Happy National Watermelon Day! Didn’t know August 3rd was such a special day?! Now you know and to celebrate, I’ll walk you through how to make a Watermelon Margarita!

Watermelon Margarita recipe
This beautiful watermelon is about to get the cocktail treatment!

Watermelon Margarita Recipe

This recipe is made from scratch and is so incredibly good and pretty! I can’t wait for you to make it!

Watermelon Margarita Recipe
Fresh watermelon and limes are important for good flavour!
Watermelon Margarita Recipe
4 cups of watermelon cubes get blended to form the base of this margarita – it makes a pitcher!
Watermelon Margarita Recipe
Don’t be surprised, 4 cups blends down quite a bit. You might need to do it in batches if you have a small blender like my Ninja.
Watermelon Margarita Recipe
1/2 cup of fresh squeezed lime juice  along with 1/2 cup simple syrup goes into the pitcher!
Watermelon Margarita Recipe
Then comes the good stuff: 1 cup of tequila and 1/3 cup of Triple Sec.
Watermelon Margarita Recipe
Rub a lime wedge along the rim of a glass then dip it in salt for the authentic margarita experience. *Do this BEFORE you add the ice. (Don’t laugh, I’ve made this mistake more than once!)
Watermelon Margarita Recipe
Fill the glass with ice then pour in your Watermelon Margarita! Garnish with lime and you’re set!
Watermelon Margarita Recipe
Quickly invite a friend over, or if you’re like me, take the pitcher over to a friend’s!
Watermelon Margarita recipe
It’s so gorgeous to look at and delicious to drink – pretty and functional, just the way I like… everything!
Watermelon Margarita Recipe
One more look before you hit the recipe, put down what you’re doing, and go make yourself a batch of these to celebrate National Watermelon Day!

IF you missed August 3rd, you had better make up for it by making Watermelon Margaritas ASAP! Hope you like this yummy cocktail and remember to enjoy responsibly!

xoxo Nicole

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How to Make A Watermelon Margarita

Watermelon Margarita

This cocktail recipe uses fresh watermelon and fresh lime juice in perfect blend with tequila and triple sec to make a delicious and refreshing Watermelon Margarita!

Course Drinks
Keyword Watermelon Margarita
Prep Time 10 minutes
Servings 3 moms watching Outlander
Author The Spirited Thrifter


  • 4 cups watermelon, cubed
  • 1/2 cup fresh squeezed lime juice
  • 1/2 cup simple syrup
  • 1 cup tequila (I used silver tequila)
  • 1/3 cup Triple Sec


  1. Puree cubed watermelon in a blender or food processor and add to pitcher.

  2. Mix in lime juice, simple syrup, tequila, and Triple Sec.

  3. Rub lime wedge on rim of glass and dip in salt, then fill glass with ice.

  4. Fill 'er up with your yummy Watermelon Margarita and garnish with a wedge of lime!

  5. Quickly text a friend and tell her you just made THE BEST margarita and she better get over quick before National Watermelon Day is over.

  6. Note: because of the fresh watermelon, you need to give this a good stir before you refill the glasses, which you WILL do.


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