3 Cool Halloween Cocktail Recipes Plus Costumes Tips and A Day Of The Dead Makeup Tutotial!

3 halloween cocktails
Since Halloween haunts a Saturday this year it provides a special opportunity for some adult fun. With the grown-ups in mind, we wanted to share 3 cool cocktails recipes from our friends at Party City.  They are just the right thing to make your party fun and festive.

Party City recently hosted an exclusive event at the historically haunted Algonquin Hotel in NYC.  The “Cauldron of Creativity” Halloween Party was a bone-chilling two-day event that was capped off with some delicious boooooos-y cocktails. The event also featured a “Costumes of the Catwalk” runway show with this year’s hottest costume trends and a ‘Day Of The Dead’ makeup tutorial.  You can also check out both of these at the bottom of this post. We hope you enjoy these spooktacular ways to celebrate fright night this year!


Great Pumpkintini1

The Great Pumpkin-tini

Yields: 2 drinks

Garnishes/Costumes: (All found at Party City)
  • 2 oz Absolut Pumpkin Vodka
  • 2 oz Apple Liqueur
  • 2 tbsp Pineapple Juice
  • 2 tbsp Grenadine
  • 1 tbsp Maple Syrup
  • 1 Lemon
  • 1 Lime
  • 1/4 tsp pumpkin spice
  • 1/4 tsp ground cinnamon

Instructions: Prepare 2 Martini glasses by applying a orange sprinkle rim and setting aside. Combine vodka, apple liqueur, pineapple juice, grenadine, maple syrup, lemon and lime juice, pumpkin spice and cinnamon in a cocktail shaker with ice. Shake and pour concoction into garnished martini glasses. Add pumpkin peeps and black rock candy and enjoy!

Graveyard Gin Punch3

Graveyard Gin Punch

Yields: 1 Large Punch Bowl

Garnishes/Costumes: Can be found at Party City via these links
  • 12 Ounces Gin
  • 4 Oz Black Sambuca
  • 3 Cups Orange Juice
  • 1/4 Cup Grenadine
  • 3/4 Cup fresh black currant puree
  • 1/2 Teaspoon allspice
Instructions: Prepare Mason jars by applying a black sugar rim and black currants. Combine the Gin of your choosing, Black Sambuca, Orange juice, Grenadine, All-spice and fresh pureed black currants in a large punch bowl with ice.  Stir all ingredients together, serve in costumed mason jars and enjoy!


Bones and Bloody-Rita2

Bones and Bloody-rita

Yields: 2 Margaritas
Garnishes/ Costumes: Can be found at Party City
  • 4 oz Tequila
  • 2 oz Cranberry Juice Cocktail
  • 2 oz Pomegranate Liqueur
  • Local Currants for Garnish
Instructions: Prepare 2 Margarita glasses by salting the rim with Smoked salt or sea salt. Combine Tequila, Cranberry Juice Cocktail and Pomegranate Liqueur and a few cubes of ice in a cocktail shaker.  Shake to combine, and pour into prepared glasses. Garnish with local currants and spooky cocktail costumes and enjoy!

Costume Catwalk

Day Of The Dead Makeup Tutorial

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