Pack a summer picnic basket with a few of these 15 Summer Picnic Ideas ideas guaranteed to be a hit at your next outing.
These recipes are warm-weather friendly. Just make ahead, wrap up and go!
From easy pasta salads, veggie salads, and fruit salads to pinwheels, sandwiches, sliders, and wraps, there’s something for everyone on the list of amazing recipes below.
Finish off your picnic with some fresh blueberry cake or fun marshmallow pops and your tummy and taste buds will be quite happy!
Check out these 15 summer picnic ideas for more inspiration. There are so many great recipes on this list that you’re going to have the best picnic, ever!
15+ Summer Picnic Ideas
If you're looking for some fun summer picnic ideas, you're going to love these recipes!
Such a great and easy side dish for summer! Pea salad only takes a few minutes to put together and tastes delicious!
BLT Bowtie Pasta Salad
This simple pasta salad recipe is hearty yet refreshing.
Strawberry Bacon Blue Cheese Salad
The combination of strawberry and blue cheese is a match made in salad topping heaven.
With a flaky puff pastry crust and delicious roasted veggies, this asparagus tart won't last long at your next picnic!
Mexican Tortellini Salad Recipe
Just wait until you taste the flavors of this recipe. They're out of this world awesome!
Grab this tasty watermelon arugula salad recipe for a spring or summer salad! Tastes almost like being at the Epcot International Flower & Garden Festival!
Potato Salad with Bacon (No Mayo!)
Don't like mayo? You need this simple potato salad recipe! (and there's bacon!)
Pizza Pasta Salad
Having pasta with a hint of pizza flavor sounds amazing.
Grilled Corn Salad with Avocado and Tomato
This recipe will give you a nice corn salad to eat or use as a topping.
Melon Ball Salad
Talk about a simple and refreshing dessert!
Easy Chicken Salad Recipe
Put this salad recipe on bread or enjoy it on top of crackers.
BBQ Chicken Tortilla Pinwheels
Keep it simple with this delicious pinwheel recipe.
Bacon Cheeseburger Wraps
Who says you can't enjoy the taste of a cheeseburger in a wrap?
Green Goddess Hummus Sandwich
Hummus has such an amazing flavor and taste and goes well with a lot of different food items.
Monte Cristo Sliders
Everyone loves sliders because they're just so much fun to eat.
Ultimate Veggie Wrap Recipe
Don't eat meat? No problem - this veggie wrap has you covered.
Apple Hand Pies
These hand pies are the perfect ending to your picnic.
Mega Peanut Butter Swirl Brownies
Don't forget to add in some chocolate bites, too!
Picnic pink lemonade
And top it all off with some refreshing pink lemonade!
As you can tell, these summer picnic ideas and recipes give you so many options to make up some delicious foods and desserts.
Don’t forget to pack your picnic blanket, sunscreen, and some bug spray so that you can settle down and enjoy.
Spending time in the summer sun enjoying good company and great food is one of the best parts of having a picnic!
Want to try some other summer recipes? Check out these Avocado Brownies as well!