All the flavors of the holiday season in one perfect party punch! Sparking Pomegranate Rum Punch is fizzy, sweet, tart and lightly spiced for a fantastically easy to make cocktail that will tantalize the tastebuds. Festive and simple, this is a must for ever winter party!

Sparkling Pomegranate Rum Punch in a glass punch bowl with rosemary sprigs and orange slices.

Rum Punch

I’m sitting here eating the rest of the Christmas Crack wondering what happened to time. Christmas is rounding third base right now and I can barely remember what this past year brought to our lives. It went by so fast. But I’m ready for Christmas with my glass in hand, fill it up with all the Christmas punch.

I remember the punch bowl when I was little, always the centerpiece of the beverage table with bobbles of sherbet floating around inside a sparkling red punch. It was always non-alcoholic because my aunts knew that something so festively colored and sweetly scented would lure the children around to dip the ladle fishing out cups of holiday punch.

I loved it so much, especially when you’d get your very own scoop of sorbet bobbing around in your glass. This punch is a bit different, also known as Christmas Punch, but the flavors are perfectly suited for any winter celebration. It would be fantastic for your New Year’s party….Pomegranate Rum Punch is as easy as it gets when you don’t want to play bartender all night long.

Glass of sparkling pomegranate rum punch with cinnamon sticks, rosemary and cranberry.

What is Rum Punch?

Now this isn’t a traditional rum punch that you’d find in the Caribbean, this is more of a Pomegranate Champagne Punch with spiced rum for a little extra kick….and then combined with pomegranate, orange juice and ginger beer for extra “punch.

Originating in England before making it’s way to Jamaica, rum punch is a cocktail that is made with rum, citrus and sugar. We fancied our’s up for the Christmas season with seasonal fruit and sparkling wine.

Three glasses sparkling pomegranate rum punch with cranberry, rosemary and orange slices.

How To Make Rum Punch

This is more of a rum party punch than an actual cocktail or drink. But Christmas Rum Punch is sooooo easy to make by just mixing your ingredient together in a big punch bowl.

  1. Stir together orange juice, pomegranate juice, ginger beer, champagne and rum in a large punch bowl.
  2. Add sliced oranges, cranberries and pomegranates, as well as, cinnamon sticks, anise stars, etc. if desired.
  3. Serve immediately.
Overhead shot of sparkling pomegranate rum punch with orange slices rosemary cranberries and white napkin under neath.

What ingredients are in rum punch?

The traditional rum punch drink is made with a variety of rum and fruit juices. For this easy Rum Punch recipe you will need:

  • Orange Juice
  • Pomegranate Juice
  • Ginger Beer
  • Champagne
  • Spiced Rum
  • Orange Slices
  • Pomegranate Seeds
  • Cranberries
  • Cinnamon Sticks
  • Star Anise

You can have this easy punch recipe on the table in about 2 minutes. I, seriously, think it takes me longer to open the bottle of champagne than it actually does to mix this easy champagne punch up for your next soiree.

Close up shot of sparkling pomegranate rum punch in a glass with cinnamon stick and rosemary.

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Overhead shot of sparkling pomegranate rum punch with orange slices rosemary cranberries and white napkin under neath.

Get the Recipe: Sparkling Pomegranate Rum Punch Recipe

Ready in about two minutes, this Sparkling Pomegranate Rum Punch is festive for any occasion. 
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  • 2 750 ml bottles brut champagne
  • 1 1/2 cups spiced rum
  • 1 1/2 cups pomegranate juice
  • 1 cup orange juice
  • 1 1/2 cups ginger beer
  • orange slices
  • pomegranate seeds
  • cranberries
  • cinnamon sticks


  • 1 punch bowl


  • In a large punch bowl, stir together the champagne, rum, pomegranate juice, orange juice and ginger beer.
  • Add the orange slices, pomegranate seeds, cranberries and cinnamon sticks.
  • Serve immediately.
Calories: 111kcal, Carbohydrates: 10g, Protein: 0g, Fat: 0g, Saturated Fat: 0g, Cholesterol: 0mg, Sodium: 6mg, Potassium: 107mg, Fiber: 0g, Sugar: 9g, Vitamin A: 40IU, Vitamin C: 10.3mg, Calcium: 7mg, Iron: 0.2mg