30 Best Summer Fonts to Heat Up Your Designs

Looking for summer-themed fonts for your tropical designs? We’ve got you covered.

Below, we’ve listed the hottest summer fonts on the market. All the sunny fonts below have been created by professional designers—and they all have that summertime vibe you’re looking for.

The typefaces on this list evoke sand, sea, and sun, so they’re great for things like vacation brochures, beach house signage, and travel vlog/blog banners.

And remember: if you see a font you like, you can click its name to head to the download page!

30 Best Summer Fonts

Ready? Then let’s jump into it. Here’s a list of the best free and premium summer fonts available right now.

1. Summering – Our Top Pick

Summering is a fun handwritten font by Stefaniletter. It has a fresh, friendly aesthetic with distinct, well-rounded letters that really stand out. It’s PUA encoded and comes with special alternate glyphs and ligatures that you can use to add visual interest to your designs.

Why it’s our top pick

Summering is the most popular summer font on Envato elements—and for good reason. It’s full of the kind of warmth and energy associated with the summertime. The letterforms are full of character but still highly readable, which makes this a very versatile typeface. It’d work well in pretty much any type of design.

Price: Personal and commercial use included in Envato Elements subscription ($16.50/month).

2. Summer Blaze

Summer Blaze Font

Summer Blaze is a smoking hot brush font by Typefactoryco. It seems to radiate heat and relaxation. Try adding it to your beach cafe or surf shop signage for a fresh, eye-catching look. 

The font pack includes uppercase letters, lowercase letters, punctuation, symbols, numbers, ligatures, alternates, and multilingual glyphs. 

Price: Personal and commercial use included in Envato Elements subscription ($16.50/month).

3. Summer Blues

Summer Blues Font

Take a trip down memory lane and relive those glorious summer nights with Summer Blues. This retro neon font features letterforms built from three sequential strokes and looks best set against darker backgrounds. It’s ideal for nightclub branding, movie posters, and magazines. 

Price: Personal and commercial use included in Envato Elements subscription ($16.50/month).

4. The Tide

Calling all travel vloggers and van lifers — we’ve found the perfect font for your brand. 

The Tide is a stunning, chunky font that evokes adventures in the sun. Its carefree, rebellious design would look great in surf shops, YouTube covers, movie titles and posters, and any other surf- or sun-themed projects. 

When you download the font pack, you get access to The Tide in OTF, TTF, and WOFF formats. It includes basic Latin A-Z and a-z characters, numbers, and punctuation. It’s also PUA Encoded so it should open up in any word processor or design software.

Price: Personal and commercial use included in Envato Elements subscription ($16.50/month).

5. Alloha

Looking to add a Polynesian vibe to your designs? Check out Alloha — a Hawaiian-inspired summer display font by Vultype. The playful, modern design and unique letterforms would look great on any summer-themed project. It comes in TTF and OTF format and is accessible on Photoshop, Illustrator, Word, Canva, and pretty much any other design software. 

Price: Personal and commercial use included in Envato Elements subscription ($16.50/month).

6. Sunshine Valley

If you’re going for an elegant, feminine look in your summer designs, try Sunshine Valley. This monoline typeface from designer Letterhead is super romantic and stylish. The cursive script looks like it’s been carefully handwritten, so it’d look really nice in formal invitations to a beach wedding, as well as in stationery packaging and fashion products.

Price: Personal and commercial use included in Envato Elements subscription ($16.50/month).

7. Palmsprings

Palmsprings is a collection of three layered fonts by designer Billy Argel. It features a cool palm-tree design, with all-caps, blocky letters that are overlaid with palm leaves. Don’t you think it would pair really well with tropical and beach-themed designs?

Price: Free for personal use.

8. Beach Boy

Beach Boy Font

Beach Boy is a large, handcrafter display font from designer Naulicrea. It features quirky bold letters with small serifs and thick strokes inlaid with a thin line for added visual interest. It’s a fun font that would be perfect for beach event flyers, brochures, and posters. The download pack comes with A-Z and a-z letters, plus numerals and punctuation. 

Price: Personal and commercial use included in Envato Elements subscription ($16.50/month).

