Unforgettable Summer: The 7 Best Cocktail Events

As the sun graces us with its radiant presence, the world comes alive with the promise of endless possibilities. With its warm breezes and longer days, summer is the perfect time to gather your friends, family, or colleagues and host an event that will be the talk of the town. But what's a summer event without the clink of ice cubes, the splash of a well-mixed drink, and the vibrant colours of a cocktail?

Cocktails are more than just a blend of spirits and mixers. They're a sensory experience, a conversation starter, and often, the life of the party. They bring people together, sparking laughter and creating memories that last long after sunset.

So, why not make your summer events more memorable with the perfect cocktail experience?

7 Events to Make This Summer the Best One Yet

Poolside cocktail party

1. Poolside Cocktail Party

Nothing screams summer like a poolside party. The shimmering water, the warm sun, and the cool drinks create a relaxing and refreshing atmosphere. And when you add cocktails to the mix, your poolside party becomes unforgettable.

Imagine your guests lounging by the pool, sipping on a Classic Old Fashioned Cocktail. The rich, smooth whiskey mingling with the sweet sugar and the bitter orange peel creates a symphony of flavours that's both refreshing and sophisticated. It's the perfect drink for a laid-back summer afternoon.

sunset beach bonfire

2. Sunset Beach Bonfire

As the sun sets and paints the sky with hues of orange and pink, a beach bonfire becomes a magical event. The crackling fire, the sound of waves, and the soft sand underfoot create a setting that's both romantic and adventurous. And what better way to enhance this experience than with a cocktail?

The Rhubarb Ginger Negroni Cocktail Kit is the perfect companion for a beach bonfire. The tart rhubarb, the spicy ginger, and the bitter Campari create a cocktail that's as complex and captivating as the sunset itself. It's a drink that will keep your guests warm and their spirits high as they enjoy the beauty of a summer night.

Garden brunch

3. Garden Brunch

A garden brunch is a classic summer event. The lush greenery, the chirping birds, and the gentle morning sun create a serene and inviting atmosphere. Add a spread of delicious food and a selection of cocktails, and you've got an event that's sure to impress.

Consider serving the Floral Botanic Cocktail Experience at your garden brunch. This cocktail is as refreshing as a summer morning with its floral notes and botanical flavours. It's the perfect drink to sip on as guests enjoy brunch under the open sky.

Rooftop barbecue

4. Rooftop Barbecue

A rooftop barbecue combines the thrill of grilling with a stunning view of the cityscape. As the sun sets and the city lights come alive, your rooftop becomes the perfect spot for a summer soirée. And no barbecue is complete without a selection of cocktails to quench your guests' thirst.

The Citrus Burst Cocktail Experience is an excellent choice for a rooftop barbecue. The tangy citrus flavours complement the smoky barbecue perfectly, creating a delicious and refreshing balance. It's a cocktail that's sure to be a hit at your event.

outdoor movie night

5. Outdoor Movie Night

An outdoor movie night is a fun and unique way to enjoy the summer evenings. You can create a mini cinema in your backyard with a projector, a white sheet, and a selection of your favourite films. Add some popcorn, comfy cushions, and a selection of cocktails, and you've got a cosy and exciting event.

For this event, consider the Classic Cosmopolitan Cocktail Experience. The sweet and tart flavours of the Cosmopolitan make it a delightful drink to enjoy while watching a movie under the stars. It's a cocktail that's sure to add a touch of glamour to your outdoor movie night.

beach picnic

6. Beach Picnic

A beach picnic is a quintessential summer event. The soft sand, waves, and cool sea breeze create a relaxing and fun atmosphere. Pack a picnic basket with some delicious food, a beach blanket, and a selection of cocktails; you've got an event perfect for a summer day.

The Tropical Tree Cocktail Experience is a great choice for a beach picnic. The tropical flavours of this cocktail will transport your guests to a beach paradise, making your picnic an unforgettable experience.

Starlit dinner party

7. Starlit Dinner Party

A starlit dinner party is the epitome of summer elegance. As the sun sets and the stars emerge, your backyard transforms into a magical dining space. With fairy lights, beautiful table settings, and a menu full of delicious food and cocktails, you can create an enchanting experience for your guests.

For this event, consider the Classic Pornstar Martini Cocktail Kit. The sweet and tangy flavours of the Pornstar Martini make it a delightful drink to enjoy under the stars. It's a cocktail sure to add a touch of sophistication to your starlit dinner party.

With these event ideas, your summer will be filled with memorable moments and delicious cocktails. But remember, the key to a great event is not just the setting or the drinks but the company you share it with. So, gather your friends, mix up some cocktails, and make this summer the best one yet!

Why Cocktail Kits Make a Great Experience

Cocktail kits are more than just a collection of ingredients. They're a gateway to a world of flavours, a ticket to a mixology adventure, and a surefire way to elevate any event. Here's why cocktail kits from The Cocktail Man make a fantastic experience:

  1. Convenience: With a cocktail kit, you have everything you need to make a delicious cocktail. No more running around to different stores to find obscure ingredients. Just open the kit, follow the instructions, and voila! You have a bar-quality cocktail in your hands.

  2. Variety: Each cocktail kit offers a different flavour profile. From the sweet and tangy Classic Pornstar Martini Cocktail Kit to the floral and botanical Floral Botanic Cocktail Experience, there's a cocktail kit for every taste.

  3. Quality: The Cocktail Man's cocktail kits are made with high-quality ingredients, ensuring every sip of your cocktail is a delight. Plus, the kits have detailed instructions, making mixing up a delicious drink easy for cocktail novices.

  4. Fun: Making cocktails is a fun activity that can add a touch of excitement to any event. It's a great way to engage your guests and create memorable moments.

So, consider adding a cocktail kit to your event if you're hosting a poolside party, a beach bonfire, or a starlit dinner party. It's a small addition that can make a big difference.


Summer is a season of warmth, joy, and endless possibilities. It's a time to gather your loved ones, celebrate the sunny days, and make memories that will last a lifetime. And with these event ideas and The Cocktail Man's cocktail kits, your summer will surely be filled with laughter, fun, and delicious drinks.

But remember, the beauty of the seasons is in their fleeting nature. As we bask in the warmth of the summer sun, autumn is quietly waiting in the wings, ready to paint the world with its vibrant hues. But don't worry, the end of summer doesn't mean the end of fun. Autumn is a season full of its own unique events and experiences.

From apple picking to pumpkin carving, autumn offers a plethora of opportunities to gather your loved ones and create memorable experiences. And The Cocktail Man's cocktail kits can enhance these experiences with the rich flavours of autumn-inspired cocktails.

So, as we say goodbye to summer and welcome autumn, remember that every season is a new opportunity to create unforgettable memories. And no matter the season, The Cocktail Man is here to make your events even more special with our selection of cocktail kits.

Here's to a summer full of fun and a fall full of anticipation. Cheers!