12 Mardi Gras Cocktails to Make for Fat Tuesday

There’s no better holiday for a cocktail than Mardi Gras! Whether you’re hosting a Mardi Gras party or just enjoying yourself at home, one of these drinks is sure to put you in the mood for good times.

Zombie drink with pineapple and cherry against patterned backdrop

What Makes a Mardi Gras Drink?

This list is all about drinks with some connection to New Orleans. It also includes some drinks that are classic and southern, with that air of refinement you get with those Big Easy cocktails.

Any of these drinks could be the one you want to celebrate Mardi Gras. Serve them with king cake if you can get it. Sometimes you can pre-order it from bakeries in New Orleans.

Festive Mardi Gras Drinks