Published on February 11, 2022 | Last Updated on February 11, 2022
Fall is here. Many people’s favorite time of year. With the beauty of the changing leaves combined with cooler weather, it is the perfect time to be outside. Find out how to plan, prepare, serve food & beverages for a fall picnic! A great fun way to spend quality time with friends or family this fall.
A picnic would not be complete without a basket. This wicker picnic basket has everything you need for a fall picnic. It includes a picnic basket with a cooler compartment, picnic blanket, and cutlery for 4 people. It is an all-in-one set that will ensure you and the family can have everything you need to make your fall picnic perfect.
Sometimes a fall picnic is a perfect opportunity for a photo shoot with the family amongst the gorgeous color-changing leaves. The cornucopia wicker basket with handles will be great to carry your picnic goodies and double up as a great photo prop. It includes a classic wicker basket and a delicate lace-trimmed fabric liner that will look amazing in your fall picnic pictures.
One of the best parts of a picnic is everyone getting together on the floor and eating great food on a giant picnic blanket. The peaknic extra large picnic blanket is nice and big and can fit your whole family and all your delicious fall treats. It is comfy, waterproof, and foldable so you can easily carry it with you wherever you decide to take your picnic.
Maybe you prefer a more classic-looking gingham style picnic blanket in red and white. If that is the case then the picnic & beach blanket handy mat will be the best picnic blanket for you. It has a classic red and white look, it is waterproof, durable, and foldable. This blanket will give you the fall picnic of your dreams.
One classic picnic food that you cannot go without on your menu is a sandwich. Turkey sandwiches with apple and walnut mayo will be the perfect accompaniment to your fall picnic. With complimentary ingredients including, turkey, dijon, mayo, walnuts, and apple on delicious wheat bread these tasty sandwiches will be a picnic hit. All these flavors go together so well and just scream fall.
Some nice fresh and light food items are an essential part of a picnic. The arugula apple salad with spicy toasted pepitas is a great crisp element to add to your fall picnic. Simple ingredients of arugula, apple, pepitas, seasoning of cumin, salt, black pepper, cayenne, and coriander with a light dressing of olive oil and lemon juice. This will be a delicious breath of freshness at your picnic.
One classic fall flavor that so many wait all year for is pumpkin spice, you will find it everywhere and it should definitely feature at your fall picnic. These pumpkin cream sandwiches are cute bite-size pumpkin-flavored sandwich cookies with scrumptious cream in between. They will be a great sweet treat to add to your fall picnic menu.
A fun food addition to any picnic is a dip. This carrot ginger dip will bring great fall flavors to your fall picnic. The balance of flavor in this dip is just perfect. Including carrots, ginger, maple syrup, garlic, salt pepper, and pickled ginger this dip is a taste explosion. This dip will go great with a crudite, pretzels, or even rice crackers.
Maybe you have a few vegetarian picnic partners and would like a great vegetarian sandwich option. This roasted sweet potato, goat cheese & arugula sandwiches will be the one for your fall picnic with a delightful combination of ingredients. With sweet potato, arugula, sun-dried tomatoes, goats cheese, honey, and whole-grain bread these yummy sandwiches will have your family and friends drooling.
For an ornate, beautiful sandwich option for your fall picnic, you cannot go wrong with pressed broccoli rabe and mozzarella sandwiches. They are simple yet delicious and full of flavor. They contain cooked and seasoned broccoli rabe, olives, capers and mozzarella on small rolls all pressed together to really meld all the stunning flavors. They are the perfect individual size for picnic guests to enjoy.
A fun sandwich style that is a fan favorite for picnics is a sub. The Italian subs – restaurant style will be a wonderful addition to your fall picnic table. Including Capicola sausage, Genoa salami, sliced prosciutto, and provolone cheese all with some great fresh ingredients on a split submarine roll. This is a meat lover’s dream and your fall picnic guests will be so happy to tuck into them.
Apple flavors take you straight to fall so when it comes to apple squares these will make your fall picnic complete. A scrumptious sweet treat of apples, nuts, and cinnamon will make these bars a hit. With a short preparation time, basic ingredients, and easy-to-follow steps this recipe will become a front-runner for any future picnics.
Games make everything more fun including a fall picnic. The age-old three-legged race is always a fun one to try. The standard rules involve tying the left leg of one runner to the right leg of another runner and getting them to race to a finish line. This only works for teams of two but is a sure way to keep things competitive at the picnic.
A great game that can be fun for everyone would be a scavenger hunt. Your fall picnic will be full of laughs as everyone rushes around trying to figure out the clues and be the winner. This game will take a bit of preparation in the form of putting together clues before the picnic and you will need a scavenger hunt master
Kickball is the perfect active family game for players of all ages and all fitness levels. It will be great family fun to add a kickball game to your fall picnic. All you need is a ball and a group of willing and eager players. Once known as kicking baseball, it’s a classic American game that will give a healthy mix of competition and entertainment for everyone.
A great activity before your fall picnic could be to make a piñata or even a couple, one for the kids and one for the adults. Tie the piñata to a tree and then let everyone have a turn at swinging to break it open while blindfolded. The fun is in watching everyone trying and missing and then when someone succeeds everyone gets a yummy surprise.
This could be a slightly different game for your fall picnic. You will need some horseshoes and a stake. The stake is placed in the ground and players take turns trying to get the horseshoes on the stake, keeping track of the points until there is a winner. Everyone can be involved and it will definitely be a novelty game for your picnic.
Now, this could be more of a summer picnic game but it is so amusing it deserves a spot at your fall picnic. Players try and see who can eat the most watermelon only using their mouths. This has a competitive angle with great spectator value for all picnic guests to enjoy. A little mix of menu meets games, watermelon eating contest will be a sure winner.
Fall is a magnificent time to spend outdoors and with these phenomenal fall picnic ideas, yours is sure to be a roaring success. From the perfect picnic ware to complimentary ingredients giving you a delicious fall menu and loads of entertaining games for all, your fall picnic will be one for the books, it could even become a new fall tradition.