25 Picnic Essentials For Your Next Spring Outing
Grab your trusty picnic blanket + basket because picnic season is here! Whether you're going to enjoy a PB & J in the backyard or go all-out with wine and cheese at your local park, we've got 25 goodies that'll make this year's National Picnic Day (April 23) a breeze.
Vera for Anthropologie Picnic Travel Croquet Set ($58): Croquet is a fun (and portable) way to pass the time outdoors all spring long.
Longaberger Picnic Basket ($168): You've got to have a place to store all those cookies! Go old school with a classic handwoven basket that you can bring along to farmer's markets too. Bunny rabbit optional.
Stemless Wine Glass Set ($68): Whether you're pouring homemade punch or your go-to bubbly, an eye-catching set of glasses are perfect for your afternoon in the sun.
Linen Napkins ($13): Reusable napkins are an eco-friendly way to keep your hands clean and your picnic posh.
Sun Squad Picnic Blanket ($20): Pick a colorful picnic blanket with plenty of room for all those cheese boards.
Rifle Paper Co. Little Women ($15): If you're more of a solo picnic gal, bring along your favorite book to pass the time.
Thermos Vacuum-Insulated Jar & Bottle ($60): A thermos is perfect for hot cocoa or tea when the sun sets and the temps drop.
Olli Ella Lidded Picnic Baskets ($38): These beauties are easy to slip into your bag and keep everything a bit more organized.
H&M Straw Hat ($13): Not only does this hat add some style to your 'fit, but it keeps the sun off your face!
Glossier Invisible Shield Sunscreen ($25): And don't forget the SPF!
Toscana by Picnic Time Cheese Board ($28+): The tools in this cheese board nest inside for a compact and portable addition to any picnic.
Secret Garden Adult Coloring Book ($16): We love the flowers in this coloring book — after all, it is spring!
Set of 6 Pillowfort Plastic Plates ($3): Why bring disposable plates when you could bring reusable ones? It's better for the earth and it'll save you money in the long run.
Bee's Wrap 3-Pack Reusable Vegan Food Wraps ($19): These food wraps are biodegradable and reusable.
Picnic at Ascot Wine & Cheese Cooler Bag ($60): We could argue that wine and cheese are the most important part of any picnic and therefore deserve their own cooler.
Rectangular Sunglasses ($15): Keep the sun out of your eyes and look stylish while doing it.
Fujifilm Instax Mini 11 Instant Camera ($69): We love these pastel cameras for capturing all those picnic memories.
Solar Powered Lanterns ($29 for 2): If you're anticipating your outing to last 'til nightfall, bring these solar-powered lanterns to keep the fun going as late as you want.
Exploding Kittens Party Pack ($30): This is the most chaotic game we've ever played and we love it.
Wooden Honey Dipper ($5): Add some flair to your cheese and crackers with this honey wand.
Baggu Nylon Tote Bag ($12): Throw whatever end-of-picnic scraps you have into this reusable bag so you can dispose of them properly when you get home!
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