Picnics are one of the finest pleasures of the summer. Those slow, savory moments which you sit on a blanket surrounded by friends, and pull fresh eats from a basket. Life doesn’t get better than that. Unless, of course, you look over these 17 gorgeous picnic ideas which elevate the everyday ant-laden picnic into an affair to remember. Click through these gorgeous ideas, visit the original sites for instructions, then grab a blanket and get your final summer hurrah on.
End-of-Summer Picnics 1 of 18
Bloggers everywhere are creating stunning picnics and showing you how to recreate them at home! Click through our 17 gorgeous slides, then visit your favorite sites for all the details on how to throw these gorgeous end-of-summer picnics.
Pink Camelia Barbecue 2 of 18
Toss some lovely, large pink Camelias on your picnic table for a lovely effect- just add gorgeous grilled food!
Get the ideas from CUPCAKES AND CUTLERY
Picnic Playdate 3 of 18
If you want no-fuss, throw down a quilt at a local park, tie some balloons to your picnic basket, and you have a low-key party!
Get the idea for a Picnic Playdate
Indian Summer Picnique 4 of 18
Invite your friends and neighbors to an "old-thyme" themed picnic to soak in the last days of summer!
Get the idea from CHEEKYKITCHEN
Wine Barrel Buffet 5 of 18
Create a magical display for your guests with twinkly lights and some old wine barrels!
Get the idea from WEDDINGS BY LILLY
Colorful Fiesta Party 6 of 18
Keep it simple and use bright pops of color at your picnic- break out crayons for the kids to doodle on the butcher paper!
Ge the idea from THE SWEETEST OCCASION
Pillow Picnic 7 of 18
No need for chairs- everybody brings a pillow to this informal labor day gathering!
Get the idea from LIVE COLORFUL
A Jeep Picnic 8 of 18
Grab your map and pick a remote spot for a relaxing picnic!
Get the idea from HOME IS WHERE THE BOAT IS
Outdoor Entertaining 9 of 18
A linen tablecloth and some daisies are all you need to make a picnic table more inviting!
Get the idea from COUNTY LIVING
Ice Cream Social 10 of 18
Why not make your labor day picnic an ice cream social?
Get the idea from BOTTLE YOUR BRAND
Easy Barbecue Decorations 11 of 18
A simple barbecue may be the perfect end of summer fete!
Get the idea from CELEBRATIONS
Backyard Movie Night 12 of 18
Extend your picnic after hours with a makeshift movie screen and plenty of dessert!
Get the idea from DESIGN SPONGE
Splendor In The Grass 13 of 18
Go slightly formal and move a table and chairs to a shady spot in the yard for a lovely picnic!
Get the idea from MARTHA STEWART
Enchanted Table 14 of 18
String lights from a tree or pagoda for a wonderfully magical effect!
Get the idea on FLOWERWILD DESIGNS
Vintage Picnic 15 of 18
This lovely vintage spread will put your guests right at ease!
Get the idea from CELEBRATIONS AT HOME
Picnic Basket 16 of 18
Stuff a picnic basket full of delectable food and cozy up on a blanket under a tree!
Get the idea from TWO SHADES OF PINK
Tapas Party 17 of 18
Tapas are perfect apps for a sunny labor day fete!
Get the idea from THE PARTY DRESS
Garden Party 18 of 18
Snip flowers from your garden for perfect table decor!
Get the idea at CANVAS EVENTS