watermelon lemonade

Uniquely Refreshing Labor Day Drink Recipes

If you’re looking for some uniquely flavorful beverages for your Labor Day celebrations, brew the following recipes using filtered water as your main ingredient. Pelican Water’s whole house filters offer major benefits including purer water and better-tasting beverages.

Watermelon Lemonade

Colorful and delicious, this festive lemonade blends the refreshing taste of lemonade with the sweet taste of watermelon.


  • ½ cup fresh-squeezed lemon juice
  • 1 cup fresh watermelon puree (strained)
  • 3 tablespoons simple syrup
  • ¾ cup filtered Pelican water


Start with fresh-squeezed lemon juice. Puree a cup of fresh watermelon, strained through a coarse strainer to remove any seeds. Combine with simple syrup and cold Pelican filtered water. Enjoy!

Fresh Mint Lemonade

fresh mint lemonade

Sweet, bright, and effervescent, this aromatic lemonade provides a refreshing boost to your Labor Day celebration.


  • Dash ginger ale
  • 1 cup filtered Pelican water
  • ½ cup fresh mint leaves
  • ¼-½ cup sugar
  • 1 cup lemon juice
  • 2-3 cups ice
  • Mint sprigs & lemon slices to garnish


Chill four glasses in your freezer. Combine ginger ale, Pelican water, mint, sugar, lemon juice, and ice in a blender. Blend slowly until the mixture is thick. Remove the glasses from the freezer. Top each with electric lemonade mixture. Garnish with a lemon wedge or fresh mint sprig.