra fruity touch no mouth can resist!

  • If you experienced the refreshing flavor of the popular British drink, surrey pimms , we strongly recommend getting yourself well acquainted with this light sip.

  • This patriotic berry vodka punch is a light and fresh pick topped with delicious raspberries and blueberries for that true taste of summer. Plus, they’ll certainly add some “pretty” to your picnic.

  • This summer tea punch recipe is a win for picnic-ers of all ages! Forget the fake powdery stuff, this version of a sweet tea is sure to be a family favorite.

  • Fruit punch is the ultimate summer drink from picnics to BBQs, there’s no occasion that doesn’t call for a refreshing fruity punch. That said, we’re sipping on this sparkling Italian fruit punch poolside as well as over a picnic basket.

  • This strawberry watermelon lemonade’s impressive presentation has it a sure winner for ultimate picnic punch. Who hasn’t always dreamt of sipping your watermelon out of a straw?

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