Grab your baskets and checkered blankets because it's time to celebrate National Picnic Day! Today, we honor the joy of outdoor dining, laughter in the sun, and the simple pleasure of sharing a meal with loved ones amidst nature's embrace. Here's how you can make the most of this delightful occasion.

A Little History

National Picnic Day isn't just about sandwiches and lemonade; it's a celebration with roots as rich as the soil beneath our picnic blankets. Dating back centuries, picnics have been a communal affair, bringing people together to enjoy food, fellowship, and the beauty of the great outdoors.

Top 10 Picnic Pleasures to Indulge In

  1. Refreshing Lemonade - Whip up a batch of classic lemonade with freshly squeezed lemons, sugar, and ice cubes for a cool and tangy treat that's perfect for sipping in the sunshine.
  2. Fruity Mocktails - Mix together a medley of fruit juices like pineapple, orange, and cranberry, topped with sparkling water or soda for a bubbly and refreshing beverage option.
  3. Creative Cocktail Creations - Shake up some signature cocktails like mojitos, sangrias, or fruity spritzers in thermoses for a stylish and delicious addition to your picnic spread.
  4. Iced Tea Varieties - Brew a pitcher of your favorite iced tea flavors, whether it's classic black tea, fruity herbal blends, or refreshing green tea with mint.
  5. Coconut Water Coolers - Stay hydrated and refreshed with bottles of coconut water, known for its electrolyte-rich properties and tropical flavor.
  6. Cold Brew Coffee - Brew a batch of smooth and rich cold brew coffee to keep you energized throughout the picnic. Serve it black or with a splash of milk for a creamy touch.
  7. Flavored Water Infusions - Create refreshing flavored water by infusing pitchers of water with combinations like cucumber and mint, lemon and basil, or watermelon and rosemary for a hydrating and flavorful option.
  8. Kombucha Selection - Bring along a variety of kombucha flavors such as ginger, berry, or citrus for a probiotic-packed and tangy beverage choice.
  9. Fruity Smoothie Blends - Blend up refreshing and nutritious smoothies using a variety of fruits such as bananas, berries, mangoes, and spinach for a vibrant and healthy drink option.
  10. Beer and Cider Selection - For adult picnickers, bring along a selection of craft beers or ciders in different styles and flavors to enjoy alongside your picnic spread.

Games and Activities

Picnics are not just about eating; they're about creating memories and having fun. Bring along some outdoor games like frisbee, badminton, or even a deck of cards for some friendly competition and laughter.

Join the Celebration

Share your favorite picnic recipes, stories, or photos of your National Picnic Day celebrations with us! Let's inspire each other to make this day a memorable one filled with laughter, love, and delicious food.

Cheers to a fantastic National Picnic Day!


April 23, 2024 — Steven Vuong