9. Sunshine

If you want to inject a little positivity and optimism into your summer designs, try Sunshine from Simonok. This bouncy typeface is fun, bold, and playful. It was designed 100% by hand and would look great on informal designs like children’s book covers and logos. It comes in 3 weights: light, medium, and bold, and is available in OTF and TTF format. 

Price: Personal and commercial use included in Envato Elements subscription ($16.50/month).

10. Vegan Style

Vegan Style is another brilliant summery font by talented designer Billy Argel. I don’t know about you, but it makes me think of fresh seasonal fruits and vegetables. I can see this one looking really nice as part of a vegan cafe branding or on vegan product packaging.

Price: Free for personal use

11. Summertime Font Duo

Summertime Font

Summertime gives you two fonts for the price of one. The duo pack includes both an outline font and a filled font, which you can mix and match to create cool, summer-themed designs. It’s a very fun font with quirky touches like inverted letters that add visual interest and make it really unique. It’s available in both OTF and TTF format.

Price: Personal and commercial use included in Envato Elements subscription ($16.50/month).

12. Hawaiian Dreams

Did somebody say Aloha? Billy Argel has done it again with this fantastic tropical font pack, Hawaiian Dreams. It’s one of the best free summer fonts we’ve come across and features two fonts rolled into one: a regular version and a decorative version. 

Both use chunky block letters with tiny counters and wavy strokes. The decorative version is inlaid with tropical-themed silhouettes of palm tree leaves and hibiscus flowers.

Price: Free for personal use

13. Sweetie Summer Font

Sweetie Summer Font

If you’re working on a logo or artwork for an ice cream shop, cupcake store, or any other confectionery business, Sweetie Summer is the font for you. This sweet-themed summer font features rounded letterforms and a fun, playful design. 

The font pack includes three versions: Sweetie Summer, Sweetie Summer Display, and Sweetie Summer Sprinkle. You can layer them on top of each other to create interesting designs. For example, adding the Sprinkle version will make it look like the letters are topped with cream and sprinkles. 

Price: Personal and commercial use included in Envato Elements subscription ($16.50/month).

14. MAUIKEA

MAUIKEA is another awesome summer font with a Polynesian-inspired design. The designer has managed to create something bold, fun, and carefree. It’s an energetic font that makes you think of riding huge waves, climbing volcanic mountains, and exploring tropical islands.

This is an all-caps font but it has slight differences between uppercase and lowercase (the letter ‘i’ shows up in lowercase, for example) to add visual interest. It’d work well in Hawaiian restaurants, surf shops, and advertisements for summer festivals.

Price: Personal and commercial use included in Envato Elements subscription ($16.50/month).

15. Ocean Rush

Ocean Rush is a summer-themed brush font by TheBrandedQuotes. The faded texture and brush effect make it look like it’s been painted on. It looks really nice on both light and dark backgrounds and comes in two versions: regular and slant. It’s an all-caps font so it doesn’t include lowercase letters, but does include numbers and punctuation. 

Price: Personal and commercial use included in Envato Elements subscription ($16.50/month).

16. Summer Magic

Summer Magic, by Nirmana Visual, is a font that lives up to its name — it truly does evoke the magic of summer. The quirky script is playful and delicate at the same time. It’s versatile enough to work on a wide range of designs and would be great for merchandise, posters, or any other creative projects. 

It’s also free for personal use so you can use it in your personal projects and crafts without having to pay a penny. For commercial use, you’ll need to visit the designer’s website and purchase a license.

Price: Free for personal use

17. Sunrise Waves

Sunrise Waves is one of the most interesting fonts on this list. We love the laid-back, imperfect design and beach vibes. It features a variable baseline give it a rugged, messy look that would look great on surfboards and surf shop displays. The download includes two formats: TrueType and OpenType. 

Price: Personal and commercial use included in Envato Elements subscription ($16.50/month).

18. Summer Of ‘76

Here’s another font that will take you back to days gone by. Summer of ‘76 was inspired by the nostalgic 70s aesthetic. I don’t know about you, but it makes me think of bellbottoms, circular sunglasses, and roller disco parties. The multi-line strokes and rounded edges give it a retro touch and add character. If you’d prefer a more traditional design, you can use the solid version instead of the multiline style. 

