Calling all autumn brides! If you’re set on having your nuptials as the crispy leaves fall from the trees, it’s important to honor the seasons changing with a proper drink in hand. Signature cocktails — which are totally trending in the wedding world — are an amazing way to add a new dimension to your special day. Grab your thinking cap and your wedding planner of choice, because the 21 signature cocktails below are *perfect* for your fall wedding. Whether you’re adding some cider to your sangria, some apple to your martini or some pumpkin spice to your boozy hot chocolate, these recipes will brighten your fall soiree. Plus, with one of these in your guests’ hands, they’ll celebrate you two with open arms all night long.


1. Apple Pie Moscow Mule: Refreshing and fizzy, this autumn twist on the classic Moscow Mule will surely dazzle your guests on your big day. For a more modern twist, upgrade this sour and sweet vodka-based blend with real apples and cinnamon sticks. (via The Cookie Rookie)


2. Vanilla Pear Rum Cocktail: Pears are often underrated during the fall months, and this needs to be rectified — so celebrate your autumn nuptials with the beautifully complex flavors of this vanilla-pear cocktail. It’s sweet, herbaceous and incorporates a hint of clementine juice too. (via Thanksgiving)


3. Cranberry Margaritas: No matter the season, it’s always margarita time on our watch. Take your margarita game to a whole new level this season with a shot of cranberry juice. It’s the perfect sipper to combine your autumn wedding and your tropical honeymoon destination. (via Gimme Some Oven)


4. Hard Apple Cider Sangria: Greet your guests with a pitcher of this. Even if you and your love are not wine drinkers, you’ll undoubtedly appreciate the spiced fruity flavors of fall that make this sangria the most perfect wedding cocktail there ever was. (via So Good Blog)


5. Boozy Pumpkin White Hot Chocolate: This is one of those two-in-one cocktails you two will be dreaming about all the way to your honeymoon. You can even make a non-boozy option for the little ones. Plus, it has pumpkin in it, so do we really need to say more? (via Minimalist Baker)


6. Apple Cider Bellini: Sometimes a signature drink is all about the garnishes, like this Apple Cider Bellini that uses apple cider, orange liqueur, maple syrup, rosemary sprigs and prosecco. It’s easy, festive and light. Something you could either start the party with or save until dinner. (via Creative Culinary)


7. Pumpkin Pie Shooters: We like to celebrate all the possible ways to add pumpkin to your drinks during the fall. Loaded with the wonderful flavors of pumpkin, vanilla and marshmallow, this fun little drink is just perfect for fall weddings. (via A Night Owl)


8. Apple Cider Mimosas: For those planning a morning wedding, nothing says “brunch” quite like mimosas. With an array of options, choose an apple cider twist that will definitely get your guests up and dancing. Pair with different types of sugar rims for a unique touch. (via The Cookie Rookie)


9. Mulled Wine: Wine lovers, rejoice! Many classic cocktails are beautifully simple, and the mulled wine is no exception. It is seriously the perfect drink to warm you up in the evening after a chilly day out in the cold. For a DIY wedding, just turn on the slow cooker and you’re good to go. (via Gimme Some Oven)


10. Chamomile Honey and Bourbon Cocktail: Lovers of tea love anything tea-flavored, whether it’s cookies, cakes or even ice cream, so we can only imagine their excitement over this ridiculously pretty chamomile cocktail. With many added antioxidants, sipping on this healthy drink will make you two feel energized all day long. (via A Cozy Kitchen)


11. Sparkling Pomegranate Cranberry Sangria: Perfect for pretty much all glam fall and winter weddings, this sangria adds an extra sparkle by swapping gold ol’ wine for some rosé. With a warm and earthy hint of rosemary, this stunning sip is inspired by seasonal flavors. (via Justine Celina)


12. Honey Winter Bourbon Cocktail with Honey Sage Syrup: Despite being super pretty and very autumn-like, this ain’t no sugared-up girly drink. Let your guests enjoy the deep taste of bourbon stirred with an orangey bite and some subtle sweetness with this fabulous drink. (via One Broads Journey)


13. Pear and Thyme Martini: There should always be thyme for a martini at any ultra-glam autumn wedding. You and your beau will feel sophisticated and elegant when sipping one of these sweet yet peppery concoctions. And your guests? They’ll be totally hooked. (via Erin Made This)

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14. Caramel Apple Martini: This drink might sound a bit more like dessert for your wedding, but we’re firm believers that if there’s booze in it, it’s a cocktail. Plus, the ingredients are truly simple — Baileys Irish cream, apple schnapps, butterscotch schnapps, whole milk, sugar and cinnamon. Simply delicious! (via HGTV)


15. Apple Bourbon Punch: This festive apple drink packs quite a punch. Just add some really cool martini glasses and it’ll be perfect for your halloween-themed wedding. Your guests will never guess it only has three ingredients: fresh apple cider, mulling spices and bourbon. (via Rustic White Photography / Style Me Pretty)


16. Fig Champagne: Champagne doesn’t have to be limited to toasts. Mix it with your favorite fruit like berries or figs and you’ll get a fresh bounty that’s perfectly in season which all your guests will love. Simple and sweet, it’s a great party cocktail. (via Valley and Co. Lifestyle)


17. Apple Pie Moonshine Cocktail: This delicious moonshine drink actually takes like apple pie and will be super smooth and delicious for your guests to sip on throughout the celebration. Plus, the addition of cinnamon simple syrup kicks up the autumn flavors. (via A Little Epicurean)


18. Sparkling Apple Pie Cocktail: If you two lovebirds are more of a serene morning brunch couple, try this apple pie take on the classic wedding toast. For an even more fun twist, rim the glasses with cinnamon sugar. It’ll make it feel extra festive. (via The Kitchen Is My Playground)


19. The Southern Lady: Imagine a late-afternoon stroll in the fall with crisp air, the sound of leaves crackling beneath your feet and a sweet tea in hand; now imagine all that, but with a bit of booze. Your Southern heart will love every bit of this peachy drink for your early-fall soiree. (via Beth Cakes)


20. Toasted Coconut White Russian: Picture this: a mix of Silk Toasted Coconut and Cashew Nutchello, coffee liqueur and ice. This is the perfect drink to spice up your autumn nuptials. Garnish with toasted coconut for that extra je ne sais quoi. (via Taste Love and Nourish)


21. Pumpkin Beer: There are so many different kinds of beers, but there’s no doubt that we’ve all been waiting for “pumpkin season” beer. With so many different kinds, you’re sure to find the perfect pumpkin beer for your big day. Take it one step further and decorate with carved pumpkins. (via Waiting on Martha)

Already have a drink of choice? Tweet us what cocktails you’re serving at your wedding @BritandCo.