Price: Personal and commercial use included in Envato Elements subscription ($16.50/month).

19. Summeron

Summeron is a rustic summer font from designer Leonard Posavec. It features rugged, textured letters and has a hand-drawn touch. It’d look great on large displays and posters.

Price: Free for personal use

20. Ocean

Summer and sea go hand-in-hand. And if you’re looking for a font that’s reminiscent of the ocean waves, this is it. The wavy strokes make the letterforms look distorted as if you’re viewing them underwater. Despite the unique shapes, Ocean is still a highly readable and versatile font that you can use on all kinds of designs, from postcards to posters.

Price: Personal and commercial use included in Envato Elements subscription ($16.50/month).

21. Southeast Summer Font

Southeast is a handbrush font by Rockboystudio. The fresh, upbeat design is perfect for summer-themed projects but could also work well for other seasonal designs. It’s PUA encoded and comes in OTF and TTF formats.

Price: Personal and commercial use included in Envato Elements subscription ($16.50/month).

22. Onboard

Onboard is another handcrafted brush script font made by Vunira. It’s a calligraphic font with elegant brush strokes so it’d work especially well on sophisticated designs (think beach wedding invitations and business cards). 

The font pack includes basic A-Z and a-z letters, plus alternates, ligatures, and punctuation. It’s available in OpenType and TrueType format and uses PUA encoded characters, so you don’t need any fancy design software to use it. 

Price: Personal and commercial use included in Envato Elements subscription ($16.50/month).

23. Roadside

Roadside

Roadside is a vintage slab serif that’s very different from the other fonts on this list. It’s more evocative of dusty desert roads than it is of tropical beaches. The designer took inspiration from the days of free love and van adventures on the open road to create something beautiful and nostalgic. It’s perfect for van life artwork and music festival posters. 

Price: Personal and commercial use included in Envato Elements subscription ($16.50/month).

24. Sweet Summer

Sweet Summer is a simple, minimalist typeface. It’s a handwritten font featuring tall, narrow letterforms that have long stems and seem to be taller at the bottom than the top. It’s very simple and clean but with quirky touches that give it a playful edge.

Price: Free for personal use

25. Greconian

Greconian is a font inspired by Ancient Greek mythology. The gladiatorial design wouldn’t look out of place on the side of a colosseum. It’s majestic, elegant, and aggressive all at the same time. It would work well on beachfront Greek restaurant displays, surfing apparel, beach posters, and online games. 

Price: Personal and commercial use included in Envato Elements subscription ($16.50/month).

26. Paradise Sunshine

Paradise Sunshine Font

Paradise Sunshine is a beautiful hand-lettered font by Arendxstudio. The elegant curls and flourishes give it a feminine touch that would work well on wedding invitations, stationery, logos, fashion product design, and photography. 

Price: Personal and commercial use included in Envato Elements subscription ($16.50/month).

27. Sand Beach

Sand Beach Font

Sand Beach is a modern calligraphy font by Khurasan. Don’t you think it looks great on beach-themed visuals?

Price: Free for personal use

28. Summer Flash

Summer Flash Font

Summer Flash is another font by Khurasan but features a very different style. It’s a fun, bold display font with letterforms built from straight-line strokes and hard edges. It’s quirky, fresh, and doesn’t take itself too seriously. It comes in two versions: Summer Flash and Summer Flash Basic.

Price: Personal and commercial use included in Envato Elements subscription ($16.50/month).

29. Sunny Brush

Sunny Font

Sunny Brush font by AEN Creative Studio is another fantastic summer font. It’s handwritten and designed with a dry brush texture that would look perfect on all kinds of beach-themed artwork.

Price: Free for personal use

30. Narrabeen

Last but not least, we have Narrabeen—a sign painter brush font by Great Scott. The designer took inspiration from signage so this is the perfect font for your own beachfront signs and other summer displays. It includes over 340 characters and supports a wide range of languages.

Price: Personal and commercial use included in Envato Elements subscription ($16.50/month).

Final Thoughts

That concludes our roundup of the best summer fonts on the market.

Hopefully, you managed to find the perfect font for your design in this list. If not, you can find more ideas in this collection of fantastic fonts to use in your designs.

Good luck!

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